Administrative Declaration of a Disaster for the State of Minnesota
This is a notice of an Administrative declaration of a disaster for the State of Minnesota dated 08/28/2018. Incident: Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding. Incident Period: 06/15/2018 through 07/12/2018.
Meeting of Humanities Panel
The National Endowment for the Humanities will hold eight meetings of the Humanities Panel, a federal advisory committee, during October 2018. The purpose of the meetings is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation of applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965.
Certain Wireless Mesh Networking Products and Related Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on August 3, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of SIPCO LLC of Ashburn, Virginia. A supplement was filed on August 16, 2018. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain wireless mesh networking products and related components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,914,893 (``the '893 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,103,511 (``the '511 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,964,708 (``the '708 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,439,126 (``the '126 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
The Appointment of the Commission's Administrative Law Judges for Section 337 Investigations
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission's administrative law judges (``ALJs'') have been appointed in conformance with the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution and with the Tariff Act.
Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Unit No. 1
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to determine that no significant hazards consideration is involved with the issuance of an amendment to Facility Operating License No. NPF-12 for the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (Summer), Unit No. 1. By letter dated August 24, 2018, as supplemented by letter dated August 31, 2018, South Caroline Electric and Gas Company (SCE&G) requested a one-time extension to surveillance requirement (SR) 126.96.36.199 to allow a one-time extension of the frequency of the Core Exit Temperature Instrumentation channel calibrations from ``every refueling outage'' to ``every 19 months.''
In the Matter of Dominion Energy, Inc., and SCANA Corporation Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS), Units 1, 2, and 3, and the ISFSI
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Orders approving an application filed by South Carolina Electric & Gas Company and Dominion Energy, Inc. (Dominion Energy) on January 25, 2018. The application sought NRC approval of the indirect transfer of Renewed Facility Operating License No. NPF-12 and Combined License Nos. NPF-93 and NPF-94 for Summer, Units 1, 2, and 3, respectively, and the general license for the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, from the ultimate parent, SCANA Corporation, to Dominion Energy. The NRC's approval of the indirect license transfer is subject to certain conditions, which are described in the Orders. No physical changes to the facility or operational changes were proposed in the application. The Orders were effective upon issuance.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity
The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) Board recently updated its Policy Statement on Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Strength-Training Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3338; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Certain Two-Way Radio Equipment and Systems, Related Software and Components Thereof; Commission Determination To Review in Part an Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337 and Order Nos. 38 and 47; To Request Written Submissions on Remedy, Bonding, and the Public Interest; and To Extend the Target Date
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review-in-part a final initial determination (``ID'') of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') finding a violation of section 337 and the ALJ's Order Nos. 38 and 47. The Commission is requesting written submissions on remedy, bonding, and the public interest including submissions in response to certain questions directed to the public interest. The Commission has also extended the target date for completion of the investigation to November 16, 2018.
Certain Access Control Systems and Components Thereof; Notice of Institution of Modification Proceeding
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to institute a modification proceeding in the above-captioned investigation.
We are revising our electronic records management regulation to include standards for digitizing temporary Federal records so that agencies may dispose of the original source records, where appropriate and in accordance with the Federal Records Act amendments of 2014.
World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the October 2, 2018 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public.
Information Collection: Nuclear Material Events Database (NMED) for the Collection of Event Report, Response, Analyses, and Follow-Up Data on Events Involving the Use of Atomic Energy Act (AEA) Radioactive Byproduct Material
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Nuclear Material Events Database (NMED) for the Collection of Event Report, Response, Analyses, and Follow-Up Data on Events Involving the Use of Atomic Energy Act (AEA) Radioactive Byproduct Material.''
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will conduct a scoping process to gather information necessary to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate the environmental impacts for the subsequent license renewal of the operating licenses for Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3 (Peach Bottom). The NRC is seeking stakeholder input on this action and has scheduled a public meeting.
Rescission of Guides for the Nursery Industry
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission''), following its initial review of the Guides for the Nursery Industry (``Nursery Guides'' or ``Guides''), proposes to rescind the Guides and remove them from the Code of Federal Regulations.
Procurement List; Deletions
This action deletes services from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies.
Procurement List; Proposed Deletions
The Committee is proposing to delete products and services from the Procurement List that were previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Information Collection: NRC Form 664, General Licensee Registration
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``General Licensee Registration.''
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3336; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant currently has fewer than 100 beneficial owners, is not presently making an offering of securities and does not propose to make any offering of securities. Applicant will continue to operate as a private investment fund in reliance on Section 3(c)(1) of the Act. Filing Dates: The application was filed on August 9, 2018, and amended on August 28, 2018. Applicant's Address: 522 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10036.
Identifying and Reporting Human Performance Incidents
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing the draft regulatory issue summary (RIS), RIS 2017-XX, ``Identifying and Reporting Human Factor Incidents.'' This document is being withdrawn because after further consideration, the NRC determined that the RIS did not provide the clarification intended regarding licensees' required reporting of human performance incidents.
Interpretive Rule, Shipping Act of 1984
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC or Commission) is seeking public comment on its interpretation of the scope of the Shipping Act prohibition against failing to establish, observe, and enforce just and reasonable regulations and practices relating to or connected with receiving, handling, storing, or delivering property. Specifically, the Commission is clarifying that the proper scope of that prohibition in the Shipping Act of 1984 and the conduct covered by it is guided by the Commission's interpretation and precedent articulated in several earlier Commission cases, which require that a regulated entity engage in a practice or regulation on a normal, customary, and continuous basis and that such practice or regulation is unjust or unreasonable in order to violate that section of the Shipping Act.
Sunshine Act Meeting; Farm Credit Administration Board
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Day of Service Project Collection Tool; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Day of Service Project Collection Tool for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.
New Postal Products
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.
Submission for OMB Review; Notarized Document Submittal for System for Award Management Registration
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 existing OMB clearance regarding a notarized document submittal for System for Award Management (SAM) Registration.