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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 149 / Thursday, August 2, 2012 / Notices government-issued photo identification to be admitted to the facility. FOR GENERAL INFORMATION: Rodney Rudd (202) 366–5932, Mark Scarboro (202) 366–5078 or Cathy McCullough (202) 366–4734. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NHTSA has held CIREN public meetings on a regular basis since 2000, including quarterly meetings and annual conferences. This is the twentieth such meeting. Presentations from these meetings are available through the NHTSA Web site. NHTSA plans to continue holding CIREN meetings on a regular basis to disseminate CIREN information to interested parties. Individual CIREN cases collected since 1998 may be viewed from the NHTSA/ CIREN Web site at the address provided above. Should it be necessary to cancel the meeting due to inclement weather or to any other emergencies, a decision to cancel will be made as soon as possible and posted immediately on CIREN’s Web site as indicated above. If you do not have access to the Web site, you may call or email the contacts listed in this announcement and leave your telephone number or email address. You will be contacted only if the meeting is postponed or canceled. Issued on: July 26, 2012. John Maddox, Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety Research. [FR Doc. 2012–18944 Filed 8–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P 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. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:15 Aug 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published in the Federal Register on May 9, 2012, (77 FR 27279) under Docket No. PHMSA–2012–0094. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow the public an additional 30 days to submit comments to OMB on the information collection described below. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted in the following ways: E–Gov Web Site: http:// 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 http:// 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 http://www.regulations.gov before submitting any such comments. Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments, go to http:// 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 PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46155 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 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. E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1 46156 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 149 / Thursday, August 2, 2012 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:15 Aug 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 (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 July 30, 2012. John A. Gale, Director, Office of Standards and Rulemaking. [FR Doc. 2012–18861 Filed 8–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 149 (Thursday, August 2, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46155-46156]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-18861]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2012-0094]


Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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. A Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the 
following information collection was published in the Federal Register 
on May 9, 2012, (77 FR 27279) under Docket No. PHMSA-2012-0094. No 
comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow the 
public an additional 30 days to submit comments to OMB on the 
information collection described below.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 4, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted in the following ways:
    E-Gov Web Site: http://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 http://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 http://www.regulations.gov 
before submitting any such comments.
    Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or 
comments, go to http://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 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.

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    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 July 30, 2012.
John A. Gale,
Director, Office of Standards and Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 2012-18861 Filed 8-1-12; 8:45 am]
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