Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Aleutian Islands Pollock Fishery Requirements, 68161 [2011-28478]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 213 / Thursday, November 3, 2011 / Notices Corporation which is approved by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). This letter includes a list of approved participants. A copy of the letter must be on each participating vessel. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Aleutian Islands Pollock Fishery Requirements National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 3, 2012. 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 Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for a renewal of a currently approved information collection. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108–199) was signed into law on January 23, 2004. Section 803 of this law allocates the Aleutian Islands (AI) directed pollock fishery to the Aleut Corporation for economic development of Adak, Alaska. The statute permits the Aleut Corporation to authorize one or more agents for activities necessary for conducting the AI directed pollock fishery. Management provisions for the AI directed pollock fishery include: restrictions on the harvest specifications for the AI directed pollock fishery; provisions for fishery monitoring; reporting requirements; and an AI Chinook salmon prohibited species catch limit that, when reached, would close the existing Chinook salmon savings areas in the AI. OMB Control Number: 0648–0513. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (renewal of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofits organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6. Estimated Time Per Response: Annual AI Pollock Fishery Participant Letter, 16 hours; copy of NMFS Approval to Participants, 5 minutes; and appeal process, 20 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 134. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $31 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. 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: October 31, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–28478 Filed 11–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P II. Method of Collection Participants are identified and approved through a letter from the Aleut VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Nov 02, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00036 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA626 Marine Mammals; File Nos. 16163, 16160, and 15569 III. Data AGENCY: 68161 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of applications. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC, Dr. M. Bradley Hanson, Principal Investigator) [File No. 16163], 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112–2097; The Whale Museum (Jenny Atkinson, Responsible Party) [File No. 16160], PO Box 945, Friday Harbor, WA 98250; and The Center for Whale Research (CWR; Kenneth C. Balcomb III, Responsible Party) [File No. 15569], PO Box 1577, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, have applied in due form for permits to conduct research on marine mammals. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before December 5, 2011. ADDRESSES: The applications and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 16163, 16160, 16111, and 15569 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written comments on these applications should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation 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. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following Analysts at (301) 427–8401: Joselyd Garcia-Reyes [for File No. 16160]; Laura Morse [for File No. 16163]; and Jennifer Skidmore [for File Nos. 15569, 16160, 16163]. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Aleutian 
Islands Pollock Fishery Requirements

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 3, 2012.

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 Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586-7008 or 
patsy.bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for a renewal of a currently approved information 
collection.
    The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-199) was 
signed into law on January 23, 2004. Section 803 of this law allocates 
the Aleutian Islands (AI) directed pollock fishery to the Aleut 
Corporation for economic development of Adak, Alaska. The statute 
permits the Aleut Corporation to authorize one or more agents for 
activities necessary for conducting the AI directed pollock fishery. 
Management provisions for the AI directed pollock fishery include: 
restrictions on the harvest specifications for the AI directed pollock 
fishery; provisions for fishery monitoring; reporting requirements; and 
an AI Chinook salmon prohibited species catch limit that, when reached, 
would close the existing Chinook salmon savings areas in the AI.

II. Method of Collection

    Participants are identified and approved through a letter from the 
Aleut Corporation which is approved by National Marine Fisheries 
Service (NMFS). This letter includes a list of approved participants. A 
copy of the letter must be on each participating vessel.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0513.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (renewal of a currently approved 
collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6.
    Estimated Time Per Response: Annual AI Pollock Fishery Participant 
Letter, 16 hours; copy of NMFS Approval to Participants, 5 minutes; and 
appeal process, 20 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 134.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $31 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

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: October 31, 2011.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-28478 Filed 11-2-11; 8:45 am]
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