Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 11872-11873 [2010-5420]

Download as PDF 11872 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 48 / Friday, March 12, 2010 / Notices retained, spend rates and performance metrics under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before March 26, 2010. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to: Kayleigh Axtell, Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave., SW., AR–1/955 L’Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC 20585. Or by fax at 202–586–0734, or by email at kayleigh.axtell@hq.doe.gov and DOE Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Kayleigh Axtell at kayleigh.axtell@hq.doe.gov. This emergency information collection request contains: (1) OMB No: New; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Fossil Energy (FE); (3) Type of Review: Emergency; (4) Purpose: To collect data on the status of activities, project progress, jobs created and retained, spend rates and performance metrics under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This will ensure adequate information is available to support sound project management and to meet the transparency and accountability associated with the Recovery Act by requesting approval for monthly reporting. (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 23 until June and then approximately 6 (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 128 (7) Annual Estimated srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:18 Mar 11, 2010 Jkt 220001 Number of Burden Hours: Approximately 35–45 hours for each recipient and 8–16 hours for the federal project manager per project per month. (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $60,000— $81,000 per project, per year for respondents. $75,000—$110,000 per project, per year for the Federal Government. (9) Type of Respondents: Recipients of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding. An agency head or the Senior Official, or their designee, may request OMB to authorize emergency processing of submissions of collections of information. (a) Any such request shall be accompanied by a written determination that: (1) The collection of information: (i) Is needed prior to the expiration of time periods established under this Part; and (ii) Is essential to the mission of the agency; and (2) The agency cannot reasonably comply with the normal clearance procedures under this Part because: (i) Public harm is reasonably likely to result if normal clearance procedures are followed; (ii) An unanticipated event has occurred; or (iii) The use of normal clearance procedures is reasonably likely to prevent or disrupt the collection of information or is reasonably likely to cause a statutory or court ordered deadline to be missed. (b) The agency shall state the time period within which OMB should approve or disapprove the collection of information. Statutory Authority: Title IV, H.R. 1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Issued in Washington, DC on March 9, 2010. Robert Pafe, Deputy Budget Director, Office of Budget and Financial Management, Office of Fossil Energy. [FR Doc. 2010–5419 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting correction. AGENCY: ACTION: On March 3, 2010, the Department of Energy published a notice of open PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting announcing a meeting of the Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory to be held on March 16, 2010 75 FR 9590. In that notice, the meeting address was Hilton Garden Inn, 700 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402. Today’s notice is announcing that the meeting address is Shilo Inn, 780 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402. Issued in Washington, DC on March 10, 2010. Rachel Samuel, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–5560 Filed 3–10–10; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Agency information collection activities: Submission for OMB review; comment request. SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the form, FE–746R, ‘‘Natural Gas Import and Export Application’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments must be filed by April 12, 2010. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX at 202– 395–7285 or e-mail to Christine_Kymn@omb.eop.gov is recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395–4638. (A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA’s Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202– 586–5271) or e-mail (grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address is E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 48 / Friday, March 12, 2010 / Notices Statistics and Methods Group (EI–70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585–0670. Ms. Sutherland may be contacted by telephone at (202) 586–6264. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component; (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response). 1. Form FE–746R, 2. Department of Energy 3. OMB Number 1901–0294 4. Three-year extension 5. Mandatory 6. DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) is delegated the authority to regulate natural gas imports and exports under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act of 1938, 15 U.S.C. 717b. In order to carry out its delegated responsibility, FE requires those persons seeking to import or export natural gas to file an application containing the basic information about the scope and nature of the proposed import/export activity. Historically, FE has collected information on a quarterly and monthly basis regarding import and export transactions. That information has been used to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the authorizations. In addition, the data are used to monitor North American gas trade, which, in turn, enables the Federal government to perform market and regulatory analyses; improve the capability of industry and the government to respond to any future energy-related supply problems; and keep the general public informed of international natural gas trade. 7. Business or other for-profit (or other appropriate type of respondents). 8. There are 12,110 total burden hours, and 325 total respondents. Shortterm and long term applications are filed annually, and applicants who hold authorizations file a monthly report. Please refer to the supporting statement as well as the proposed forms and instructions for more information VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:18 Mar 11, 2010 Jkt 220001 about the purpose, who must report, when to report, where to submit, the elements to be reported, detailed instructions, provisions for confidentiality, and uses (including possible nonstatistical uses) of the information. For instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Statutory Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Public Law 93–275, codified at 15 U.S.C. 772(b), and Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act of 1938, codified at 15 U.S.C. 717b. Issued in Washington, DC, March 8, 2010. Renee H. Miller, Director, Forms Clearance and Information Quality Division, Statistics and Methods Group, Agency Clearance Officer Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–5420 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] 11873 During the Pre-Solicitation Workshop, DOE will have several presentations about the status of technologies for fuel cells and fuel cell systems in transporation and stationary applications. Workshop attendees will participate in breakout sessions where questions and comments will be solicited for suggestions about the research, development, and demonstration areas that should be included in the FOA. DOE intends to release the FOA around June of 2010, with awards to be made in FY2011. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issued in Golden, CO, on March 5, 2010. Michael A. Schledorn, Acting Division Director, Renewable Energy Financial Assistance, Golden Field Office. [FR Doc. 2010–5422 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Notice of Fuel Cell Pre-Solicitation Workshop AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE. ACTION: Notice of Fuel Cell PreSolicitation Workshop. The Fuel Cell Technologies Program, under the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, is inviting the fuel cell research community and other stakeholders to participate in a discussion of the most relevant research, development, and demonstration topics in fuel cells and fuel cell systems appropriate for government funding in stationary and transportation applications as well as cross-cutting stack and balance of plant component technology. Input from workshop participants will be used to assist in the development of a planned Fuel Cell Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) with awards anticipated in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011. DATES: Pre-Solicitation Workshop to be held March 16, 2010, from 12:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m. MST and March 17, 2010, from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. MST. ADDRESSES: The Pre-Solicitation Workshop will be held at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 360 Union Blvd., Lakewood, CO 80229. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Kleen, Project Officer, via e-mail at greg.kleen@go.doe.gov. Further information on DOE’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program can be viewed at http://www.hydrogen.energy.gov/. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [EPA–HQ–OECA–2009–0404; FRL–9126–7] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Iron and Steel Foundries (Renewal), EPA ICR Number 2096.04, OMB Control Number 2060– 0543 AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (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 collection and the estimated burden and cost. DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before April 12, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing docket ID number EPA–HQ– OECA–2009–0404 to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or by e-mail to docket.oeca@epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Environmental Protection Agency, Enforcement and Compliance Docket and Information Center, mail code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB at: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Energy Information Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy 
(DOE).

