Federal Register International Trade Alert for 8 March 2019

FR Alert - Covering:03/08/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: As part of its work with the National Space Council, the Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce requests public comment to inform its review of the controls implemented in recent revisions to Categories IV and XV of the United States Munitions List (USML) and the related transfer of items to the Department of Commerce's Commerce Control List (CCL). These items include launch vehicles, guided missiles, ballistic missiles, rockets, torpedoes, bombs, and mines; and spacecraft and related articles. BIS's review seeks to ensure that the CCL describes these items clearly, captures those items in normal commercial use, accounts for technological developments, and implements the national security and foreign policy objectives of the United States properly. DATES: Comments must be received by BIS no later than April 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted through the Federal rulemaking portal (http://www.regulations.gov). The regulations.gov ID number for this rule is BIS-2018-0029. All comments (including any personally identifying information) will be made available for public inspection and copying. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions regarding launch vehicles, guided missiles, ballistic missiles, rockets, torpedoes, bombs, and mines (Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) 0A604, 0B604, 0
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) proposes to modify a system of records titled Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) Files, DPA DCR.A 01. The JCOC Program Coordinator uses this system of records to initiate an annual call for nominations and an electronic nomination form to email all individuals authorized to nominate candidates for participation in JCOC. Authorized individuals that choose to nominate candidates for participation in JCOC complete the electronic nomination form and return it via email to the JCOC Program Coordinator. Subsequent to a selection panel process, the JCOC Program Coordinator distributes an electronic registration form and an electronic medical form via email to all candidates nominated for and selected to participate in JCOC. Candidates that accept the invitation to participate in JCOC complete the electronic registration form and their physician signs the electronic medical form. Upon completion, the candidate returns both the registration form and medical form to the JCOC Program Coordinator via email. DATES: Comments will be accepted on or before April 8, 2019. This proposed action will be effective on the date following the end of the comment period unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket nu
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In this notice, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is forecasting the representative average unit costs of five residential energy sources for the year 2019 pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (Act). The five sources are electricity, natural gas, No. 2 heating oil, propane, and kerosene. DATES: The representative average unit costs of energy contained in this notice will become effective April 8, 2019 and will remain in effect until further notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Cymbalsky, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Forrestal Building, Mail Station EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121, (202) 287-1692, ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ee.doe.gov. Francine Pinto, Esq. U.S. Department of Energy, Office of General Counsel Forrestal Building, Mail Station GC-33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0103, (202) 586-7432, Francine.Pinto@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 323 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act requires that DOE prescribe test procedures for the measurement of the estimated annual operating costs or other measures of energy consumption for certain consumer products specified in the Act. (42 U.S.C. 6293(b)(3)) These test procedures are found in Title 10
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing this final rule to correct references to the compliance date for energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits (CFLKs) and correct inaccurate cross-references to these standards. On May 16, 2018, DOE published a final rule that amended the energy conservation standards for CFLKs, which contained some inadvertent errors. This document corrects those errors. DATES: Effective March 8, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Lucy deButts, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technologies Program, EE-2J, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 287-1604. Email: ApplianceStandardsQuestions@ee.doe.gov. Elizabeth Kohl, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, GC-33, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 586-7796. Email: Elizabeth.Kohl@hq.doe.gov. [[Page 8412]] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III, Part B \1\ of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended (EPCA),\2\ established the Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising some of the regulations that were originally promulgated in 1998 to implement the NOX SIP Call. The revisions give covered states greater flexibility concerning the form of the nitrogen oxides (NOX) emissions monitoring requirements that the states must include in their state implementation plans (SIPs) for certain emissions sources. Other revisions remove obsolete provisions and clarify the remaining regulations but do not substantively alter any current regulatory requirements. DATES: This rule is effective as of March 8, 2019. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2018-0595. All documents in the docket are listed on the http://www.regulations.gov website. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., confidential business information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available electronically through http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Lifland, Clean Air Markets Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs, U.S. Environmental Prot
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PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

Agency Notice

[Presidential Documents] [Pages 8583-8584] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-04432] [[Page 8581]] Vol. 84 Friday, No. 46 March 8, 2019 Part II The President
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