Department of State January 2, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Application for a Presidential Permit To Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on the Border of the United States and Canada; Enbridge Energy, LP
Document Number: 2012-31557
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given that the Department of State (DOS) has received from Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership (``Enbridge''), a Presidential Permit application to amend the August 3, 2009 Presidential Permit issued to Enbridge by the DOS authorizing the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Line 67 (``Line 67'') Pipeline across the U.S.-Canada border. Enbridge requests an amendment to its permit in order to operate the Line 67 up to its full design capacity of 880,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil with an average annual capacity of 800,000 bpd of heavy crude.
Suggestions for Environmental Cooperation Pursuant to the United States-Korea Environmental Cooperation Agreement
Document Number: 2012-31555
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Department of State
The Department invites the public, including NGOs, educational institutions, private sector enterprises and other interested persons, to submit written comments or suggestions regarding items for inclusion in the first Work Program implementing the U.S.-Korea Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA), signed on January 23, 2012. In preparing such comments or suggestions, we encourage submitters to refer to: (1) The U.S.-Korea ECA, (2) the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Environment Chapter, and (3) the Environmental Review of the FTA. These documents are available at: http://www.state.gov/e/oes/env/trade/ c49687.htm.
Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition-Determinations: “Girl With a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings From the Mauritshuis
Document Number: 2012-31548
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-02
Agency: Department of State
Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ``Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis,'' imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, from on or about January 26, 2013, until on or about June 2, 2013; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, from on or about June 23, 2013, until on or about September 29, 2013; The Frick Collection, New York, NY, from on or about October 22, 2013, until on or about January 21, 2014, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register.