Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Chemical Data Reporting Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA Section 8(a)) (Renewal), 54341-54342 [2018-23560]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 209 / Monday, October 29, 2018 / Notices Accession Number: 20181022–5145. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/13/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–157–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: 2018–10–22_SA 3181 Glaciers EdgeMidAmerican GIA (J506) to be effective 10/8/2018. Filed Date: 10/22/18. Accession Number: 20181022–5147. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/13/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–158–000. Applicants: Ambit Northeast, LLC. Description: Baseline eTariff Filing: Ambit Northeast LLC MBR Application to be effective 10/22/2018. Filed Date: 10/22/18. Accession Number: 20181022–5198. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/13/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–159–000. Applicants: Southwestern Electric Power Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: ETEC and NTEC PSA to be effective 5/ 31/2018. Filed Date: 10/23/18. Accession Number: 20181023–5087. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/13/18. 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[FR Doc. 2018–23531 Filed 10–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2017–0648; FRL–9985–66– OEI] Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Chemical Data Reporting Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA Section 8(a)) (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA): Chemical Data Reporting under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA section 8(a)), identified by EPA ICR No. 1884.10 and OMB Control No. 2070–0162. This is a request to renew the approval of an existing ICR that is currently scheduled to expire on October 31, 2018. The ICR, which is available in the docket along with other related materials, provides a detailed explanation of the collection activities and the burden estimate that is only briefly summarized in this document. Comments received in response to the previously provided 60day public review opportunity are also in the docket and have been addressed in the ICR. With this submission, EPA is providing an additional 30 days for public review and comment. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2017–0648 and OMB Control No. 2070–0162, to both EPA and OMB as follows: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 54342 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 209 / Monday, October 29, 2018 / Notices • To EPA online using http:// 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. • To 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 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. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Comnes, Chemical Control Division (7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–3193; email address: comnes.meredith@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Docket: Supporting documents, including the ICR that explains in detail the information collection activities and the related burden and cost estimates that are summarized in this document, are available in the docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at http://www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 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. ICR status: This ICR is currently scheduled to expire on October 31, 2018. EPA previously announced and provided a 60-day public review and comment opportunity on the proposed renewal of this ICR in the Federal Register of July 31, 2018 (83 FR 36928) (FRL–9980–28). EPA received three comments during the comment period that have been addressed in the ICR and copies of which are available in the docket. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. Under PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Oct 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 number. The OMB control numbers are displayed either by publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such as on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. The display of OMB control numbers for certain EPA regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR part 9. Abstract: This ICR covers the information collection activities associated with the statutory mandate in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act of 2016, that requires EPA to compile and keep current a complete list of chemical substances manufactured (including imported) or processed in the United States. Through the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) regulation in 40 CFR part 711, EPA collects basic exposure-related manufacturing, processing, and use information for a subset of these chemical substances every four years, which is used by the Agency and others in a wide range of activities. The data collected is used by EPA and others to better understand and interpret the state of U.S. chemical manufacturing, processing, and use, and further enhances EPA’s ability to identify, evaluate, and manage potential chemical risks. Respondents may claim information on the report confidential. EPA will disclose information that is covered by a claim of confidentiality only to the extent permitted by, and in accordance with, the procedures described in TSCA section 14 and 40 CFR part 2. Form numbers: EPA Form No. 7740– 8. Respondents/affected entities: Entities potentially affected by this ICR are companies that manufacture (including import) chemical substances and mixtures in the United States. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (see TSCA section 8(b) and EPA regulations at 40 CFR part 711). Frequency of response: Reporting is required every four years. Total estimated number of respondents: 5,662. Total estimated burden: 716,024 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b). Total estimated cost: $56,959,323 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation and maintenance costs. Changes in the estimates: There is a decrease of 73,179 hours in the total estimated burden compared with that approved by OMB. This decrease reflects a combination of program changes and adjustments. Program changes involve updated CBI substantiation requirements as a result PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of the 2016 amendments to TSCA (¥4,877 hours); and adjustments involve methodology corrections (¥184,158 hours) and an increase in the estimated number of respondents (+106,102 hours). The ICR provides a detailed analysis of the change in burden estimate. Courtney Kerwin, Director, Regulatory Support Division. [FR Doc. 2018–23560 Filed 10–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9985–89–OA] Meetings of the Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee (SCAS) and the Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee (SCAS) will meet via teleconference on Tuesday, November 14, 2018 at 4 p.m.–4:30 p.m. (ET). The Subcommittee will discuss recommendations regarding the Clean Water Act 2015 Waters of the United States Rule and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and the impacts to small communities. This is an open meeting and all interested persons are invited to participate. The Subcommittee will hear comments from the public between 4:15 p.m.–4:20 p.m. Individuals or organizations wishing to address the Subcommittee will be allowed a maximum of five minutes to present their point of view. 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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2017-0648; FRL-9985-66-OEI]


Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and 
Approval; Comment Request; Chemical Data Reporting Under the Toxic 
Substances Control Act (TSCA Section 8(a)) (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted the 
following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA): Chemical Data Reporting under the 
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA section 8(a)), identified by EPA ICR 
No. 1884.10 and OMB Control No. 2070-0162. This is a request to renew 
the approval of an existing ICR that is currently scheduled to expire 
on October 31, 2018. The ICR, which is available in the docket along 
with other related materials, provides a detailed explanation of the 
collection activities and the burden estimate that is only briefly 
summarized in this document. Comments received in response to the 
previously provided 60-day public review opportunity are also in the 
docket and have been addressed in the ICR. With this submission, EPA is 
providing an additional 30 days for public review and comment.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 28, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2017-0648 and OMB Control No. 2070-0162, to 
both EPA and OMB as follows:

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     To EPA online using http://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.
     To 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 
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. Do not submit electronically any 
information you consider to be CBI or other information whose 
disclosure is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Comnes, Chemical Control 
Division (7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, 
DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-3193; email address: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Docket: Supporting documents, including the ICR that explains in 
detail the information collection activities and the related burden and 
cost estimates that are summarized in this document, are available in 
the docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at http://www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, West William 
Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 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.
    ICR status: This ICR is currently scheduled to expire on October 
31, 2018. EPA previously announced and provided a 60-day public review 
and comment opportunity on the proposed renewal of this ICR in the 
Federal Register of July 31, 2018 (83 FR 36928) (FRL-9980-28). EPA 
received three comments during the comment period that have been 
addressed in the ICR and copies of which are available in the docket.
    Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or 
sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending 
at OMB. Under PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 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. 
The OMB control numbers are displayed either by publication in the 
Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such as on the related 
collection instrument or form, if applicable. The display of OMB 
control numbers for certain EPA regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR 
part 9.
    Abstract: This ICR covers the information collection activities 
associated with the statutory mandate in the Toxic Substances Control 
Act (TSCA), as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for 
the 21st Century Act of 2016, that requires EPA to compile and keep 
current a complete list of chemical substances manufactured (including 
imported) or processed in the United States. Through the Chemical Data 
Reporting (CDR) regulation in 40 CFR part 711, EPA collects basic 
exposure-related manufacturing, processing, and use information for a 
subset of these chemical substances every four years, which is used by 
the Agency and others in a wide range of activities. The data collected 
is used by EPA and others to better understand and interpret the state 
of U.S. chemical manufacturing, processing, and use, and further 
enhances EPA's ability to identify, evaluate, and manage potential 
chemical risks.
    Respondents may claim information on the report confidential. EPA 
will disclose information that is covered by a claim of confidentiality 
only to the extent permitted by, and in accordance with, the procedures 
described in TSCA section 14 and 40 CFR part 2.
    Form numbers: EPA Form No. 7740-8.
    Respondents/affected entities: Entities potentially affected by 
this ICR are companies that manufacture (including import) chemical 
substances and mixtures in the United States.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (see TSCA section 
8(b) and EPA regulations at 40 CFR part 711).
    Frequency of response: Reporting is required every four years.
    Total estimated number of respondents: 5,662.
    Total estimated burden: 716,024 hours (per year). Burden is defined 
at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).
    Total estimated cost: $56,959,323 (per year), includes $0 
annualized capital or operation and maintenance costs.
    Changes in the estimates: There is a decrease of 73,179 hours in 
the total estimated burden compared with that approved by OMB. This 
decrease reflects a combination of program changes and adjustments. 
Program changes involve updated CBI substantiation requirements as a 
result of the 2016 amendments to TSCA (-4,877 hours); and adjustments 
involve methodology corrections (-184,158 hours) and an increase in the 
estimated number of respondents (+106,102 hours). The ICR provides a 
detailed analysis of the change in burden estimate.

Courtney Kerwin,
Director, Regulatory Support Division.
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