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February 13, 2015: PHMSA Seeking Comments on Information Collection

PHMSA, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, is seeking comments on information collection with regards to the following activities:

  • Testing, Inspection and Marking Requirements for Cylinders
  • Rail Carrier and Tank Car Tanks Requirements
  • Rail Tank Car Tanks – Transportation of Hazardous Materials by Rail
  • Testing Requirements for Non-bulk Packaging

PHMSA previously posted a 60 day notice requesting comments in November of 2014 but did not receive adequate comments. Comments are now being accepted until March 16, 2015.
The specific questions they are inviting comments on are:

  • Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the department to properly function
  • Is the estimate of burden of the proposed information collection accurate
  • Suggested ways to improve the quality, utility and clarity of the information being collected
  • Suggestions on how to reduce the burden of collecting the information on respondents – to include the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology

To read the complete notice and for information on where to submit your comments please visit the Federal Register/Vol. 80, No. 30