Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2017-19024
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2017-18404
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the proposed request to extend the information collect project titled ``Assessment of Chemical Exposures (ACE) Investigations.'' The purpose of ACE Investigations is to focus on performing rapid epidemiological assessments to assist state, regional, local, or tribal health departments (the requesting agencies) to respond to or prepare for acute chemical releases.
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profiles: Antimony; 2,4-D; Molybdenum; Silica
Document Number: 2017-12161
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the availability of Toxicological Profiles for review and comment. All toxicological profiles issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous substances. ATSDR is seeking public comments and additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of these four substances for review and potential inclusion in the profiles. Although ATSDR considers key studies for these substances during the profile development process, this document solicits any relevant, additional studies. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile. ATSDR remains committed to providing a public comment period for these documents as a means to best serve public health and the public.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2017-12061
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-12
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2017-07483
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-13
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2017-06873
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-06
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Substances To Be Evaluated for Set 31 Toxicological Profiles
Document Number: 2017-05736
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-23
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is initiating the development of its 31st set of toxicological profiles (Set 31). Today's announcement invites voluntary public nominations of substances for profile development. ATSDR is soliciting public nominations of substances found on the Substance Priority List (SPL) at https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/spl.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2017-01741
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on ``Cognition, Behavior, and Caregiver Burden in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).'' Measures of ALS severity, cognition, mood and behavior, and caregiver burden will be completed by telephone and by mail.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2017-00080
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the withdrawal of the notice published under the same title on December 30, 2016 for public comment.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-31773
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the information collection request titled ``APPLETREE Performance Measures.'' Under the APPLETREE cooperative agreement program (Funding Opportunity Announcement No. CDC-RFA-TS17-1701), awardees will be required to submit an Annual Plan of Work (APOW), several standardized outcome and performance measures, and an Annual Performance Report (APR).
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-31772
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-03
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on ``Biomonitoring of Great Lakes Populations Program III.'' The purpose of the proposed study is to evaluate body burden levels of priority contaminants in Great Lakes residents, particularly those who are at high exposure risk, in the Milwaukee Bay Estuary Area of Concern (AOC) area that was not previously addressed in ATSDR's previous biomonitoring programs around the Great Lakes.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-31738
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on ``Biomonitoring of Great Lakes Populations Program III.'' The purpose of the proposed study is to evaluate body burden levels of priority contaminants in Great Lakes residents, particularly those who are at high exposure risk, in the Milwaukee Bay Estuary Area of Concern (AOC) area that was not previously addressed in ATSDR's previous biomonitoring programs around the Great Lakes.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-31554
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-23094
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the ``ATSDR Communication Activities Survey (ACAS)'' which will be used to assess the effectiveness of ATSDR site team members as they engage and inform members of communities in providing effective, clear, and consistent communication and information about protecting communities from environmental hazards.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-15645
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-08443
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-13
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the ``National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry.'' The National ALS Registry collects information from persons with ALS to better describe the prevalence and potential risk factors for ALS.
Proposed Substances To Be Evaluated for Set 30 Toxicological Profiles
Document Number: 2016-06277
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
ATSDR is initiating the development of its 30th set of toxicological profiles (CERCLA Set 30). This notice announces the list of proposed substances that will be evaluated for CERCLA Set 30 toxicological profile development. ATSDR's Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences is soliciting public nominations from the list of proposed substances to be evaluated for toxicological profile development. ATSDR also will consider the nomination of any additional, non-CERCLA substances that may have public health implications, on the basis of ATSDR's authority to prepare toxicological profiles for substances not found at sites on the National Priorities List. The agency will do so in order to ``. . . establish and maintain inventory of literature, research, and studies on the health effects of toxic substances'' under CERCLA Section 104(i)(1)(B), to respond to requests for consultation under section 104(i)(4), and to support the site- specific response actions conducted by ATSDR, as otherwise necessary.
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profiles; Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane
Document Number: 2016-03861
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-24
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) for the Department of Defense, announces the availability of two new draft toxicological profile on unregulated hazardous substances for review and comment. All toxicological profiles issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous substances. We are seeking public comments and additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of Jet Fuels and 1- Bromopropane for review and potential inclusion in the profile. ATSDR remains committed to providing a public comment period for these documents as a means to best serve public health and our clients. Comments can include additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane. Although ATSDR will consider key studies for these substances during the profile development process, this Federal Register notice solicits any relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile.
