Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the Agricultural Energy Program Surveys, 34973-34974 [2010-14842]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 118 / Monday, June 21, 2010 / Notices the Administrator of NASS may request. The Committee will meet at least annually. All meetings are open to the public. Committee members are reimbursed for official travel expenses only. Send questions, comments, and requests for additional information to the e-mail address, fax number, or address listed above. Forest Service personnel; (2) Selection of a chairperson by the committee members; (3) Receive materials explaining the process for considering and recommending Title Il projects; and (4) Public comment. Persons who wish to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Signed at Washington, DC, May 25, 2010. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Dated: June 15, 2010. Cheryl Probert, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–14843 Filed 6–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE M [FR Doc. 2010–14891 Filed 6–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Forest Service Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. New Mexico Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical Advisory Panel AGENCY: ACTION: sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Salt Lake City, Utah. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Secure Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose is to hold the first meeting of the newly formed committee. DATES: The meeting will be held on June 29, 2010, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Salt Lake County Government Center, Room S1002, 2001 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT. Written comments should be sent to Loyal Clark, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, 88 West 100 North, Provo, UT 84601. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to lfclark@fs.fed.us, via facsimile to 801–342–5144. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the UintaWasatch-Cache National Forest, 88 West 100 North, Provo, UT 84601. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Loyal Clark, RAC Coordinator, USDA, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, 88 West 100 North, Provo, UT 84601; 801–342–5117; lfclark@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. The following business will be conducted: (1) Introductions of all committee members, replacement members and VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Jun 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: The New Mexico Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical Advisory Panel will meet in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to provide recommendations to the Regional Forester, USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region, on which forest restoration grant proposals submitted in response to the Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Request For Applications best meet the objectives of the Community Forest Restoration Act (Title VI, Pub. L. 106–393). DATES: The meeting will be held July 19–23, 2010, beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 19 and ending at approximately 4 p.m. on Friday, July 23. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Place Albuquerque/Uptown, 6901 Arvada Avenue, NE., Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 872– 9000. Written comments should be sent to Walter Dunn, at the Cooperative and International Forestry Staff, USDA Forest Service, 333 Broadway SE., Albuquerque, NM 87102. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to wdunn@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to Walter Dunn at (505) 842–3165. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Cooperative and International Forestry Staff, USDA Forest Service, 333 Broadway SE., Albuquerque, or during the Panel meeting at the Hyatt Place Albuquerque/Uptown, 6901 Arvada PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34973 Avenue, NE., Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 872–9000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Walter Dunn, Assistant Designated Federal Official, at (505) 842–3425, or Alicia San Gil, at (505) 842–3289, Cooperative and International Forestry Staff, USDA Forest Service, 333 Broadway SE., Albuquerque, NM 87102. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Panel discussion is limited to Forest Service staff and Panel members. However, project proponents may respond to questions of clarification from Panel members or Forest Service staff. Persons who wish to bring Collaborative Forest Restoration Program grant proposal review matters to the attention of the Panel may file written statements with the Panel staff before or after the meeting. Public input sessions will be provided and individuals who submitted written statements prior to the public input sessions will have the opportunity to address the Panel at those sessions. Dated: May 28, 2010. Corbin L. Newman, Jr., Regional Forester. [FR Doc. 2010–14762 Filed 6–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the Agricultural Energy Program Surveys AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service. ACTION: Notice and request for stakeholder input. SUMMARY: The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is currently conducting the 2009 On-farm Renewable Energy Production (OREP) survey as a follow-on to the 2007 Census of Agriculture. Respondents who answered that they generated energy or electricity in 2007 are eligible for the follow-on survey to determine types of selected energy produced and associated information. NASS is currently accepting stakeholder feedback on future energy related topics and questionnaire content for development of an annual agricultural energy survey. E:\FR\FM\21JNN1.SGM 21JNN1 34974 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 118 / Monday, June 21, 2010 / Notices DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 2, 2010 to be assured of consideration. Signed at Washington, DC, June 3, 2010. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. ADDRESSES: Requests must address items listed in the Supplementary Information section below. Please submit requests online at: http:// www.nass.usda.gov/energysurvey/ or via mail to: USDA–NASS, Energy Content Team, P.O. Box 27767, Raleigh, NC 27611; or fax to: 919–856–4139. If you have any questions, send an e-mail to: energyteam@nass.usda.gov or call 1–800–727–9540. [FR Doc. 2010–14842 Filed 6–18–10; 8:45 am] Dated: June 9, 2010. John A. Bricker, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Richmond, Virginia. BILLING CODE 3410–20–P [FR Doc. 2010–14846 Filed 6–18–10; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333, Fax: 202– 720–9013, or e-mail to: HQ_OA@nass.usda.gov. AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Department of Agriculture. The current On-Farm Renewable Energy Production survey is being conducted as a follow-on survey to the 2007 Census of Agriculture. In future years, annual surveys will measure changes within this sector of the farming industry and address other critical agricultural issues related to energy production and use. NASS is seeking input on ways to improve future surveys and ensure that new data collections address appropriate topics. Current plans for the expanded annual energy survey, including a link to the 2009 On-Farm Renewable Energy Production survey questionnaire, may be viewed on-line at: http://www.nass.usda.gov/ energysurvey/. Click on ‘‘Review energy program plans’’. Recommendations which propose new questions for NASS’s annual Agricultural Energy Program in the future must address the following justification categories: 1. What data are needed? 2. Why are the data needed? 3. At what geographic level are the data needed? (U.S., State, County, other) 4. Who will use these data? 5. What decisions will be influenced with these data? 6. What surveys have used the proposed question before; what testing has been done on the question; and what is known about its reliability and validity. 7. Draft of the recommended question. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized and considered by NASS in preparing the survey questionnaires for OMB approval. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Jun 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Natural Resources Conservation Service Notice of Proposed Change to Section IV of the Virginia State Technical Guide ACTION: Notice of availability of proposed changes in the Virginia NRCS State Technical Guide for review and comment. SUMMARY: It has been determined by the NRCS State Conservationist for Virginia that changes must be made in the NRCS State Technical Guide specifically in the following practice standards: #386, Field Border, #393, Filter Strip, and #655, Forest Trails and Landings. These practices will be used to plan and install conservation practices. DATES: Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with this date of publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John A. Bricker, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), 1606 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 209, Richmond, Virginia 23229–5014; Telephone number (804) 287–1691; Fax number (804) 287–1737. Copies of the practice standards will be made available upon written request to the address shown above or on the Virginia NRCS Web site: http:// www.va.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/ draftstandards.html. Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 states that revisions made after enactment of the law to NRCS State technical guides used to carry out highly erodible land and wetland provisions of the law shall be made available for public review and comment. For the next 30 days, the NRCS in Virginia will receive comments relative to the proposed changes. Following that period, a determination will be made by the NRCS in Virginia regarding disposition of those comments and a final determination of change will be made to the subject standards. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Trade Administration [C–570–966] Drill Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of drill pipe from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation. DATES: Effective Date: June 21, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Johnson or Eric Greynolds, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4793 and (202) 482–6071, respectively. Background On January 20, 2010, the Department initiated the countervailing and antidumping duty investigations on drill pipe from the PRC. See Drill Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 75 FR 4345 (January 27, 2010), and Drill Pipe From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 75 FR 4531 (January 28, 2010). The countervailing and antidumping duty investigations have the same scope with regard to the subject merchandise covered. On June 9, 2010, the petitioners 1 submitted a letter, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), requesting alignment of the final countervailing duty determination with the final determination in the companion 1 Petitioners are VAM Drilling USA, Inc., Texas Steel Conversions, Inc., Rotary Drilling Tools, TMK IPSCO, and United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL– CIO–CLC. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 118 (Monday, June 21, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34973-34974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-14842]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Opportunity To Submit Content Request for the 
Agricultural Energy Program Surveys

