Information Collection Activities, 64049-64051 [2013-25105]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices and Noise Abatement Act) and 14 CFR Part 150 are in compliance with applicable requirements. DATES: This notice is effective October 25, 2013 and applicable October 10, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victor Globa, Environmental Protection Specialist, Federal Aviation Administration, Los Angeles Airports District Office, Mailing Address: P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, California 90009–2007. Street Address: 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne, California 90261. Telephone: 310/725– 3637. Documents reflecting this FAA action may be reviewed at this same location. This notice announces that the FAA finds that the noise exposure maps submitted for Bob Hope Airport are in compliance with applicable requirements of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 150 (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘Part 150’’), effective October 10, 2013. Under 49 U.S.C. 47503 of the Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Act’’), an airport operator may submit to the FAA noise exposure maps which meet applicable regulations and which depict noncompatible land uses as of the date of submission of such maps, a description of projected aircraft operations, and the ways in which such operations will affect such maps. The Act requires such maps to be developed in consultation with interested and affected parties in the local community, government agencies, and persons using the airport. An airport operator who has submitted noise exposure maps that are found by FAA to be in compliance with the requirements of Part 150, promulgated pursuant to the Act, may submit a noise compatibility program for FAA approval which sets forth the measures the operator has taken or proposes to take to reduce existing non-compatible uses and prevent the introduction of additional non-compatible uses. The FAA has completed its review of the noise exposure maps and accompanying documentation submitted by the Burbank-GlendalePasadena Airport Authority. The documentation that constitutes the ‘‘Noise Exposure Maps’’ as defined in section 150.7 of Part 150 includes: Exhibit 1, 2012 Noise Exposure Contour (Existing Condition); Exhibit 2, 2017 Noise Exposure Contours (Forecast Condition). The FAA has determined that these Noise Exposure Maps and accompanying documentation are in compliance with applicable emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 requirements. This determination is effective on October 10, 2013. FAA’s determination on an airport operator’s noise exposure maps is limited to a finding that the maps were developed in accordance with the procedures contained in Appendix A of Part 150. Such determination does not constitute approval of the applicant’s data, information or plans, or a commitment to approve a noise compatibility program or to fund the implementation of that program. If questions arise concerning the precise relationship of specific properties to noise exposure contours depicted on a noise exposure map submitted under section 47503 of the Act, it should be noted that the FAA is not involved in any way in determining the relative locations of specific properties with regard to the depicted noise contours, or in interpreting the noise exposure maps to resolve questions concerning, for example, which properties should be covered by the provisions of section 47506 of the Act. These functions are inseparable from the ultimate land use control and planning responsibilities of local government. These local responsibilities are not changed in any way under Part 150 or through FAA’s review of noise exposure maps. Therefore, the responsibility for the detailed overlaying of noise exposure contours onto the map depicting properties on the surface rests exclusively with the airport operator that submitted those maps, or with those public agencies and planning agencies with which consultation is required under section 47503 of the Act. The FAA has relied on the certification by the airport operator, under section 150.21 of Part 150, that the statutorily required consultation has been accomplished. Copies of the full noise exposure map documentation and of the FAA’s evaluation of the maps are available for examination at the following locations: Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Office, Airports Division, Room 3012, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne, California 90261; Federal Aviation Administration, Los Angeles Airports District Office, Room 3000, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Hawthorne, California 90261; Administrative Offices of the, BurbankGlendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, 2627 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505. Questions may be directed to the individual named above under the PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64049 heading FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Issued in Hawthorne, California, October 10, 2013. Mark A. McClardy, Manager, Airports Division, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2013–24991 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2013–0002 (Notice No. 13–14)] Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on certain information collections pertaining to hazardous materials transportation for which PHMSA intends to request renewal from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the docket number (PHMSA–2010–0223) by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12– 140, Routing Symbol M–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: To Docket Operations, Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number or Regulation Identification Number (RIN) for this notice. Internet users may access comments received by DOT at: https://www.regulations.gov. Note that comments received will be posted without change to: https:// SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 64050 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided. Requests for a copy of an information collection should be directed to Steven Andrews or T. Glenn Foster, Standards and Rulemaking Division (PHH–12), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone (202) 366–8553. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Andrews or T. Glenn Foster, Standards and Rulemaking Division (PHH–12), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone (202) 366–8553. 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 information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal and extension. These information collections are contained in 49 CFR 171.6 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171–180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on changes in proposed or final rules published since the information collections were last approved. