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92 / Friday, May 13, 2005 / Notices 25575

ESTIMATE OF ANNUALIZED BURDEN TABLE


Average
Number of
Number of burden per Total burden
Respondents responses per
respondents response (in hours)
respondent (in hours)

States and DC baseline survey via phone interview ......................................... 51 1 30/60 25.5
Early Adopters focused responses via phone interview ................................... 15 1 1.0 15.0
Case Studies 3 per state X 3 states via site visit ............................................. 9 1 1.5 13.5

Totals .......................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 54

Dated: May 6, 2005. Background and Brief Description that contribute to a failing treatment
Joan F. Karr, system.
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Epidemiologic evidence strongly links The study will have a cross-sectional
Disease Control and Prevention. ingestion of water containing inorganic component and a temporal component.
[FR Doc. 05–9561 Filed 5–12–05; 8:45 am] arsenic with an increase in bladder For the cross-sectional component, total
cancer and other cancers. In Maine, arsenic, inorganic arsenic species, and
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approximately 10% of private domestic selected geochemical constituents will
wells have arsenic concentrations be quantified by the influent and
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND greater than Maine’s health standard for effluent (flowing in and flowing out) of
HUMAN SERVICES water of 10 µg/L. In wells with high filtration devices treating these 100
arsenic concentrations, ingestion of domestic well-water supplies. The study
Centers for Disease Control and water can be the dominant source of team will administer questionnaires to
Prevention arsenic exposure. The preferred method each participating household to collect
for treating domestic well water data on the type of treatment unit used,
[30Day–05–04JU]
containing elevated levels of arsenic is routine operation parameters, and
Proposed Data Collections Submitted point-of-use water-treatment devices. suggested and actual maintenance
for Public Comment and The purpose of the proposed study is schedules. For the temporal component
Recommendations to evaluate how the efficacy of water- of the study, the study team will test the
treatment devices is affected by user influent and effluent of the treatment
The Centers for Disease Control and
behaviors such as maintenance and units of 30 participating households for
Prevention (CDC) publishes a list of
selection of appropriate technologies total arsenic one time per year. The
information collection requests under
and by variations in water chemistry. percentage of arsenic removed by the
review by the Office of Management and
The requested three year clearance for filter will be compared to the study
Budget (OMB) in compliance with the
this study will focus on a total of 100 criterion selected to indicate that a filter
Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C.
households. Approximately 200 is failing. If the arsenic removal level
Chapter 35). To request a copy of these
households will be recruited and indicates that a treatment unit meets the
requests, call the CDC Reports Clearance
screened to ascertain the 100 eligible criterion for failure, treatment unit
Officer at (404) 371–5974 or send an e-
households. Recruitment is limited to influent and effluent water will be
mail to omb@cdc.gov. Send written
areas of Maine that have high analyzed for inorganic arsenic species
comments to CDC Desk Officer, Human
concentrations of arsenic in and geochemical constituents to
Resources and Housing Branch, New
groundwater. determine whether the chemistry of the
Executive Office Building, Room 10235,
Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) The results will demonstrate how water has changed sufficiently to
395–6974. Written comments should be arsenic removal systems are working in explain the failure.
received within 30 days of this notice. the real world. The data will give A follow-up questionnaire will be
insight into how homeowners are administered biannually and at the time
Proposed Project collecting, interpreting and utilizing of a system failure to determine when
Factors Impacting Effective Removal information on water treatment in order the unit was last maintained and if
of Arsenic by Household Water to select an arsenic-removal system. The operation and maintenance have
Purification Systems—New—National data will show how well the chosen changed. CDC/NCEH will request a 3-
Center for Environmental Health systems are removing arsenic, and how year clearance. There is no cost to
(NCEH), Centers for Disease Control and well they are being maintained. The participants other than their time. The
Prevention (CDC). results will thus identify risk factors total annual burden hours are 56.

ESTIMATE OF ANNUALIZED BURDEN TABLE


Number of Avg. burden
Number of Total burden
Respondents responses/ response
respondents hours
respondent (in hrs.)

