8/8/2017: Information collection request to Office of Management and Budget – Alterations to marine portable tanks

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The Coast Guard seeks comments on an extension of its approval for the collection of information for Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non-Specification Portable Tanks without change.

The information will be used to evaluate the safety of proposed alterations to marine portable tanks and non-specification portable tank designs used to transfer hazardous materials during offshore operations.

Approval by the Coast Guard of alterations to marine portable tanks under 46 CFR part 64 ensures that the altered tank retains the level of safety to which it was originally designed.

In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments from owners of marine portable tanks and owners/designers of non-specification portable tanks. Comments must be received by Oct. 6, 2017.

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.

View the Federal Register notice for full details.

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