Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, 45092-45093 [2010-18850]

Download as PDF 45092 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 147 / Monday, August 2, 2010 / Notices in establishing policy for agricultural air quality and to avoid duplication of efforts; (4) Assist, to the extent practical, Federal agencies in correcting erroneous data with respect to agricultural air quality; and (5) Ensure that air quality research, related to agriculture, receives adequate peer review and considers economic feasibility. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AAQTF Membership The task force will be made up of United States citizens and be composed of: (1) Individuals with expertise in agricultural air quality and agricultural production; (2) Representatives of institutions with expertise in the impacts of air quality on human health; (3) Representatives from agriculture interest groups having expertise in production agriculture; (4) Representatives from State or local agencies having expertise in agriculture and air quality; and (5) Atmospheric scientists. Task force nominations must be in writing and provide the appropriate background documents required by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, including Form AD–755. Previous nominees and current task force members who wish to be reappointed must update their nominations and provide a new background disclosure form (AD–755) to reaffirm their candidacy (https:// www.ocio.usda.gov/forms/ ocio_forms.html). Service as a task force member will not constitute employment by, or the holding of an office of, the United States for the purpose of any Federal law. A task force member will serve for a term of 2 years. Task force members will receive no compensation from NRCS for their service as task force members except as described below. While away from home or regular place of business as a member of the task force, the member will be eligible for travel expenses paid by NRCS, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, at the same rate as a person employed intermittently in the government service, under section 5703 of Title 5, U.S.C. Additional information about the AAQTF may be found on the World Wide Web at https:// www.airquality.nrcs.usda.gov/AAQTF/. Submitting Nominations Nominations should be typed and include the following: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:04 Jul 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 (1) A brief summary, of no more than two pages, explaining the nominee’s qualifications to serve on the AAQTF; (2) Resume; (3) A completed copy of form AD– 755; (4) Any recent publications relative to air quality; and (5) Any letters of endorsement. Nominations should be sent to Jeff Schmidt, Acting Designated Federal Official, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 420 South State Road 7, Suite 160, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33414 by September 16, 2010. Equal Opportunity Statement To ensure that recommendations of the task force take into account the needs of underserved and diverse communities served by USDA, membership will include, to the extent practicable, individuals representing minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. USDA prohibits discrimination in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability. Additionally, discrimination on the basis of political beliefs and marital or family status is also prohibited by statutes enforced by USDA (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). Persons with disabilities who require alternate means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact the USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Signed this 28th day of July, 2010, in Washington, DC. Dave White, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service. [FR Doc. 2010–18882 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 the New Hampshire Commercial Fishermen’s Association on behalf of American lobster (Homarus PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 americanus) fishermen who catch and market their lobster in New Hampshire. The Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of American lobster contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the average annual price of lobster compared to the average of the 3 preceding marketing years. If the determination is affirmative, fishermen who land and market American lobster in New Hampshire 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 Program Staff, FAS, USDA by phone: (202) 720–0638 or (202) 690– 0633; or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 21, 2010. John D. Brewer Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–18712 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment assistance under the FY 2011 program, filed by the Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association on behalf of American lobster (Homarus americanus) fishermen who catch and market their lobster in Massachusetts. The FAS Administrator will determine within 40 days whether or not increasing imports of American lobster contributed importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the production value of lobster compared to the average of the three preceding marketing years. If a determination is affirmative, fishermen who land and market American lobster in Massachusetts 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 Program Staff, Office of Trade Programs, USDA, at (202) 720–0638 or (202) 690–0633, or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; or visit E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 147 / Monday, August 2, 2010 / Notices the TAA for Farmers’ Web site: https:// www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa. Dated: July 22, 2010. John D. Brewer, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2010–18850 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Marine Recreational Fisheries Statistics Survey. OMB Control Number: 0648–0052. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (revision of a previously approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 746,345 total (5,040 for new panel study). Average Hours per Response: Screening questionnaire, 8 minutes; monthly angler diary, 10 minutes. Burden Hours: 49,640 total (3,192 for panel study). Needs and Uses: This request is for a revision of a previously approved information collection. Marine recreational anglers are surveyed for catch and effort data, fish biology data, and angler socioeconomic characteristics. These data are required to carry out provisions of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) as amended, regarding conservation and management of fishery resources. The marine recreational fishing catch and effort data are currently collected through a combination of telephone surveys and on-site intercept surveys with recreational anglers. Recent amendments to the MSA require the development of an improved data collection program for recreational fisheries. To meet the requirements of the MSA, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service is developing pilot studies to test alternative approaches for surveying recreational anglers. Studies will test the effectiveness of panel surveys for contacting anglers and collecting recreational fishing catch and effort data. The goal of these studies is to develop an efficient means of VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:04 Jul 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 collecting fishing data while maintaining complete coverage of the angling population, as well as testing assumptions and assessing potential sources of error in ongoing recreational fishing surveys. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Monthly and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. 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 6616, 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 David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: July 27, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–18849 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–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: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Education, Educational Partnership Program (EPP) and Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program. OMB Control Number: 0648–0568. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Number of Respondents: 3,484. Average Hours per Response: Graduate sciences and undergraduate student applications, 8 hours; references and alumni updates, 1 hour; student tracker database updates, 16 hours. Burden Hours: 11,328. Needs and Uses: Under the authority of section 4002 of the America PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 45093 COMPETES Act, Public Law 110–69, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education (OEd) collects, evaluates and assesses student data and information for the purpose of selecting successful candidates, generating internal NOAA reports and articles to demonstrate the success of its scholarship programs. The OEd requires applicants to its student scholarship programs to complete an application for NOAA undergraduate and graduate scholarship programs. Part of the application package requires completion of a NOAA student scholar reference form in support of the scholarship application, by academic professors/advisors. NOAA OEd student scholar alumni are also requested to provide information to NOAA for internal tracking purposes. NOAA OEd grantees are required to update the student tracker database with the required student information. In addition, the collected student data supports NOAA OEd’s program performance measures. Affected Public: Individuals or households, state, local and tribal government, not-for-profit organizations. Frequency: Annually and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits and voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. 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 6616, 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 David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: July 28, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–18855 Filed 7–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 147 (Monday, August 2, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45092-45093]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-18850]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), today 
accepted and began a review of a petition for trade adjustment 
assistance under the FY 2011 program, filed by the Massachusetts 
Lobstermen's Association on behalf of American lobster (Homarus 
americanus) fishermen who catch and market their lobster in 
Massachusetts. The FAS Administrator will determine within 40 days 
whether or not increasing imports of American lobster contributed 
importantly to a greater than 15-percent decrease in the production 
value of lobster compared to the average of the three preceding 
marketing years. If a determination is affirmative, fishermen who land 
and market American lobster in Massachusetts 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 Program Staff, Office of Trade Programs, USDA, at (202) 720-
0638 or (202) 690-0633, or by e-mail at: tradeadjustment@fas.usda.gov; 
or visit

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the TAA for Farmers' Web site: https://www.fas.usda.gov/itp/taa.

    Dated: July 22, 2010.
John D. Brewer,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-18850 Filed 7-30-10; 8:45 am]
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