Agency Information Collection Proposed Extension, 76559-76560 [2020-26298]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 230 / Monday, November 30, 2020 / Notices your search to documents published by the Department. Scott Stump, Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education. [FR Doc. 2020–26112 Filed 11–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Open Virtual Meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces an open teleconference meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: December 18, 2020; 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually. Information to participate can be found on the website closer to the meeting date at https://science.osti.gov/ About/PCAST/Meetings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Domnitz, Deputy Executive Director, PCAST, (202) 881–8056 or email: PCAST@ostp.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PCAST is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment the science and technology advice available to him from inside the White House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the Executive Order at whitehouse.gov. PCAST is consulted on and provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where understanding of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. PCAST is chaired by Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House. The Designated Federal Officer is Edward McGinnis, Executive Director. Information about PCAST can be found at: https://science.osti.gov/ About/PCAST. Tentative Agenda: Discussion and consideration for approval of PCAST’s report on potential approaches to establishing Industries of the Future Institutes. Presentation and consideration for approval of PCAST’s congressionally-mandated periodic TKELLEY on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Nov 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 review of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments no longer than 10 pages and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements. The public comment period for this meeting will take place on December 18, 2020, at a time specified in the meeting agenda. This public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on PCAST’s work, not for business marketing purposes. Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the meeting, interested parties should register to speak at PCAST@ostp.eop.gov, no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 11, 2020. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of up to 10 minutes. If more speakers register than there is space available on the agenda, PCAST will select speakers on a firstcome, first-served basis from those who applied. Those not able to present oral comments may always file written comments with the committee. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST@ostp.eop.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 11, 2020 so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to this meeting for their consideration. Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including being posted on the PCAST website. Signed in Washington, DC on November 23, 2020. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–26295 Filed 11–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76559 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Proposed Extension Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: EIA invites public comment on the proposed three year extension, without changes, to Form EIA–63C, Densified Biomass Fuel Report as required under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The report is part of EIA’s comprehensive energy data program. Form EIA–63C collects monthly data on the manufacture, shipment, exports, energy characteristics, and sales of densified biomass fuels and other densified biomass fuel products data from facilities that manufacture densified biomass fuel products (pellet fuels), for energy applications. DATES: EIA must receive all comments on this proposed information collection no later than January 29, 2021. If you anticipate any difficulties in submitting your comments by the deadline, contact the person listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Sara Hoff by email at Biomass2021@eia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Connor Murphy, EI–23, U.S. Energy Information Administration, telephone (202) 287–5982, email Connor.Murphy@ eia.gov. The form and instructions are available at https://www.eia.gov/survey/ #eia-63. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB Control Number: 1905–0209; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Densified Biomass Fuel Report; (3) Type of Request: Renewal; (4) Purpose: Form EIA–63C is part of EIA’s comprehensive energy data program. The survey collects information on the manufacture, shipment, exports, energy characteristics, and sales of pellet fuels and other densified biomass fuel products data from facilities that manufacture densified biomass fuel products, primarily pellet fuels, for energy applications. The data collected on Form EIA–63C are a primary source of information for the nation’s growing production of biomass products for heating and electric power generation, and for use in both domestic and foreign markets. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 76560 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 230 / Monday, November 30, 2020 / Notices (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 106; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 1041; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,433; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: The cost of the burden hours is estimated to be $114,841 (1,433 burden hours times $80.14 per hour). EIA estimates that there are no additional costs to respondents associated with the survey other than the costs associated with the burden hours. Comments are invited on whether or not: (a) The proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of agency functions, including whether the information will have a practical utility; (b) EIA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used, is accurate; (c) EIA can improve the quality, utility, and clarity of the information it will collect; and (d) EIA can minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, such as automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Statutory Authority: 15 U.S. C. 772(b) and 42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq. Signed in Washington, DC, on November 23, 2020. Samson A. Adeshiyan, Director, Office of Statistical Methods and Research, U. S. Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–26298 Filed 11–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission TKELLEY on DSKBCP9HB2PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2738–007. Applicants: The Empire District Electric Company. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of The Empire District Electric Company. Filed Date: 11/20/20. Accession Number: 20201120–5298. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/20. Docket Numbers: ER15–2028–007. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Compliance Filing in Response to Order issued in ER15–2028–005 (NIMECA) to be effective 10/1/2015. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Nov 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5015. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER15–2028–008. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: Compliance Filing in Response to Order issued in ER15–2028–005 (NIMECA) to be effective 10/1/2015. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5018. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–450–000. Applicants: San Diego Gas & Electric. Description: TO5 Formula Depreciation Rate Change For Common Plant and Electric General Plant of San Diego Gas & Electric Company. Filed Date: 11/20/20. Accession Number: 20201120–5290. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/11/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–451–000. Applicants: New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: SGIA (SA 2573) between NYISO, National Grid, and Grissom Solar to be effective 11/9/2020. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5004. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–452–000. Applicants: New York Independent System Operator, Inc., Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: SGIA (SA 2574) among the NYISO, National Grid, and Regan Solar, LLC to be effective 11/9/2020. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5006. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–453–000. Applicants: Wisconsin Electric Power Company. Description: Compliance filing: Compliance Filing to be effective 5/29/ 2019. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5013. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–454–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: TOT Revisions to Incorporate Letter Agreements to be effective 1/23/2021. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5014. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–455–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: WDAT Revisions to Incorporate PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Curtailment and Qualifying Facilities to be effective 1/23/2021. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5030. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–456–000. Applicants: Southern California Edison Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: WDAT Revisions to Incorporate Letter Agreements to be effective 1/23/2021. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5029. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–457–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 1636R24 Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. NITSA and NOA to be effective 2/1/2021. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5049. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–458–000. Applicants: Transource Oklahoma, LLC. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Transource Kansas LLC Notice of Succession to Transource Oklahoma LLC to be effective 11/24/2020. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5070. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Docket Numbers: ER21–459–000. Applicants: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of Rate Schedule FERC Nos. 201 through 204 to be effective 8/31/2020. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5078. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. Take notice that the Commission received the following qualifying facility filings: Docket Numbers: QF19–1331–001. Applicants: Clean Fuel Dane, LLC. Description: Refund Report of Clean Fuel Dane, LLC. Filed Date: 11/23/20. Accession Number: 20201123–5074. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/14/20. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system (https:// elibrary.ferc.gov/idmws/search/ fercgensearch.asp) by querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 230 (Monday, November 30, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76559-76560]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-26298]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Energy Information Administration


