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to the proceedings for this project Commission’s web (www.ferc.gov) site ACTION: Notice.
should, on or before the comment date under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link.
stated below, file with the Federal Comment Date: March 15, 2007. SUMMARY: In compliance with the
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44
Magalie R. Salas, U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document
First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426,
a motion to intervene in accordance Secretary. announces that EPA is planning to
with the requirements of the [FR Doc. E7–3487 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] submit a request to renew an existing
Commission’s Rules of Practice and BILLING CODE 6717–01–P approved Information Collection
Procedure (18 CFR 385.214 or 385.211) Request (ICR) to the Office of
and the Regulations under the NGA (18 Management and Budget (OMB). This
CFR 157.10). A person obtaining party DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ICR is scheduled to expire on April 30,
2007. Before submitting the ICR to OMB
status will be placed on the service list Federal Energy Regulatory for review and approval, EPA is
maintained by the Secretary of the Commission soliciting comments on specific aspects
Commission and will receive copies of
[Docket No. CP06–421–000] of the proposed information collection
all documents filed by the applicant and
as described below.
by all other parties. A party must submit
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line DATES: Comments must be submitted on
14 copies of filings made with the
Commission and must mail a copy to Corporation; Notice of Public Meeting or before April 30, 2007.
the applicant and to every other party in for the Proposed Potomac Expansion ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
the proceeding. Only parties to the Project identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–
proceeding can ask for court review of OW–2003–0017, by each item in the
February 22, 2007.
Commission orders in the proceeding. text, by one of the following methods:
The staff of the Federal Energy • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow
However, a person does not have to Regulatory Commission (FERC or the on-line instructions for submitting
intervene in order to have comments Commission) is holding a public comments.
considered. The second way to meeting for Transcontinental Gas Pipe • E-mail: OW-Docket@epa.gov.
participate is by filing with the Line Corporation’s (Transco’s) proposed • Mail: Environmental Protection
Secretary of the Commission, as soon as Potomac Expansion Project. The project Agency, Mailcode: MC 4101T, 1200
possible, an original and two copies of would consist of the construction of Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington,
comments in support of or in opposition about 20 miles of new 42-inch-diameter DC 20460.
to this project. The Commission will pipeline in three loops located in Instructions: Direct your comments to
consider these comments in Campbell, Pittsylvania, and Fairfax Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2003–0017
determining the appropriate action to be Counties, Virginia; and various identified by the Docket ID. EPA’s
taken, but the filing of a comment alone aboveground facilities, including a policy is that all comments received
will not serve to make the filer a party proposed pig launcher/receiver facility will be included in the public docket
to the proceeding. The Commission’s at milepost 1,586.17 in Fairfax County, without change and may be made
rules require that persons filing Virginia. available online at http://
comments in opposition to the project The meeting will be on Friday, March www.regulations.gov, including any
provide copies of their protests only to 2, 2007, at 7 p.m. (EST) in the Virginia personal information provided, unless
the party or parties directly involved in Run Community Center, 15355 the comment includes information
the protest. Wetherburn Court, Centreville, VA claimed to be Confidential Business
Persons who wish to comment only 20120. Information (CBI) or other information
on the environmental review of this This event is posted on the whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
project should submit an original and Commission’s calendar located at http:// Do not submit information that you
two copies of their comments to the www.ferc.gov/EventCalendar/ consider to be CBI or otherwise
Secretary of the Commission. EventsList.aspx along with other related protected through http://
Environmental commentors will be information. For additional information, www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The
placed on the Commission’s please contact the Commission’s Office http://www.regulations.gov website is
environmental mailing list, will receive of External Affairs at 1–866–208–FERC. an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which
copies of the environmental documents, means EPA will not know your identity
and will be notified of meetings Magalie R. Salas, or contact information unless you
associated with the Commission’s Secretary. provide it in the body of your comment.
