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Download as PDF 27552 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 13, 2008 / Notices Number of respondents Annual responses 933 4.13 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 8,675. Status: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: May 6, 2008. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–10534 Filed 5–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Energy Policy Advisory Committee Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Nomination of Tribal Representatives to a Department of the Interior Advisory Committee on Tribal Energy Policy. AGENCY: The Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs (AS–IA) is forming a Tribal Energy Policy Advisory Committee (Committee) of tribal officials and Federal representatives to provide advice on implementing regulations promulgated under the Indian Tribal Energy Development and SelfDetermination Act of 2005 (Act) and other Indian energy resource development matters. The AS–IA is requesting nominations to the Committee for tribal representatives of federally recognized Indian tribes from all of the Bureau of Indian Affairs regions except Alaska (the Act does not include Alaska). DATES: Submit nominations by June 27, 2008. We will not consider nominations received after this date. ADDRESSES: You must submit the nominations for the Tribal Energy Policy Advisory Committee by mail or hand-carry to the Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Attention: Nominations—Tribal Energy Policy Advisory Committee, Room 20, South Interior Building, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20245. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darryl Francois, Office of Indian Energy rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 May 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 and Economic Development, Division of Indian Energy Policy, Room 20, South Interior Building, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20245, Telephone (202) 219–0740 or Fax (202) 208–4564. On March 10, 2008, the Secretary published final regulations at 25 CFR part 224, which provide that Indian tribes may enter into Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs) with the Secretary. Under approved TERAs, at their discretion, tribes may enter into leases, business agreements, and rights-of-way for energy resource development without Secretarial review or approval. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs on Indian energy policy matters. The Committee will meet twice yearly. All Committee representatives are expected to attend each meeting. If selected for Committee membership, tribal representatives must agree that they are able and will inform other interested tribes in their regions of advisory committee activities and bring to the attention of the advisory committee energy resource development concerns of other tribes in their regions. Tribal representative nominees must be elected officials of tribal governments or designated employees of elected tribal officials with authority to act on their behalf. Nominees must have demonstrable background and experience in energy resource development including, but not limited to, technical, administrative, managerial, or financial, aspects of energy resource development. Energy resource development includes resources identified in 25 CFR 224.103. Nominations must be made by tribal leaders on official letterhead. Nominations for each tribal representative must state the nominee’s official status with the tribal government (elected official or designated employee with authority to act on an elected official’s behalf). Nominations must include relevant background and experience in energy resource development and must include a current resume. Nominations must be accompanied by a tribal resolution that recommends that the nominee be appointed to the Tribal Energy Policy Advisory Committee. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response × 2.24 = Burden hours 8,675 The AS–IA will name up to 11 tribal representatives who will be notified in writing of their selection. Tribal representatives’ travel expenses to the Committee meetings will be paid in accordance with current General Services Administration regulations. Dated: May 2, 2008. Carl J. Artman, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–10626 Filed 5–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service 30-Day Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB); Opportunity for Public Comment Department of the Interior, National Park Service. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 CFR Part 1320. Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on a proposed new collection of information (OMB # 1024– XXXX). DATES: Public comments on this Information Collection Request (ICR) will be accepted on or before June 12, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB #1024– XXXX), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, by fax at 202/ 395–6566, or by electronic mail at oira_docket@omb.eop.gov. Please also send a copy of your comments to Angela Walters, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, NPS, P.O. Box 50, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425; Phone: 304/535–6278; Fax: 304/535–6270; E-mail: angela_walters@nps.gov. Dr. James Gramann, NPS Social Science Program, 1201 ‘‘Eye’’ St., Washington, DC 20005; or via phone at 202/513– 7189; or via e-mail at James_Gramann@partner.nps.gov. You are entitled to a copy of the entire ICR package free-of-charge. You may access FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 13, 2008 / Notices this ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/ public/. Comments Received on the 60-Day Federal Register Notice The NPS published a 60-Day Notice to solicit public comments on this ICR entitled ‘‘Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey’’ in the Federal Register on January 30, 2008 (73 FR 5588 5589). The comment period closed on March 31, 2008. After multiple notifications to stakeholders requesting comments, the NPS received one comment as a result of the publication of this 60-Day Federal Register Notice. One public comment was received on the proposed Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey (ATMPS). The comment expressed concern over tax dollars being spent on this study. A response was sent to the individual, explaining the necessity of the survey for the NPS to work with its partners to better manage the Appalachian Trail lands. No further comment has been received. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey. Survey Bureau Form Number(s): None. OMB Number: To Be requested. Expiration Date: To Be requested. Type of Request: New collection. Description of Need: The NPS Act of 1916, 38 Stat 535, 16 U.S.C. 1, et seq., requires that the NPS preserve national parks for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is an unusual unit of the national park system, managed through a decentralized volunteer-based cooperative management system involving eight national forests, six other national park units, agencies in fourteen states, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and citizen volunteers in 30 affiliated trail club organizations. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 (Pub. L. 103–62) requires that the NPS develop goals and measure performance related to these goals. The Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey (ATMPS) measures performance toward those goals through a partner satisfaction survey. The project is an element of the NPS Strategic Plan and the Department of the Interior (DOI) Strategic Plan. The purpose of the ATMPS is to track the satisfaction of federal, state, and notfor-profit partner organizations and agencies receiving support from the Appalachian Trail Park Office (ATPO) to protect trail resources and provide for VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 May 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 the public enjoyment and visitor experience of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The ATPO provides support to state and federal agencies, and not-for-profit organizations to assist them in fulfilling shared and delegated management activities in the management of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Achievement of on-the-ground results depends on the actions of these partner agencies and organizations. Progress towards management goals is measured by a satisfaction survey where key partners evaluate quality of support provided by ATPO. This effort is required by GPRA and other NPS and DOT strategic planning efforts. Data from the proposed survey is needed to assess performance regarding NPS GPRA goal IIbO. NPS performance on all goals measured in this study will contribute to DOI Department-wide performance reports. Automated data collections: This information will be collected via electronic mail surveys. Description of respondents: Respondents include representatives from partner groups, including nonprofit organizations and State and Federal agencies. Estimated average number of respondents: 150 respondents (100 respondents and 50 non-respondents). Estimated average number of responses: 150 responses (100 responses and 50 non-responses). Estimated average burden hours per response: 10 minutes for respondents and 1 minute for non-respondents. Frequency of Response: 1 time per respondent. Estimated total annual reporting burden: 26 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) The practical utility of the information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden hour estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information being gathered; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information collection techniques or other forms of information. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27553 Dated: April 15, 2008. Leonard E. Stowe, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–10410 Filed 5–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service 60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information; Opportunity for Public Comment Department of the Interior, National Park Service. AGENCY: Notice and request for comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 CFR part 1320, Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on a reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired (OMB# 1024–0216). Public comments on this Information Collection Request (ICR) will be accepted on or before July 14, 2008. DATES: Send Comments To: Jennifer Hoger Russell, Park Studies Unit, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, P.O. Box 44139, Moscow, ID 83844–1139; Phone: (208) 885–4806; Fax (208) 885–4261, e-mail: jhoger@uidaho.edu. Also, you may send comments to Leonard Stowe, NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1849 C St., NW., (2605), Washington, DC 20240, or by e-mail at Leonard_stowe@nps.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. To Request a Draft of Proposed Collection of Information Contact: Jennifer Hoger Russell, Park Studies Unit, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, P.O. Box 44139, Moscow, ID 83844–1139; Phone: 208/ 885–4806; Fax: 208/885–4261, e-mail: jhoger@uidaho.edu. ADDRESSES: Dr. James Gramann, NPS Social Science Program, 1201 ‘‘Eye’’ St., Washington, D.C. 20005; or via phone 202/513–7189; or via e-mail at James_Gramann@partner.nps.gov. You are entitled to a copy of the entire ICR package free of charge. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


