Environmental Response Policy

2/6/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – State access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for removal costs under OPA 1990

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The Coast Guard seeks comments on the request for extension of a currently approved collection of information for state access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for removal costs under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

The Coast Guard seeks comment from governors of a state or their designated representative.

The documentation will be used to verify that the requested funds were expended for proper purposes.

View the Federal Register notice for further information. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing:

(1) The practical utility of the Collections;
(2) The accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collections;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

All comments and related material must be submitted on or before March 9, 2015.

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