Agency Information Collection Activity, 6215-6216 [2010-2647]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2010 / Notices at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/ trade_outreach/coac/ or, alternatively, by contacting Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20229; tradeevents@dhs.gov; telephone 202– 344–1440; facsimile 202–325–4290. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Wanda Tate as soon as possible. Dated: February 3, 2010. Kimberly Marsho, Director, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2010–2652 Filed 2–5–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2010–0032] Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (‘‘HOGANSAC’’ or ‘‘the Committee’’) and its working groups will meet in Houston, Texas to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Committee’s working groups will meet on Thursday, February 25, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 4, 2010. Requests to have a copy of your materials distributed to each member of the committee or working group should reach the Coast Guard on or before February 24, 2010. All comments and related material submitted after the meeting must be received by the Coast Guard on or before April 11, 2010. ADDRESSES: The Committee and working groups will meet at Western VerDate Nov<24>2008 11:51 Feb 05, 2010 Jkt 220001 Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA), 1717 East Loop, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77029, (713) 678–7655. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Commander Michael Zidik, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of HOGANSAC, CG SEC Houston-Galveston, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029. This notice and documents identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section as being available in the docket may be viewed in our online docket, USCG– 2010–0032, at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions concerning the meeting, please call or e-mail Lieutenant Junior Grade Margaret Brown, Waterways Management Branch, Coast Guard; telephone 713–678–9001, e-mail Margaret.A.Brown@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). Agendas of the Meetings Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). The tentative agenda is as follows: (1) Opening Remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Landry) and Chairperson (Ms. Tava Foret). (2) Approval of May 19, 2009 minutes. (3) Old Business. (a) Navigation Operations (NAVOPS)/ Maritime Incident Review subcommittee report; (b) Dredging subcommittee report; (c) Technology subcommittee report; (d) Waterways Optimization subcommittee report; (e) Commercial Recovery Contingency (CRC) Subcommittee replacement needed (vote required by group). (f) HOGANSAC Outreach subcommittee report; (g) Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Liaison’s report. (4) New Business. (a) Towing Vessel Bridging Program Explanation. (b) State of the Waterways Address. (5) Announcements. (a) PAWSA Completion and VTSA Change Request. (b) Schedule Next Meetings. Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups meeting is as follows: (1) Presentation by each working group of its accomplishments and plans for the future; PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6215 (2) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group; (3) Put forth any action items for consideration at full committee meeting. Procedural Both meetings are open to the public. Please note that meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chairs’ discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at the Committee meeting, please notify the DFO no later than March 4, 2010. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than February 24, 2010. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Committee in advance of the meetings, please submit 19 copies to the Coast Guard no later than February 24, 2010. Information on Service for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the public meeting, contact Lieutenant Junior Grade Margaret Brown at the telephone number or e-mail address indicated under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Dated: January 23, 2010. M.E. Woodring, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Sector Houston-Galveston. [FR Doc. 2010–2618 Filed 2–5–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Agency Information Collection Activity AGENCY: United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR which is summarized below describes the nature of this collection and the estimate burden and cost. 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 March 10, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this information E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 6216 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2010 / Notices collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at OMB– OIRA at (202) 395–5806 (fax) or OIRA_DOCKET@OMB.eop.gov (e-mail). Please provide a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 2150–C Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); (970) 226–9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-mail). Please reference Information Collection 1028– 0090 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William C. Burton at (703) 648–6904 or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract During FY10, the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) will provide funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for improvement of the volcano and other monitoring systems and other monitoring-related activities that contribute to mitigation of volcano hazards. This notice concerns the collection of information that is sufficient and relevant to evaluate and select proposals for funding under the VHP. We will accept proposals from State geological surveys and academic institutions requesting funds to assist in the monitoring of active volcanoes and to conduct volcano-related research. Financial assistance will be awarded on a competitive basis following the evaluation and ranking of State and academic proposals. VHP proposals will be reviewed by a peer panel of six (6) members. Five members will be Department of the Interior representatives and one member will be an external representative. To submit a proposal, you must follow the written guideline (that will be made available at http://www.Grants.gov) and complete a project narrative. The application must be submitted via Grants.gov. Grant recipients must complete a final technical report at the end of the project period. Narrative and report guidance is available through http:// volcanoes.usgs.gov/ and at http:// www.Grants.gov. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0090. Title: Volcano Hazards Program (VHP). Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. VerDate Nov<24>2008 11:51 Feb 05, 2010 Jkt 220001 Description of Respondents: State Geological Surveys and academic institutions. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20 applications and 12 final reports. Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: 796 hours. We expect to receive approximately 20 applications. It will take each applicant approximately 35 hours to complete the narrative and present supporting documents. This includes the time for project conception and development, proposal writing, and reviewing and submitting the proposal application through Grants.gov (totaling 700 burden hours). We anticipate awarding 12 grants per year. The award recipients must submit a final report at the end of the project. We estimate that it will take approximately 8 hours to complete the requirement for that report (totaling 96 hours). Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. III. Request for Comments On November 16, 2009, we published a Federal Register notice (74 FR 58973) announcing that we would submit this information to OMB for approval. We solicited comments for a period of 60 days, ending on January 15, 2010. We did not receive any comments concerning that Federal Register notice. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (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 on the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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 publically available at any time. While you can ask us 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 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: January 26, 2010. Suzette Kimball, Associate Director for Geology, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2010–2647 Filed 2–5–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS-R9-WSR-2010-N029] [91400-5420Survey-7B and 91400-9782-Survey-7B] Proposed Information Collection; OMB Control Number 1018-0088; National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR) AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. SUMMARY: We (Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. 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: To ensure that we are able to consider your comments on this IC, we must receive them by April 9, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the IC to Hope Grey, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service, MS 222–ARLSQ, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 (mail); or hope_grey@fws.gov (e-mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this IC, contact Hope Grey by mail or email (see ADDRESSES) or by telephone at (703) 358–2482. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The information collected for the National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR) assists Federal and State agencies in administering the Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration grant programs. The 2011 FHWAR will provide up-to-date information on the uses and demands for wildlife-related recreation resources, trends in uses of those resources, and a basis for E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 25 (Monday, February 8, 2010)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-2647]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


