Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and solicitation of public comment.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection that is summarized below. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 36, “Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators.”
2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0158.
3. How often the collection is required: Annually.
4. Who is required or asked to report: Irradiator licensees licensed by NRC or an Agreement State.
5. The number of annual respondents: 56 (8 NRC licensees and 48 Agreement State licensees).
6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 34,048 hours (4,864 NRC licensee hours + 29,184 Agreement State licensee hours).
7. Abstract: Part 36 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) contains requirements for the issuance of a license authorizing the use of sealed sources containing radioactive materials in irradiators used to irradiate objects or materials for a variety of purposes in research, industry, and other fields. The subparts cover specific requirements for obtaining a license or license exemption, design and performance criteria for irradiators; and radiation safety requirements for operating irradiators, including requirements for operating irradiators, including requirements for operator training, written operating and emergency procedures, personnel monitoring, radiation surveys, inspection, and maintenance. Part 36 also contains the recordkeeping and reporting requirements that are necessary to ensure that the irradiator is being safely operated so that it does not pose any danger to the health and safety of the general public and the irradiator employees.
Submit, by September 2, 2014, comments that address the following questions:
1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility?
2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected?
4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology?
The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly-available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice.
Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC cautions you against including any information in your submission that you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should reference Docket No. NRC-2014-0134. You may submit your comments by any of the following methods: Electronic comments go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2014-0134. Mail comments to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Miles (T-5 F50), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Miles (T-5 F50), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone: 301-415-7884, or by email to: INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.
Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 26th day of June, 2014.
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For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
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