Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 43485 [2010-17807]

Download as PDF 43485 Notices Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 142 Monday, July 26, 2010 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; South Pacific Tuna Act National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 September 24, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 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 and instructions should be directed to Raymond P. Clarke, National Marine Fisheries Service, 808–944–2205 or raymond.clarke@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment assistance filed under the FY 2011 Program by three wool producers on behalf of wool producers in Montana. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether increasing imports of wool contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the average annual price of wool, quantity or production, value of production, or cash receipts, compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If the determination is affirmative, producers who produce and market wool in Montana will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency for free technical assistance and cash benefits. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720–0638, or (202) 690–0633; or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 14, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–17807 Filed 7–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Jul 23, 2010 Jkt 220001 I. Abstract This request is for review of an extension of a currently approved collection. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) collects vessel license, vessel registration, catch, and unloading information from operators of United States (U.S.) purse seine vessels fishing within a large region of the central and western Pacific Ocean. This is governed by the Treaty on Fisheries between the Governments of Certain Pacific Island States and the Government of the United States of America, signed in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 1987, and its annexes, schedules and implementing agreements, as amended (Treaty). The collection of information is required to meet U.S. obligations under the Treaty. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Treaty authorizes U.S. tuna vessels to fish within fishing zones of a large region of the Pacific Ocean. The South Pacific Tuna Act of 1988 (16 U.S.C. 973–973r) and U.S. implementing regulations (50 CFR Part 300, Subpart D) authorize the collection of information from participants in the Treaty fishery. Vessel operators who wish to participate in the Treaty Fishery must submit annual vessel license and registration (including registration of vessel monitoring system (VMS) units) applications and periodic written reports of catch and unloading of fish from licensed vessels. They are also required to ensure the continued operation of VMS units on board licensed vessels, which is expected to require periodic maintenance of the units. The information collected is submitted to the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) through the U.S. government, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The license and registration application information is used by the FFA to determine the operational capability and financial responsibility of a vessel operator interested in participating in the Treaty fishery. Information obtained from vessel catch and unloading reports is used by the FFA to assess fishing effort and fishery resources in the region and to track the amount of fish caught within each Pacific island state’s exclusive economic zone for fair disbursement of Treaty monies. The maintenance of VMS units is needed to ensure the continuous operation of the VMS units, which, as part of the VMS administered by the FFA, are used as an enforcement tool. If the information is not collected, the U.S. government will not meet its obligations under the Treaty, and the lack of fishing information will result in poor management of the fishery resources. II. Method of Collection All forms are to be submitted in hard copy, via mail. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0218. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 38. E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 142 / Monday, July 26, 2010 / 
Notices

[[Page 43485]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) today 
accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment 
assistance filed under the FY 2011 Program by three wool producers on 
behalf of wool producers in Montana. The Administrator will determine 
within 40 days whether increasing imports of wool contributed 
importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the average annual 
price of wool, quantity or production, value of production, or cash 
receipts, compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. 
If the determination is affirmative, producers who produce and market 
wool in Montana will be eligible to apply to the Farm Service Agency 
for free technical assistance and cash benefits.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trade Adjustment Assistance for 
Farmers Staff, FAS, USDA, by phone: (202) 720-0638, or (202) 690-0633; 
or by e-mail: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for 
Farmers' Web site: https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa.

    Dated: July 14, 2010.
John D. Brewer,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-17807 Filed 7-23-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-10-P