Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; OMB Control Number 1024-0236; National Park Service Research Permit and Reporting System Applications and Reports, 73124-73125 [2010-29975]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 73124 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 228 / Monday, November 29, 2010 / Notices Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 23,750. Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. Abstract: The Backcountry Use Permit (Form 10–404A) is used to implement a backcountry reservation system and provide access into backcountry zones where registration is required or limits are imposed in accordance with regulations. Such permitting enhances the ability of the NPS to issue hazard warnings, to conduct search and rescue efforts, and to provide resource protection. The objectives of the permit system are to ensure: (1) Requests by backcountry users are evaluated by park managers in accordance with applicable statutes and NPS regulations; (2) use of consistent standards and permitting criteria throughout the agency; and (3) to the extent possible, use of a single permitting document. Comments: On July 19, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 41879) a notice of our intent to request that OMB renew this information collection. In that notice, we solicited comments for 60 days, ending on September 17, 2010. We did not receive any comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: November 22, 2010. Robert Gordon, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–29971 Filed 11–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–70–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:57 Nov 26, 2010 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [2301–RYY] Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; OMB Control Number 1024–0236; National Park Service Research Permit and Reporting System Applications and Reports National Park Service, Interior. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: We (National Park Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost, and request public comment on this collection request. This information collection is scheduled to expire on November 30, 2010. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB. DATES: You must submit comments on or before December 29, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, at (202) 395–5806 (fax) or OIRA_DOCKET@OMB.eop.gov (e-mail). Please provide a copy of your comments to Dr. John G. Dennis, Natural Resources (MIB 3130), National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; Voice: 202–513–7174; or via Fax at: 202–371–2131; or by E-mail: WASO_NRSS_researchcoll@nps.gov. SUMMARY: Dr. John G. Dennis, Natural Resources (MIB 3130), National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; Voice: 202–513–7174; Fax: 202–371– 2131; E-mail: WASO_NRSS_researchcoll@nps.gov. If you comment to NPS via electronic mail, please submit your comments as an attached ASCII or MSWord file and avoid the use of special characters and any form of encryption. Please also include ‘‘Attn: NPS Research Permit and Reporting System’’ and your name and return address in your e-mail message. If you would like, but do not receive, a confirmation from the system that we have received your e-mail message, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 contact us directly at the NPS phone number given here. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 1024–0236. Title: National Park Service Research Permit and Reporting Systems Applications and Reports. Form Number: 10–741A & B, 10–226. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description of Respondents: Individual scientific investigators, science educators, research organizations, and science education organizations who apply for a permit. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Estimated Number of Responses: 10– 741A—4,980; 10–741B—415; 10–226— 5,395. Completion Time Per Response: 10– 741A—1.375; 10–741B—1.00; 10–226— 0.25. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 10– 741A—6,872; 10–741B—415; 10–226— 1,349. Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. Abstract: The NPS regulates scientific research, studies and science education activities inside park boundaries under regulations codified at 36 CFR Part 2, Section 2.5. The NPS administers these regulations to provide for scientific research while also protecting park resources and other park uses from adverse impacts that could occur if inappropriate scientific research and collecting studies or science education activities were to be conducted within park boundaries. NPS uses the collected information for managing the use and preservation of park resources and for reporting to the public the status of permitted research and collecting activities. NPS is requesting that OMB renew its approval of the current Application for a Scientific Research and Collecting Permit, Application for a Science Education Permit, and Investigator’s Annual Report collection of information forms. Comments: On July 21, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 42459) a notice of our intent to request that OMB renew this information collection. In that notice, we solicited comments for 60 days, ending on September 20, 2010. NPS received one comment on this notice. The one comment stated that the commenter has ‘‘no problems with the current permitting system for full-scale research projects in the National Parks. However, I would like to recommend a simplified and rapid permitting process E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 228 / Monday, November 29, 2010 / Notices for limited and targeted collecting of arthropods.’’ NPS found that this comment did not indicate any clear reasons for changing any of the three forms. We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: November 23, 2010. Robert Gordon, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–29975 Filed 11–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [2410–OYC] Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; OMB Control Number 1024–0233; National Park Service Leasing Program National Park Service, Interior. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: We (National Park Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This ICR is scheduled to expire on November 30, 2010. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:57 Nov 26, 2010 Jkt 223001 conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB. DATES: You must submit comments on or before December 29, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, at (202) 395–5806 (fax) or OIRA_DOCKET@OMB.eop.gov (e-mail). Please provide a copy of your comments to Jo A. Pendry, Chief, Commercial Services Program, National Park Service, 1201 Eye Street, NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, via fax at (202) 371–2090; at via e-mail at jo_pendry@nps.gov. To request additional information about this ICR contact Erica Chavis, Concessions Assistant, National Park Service, by mail at 1201 Eye Street, NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, via fax at (202) 371–2090, via e-mail at Erica_chavis@nps.gov, or by telephone at (202) 513–7144. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 1024–0233. Title: National Park Service Leasing Program. Form Number: None. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description of Respondents: Individuals seeking to lease or in current lease agreements for National Park Service-controlled public property and facilities. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 327. Estimated Number of Responses: 327. Completion Time per Response: 4.62 hours. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,512. Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. Abstract: The National Park Service leasing program allows the public to lease property located within the boundaries of the park system. Information is collected from anyone who wishes to submit a bid or proposal in response to a Request for Bids or a Request for Proposals; or from current lease holders who wish to sublet a leased property or assign the lease to a new lessee, construct or demolish portions of a leased property, amend a lease to change the type of activities permitted under the lease, or encumber (mortgage) the leased premises. The information collected will be used to evaluate offers, proposed subleases or FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73125 assignments, proposed construction or demolition, the merits of proposed lease amendments, and proposed encumbrances. Comments: On July 24, 2010, we published in the Federal Register (75 FR 40849) a notice of our intent to request that OMB renew this information collection. In that notice, we solicited comments for 60 days, ending on June 4, 2010. We did not receive any comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: November 22, 2010. Robert Gordon, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–29973 Filed 11–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [2330–RYY] Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card National Park Service, Interior. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 CFR part 1320, Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on renewal of an information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

