Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal), 18051-18052 [2018-08694]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / Notices Asbestos NESHAP at 40 CFR 61.145 and 40 CFR 61.150. Dated: April 18, 2018. Panagiotis Tsirigotis, Director, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. [FR Doc. 2018–08574 Filed 4–24–18; 8:45 am] NAICS Code Affected Industry BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2015–0785; FRL–9976–28] 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Program Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA is seeking applications for the 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards. In 2015, EPA developed the Partner of the Year Awards to recognize Safer Choice stakeholders who have advanced the goals of the Pollution Prevention Act by reducing pollution at its source through safer chemistry. At the 2018 Partner of the Year Awards, Safer Choice will recognize stakeholder organizations from five broad categories: Formulators/ Product Manufacturers of both Consumer and Institutional/Industrial products, Purchasers and Distributors, Retailers, Supporters (e.g., nongovernmental organizations), and Innovators (e.g., chemical manufacturers). All applications and accompanying materials must be received by Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Award winners will be recognized at a ceremony in the fall of 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Linda Rutsch, Chemistry, Economics and Sustainable Strategies Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 343–9924; email address: rutsch.linda@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Does this action apply to me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are a Safer Choice program partner or stakeholder. The 19:12 Apr 24, 2018 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing. 325611 Soap and Other Detergent Manufacturing. 325612 Polish and Other Sanitation Good Manufacturing. 325910 Printing Ink Manufacturing. 325992 Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing. 325998 All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing. 561210 Facilities Support Services. 561720 Janitorial Services. 561740 Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services. 611310 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools. 8123 Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services. 921190 Other General Government Support. B. How can I get related information? The full Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards announcement and award application materials can be found at: https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/saferchoice-partner-year-awards. C. How can I get copies of this document and other related information? The docket for this action, identified by docket information (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2015–0785, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. II. What action is the Agency taking? I. General Information VerDate Sep<11>2014 following list of North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. Potentially affected entities may include: Jkt 244001 EPA is seeking applications for the 2018 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards. In 2015, EPA developed the Partner of the Year Awards to recognize Safer Choice stakeholders who have PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18051 advanced the goals of the Pollution Prevention Act by reducing pollution at its source through safer chemistry. The Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards recognize program participants for advancing the goal of chemical safety through exemplary participation in or promotion of the Safer Choice program. Safer Choice program participants are continually driving innovation to make chemical products safer. The program currently certifies approximately 2,000 products, used by consumers, institutions and industry that meet the Safer Choice Standard. The 2018 Partner of the Year Awards will be the fourth annual event, with recognition for Safer Choice stakeholder organizations from five broad categories: (1) Formulators/ Product Manufacturers of both Consumer and Institutional/Industrial products, (2) Purchasers and Distributors, (3) Retailers, (4) Supporters (e.g., non-governmental organizations, including environmental and health advocates, trade associations, academia, sports teams, and others), and (5) Innovators (e.g., chemical manufacturers, technology developers, and others). The award application and instructions are available at https:// www.epa.gov/saferchoice/safer-choicepartner-year-awards. Interested applicants may also view a webinar on the award application process by visiting the website. All applications and accompanying materials must be received by Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Award winners will be recognized at a ceremony in the fall of 2018. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601. Dated: April 17, 2018, Charlotte Bertrand, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. [FR Doc. 2018–08693 Filed 4–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OARM–2018–0124; FRL–9977– 11–OARM] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 18052 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / Notices ‘‘Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 0246.13, OMB Control No. 2030–0016) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. 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 November 30, 2018. 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 June 25, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OARM–2018–0124 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. 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: Thomas Valentino, Policy Training and Oversight Division, Office of Acquisition Management (3802R), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564– 4522; email address: valentino.thomas@ 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 https://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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Apr 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 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: All contractors who have completed an EPA cost-reimbursement type contract will be required to submit EPA Form 1900–10. EPA Form 1900–10 summarizes all costs incurred in performance of the contract and sets forth the final indirect rates. This form is reviewed by the contracting officer to determine the final costs reimbursable to the contractor. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.216–7 states that the Government will pay only the costs determined to be allowable by the contracting officer in accordance with FAR Subpart 31.2. Furthermore, FAR 52.216–7 states that indirect cost rates shall be established for each fiscal year at the close of a contractor’s fiscal year. EPA Form 1900–10 summarizes this information for the entire contract period and provides a basis for cost review by contracting, finance, and audit personnel. In addition, FAR 4.804–5 mandates that the office administering the contract shall ensure that the costs and indirect cost rates are settled. Form Numbers: EPA Form 1900–10. Respondents/affected entities: All contractors who have completed an EPA cost-reimbursement type contract. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (FAR 52.216–7). Estimated number of respondents: 5 (total). Frequency of response: Once, at the end of the contract. Total estimated burden: 31.5 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $4,408.65 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in Estimates: There is no change in the hours in the total PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. Dated: April 9, 2018. Kimberly Y. Patrick, Director, Office of Acquisition Management. [FR Doc. 2018–08694 Filed 4–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Submission for OMB Review Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ACTION: Notice of Information Collection—Extension Without Change: State and Local Government Information Report (EEO–4). AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of the State and Local Government Information Report (EEO–4 Report, Form 164). DATES: Written comments on this notice must be submitted on or before May 25, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments on this notice must be submitted to Joseph B. Nye, Policy Analyst, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, email oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are also encouraged to send comments to the EEOC online at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions on the website for submitting comments. In addition, the EEOC’s Executive Secretariat will accept comments in hard copy. Hard copy comments should be sent to Bernadette Wilson, Executive Officer, EEOC, 131 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20507. Finally, the Executive Secretariat will accept comments totaling six or fewer pages by facsimile (‘‘fax’’) machine before the same deadline at (202) 663– 4114. (This is not a toll-free number.) Receipt of fax transmittals will not be acknowledged, except that the sender may request confirmation of receipt by calling the Executive Secretariat staff at (202) 663–4070 (voice) or (202) 663– 4074 (TTY). (These are not toll-free telephone numbers.) The EEOC will post online at http:// www.regulations.gov all comments SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OARM-2018-0124; FRL-9977-11-OARM]


Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; 
Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal)

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),

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``Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR 
No. 0246.13, OMB Control No. 2030-0016) to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act. 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 November 30, 2018. 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 June 25, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OARM-
2018-0124 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.
    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: Thomas Valentino, Policy Training and 
Oversight Division, Office of Acquisition Management (3802R), 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, 
DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-4522; 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 https://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: All contractors who have completed an EPA cost-
reimbursement type contract will be required to submit EPA Form 1900-
10. EPA Form 1900-10 summarizes all costs incurred in performance of 
the contract and sets forth the final indirect rates. This form is 
reviewed by the contracting officer to determine the final costs 
reimbursable to the contractor. The Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) 52.216-7 states that the Government will pay only the costs 
determined to be allowable by the contracting officer in accordance 
with FAR Subpart 31.2. Furthermore, FAR 52.216-7 states that indirect 
cost rates shall be established for each fiscal year at the close of a 
contractor's fiscal year. EPA Form 1900-10 summarizes this information 
for the entire contract period and provides a basis for cost review by 
contracting, finance, and audit personnel. In addition, FAR 4.804-5 
mandates that the office administering the contract shall ensure that 
the costs and indirect cost rates are settled.
    Form Numbers: EPA Form 1900-10.
    Respondents/affected entities: All contractors who have completed 
an EPA cost-reimbursement type contract.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (FAR 52.216-7).
    Estimated number of respondents: 5 (total).
    Frequency of response: Once, at the end of the contract.
    Total estimated burden: 31.5 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $4,408.65 (per year), includes $0 annualized 
capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in Estimates: There is no change in the hours in the total 
estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by 
OMB.

    Dated: April 9, 2018.
Kimberly Y. Patrick,
Director, Office of Acquisition Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-08694 Filed 4-24-18; 8:45 am]
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