Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Toxic Chemical Release Reporting and Renewals of Form R, Form A and Form R Schedule 1 (Renewal), 55359-55360 [2017-25161]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 21, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC18–19–000. Applicants: Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, Wisconsin Power and Light Company, Madison Gas and Electric Company, Forward Energy LLC. Description: Joint Application for Authorization of Disposition of Jurisdictional Assets Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, et al. of Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, et al. Filed Date: 11/14/17. Accession Number: 20171114–5148. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/5/17. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER18–288–000. Applicants: GridLiance West Transco LLC. Description: Initial rate filing: Concurrence RS 516 SCE IA GridLiance West Transco LLC to be effective 10/25/ 2017. Filed Date: 11/14/17. Accession Number: 20171114–5109. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/5/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–289–000. Applicants: Duke Energy Progress, LLC. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Fayetteville CIAC RS 204 Filing to be effective 11/15/2017. Filed Date: 11/14/17. Accession Number: 20171114–5118. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/5/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–290–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original Service Agreement No. 4840; Queue No. AC2–174 (WMPA) to be effective 10/20/2017. Filed Date: 11/15/17. Accession Number: 20171115–5019. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–291–000. Applicants: AEP Oklahoma Transmission Company, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: AEPOTC RS and SA Baseline to be effective 11/16/2017. Filed Date: 11/15/17. Accession Number: 20171115–5029. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–292–000. Applicants: AEP Texas Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: AEPTX-Concho Valley EC-Golden VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Nov 20, 2017 Jkt 244001 Spread EC IA Second Amend & Restated to be effective 10/30/2017. Filed Date: 11/15/17. Accession Number: 20171115–5034. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/6/17. Docket Numbers: ER18–293–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Original Service Agreement No. 4825; Queue AC2–168 (WMPA) to be effective 10/19/2017. Filed Date: 11/15/17. Accession Number: 20171115–5072. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/6/17. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: November 15, 2017. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–25151 Filed 11–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–TRI–2017–0057; FRL–9970–79– OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Toxic Chemical Release Reporting and Renewals of Form R, Form A and Form R Schedule 1 (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Toxic Chemical Release Reporting and Renewals of Form R, Form A and Form R Schedule 1’’ (EPA ICR No.1363.26, OMB Control No. 2025–0009) to the Office of Management and Budget SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55359 (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through November 30, 2017. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (82 FR 24702) on May 30, 2017 during a 60day 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 December 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA– HQ–TRI–2017–0057 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: Colby Lintner, Environmental Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 554–1404; email address: TSCAHotline@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: Pursuant to section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 55360 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 21, 2017 / Notices (EPCRA), certain facilities that manufacture, process, or otherwise use specified toxic chemicals in amounts above reporting threshold levels must submit annually to EPA and to designated State or Tribal officials toxic chemical release forms containing information specified by EPA. In addition, pursuant to section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA), facilities reporting under section 313 of EPCRA must also report pollution prevention and waste management data, including recycling information, for such chemicals. EPA compiles and stores these reports in a publicly accessible database known as the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: Facilities that submit annual reports under section 313 of EPCRA and section 6607 of PPA. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (EPCRA Section 313). Estimated number of respondents: 21,856. Frequency of response: Annual. Total estimated burden: 3,597,275 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b). Total estimated cost: $199,217,089 (per year), includes $0 in annualized capital investment or maintenance and operational costs. Changes in the estimates: There is an increase of 41,277 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with that identified in the ICR currently approved by OMB. This increase reflects a slight increase in the number of facilities reporting to TRI. Courtney Kerwin, Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. 2017–25161 Filed 11–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9970–44–OARM] National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Request for Nominations to the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology. * Nomination Deadline: January 3, 2018. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates representing the following sectors: Academia; state, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 Nov 20, 2017 Jkt 244001 local, and tribal governments; business and industry; and, non-governmental organizations. Potential vacancies are anticipated to be filled in April, 2018. Sources in addition to this Federal Register Notice may be utilized in the solicitation of nominees. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene Green, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. EPA; telephone (202) 564– 2432; fax (202) 564–8129; email green.eugene@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT) is a federal advisory committee chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463. EPA established NACEPT in 1988 to provide advice to the EPA Administrator on a broad range of environmental policy, management and technology issues. Members serve as representatives from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and state, local, and tribal governments. Members are appointed by the EPA Administrator for two year terms. The Council usually meets 2–3 times annually face-to-face or via video/ teleconference and the average workload for the members is approximately 10 to 15 hours per month. Members serve on the Council in a voluntary capacity. However, EPA provides reimbursement for travel and incidental expenses associated with official government business. EPA is seeking nominations from candidates representing all sectors noted above. Within these sectors, EPA encourages nominees with a strong background in the following areas to apply: Data management/monitoring, social science, economic initiatives, public health, biodiversity, community sustainability, environmental policy/management, and environmental justice. Nominees will be considered according to the mandates of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), which requires committees to maintain diversity across a broad range of constituencies, sectors, groups, and geographical locations. EPA values and embraces diversity. In an effort to obtain nominations of diverse candidates, EPA welcomes nominations from women and men of all racial and ethnic groups, as well as persons with disabilities. Please note that interested candidates may self-nominate. The following criteria will be used to evaluate nominees: —Professional knowledge of environmental policy, management, and technology related issues. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 —Demonstrated ability to assess and analyze environmental challenges with objectivity and integrity. —Middle/Senior-level leadership experience that fills a current need on the Council. —Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and consensus-building skills. —Ability to volunteer approximately 10 to 15 hours per month to the Council’s activities, including participation in face-to-face meetings, video/teleconference meetings and preparation of documents for the Council’s reports and advice letters. EPA’s policy is that, unless otherwise prescribed by statute, members generally are appointed to two year terms. Prospective candidates interested in being considered for an appointment to serve on the Council, should submit the following items to process your nomination package: Nomination packages must include a brief statement of interest, resume, or curriculum vitae (CV), and a short biography (no more than two paragraphs) describing your professional and educational qualifications, including a list of relevant activities and any current or previous service on advisory committees. The statement of interest, resume or CV, and short biography should include the candidate’s full name, name and address of current organization, position title, email address, and daytime telephone number(s). In preparing your statement of interest, please describe how your background, knowledge, and experience will bring value to the work of the committee, and how these qualifications would contribute to the overall diversity of the Council. Also, be sure to describe any previous involvement with the Agency through employment, grant funding and/or contracting sources. To help the Agency in evaluating the effectiveness of its outreach efforts, also tell us how you learned of this opportunity in your statement of interest (cover letter). Anyone interested in being considered for nomination is encouraged to submit a nomination (application) package by the submission deadline on January 3, 2018. To expedite the process, it is preferable to submit the nomination package with the required information/documents electronically (Word/PDF) to green.eugene@epa.gov. Please reference: ‘‘NACEPT 2018 Membership Nomination Package for (insert candidate’s name)’’ in the subject heading. E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 223 (Tuesday, November 21, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55359-55360]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-TRI-2017-0057; FRL-9970-79-OEI]


Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and 
Approval; Comment Request; Toxic Chemical Release Reporting and 
Renewals of Form R, Form A and Form R Schedule 1 (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an 
information collection request (ICR), ``Toxic Chemical Release 
Reporting and Renewals of Form R, Form A and Form R Schedule 1'' (EPA 
ICR No.1363.26, OMB Control No. 2025-0009) to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which 
is currently approved through November 30, 2017. Public comments were 
previously requested via the Federal Register (82 FR 24702) on May 30, 
2017 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 December 21, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-
TRI-2017-0057 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: Colby Lintner, Environmental 
Assistance Division (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 554-1404; email 
address: TSCA-Hotline@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: Pursuant to section 313 of the Emergency Planning and 
Community Right-to-Know Act

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(EPCRA), certain facilities that manufacture, process, or otherwise use 
specified toxic chemicals in amounts above reporting threshold levels 
must submit annually to EPA and to designated State or Tribal officials 
toxic chemical release forms containing information specified by EPA. 
In addition, pursuant to section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act 
(PPA), facilities reporting under section 313 of EPCRA must also report 
pollution prevention and waste management data, including recycling 
information, for such chemicals. EPA compiles and stores these reports 
in a publicly accessible database known as the Toxics Release Inventory 
(TRI).
    Form Numbers: None.
    Respondents/affected entities: Facilities that submit annual 
reports under section 313 of EPCRA and section 6607 of PPA.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (EPCRA Section 313).
    Estimated number of respondents: 21,856.
    Frequency of response: Annual.
    Total estimated burden: 3,597,275 hours (per year). Burden is 
defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).
    Total estimated cost: $199,217,089 (per year), includes $0 in 
annualized capital investment or maintenance and operational costs.
    Changes in the estimates: There is an increase of 41,277 hours in 
the total estimated respondent burden compared with that identified in 
the ICR currently approved by OMB. This increase reflects a slight 
increase in the number of facilities reporting to TRI.

Courtney Kerwin,
Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division.
[FR Doc. 2017-25161 Filed 11-20-17; 8:45 am]
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