[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 7, 2010)]
[Pages 39054-39055]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16456]




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 63, 
``Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Proposed Geologic 
Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.''
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0199.
    3. How often the collection is required: One time.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: The State of Nevada, local 
governments, or affected Indian Tribes, or their representatives, 
requesting consultation

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with the NRC staff regarding review of the potential high-level waste 
geologic repository site, or wishing to participate in a license 
application review for the potential geologic repository.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 3.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 363 (An average of 40 hours per response for consultation 
requests, 80 hours per response for license application review 
participation proposals, and one hour per response for statements of 
representative authority).
    7. Abstract: 10 CFR Part 63 requires the State of Nevada, local 
governments, or affected Indian Tribes to submit certain information to 
the NRC if they request consultation with the NRC staff concerning the 
review of the potential repository site, or wish to participate in a 
license application review for the potential repository. 
Representatives of the State of Nevada, local governments, or affected 
Indian Tribes must submit a statement of their authority to act in such 
a representative capacity. The information submitted by the State, 
local governments, and affected Indian Tribes is used by the Director 
of the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards as a basis for 
decisions about the commitment of NRC staff resources to the 
consultation and participation efforts.
    Submit, by September 7, 2010, 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, MD 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-2010-0234. 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-2010-0234. 
Mail comments to NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (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, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), U.S. Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001, by telephone at 301-
415-6258, or by e-mail to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 29th day of June 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2010-16456 Filed 7-6-10; 8:45 am]