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                                          incinerators, cement kilns, lightweight                   Dated: April 28, 2008.                              made available online at http://
                                          aggregate kilns, industrial/commercial/                 Matthew Hale,                                         www.regulations.gov, including any
                                          institutional boilers and process heaters,              Director, Office of Solid Waste.                      personal information provided, unless
                                          and hydrochloric acid production                        [FR Doc. E8–9952 Filed 5–5–08; 8:45 am]               the comment includes information
                                          furnaces. These NESHAPs are found in                    BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
                                                                                                                                                        claimed to be Confidential Business
                                          40 CFR part 63. Under these standards,                                                                        Information (CBI) or other information
                                          hazardous waste combustors are                                                                                whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
                                          required to meet emission levels that                   ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION                              Do not submit information that you
                                          reflect the maximum achievable control                  AGENCY                                                consider to be CBI or otherwise
                                          technology.                                                                                                   protected through http://
                                             Burden Statement: The annual public                  [EPA–HQ–RCRA–2008–0242, FRL–8562–6]
                                                                                                                                                        www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The
                                          reporting and recordkeeping burden for                                                                        http://www.regulations.gov Web site is
                                                                                                  Agency Information Collection
                                          this collection of information is                                                                             an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which
                                                                                                  Activities; Proposed Collection;
                                          estimated to average 51 hours per                                                                             means EPA will not know your identity
                                                                                                  Comment Request; State Program
                                          response. Burden means the total time,                                                                        or contact information unless you
                                                                                                  Adequacy Determination: Municipal
                                          effort, or financial resources expended                                                                       provide it in the body of your comment.
                                                                                                  Solid Waste Landfills and Non-
                                          by persons to generate, maintain, retain,                                                                     If you send an e-mail comment directly
                                                                                                  Municipal, Non-Hazardous Waste
                                          or disclose or provide information to or                                                                      to EPA without going through http://
                                                                                                  Disposal Units That Receive
                                          for a Federal agency. This includes the                                                                       www.regulations.gov your e-mail
                                                                                                  Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity
                                          time needed to review instructions;                                                                           address will be automatically captured
                                                                                                  Generator Hazardous Waste, EPA ICR
                                          develop, acquire, install, and utilize                                                                        and included as part of the comment
                                                                                                  Number 1608.05, OMB Control Number
                                          technology and systems for the purposes                                                                       that is placed in the public docket and
                                                                                                  2050–0152
                                          of collecting, validating, and verifying                                                                      made available on the Internet. If you
                                          information, processing and                             AGENCY: Environmental Protection 
                    submit an electronic comment, EPA
                                          maintaining information, and disclosing                 Agency (EPA). 
                                       recommends that you include your
                                          and providing information; adjust the                   ACTION: Notice. 
                                     name and other contact information in
                                          existing ways to comply with any                                                                              the body of your comment and with any
                                          previously applicable instructions and                  SUMMARY: In compliance with the                       disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA
                                          requirements which have subsequently                    Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44                     cannot read your comment due to
                                          changed; train personnel to be able to                  U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document                   technical difficulties and cannot contact
                                          respond to a collection of information;                 announces that EPA is planning to                     you for clarification, EPA may not be
                                          search data sources; complete and                       submit a request to renew an existing                 able to consider your comment.
                                          review the collection of information;                   approved Information Collection                       Electronic files should avoid the use of
                                          and transmit or otherwise disclose the                  Request (ICR) to the Office of                        special characters, any form of
                                          information.                                            Management and Budget (OMB). This                     encryption, and be free of any defects or
                                             The ICR provides a detailed                          ICR is scheduled to expire on September               viruses. For additional information
                                          explanation of the Agency’s estimate,                   30, 2008. Before submitting the ICR to                about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA
                                          which is only briefly summarized here:                  OMB for review and approval, EPA is                   Docket Center homepage at http://
                                             Estimated total number of potential                  soliciting comments on specific aspects               www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm.
