Department of Energy 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2017-27734
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Wells Rural Electric Company; Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2017-27733
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725F); Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2017-27732
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
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 soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC 725F (Mandatory Reliability Standard for Nuclear Plant Interface Coordination).
Commission Information Collection Activities (Ferc-725y), Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2017-27731
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
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-725Y, Mandatory Reliability Standards (Personnel Performance, Training, and Qualifications), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements.
Notice of Revocation of Market-Based Rate Tariff
Document Number: 2017-27730
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-26
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Agency Information Collection Extension
Document Number: 2017-27597
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration
EIA has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a three-year extension of its Form GC-859 ``Nuclear Fuel Data Survey,'' OMB Control Number 1901-0287. Form GC-859 collects data on spent nuclear fuel from all utilities that operate commercial nuclear reactors and from all others that possess irradiated fuel from commercial nuclear reactors.
Agency Information Collection Extension
Document Number: 2017-27596
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-22
Agency: Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration
EIA, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend with changes for three years with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Form EIA-846 Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey. Form EIA-846 collects information on energy consumption, expenditures, and building characteristics from establishments in the manufacturing sector of the U.S. economy.
Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-725U); Errata and Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-27496
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting the information collection FERC-725U (Mandatory Reliability Standards: Reliability Standard CIP-014) 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 published notices in the Federal Register (82 FR 41618, 9/1/2017, and 82 FR 50645, 11/1/2017) requesting public comments. FERC received no comments on the FERC-725U for either notice and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB. This 30-day errata and notice corrects the total annual burden estimates and explains changes in the calculation of the annual burden estimates. There are no changes to the information collection, filing, or recordkeeping requirements.
FirstEnergy Service Company; Notice of Filing
Document Number: 2017-27495
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-27493
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-27492
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-21
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Filing of Self-Certification of Coal Capability Under the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act
Document Number: 2017-27397
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy
On October 26, 2017, APV Renaissance Opco, LLC, as owner and operator of a new baseload electric generating powerplant, submitted a coal capability self-certification to the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 (FUA), as amended, and DOE regulations. The FUA and regulations thereunder require DOE to publish a notice of filing of self-certification in the Federal Register.
Agency Information Collection Activity; Extension
Document Number: 2017-27396
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, U.s. Energy Information Administration
EIA, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend with changes for three years with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Form EIA-886, Annual Survey of Alternative Fueled Vehicles. Form EIA-886 collects information on the number of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) made available, the distribution of AFVs in use, and alternative transportation fuels (ATFs) consumed.
Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Financing Programs
Document Number: 2017-27395
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a revision of a currently approved 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. The information collection requests a revision and three-year extension of its Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, OMB Control Number 1910-5150. The proposed action will continue the collection of information on the status of financing program activities, expenditures, and results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and expeditiously. No changes to the collection instrument are being proposed. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the revision of the currently approved 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 pertaining to the approved collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to further enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information being collected; and (d) ways to further minimize the burden regarding 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: 2017-27373
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
City of Radford; Notice Soliciting Scoping Comments
Document Number: 2017-27370
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP ; Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review of the Westlake Expansion Project
Document Number: 2017-27368
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-27367
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Request for Waiver: Empire Pipeline, Inc.
Document Number: 2017-27366
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-27360
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Carroll County Energy, LLC; Notice of Institution of Section 206 Proceeding and Refund Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-27335
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications; Public Notice
Document Number: 2017-27334
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Notice of Petition for Declaratory Order; Blue Racer NGL Pipelines, LLC
Document Number: 2017-27330
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-27371
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #2
Document Number: 2017-27222
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-27221
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule
Document Number: 2017-27187
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-19
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
On October 10, 2017, the Department of Energy (the Department or DOE) published a proposed Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule for final action by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC). Secretary of Energy Rick Perry (the Secretary) directed FERC either to publish an immediately-effective interim rule or to take final action on the proposed rule within 60 days of publication, thereby establishing a deadline of December 11, 2017. By letter dated December 7, 2017, the Commission requested an extension of the proposed rule's deadline. By letter dated December 8, 2017, the Secretary granted the Commission's request. The Secretary's letter is set forth in full below.
Worker Safety and Health Program
Document Number: 2017-27190
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy
The Department of Energy (DOE) is amending the worker safety and health program regulations to update the safety and health standards and delete the obsolete directives currently incorporated by reference in the code of federal regulations. The regulatory amendments do not alter substantive rights or obligations under current law.
Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on Identifying Opportunities To Address Barriers for Lowering the Cost and Risk of Geothermal Drilling
Document Number: 2017-27188
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) on Identifying Opportunities to Address Barriers for Lowering the Cost and Risk of Geothermal Drilling. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is specifically interested in information on defining major challenges in geothermal drilling and identifying opportunities in research and development and process improvement, including opportunities to collaborate on best practices with other drilling industries.
Combined Notice of Filings #1
Document Number: 2017-27175
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Alabama Municipal Electric Authority; Notice of Petition for Partial Waiver
Document Number: 2017-27174
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2017-27172
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
WBI Energy Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization
Document Number: 2017-27171
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Combined Notice of Filings
Document Number: 2017-27170
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Procedures, Interpretations, and Policies for Consideration of New or Revised Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Products
Document Number: 2017-27066
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-18
Agency: Department of Energy
As part of its implementation of, ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,'' (January 30, 2017) and, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' (Feb. 24, 2017), the Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist DOE in identifying potential modifications to its ``Process Rule'' for the development of appliance standards to achieve meaningful burden reduction while continuing to achieve the Department's statutory obligations in the development of appliance standards. DOE will also hold a public meeting to receive input from interested parties on potential improvements to the ``Process Rule''. This RFI is the first in a series of steps DOE is taking to consider modifications to the ``Process Rule.'' Subsequently, DOE expects to expeditiously publish an ANPRM that will provide feedback on the public comment received in response to this notice and seek additional information on potential improvements to our process for developing and promulgating energy efficiency standards.
Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 2017-27076
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and in accordance with Title 41 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 102-3.65(a), and following consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC) will be renewed for a two-year period beginning on December 11, 2017. The Committee will provide advice to the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy on complex science and technical issues that arise in the planning, managing, and implementation of DOE's nuclear energy program. Additionally, the renewal of the NEAC has been determined to be essential to conduct business of the Department of Energy and to be the in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Department of Energy, by law and agreement. The Committee will continue to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, adhering to the rules and regulations in implementation of that Act.
Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 2017-27074
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act and Code of Federal Regulations, and following consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee's (BERAC) charter has been renewed for a two-year period. The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Director, Office of Science on the biological and environmental research programs. Additionally, the Secretary of Energy has determined that renewal of the BERAC has been determined to be essential to conduct business of the Department of Energy's mission and to be in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Department of Energy by law and agreement. The Committee will operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Energy Organization Act (Pub. L. 95-91), and rules and regulations issued in implementation of that Act.
Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-27072
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-15
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
This notice announces a meeting of the Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act, requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory committee meeting in the Federal Register.