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unless the comment contains maintain, retain, or disclose or provide estimated annual burden will decrease
copyrighted material, CBI, or other information to or for a Federal agency. by over 24,000 hours as compared to the
information whose public disclosure is This includes the time needed to review currently approved ICR. This reduction
restricted by statute. For further instructions; develop, acquire, install, is due to a change in assumptions to
information about the electronic docket, and utilize technology and systems for eliminate the scenario where EPA issues
go to www.regulations.gov. the purposes of collecting, validating, a Notice of Deficiency and takes over
Title: Federal Operating Permit and verifying information, processing permitting in a State due to poor
Regulations (Renewal). and maintaining information, and implementation or enforcement of a part
ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 1713.06, disclosing and providing information; 70 program.
OMB Control No. 2060–0336. adjust the existing ways to comply with
ICR Status: This ICR was scheduled to Dated: June 6, 2007.
any previously applicable instructions
expire on March 31, 2007, but an Sara Hisel-McCoy,
and requirements which have
emergency extension granted by OMB subsequently changed; train personnel Acting Director, Collection Strategies
on March 13, 2007 extended the Division.
to be able to respond to a collection of
expiration date to June 30, 2007. Under information; search data sources; [FR Doc. E7–11572 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am]
OMB regulations, the Agency may complete and review the collection of BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
continue to conduct or sponsor the information; and transmit or otherwise
collection of information while this disclose the information.
submission is pending at OMB. An Respondents/Affected Entities: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Agency may not conduct or sponsor, Sources are required to obtain a part 71 AGENCY
and a person is not required to respond permit from EPA if (1) they are located [EPA–HQ–OEI–2007–0412; FRL–8327–6]
to, a collection of information, unless it in areas where there is no approved
displays a currently valid OMB control State, local, or Tribal part 70 program Agency Information Collection
number. The OMB control numbers for (such as Indian country, the Outer Activities; Proposed Collection;
EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, Continental Shelf, and Deepwater Comment Request; Central Data
after appearing in the Federal Register ports); (2) they are located in areas Exchange (CDX) Information Collection
when approved, are listed in 40 CFR where the State, local, or Tribal Request; EPA ICR No. 2002.04, OMB
part 9, are displayed either by permitting authority is deficient in Control No. 2025–0025
publication in the Federal Register or implementing an approved part 70
by other appropriate means, such as on program (none currently or expected); or AGENCY: Environmental Protection
the related collection instrument or (3) if EPA has objected to a draft part 70 Agency (EPA).
form, if applicable. The display of OMB permit and the State, local, or Tribal ACTION: Notice.
control numbers in certain EPA permitting authority has failed to
SUMMARY: In compliance with the
regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR adequately resolve the objection (rare).
part 9. Estimated Number of Respondents: Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44
Abstract: Title V of the Clean Air Act 123 sources. U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document
(Act) requires States to develop and Frequency of Response: Sources must announces that EPA is planning to
implement a program for issuing apply for an initial permit when the submit a request to renew an existing
operating permits to all sources that fall source becomes subject, renew permits approved Information Collection
under any Act definition of ‘‘major’’ and every 5 years, submit monitoring reports Request (ICR) to the Office of
certain other non-major sources that are semi-annually, and submit a compliance Management and Budget (OMB). This
subject to Federal air quality certification annually. In addition, ICR is scheduled to expire on 11/30/
regulations. The Act further requires approximately 50 percent of sources 2007.
EPA to develop regulations that apply for an administrative amendment Before submitting the ICR to OMB for
establish the minimum requirements for each year, 50 percent for a minor permit review and approval, EPA is soliciting
those State operating permits programs, modification, and 10 percent for a comments on specific aspects of the
to oversee implementation of the State significant permit modification. proposed information collection as
programs, and to operate a Federal Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: described below.
operating permits program in areas not 27,218 hours for sources. DATES: Comments must be submitted on
subject to an approved State program. Estimated Total Annual Cost: or before August 14, 2007.
