Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office June 20, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: California Energy Commission Petition for Exemption From Federal Preemption of California's Water Conservation Standards for Residential Clothes Washers
Document Number: E6-9637
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-20
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office
The Department of Energy (hereafter ``the Department'') announces the extension of the time period for evaluation and decision on the disposition of the California Energy Commission's Petition for Exemption from Federal Preemption of California's Water Conservation Standards for Residential Clothes Washers (hereafter ``California Petition''). In accordance with section 327(d)(2) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (hereafter ``EPCA''), the Department is extending the time period for issuing a decision on the California Petition from June 23, 2006, to December 23, 2006. The Department is extending this time period in order to allow it adequate time to evaluate the California Petition in light of public comments received on the California Petition and the California Energy Commission's (hereafter ``CEC'') rebuttal comments received by the Department on May 15, 2006.