Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 21591-21592 [2010-9570]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 79 / Monday, April 26, 2010 / Notices 1940–20, ‘‘Request for Environmental Information,’’ and in compliance with 7 CFR part 1940, subpart G, of this title. (Note: The environmental review process, including all required publications, must be completed prior to approval of any Rural Development funding.) The applicant may want to work with all federal organizations involved with the project, to promulgate a single environmental review document. (6) Submit a statement certifying that the project will be installed in accordance with applicable local, State, and national codes, regulations, and permits. (c) Resource assessment. Provide adequate and appropriate data to demonstrate the amount of renewable resource available. Indicate the quality of the resource, including temperature (if applicable), flow, and sustainability of the resource, including a summary of the resource evaluation process and the specifications of the measurement setup and the date and duration of the evaluation process and proximity to the proposed site. If less than 1 year of data is used, a qualified consultant must provide a detailed analysis of the correlation between the site data and a nearby, long-term measurement site. (d) Design and engineering. Provide authoritative evidence that the system will be designed and engineered so as to meet its intended purpose, will ensure public safety, and will comply with applicable laws, regulations, agreements, permits, codes, and standards. Projects shall be engineered by a qualified party. Systems must be engineered as a complete, integrated system with matched components. The engineering must be comprehensive, including site selection, system and component selection, conversion system component selection, design of the local collection grid, interconnection equipment selection, and system monitoring equipment. Systems must be constructed by a qualified party. (1) Provide a concise but complete description of the hydropower project, including location of the project, resource characteristics, system specifications, electric power system interconnection equipment and project monitoring equipment. Identify possible vendors and models of major system components. Provide the expected system energy production on a monthly and annual basis. (2) Describe the project site and address issues such as site access, proximity to the electrical grid, environmental concerns with emphasis on land use, air quality, water quality, habitat fragmentation, visibility, noise, construction, and installation issues. Identify any unique construction and installation issues. (e) Project development schedule. Identify each significant task, its beginning and end, and its relationship to the time needed to initiate and carry the project through startup and shakedown. Provide a detailed description of the project timeline, including resource assessment, system and site design, permits and agreements, equipment procurement, and system installation from excavation through startup and shakedown. (f) Project economic assessment. Provide a study that describes the costs and revenues VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:56 Apr 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 of the proposed project to demonstrate the financial performance of the proposed project. Provide a detailed analysis and description of project costs, including project management, resource assessment, project design, project permitting, land agreements, equipment, site preparation, system installation, startup and shakedown, warranties, insurance, financing, professional services, and operations and maintenance costs. Provide a detailed description of applicable investment incentives, productivity incentives, loans, and grants. Provide a detailed analysis and description of annual project revenues, including electricity sales, production tax credits, revenues from green tags, and any other production incentive programs throughout the life of the project. Provide a description of planned contingency fees or reserve funds to be used for unexpected large component replacement or repairs and for low productivity periods. In addition, provide other information necessary to assess the project’s cost effectiveness. (g) Equipment procurement. Demonstrate that equipment required by the system is available and can be procured and delivered within the proposed project development schedule. Hydropower systems may be constructed of components manufactured in more than one location. Provide a description of any unique equipment procurement issues such as scheduling and timing of component manufacture and delivery, ordering, warranties, shipping, receiving, and on-site storage or inventory. Provide a detailed description of equipment certification. Identify all the major equipment that is proprietary and justify how this unique equipment is needed to meet the requirements of the proposed design. Include a statement from the applicant certifying that ‘‘open and free’’ competition will be used for the procurement of project components in a manner consistent with the requirements of 7 CFR part 3015 of this title. (h) Equipment installation. Describe fully the management of and plan for site development and system installation, provide details regarding the scheduling of major installation equipment, including cranes, barges or other devices, needed for project construction, and provide a description of the startup and shakedown specifications and process and the conditions required for startup and shakedown for each equipment item individually and for the system as a whole. Include a statement from the applicant certifying that equipment installation will be made in accordance with all applicable safety and work rules. (i) Operations and maintenance. Identify the operations and maintenance requirements of the system necessary for the system to operate as designed over the design life. The application must: (1) Ensure that systems must have at least a 3-year warranty for equipment. Provide information regarding turbine warranties and availability of spare parts; (2) Describe the routine operations and maintenance requirements of the proposed project, including maintenance schedules for the mechanical and electrical systems and system monitoring and control requirements; PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21591 (3) Provide information that supports expected design life of the system and timing of major component replacement or rebuilds; (4) Provide and discuss the risk management plan for handling large, potential failures of major components such as the turbine gearbox or rotor. Include in the discussion, costs and labor associated with the operation and maintenance of the system, and plans for in-sourcing or out-sourcing; (5) Describe opportunities for technology transfer for long-term project operations and maintenance by a local entity or owner/ operator; and (6) For owner maintained portions of the system, describe any unique knowledge, skills, or abilities needed for service operations or maintenance. (j) Dismantling and disposal of project components. Describe a plan for dismantling and disposing of project components and associated wastes at the end of their useful lives. Describe the budget for and any unique concerns associated with the dismantling and disposal of project components and their wastes. [FR Doc. 2010–9580 Filed 4–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: International Trade Administration (ITA). Title: ITA Environmental Technologies Non-Tariff Barriers Survey. OMB Control Number: 0625–0241. Form Number(s): ITA–4150P. