Commercial Vessel Compliance

10/23/2015: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Oil and hazardous material pollution prevention

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The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for oil and hazardous material pollution prevention and safety records, equivalents/alternatives and exemptions without change.

The information is used by the Coast Guard to ensure that an oil or hazardous material requirement alternative or exemption provides an equivalent level of safety and protection from pollution.

The Coast Guard requests comments from owners and operators of bulk oil and hazardous materials facilities and vessels.

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 November 23, 2015.

For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.

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