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Agency Information Collection Extension

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AGENCY:

U.S. Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice and Request for Comments.

SUMMARY:

The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years, an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; 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; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES:

Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before August 17, 2009. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments may be sent to Jacqueline D. Rogers, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Health, Safety and Security, HS-11, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585, or by fax at 202-586-8548, or by e-mail at: jackie.rogers@hq.doe.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Jacqueline D. Rogers, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Health, Safety and Security, HS-11, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585, or by fax at 202-586-8548, or by e-mail at jackie.rogers@hq.doe.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This information collection request contains: (1) Current OMB Control Number: 1910-5112; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Final Rule: Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program; (3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4) Purpose: This collection provides the Department with the information needed to reduce the number of workers currently exposed to beryllium in the course of their work at DOE facilities managed by DOE or its contractors; minimize the levels and potential exposure to beryllium; and provide medical surveillance to ensure early detection of disease; (5) Respondents: 5,799 (19 DOE sites and 5,780 workers affected by the rule); (6) Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 25,024; (7) Estimated Financial Burden: $1,227,720.

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Statutory Authority: Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 42 U.S.C. 2201, and the Department of Energy Organization Act, 42 U.S.C. 7191 and 7254.

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Lesley A. Gasperow,

Director, Office of Resource Management, Office of Health, Safety and Security.

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[FR Doc. E9-14232 Filed 6-16-09; 8:45 am]

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