Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the USGS Production Estimate, Construction Sand and Gravel and Crushed and Broken Stone, 52254-52255 [E9-24443]

Download as PDF 52254 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 195 / Friday, October 9, 2009 / Notices Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Domestic and nondomestic Federal, State, and local governments; nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations; public and private institutions of higher education; and any other organization or individual with demonstrated Number of annual respondents Activity mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Applications .............................................................................. Reports .................................................................................... Totals ................................................................................ Abstract: Section 8 of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) authorizes the establishment of the Wildlife Without Borders—Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund to fund projects that conserve the world’s most endangered species. Critically endangered animals are those that face an extremely high risk of extinction in the immediate future. The Division of International Conservation, Fish and Wildlife Service, administers this competitive grants program to provide funding for conservation actions that have a high likelihood of creating durable benefits to specific species facing immediate threat of extinction. Applicants submit proposals for funding in response to a Notice of Funding Availability that we publish on Grants.gov and the program web page. Applications consist of: (1) Cover page with basic project details (FWS Form 3-2338A). (2) Project summary and narrative. (3) Letter of appropriate government endorsement. (4) Brief curricula vitae for key project personnel. (5) Complete Standard Forms 424 and 424b (non-domestic applicants do not submit the standard forms). Applications may also include, as appropriate, a copy of the organization’s Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NIRCA) and any additional documentation supporting the proposed project. All assistance awards under this program have a maximum reporting requirement of a: (1) Mid-term report (performance report and a financial status report) due within 30 days of the conclusion of the first half of the project period, and (2) Final report (performance and financial status report and copies of all deliverables, photographic documentation of the project and products resulting from the project) due within 90 days of the end of the performance period. Comments: On July 17, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:05 Oct 08, 2009 Jkt 220001 Number of annual responses 40 10 50 40 20 60 FR 34771) a notice of our intent to request that OMB renew this information collection. In that notice, we solicited comments for 60 days, ending on September 15, 2009. We did not receive any comments. We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit 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. Dated: October 5, 2009 Hope Grey, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service. FR Doc. E9–24455 Filed 10–8–09; 9:45 am BILLING CODE 4310–55–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the USGS Production Estimate, Construction Sand and Gravel and Crushed and Broken Stone AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 experience deemed necessary to carry out the proposed project. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Completion time per response 12 hours .......... 30 hours .......... ..................... Annual burden hours 480 600 1,080 ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028–0065). SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for the extension of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the USGS Construction Sand and Gravel and Crushed and Broken Stone. This collection consists of three forms and this notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these forms. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: You must submit comments on or before December 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: Please submit a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 2150–C Centre Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526–8118 (mail); 970– 226–9445 (phone); 970–226–9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-mail). Please reference Information Collection 1028– 0065 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shonta E. Osborne at 703–648–7960 or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Production Estimate, Construction Sand and Gravel and Crushed and Broken Stone. OMB Control Number: 1028–0065. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This collection is needed to provide data on mineral production for annual reports published by commodity for use by Government agencies, Congressional offices, educational institutions, research organizations, financial institutions, consulting firms, industry, academia, and the general public. This information will be published in the ‘‘Mineral Commodity E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 195 / Friday, October 9, 2009 / Notices Summaries,’’ the first preliminary publication to furnish estimates covering the previous year’s nonfuel mineral industry. 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. Affected Public: Businesses that produce nonfuel industrial minerals. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Quarterly and Annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,014. Annual Burden Hours: 470 hours. We expect to receive 2,014 annual responses. We estimate an average of 10–15 minutes per response. This includes the time for reviewing instructions, gathering and maintaining data, and completing and reviewing the information. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: 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: We are soliciting comments as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:05 Oct 08, 2009 Jkt 220001 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 Ponds 970–226–9445. John H. DeYoung, Jr., Chief Scientist, Minerals Information Team, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. E9–24443 Filed 10–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Public Meeting for the National Park Service Alaska Region’s Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) Program National Park Service, Interior. Notice of public meeting for the National Park Service Alaska Region’s Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) program. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Gates of the Arctic National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (GAAR SRC) will meet to develop and continue work on National Park Service (NPS) subsistence hunting program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. This meeting is open to the public and will have time allocated for public testimony. The public is welcomed to present written or oral comments to the SRC. This meeting will be recorded and meeting minutes will be available upon request from the park superintendent for public inspection approximately six weeks after the meeting. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96–487, to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE GAAR SRC MEETING CONTACT: Dave Krupa, Subsistence Manager, Tel. (907) 455– 0631, Address: 4175 Geist Road, Fairbanks, AK 99703, or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, Tel. (907) 644–3603. GAAR SRC Meeting Date and Location: The GAAR SRC meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, and Thursday, November 5, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sophie Station Hotel, Tel. (907) 479–3650, in PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52255 Fairbanks, AK. The GAAR SRC meeting may end early if all business is completed. The proposed meeting agenda for each meeting includes the following: 1. Call to Order 2. SRC Roll Call and Confirmation of Quorum 3. SRC Chair and Superintendent’s Welcome and Introductions 4. Approval of Minutes 5. Review and Approve Agenda 6. SRC Purpose and Status of Membership 7. SRC Member Reports 8. Park Subsistence Manager’s Report 9. Subsistence Uses of Horns, Antlers, Bones and Plants EA Update 10. Federal Subsistence Board Update 11. Alaska Board of Game Update 12. Old Business 13. New Business 14. Public and other Agency Comments 15. Set Time and Place for next SRC Meeting 16. Adjournment The GAAR SRC meeting location and date may need to be changed based on weather or local circumstances. If the meeting date and location are changed, a notice will be published in local newspapers and announced on local radio stations prior to the meeting date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 21, 2009. Debora Cooper, Associate Regional Director, Resources, Alaska. [FR Doc. E9–24316 Filed 10–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service National Register of Historic Places; Weekly Listing of Historic Properties Pursuant to (36CFR60.13(b,c)) and (36CFR63.5), this notice, through publication of the information included herein, is to apprise the public as well as governmental agencies, associations and all other organizations and individuals interested in historic preservation, of the properties added to, or determined eligible for listing in, the National Register of Historic Places from August 3, to August 7, 2009. For further information, please contact Edson Beall via: United States Postal Service mail, at the National Register of Historic Places, 2280, National Park Service, 1849 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20240; in person (by appointment), 1201 Eye St. NW., 8th floor, Washington, DC 20005; by fax, 202–371–2229; by phone, 202–354– 2255; or by e-mail, Edson_Beall@nps.gov. E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 195 (Friday, October 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52254-52255]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-24443]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the 
USGS Production Estimate, Construction Sand and Gravel and Crushed and 
Broken Stone

