Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Requested, 5872-5873 [E8-1714]

Download as PDF 5872 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. Robert Brook, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 08–411 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Notice is hereby given that a proposed Consent Decree with Shell Oil Company in United States v. Mallinckrodt, Inc.; Shell Oil Company and Solutia, Inc., Civil Action No. 4:02–1488, was lodged on January 16, 2008 with the United States District Court for the Eastern District on Missouri. The United States of America (‘‘United States’’), on behalf of the Administrator of the EPA, filed a complaint against Shell Oil Company (‘‘Shell’’) in this matter pursuant to section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607, seeking recovery of costs incurred and to be incurred in responding to the release or threat of release of hazardous substances at or in connection with the Great Lakes Container Corporation Superfund Site at 42 Ferry Street in St. Louis, Missouri (‘‘Site’’). The Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims by requiring the defendant, Shell, to reimburse the United States for its costs in cleaning up the Site. The Consent Decree will result in the payment of $215,000.00 to the Superfund. The Department of Justice will receive, for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication, comments relating to the proposed consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States v. Mallinckrodt, Inc.; Shell Oil Company and Solutia, Inc., DOJ Ref. # 90–11–3–07280. The proposed consent decree may be examined at the office of the United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Missouri, Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse, 111 South 10th Street, 20th Floor, St. Louis, MO 63102, and at the Region VII Office of the Environmental Protection Agency, 901 North 5th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101. During the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 public comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined on the Department of Justice Web site, at http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the proposed consent decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax number (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $4.75 (or $3.75, for a copy that omits the exhibits and signature pages) (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 08–413 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Between the United States of America and Tamarack Resort LLC Under the Clean Water Act Under 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on January 24, 2008, a proposed Consent Decree (‘‘Consent Decree’’) in the case of United States v. Tamarack Resort LLC, Civil Action No. 08–40–MHW, was lodged with the United States District Court for the District of Idaho. The Consent Decree resolves the United States’ claims alleged in the complaint against the defendant, Tamarack Resort LLC (Tamarack). The claims concern storm water discharged from a ski resort construction site in Donelly, Idaho. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Tamarack violated section 301 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1311, by discharging pollutants without a permit, and that Tamarack failed to comply with conditions of general permits issued under section 402 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1342. The Consent Decree will require Tamarack to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $185,000; to observe limits on winter construction efforts to avoid causing excess runoff; and to abide by the terms of the Construction General Permit. For thirty (30) days after the date of this publication, the Department of PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611. In either case, the comments should refer to United States v. Tamarack Resort LLC, Civil Action No. 08–40–MHW, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1– 1–08976. The Consent Decree may be examined at the office of the United States Attorney, District of Idaho, Washington Park Plaza IV, 800 Park Blvd., Suite 600, Boise, Idaho, and at the Region 10 office of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Sixth Ave., Seattle, Washington. During the comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the Consent Decree may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $7.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury or, if by e-mail or fax, forward a check in that amount to the Consent Decree Library at the stated address. Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. E8–1581 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Requested 30-day notice of information collection under review: New collection; Survey of Law Enforcement’s Forensic Backlogs. ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 226, page 65985 on November 26, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until February 25, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact John Paul Jones, Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, Office of Science and Technology, Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division, Phone: 202–307–5715 Fax: 202–307–9907, E-mail: john.paul.jones@usdoj.gov. 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 agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and —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. Overview of this Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of Law Enforcement’s Forensic Backlogs. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None; U.S. Department of Justice Office VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: State and local law enforcement officials. Abstract: The National Institute of Justice will use this survey to determine the size and nature of forensic evidence backlogs in state and local law enforcement agencies. For the purposes of this survey, these forensic backlogs are defined as the number of homicide, rape, and property crime cases that contain forensic evidence but that have not been submitted to forensic crime laboratories for analysis. The 2005 Census of Crime Laboratories conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics details the size of forensic evidence backlogs in the nation’s crime laboratory system. In order to develop a complete picture of forensic backlogs across the criminal justice system, the Survey of Law Enforcement’s Forensic Backlogs will provide much needed information on forensic evidence backlogs in state and local law enforcement agencies. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is broken down as follows: An estimated 2,975 respondents with an average burden time of 30 minutes— 1,488 hours total. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated total public burden associated with this collection is 1,488 hours. If additional information is required, contact Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 25, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–1714 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE National Institute of Corrections Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Strategic Planning Coordinator, Kansas Evidence Based Practices Implementation Effort National Institute of Corrections, DOJ. ACTION: Solicitation for Cooperative Agreement Applications. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5873 SUMMARY: The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) solicits proposals from organizations or individuals for a 12-month cooperative agreement to provide coaching on executive leadership and complex project management to achieve the implementation of evidence based practices (EBP) on offender risk reduction in the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Community Corrections Act oversight unit and a limited number of local community corrections agencies. The project is jointly supported by NIC and the JEHT Foundation. This Request for Proposals seeks a successful applicant to facilitate the strategic change process at both the KDOC oversight and selected local community corrections agencies levels. The coaching will include evidence based policy and practice related to decision making by criminal justice officials and stakeholders; organizational development knowledge and strategies; and assessment, case management and behavioral interventions for the State’s adult felony probation population. The selected applicant will need to be available for on site facilitation and off site coaching beginning early April, 2008, and continuing for twelve months thereafter. An initial site visit including NIC and JEHT representation will be scheduled upon award of the cooperative agreement. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. EST on Friday, February 22, 2008. Selection of the successful applicant; and notification of review results to all applicants: March 31, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mailed applications must be sent to: Director, National Institute of Corrections, 320 First Street, NW., Room 5007, Washington, DC 20534. Applicants are encouraged to use Federal Express, UPS, or similar service to ensure delivery by the due date. Hand delivered applications should be brought to 500 First Street, NW., Washington, DC 20534. At the front desk, call (202) 307–3106, extension 0 for pickup. Faxed applications will not be accepted. The only electronic applications (preferred) that will be accepted must be submitted through http://www.grants.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of this announcement and the required application forms can be downloaded from the NIC Web site at http://www.nicic.org. Hard copies of the announcement can be obtained by calling Pam Davison at 1–800–995–6423 DATES: E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5872-5873]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information 
Collection; Comment Requested

