Waybill Compliance Survey; Request for Comments, 27279-27280 [2012-11161]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 9, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2012–0094] Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on two information collections that we will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collections relate to the pipeline integrity management requirements for gas transmission pipeline operators and the response plan requirements for operators of onshore oil pipelines. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before July 9, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted in the following ways: E-Gov Web Site: https:// www.regulations.gov. This site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 on the ground level of DOT, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number, PHMSA–2012–0094, at the beginning of your comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You should know that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Therefore, you may want to review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477) or visit https://www.regulations.gov before submitting any such comments. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:44 May 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments, go to https:// www.regulations.gov at any time or to Room W12–140 on the ground level of DOT, West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you wish to receive confirmation of receipt of your written comments, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard with the following statement: ‘‘Comments on PHMSA–2012–0094.’’ The Docket Clerk will date stamp the postcard prior to returning it to you via the U.S. mail. Please note that due to delays in the delivery of U.S. mail to Federal offices in Washington, DC, we recommend that persons consider an alternative method (internet, fax, or professional delivery service) of submitting comments to the docket and ensuring their timely receipt at DOT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202–366– 1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, or by mail at DOT, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies two information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) Current expiration date; (4) Type of request; (5) Abstract of the information collection activity; (6) Description of affected public; (7) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (8) Frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections: 1. Title: Pipeline Integrity Management in High Consequence Areas Gas Transmission Pipeline Operators. OMB Control Number: 2137–0610. Current Expiration Date: 9/30/2012. Type of Request: Renewal with revision. Abstract: 49 CFR 192.947 requires operators of gas transmission pipelines located in or near high consequence areas to maintain a written integrity management program and records showing compliance with 49 CFR part PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27279 192, subpart O. Operators must also submit documentation relative to their integrity management program to PHMSA as applicable. Affected Public: Operators of gas transmission pipelines located in or near high consequence areas. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Total Annual Responses: 733. Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,018,807. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. 2. Title: Response Plans for Onshore Oil Pipelines. OMB Control Number: 2137–0589. Current Expiration Date: 9/30/2012. Type of Request: Renewal. Abstract: 49 CFR part 194 requires an operator of an onshore oil pipeline facility to prepare and submit an oil spill response plan to PHMSA for review and approval. Affected Public: Operators of onshore oil pipeline facilities. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Total Annual Responses: 367. Total Annual Burden Hours: 50,186. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Comments are invited on: (a) The need for the proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will 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 those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques. Issued in Washington, DC on May 3, 2012. Cameron H. Satterthwaite, Transportation Specialist, Office of Standards and Rulemaking. [FR Doc. 2012–11157 Filed 5–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Waybill Compliance Survey; Request for Comments AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. 60-day notice of intent to seek extension of approval: Waybill Compliance Survey. ACTION: E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 27280 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 9, 2012 / Notices As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the Waybill Compliance Survey. This information collection, which was previously approved but expired, is described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning (1) the accuracy of the Board’s burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board’s request for OMB approval. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Description of Collection Title: Waybill Compliance Survey. OMB Control Number: 2140–0010. STB Form Number: None. Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection. Respondents: Regulated railroads that are required to submit carload waybill sample information to the STB in the previous year. Number of Respondents: 120. Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 60. Total ‘‘Non-Hour Burden’’ Cost: No ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection have been identified. Needs and Uses: The ICC Termination Act of 1995, Public Law 104–88, 109 Stat. 803 (1995), which took effect on January 1, 1996, abolished the Interstate Commerce Commission and transferred to the STB the responsibility for the economic regulation of common carrier rail transportation, including the collection and administration of the Carload Waybill Sample. Under 49 CFR 1244, a railroad terminating 4500 or more carloads, or terminating at least 5% of the total revenue carloads that terminate in a particular state, in any of the three preceding years is required to file carload waybill sample information (Waybill Sample) for all line-haul revenue waybills terminating on its lines. The information in the Waybill VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:44 May 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 Sample is used to monitor traffic flows and rate trends in the industry. The Board needs to collect information in the Waybill Compliance Survey— information on carloads of traffic terminated each year by U.S. railroads— in order to determine which railroads are required to file the Waybill Sample. In addition, information collected in the Waybill Compliance Survey, on a voluntary basis, about the total operating revenue of each railroad helps to determine whether respondents are subject to other statutory or regulatory requirements. Accurate determinations regarding the size of a railroad help the Board minimize the reporting burden for smaller railroads. The Board has authority to collect this information under 49 U.S.C. 11144 and 11145 and under 49 CFR 1244.2. Comments on this information collection should be submitted by July 9, 2012. DATES: Direct all comments to Marilyn Levitt, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001, or to levittm@stb.dot.gov. When submitting comments, please refer to ‘‘Waybill Compliance Survey, OMB control number 2140–0010.’’ ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE STB FORM, CONTACT: Paul Aguiar, (202) 245–0323 or at paul.aguiar@stb.dot.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] Under the PRA, a Federal agency conducting or sponsoring a collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Under § 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, Federal agencies are required to provide, prior to an agency’s submitting a collection to OMB for approval, a 60-day notice and comment period through publication in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: May 4, 2012. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–11161 Filed 5–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Actions Taken Pursuant to Executive Order 13382 Office of Foreign Assets Control. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (‘‘SDN List’’) the names of four newly-designated entities and two individuals, whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13382 of June 28, 2005, ‘‘Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters.’’ OFAC is also announcing an update to the entry of an individual on OFAC’s SDN List by adding an alias to the individual’s entry. The designations by the Director of OFAC and addition of the alias, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, were effective on March 28, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treasury.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On June 28, 2005, the President, invoking the authority, inter alia, of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701–1706) (‘‘IEEPA’’), issued Executive Order 13382 (70 FR 38567, July 1, 2005) (the ‘‘Order’’), effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on June 29, 2005. In the Order, the President took additional steps with respect to the national emergency described and declared in Executive Order 12938 of November 14, 1994, regarding the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in the Annex to the E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 90 (Wednesday, May 9, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board