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Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for Approval; OMB Control Number 1024-0236; National Park 
Service Research Permit and Reporting System Applications and Reports

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We (National Park Service) have sent an Information Collection 
Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR 
below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated 
burden and cost, and request public comment on this collection request. 
This information collection is scheduled to expire on November 30, 
2010. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 
respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently 
valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may 
continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is 
pending at OMB.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before December 29, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this information 
collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, at (202) 395-5806 
(fax) or OIRA_DOCKET@OMB.eop.gov (e-mail). Please provide a copy of 
your comments to Dr. John G. Dennis, Natural Resources (MIB 3130), 
National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; Voice: 
202-513-7174; or via Fax at: 202-371-2131; or by E-mail: WASO_NRSS_researchcoll@nps.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. John G. Dennis, Natural Resources 
(MIB 3130), National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20240; Voice: 202-513-7174; Fax: 202-371-2131; E-mail: WASO_NRSS_researchcoll@nps.gov. If you comment to NPS via electronic mail, please 
submit your comments as an attached ASCII or MSWord file and avoid the 
use of special characters and any form of encryption. Please also 
include ``Attn: NPS Research Permit and Reporting System'' and your 
name and return address in your e-mail message. If you would like, but 
do not receive, a confirmation from the system that we have received 
your e-mail message, contact us directly at the NPS phone number given 
here.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 1024-0236.
    Title: National Park Service Research Permit and Reporting Systems 
Applications and Reports.
    Form Number: 10-741A & B, 10-226.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description of Respondents: Individual scientific investigators, 
science educators, research organizations, and science education 
organizations who apply for a permit.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 10-741A--4,980; 10-741B--415; 10-
226--5,395.
    Completion Time Per Response: 10-741A--1.375; 10-741B--1.00; 10-
226--0.25.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 10-741A--6,872; 10-741B--415; 10-
226--1,349.
    Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None.
    Abstract: The NPS regulates scientific research, studies and 
science education activities inside park boundaries under regulations 
codified at 36 CFR Part 2, Section 2.5. The NPS administers these 
regulations to provide for scientific research while also protecting 
park resources and other park uses from adverse impacts that could 
occur if inappropriate scientific research and collecting studies or 
science education activities were to be conducted within park 
boundaries.
    NPS uses the collected information for managing the use and 
preservation of park resources and for reporting to the public the 
status of permitted research and collecting activities. NPS is 
requesting that OMB renew its approval of the current Application for a 
Scientific Research and Collecting Permit, Application for a Science 
Education Permit, and Investigator's Annual Report collection of 
information forms.
    Comments: On July 21, 2010, we published in the Federal Register 
(75 FR 42459) a notice of our intent to request that OMB renew this 
information collection. In that notice, we solicited comments for 60 
days, ending on September 20, 2010. NPS received one comment on this 
notice. The one comment stated that the commenter has ``no problems 
with the current permitting system for full-scale research projects in 
the National Parks. However, I would like to recommend a simplified and 
rapid permitting process

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for limited and targeted collecting of arthropods.'' NPS found that 
this comment did not indicate any clear reasons for changing any of the 
three forms.
    We again invite comments concerning this information collection on:
     Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
including whether or not the information will have practical utility;
     The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this 
collection of information;
     Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you 
should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal 
identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it 
will be done.

    Dated: November 23, 2010.
Robert Gordon,
NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-29975 Filed 11-26-10; 8:45 am]
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