Department of Energy April 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cheniere Marketing, LLC; Application for Blanket Authorization To Export Previously Imported Liquefied Natural Gas on a Short-Term Basis
Document Number: 2014-09886
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Department of Energy
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on March 7, 2014, by Cheniere Marketing, LLC (CMI), requesting blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported into the United States from foreign sources in a volume equivalent to approximately 500 Billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a cumulative basis. CMI seeks authorization to export the LNG by vessel from the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal, owned by Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. and located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, on a short-term or spot market basis for a two-year period commencing on June 1, 2014. CMI requests authorization to export the LNG to any country with the capacity to import LNG via ocean-going carrier and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy. CMI requests this authorization on its own behalf and as agent for other parties who hold title to the LNG at the time of export. The Application was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited.
Agency Information Collection Extension
Document Number: 2014-09873
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Pan Gas Storage, LLC d/b/a Southwest Gas Storage Company
Document Number: 2014-09804
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order: Medallion Pipeline Company, LLC
Document Number: 2014-09803
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-600); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-09802
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting its information collection FERC-600 (Rules of Practice and Procedure: Complaint Procedures) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission previously issued a Notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 7651, 2/10/2014) requesting public comments. The Commission received no comments on the FERC-600.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-09738
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities (Ferc-521); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-09665
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting the information collection FERC-521 (Payments for Benefits from Headwater Benefits) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission issued a Notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 8949, 2/14/2014) requesting public comments. FERC received no comments on the FERC-521 and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB.
Gaelectric, LLC, Jawbone Wind Farm, LLC, v. NorthWestern Corporation; Notice of Complaint
Document Number: 2014-09664
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Morongo Transmission LLC; Notice of Petition For Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2014-09663
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Georgia Power Company; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2014-09662
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps
Document Number: 2014-08740
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Department of Energy
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various commercial and industrial equipment and certain consumer products, including general service fluorescent lamps (GSFLs) and incandescent reflector lamps (IRLs). EPCA also requires the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to determine whether more-stringent, amended standards would be technologically feasible and economically justified, and would save a significant amount of energy. In this notice, DOE proposes amended energy conservation standards for GSFLs and IRLs. The notice also announces a public meeting to receive comment on these proposed standards and associated analyses and results.
Application To Rescind Presidential Permit; Joint Application for Presidential Permit; Maine Public Service Company and Bangor Hydro Electric Company
Document Number: 2014-09652
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy
Maine Public Service Company (Maine Public) and Bangor Hydro Electric Company (Bangor Hydro) filed a joint application to voluntarily transfer the Maine Public facilities authorized by Presidential Permit No. PP-12, as amended, to Bangor Hydro. The application requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) rescind the Presidential permit held by Maine Public and simultaneously issue a permit to Bangor Hydro under its new name, Emera Maine (Emera), covering the same international transmission facilities.
Application To Rescind Presidential Permit; Joint Application for Presidential Permit; Maine Public Service Company and Bangor Hydro Electric Company
Document Number: 2014-09651
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy
Maine Public Service Company (Maine Public) and Bangor Hydro Electric Company (Bangor Hydro) filed a joint application to voluntarily transfer the Maine Public facilities authorized by Presidential Permit No. PP-29, as amended, to Bangor Hydro. The application requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) rescind the Presidential permit held by Maine Public and simultaneously issue a permit to Bangor Hydro under its new name, Emera Maine (Emera), covering the same international transmission facilities.
Application To Rescind Presidential Permit; Joint Application for Presidential Permit; Maine Public Service Company and Bangor Hydro Electric Company
Document Number: 2014-09650
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy
Maine Public Service Company (Maine Public) and Bangor Hydro Electric Company (Bangor Hydro) filed a joint application to voluntarily transfer the Maine Public facilities authorized by Presidential Permit No. PP-81 to Bangor Hydro. The application requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) rescind the Presidential permit held by Maine Public and simultaneously issue a permit to Bangor Hydro under its new name, Emera Maine (Emera), covering the same international transmission facilities.
Application To Rescind Presidential Permit; Joint Application for Presidential Permit; Maine Public Service Company and Bangor Hydro Electric Company
Document Number: 2014-09649
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy
Maine Public Service Company (Maine Public) and Bangor Hydro Electric Company (Bangor Hydro) filed a joint application to voluntarily transfer the Maine Public facilities authorized by Presidential Permit No. PP-89, as amended, to Bangor Hydro. The application requested that the Department of Energy (DOE) rescind the Presidential permit held by Maine Public and simultaneously issue a permit to Bangor Hydro under its new name, Emera Maine (Emera), covering the same international transmission facilities.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-09599
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09598
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09597
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09596
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09595
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09594
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09593
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09592
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice
Document Number: 2014-09591
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice Of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09590
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2014-09589
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB)
Document Number: 2014-09550
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces a teleconference call of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). 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.
Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-09549
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92- 463, 86 Stat.770) requires that notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting
Document Number: 2014-09548
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a partially-closed meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2.
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2014-09522
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2014-09521
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2014-09520
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-09519
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-09518
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Agency Request for Comments on Draft Solicitation for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects
Document Number: 2014-09469
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy
The Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the Department of Energy (DOE) announces availability of a draft of a potential future solicitation for Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Efficient Energy Projects. LPO invites comments regarding the draft of the potential future solicitation.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Residential Clothes Washers
Document Number: 2014-08741
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to revise its test procedures for residential clothes washers established under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The proposed amendments would codify test procedure guidance that DOE has issued in response to frequently asked questions, clarify additional provisions within the test procedures, provide improved organization of each section, and correct formatting errors in DOE's clothes washer test procedures.
Revision of Department of Energy's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Regulations
Document Number: 2014-07449
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) publishes a final rule to amend the existing regulations that establish procedures by which records may be requested from all DOE offices pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Today's final rule increases the per page rate for paper copy reproductions. This final rule also makes changes to bring the regulations into compliance with the 1996, 2007, and 2009 statutory amendments to the FOIA, and to reflect minor changes in the DOE's internal organizational structure.
Proposed Agency Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-09342
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting the information collection in Docket No. RD14-2-000 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission issued a Notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 4894, 1/ 30/2013) requesting public comments. FERC received no comments in response to that notice and has made this notation in its submission to OMB.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725T); Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-09341
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting the information collection FERC-725T, Mandatory Reliability Standards for the Texas Reliability Entity Region, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission solicited comments in an order published in the Federal Register (79 FR 7657, 2/10/2014) requesting public comments. FERC received no comments on the FERC-725T and is making this notation in its submission to OMB.
Texas Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2014-09340
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Technical Conference
Document Number: 2014-09339
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of FERC Staff Attendance at the Entergy Regional State Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-09330
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-24
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2014-09268
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-23
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, NV
Document Number: 2014-09245
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-23
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.