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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 41 / Thursday, March 4, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES application that is last submitted and timely received. All other requirements and conditions stated in the PN NIA remain the same. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7273– 7274. Corrections 1. In the Federal Register of January 19, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–00907, on page 5154, in the second column, make the following corrections under the DATES caption: (1) Following the heading ‘‘Date of Pre-Application Meetings,’’ revise the first sentence to read: The Department will hold an additional pre-application meeting March 15, 2021 via webinar for prospective applicants. (2) Following the heading ‘‘Deadline for Transmittal of Application,’’ remove ‘‘March 5, 2021’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘April 19, 2021’’. (3) Following the heading ‘‘Deadline for Intergovernmental Review,’’ remove ‘‘May 4, 2021’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘June 21, 2021’’. 2. In the Federal Register of January 19, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–00907, on page 5154, in the third column, make the following corrections under the ‘‘Priorities’’ heading: (1) In the first paragraph, remove the word ‘‘four’’ and add, in its place, the word ‘‘three.’’ (2) Revise the second paragraph to read as follows: Absolute Priorities 1 and 3 and Competitive Preference Priorities 1 and 3 are from the notice of final priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for this program published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register (NFP). Absolute Priority 2 and Competitive Preference Priority 2 are from the notice of final priorities published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2020 (85 FR 13640) (Administrative Priorities). 3. In the Federal Register of January 19, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–00907, on page 5155, in the second line of the second column, remove the number ‘‘10’’ and add in its place the number ‘‘7.’’ 4. In the Federal Register of January 19, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–00907, on page 5155, in the second column: (1) Remove the heading ‘‘Competitive Preference Priority 2—Spurring Investment in Qualified Opportunity Zones (0 to 3 points)’’ and the two paragraphs that follow the heading. (2) In the heading ‘‘Competitive Preference 3,’’ remove the number ‘‘3’’ and add, in its place, the number ‘‘2.’’ (3) In the heading ‘‘Competitive Preference 4,’’ remove the number ‘‘4’’ and add, in its place, the number ‘‘3.’’ VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:27 Mar 03, 2021 Jkt 253001 5. In the Federal Register of January 19, 2021, in FR Doc. 2021–00907, on page 5159, in the second column, at the end of the first paragraph, remove ‘‘(g) The Opportunity Zones NFP.’’ Mark Washington, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 2021–04493 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; Assistance for Arts Education Program; Corrections Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice; corrections. AGENCY: The Department of Education published a document in the Federal Register of January 15, 2021, inviting applications (NIA) for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Assistance for Arts Education (AAE) program competition, Assistance Listing Number 84.351A. The Department is amending the NIA by removing one of the competitive preference priorities and extending the deadline date for transmittal of applications to April 15, 2021, and the deadline for intergovernmental review to June 14, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Carter, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 3E308, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 401–3576. Email: Bonnie.Carter@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of January 15, 2021, we published the NIA for the FY 2021 AAE competition. Following publication of the NIA, the new Administration came into office. Upon review of the NIA, we decided to eliminate Competitive Preference Priority 1—Applications from New Potential Grantees. Accordingly, we are amending the NIA to notify prospective applicants that we are no longer using Competitive Preference Priority 1—Applications from New Potential Grantees, and are making related conforming changes. In addition, we are extending the deadline for transmittal of applications in order to allow applicants more time to prepare and submit their applications, and are also extending the deadline for intergovernmental review. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12677 application package will be adjusted to reflect the changes. Applicants that have already submitted applications under the FY 2021 AAE competition may resubmit applications but are not required to do so. If a new application is not submitted, the Department will use the application that was submitted by the original deadline, without regard to any response to the competitive preference priority that we are removing. If a new application is submitted, the Department will consider the application that is most recently submitted before the deadline of April 15, 2021. All other requirements and conditions stated in the NIA remain the same. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7292. Corrections In the Federal Register of January 15, 2021, in FR Doc. No. 2021–00705, we make the following corrections: 1. On page 4012, in the second column, correct the following in the DATES caption: (1) Following the heading ‘‘Deadline for Transmittal of Applications,’’ remove ‘‘March 16, 2021’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘April 15, 2021.’’ (2) Following the heading ‘‘Deadline for Intergovernmental Review,’’ remove ‘‘May 17, 2021’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘June 14, 2021.’’ 2. On page 4013, in the middle of the first column, replace the text of the first paragraph after the heading ‘‘Priorities:’’ with the following: This notice contains one competitive preference priority and one invitational priority. The competitive preference priority is from section 4642 of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7292). 