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Download as PDF 2150 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 16, 2018 / Notices findings. Specifically, the data collected will be used to support reviews and reports to ED that: Describe the intervention implemented by each i3 grantee; assess the strength of the evidence produced by each i3 evaluation; present the evidence produced by each i3 evaluation; identify effective and promising interventions; and, assess the results of the i3 Program. We will collect data from the universe of all 172 i3 projects funded under the i3 Program. Dated: January 10, 2018. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–00554 Filed 1–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–EPA–HQ–OA–2010–0757; FRL–9972– 93–OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 2260.06, OMB Control No. 2090–0029) 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 February 28, 2018. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on August 21, 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:48 Jan 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 Additional comments may be submitted on or before February 15, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA– HQ–OA–2010–0757, to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to oei.docket@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: Megan Moreau, Office of Resources, Operations and Management, Federal Advisory Committee Management Division, Mail Code 1601M, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202–564– 5320; fax number: 202–564–8129; email address: moreau.megan@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 purpose of this information collection request is to assist the EPA in selecting federal advisory committee members who will be appointed as Special Government Employees (SGEs), mostly to the EPA’s scientific and technical committees. To select SGE members as efficiently and cost effectively as possible, the Agency needs to evaluate potential conflicts of interest before a candidate is hired as an SGE and appointed as a member to a committee. Agency officials developed the ‘‘Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,’’ also referred to as Form 3110–48, for greater inclusion of DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information to discover any potential conflicts of interest as recommended by the Government Accountability Office. Form numbers: EPA Form 3110–48. Respondents/affected entities: Candidates for appointment to serve as SGEs on EPA federal advisory committees. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory in order to serve as a SGE on an EPA federal advisory committee (5 CFR 2634.903). Estimated number of respondents: 500 (total). Frequency of response: Once, Annually, On occasion. Total estimated burden: 500 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $56,000 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in the Estimates: There is an increase of 250 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. This change is due to an increase in the estimated number of respondents. Courtney Kerwin, Director, Regulatory Support Division. [FR Doc. 2018–00574 Filed 1–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2010–0885; FRL–9973–01– OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Implementation of the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone: State Implementation Plan Requirements (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR)— Implementation of the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone: State Implementation Plan Requirements (Renewal), OMB Control Number 2060–0695, EPA ICR No. 2347.03—to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through January, 31, 2018. Public comments were previously requested via a Federal SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-EPA-HQ-OA-2010-0757; FRL-9972-93-OEI]


Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and 
Approval; Comment Request; Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for 
Special Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at 
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an 
information collection request (ICR), ``Confidential Financial 
Disclosure Form for Special Government Employees Serving on Federal 
Advisory Committees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
(Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 2260.06, OMB Control No. 2090-0029) 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 February 28, 
2018. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal 
Register on August 21, 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 February 15, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-
OA-2010-0757, to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our 
preferred method), by email to [email protected], 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 
[email protected]. 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: Megan Moreau, Office of Resources, 
Operations and Management, Federal Advisory Committee Management 
Division, Mail Code 1601M, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 202-564-
5320; fax number: 202-564-8129; email address: [email protected].

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 purpose of this information collection request is to 
assist the EPA in selecting federal advisory committee members who will 
be appointed as Special Government Employees (SGEs), mostly to the 
EPA's scientific and technical committees. To select SGE members as 
efficiently and cost effectively as possible, the Agency needs to 
evaluate potential conflicts of interest before a candidate is hired as 
an SGE and appointed as a member to a committee. Agency officials 
developed the ``Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special 
Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the U.S. 
Environmental Protection Agency,'' also referred to as Form 3110-48, 
for greater inclusion of information to discover any potential 
conflicts of interest as recommended by the Government Accountability 
Office.
    Form numbers: EPA Form 3110-48.
    Respondents/affected entities: Candidates for appointment to serve 
as SGEs on EPA federal advisory committees.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory in order to serve as 
a SGE on an EPA federal advisory committee (5 CFR 2634.903).
    Estimated number of respondents: 500 (total).
    Frequency of response: Once, Annually, On occasion.
    Total estimated burden: 500 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $56,000 (per year), includes $0 annualized 
capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in the Estimates: There is an increase of 250 hours in the 
total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently 
approved by OMB. This change is due to an increase in the estimated 
number of respondents.

Courtney Kerwin,
Director, Regulatory Support Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-00574 Filed 1-12-18; 8:45 am]
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