FR Alert – Covering:07/08/2019

Todays Federal Register


Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 32413-32414] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [] [FR Doc No: 2019-14434] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau Of Industry And Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Olaf Tepper, Inmate Number: 25093-052, Moshannon Valley Correctional Institution, 555 Geo Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866. On August 3, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, Olaf Tepper (“Tepper”) was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C Sec. 1701, et seq. (2012)) (“IEEPA”). Specifically, Tepper was
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing an analysis of the energy savings potential of amended industry consensus standards for certain classes of variable refrigerant flow multi-split air conditioners and heat pumps (VRFs), which are a type of commercial and industrial equipment. The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended (EPCA), requires DOE to evaluate and assess whether there is a need to update its energy conservation standards following changes to the relevant industry consensus standards in the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1 (ASHRAE Standard 90.1), Additionally under EPCA, DOE must review its standards for this equipment at least once every six years and publish either a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to propose new standards for VRFs or a notice of determination that the existing standards do not need to be amended. Accordingly, DOE is also initiating an effort to determine whether to amend the current energy conservation standards for classes of VRFs for which DOE has tentatively determined that the ASHRAE Standard 90.1 levels have not been updated to be more stringent than the current Federal standards. This document solicits information from the public to help DOE determine whether amended standards for VRFs would result in
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter, Service or we) proposes special migratory bird hunting regulations for certain Tribes on Federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands for the 2019-20 migratory bird hunting season. [[Page 32386]] DATES: You must submit comments on the proposed regulations by August 7, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments: You may submit comments on the proposals by one of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments on Docket No. FWS-HQ- MB-2018-0030. U.S. mail or hand delivery: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-HQ-MB-2018-0030; Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; MS: BPHC; 5275 Leesburg Pike; Falls Church, VA 22041-3803. We will post all comments on This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us (see Public Comments, below, for more information). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron W. Kokel, U.S. Fish and Wildlife
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing its seventh Fair Lending Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Fair Lending Report) to Congress. The Bureau is committed to ensuring fair access to credit and eliminating discriminatory lending practices. This report describes the Bureau’s fair lending activities in prioritization, supervision, enforcement, rulemaking, interagency coordination, and outreach for calendar year 2018. DATES: The Bureau released the June 2019 Fair Lending Report on its website on June 28, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bobby Conner, Senior Policy Counsel, Fair Lending, at 1-855-411-2372. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact [email protected]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Fair Lending Report of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, June 2019 Message From Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director This Fair Lending Report describes the Consumer Financial
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of a petition from North Carolina Advanced Energy Corporation Efficiency Verification Services seeking classification as a nationally recognized certification program. The petition, which appears at the end of this notice, includes documentation to help substantiate company’s position that its certification program for electric motors and small electric motors satisfies the evaluation criteria for classification as a nationally recognized certification program. This notice summarizes the substantive aspects of these documents and requests public comments on the merits of the petition. DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information with respect to the Advanced Energy Petition until August 7, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number “EERE- 2019-BT-PET-0019,” by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: [email protected] Include the docket number and/or RIN in the subject line of the message. Postal Mail: Appliance and Equipment Standards Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, Mailstop EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121. Telephone: (202) 287-1445. If possible, please submit 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, by participating respondents Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Pico Rivera, California and Feit Electric Company, Inc. (China) of Xiamen, China (together, “Feit”); Lowe’s Companies, Inc. of Mooresville, North Carolina and L G Sourcing, Inc. of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (together, “Lowe’s”); and Satco Products, Inc. of Brentwood, New York (“Satco”). The Commission has found a violation of section 337 by defaulting respondent MSi Lighting, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida (“MSi Lighting”), and has determined to issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order against that respondent. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5468. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by 
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