Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “NSPS for Lead-Acid Battery Manufacturing (40 CFR part 60, subpart KK) (Renewal)” (EPA ICR No. 1072.11, OMB Control No. 2060-0081), 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 July 31, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (80 FR 32116) on June 5, 2015, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the Start Printed Page 47792ICR 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 August 22, 2016.
Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OECA-2012-0656, to: (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; and (2) OMB via email to email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 NSPS (40 CFR part 60, subpart A), and any changes, or additions to the Provisions are specified at 40 CFR part 60, subpart KK. Owners or operators of the affected facilities must submit initial notification reports, 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, at a minimum, are required semiannually.
Form Numbers: None.
Respondents/affected entities: Lead-acid battery manufacturing plants.
Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 60, subpart KK).
Estimated number of respondents: 52 (total).
Frequency of response: Initially and semiannually.
Total estimated burden: 3,990 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).
Total estimated cost: $423,000 (per year), which includes $11,700 in either annualized capital/startup or operation & maintenance costs.
Changes in the Estimates: There is an adjustment decrease in respondent labor hours in this ICR from the most recently approved ICR. This decrease is due to rounding differences and a mathematical correction in the burden calculations.
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Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division.
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