Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards-Petition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach, 77119-77120 [2013-30428]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2013 / Notices holder priority to file a license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any landdisturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed Danville Union Dam Hydroelectric Project would consist of the following: (1) An existing 820-footlong and 10-foot-high dam made of granite slabs; (2) an existing impoundment having a surface area of 119.4 acres at an elevation of 410 feet mean sea level, and a storage capacity of 59.7 acre-feet at a 6-inch drawdown from the dam crest; (3) an existing 1,460-foot-long canal that would be extended an additional 1,000 feet downstream from the current terminus to the proposed powerhouse; (4) a new 30-foot by 100-foot powerhouse with three identical turbine-generator units with an installed capacity of 620 kilowatts each; (5) a 550-foot-long tailrace; (6) a new 12.48-kilovolt transmission line extending 500 feet from the powerhouse to an existing substation; and (7) appurtenant facilities. The proposed project would have an annual generation of 9.5 gigawatt-hours. Applicant Contact: Kelly Sackheim, KC Small Hydro, LLC, 5096 Cocoa Palm Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628; phone: (301) 401–5978. FERC Contact: Monir Chowdhury; phone: (202) 502–6736. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications using the Commission’s eFiling system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P–14526–000. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Dec 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14526) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: December 16, 2013. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–30325 Filed 12–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2010–0133; FRL–9904–55– OAR] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards—Petition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards—Petition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach’’ (EPA ICR No. 2398.03, OMB Control No. 2060–0655 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). 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 February 28, 2014. 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 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2010–0133, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77119 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, 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 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 to authorize renewable fuel producers using certain foreigngrown feedstocks to use an aggregate approach to comply with the renewable E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 77120 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2013 / Notices biomass verification provisions, akin to that applicable to producers using crops and crop residue grown in the United States. For this authorization, foreign based entities may petition EPA for approval of the aggregate compliance approach for specified renewable fuel feedstocks either in a foreign country as a whole or in a specified geographical area. This petition request for the aggregate compliance approach for foreign-grown crops and crop residue is voluntary, though, if approved by EPA, will offer the benefit that certain renewable biomass produced in a foreign country or geographical area can be counted as feedstock to make renewable fuel for credit under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) program in 40 CFR Part 80. Form numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: 15. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Voluntary. Estimated number of respondents: 15 (total). Frequency of response: On occasion. Total estimated burden: 200 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $22,794 (per year), includes no annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in estimates: There is no increase of hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. The respondent universe and responses also remained the same in this collection. There was in increase in cost to the industry of $8,598 per year due to better numbers used to calculate the industry burden and to account for inflation. Dated: December 4, 2013. Byron Bunker, Director, Compliance Division. [FR Doc. 2013–30428 Filed 12–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY emcdonald on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [EPA–HQ–OAR–2009–0299; 2060–0104; FRL–9904–41–OAR] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle Emissions: Revisions to Certification of Alternative Fuels Conversions Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Dec 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 ‘‘Motor Vehicle Emissions: Revisions to Certification of Alternative Fuels Conversions’’ (EPA ICR No. 0783.64, OMB Control No. 2060–0104) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). 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 May 31, 2014. 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 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2009–0299 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: Holly Pugliese, Compliance Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2000 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105. Telephone: (734) 214– 4288. Email Address: pugliese.holly@ 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, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 manufacturers to submit information to EPA to ensure compliance with the provisions of EPA’s Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversions Final Rule which was issued on April 8, 2011 (76 FR 19830). This includes a variety of requirements for alternative fuel vehicle/engine converters who seek an exemption from the anti-tampering prohibition in section 203(a)(3) of the Clean Air Act. Under Title II of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7521 et seq.) Form Numbers: EPA Form Number 5800–257 and EPA Form Number 5800– 258. Respondents/affected entities: This action will affect companies and persons that manufacture, assemble, sell, import, or install alternative fuel conversions for light-duty vehicles, light-duty trucks, medium-duty passenger vehicles. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Estimated number of respondents: 25 (total). Frequency of response: On occasion as needed to obtain certification. Total estimated burden: 39,193 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $2,689,777 (per year), includes $363,059 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in estimates: There is an increase of 20,657 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. This increase is due primarily to the increase in the number of E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0133; FRL-9904-55-OAR]


Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; 
Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards--
Petition for International Aggregate Compliance Approach

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), ``Regulation of Fuels and Fuel 
Additives: 2011 Renewable Fuel Standards--Petition for International 
Aggregate Compliance Approach'' (EPA ICR No. 2398.03, OMB Control No. 
2060-0655 to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 
et seq.). 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 February 28, 2014. 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 18, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-
2010-0133, 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, 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 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 to authorize 
renewable fuel producers using certain foreign-grown feedstocks to use 
an aggregate approach to comply with the renewable

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biomass verification provisions, akin to that applicable to producers 
using crops and crop residue grown in the United States. For this 
authorization, foreign based entities may petition EPA for approval of 
the aggregate compliance approach for specified renewable fuel 
feedstocks either in a foreign country as a whole or in a specified 
geographical area. This petition request for the aggregate compliance 
approach for foreign-grown crops and crop residue is voluntary, though, 
if approved by EPA, will offer the benefit that certain renewable 
biomass produced in a foreign country or geographical area can be 
counted as feedstock to make renewable fuel for credit under the 
Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) program in 40 CFR Part 80.
    Form numbers: None.
    Respondents/affected entities: 15.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Voluntary.
    Estimated number of respondents: 15 (total).
    Frequency of response: On occasion.
    Total estimated burden: 200 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $22,794 (per year), includes no annualized 
capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in estimates: There is no increase of hours in the total 
estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by 
OMB. The respondent universe and responses also remained the same in 
this collection. There was in increase in cost to the industry of 
$8,598 per year due to better numbers used to calculate the industry 
burden and to account for inflation.

    Dated: December 4, 2013.
Byron Bunker,
Director, Compliance Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-30428 Filed 12-19-13; 8:45 am]
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