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Homeless VeteransRule2017-2394511/03/2017DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSVeterans Affairs DepartmentThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations that govern homeless veterans to conform to recent statutory requirements. VA is amending the definition of homeless veterans by including veterans who would otherwi … The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations that govern homeless veterans to conform to recent statutory requirements. VA is amending the definition of homeless veterans by including veterans who would otherwise be ineligible to receive certain benefits because of their length of service or type of discharge from the Armed Forces. This rule will also increase the payment of per diem in cases where homeless veterans are placed in transitional housing that will become permanent housing. This final rule is an essential part of VA's attempts to eliminate homelessness among the veteran population.homeless-veteransFR-Doc-2017-23945
Tribal Transportation Program; Delay of Compliance DateRule2017-2366310/31/2017DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis interim final rule updates the Tribal Transportation Program regulations published in 2016 to delay the deadline for Tribes to comply with requirements to collect data on proposed roads for the National Tribal Transportation Facil … This interim final rule updates the Tribal Transportation Program regulations published in 2016 to delay the deadline for Tribes to comply with requirements to collect data on proposed roads for the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory (NTTFI).tribal-transportation-program-delay-of-compliance-dateFR-Doc-2017-23663
Arizona: Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsProposed Rule2017-2152210/05/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyArizona has applied to the EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). These changes correspond to certain federal rules promulgated between May 26, 199 … Arizona has applied to the EPA for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). These changes correspond to certain federal rules promulgated between May 26, 1998 and July 28, 2006 (also known as RCRA Cluster VIII (checklist 167D) and Clusters IX through XVII). EPA has reviewed Arizona's application with regards to federal requirements and is proposing to authorize the state's changes.arizona-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-21522
Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation; Delay and Suspension of Certain RequirementsProposed Rule2017-2129410/05/2017DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentOn November 18, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a final rule entitled, ``Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation'' (2016 final rule). The BLM is now propo … On November 18, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a final rule entitled, ``Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation'' (2016 final rule). The BLM is now proposing to temporarily suspend or delay certain requirements contained in the 2016 final rule until January 17, 2019. The BLM is currently reviewing the 2016 final rule and wants to avoid imposing temporary or permanent compliance costs on operators for requirements that may be rescinded or significantly revised in the near future.waste-prevention-production-subject-to-royalties-and-resource-conservation-delay-and-suspension-ofFR-Doc-2017-21294
Technical StandardsProposed Rule2017-2063509/28/2017NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISSIONNational Indian Gaming CommissionThe National Indian Gaming Commission proposes to amend the minimum technical standards for Class II gaming systems and equipment. The proposed rule would amend regulations that describe how tribal governments, tribal gaming regulato … The National Indian Gaming Commission proposes to amend the minimum technical standards for Class II gaming systems and equipment. The proposed rule would amend regulations that describe how tribal governments, tribal gaming regulatory authorities, and tribal gaming operations comply with the technical standards. In particular, the proposed rule amends the requirement that gaming systems manufactured before November 10, 2008, be modified to meet standards applicable to gaming systems manufactured on or after November 10, 2008, or be removed from the gaming floor by November 10, 2018. The Commission proposes this action to assist tribal governments, tribal gaming regulatory authorities, and operations in ensuring the integrity and security of Class II games and gaming revenue through minimum technical standards for Class II gaming systems and equipment.technical-standardsFR-Doc-2017-20635
Ohio: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionProposed Rule2017-1969609/15/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyOhio has applied to EPA for Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has reviewed Ohio's application with regards to federal requirements, and is pro … Ohio has applied to EPA for Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has reviewed Ohio's application with regards to federal requirements, and is proposing to authorize the state's changes.ohio-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-19696
Arkansas: Final Authorization of State-Initiated Changes and Incorporation by Reference of Approved State Hazardous Waste Management ProgramRule2017-1887409/14/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyDuring a review of Arkansas' regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified State-initiated changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). We have determined that thes … During a review of Arkansas' regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified State-initiated changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). We have determined that these changes are minor and satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and are authorizing the State-initiated changes through this direct final action.arkansas-final-authorization-of-state-initiated-changes-and-incorporation-by-reference-of-approvedFR-Doc-2017-18874
