Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Renewal), 24092-24093 [2016-09521]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 24092 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 79 / Monday, April 25, 2016 / Notices Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8859; email address: kinn.alison@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Docket: Supporting documents, including the ICR that explains in detail the information collection activities and the related burden and cost estimates that are summarized in this document, are available in the docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at http://www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 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. ICR status: This ICR is for a new information collection activity. Under PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 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. The OMB control numbers are displayed either by publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such as on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. The display of OMB control numbers for certain EPA regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR part 9. Abstract: EPA is engaging in this collection pursuant to the authority in the Pollution Prevention Act (42 U.S.C. 13103(b)(11)), which requires EPA to ‘‘[i]dentify opportunities to use Federal procurement to encourage source reduction,’’ and section 12(d) of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) (15 U.S.C. 272 note), which requires Federal agencies to ‘‘use technical standards that are developed or adopted by voluntary consensus standards bodies, using such technical standards as a means to carry out policy objectives or activities.’’ Federal agencies need this assessment per the draft guidelines to determine which, among sometimes dozens of private sector standards within a single purchase category, are appropriate and effective in meeting Federal procurement goals and mandates. Federal agencies must comply with multiple sustainability-related purchasing mandates. While Federal purchasing policy is clear for the several standards and eco-labels that are listed in statute, regulation, or Executive Order, the lack of independently assessed information about and Federal VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Apr 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 guidance on using other product environmental performance standards and eco-labels often results in an inconsistent approach by Federal purchasers and confusion and uncertainty for vendors and manufacturers. Respondents/Affected Entities: Entities potentially affected by this ICR are standards development organizations, eco-labeling programs, and environmental certification entities. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Responses to the collection of information are voluntary. Respondents may claim all or part of a response confidential. EPA will disclose information that is covered by a claim of confidentiality only to the extent permitted by, and in accordance with, the procedures in TSCA section 14 and 40 CFR part 2. Estimated total number of potential respondents: 20. Frequency of response: Once during the 2016 pilot and a to-be-determined frequency depending upon learnings from the pilot. Estimated total burden: 340 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b). Estimated total costs: $ 24,711 (per year), includes no annualized capital investment or maintenance and operational costs. Changes in the estimates: This is a request for a new approval from OMB. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Courtney Kerwin, Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. 2016–09519 Filed 4–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OECA–2012–0680; FRL–9945– 27–OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (40 CFR part 60, subpart Cc and 40 CFR part 62, subpart GGG) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 1893.07, OMB Control No. 2060–0430), 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.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through April 30, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (80 FR 32116) on June 5, 2015 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may neither conduct nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before May 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA– HQ–OECA–2012–0680, to: (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or by email to docket.oeca@epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; and (2) OMB via email to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Address comments to OMB Desk Officer for EPA. 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: Patrick Yellin, Monitoring, Assistance, and Media Programs Division, Office of Compliance, Mail Code 2227A, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564–2970; email address: yellin.patrick@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, EPA 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. E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 79 / Monday, April 25, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Abstract: Owners and operators of affected facilities are required to comply with reporting and record keeping requirements for the general provisions of 40 CFR part 60, subpart A and 40 CFR part 62, subpart A, as well as for the specific requirements at 40 CFR part 60, subpart Cc and 40 CFR part 62, subpart GGG. This includes submitting an initial notification reports, performance tests and periodic reports and results, and maintaining records of the occurrence and duration of any startup, shutdown, or malfunction in the operation of an affected facility, or any period during which the monitoring system is inoperative. These reports are used by EPA to determine compliance with these standards. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: Existing municipal solid waste landfills. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 60, subpart Cc and 40 CFR part 62, subpart GGG). Estimated number of respondents: 465 (total). Frequency of response: Initially, occasionally and annually. Total estimated burden: 38,900 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b). Total estimated cost: $3,080,000 (per year), which includes $603,000 in annualized capital/startup and/or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in the Estimates: There is a net decrease in the total burden associated with privately and publicly owned landfills and State and local agencies. This decrease in burden from the most recently approved ICR is due to an adjustment to the estimated average number of respondents. To account for landfill closures that have occurred since the previous ICR was approved, this ICR applies a three percent per year landfill closure rate to the previous ICR’s estimated number of respondents. This results in a decrease in the respondent labor hours, labor costs, O&M costs, and number of responses. There is also a corresponding decrease in the Agency burden and cost. Courtney Kerwin, Acting-Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. 2016–09521 Filed 4–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Apr 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9944–04–OEI] Cross-Media Electronic Reporting: Authorized Program Revision Approval, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces EPA’s approval of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s request to revise its National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation EPAauthorized program to allow electronic reporting. DATES: EPA’s approval is effective May 25, 2016 for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation program, if no timely request for a public hearing is received and accepted by the Agency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Seeh, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information, Mail Stop 2823T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, (202) 566–1175, seeh.karen@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 13, 2005, the final Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule (CROMERR) was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 59848) and codified as part 3 of title 40 of the CFR. CROMERR establishes electronic reporting as an acceptable regulatory alternative to paper reporting and establishes requirements to assure that electronic documents are as legally dependable as their paper counterparts. Subpart D of CROMERR requires that state, tribal or local government agencies that receive, or wish to begin receiving, electronic reports under their EPA-authorized programs must apply to EPA for a revision or modification of those programs and obtain EPA approval. Subpart D provides standards for such approvals based on consideration of the electronic document receiving systems that the state, tribe, or local government will use to implement the electronic reporting. Additionally, § 3.1000(b) through (e) of 40 CFR part 3, subpart D provides special procedures for program revisions and modifications to allow electronic reporting, to be used at the option of the state, tribe or local government in place of procedures available under existing programspecific authorization regulations. An application submitted under the subpart SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24093 D procedures must show that the state, tribe or local government has sufficient legal authority to implement the electronic reporting components of the programs covered by the application and will use electronic document receiving systems that meet the applicable subpart D requirements. On March 7, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) submitted an application titled Compliance Monitoring Data Portal for revision to its EPA-approved drinking water program under title 40 CFR to allow new electronic reporting. EPA reviewed PA DEP’s request to revise its EPA-authorized program and, based on this review, EPA determined that the application met the standards for approval of authorized program revision set out in 40 CFR part 3, subpart D. In accordance with 40 CFR 3.1000(d), this notice of EPA’s decision to approve Pennsylvania’s request to revise its Part 142—National Primary Drinking Water Regulations Implementation program to allow electronic reporting under 40 CFR part 141 is being published in the Federal Register. PA DEP was notified of EPA’s determination to approve its application with respect to the authorized program listed above. In today’s notice, EPA is also informing interested persons that they may request a public hearing on EPA’s action to approve the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s request to revise its authorized public water system program under 40 CFR part 142, in accordance with 40 CFR 3.1000(f). Requests for a hearing must be submitted to EPA within 30 days of publication of today’s Federal Register notice. Such requests should include the following information: (1) The name, address and telephone number of the individual, organization or other entity requesting a hearing; (2) A brief statement of the requesting person’s interest in EPA’s determination, a brief explanation as to why EPA should hold a hearing, and any other information that the requesting person wants EPA to consider when determining whether to grant the request; (3) The signature of the individual making the request, or, if the request is made on behalf of an organization or other entity, the signature of a responsible official of the organization or other entity. In the event a hearing is requested and granted, EPA will provide notice of the hearing in the Federal Register not less than 15 days prior to the scheduled hearing date. Frivolous or insubstantial E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 79 (Monday, April 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24092-24093]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-09521]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OECA-2012-0680; FRL-9945-27-OEI]


Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and 
Approval; Comment Request; Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for 
Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an 
information collection request (ICR), ``Emission Guidelines and 
Compliance Times for Existing Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (40 CFR 
part 60, subpart Cc and 40 CFR part 62, subpart GGG) (Renewal)'' (EPA 
ICR No. 1893.07, OMB Control No. 2060-0430), 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.). This is a 
proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through 
April 30, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register (80 FR 32116) on June 5, 2015 during a 60-day comment 
period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public 
comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its 
estimated burden and cost to the public. An Agency may neither conduct 
nor sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection 
of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before May 25, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-
OECA-2012-0680, to: (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our 
preferred method), or by email to docket.oeca@epa.gov, or by mail to: 
EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; and (2) OMB via email 
to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Address comments to OMB Desk Officer 
for EPA.
    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: Patrick Yellin, Monitoring, 
Assistance, and Media Programs Division, Office of Compliance, Mail 
Code 2227A, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-2970; email 
address: yellin.patrick@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, EPA 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.

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    Abstract: Owners and operators of affected facilities are required 
to comply with reporting and record keeping requirements for the 
general provisions of 40 CFR part 60, subpart A and 40 CFR part 62, 
subpart A, as well as for the specific requirements at 40 CFR part 60, 
subpart Cc and 40 CFR part 62, subpart GGG. This includes submitting an 
initial notification reports, performance tests and periodic reports 
and results, and maintaining records of the occurrence and duration of 
any startup, shutdown, or malfunction in the operation of an affected 
facility, or any period during which the monitoring system is 
inoperative. These reports are used by EPA to determine compliance with 
these standards.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Respondents/affected entities: Existing municipal solid waste 
landfills.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 60, 
subpart Cc and 40 CFR part 62, subpart GGG).
    Estimated number of respondents: 465 (total).
    Frequency of response: Initially, occasionally and annually.
    Total estimated burden: 38,900 hours (per year). Burden is defined 
at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).
    Total estimated cost: $3,080,000 (per year), which includes 
$603,000 in annualized capital/startup and/or operation & maintenance 
costs.
    Changes in the Estimates: There is a net decrease in the total 
burden associated with privately and publicly owned landfills and State 
and local agencies. This decrease in burden from the most recently 
approved ICR is due to an adjustment to the estimated average number of 
respondents. To account for landfill closures that have occurred since 
the previous ICR was approved, this ICR applies a three percent per 
year landfill closure rate to the previous ICR's estimated number of 
respondents. This results in a decrease in the respondent labor hours, 
labor costs, O&M costs, and number of responses. There is also a 
corresponding decrease in the Agency burden and cost.

Courtney Kerwin,
Acting-Director, Collection Strategies Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-09521 Filed 4-22-16; 8:45 am]
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