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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Recordkeeping and Reporting for 40 CFR Part 258-Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that the following Information Collection Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Recordkeeping and Reporting for 40 CFR Part 258—Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices, OMB Control No. 2050-0122, expires April 30, 2000. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden and cost; where appropriate, it includes the actual data collection instrument.


Comments must be submitted on or before April 14, 2000.

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Sandy Farmer at EPA by phone at (202) 260-2740, by email at, or download a copy of the ICR off the Internet at​icr and refer to EPA ICR No. 1381.06. For technical information about the collection, contact Dwight Hlustick at (703) 308-8647.

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Title: Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for 40 CFR Part 258—Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices, OMB Control No. 2050-0122, expiring April 30, 2000. This information collection is an extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: In order to effectively implement and enforce final changes to 40 CFR part 258 on a State level, owners/operators of municipal solid waste landfills have to comply with the final reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Respondents include owners or operators of new municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs), existing MSWLFs, and lateral expansions of existing MSWLFs. These owners or operators could include Federal, State, and local governments, and private waste management companies. Facilities in SIC codes 922, 495, 282, 281, and 287 may be affected by this rule. 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 for EPA's regulations are listed in 40 CFR part 9 and 48 CFR Chapter 15. The Federal Register document required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on June 10, 1999 (64 FR 31216); no comments were received.

Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 97 hours per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information.

Respondents/Affected Entities: Owners/Operators of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 2300.

Frequency of Response: On Occasion.

Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 239,858 Hours.

Estimated Total Annualized Capital and Operating & Maintenance Cost Burden: 0.

Send comments on the Agency's need for this information, the accuracy of the provided burden estimates, and any suggested methods for minimizing respondent burden, including through the use of automated collection techniques to the following address. Please refer to EPA ICR No. 1381.05 and OMB Control No. 2050-0122 in any correspondence.

Ms. Sandy Farmer, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information, Start Printed Page 13962Collection Strategies Division (2822), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20460; and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20503.

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Dated: March 1, 2000.

Oscar Morales,

Director, Collection Strategies Division.

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[FR Doc. 00-6392 Filed 3-14-00; 8:45 am]