                                          respondents: 238.                                       of the proposed information collection
                                             Frequency of response: on occasion.                  as described below.                                   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                             Estimated total average number of                                                                          Craig Dufficy, Office of Solid Waste
                                                                                                  DATES: Comments must be submitted on
                                          responses for each respondent: 17.                                                                            (mail code 5306P), Environmental
                                             Estimated total annual burden hours:                 or before July 7, 2008. 
                             Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
                                          201,527.                                                ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, 
                    Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460;
                                             Estimated total annual costs:                        identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–
                  telephone number: 703–308–9037; fax
                                          $19,838,000. This includes an estimated                 RCRA–2008–0242, by one of the 
                       number: 703–308–8686; e-mail address:
                                          labor burden cost of $14,571,000 and an                 following methods: 
                                  dufficy.craig@epa.gov.
                                          estimated cost of $5,267,000 for capital                  • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow
                                                                                                  the on-line instructions for submitting               SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
                                          investment or maintenance and
                                          operational costs.                                      comments.                                             How Can I Access the Docket and/or
                                                                                                    • E-mail: rcra-docket@epa.gov.                      Submit Comments?
                                          What Is the Next Step in the Process for                  • Fax: 202–566–9744.
                                          This ICR?                                                 • Mail: RCRA Docket (2822T), U.S.                      EPA has established a public docket
                                            EPA will consider the comments                        Environmental Protection Agency, 1200                 for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA–
                                          received and amend the ICR as                           Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,                             HQ–RCRA–2008–0242, which is
                                          appropriate. The final ICR package will                 Washington, DC 20460.                                 available for online viewing at http://
                                          then be submitted to OMB for review                       • Hand Delivery: 1301 Constitution                  www.regulations.gov, or in person
                                          and approval pursuant to 5 CFR                          Ave., NW., Room 3334, Washington, DC                  viewing at the RCRA Docket in the EPA
                                          1320.12. At that time, EPA will issue                   20460. Such deliveries are only                       Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West,
                                          another Federal Register notice                         accepted during the Docket’s normal                   Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave.,
                                          pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(1)(iv) to                   hours of operation, and special                       NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC
                                          announce the submission of the ICR to                   arrangements should be made for                       Public Reading Room is open from 8
                                          OMB and the opportunity to submit                       deliveries of boxed information.                      a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
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                                          additional comments to OMB. If you                        Instructions: Direct your comments to               Friday, excluding legal holidays. The
                                          have any questions about this ICR or the                Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–RCRA–2008–                       telephone number for the Reading Room
                                          approval process, please contact the                    0242. EPA’s policy is that all comments               is 202–566–1744, and the telephone
                                          technical person listed under FOR                       received will be included in the public               number for RCRA Docket is (202) 566–
                                          FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.                            docket without change and may be                      0270.


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                                            Use http://www.regulations.gov to                     assigned to this action in the subject                reducing the burden associated with
                                          obtain a copy of the draft collection of                line on the first page of your response.              compliance.
                                          information, submit or view public                      You may also provide the name, date,                     In response to the statutory
                                          comments, access the index listing of                   and Federal Register citation.                        requirement in section 4005(c), EPA
                                          the contents of the docket, and to access                                                                     developed 40 CFR Part 239, commonly
                                                                                                  What Information Collection Activity or               referred to as the State Implementation
                                          those documents in the public docket                    ICR Does This Apply to?
                                          that are available electronically. Once in                                                                    Rule (SIR). The SIR describes the state
                                          the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in                 Affected entities: Entities potentially            application and EPA review procedures
                                          the docket ID number identified in this                 affected by this action are the Federal               and defines the elements of an adequate
                                          document.                                               Government, and State, Local, or Tribal               state permit program.