Elimination of Nonimmigrant Visa Exemption for Certain Caribbean Residents Coming to the United States as H-2A Agricultural Workers
Document Number: 2016-02488
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
This interim final rule revises Department of Homeland Security regulations to eliminate the nonimmigrant visa exemption for certain Caribbean residents seeking to come to the United States as H- 2A agricultural workers and the spouses or children who accompany or follow these workers to the United States. As a result, these nonimmigrants will be required to have both a valid passport and visa. The Department of State is revising its parallel regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Collection of Qualitative Feedback Through Focus Groups; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2016-02409
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Federal Highway Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2015, at 80 FR 71817, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2016-02402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties remain unchanged from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2016, the interest rates for overpayments will be 2 percent for corporations and 3 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 3 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders
Document Number: 2016-02401
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2016-02400
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of April 29, 2015.
Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2016-02399
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 11, 2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Exportation of Articles Under Special Bond
Document Number: 2016-02398
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Application for Exportation of Articles under Special Bond (CBP Form 3495). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Gratuitous Services Agreement and Volunteer Release and Hold Harmless
Document Number: 2016-02356
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD), Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP), will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). NPPD is soliciting comments concerning New Information Collection Request, Gratuitous Services Agreement and Volunteer Release and Hold Harmless form. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on August 20, 2015 (80 FR 50649), for a 60-day public comment period. DHS received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Infrastructure Assessments and Training
Document Number: 2016-02355
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Infrastructure Information Collection Division (IICD), Infrastructure Protection Gateway (IP Gateway) Program will submit the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Technical Resource for Incident Prevention (TRIPwire) User Registration
Document Number: 2016-02354
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Department of Homeland Security Headquarters (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD), Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). NPPD is soliciting comments concerning New Information Collection RequestTechnical Resource for Incident Prevention (TRIPwire) User Registration. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on September 4, 2015, for a 60-day public comment period. DHS received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Certified Cargo Screening Program
Document Number: 2016-02341
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Fish and Wildlife Service
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0053, abstracted below to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on November 30, 2015, 80 FR 74786. The collection involves: (1) Applications from entities that wish to become Certified Cargo Screening Facilities (CCSFs); (2) personally identifiable information to allow TSA to conduct security threat assessments on certain individuals employed by the CCSFs; (3) standard security programs or submission of a proposed modified security program or amendment to a security program; and (4) recordkeeping requirements for CCSFs. TSA is seeking the renewal of the ICR for the continuation of the Certified Cargo Screening Program in order to secure passenger aircraft carrying cargo.
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profile; Glutaraldehyde
Document Number: 2016-01972
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-03
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), announces the availability of the Toxicological Profile for Glutaraldehyde for review and comment. All toxicological profiles issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous substances. We are seeking public comments and additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of glutaraldehyde for review and potential inclusion in the profile. Comments can include additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of glutaraldehyde. Although ATSDR will consider key studies for this substance during the profile development process, this Federal Register notice solicits any relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile. ATSDR is providing a public comment period for this document as a means to best serve public health and our clients.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2015-31581
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-16
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2015-30595
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profile; Set 27 Toxicological Profiles
Document Number: 2015-26321
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the availability of Set 27 Toxicological Profiles for review and comment. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), Sec. 104(i)(3), (42 U.S.C. 9604(i)(3)), directs the ATSDR Administrator to prepare Toxicological Profiles of Priority hazardous substances and, as necessary, to revise and publish each updated toxicological profile. Comments can include additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of Set 27 substances. Although ATSDR considered key studies for each of these substances during the profile development process, the Federal Register notice solicits any relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile. ATSDR remains committed to providing a public comment period for this document as a means to best serve public health and our clients.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2015-25920
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2015-25775
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2015-24719
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed extension of the information collection entitled ``ATSDR Exposure Investigations (EIs)'' (OMB Control No. 0923-0048, Expiration Date 5/ 31/2016). EIs are used by ATSDR as part of its Public Health Assessment (PHA) process to identify whether exposure to contaminants have occurred in communities and to make recommendations for how to lower or eliminate exposure.