Supportive Services for Veteran Families ProgramRule2017-1857409/01/2017DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSVeterans Affairs DepartmentThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations that govern the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. This rulemaking clarifies VA's procedures for continuing to fund SSVF Program services in co … The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulations that govern the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. This rulemaking clarifies VA's procedures for continuing to fund SSVF Program services in communities that have lost grants due to the non-renewal or termination of services of an existing award to a grantee. VA can now award the non-renewed or deobligated funds to other existing SSVF grantees in or near the affected community. This award of non-renewed or deobligated funds prevents potential access issues associated with grant termination. This rulemaking also reduces the number of satisfaction surveys grantees are required to provide to participants in order to reduce the burden on grantees and participants.supportive-services-for-veteran-families-programFR-Doc-2017-18574
Annual Charges for Use of Government Lands in AlaskaProposed Rule2017-1784608/31/2017DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYEnergy DepartmentThe Federal Power Act requires hydropower licensees to recompense the United States for the use, occupancy, and enjoyment of federal lands. The Commission assesses annual charges for the use of federal lands through Part 11 of i … The Federal Power Act requires hydropower licensees to recompense the United States for the use, occupancy, and enjoyment of federal lands. The Commission assesses annual charges for the use of federal lands through Part 11 of its regulations. The Commission proposes to revise the per-acre land value component of its methodology for calculating these annual charges for hydropower projects located in Alaska. Under the proposed rule, the Commission would calculate a statewide average per-acre land value for hydropower lands in Alaska. The Commission would use the statewide average per-acre land value, rather than a regional per-acre land value, to calculate annual charges for use of federal lands for all hydropower projects in Alaska, except those located in the Aleutian Islands Area.annual-charges-for-use-of-government-lands-in-alaskaFR-Doc-2017-17846
Delaware: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsRule2017-1690308/10/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyDelaware has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of revisions to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that thes … Delaware has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of revisions to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these revisions satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and is authorizing Delaware's revisions through this direct final rule. In the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this issue of the Federal Register, EPA is also publishing a separate document that serves as the proposal to authorize these revisions. EPA believes this action is not controversial and does not expect comments that oppose it. Unless EPA receives written comments that oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Delaware's revisions to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If EPA receives comments that oppose this action, EPA will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing this direct final rule before it takes effect and the separate document in the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this issue of the Federal Register will serve as the proposal to authorize the revisions.delaware-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-16903
Expedited Approval of Alternative Test Procedures for the Analysis of Contaminants Under the Safe Drinking Water Act; Analysis and Sampling ProceduresRule2017-1538007/27/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyThis action announces the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) approval of alternative testing methods for use in measuring the levels of contaminants in drinking water and determining compliance with national primary drinkin … This action announces the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) approval of alternative testing methods for use in measuring the levels of contaminants in drinking water and determining compliance with national primary drinking water regulations. The Safe Drinking Water Act authorizes EPA to approve the use of alternative testing methods through publication in the Federal Register. EPA is using this streamlined authority to make 17 additional methods available for analyzing drinking water samples. This expedited approach provides public water systems, laboratories, and primacy agencies with more timely access to new measurement techniques and greater flexibility in the selection of analytical methods, thereby reducing monitoring costs while maintaining public health protection.expedited-approval-of-alternative-test-procedures-for-the-analysis-of-contaminants-under-the-safeFR-Doc-2017-15380
Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands; Rescission of a 2015 RuleProposed Rule2017-1569607/25/2017DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentOn March 26, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a final rule entitled, ``Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands'' (2015 final rule). The BLM is now proposing to rescind … On March 26, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a final rule entitled, ``Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands'' (2015 final rule). The BLM is now proposing to rescind the 2015 final rule because we believe it is unnecessarily duplicative of state and some tribal regulations and imposes burdensome reporting requirements and other unjustified costs on the oil and gas industry. This proposed rule would return the affected sections of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to the language that existed immediately before the published effective date of the 2015 final rule.oil-and-gas-hydraulic-fracturing-on-federal-and-indian-lands-rescission-of-a-2015-ruleFR-Doc-2017-15696
Oklahoma: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionRule2017-1477407/13/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyThe State of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recov … The State of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final action. In the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this Federal Register, EPA is also publishing a separate document that serves as the proposal to authorize these changes. EPA believes this action is not controversial and does not expect comments that oppose it. Unless EPA receives written comments which oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Oklahoma's changes to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If EPA receives comments that oppose this action, EPA will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing this direct final rule before it takes effect, and the separate document in the ``Proposed Rules'' section of this Federal Register will serve as the proposal to authorize the changes.oklahoma-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-14774
