Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-31738
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on ``Biomonitoring of Great Lakes Populations Program III.'' The purpose of the proposed study is to evaluate body burden levels of priority contaminants in Great Lakes residents, particularly those who are at high exposure risk, in the Milwaukee Bay Estuary Area of Concern (AOC) area that was not previously addressed in ATSDR's previous biomonitoring programs around the Great Lakes.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-31554
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-23094
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the ``ATSDR Communication Activities Survey (ACAS)'' which will be used to assess the effectiveness of ATSDR site team members as they engage and inform members of communities in providing effective, clear, and consistent communication and information about protecting communities from environmental hazards.
Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Document Number: 2016-15645
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations
Document Number: 2016-08443
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-13
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the ``National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry.'' The National ALS Registry collects information from persons with ALS to better describe the prevalence and potential risk factors for ALS.
Proposed Substances To Be Evaluated for Set 30 Toxicological Profiles
Document Number: 2016-06277
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
ATSDR is initiating the development of its 30th set of toxicological profiles (CERCLA Set 30). This notice announces the list of proposed substances that will be evaluated for CERCLA Set 30 toxicological profile development. ATSDR's Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences is soliciting public nominations from the list of proposed substances to be evaluated for toxicological profile development. ATSDR also will consider the nomination of any additional, non-CERCLA substances that may have public health implications, on the basis of ATSDR's authority to prepare toxicological profiles for substances not found at sites on the National Priorities List. The agency will do so in order to ``. . . establish and maintain inventory of literature, research, and studies on the health effects of toxic substances'' under CERCLA Section 104(i)(1)(B), to respond to requests for consultation under section 104(i)(4), and to support the site- specific response actions conducted by ATSDR, as otherwise necessary.
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profiles; Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane
Document Number: 2016-03861
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-24
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) for the Department of Defense, announces the availability of two new draft toxicological profile on unregulated hazardous substances for review and comment. All toxicological profiles issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous substances. We are seeking public comments and additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of Jet Fuels and 1- Bromopropane for review and potential inclusion in the profile. ATSDR remains committed to providing a public comment period for these documents as a means to best serve public health and our clients. Comments can include additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of Jet Fuels and 1-Bromopropane. Although ATSDR will consider key studies for these substances during the profile development process, this Federal Register notice solicits any relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile.
Elimination of Nonimmigrant Visa Exemption for Certain Caribbean Residents Coming to the United States as H-2A Agricultural Workers
Document Number: 2016-02488
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
This interim final rule revises Department of Homeland Security regulations to eliminate the nonimmigrant visa exemption for certain Caribbean residents seeking to come to the United States as H- 2A agricultural workers and the spouses or children who accompany or follow these workers to the United States. As a result, these nonimmigrants will be required to have both a valid passport and visa. The Department of State is revising its parallel regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Collection of Qualitative Feedback Through Focus Groups; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2016-02409
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Federal Highway Administration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2015, at 80 FR 71817, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did receive one comment in connection with the 60-day notice.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: 2016-02402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
This notice advises the public that the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties remain unchanged from the previous quarter. For the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2016, the interest rates for overpayments will be 2 percent for corporations and 3 percent for non-corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 3 percent for both corporations and non-corporations. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders
Document Number: 2016-02401
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2016-02400
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of April 29, 2015.
Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: 2016-02399
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 11, 2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Exportation of Articles Under Special Bond
Document Number: 2016-02398
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Disability Employment Policy Office
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Application for Exportation of Articles under Special Bond (CBP Form 3495). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
Gratuitous Services Agreement and Volunteer Release and Hold Harmless
Document Number: 2016-02356
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD), Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP), will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). NPPD is soliciting comments concerning New Information Collection Request, Gratuitous Services Agreement and Volunteer Release and Hold Harmless form. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on August 20, 2015 (80 FR 50649), for a 60-day public comment period. DHS received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Infrastructure Assessments and Training
Document Number: 2016-02355
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Infrastructure Information Collection Division (IICD), Infrastructure Protection Gateway (IP Gateway) Program will submit the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Technical Resource for Incident Prevention (TRIPwire) User Registration
Document Number: 2016-02354
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The Department of Homeland Security Headquarters (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD), Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). NPPD is soliciting comments concerning New Information Collection RequestTechnical Resource for Incident Prevention (TRIPwire) User Registration. DHS previously published this ICR in the Federal Register on September 4, 2015, for a 60-day public comment period. DHS received no comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Certified Cargo Screening Program
Document Number: 2016-02341
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-08
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Fish and Wildlife Service
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0053, abstracted below to OMB for renewal in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on November 30, 2015, 80 FR 74786. The collection involves: (1) Applications from entities that wish to become Certified Cargo Screening Facilities (CCSFs); (2) personally identifiable information to allow TSA to conduct security threat assessments on certain individuals employed by the CCSFs; (3) standard security programs or submission of a proposed modified security program or amendment to a security program; and (4) recordkeeping requirements for CCSFs. TSA is seeking the renewal of the ICR for the continuation of the Certified Cargo Screening Program in order to secure passenger aircraft carrying cargo.
Availability of Draft Toxicological Profile; Glutaraldehyde
Document Number: 2016-01972
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-03
Agency: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Department of Health and Human Services
This notice, prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), announces the availability of the Toxicological Profile for Glutaraldehyde for review and comment. All toxicological profiles issued as ``Drafts for Public Comment'' represent ATSDR's best efforts to provide important toxicological information on priority hazardous substances. We are seeking public comments and additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of glutaraldehyde for review and potential inclusion in the profile. Comments can include additional information or reports on studies about the health effects of glutaraldehyde. Although ATSDR will consider key studies for this substance during the profile development process, this Federal Register notice solicits any relevant, additional studies, particularly unpublished data. ATSDR will evaluate the quality and relevance of such data or studies for possible inclusion into the profile. ATSDR is providing a public comment period for this document as a means to best serve public health and our clients.