ACTION: Agency information collection activities: Submission for OMB 
review; comment request.

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SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the form, FE-746R, ``Natural Gas Import 
and Export Application'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995.

DATES: Comments must be filed by April 12, 2010. If you anticipate that 
you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within 
that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed 
below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To 
ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX at 
202-395-7285 or e-mail to Christine_Kymn@omb.eop.gov is recommended. 
The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, DC 20503. 
The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-4638. (A copy 
of your comments should also be provided to EIA's Statistics and 
Methods Group at the address below.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the 
comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202-586-5271) or e-mail 
(grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address 
is

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Statistics and Methods Group (EI-70), Forrestal Building, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585-0670. Ms. Sutherland may be 
contacted by telephone at (202) 586-6264.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following 
information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB 
for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor 
(i.e., the Department of Energy component; (3) the current OMB docket 
number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, 
extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, 
voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description 
of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical 
description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total 
annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely 
respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the 
average hours per response).
    1. Form FE-746R,
    2. Department of Energy
    3. OMB Number 1901-0294
    4. Three-year extension
    5. Mandatory
    6. DOE's Office of Fossil Energy (FE) is delegated the authority to 
regulate natural gas imports and exports under section 3 of the Natural 
Gas Act of 1938, 15 U.S.C. 717b. In order to carry out its delegated 
responsibility, FE requires those persons seeking to import or export 
natural gas to file an application containing the basic information 
about the scope and nature of the proposed import/export activity. 
Historically, FE has collected information on a quarterly and monthly 
basis regarding import and export transactions. That information has 
been used to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the 
authorizations. In addition, the data are used to monitor North 
American gas trade, which, in turn, enables the Federal government to 
perform market and regulatory analyses; improve the capability of 
industry and the government to respond to any future energy-related 
supply problems; and keep the general public informed of international 
natural gas trade.
    7. Business or other for-profit (or other appropriate type of 
respondents).
    8. There are 12,110 total burden hours, and 325 total respondents. 
Short-term and long term applications are filed annually, and 
applicants who hold authorizations file a monthly report.
    Please refer to the supporting statement as well as the proposed 
forms and instructions for more information about the purpose, who must 
report, when to report, where to submit, the elements to be reported, 
detailed instructions, provisions for confidentiality, and uses 
(including possible nonstatistical uses) of the information. For 
instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section.

    Statutory Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy 
Administration Act of 1974, Public Law 93-275, codified at 15 U.S.C. 
772(b), and Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act of 1938, codified at 15 
U.S.C. 717b.

    Issued in Washington, DC, March 8, 2010.
Renee H. Miller,
Director, Forms Clearance and Information Quality Division, Statistics 
and Methods Group, Agency Clearance Officer Energy Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-5420 Filed 3-11-10; 8:45 am]
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