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Download as PDF 10430 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2008 / Notices (2004). The Commission encourages the electronic submission of protests using the FERC Online link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Notice is hereby given that the deadline for filing protests is March 17, 2008. Absent a request to be heard in opposition to such blanket approvals by the deadline above, Kelson Energy is authorized to issue securities and assume obligations or liabilities as a guarantor, indorser, surety, or otherwise in respect of any security of another person; provided that such issuance or assumption is for some lawful object within the corporate purposes of Kelson Energy, compatible with the public interest, and is reasonably necessary or appropriate for such purposes. The Commission reserves the right to require a further showing that neither public nor private interests will be adversely affected by continued approvals of Kelson Energy’s issuance of securities or assumptions of liability. Copies of the full text of the Director’s Order are available from the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. The Order may also be viewed on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov, using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number filed to access the document. Comments, protests, and interventions may be filed electronically via the Internet in lieu of paper. See, 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site under the ‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–3656 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES [EPA–HQ–SFUND–2007–0840; FRL–8534–3] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Reimbursement to Local Governments for Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases Under CERCLA Section 123 (Renewal); EPA ICR Number 1425.07, OMB Control Number 2050–0077 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:49 Feb 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that an Information Collection Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This is a request to renew an existing approved collection. The ICR, which is abstracted below, describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost. DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before March 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– SFUND–2007–0840, to (1) EPA online using http://www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by e-mail to OW-Docket@epa.gov or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Water Docket, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB by mail to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Boynton, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Office of Emergency Management, (5104A) Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number:202–564– 2487; fax number: 202–564–8729; e-mail address: Boynton.Lisa@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has submitted the following ICR to OMB for review and approval according to the procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 1320.12. On August 22, 2007 (72 FR 46993), EPA sought comments on this ICR pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA received no comments. Any additional comments on this ICR should be submitted to EPA and OMB within 30 days of this notice. EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– HQ–SFUND–2007–0840, which is available for online viewing at http:// www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the Water Docket in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Reading Room is 202–566–1744, and the telephone number for the Water Docket is 202– 566–2426. Use EPA’s electronic docket and comment system at http:// www.regulations.gov, to submit or view public comments, access the index PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 listing of the contents of the docket, and to access those documents in the docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘docket search,’’ then key in the docket ID number identified above. Please note that EPA’s policy is that public comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made available for public viewing at http://www.regulations.gov as EPA receives them and without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted material, Confidential Business Information (CBI), or other information whose public disclosure is restricted by statute. For further information about the electronic docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Title: Application for Reimbursement to Local Governments for Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases under CERCLA section 123 (Renewal). ICR Numbers: EPA ICR No. 1425.07, OMB Control No. 2050–0077. ICR Status: This ICR is scheduled to expire on February 29, 2008. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, after appearing in the Federal Register when approved, are listed in 40 CFR part 9, are displayed either by publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such as on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. The display of OMB control numbers in certain EPA regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR part 9. Abstract: The Agency requires applicants for reimbursement under this program authorized under section 123 of CERCLA to submit an application that demonstrates consistency with program eligibility requirements. This is necessary to ensure proper use of the Superfund. EPA reviews the information to ensure compliance with all statutory and program requirements. The applicants are local governments who have incurred expenses, above and beyond their budgets, for hazardous substance response. Submission of this information is voluntary and to the applicant’s benefit. Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 9 hours per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2008 / Notices by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements which have subsequently changed; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information. Respondents/Affected Entities: Local Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 45. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 405. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $7,493, includes $0 annualized capital or O&M costs. Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease of 1,395 hours in the total estimated burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR Burdens. This decrease is due to a reduction in the anticipated number of respondents. Dated: February 21, 2008. Sara Hisel-McCoy, Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. E8–3693 Filed 2–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2003–0004; FRL–8352–7] Access to Confidential Business Information by Abt Associates, Inc. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA has authorized its contractor, Abt Associates, Inc. (Abt) of Bethesda, MD and its subcontractors Eastern Research Group (ERG) of Chantilly, VA and Lexington, MA; and Syracuse Research Corporation (SRC) of Arlington, VA and North Syracuse, NY, to access information which has been submitted to EPA under all section(s) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be Confidential Business Information (CBI). VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:49 Feb 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Access to the confidential data will occur no sooner than March 5, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information contact: Colby Lintner, Regulatoryr, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 554–1404; e-mail address: TSCAHotline@epa.gov. For technical information contact: Scott Sherlock, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8257; e-mail address: sherlock.scott@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. General Information A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are or may be required to conduct testing of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Since other entities may also be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the technical person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPPT–2003–0004. All documents in the docket are listed in the docket’s index available at http://www.regulations.gov. Although, listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the OPPT Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. 3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10431 Federal holidays. The telephone number of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Docket visitors are required to show photographic identification, pass through a metal detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are processed through an X-ray machine and subject to search. Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC badge that must be visible at all times in the building and returned upon departure. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr. II. What Action is the Agency Taking? Under Contract Number EP-W-08-010, Abt of 4800 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, MD and 55 Wheeler Street, Cambridge, MA; ERG of Avion Lakeside Drive D, 14555 Avion Parkway, Chantilly, VA and 110 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA; and SRC of 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 804, Arlington, VA and 7502 Round Pond, Road, North Syracuse, NY, will assist the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) in performing economic and market analysis related to new and existing chemicals. These analyses will largely be of the costs, economic impacts, benefits, and regulatory impacts of actual or potential EPA actions taken under TSCA. They will also support the voluntary Design for the Environment and Green Chemistry programs. In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), EPA has determined that under Contract Number EP-W-08-010, Abt and its subcontractors will require access to CBI submitted to EPA under all section(s) of TSCA to perform successfully the duties specified under the contract. Abt and its subcontractors will be given access to information submitted to EPA under all section(s) of TSCA. Some of the information may be claimed or determined to be CBI. EPA is issuing this notice to inform all submitters of information under all section(s) of TSCA that EPA may provide Abt and its subcontractors access to these CBI materials on a needto-know basis only. All access to TSCA CBI under this contract will take place at EPA Headquarters; Abt sites in Bethesda, MD and Cambridge, MA; ERG sites in Chantilly, VA and Lexington, MA; and SRC sites in Arlington, VA and North Syracuse, NY. Abt and its subcontractors will be authorized access to TSCA CBI at EPA Headquarters and their sites under the EPA TSCA CBI Protection Manual. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 27, 2008)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-SFUND-2007-0840; FRL-8534-3]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Reimbursement to 
Local Governments for Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance 
Releases Under CERCLA Section 123 (Renewal); EPA ICR Number 1425.07, 
OMB Control Number 2050-0077

