Environmental Management Advisory Board
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Advisory Board (EMAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Notice of Orders Issued Under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act During January 2019
The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during January 2019, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), and vacating prior authorization. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE website at https://www.energy.gov/fe/listing-doefe- authorizationsorders-issued-2019. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, 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.
Preliminary Permits, Qualifying Conduit Hydropower Facilities, and Commencement for Payment of Annual Charges
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issues this final rule to amend its regulations to conform to the enacted America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (Water Infrastructure Act). This final rule revises regulations on preliminary permits, qualifying conduit hydropower facilities, and commencement for payment of annual charges. All revisions in this final rule are ministerial in nature.
Reform of Generator Interconnection Procedures and Agreements
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is granting in part and denying in part the requests for rehearing and clarification of its determinations in Order No. 845, which amended the Commission's pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Procedures and pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Agreement to improve certainty, promote more informed interconnection decisions, and enhance interconnection processes.
Agency Information Collection Extension
The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a three-year extension of its [Portfolio Analysis and Management System], OMB Control Number 1910-5178. The proposed collection will continue to allow for the automation and streamlining of submissions while facilitating the correspondence portion of financial award pre review processes. The information collected will be used by DOE to select applicants and projects for financial awards.
Proposed Subsequent Arrangement
This document is being issued under the authority of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The Department is providing notice of a proposed subsequent arrangement under the Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.
Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs
This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB) Chairs. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.
Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee
This notice announces a meeting of the Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.
Mergers or Consolidations by a Public Utility; Correction
This document contains corrections to the Federal Register title for the notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) in Docket No. RM19- 4-000 that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, November 29, 2018. This correction clarifies the differences in the titles of the NOPR and the Final Rule that published on February 26, 2019.
Interlocking Officers and Directors; Requirements for Applicants and Holders
In this final rule, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) amends its regulations related to interlocking officers and directors to clarify and update the requirements for both applicants and holders.