environmental review process. [FR Doc. E7–3490 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] If you send an e-mail comment directly
Environmental commentors will not be BILLING CODE 6717–01–P to EPA without going through http://
required to serve copies of filed www.regulations.gov, your e-mail
documents on all other parties. address will be automatically captured
However, the non-party commentors ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION and included as part of the comment
will not receive copies of all documents AGENCY that is placed in the public docket and
filed by other parties or issued by the made available on the Internet. If you
Commission (except for the mailing of [EPA–HQ–OW–2003–0017; FRL–8282–3] submit an electronic comment, EPA
environmental documents issued by the recommends that you include your
Agency Information Collection
Commission) and will not have the right name and other contact information in
Activities; Proposed Collection;
to seek court review of the the body of your comment and with any
Comment Request; Underground
Commission’s final order. disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA
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Injection Control (UIC) Program; EPA


The Commission strongly encourages ICR No. 0370.19; OMB Control No. cannot read your comment due to
electronic filings of comments protests 2040–0042 technical difficulties and cannot contact
and interventions via the internet in lieu you for clarification, EPA may not be
of paper. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a) (1) (iii) AGENCY: Environmental Protection able to consider your comment.
and the instructions on the Agency (EPA). Electronic files should avoid the use of

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special characters, any form of are to respond, including through the form, if applicable. The display of OMB
encryption, and be free of any defects or use of appropriate automated electronic, control numbers in certain EPA
viruses. For additional information mechanical, or other technological regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR
about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA collection techniques or other forms of part 9.
Docket Center homepage at http:// information technology, e.g., permitting Abstract: The Underground Injection
www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. electronic submission of responses. In Control (UIC) Program under the Safe
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: particular, EPA is requesting comments Drinking Water Act established a
Robert E. Smith, Office of Ground Water from very small businesses (those that Federal and State regulatory system to
and Drinking Water, Drinking Water employ less than 25) on examples of protect underground sources of drinking
Protection Division/Underground specific additional efforts that EPA water (USDWs) from contamination by
Injection Control Program, Mailcode: could make to reduce the paperwork injected fluids. Injected fluids include
4606M, Environmental Protection burden for very small businesses over 9 billion gallons of hazardous
Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., affected by this collection. waste per year and over two billion
Washington, DC 20460; telephone gallons of brine from oil and gas
What Should I Consider When I operations every day as well as
number: 202–564–3895; fax number:
Prepare My Comments for EPA? automotive, industrial, sanitary and
202–564–3756; e-mail address:
smith.robert-eu@epa.gov. You may find the following other wastes. Owners/operators of
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: suggestions helpful for preparing your underground injection wells must
comments: obtain permits, conduct environmental
How Can I Access the Docket and/or 1. Explain your views as clearly as monitoring, maintain records, and
Submit Comments? possible and provide specific examples. report results to EPA or the State UIC
EPA has established a public docket 2. Describe any assumptions that you primacy agency. States must report to
for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– used. EPA on permittee compliance and
HQ–OW–2003–0017, which is available 3. Provide copies of any technical related information. The mandatory
for online viewing at http:// information and/or data you used that information is reported using
www.regulations.gov, or in person support your views. standardized forms and annual reports,
viewing at the Water Docket, Docket in 4. If you estimate potential burden or and the regulations are codified at 40
the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA costs, explain how you arrived at the CFR Parts 144 through 148. The data are
West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution estimate that you provide. used by UIC authorities to ensure the
Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/ 5. Offer alternative ways to improve protection of underground sources of
DC Public Reading Room is open from the collection activity. drinking water.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 6. Make sure to submit your Burden Statement: The annual public
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The comments by the deadline identified reporting and recordkeeping burden for
telephone number for the Reading Room under DATES. this collection of information is
is 202–566–1744, and the telephone for 7. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, estimated to average 2.35 hours per
the Water Docket is 202–566–2426. be sure to identify the docket ID number response. Burden means the total time,
Use http://www.regulations.gov to assigned to this action in the subject effort, or financial resources expended
obtain a copy of the draft collection of line on the first page of your response. by persons to generate, maintain, retain,
information, submit or view public You may also provide the name, date, or disclose or provide information to or
comments, access the index listing of and Federal Register citation. for a Federal agency. This includes the
the contents of the docket, and to access What Information Collection Activity or time needed to review instructions;
those documents in the public docket ICR Does This Apply to? develop, acquire, install, and utilize
that are available electronically. Once in technology and systems for the purposes
the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in Affected entities: Entities potentially of collecting, validating, and verifying
the docket ID number identified in this affected by this action are owners and information, processing and
document. operators underground injection wells, maintaining information, and disclosing
State Underground Injection Control and providing information; adjust the
What Information Is EPA Particularly (UIC) primacy agencies, and in some existing ways to comply with any
Interested in? instances, U.S. EPA Regional offices and previously applicable instructions and
Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of staff. requirements which have subsequently
the PRA, EPA specifically solicits Title: Information Collection Request changed; train personnel to be able to
comments and information to enable it for the Underground Injection Control respond to a collection of information;
to: Program. search data sources; complete and
(i) Evaluate whether the proposed ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 0370.19, review the collection of information;
collection of information is necessary OMB Control No. 2040–0042. and transmit or otherwise disclose the
for the proper performance of the ICR status: This ICR is currently
information.