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: New 
collection; Survey of Law Enforcement's Forensic Backlogs.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) 
will be submitting the following information collection request to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for

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review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain 
comments from the public and affected agencies.
    This proposed information collection was previously published in 
the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 226, page 65985 on November 26, 
2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice 
is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until February 
25, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact John Paul Jones, Department of Justice, 
National Institute of Justice, Office of Science and Technology, 
Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division, Phone: 202-307-5715 Fax: 
202-307-9907, E-mail: john.paul.jones@usdoj.gov.
    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 agency's estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
--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.

    Overview of this Information Collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of Law Enforcement's 
Forensic Backlogs.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: None; U.S. Department of 
Justice Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: State and local law enforcement officials.
    Abstract: The National Institute of Justice will use this survey to 
determine the size and nature of forensic evidence backlogs in state 
and local law enforcement agencies. For the purposes of this survey, 
these forensic backlogs are defined as the number of homicide, rape, 
and property crime cases that contain forensic evidence but that have 
not been submitted to forensic crime laboratories for analysis. The 
2005 Census of Crime Laboratories conducted by the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics details the size of forensic evidence backlogs in the 
nation's crime laboratory system. In order to develop a complete 
picture of forensic backlogs across the criminal justice system, the 
Survey of Law Enforcement's Forensic Backlogs will provide much needed 
information on forensic evidence backlogs in state and local law 
enforcement agencies.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time needed for an average respondent to respond is broken down as 
follows: An estimated 2,975 respondents with an average burden time of 
30 minutes--1,488 hours total.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated total public burden associated with 
this collection is 1,488 hours.
    If additional information is required, contact Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice 
Management Division, Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, 
Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: January 25, 2008.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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