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expertise on the negotiating workinggroup for the purpose of developing arule that is legally and economicallyjustified, technically sound, fair to allparties, and in the public interest. Allmeetings are open to all stakeholdersand the public, and participation by allis welcome within boundaries asrequired by the orderly conduct of business. Considerations are still beingmade for additional membership, butthe current Members of the LV Groupare as follows:
Tim Ballo (Earthjustice).
Scott Beck (Lakeview Metals).
Eric Petersen (AK Steel).
Gary Fernstrom (PG&E).
Andrew DeLaski (ASAP).
Robin Roy (NRDC).
Steve Nadel (ACEEE).
Eduardo Robles (Eaton).
Robert Greeson (Federal Pacific).
Vijay Tendulkar (ONYX Power).
Chad Kennedy (Schneider).
John Caskey (NEMA).
Millure David (Metglas).
John Cymbalsky (U.S. Departmentof Energy).
Mark Stoering (Xcel Energy).
Purpose of the Meeting:
To launch theprocess of seeking consensus on aproposed rule for setting standards forthe energy efficiency of low-voltage drytype distribution transformers, asauthorized by the Energy PolicyConservation Act (EPCA) of 1975, asamended, 42 U.S.C. 6313(a)(6)(C) and6317(a).
The meeting willstart at 9 a.m. and will conclude at5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28,2011, in room 8E–089 at DOE’s,Forrestal Building, 1000 IndependenceAvenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585.The tentative meeting agenda includesintroductions, agreement on facilitatorand rules of procedure, presentationsfrom DOE consultants on the results of their revised analysis of alternativecandidate standard levels, andidentification of the issues to beaddressed by the negotiations, and anyoutstanding data needs.
Members of thepublic are welcome to observe the business of the meetings and to makecomments related to the issues beingdiscussed at appropriate points, whencalled on by the moderator. Thefacilitator will make every effort to hearthe views of all interested parties,within limits, required for the orderlyconduct of business. To attend themeeting and/or to make oral statementsregarding any of the items on theagenda, e-mail
no laterthan 5 p.m., Thursday, September 22,2011. Please include ‘‘LV Work Group092811’’ in the subject line of themessage. An early confirmation of attendance will help facilitate access tothe building more quickly. In the e-mail,please provide your name, organization,citizenship and contact information.Space is limited.Anyone attending the meeting will berequired to present government-issuedidentification. Foreign nationals will berequired, per DOE security protocol, tocomplete a questionnaire, no later than,one week prior to the meeting,Thursday, September 22, 2011.Participation in the meeting is not aprerequisite for submission of writtencomments. ERAC invites writtencomments from all interested parties. If you would like to file a writtenstatement with the committee, you maydo so either by submitting a hard orelectronic copy before or after themeeting. Electronic copy of writtenstatements should be e-mailed to
The minutes of the meetingwill be available for public review at
Issued at Washington, DC, on September 8,2011.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONOffice of the Secretary14 CFR Part 252
[Docket No. DOT–OST–2011–0044]RIN 2105–AE06
Smoking of Electronic Cigarettes onAircraft
Office of the Secretary (OST),Department of Transportation (DOT).
Notice of proposed rulemaking(NPRM).
The Department of Transportation is proposing to amendits existing airline smoking rule toexplicitly ban the use of electroniccigarettes on all aircraft in scheduledpassenger interstate, intrastate andforeign air transportation. TheDepartment is taking this action becauseof the increased promotion of electroniccigarettes and the potential health andpassenger comfort concerns that theypose in an aircraft. The Department isalso considering whether to extend the ban on smoking (including electroniccigarettes) to charter flights of aircarriers (
U.S. carriers) and foreign aircarriers with aircraft that have adesigned seating capacity of 19 or morepassenger seats.
Comments should be filed byNovember 14, 2011. Late-filedcomments will be considered to theextent possible.
You may file commentsidentified by the docket number DOT–OST–2011–0044 by any of the followingmethods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal:
and followthe online instructions for submittingcomments.
Docket Management Facility,U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200New Jersey Ave., SE., Room W12–140,Washington, DC 20590–0001.
Hand Delivery or Courier:
WestBuilding Ground Floor, Room W12–140,1200 New Jersey Ave., SE between9 a.m. and 5 p.m. E.T., Monday throughFriday, except Federal Holidays.
You must include theagency name and docket number DOT–OST–2010–XXXX or RegulatoryIdentification Number (RIN) for therulemaking at the beginning of yourcomment. All comments will be postedwithout change to
including anypersonal information provided.
Anyone is able to searchthe electronic form of all commentsreceived in any of our dockets by thename of the individual submitting thecomment (or signing the comment if submitted on behalf of an association, a business, or labor union,
). You mayreview DOT’s complete Privacy Actstatement in the
published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR19477–78), or you may visit
For access to the docket toread background documents orcomments received, go to
or to the streetaddress listed above. Follow the onlineinstructions for accessing the docket.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Laura E. Jennings, Trial Attorney, Officeof the Assistant General Counsel forAviation Enforcement and Proceedings,U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC20590, 202–366–9342 (phone), 202–366–7152 (fax),
You may also contact Blane A. Workie,Deputy Assistant General Counsel,Office of the Assistant General Counselfor Aviation Enforcement andProceedings, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave.,SE., Washington, DC 20590, 202–366–
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