Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information, 53424 [06-7540]

Download as PDF 53424 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 175 / Monday, September 11, 2006 / Notices issuance of the proposed permit is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Submit comments on or before October 11, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000–0147, Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DATES: Dated: September 5, 2006. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–14997 Filed 9–8–06; 8:45 am] Dated: August 23, 2006. Ralph De Stefano, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–7540 Filed 9–8–06; 8:45 am] William Clark, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 219–1813. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE A. Purpose Office of the Secretary GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 23.10, implements Executive Order (E.O.) 13148 of April 21, 2000, Greening the Government through Leadership in Environmental Management, and it also provides a means for agencies to obtain contractor information for the implementation of environmental management systems (EMSs) and the completion of facility compliance audits (FCAs) at certain Federal facilities. This information collection will be accomplished by means of Alternates I and II to FAR clause 52.223–5. Alternate I of 52.223– 5 require contractors to provide information needed by a Federal facility to implement an EMS and Alternate II of 52.223–5 requires contractors to complete an FCA. FAR Subpart 23.10 and its associated contract clause at FAR 52.223–5 also implement the requirements of E.O. 12856 of August 3, 1993, ‘‘Federal Compliance With RightTo-Know Laws and Pollution Prevention Requirements.’’ E.O. 12856 requires that Federal facilities comply with the planning and reporting requirements of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13101–13109), and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-toKnow Act (EPCRA) of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 11001–11050). The E.O. requires that contracts to be performed on a Federal facility provide for the contractor to supply to the Federal agency all information the Federal agency deems necessary to comply with these reporting requirements. Defense Science Board BILLING CODE 3510–22–S NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0147] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0147). rwilkins on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning pollution prevention and right-to-know information. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 7020 on February 10, 2006. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:03 Sep 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 7,460. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 7,460. Average Burden Per Response: 2.834. Total Burden Hours: 21,140. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: Department of Defense. Notice of advisory committee meetings. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board will meet in closed session on February 7–8, 2007; May 9–10, 2007 and October 24–25, 2007, at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. The mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. At these meetings, the Defense Science Board will discuss interim findings and recommendations results from ongoing Task Force activities. The Board will also discuss plans for future consideration of scientific and technical aspects of specific strategies, tactics, and policies as they may affect the U.S. national defense posture and homeland security. In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), it has been determined that these Defense Science Board meetings concern matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and that, accordingly, these meetings will be closed to the public. Ms. Debra Rose, Executive Officer, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3C553, Washington, DC 20301– 3140, via e-mail at debra.rose@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 571–0084. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: September 5, 2006. C.R. Choate, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–7564 Filed 9–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0147]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to 
an existing OMB clearance (9000-0147).

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 
Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved 
information collection requirement concerning pollution prevention and 
right-to-know information. A request for public comments was published 
in the Federal Register at 71 FR 7020 on February 10, 2006. No comments 
were received.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; 
whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of 
information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before October 11, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this 
burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 
20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT William Clark, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 219-1813.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 23.10, implements 
Executive Order (E.O.) 13148 of April 21, 2000, Greening the Government 
through Leadership in Environmental Management, and it also provides a 
means for agencies to obtain contractor information for the 
implementation of environmental management systems (EMSs) and the 
completion of facility compliance audits (FCAs) at certain Federal 
facilities. This information collection will be accomplished by means 
of Alternates I and II to FAR clause 52.223-5. Alternate I of 52.223-5 
require contractors to provide information needed by a Federal facility 
to implement an EMS and Alternate II of 52.223-5 requires contractors 
to complete an FCA. FAR Subpart 23.10 and its associated contract 
clause at FAR 52.223-5 also implement the requirements of E.O. 12856 of 
August 3, 1993, ``Federal Compliance With Right-To-Know Laws and 
Pollution Prevention Requirements.'' E.O. 12856 requires that Federal 
facilities comply with the planning and reporting requirements of the 
Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13101-13109), and the 
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 (42 
U.S.C. 11001-11050). The E.O. requires that contracts to be performed 
on a Federal facility provide for the contractor to supply to the 
Federal agency all information the Federal agency deems necessary to 
comply with these reporting requirements.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 7,460.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 7,460.
    Average Burden Per Response:  2.834.
    Total Burden Hours: 21,140.
    OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, 
telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000-0147, 
Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: August 23, 2006.
Ralph De Stefano,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-7540 Filed 9-8-06; 8:45 am]
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