Agency Information Collection Activity

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

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) have sent an Information 
Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval. The ICR which is summarized below describes 
the nature of this collection and the estimate burden and cost. 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 March 10, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this information

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collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at 
OMB-OIRA at (202) 395-5806 (fax) or OIRA_DOCKET@OMB.eop.gov (e-mail). 
Please provide a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, USGS 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, 2150-C Center Avenue, Fort 
Collins, CO 80525 (mail); (970) 226-9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-
mail). Please reference Information Collection 1028-0090 in the subject 
line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William C. Burton at (703) 648-6904 or 
by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Center, Sunrise Valley 
Drive, Reston, VA 20192.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    During FY10, the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) will provide funding 
under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for improvement 
of the volcano and other monitoring systems and other monitoring-
related activities that contribute to mitigation of volcano hazards. 
This notice concerns the collection of information that is sufficient 
and relevant to evaluate and select proposals for funding under the 
VHP. We will accept proposals from State geological surveys and 
academic institutions requesting funds to assist in the monitoring of 
active volcanoes and to conduct volcano-related research. Financial 
assistance will be awarded on a competitive basis following the 
evaluation and ranking of State and academic proposals. VHP proposals 
will be reviewed by a peer panel of six (6) members. Five members will 
be Department of the Interior representatives and one member will be an 
external representative. To submit a proposal, you must follow the 
written guideline (that will be made available at http://www.Grants.gov) and complete a project narrative. The application must 
be submitted via Grants.gov. Grant recipients must complete a final 
technical report at the end of the project period. Narrative and report 
guidance is available through http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/ and at http://www.Grants.gov.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0090.
    Title: Volcano Hazards Program (VHP).
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Description of Respondents: State Geological Surveys and academic 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20 applications and 12 final 
reports.
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Hour'' Burden: 796 
hours. We expect to receive approximately 20 applications. It will take 
each applicant approximately 35 hours to complete the narrative and 
present supporting documents. This includes the time for project 
conception and development, proposal writing, and reviewing and 
submitting the proposal application through Grants.gov (totaling 700 
burden hours). We anticipate awarding 12 grants per year. The award 
recipients must submit a final report at the end of the project. We 
estimate that it will take approximately 8 hours to complete the 
requirement for that report (totaling 96 hours).
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this collection 
of information.

III. Request for Comments

    On November 16, 2009, we published a Federal Register notice (74 FR 
58973) announcing that we would submit this information to OMB for 
approval. We solicited comments for a period of 60 days, ending on 
January 15, 2010. We did not receive any comments concerning that 
Federal Register notice.
    We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (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 on the proposed 
collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 
minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    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 publically available at any time. 
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.

    Dated: January 26, 2010.
Suzette Kimball,
Associate Director for Geology, U.S. Geological Survey.
[FR Doc. 2010-2647 Filed 2-5-10; 8:45 am]
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