                                                                                                  Governments.                                             The collection of information from the
                                          What Information Is EPA Particularly                       Title: State Program Adequacy                      state during the permit program
                                          Interested in?                                          Determination: Municipal Solid Waste                  adequacy determination process allows
                                             Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of                 Landfills and Non-Municipal, Non-                     EPA to evaluate whether a program for
                                          the PRA, EPA specifically solicits                      Hazardous Waste Disposal Units that                   which approval is requested is
                                          comments and information to enable it                   Receive Conditionally Exempt Small                    appropriate in structure and authority to
                                          to:                                                     Quantity Generator Hazardous Waste.                   ensure owner or operator compliance
                                             (i) Evaluate whether the proposed                       ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 1608.05,                  with the revised federal criteria. The SIR
                                          collection of information is necessary                  OMB Control No. 2050–0152.                            does not require the use of a particular
                                          for the proper performance of the                          ICR status: This ICR is currently                  application form. Section 239.3 of the
                                          functions of the Agency, including                      scheduled to expire on September 30,                  SIR, however, requires that all state
                                          whether the information will have                       2008. An Agency may not conduct or                    applications contain the following five
                                          practical utility;                                      sponsor, and a person is not required to              components:
                                             (ii) evaluate the accuracy of the                    respond to, a collection of information,                 (1) A transmittal letter requesting
                                          Agency’s estimate of the burden of the                  unless it displays a currently valid OMB              permit program approval.
                                          proposed collection of information,                     control number. The OMB control                          (2) A narrative description of the state
                                          including the validity of the                           numbers for EPA’s regulations in title 40             permit program, including a
                                          methodology and assumptions used;                       of the CFR, after appearing in the                    demonstration that the state’s standards
                                             (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and              Federal Register when approved, are                   for non-municipal, non-hazardous waste
                                          clarity of the information to be                        listed in 40 CFR part 9 and, are                      disposal units that receive CESQG
                                          collected; and                                          displayed either by publication in the                hazardous waste are technically
                                             (iv) minimize the burden of the                      Federal Register or by other appropriate              comparable to the Part 257, Subpart B
                                          collection of information on those who                  means, such as on the related collection              criteria and/or that its MSWLF
                                          are to respond, including through the                   instrument or form, if applicable. The                standards are technically comparable to
                                          use of appropriate automated electronic,                display of OMB control numbers in                     the Part 258 criteria.
                                          mechanical, or other technological                      certain EPA regulations is consolidated                  (3) A legal certification demonstrating
                                          collection techniques or other forms of                 in 40 CFR part 9.                                     that the state has the authority to carry
                                          information technology, e.g., permitting                   Abstract: Section 4010(c) of the                   out the program.
                                          electronic submission of responses. In                  Resource Conservation and Recovery                       (4) Copies of state laws, regulations,
                                          particular, EPA is requesting comments                  Act (RCRA) of 1976 requires that EPA                  and guidance that the state believes
                                          from very small businesses (those that                  revise the landfill criteria promulgated              demonstrate program adequacy.
                                          employ less than 25) on examples of                     under paragraph (1) of Section 4004(a)                   (5) Copies of relevant state-tribal
                                          specific additional efforts that EPA                    and Section 1008(a)(3). Section 4005(c)               agreements if the state has negotiated
                                          could make to reduce the paperwork                      of RCRA, as amended by the Hazardous                  with a tribe for the implementation of a
                                          burden for very small businesses                        Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) of                      permit program for non-municipal, non-
                                          affected by this collection.                            1984, requires states to develop and                  hazardous waste disposal units that
                                                                                                  implement permit programs to ensure                   receive CESQG hazardous waste and/or
                                          What Should I Consider When I                           that MSWLFs and non-municipal, non-                   MSWLFs on tribal lands.
                                          Prepare My Comments for EPA?                            hazardous waste disposal units that                      The EPA Administrator has delegated
                                            You may find the following                            receive household hazardous waste or                  the authority to make determinations of
                                          suggestions helpful for preparing your                  CESQG hazardous waste are in                          adequacy, as contained in the statute, to
                                          comments:                                               compliance with the revised criteria for              the EPA Regional Administrator. The
                                            1. Explain your views as clearly as                   the design and operation of non-                      appropriate EPA Regional Office,
                                          possible and provide specific examples.                 municipal, non-hazardous waste                        therefore, will use the information
                                            2. Describe any assumptions that you                  disposal units under 40 CFR Part 257,                 provided by each state to determine
                                          used.                                                   Subpart B and MSWLFs under 40 CFR                     whether the state’s permit program
                                            3. Provide copies of any technical                    Part 258. (40 CFR Part 257, Subpart B                 satisfies the statutory test reflected in
                                          information and/or data you used that                   and 40 CFR Part 258 are henceforth                    the requirements of 40 CFR Part 239. In
                                          support your views.                                     referred to as the ‘‘revised federal                  all cases, the information will be
                                            4. If you estimate potential burden or                criteria.’’) Section 4005(c) of RCRA                  analyzed to determine the adequacy of
                                          costs, explain how you arrived at the                   further mandates the EPA Administrator                the state’s permit program for ensuring
                                          estimate that you provide.                              to determine the adequacy of state                    compliance with the federal revised