30-Day Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB); Opportunity for Public Comment

AGENCY: Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: Under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 
CFR Part 1320. Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, the National 
Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on a proposed new collection 
of information (OMB  1024-XXXX).

DATES: Public comments on this Information Collection Request (ICR) 
will be accepted on or before June 12, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior (OMB 1024-XXXX), Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, by fax at 202/395-6566, or by 
electronic mail at oira_docket@omb.eop.gov. Please also send a copy of 
your comments to Angela Walters, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, 
NPS, P.O. Box 50, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425; Phone: 304/535-6278; Fax: 
304/535-6270; E-mail: angela_walters@nps.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. James Gramann, NPS Social Science 
Program, 1201 ``Eye'' St., Washington, DC 20005; or via phone at 202/
513-7189; or via e-mail at James_Gramann@partner.nps.gov. You are 
entitled to a copy of the entire ICR package free-of-charge. You may 
access

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this ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/.

Comments Received on the 60-Day Federal Register Notice

    The NPS published a 60-Day Notice to solicit public comments on 
this ICR entitled ``Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey'' in 
the Federal Register on January 30, 2008 (73 FR 5588 5589). The comment 
period closed on March 31, 2008. After multiple notifications to 
stakeholders requesting comments, the NPS received one comment as a 
result of the publication of this 60-Day Federal Register Notice.
    One public comment was received on the proposed Appalachian Trail 
Management Partner Survey (ATMPS). The comment expressed concern over 
tax dollars being spent on this study. A response was sent to the 
individual, explaining the necessity of the survey for the NPS to work 
with its partners to better manage the Appalachian Trail lands. No 
further comment has been received.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey.
    Survey Bureau Form Number(s): None.
    OMB Number: To Be requested.
    Expiration Date: To Be requested.
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Description of Need: The NPS Act of 1916, 38 Stat 535, 16 U.S.C. 1, 
et seq., requires that the NPS preserve national parks for the use and 
enjoyment of present and future generations. The Appalachian National 
Scenic Trail is an unusual unit of the national park system, managed 
through a decentralized volunteer-based cooperative management system 
involving eight national forests, six other national park units, 
agencies in fourteen states, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and 
citizen volunteers in 30 affiliated trail club organizations. The 
Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 (Pub. L. 103-62) 
requires that the NPS develop goals and measure performance related to 
these goals. The Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey (ATMPS) 
measures performance toward those goals through a partner satisfaction 
survey. The project is an element of the NPS Strategic Plan and the 
Department of the Interior (DOI) Strategic Plan.
    The purpose of the ATMPS is to track the satisfaction of federal, 
state, and not-for-profit partner organizations and agencies receiving 
support from the Appalachian Trail Park Office (ATPO) to protect trail 
resources and provide for the public enjoyment and visitor experience 
of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The ATPO provides support to 
state and federal agencies, and not-for-profit organizations to assist 
them in fulfilling shared and delegated management activities in the 
management of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Achievement of on-
the-ground results depends on the actions of these partner agencies and 
organizations. Progress towards management goals is measured by a 
satisfaction survey where key partners evaluate quality of support 
provided by ATPO. This effort is required by GPRA and other NPS and DOT 
strategic planning efforts. Data from the proposed survey is needed to 
assess performance regarding NPS GPRA goal IIbO. NPS performance on all 
goals measured in this study will contribute to DOI Department-wide 
performance reports.
    Automated data collections: This information will be collected via 
electronic mail surveys.
    Description of respondents: Respondents include representatives 
from partner groups, including non-profit organizations and State and 
Federal agencies.
    Estimated average number of respondents: 150 respondents (100 
respondents and 50 non-respondents).
    Estimated average number of responses: 150 responses (100 responses 
and 50 non-responses).
    Estimated average burden hours per response: 10 minutes for 
respondents and 1 minute for non-respondents.
    Frequency of Response: 1 time per respondent.
    Estimated total annual reporting burden: 26 hours.
    Comments are invited on: (1) The practical utility of the 
information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden hour 
estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information being gathered; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to 
respondents, including use of automated information collection 
techniques or other forms of information. Before including your 
address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment--including your personal identifying information--may be made 
publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment 
to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, 
we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Dated: April 15, 2008.
Leonard E. Stowe,
NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-10410 Filed 5-12-08; 8:45 am]
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