Third Public Meeting for Reclamation's Managing for Excellence Project, 59523-59524 [06-8539]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 10, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Availability for the Record of Decision on the Final Environmental Impact Statement and General Management Plan, Pea Ridge National Military Park, AR National Park Service, Department of the Interior. SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) on the final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/ EIS), Pea Ridge National Military Park, Arkansas (Park). The NPS will implement the preferred alternative, Alternative 4, as described in the final GMP/EIS issued in August. The GMP sets forth a management philosophy for the Park and ensures the Park has a clearly defined direction for resource preservation and visitor use. Under the selected action, visitors will have the opportunity to choose from the widest range of experiences available at the Park. Visitors will have opportunities to immerse themselves in Park resources associated with key battle areas and gain an understanding of the history of the Pea Ridge battle. Visitors will have many choices in the type, intensity, and duration of their experiences, guided by a variety of interpretive programs and media. The preferred alternative (Alternative 4) best accomplishes protection of Park resources and maintenance of a wide range of quality visitor experiences. The preferred alternative will have positive impacts on the Park’s natural resources related to the rehabilitation of the landscape to its 1862 appearance. The new management zones help ensure that visitors will have numerous and varied opportunities for understanding and appreciating the significance of the history of the Battle of Pea Ridge. Four areas will be added to the Park under the selected action. The added lands will be feasible to administer by the NPS. There are no viable alternatives for adequate management and resource protection. The NPS will first consider alternate methods such as easements, right of way, or cooperative approaches that do not involve Federal acquisition of any interest in real property. The ROD includes a statement of the decision made, synopses of other alternatives considered, the basis for the decision, the rationale for why the selected action is the environmentally jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 06, 2006 Jkt 211001 preferred alternative, a finding of no impairment of site resources and values, and an overview of public involvement in the decisionmaking process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent at Pea Ridge National Military Park, 15930 Highway 62, Garfield, Arkansas 72732. The document can be found on the World Wide Web at: https:// parkplanning.nps.gov/. Dated: September 5, 2006. Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. E6–16688 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–BX–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Plan of Operations, Categorical Exclusion, Big Thicket National Preserve, TX National Park Service, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability of a Plan of Operations and Categorical Exclusion for a 30-day public review at Big Thicket National Preserve. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with § 9.52(b) of Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 9, subpart B, that the National Park Service (NPS) has received from Cimarex Energy Co., a Plan of Operations to conduct the Sour Lake 3–D ‘‘Cable-Only’’ Seismic Survey within the Lance Rosier and Little Pine Island-Pine Island Bayou Corridor Units of Big Thicket National Preserve, in Hardin County, Texas. The NPS has prepared a Categorical Exclusion on this proposal. DATES: The above documents are available for public review and comment through November 9, 2006. ADDRESSES: The Plan of Operations and Categorical Exclusion are available for public review and comment at https:// parkplanning.nps.gov, and in the Office of the Superintendent, Todd Brindle, Big Thicket National Preserve, 6044 FM 420, Kountze, Texas 77625. Copies of the Plan of Operations and Categorical Exclusion are available upon request from the contact listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Haigler ‘‘Dusty’’ Pate, Oil and Gas Program Manager, Big Thicket National Preserve, 6044 FM 420, Kountze, Texas 77625, Telephone: 409 951–6822, e-mail at Haigler_Pate@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If you wish to comment on the Plan of Operations and Categorical Exclusion, PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59523 you may mail comments to the name and address above or post comments online at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/. The documents will be on public review for 30 days. Our practice is to make comments, including names, home addresses, home phone numbers, and email addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their names and/or home addresses, etc., but if you wish us to consider withholding this information you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. In addition, you must present a rationale for withholding this information. This rationale must demonstrate that disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of privacy. Unsupported assertions will not meet this burden. In the absence of exceptional, documentable circumstances, this information will be released. We will always make submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives of or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Dated: August 1, 2006. Michael D. Snyder, Director, Intermountain Region, National Park Service. [FR Doc. E6–16689 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–CB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Third Public Meeting for Reclamation’s Managing for Excellence Project Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting and announcement of subsequent meetings to be held. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation is holding a meeting to inform the public about the Managing for Excellence project. This meeting is the third of three previously noticed meetings to be held in 2006 to inform the public about the action items, progress, and results of the Managing for Excellence project and to seek broad feedback. Subsequent meetings will be held in 2007. DATES: November 13, 2006, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and November 14, 2006, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Doubletree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, California 95815, Garden and Terrace Rooms. E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 59524 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 10, 2006 / Notices comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until December 11, 2006. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact M. Pressley 1–866–859–2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: • 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; • Evaluate the accuracy of the Registration agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, Although you may register the first day of the conference starting at 10 a.m., including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; we highly encourage you to register • Enhance the quality, utility, and online at https://www.usbr.gov/ clarity of the information to be excellence, or by phone at 303–445– collected; and 2808. • Minimize the burden of the Dated: September 27, 2006. collection of information on those who Brenda W. Burman, are to respond, including through the Deputy Commissioner—External and use of appropriate automated, Intergovernmental Affairs. electronic, mechanical, or other [FR Doc. 06–8539 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, BILLING CODE 4310–MN–M e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE collection: (1) Type of information collection: Office of Justice Programs Extension of currently approved collection. [OMB Number 1121–0220] (2) The title of the form/collection: Public Safety Officers Educational Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Assistance. Information Collection Activities: (3) The agency form number, if any, Proposed Collection; Comments and the applicable component of the Requested Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice Assistance, ACTION: 60-day notice of information Office of Justice Programs, United States collection under review; extension of Department of Justice. currently approved collection. (4) Affected public who will be asked Bureau of Justice Assistance or required to respond, as well as a brief Application Form: Public Safety Officers abstract: Educational Assistance. Primary: Dependents of public safety The Department of Justice, Office of officers who were killed or permanently Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice and totally disabled in the line of duty. Abstract: BJA’s Public Safety Officers’ Assistance, has submitted the following Benefits (PSOB) division will use the information collection request for PSOEA Application information to review and clearance in accordance confirm the eligibility of applicants to with the Paperwork Reduction Act of receive PSOEA benefits. Eligibility is 1995. This proposed information dependent on several factors, including collection is published to obtain FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Miguel Rocha (303) 445–2841. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Managing for Excellence Project will identify and address the specific 21st Century challenges Reclamation must meet to fulfill its mission to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public. This project will examine Reclamation’s core capabilities and the agency’s ability to respond to both expected and unforeseeable future needs in an innovative and timely manner. This project will result in essential changes in a number of key areas, which are outlined in, Managing for Excellence— An Action Plan for the 21st Century Bureau of Reclamation. For more information regarding the Project, Action Plan, and specific actions being taken, please visit the Managing for Excellence Web page at https:// www.usbr.gov/excellence. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 06, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the applicant having received or being eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB Death Benefit, or having a family member who received the PSOB Disability Benefit. Also considered are the applicant’s age and the schools being attended. In addition, information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as Social Security number and contact numbers and e-mail addresses. The changes to the application form have been made in an effort to streamline the application process and eliminate requests for information that is either irrelevant or already being collected by other means. Others: None. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: It is estimated that no more than 78 respondents will apply a year. Each application takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection is 26 hours. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 78 × 20 minutes per application = 1560 minutes ÷ by 60 minutes per hour = 26 hours. If additional information is required, please contact, Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: October 3, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–16623 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request October 2, 2006. The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting Ira Mills at the Department of Labor on 202–693–4122 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-Mail: Mills.Ira@dol.gov. This ICR can also be accessed online at https:// E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 195 (Tuesday, October 10, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59523-59524]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-8539]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Third Public Meeting for Reclamation's Managing for Excellence 
Project

