DOE published a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding test procedures for refrigerated beverage vending machines. 79 FR 46908 (August 11, 2014). A public meeting is scheduled for September 16, 2014. The comment deadline is October 27, 2014.
DOE will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 9 AM to 4 PM in Washington, D.C. The public meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room GH-019, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. To attend, please notify Ms. Brenda Edwards at (202) 586-2945 or via email at Brenda.Edwards@ee.doe.gov. Please see the Public Participation section of the notice for details related to advanced security screening procedures for foreign nationals, submitting prepared general statements, passes for laptops, and the conduct of the public meeting. The meeting will also be broadcast as a webinar. Reserve your webinar seat here. Participants are responsible for ensuring their systems are compatible with the webinar software.
The refrigerated beverage vending machine test procedure rulemaking docket EERE-2013-BT-TP-0045 contains all notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents. For the latest information on the planned timing of future DOE regulatory milestones, see the current Office of Management and Budget Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. All planned dates are preliminary and subject to change.
DOE's authority for this rulemaking can be found at 42 U.S.C. 6314(c).