The EPA regulations setting forth $1,128,784 for sources, includes $0 ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
requirements for the Federal operating annualized capital or O&M costs. identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–
permits program are at part 71, title 40, Changes in the Estimates: There is an OEI–2007–0412, by one of the following
chapter I of the Code of Federal increase of 3,141 hours in the estimated methods:
Regulations. These are referred to as the annual burden for sources compared • www.regulations.gov: Follow the
‘‘Part 71 Federal Operating Permit with that identified in the ICR currently on-line instructions for submitting
Regulations,’’ which are the subject of approved by OMB. This increase is due comments.
the ICR addressed in this notice. The to the larger number of sources that will • E-mail: oei.docket@epa.gov.
part 71 program is being implemented be subject to non-delegated program • Fax: (202) 566–9744.
for sources located in Indian country, administration by EPA as a consequence • Mail: U.S. Environmental
Outer Continental Shelf sources, and in of there being more major sources Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center
areas that do not have part 70 programs. subject to the program (123 as opposed (EPA/DC), OEI Docket, Mail Code:
Burden Statement: The annual public to 105 in the last ICR) and as a normal 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,
reporting and recordkeeping burden for consequence of changes in the mix of Washington, DC 20460.
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the part 71 collection of information is source activities over time. The increase • Hand Delivery: EPA Docket Center
estimated to average 221 hours per is not due to any EPA actions to revise (EPA/DC), Public Reading Room, Room
permitted source. Burden means the regulations or policy since the last ICR 3334, EPA West Building, 1301
total time, effort, or financial resources update. In its role as the permitting Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington,
expended by persons to generate, authority for the part 71 program, EPA’s DC. Such deliveries are only accepted

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during the Docket’s normal hours of Reading Room is open from 8 a.m. to 5. Offer alternative ways to improve
operation, and special arrangements 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, the collection activity.
should be made for deliveries of boxed excluding legal holidays. The telephone 6. Make sure to submit your
information. number for the Reading Room is 202– comments by the deadline identified
Instructions: Direct your comments to 566–1744, and the telephone number for under DATES.
Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OEI–2007– the Office of Environmental Information 7. To ensure proper receipt by EPA,
0412. EPA’s policy is that all comments Docket is 202–566–1752. be sure to identify the docket ID number
received will be included in the public Use www.regulations.gov to obtain a assigned to this action in the subject
docket without change and may be copy of the draft collection of line on the first page of your response.
made available online at information, submit or view public You may also provide the name, date,
www.regulations.gov, including any comments, access the index listing of and Federal Register citation.
personal information provided, unless the contents of the docket, and to access What Information Collection Activity or
the comment includes information those documents in the public docket ICR Does This Apply to?
claimed to be Confidential Business that are available electronically. Once in
Information (CBI) or other information the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in Affected entities: Entities potentially
whose disclosure is restricted by statute. the docket ID number identified in this affected by this action are state, tribal,
Do not submit information that you document. and local environmental programs.
consider to be CBI or otherwise Title: Central Data Exchange (CDX)
What Information is EPA Particularly Information Collection Request
protected through www.regulations.gov
Interested in? ICR numbers: EPA ICR No. 2002.04,
or e-mail. The www.regulations.gov Web
Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of OMB Control No. 2025–0025
site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, ICR status: ‘‘This ICR is currently
which means EPA will not know your the PRA, EPA specifically solicits
comments and information to enable it scheduled to expire on 11/30/2007.’’ An
identity or contact information unless Agency may not conduct or sponsor,
you provide it in the body of your to:
(i) Evaluate whether the proposed and a person is not required to respond
comment. If you send an e-mail to, a collection of information, unless it
comment directly to EPA without going collection of information is necessary
for the proper performance of the displays a currently valid OMB control
through www.regulations.gov your e- number. The OMB control numbers for
mail address will be automatically functions of the Agency, including
whether the information will have EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR,
captured and included as part of the after appearing in the Federal Register
comment that is placed in the public practical utility;
(ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the when approved, are listed in 40 CFR
docket and made available on the part 9, are displayed either by
Internet. If you submit an electronic Agency’s estimate of the burden of the
proposed collection of information, publication in the Federal Register or
comment, EPA recommends that you by other appropriate means, such as on
include your name and other contact including the validity of the
methodology and assumptions used; the related collection instrument or
information in the body of your form, if applicable. The display of OMB
comment and with any disk or CD–ROM (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and
clarity of the information to be control numbers in certain EPA
you submit. If EPA cannot read your regulations is consolidated in 40 CFR
comment due to technical difficulties collected; and
(iv) Minimize the burden of the part 9.
