[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 14 (Monday, January 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3262-3263]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-1181]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-RCRA-2011-0624; FRL-9510-9]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Comment Request; Standardized Permit for RCRA 
Hazardous Waste Management Facilities (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA)(44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq.), this document announces that an Information Collection 
Request (ICR) has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval. This is a request to renew an existing 
approved collection. The ICR, which is abstracted below, describes the 
nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.

DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before February 22, 
2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-RCRA-
2011-0624, to (1) EPA, either online using www.regulations.gov (our 
preferred method), by email to rcra-docket@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 by mail to: 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Gaines, Office of Resource 
Conservation and Recovery, (5303P), Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 
(703) 308-8655; fax number: (703) 308-8617; email address: 
gaines.jeff@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has submitted the following ICR to OMB 
for review and approval according to the procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 
1320.12. On August 9, 2011 (76 FR 48857), EPA sought comments on this 
ICR pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA received no comments. Any 
additional comments on this ICR should be submitted to EPA and OMB 
within 30 days of this notice.
    EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under Docket ID No 
EPA-HQ-RCRA-2011-0624, which is available for online viewing at 
www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the Resource Conservation 
and Recovery Act (RCRA) Docket in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA 
West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC 
Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Reading 
Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the RCRA Docket is 
(202) 566-0270.
    Use EPA's electronic docket and comment system at 
www.regulations.gov, to submit or view public comments, access the 
index listing of the contents of the docket, and to access those 
documents in the docket that are available electronically. Once in the 
system, select ``docket search,'' then key in the docket ID number 
identified above. Please note that EPA's policy is that public 
comments, whether submitted electronically or in paper, will be made 
available for public viewing at www.regulations.gov as EPA receives 
them and without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted 
material, confidential business information (CBI), or other information 
whose public disclosure is restricted by statute. For further 
information about the electronic docket, go to www.regulations.gov.
    Title: Standardized Permit for RCRA Hazardous Waste Management 
Facilities (Renewal).
    ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 1935.04, OMB Control No. 2050-0182.
    ICR Status: This ICR is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2012. 
Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor 
the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. 
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. The OMB control numbers for EPA's regulations 
in title 40 of the CFR, after appearing in the Federal Register when 
approved, are listed in 40 CFR part 9, are displayed either by 
publication in the Federal Register or by other appropriate means, such 
as on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. The 
display of OMB control numbers in certain EPA regulations is 
consolidated in 40 CFR part 9.
    Abstract: Under the authority of sections 3004, 3005, 3008 and 3010 
of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as amended, the 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing revisions to 
the RCRA hazardous waste permitting program to allow a ``standardized 
permit.'' The standardized permit is available to facilities that 
generate hazardous waste and routinely manage the waste on-site in non-
thermal units such as tanks, containers, and containment buildings. 
This ICR presents a comprehensive description of the information 
collection requirements for owners and operators submitting 
applications for a standardized permit or a standardized permit 
modification.
    Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping 
burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 82 
hours per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial 
resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or 
disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This 
includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, 
install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of 
collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and 
maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; 
adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable 
instructions and requirements which have subsequently changed; train 
personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search 
data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and 
transmit or otherwise disclose the information.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Private businesses that generate 
hazardous waste.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 866.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 15,045 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $1,307,837, includes $695,868 
annualized labor costs and $611,969 annualized capital or O&M costs.
    Changes in the Estimates: There is no change in the total estimated 
burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR 
Burdens.

John Moses,
Director, Collection Strategies Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-1181 Filed 1-20-12; 8:45 am]
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