Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection, 26577-26578 [2012-10772]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 87 / Friday, May 4, 2012 / Notices Escambia County VERMONT Hver—Knowles Planing Mill Chimney, Jct. of Scenic Bluffs Hwy. & Langley Ave., Pensacola, 12000299 Chittenden County Duplex at 22—26 Johnson St., (Burlington, Vermont MPS) 22—26 Johnson St., Burlington, 12000292 Fitzgerald, William, Block, (Burlington, Vermont MPS) 57–63 N. Champlain St., Burlington, 12000293 Monroe County Veterans of Foreign Wars Walter R. Mickens Post 6021 and William Weech American Legion Post 168, 803 Emma St., Key West, 12000300 WISCONSIN Riley County Bethel A.M.E. 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AGENCY: The Bureau of Reclamation has forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory, OMB Control Number: 1006–0014. The Information Collection Request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this information collection, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comment must be received on or before June 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Please send your comments to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to (202) 395–5806, or email to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. A copy of your comments should also be directed to the Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: LC–4200, P.O. Box 61470, Boulder City, NV 89006–1470. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Matuska, Water Accounting and Verification Group Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Regional SUMMARY: Warren Township District No. 4 School, 27900 Bunert Rd., Warren, 12000308 VerDate Mar<15>2010 Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26577 Office, 702–293–8164. You may also view the Information Collection Request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Pursuant to the Boulder Canyon Project Act (Pub. L. 70–642, 45 Stat. 1057), all diversions of mainstream Colorado River water must be in accordance with a Colorado River water entitlement. The Consolidated Decree of the United States Supreme Court in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150 (2006) requires the Secretary of the Interior to account for all diversions of mainstream Colorado River water along the lower Colorado River, including water drawn from the mainstream by underground pumping. To meet the water entitlement and accounting obligations, an inventory of wells and river pumps is required along the lower Colorado River, and the gathering of specific information concerning these wells. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1006–0014. Title: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory. Form Number: Form LC–25. Frequency: These data are collected only once for each well or river-pump owner or operator as long as changes in water use, or other changes that would impact contractual or administrative requirements, are not made. A respondent may request that the data for their well or river pump be updated after the initial inventory. Respondents: Well and river-pump owners and operators along the lower Colorado River in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Each well and river pump owner or operator must be identified, as well as the location of their diversion and type of water use determined. Estimated completion time: An average of 20 minutes is required to interview individual well and riverpump owners or operators. Reclamation will use the information collected during these interviews to complete the information collection form. Estimated total number of annual responses: 1,500. Estimated total annual burden hours: 500 hours. III. Request for Comments Reclamation invites your comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions, including whether the information will have practical use; E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 26578 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 87 / Friday, May 4, 2012 / Notices (b) the accuracy of our burden estimate for 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 of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. An agency 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. Reclamation will display a valid OMB control number on the Lower Colorado River Well Inventory, OMB Control Number: 1006– 0014. A Federal Register notice with a 60day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published in the Federal Register (77 FR 9264) on February 16, 2012. No public comments were received. IV. Public Disclosure Before including your address, telephone 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 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. Dated: April 27, 2012. Michael R. Gabaldon, Acting Regional Director, Lower Colorado Region, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 2012–10772 Filed 5–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public Meeting for the Water Transfer Program for the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority, 2014–2038, San Joaquin Valley, CA Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability and public meeting. AGENCY: The Bureau of Reclamation and the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority have made SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 May 03, 2012 Jkt 226001 available for public review and comment the joint draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact report (Draft EIS/EIR) for the Water Transfer Program, 2014–2038. The proposed new transfer program would provide for the transfer and/or exchange of up to 150,000 acre-feet of substitute water from the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority to several potential users over a 25-year timeframe (water service years 2014–2038). DATES: Submit written comments on the Draft EIS/EIR on or before July 3, 2012. One public meeting is scheduled with the Bureau of Reclamation and San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority’s staff. Oral or written comments will be received at this meeting regarding the project’s environmental effects. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Los Banos, California. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the Draft EIS/EIR to Mr. Brad Hubbard, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Room 2905, Sacramento, California 95825. Email electronic comments to bhubbard@usbr.gov. The public meeting will be held at the Miller & Lux Building, Floor 1, 830 Sixth Street, Los Banos, California 93635. To request a compact disc of the Draft EIS/EIR, please contact Mr. Brad Hubbard as indicated above, or call 916–978–5034. The Draft EIS/EIR may be viewed at Reclamation’s Web site at https://www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/ nepa_projdetails.cfm?Project_ID=9086. See Supplementary Information section for locations where copies of the Draft EIS/EIR are available for public review. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Brad Hubbard, Natural Resources Specialist, at 916–978–5204, or email at bhubbard@usbr.gov; or Ms. Joann White, San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority, at 209– 827–8616, or email at jwhite@sjrecwa.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority (Exchange Contractors) propose to make water available via tailwater recovery, water conservation, and temporary land fallowing for transfer and/or exchange of substitute water to either the state and Federal wildlife refuges, Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors for existing municipal and industrial (M&I) and/or agricultural areas, and other potential State Water Project (SWP) contractors for agricultural and/or municipal and industrial (M&I) uses, or to some PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 combination of these users. The action would be to execute agreements for water transfers among the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Mid-Pacific Region; Central Valley Project (CVP) and State Water Project (SWP) contractors; and the Exchange Contractors for water service years 2014 to 2038. The program would consist of the annual development and transfer of up to 150,000 acre-feet of substitute CVP water (maximum of 80,000 acre-feet of tailwater and a maximum of 20,000 acre-feet of conserved water, and a maximum of 50,000 acre-feet from land fallowing) from the Exchange Contractors to other CVP contractors, to Reclamation’s Refuge Water Supply Program (RWSP) for delivery to the San Joaquin Valley wetland habitat areas (wildlife refuges), and/or SWP contractors. The purposes of the proposed twenty-five year transfer program are the transfer and/or exchange of CVP water from the Exchange Contractors to: • The RWSP to meet water supply needs (Incremental Level 4) for San Joaquin River Basin wildlife refuges and Tulare Lake Basin wildlife areas. • Other CVP contractors and SWP contractors to meet demands of agriculture, municipal, and industrial uses, and/or The continuation of a program of temporary annual water transfers and/or exchanges is needed to maximize the use of limited water resources for agriculture, fish and wildlife resources, and M&I purposes with the following objectives: • Develop supplemental water supplies from willing seller agencies within the Exchange Contractors’ service area through water conservation measures/tailwater recovery and crop idling/fallowing activities consistent with agency policies. • Assist in providing water supplies to meet the Incremental Level 4 requirements for the San Joaquin River Basin and Tulare Lake Basin wildlife refuges. • Assist Friant Division CVP repayment contractors or water service contractors to obtain additional CVP water for the production of agricultural crops or livestock and/or M&I uses because of water supply shortages or when full contract deliveries cannot otherwise be made. • Assist SWP (Kern County Water Agency and Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD)) and other CVP agricultural service and M&I contractors (San Luis Unit, SCVWD, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Contra Costa Water District, and Pajaro Valley Water E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; 
Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of renewal and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Reclamation has forwarded the following 
Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory, OMB 
Control Number: 1006-0014. The Information Collection Request describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden.

DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this information 
collection, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comment 
must be received on or before June 4, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Please send your comments to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to (202) 
395-5806, or email to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. A copy of your comments 
should also be directed to the Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: LC-
4200, P.O. Box 61470, Boulder City, NV 89006-1470.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Matuska, Water Accounting and 
Verification Group Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado 
Regional Office, 702-293-8164. You may also view the Information 
Collection Request at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    Pursuant to the Boulder Canyon Project Act (Pub. L. 70-642, 45 
Stat. 1057), all diversions of mainstream Colorado River water must be 
in accordance with a Colorado River water entitlement. The Consolidated 
Decree of the United States Supreme Court in Arizona v. California, 547 
U.S. 150 (2006) requires the Secretary of the Interior to account for 
all diversions of mainstream Colorado River water along the lower 
Colorado River, including water drawn from the mainstream by 
underground pumping. To meet the water entitlement and accounting 
obligations, an inventory of wells and river pumps is required along 
the lower Colorado River, and the gathering of specific information 
concerning these wells.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1006-0014.
    Title: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory.
    Form Number: Form LC-25.
    Frequency: These data are collected only once for each well or 
river-pump owner or operator as long as changes in water use, or other 
changes that would impact contractual or administrative requirements, 
are not made. A respondent may request that the data for their well or 
river pump be updated after the initial inventory.
    Respondents: Well and river-pump owners and operators along the 
lower Colorado River in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Each well and 
river pump owner or operator must be identified, as well as the 
location of their diversion and type of water use determined.
    Estimated completion time: An average of 20 minutes is required to 
interview individual well and river-pump owners or operators. 
Reclamation will use the information collected during these interviews 
to complete the information collection form.
    Estimated total number of annual responses: 1,500.
    Estimated total annual burden hours: 500 hours.

III. Request for Comments

    Reclamation invites your comments on:
    (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of our functions, including whether the 
information will have practical use;

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    (b) the accuracy of our burden estimate for 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 of the information collection on 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    An agency 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. Reclamation will display a valid 
OMB control number on the Lower Colorado River Well Inventory, OMB 
Control Number: 1006-0014.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on this collection of information was published in the Federal 
Register (77 FR 9264) on February 16, 2012. No public comments were 
received.

IV. Public Disclosure

    Before including your address, telephone 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 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.

    Dated: April 27, 2012.
Michael R. Gabaldon,
Acting Regional Director, Lower Colorado Region, Bureau of Reclamation.
[FR Doc. 2012-10772 Filed 5-3-12; 8:45 am]
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