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All documents (original and eight of intent to file such an application, to protests, or motions to intervene must
copies) should be filed with: Kimberly the Commission on or before the be received on or before the specified
D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy specified comment date for the comment date for the particular
Regulatory Commission, 888 First particular application (see 18 CFR 4.36). application.
Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. Submission of a timely notice of intent r. Filing and Service of Responsive
Comments, protests, and interventions allows an interested person to file the Documents: Any filings must bear in all
may be filed electronically via the competing preliminary permit capital letters the title ‘‘COMMENTS’’,
Internet in lieu of paper; see 18 CFR application no later than 30 days after ‘‘NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE
385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions the specified comment date for the COMPETING APPLICATION’’,
on the Commission’s Web site under the particular application. A competing ‘‘COMPETING APPLICATION’’,
‘‘e-Filing’’ link. The Commission preliminary permit application must ‘‘PROTEST’’, and ‘‘MOTION TO
strongly encourages electronic filings. conform with 18 CFR 4.30 and 4.36. INTERVENE’’, as applicable, and the
Please include the project number (P– n. Competing Development Project Number of the particular
12895–000) on any comments or Application: Any qualified development application to which the filing refers.
motions filed. applicant desiring to file a competing Any of the above-named documents
The Commission’s Rules of Practice development application must submit to must be filed by providing the original
and Procedure require all intervenors the Commission, on or before a and the number of copies provided by
filing documents with the Commission specified comment date for the the Commission’s regulations to: The
to serve a copy of that document on particular application, either a Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory
each person in the official service list competing development application or a Commission, 888 First Street, NE.,
for the project. Further, if an intervenor notice of intent to file such an Washington, DC 20426. An additional
files comments or documents with the application. Submission of a timely copy must be sent to Director, Division
Commission relating to the merits of an notice of intent to file a development of Hydropower Administration and
issue that may affect the responsibilities application allows an interested person Compliance, Federal Energy Regulatory
of a particular resource agency, they to file the competing application no Commission, at the above-mentioned
must also serve a copy of the document later than 120 days after the specified address. A copy of any notice of intent,
on that resource agency. comment date for the particular competing application or motion to
k. Description of Project: The application. A competing license intervene must also be served upon each
proposed project using the U.S. Army application must conform with 18 CFR representative of the Applicant
Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Lock & 4.30 and 4.36. specified in the particular application.
Dam No. 13 and operated in a run-of- o. Notice of Intent: A notice of intent s. Agency Comments: Federal, State,
river mode would consist of: (1) A new must specify the exact name, business and local agencies are invited to file
125-foot long, 160-foot wide, 60-foot address, and telephone number of the comments on the described application.
high concrete powerhouse; (2) a new prospective applicant, and must include A copy of the application may be
intake channel and tailrace on the levee an unequivocal statement of intent to obtained by agencies directly from the
section of the Corps’ facility opposite submit, if such an application may be Applicant. If an agency does not file
the existing lock structure; (3) three filed, either a preliminary permit comments within the time specified for
turbine/generator units with a combined application or a development filing comments, it will be presumed to
installed capacity of 11.5 megawatts; (4) application (specify which type of have no comments. One copy of an
a new 6,500-foot long above ground application). A notice of intent must be agency’s comments must also be sent to
transmission line extending from the served on the applicant(s) named in this the Applicant’s representatives.
switchyard near the powerhouse to an public notice.
interconnection point with an existing p. Proposed Scope of Studies Under Kimberly D. Bose,
transmission line west of the Permit: A preliminary permit, if issued, Secretary.
