Department of Energy July 30, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Briefings on Preliminary Findings of 2012 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study
Document Number: 2012-18569
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy
Section 216(a)(1) of the Federal Power Act (FPA) requires the Department of Energy (Department or DOE) to complete a study of electric transmission congestion every three years. DOE previously issued the 2006 and 2009 studies and is currently developing the 2012 study. DOE, as part of the consultation process, will host three webinars in August 2012 to receive input and suggestions concerning the preliminary findings of the study. After the webinars, DOE will release a draft of the study for public comment. After reviewing and considering the comments received, DOE will publish a final version of the study.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power v. PacifiCorp; Notice of Complaint
Document Number: 2012-18504
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2012-18503
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2012-18502
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Enbridge Pipelines (North Texas) L.P.; Notice of Compliance Filing
Document Number: 2012-18501
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Petition for Waiver of LG Electronics, Inc. From the Department of Energy Residential Refrigerator and Refrigerator-Freezer Test Procedure and Grant of Interim Waiver
Document Number: 2012-18497
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces receipt of a petition for waiver from LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) regarding specified portions of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure for determining the energy consumption of electric refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers. It also grants LG with an interim waiver from that procedure. The waiver request pertains to the basic models set forth in LG's petition that incorporate dual compressors. In its petition, LG provides an alternate test procedure that addresses difficulties in testing dual compressor systems according to the DOE test procedure. DOE solicits comments, data, and information concerning LG's petition and the suggested alternate test procedure.
Agency Information Collection Extension
Document Number: 2012-18496
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a three-year extension of its Labor Relations collection. The collection requests information from the Department of Energy Management and Operation and Facilities Management Contractors for contract administration, management oversight and cost control. The information collection will assist the Department in evaluating the implementation of the contractors' work force collective bargaining agreements, and apprise the Department of significant labor-management developments at DOE contractor sites. This information is used to ensure that Department contractors maintain good labor relations and retain a workforce in accordance with the terms of their contract and in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as identified by contract.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2012-18445
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of International Meeting
Document Number: 2012-18440
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2012-18438
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Filing; North American Electric Reliability Corporation
Document Number: 2012-18437
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission