Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under docket ID number EPA-HQ-OAR-2004-0073. The docket is available for online viewing at
Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to:
(i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the Agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
(iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(iv) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology,
You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing comments:
1. Explain your views as clearly as possible and provide specific examples.
2. Describe any assumptions that you used.
3. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data you used that support your views.
4. If you estimate potential burden or costs, explain how you arrived at the estimate that you provide.
5. Offer alternative ways to improve the collection activity.
6. Make sure to submit your comments by the deadline identified under
7. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, be sure to identify the docket ID number assigned to this action in the subject line on the first page of your response. You may also provide the name, date, and
State, local, and Tribal agencies with operating permit programs that have been approved by EPA will review information submitted by sources under the CAA section 112(g) provisions. These permitting agencies must determine the level of control that will be necessary to meet case-by-case MACT requirements for new sources. Finally, EPA will review a percentage of the determinations in order to provide oversight of the various State, local, and Tribal permitting authorities.
Primarily, the decrease in burden is due to finalizing the MACT standards for new and existing industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters at major source facilities. Therefore our revised estimate of burden is smaller than that estimated in the last ICR.
EPA will consider any comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.12. At that time, EPA will issue another