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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 35 / Thursday, February 23, 2017 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OEI–2013–0565; FRL–9959–48– OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Confidentiality Rules (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Confidentiality Rules (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 1665.13, OMB Control No. 2020–0003) 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 February 28, 2017. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (81 FR 62883) on September 13, 2016, 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 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: Additional comments may be submitted on or before March 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA– HQ–OEI–2013–0565 to (1) EPA 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, 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: Larry Gottesman, Agency FOIA Officer, FOIA, Libraries and Accessibility Division, Office of Environmental Information, 2822T, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:10 Feb 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202–566–2162; email address: Gottesman.Larry@ 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. Abstract: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the requirements set forth in 40 CFR, Part 2, Subpart B, ‘‘Confidentiality of Business Information (CBI)’’ to establish rules to govern business confidentiality claims, i.e., the handling by the Agency of business information which is or may be entitled to confidential treatment, determining whether such information is entitled to confidential treatment for reasons of business confidentiality and responding to Freedom of Information Act requests pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552 for this information. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/Affected Entities: Manufacturing and non-manufacturing businesses submitting a document to EPA that it claims as CBI. Respondent’s Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Estimated Number of Respondents: 844 (total). Frequency of Response: Once. Total Estimated Burden: 488 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total Estimated Cost: $20,447 (per year). Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease of 1,045 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. This decrease is due to a change in program requirements which reduces the reporting burden. Courtney Kerwin, Director, Regulatory Support Division. [FR Doc. 2017–03482 Filed 2–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11451 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OECA–2010–0291; FRL–9959– 50–OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; State Review Framework (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘State Review Framework (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 2185.06, OMB Control No. 2020–0031) 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 February 28, 2017. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register 81 FR 70421 on October 12, 2016 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 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: Additional comments may be submitted on or before March 27, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA– HQ–OECA–2010–0291, to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), 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: Christopher Knopes, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Office of Compliance; Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OEI-2013-0565; FRL-9959-48-OEI]


Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and 
Approval; Comment Request; Confidentiality Rules (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an 
information collection request (ICR), ``Confidentiality Rules 
(Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 1665.13, OMB Control No. 2020-0003) 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 February 28, 2017. Public comments were previously requested 
via the Federal Register (81 FR 62883) on September 13, 2016, 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 
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: Additional comments may be submitted on or before March 27, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-
OEI-2013-0565 to (1) EPA 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, 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: Larry Gottesman, Agency FOIA Officer, 
FOIA, Libraries and Accessibility Division, Office of Environmental 
Information, 2822T, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202-566-2162; email 
address: Gottesman.Larry@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.
    Abstract: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
established the requirements set forth in 40 CFR, Part 2, Subpart B, 
``Confidentiality of Business Information (CBI)'' to establish rules to 
govern business confidentiality claims, i.e., the handling by the 
Agency of business information which is or may be entitled to 
confidential treatment, determining whether such information is 
entitled to confidential treatment for reasons of business 
confidentiality and responding to Freedom of Information Act requests 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552 for this information.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Manufacturing and non-manufacturing 
businesses submitting a document to EPA that it claims as CBI.
    Respondent's Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 844 (total).
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Total Estimated Burden: 488 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total Estimated Cost: $20,447 (per year).
    Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease of 1,045 hours in the 
total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently 
approved by OMB. This decrease is due to a change in program 
requirements which reduces the reporting burden.

Courtney Kerwin,
Director, Regulatory Support Division.
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