Louisiana: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionRule2017-1476607/13/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyThe State of Louisiana has applied to the EPA for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all req … The State of Louisiana has applied to the EPA for final authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final action. The EPA is publishing this rule to authorize the changes without a prior proposal because we believe this action is not controversial and do not expect comments that oppose it. Unless we receive written comments which oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Louisiana's changes to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If we receive comments that oppose this action, we will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing this rule before it takes effect, and a separate document in the proposed rules section of this Federal Register will serve as a proposal to authorize the changes.louisiana-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-14766
Washington: Proposed Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsProposed Rule2017-1473307/13/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyWashington has applied to EPA for final authorization of certain changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended, (RCRA). The EPA has reviewed Washington's application, and we have de … Washington has applied to EPA for final authorization of certain changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended, (RCRA). The EPA has reviewed Washington's application, and we have determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization and are proposing to authorize the State's changes. The EPA seeks public comment prior to taking final action.washington-proposed-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-14733
Waiving Departmental Review of Appraisals and Valuations of Indian PropertyRule2017-1319106/26/2017DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentIn 2016, Congress passed the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (ITARA), which requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish and publish in the Federal Register minimum qualifications for individuals to prepare appraisals and valuati … In 2016, Congress passed the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (ITARA), which requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish and publish in the Federal Register minimum qualifications for individuals to prepare appraisals and valuations of Indian trust property. This rule establishes the minimum qualifications and implements provisions of ITARA that require the Secretary to accept appraisals and valuations without additional review or approval under certain circumstances.waiving-departmental-review-of-appraisals-and-valuations-of-indian-propertyFR-Doc-2017-13191
State of North Dakota Underground Injection Control Program; Class VI Primacy ApprovalProposed Rule2017-1000105/19/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to issue a rule approving an application from the state of North Dakota under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to implement an underground injection control (UIC) program for Class … The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to issue a rule approving an application from the state of North Dakota under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to implement an underground injection control (UIC) program for Class VI injection wells located within the state, except those on Indian lands.state-of-north-dakota-underground-injection-control-program-class-vi-primacy-approvalFR-Doc-2017-10001
Repeal of Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation ReformProposed Rule2017-0661704/04/2017DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) proposes to repeal the Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule that was published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2016 (``2017 Valuation Rule''). … The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) proposes to repeal the Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform Rule that was published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2016 (``2017 Valuation Rule''). Repeal of the 2017 Valuation Rule would maintain the current regulatory status quo by keeping the longstanding pre-existing regulations in effect.repeal-of-consolidated-federal-oil-and-gas-and-federal-and-indian-coal-valuation-reformFR-Doc-2017-06617
Alabama: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionsRule2017-0546403/20/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyAlabama has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these … Alabama has applied to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for final authorization of changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is authorizing the State's changes through this direct final rule. In the ``Proposed Rules'' section of today's Federal Register, EPA is also publishing a separate document that serves as the proposal to authorize these changes. EPA believes this action is not controversial and does not expect comments that oppose it. Unless EPA receives written comments that oppose this authorization during the comment period, the decision to authorize Alabama's changes to its hazardous waste program will take effect. If EPA receives comments that oppose this action, EPA will publish a document in the Federal Register withdrawing today's direct final rule before it takes effect, and the separate document published in today's ``Proposed Rules'' section of this Federal Register will serve as the proposal to authorize the changes.alabama-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionsFR-Doc-2017-05464
Illinois: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program RevisionRule2017-0478503/10/2017ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYEnvironmental Protection AgencyEPA is granting the State of Illinois Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Agency published a proposed rule on March 18, 2016, and provided for … EPA is granting the State of Illinois Final Authorization of the changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The Agency published a proposed rule on March 18, 2016, and provided for public comment. EPA received no comments. No further opportunity for comment will be provided. EPA has determined that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization.illinois-final-authorization-of-state-hazardous-waste-management-program-revisionFR-Doc-2017-04785
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