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I. General Information Street, Suite 120, Herndon, VA and its ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
A. Does this Notice Apply to Me? subcontractor SAIC of 8301 Greensboro AGENCY
Drive, McLean, VA will assist the Office
This action is directed to the public [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2008–0868; FRL–8395–4]
of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
in general. This action may, however, be (OPPT) in designing and developing
of interest to you if are conducting, or Agency Information Collection
graphical user interface screens, which Activities; Proposed Collection;
may be required to conduct testing of
will be transferred from the Comment Request; Health and Safety
chemical substances under the Toxic
developmental environment to EPA’s Data Reporting, Submission of Lists
Substances Control Act (TSCA). Since
other entities may also be interested, the Confidential Business environment. and Copies of Health and Safety
Agency has not attempted to describe all This will enable users to input data into Studies; EPA ICR No. 0575.12, OMB
the specific entities that may be affected tables/databases in the Confidential Control No. 2070–0004
by this action. If you have any questions Business area via the input screens.
AGENCY: Environmental Protection
regarding the applicability of this action In accordance with 40 CFR 2.306(j), Agency (EPA).
to a particular entity, consult the EPA has determined that under Contract ACTION: Notice.
technical person listed under FOR Number (GS–35F–0799M, Order
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Number EP09D000005), Guident and its SUMMARY: In compliance with the
B. How Can I Get Copies of this subcontractor will require access to CBI Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44
Document and Other Related submitted to EPA under all sections of U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document
Information? TSCA to perform successfully the duties announces that EPA is planning to
specified under the contract. Guident submit a request to renew an existing
1. Docket. EPA has established a approved Information Collection
docket for this action under docket and its subcontractor personnel will be
given access to information submitted to Request (ICR) to the Office of
identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– Management and Budget (OMB). This
OPPT–2003–0004. All documents in the EPA under all sections of TSCA. Some
of the information may be claimed or ICR, entitled: ‘‘Health and Safety Data
docket are listed in the docket’s index Reporting, Submission of Lists and
available at http://www.regulations.gov. determined to be CBI.
Copies of Health and Safety Studies’’
Although listed in the index, some EPA is issuing this notice to inform and identified by EPA ICR No. 0575.12
information is not publicly available, all submitters of information under all and OMB Control No. 2070–0004, is
e.g., CBI or other information whose sections of TSCA that EPA may provide scheduled to expire on July 31, 2009.
disclosure is restricted by statute. Guident and its subcontractor access to Before submitting the ICR to OMB for
Certain other material, such as these CBI materials on a need-to-know review and approval, EPA is soliciting
copyrighted material, will be publicly basis only. All access to TSCA CBI comments on specific aspects of the
available only in hard copy. Publicly under this contract will take place at proposed information collection.
available docket materials are available EPA Headquarters. DATES: Comments must be received on
electronically at http://
www.regulations.gov, or, if only Guident and its subcontractor will be or before February 23, 2009.
available in hard copy, at the OPPT authorized access to TSCA CBI at EPA ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in Headquarters provided they comply identified by docket identification (ID)
the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. with the provisions of the EPA TSCA number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2008–0868, by
3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 CBI Protection Manual. one of the following methods:
Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, Access to TSCA data, including CBI, • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://
DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line
will continue until October 30, 2009. If
hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 instructions for submitting comments.
the contract is extended, this access will
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding • Mail: Document Control Office
also continue for the duration of the (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention
Federal holidays. The telephone number extended contract without further
of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental
notice. Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
(202) 566–1744, and the telephone
number for the OPPT Docket Facility is Guident and its subcontractor Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–
(202) 566–0280. Docket visitors are personnel will be required to sign 0001.
required to show photographic nondisclosure agreements and will be • Hand Delivery: OPPT Document
identification, pass through a metal briefed on appropriate security Control Office (DCO), EPA East, Rm.
detector, and sign the EPA visitor log. procedures before they are permitted 6428, 1201 Constitution Ave., NW.,
All visitor bags are processed through access to TSCA CBI. Washington, DC. Attention: Docket ID
an X-ray machine and subject to search. Number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2008–0868.
List of Subjects The DCO is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Visitors will be provided an EPA/DC
badge that must be visible at all times Monday through Friday, excluding legal
in the building and returned upon holidays. The telephone number for the
Confidential business information.
departure. DCO is (202) 564–8930. Such deliveries
2. Electronic access. You may access Dated: December 15, 2008. are only accepted during the DCO’s
this Federal Register document Todd S. Holderman, normal hours of operation, and special
electronically through the EPA Internet Acting Director, Information Management arrangements should be made for
under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and deliveries of boxed information.
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http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr. Toxics. Instructions: Direct your comments to
[FR Doc. E8–30203 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPPT–
II. What Action is the Agency Taking? 2008–0868. EPA’s policy is that all
BILLING CODE 6560–50–S
Under Contract Number (GS–35F– comments received will be included in
0799M, Order Number EP09D000005), the public docket without change and
contractor Guident of 198 Van Buren may be made available on-line at http://
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www.regulations.gov, including any visible at all times in the building and 3. Provide copies of any technical
personal information provided, unless returned upon departure. information and/or data you used that
the comment includes information FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For support your views.
claimed to be Confidential Business general information contact: Colby 4. If you estimate potential burden or
Information (CBI) or other information Lintner, Regulatory Coordinator, costs, explain how you arrived at the
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Environmental Assistance Division estimate that you provide.
