Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-550); Comment Request; Extension, 67264-67265 [2019-26461]

Download as PDF 67264 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14797–001] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES California Department of Water Resources; Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Soliciting Additional Study Requests and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Relicensing and a Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection. a. Type of Application: New Major License. b. Project No.: 14797–001. c. Date filed: November 20, 2019. d. Applicant: California Department of Water Resources. e. Name of Project: Devil Canyon Project (currently licensed as part of the South SWP Project No. 2426; proposed to be relicensed as a separate project). f. Location: Along the East Branch of the California Aqueduct, in San Bernardino County, California. The project occupies 220.98 acres of United States lands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, as part of the San Bernardino National Forest. g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act 16 U.S.C. 791 (a)–825(r). h. Applicant Contact: Gwen Knittweis, Chief, Hydropower License Planning and Compliance Office, California Department of Water Resources, P.O. Box 924836, Sacramento, California 94236–0001; (916) 557–4554; email— Gwen.Knittweis@water.ca.gov. i. FERC Contact: Kyle Olcott at (202) 502–8963; or email at kyle.olcott@ ferc.gov. j. Cooperating agencies: Federal, state, local, and tribal agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues that wish to cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document should follow the instructions for filing such requests described in item l below. Cooperating agencies should note the Commission’s policy that agencies that cooperate in the preparation of the environmental document cannot also intervene. See, 94 FERC ¶ 61,076 (2001). k. Pursuant to section 4.32(b)(7) of 18 CFR of the Commission’s regulations, if any resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person believes that an additional scientific study should be conducted in VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Dec 06, 2019 Jkt 250001 order to form an adequate factual basis for a complete analysis of the application on its merit, the resource agency, Indian Tribe, or person must file a request for a study with the Commission not later than 60 days from the date of filing of the application, and serve a copy of the request on the applicant. l. Deadline for filing additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status: January 20, 2019. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file additional study requests and requests for cooperating agency status using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14797–001. m. The application is not ready for environmental analysis at this time. n. The project consists of: (1) A 249foot-tall, 2,230-foot-long zoned earth and rockfill dam impounding a 995-acre reservoir; (2) intake structures and two 1.3-mile-long steel penstocks; (3) a powerhouse with four turbinegenerating units; (4) a switchyard with four step-up transformers; and (5) appurtenant facilities. The project’s estimated annual generation is 836 gigawatt-hours. o. A copy of the application is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website at http://www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item h above. You may also register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. p. Procedural schedule and final amendments: The application will be processed according to the following preliminary schedule. Revisions to the schedule will be made as appropriate. Issue Deficiency Letter (if necessary)— January 2020 Request Additional Information— January 2020 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issue Acceptance Letter—April 2020 Issue Scoping Document 1 for comments—May 2020 Request Additional Information (if necessary)—July 2020 Issue Scoping Document 2—August 2020 Issue notice of ready for environmental analysis—August 2020 Commission issues EA—February 2021 Comments on EA—March 2021 Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: December 3, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–26460 Filed 12–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–29–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC–550); Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection FERC– 550 (Oil Pipeline Rates-Tariff Filings) and submitting the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due January 8, 2020. ADDRESSES: Comments filed with OMB, identified by OMB Control No. 1902– 0089, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: oira_submission@omb.gov Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in Docket No. IC19–29–000, by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2019 / Notices • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance, contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–550, Oil Pipeline Rates— Tariff Filings. OMB Control No.: 1902–0089. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–550 information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: On July 30, 2019 (84 FR 36915), the Commission published a Notice in the Federal Register in Docket No. IC19–29–000 requesting public comments. The Commission received no public comments and is indicating that in the related submittal to OMB. FERC–550 is required to implement sections of the Interstate Commerce Act (ICA) (49 U.S.C. 1, et seq., 49 App. U.S.C. 1–85). The Commission’s regulatory jurisdiction over oil pipeline includes: • Regulation of rates and practices of oil pipeline companies engaged in interstate transportation; 67265 • establishment of equal service conditions to provide shippers with equal access to pipeline transportation; • establishment of reasonable rates for transporting petroleum and petroleum products by pipeline. The FERC–550 filing requirements for oil pipeline tariffs and rates 1 provide the Commission with the information it needs to analyze proposed tariffs, rates, fares, and charges of oil pipeline and other carriers in connection with the transportation of crude oil and petroleum products. The Commission uses this information to determine whether the proposed tariffs and rates are just and reasonable. Type of Respondent: Oil Pipeline. Estimate of Annual Burden: 2 The Commission estimates the annual public reporting burden and cost 3 for the FERC–550 information collection as follows: FERC–550: OIL PIPELINE RATES—TARIFF FILINGS Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses 4 Average burden hrs. & cost ($) per response Total annual burden hours & total annual cost ($) Cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) 7 hrs.; $560 ........................... 4,970 hrs.; $397,600 ............ 219 ........................................ 3.24 Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: December 3, 2019. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–26461 Filed 12–6–19; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 1 18 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 341– 348. 2 ‘‘Burden’’ is the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Dec 06, 2019 Jkt 250001 710 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–10002–79–OA] Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC); Notice of Charter Renewal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: $1,815.52 and provide more efficient and effective environmental protection. Inquiries may be directed to Frances Eargle, Designated Federal Officer, LGAC, U.S. EPA, (Mail Code 1301A), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460, or eargle.frances@epa.gov. Dated: November 6, 2019. Jack Bowles, Director, State and Local Relations, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations. Notice is hereby given that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2., the Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) is in the public interest and is necessary in connection with the performance of EPA’s duties. Accordingly, LGAC will be renewed for an additional two-year period. The purpose of LGAC is to provide advice and recommendations to EPA’s Administrator on ways to improve its partnership with Local Governments [FR Doc. 2019–26467 Filed 12–6–19; 8:45 am] to or for a Federal agency. For further explanation of what is included in the information collection burden, refer to 5 CFR 1320.3. 3 The Commission staff thinks that the hourly cost (for wages and benefits) for industry staff completing the FERC–550 is similar to the cost of FERC employees. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 236 (Monday, December 9, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. IC19-29-000]


Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-550); Comment 
Request; Extension

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission 
or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved 
information collection FERC-550 (Oil Pipeline Rates-Tariff Filings) and 
submitting the information collection to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review. Any interested person may file comments 
directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the 
Commission as explained below.

DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due January 8, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: Comments filed with OMB, identified by OMB Control No. 1902-
0089, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs: [email protected] Attention: Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission Desk Officer.
    A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Commission, in 
Docket No. IC19-29-000, by either of the following methods:
     eFiling at Commission's Website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp.

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     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory 
Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20426.
    Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in 
accordance with submission guidelines at http://www.ferc.gov/help/submission-guide.asp. For user assistance, contact FERC Online Support 
by email at [email protected], or by phone at (866) 208-3676 
(toll-free), or (202) 502-8659 for TTY.
    Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of 
activity in this docket or viewing/downloading comments and issuances 
in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/docs-filing.asp.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at 
[email protected], telephone at (202) 502-8663, and fax at (202) 
273-0873.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: FERC-550, Oil Pipeline Rates--Tariff Filings.
    OMB Control No.: 1902-0089.
    Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC-550 information 
collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting 
requirements.
    Abstract: On July 30, 2019 (84 FR 36915), the Commission published 
a Notice in the Federal Register in Docket No. IC19-29-000 requesting 
public comments. The Commission received no public comments and is 
indicating that in the related submittal to OMB.
    FERC-550 is required to implement sections of the Interstate 
Commerce Act (ICA) (49 U.S.C. 1, et seq., 49 App. U.S.C. 1-85). The 
Commission's regulatory jurisdiction over oil pipeline includes:
     Regulation of rates and practices of oil pipeline 
companies engaged in interstate transportation;
     establishment of equal service conditions to provide 
shippers with equal access to pipeline transportation;
     establishment of reasonable rates for transporting 
petroleum and petroleum products by pipeline.
    The FERC-550 filing requirements for oil pipeline tariffs and rates 
\1\ provide the Commission with the information it needs to analyze 
proposed tariffs, rates, fares, and charges of oil pipeline and other 
carriers in connection with the transportation of crude oil and 
petroleum products. The Commission uses this information to determine 
whether the proposed tariffs and rates are just and reasonable.
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    \1\ 18 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 341-348.
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    Type of Respondent: Oil Pipeline.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: \2\ The Commission estimates the annual 
public reporting burden and cost \3\ for the FERC-550 information 
collection as follows:
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    \2\ ``Burden'' is the total time, effort, or financial resources 
expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or 
provide information to or for a Federal agency. For further 
explanation of what is included in the information collection 
burden, refer to 5 CFR 1320.3.
    \3\ The Commission staff thinks that the hourly cost (for wages 
and benefits) for industry staff completing the FERC-550 is similar 
to the cost of FERC employees. The cost figure is the FY2019 FERC 
average annual salary plus benefits ($167,091/year or $80/hour).

                                  FERC-550: Oil Pipeline Rates--Tariff Filings
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                                                                                   Total annual
                                Annual number   Total number    Average burden    burden hours &     Cost per
    Number of respondents       of responses   of responses 4   hrs. & cost ($)    total annual   respondent ($)
                               per respondent                    per response        cost ($)
(1)                                       (2)     (1) * (2) =  (4).............  (3) * (4) = (5)       (5) / (1)
                                                          (3)
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219..........................            3.24             710  7 hrs.; $560....  4,970 hrs.;           $1,815.52
                                                                                  $397,600.
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    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Commission, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden and 
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
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    \4\ This figure is rounded.

    Dated: December 3, 2019.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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