Procedures for the Issuance of Guidance Documents
In accordance with an Executive Order issued by the President on January 20, 2021, and for the reasons explained in the preamble of this proposed rule, the Department of Energy (DOE or ``the Department'') proposes to withdraw the Department's final rule on guidance implementing the Executive Order ``Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents.''
Agency Information Collection Extension
The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years, an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Agency Information Collection Proposed Extension
EIA invites public comment on the proposed three-year extension, with changes, to the Petroleum Marketing Program (PMP) as required under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. EIA's PMP collects volumetric and price information needed for determining the supply of and demand for crude oil and refined petroleum products. PMP consists of 10 surveys that collect data on petroleum products. EIA uses this information to monitor volumes and prices for crude oil and petroleum products.
Energy Conservation Program: Test Procedure for Walk-In Coolers and Walk-In Freezers
This final rule amends the current test procedure for hot gas defrost unit coolers by making it consistent with a recent update to the industry testing standard that is incorporated by reference in the relevant Federal test procedure for walk-in freezer refrigeration systems. This final rule updates the equations used to calculate defrost energy and heat contributions applicable to these systems to provide a consistent performance evaluation between hot gas defrost and electric defrost unit coolers when tested alone.