Agency Information Collection: Comment Request, 51645-51646 [E8-20490]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC77 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 172 / Thursday, September 4, 2008 / Notices Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms, or other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Schulhof, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202–708–0713, (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will request an extension of and submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) 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; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Public Housing Capital Fund Program. OMB Control Number: 2577–0157. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) must provide information to HUD various stages of implementing Capital Fund grant. This grant is used for modernization of existing public housing stock and development of new units, which requires contract administration and construction contracting. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD 50029, HUD 50030, HUD 50070, HUD 50071, HUD 5084, HUD 5087, HUD 51000, HUD 51001, HUD 51002, HUD 51003, HUD 51004, HUD 51915, HUD 51915A, HUD 51971 I, HUD 51971 II, HUD 52396, HUD 52427, HUD 52482, HUD 52483 A, HUD 52484, HUD 52485, HUD 52651 A, HUD 52829, HUD 52830, HUD 52832, HUD 52833, HUD 52845, HUD 52846, HUD 52847, HUD 52849, HUD 53001, HUD 53015, HUD 5370, HUD 5370EZ, HUD 5370C, HUD 5372, HUD 5378, HUD 5460. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Sep 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 Members of affected public: Business or other for-profit, State, Local Government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: The estimated number of respondents is 3,105 at the total reporting burden is 267,833 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of currently approved and new collections to incorporate OMB information collections. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: August 27, 2008. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E8–20472 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Sporting Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Sporting Conservation Council (Council). The meeting agenda includes policy discussions on implementation of the Executive Order on hunting heritage and wildlife conservation and plans for a 2008 Conference on North American Wildlife Policy regarding the North American Conservation Model; State/Federal/ Tribal Wildlife Management; Habitat Conservation and Management; Funding for Wildlife Conservation; and Perpetuating Hunter Traditions. This meeting is open to the public, and will include a session for the public to comment. DATES: We will hold the meeting on September 17, 2008, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; the public comment session will be from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Olympic Boardroom at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phyllis T. Seitts, 9828 North 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051–2517; 602– 906–5603 (phone); or Twinkle_Thompson-Seitts@blm.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of the Interior established the PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51645 Council in February 2006 (71 FR 11220, March 6, 2006). The Council’s mission is to provide advice and guidance to the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior on how to increase public awareness of: (1) The importance of wildlife resources, (2) the social and economic benefits of recreational hunting, and (3) wildlife conservation efforts that benefit recreational hunting and wildlife resources. The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture signed an amended charter for the Council in June 2006 and July 2006, respectively. The revised charter states that the Council will provide advice and guidance to the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture. The Council will hold a meeting on the date shown in the DATES section at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section. The meeting will include a session for the public to comment. Previous Council meetings this year occurred on April 8 in Denver, CO (73 FR 14997, March 20, 2008), and June 17 in Washington, DC (73 FR 31501, June 2, 2008). Dated: August 29, 2008. Phyllis T. Seitts, Designated Federal Officer, Sporting Conservation Council. [FR Doc. E8–20523 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey Agency Information Collection: Comment Request United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a new collection. AGENCY: SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for review and approval. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection. DATES: You must submit comment on or before November 3, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information Collections Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 2150-C Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); (970) 226– 9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-mail). Please reference Information Collection 1028–NEW, LANDSAT. E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1 51646 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 172 / Thursday, September 4, 2008 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC77 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Earlene Swann by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 2150–C Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525, or by telephone at (970) 226–9346. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction: This notice was originally published on August 21, 2008 Volume 73 number 163 pages 49472–49473. The corrections are as follows: the day to submit comments was incorrect and should have given the public 60 instead of 30 days to respond to this notice. Title: The Societal Value of Moderate Resolution Satellite Imagery. OMB Control Number: 1028-new. Abstract: USGS Geography investigates some of the most pressing natural resource and environmental issues of our Nation. Observing the Earth with remote sensing satellites, the USGS monitors and analyzes changes on the land, studies connections between people and the land, and provides society with relevant science information to inform public decisions. The USGS’s Land Remote Sensing (LRS) Program has initiated a study on the benefits of Landsat imagery. The last comprehensive evaluations of the costs of moderate resolution satellite imagery (such as Landsat) were completed over 30 years ago. This study will attempt to understand the current uses and benefits of the Landsat program. This collection is important because it will provide information that the USGS LRS Program needs to better formulate the Program’s new strategic plan. The information collection process will be conducted by scientists and staff in the Policy Analysis and Science Assistance Branch (PASA) of the USGS. The information collection will be conducted online. The electronic collection will use Dilman’s TDM method for Internet Surveys. We will protect information from respondents considered proprietary under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and its implementing regulations (43 CFR Part 2), and under regulations at 30 CFR 250.197, ‘‘Data and information to be made available to the public or for limited inspection.’’ Responses are voluntary. No questions of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. Frequency of Collection: One time only. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: 2500 state and local land management officials, scientists, and geographic researchers. Estimated Number of Responses: 2500 responses. Annual Burden Hours: 750 hours. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Sep 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: We estimate the public reporting burden will average 18 minutes per response. This includes the time for reviewing instructions and completing an on-line survey. Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. Comments: Before submitting an ICR to OMB, PRA section 3506(c) (2) (A) (44U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each agency ‘‘* * * to provide notice * * * and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information * * *’’ Agencies must specifically solicit comments. We invite comments concerning this information collection on: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. 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 it will be done. To comply with the public process, we publish this Federal Register notice announcing that we will submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60 day public comment period. USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Phadrea D. Ponds 970–226–9445. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: August 26, 2008. D. Bryant Cramer, Executive Advisor for Land Imaging. [FR Doc. E8–20490 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–024–08–1610–DQ–089L] Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Kobuk-Seward Peninsula Resource Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/ EIS) Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability of Record of Decision. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) and Approved RMP for the Kobuk-Seward Peninsula planning area, located in northwest Alaska. The State Director signed the ROD on September 4, 2008 which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the approved RMP effective immediately. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Kobuk-Seward Peninsula ROD and Approved RMP are available on request from the Field Manager, Central Yukon Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 1150 University Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99709, or via the Internet at http:// www.blm.gov/ak. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelly Jacobson, Field Manager, Central Yukon Field Office, 1150 University Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99709, (907) 474–2200 or toll free (800) 437–7021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Kobuk-Seward Peninsula RMP was developed with broad public participation through collaborative planning lasting more than four years. This ROD and Approved RMP addresses management of approximately 11.9 million acres of BLM-administered public land and mineral estate in the planning area. The Kobuk-Seward Peninsula ROD and Approved RMP are designed to achieve or maintain desired future conditions developed through planning. It includes a series of management actions to meet the desired resource conditions for upland and riparian vegetation, wildlife habitats, cultural and visual resources, and recreation. The Kobuk-Seward Peninsula Approved RMP is the same as Alternative D in the Proposed RMP/ Final EIS, published in September 2007 E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 172 (Thursday, September 4, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51645-51646]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-20490]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