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection, including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB control number; (3) summary of the information collection activity; (4) description of affected public; (5) estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (6) frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity and, when approved by OMB, publish a notice of the approval in the Federal Register. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections: Title: Inspection and Testing of Portable Tanks and Intermediate Bulk Containers OMB Control Number: 2137–0018. Summary: This information collection consolidates provisions for documenting qualifications, inspections, tests, and approvals pertaining to the manufacture and use of portable tanks and intermediate bulk containers under various provisions of the HMR. It is necessary to ascertain VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 whether portable tanks and intermediate bulk containers have been qualified, inspected, and retested in accordance with the HMR. The information is used to verify that certain portable tanks and intermediate bulk containers meet required performance standards prior to their being authorized for use, and to document periodic requalification and testing to ensure the packagings have not deteriorated due to age or physical abuse to a degree that would render them unsafe for the transportation of hazardous materials. Affected Public: Manufacturers and owners of portable tanks and intermediate bulk containers. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 8,770. Total Annual Responses: 86,100. Total Annual Burden Hours: 66,390. Frequency of collection: On occasion. Title: Rulemaking and Special Permit Petitions. OMB Control Number: 2137–0051. Summary: This collection of information applies to rulemaking procedures regarding the HMR. Specific areas covered in this information collection include Part 105, Subpart A and Subpart B, ‘‘Hazardous Materials Program Definitions and General Procedures’’; Part 106, Subpart B, ‘‘Participating in the Rulemaking Process’’; Part 107, Subpart B, ‘‘Special Permits’’; and Part 107, Subpart C, ‘‘Preemption.’’ The Federal hazardous materials transportation law directs the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations for the safe transportation of hazardous materials in commerce. We are authorized to accept petitions for rulemaking and appeals, as well as applications for special permits, preemption determinations, and waivers of preemption. The types of information collected include: (1) Petitions for Rulemaking: Any person may petition the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety to add, amend, or delete a regulation in Parts 110, 130, 171 through 180, or may petition the Office of Chief Counsel to add, amend, or delete a regulation in Parts 105, 106 or 107. (2) Appeals: Except as provided in § 106.40(e), any person may submit an appeal to our actions in accordance with the Appeals procedures found in §§ 106.110 through 106.130. (3) Application for Special Permit: Any person applying for a special permit must include the citation of the specific regulation from which the applicant seeks relief; specification of the proposed mode or modes of transportation; detailed description of PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the proposed special permit (e.g., alternative packaging, test, procedure or activity), including as appropriate, written descriptions, drawings, flow charts, plans and other supporting documents, etc. (4) Application for Preemption Determination: With the exception of highway routing matters covered under 49 U.S.C. 5125(c), any person directly affected by any requirement of a State, political subdivision, or Indian tribe may apply to the Chief Counsel for a determination whether that requirement is preempted by § 107.202(a), (b) or (c). The application must include the text of the State or political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement for which the determination is sought; specify each requirement of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law, regulations issued under the Federal hazardous material transportation law, or hazardous material transportation security regulations or directives issued by the Secretary of Homeland Security with which the applicant seeks the State or political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement to be compared; explain why the applicant believes the State or political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement should or should not be preempted under the standards of § 107.202; and state how the applicant is affected by the State or political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement. (5) Waivers of Preemption: With the exception of requirements preempted under 49 U.S.C. 5125(c), any person may apply to the Chief Counsel for a waiver of preemption with respect to any requirement that: (1) The State or political subdivision thereof or Indian tribe acknowledges to be preempted under the Federal hazardous materials transportation law, or (2) that has been determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be so preempted. The Chief Counsel may waive preemption with respect to such requirement upon a determination that such requirement affords an equal or greater level of protection to the public than is afforded by the requirements of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law or the regulations issued thereunder, and does not unreasonably burden commerce. The information collected under these application procedures is used in the review process by PHMSA in determining the merits of the petitions for rulemakings and for reconsideration of rulemakings, as well as applications for special permits, preemption determinations, and waivers of preemption to the HMR. The procedures governing these petitions for rulemaking and for reconsideration of rulemakings E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 207 / Friday, October 25, 2013 / Notices are covered in Subpart B of Part 106. Applications for special permits, preemption determinations, and waivers of preemption are covered under Subparts B and C of Part 107. Rulemaking procedures enable PHMSA to determine if a rule change is necessary, is consistent with public interest, and maintains a level of safety equal to or superior to that of current regulations. Special permit procedures provide the information required for analytical purposes to determine if the requested relief provides for a comparable level of safety as provided by the HMR. Preemption procedures provide information for PHMSA to determine whether a requirement of a State, political subdivision, or Indian tribe is preempted under 49 U.S.C. 5125, or regulations issued thereunder, or whether a waiver of preemption should be issued. Affected Public: Shippers, carriers, packaging manufacturers, and other affected entities. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 3,304 Total Annual Responses: 4,294 Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,899 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Title: Radioactive (RAM) Transportation Requirements. OMB Control Number: 2137–0510. Summary: This information collection consolidates and describes the information collection provisions in the HMR involving the transportation of radioactive materials in commerce. Information collection requirements for RAM include: Shipper notification to consignees of the dates of shipment of RAM; expected arrival; special loading/ unloading instructions; verification that shippers using foreign-made packages hold a foreign competent authority certificate and verification that the terms of the certificate are being followed for RAM shipments being made into this country; and specific handling instructions from shippers to carriers for fissile RAM, bulk shipments of low specific activity RAM, and packages of RAM which emit high levels of external radiation. These information collection requirements help to establish that proper packages are used for the type of radioactive material being transported; external radiation levels do not exceed prescribed limits; and packages are handled appropriately and delivered in a timely manner, so as to ensure the safety of the general public, transport workers, and emergency responders. Affected Public: Shippers and carriers of radioactive materials in commerce. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:55 Oct 24, 2013 Jkt 232001 Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 3,817 Total Annual Responses: 21,519 Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,270 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Title: Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants. OMB Control Number: 2137–0586. Summary: Part 110 of 49 CFR sets forth the procedures for reimbursable grants for public sector planning and training in support of the emergency planning and training efforts of States, Indian tribes, and local communities to manage hazardous materials emergencies, particularly those involving transportation. Sections in this part address information collection and recordkeeping with regard to applying for grants, monitoring expenditures, and reporting and requesting modifications. Affected Public: State and local governments, Indian tribes. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Annual Respondents: 68 Annual Responses: 68 Annual Burden Hours: 5,290 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Title: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles in Liquefied Compressed Gas Service. OMB Control Number: 2137–0595. Summary: These information collection and recordkeeping requirements pertain to the manufacture, certification, inspection, repair, maintenance, and operation of certain Department of Transportation (DOT) specification and nonspecification cargo tank motor vehicles used to transport liquefied compressed gases. These requirements are intended to ensure cargo tank motor vehicles used to transport liquefied compressed gases are operated safely, and to minimize the potential for catastrophic releases during unloading and loading operations. They include: (1) Requirements for operators of cargo tank motor vehicles in liquefied compressed gas service to develop operating procedures applicable to unloading operations and carry the operating procedures on each vehicle; (2) inspection, maintenance, marking, and testing requirements for the cargo tank discharge system, including delivery hose assemblies; and (3) requirements for emergency discharge control equipment on certain cargo tank motor vehicles transporting liquefied compressed gases that must be installed and certified by a Registered Inspector. Affected Public: Carriers in liquefied compressed gas service, manufacturers and repairers. PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64051 Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 6,958 Total Annual Responses: 920,538 Total Annual Burden Hours: 200,914 Frequency of Collection: On occasion Dated: October 21, 2013. Charles E. Betts, Director, Standards and Rulemaking Division. [FR Doc. 2013–25105 Filed 10–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35773] Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C.—Acquisition Exemption—Columbiana County Port Authority Mule Sidetracks, L.L.C. (MSLLC), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.31 to: (1) Purchase a line of railroad owned by the Columbiana County Port Authority (CCPA) and currently operated by the Youngstown & Southeastern Railway Company (Y&SR), between milepost 0.0 in Youngstown, Ohio, and milepost 35.7 in Darlington, Pa. (the Line); and (2) receive from CCPA permanent assignments of CCPA’s agreements and operating rights to approximately 3 miles of continuous track segments running east of milepost 0.0 that connect to the Line and that, inter alia, facilitate interchange with Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) and CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) 1 1 These agreements and operating rights are as follows: (1) Overhead Trackage Rights Agreement dated May 7, 2001, between Ohio & Pennsylvania Railroad Company (OHPA) and Central Columbiana & Pennsylvania Railway, Inc. (CQPA), to which CCPA is successor; (2) Letter Agreement regarding yard operations dated November 30, 2001, among OHPA, CQPA, and CCPA; (3) Interchange Agreement dated July 23, 2002, as amended and in effect, among CSXT, OHPA, and CQPA and Interline Service Agreement, effective date April 1, 2004, between CSXT and CQPA, to which CCPA is successor; (4) Land Lease dated August 8, 2003, between CSXT and CQPA, which was assumed by CCPA, effective January 3, 2006; (5) Interchange Agreement dated May 1, 2001, and Interline Service Agreement, effective date October 5, 2004, between CQPA and NSR, to which CCPA is successor; (6) Easements granted by Allied Erecting & Dismantling Company, Inc. to The Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company by agreements dated June 3, 1992, and November 10, 1993, and easements retained by PLE in deeds dated June 3, 1992, and November 10, 1993, from PLE to Allied (collectively, the Allied Easements), which Allied Easements were conveyed by Youngstown and Southern Railway Company to Railroad Ventures, Inc. (RVI) by deed dated November 8, 1996, and by RVI to CCPA by deed dated January 23, 2001, and were included in the rights granted to CQPA by CCPA, including rights over the C.P. Graham E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM Continued 25OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2013-0002 (Notice No. 13-14)]