                                            5. Offer alternative ways to improve                  permit programs to ensure owner and/                  criteria.
                                          the collection activity.                                or operator compliance with the revised                  Burden Statement: The annual public
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                                            6. Make sure to submit your                           federal criteria. A state program that is             reporting and recordkeeping burden for
                                          comments by the deadline identified                     deemed adequate to ensure compliance                  this collection of information is
                                          under DATES.                                            may afford flexibility to owners or                   estimated to average 115 hours per
                                            7. To ensure proper receipt by EPA,                   operators in the approaches they use to               response. Burden means the total time,
                                          be sure to identify the docket ID number                meet federal requirements, significantly              effort, or financial resources expended


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                                          by persons to generate, maintain, retain,               ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION                                 EPA has established a public docket
                                          or disclose or provide information to or                AGENCY                                                for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA–
                                          for a Federal agency. This includes the                                                                       HQ–ORD–2008–0067, which is
                                          time needed to review instructions;                     [EPA–HQ–ORD–2008–0067, FRL–8562–                      available for online viewing at
                                          develop, acquire, install, and utilize                  2]                                                    www.regulations.gov, or in person
                                          technology and systems for the purposes                                                                       viewing at the Office of Research and
                                                                                                  Agency Information Collection                         Development (ORD) Docket in the EPA
                                          of collecting, validating, and verifying
                                                                                                  Activities: Proposed Collection;                      Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West,
                                          information, processing and                             Comment Request; Technology
                                          maintaining information, and disclosing                                                                       Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave.,
                                                                                                  Performance and Product Information                   NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC
                                          and providing information; adjust the                   to Support Vendor Information                         Public Reading Room is open from 8:30
                                          existing ways to comply with any                        Summaries (Renewal), EPA ICR                          a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through
                                          previously applicable instructions and                  Number 2154.03, OMB Control Number                    Friday, excluding legal holidays. The
                                          requirements which have subsequently                    2050–0194                                             telephone number for the Reading Room
                                          changed; train personnel to be able to                                                                        is 202–566–1744, and the telephone
                                          respond to a collection of information;                 AGENCY: Environmental Protection 

                                                                                                  Agency (EPA). 
                                       number for the ORD Docket is 202–566–
                                          search data sources; complete and                                                                             1752.
                                          review the collection of information;                   ACTION: Notice. 
                                        Use EPA’s electronic docket and
                                          and transmit or otherwise disclose the                                                                        comment system at
                                                                                                  SUMMARY: In compliance with the
                                          information.                                                                                                  www.regulations.gov, to submit or view
                                                                                                  Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44
                                            The ICR provides a detailed                                                                                 public comments, access the index
                                                                                                  U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document
                                          explanation of the Agency’s estimate,                                                                         listing of the contents of the docket, and
                                                                                                  announces that EPA is planning to
                                          which is only briefly summarized here:                                                                        to access those documents in the docket
                                                                                                  submit a continuing Information
                                                                                                                                                        that are available electronically. Once in
                                            Estimated total number of potential                   Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of
                                                                                                                                                        the system, select ‘‘docket search,’’ then
                                          respondents: 12.                                        Management and Budget (OMB). This is
                                                                                                                                                        key in the docket ID number identified
                                                                                                  a request to renew an existing approved
                                            Frequency of response: 0.33.                                                                                above. Please note that EPA’s policy is
                                                                                                  collection. This ICR is scheduled to
                                                                                                                                                        that public comments, whether
                                            Estimated total average number of                     expire on May 31, 2008. Under OMB
                                                                                                                                                        submitted electronically or in paper,
                                          responses for each respondent: 1.                       regulations, the Agency may continue to               will be made available for public
                                            Estimated total annual burden hours:                  conduct or sponsor the collection of                  viewing at www.regulations.gov as EPA
                                          968.                                                    information while this submission is                  receives them and without change,
                                                                                                  pending at OMB. This ICR describes the                unless the comment contains
                                            Estimated total annual costs:                         nature of the information collection and
                                          $117,586. This includes an estimated                                                                          copyrighted material, Confidential
                                                                                                  its estimated burden and cost.                        Business Information (CBI), or other
                                          labor burden cost of $117,586 and an
                                                                                                  DATES: Comments must be submitted on                  information whose public disclosure is
                                          estimated cost of $0 for capital                        or before June 5, 2008.
