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Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NESHAP for Benzene Emissions From Benzene Storage Vessels and Coke Oven By-Product Recovery Plants (Renewal)

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an information collection request (ICR), “NESHAP for Benzene Emissions from Benzene Storage Vessels and Coke Oven By-Product Recovery Plants (40 CFR part 61, subparts L and Y) (Renewal)” (EPA ICR No. 1080.15, OMB Control No. 2060-0185), to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through March 31, 2017. 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 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.

DATES:

Additional comments may be submitted on or before May 1, 2017.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OECA-2013-0325 to: (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to docket.oeca@epa.gov, 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 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. 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: yellin.patrick@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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, EPA 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 NESHAP (40 CFR part 61, subpart A), and to the Provisions at 40 CFR part 61, subparts L and Y. 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 quarterly or semiannually at a minimum.

Form Numbers: None.

Respondents/affected entities: Owners or operators of benzene storage vessels and coke oven by-product recovery plants.

Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 61, subparts L and Y).

Estimated number of respondents: 21 (total).

Frequency of response: Occasionally, semiannually, and annually.Start Printed Page 16035

Total estimated burden: 3,220 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.3(b).

Total estimated cost: $332,000 (per year), which includes no annualized capital/startup or operation & maintenance costs.

Changes in the Estimates: There is a small adjustment increase in the respondent labor hours in this ICR compared to the previous ICR. The increase is due to a change in Agency assumption in calculating labor hours; this ICR assumes all sources will take time to re-familiarize with the regulation each year. This results in a small overall increase in burden.

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Courtney Kerwin,

Director, Collection Strategies Division.

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[FR Doc. 2017-06319 Filed 3-30-17; 8:45 am]

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