Residential clothes washers (HS 8450.11-20; ICS 13.020, 97.060)
Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Clothes Washers
The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") is extending the public comment period for the preliminary analysis regarding proposals to amend the energy conservation standards for residential clothes washers. DOE published the notification of a webinar and availability of preliminary technical support document in the Federal Register on 29 September 2021, establishing a 75-day public comment period ending 13 December 2021. On 11 October 2021, DOE received a comment requesting extension of the comment period by an additional 64 days to 15 February 2022. DOE is extending the public comment period for submitting comments and data on the preliminary analysis documents by an additional 45 days, to 27 January 2022, for a total of a 120-day comment period.
DATES: The comment period for the preliminary analysis published on 29 September 2021 (86 FR 53886), is extended. DOE will accept comments, data, and information regarding this preliminary analysis no later than 27 January 2022.