Federal Register: December 14, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 240)
DOCID: FR Doc E6-21294
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA ID: [EPA-HQ-RCRA-2006-0624; FRL-8255-3]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Land Disposal Restrictions No- Migration Variances (Renewal), EPA ICR Number 1353.08, OMB Control Number 2050-0062
DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before January 16, 2007.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (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. This ICR is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2006. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. This ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its estimated burden and cost.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
EPA has submitted the following ICR to OMB for review and approval according to the procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 1320.12. On August 2, 2006 (71 FR 43735), 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. EPAHQRCRA20060624, which is available for online viewing at http://www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the 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 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Reading Room is 2025661744, and the telephone number for RCRA Docket is (202) 5660270.
Use EPA's electronic docket and comment system at http://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 http://www.regulations.gov as EPA receives them and without change, unless the comment contains copyrighted material, CBI, or other information whose public disclosure is restricted by statute. For further information about the electronic docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
Title: Land Disposal Restrictions NoMigration Variances (Renewal).
ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 1353.08, OMB Control No. 20500062.
ICR status: This ICR is currently scheduled to expire on December 31, 2006. 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: To receive a variance from the hazardous waste land
disposal prohibitions, owner/operators of hazardous waste storage or
disposal facilities may petition the Environmental Protection Agency to [[Page 75244]]
allow land disposal of a specific restricted waste at a specific site. The EPA Regional Offices will review the petitions and determine if they successfully demonstrate ``no migration.'' The applicant must demonstrate that hazardous wastes can be managed safely in a particular land disposal unit, so that ``no migration'' of any hazardous constituents occurs from the unit for as long as the waste remains hazardous. If EPA grants the variance, the waste is no longer prohibited from land disposal in that particular unit. If the owner/ operator fails to make this demonstration, or chooses not to petition for the variance, best demonstrated available technology (BDAT) requirements of 40 CFR 268.40 must be met before the hazardous wastes are placed in a land disposal unit.
Burden Statement: The annual public reporting and recordkeeping
burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 3,168
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; 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: Business.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
Frequency of Response: Onetime.
Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 3,168.
Estimated Total Annual Cost: $211,275, which includes $121 annualized capital or O&M costs and $211,154 annual labor costs.
Changes in the Estimates: There is no change in the total estimated
burden currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved ICR Burdens.
Dated: December 7, 2006.
Richard T. Westlund,
Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Peggy Vyas, Office of Solid Waste (Mail Code 5302W), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: 7033085477; fax number: 7033088686; email address: email@example.com.