powerhouse; and (5) appurtenant does not authorize construction. The [FR Doc. E7–22401 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am]
facilities. The proposed Mississippi term of the proposed preliminary permit BILLING CODE 6717–01–P
Lock & Dam No. 13 Project would have would be 36 months. The work
an average annual generation of 86 proposed under the preliminary permit
gigawatt-hours. would include economic analysis, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
l. This filing is available for review at preparation of preliminary engineering AGENCY
the Commission in the Public Reference plans, and a study of environmental
Room or may be viewed on the impacts. Based on the results of these [EPA–HQ–OAR–2007–0269; FRL–8496–4]
Commission’s Web site at http:// studies, the Applicant would decide
www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. whether to proceed with the preparation Agency Information Collection
Enter the docket number excluding the of a development application to Activities; Submission to OMB for
last three digits in the docket number construct and operate the project. Review and Approval; Comment
field to access the document. For q. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Request; Transportation Conformity
assistance, call toll-free 1–866–208– Intervene: Anyone may submit Determinations for Federally Funded
3676 or e-mail comments, a protest, or a motion to and Approved Transportation Plans,
FERCONLINESUPPORT@FERC.GOV. intervene in accordance with the Programs and Projects, EPA ICR No.
For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. A copy is requirements of Rules of Practice and 2130.03, OMB Control No. 2060–0561
also available for inspection and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, 385.211, AGENCY: Environmental Protection
reproduction at the address in item h 385.214. In determining the appropriate Agency (EPA).
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above. action to take, the Commission will ACTION: Notice.

m. Competing Preliminary Permit: consider all protests or other comments
Anyone desiring to file a competing filed, but only those who file a motion SUMMARY: In compliance with the
application for preliminary permit for a to intervene in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44
proposed project must submit the Commission’s Rules may become a U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document
competing application itself, or a notice party to the proceeding. Any comments, announces that an Information

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Collection Request (ICR) has been that are available electronically. Once in on November 24, 1993 (58 FR 62188),
forwarded to the Office of Management the system, select ‘‘docket search,’’ then and subsequently published several
and Budget (OMB) for review and key in the docket ID number identified revisions. EPA develops the conformity
approval. This is a request to revise and above. Please note that EPA’s policy is regulations in coordination with the
renew an existing approved Information that public comments, whether Federal Highway Administration and
Collection. The ICR, which is abstracted submitted electronically or in paper, the Federal Transit Administration.
below, describes the nature of the will be made available for public Transportation conformity
information collection and its estimated viewing at http://www.regulations.gov determinations are required before
burden and cost. as EPA receives them and without federal approval or funding is given to
DATES: Additional comments may be change, unless the comment contains certain types of transportation planning
submitted on or before December 17, copyrighted material, Confidential documents as well as non-exempt
2007. Business Information (CBI), or other highway and transit projects.1
information whose public disclosure is EPA considered the following in
ADDRESSES: Submit your comments,
restricted by statute. For further renewing the existing ICR:
referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–
information about the electronic docket, • Burden estimates for transportation
OAR–2007–0269, to (1) EPA online
go to http://www.regulations.gov. conformity determinations in current
using http://www.regulations.gov (our
Title: Transportation Conformity 8-hour ozone and PM2.5 nonattainment
preferred method), or by mail to EPA
Determinations for Federally Funded and maintenance areas, which made up
Docket Center, Environmental
and Approved Transportation Plans, EPA ICR 2130.02;
Protection Agency, Air and Radiation
Programs and Projects (Renewal). • Burden estimates for conformity
Docket, Mailcode 2822T, 1200 ICR number: EPA ICR No. 2130.03, determinations for CO, NO2, and PM10,
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, OMB Control No. 2060–0561. which were previously included in the
DC 20460, and (2) OMB by mail to: ICR status: This ICR is scheduled to Department of Transportation’s (DOT)
Office of Information and Regulatory expire on December 31, 2007. Under ICR for Metropolitan and State-wide
Affairs, Office of Management and OMB regulations, the Agency may Transportation Planning (OMB Control
Budget (OMB), 725 17th Street, NW., continue to conduct or sponsor the Number 2132–0529); 2
Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk collection of information while this • Efficiencies associated with the
Officer for EPA. submission is pending at OMB. An Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Agency may not conduct or sponsor, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for
Patty Klavon, State Measures and and a person is not required to respond Users (SAFETEA–LU), which was
Conformity Group, Transportation and to a collection of information unless it signed into law on August 10, 2005;
Regional Programs Division, U.S. displays a currently valid OMB control • Burden estimates for hypothetical
Environmental Protection Agency, 2000 number. The OMB control numbers for areas that may be designated
Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor, MI EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, nonattainment for the revised 24-hour
48105; telephone number: (734) 214– after appearing in the Federal Register PM2.5 standard, which EPA promulgated
4476; fax number: (734) 214–4052; e- when approved, are listed in 40 CFR on October 17, 2006 (71 FR 61144);
mail address: klavon.patty@epa.gov. Part 9. • Differences in conformity resource
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA has Abstract: Transportation conformity is needs in large and small metropolitan
submitted the following ICR to OMB for required under Clean Air Act section areas and isolated rural areas; and
review and approval according to the 176(c) (42 U.S.C. 7506(c)) to ensure that • Additional burden associated with
procedures prescribed in 5 CFR 1320.12. federally supported transportation EPA’s adequacy review process for
On July 19, 2007 (72 FR 39620), EPA activities are consistent with (‘‘conform submitted SIP motor vehicle emissions
sought comments on this ICR pursuant to’’) the purpose of the state air quality budgets that are to be used in
to 5 CFR 1320.8(d). EPA received no implementation plan (SIP). conformity determinations.
comments. Any comments on this ICR Transportation activities include This ICR does not include burden
should be submitted to EPA and OMB transportation plans, transportation associated with the general
within 30 days of this notice. improvement programs (TIPs), and development of transportation planning
EPA has established a public docket federally funded or approved highway and air quality planning documents for
for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– or transit projects. Conformity to the meeting other federal requirements.
HQ–OAR–2007–0269, which is purpose of the SIP means that Burden Statement: The annual public
available for online viewing at http:// transportation activities will not cause reporting and recordkeeping burden for
www.regulations.gov, or in person new air quality violations, worsen this collection of information is
viewing at the Air Docket in the EPA existing violations, or delay timely estimated to average 5 hours per
Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, attainment of the relevant national response.
Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave., ambient air quality standards (NAAQS Burden means the total time, effort, or
NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC or ‘‘standards’’). financial resources expended by persons
Public Reading Room is open from 8 Transportation conformity applies, to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through under EPA’s conformity regulations at or provide information to or for a federal
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The 40 CFR part 93, subpart A, to areas that agency. This includes the time needed
telephone number for the Reading Room are designated nonattainment and those to review instructions; develop, acquire,
is (202) 566–1744, and the telephone redesignated to attainment after 1990 install, and utilize technology and
number for the Air Docket is (202) 566– (‘‘maintenance areas’’ with plans systems for the purposes of collecting,
1742. developed under Clean Air Act section
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Use EPA’s electronic docket and 175A) for the following transportation- 1 Some projects are exempt from all or certain

comment system at http:// related criteria pollutants: Ozone, conformity requirements, see 40 CFR 93.126,
www.regulations.gov to submit or view particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10), 93.217, and 93.128.
2 EPA, in consultation with DOT, concluded that
public comments, access the index carbon monoxide (CO), and nitrogen it would be advantageous to join transportation
listing of the contents of the docket, and dioxide (NO2). The EPA published the conformity burden estimates for all pollutants into
access those documents in the docket original transportation conformity rule one ICR.

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validating, and verifying information, SUMMARY: In compliance with the included as part of the comment that is
processing and maintaining Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 placed in the docket and made available
information, and disclosing and U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document on the Internet. If you submit an
providing information; adjust the announces that EPA is planning to electronic comment, EPA recommends
existing ways to comply with any submit a request to renew an existing that you include your name and other
previously applicable instructions and approved Information Collection contact information in the body of your
requirements which have subsequently Request (ICR) to the Office of comment and with any disk or CD-ROM
changed; train personnel to be able to Management and Budget (OMB). This you submit. If EPA cannot read your
respond to a collection of information; ICR, entitled: ‘‘Worker Protection comment due to technical difficulties
search data sources; complete and Standard Training and Notification’’ and cannot contact you for clarification,
review the collection of information; and identified by EPA ICR No. 1759.05 EPA may not be able to consider your
and transmit or otherwise disclose the and OMB Control No. 2070–0148, is comment. Electronic files should avoid
information. scheduled to expire on May 31, 2008. the use of special characters, any form
Respondents/Affected Entities: States Before submitting the ICR to OMB for of encryption, and be free of any defects
and local governments. review and approval, EPA is soliciting or viruses.
Estimated Number of Respondents: comments on specific aspects of the Docket: All documents in the docket
177. proposed information collection. are listed in the docket index available
Frequency of Response: Occasionally. DATES: Comments must be received on in regulations.gov. To access the
Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden:
or before January 15, 2008. electronic docket, go to http://
Estimated Total Annual Cost: ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, www.regulations.gov, select ‘‘Advanced
$2,873,060, which includes no capital identified by docket identification (ID) Search,’’ then ‘‘Docket Search.’’ Insert
or O&M costs. number EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0299, by the docket ID number where indicated
Changes in the Estimates: There is an one of the following methods: and select the ‘‘Submit’’ button. Follow
increase of 22,890 hours in the total • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// the instructions on the regulations.gov
estimated state and local respondent www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line website to view the docket index or
burden compared with that identified in instructions for submitting comments. access available documents. Although
the ICR currently approved by OMB. • Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs listed in the index, some information is
This increase reflects the following (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other
adjustments and program changes: Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 information whose disclosure is
• Program change associated with Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, restricted by statute. Certain other
transfer of DOT ICR (OMB #2132–0529) DC 20460–0001. material, such as copyrighted material,
to EPA ICR 2130.03. • Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public is not placed on the Internet and will be
• Adjustments associated with the Docket (7502P), Environmental publicly available only in hard copy
implementation of transportation Protection Agency, Rm. S–4400, One form. Publicly available docket
conformity revisions from SAFETEA– Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. materials are available either in the
LU. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. Deliveries electronic docket at http://
• Reduced burden from the previous are only accepted during the Docket’s www.regulations.gov, or, if only
ICR, which included substantial start-up normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to available in hard copy, at the OPP
burden for areas that had never done 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S–
transportation conformity prior to PM2.5 excluding legal holidays). Special 4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.),
and 8-hour ozone nonattainment arrangements should be made for 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The
designations. These areas now have deliveries of boxed information. The hours of operation of this Docket
experience with conformity. Docket Facility telephone number is Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
• Other factors that have been (703) 305–5805. Monday through Friday, excluding legal
updated since the existing ICR was Instructions: Direct your comments to holidays. The Docket Facility telephone
approved. docket ID number EPA–HQ–OPP–2007– number is (703) 305–5805.
Dated: October 8, 2007. 0299. EPA’s policy is that all comments FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sara Hisel-McCoy,
received will be included in the docket Joseph Hogue, Field and External
without change and may be made Affairs Division (7506P), Office of
Director, Collection Strategies Division.
available on-line at http:// Pesticide Programs, Environmental
[FR Doc. 07–5712 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] www.regulations.gov, including any
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania
personal information provided, unless Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460–
the comment includes information 0001; telephone number: (703) 308–
claimed to be Confidential Business 9072; fax number: (703) 305–5884; e-
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Information (CBI) or other information
AGENCY mail address: hogue.joe@epa.gov.
whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
[EPA–HQ–OPP–2007–0299; FRL–8156–7] Do not submit information that you SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
consider to be CBI or otherwise I. What Information is EPA Particularly
Agency Information Collection protected through regulations.gov or e- Interested in?
Activities; Proposed Collection; mail. The regulations.gov website is an
Comment Request; Worker Protection ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of
Standard Training and Notification; means EPA will not know your identity the PRA, EPA specifically solicits
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EPA ICR No. 1759.05, OMB Control No. or contact information unless you comments and information to enable it
2070–0148 provide it in the body of your comment. to:
AGENCY: Environmental Protection If you send an e-mail comment directly 1. Evaluate whether the proposed
Agency (EPA). to EPA without going through collection of information is necessary
regulations.gov, your e-mail address for the proper performance of the
ACTION: Notice.
will be automatically captured and functions of the Agency, including

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