Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities, 26541-26542 [2018-12239]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 110 / Thursday, June 7, 2018 / Notices notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at https:// www.transportation.gov/privacy. See also https://www.regulations.gov/ privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Issued in Washington, DC. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–12224 Filed 6–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration Limitation on Claims Against Proposed Public Transportation Projects Federal Transit Administration (FTA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces final environmental actions taken by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for a project extending the METRO Green Line from downtown Minneapolis through the communities of St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie, passing near Edina, Minnesota. 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This notice applies to all FTA decisions on the listed project as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including NEPA [42 U.S.C. 4321–4375], Section 4(f) requirements [23 U.S.C. 138, 49 U.S.C. 303], Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [16 U.S.C. 470f], and the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7401–7671q]. This notice does not, however, alter or extend the limitation period for challenges of project decisions subject to previous notices published in the Federal Register. The project and action that is the subject of this notice follow: Project name and location: Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (LRT), Minneapolis to Eden Prairie, Minnesota (METRO Green Line Extension). Project Sponsor: The Metropolitan Council (Council). 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Supporting documentation: Southwest LRT Project Supplemental EA and Amended Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation dated February 2018. Elizabeth S. Riklin, Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning and Environment. [FR Doc. 2018–12238 Filed 6–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26541 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2018–0021] Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: On March 26, 2018, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice in the Federal Register (83 FR 13004) inviting comments on three information collections identified by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers 2137–0048, 2137–0600, and 2137–0618 that expire this Summer. PHMSA is requesting an extension with no change for these information collections. During the public comment period, PHMSA received no comments in response to the information collections. PHMSA received 10 comments that did not pertain to the information collection requests. PHMSA is publishing this notice to provide the public with an additional 30 days to comment on the renewal of the information collections referenced above and to announce that the information collection requests will be submitted to OMB for approval. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before July 9, 2018 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202–366– 1246, by email at angela.dow@dot.gov, by fax at 202–366–4566, or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the docket number PHMSA–2018–0021 by any of the following methods: • Fax: 1–202–395–5806. • Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Records Management Center, Room 10102 NEOB, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, ATTN: Desk Officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation\PHMSA. • Email: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, at the following email address: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Requests for a copy of the information collections should be directed to Angela SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1 26542 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 110 / Thursday, June 7, 2018 / Notices Dow by telephone at 202–366–1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, by email at angela.dow@dot.gov, or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Summary of Comments Received During the 60-day comment period, PHMSA received 10 comments from anonymous submitters that emphasized the general importance of environmental safety in the oil and gas industry. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies three information collection requests that PHMSA will submit to OMB for renewal. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) Current expiration date; (4) Type of request; (5) Abstract of the information collection activity; (6) Description of affected public; (7) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (8) Frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections: 1. Title: Recordkeeping Requirements for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facilities. OMB Control Number: 2137–0048. Current Expiration Date: 06/30/2018. Type of Request: Renewal with no change of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: LNG facility owners and operators are required to maintain records, make reports, and provide information to the Secretary of Transportation at the Secretary’s request. Affected Public: Owners and operators of liquefied natural gas facilities. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Estimated number of responses: 101. Estimated annual burden hours: 12,120. Frequency of Collection: On Occasion. 2. Title: Qualification of Pipeline Safety Training. OMB Control Number: 2137–0600. Current Expiration Date: 07/31/2018. Type of Request: Renewal with no change of a currently approved information collection. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Jun 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 Abstract: All individuals responsible for the operation and maintenance of pipeline facilities are required to be properly qualified to safely perform their tasks. Section 192.807 of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, requires each operator to maintain records that demonstrate compliance with the mandated qualification criteria. Records must be kept to be provided upon request. Affected Public: Operators of pipeline facilities. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Estimated number of responses: 29,167. Estimated annual burden hours: 7,292. Frequency of collection: On occasion. 3. Title: Pipeline Safety: Periodic Underwater Inspection and Notification of Abandoned Underwater Pipelines. OMB Control Number: 2137–0618. Current Expiration Date: 8/31/2018. Type of Request: Renewal with no change of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Federal pipeline safety regulations at 49 CFR 192.612 and 195.413 require operators to conduct appropriate periodic underwater inspections in the Gulf of Mexico and its inlets. If an operator discovers that its underwater pipeline is exposed or poses a hazard to navigation, among other remedial actions such as marking and reburial in some cases, the operator must contact the National Response Center by telephone within 24 hours of discovery and report the location of the exposed pipeline. PHMSA’s regulations for reporting the abandonment of underwater pipelines can be found at 49 CFR 192.727 and 195.59. These provisions contain certain requirements for disconnecting and purging abandoned pipelines and require operators to notify PHMSA of each abandoned offshore pipeline facility or each abandoned onshore pipeline facility that crosses over, under or through a commercially navigable waterway. Affected Public: Operators of pipeline facilities (except master meter operators). Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Estimated number of responses: 92. Estimated annual burden hours: 1,372. Frequency of collection: On occasion. Comments are invited on: (a) The need for the renewal of these collections of information for the proper performance of the functions of the PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued in Washington, DC on June 04, 2018, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. John A. Gale, Director, Standards and Rulemaking Division. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 110 (Thursday, June 7, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12239]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2018-0021]


Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: On March 26, 2018, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 
(PHMSA) published a notice in the Federal Register (83 FR 13004) 
inviting comments on three information collections identified by Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers 2137-0048, 2137-0600, 
and 2137-0618 that expire this Summer. PHMSA is requesting an extension 
with no change for these information collections.
    During the public comment period, PHMSA received no comments in 
response to the information collections. PHMSA received 10 comments 
that did not pertain to the information collection requests. PHMSA is 
publishing this notice to provide the public with an additional 30 days 
to comment on the renewal of the information collections referenced 
above and to announce that the information collection requests will be 
submitted to OMB for approval.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
July 9, 2018 to be assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202-366-
1246, by email at [email protected], by fax at 202-366-4566, or by 
mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, PHP-30, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by the docket number 
PHMSA-2018-0021 by any of the following methods:
     Fax: 1-202-395-5806.
     Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Records Management Center, Room 10102 NEOB, 725 17th Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20503, ATTN: Desk Officer for the U.S. Department of 
Transportation\PHMSA.
     Email: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, 
at the following email address: [email protected].
    Requests for a copy of the information collections should be 
directed to Angela

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Dow by telephone at 202-366-1246, by fax at 202-366-4566, by email at 
[email protected], or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, 
PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, PHP-30, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

Summary of Comments Received

    During the 60-day comment period, PHMSA received 10 comments from 
anonymous submitters that emphasized the general importance of 
environmental safety in the oil and gas industry.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal 
Regulations, requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public 
and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information 
collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies three 
information collection requests that PHMSA will submit to OMB for 
renewal. The following information is provided for each information 
collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control 
number; (3) Current expiration date; (4) Type of request; (5) Abstract 
of the information collection activity; (6) Description of affected 
public; (7) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping 
burden; and (8) Frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-
year term of approval for each information collection activity. PHMSA 
requests comments on the following information collections:
    1. Title: Recordkeeping Requirements for Liquefied Natural Gas 
(LNG) Facilities.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0048.
    Current Expiration Date: 06/30/2018.
    Type of Request: Renewal with no change of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: LNG facility owners and operators are required to 
maintain records, make reports, and provide information to the 
Secretary of Transportation at the Secretary's request.
    Affected Public: Owners and operators of liquefied natural gas 
facilities.

Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Estimated number of responses: 101.
    Estimated annual burden hours: 12,120.

    Frequency of Collection: On Occasion.

    2. Title: Qualification of Pipeline Safety Training.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0600.
    Current Expiration Date: 07/31/2018.
    Type of Request: Renewal with no change of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: All individuals responsible for the operation and 
maintenance of pipeline facilities are required to be properly 
qualified to safely perform their tasks. Section 192.807 of Title 49, 
Code of Federal Regulations, requires each operator to maintain records 
that demonstrate compliance with the mandated qualification criteria. 
Records must be kept to be provided upon request.
    Affected Public: Operators of pipeline facilities.

Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Estimated number of responses: 29,167.
    Estimated annual burden hours: 7,292.

    Frequency of collection: On occasion.

    3. Title: Pipeline Safety: Periodic Underwater Inspection and 
Notification of Abandoned Underwater Pipelines.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0618.
    Current Expiration Date: 8/31/2018.
    Type of Request: Renewal with no change of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: The Federal pipeline safety regulations at 49 CFR 192.612 
and 195.413 require operators to conduct appropriate periodic 
underwater inspections in the Gulf of Mexico and its inlets. If an 
operator discovers that its underwater pipeline is exposed or poses a 
hazard to navigation, among other remedial actions such as marking and 
reburial in some cases, the operator must contact the National Response 
Center by telephone within 24 hours of discovery and report the 
location of the exposed pipeline. PHMSA's regulations for reporting the 
abandonment of underwater pipelines can be found at 49 CFR 192.727 and 
195.59. These provisions contain certain requirements for disconnecting 
and purging abandoned pipelines and require operators to notify PHMSA 
of each abandoned offshore pipeline facility or each abandoned onshore 
pipeline facility that crosses over, under or through a commercially 
navigable waterway.
    Affected Public: Operators of pipeline facilities (except master 
meter operators).

Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Estimated number of responses: 92.
    Estimated annual burden hours: 1,372.

    Frequency of collection: On occasion.
    Comments are invited on:
    (a) The need for the renewal of these collections of information 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
    (b) 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;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected, and
    (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued in Washington, DC on June 04, 2018, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR 1.97.
John A. Gale,
Director, Standards and Rulemaking Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-12239 Filed 6-6-18; 8:45 am]
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