Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Vessel-Marking Requirements in Antarctic Fisheries, 17234 [05-6667]

Download as PDF 17234 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 5, 2005 / Notices Dated: March 30, 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–1541 Filed 4–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Vessel-Marking Requirements in Antarctic Fisheries National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 6, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The owners of U.S.-flagged vessels participating in Antarctic fisheries must mark the vessel with the vessel’s official number on the port and starboard sides of the deckhouse or hull, and on a weather deck, visible at a distance at sea and from the air. The information on the vessel is used for enforcement of fishery regulations. II. Method of Collection Identification information is displayed on the fishing vessel. No information is collected. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0368. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits organizations; individuals or households. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:48 Apr 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 4. Estimated Time per Response: Fifteen minutes to paint each of the three vessel locations; 45 minutes per vessel. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $45. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: March 30, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–6667 Filed 4–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 030805A] Incidental Take of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Seismic Retrofit of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, San Francisco Bay, CA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of receipt of application and proposed authorization for an incidental take authorization; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS has received a request from the California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) for a renewal of its Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take small numbers of marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to seismic retrofit construction of the Richmond- PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 San Rafael Bridge (the Bridge), San Francisco Bay (SFB), CA. Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to renew an incidental take authorization to CALTRANS to incidentally take, by harassment, small numbers of Pacific harbor seals and possibly California sea lions for 1 year. DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than May 5, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the application and proposed authorization, using the identifier 030805A, by any of the following methods: • E-mail: PR1.030805A@noaa.gov – you must include the identifier 030805A in the subject line of the message. Comments sent via e-mail, including all attachments, must not exceed a 10–megabyte file size. • Hand-delivery or mailing of paper, disk, or CD-ROM comments: Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910– 3225. To help us process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. A copy of the application containing a list of references used in this document may be obtained by writing to the address above or by telephoning the contacts listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Hagedorn, NMFS, (301) 713–2322 or Monica DeAngelis, NMFS Southwest Region, (562) 980–3232. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) to allow, upon request, the incidental, but not intentional taking of marine mammals by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified geographical region if certain findings are made and regulations are issued. Permission may be granted if the Secretary finds that the total taking will have a negligible impact on the species or stock(s), will not have an unmitigable adverse impact on the availability of the species or stock(s) for subsistence uses, and that the permissible methods of taking and requirements pertaining to the monitoring and reporting of such taking are set forth. NMFS has defined ‘‘negligible impact’’ in 50 CFR 216.103 as ‘‘an impact resulting from the E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Vessel-Marking 
Requirements in Antarctic Fisheries

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 6, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586-7008 or 
patsy.bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The owners of U.S.-flagged vessels participating in Antarctic 
fisheries must mark the vessel with the vessel's official number on the 
port and starboard sides of the deckhouse or hull, and on a weather 
deck, visible at a distance at sea and from the air. The information on 
the vessel is used for enforcement of fishery regulations.

II. Method of Collection

    Identification information is displayed on the fishing vessel. No 
information is collected.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0648-0368.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits organizations; 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4.
    Estimated Time per Response: Fifteen minutes to paint each of the 
three vessel locations; 45 minutes per vessel.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $45.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: March 30, 2005.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-6667 Filed 4-4-05; 8:45 am]
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