Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers, 68060 [2019-26909]

Download as PDF 68060 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 240 Friday, December 13, 2019 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 10 CFR Part 430 [EERE–2017–BT–TP–0003] RIN 1904–AD80 Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period. AGENCY: On November 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (‘‘DOE’’) published a request for information (‘‘RFI’’) to solicit information from the public to help DOE determine whether amended standards for consumer refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers would result in a significant amount of additional energy savings and whether those standards would be technologically feasible and economically justified. The November 15, 2019 RFI also stated that public comments will be accepted until December 30, 2019. On November 21, 2019, the DOE received a request from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) to extend the public comment period by 60 days. DOE has reviewed this request and will be granting a 45 day extinction of the public comment period to allow public comments to be summited until February 13, 2020. DATES: The comment period for the RFI published on November 15, 2019 (84 FR 62470), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this request for information received no later than February 13, 2020. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:11 Dec 12, 2019 Jkt 250001 Alternatively, interested persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE–2017–BT–STD–0003, by any of the following methods: 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 2. Email: ConsumerRefrigFreezer2017 STD0003@ee.doe.gov. Include the docket number EERE–2017–BT–STD– 0003 in the subject line of the message. 3. Postal Mail: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE–5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 287–1445. If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc (‘‘CD’’), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. 4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 L’Enfant Plaza SW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 287–1445. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on this process, see section III of this document. Docket: The docket for this activity, which includes Federal Register notices, comments, and other supporting documents/materials, is available for review at http:// www.regulations.gov. All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 240 / Friday, December 13, 2019 / 
Proposed Rules

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10 CFR Part 430

[EERE-2017-BT-TP-0003]
RIN 1904-AD80


Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for 
Consumer Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: On November 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (``DOE'') 
published a request for information (``RFI'') to solicit information 
from the public to help DOE determine whether amended standards for 
consumer refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers would 
result in a significant amount of additional energy savings and whether 
those standards would be technologically feasible and economically 
justified. The November 15, 2019 RFI also stated that public comments 
will be accepted until December 30, 2019. On November 21, 2019, the DOE 
received a request from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers 
(AHAM) to extend the public comment period by 60 days. DOE has reviewed 
this request and will be granting a 45 day extinction of the public 
comment period to allow public comments to be summited until February 
13, 2020.

DATES: The comment period for the RFI published on November 15, 2019 
(84 FR 62470), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and 
information regarding this request for information received no later 
than February 13, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using 
the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments. Alternatively, interested 
persons may submit comments, identified by docket number EERE-2017-BT-
STD-0003, by any of the following methods:
    1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
    2. Email: ConsumerRefrigFreezer2017 [email protected]. Include the 
docket number EERE-2017-BT-STD-0003 in the subject line of the message.
    3. Postal Mail: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE-5B, 
1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: 
(202) 287-1445. If possible, please submit all items on a compact disc 
(``CD''), in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies.
    4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Appliance and Equipment Standards 
Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, 950 
L'Enfant Plaza SW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 
287-1445. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case 
it is not necessary to include printed copies.
    No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted. For detailed 
instructions on submitting comments and additional information on this 
process, see section III of this document.
    Docket: The docket for this activity, which includes Federal 
Register notices, comments, and other supporting documents/materials, 
is available for review at http://www.regulations.gov. All documents in 
the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index. However, 
some documents listed in the index, such as those containing 
information that is exempt from public disclosure, may not be publicly 
available.
    The docket web page can be found at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=EERE-2017-BT-TP-0003. The docket web page contains 
instructions on how to access all documents, including public comments 
in the docket.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    Dr. Stephanie Johnson, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Office, EE-5B, 
1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: 
(202) 287-1943. Email: [email protected].
    Mr. Pete Cochran, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General 
Counsel, GC-33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. 
Telephone: (202) 586-9496. Email: [email protected].
    For further information on how to submit a comment, review other 
public comments and the docket, contact the Appliance and Equipment 
Standards Program staff at (202) 287-1445 or by email: 
[email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC, on December 3, 2019.
Alexander N. Fitzsimmons,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2019-26909 Filed 12-12-19; 8:45 am]
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