Do not submit information that you (7408M), Office of Pollution Prevention 5. Provide specific examples to
consider to be CBI or otherwise and Toxics, Environmental Protection illustrate your concerns.
protected through regulations.gov or e- Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 6. Offer alternative ways to improve
mail. The regulations.gov website is an Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone the collection activity.
‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which 7. Make sure to submit your
number: (202) 554–1404; e-mail address:
means EPA will not know your identity comments by the deadline identified
or contact information unless you For technical information contact: under DATES.
provide it in the body of your comment. 8. To ensure proper receipt by EPA,
Gerry Brown, Chemical Control Division
If you send an e-mail comment directly be sure to identify the docket ID number
(7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention
to EPA without going through assigned to this action in the subject
and Toxics, Environmental Protection
regulations.gov, your e-mail address line on the first page of your response.
Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,
will be automatically captured and You may also provide the name, date,
Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone
included as part of the comment that is and Federal Register citation.
number: (202) 564–8086; fax number:
placed in the public docket and made (202) 564–4765; e-mail address: III. What Information Collection
available on the Internet. If you submit email@example.com. Activity or ICR Does this Action Apply
an electronic comment, EPA to?
recommends that you include your
Affected entities: Entities potentially
name and other contact information in I. What Information is EPA Particularly
affected by this ICR are companies that
the body of your comment and with any Interested in?
manufacture, process, import, or
disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of distribute in commerce chemical
cannot read your comment due to PRA, EPA specifically solicits substances or mixtures.
technical difficulties and cannot contact comments and information to enable it Title: Health and Safety Data
you for clarification, EPA may not be to: Reporting, Submission of Lists and
able to consider your comment. 1. Evaluate whether the proposed Copies of Health and Safety Studies.
Electronic files should avoid the use of collection of information is necessary ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 0575.12,
special characters, any form of for the proper performance of the OMB Control No. 2070–0004.
encryption, and be free of any defects or functions of the Agency, including ICR status: This ICR is currently
viruses. For additional information whether the information will have scheduled to expire on July 31, 2009.
about EPA’s public docket, visit the EPA practical utility. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor,
Docket Center homepage at http:// 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the and a person is not required to respond
www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. Agency’s estimates of the burden of the to, a collection of information, unless it
Docket: All documents in the docket proposed collection of information, displays a currently valid OMB control
are listed in the docket index available including the validity of the number. The OMB control numbers for
at http://www.regulations.gov. Although methodology and assumptions used. EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the Code
listed in the index, some information is 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and of Federal Regulations (CFR), after
not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other clarity of the information to be appearing in the Federal Register when
information whose disclosure is collected. approved, are listed in 40 CFR part 9,
restricted by statute. Certain other 4. Minimize the burden of the are displayed either by publication in
material, such as copyrighted material, collection of information on those who the Federal Register or by other
will be publicly available only in hard are to respond, including through the appropriate means, such as on the
copy. Publicly available docket use of appropriate automated electronic, related collection instrument or form, if
materials are available electronically at mechanical, or other technological applicable. The display of OMB control
http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only collection techniques or other forms of numbers for certain EPA regulations is
available in hard copy, at the OPPT information technology, e.g., permitting consolidated in 40 CFR part 9.
Docket. The OPPT Docket is located in electronic submission of responses. In Abstract: Section 8(d) of the Toxic
the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) at Rm. particular, EPA is requesting comments Substances Control Act (TSCA) and 40
3334, EPA West Bldg., 1301 from very small businesses (those that CFR part 716 require manufacturers and
Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, employ less than 25) on examples of processors of chemicals to submit lists
DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room specific additional efforts that EPA and copies of health and safety studies
hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 could make to reduce the paperwork relating to the health and/or
p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding burden for very small businesses environmental effects of certain
Federal holidays. The telephone number affected by this collection. chemical substances and mixtures. In
of the EPA/DC Public Reading Room is order to comply with the reporting
(202) 566–1744, and the telephone II. What Should I Consider when I requirements of section 8(d),
number for the OPPT Docket is (202) Prepare My Comments for EPA? respondents must search their records to
566–0280. Docket visitors are required You may find the following identify any health and safety studies in
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to show photographic identification, suggestions helpful for preparing your their possession, copy and process
pass through a metal detector, and sign comments: relevant studies, list studies that are
the EPA visitor log. All visitor bags are 1. Explain your views as clearly as currently in progress, and submit this
processed through an X-ray machine possible and provide specific examples. information to EPA.
