Department of Energy December 1, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-28877
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
Agency: Department of Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725V); Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2016-28851
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
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 information collection, [FERC-725V (Mandatory Reliability Standards: COM Reliability Standards)] which will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of the information collection requirements.
William B. Ruger, Jr., 169 Sunapee Street, LLC; Notice of Transfer of Exemption
Document Number: 2016-28848
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Clear Lake Cogeneration Limited Partnership; Notice of Petition for Temporary Waiver
Document Number: 2016-28837
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2016-28836
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-01
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Regulations Implementing the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and Clarifying the FOIA Regulations
Document Number: 2016-28811
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-01
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
On June 30, 2016, President Obama signed the Freedom of Information Act Improvement Act of 2016. The Act requires agencies to revise their regulations within 180 days to account for the new statutory mandates. After undertaking a review of Commission regulations in accordance with Section 3 of the Act, the Commission is revising its FOIA regulations to incorporate the statutory mandates. Additionally, this rule updates the delegation regulations with respect to determinations made by the General Counsel in response to FOIA administrative appeals.