Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Pacific Albacore Logbook, 39072 [2011-16648]

Download as PDF 39072 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 5, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Pacific Albacore Logbook 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. Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before August 30, 2011. 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 John Childers, (858) 546– 7192 or John.Childers@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations, Southwest Fisheries Science Center operates a Pacific Albacore Data Collection Program. Fishermen participating on the Pacific albacore tuna fishery are required to complete and submit logbooks documenting their catch and effort on fishing trips. This is a requirement under the Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan and the High-Seas Fisheries Compliance Act permit for logbook submissions. The information obtained is used by the NOAA to assess the status of albacore stocks and to monitor the fishery. Fishermen are also provided an electronic logbook computer program that they can voluntarily use in place of the paper copy of the logbook. mail of electronic data submissions, and mailing of paper forms. A logbook form is used that consists of a front page form that collects vessel characteristics and a log sheet form that collects daily fishing information. Use of the electronic form is voluntary. III. Data 17:58 Jul 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 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: June 28, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–16648 Filed 7–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service RIN 0648–XA439 OMB Control Number: 0648–0223. Form Number: NOAA Form 88–197. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,560. II. Method of Collection Respondents have a choice of either electronic data submission or paper forms. Methods of submittal include e- VerDate Mar<15>2010 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement and Final Habitat Conservation Plan National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce; Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability; Final Environmental Impact Statement and Habitat Conservation Plan. AGENCIES: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) (collectively the Services) announce the availability of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) associated with the applications received from the City of Kent (Kent), Washington, for Incidental Take Permits (ITPs) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). We also announce the availability of Kent’s Clark Springs Water Supply System Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and Implementing Agreement (IA). The final EIS addresses the Services’ proposed issuance of ITPs to Kent for water withdrawal and habitat restoration actions on Rock Creek, King County, Washington. The proposed ITPs would authorize incidental take of three listed and six unlisted species of fish covered by Kent’s Clark Springs Water Supply HCP. This notice provides an opportunity for the public to review the final EIS, HCP, and IA. DATES: Comments must be received from interested parties on or before August 4, 2011. The Services’ decisions on issuance of ITPs will occur no sooner than 30 days after the publication of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) notice of the final EIS in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Tim Romanski, Project Lead, FWS, 510 Desmond Drive SE, Suite 102, Lacey, WA 98503; by facsimile at (360) 753– 9518. Alternatively, you may send comments to Matt Longenbaugh, Project Lead, NMFS, 510 Desmond Drive SE, Suite 103, Lacey, WA 98503; by facsimile at (360) 753–9517. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The final documents are posted on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Pacific 
Albacore Logbook

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. Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before August 30, 2011.

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 John Childers, (858) 546-7192 or John.Childers@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for an extension of a currently approved 
information collection.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administrations, Southwest Fisheries Science Center operates a Pacific 
Albacore Data Collection Program. Fishermen participating on the 
Pacific albacore tuna fishery are required to complete and submit 
logbooks documenting their catch and effort on fishing trips. This is a 
requirement under the Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan 
and the High-Seas Fisheries Compliance Act permit for logbook 
submissions. The information obtained is used by the NOAA to assess the 
status of albacore stocks and to monitor the fishery. Fishermen are 
also provided an electronic logbook computer program that they can 
voluntarily use in place of the paper copy of the logbook.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents have a choice of either electronic data submission or 
paper forms. Methods of submittal include e-mail of electronic data 
submissions, and mailing of paper forms. A logbook form is used that 
consists of a front page form that collects vessel characteristics and 
a log sheet form that collects daily fishing information. Use of the 
electronic form is voluntary.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0223.
    Form Number: NOAA Form 88-197.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,560.

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: June 28, 2011.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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