Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “NSPS for Kraft Pulp Mills (40 CFR part 60, subpart BB) (Renewal)” (EPA ICR No. 1055.11, OMB Control No. 2060-0021) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through April 30, 2015. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (79 FR 30117) on May 27, 2014 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 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.
Additional comments may be submitted on or before May 26, 2015.
Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OECA-2014-0034, to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to email@example.com, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, Start Printed Page 229931200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Address comments to OMB Desk Officer for EPA.
EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Patrick Yellin, Monitoring, Assistance, and Media Programs Division, Office of Compliance, Mail Code 2227A, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-2970; fax number: (202) 564-0050; email address: email@example.com.
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Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202-566-1744. For additional information about EPA's public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets.
Abstract: The affected entities are subject to the general provisions of the New Service Performance Standards (NSPS) at 40 CFR part 60, subpart A, and any changes, or additions to the general provisions specified at 40 CFR part 60, subpart BB. Owners or operators of the affected facilities must submit initial notification, performance tests, and periodic reports and results. Owners or operators are also required to maintain records of the occurrence and duration of any startup, shutdown, or malfunction in the operation of an affected facility, or any period during which the monitoring system is inoperative. Reports are required, at a minimum, semiannually.
Form Numbers: None.
Respondents/affected entities: Owners and operators of kraft pulp mills.
Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 60, subpart BB).
Estimated number of respondents: 112 (total).
Frequency of response: Initially, occasionally and semiannually.
Total estimated burden: 16,700 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).
Total estimated cost: $6,001,000 (per year), includes $4,327,000 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs.
Changes in the Estimates: There is an increase of 618 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. The increase is due to an industry growth since the last ICR renewal, resulting in an increased number of respondents subject to the standard.
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Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division.
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