[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 97 (Friday, May 18, 2012)]
[Page 29697]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12042]




Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of pending U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission action to 
submit an information collection request to the Office of Management 
and Budget and solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public 
comment about our intention to request the Office of Management and 
Budget's (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: Title 10 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 51--Environmental Protection 
Regulations for Domestic Licensing and Related Regulatory Functions.
    2. Current OMB approval number: 3150-0021.
    3. How often the collection is required: Upon submittal of an 
application for a construction permit, operating license, operating 
license renewal, early site review, design certification review, 
decommissioning or termination review, or manufacturing license, or 
upon submittal of a petition for rulemaking.
    4. Who is required or asked to report: Licensees and applicants 
requesting approvals for actions proposed in accordance with the 
provisions of 10 CFR Parts 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 39, 40, 50, 52, 54, 
60, 61, 70, and 72.
    5. The number of annual respondents: 97.31.
    6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement 
or request: 178,140.
    7. Abstract: The NRC's regulations at 10 CFR Part 51 specifies 
information to be provided by applicants and licensees so that the NRC 
can make determinations necessary to adhere to the policies, 
regulations, and public laws of the United States, which are to be 
interpreted and administered in accordance with the policies set forth 
in the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended.
    Submit, by (insert date 60 days after publication in the Federal 
Register), comments that address the following questions:
    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?
    The public may examine and have copied, for a fee, publicly 
available documents, including the draft supporting statement, at the 
NRC's Public Document Room, Room O-1F21, One White Flint North, 11555 
Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The OMB clearance requests are 
available at the NRC's public Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on 
the NRC's public Web site for 60 days after the signature date of this 
document. 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-2012-0066. 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-2012-0066. Mail 
comments to the 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 email to [email protected].

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 11th day of May 2012.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Tremaine Donnell,
NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2012-12042 Filed 5-17-12; 8:45 am]