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impacts would be expected to be within scientific knowledge and other national NUCLEAR REGULATORY
the limits of all applicable interests could be substantial. The COMMISSION
environmental laws and regulations. United States would not have a
Little or no adverse impact on the local spacecraft capable of transporting Agency Information Collection
infrastructure (e.g., roadways) or traffic humans to the International Space Activities: Proposed Collection:
near the facilities involved in CEV Station once the Space Shuttle is retired Comment Request
development would be anticipated. or to undertake missions to the Lunar AGENCY: U. S. Nuclear Regulatory
There should be little incremental surface, Mars or other destinations in
impact on employment levels at the Commission (NRC).
the Solar System. Furthermore, people ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to
facilities involved in CEV development.
who currently manage the day-to-day submit an information collection
Thus little or no incremental
operations of the Space Shuttle would request to OMB and solicitation of
socioeconomic impacts to regional
economies would be expected. CEV not be able to transfer to the CEV public comment.
development activities at NASA program, and United States would risk
losing the only skilled-operations SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a
facilities would be considered to be
workforce with human space-flight submittal to OMB for review of
within the normal scope of activities at
experience. continued approval of information
each facility and therefore would have
collections under the provisions of the
no disproportionately high or adverse The Final EA that supports this
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44
human health or environmental impacts FONSI may be examined by contacting
on low-income populations or minority U.S.C. Chapter 35).
the pertinent Freedom of Information Information pertaining to the
populations. Office:
Alternatives considered but not requirement to be submitted:
evaluated further included extending (a) NASA, Ames Research Center, 1. The title of the information
Space Shuttle service and weighing Moffett Field, CA 94035 (650–604– collection: 10 CFR Part 71, ‘‘Packaging
different CEV concepts. Refurbishing 3273); and Transportation of Radioactive
the Space Shuttle for long-term cargo (b) NASA, Dryden Flight Research Material.’’
delivery and human access to the Center, Edwards, CA 93523 (661–276– 2. Current OMB approval number:
International Space Station was 2704); 3150–0008.
considered impractical. Major 3. How often the collection is
(c) NASA, Glenn Research Center, required: On occasion. Applications for
modifications to the Shuttle’s design to Cleveland, OH 44135 (866–404–3642);
improve crew safety significantly (e.g., a package certification may be made at
crew escape system) cannot be (d) NASA, Goddard Space Flight any time. Required reports are collected
implemented easily. Moreover, the Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (301–286– and evaluated on a continuing basis as
Shuttle was not designed to withstand 4721); events occur.
the Earth re-entry speeds of a Lunar 4. Who is required or asked to report:
(e) NASA, Johnson Space Center,
mission. If flights were to be extended All NRC specific licensees who place
Houston, TX 77058 (281–483–8612); byproduct, source, or special nuclear
beyond the planned retirement in 2010,
the fleet would require recertification, a (f) NASA, Kennedy Space Center, material into transportation, and all
costly and lengthy process. Moreover, Florida 32899 (321–867–2745); persons who wish to apply for NRC
the President has decided to curtail (g) NASA, Langley Research Center, approval of package designs for use in
Shuttle operations after 2010. Hampton, VA 23681 (757–864–2497); such transportation.
Other designs and configurations for 5. The estimated number of annual
(h) NASA, Marshall Space Flight respondents: 250 licensees.
the CEV were considered initially by Center, Huntsville, AL 35812 (256–544–
NASA. Winged vehicles, lifting bodies, 6. The number of hours needed
1837); and annually to complete the requirement or
and slender bodies as well as other
approaches were addressed and (i) NASA, Stennis Space Center, MS request: 42,896 hours (37,304 hours for
discarded. In the end, it was determined 39529 (228–688–2118). reporting requirements and 5,592 for
that the present proposed configuration, Should NASA proceed with CEV recordkeeping requirements).
a legacy of the Apollo Program, was best development, the assembled spacecraft 7. Abstract: NRC regulations in 10
suited to the long-term safety and would undergo testing and flight CFR Part 71 establish requirements for
success of the human spaceflight qualification prior to obtaining packing, preparation for shipment, and
systems needed for exploration of the operational status. These actions would transportation of licensed material, and
Moon and Mars. Therefore, none of the prescribe procedures, standards, and
be the subject of future environmental
other configurations was considered requirements for approval by NRC of
documentation.
further for the purposes of the Final EA. packaging and shipping procedures for
The alternative evaluated was the No- On the basis of the Final EA, I have fissile material and for quantities of
Action Alternative (i.e., no CEV determined that the environmental licensed material in excess of Type A
development). Failure to develop the impacts associated with the proposed quantities.
CEV would disrupt efforts to achieve action would not individually or Submit, by October 31, 2006,
long-term goals and objectives set forth cumulatively have a significant impact comments that address the following
in NASA’s New Vision for Space on the quality of the human questions:
Exploration, the centerpiece of our environment. 1. Is the proposed collection of
Nation’s civilian space policy. The Dated: August 29, 2006.
information necessary for the NRC to
value of the CEV in realizing the properly perform its functions? Does the
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES

scientific, security, and economic Douglas Cooke,


information have practical utility?
interests underlying the Vision is high. Deputy Associate Administrator for 2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
While potential environmental impacts Exploration Systems Mission Directorate. 3. Is there a way to enhance the
would be avoided by cancellation of the [FR Doc. E6–14586 Filed 8–31–06; 8:45 am] quality, utility, and clarity of the
proposed CEV development, the loss of BILLING CODE 7510–13–P information to be collected?

