Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generator Standards Applicable to Laboratories Owned by Eligible Academic Entities., 59378 [2018-25552]

Download as PDF 59378 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2018 / Notices comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/ action/eis/search. EIS No. 20180283, Final Supplement, NRC, LA, NUREG–1437, Supplement 59 Waterford Steam Electric Station, Unit 3 license renewal, Review Period Ends: 12/24/2018, Contact: Elaine Keegan 301–415–8517. Dated: November 19, 2018. Robert Tomiak, Director, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2018–25590 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OLEM–2018–0692, FRL–9986–86– OLEM] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generator Standards Applicable to Laboratories Owned by Eligible Academic Entities. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit the information collection request (ICR), Generator Standards Applicable to Laboratories Owned by Eligible Academic Entities (EPA ICR No. 2317.04, OMB Control No. 2050–0204) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, the 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 April 30, 2019. 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 January 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OLEM–2018–0692, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to rcra-docket@ epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Nov 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 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: Kristen Fitzgerald, (mail code 5304P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 703–308– 8286; fax number: 703–308–0514; email address: fitzgerald.kristen@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. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, the 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. The 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, the 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: Subpart K within 40 CFR Part 262 provides a flexible and protective set of regulations that address the specific nature of hazardous waste generation and accumulation in laboratories owned by colleges and universities, including teaching PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 hospitals and non-profit research institutes that are either owned by or formally affiliated with a college or university. In addition, eligible academic entities have the discretion to determine the most appropriate and effective method of compliance with these requirements—by allowing them the choice of either managing their hazardous wastes in accordance with the alternative regulations as set forth in Subpart K, or remaining subject to the existing generator regulations. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: Business and other for-profit, as well as State, Local, and Tribal governments. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit (Sections 2002, 3001, 3002, 3004 of RCRA). Estimated number of respondents: 132. Frequency of response: On occasion. Total estimated burden: 35,813 hours per year. Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $1,806,663 (per year), which includes $1,667,976 in annualized labor and $138,687 in annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in estimates: The burden hours are likely to stay substantially the same. Dated: November 12, 2018. Barnes Johnson, Director, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery. [FR Doc. 2018–25552 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9042–4] Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information 202– 564–7156 or https://www.epa.gov/nepa/ Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements Filed 11/12/2018 through 11/16/2018 Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice: Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/ action/eis/search. EIS No. 20180276, Draft, FERC, LA, The Plaquemines LNG and Gator E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OLEM-2018-0692, FRL-9986-86-OLEM]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Generator Standards Applicable to Laboratories Owned 
by Eligible Academic Entities.

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to 
submit the information collection request (ICR), Generator Standards 
Applicable to Laboratories Owned by Eligible Academic Entities (EPA ICR 
No. 2317.04, OMB Control No. 2050-0204) to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, the 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 April 30, 2019. 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 January 22, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing by Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-
OLEM-2018-0692, 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: Kristen Fitzgerald, (mail code 5304P), 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, 
DC 20460; telephone number: 703-308-8286; fax number: 703-308-0514; 
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.
    Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, the 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. The 
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, the 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: Subpart K within 40 CFR Part 262 provides a flexible and 
protective set of regulations that address the specific nature of 
hazardous waste generation and accumulation in laboratories owned by 
colleges and universities, including teaching hospitals and non-profit 
research institutes that are either owned by or formally affiliated 
with a college or university. In addition, eligible academic entities 
have the discretion to determine the most appropriate and effective 
method of compliance with these requirements--by allowing them the 
choice of either managing their hazardous wastes in accordance with the 
alternative regulations as set forth in Subpart K, or remaining subject 
to the existing generator regulations.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Respondents/affected entities: Business and other for-profit, as 
well as State, Local, and Tribal governments.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Required to obtain or retain a 
benefit (Sections 2002, 3001, 3002, 3004 of RCRA).
    Estimated number of respondents: 132.
    Frequency of response: On occasion.
    Total estimated burden: 35,813 hours per year. Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $1,806,663 (per year), which includes 
$1,667,976 in annualized labor and $138,687 in annualized capital or 
operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in estimates: The burden hours are likely to stay 
substantially the same.

    Dated: November 12, 2018.
Barnes Johnson,
Director, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery.
[FR Doc. 2018-25552 Filed 11-21-18; 8:45 am]
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