Information Collection Activities

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
Department of Transportation (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 certain information collections pertaining to 
hazardous materials transportation for which PHMSA intends to request 
renewal from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 24, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the docket number 
(PHMSA-2010-0223) by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Routing 
Symbol M-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: To Docket Operations, Room W12-140 on the 
ground floor of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and 
docket number or Regulation Identification Number (RIN) for this 
notice. Internet users may access comments received by DOT at: https://www.regulations.gov. Note that comments received will be posted without 
change to: https://

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www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided.
    Requests for a copy of an information collection should be directed 
to Steven Andrews or T. Glenn Foster, Standards and Rulemaking Division 
(PHH-12), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 
New Jersey Avenue SE, East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590-
0001, Telephone (202) 366-8553.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Andrews or T. Glenn Foster, 
Standards and Rulemaking Division (PHH-12), Pipeline and Hazardous 
Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., East 
Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001, Telephone (202) 366-
8553.

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 
information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB 
for renewal and extension. These information collections are contained 
in 49 CFR 171.6 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR 
Parts 171-180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, 
to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on changes in 
proposed or final rules published since the information collections 
were last approved. The following information is provided for each 
information collection: (1) Title of the information collection, 
including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB control 
number; (3) summary of the information collection activity; (4) 
description of affected public; (5) estimate of total annual reporting 
and recordkeeping burden; and (6) frequency of collection. PHMSA will 
request a three-year term of approval for each information collection 
activity and, when approved by OMB, publish a notice of the approval in 
the Federal Register.
    PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections:
    Title: Inspection and Testing of Portable Tanks and Intermediate 
Bulk Containers
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0018.
    Summary: This information collection consolidates provisions for 
documenting qualifications, inspections, tests, and approvals 
pertaining to the manufacture and use of portable tanks and 
intermediate bulk containers under various provisions of the HMR. It is 
necessary to ascertain whether portable tanks and intermediate bulk 
containers have been qualified, inspected, and retested in accordance 
with the HMR. The information is used to verify that certain portable 
tanks and intermediate bulk containers meet required performance 
standards prior to their being authorized for use, and to document 
periodic requalification and testing to ensure the packagings have not 
deteriorated due to age or physical abuse to a degree that would render 
them unsafe for the transportation of hazardous materials.
    Affected Public: Manufacturers and owners of portable tanks and 
intermediate bulk containers.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Number of Respondents: 8,770.
    Total Annual Responses: 86,100.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 66,390.
    Frequency of collection: On occasion.

