Availability of Grants Funds for Fiscal Year 2011, 67683-67684 [2010-27700]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 3, 2010 / Notices The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 15566 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 713–0376; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701; phone (727) 824–5312; fax (727) 824–5309. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division: • By e-mail to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov (include the File No. in the subject line of the email), • By facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or • At the above address. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division at the above address. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristy Beard or Amy Hapeman, (301) 713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). The purpose of this research is to assess temporal change in catch rates, size distributions, sex and genetic ratios, and health of sea turtles. Up to 345 loggerhead, 29 Kemp’s ridley, 9 green, 1 leatherback, and 1 hawksbill sea turtle would be captured annually by trawl in coastal waters between Winyah Bay, SC and St. Augustine, FL. Turtles would be handled, blood sampled, measured, flipper and passive integrated transponder (PIT) tagged, photographed, and released. A subsample of animals would be authorized for barnacle, keratin, and fecal sampling, cloacal swabs, laproscopy, ultrasound, and attachment of satellite and/or VHF transmitters. Up to five loggerhead, one Kemp’s ridley, one green, one jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Nov 02, 2010 Jkt 223001 leatherback, and one hawksbill sea turtle could be accidentally killed over the life of the permit. The permit would be valid for 5 years. Dated: October 28, 2010. Tammy C. Adams, Acting Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–27776 Filed 11–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [Docket No.: 100630282–0522–04] RIN 0648–ZC18 Availability of Grants Funds for Fiscal Year 2011 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 67683 or fax copies will be accepted. Full proposal application packages, including any letters of support, should be submitted together in one package. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For administrative questions, contact James Lewis Free, NOAA CSC; 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Room B–119; Charleston, South Carolina 29405–2413, phone 843–740–1185, fax 843–740– 1224, e-mail James.L.Free@noaa.gov. For technical questions regarding this announcement, contact Rebecca Smyth, phone 510–251–8324, e-mail Rebecca.Smyth@noaa.gov. NOAA publishes this notice to correct the funding opportunity number referenced in the NOAA Regional Ocean Partnership Funding Program—FY2011 Funding Competition announced in the Federal Register on September 13, 2010 (75 FR 55541). The correct funding opportunity number is NOAA–NOS– CSC–2011–2002721. All other requirements published in the September 13, 2010 Federal Register notice for this program remain the same. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA publishes this notice to provide the correct funding opportunity number for the NOAA Regional Ocean Partnership Funding Program—FY2011 Funding Competition. The original solicitation, which was announced in the Federal Register on September 13, 2010, gave an incorrect funding opportunity number— NOAA–NOS–CSC–2011–2002718. This notice corrects that error by providing the correct funding opportunity number—NOAA–NOS–CSC–2011– 2002721. Limitation of Liability Full proposals must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. ET, December 10, 2010. For proposals submitted through Grants.gov, a date and time receipt indication by Grants.gov will be the basis of determining timeliness. Hard copy applications will be date and time stamped when they are received. Full proposals received after the submission deadline will not be reviewed or considered. ADDRESSES: Full proposal application packages, including any letters of support, should be submitted through the apply function on Grants.gov. The standard NOAA funding application package is available at http:// www.grants.gov. If an applicant does not have Internet access, one set of originals (signed) and two copies of the proposals and related forms should be mailed to the attention of James Lewis Free, NOAA Coastal Services Center, 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405–2413. No e-mail Universal Identifier SUMMARY: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In no event will NOAA or the Department of Commerce be responsible for proposal preparation costs if this program is cancelled because of other agency priorities. Publication of this announcement does not oblige NOAA to award any specific project or to obligate any available funds. Applicants are hereby given notice that funding for the Fiscal Year 2011 program is contingent upon the availability of Fiscal Year 2011 appropriations. Applicants should be aware they are required to provide a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number during the application process. See the October 30, 2002, Federal Register, (67 FR 66177) for additional information. Organizations can receive a DUNS number at no cost by calling the dedicated toll-free DUNS Number request line at 1–866–705–5711 or via the Internet at http:// www.dunandbradstreet.com. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) NOAA must analyze the potential environmental impacts, as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), for applicant projects or proposals which are seeking NOAA federal funding opportunities. Detailed information on NOAA compliance with NEPA can be found at the following E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 67684 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 3, 2010 / Notices jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES NOAA NEPA Web site: http:// www.nepa.noaa.gov/ including our NOAA Administrative Order 216–6 for NEPA http://www.nepa.noaa.gov/ NAO216_6_TOC.pdf and the Council on Environmental Quality implementation regulations http://ceq.eh.doe.gov/nepa/ regs/ceq/toc_ceq.htm. Consequently, as part of an applicant’s package, and under their description of their program activities, applicants are required to provide detailed information on the activities to be conducted, locations, sites, species and habitat to be affected, possible construction activities, and any environmental concerns that may exist (e.g., the use and disposal of hazardous or toxic chemicals, introduction of nonindigenous species, impacts to endangered and threatened species, aquaculture projects, and impacts to coral reef systems). In addition to providing specific information that will serve as the basis for any required impact analyses, applicants may also be requested to assist NOAA in drafting of an environmental assessment, if NOAA determines an assessment is required. Applicants will also be required to cooperate with NOAA in identifying feasible measures to reduce or avoid any identified adverse environmental impacts of their proposal. The failure to do so shall be grounds for not selecting an application. In some cases if additional information is required after an application is selected, funds can be withheld by the Grants Officer under a special award condition requiring the recipient to submit additional environmental compliance information sufficient to enable NOAA to make an assessment on any impacts that a project may have on the environment. The Department of Commerce Preaward Notification Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements contained in the Federal Register notice of October 1, 2001 (66 FR 49917), as amended by the Federal Register notice published on: October 30, 2002 (67 FR 66109); December 30, 2004 (69 FR 78389); and February 11, 2008 (73 FR 7696) are applicable to this solicitation. Paperwork Reduction Act This document contains collection-ofinformation requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The use of Standard Forms 424, 424A, 424B, and SF–LLL have been approved by OMB under the respective control numbers 0348–0043, 0348–0044, 0348– 0040, and 0348–0046. The application requirements specific to the NOAA Regional Ocean Partnership Funding Program have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget under Control Number 0648–0538. Public VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Nov 02, 2010 Jkt 223001 reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 3 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other suggestions for reducing this burden to Ms. Cristi Reid, NOAA Office of Program Planning and Integration, SSMC 3, Room 15700, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. The information collection does not request any proprietary or confidential information. No confidentiality is provided. Notwithstanding any other provisions of the law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall any person be subjected to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. Executive Order 12866 This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes of Executive Order 12866. Executive Order 13132 (Federalism) It has been determined that this notice does not contain policies with Federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. Administrative Procedure Act/ Regulatory Flexibility Act Prior notice and an opportunity for public comment are not required by the Administrative Procedure Act or any other law for rules concerning public property, loans, grants, benefits, and contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comment are not required pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553 or any other law, the analytical requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory flexibility analysis has not been prepared. Dated: October 27, 2010. Christopher C. Cartwright, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management. [FR Doc. 2010–27700 Filed 11–2–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [Docket No.: 100630282–0522–03] RIN 0648–ZC18 Availability of Grants Funds for Fiscal Year 2011 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: NOAA publishes this notice to extend the final application solicitation period for the Fiscal Year 2011 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements. The original solicitation, which was announced in the Federal Register on July 16, 2010, gave an incorrect final application due date of February 21, 2011. This notice corrects that error by extending the final application period for this program until February 22, 2011. As the original announcement states, final applications will be accepted ONLY from those preapplicants who are invited to submit a final application. DATES: Final applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday, February 22, 2011. SUMMARY: Final applications will be accepted only from those applicants who are invited to submit a final application. The applicant may submit the final application (narratives, federal forms, and supporting documentation) in one of two ways: Applications must be submitted through http:// www.grants.gov, unless an applicant does not have internet access. In that case, hard copies with original signatures and scanned copies on a CD must be postmarked by 5 p.m., U.S. Eastern Standard Time, on February 22, 2011 and sent to: Scot Frew, NOAA/ NOS International Program Office, 1315 East West Highway, 5th Floor, N/IP, Room 5826, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Late final applications by any method cannot be accepted under any circumstances. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For administrative or technical issues, contact Scot Frew at 301–713–3078 x220 or by e-mail at Scot.Frew@noaa.gov. NOAA publishes this notice to extend the final application solicitation period for the Fiscal Year 2011 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 212 (Wednesday, November 3, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67683-67684]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-27700]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[Docket No.: 100630282-0522-04]
RIN 0648-ZC18


