Wednesday, December 29, 2010


Today the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice in the Federal Register of their intention to submit to the Office of Budget and Management (OMB) a number of hazardous material related information collection requests (ICRs) for renewal. Approval of these ICRs by OMB would allow PHMSA to continue to collect this information from the regulated public.

The ICRs that PHMSA intends to renew are:

• Requirements for Cargo Tanks (OMB # 2137-0014) This includes: Registration Statements; Requalification and maintenance reports; and Manufacturers’ data reports, certificates and related papers

• Hazardous Materials Incident Reports (OMB # 2137-0039)

• Radioactive (RAM) Transportation Requirements (OMB # 2137-0510)

• Flammable Cryogenic Liquids (OMB # 2137-0542)

• Rail Carrier and Tank Car Tank Requirements (OMB # 2137-0559) This includes: Approvals of the AAR Tank Car committee; Progress Reports; FRA Approvals; Manufacturer Reports and Certificate of Construction; Quality Assurance Program; and Inspection Reports.

• Container Certification Statement (OMB # 2137-0582)

• Hazardous Materials Public Sector Training and Planning Grants (OMB # 2137-0586)

• Response Plans for Shipments of Oil (OMB # 2137-0591)

• Hazardous Materials Security Plans (OMB # 2137-0612)

• Inspection and Testing of Meter Provers (OMB # 2137-0620)

• Requirements for United Nations (UN) Cylinders (OMB # 2137-0621)
Comments on any of these ICRs should be submitted by February 28, 2011. Submissions may be made via the Federal eRulemaking Portal (, Docket Number PHMSA-2010-0373) or by mail to:

Docket Operations
U.S. Department of Transportation
West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140
Routing Symbol M-30
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.
Washington, DC 20590

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