    Title: Rulemaking and Special Permit Petitions.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0051.
    Summary: This collection of information applies to rulemaking 
procedures regarding the HMR. Specific areas covered in this 
information collection include Part 105, Subpart A and Subpart B, 
``Hazardous Materials Program Definitions and General Procedures''; 
Part 106, Subpart B, ``Participating in the Rulemaking Process''; Part 
107, Subpart B, ``Special Permits''; and Part 107, Subpart C, 
``Preemption.'' The Federal hazardous materials transportation law 
directs the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations for 
the safe transportation of hazardous materials in commerce. We are 
authorized to accept petitions for rulemaking and appeals, as well as 
applications for special permits, preemption determinations, and 
waivers of preemption. The types of information collected include:
    (1) Petitions for Rulemaking: Any person may petition the Office of 
Hazardous Materials Safety to add, amend, or delete a regulation in 
Parts 110, 130, 171 through 180, or may petition the Office of Chief 
Counsel to add, amend, or delete a regulation in Parts 105, 106 or 107.
    (2) Appeals: Except as provided in Sec.  106.40(e), any person may 
submit an appeal to our actions in accordance with the Appeals 
procedures found in Sec. Sec.  106.110 through 106.130.
    (3) Application for Special Permit: Any person applying for a 
special permit must include the citation of the specific regulation 
from which the applicant seeks relief; specification of the proposed 
mode or modes of transportation; detailed description of the proposed 
special permit (e.g., alternative packaging, test, procedure or 
activity), including as appropriate, written descriptions, drawings, 
flow charts, plans and other supporting documents, etc.
    (4) Application for Preemption Determination: With the exception of 
highway routing matters covered under 49 U.S.C. 5125(c), any person 
directly affected by any requirement of a State, political subdivision, 
or Indian tribe may apply to the Chief Counsel for a determination 
whether that requirement is preempted by Sec.  107.202(a), (b) or (c). 
The application must include the text of the State or political 
subdivision or Indian tribe requirement for which the determination is 
sought; specify each requirement of the Federal hazardous materials 
transportation law, regulations issued under the Federal hazardous 
material transportation law, or hazardous material transportation 
security regulations or directives issued by the Secretary of Homeland 
Security with which the applicant seeks the State or political 
subdivision or Indian tribe requirement to be compared; explain why the 
applicant believes the State or political subdivision or Indian tribe 
requirement should or should not be preempted under the standards of 
Sec.  107.202; and state how the applicant is affected by the State or 
political subdivision or Indian tribe requirement.
    (5) Waivers of Preemption: With the exception of requirements 
preempted under 49 U.S.C. 5125(c), any person may apply to the Chief 
Counsel for a waiver of preemption with respect to any requirement 
that: (1) The State or political subdivision thereof or Indian tribe 
acknowledges to be preempted under the Federal hazardous materials 
transportation law, or (2) that has been determined by a court of 
competent jurisdiction to be so preempted. The Chief Counsel may waive 
preemption with respect to such requirement upon a determination that 
such requirement affords an equal or greater level of protection to the 
public than is afforded by the requirements of the Federal hazardous 
materials transportation law or the regulations issued thereunder, and 
does not unreasonably burden commerce.
    The information collected under these application procedures is 
used in the review process by PHMSA in determining the merits of the 
petitions for rulemakings and for reconsideration of rulemakings, as 
well as applications for special permits, preemption determinations, 
and waivers of preemption to the HMR. The procedures governing these 
petitions for rulemaking and for reconsideration of rulemakings