Initial recruiting postcard completion ............................................................... 67 1 5/60 6


Follow-up telephone call .................................................................................. 34 1 10/60 6
Initial interview ................................................................................................. 34 1 30/60 17
Biannual follow-up interview ............................................................................ 30 2 25/60 25
System failure follow-up interview ................................................................... 4 1 25/60 2

Total .......................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 56

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Dated: May 6, 2005. is necessary for the proper performance 2002. The survey was funded by CDC in
Joan F. Karr, of the functions of the agency, including 2004. The survey covers the following
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for whether the information shall have tobacco-related topics: the prevalence of
Disease Control and Prevention. practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco,
[FR Doc. 05–9562 Filed 5–12–05; 8:45 am] agency’s estimate of the burden of the cigars, pipe, bidis, and kreteks;
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ways to enhance the quality, utility, and advertising; minors’ access and
clarity of the information to be enforcement; school curriculum;
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND collected; and (d) ways to minimize the environmental tobacco smoke exposure;
HUMAN SERVICES burden of the collection of information and cessation. Tobacco use, a major
on respondents, including through the preventable cause of morbidity and
Centers for Disease Control and use of automated collection techniques
Prevention mortality in the U.S., is one of the 28
or other forms of information focus areas in Healthy People 2010.
[60Day–0621] technology. Written comments should Within the Healthy People 2010 focus
be received within 60 days of this area of tobacco use, the National Youth
Proposed Data Collections Submitted notice. Tobacco Survey provides data relevant
for Public Comment and
Recommendations Proposed Project to 6 health objectives. The survey also
provides data to monitor one of the 10
In compliance with the requirement National Youth Tobacco Survey (OMB leading health indicators for Healthy
of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the No.: 0920–0621)—Reinstatement with
People 2010 that addresses tobacco use.
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for Change—National Center for Chronic
In addition, the National Youth Tobacco
opportunity for public comment on Disease Prevention and Health
Survey can identify racial and ethnic
proposed data collection projects, the Promotion (NCCDPHP), Centers for
disparities in tobacco-related topics
Centers for Disease Control and Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
listed above.
Prevention (CDC) will publish periodic Background and Brief Description
summaries of proposed projects. To The National Youth Tobacco Survey
request more information on the The purpose of this request is to is the most comprehensive source of
proposed projects or to obtain a copy of reinstate OMB clearance of the National nationally representative data regarding
the data collection plans and Youth Tobacco Survey, a national high school students and tobacco.
instruments, call 404–371–5983 and school-based study to be conducted in Moreover, the National Youth Tobacco
send comments to Seleda Perryman, 2006. NCCDPHP wants to continue a Survey is the only source of such
CDC Assistant Reports Clearance biennial survey among middle and national data for middle school students
Officer, 1600 Clifton Road, MS–D74, senior high school students attending (grades 6–8). The data have significant
Atlanta, GA 30333 or send an e-mail to regular public, private, and Catholic implications for policy and program
omb@cdc.gov. schools in grades 6–12. This survey was development for school health programs
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether previously funded by the American nationwide. There is no other cost to
the proposed collection of information Legacy Foundation in 1999, 2000, and respondents other than their time.

ESTIMATE OF ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS


Average
Number of Total burden
Number of burden per
Respondents responses per hours
respondents response
respondent (in hours)
(in hours)

Students ........................................................................................................... 24,500 1 45/60 18,375


School Administrator Arrangements ................................................................ 236 1 30/60 118

Total .......................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 18,493

Dated: May 6, 2005. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND summaries of proposed projects. To


Joan F. Karr, HUMAN SERVICES request more information on the
Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for proposed projects or to obtain a copy of
Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and the data collection plans and
[FR Doc. 05–9563 Filed 5–12–05; 8:45 am]
Prevention instruments, call 404–371–5983 and
send comments to Seleda Perryman,
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[60Day–05–0680] CDC Assistant Reports Clearance
Officer, 1600 Clifton Road, MS–D74,
Proposed Data Collections Submitted Atlanta, GA 30333 or send an e-mail to
for Public Comment and omb@cdc.gov.
Recommendations
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether
In compliance with the requirement the proposed collection of information
of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the is necessary for the proper performance
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for of the functions of the agency, including
opportunity for public comment on whether the information shall have
proposed data collection projects, the practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the
Centers for Disease Control and agency’s estimate of the burden of the
Prevention (CDC) will publish periodic proposed collection of information; (c)

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