Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 332-333 [E5-8255]

Download as PDF wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 332 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 2 / Wednesday, January 4, 2006 / Notices Date and Time: The meeting will be held Wednesday, January 25, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday, January 26, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: The Marriott Houston Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas; Telephone: (713) 943– 7979. The times and agenda topics are subject to change. Refer to the Web site listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Roger L. Parsons, NOAA, Designated Federal Official (DFO), Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 301–713–2770, Fax: 301–713–4019; e-mail: Hydroservices.panel@noaa.gov or visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at http:// nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/ hsrp.htm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public and verbal comments and questions will be accepted at the end of the day on January 25 and 26, 2006, with a 30minute period that will be extended if needed. Each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Written comments (at least 30 copies) should be submitted to the DFO by January 18, 2006. Written comments received by the DFO after January 18, 2006, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Approximately 50 seats will be available for the public, on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters To Be Considered: On January 25, 2006, a public forum is planned to discuss ‘‘The Role of NOAA’s Navigation Services in Responding to Natural and Manmade Events Impacting the Nation’s Marine Transportation Infrastructure.’’ Representatives from NOAA, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA hydrographic survey contractors, and various sectors of the Maritime Transportation System will present their perspectives on economic impacts of port closures, Federal port re-opening efforts, NOAA’s contributions in providing emergency navigation services and lessons learned following hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast area. On January 26, 2006, topics will include (1) NOAA’s Role on the Committee on the Marine Transportation System, (2) Delivery of Real-time Global Positioning System Data, (3) Physical Oceanographic RealTime System (PORTS ) Prioritization Process, and (4) Public Statements. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:18 Jan 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: December 23, 2005. Captain Roger L. Parsons, NOAA, Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E5–8226 Filed 1–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments on the proposed baseline survey for the National Evaluation of Youth Corps. This survey will be completed by individuals applying for participation in a nationally representative sample of Youth Corps programs. Youth Corps are programs that provide young adults, particularly those that are educationally and/or economically disadvantaged, with a combination of work experience, education and community service. Many of the Youth Corps programs receive all or part of their funding from the Corporation. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by March 6, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Attention: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Office of Research and Policy Development, Room 10901A, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation’s mailroom, at Room 8102C, at the street address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. (3) By fax to: (202) 606–3464, Attention: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Office of Research and Policy Development. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: ldote@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Dote, (202) 606–6984, or by email at ldote@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses). Background The Corporation is interested in learning about the effects of national service on its participants. This study will use an experimental design to assess the outcomes associated with participation in national service. The survey will be completed by individuals applying to Youth Corps programs. Current Action This is an application for a new data collection. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Random Assignment Evaluation of Youth Corps. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. E:\FR\FM\04JAN1.SGM 04JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 2 / Wednesday, January 4, 2006 / Notices Affected Public: Applicants to a nationally representative sample of Youth Corps programs. Total Respondents: 7,500. Frequency: On occasion. Average Time Per Response: Averages 40 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,000 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: December 28, 2005. Robert Grimm, Director, Office of Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. E5–8255 Filed 1–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2002–0091, FRL–8018–2] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Ambient Air Quality Surveillance, EPA ICR Number 0940–18, OMB Control Number 2060– 0084 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2006. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID number OAR– 2002–0091, by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: a-and-r-docket@epa.gov. • Fax: (202) 566–1741 • Mail: Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:18 Jan 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 Air and Radiation Docket, Mail Code 6102T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2002– 0091. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http:// www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through http:// www.regulations.gov your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA’s public docket visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Lutz, Emissions, Monitoring and Analysis Division (D243–02), Environmental Protection Agency; telephone number (919) 541–5476; fax number: 919–541–1903; e-mail address: lutz.david@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: How Can I Access the Docket and/or Submit Comments? EPA has established a public docket for this ICR under Docket ID No. EPA– OAR–2002–0091, which is available for online viewing at http:// www.regulations.gov, or in person viewing at the Air and Radiation Docket in the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West, Room B102, 1301 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC. The EPA/DC Public Reading Room PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 333 is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Reading Room is 202–566–1744, and the telephone number for the Air and Radiation Docket is (202) 566–1742. Use http://www.regulations.gov to obtain a copy of the draft collection of information, submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the docket ID number identified in this document. What Information Is EPA Particularly Interested in? Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA specifically solicits comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) Evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. In particular, EPA is requesting comments from very small businesses (those that employ less than 25) on examples of specific additional efforts that EPA could make to reduce the paperwork burden for very small businesses affected by this collection. What Should I Consider When I Prepare My Comments for EPA? You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your comments: 1. Explain your views as clearly as possible and provide specific examples. 2. Describe any assumptions that you used. 3. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data you used that support your views. 4. If you estimate potential burden or costs, explain how you arrived at the estimate that you provide. E:\FR\FM\04JAN1.SGM 04JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 2 (Wednesday, January 4, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 332-333]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8255]


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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service 
(hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments on the proposed 
baseline survey for the National Evaluation of Youth Corps. This survey 
will be completed by individuals applying for participation in a 
nationally representative sample of Youth Corps programs. Youth Corps 
are programs that provide young adults, particularly those that are 
educationally and/or economically disadvantaged, with a combination of 
work experience, education and community service. Many of the Youth 
Corps programs receive all or part of their funding from the 
Corporation.
    Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by March 6, 2006.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by any of the following methods:
    (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community 
Service, Attention: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Office of Research 
and Policy Development, Room 10901A, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation's mailroom, 
at Room 8102C, at the street address given in paragraph (1) above, 
between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.
    (3) By fax to: (202) 606-3464, Attention: Lillian Dote, Program 
Officer, Office of Research and Policy Development.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
ldote@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Dote, (202) 606-6984, or by e-
mail at ldote@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation is particularly interested 
in comments that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Corporation, including whether the information will have practical 
utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and
     Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are expected to respond, including the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., 
permitting electronic submissions of responses).

Background

    The Corporation is interested in learning about the effects of 
national service on its participants. This study will use an 
experimental design to assess the outcomes associated with 
participation in national service. The survey will be completed by 
individuals applying to Youth Corps programs.

Current Action

    This is an application for a new data collection.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Random Assignment Evaluation of Youth Corps.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.

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    Affected Public: Applicants to a nationally representative sample 
of Youth Corps programs.
    Total Respondents: 7,500.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Average Time Per Response: Averages 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,000 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: December 28, 2005.
Robert Grimm,
Director, Office of Research and Policy Development.
 [FR Doc. E5-8255 Filed 1-3-06; 8:45 am]
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