Agency Information Collections Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, 81960-81961 [2011-33392]

Download as PDF 81960 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2011 / Notices Lauderdale, FL 33312; (954) 626–1700 (phone). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103–AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; telephone (703) 358–2336; fax (703) 358–2548; or Doug_Hobbs@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council will hold a meeting (see DATES). Background The Council was formed in January 1993 to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, on nationally significant recreational fishing, boating, and aquatic resource conservation issues. The Council represents the interests of the public and private sectors of the sport fishing, boating, and conservation communities and is organized to enhance partnerships among industry, constituency groups, and government. The 18-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, includes the Director of the Service and the president of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, who both serve in ex officio capacities. Other Council members are Directors from State agencies responsible for managing recreational fish and wildlife resources and individuals who represent the interests of saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing, recreational boating, the recreational fishing and boating industries, recreational fisheries resource conservation, Native American tribes, aquatic resource outreach and education, and tourism. Background information on the Council is available at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Upcoming Meeting The Council will convene to consider: 1. Update on FWS progress in implementing the Council’s assessment of the Service’s Fisheries Program; 2. Council role in leading the revision of the FWS Fisheries Program Strategic Plan; 3. Update from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation on progress in implementing Council recommendations to improve the activities and operations of the Foundation; 4. Issues related to implementation of the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative; 5. Updates on activities of the Service’s Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program and Fisheries Program; and 6. Other Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. PUBLIC INPUT You must contact Douglas Hobbs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than If you wish to Attend the meeting ......................................................................................................................................................... Submit written information or questions before the meeting for the council to consider during the meeting ............... Give an oral presentation during the meeting ................................................................................................................ Attendance In order to attend this meeting, you must register by close of business on the date above. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address, and phone number to Douglas Hobbs (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Submitting Written Information or Questions wreier-aviles on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the Council to consider during the public meeting. Written statements must be received by the date under DATES, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Coordinator in both of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email. Giving an Oral Presentation Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation at the meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator, in writing (preferably via VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Dec 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION to be placed on the public speaker list for this meeting. Nonregistered public speakers will not be considered during the meeting. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, are invited to submit written statements to the Council after the meeting. CONTACT), Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the conference will be maintained by the Council Coordinator at 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, MS–3103–AEA, Arlington, VA 22203, and will be available for public inspection during regular business hours within 30 days following the meeting. Personal copies may be purchased for the cost of duplication. Dated: December 21, 2011. Gregory E. Siekaniec, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2011–33389 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 January 18, 2012. January 18, 2012. January 18, 2012. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [Account number: GX.12.LH00.0A000.UR] Agency Information Collections Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a proposed new information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the Study on Uranium and other trace metals in Private Bedrock Wells of south-eastern New Hampshire. DATES: You must submit comments on or before January 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2011 / Notices Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via email to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or fax at (202) 395–5806; and identify your submission as 1028–NEW NHWELL. Please also submit a copy of your written comments to Shari Baloch, USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20192 MS 807 (mail); (703) 648–7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email). Please reference Information Collection 1028– NEW NHWELL in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah M. Flanagan, U.S. Geological Survey, 331 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275 (mail); at (603) 226–7811 (telephone); or sflanaga@usgs.gov (email). You may also find information on this collection at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting the study with the assistance of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to (1) obtain information on water-quality issues that affect private well owners, (2) estimate the number of private wells containing raw-water concentrations of uranium and other trace metals (arsenic, iron, lead, and manganese) that are greater than the current drinking-water standards, and (3) assess the degree to which bedrock types can be associated with concentrations of uranium and other trace metals. This information will help guide future water-supply development and well-water testing. It will guide local health officials to areas of concern within their communities. Responses are voluntary. No questions of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. wreier-aviles on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Data Title: Study on Uranium and other trace metals in Bedrock Wells in SouthEast New Hampshire. OMB Control Number: 1028–NEW NHWELL. Affected Public: Individual and household residents. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One time collection. Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: 350 private well owners in south-eastern New Hampshire. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 350. Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that the burden for this collection to be approximately 10 minutes to take the survey and 10 minutes to locate and collect the water VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Dec 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 needed for the sample. The total estimate is approximately 20 minutes per response. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 117 hours. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. III. Request for Comments On August 9, 2011 we published a Federal Register notice (76 FR 48882) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on October 11, 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, email 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 anytime. 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: December 20, 2011. Keith W. Robinson, Director, USGS New Hampshire-Vermont Water Science Center. [FR Doc. 2011–33392 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCON06000–L16100000–DP0000] Notice of Resource Advisory Council Meetings for the Dominguez-Escalante Advisory Council AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 81961 Notice of public meetings. In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) DominguezEscalante Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below. DATE: The Council will meet January 25, 2012, in addition to the previously announced meetings for January 4, 2012; February 1, 2012; and March 7, 2012, which will still be held. All meetings will begin at 3 p.m. and will adjourn at 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meetings on January 4, January 25, and March 7 will be held at the Mesa County Courthouse Annex, Training Room A, 544 Rood, Grand Junction, Colorado. The meeting on February 1 will be held at the Delta Performing Arts Center, 822 Grand Ave., Delta, Colorado. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie Stevens, Advisory Council Designated Federal Official, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506. Phone: (970) 244–3049. Email: kasteven@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 10member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with the resource management planning process for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area and Dominguez Canyon Wilderness. Topics of discussion during the meeting may include informational presentations from various resource specialists working on the resource management plan, as well as Council reports relating to the following topics: Recreation, fire management, land-use planning process, invasive species management, travel management, wilderness, land exchange criteria, cultural resource management and other resource management topics of interest to the Council raised during the planning process. These meetings are anticipated to occur monthly, and may occur as frequently as every two weeks during intensive phases of the planning process. Dates, times and agendas for additional meetings may be determined at future Council Meetings, and will be published in the Federal Register, announced through local media and on the BLM’s Web site for the DominguezEscalante planning effort, www.blm.gov/ co/st/en/nca/denca/denca_rmp.html. These meetings are open to the public. The public may present written SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[Account number: GX.12.LH00.0A000.UR]