3. On page 4013, in the middle of the first column, replace the heading ‘‘Competitive Preference Priorities:’’ with the heading ‘‘Competitive Preference Priority:’’ and replace the text of the paragraphs under the heading ‘‘Competitive Preference Priority’’ with the following: For FY 2021 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of unfunded applications from this competition, this priority is a competitive preference priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), we award an additional five points to an application that meets the competitive preference priority. This priority is: Applicants That Are National Nonprofit Organizations. (0 or 5 points) Under this priority, the Secretary gives priority to eligible entities that are eligible national nonprofit organizations. The term ‘‘eligible E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 12678 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 41 / Thursday, March 4, 2021 / Notices national nonprofit organization’’ means an organization of national scope that— (a) Is supported by staff, which may include volunteers, or affiliates at the State and local levels; and (b) Demonstrates effectiveness or high-quality plans for addressing arts education activities for disadvantaged students or students who are children with disabilities. 4. On page 4014, in the middle of the second column, in the paragraph following the heading ‘‘Applicable Regulations,’’ remove ‘‘(e) Administrative Priorities.’’ Mark Washington, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 2021–04494 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Reopening; Application Period for Certain Applicants Under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Talent Search Program Competition Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Education (Department) reopens the competition for FY 2021, for certain eligible applicants described elsewhere in this notice, under the Talent Search program, Assistance Listing Number 84.044A. The Department takes this action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by eligible applicants affected by the severe winter weather in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, where the President has issued a disaster declaration. The reopening of the application deadline date for this competition is intended to help affected eligible applicants compete fairly with other eligible applicants under this competition. SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications for Applicants Meeting the Eligibility Criteria in this Notice: March 12, 2021. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 11, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Antoinette Edwards, U.S Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 2C223, Washington, DC 20202– 4260. Telephone: (202) 453–7121. Email: Antoinette.Edwards@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:27 Mar 03, 2021 Jkt 253001 Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. On December 28, 2020, we published the notice inviting applications (NIA) for new awards for the FY 2021 Talent Search competition in the Federal Register (85 FR 84324). Under the NIA, applications were due on February 26, 2021. We are reopening this competition for applicants from affected areas in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, for which the President has issued a disaster declaration, to allow those applicants more time to prepare and submit applications. For applicants that meet the eligibility criteria in this notice, we are reopening the competition until March 12, 2021. We are also extending the intergovernmental review deadline until May 11, 2021. Eligibility: The reopening of the competition in this notice applies to eligible applicants under Talent Search, Assistance Listing Number 84.044A, that are located in an area for which the President has issued an emergency declaration (see www.fema.gov/ disasters/), in Louisiana (FEMA Disaster designation 3556), Oklahoma (FEMA Disaster designation 3555), and Texas (FEMA Disaster designation 3554). In accordance with the NIA, eligible applicants for this competition are institutions of higher education, public and private agencies or organizations, including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth, secondary schools, and combinations of such institutions, agencies, and organizations, for planning, developing, or carrying out one or more of the services identified under this program. Note: All information in the NIA for this competition remains the same, except for, with respect to eligible applicants, the deadline for the transmittal of applications and the deadline for intergovernmental review. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a– 11 and 1070a–12. Accessible Format: On request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format. The Department will provide the requestor with an accessible format that may include Rich Text Format (RTF) or text format (txt), a thumb drive, an MP3 file, braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc, or other accessible format. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the document published in the Federal Register. You may access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations at www.govinfo.gov. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Tiwanda Burse, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management & Planning, Office of Postsecondary Education, Delegated authority to perform functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. 2021–04486 Filed 3–3–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP20–504–000] Northern Natural Gas Company; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Lake City 1st Branch Line Abandonment and Capacity Replacement Project The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the Lake City 1st Branch Line Abandonment and Capacity Replacement Project proposed by Northern Natural Gas Company (Northern) in the abovereferenced docket. Northern requests authorization to abandon, construct, modify, and operate natural gas pipeline facilities in Webster and Calhoun Counties, Iowa. The EA assesses the potential environmental effects of the construction and operation of the Lake City 1st Branch Line Abandonment and Capacity Replacement Project in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The FERC staff concludes that approval of the proposed project, with appropriate mitigating measures, would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment. E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 41 (Thursday, March 4, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12677-12678]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Applications for New Awards; Assistance for Arts Education 
Program; Corrections

