[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 195 (Friday, October 8, 2010)]
[Page 62435]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-25406]



[Docket No. NRC-2010-0235]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following 
proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby 
informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection 
of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. 
The NRC published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period on this information collection on August 3, 2010.
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension.
    2. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR Part 39--
Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Well Logging.
    3. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0130.
    4. The form number if applicable: N/A.
    5. How often the collection is required: Applications for new 
licenses and amendments may be submitted at any time. Applications for 
renewal are submitted every 10 years. Reports are submitted as events 
    6. Who will be required or asked to report: Applicants for and 
holders of specific licenses authorizing the use of licensed 
radioactive material for well logging.
    7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 2,827 (346 NRC 
Licensees + 2,481 Agreement State Licensees).
    8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 278 (34 NRC 
Licensees + 244 Agreement State Licensees).
    9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: 60,296 hours (7,375 total NRC 
licensees hrs + 52,921 total Agreement State licensees hrs). The NRC 
licensees total burden is 7,375 hours (108 reporting hrs + 7,267 
recordkeeping hrs). The Agreement State licensees total burden is 
52,921 hours (767 reporting hrs + 52,154 recordkeeping hrs). The 
average burden per response for both NRC licensees and Agreement State 
licensees is 19.4 hours and the burden per recordkeeper is 214 hours.
    10. Abstract: 10 CFR Part 39 establishes radiation safety 
requirements for the use of radioactive material in well logging 
operations. The information in the applications, reports and records is 
used by the NRC staff to ensure that the health and safety of the 
public is protected and that licensee possession and use of source and 
byproduct material is in compliance with license and regulatory 
    A copy of the final 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 and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer 
listed below by November 8, 2010. Comments received after this date 
will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of 
consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date.
    Christine J. Kymn, Desk Officer, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs (3150-0130), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments can also be e-mailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4638.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, (301) 415-6258.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 30th day of September 2010.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2010-25406 Filed 10-7-10; 8:45 am]