Agency Information Collection: Comment Request

AGENCY: United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of a new collection.

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we 
are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information 
collection request (ICR) for review and approval. This notice provides 
the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this 
collection.

DATES: You must submit comment on or before November 3, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information Collections 
Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 2150-C Center Avenue, Fort 
Collins, CO 80525 (mail); (970) 226-9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-
mail). Please reference Information Collection 1028-NEW, LANDSAT.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Earlene Swann by mail at U.S. 
Geological Survey, 2150-C Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525, or by 
telephone at (970) 226-9346.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Correction: This notice was originally published on August 21, 2008 
Volume 73 number 163 pages 49472-49473. The corrections are as follows: 
the day to submit comments was incorrect and should have given the 
public 60 instead of 30 days to respond to this notice.
    Title: The Societal Value of Moderate Resolution Satellite Imagery.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-new.
    Abstract:
    USGS Geography investigates some of the most pressing natural 
resource and environmental issues of our Nation. Observing the Earth 
with remote sensing satellites, the USGS monitors and analyzes changes 
on the land, studies connections between people and the land, and 
provides society with relevant science information to inform public 
decisions. The USGS's Land Remote Sensing (LRS) Program has initiated a 
study on the benefits of Landsat imagery. The last comprehensive 
evaluations of the costs of moderate resolution satellite imagery (such 
as Landsat) were completed over 30 years ago. This study will attempt 
to understand the current uses and benefits of the Landsat program. 
This collection is important because it will provide information that 
the USGS LRS Program needs to better formulate the Program's new 
strategic plan.
    The information collection process will be conducted by scientists 
and staff in the Policy Analysis and Science Assistance Branch (PASA) 
of the USGS. The information collection will be conducted online. The 
electronic collection will use Dilman's TDM method for Internet 
Surveys.
    We will protect information from respondents considered proprietary 
under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and its 
implementing regulations (43 CFR Part 2), and under regulations at 30 
CFR 250.197, ``Data and information to be made available to the public 
or for limited inspection.'' Responses are voluntary. No questions of a 
``sensitive'' nature are asked.
    Frequency of Collection: One time only.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: 2500 state and 
local land management officials, scientists, and geographic 
researchers.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 2500 responses.
    Annual Burden Hours: 750 hours.
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Hour'' Burden: We 
estimate the public reporting burden will average 18 minutes per 
response. This includes the time for reviewing instructions and 
completing an on-line survey.
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'': We 
have not identified any ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this 
collection of information.
    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not 
required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection 
of information, you are not obligated to respond.
    Comments: Before submitting an ICR to OMB, PRA section 3506(c) (2) 
(A) (44U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each agency ``* * * to provide 
notice * * * and otherwise consult with members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information * 
* *'' Agencies must specifically solicit comments. We invite comments 
concerning this information collection on:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
including whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection 
of information;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents.
    Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice 
are a matter of public record. 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 it will be done. To comply with the public process, we 
publish this Federal Register notice announcing that we will submit 
this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60 day 
public comment period.
    USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Phadrea D. Ponds 
970-226-9445.

    Dated: August 26, 2008.
D. Bryant Cramer,
Executive Advisor for Land Imaging.
 [FR Doc. E8-20490 Filed 9-3-08; 8:45 am]
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