EPA Board of Scientific Counselors; Notice of Charter Renewal, 35662 [E6-9752]

Download as PDF jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 35662 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 119 / Wednesday, June 21, 2006 / Notices additions to the General Provisions specified at 40 CFR part 60, subpart DDDD. Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average approximately 262 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Owners or operators of commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units. Estimated Number of Respondents: 97. Frequency of Response: Initially, annually and semiannually. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 72,423. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $99,000 which is comprised of annualized capital/startup costs of $87,000 and O&M costs of $12,000. (30) NESHAP for Halogenated Solvent Cleaners/Halogenated Hazardous Air Pollutants (40 CFR Part 63, Subpart T), Docket ID Number EPA–HQ–OECA– 2006–0443, EPA ICR Number 1652.06, OMB Control Number 2060–0273, and expiration date April 30, 2007. Affected Entities: Entities potentially affected by this action are owners or operators of halogenated solvent cleaners. Abstract: The National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Halogenated Solvent Cleaners/Halogenated Hazardous Air Pollutants (40 CFR Part 63, Subpart T) were promulgated on December 2, 1994. The affected entities are subject to the General Provisions of NESHAP at 40 CFR part 63, subpart A and any changes, or additions to the General Provisions specified at 40 CFR part 63, subpart T. Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average approximately 14 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Owners or operators of halogenated solvent cleaners. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,431. Frequency of Response: Quarterly, semiannually, and initially. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 41,035. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $1,015,000 which is comprised of no annualized capital/startup costs and O&M costs of $1,015,000. (31) NSPS for Nitric Acid Plants (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart G), Docket ID Number EPA–HQ–OECA–2006–0437, EPA ICR Number 1056.09, OMB Control Number 2060–0019, and expiration date April 30, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Jun 20, 2006 Jkt 208001 Affected Entities: Entities potentially affected by this action are owners or operators of nitric acid plants. Abstract: The New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Nitric Acid Plants (40 CFR Part 60, Subpart G) were proposed on August 17, 1971, and promulgated on June 14, 1974. The affected entities are subject to the General Provisions of NSPS at 40 CFR part 60, subpart A and any changes, or additions to the General Provisions specified at 40 CFR part 60, subpart G. Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average approximately 25 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Owners or operators of nitric acid plants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 24. Frequency of Response: Initially and semiannually. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 1,290. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $2,468,000 which is comprised of annualized capital/startup costs of $68,000 and O&M costs of $2,400,000. EPA will consider any comments received and may amend any of the above ICRs, as appropriate. Then the final ICR packages will be submitted to OMB for review and approval pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.12. At that time, EPA will issue one or more Federal Register notices pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(1)(iv) to announce the submission of the ICR(s) to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. If you have any questions about any of the above ICRs or the approval process, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Dated: June 12, 2006. Michael M. Stahl, Director, Office of Compliance. [FR Doc. 06–5533 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–8186–1] EPA Board of Scientific Counselors; Notice of Charter Renewal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal. AGENCY: The Charter for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Counselors (BOSC) will be renewed for an additional two-year period, as a necessary committee which is in the public interest, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. app. 2 section 9(c). The purpose of BOSC is to counsel the Assistant Administrator for Research and Development (AA/ORD), on the operation of ORD’s research program. It is determined that BOSC is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Agency by law. Inquiries may be directed to Ms. Lorelei Kowalski, Designated Federal Officer, BOSC, U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development (mail code 8104–R), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, Telephone (202) 564–3408 or kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov. Dated: April 12, 2006. George Gray, Assistant Administrator for Research and Development. [FR Doc. E6–9752 Filed 6–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2006–0081; FRL–7769–8] 2006 Tribal Pesticide and Special Projects; Request for Proposals Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), in coordination with the EPA regional offices, is soliciting pesticide and special project proposals from eligible tribes, Alaska native villages, and intertribal consortia for fiscal year (FY) 2006 funding. Under this program, cooperative agreement awards will provide financial assistance to eligible tribal governments, Alaska native village governments, or intertribal consortia to carry out projects that assess or reduce risks to human health and the environment from pesticide exposure. The total amount of funding available for award in FY 2006 is expected to be approximately $400,000, with a maximum funding level of $50,000 per project. DATES: Proposals must be postmarked on or beforeAugust 7, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Kendall, Office of Pesticide Programs (7506P), Tribal Grants Coordinator, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 119 (Wednesday, June 21, 2006)]
[Notices]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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EPA Board of Scientific Counselors; Notice of Charter Renewal

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal.

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    The Charter for the Environmental Protection Agency's Board of 
Scientific Counselors (BOSC) will be renewed for an additional two-year 
period, as a necessary committee which is in the public interest, in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C. app. 2 section 9(c). The purpose of BOSC is to counsel 
the Assistant Administrator for Research and Development (AA/ORD), on 
the operation of ORD's research program. It is determined that BOSC is 
in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties 
imposed on the Agency by law.
    Inquiries may be directed to Ms. Lorelei Kowalski, Designated 
Federal Officer, BOSC, U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development 
(mail code 8104-R), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20460, Telephone (202) 564-3408 or kowalski.lorelei@epa.gov.

    Dated: April 12, 2006.
George Gray,
Assistant Administrator for Research and Development.
 [FR Doc. E6-9752 Filed 6-20-06; 8:45 am]
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