AGENCY: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of 
Education.

ACTION: Notice; corrections.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Education published a document in the 
Federal Register of January 15, 2021, inviting applications (NIA) for 
the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Assistance for Arts Education (AAE) program 
competition, Assistance Listing Number 84.351A. The Department is 
amending the NIA by removing one of the competitive preference 
priorities and extending the deadline date for transmittal of 
applications to April 15, 2021, and the deadline for intergovernmental 
review to June 14, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Carter, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 3E308, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone: (202) 401-3576. Email: [email protected].
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1-800-
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of January 15, 2021, 
we published the NIA for the FY 2021 AAE competition. Following 
publication of the NIA, the new Administration came into office. Upon 
review of the NIA, we decided to eliminate Competitive Preference 
Priority 1--Applications from New Potential Grantees.
    Accordingly, we are amending the NIA to notify prospective 
applicants that we are no longer using Competitive Preference Priority 
1--Applications from New Potential Grantees, and are making related 
conforming changes. In addition, we are extending the deadline for 
transmittal of applications in order to allow applicants more time to 
prepare and submit their applications, and are also extending the 
deadline for intergovernmental review. The application package will be 
adjusted to reflect the changes.
    Applicants that have already submitted applications under the FY 
2021 AAE competition may resubmit applications but are not required to 
do so. If a new application is not submitted, the Department will use 
the application that was submitted by the original deadline, without 
regard to any response to the competitive preference priority that we 
are removing. If a new application is submitted, the Department will 
consider the application that is most recently submitted before the 
deadline of April 15, 2021.
    All other requirements and conditions stated in the NIA remain the 
same.
    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 7292.

Corrections

    In the Federal Register of January 15, 2021, in FR Doc. No. 2021-
00705, we make the following corrections:
    1. On page 4012, in the second column, correct the following in the 
DATES caption:
    (1) Following the heading ``Deadline for Transmittal of 
Applications,'' remove ``March 16, 2021'' and add, in its place, 
``April 15, 2021.''
    (2) Following the heading ``Deadline for Intergovernmental 
Review,'' remove ``May 17, 2021'' and add, in its place, ``June 14, 
2021.''
    2. On page 4013, in the middle of the first column, replace the 
text of the first paragraph after the heading ``Priorities:'' with the 
following:
    This notice contains one competitive preference priority and one 
invitational priority. The competitive preference priority is from 
section 4642 of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7292).
    3. On page 4013, in the middle of the first column, replace the 
heading ``Competitive Preference Priorities:'' with the heading 
``Competitive Preference Priority:'' and replace the text of the 
paragraphs under the heading ``Competitive Preference Priority'' with 
the following:
    For FY 2021 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from 
the list of unfunded applications from this competition, this priority 
is a competitive preference priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), we 
award an additional five points to an application that meets the 
competitive preference priority.
    This priority is:
    Applicants That Are National Nonprofit Organizations. (0 or 5 
points)
    Under this priority, the Secretary gives priority to eligible 
entities that are eligible national nonprofit organizations. The term 
``eligible

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national nonprofit organization'' means an organization of national 
scope that--
    (a) Is supported by staff, which may include volunteers, or 
affiliates at the State and local levels; and
    (b) Demonstrates effectiveness or high-quality plans for addressing 
arts education activities for disadvantaged students or students who 
are children with disabilities.
    4. On page 4014, in the middle of the second column, in the 
paragraph following the heading ``Applicable Regulations,'' remove 
``(e) Administrative Priorities.''

Mark Washington,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary 
Education.
[FR Doc. 2021-04494 Filed 3-3-21; 8:45 am]
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