and subject to search. Visitors will be 2. Describe any assumptions that you EPA uses this information to
provided an EPA/DC badge that must be used. construct a complete picture of the
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known effects of the chemicals in IV. Are There Changes in the Estimates OMB Control No. 2070–new. Before
question, leading to determinations by from the Last Approval? submitting the ICR to OMB for review
EPA of whether additional testing of the There is a decrease of 822 hours (from and approval, EPA is soliciting
chemicals is required. The information 1,278 hours to 456 hours) in the total comments on specific aspects of the
enables EPA to base its testing decisions estimated respondent burden compared proposed information collection.
on the most complete information with that identified in the ICR currently DATES: Comments must be received on
available and to avoid demands for approved by OMB. This decrease or before February 23, 2009.
testing that may be duplicative. EPA reflects reductions in EPA’s estimates as ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
will use information obtained via this to the number of chemicals likely to be identified by docket identification (ID)
collection to support its investigation of added to the TSCA section 8(b) list of number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2008–0717, by
the risks posed by chemicals and, in chemicals in the next three years. The one of the following methods:
particular, to support its decisions on change is an adjustment. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://
whether to require industry to test www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line
chemicals under section 4 of TSCA. V. What is the Next Step in the Process instructions for submitting comments.
for this ICR? • Mail: Document Control Office
Responses to the collection of
information are mandatory (see 40 CFR EPA will consider the comments (7407M), Office of Pollution Prevention
part 716). Respondents may claim all or received and amend the ICR as and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental
part of a notice confidential. EPA will appropriate. The final ICR package will Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
disclose information that is covered by then be submitted to OMB for review Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–
a claim of confidentiality only to the and approval pursuant to 5 CFR 0001.
extent permitted by, and in accordance 1320.12. EPA will issue another Federal • Hand Delivery: OPPT Document
with, the procedures in TSCA section 14 Register notice pursuant to 5 CFR Control Office (DCO), EPA East, Rm.
and 40 CFR part 2. 1320.5(a)(1)(iv) to announce the 6428, 1201 Constitution Ave., NW.,
submission of the ICR to OMB and the Washington, DC. Attention: Docket ID
Burden statement: The annual public opportunity to submit additional Number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2008–0717.
reporting and recordkeeping burden for comments to OMB. If you have any The DCO is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
this collection of information is questions about this ICR or the approval Monday through Friday, excluding legal
estimated to range between 1.1 and 22 process, please contact the technical holidays. The telephone number for the
hours per response, depending upon the person listed under FOR FURTHER DCO is (202) 564–8930. Such deliveries
nature of each respondent’s reporting INFORMATION CONTACT. are only accepted during the DCO’s
responsibility. Burden means the total normal hours of operation, and special
time, effort, or financial resources List of Subjects arrangements should be made for
expended by persons to generate, Environmental protection, Reporting deliveries of boxed information.
maintain, retain, or disclose or provide and recordkeeping requirements. Instructions: Direct your comments to
information to or for a Federal agency. docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPPT–
This includes the time needed to review Dated: December 15, 2008. 2008–0717. EPA’s policy is that all
instructions; develop, acquire, install, James B. Gulliford, comments received will be included in
and utilize technology and systems for Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, the public docket without change and
the purposes of collecting, validating, Pesticides and Toxic Substances. may be made available on-line at http://
and verifying information, processing [FR Doc. E8–30498 Filed 12–23–08; 8:45 am] www.regulations.gov, including any
and maintaining information, and BILLING CODE 6560–50–S
personal information provided, unless
disclosing and providing information; the comment includes information
adjust the existing ways to comply with claimed to be Confidential Business
any previously applicable instructions ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Information (CBI) or other information
and requirements which have AGENCY whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
subsequently changed; train personnel Do not submit information that you
to be able to respond to a collection of [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2008–0717; FRL–8393–3] consider to be CBI or otherwise
information; search data sources; protected through regulations.gov or e-
Agency Information Collection
complete and review the collection of mail. The regulations.gov website is an
Activities; Proposed Collection;
information; and transmit or otherwise ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which
Comment Request; Pressed Wood
disclose the information. means EPA will not know your identity
Manufacturing Industry Survey; EPA
The ICR provides a detailed or contact information unless you
ICR No. 2328.01, OMB Control No.
explanation of this estimate, which is provide it in the body of your comment.
only briefly summarized here: If you send an e-mail comment directly
AGENCY: Environmental Protection
to EPA without going through
Estimated total number of potential Agency (EPA).
regulations.gov, your e-mail address
respondents: 6. will be automatically captured and
Frequency of response: On occasion. included as part of the comment that is
Estimated total average number of SUMMARY: In compliance with the placed in the public docket and made
responses for each respondent: 6.8 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 available on the Internet. If you submit
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document an electronic comment, EPA
Estimated total annual burden hours: announces that EPA is planning to recommends that you include your
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submit a request for a new Information name and other contact information in
Estimated total annual costs: $28,030. Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of the body of your comment and with any
This includes an estimated burden cost Management and Budget (OMB). This disk or CD-ROM you submit. If EPA
of $28,030 and an estimated cost of $0 ICR is entitled: ‘‘Pressed Wood cannot read your comment due to
for capital investment or maintenance Manufacturing Industry Survey’’ and is technical difficulties and cannot contact
and operational costs. identified by EPA ICR No. 2328.01 and you for clarification, EPA may not be
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