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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

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The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

Agency: International Trade Administration (ITA).

Title: ITA Environmental Technologies Non-Tariff Barriers Survey.

OMB Control Number: 0625-0241.

Form Number(s): ITA-4150P.

Type of Request: Regular submission.

Burden Hours: 33.

Number of Respondents: 200.

Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes.

Needs and Uses: The environmental technologies industry has cited the proliferation of non-tariff barriers as a factor that is making U.S. exporting more difficult. This factor has been cited across all sub-sectors of environmental technologies products and all global geographic regions. The collection of information related to the experience of U.S. exporters with regard to these non-tariff measures is essential to the mission of the U.S. Department of Commerce's ITA, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

Frequency: On occasion.

Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.

OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395-3897.

Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482-0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at

Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395-7285 or via the Internet at

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Dated: November 20, 2007.

Gwellnar Banks,

Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. E7-22996 Filed 11-26-07; 8:45 am]