State Energy Advisory Board, 7722-7723 [E8-2487]

Download as PDF 7722 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2008 / Notices proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: February 5, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Adult ESL Literacy Impact Study. Frequency: On Occasion; Weekly; Annually. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs; Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 9,080. Burden Hours: 2,108. Abstract: The Adult ESL Literacy Impact Study is an evaluation of the effectiveness of a literacy curriculum in improving the English reading and speaking skills of adult ESL learners who have low levels of literacy in their native language. This evaluation employs a random assignment design to compare the outcomes of adult learners who receive the literacy instruction to those who receive the instruction that is normally provided through adult education programs. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from https://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3580. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:44 Feb 08, 2008 Jkt 214001 Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–401–0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E8–2491 Filed 2–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Science; Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, February 21, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Friday, February 22, 2008, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Talamini; Office of Basic Energy Sciences; U.S. Department of Energy; Germantown Building, Independence Avenue, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (301) 903–4563. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice and guidance with respect to the basic energy sciences research program. Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following: • News from DOE. • News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences. • Update on COV of the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division. • Reports of the BESAC Grand Challenges Subcommittee. • Update of the Linac Coherent Light Source. • Update on Nanotechnology. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Karen Talamini at (301) 903– 6594 (fax) or karen.talamini@science.doe.gov (email). You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule. This notice is being published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to programmatic issues. Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room; 1E–190, Forrestal Building; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW.; Washington, DC 20585; between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 5, 2008. Rachel Samuel, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–2488 Filed 2–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy State Energy Advisory Board Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. ACTION: Notice of open teleconference. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463; 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these teleconferences be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: February 21, 2008 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Burch, STEAB Designated Federal Officer, Acting Assistant Manager, Office of Commercialization and & Project Management, Golden Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401, Telephone 303/275–4801. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: To make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2008 / Notices Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out the Board’s responsibilities as designated in the State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 440). Tentative Agenda: Update members on routine business matters. Public Participation: The teleconference is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Gary Burch at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests to make oral comments must be received five days prior to the conference call; reasonable provision will be made to include requested topic(s) on the agenda. The Chair of the Board is empowered to conduct the call in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. This notice is being published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to programmatic issues. Notes: The notes of the teleconference will be available for public review and copying within 60 days on the STEAB Web site, https://www.steab.org. Issued at Washington, DC, on February 5, 2008. Rachel Samuel, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–2487 Filed 2–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the Coal Program Package to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for revision and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., at 3507(h)(1)). Comments must be filed by March 12, 2008. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:44 Feb 08, 2008 Jkt 214001 find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by fax at (202) 395–7285 or e-mail to Nathan_J._Frey@omb.eop.gov is recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395–7345. (A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA’s Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by fax (202– 586–5271) or e-mail (grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address is Statistics and Methods Group (EI–70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585–0670. Ms. Sutherland may be contacted by telephone at (202) 586–6264. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component; (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response). 1. Forms EIA–1, 3, 4, 5, 6Q, 7A, 8A and 20, ‘‘Coal Program Package.’’ 2. Energy Information Administration. 3. OMB Number 1905–0167. 4. Revision and three-year extension. 5. Mandatory. 6. The coal surveys collect data on coal production, consumption, stocks, prices, imports and exports. Data are published in various EIA publications. Respondents are manufacturing plants, producers of coke, purchasers and distributors of coal, coal mining PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7723 operators, and coal-consuming electric utilities. 7. Business or other for-profit; Federal Government; State, Local or Tribal Government. 8. 4,474 hours. Due to the changing structure of the electric power industry over the course of the last several years, the EIA–20 standby survey will include independent power producers in the event of an emergency, thus activating the use of the survey to provide information on the primary sources of electric power in the U.S. Please refer to the supporting statement as well as the proposed forms and instructions for more information about the purpose, who must report, when to report, where to submit, the elements to be reported, detailed instructions, provisions for confidentiality, and uses (including possible nonstatistical uses) of the information. For instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Statutory Authority: Section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. No. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., at 3507(h)(1)) Issued in Washington, DC, February 5, 2008. Jay H. Casselberry, Agency Clearance Officer, Agency Clearance Officer, Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. E8–2486 Filed 2–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC08–566–000; FERC–566] Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension February 1, 2008. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. No. 104–13), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described below. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due April 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Copies of sample filings of the proposed information collection can be obtained from the Commission’s E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7722-7723]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-2487]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


State Energy Advisory Board

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open teleconference.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the State Energy 
Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-
463; 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these teleconferences 
be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: February 21, 2008 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Burch, STEAB Designated Federal 
Officer, Acting Assistant Manager, Office of Commercialization and & 
Project Management, Golden Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, 
1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401, Telephone 303/275-4801.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of the Board: To make recommendations to the Assistant 
Secretary for the Office of Energy

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Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, 
programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out 
the Board's responsibilities as designated in the State Energy 
Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-440).
    Tentative Agenda: Update members on routine business matters.
    Public Participation: The teleconference is open to the public. 
Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after 
the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements 
pertaining to agenda items should contact Gary Burch at the address or 
telephone number listed above. Requests to make oral comments must be 
received five days prior to the conference call; reasonable provision 
will be made to include requested topic(s) on the agenda. The Chair of 
the Board is empowered to conduct the call in a fashion that will 
facilitate the orderly conduct of business. This notice is being 
published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to 
programmatic issues.

    Notes: The notes of the teleconference will be available for 
public review and copying within 60 days on the STEAB Web site, 
https://www.steab.org.


    Issued at Washington, DC, on February 5, 2008.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-2487 Filed 2-8-08; 8:45 am]
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