PHMSA Renews and Requests Comm. on 4 Info Collect.
On January 16, 2020 (85 FR 2809), the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a notice and request for comment in the federal register pertaining to the renewal of the following four (4) Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control numbers concerning the transportation of hazardous materials: 1. Inspection and Testing of Portable Tanks and Intermediate Bulk Containers (OMB Control Number: 2137–0018). This information collection consolidates provisions for documenting qualifications, inspections, tests, and approvals pertaining to the manufacture and use of portable tanks and intermediate bulk containers under various provisions of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR parts 171–180); 2. Hazardous Materials Incident Reports (OMB Control Number: 2137–0039). This collection is applicable upon occurrence of an incident as prescribed in 49 CFR 171.15 and 171.16; 3. Cargo Tank Motor Vehicles in Liquefied Compressed Gas Service (OMB Control Number: 2137–0595). These information collection and recordkeeping requirements pertain to the manufacture, certification, inspection, repair, maintenance, and operation of certain DOT specification and nonspecification cargo tank motor vehicles used to transport liquefied compressed gases; and 4. Inspection and Testing of Meter Provers (OMB Control Number: 2137–0620). This information collection and recordkeeping burden results from the requirements pertaining to the use, inspection, and maintenance of mechanical displacement meter provers (meter provers) used to check the accurate flow of liquid hazardous materials into bulk packagings, such as portable tanks and cargo tank motor vehicles, under the HMR. Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 16, 2020.
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