Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request for the Landslide Report: Did You See It?, 50752 [2011-20823]

Download as PDF 50752 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 158 / Tuesday, August 16, 2011 / Notices Permit No. TE–48214A ACTION: Applicant: Tracy K. Bain, San Francisco, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and behavioral research activities in Sonoma County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. SUMMARY: Permit No. TE–142435 Applicant: Debra M. Shier, Topanga, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, mark, tag, obtain genetic samples, attach radiotelemetry devices, hold in captivity, transport, translocate, and release to the wild) the San Bernardino kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus) and the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) in conjunction with survey and research activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Public Comments We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. 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 us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Michael Long, Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2011–20818 Filed 8–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES [USGS GX11GK009970000] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request for the Landslide Report: Did You See It? United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:07 Aug 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 Notice; request for comments. We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection request (ICR) for the USGS Landslide Hazards Program’s Landslide Report: Did You See It? As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. 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. DATES: You must submit comments on or before September 15, 2011. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this ICR to the OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via e-mail to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202– 395–5806; and reference Information Collection 1028–NEW (DYSI) in the subject line. Please also submit a copy of your comments to the USGS, Information Collection Office, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. Please reference Information Collection 1028– NEW (DYSI) in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rex Baum by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, Box 25046, M.S. 966, Denver, CO 80225–0046, or by telephone at 303–273–8610. To see a copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (Information Collection Review, Currently under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The objective of this collection is to build better inventories of landslides through citizen participation. This project will make it possible for the public to report their observations of landslides on a USGS-based Web site. The information gathered through the on-line database will be used to classify the landslides and damage, as well as provide information to scientists about the location, time, speed, and size of the landslides. The USGS Landslide Hazards Program will develop an interactive Web site for public reporting of landslides that will be patterned after the USGS Earthquake Program’s successful ‘‘Did you feel it?’’ Web site for collecting reports of earthquakes. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–NEW. Title: Landslide Report: Did You See It? Type of Request: New. Affected Public: General public. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: On occasion, after a landslide. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167. III. Request for Comments On December 9, 2010 we published a Federal Register notice (75 FR 76752) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on February 18, 2011. We did not receive any comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted 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: August 10, 2011. Peter T. Lyttle, Coordinator, National Cooperative Geologic Mapping and Landslide Hazards Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–20823 Filed 8–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 158 (Tuesday, August 16, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[USGS GX11GK009970000]


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request for the 
Landslide Report: Did You See It?

AGENCY: United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection 
request (ICR) for the USGS Landslide Hazards Program's Landslide 
Report: Did You See It? As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other 
Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. 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.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before September 15, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this ICR to the OMB Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior via e-mail to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov or 
fax at 202-395-5806; and reference Information Collection 1028-NEW 
(DYSI) in the subject line. Please also submit a copy of your comments 
to the USGS, Information Collection Office, U.S. Geological Survey, 
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. Please reference 
Information Collection 1028-NEW (DYSI) in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rex Baum by mail at U.S. Geological 
Survey, Denver Federal Center, Box 25046, M.S. 966, Denver, CO 80225-
0046, or by telephone at 303-273-8610. To see a copy of the entire ICR 
submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (Information Collection 
Review, Currently under Review).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The objective of this collection is to build better inventories of 
landslides through citizen participation. This project will make it 
possible for the public to report their observations of landslides on a 
USGS-based Web site. The information gathered through the on-line 
database will be used to classify the landslides and damage, as well as 
provide information to scientists about the location, time, speed, and 
size of the landslides. The USGS Landslide Hazards Program will develop 
an interactive Web site for public reporting of landslides that will be 
patterned after the USGS Earthquake Program's successful ``Did you feel 
it?'' Web site for collecting reports of earthquakes.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-NEW.
    Title: Landslide Report: Did You See It?
    Type of Request: New.
    Affected Public: General public.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion, after a landslide.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167.

III. Request for Comments

    On December 9, 2010 we published a Federal Register notice (75 FR 
76752) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and 
soliciting comments. The comment period closed on February 18, 2011. We 
did not receive any comments in response to that notice.
    We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) 
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 
minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that the comments submitted 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: August 10, 2011.
Peter T. Lyttle,
Coordinator, National Cooperative Geologic Mapping and Landslide 
Hazards Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-20823 Filed 8-15-11; 8:45 am]
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