1625-0042 30-day FR Notice

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Requirements for Lightering of Oil and Hazardous Material Cargoes, and Advance Notice of Transfer

1625-0042 30-day FR Notice

OMB: 1625-0042

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[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 89 (Tuesday, May 9, 2023)]


[Pages 29920-29921]

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

[FR Doc No: 2023-09806]



Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2023-0096]

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management

and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0042

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Thirty-day notice requesting comments.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the

U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR),

abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office

of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension

of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0042,

Requirements for Lightering of Oil and Hazardous Material Cargoes, and

Advance Notice of Transfer; without change. Our ICR describes the

information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by

OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our

performance of duties.

DATES: You may submit comments to the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before

June 8, 2023.

ADDRESSES: Comments to the Coast Guard should be submitted using the

Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Search for

docket number [USCG-2023-0096]. Written comments and recommendations to

OIRA for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30

days of publication of this notice to https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

Find this particular information collection by selecting

``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using

the search function.

A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet

at https://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available

from: Commandant (CG-6P), Attn: Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S.

Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, STOP 7710,

Washington, DC 20593-7710.


Management, telephone 202-475-3528, or fax 202-372-8405, for questions

on these documents.


Public Participation and Request for Comments

This notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act

of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an

application to OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a

Coast Guard collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains

information describing the Collection's purpose, the Collection's

likely burden on the affected public, an explanation of the necessity

of the Collection, and other important information describing the

Collection. There is one ICR for each Collection.

The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be

granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper

performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard

would appreciate comments addressing: (1) the practical utility of the

Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection;

(3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information

subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the

Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection

techniques or other forms of information technology. These comments

will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred to in this


We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments

and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the

OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number

of this request, [USCG-2023-0096], and must be received by June 8,


Submitting Comments

We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking

Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be

submitted using https://www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate

instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public

comments, are in our online docket at https://www.regulations.gov and

can be viewed by following that website's instructions. Additionally,

if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will

be notified when comments are posted.

We accept anonymous comments. All comments to the Coast Guard will

be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov and will

include any personal information you have provided. For more about

privacy and submissions to the Coast Guard in response to this

document, see DHS's eRulemaking System of Records notice (85 FR 14226,

March 11, 2020). For more about privacy and submissions to OIRA in

response to this document, see the https://www.reginfo.gov, comment-

submission web page. OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain after the comment period for each

ICR. An OMB Notice of Action on each ICR will become available via a

hyperlink in the OMB Control Number: 1625-0042.

Previous Request for Comments

This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The

Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (88 FR 8878, February 10, 2023)

required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That notice elicited no comments.

Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collection.

Information Collection Request

Title: Requirements for Lightering of Oil and Hazardous Material

Cargoes, and Advance Notice of Transfer.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0042.

Summary: The information for this report allows the U.S. Coast

Guard to provide timely response to an emergency and minimize the

environmental damage from an oil or hazardous material spill. The

information also allows the Coast Guard to control the location and

procedures for lightering activities. It also provides advance notice

of transfers at certain facilities.

Need: 46 U.S.C. 3715 authorizes the Coast Guard to establish

lightering regulations. Title 33 CFR 156.200 to 156.330 and 156.400 to

156.430 prescribes the Coast Guard regulations for lightering,

including pre-arrival notice, reporting of incidents and operating

conditions. 46 U.S.C. 70011 authorizes the Coast Guard to prescribe

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advance notice of transfer regulations. Title 33 CFR 156.118 prescribe

the regulations.

Forms: CG-4020, 4 Hour Advance Notice of Transfer.

Respondents: Owners, masters and agents of lightering vessels, and

facility representatives.

Frequency: On occasion.

Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 985

hours to 899 hours a year, due to a decrease in the estimated annual

number of responses.

Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. et seq.,

chapter 35, as amended.

Dated: April 18, 2023.

Kathleen Claffie,

Chief, Office of Privacy Management, U.S. Coast Guard.

[FR Doc. 2023-09806 Filed 5-8-23; 8:45 am]


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