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ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 1571.08, Burden Statement: The annual public ACTION: Notice.
OMB Control No. 2050–0120. reporting burden for this collection of
ICR status: This ICR is currently information is estimated to average 185 SUMMARY: In compliance with the
scheduled to expire on February 28, hours per response, and the annual Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44
2006. Under OMB regulations, the public recordkeeping burden for this U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document
Agency may continue to conduct or collection of information is estimated to announces that an Information
sponsor the collection of information average 254 hours per response. Burden Collection Request (ICR) has been
while this submission is pending at means the total time, effort, or financial forwarded to the Office of Management
OMB. An Agency may not conduct or resources expended by persons to and Budget (OMB) for review and
sponsor, and a person is not required to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or approval. This is a request to renew an
respond to, a collection of information, provide information to or for a Federal existing approved collection. The ICR,
unless it displays a currently valid OMB agency. This includes the time needed which is abstracted below, describes the
control number. The OMB control to review instructions; develop, acquire, nature of the information collection and
numbers for EPA’s regulations in title 40 install, and utilize technology and its estimated burden and cost.
of the CFR, after appearing in the systems for the purposes of collecting, DATES: Additional comments may be
Federal Register when approved, are validating, and verifying information, submitted on or before April 7, 2006.
listed in 40 CFR part 9, are displayed processing and maintaining ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
either by publication in the Federal information, and disclosing and referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–
Register or by other appropriate means, providing information; adjust the OPA–2004–0010, to (1) EPA online
such as on the related collection existing ways to comply with any using www.regulations.gov (our
instrument or form, if applicable. The previously applicable instructions and preferred method), by e-mail to
display of OMB control numbers in requirements; train personnel to be able superfund.docket@epa.gov, or by mail
certain EPA regulations is consolidated to respond to a collection of to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental
in 40 CFR part 9. information; search data sources; Protection Agency, Superfund Docket,
Abstract: Section 3004 of the complete and review the collection of 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,
Resource Conservation and Recovery information; and transmit or otherwise Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB by
Act (RCRA), as amended, requires that disclose the information. mail to: Office of Information and
the U.S. Environmental Protection Respondents/Affected Entities: Regulatory Affairs, Office of
Agency (EPA) develop standards for Business or other for profit. Management and Budget (OMB),
hazardous waste treatment, storage, and Estimated Number of Respondents: Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, 725
disposal facilities (TSDFs) as may be 1,531. 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC
necessary to protect human health and Frequency of Response: On occasion.
20503.
the environment. Subsections Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden:
3004(a)(1), (3), (4), (5), and (6) specify 652,312. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
that these standards include, but not be Estimated Total Annual Cost: Hugo Paul Fleischman, EPA/OSWER/
limited to, the following requirements: $45,907,000, which includes $13,000 OEM, Mail Code 5104A, Environmental
• Maintaining records of all annual capital/startup costs, $629,000 Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
hazardous wastes identified or listed annual O&M costs and $45,265,000 Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460;
under subtitle C that are treated, stored, annual labor costs. telephone number: 202–564–1968; fax
or disposed of, and the manner in which Changes in the Estimates: There is a number: 202–564–2625; e-mail address:
such wastes were treated, stored, or decrease of 66,747 hours in the total fleischman.hugo@epa.gov.
disposed of; estimated burden currently identified in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has
• Operating methods, techniques, and the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR submitted the following ICR to OMB for
practices for treatment, storage, or Burdens. EPA believes that this lower review and approval according to the
disposal of hazardous waste; burden reflects a more accurate portrait procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 1320.12.
• Location, design, and construction of the existing burden on the regulated On December 13, 2004 (69 FR 72191),
of such hazardous waste treatment, community. EPA sought comments on this ICR
disposal, or storage facilities; Dated: February 27, 2006. pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA
• Contingency plans for effective Oscar Morales, received two relevant comments during
action to minimize unanticipated Director, Collection Strategies Division. the comment period, which are
damage from any treatment, storage, or [FR Doc. E6–3284 Filed 3–7–06; 8:45 am] addressed in the ICR. Any additional
disposal of any such hazardous waste; BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
comments on this ICR should be
and submitted to EPA and OMB within 30
• Maintaining or operating such days of this notice.
facilities and requiring such additional ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION EPA has established a public docket
qualifications as to ownership, AGENCY for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA–
continuity of operation, training for HQ–OPA–2004–0010, which is
personnel, and financial responsibility [EPA–HQ–O–PA–2004–0010; FRL–8042–8] available for online viewing at
as may be necessary or desirable. Agency Information Collection www.regulations.gov, or in person
The regulations implementing these Activities; Submission to OMB for viewing at the Superfund Docket in the
requirements are codified in the Code of Review and Approval; Comment EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA
Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 40, Request; Spill Prevention, Control and West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution
parts 264 and 265. The collection of this Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/
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Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans


information enables EPA to properly (Renewal), EPA ICR No. 0328.11, OMB DC Public Reading Room is open from
determine whether owners/operators or Control No. 2050–0021 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
hazardous waste treatment, storage, and Friday, excluding legal holidays. The
disposal facilities meet the requirements AGENCY: Environmental Protection telephone number for the Reading Room
of Section 3004(a) of RCRA. Agency. is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone

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number for the Superfund Docket is submit information described in response for existing facilities and 38
(202) 566–0276. § 112.4(a) to the Regional Administrator hours per response for newly regulated
Use EPA’s electronic docket and within 60 days. Additionally, the facilities. Burden means the total time,
comment system at facility owner or operator must amend effort, or financial resources expended
www.regulations.gov, to submit or view his Plan in accordance with § 112.7 by persons to generate, maintain, retain,
public comments, access the index whenever there is a change in the or disclose or provide information to or
listing of the contents of the docket, and facility’s design, construction, for a Federal agency. This includes the
to access those documents in the docket operation, and maintenance that time needed to review instructions;
that are available electronically. Once in materially affects the facility’s potential develop, acquire, install, and utilize
the system, select ‘‘docket search,’’ then to discharge oil into navigable waters.
technology and systems for the purposes
key in the docket ID number identified EPA does not collect SPCC Plans or
above. Please note that EPA’s policy is related records from facilities on a of collecting, validating, and verifying
that public comments, whether routine basis. Preparation, information, processing and
submitted electronically or in paper, implementation, and maintenance of the maintaining information, and disclosing
will be made available for public SPCC Plan by the facility helps prevent and providing information; adjust the
viewing at www.regulations.gov as EPA oil discharges and mitigate the existing ways to comply with any
receives them and without change, environmental damage caused by such previously applicable instructions and
unless the comment contains discharges. Therefore, the primary user requirements; train personnel to be able
copyrighted material, CBI, or other of the data is the facility itself. to respond to a collection of
information whose public disclosure is Although the facility is the primary information; search data sources;
restricted by statute. For further user of the data, EPA uses the data in complete and review the collection of
information about the electronic docket, certain situations. EPA’s primary use of information; and transmit or otherwise
go to www.regulations.gov. the data contained in an SPCC Plan is disclose the information.
Title: Spill Prevention, Control and to ensure that a facility is in full
Respondents/Affected Entities: The
Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans compliance with all elements of the
(Renewal). SPCC regulation, including design and industries that are likely to be covered
ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 0328.11, operation specifications and inspection by the SPCC regulation fall into many
OMB Control No. 2050–0021. requirements. EPA reviews SPCC Plans North American Industrial
ICR Status: This ICR is scheduled to as part of EPA’s inspection program and Classification System (NAICS)
expire on February 28, 2006. Under when information is submitted because categories, including those associated
OMB regulations, the Agency may of an oil discharge. A Regional with petroleum and non-petroleum oil
continue to conduct or sponsor the Administrator may require a facility production, processing (refining),
collection of information while this owner or operator to amend the SPCC distribution, storage, and consumption.
submission is pending at OMB. An Plan if he finds that the facility has not Oil production facilities (28 percent),
Agency may not conduct or sponsor, met the requirements of the regulation farms (25 percent), and electric utilities
and a person is not required to respond or that Plan amendment is necessary to (8 percent) account for most of the
to, a collection of information, unless it prevent and contain discharges of oil. If SPCC-regulated facilities.
displays a currently valid OMB control a facility does not amend its SPCC Plan,
number. The OMB control numbers for Estimated Number of Respondents:
it may face civil penalties under the
EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, 623,288.
Clean Water Act.
after appearing in the Federal Register State and local governments are also Frequency of Response: On occasion.
when approved, are listed in 40 CFR users of the data. The information Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden:
part 9, are displayed either by provided in SPCC Plans (e.g., facility 2,385,701 hours.
publication in the Federal Register or configuration, capabilities, and potential
by other appropriate means, such as on risks) is not necessarily available Estimated Total Annual Cost: $158
the related collection instrument or elsewhere and can greatly assist local million, includes $52 million
form, if applicable. The display of OMB emergency preparedness planning annualized capital and O&M costs and
control numbers in certain EPA efforts. The Plan should be compatible $106 million labor costs.
regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR and coordinated with local emergency Changes in the Estimates: There is an
part 9. plans, including those developed under increase of 796,449 hours in the total
Abstract: The primary data collection Title III of the Superfund Amendments estimated burden currently identified in
activities required by the Oil Pollution and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (Pub. the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR
Prevention regulation (40 CFR part 112) L. 99–499). Coordination with state Burdens. This increase is due to
are the preparation and maintenance of governments is facilitated by the adjustments to the estimates for the
the SPCC Plan along with preparing provision in § 112.4(c) requiring that, number of affected facilities, burden
records of inspections and tests. In after certain discharges, information on values, and labor rates.
preparing a Plan, the owner or operator the discharge be sent to the relevant
of a new facility must prepare and state agencies. The flexibility with Dated: February 23, 2006.
implement an SPCC Plan in accordance respect to formatting in this rule Oscar Morales,
with the guidelines set forth in 40 CFR promotes greater coordination with Director, Collection Strategies Division.
part 112 before beginning facility State planning efforts because the use of [FR Doc. E6–3285 Filed 3–7–06; 8:45 am]
operations. Section 112.3 requires the plans prepared pursuant to state
BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
owner or operator to maintain a copy of regulations is encouraged. None of the
the SPCC Plan at the facility, if the information to be gathered for this
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facility is normally attended for at least collection is believed to be confidential.


four hours per day or, if not, at the Burden Statement: The annual public
nearest field office. In the event of reporting and recordkeeping burden for
certain discharges of oil into navigable this collection of information is
waters, a facility owner or operator must estimated to average 4 hours per

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