Proposed Establishment of the Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley Viticultural Area

Docket ID: TTB-2012-0003
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
The 162,762-acre proposed Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley American viticultural area (AVA) is in the Quincy Valley basin area of Douglas, Grant, and Kittitas Counties of central Washington. It occupies approximately 1.5 percent of the large Columbia Valley AVA. Distinguishing features include geography, soils, and climate.
RIN: 1513-AB85
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 9
Priority: Routine and Frequent
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Publication Period: Spring 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 27 USC 205
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM05/08/201277 FR 27001
NPRM Comment Period End07/09/2012
Final Rule10/18/201277 FR 64033
Final Rule Effective11/19/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): alcohol, alcohol labeling, viticultural areas, Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, Ancient Lakes, Washington, Douglas County, Grant County, Kittitas County, Columbia Valley
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 09, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/08/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0003-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 10/18/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0003-0006

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/08/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0003-0002


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Agency Contact
Karen A. Thornton
202 453-1039, 175
202 453-2406 (Fax)
1310 G Street NW., Box 12, Washington, DC 20005
Washington, DC 20005
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