[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 20, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 69613]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28179]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.

ACTION: Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; 
comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information 
collection request to OMB for an extension under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a 
three-year extension of its Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention 
Program, OMB Control Number 1910-5112. This information collection 
request covers the information from DOE and DOE contractors that are 
subject to the Department's ``Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention 
Program,'' title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, part 850 (10 C.F.R. 
pt. 850). The regulations contained in the Chronic Beryllium Disease 
Prevention Program have been promulgated under authority of the Atomic 
Energy Act of 1954 and the Department of Energy Organization Act.

DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before 
December 20, 2012. If you anticipate that you will be submitting 
comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time 
allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your 
intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer 
may be telephoned at (202) 395-4650.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503, and to Jacqueline D. Rogers, U.S. Department of 
Energy; Office of Health, Safety and Security, HS-11; 1000 Independence 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-4714, by fax at 202-586-
8548, or by email at: jackie.rogers@hq.doe.gov. Information about the 
collection instrument may be obtained at: http://.hss.doe.gov/pra.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Request for additional information 
should be directed to Jacqueline D. Rogers, U.S. Department of Energy; 
Office of Health, Safety and Security, HS-11; 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-4714, by fax at 202-586-8548, or 
by email at jackie.rogers@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains: (1) Current OMB Control Number: 1910-5112; (2) Information 
Collection Request Title: Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program; 
(3) Type of Review: renewal; (4) Purpose: This collection provides the 
Department with the information needed to continue reducing the number 
of workers currently exposed to beryllium in the course of their work 
at DOE facilities managed by DOE or its contractors; minimize the 
levels and potential exposure to beryllium; to provide information to 
employees, to provide medical surveillance to ensure early detection of 
disease; and to permit oversight of the programs by DOE management; (5) 
Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,499 (22 DOE sites and 4, 477 
workers affected by the rule); (6) Annual Estimated Total Burden Hours: 
25,036; (7) Number of Collections: The information collection request 
contains six information and/or recordkeeping requirements; (8) Annual 
Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $1,293,623; (9) 
Response Obligation: Mandatory.

    Statutory Authority: Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 42 U.S.C. 2201, 
and the Department of Energy Organization Act, 42 U.S.C. 7191 and 
7254.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 8, 2012.
Stephen A. Kirchhoff,
Director, Office of Resource Management, Office of Health, Safety and 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-28179 Filed 11-19-12; 8:45 am]
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