Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, 43698-43699 [2011-18375]

Download as PDF 43698 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices Frequency: Submissions are annually, bi-annually, or specific to the requirement which is usually on occasion. Description of Respondents: Approximately 73 total respondents. This includes 6 states and 67 boroughs, parishes, etc. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: The estimated annual hour burden for this information collection is a total of 13,587 hours. The following table details the individual components and estimated hour burdens. In calculating CIAP reporting and/or recordkeeping requirement the burdens, we assumed that respondents perform certain requirements in the normal course of their activities. We consider these to be usual and customary and took that into account in estimating the burden. Average number of annual reponses Annual burden hours 42 8 8 8 192 projects ........... 192 reports ............ 192 reports ............ 45 notifications ....... 8,064 1,536 1,536 360 6 .5 15 requests ............ 192 projects ........... 90 96 Hour burden Submit Project Narrative ..................................................................................................... Submit annual Performance Reports .................................................................................. Submit bi-annual Performance Reports .............................................................................. Notify BOEMRE in case of delays, adverse conditions, etc., which impair ability to meet objectives of the award including statement of action taken or contemplated or assistance required (including non-construction and construction grants). Request termination and supporting information ................................................................ 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Total Burden ................................................................................................................. wreier-aviles on DSKDVH8Z91PROD with NOTICES Telephone follow-up discussion on Financial Capabilities ................................................. 8 30 signs ................. 240 4 1 250 projects ........... 4 plans ................... 1,000 4 1 4 plans ................... 4 1 8 ........................ 1 request ................ 6 requests .............. 1,199 Responses ... 1 48 13,587 Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Non-Hour Cost Burden: We have identified no paperwork nonhour cost burdens associated with the collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. 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While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. BOEMRE Information Collection Clearance Officer: Arlene Bajusz (703) 787–1025. Dated: June 1, 2011. Doug Slitor, Acting Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–18453 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R5–FHC–2011–N135; 53330–1335– 0000–J3] Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup (Workgroup). The Workgroup’s purpose is to provide, in an advisory capacity, recommendations SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices wreier-aviles on DSKDVH8Z91PROD with NOTICES and advice on research and implementation of sea lamprey control techniques alternative to lampricide that are technically feasible, cost effective, and environmentally safe. The primary objective of the meeting will be to discuss potential research initiatives. DATES: The Workgroup will meet on Monday, August 22, 2011, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Any member of the public who wants to find out whether the meeting has been postponed may contact Ms. Stefi Flanders at 802–872–0629, extension 10 (telephone), or Stefi_Flanders@fws.gov (e-mail) during regular business hours prior to the meeting date. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Essex Town Hall, 2313 Main Street/ Lakeshore Road, Essex, NY 12936; 518– 963–4287 (telephone). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton, Designated Federal Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 (U.S. mail); 802- 872–0629 (telephone); Dave_Tilton@fws.gov (e-mail). If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), please call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 10, 2006, the Department of the Interior published a notice of establishment of the Workgroup in the Federal Register (71 FR 18112) under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The Workgroup’s specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to lampricides, to recommend priorities for research on control methods alternative to lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be conducted by cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to assist Federal and State agencies with the coordination of alternative sea lamprey control research to advance the state of the science in Lake Champlain and the Great Lakes. Agenda • Review of any proposals received and discussion of which, if any, to forward to the Fisheries Technical Committee of the Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Management Cooperative for funding. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:00 Jul 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 • A presentation by William Ardren, Senior Fish Biologist, Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, on potential for using Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) technology to control sea lamprey population size in Lake Champlain. Meeting Location Information The meeting location is accessible to wheelchair users. If you require additional accommodations, please notify us at least 1 week in advance of the meeting. Meeting Participation Information All Committee meetings are open to the public. The public has an opportunity to comment at all Committee meetings. Authority We publish this notice under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). Dated: July 12, 2011. James G. Geiger, Acting Assistant Regional Director— Fisheries, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, Massachusetts. [FR Doc. 2011–18375 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs List of Additional Lands Affected by White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act of 1985 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice lists additional allotments or interest therein on the White Earth Chippewa Reservation in Minnesota which have been determined to fall within the scope of sections 4(a), 4(b), or 5(c) of the White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act of 1985 (the Act). This notice is required by section 7(e) of the Act, as amended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Lintelmann, Acting Superintendent, Minnesota Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 522 Minnesota Ave., NW., Bemidji, Minnesota 56601, Telephone (218) 751–2011. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The White Earth Reservation Land Settlement Act of 1985, Public Law 99–264 (100 Stat. 61) as amended by Public Law 100–153 (101 Stat. 886), Public Law 100–212 (101 Stat. 1433), and Public Law 101– 301 (104 Stat. 210), provides for alternative methods of resolving SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43699 disputes relative to the title to certain allotments for which trust patents were issued to White Earth Chippewa Indians. Sections 4(a) and 4(b) of the Act define circumstances by which the title to an allotment may have been taken or transferred through a questionable means during the trust period. The Act authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) Identify the allotments or interest therein which were taken or transferred under identified circumstances, (2) determine the individuals entitled to compensation pursuant to the Act, and (3) ascertain the amount of compensation to which each such individual is entitled. 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Such notice shall describe the basis for the Secretary’s determination, the process by which such compensation was determined, the method of payment, and the applicable time limits for judicial review of the determination. Any individual who has already elected to file suit in the Federal District Court for the District of Minnesota to seek the recovery of title to an allotment or interest therein, or damages, is barred under section 6(c) from receiving any compensation under the Act. The Secretary was authorized, pursuant to section 7(a) of the Act, to publish a first list of allotments or interests that fall within the provisions of sections 4(a), 4(b), or 5(c) of the Act. The first list of allotments and interests affected by the Act was published in the Federal Register on September 19, 1986. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 140 (Thursday, July 21, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R5-FHC-2011-N135; 53330-1335-0000-J3]


Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives 
Workgroup (Workgroup). The Workgroup's purpose is to provide, in an 
advisory capacity, recommendations

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and advice on research and implementation of sea lamprey control 
techniques alternative to lampricide that are technically feasible, 
cost effective, and environmentally safe. The primary objective of the 
meeting will be to discuss potential research initiatives.

DATES: The Workgroup will meet on Monday, August 22, 2011, 10 a.m. to 1 
p.m. Any member of the public who wants to find out whether the meeting 
has been postponed may contact Ms. Stefi Flanders at 802-872-0629, 
extension 10 (telephone), or Stefi_Flanders@fws.gov (e-mail) during 
regular business hours prior to the meeting date.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Essex Town Hall, 2313 Main 
Street/Lakeshore Road, Essex, NY 12936; 518-963-4287 (telephone).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton, Designated Federal 
Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, 
Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 (U.S. 
mail); 802- 872-0629 (telephone); Dave_Tilton@fws.gov (e-mail). If you 
use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), please call the 
Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 10, 2006, the Department of the Interior published a 
notice of establishment of the Workgroup in the Federal Register (71 FR 
18112) under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The 
Workgroup's specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding 
the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to 
lampricides, to recommend priorities for research on control methods 
alternative to lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be 
conducted by cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be 
developed and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to assist 
Federal and State agencies with the coordination of alternative sea 
lamprey control research to advance the state of the science in Lake 
Champlain and the Great Lakes.

Agenda

     Review of any proposals received and discussion of which, 
if any, to forward to the Fisheries Technical Committee of the Lake 
Champlain Fish and Wildlife Management Cooperative for funding.
     A presentation by William Ardren, Senior Fish Biologist, 
Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, on potential for 
using Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) technology to control sea 
lamprey population size in Lake Champlain.

Meeting Location Information

    The meeting location is accessible to wheelchair users. If you 
require additional accommodations, please notify us at least 1 week in 
advance of the meeting.

Meeting Participation Information

    All Committee meetings are open to the public. The public has an 
opportunity to comment at all Committee meetings.

Authority

    We publish this notice under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.).

    Dated: July 12, 2011.
James G. Geiger,
Acting Assistant Regional Director--Fisheries, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Hadley, Massachusetts.
[FR Doc. 2011-18375 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]
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