Community Advantage Pilot Program
The Community Advantage (``CA'') Pilot Program is a pilot program to increase SBA-guaranteed loans to small businesses in underserved areas. The Small Business Administration (``SBA'') continues to refine and improve the design of the Community Advantage Pilot Program. To support SBA's commitment to expanding access to capital for small businesses and entrepreneurs in underserved markets, SBA is issuing this Notice to extend the term of the CA Pilot Program, to mitigate risks of the program by placing a moratorium on accepting new CA Lender applications, to limit fees that can be collected from an applicant for a CA loan, and to revise other program requirements.
Information Collection: NRC Form 7, Application for NRC Export/Import License, Amendment, Renewal or Consent Request(s)
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC Form 7, Application for NRC Export/Import License, Amendment, Renewal or Consent Request(s).''
Regular Meeting; Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board
Notice is hereby given of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation Board (Board).
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) and FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC, Beaver Valley Power Station, Units 1 and 2, Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, Unit No. 1, Perry Nuclear Power Plant, Unit No. 1
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a July 19, 2017 request from FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) and FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC (collectively, the licensee), as supplemented by letters dated March 16, 2018, and May 2, 2018. The exemption is from the NRC definition for a physical barrier regarding the construction standards for the fence bracket angle. The exemption allows the licensee to apply a fence topper bracket angle of zero degrees (or vertical) at specific locations on the protected area fence at each facility, in lieu of the 30 to 45 degree fence bracket angle required by Commission regulations. All other construction standards contained in the Commission regulations for a physical barrier fence topper remain applicable.
Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act in the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received.
Notice of Antarctic Meteorite Collection, Documentation, and Curation Plan Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
On March 31, 2003, the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued a final rule that authorized the collection of meteorites in Antarctica for scientific purposes only. In addition, the regulations provide requirements for appropriate collection, handling, documentation, and curation of Antarctic meteorites to preserve their scientific value. These regulations implement the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, and Article 7 of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. The NSF is required to publish notice of the availability of Meteorite Collection, Documentation, and Curation Plans received under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice.
Notice of Permit Modification Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of requests to modify permits issued to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice of a requested permit modification.
NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Meeting
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel.
Disposition of Information Related to the Time Period That Safety-Related Structures, Systems, or Components Are Installed
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing draft regulatory issue summary, ``Disposition of Information Related to the Time Period that Safety-Related Structures, Systems or Components are Installed,'' which was published for public comment in the Federal Register on May 17, 2016. This document is being withdrawn because public interactions to date between NRC staff and industry have adequately communicated the issues identified by the staff to the industry. The NRC will continue to follow up on these issues via the reactor oversight process.
Strontium Chromate From Austria and France; Institution of Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1422-1423 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of strontium chromate from Austria and France, provided for in subheadings 2841.50.91 and 3212.90.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by October 22, 2018. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by October 29, 2018.
Guidance About Administrative Licensing Procedures
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is revising its guidance about administrative licensing procedures and agency policies for reviewing nuclear materials licensing requests. The NRC is requesting public comment on draft NUREG-1556, Volume 20, ``Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Guidance About Administrative Licensing Procedures.'' The document has been updated from the original version to include information on updated regulatory requirements, safety culture, security of radioactive materials, protection of sensitive information, and changes in regulatory policies and practices. This document is intended for use by the NRC staff when reviewing NRC materials licensing requests.
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Nebraska
This is a Notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of Nebraska (FEMA- 4387-DR), dated 08/27/2018. Incident: Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding. Incident Period: 06/17/2018 through 07/01/2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority
Notice is hereby given of temporary approval of revisions to the mandatory Consolidated Financial Statements for Holding Companies (FR Y-9C; OMB No. 7100-0128) by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) pursuant to the authority delegated to the Board by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), per OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public. The temporary approval is valid until March 31, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority
Notice is hereby given of temporary approval of revisions to the mandatory Complex Institution Liquidity Monitoring Report (FR 2052a; OMB No. 7100-0361) by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) pursuant to the authority delegated to the Board by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), per OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public. The temporary approval is valid until March 31, 2019.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Once approved by NARA, records schedules provide mandatory instructions on what happens to records when agencies no longer need them for current Government business. The records schedules authorize agencies to preserve records of continuing value in the National Archives of the United States and to destroy, after a specified period, records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. NARA publishes notice in the Federal Register for records schedules in which agencies propose to destroy records they no longer need to conduct agency business. NARA invites public comments on such records schedules.
Proposed Revisions to Standard Review Plan Section 13.4, Operational Programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on draft NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 13.4, ``Operational Programs.'' The NRC seeks comments on the proposed draft section revision of the Standard Review Plan (SRP) concerning guidance for the review and implementation of operational programs required by the NRC's regulations for combined operating license applications.
Proposed Revisions to Standard Review Plan Section 13.6, Physical Security
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is soliciting public comment on draft NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' Section 13.6, ``Physical Security.'' This section has been updated to reflect the latest NRC guidance concerning physical security.
Dispositioning of Technical Specifications That Are Insufficient To Ensure Plant Safety
On July 5, 2018, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) solicited comments on draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1351, ``Dispositioning of Technical Specifications that are Insufficient to Ensure Plant Safety.'' The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on September 4, 2018. The NRC has decided to extend the public comment period by 30 days to allow more time for members of the public to develop and submit their comments.
Renewal of the Agricultural Advisory Committee
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is publishing this notice to announce the renewal of the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC). The Commission has determined that the renewal of the AAC is necessary and in the public's interest, and the Commission has consulted with the General Services Administration's Committee Management Secretariat regarding the AAC's renewal.
Information Collection; Government Property
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning government property.
Submission of Information Collections for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiemployer Plan Regulations
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend approval, under the Paperwork Reduction Act, of collections of information in PBGC's regulations on multiemployer plans. This notice informs the public of PBGC's request and solicits public comment on the collections of information.
Extension of Comment Period for Proposed Revisions to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
On July 17, 2018, the Agencies published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (proposal) that would amend the regulations implementing section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act. Section 13 contains certain restrictions on the ability of a banking entity and nonbank financial company supervised by the Board to engage in proprietary trading and have certain interests in, or relationships with, a hedge fund or private equity fund. The proposed amendments are intended to provide banking entities with clarity about what activities are prohibited and to improve supervision and implementation of section 13. In response to requests from commenters regarding issues addressed in the proposal, the public comment period has been extended for 30 days until October 17, 2018. This action will allow interested persons additional time to analyze the proposal and prepare their comments.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District; Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is providing public notice of the termination of the Operating License (Possession Only) No. DPR-54. The NRC has terminated the license of the decommissioned Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station (Rancho Seco) in Herald, California and has approved the site for unrestricted release.
Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Pursuant to Section 189a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from August 14 to August 27, 2018. The last biweekly notice was published on August 28, 2018.