Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements Regarding the Sulfur Content of Motor Vehicle Gasoline Under the Tier 2 Rule (Renewal), 72675-72676 [2013-28957]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 3, 2013 / Notices Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Mathew R. Bley, Manager, Gas Transmission Certificates, Dominion Transmission, Inc., 701 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23219, by telephone at (804) 771– 4399, by facsimile at (804) 771–4804, or by email at Mathew.R.Bley@dom.com or to Tiffany Werts, Regulatory and Certificates Analyst, by telephone (804) 771–4613 or by email at Tiffany.N.Werts@dom.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to Section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding, or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:36 Dec 02, 2013 Jkt 232001 and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenter’s will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 5 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Dated: November 26, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–28898 Filed 12–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2010–0258; FRL–9903– 72–OAR] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements Regarding the Sulfur Content of Motor Vehicle Gasoline Under the Tier 2 Rule (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements Regarding the Sulfur Content of Motor Vehicle Gasoline under the Tier 2 Rule, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through January 31, 2013. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72675 Comments must be submitted on or before February 3, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2010–0258, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Geanetta Heard, Fuels Compliance Center 6406J, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202–343–9017; fax number: 202–565–2085; email address: heard.geanetta@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/ dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) 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; (ii) 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; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) 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 submission of responses. EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package DATES: E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 72676 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 3, 2013 / Notices will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: With this ICR renewal, EPA is seeking permission to continue recordkeeping and reporting requirements for refiners and importers as they relate to gasoline sulfur content of motor vehicles under Section 211(e)(1) of the Clean Air Act and 40 CFR part 80, subpart H, and to provide a compliance option whereby a refiner or importer may demonstrate compliance with the gasoline sulfur control requirement via test results. These provisions, which have been in effect since 2006, are designed to grant compliance flexibility. Respondents/affected entities: Gasoline Refiners, Importers, Gasoline Terminals, Pipelines, Truckers and Users of Research and Development Gasoline. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory. Estimated number of respondents: 1,380 (total). Frequency of response: On occasion, monthly and annually. Total estimated burden: 38,498 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $3,158,065 (per year), which includes no annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in Estimates: This collection has 1,380 respondents. The total annual hourly burden and cost for this ICR is estimated to be 38,571 hours and $3,158,065, respectively. The total number of responses for this ICR is estimated to be 37,665. The cost of this ICR compared with the currently approved OMB collection increased by $584,111 due to better numbers used to calculate burden. The number of respondents, responses and hours has not changed in this renewal. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: November 21, 2013. Byron Bunker, Director, Compliance Division. [FR Doc. 2013–28957 Filed 12–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:36 Dec 02, 2013 Jkt 232001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OW–2012–0803, FRL–9903– 83–OW] Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges From Industrial Activities; Extension of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice; extension of public comment period. AGENCY: On September 27, 2013 the EPA Regions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 published a request for comments on EPA’s draft 2013 National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit for stormwater discharges from industrial activity, also referred to as the Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP). As initially published in the Federal Register, written comments were to be submitted to the EPA on or before November 26, 2013 (a 60-day public comment period). Since publication, the EPA has received a request for additional time to submit comments. Therefore, the EPA is extending the public comment period for 30 days until December 26, 2013. DATES: The public comment period for the review published September 27, 2013 (79 FR 59672) is being extended for 30 days to December 26, 2013 in order to provide the public additional time to submit comments and supporting information. ADDRESSES: Comments: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2012–0803, by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Email: waterdocket@epa.gov, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW– 2012–0803. • Fax: (202) 566–9744 • Mail: Water Docket, Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 28221T, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW– 2012–0803, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. • Hand Delivery: EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, Attention Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OW–2012–0803. Such deliveries are accepted only during the Docket Center’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OW–2012– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 0803. The EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and could be made available online at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through www.regulations.gov or email. The www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means that the EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an email comment directly to the EPA without going through www.regulations.gov your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, the EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If the EPA cannot read your comment because of technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, the EPA might not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about the EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/epahome/ dockets.htm. For additional instructions on submitting comments, go to the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically in www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Water Docket, EPA/DC, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20004. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the Water Docket is (202) 566–2426. E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 232 (Tuesday, December 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-28957]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0258; FRL-9903- 72-OAR]


Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; 
Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements Regarding the Sulfur Content 
of Motor Vehicle Gasoline Under the Tier 2 Rule (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an 
information collection request (ICR), Recordkeeping and Reporting 
Requirements Regarding the Sulfur Content of Motor Vehicle Gasoline 
under the Tier 2 Rule, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(PRA). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific 
aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This 
is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through 
January 31, 2013. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is 
not required to respond to a collection of information unless it 
displays a currently valid OMB control number.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 3, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2010-0258, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or 
by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail 
Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460.
    EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the 
public docket without change including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information 
claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Geanetta Heard, Fuels Compliance 
Center 6406J, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202-343-9017; fax number: 
202-565-2085; email address: heard.geanetta@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail 
the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the 
public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at 
www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, 
Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone 
number for the Docket Center is 202-566-1744. For additional 
information about EPA's public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets.
    Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et 
seq.), EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) 
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; (ii) 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; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and (iv) 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 submission of responses. EPA 
will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. 
The final ICR package

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will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, 
EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the 
submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional 
comments to OMB.
    Abstract: With this ICR renewal, EPA is seeking permission to 
continue recordkeeping and reporting requirements for refiners and 
importers as they relate to gasoline sulfur content of motor vehicles 
under Section 211(e)(1) of the Clean Air Act and 40 CFR part 80, 
subpart H, and to provide a compliance option whereby a refiner or 
importer may demonstrate compliance with the gasoline sulfur control 
requirement via test results. These provisions, which have been in 
effect since 2006, are designed to grant compliance flexibility.
    Respondents/affected entities: Gasoline Refiners, Importers, 
Gasoline Terminals, Pipelines, Truckers and Users of Research and 
Development Gasoline.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory.
    Estimated number of respondents: 1,380 (total).
    Frequency of response: On occasion, monthly and annually.
    Total estimated burden: 38,498 hours (per year). Burden is defined 
at 5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $3,158,065 (per year), which includes no 
annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in Estimates: This collection has 1,380 respondents. The 
total annual hourly burden and cost for this ICR is estimated to be 
38,571 hours and $3,158,065, respectively. The total number of 
responses for this ICR is estimated to be 37,665. The cost of this ICR 
compared with the currently approved OMB collection increased by 
$584,111 due to better numbers used to calculate burden. The number of 
respondents, responses and hours has not changed in this renewal.

    Dated: November 21, 2013.
Byron Bunker,
Director, Compliance Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-28957 Filed 12-2-13; 8:45 am]
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