Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage Evaluation

 
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Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 200 / Thursday, October 15, 2020 / Notices
Surface Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement, 1849 C. Street NW, Room
4556–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or by
email to mgehlhar@osmre.gov. Please
reference OMB Control Number 1029–
0047 in the subject line of your
comments.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
: To
request additional information about
this ICR, contact Mark Gehlhar by email
at mgehlhar@osmre.gov, or by telephone
at 202–208–2716.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
: In
accordance with the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the
general public and other Federal
agencies with an opportunity to
comment on new, proposed, revised,
and continuing collections of
information. This helps us assess the
impact of our information collection
requirements and minimize the public’s
reporting burden. It also helps the
public understand our information
collection requirements and provide the
requested data in the desired format.
We are soliciting comments on the
proposed ICR that is described below.
We are especially interested in public
comment addressing the following
issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to
the proper functions of the OSMRE; (2)
will this information be processed and
used in a timely manner; (3) is the
estimate of burden accurate; (4) how
might the OSMRE enhance the quality,
utility, and clarity of the information to
be collected; and (5) how might the
OSMRE minimize the burden of this
collection on the respondents, including
through the use of information
technology.
Comments that you submit in
response to this notice are a matter of
public record. We will include or
summarize each comment in our request
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before
including your address, phone number,
email address, or other personal
identifying information in your
comment, you should be aware that
your entire comment—including your
personal identifying information—may
be made publicly available at any time.
While you can ask us in your comment
to withhold your personal identifying
information from public review, we
cannot guarantee that we will be able to
do so.
Abstract: Sections 515 and 516 of the
Surface Mining Control and
Reclamation Act of 1977 provide that
permittees conducting coal mining
operations shall meet all applicable
performance standards of the Act. The
information collected is used by the
regulatory authority to monitor and
inspect surface coal mining activities to
ensure that they are conducted in
compliance with the requirements of the
Act.
Title of Collection: Permanent
Program Performance Standards—
Surface and Underground Mining
Activities.
OMB Control Number: 1029–0047.
Form Number: None.
Type of Review: Extension of a
currently approved collection.
Respondents/Affected Public:
Businesses and State governments.
Total Estimated Number of Annual
Respondents: 400.
Total Estimated Number of Annual
Responses: 400,000.
Estimated Completion Time per
Response: Varies from 1 hour to 240
hours, depending on activity.
Total Estimated Number of Annual
Burden Hours: 1,600,000.
Respondent’s Obligation: Required to
obtain or retain a benefit.
Frequency of Collection: Annually.
Total Estimated Annual Nonhour
Burden Cost: $25,000,000.
An agency may not conduct or
sponsor and a person is not required to
respond to a collection of information
unless it displays a currently valid OMB
control number.
The authority for this action is the
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44
U.S.C. 3501 et seq).
Signed:
Mark J. Gehlhar,
Information Collection Clearance Officer,
Division of Regulatory Support.
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Antitrust Division
Notice Pursuant to the National
Cooperative Research and Production
Act of 1993—Electrified Vehicle and
Energy Storage Evaluation
Notice is hereby given that, on
September 24, 2020, pursuant to Section
6(a) of the National Cooperative
Research and Production Act of 1993,
15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’),
Electrified Vehicle and Energy Storage
Evaluation (‘‘EVESE’’) has filed written
notifications simultaneously with the
Attorney General and the Federal Trade
Commission disclosing (1) the identities
of the parties to the venture and (2) the
nature and objectives of the venture.
The notifications were filed for the
purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions
limiting the recovery of antitrust
plaintiffs to actual damages under
specified circumstances.
Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act,
the identities of the parties to the
venture are: Allison Transmission,
Inc.ßClient®, Indianapolis, IN; BAE
Systems Controls Inc., Endicott, NY;
Castrol Limited, Pangbourne, England;
Infineum USA L.P., Linden, NJ;
Komatsu America Corp, Chicago, IL;
Shell Global Systems (US) Inc.,
Wilmington, DE; and Underwriters
Laboratories, Northbrook, IL.
The general area of EVESE’s planned
activities are to test and analyze cutting-
edge technology for electrified vehicles
(plug-in hybrids and battery electric
vehicles) to understand the performance
of the battery cells and pack, the electric
motor and operating strategies that
maximize fuel economy, efficiency and
range. Additionally, EVESE will
conduct research focused on improving
the performance and durability of
lithium-ion batteries, electric motors
and the electrified vehicle’s powertrain
as a whole.
Suzanne Morris,
Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics,
Antitrust Division.
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Antitrust Division
Notice Pursuant to The National
Cooperative Research and Production
Act Of 1993—Cooperative Research
Group On ROS-Industrial Consortium
Americas
Notice is hereby given that, on
October 1, 2020, pursuant to Section
6(a) of the National Cooperative
Research and Production Act of 1993,
15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’),
Southwest Research Institute—
Cooperative Research Group on ROS-
Industrial Consortium-Americas (‘‘RIC-
Americas’’) has filed written
notifications simultaneously with the
Attorney General and the Federal Trade
Commission disclosing changes in its
membership. The notifications were
filed for the purpose of extending the
Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of
antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages
under specified circumstances.
Specifically, Aerobotix, Inc., Madison,
AL, has been added as a party to this
venture.
Also, Siemens Energy, Inc., Orlando,
FL, has withdrawn as a party to this
venture.
No other changes have been made in
either the membership or planned
activity of the group research project.
Membership in this group research
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