[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 7 (Friday, January 10, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 1898]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-00261]


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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. NRC-2013-0280]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and 
solicitation of public comment.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public 
comment about our intention to request the OMB's approval for renewal 
of an existing information collection that is summarized below. The 
current OMB clearance expires on May 31, 2014. We are required to 
publish this notice in the Federal Register under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted:
    1. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 63, 
``Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Geologic Repository at 
Yucca Mountain, Nevada.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0199.
    3. How often the collection is required: One time.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: The State of Nevada, local 
governments, or affected Indian tribes, or their representatives, 
requesting consultation with the NRC staff regarding review of the 
potential high-level waste geologic repository site, or wishing to 
participate in a license application review for the potential geologic 
repository.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 6.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 726.
    7. Abstract: Part 63 of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations 
(10 CFR), requires the State of Nevada, local governments, or affected 
Indian tribes to submit certain information to the NRC if they request 
consultation with the NRC staff concerning the review of the potential 
repository site, or wish to participate in a license application review 
for the potential repository. Representatives of the State of Nevada, 
local governments, or affected Indian tribes must submit a statement of 
their authority to act in such a representative capacity. The 
information submitted by the State, local governments, and affected 
Indian tribes is used by the Director of the Office of Nuclear Material 
Safety and Safeguards as a basis for decisions about the commitment of 
the NRC staff resources to the consultation and participation efforts.
    Submit, by March 11, 2014, comments that address the following 
questions:
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
utility?
    2. Is the burden estimate accurate?
    3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected?
    4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology?
    The public may examine and have copied for a fee publicly-available 
documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the NRC's 
Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The OMB clearance requests 
are available at the NRC's Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC's home page 
site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice.
    Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made 
available for public inspection. Because your comments will not be 
edited to remove any identifying or contact information, the NRC 
cautions you against including any information in your submission that 
you do not want to be publicly disclosed. Comments submitted should 
reference Docket No. NRC-2013-0280. You may submit your comments by any 
of the following methods: Electronic comments go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket No. NRC-2013-0280. Mail 
comments to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.
    Questions about the information collection requirements may be 
directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; telephone: 
301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 7th day of January 2014.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-00261 Filed 1-9-14; 8:45 am]
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