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 33. Number of Respondents: 200. Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Needs and Uses: The environmental technologies industry has consistently cited the proliferation of non-tariff barriers as a factor that is making increased U.S. exports in this sector more difficult. This factor has been cited across all subsectors of environmental technologies products and all global geographic regions. The collection of information related to the experience of U.S. exporters with regard to these nontariff measures is essential to the mission of the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. It also allows accurate market analysis as well as support to industry in its export efforts E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 21592 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 79 / Monday, April 26, 2010 / Notices and to the U.S. government in its trade negotiation efforts. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Wendy Liberante, (202) 395–3647. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Wendy Liberante, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395–7285 or via the Internet at Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov. Dated: April 21, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Natural Resource Damage Assessment Restoration Project Information Sheet sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 25, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection 16:56 Apr 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 I. Abstract The purpose of the collection of this information is to assist state and federal Natural Resource Trustees in more efficiently carrying out the restoration planning phase of Natural Resource Damage Assessments (NRDA), in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321–4370d; 40 CFR 1500–1500 and other federal and local statutes and regulations as applicable. The NRDA Restoration Project Information Sheet is designed to facilitate the collection of information on existing, planned, or proposed restoration projects. This information will be used by the Natural Resource Trustees to develop potential restoration alternatives for natural resource injuries and service losses requiring restoration during the restoration planning phase of the NRDA process. II. Method of Collection The Restoration Project Information Sheet can be submitted on paper through the mail or faxed, or can be submitted electronically via the Internet or e-mail. [FR Doc. 2010–9570 Filed 4–23–10; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 instrument and instructions should be directed to Lisa Vandiver, (301) 713– 0174 or Lisa.Vandiver@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0497. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State, local, or tribal governments; individuals or households; business or other for-profits organizations; not-for-profit institutions; farms; and the Federal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 66. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes including the time for reviewing instructions, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 55. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for 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 shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–9596 Filed 4–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE U.S. Census Bureau Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Business and Professional Classification Report AGENCY: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before June 25, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Scott Handmaker, Chief, Economic Classifications Operations Branch, U.S. Census Bureau, 8K149, Washington, DC 20233, Telephone: 301–763–7107; E-mail: Scott.P.Handmaker@census.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Business and Professional Classification Report survey (SQ– E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 79 (Monday, April 26, 2010)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: International Trade Administration (ITA).
    Title: ITA Environmental Technologies Non-Tariff Barriers Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0625-0241.
    Form Number(s): ITA-4150P.
    Type of Request: Regular submission.
    Burden Hours: 33.
    Number of Respondents: 200.
    Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The environmental technologies industry has 
consistently cited the proliferation of non-tariff barriers as a factor 
that is making increased U.S. exports in this sector more difficult. 
This factor has been cited across all subsectors of environmental 
technologies products and all global geographic regions. The collection 
of information related to the experience of U.S. exporters with regard 
to these non-tariff measures is essential to the mission of the U.S. 
Department of Commerce Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. 
It also allows accurate market analysis as well as support to industry 
in its export efforts

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and to the U.S. government in its trade negotiation efforts.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    OMB Desk Officer: Wendy Liberante, (202) 395-3647.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at 
dHynek@doc.gov.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to Wendy Liberante, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395-7285 or via 
the Internet at Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov.

    Dated: April 21, 2010.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-9570 Filed 4-23-10; 8:45 am]
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