functions of the Agency, including scheduled to expire on April 30, 2007. The ICR provides a detailed
whether the information will have An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, explanation of the Agency’s estimate,
practical utility; and a person is not required to respond which is only briefly summarized here:
(ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the to, a collection of information, unless it Estimated total number of potential
Agency’s estimate of the burden of the displays a currently valid OMB control respondents: 38,824.
proposed collection of information, number. The OMB control numbers for Frequency of response: yearly, semi-
including the validity of the EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, annually, quarterly, and other.
methodology and assumptions used; after appearing in the Federal Register Estimated total average number of
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(iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and when approved, are listed in 40 CFR responses for each respondent: 10.96.
clarity of the information to be part 9, are displayed either by Estimated total annual burden hours:
collected; and publication in the Federal Register or 1,000,648 hours.
(iv) Minimize the burden of the by other appropriate means, such as on Estimated total annual costs:
collection of information on those who the related collection instrument or $117,142,617. This includes an

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estimated burden cost of $34,934,361 1320.12. At that time, EPA will issue made under the provisions of 40 CFR
and an estimated cost of $82,208,255 for another Federal Register notice Part 53, as amended on December 18,
capital investment or maintenance and pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(1)(iv) to 2006 (71 FR 61271).
operational costs. announce the submission of the ICR to The new equivalent method is an
In its ‘‘Terms of Clearance’’ for the OMB and the opportunity to submit automated method (analyzer) that
current ICR, OMB asked EPA to report additional comments to OMB. If you utilizes a measurement principle based
on its efforts to reduce burden on have any questions about this ICR or the on absorption of ultraviolet light by
owners and operators of UIC injection approval process, please contact the ozone at a wavelength of 254 nm. The
wells. In response to this request, the technical person listed under FOR newly designated equivalent method is
Agency has undertaken an effort to FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. identified as follows:
study where further paperwork burden Dated: February 23, 2007. EQSA–0207–164, ‘‘SIR S.A. Model S–5014
reduction is feasible. The UIC Program Photometric O3 Analyzer,’’ operated on the
Cynthia C. Dougherty,
is reviewing UIC regulations requiring 0–500 ppb measurement range, within an
paperwork reporting/recordkeeping and Director, Office of Ground Water and Drinking ambient temperature range of 20 to 30
Water. degrees C, with a sample inlet particulate
then evaluating potential for burden
reduction. Past efforts to reduce burden [FR Doc. E7–3516 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] filter, and with or without an optional
focused on analyzing data needs of the BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PCMCIA card.