Agency Information Collections Activities: Submitted for Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request

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

ACTION: Notice of a proposed new information collection and request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we 
are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB a new 
information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork 
requirements for the Study on Uranium and other trace metals in Private 
Bedrock Wells of south-eastern New Hampshire.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before January 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information 
collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs,

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Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via email to 
OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or fax at (202) 395-5806; and identify your 
submission as 1028-NEW NHWELL. Please also submit a copy of your 
written comments to Shari Baloch, USGS Information Collection Clearance 
Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 
20192 MS 807 (mail); (703) 648-7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov 
(email). Please reference Information Collection 1028-NEW NHWELL in the 
subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah M. Flanagan, U.S. Geological 
Survey, 331 Commerce Way, Pembroke, New Hampshire 03275 (mail); at 
(603) 226-7811 (telephone); or sflanaga@usgs.gov (email). You may also 
find information on this collection at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting the study with the 
assistance of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to (1) 
obtain information on water-quality issues that affect private well 
owners, (2) estimate the number of private wells containing raw-water 
concentrations of uranium and other trace metals (arsenic, iron, lead, 
and manganese) that are greater than the current drinking-water 
standards, and (3) assess the degree to which bedrock types can be 
associated with concentrations of uranium and other trace metals. This 
information will help guide future water-supply development and well-
water testing. It will guide local health officials to areas of concern 
within their communities. Responses are voluntary. No questions of a 
``sensitive'' nature are asked.

II. Data

    Title: Study on Uranium and other trace metals in Bedrock Wells in 
South-East New Hampshire.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-NEW NHWELL.
    Affected Public: Individual and household residents.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: One time collection.
    Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: 350 private well 
owners in south-eastern New Hampshire.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 350.
    Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that the burden for this 
collection to be approximately 10 minutes to take the survey and 10 
minutes to locate and collect the water needed for the sample. The 
total estimate is approximately 20 minutes per response.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 117 hours.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this collection 
of information.

III. Request for Comments

    On August 9, 2011 we published a Federal Register notice (76 FR 
48882) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and 
soliciting comments. The comment period closed on October 11, 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, email 
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 anytime. 
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: December 20, 2011.
Keith W. Robinson,
Director, USGS New Hampshire-Vermont Water Science Center.
[FR Doc. 2011-33392 Filed 12-28-11; 8:45 am]
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