2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program (DDAP), 7923-7924 [05-2941]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 16, 2005 / Notices health services are subject to change. New local agencies may be selected to operate the WIC Program and local agencies already in operation may be disqualified for continued operation. FNS will collect information using form FNS–648 to report additions and deletions of local agencies operating the WIC program and local agency address changes, when such changes occur. Need and Use of the Information: The FNS will collect information to maintain a local agency directory that lists the names and addresses of all WIC local agencies. The WIC local agency directory services as the primary source of data on the number and location of local agencie4s and is published annually. It is used to refer individuals to the nearest source of WIC Program services and to maintain continuity of program services to migrant and other transient participants. Description of Respondents: State, local, or tribal government. Number of Respondents: 88. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 15. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–2969 Filed 2–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request February 11, 2005. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget VerDate jul<14>2003 12:44 Feb 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 (OMB), OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Title: Guidelines for Preparation of Research Proposal. OMB Control Number: 0580–0014. Summary of Collection: The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is responsible for establishment of grain standards which accurately describe the quality of grain being traded and for the uniform application of these standards in a nationwide inspection system. GIPSA maintains an external research program under which research scientists are invited to submit research grant proposals which include the objectives of the proposed work; application of the proposed work to the grain inspection system; the procedures, equipment, personnel, etc., that will be used to reach the project objectives; the costs of the project, a schedule for completion; qualifications of the investigator and the grantee organization; and a listing of all other sources of financial support for the project. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is used by GIPSA to determine the projects that would address the highest priority problems. The information is also critical for ensuring that the proposed projects are technically feasible and that the sponsoring organizations have the resources to support the project including personnel with the appropriate technical capabilities. Description of Respondents: State, local or tribal government; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 2. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7923 Total Burden Hours: 40. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–2970 Filed 2–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation 2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program (DDAP) Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the United States Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations regarding a new information collection. This collection is necessary to add information collections on a new form that will be used to gather specific information from producers on their dairy production and spoilage losses suffered as a result of the 2004 hurricanes. The information collected will be used to establish eligibility and to determine payment amounts. Comments on the information collection requirements in this notice must be received on or before April 18, 2005 to be assured consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments regarding this information collection requirement may be directed to Danielle Cooke, telephone (202) 720– 1919; fax (202) 690–1536; e-mail: Danielle_Cooke@wdc.usda.gov. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program. OMB Number: 0560–NEW. Type of Request: Request for Approval of a New Information Collection. Abstract: Dairy operations are eligible to receive direct payments provided they make certifications that attest to their eligibility to receive such payments. As appropriate, these operations must certify, with respect to: (1) The producers in the dairy operation being associated with a dairy farm operation physically located in a county declared a disaster by the President of the United States in 2004 due to hurricanes; (2) the pounds of dairy production losses and dairy spoilage losses incurred as a result of any of the 2004 hurricanes; (3) that they E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1 7924 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 16, 2005 / Notices understand the dairy operation must provide adequate proof of monthly milk production commercially marketed by all persons in the dairy operation during the period specified by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to determine the total pounds of eligible losses incurred by the operation. The information collection will be used by CCC to determine the program eligibility of the dairy operations. CCC considers the information collected essential to prudent eligibility determinations and payment calculations. Additionally, without accurate information on dairy operations, the national payment rate would be inaccurate, resulting in payments being made to ineligible recipients, and the integrity and accuracy of the program could be compromised. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response. Respondents: Dairy Operations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,115 hours. Proposed topics for comment include: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; or (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection requirement may be directed to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503, and to Grady Bilberry, Director, Price Support Division, Farm Service Agency, United States Department of Agriculture, STOP 0512, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0512 or telephone (202) 720–7901. All comments will become a matter of public record. VerDate jul<14>2003 12:44 Feb 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 Signed at Washington, DC, on February 9, 2005. James R. Little, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. 05–2941 Filed 2–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Ravalli County Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Ravalli County Resource Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss project development for 2005 and project updates for 2004. Agenda topics will include public outreach methods, and a public forum (question and answer session). The meeting is being held pursuant to the authorities in the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463) and under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (Public Law 106–393). The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 22, 2005, 6:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ravalli County Administration Building, 215 S., 4th Street, Hamilton, Montana. Send written comments to Daniel G Ritter, Acting District Ranger, Stevensville Ranger District, 88 Main Street, Stevensville, MT 59870, by facsimile (406) 777–5461, or electronically to dritter@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dan Ritter, Stevensville Acting District Ranger and Designated Federal Officer, Phone: (406) 777–5461. Dated: February 9, 2005. David T. Bull, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–2962 Filed 2–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD Sunshine Act Meeting In connection with its investigation into three separate incidents at the Honeywell International Inc. plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2003, the United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announces that it will convene a public meeting starting at 10 a.m. local time on Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at the PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Holiday Inn Select, Executive Center, 4728 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, telephone (225) 925–2244. On July 20, 2003, a release of chlorine gas from the Honeywell plant resulted in injuries to seven plant workers and issuance of a shelter-in-place advisory for residents within a half-mile radius. On July 29, 2003, a one-ton cylinder at the same plant released its contents to the atmosphere, fatally injuring a plant worker by exposure to toxic antimony pentachloride. On August 13, 2003, two workers at the plant were exposed to toxic hydrofluoric acid (HF), and one of them was hospitalized. At the meeting CSB staff will present the Board with the results of their investigation into these three incidents, including a discussion of key findings, root and contributing causes, and proposed recommendations. The CSB staff presentation will focus on three key safety issues: hazard awareness, management of nonroutine situations, and safe operating procedures. After the staff presentation, the Board will ask for public comments. Following the conclusion of the public comment period, the Board will consider whether to approve the final report and recommendations. All staff presentations are preliminary and are solely intended to allow the Board to consider in a public forum the issues and factors involved in this case. No factual analyses, conclusions or findings of the staff should be considered final. Only after the Board has considered the staff presentation and approved the staff report will there be an approved final record of this incident. The meeting will be open to the public, and there is no fee or preregistration required. Please notify CSB if a translator or interpreter is needed, at least 5 business days prior to the public meeting. For more information, please contact the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board at (202) 261–7600, or visit our Web site at: http://www.csb.gov. Christopher W. Warner, General Counsel. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 16, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7923-7924]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-2941]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program (DDAP)