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2015-24718
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). This notice invites comment on the three- year extension of information collection clearance for the ``Prospective Birth Cohort Study Involving Environmental Uranium Exposure in the Navajo Nation'' project (OMB Control No. 0923-0046; expiration date 05/31/2016). The purpose of the study is to examine the potential association between environmental contaminants (i.e., uranium and other heavy metal exposures) and reproductive birth outcomes by recruiting Navajo mothers to assess and follow theirs and their children's uranium exposures at birth and at key developmental milestones.
Technical Mapping Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-22950
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet via conference call on September 29, 2015. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2015-22867
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Safety Zone; Mad Dog Truss Spar, Green Canyon 782, Outer Continental Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2015-22579
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register on July 29, 2005, a final rule establishing a safety zone around the Mad Dog Truss Spar. The coordinates for the location of the Mad Dog Truss Spar were published incorrectly as 27[deg]11'18'' N., 91[deg]05'12'' W. This interim rule corrects the coordinates to reflect the actual location of the Mad Dog Truss Spar as 27[deg]11'18.124'' N., 90[deg]16'7.363'' W., therefore correctly publishing the area covered by the safety zone around the Mad Dog Truss Spar system, located in Green Canyon Block 782 on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the Gulf of Mexico.
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Export Manifest for Rail Cargo Test
Document Number: 2015-22671
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to conduct the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Export Manifest for Rail Cargo Test, a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning ACE export manifest capability. The ACE Export Manifest for Rail Cargo Test is a voluntary test in which participants agree to submit export manifest data electronically at least 2 hours prior to loading of the cargo onto the rail car in preparation for departure from the United States or, for empty rail cars, upon assembly of the train. CBP regulations do not require carriers to submit a manifest for export rail shipments. This notice provides a description of the test, sets forth eligibility requirements for participation, and invites public comment on any aspect of the test.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lafourche Bayou, Larose, LA
Document Number: 2015-22513
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the T-Bois bridge, a vertical lift-span bridge across Lafourche Bayou, mile 40.4, at Larose, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary in order to allow for the smooth flow of increased vehicular traffic caused by the temporary closure of the LA 1 bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal for the passage of traffic if at least one-hour advanced notification is given during the morning and evening rush hours.
Safety Zone; Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular, Atlantic Ocean; Jacksonville Beach, FL
Document Number: 2015-22581
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Atlantic Ocean off Jacksonville Beach, Florida during the Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular air show. The event is scheduled to take place from October 22 through October 25, 2015. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville or a designated representative. The Coast Guard invites your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects
Document Number: 2015-21756
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Aging Administration, Southwestern Power Administration, International Trade Administration, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, Army Department, Rural Housing Service, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, National Agricultural Library, Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Department of Agriculture, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Historic Preservation, Advisory Council, Presidential Documents
The departments and agencies listed in this document propose revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. This NPRM seeks comment on proposals to better protect human subjects involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity for investigators. This proposed rule is an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight. The participating departments and agencies propose these revisions to the human subjects regulations because they believe these changes would strengthen protections for research subjects while facilitating important research.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2015-22026
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0 at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Farm to Fork dinner event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Petaluma River, Petaluma, CA
Document Number: 2015-22025
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Haystack Landing Drawbridge across the Petaluma River, mile 12.4, at Petaluma, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to replace the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA
Document Number: 2015-22024
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation, Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA from 11:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. on September 6, 2015. This action is necessary to restrict vessel movement within the specified race area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after racing activity in order to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and the maritime public. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within the specified race area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representatives.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Flood Insurance Program Call Center and Agent Referral Enrollment Form
Document Number: 2015-22000
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Commission
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2015-21965
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee. This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Illinois Waterway, Beardstown, IL
Document Number: 2015-21964
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Agricultural Marketing Service
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bridge across the Illinois Waterway, mile 88.8, at Beardstown, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow signal upgrades to be installed which can only be done when the bridge is in the closed-to- navigation position. The deviation allows the bridge to be in the closed-to-navigation position for 4 hours.