Title:NESHAP for Aluminum, Copper and Other Non-ferrous Metals Foundries
ICR Numbers:EPA ICR Number 2332.03, OMB Control Number 2060-0630
ICR Status:This ICR is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2012. Under OMB regulations, the Agency may continue to either conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB.
Abstract:The affected entities are subject to the General Provisions of the NESHAP at 40 CFR part 63, subpart A, and any changes, or additions to the Provisions specified at 40 CFR part 63, subpart ZZZZZZ.
Owners or operators of the affected facilities must submit a one-time-only report of any physical or operational changes, initial performance tests, and periodic reports and results. Owners or operators are also required to maintain records of the occurrence and duration of any startup, shutdown, or malfunction in the operation of an affected facility, or any period during which the monitoring system is inoperative. Reports are also required semiannually.
Burden Statement:The annual public reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 164 hours per response. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements which have subsequently changed; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; search data sources; complete and review the collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information.
Respondents/Affected Entities:Aluminum, copper and other non-ferrous metal foundries.
Estimated Number of Respondents:318.
Frequency of Response:Initially and occasionally.
Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden:10,482.
Estimated Total Annual Cost:$1,015,005, which includes $1,015,005 in labor costs, and neither capital/startup costs nor operating and maintenance costs.
Changes in the Estimates:There is an adjustment increase in the total estimated burden hours and cost for the respondents as currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved Burdens. This is not due to any program changes. The increase in burden hours and costs is due the fact that the rule is now fully implemented and all effected entities are required to comply with the rule on an annual basis. Furthermore, this ICR uses adjustment labor rates which also increase the burden costs for all labor categories.
There is an adjustment decrease in the total burden hours and cost for the Agency as currently identified in the OMB Inventory of Approved Burdens. The burden hours and costs have decreased since the last ICR because the Agency is no longer expected to conduct activities associated with initial compliance. This ICR uses updated labor rates in estimating the burden costs for all labor categories.
Director, Collection Strategies Division.