Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Economic Survey of Federal Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp Permit Holders, 7134 [2012-3144]

Download as PDF 7134 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2012 / Notices II. Method of Collection National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Economic Survey of Federal Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp Permit Holders National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 10, 2012. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Christopher Liese, (305) 365–4109 or Christopher.Liese@noaa.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection. That National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) annually collects socioeconomic data from commercial fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic shrimp fisheries who hold one or more permits for shrimp fishing in federal waters (United States (U.S.) Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)). Information about revenues, variable and fixed costs, capital investment and other socioeconomic information is collected from a random sample of permit holders. This data complements other data already collected and is needed to conduct socioeconomic analyses in support of management of the shrimp fishery and to satisfy legal requirements. The data will be used to assess how fishermen will be impacted by and respond to federal regulation likely to be considered by fishery managers. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:29 Feb 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 ACTION: The information will be collected on paper using a mail survey. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE period. Extension of public comment [FR Doc. 2012–3144 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] On January 5, 2012, NMFS announced the release of the Draft Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Recovery Plan (Draft Plan) for public review and comment. The Draft Plan addresses the Southern Oregon/ Northern California Coast Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU). NMFS is soliciting review and comment from the public and all interested parties on the Draft Plan. As part of that proposal, we provided a 60-day comment period, ending on March 5, 2012. We have received requests for an extension of the public comment period. In response to these requests, we are extending the comment period for the proposed action an additional 60 days. DATES: Information and comments on the subject action must be received by May 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments to Julie Weeder, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1655 Heindon Road Arcata, CA 95521. Comments may also be submitted by email to: SONCC.Recovery@noaa.gov. Comments may be submitted via facsimile (fax) to (707) 825–4840. Please include the following on the cover page of the fax: ‘‘Attn: Recovery Coordinator/SONCC Coho Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments.’’ Persons wishing to review the Draft Plan can obtain an electronic copy (i.e., CD ROM) from Cynthia Anderson by calling (707) 825–5162 or by emailing a request to cynthia.anderson@noaa.gov with the subject line ‘‘CD ROM Request for SONCC Coho Salmon Draft Recovery Plan.’’ Electronic copies of the Draft Plan are also available on-line on the NMFS Web site http:// swr.nmfs.noaa.gov/recovery. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Weeder, Recovery Coordinator, at (707) 825–5168, email julie.weeder@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Background III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0591. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; and individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 800. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 600. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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: February 7, 2012. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA907 Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plans National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: On January 5, 2012, NMFS published a Notice of Availability of the Draft Recovery Plan for the Southern Oregon/ Northern California Coast Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU) of Coho Salmon (Draft Plan) for public review and comment (77 FR 476). The Draft Plan addresses the Southern Oregon/ Northern California Coast Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU). NMFS is soliciting review and comment from the public and all interested parties on the Draft Plan. As part of that proposal, we E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Economic 
Survey of Federal Gulf and South Atlantic Shrimp Permit Holders

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 April 10, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Christopher Liese, (305) 365-4109 or 
Christopher.Liese@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for an extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    That National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
annually collects socioeconomic data from commercial fishermen in the 
Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic shrimp fisheries who hold one or more 
permits for shrimp fishing in federal waters (United States (U.S.) 
Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)). Information about revenues, variable 
and fixed costs, capital investment and other socioeconomic information 
is collected from a random sample of permit holders. This data 
complements other data already collected and is needed to conduct 
socioeconomic analyses in support of management of the shrimp fishery 
and to satisfy legal requirements. The data will be used to assess how 
fishermen will be impacted by and respond to federal regulation likely 
to be considered by fishery managers.

II. Method of Collection

    The information will be collected on paper using a mail survey.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0591.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; and 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 800.
    Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 600.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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: February 7, 2012.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-3144 Filed 2-9-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P