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5/9/2016: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas and liquefied hazardous gas

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The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval to a revision of a currently approved collection on waterfront facilities handling liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG).

LNG and other LHGs present a risk to the public when handled at waterfront facilities. These rules should either prevent accidental releases at waterfront facilities or mitigate their results. They are necessary to promote and verify compliance with safety standards.

The Coast Guard seeks comments from owners and operators of waterfront facilities that transfer LNG or LHG.

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;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Comments must reach the Coast Guard by July 8, 2016.

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

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