Waybill Compliance Survey; Request for Comments

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: 60-day notice of intent to seek extension of approval: Waybill 
Compliance Survey.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq. (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) 
gives notice of its intent to seek from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the Waybill Compliance Survey. This 
information collection, which was previously approved but expired, is 
described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning (1) the 
accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on the 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) 
whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the 
collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized 
and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.

Description of Collection

    Title: Waybill Compliance Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 2140-0010.
    STB Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously 
approved collection.
    Respondents: Regulated railroads that are required to submit 
carload waybill sample information to the STB in the previous year.
    Number of Respondents: 120.
    Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 60.
    Total ``Non-Hour Burden'' Cost: No ``non-hour cost'' burdens 
associated with this collection have been identified.
    Needs and Uses: The ICC Termination Act of 1995, Public Law 104-88, 
109 Stat. 803 (1995), which took effect on January 1, 1996, abolished 
the Interstate Commerce Commission and transferred to the STB the 
responsibility for the economic regulation of common carrier rail 
transportation, including the collection and administration of the 
Carload Waybill Sample. Under 49 CFR 1244, a railroad terminating 4500 
or more carloads, or terminating at least 5% of the total revenue 
carloads that terminate in a particular state, in any of the three 
preceding years is required to file carload waybill sample information 
(Waybill Sample) for all line-haul revenue waybills terminating on its 
lines. The information in the Waybill Sample is used to monitor traffic 
flows and rate trends in the industry. The Board needs to collect 
information in the Waybill Compliance Survey--information on carloads 
of traffic terminated each year by U.S. railroads--in order to 
determine which railroads are required to file the Waybill Sample. In 
addition, information collected in the Waybill Compliance Survey, on a 
voluntary basis, about the total operating revenue of each railroad 
helps to determine whether respondents are subject to other statutory 
or regulatory requirements. Accurate determinations regarding the size 
of a railroad help the Board minimize the reporting burden for smaller 
railroads. The Board has authority to collect this information under 49 
U.S.C. 11144 and 11145 and under 49 CFR 1244.2.

DATES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by 
July 9, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Direct all comments to Marilyn Levitt, Surface 
Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001, or 
to levittm@stb.dot.gov. When submitting comments, please refer to 
``Waybill Compliance Survey, OMB control number 2140-0010.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE STB FORM, CONTACT: 
Paul Aguiar, (202) 245-0323 or at paul.aguiar@stb.dot.gov. [Assistance 
for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information 
Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, a Federal agency conducting 
or sponsoring a collection of information must display a currently 
valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined 
in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements 
that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to 
the agency, third parties, or the public. Under Sec.  3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the PRA, Federal agencies are required to provide, prior to an agency's 
submitting a collection to OMB for approval, a 60-day notice and 
comment period through publication in the Federal Register concerning 
each proposed collection of information, including each proposed 
extension of an existing collection of information.

    Dated: May 4, 2012.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2012-11161 Filed 5-8-12; 8:45 am]
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