Notice of Intent: To Request an Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 80362-80363 [E8-31071]

Download as PDF 80362 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices II. Annual Update to 5-Year Plan of Work Estimate of the Burden: The total reporting and record keeping requirements for the submission of the ‘‘Annual Update to the 5-Year Plan of Work’’ is estimated to average 64 hours per response. There are five components of this ‘‘5-Year Plan of Work’’: ‘‘Planned Programs,’’ ‘‘Stakeholder Input Process,’’ ‘‘Program Review Process,’’ ‘‘Multi-state Activities,’’ and ‘‘Integrated Activities.’’ Estimated Number of Respondents: 75. Estimated Number of Responses: 150. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 9,600 hours. Frequency of Responses: Annually. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES III. Annual Report of Accomplishments and Results Estimate of the Burden: The total annual reporting and record keeping requirements of the ‘‘Annual Report of Accomplishments and Results’’ is estimated to average 260 hours per response. Estimated Number of Respondents: 75. Estimated Number of Responses: 150. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 39,000 hours. Frequency of Responses: Annually. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 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. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments also will become a matter of public record. Obtaining a Copy of the Information Collection: A copy of the information collection and related instructions may be obtained free of charge by contacting Bart Hewitt by telephone, (202) 720– 0747, or by e-mail, bhewitt@csrees.usda.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 Done in Washington, DC, this 23rd day of December 2008. Joseph Dunn, Deputy Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics. [FR Doc. E8–31143 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] write, call, e-mail, or visit an NRCS office, or visit the NRCS Web site at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/ volunteers/ to complete and submit the forms. Title: Volunteer Program—Earth Team. BILLING CODE 3410–22–P OMB Number: 0578–0024. Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2009. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Type of Request: Notice to Request for Extension and Revision of Currently Natural Resources Conservation Approved Information Collection. Service Abstract: NRCS–PER–001, Volunteer Application and NRCS–PER–003, Notice of Intent: To Request an Agreement for Sponsored Voluntary Extension and Revision of a Currently Services, are discontinued. The Approved Information Collection information collected on these forms AGENCY: Natural Resources has been added to the Forest Service Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA. collection packet, the Office of ACTION: Correction and request for Management and Budget (OMB) Control comments. Number 0596–0080. Form NRCS–PER–002, Volunteer SUMMARY: NRCS published in the Interest and Placement Summary, is an Federal Register notice of October 22, optional form and assists the volunteer’s 2008 (73 FR 62949), a document stating supervisor in placing the volunteer in a ‘‘Notice to Reinstate a Previously position which is beneficial to the Approved Information Collection.’’ This volunteer and the Agency. The form is notice corrects the previously published placed in a volunteer ‘‘case file’’ and document. In accordance with the will be destroyed 3 years after the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 volunteer has completed service. In the U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice event that the volunteer is injured, the announces the intention of NRCS to ‘‘case file’’ will be transferred to an request an extension for, and a revision Official Personnel Folder (OPF). to, the currently approved information Estimate of Burden: Public reporting collection, Volunteer Program—Earth burden for this collection of information Team. The collected information will is estimated to average 3 minutes per help NRCS match the skills of response. individuals who apply for volunteer Respondents: Retirees, students, work that will further the Agency’s teachers, persons with disabilities, or mission. Information will be collected senior citizens. from potential volunteers who are at Estimated Number of Respondents: least 14 years of age. 500. Estimated Number of Responses per DATES: Comments on this notice must be Respondent: 1. received within 60 days after Estimated Total Annual Burden on publication in the Federal Register to be Respondents: 25 hours. assured of consideration. Form NRCS–PER–004, Time Sheet, is Additional Information or Comments: also an optional form and provides the Contact Michele Eginoire, National volunteer or their supervisor a Volunteer Coordinator, at (515) 289– simplified method for tracking the 0325, extension 102. Submit comments volunteer’s time. The form is placed in to Michele by fax at (515) 289–4561, or by e-mail: michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov. a volunteer ‘‘case file’’ and will be destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection completed service. In the event that the of this information is necessary to match volunteer is injured, the ‘‘case file’’ will volunteer assignments to Agency be transferred to an OPF. mission as required by Federal Estimate of Burden: Public reporting Personnel Manual Supplement 296–33, burden for this collection of information Subchapter 3. Agencies are authorized is estimated to average 1 minute per to recruit, train, and accept, with regard response. to Civil Service classification laws, rules Respondents: Retirees, students, or regulations, the services of teachers, persons with disabilities, or individuals to serve without senior citizens. compensation. Volunteers may assist in Estimated Number of Respondents: any Agency program/project and may 20,480. perform any activities that Agency Estimated Number of Responses per employees are allowed. Volunteers must Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on be at least 14 years of age. Persons Respondents: 683 hours. interested in volunteering will have to PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices Comments are invited on: (1) 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) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Michele Eginoire, National Earth Team Office, NRCS, 5140 Park Avenue, Suite C, Des Moines, Iowa 50321; telephone: (515) 289–0325, extension 102; fax: (515) 289–4561; e-mail: michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same address. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments also will become a matter of public record. Signed in Washington, DC on December 12, 2008. Arlen L. Lancaster, Chief. [FR Doc. E8–31071 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Port of New Orleans, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 2, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a special–purpose subzone at the barite milling facility of Haliburton Energy Services, Inc., located in New Orleans, Louisiana (FTZ Docket 22–2008, filed 04/01/08); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (73 FR 20246, 04/15/08); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to barite milling at the facility of Haliburton Energy Services, Inc., located in New Orleans, Louisiana (Subzone 2K), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. Signed at Washington, D.C., this 19th day of December 2008. Foreign–Trade Zones Board David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–31166 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] [Order No. 1596] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Haliburton Energy Services, Inc. (Barite Milling), New Orleans, Louisiana pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign– Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign–Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘...the establishment... of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:19 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 80363 establishing foreign–trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special–purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, grantee of Foreign– Trade Zone 87, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a special–purpose subzone at the barite milling facility of Haliburton Energy Services, Inc., located in Westlake, Louisiana (FTZ Docket 21–2008, filed 04/01/08); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (73 FR 20248, 04/15/08); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to barite milling at the facility of Haliburton Energy Services, Inc., located in Westlake, Louisiana (Subzone 87C), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. Signed at Washington, D.C., this 19th day of December 2008. Foreign–Trade Zones Board David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray. Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–31167 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] [Order No. 1595] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Haliburton Energy Services, Inc. (Barite Milling), Westlake, Louisiana DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign– Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign–Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘...the establishment... of foreign–trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign–Trade Zones Board to grant qualified corporations the privilege of PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1594] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Haliburton Energy Services, Inc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 251 (Wednesday, December 31, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 80362-80363]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-31071]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Notice of Intent: To Request an Extension and Revision of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), USDA.