and cannot contact you for clarification, Abstract: The scope of this
EPA may not be able to consider your collection of information on those who
are to respond, including through the Information Collection Request has been
comment. Electronic files should avoid reduced to CDX activities. Collection
the use of special characters, any form use of appropriate automated electronic,
mechanical, or other technological activities associated with the CROMERR
of encryption, and be free of any defects rule will be addressed in future notices
or viruses. For additional information collection techniques or other forms of
information technology, e.g., permitting as appropriate. The information planned
about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA to be collected will focus on CDX
Docket Center homepage at http:// electronic submission of responses. In
particular, EPA is requesting comments registration and activities. To further the
www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. proper performance of the functions of
from very small businesses (those that
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: the Agency, CDX will provide Agency’s
employ less than 25) on examples of
Central Data Exchange (CDX), 2823T, specific additional efforts that EPA compliance to the Government
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 could make to reduce the paperwork Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA).
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, burden for very small businesses This will reduce burden on public when
DC 20460; telephone number: 202–566– affected by this collection. having to submit data to the EPA.
2133; fax number: 202–566–1684; e-mail Responses to the collection of
address: holloway.katrail@epa.gov. What Should I Consider when I Prepare information are voluntary. In order for
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: My Comments for EPA? CDX to accommodate CBI, the
You may find the following information collected must be in
How Can I Access the Docket and/or
suggestions helpful for preparing your accordance with the confidentiality
Submit Comments?
comments: regulations set forth in 40 CFR Part 2,
EPA has established a public docket 1. Explain your views as clearly as Subpart B. Additionally, EPA will
for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– possible and provide specific examples. ensure that the information collection
HQ–OEI–2007–0412, which is available 2. Describe any assumptions that you procedures comply with the Privacy Act
for online viewing at used. of 1974 and the OMB Circular 108.
www.regulations.gov, or in person 3. Provide copies of any technical Burden Statement: The annual public
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viewing at the Office of Environmental information and/or data you used that reporting and recordkeeping burden for
Information Docket in the EPA Docket support your views. this collection of information is
Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room 4. If you estimate potential burden or estimated to average 1.4 hours per
3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., costs, explain how you arrived at the registrant. Burden means the total time,
Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public estimate that you provide. effort, or financial resources expended

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by persons to generate, maintain, retain, CROMERR-related burden on registrants DATES: Comments must be submitted on
or disclose or provide information to or for all EPA programs that might or before August 14, 2007.
for a Federal agency. This includes the incorporate electronic reporting, ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
time needed to review instructions; whether or not the program’s electronic identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–
develop, acquire, install, and utilize reporting involved a CDX flow. By OA–2007–0408 identified by the Docket
technology and systems for the purposes agreement with the affected programs, ID numbers provided for each item in
of collecting, validating, and verifying the CROMERR burden not connected the text, by one of the following
information, processing and with a CDX flow will now be accounted methods:
maintaining information, and disclosing for under the ICRs specific to those • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow
and providing information; adjust the programs. As a result, the burden the on-line instructions for submitting
existing ways to comply with any associated with this CDX-specific ICR comments.
previously applicable instructions and renewal is substantially reduced from • E-mail: oei.docket@epa.gov.
requirements which have subsequently what was calculated for the original • Fax: (202) 566–9744.
