Marine Mammals; File No. 15537, 19976-19977 [2011-8576]

Download as PDF 19976 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 69 / Monday, April 11, 2011 / Notices be $12,170 based on an average hourly salary of $24.34 for local government employees. This estimate was taken from the Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Government Employment for 2009. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Section 182. 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: April 5, 2011. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Dated: April 5, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2011–8493 Filed 4–8–11; 8:45 am] I. Abstract BILLING CODE 3510–24–P The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In 2010, EDA made improvements in its grant application process. The proposed short survey of five to ten questions will help EDA assess the effectiveness and overall customer satisfaction with the improvements to the grant application process and to make any necessary adjustments. EDA would like to conduct surveys of approximately 300 applicants every three months. II. Method of Collection [FR Doc. 2011–8474 Filed 4–8–11; 8:45 am] Web-based survey. BILLING CODE 3510–07–P III. 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ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Apr 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. 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 Kenneth M. Kukovich, EDA PRA Liaison, Office of Management Services, Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce, HCHB Room 7227, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4965; fax: (202) 501–0766; e-mail: kkukovich@eda.doc.gov. OMB Control Number: None. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection). Affected Public: Not for-profit institutions; state or local governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648- XA352 Marine Mammals; File No. 15537 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of an Environmental Assessment. AGENCY: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared in response to a public display permit application received from the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS), P.O. Box 207, Gulfport, MS 39502 (Dr. Moby Solangi, Responsible Party). DATES: Written or telefaxed comments must be received on or before May 11, 2011. ADDRESSES: The EA is available for review online at http:// www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/ review.htm or upon written request or by appointment in the following office: 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. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. 15537 in the subject line of the e-mail comment. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 69 / Monday, April 11, 2011 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301) 713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 20, 2010, notice was published in the Federal Register (75 FR 28239) that a request for a permit was received by the above-named applicant under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The applicant is requesting a permit to take releasable stranded California sea lions (two males and six females) from west coast stranding facilities for public display purposes. By this notice, NMFS requests public comment on the EA associated with this action. Dated: April 6, 2011. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–8576 Filed 4–8–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA359 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a meeting of the Council Coordination Committee of the Fishery Management Councils. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will host a meeting of the Council Coordination Committee in Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The meeting will take place May 3–5, 2011. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel, 181 Church St., Charleston, SC 29401; telephone: (843) 408–8733 or (843) 577– 2644. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; telephone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Apr 08, 2011 Jkt 223001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC), consisting of the Regional Fishery Management Council (RFMC) chairs, vice chairs and executive directors, will meet from 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. on May 3, 2011; 8 a.m.– 5:30 p.m. on May 4, 2011; and 8 a.m.– 1 p.m. on May 5, 2011. Agenda Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 1:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Welcome comments and open session with Councils; Council reports on the status of implementing the MagnusonStevens Act provisions and other current activities of interest including: annual catch limits; ending overfishing; rebuilding plans status updates; catch shares; and the allocation of fishery resources. Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P ADDRESSES: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. Members of the CCC will receive updates and discuss: Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 and FY2012 budgets and additional grant funds; performance measures status; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) issues; a status report on Executive Order 13563 (Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review); the National Bycatch Report; the National Catch Share Policy Status; the Marine Protected Area (MPA) network and council participation; the Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) and use of MRIP data for recreational in-season adjustments; and Law Enforcement issues, including NOAA General Counsel (GC) penalty schedules. Thursday, May 5, 2011, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Members of the CCC will be briefed on: United States Coast Guard (USCG) issues; National Ocean Council/Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning; the National Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) Workshop; and Outreach efforts of NOAA Fisheries and the Regional Fishery Management Councils. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19977 Dated: April 5, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–8450 Filed 4–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 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: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Title: Response to Office Action and Voluntary Amendment Forms (formerly Electronic Response to Office Action and Preliminary Amendment Forms). Form Number(s): PTO–1960, 1957, 1966, 1771, 1822. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0050. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 96,752 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 224,183 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO expects that it will take the public approximately 10 minutes (0.17 hours) to 35 minutes (0.58 hours) to gather the necessary information, create the document, and submit the completed request, depending upon the type of request and the method of submission (electronic or paper). Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by the Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq., which provides for the Federal registration of trademarks, service marks, collective trademarks and servicemarks, collective membership marks, and certification marks. Individuals and businesses that use such marks, or intend to use such marks, in interstate commerce may file an application to register their marks with the USPTO. In some cases, the USPTO issues Office Actions to applicants requesting missing information, or advising applicants of the refusal to register the mark. Applicants may also supplement their applications by providing further information voluntarily in the form of a Voluntary Amendment. The information in this collection is a matter of public record and is used by E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 69 (Monday, April 11, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19976-19977]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-8576]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648- XA352


Marine Mammals; File No. 15537

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability of an Environmental Assessment.

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SUMMARY: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announces the 
availability of the Environmental Assessment (EA) prepared in response 
to a public display permit application received from the Institute for 
Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS), P.O. Box 207, Gulfport, MS 39502 (Dr. 
Moby Solangi, Responsible Party).

DATES: Written or telefaxed comments must be received on or before May 
11, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The EA is available for review online at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/permits/review.htm or upon written request or by 
appointment in the following office:
    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.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, at the address 
listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-
0376, or by e-mail to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the 
File No. 15537 in the subject line of the e-mail comment.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Amy Sloan, (301) 
713-2289.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 20, 2010, notice was published in the 
Federal Register (75 FR 28239) that a request for a permit was received 
by the above-named applicant under the authority of the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the 
regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 
CFR part 216). The applicant is requesting a permit to take releasable 
stranded California sea lions (two males and six females) from west 
coast stranding facilities for public display purposes. By this notice, 
NMFS requests public comment on the EA associated with this action.

    Dated: April 6, 2011.
P. Michael Payne,
Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-8576 Filed 4-8-11; 8:45 am]
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