Availability of Grants Funds for Fiscal Year 2011

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: NOAA publishes this notice to provide the correct funding 
opportunity number for the NOAA Regional Ocean Partnership Funding 
Program--FY2011 Funding Competition. The original solicitation, which 
was announced in the Federal Register on September 13, 2010, gave an 
incorrect funding opportunity number--NOAA-NOS-CSC-2011-2002718. This 
notice corrects that error by providing the correct funding opportunity 
number--NOAA-NOS-CSC-2011-2002721.

DATES: Full proposals must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. ET, 
December 10, 2010. For proposals submitted through Grants.gov, a date 
and time receipt indication by Grants.gov will be the basis of 
determining timeliness. Hard copy applications will be date and time 
stamped when they are received. Full proposals received after the 
submission deadline will not be reviewed or considered.

ADDRESSES: Full proposal application packages, including any letters of 
support, should be submitted through the apply function on Grants.gov. 
The standard NOAA funding application package is available at http://www.grants.gov. If an applicant does not have Internet access, one set 
of originals (signed) and two copies of the proposals and related forms 
should be mailed to the attention of James Lewis Free, NOAA Coastal 
Services Center, 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 
29405-2413. No e-mail or fax copies will be accepted. Full proposal 
application packages, including any letters of support, should be 
submitted together in one package.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For administrative questions, contact 
James Lewis Free, NOAA CSC; 2234 South Hobson Avenue, Room B-119; 
Charleston, South Carolina 29405-2413, phone 843-740-1185, fax 843-740-
1224, e-mail James.L.Free@noaa.gov. For technical questions regarding 
this announcement, contact Rebecca Smyth, phone 510-251-8324, e-mail 
Rebecca.Smyth@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA publishes this notice to correct the 
funding opportunity number referenced in the NOAA Regional Ocean 
Partnership Funding Program--FY2011 Funding Competition announced in 
the Federal Register on September 13, 2010 (75 FR 55541). The correct 
funding opportunity number is NOAA-NOS-CSC-2011-2002721. All other 
requirements published in the September 13, 2010 Federal Register 
notice for this program remain the same.

