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Announcement of Funding Awards

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
In accordance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in competitions for funding under the Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) for the following programs: Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation; FY 2018 Lead Technical Studies and Healthy Homes Technical Studies Grant; FY 2018 Housing Counseling Training Grant; FY 2018 Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program, and FY 2018 Choice Neighborhood Planning.

Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
Pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from November 20, 2018 to December 3, 2018. The last biweekly notice was published on December 4, 2018.

Hours of Service of Drivers: North Shore Environmental Construction, Inc.; Application for Exemption

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
FMCSA announces that it has received an application from North Shore Environmental Construction, Inc. (North Shore) for exemption from the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for drivers engaged in providing direct assistance in environmental emergencies or potential environmental emergencies. The applicants request a five-year exemption from the ``14-hour rule'' for their drivers engaged in responding to environmental emergencies. FMCSA requests public comment on this application for exemption.

Hours of Service of Drivers: American Bakers Association and International Dairy Foods Association; Application for Exemption

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
FMCSA announces that it has received a joint application from the American Bakers Association (ABA) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) requesting an exemption from the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for drivers engaged in the delivery of baked goods and milk products during periods and in geographic areas reasonably anticipated to be impacted by an impending natural disaster or emergency situation. ABA/IDFA requests a 5-year exemption from 49 CFR part 395 for their drivers engaged in the delivery of essential food staples to extend their driving hours to help communities prepare for anticipated disaster conditions, such as extreme weather events, natural disasters, and other emergencies. The applicants state that the exemption would achieve a level of safety equivalent to, or greater than, the level that would be achieved absent the proposed exemption. FMCSA requests public comment on ABA/IDFA's application for exemption.

Hours of Service of Drivers: Association of American Railroads and American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association; Application for Exemption

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
FMCSA announces that it has received an application from the Association of American Railroads and American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (AAR/ASLRRA) requesting a limited exemption from the maximum driving time requirements of the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for drivers of property-carrying vehicles. The applicants request the exemption to enable affected railroad employees, subject to the HOS rule, to respond to an unplanned event that occurs outside of or extends beyond the employee's normal work hours. FMCSA requests public comment on AAR/ASLRRA's application for exemption.

Commercial Driver's License Standards: Application for Exemption; Navistar, Inc. (Navistar)

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
FMCSA announces that Navistar, Inc. (Navistar) has requested an exemption for one commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver from the Federal requirement to hold a U.S. commercial driver's license (CDL). Navistar requests an exemption for Mr. Jerome Douay, a Product Engineer Senior Manager with MAN Truck & Bus AG (MAN) in Munich, Germany, who holds a valid German commercial license. MAN is partnering with Navistar to help develop technology advancements in fuel economy and emissions reductions. Mr. Douay wants to test drive Navistar vehicles on U.S. roads to better understand product requirements in ``real world'' environments, and verify results. Navistar believes the requirements for a German commercial license ensure that operation under the exemption will likely achieve a level of safety equivalent to or greater than the level that would be obtained in the absence of the exemption. FMCSA requests public comments on Navistar's application for exemption.

Information Collection Being Submitted for Review and Approval to the Office of Management and Budget

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The Commission may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA that does not display a valid OMB control number.

Waste Control Specialists LLC

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) in support of the NRC's consideration of a request from Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) to continue to store transuranic waste that originated from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) without an NRC license under the terms of a 2014 order. The 2014 order exempted WCS from the NRC's regulations concerning special nuclear material (SNM). The current action is in response to a request by WCS dated August 30, 2018, to extend the possession time to temporarily store certain waste at specific locations at the WCS Site until December 23, 2020.

Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-919); Comment Request; Extension

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC-919 (Refinement to Policies and Procedures for Market Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities), which will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a review of the information collection requirements.

Certain Mobile Electronic Devices and Radio Frequency and Processing Components Thereof; Commission Determination To Review in Part a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues...

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the ``Commission'') has determined to review in part the final initial determination (``ID'') of the administrative law judge (``ALJ''), which was issued on September 28, 2018. The Commission has determined to extend the target date for completion of the investigation to February 19, 2019.

Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Diagnostic and Treatment of Clinical Alzheimer's-Type Dementia (CATD)

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from the public. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our review of Diagnostic and Treatment of Clinical Alzheimer's-type Dementia (CATD), which is currently being conducted by the AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPC) Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information will improve the quality of this review.

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

Grant Feeds - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 23:00
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service (the ``Commission'') gives notice of the establishment of a new system of records titled, ``NCMNPS-2, Employee Administrative Records''.

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants

Grant Feeds - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 23:00
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.

Notice to Manufacturers of Lithium-ion Secondary Cell Battery Packs or Comparable Secondary Cell Battery Packs

Grant Feeds - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 23:00
Projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) must meet the requirements of Title 49 Buy American Preferences. The FAA is considering issuing waivers to foreign manufacturers of Lithium- ion Secondary Cell Battery Packs, or any comparable secondary cell battery packs, that meet the requirements of eligible airport-dedicated vehicles identified in Title 49 Zero-Emission Airport Vehicles and Infrastructure Program. This section allows the FAA to award Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant funds for the acquisition and operation of zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs) at an airport, including the construction or modification of infrastructure to facilitate the delivery of fuel and services necessary for the use of such vehicles. The FAA is requesting any information from battery makers on the availability of lithium-ion secondary cell battery packs or comparable products manufactured in the U.S. and capable of meeting heavy-duty transit applications of the ZEV and ``FAA Buy American'' requirements of the AIP.

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