Department of Energy October 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2015-27757
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice provides the Performance Review Board Standing Register for the Department of Energy. This listing supersedes all previously published lists of PRB members.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2015-27724
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice provides the Performance Review Board Chair designee for the Department of Energy. This listing supersedes all previously published lists of Performance Review Board Chair.
Agency Information Collection Extension
Document Number: 2015-27721
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy
The EIA invites public comment on the proposed collection of information, EIA-882T, ``Generic Clearance for Questionnaire Testing, Evaluation, and Research'' that EIA is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Comments are invited on 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; 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; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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: 2015-27676
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Commission Staff Attendance
Document Number: 2015-27675
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Staff Notice of Alleged Violations
Document Number: 2015-27674
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2015-27673
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2015-27672
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2015-27671
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Refinements to Policies and Procedures for Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities
Document Number: 2015-26908
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is amending its regulations that govern market-based rate authorizations for wholesale sales of electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services by public utilities pursuant to the Federal Power Act. This order represents another step in the Commission's efforts to modify, clarify and streamline certain aspects of its market-based rate program. The Commission is eliminating or refining certain existing filing requirements for market-based rate sellers as well as providing clarification regarding several issues. The specific components of this rule, in conjunction with other regulatory activities, are designed to ensure that the market-based rates charged by public utilities are just and reasonable.
Duke Energy Progress, Inc., Duke Energy Progress, LLC; Notice of Transfer of Exemption
Document Number: 2015-27572
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-29
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2015-27409
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2015-27408
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Milltown Hydroelectric, LLC, Green Power USA, LLC; Notice of Transfer of Exemption
Document Number: 2015-27406
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Bayou Bridge Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2015-27403
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Commissioner and Staff Attendance at North American Electric Reliability Corporation Meetings
Document Number: 2015-27402
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2015-27401
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Texas Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2015-27400
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Application
Document Number: 2015-27399
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Excess Uranium Management: Secretarial Determination of No Adverse Impact on the Domestic Uranium Mining, Conversion, and Enrichment Industries
Document Number: 2015-27303
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration
On August 2, 2015, the Secretary of Energy issued a determination (``Secretarial Determination'') covering the sale or transfer of high-assay low enriched uranium for medical isotope development projects. The Secretarial Determination covers transfers of up to 25 kilograms uranium (kgU) per year of low enriched uranium (LEU) at up to 19.75 percent uranium-235 for transfers in the two years following approval of the determination to support molybdenum-99 producers in commercial research and isotope production applications. For the reasons set forth in the Department's ``Analysis of Potential Impacts of Uranium Transfers on the Domestic Uranium Mining, Conversion, and Enrichment Industries,'' which is incorporated into the determination, the Secretary determined that these transfers will not have an adverse material impact on the domestic uranium mining, conversion, or enrichment industry.
National Coal Council
Document Number: 2015-27299
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a virtual meeting via WebEx of the National Coal Council (NCC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (92, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-27298
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
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.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-27297
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
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.
Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice
Document Number: 2015-27253
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2015-27252
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2015-27251
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2015-27183
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2015-27182
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2015-27181
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Florida Gas Transmission Company, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2015-27180
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Meeting, Notice of Vote, Explanation of Action Closing Meeting and List of Persons To Attend
Document Number: 2015-27178
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2015-27172
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-27
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Energy Conservation Standards for Pool Heaters
Document Number: 2015-27203
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has completed a preliminary analysis for purposes of considering energy conservation standards for electric pool heaters. At this time, DOE is not proposing energy conservation standards for electric pool heaters. However, it is publishing this analysis so stakeholders can review the analysis's output and the underlining assumptions and calculations that might ultimately support a proposed standard. DOE encourages stakeholders to provide any additional data or information that may improve the analysis. The analysis is now publicly available at on the DOE Web site.
Proposed Agency Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-27202
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 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.
Orders Granting Authority To Import and Export Natural Gas, To Import and Export Liquefied Natural Gas, To Vacate Authority, and Denying Request for Rehearing During September 2015
Document Number: 2015-27193
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Department of Energy
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during September 2015, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), to vacate authority, and denying request for rehearing. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE Web site at http://energy.gov/fe/downloads/ listing-doefe-authorizationsorders-issued-2015. They are also available for inspection and copying in the Office of Fossil Energy, Office of Oil and Gas Global Security and Supply, Docket Room 3E-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9478. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces
Document Number: 2015-27002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-10-23
Agency: Department of Energy
On September 14, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of data availability (NODA) in the Federal Register regarding energy conservation standards for residential furnaces (RF ECS NODA). The comment period was scheduled to end October 14, 2015. After receiving a request for additional time to prepare and submit comments, DOE has decided to reopen the comment period for submitting comments regarding the RF ECS NODA. The comment period is reopened through November 6, 2015.