Limitation of Liability

    In no event will NOAA or the Department of Commerce be responsible 
for proposal preparation costs if this program is cancelled because of 
other agency priorities. Publication of this announcement does not 
oblige NOAA to award any specific project or to obligate any available 
funds. Applicants are hereby given notice that funding for the Fiscal 
Year 2011 program is contingent upon the availability of Fiscal Year 
2011 appropriations.

Universal Identifier

    Applicants should be aware they are required to provide a Dun and 
Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number during the 
application process. See the October 30, 2002, Federal Register, (67 FR 
66177) for additional information. Organizations can receive a DUNS 
number at no cost by calling the dedicated toll-free DUNS Number 
request line at 1-866-705-5711 or via the Internet at http://www.dunandbradstreet.com.

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

    NOAA must analyze the potential environmental impacts, as required 
by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), for applicant projects 
or proposals which are seeking NOAA federal funding opportunities. 
Detailed information on NOAA compliance with NEPA can be found at the 
following

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NOAA NEPA Web site: http://www.nepa.noaa.gov/ including our NOAA 
Administrative Order 216-6 for NEPA http://www.nepa.noaa.gov/NAO216_6_TOC.pdf and the Council on Environmental Quality implementation 
regulations http://ceq.eh.doe.gov/nepa/regs/ceq/toc_ceq.htm. 
Consequently, as part of an applicant's package, and under their 
description of their program activities, applicants are required to 
provide detailed information on the activities to be conducted, 
locations, sites, species and habitat to be affected, possible 
construction activities, and any environmental concerns that may exist 
(e.g., the use and disposal of hazardous or toxic chemicals, 
introduction of non-indigenous species, impacts to endangered and 
threatened species, aquaculture projects, and impacts to coral reef 
systems). In addition to providing specific information that will serve 
as the basis for any required impact analyses, applicants may also be 
requested to assist NOAA in drafting of an environmental assessment, if 
NOAA determines an assessment is required. Applicants will also be 
required to cooperate with NOAA in identifying feasible measures to 
reduce or avoid any identified adverse environmental impacts of their 
proposal. The failure to do so shall be grounds for not selecting an 
application. In some cases if additional information is required after 
an application is selected, funds can be withheld by the Grants Officer 
under a special award condition requiring the recipient to submit 
additional environmental compliance information sufficient to enable 
NOAA to make an assessment on any impacts that a project may have on 
the environment.
    The Department of Commerce Pre-award Notification Requirements for 
Grants and Cooperative Agreements contained in the Federal Register 
notice of October 1, 2001 (66 FR 49917), as amended by the Federal 
Register notice published on: October 30, 2002 (67 FR 66109); December 
30, 2004 (69 FR 78389); and February 11, 2008 (73 FR 7696) are 
applicable to this solicitation.

Paperwork Reduction Act

    This document contains collection-of-information requirements 
subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The use of Standard Forms 
424, 424A, 424B, and SF-LLL have been approved by OMB under the 
respective control numbers 0348-0043, 0348-0044, 0348-0040, and 0348-
0046. The application requirements specific to the NOAA Regional Ocean 
Partnership Funding Program have been approved by the Office of 
Management and Budget under Control Number 0648-0538. Public reporting 
burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 3 
hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, 
searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data 
needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. 
Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other suggestions 
for reducing this burden to Ms. Cristi Reid, NOAA Office of Program 
Planning and Integration, SSMC 3, Room 15700, 1315 East West Highway, 
Silver Spring, MD 20910. The information collection does not request 
any proprietary or confidential information. No confidentiality is 
provided.
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of the law, no person is 
required to respond to, nor shall any person be subjected to a penalty 
for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the 
requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, unless that collection of 
information displays a currently valid OMB Control Number.

Executive Order 12866

    This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes 
of Executive Order 12866.

Executive Order 13132 (Federalism)

    It has been determined that this notice does not contain policies 
with Federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 
13132.

Administrative Procedure Act/Regulatory Flexibility Act

    Prior notice and an opportunity for public comment are not required 
by the Administrative Procedure Act or any other law for rules 
concerning public property, loans, grants, benefits, and contracts (5 
U.S.C. 553(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comment are not 
required pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553 or any other law, the analytical 
requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) 
are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory flexibility analysis has not 
been prepared.

    Dated: October 27, 2010.
Christopher C. Cartwright,
Associate Assistant Administrator for Management and CFO/CAO, Ocean 
Services and Coastal Zone Management.
[FR Doc. 2010-27700 Filed 11-2-10; 8:45 am]
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