Agency Information Collection Extension, 53043 [2021-20755]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 183 / Friday, September 24, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Energy has submitted an information collection package to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The package requests a three-year extension of its ‘‘Annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle Acquisition Report for State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets,’’ OMB Control Number 1910–5101. This information collection package covers information necessary to ensure the compliance of regulated fleets with the alternative fueled vehicle acquisition requirements of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended, (EPAct). DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before October 25, 2021. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 202–395–4718. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Mr. Mark Smith, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE–3V), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585–0121, (202) 287–5151, Mark.Smith@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DOE, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of DOE’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:50 Sep 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5101; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle Acquisition Report for State Government and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets; (3) Type of Review: Extension; (4) Purpose: The information is required so that DOE can determine whether alternative fuel provider and State government fleets are in compliance with the alternative fueled vehicle acquisition mandates of sections 501 and 507(o) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended, (EPAct), whether such fleets should be allocated credits under section 508 of EPAct, and whether fleets that opted into the alternative compliance program under section 514 of EPAct are in compliance with the applicable requirements. The information collection instrument is completed online, via a password protected web page; for review purposes, the same instrument is available online at http:// www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/ epact/docs/reporting_spreadsheet.xls (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 303; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 335; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,970; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $120,000. Statutory Authority: Statutory Authority: 42 U.S.C. 13251 et seq. Signing Authority This document of the Department of Energy was signed on September 9, 2021, by Kelly Speakes-Backman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature and date is maintained by DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in compliance with requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the undersigned DOE Federal Register Liaison Officer has been authorized to sign and submit the document in electronic format for publication, as an official document of the Department of Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the legal effect of this PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53043 document upon publication in the Federal Register. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 21, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2021–20755 Filed 9–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–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 meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Tuesday, September 28, 2021; 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. ET Wednesday, September 29, 2021; 10 a.m.–5 p.m. ET ADDRESSES: Information to participate virtually can be found on the PCAST website closer to the meeting at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sarah Domnitz, Designated Federal Officer, PCAST, email: PCAST@ ostp.eop.gov or telephone: (202) 881– 6399. SUMMARY: 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 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. The Designated Federal Officer is Dr. Sarah Domnitz. Information about PCAST can be found at: www.whitehouse.gov/PCAST. Tentative Agenda: PCAST will hear from invited speakers on and discuss various aspects of U.S. international and economic competitiveness in science and technology, and the on-going response to the COVID–19 pandemic. Additional information and the meeting agenda, including any changes that arise, will be posted on the PCAST SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 183 (Friday, September 24, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy (DOE).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy has submitted an information 
collection package to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The package requests a three-year 
extension of its ``Annual Alternative Fuel Vehicle Acquisition Report 
for State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets,'' OMB Control Number 
1910-5101. This information collection package covers information 
necessary to ensure the compliance of regulated fleets with the 
alternative fueled vehicle acquisition requirements of the Energy 
Policy Act of 1992, as amended, (EPAct).

DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before 
October 25, 2021. If you anticipate that you will be submitting 
comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time 
allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your 
intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer 
may be telephoned at 202-395-4718.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Mr. Mark Smith, Office of Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy (EE-3V), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence 
Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121, (202) 287-5151, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
extended collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of DOE, including whether the information 
shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of DOE's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    This information collection request contains:
    (1) OMB No.: 1910-5101;
    (2) Information Collection Request Title: Annual Alternative Fuel 
Vehicle Acquisition Report for State Government and Alternative Fuel 
Provider Fleets;
    (3) Type of Review: Extension;
    (4) Purpose: The information is required so that DOE can determine 
whether alternative fuel provider and State government fleets are in 
compliance with the alternative fueled vehicle acquisition mandates of 
sections 501 and 507(o) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended, 
(EPAct), whether such fleets should be allocated credits under section 
508 of EPAct, and whether fleets that opted into the alternative 
compliance program under section 514 of EPAct are in compliance with 
the applicable requirements. The information collection instrument is 
completed online, via a password protected web page; for review 
purposes, the same instrument is available online at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/vehiclesandfuels/epact/docs/reporting_spreadsheet.xls
    (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 303;
    (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 335;
    (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,970;
    (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 
$120,000.
    Statutory Authority: Statutory Authority: 42 U.S.C. 13251 et seq.

Signing Authority

    This document of the Department of Energy was signed on September 
9, 2021, by Kelly Speakes-Backman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary 
and Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. 
That document with the original signature and date is maintained by 
DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in compliance with 
requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the undersigned DOE 
Federal Register Liaison Officer has been authorized to sign and submit 
the document in electronic format for publication, as an official 
document of the Department of Energy. This administrative process in no 
way alters the legal effect of this document upon publication in the 
Federal Register.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on September 21, 2021.
Treena V. Garrett,
Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy.
[FR Doc. 2021-20755 Filed 9-23-21; 8:45 am]
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