Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; User Engagement Survey for Water Resources Forecasts and Climate Information, 51751 [2010-20803]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 162 / Monday, August 23, 2010 / Notices 51751 COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the New Jersey State Advisory Committee National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; User Engagement Survey for Water Resources Forecasts and Climate Information conjunction with workshops related to water resources and/or climate. This information collection will be conducted by the National Weather Service. II. Method of Collection Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, that a planning meeting of the New Jersey State Advisory Committee will convene at on September 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Legislative Annex Building, 125 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, Room 10. The purpose of the planning meeting is to discuss committee member suggestions for a briefing topic to be scheduled in FY 2011. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by October 21, 2010. Written comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 Ninth Street, NW., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20425. They may be faxed to 202–376– 7748, or e-mailed to ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Eastern Regional Office at 202–376–7533. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Eastern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are directed to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above e-mail or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Dated in Washington, DC, August 18, 2010. Peter Minarik, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 2010–20831 Filed 8–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:31 Aug 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 October 22, 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 Kevin Werner, (801) 524– 5130 or kevin.werner@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This is a proposed new information collection. As part of the NOAA mission: ‘‘To understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation’s economic, social, and environmental needs’’, the proposed survey will be part of a stakeholder engagement effort to more clearly define what those needs are. The proposed survey will be used to engage with and assess the science and forecasting needs of stakeholders in the water resources sector. The water resources sector includes agencies and companies operating reservoirs, and private and public interests in regulating rivers. The survey is designed to (1) assess the accessibility and utility of water and climate information and data, (2) assess participants’ perceptions and knowledge about water and climate, and (3) evaluate user needs and the gaps in existing water and climate information. Participation in the survey will be entirely voluntary and will usually be in PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Respondents will have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. Methods of submittal include electronic forms, and mail and facsimile transmission of paper forms. III. Data OMB Control Number: None. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (new collection). Affected Public: Non-profit institutions; State, local, or tribal government; business or other for-profit organizations; Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90. Estimated Time Per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 45. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $100 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. 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 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. Dated: August 18, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–20803 Filed 8–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KE–P E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; User Engagement 
Survey for Water Resources Forecasts and Climate Information

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

ACTION: Notice.

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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 October 22, 
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 Kevin Werner, (801) 524-5130 or kevin.werner@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This is a proposed new information collection.
    As part of the NOAA mission: ``To understand and predict changes in 
the Earth's environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine 
resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental 
needs'', the proposed survey will be part of a stakeholder engagement 
effort to more clearly define what those needs are. The proposed survey 
will be used to engage with and assess the science and forecasting 
needs of stakeholders in the water resources sector. The water 
resources sector includes agencies and companies operating reservoirs, 
and private and public interests in regulating rivers. The survey is 
designed to (1) assess the accessibility and utility of water and 
climate information and data, (2) assess participants' perceptions and 
knowledge about water and climate, and (3) evaluate user needs and the 
gaps in existing water and climate information. Participation in the 
survey will be entirely voluntary and will usually be in conjunction 
with workshops related to water resources and/or climate. This 
information collection will be conducted by the National Weather 
Service.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents will have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. 
Methods of submittal include electronic forms, and mail and facsimile 
transmission of paper forms.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (new collection).
    Affected Public: Non-profit institutions; State, local, or tribal 
government; business or other for-profit organizations; Federal 
Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 90.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 45.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $100 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

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 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.

    Dated: August 18, 2010.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-20803 Filed 8-20-10; 8:45 am]
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