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting and announcement of subsequent 
meetings to be held.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation is holding a meeting to inform the 
public about the Managing for Excellence project. This meeting is the 
third of three previously noticed meetings to be held in 2006 to inform 
the public about the action items, progress, and results of the 
Managing for Excellence project and to seek broad feedback. Subsequent 
meetings will be held in 2007.

DATES: November 13, 2006, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and November 14, 2006, 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Doubletree Hotel Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way, 
Sacramento, California 95815, Garden and Terrace Rooms.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Miguel Rocha (303) 445-2841.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Managing for Excellence Project will 
identify and address the specific 21st Century challenges Reclamation 
must meet to fulfill its mission to manage, develop, and protect water 
and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound 
manner in the interest of the American public. This project will 
examine Reclamation's core capabilities and the agency's ability to 
respond to both expected and unforeseeable future needs in an 
innovative and timely manner. This project will result in essential 
changes in a number of key areas, which are outlined in, Managing for 
Excellence--An Action Plan for the 21st Century Bureau of Reclamation. 
For more information regarding the Project, Action Plan, and specific 
actions being taken, please visit the Managing for Excellence Web page 
at https://www.usbr.gov/excellence.

Registration

    Although you may register the first day of the conference starting 
at 10 a.m., we highly encourage you to register online at https://
www.usbr.gov/excellence, or by phone at 303-445-2808.

    Dated: September 27, 2006.
Brenda W. Burman,
Deputy Commissioner--External and Intergovernmental Affairs.
[FR Doc. 06-8539 Filed 10-6-06; 8:45 am]
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