Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 46409 [E9-21722]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices by e-mail to the respondents. Respondents would return the survey by e-mail to the address on the survey form. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .25 hours per response. Respondents: Importers and receivers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 50 hours. 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. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments received will become a matter of public record. Dated: September 2, 2009. Rayne Pegg, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. E9–21655 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 9, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:47 Sep 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. Fax: (202) 720–8435. E-mail: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. 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. Comments may be sent to: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. FAX: (202) 720–8435. E-mail: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. Title: Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants. OMB Control Number: 0572–0110. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This action amends the existing regulation for the Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant (ECWAG) Program to allow grants to be made before an emergency has actually occurred. The ECWAG program was authorized by the Rural Development Act of 1972. The grants are made to public bodies, nonprofit corporations, and Indian Tribes for the purpose of improving rural living standards and for other purposes that create safe and affordable drinking water in rural areas SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46409 or towns with a population not exceeding 10,000 inhabitants. These grants can be made to construct or improve drinking water facilities serving the most financially needy communities. This revision is undertaken specifically to respond to requirements of Section 6009 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–171). (2002 Farm Bill). Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.6 hours per response. Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 400 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Gale Richardson, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis at (202) 720–0992. FAX: (202) 720–8435. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: September 2, 2009. James R. Newby, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. E9–21722 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2008–0015] Citrus Greening and Asian Citrus Psyllid; Availability of an Environmental Assessment AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. SUMMARY: We are advising the public that an environmental assessment has been prepared by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service relative to a proposed control program for citrus greening disease and the Asian citrus psyllid. The environmental assessment documents our review and analysis of the potential environmental impacts associated with the implementation of this program. We are making this environmental assessment available to the public for review and comment. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) 
invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends 
to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 9, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program 
Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, Rural Utilities Service, 
1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-1078. Fax: (202) 720-
8435. E-mail: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS 
is submitting to OMB for extension.
    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. Comments may be sent to: Michele 
L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, 
Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. FAX: (202) 720-8435. E-mail: 
michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.
    Title: Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0110.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This action amends the existing regulation for the 
Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant (ECWAG) Program to allow 
grants to be made before an emergency has actually occurred. The ECWAG 
program was authorized by the Rural Development Act of 1972. The grants 
are made to public bodies, nonprofit corporations, and Indian Tribes 
for the purpose of improving rural living standards and for other 
purposes that create safe and affordable drinking water in rural areas 
or towns with a population not exceeding 10,000 inhabitants.
    These grants can be made to construct or improve drinking water 
facilities serving the most financially needy communities. This 
revision is undertaken specifically to respond to requirements of 
Section 6009 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 
(Pub. L. 107-171). (2002 Farm Bill).
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1.6 hours per response.
    Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions; State, local or Tribal 
Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 400 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Gale 
Richardson, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis at (202) 720-
0992. FAX: (202) 720-8435.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Dated: September 2, 2009.
James R. Newby,
Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
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