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the 
United States Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation, 
is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations 
regarding a new information collection. This collection is necessary to 
add information collections on a new form that will be used to gather 
specific information from producers on their dairy production and 
spoilage losses suffered as a result of the 2004 hurricanes. The 
information collected will be used to establish eligibility and to 
determine payment amounts.

DATES: Comments on the information collection requirements in this 
notice must be received on or before April 18, 2005 to be assured 
consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments regarding this information 
collection requirement may be directed to Danielle Cooke, telephone 
(202) 720-1919; fax (202) 690-1536; e-mail: Danielle--
Cooke@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: 2004 Dairy Disaster Assistance Payment Program.
    OMB Number: 0560-NEW.
    Type of Request: Request for Approval of a New Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: Dairy operations are eligible to receive direct payments 
provided they make certifications that attest to their eligibility to 
receive such payments. As appropriate, these operations must certify, 
with respect to: (1) The producers in the dairy operation being 
associated with a dairy farm operation physically located in a county 
declared a disaster by the President of the United States in 2004 due 
to hurricanes; (2) the pounds of dairy production losses and dairy 
spoilage losses incurred as a result of any of the 2004 hurricanes; (3) 
that they

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understand the dairy operation must provide adequate proof of monthly 
milk production commercially marketed by all persons in the dairy 
operation during the period specified by the Commodity Credit 
Corporation (CCC) to determine the total pounds of eligible losses 
incurred by the operation. The information collection will be used by 
CCC to determine the program eligibility of the dairy operations. CCC 
considers the information collected essential to prudent eligibility 
determinations and payment calculations. Additionally, without accurate 
information on dairy operations, the national payment rate would be 
inaccurate, resulting in payments being made to ineligible recipients, 
and the integrity and accuracy of the program could be compromised.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Dairy Operations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,115 hours.
    Proposed topics for comment include: (a) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; 
or (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information 
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding 
this information collection requirement may be directed to the Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503, and to 
Grady Bilberry, Director, Price Support Division, Farm Service Agency, 
United States Department of Agriculture, STOP 0512, 1400 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0512 or telephone (202) 720-7901. All 
comments will become a matter of public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on February 9, 2005.
James R. Little,
Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. 05-2941 Filed 2-15-05; 8:45 am]
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