Federal Register - December 2014

DOE - The National Petroleum Council will be meeting on December 18, 2014 in Washington D.C. from 9-11:30 am. The meeting is open to the public. [Tuesday, December 2 2014 (Volume 79, Number 231)]

DOE - The State Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) will hold a teleconference call on December 18, 2014 from 3:30-4:00pm. The call is open to the public. [Tuesday, December 2 2014 (Volume 79, Number 231)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding an information and stakeholder input session on December 8, 2014 to discuss the implementation of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 (WIFTA). Registration required. [Tuesday, December 2 2014 (Volume 79, Number 231)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is preparing an Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) as part of the review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter. Relevant science may be submitted by February 18, 2015. The EPA is also holding a workshop on the same topic in Research Triangle Park, NC, February 9-11. [Wednesday, December 3 2014 (Volume 79, Number 232)]

NASA- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) invites the public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. All comments should be submitted within 30 calendar days from December 8, 2014, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 7th Street NW, Washington DC 20543. Attention: Desk Officer for NASA. [Monday, December 8 2014 (Volume 79, Number 235)]

EPA- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing revisions and confidentiality determinations for the petroleum and natural gas systems source category of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program. Comments must be received on or before Feb. 9, 2015. [Tuesday, December 9 2014 (Volume 79, Number 236)]

DOC- The Department of Commerce Census Bureau invites comments on seven American community Survey (ACS) questions, which are slated for removal from the questionnaire. Person Question No. 12 (Undergraduate Field of Degree) is planned to be eliminated. Written comments must be submitted on or before December 30, 2014. [Friday, October 31 2014 (Volume 79, Number 211)]

NASA - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council on January 14-15 at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The meeting is open to the public in person or by telephone and WebEx. [Tuesday, December 16 2014 (Volume 79, Number 241)]

NASA - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Science Committee, Heliophysics Subcommittee. The meeting will occur on January 9, 2015, 2-4pm and is open to the public in person or by telephone. [Tuesday, December 16 2014 (Volume 79, Number 241)]

FERC - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued changes to its rules governing interstate natural gas pipeline system maps, effective March 17, 2015. [Wednesday, December 17 2014 (Volume 79, Number 242)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes rule changes to its National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone. Written comments must be received by March 17, 2015. [Wednesday, December 17 2014 (Volume 79, Number 242)]

NASA - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Science Committee on January 12 and 13, 2015. The meeting is at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi and will be open to the public in person and by telephone or WebEx. [Thursday, December 18 2014 (Volume 79, Number 243)]

NASA - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) Human and Exploration and Operations Committee. The meeting will occur on January 12 and 13, 2015, and is open to the public in person or by telephone. [Thursday, December 18 2014 (Volume 79, Number 243)]

OMB - The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announces an interim final rule implementing the Uniform Guidance for all federal award-making agencies, effective December 26, 2014. Public comments may be submitted through February 17, 2015. [Friday, December 19 2014 (Volume 79, Number 244)]

DOE - The Department of Energy (DOE) has made available its section of the semiannual Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. DOE’s Fall 2014 agenda can be found through www.reginfo.gov. [Monday, December 22 2014 (Volume 79, Number 245)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its semiannual regulatory agenda of planned regulations and reviews. The summary is available at http://www.reginfo.gov and at www.regulations.gov. [Monday, December 22 2014 (Volume 79, Number 245)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is changing the date for the hearing on the proposed rule, “Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program: 2015 Revision and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems”. The hearing will now take place on January 8, 2015. [Monday, December 22 2014 (Volume 79, Number 245)]

DOI - The Department of Interior (DOI) has published in the federal register its agenda of rules scheduled for review or development between fall 2014 and fall 2015. [Monday, December 22 2014 (Volume 79, Number 245)]

NASA - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has made available in the federal register its annual and semiannual agenda of rules scheduled for review or development between fall 2014 and fall 2015. [Monday, December 22 2014 (Volume 79, Number 245)]

CEQ - The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is releasing its final guidance on programmatic National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, effective December 23, 2014. [Tuesday, December 23 2014 (Volume 79, Number 246)]

NSF - The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a meeting of its Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee. The meeting will take place Janaury 23, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm in Arlington, VA, and it is open to the public by request and online. [Tuesday, December 23 2014 (Volume 79, Number 246)]

DOE - The Department of Energy (DOE) announces a board meeting of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB) in Washington D.C. on January 13-14. The meeting is open to the public, and written comments will also be accepted. [Tuesday, December 30 2014 (Volume 79, Number 249)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released final amendments and corrections to its new source performance standards (NSPS) for the oil and natural gas sector. The final rule is effective December 31, 2014. [Wednesday, December 31 2014 (Volume 79, Number 250)]

EPA - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces three public hearings for its proposed rule, “National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone”. The hearings will take place on January 29 in Washington D.C. and Arlington, TX, and on February 2 in Sacramento, CA. Written comments may also be submitted. [Wednesday, December 31 2014 (Volume 79, Number 250)]