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service.

ACTION: Notice and request for stakeholder input.

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SUMMARY: The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is 
currently conducting the 2009 On-farm Renewable Energy Production 
(OREP) survey as a follow-on to the 2007 Census of Agriculture. 
Respondents who answered that they generated energy or electricity in 
2007 are eligible for the follow-on survey to determine types of 
selected energy produced and associated information. NASS is currently 
accepting stakeholder feedback on future energy related topics and 
questionnaire content for development of an annual agricultural energy 
survey.

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DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 2, 2010 to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Requests must address items listed in the Supplementary 
Information section below. Please submit requests online at: http://www.nass.usda.gov/energysurvey/ or via mail to: USDA-NASS, Energy 
Content Team, P.O. Box 27767, Raleigh, NC 27611; or fax to: 919-856-
4139. If you have any questions, send an e-mail to: 
energyteam@nass.usda.gov or call 1-800-727-9540.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-4333, Fax: 202-720-9013, or e-mail 
to: HQ_OA@nass.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The current On-Farm Renewable Energy 
Production survey is being conducted as a follow-on survey to the 2007 
Census of Agriculture. In future years, annual surveys will measure 
changes within this sector of the farming industry and address other 
critical agricultural issues related to energy production and use. NASS 
is seeking input on ways to improve future surveys and ensure that new 
data collections address appropriate topics. Current plans for the 
expanded annual energy survey, including a link to the 2009 On-Farm 
Renewable Energy Production survey questionnaire, may be viewed on-line 
at: http://www.nass.usda.gov/energysurvey/. Click on ``Review energy 
program plans''.
    Recommendations which propose new questions for NASS's annual 
Agricultural Energy Program in the future must address the following 
justification categories:
    1. What data are needed?
    2. Why are the data needed?
    3. At what geographic level are the data needed? (U.S., State, 
County, other)
    4. Who will use these data?
    5. What decisions will be influenced with these data?
    6. What surveys have used the proposed question before; what 
testing has been done on the question; and what is known about its 
reliability and validity.
    7. Draft of the recommended question.

All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and 
be summarized and considered by NASS in preparing the survey 
questionnaires for OMB approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, June 3, 2010.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2010-14842 Filed 6-18-10; 8:45 am]
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