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that an Information 
Collection Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This is a request to renew an 
existing approved collection. The ICR, which is abstracted below, 
describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated 
burden and cost.

DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before March 28, 
2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
SFUND-2007-0840, to (1) EPA online using http://www.regulations.gov 
(our preferred method), by e-mail to OW-Docket@epa.gov or by mail to: 
EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Water Docket, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB by mail to: 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Boynton, Office of Solid Waste 
and Emergency Response, Office of Emergency Management, (5104A) 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460; telephone number:202-564-2487; fax number: 202-
564-8729; e-mail address: Boynton.Lisa@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has submitted the following ICR to OMB 
for review and approval according to the procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 
1320.12. On August 22, 2007 (72 FR 46993), EPA sought comments on this 
ICR pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA received no comments. Any 
additional comments on this ICR should be submitted to EPA and OMB 
within 30 days of this notice.
    EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under Docket ID 
No. EPA-HQ-SFUND-2007-0840, which is available for online viewing at 
http://www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the Water Docket in 
the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution 
Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room is open from 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal 
holidays. The telephone number for the Reading Room is 202-566-1744, 
and the telephone number for the Water Docket is 202-566-2426.
    Use EPA's electronic docket and comment system at http://
www.regulations.gov, to submit or view public comments, access the 
index listing of the contents of the docket, and to access those 
documents in the docket that are available electronically. Once in the 
system, select ``docket search,'' then key in the docket ID number 
identified above. Please note that EPA's policy is that public 
comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made 
available for public viewing at http://www.regulations.gov as EPA 
receives them and without change, unless the comment contains 
copyrighted material, Confidential Business Information (CBI), or other 
information whose public disclosure is restricted by statute. For 
further information about the electronic docket, go to http://
www.regulations.gov.
    Title: Application for Reimbursement to Local Governments for 
Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases under CERCLA section 
123 (Renewal).
    ICR Numbers: EPA ICR No. 1425.07, OMB Control No. 2050-0077.
    ICR Status: This ICR is scheduled to expire on February 29, 2008. 
Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor 
the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. 
An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 
respond to, a collection of information, unless it displays a currently 
valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for EPA's regulations 
in title 40 of the CFR, after appearing in the Federal Register when 
approved, are listed in 40 CFR part 9, are displayed either by 
publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such 
as on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. The 
display of OMB control numbers in certain EPA regulations is 
consolidated in 40 CFR part 9.
    Abstract: The Agency requires applicants for reimbursement under 
this program authorized under section 123 of CERCLA to submit an 
application that demonstrates consistency with program eligibility 
requirements. This is necessary to ensure proper use of the Superfund. 
EPA reviews the information to ensure compliance with all statutory and 
program requirements. The applicants are local governments who have 
incurred expenses, above and beyond their budgets, for hazardous 
substance response. Submission of this information is voluntary and to 
the applicant's benefit.
    Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping 
burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 9 
hours per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial 
resources expended

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by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide 
information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed 
to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize 
technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and 
verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and 
disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to 
comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements 
which have subsequently changed; train personnel to be able to respond 
to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and 
review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Local Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 45.
    Frequency of Response: On Occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 405.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $7,493, includes $0 annualized capital 
or O&M costs.
    Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease of 1,395 hours in the 
total estimated burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of 
Approved ICR Burdens. This decrease is due to a reduction in the 
anticipated number of respondents.

    Dated: February 21, 2008.
Sara Hisel-McCoy,
Director, Collection Strategies Division.
 [FR Doc. E8-3693 Filed 2-26-08; 8:45 am]
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