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Federal Register Highlights – 4/16/13

April 16, 2013

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 16, 2013:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is issuing a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Brightman Street Bridge across the Taunton River, mile 1.8, between Fall River and Somerset, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate power equipment upgrades. During this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for five hours. This deviation is effective from 4:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on April 16, 2013.

PROPOSED RULE: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to amend the regulations on nutrient specifications and labeling for infant formula to add the mineral selenium to the list of required nutrients and to establish minimum and maximum levels of selenium in infant formula. Submit either electronic or written comments on the proposed rule by July 1, 2013. (To submit comments, visit, reference docket number FDA–2013–N–0067.)

PROPOSED RULE: This rule proposes to implement IMLS’s regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The regulations both describe how IMLS processes requests for records under FOIA and reaffirm the agency’s commitment to providing the fullest possible disclosure of records to the public. The agency is implementing the regulations to replace its existing joint regulations as part of the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, and to update, clarify, and streamline the language of several procedural provisions, while incorporating changes brought about by amendments to the FOIA. Comments are invited and must be received by no later than May 16, 2013. (Address all comments concerning this proposed rule to Nancy E. Weiss, General Counsel, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street NW., 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20036. Email: Telephone: (202) 653–4787. Facsimile: (202) 653–4625.)

PROPOSED RULE: The National Park Service is proposing this rule to establish a management framework that allows the public to experience the unique winter resources and values at Yellowstone National Park. This rule includes provisions that allow greater flexibility for commercial tour operators, provide mechanisms to make the park cleaner and quieter than what has been authorized during the previous four winter seasons, reward oversnow vehicle innovations and technologies, and allow increases in visitation. It also would require snowmobiles and snowcoaches operating in the park to meet air and sound emission requirements and be accompanied by a guide. Comments must be received by June 17, 2013. (To submit comments, visit, reference RIN 1024–AE15.)

PROPOSED RULE: The Commission is initiating a review of its Price Cap Rules. The review seeks to clarify how to the maximum amount of rate adjustments in postal rate cases is determined and applied. It also seeks to improve other aspects of the process of adjusting rates for market dominant products. This notice informs the public of the review, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. Comments are due: May 16, 2013. Reply comments are due: May 31, 2013. (Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at



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