Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “NESHAP for Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations (40 CFR part 63, subpart DD) (Renewal)” (EPA ICR No. 1717.11, OMB Control No. 2060-0313), 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 October 31, 2016. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register (81 FR 26546) on May 3, 2016 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 neither conduct nor 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 November 23, 2016.
Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OECA-2013-0336, to: (1) EPA Start Printed Page 73096online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or by email to email@example.com, 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 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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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 NESHAP for Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations were proposed on October 13, 1994, and promulgated on July 1, 1996. The affected entities are subject to the General Provisions of the NESHAP (40 CFR part 63, subpart A), and any changes, or additions to these provisions are specified at 40 CFR part 63, subpart DD. Owners or operators of the affected facilities must submit a one-time-only report of any physical or operational changes, initial 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 semiannually at a minimum.
Form Numbers: None.
Respondents/affected entities: Waste management and recovery facilities.
Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 63, subpart DD).
Estimated number of respondents: 45 (total).
Frequency of response: Initially, occasionally and semiannually.
Total estimated burden: 40,600 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).
Total estimated cost: $5,060,000 (per year), which includes $874,000 in either annualized capital/startup or operation & maintenance costs.
Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease in the respondent labor hours, labor costs, and the number of responses. The decrease reflects an update in the estimated respondent universe. The previously approved ICR (1717.09) estimated 236 sources. In developing the 2015 amendment, we estimate that only 45 sources are subject to these standards.
There is an increase in the total O&M cost compared to the previously approved ICR. This cost increased because the current ICR incorporates additional requirements associated with the 2015 amendment, including additional O&M cost associated with LDAR and PRD monitoring equipment.
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Director, Regulatory Support Division.
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