Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC)-Central Air Conditioner Regional Enforcement Standards Working Group
This notice announces an open meeting for the Central Air Conditioner Regional Enforcement Standards Working Group (RES Working Group). The purpose of the working group will be to discuss and, if possible, reach consensus on a proposed rule for the enforcement of regional energy efficiency standards for split-system and single package air conditioners, as authorized by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, as amended.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedures for Residential Clothes Dryers
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold a public meeting to facilitate a discussion among interested parties with regards to potential changes to the DOE clothes dryer test procedure to produce test results that measure energy use during a representative average use cycle without being unduly burdensome to conduct.
Agency Information Collection
The Department of Energy (DOE) today gives notice of a request for public comment, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on the continued collection of information entitled: Budget Justification, which DOE has developed for submission to and approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the continued collection of such budget justification 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.
Trespassing on DOE Property: Portsmouth Area Site, Ohio
DOE hereby amends and deletes specific facilities from previously published site descriptions of various DOE and contractor occupied facilities as off-limit areas. The facilities to be deleted are described in this notice. In accordance with 10 CFR part 860, it is a Federal crime under section 229 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2278a), for unauthorized persons to enter into or upon the facilities of the Portsmouth Area Site, Ohio of the United States Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office operating area. If unauthorized entry into or upon the remaining off-limits areas is into an area enclosed by a fence, wall, floor, roof or other such structural barrier, conviction for such unauthorized entry may result in a fine not to exceed $100,000 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both. If unauthorized entry into or upon the properties is into an area not enclosed by a fence, wall, floor, roof, or other such structural barrier, conviction for such unauthorized entry may result in a fine of not more than $5,000.\1\