Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI), 48995-48996 [E9-23239]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 185 / Friday, September 25, 2009 / Notices documents and other information developed under the regulations. This information is identified as ‘‘Chemicalterrorism Vulnerability Information’’ (CVI) and by law receives protection from public disclosure and misuse. The Department collects the primary core regulatory data electronically through the Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT). Solicitation of Comments No comments were received in response to the 60-day public comment period. However, the department has adjusted the cost estimates based on improved cost information. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. Title: Chemical Security Assessment Tool. OMB Number: 1670–0007. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES CFATS Helpdesk Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 25,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 0.25 hours. Total Burden Hours: 6,250 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $525,000. Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information Authorization Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 8,073. VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:52 Sep 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour. Total Burden Hours: 8,073 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $678,132. CSAT User Registration Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 4,167. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour. Total Burden Hours: 4,167 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $350,028. CSAT Top Screen Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 4,167. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30.3 hours. Total Burden Hours: 189,390 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $15,908,772. Security Vulnerability Assessment and Alternative Security Program Submitted in Lieu of the Security Vulnerability Assessment Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 825. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 250 hours. Total Burden Hours: 309,375 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $25,987,500. Site Security Plan (SSP) and Alternative Security Program Submitted in Lieu of the Site Security Plan Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 825. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 200 hours. Total Burden Hours: 247,500 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $20,790,000. Thomas Chase Garwood, III, Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–23219 Filed 9–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48995 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Protection and Programs Directorate Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI) AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division, DHS. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments: New information collection request 1670–NEW. SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) will be submitting the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is a new information collection. A 60-day public notice for comments was previously published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2009 at 74 FR 31460. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments during a 30-day public comment period prior to the submission of this collection to OMB. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden and cost. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 26, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the proposed information collection through Federal Rulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments must be identified by docket number DHS–2009–0034. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained through Federal Rulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), 6 CFR part 27, are the Department’s regulations under section 550 governing security at highrisk chemical facilities. CFATS represents a national-level effort to minimize terrorism risk to such facilities. Its design and implementation balance maintaining economic vitality with securing facilities and their E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 48996 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 185 / Friday, September 25, 2009 / Notices surrounding communities. In collaboration with the private sector and other stakeholders, the regulations were designed, to take advantage of protective measures already in place and to allow facilities to employ a wide range of tailored measures to satisfy the regulations’ Risk-Based Performance Standards (RBPS). CFATS also establishes, in 6 CFR 27.400, the requirements that covered persons must follow to safeguard certain documents and other information developed under the regulations. This information is identified as ‘‘Chemicalterrorism Vulnerability Information’’ (CVI) and by law receives protection from public disclosure and misuse. The instruments within this collection will be used to manage the CVI program in support of CFATS. Solicitation of Comments No comments were received in response to the 60-day public comment period. However, the department has adjusted the cost estimates based on improved cost information. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. Title: CFATS Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information. OMB Number: 1670–NEW. Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information Authorization Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Private Sector. Number of Respondents: 8,073. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:52 Sep 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 Total Burden Hours: 8,073 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $678,132. Determination of CVI Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users. Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours. Total Burden Hours: 62.5 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $5,250. Determination of a Need To Know Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users. Number of Respondents: 12,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours. Total Burden Hours: 3,125 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $262,500. Disclosure of CVI Information Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users. Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours. Total Burden Hours: 62.5 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $5,250. Notification of Emergency or Exigent Circumstances Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users. Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours. Total Burden Hours: 62.5 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $5,250. Tracking Log for CVI Received Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users. Number of Respondents: 25,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.08 hours. Total Burden Hours: 24,000 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $2,016,000. Thomas Chase Garwood, III, Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–23239 Filed 9–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Protection and Programs Directorate; Chemical Facility AntiTerrorism Standards AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division, DHS. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments: New information collection request 1670–NEW. SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) will be submitting the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is a new information collection. A 60-day public notice for comments was previously published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2009 at 74 FR 31458. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments during a 30-day public comment period prior to the submission of this collection to OMB. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden and cost. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 26, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the proposed information collection through Federal Rulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments must be identified by docket number DHS–2009–0035. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained through Federal Rulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 185 (Friday, September 25, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

National Protection and Programs Directorate


Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI)

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of 
Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division, 
DHS.

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments: New information 
collection request 1670-NEW.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate, Office of Infrastructure Protection, 
Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) will be submitting 
the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is a 
new information collection. A 60-day public notice for comments was 
previously published in the Federal Register on July 1, 2009 at 74 FR 
31460. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to 
solicit comments during a 30-day public comment period prior to the 
submission of this collection to OMB. The submission describes the 
nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, 
the estimated burden and cost.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 26, 
2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the 
proposed information collection through Federal Rulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting 
comments. Comments must be identified by docket number DHS-2009-0034.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained through Federal Rulemaking 
Portal at http://www.regulations.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism 
Standards (CFATS), 6 CFR part 27, are the Department's regulations 
under section 550 governing security at high-risk chemical facilities. 
CFATS represents a national-level effort to minimize terrorism risk to 
such facilities. Its design and implementation balance maintaining 
economic vitality with securing facilities and their

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surrounding communities. In collaboration with the private sector and 
other stakeholders, the regulations were designed, to take advantage of 
protective measures already in place and to allow facilities to employ 
a wide range of tailored measures to satisfy the regulations' Risk-
Based Performance Standards (RBPS).
    CFATS also establishes, in 6 CFR 27.400, the requirements that 
covered persons must follow to safeguard certain documents and other 
information developed under the regulations. This information is 
identified as ``Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information'' (CVI) 
and by law receives protection from public disclosure and misuse.
    The instruments within this collection will be used to manage the 
CVI program in support of CFATS.

Solicitation of Comments

    No comments were received in response to the 60-day public comment 
period. However, the department has adjusted the cost estimates based 
on improved cost information.
    The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in 
comments which:
    1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submissions of responses.

Analysis

    Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate.
    Title: CFATS Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information.
    OMB Number: 1670-NEW.

Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information Authorization

    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Number of Respondents: 8,073.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Total Burden Hours: 8,073 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $678,132.

Determination of CVI

    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users.
    Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 62.5 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $5,250.

Determination of a Need To Know

    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users.
    Number of Respondents: 12,500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 3,125 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $262,500.

Disclosure of CVI Information

    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users.
    Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 62.5 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $5,250.

Notification of Emergency or Exigent Circumstances

    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users.
    Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.25 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 62.5 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $5,250.

Tracking Log for CVI Received

    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: CVI Authorized Users.
    Number of Respondents: 25,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 0.08 hours.
    Total Burden Hours: 24,000 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $2,016,000.

Thomas Chase Garwood, III,
Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-23239 Filed 9-24-09; 8:45 am]
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