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are covered in Subpart B of Part 106. Applications for special permits, 
preemption determinations, and waivers of preemption are covered under 
Subparts B and C of Part 107. Rulemaking procedures enable PHMSA to 
determine if a rule change is necessary, is consistent with public 
interest, and maintains a level of safety equal to or superior to that 
of current regulations. Special permit procedures provide the 
information required for analytical purposes to determine if the 
requested relief provides for a comparable level of safety as provided 
by the HMR. Preemption procedures provide information for PHMSA to 
determine whether a requirement of a State, political subdivision, or 
Indian tribe is preempted under 49 U.S.C. 5125, or regulations issued 
thereunder, or whether a waiver of preemption should be issued.
    Affected Public: Shippers, carriers, packaging manufacturers, and 
other affected entities.
Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:

Number of Respondents: 3,304
Total Annual Responses: 4,294
Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,899
Frequency of Collection: On occasion

    Title: Radioactive (RAM) Transportation Requirements.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0510.
    Summary: This information collection consolidates and describes the 
information collection provisions in the HMR involving the 
transportation of radioactive materials in commerce. Information 
collection requirements for RAM include: Shipper notification to 
consignees of the dates of shipment of RAM; expected arrival; special 
loading/unloading instructions; verification that shippers using 
foreign-made packages hold a foreign competent authority certificate 
and verification that the terms of the certificate are being followed 
for RAM shipments being made into this country; and specific handling 
instructions from shippers to carriers for fissile RAM, bulk shipments 
of low specific activity RAM, and packages of RAM which emit high 
levels of external radiation. These information collection requirements 
help to establish that proper packages are used for the type of 
radioactive material being transported; external radiation levels do 
not exceed prescribed limits; and packages are handled appropriately 
and delivered in a timely manner, so as to ensure the safety of the 
general public, transport workers, and emergency responders.
    Affected Public: Shippers and carriers of radioactive materials in 
commerce.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:

Number of Respondents: 3,817
Total Annual Responses: 21,519
Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,270
Frequency of Collection: On occasion

    Title: Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning 
Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0586.
    Summary: Part 110 of 49 CFR sets forth the procedures for 
reimbursable grants for public sector planning and training in support 
of the emergency planning and training efforts of States, Indian 
tribes, and local communities to manage hazardous materials 
emergencies, particularly those involving transportation. Sections in 
this part address information collection and recordkeeping with regard 
to applying for grants, monitoring expenditures, and reporting and 
requesting modifications.
    Affected Public: State and local governments, Indian tribes.
Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:

Annual Respondents: 68
Annual Responses: 68
Annual Burden Hours: 5,290
Frequency of Collection: On occasion

    Title: Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles in Liquefied Compressed Gas 
Service.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0595.
    Summary: These information collection and recordkeeping 
requirements pertain to the manufacture, certification, inspection, 
repair, maintenance, and operation of certain Department of 
Transportation (DOT) specification and non-specification cargo tank 
motor vehicles used to transport liquefied compressed gases. These 
requirements are intended to ensure cargo tank motor vehicles used to 
transport liquefied compressed gases are operated safely, and to 
minimize the potential for catastrophic releases during unloading and 
loading operations. They include: (1) Requirements for operators of 
cargo tank motor vehicles in liquefied compressed gas service to 
develop operating procedures applicable to unloading operations and 
carry the operating procedures on each vehicle; (2) inspection, 
maintenance, marking, and testing requirements for the cargo tank 
discharge system, including delivery hose assemblies; and (3) 
requirements for emergency discharge control equipment on certain cargo 
tank motor vehicles transporting liquefied compressed gases that must 
be installed and certified by a Registered Inspector.
    Affected Public: Carriers in liquefied compressed gas service, 
manufacturers and repairers.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:

Number of Respondents: 6,958
Total Annual Responses: 920,538
Total Annual Burden Hours: 200,914
Frequency of Collection: On occasion

    Dated: October 21, 2013.
Charles E. Betts,
Director, Standards and Rulemaking Division.
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