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028-
0065).

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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 the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for 
the extension of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the 
USGS Construction Sand and Gravel and Crushed and Broken Stone. This 
collection consists of three forms and this notice provides the public 
an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these forms. We 
may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, 
a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 
control number.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before December 8, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Please submit a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, USGS 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, 2150-C Centre Avenue, Fort 
Collins, CO 80526-8118 (mail); 970-226-9445 (phone); 970-226-9230 
(fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-mail). Please reference Information 
Collection 1028-0065 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shonta E. Osborne at 703-648-7960 or 
by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Production Estimate, Construction Sand and Gravel and 
Crushed and Broken Stone.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0065.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This collection is needed to provide data on mineral 
production for annual reports published by commodity for use by 
Government agencies, Congressional offices, educational institutions, 
research organizations, financial institutions, consulting firms, 
industry, academia, and the general public. This information will be 
published in the ``Mineral Commodity

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Summaries,'' the first preliminary publication to furnish estimates 
covering the previous year's nonfuel mineral industry.
    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.
    Affected Public: Businesses that produce nonfuel industrial 
minerals.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Quarterly and Annually.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,014.
    Annual Burden Hours: 470 hours. We expect to receive 2,014 annual 
responses. We estimate an average of 10-15 minutes per response. This 
includes the time for reviewing instructions, gathering and maintaining 
data, and completing and reviewing the information.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 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: We are soliciting comments as to: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) 
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize 
the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    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 Ponds 970-
226-9445.

John H. DeYoung, Jr.,
Chief Scientist, Minerals Information Team, U.S. Geological Survey.
[FR Doc. E9-24443 Filed 10-8-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P