UIC Program and identifying ways to An application for an equivalent
reduce burden on State primacy method determination for the candidate
agencies that submit information to ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION method based on this ozone analyzer
EPA. This effort resulted in reduced AGENCY was received by the EPA on August 4,
frequency with which states must [FRL–8282–4] 2006. The sampler is commercially
submit several 7520 Federal reporting available from the applicant, SIR USA,
forms. Current efforts focus on how to Office of Research and Development; 1775 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
reduce burden on owners and operators Ambient Air Monitoring Reference and Washington, DC 20006 or from SIR
that submit specific 7520 owner/ Equivalent Methods: Designation of a Spain, Avda. de la Industria, 3, 28760
operator reporting forms. Areas of New Equivalent Method Tres Cantos, Spain.
consideration are combining/revising A test analyzer representative of this
AGENCY: Environmental Protection
some 7520 reporting forms, eliminating method has been tested in accordance
Agency.
certain reporting requirements, with the applicable test procedures
ACTION: Notice of the designation of a specified in 40 CFR Part 53 (as amended
eliminating data elements from the 7520
forms submitted by operators, reducing new equivalent method for monitoring on December 18, 2006). After reviewing
frequency and using options such as ambient air quality. the results of those tests and other
electronic data entry and transfer SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that information submitted by the applicant
systems. EPA prepared a report that the Environmental Protection Agency in the application, EPA has determined,
summarizes these efforts. This report (EPA) has designated, in accordance in accordance with Part 53, that this
can be found in the Water Docket for the with 40 CFR Part 53, a new equivalent method should be designated as an
UIC Program ICR under Docket ID No. method for measuring concentrations of equivalent method. The information
EPA–HQ–OW–2003–0017 and is ozone (O3) in the ambient air. submitted by the applicant in the
available for viewing in person at the application will be kept on file, either
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
EPA/DC Public Reading Room which is at EPA’s National Exposure Research
Elizabeth Hunike, Human Exposure and
in the EPA Headquarters Library, Room Laboratory, Research Triangle Park,
Atmospheric Sciences Division (MD– North Carolina 27711 or in an approved
Number 3334 in the EPA West Building, D205–03), National Exposure Research
located at 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., archive storage facility, and will be
Laboratory, U.S. EPA, Research Triangle available for inspection (with advance
Washington, DC. Park, North Carolina 27711. Phone: notice) to the extent consistent with 40
Are There Changes in the Estimates (919) 541–3737, e-mail: CFR Part 2 (EPA’s regulations
From the Last Approval? Hunike.Elizabeth@epa.gov. implementing the Freedom of
There is a decrease of 333,406 hours SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In Information Act).
in the total estimated respondent accordance with regulations at 40 CFR As a designated reference or
burden compared with that identified in Part 53, the EPA evaluates various equivalent method, this method is
the ICR currently approved by OMB. methods for monitoring the acceptable for use by states and other air
This decrease primarily reflects concentrations of those ambient air monitoring agencies under the
abatement of permitting and closure pollutants for which EPA has requirements of 40 CFR Part 58,
under the 1999 Class V Rule; reduced established National Ambient Air Ambient Air Quality Surveillance. For
Class V well inventory activities; and a Quality Standards (NAAQSs) as set such purposes, the method must be
reduction in the Class II inventory, forth in 40 CFR Part 50. Monitoring used in strict accordance with the
particularly the number of Class II methods that are determined to meet operation or instruction manual
permit applications that operators will specific requirements for adequacy are associated with the method and subject
submit during the clearance period. designated by the EPA as either to any specifications and limitations
These changes are adjustments. reference methods or equivalent (e.g., configuration or operational
methods (as applicable), thereby settings) specified in the applicable
What Is the Next Step in the Process for permitting their use under 40 CFR Part designation method description (see the
This ICR? 58 by States and other agencies for identifications of the method above).
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EPA will consider the comments determining attainment of the NAAQSs. Use of the method should also be in
received and amend the ICR as The EPA hereby announces the general accordance with the guidance
appropriate. The final ICR package will designation of a new equivalent method and recommendations of applicable
then be submitted to OMB for review for measuring concentrations of O3 in sections of the ‘‘Quality Assurance
and approval pursuant to 5 CFR the ambient air. This designation is Handbook for Air Pollution

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