                                          investment or maintenance and                                                                                 restricted by statute. For further
                                                                                                  ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,                      information about the electronic docket,
                                          operational costs.
                                                                                                  referencing docket ID number EPA–HQ–                  go to http://www.regulations.gov.
                                          What Is the Next Step in the Process for                ORD–2008–0067, to (1) EPA online                         Title: Technology Performance and
                                          This ICR?                                               using http://www.regulations.gov (our                 Product Information to Support Vendor
                                                                                                  preferred method), by e-mail to                       Information Summaries (Renewal).
                                            EPA will consider the comments                        ord.docket@epa.gov or by mail to: EPA                    Abstract: The U.S. EPA Office of
                                          received and amend the ICR as                           Docket Center, Environmental                          Research and Development’s National
                                          appropriate. The final ICR package will                 Protection Agency, ORD Docket, Mail                   Homeland Security Research Center
                                          then be submitted to OMB for review                     Code 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave.,                   (NHSRC) is helping to protect human
                                          and approval pursuant to 5 CFR                          NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2)                    health and the environment from
                                          1320.12. At that time, EPA will issue                   OMB at: Office of Information and                     adverse impacts resulting from
                                          another Federal Register notice                         Regulatory Affairs, Office of                         intentional acts of terror. With an
                                          pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(1)(iv) to                   Management and Budget (OMB),                          emphasis on decontamination and
                                          announce the submission of the ICR to                   Attention: Desk Officer for EPA, 725                  consequence management, water
                                                                                                  17th Street, NW., Washington, DC                      infrastructure protection, and threat and
                                          OMB and the opportunity to submit
                                                                                                  20503.                                                consequence assessment, NHSRC
                                          additional comments to OMB. If you
                                                                                                                                                        scientists and engineers are working to
                                          have any questions about this ICR or the                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:                      develop tools and information that will
                                          approval process, please contact the                    Shannon D. Serre, Environmental                       help detect the intentional introduction
                                          technical person listed under FOR                       Protection Agency, 109 T.W. Alexander                 of chemical, biological, and radiological
                                          FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.                            Drive, E343–06, Research Triangle Park,               contaminants in buildings or water
                                            Dated: April 28, 2008.                                NC, 27711; telephone number: 919–                     systems, the containment of these
                                                                                                  541–3817; fax number: 919–541–0496;                   contaminants, the decontamination of
                                          Matthew Hale,
                                                                                                  email address: serre.shannon@epa.gov.                 buildings and/or water systems, and the
                                          Director, Office of Solid Waste.
                                                                                                  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has                    disposal of material resulting from
                                          [FR Doc. E8–9954 Filed 5–5–08; 8:45 am]
                                                                                                  submitted the following ICR to OMB for                cleanups.
                                          BILLING CODE 6560–50–P                                  review and approval according to the                     An important facet of the NHSRC
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                                                                                                  procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 1320.12.               mission is identifying, testing, and
                                                                                                  On February 12, 2008 (73 FR 8040) EPA                 evaluating technologies to support
                                                                                                  sought comments on this ICR pursuant                  emergency response personnel,
                                                                                                  to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA received no                   consequence managers, decision-
                                                                                                  comments.                                             makers, and government officials. EPA


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