Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Coral Reefs-Economic Valuation Study, 53667 [E6-15032]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 176 / Tuesday, September 12, 2006 / Notices Awards for members of the Senior Executive Service. The Under Secretary for International Trade, Franklin L. Lavin, has named the following members of the International Trade Administration Performance Review Board: 1. Thomas A. McGinty, National Director (new). 2. Barbara E. Tillman, Senior Director (new).* 3. Seward L. Jones Jr., Director, Office of Multilateral Affairs (new). 4. Patricia A. Sefcik, Senior Director for Manufacturing (new). 5. Ronald A. Glaser, Human Resources Officer, Executive Secretary (new). 6. Sean M. Reilly, Chief of Staff, AtLarge (new). 7. Matthew S. Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement, Bureau of Industry and Security, Outside Reviewer (new). Dated: September 8, 2006. Deborah Martin, Acting, Human Resources Officer. [FR Doc. E6–15200 Filed 9–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–25–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Coral Reefs— Economic Valuation Study National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. 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 November 13, 2006. 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). sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: * Joseph A. Spetrini, Deputy Assistant Director for Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Policy and Negotiations, Alternate (new). VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:03 Sep 11, 2006 Jkt 208001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Dr. Vernon R. Leeworthy, NOS/Special Projects, 1305 East West Highway, SSMC 4, 9th Floor, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 (or Bob.Leeworthy@noaa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The purpose of this data collection is to provide information on the value of Hawaii’s coral reef habitats to specific segments of the U.S. population. This is a national survey using a panel based on a nationally representative, list-assisted, random digit-dial (RDD) sample drawn from all 10-digit telephone numbers in the U.S. The survey is designed to yield information that can be used to estimate non-use or passive economic use values for Hawaii’s coral reef ecosystems. The survey addresses the public’s preferences and economic values regarding the use of no-take areas as a management tool and their preferences regarding several alternative methods of restoring damaged coral reefs. A large scale pre-test of the survey has been conducted (200 survey responses) under OMB Approval Number 0648–0531, expiration date 8/31/2006. II. Method of Collection Members of the panel will complete the survey on-line using either WebTV technology supplied by Knowledge Networks, Inc. or their own Internet service. III. Data OMB Number: None. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,000. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53667 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: September 5, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Coral Reefs--
Economic Valuation Study

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

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 November 13, 
2006.

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 Dr. Vernon R. Leeworthy, NOS/Special Projects, 1305 East 
West Highway, SSMC 4, 9th Floor, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 (or 
Bob.Leeworthy@noaa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The purpose of this data collection is to provide information on 
the value of Hawaii's coral reef habitats to specific segments of the 
U.S. population. This is a national survey using a panel based on a 
nationally representative, list-assisted, random digit-dial (RDD) 
sample drawn from all 10-digit telephone numbers in the U.S. The survey 
is designed to yield information that can be used to estimate non-use 
or passive economic use values for Hawaii's coral reef ecosystems. The 
survey addresses the public's preferences and economic values regarding 
the use of no-take areas as a management tool and their preferences 
regarding several alternative methods of restoring damaged coral reefs. 
A large scale pre-test of the survey has been conducted (200 survey 
responses) under OMB Approval Number 0648-0531, expiration date 8/31/
2006.

II. Method of Collection

    Members of the panel will complete the survey on-line using either 
WebTV technology supplied by Knowledge Networks, Inc. or their own 
Internet service.

III. Data

    OMB Number: None.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

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: September 5, 2006.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-15032 Filed 9-11-06; 8:45 am]
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