ACTION: Correction and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: NRCS published in the Federal Register notice of October 22, 
2008 (73 FR 62949), a document stating ``Notice to Reinstate a 
Previously Approved Information Collection.'' This notice corrects the 
previously published document. In accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the 
intention of NRCS to request an extension for, and a revision to, the 
currently approved information collection, Volunteer Program--Earth 
Team. The collected information will help NRCS match the skills of 
individuals who apply for volunteer work that will further the Agency's 
mission. Information will be collected from potential volunteers who 
are at least 14 years of age.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received within 60 days after 
publication in the Federal Register to be assured of consideration.
    Additional Information or Comments: Contact Michele Eginoire, 
National Volunteer Coordinator, at (515) 289-0325, extension 102. 
Submit comments to Michele by fax at (515) 289-4561, or by e-mail: 
michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of this information is necessary 
to match volunteer assignments to Agency mission as required by Federal 
Personnel Manual Supplement 296-33, Subchapter 3. Agencies are 
authorized to recruit, train, and accept, with regard to Civil Service 
classification laws, rules or regulations, the services of individuals 
to serve without compensation. Volunteers may assist in any Agency 
program/project and may perform any activities that Agency employees 
are allowed. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Persons 
interested in volunteering will have to write, call, e-mail, or visit 
an NRCS office, or visit the NRCS Web site at: http://
www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/volunteers/ to complete and submit the forms.
    Title: Volunteer Program--Earth Team.
    OMB Number: 0578-0024.
    Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2009.
    Type of Request: Notice to Request for Extension and Revision of 
Currently Approved Information Collection.
    Abstract: NRCS-PER-001, Volunteer Application and NRCS-PER-003, 
Agreement for Sponsored Voluntary Services, are discontinued. The 
information collected on these forms has been added to the Forest 
Service collection packet, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
Control Number 0596-0080.
    Form NRCS-PER-002, Volunteer Interest and Placement Summary, is an 
optional form and assists the volunteer's supervisor in placing the 
volunteer in a position which is beneficial to the volunteer and the 
Agency. The form is placed in a volunteer ``case file'' and will be 
destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has completed service. In the 
event that the volunteer is injured, the ``case file'' will be 
transferred to an Official Personnel Folder (OPF).
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 3 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Retirees, students, teachers, persons with 
disabilities, or senior citizens.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 25 hours.
    Form NRCS-PER-004, Time Sheet, is also an optional form and 
provides the volunteer or their supervisor a simplified method for 
tracking the volunteer's time. The form is placed in a volunteer ``case 
file'' and will be destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has completed 
service. In the event that the volunteer is injured, the ``case file'' 
will be transferred to an OPF.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1 minute per response.
    Respondents: Retirees, students, teachers, persons with 
disabilities, or senior citizens.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,480.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 683 hours.

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    Comments are invited on: (1) 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) the accuracy of the Agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology. Comments may be sent to Michele Eginoire, 
National Earth Team Office, NRCS, 5140 Park Avenue, Suite C, Des 
Moines, Iowa 50321; telephone: (515) 289-0325, extension 102; fax: 
(515) 289-4561; e-mail: michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov. All comments 
received will be available for public inspection during regular 
business hours at the same address. All responses to this notice will 
be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All 
comments also will become a matter of public record.

    Signed in Washington, DC on December 12, 2008.
Arlen L. Lancaster,
Chief.
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