changed; train personnel to be able to version. • Mail: OA Docket, EPA Docket
respond to a collection of information; Center, Environmental Protection
What is the Next Step in the Process for
search data sources; complete and Agency, Mail Code 2822T, 1200
This ICR?
review the collection of information; Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
and transmit or otherwise disclose the EPA will consider the comments Washington, DC 20460.
information. received and amend the ICR as • Hand Delivery: Office of the
The ICR provides a detailed appropriate. The final ICR package will Administrator Docket in the EPA Docket
explanation of the Agency’s estimate, then be submitted to OMB for review Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room
which is only briefly summarized here: and approval pursuant to 5 CFR 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW.,
Estimated total number of potential 1320.12. At that time, EPA will issue Washington, DC.
respondents: 17,000. another Federal Register notice Such deliveries are only accepted
Frequency of response: Annually. pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.5(a)(1)(IV) to
Estimated total average number of during the Docket’s normal hours of
announce the submission of the ICR to operation, and special arrangements
responses for each respondent: 17,000. OMB and the opportunity to submit
Estimated total annual burden hours: should be made for deliveries of boxed
additional comments to OMB. If you information.
23,800 hours. have any questions about this ICR or the
Estimated total annual costs: Instructions: Direct your comments to
approval process, please contact the Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–AO–2007–0408
$850,000. This includes an estimated technical person listed under FOR
burden cost of $225,000 and an identified by the Docket ID. EPA’s
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. policy is that all comments received
estimated cost of $225,000 for capital
investment or maintenance and Dated: June 5, 2007. will be included in the public docket
operational costs. Doreen Sterling, without change and may be made
Director, Information Exchange & Services available online at http://
Are There Changes in the Estimates Division. www.regulations.gov, including any
From the Last Approval? [FR Doc. E7–11573 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] personal information provided, unless
For CDX flows that are subject to BILLING CODE 6560–50–P
the comment includes information
Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule claimed to be Confidential Business
(CROMERR) electronic signature Information (CBI) or other information
requirements, user registration involves ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
the collection of information sufficient AGENCY Do not submit information that you
to establish the identity of the user and consider to be CBI or otherwise
[EPA–HQ–AO–2007–0408; FRL–8327–8] protected through http://
his or her authorization to sign the
report(s) in question. For purpose of www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The
Agency Information Collection
establishing identity, in most cases the http://www.regulations.gov Web site is
Activities; Proposed Collection;
registration process involves asking the an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which
Comment Request; Regulatory Pilot
user to sign and submit a paper means EPA will not know your identity
Projects (Renewal); EPA ICR No.
electronic signature agreement that sets or contact information unless you
1755.08; OMB Control No. 2010–0026
forth the terms and conditions under provide it in the body of your comment.
which the user will electronically sign AGENCY: Environmental Protection If you send an e-mail comment directly
submissions to CDX; the user will also Agency. to EPA without going through http://
be asked to supply certain items of ACTION: Notice. www.regulations.gov your e-mail
personal information, including—in a address will be automatically captured
few cases—government-issued SUMMARY: In compliance with the and included as part of the comment
identifiers such as a social security Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 that is placed in the public docket and
number. For purposes of establishing U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document made available on the Internet. If you
signatory authorization, registration may announces that EPA is planning to submit an electronic comment, EPA
involve collecting information about the submit a request to renew an existing recommends that you include your
user’s position in the organization for approved Information Collection name and other contact information in
which s/he will sign reports, either from Request (ICR) to the Office of the body of your comment and with any
the user or from some official in the Management and Budget (OMB). This disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA
organization. ICR is scheduled to expire on October cannot read your comment due to
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This ICR renewal accounts for the 31, 2007. Before submitting the ICR to technical difficulties and cannot contact
burden on registrants of providing this OMB for review and approval, EPA is you for clarification, EPA may not be
information for CDX flows. When this soliciting comments on specific aspects able to consider your comment.
ICR was originally submitted for of the proposed information collection Electronic files should avoid the use of
approval, it accounted for the as described below. special characters, any form of

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