Department of Energy February 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy of Applicants for and Recipients of Services
Document Number: 2012-4643
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-02-28
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published an interim final rule on March 11, 2010, requiring that all States and other service providers that participate in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) treat all requests for information concerning applicants and recipients of WAP funds in a manner consistent with the Federal Government's treatment of information requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). DOE published a final rule on June 7, 2010, adopting the interim final rule as final without change. This adoption inadvertently caused the sunset date of December 6, 2010, stated in the interim final rule to also be adopted as final. DOE is today adopting the amendments to 10 CFR part 440 of chapter II of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations set forth in the interim final rule without adopting the sunset date.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico
Document Number: 2012-4641
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-28
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Energy Conservation Program: Public Meeting and Availability of the Framework Document for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps
Document Number: 2012-4639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-02-28
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is initiating the rulemaking and data collection process to consider establishing energy conservation standards for high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. Accordingly, DOE will hold a public meeting to discuss and receive comments on its planned analytical approach and the issues it will address in this rulemaking proceeding. DOE welcomes written comments from the public on this rulemaking. To inform stakeholders and to facilitate this process, DOE has prepared a framework document which details the analytical approach and identifies several issues on which DOE is particularly interested in receiving comment. The framework document is posted at: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliancestandards/ commercial/highintensitydischargelamps.html.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Nevada
Document Number: 2012-4629
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-28
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2012-4594
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Rapid Response Team for Transmission
Document Number: 2012-4464
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability is seeking information on the questions related to permitting of transmission lines. In responding to this RFI, please specify the role of your company or agency in the electric sector.
Application to Export Electric Energy; NRG Power Marketing LLC
Document Number: 2012-4463
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy
NRG Power Marketing LLC (NRGPML) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (FPA).
Application To Export Electric Energy; Pilot Power Group, Inc.
Document Number: 2012-4462
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy
Pilot Power Group, Inc. (Pilot Power) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (FPA).
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah
Document Number: 2012-4461
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2012-4435
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2012-4434
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2012-4419
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-567, Gas Pipeline Certificates: Annual Reports of System Flow Diagrams and System Capacity.
Commission Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2012-4418
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-587, Land Description (Public Land States/Non-Public Land States [Rectangular or Non- Rectangular Survey System Lands in Public Land States]).
Commission Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2012-4417
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-585, Reporting of Electric Energy shortages and Contingency Plans under PURPA.
ANR Pipeline Company; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2012-4416
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Commission Staff Attendance
Document Number: 2012-4415
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Dominion Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2012-4414
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Port Barre Investments, L.L.C. (d/b/a Bobcat Gas Storage); Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2012-4413
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Algonquin Power Company; Abenaki Timber Corporation; Notice of Transfer of Exemption
Document Number: 2012-4411
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Ken Willis; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2012-4410
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Attendance at ISO New England and NEPOOL Meetings
Document Number: 2012-4409
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Electric Quarterly Reports, Acacia Energy, Inc., et al.; Notice of Revocation of Market-Based Rate Tariff
Document Number: 2012-4408
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Louisville Gas and Electric Company; Kentucky Utilities Company; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2012-4407
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Town of Walden, Colorado; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2012-4406
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2012-4344
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Proposed Agency Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-4308
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a proposed collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency'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.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2012-4303
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Reactive Power Resources; Notice of Technical Conference
Document Number: 2012-4302
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2012-4301
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Distribution Transformers; Correction
Document Number: 2012-3987
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-02-24
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of proposed rulemaking on February 10, 2012, which proposed to amend DOE regulations regarding energy conservation standards for distribution transformers. It was recently discovered that values in certain tables of the proposed rule are inaccurate or absent. This notice corrects these inaccuracies as described.
Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-4086
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Ultra-Deepwater Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Unconventional Resources Technology Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-4083
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Unconventional Resources Technology Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Arcadia Gas Storage, LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2012-4078
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
FPL Energy Maine Hydro, LLC; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2012-4076
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Attendance at PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Meetings
Document Number: 2012-4074
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Xcel Energy Services Inc., Northern States Power Company v. American Transmission Company, LLC; Notice of Complaint
Document Number: 2012-4073
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
SourceGas Distribution LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2012-4072
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Locational Exchanges of Wholesale Electric Power; Notice Terminating Proceeding
Document Number: 2012-4071
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory
Document Number: 2012-4061
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Idaho National Laboratory. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-4048
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92- 463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Standards for Business Practices for Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines
Document Number: 2012-4041
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is proposing to amend its regulations at 18 CFR 284.12 to incorporate by reference the latest version (Version 2.0) of business practice standards adopted by the Wholesale Gas Quadrant of the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) applicable to natural gas pipelines.\1\ The Commission also proposes to provide guidance on the standards the Commission applies to requests for waivers or extensions of time to comply with NAESB Standards. These standards can be obtained from NAESB at 1301 Fannin, Suite 2350, Houston, TX 77002, telephone: (713) 356- 0060, http://www.naesb.org, and are available for viewing in the Commission's Public Reference Room.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2012-4024
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission