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The Coast Guard posted a notice requesting comments on the approval of an extension of a currently approved collection for ships’ stores certification for hazardous materials aboard ships.
The Coast Guard is seeking comments from owners and operators of ships, suppliers and manufacturers of hazardous materials used on ships.
The information is used by the Coast Guard to ensure that personnel aboard ships are made aware of the proper usage and stowage instructions for certain hazardous materials. Provisions are made for waivers of products in special Department of Transportation hazard classes.
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 April 7, 2015.
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