Agency Information Collection Proposed Extension

AGENCY: Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy 
(DOE).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: EIA invites public comment on the proposed three year 
extension, without changes, to Form EIA-63C, Densified Biomass Fuel 
Report as required under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The 
report is part of EIA's comprehensive energy data program. Form EIA-63C 
collects monthly data on the manufacture, shipment, exports, energy 
characteristics, and sales of densified biomass fuels and other 
densified biomass fuel products data from facilities that manufacture 
densified biomass fuel products (pellet fuels), for energy 
applications.

DATES: EIA must receive all comments on this proposed information 
collection no later than January 29, 2021. If you anticipate any 
difficulties in submitting your comments by the deadline, contact the 
person listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice as soon as 
possible.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Sara Hoff by email at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Connor Murphy, EI-23, U.S. Energy 
Information Administration, telephone (202) 287-5982, email 
[email protected]. The form and instructions are available at 
https://www.eia.gov/survey/#eia-63.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains:
    (1) OMB Control Number: 1905-0209;
    (2) Information Collection Request Title: Densified Biomass Fuel 
Report;
    (3) Type of Request: Renewal;
    (4) Purpose: Form EIA-63C is part of EIA's comprehensive energy 
data program. The survey collects information on the manufacture, 
shipment, exports, energy characteristics, and sales of pellet fuels 
and other densified biomass fuel products data from facilities that 
manufacture densified biomass fuel products, primarily pellet fuels, 
for energy applications. The data collected on Form EIA-63C are a 
primary source of information for the nation's growing production of 
biomass products for heating and electric power generation, and for use 
in both domestic and foreign markets.

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    (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 106;
    (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 1041;
    (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,433;
    (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: The 
cost of the burden hours is estimated to be $114,841 (1,433 burden 
hours times $80.14 per hour). EIA estimates that there are no 
additional costs to respondents associated with the survey other than 
the costs associated with the burden hours.
    Comments are invited on whether or not: (a) The proposed collection 
of information is necessary for the proper performance of agency 
functions, including whether the information will have a practical 
utility; (b) EIA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used, is accurate; (c) EIA can improve the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information it will collect; and (d) EIA can minimize 
the burden of the collection of information on respondents, such as 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Statutory Authority: 15 U.S. C. 772(b) and 42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on November 23, 2020.
Samson A. Adeshiyan,
Director, Office of Statistical Methods and Research, U. S. Energy 
Information Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-26298 Filed 11-27-20; 8:45 am]
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