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4. How can the burden of the 5. The number of annual respondents: NUCLEAR REGULATORY
information collection be minimized, 7,940. COMMISSION
including the use of automated 6. The number of hours needed
collection techniques or other forms of Agency Information Collection
annually to complete the requirement or
information technology? Activities: Submission for the Office of
request: 990 hours ( about 7.5 minutes
A copy of the draft supporting Management and Budget (OMB)
per respondent). Review; Comment Request
statement may be viewed free of charge
at the NRC Public Document Room, One 7. Abstract: This form is utilized by
individual members of the public AGENCY: U. S. Nuclear Regulatory
White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Commission (NRC).
Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD requesting reproduction of publicly
available documents in NRC ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of
20852. OMB clearance requests are
available at the NRC worldwide Web Headquarters’ Public Document Room. information collection and solicitation
site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ Copies of the form are utilized by the of public comment.
doc-comment/omb/index.html. The reproduction contractor to accompany SUMMARY: The NRC has recently
document will be available on the NRC the orders and are then discarded. submitted to OMB for review the
home page site for 60 days after the Submit, by October 31, 2006, following proposal for the collection of
signature date of this notice. comments that address the following information under the provisions of the
Comments and questions about the questions: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44
information collection requirements U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby
may be directed to the NRC Clearance 1. Is the proposed collection of
informs potential respondents that an
Officer, Brenda Jo. Shelton, U.S. Nuclear information necessary for the NRC to
agency may not conduct or sponsor, and
Regulatory Commission, T–5 F52, properly perform its functions? Does the
that a person is not required to respond
Washington, DC 20555–0001, by information have practical utility? to, a collection of information unless it
telephone at 301–415–7233, or by 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? displays a currently valid OMB control
Internet electronic mail to number.
3. Is there a way to enhance the
INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV. 1. Type of submission, new, revision,
quality, utility, and clarity of the
Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 24th day information to be collected? or extension: Extension.
of August 2006. 2. The title of the information
For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
4. How can the burden of the collection: NRC Form 398: ‘‘Personal
information collection be minimized, Qualification Statement—Licensee’’.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
including the use of automated 3. The form number if applicable:
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information
Services.
collection techniques or other forms of NRC Form 398.
information technology? 4. How often the collection is
[FR Doc. E6–14513 Filed 8–31–06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P A copy of the draft supporting required: On occasion and every six
statement may be viewed free of charge years (at renewal).
at the NRC Public Document Room, One 5. Who will be required or asked to
NUCLEAR REGULATORY White Flint North, 11555 Rockville report: Individuals requiring a license to
COMMISSION Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD operate the controls at a nuclear reactor.
20852. OMB clearance requests are 6. An estimate of the number of
Agency Information Collection available at the NRC worldwide Web annual responses: 1,350 (one each per
Activities: Proposed Collection; respondent).
site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/
Comment Request 7. The estimated number of annual
doc-comment/omb/index.html. The
respondents: 1,350 annually.
AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory document will be available on the NRC 8. An estimate of the total number of
Commission (NRC). home page site for 60 days after the hours needed annually to complete the
ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to signature date of this notice. requirement or request: 3,250 (2.4 hours
submit an information collection Comments and questions about the per response).
request to OMB and solicitation of information collection requirements 9. An indication of whether Section
public comment. may be directed to the NRC Clearance 3507(d), Pub. L. 104–13 applies: Not
Officer, Brenda Jo. Shelton (T–5 F52), applicable.
SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 10. Abstract: NRC Form 398 requests
submittal to OMB for review of Washington, DC 20555–0001, by detailed information that should be
continued approval of information telephone at 301–415–7233, or by submitted by a licensing applicant and
collections under the provisions of the facility licensee when applying for a
Internet electronic mail to
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 new or renewal license to operate the
INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV.
U.S.C. Chapter 35). controls at a nuclear reactor facility.
Information pertaining to the Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 23rd day This information, once collected, would
requirement to be submitted: of August 2006. be used for licensing actions and for
1. The title of the information For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. generating reports on the Operator
collection: NRC Form 171, ‘‘Duplication Brenda Jo. Shelton, Licensing Program.
Request’’. NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief A copy of the final supporting
2. Current OMB approval number: Information Officer. statement may be viewed free of charge
3150–0066. at the NRC Public Document Room, One
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES

[FR Doc. E6–14514 Filed 8–31–06; 8:45 am]


3. How often the collection is White Flint North, 11555 Rockville
BILLING CODE 7590–01–P
required: On occasion. Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD
4. Who will be required or asked to 20852. OMB clearance requests are
report: Individuals or companies available at the NRC worldwide Web
requesting document duplication. site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/

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