[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 25 (Monday, February 9, 2009)]
[Page 6422]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-2620]



[Docket No. NRC-2008-0565]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

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.


SUMMARY: The NRC invites public comment about our intention to request 
the OMB's approval for renewal of an existing information collection 
that is summarized below. 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 62--
``Criteria and Procedures for Emergency Access to Non-Federal and 
Regional Low-Level Waste Disposal Facilities.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0143.
    3. How often the collection is required: The collection would only 
be required upon application for an exemption when access to a non-
federal low-level waste disposal facility is denied, which results in a 
public health and safety and/or common defense and security concern.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Generators of low-level 
radioactive waste who are denied access to a non-Federal low-level 
radioactive waste and who wish to request emergency access for disposal 
at a non-Federal LLRW disposal facility pursuant to 10 CFR Part 62.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 1.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 233.
    7. Abstract: 10 CFR part 62 sets out the information which must be 
provided to the NRC by any low-level waste generator seeking emergency 
access to an operating low-level waste disposal facility. The 
information is required to allow NRC to determine if denial of disposal 
constitutes a serious and immediate threat to public health and safety 
or common defense and security. 10 CFR part 62 also provides that the 
Commission may grant an exemption from the requirements in this part 
upon application of an interested person or upon its own initiative.
    Submit, by April 10, 2009, comments that address the following 
    1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC 
to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical 
    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?
    A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of 
charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, Maryland 20852. OMB clearance 
requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document 
will be available on the NRC 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-2008-0565. 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-2008-0565. 
Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Gregory Trussell (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, Gregory Trussell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-
415-6445, or by e-mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 26th day of January 2009.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,
Gregory Trussell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. E9-2620 Filed 2-6-09; 8:45 am]