Agency Information Collection Extension, 43582-43583 [2012-18170]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 43582 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 25, 2012 / Notices ensure that you have in place the necessary processes and systems to comply with the reporting requirements in 2 CFR part 170 should you receive funding under this competition. This does not apply if you have an exception under 2 CFR 170.110(b). (b) At the end of your project period, you must submit a final performance report, including financial information, as directed by the Secretary. If you receive a multi-year award, you must submit an annual performance report that provides the most current performance and financial expenditure information as directed by the Secretary under 34 CFR 75.118. The Secretary may also require more frequent performance reports under 34 CFR 75.720(c). Annual performance reports and final reports for the AORC program must be submitted into the International Resource Information System (IRIS) online data and reporting system. You can view the performance report screens and instructions at http://iris.ed.gov/ iris/pdfs/AORC.pdf. 4. Performance Measures: The American Overseas Research Centers program provides grants to consortia of United States institutions of higher education to establish or operate overseas research centers that promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies. The Department will use the following measures to evaluate the extent to which the overseas research centers are successful in meeting the program objective: AORC Performance Measure: Percentage of AORC participants employed in jobs where they utilize their language and/or area or international studies training. AORC Performance Measure: Percentage of postgraduate research projects conducted that focus on the 78 priority languages or world regions as defined by the Secretary of Education in accordance with section 601(c)(1) of the HEA. 5. Continuation Awards: In making a continuation award, the Secretary may consider, under 34 CFR 75.253, the extent to which a grantee has made ‘‘substantial progress toward meeting the objectives in its approved application.’’ This consideration includes the review of a grantee’s progress in meeting the targets and projected outcomes in its approved application, and whether the grantee has expended funds in a manner that is consistent with its approved application and budget. In making a continuation grant, the Secretary also considers whether the grantee is operating in compliance with the assurances in its approved application, including those VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Jul 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 applicable to Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance from the Department (34 CFR 100.4, 104.5, 108.8, and 110.23). VII. Agency Contact For Further Information Contact: Cheryl E. Gibbs, International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street NW., room 6083, Washington, DC 20006–8521. Telephone: (202) 502–7634 or by email: cheryl.gibbs@ed.gov. If you use a TDD or a TTY, call the FRS, toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. VIII. Other Information Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in section VII of this notice. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Dated: July 19, 2012. David A. Bergeron, Acting Assistant Secretary Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. 2012–18084 Filed 7–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension U.S. Department of Energy. Submission of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; comment request. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for an extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a threeyear extension of its Environment, Safety and Health reporting requirements, OMB Control Number 1910–0300. This information collection request covers information necessary for the DOE to exercise management oversight and control over Management and Operating (M&O) contractors of the DOE’s Government-Owned ContractorOperated (GOCO) facilities, and offsite contractors. The contractor management oversight and control function concerns the ways in which the DOE’s contractors provide goods and services for DOE organizations and activities in accordance with the terms of their contract(s); the applicable statutory, regulatory and mission support requirements of the DOE; and regulations in the functional area covered in this request. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before August 24, 2012. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at 202–395–4650. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, and to Felecia Briggs, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Health, Safety and Security, HS–83/C–412, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290, (301) 903–8803, by fax at 301–903–5492 or by email at felecia.briggs@hq.doe.gov. Information about the collection instruments may be obtained at: http://www.hss.doe.gov/ pra.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed at the addresses listed above in ADDRESSES. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information collection request contains the following: (1) OMB No.: 1910–0300; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Environment, Safety and Health; (3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4) Purpose: The collections are used by DOE to exercise management oversight and control over its contractors in the ways SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 25, 2012 / Notices in which the DOE’s contractors provide goods and services for DOE organizations and activities in accordance with the terms of their contract(s); the applicable statutory, regulatory and mission support requirements of the Department. The collections are: Computerized Accident/ Incident Reporting System (CAIRS); Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS); Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS); Radiation Exposure Monitoring System (REMS); Annual Fire Protection Summary Application; Safety Basis Information System; and Lessons Learned System; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,164; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 99,693; (7) Response Obligation: Required, except for Noncompliance Tracking System (see Statutory Authority section below); (8) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 44,860; (9) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $0. Statutory Authority: Section 641 of the Department of Energy Organization Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 7251, and the following additional authorities: Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System (CAIRS): DOE Order 231.1B (June 27, 2011). Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS): DOE Order 232.2 (August 30, 2011). Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS): 10 CFR Part 820; 10 CFR Part 851. Radiation Exposure Monitoring System (REMS): 10 CFR Part 835; DOE Order 231.1B (June 27, 2011). Annual Fire Protection Summary Application: DOE Order 231.1B (June 27, 2011). Safety Basis Information System: 10 CFR part 830; DOE O 231.1B (June 27, 2011). Lessons Learned System: DOE Order 210.2A (April 8, 2011). Issued in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2012. Stephen A. Kirchhoff, Director, Office of Resource Management, Office of Health, Safety and Security. [FR Doc. 2012–18170 Filed 7–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Paducah Department of Energy (DOE). Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Jul 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, August 16, 2012 6 p.m. Barkley Centre, 111 Memorial Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42001. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reinhard Knerr, Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Department of Energy Paducah Site Office, Post Office Box 1410, MS–103, Paducah, Kentucky 42001, (270) 441–6825. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management and related activities. Tentative Agenda: • Call to Order, Introductions, Review of Agenda • Administrative Issues • Public Comments (15 minutes) • Adjourn Breaks Taken As Appropriate Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Paducah, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Reinhard Knerr as soon as possible in advance of the meeting at the telephone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Reinhard Knerr at the telephone number listed above. Requests must be received as soon as possible prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. The EM SSAB, Paducah, will hear public comments pertaining to its scope (clean-up standards and environmental restoration; waste management and disposition; stabilization and disposition of nonstockpile nuclear materials; excess facilities; future land use and long-term stewardship; risk assessment and management; and clean-up science and technology activities). Comments outside of the scope may be submitted via written statement as directed above. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43583 Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Reinhard Knerr at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site: http:// www.pgdpcab.energy.gov/ 2011Meetings.html. Issued at Washington, DC, on July 19, 2012. LaTanya R. Butler, Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–18169 Filed 7–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DOE Response to Recommendation 2012–1 of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Savannah River Site Building 235–F Safety Department of Energy. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: On May 8, 2012, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board submitted Recommendation 2012–1, concerning Savannah River Site Building 235–F Safety, to the Department of Energy. In accordance with section 315(b) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2286d(b), the following represents the Secretary of Energy’s response to the Recommendation. ADDRESSES: Send comments, data, views, or arguments concerning the Secretary’s response to: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, 625 Indiana Avenue NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Steven Petras, Nuclear Engineer, Departmental Representative to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Office of Health, Safety and Security, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. SUMMARY: Issued in Washington, DC, on July 10, 2012. Mari-Josette Campagnone, Departmental Representative, to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Office of Health, Safety and Security. July 10, 2012 The Honorable Peter S. Winokur Chairman Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 625 Indiana Avenue NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20004 Dear Mr. Chairman: The Department of Energy (DOE) acknowledges receipt of Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) Recommendation 2012–1, Savannah River E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 25, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43582-43583]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-18170]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.

ACTION: Submission of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; 
comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information 
collection request to the OMB for an extension under the provisions of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection 
requests a three-year extension of its Environment, Safety and Health 
reporting requirements, OMB Control Number 1910-0300. This information 
collection request covers information necessary for the DOE to exercise 
management oversight and control over Management and Operating (M&O) 
contractors of the DOE's Government-Owned Contractor-Operated (GOCO) 
facilities, and offsite contractors. The contractor management 
oversight and control function concerns the ways in which the DOE's 
contractors provide goods and services for DOE organizations and 
activities in accordance with the terms of their contract(s); the 
applicable statutory, regulatory and mission support requirements of 
the DOE; and regulations in the functional area covered in this 
request.

DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before 
August 24, 2012. If you anticipate that you will be submitting 
comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time 
allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your 
intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer 
may be telephoned at 202-395-4650.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503, and to Felecia Briggs, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Office of Health, Safety and Security, HS-83/C-412, 1000 Independence 
Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585-1290, (301) 903-8803, by fax at 301-903-
5492 or by email at felecia.briggs@hq.doe.gov. Information about the 
collection instruments may be obtained at: http://www.hss.doe.gov/pra.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed at the addresses listed above in ADDRESSES.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information collection request contains 
the following: (1) OMB No.: 1910-0300; (2) Information Collection 
Request Title: Environment, Safety and Health; (3) Type of Review: 
Renewal; (4) Purpose: The collections are used by DOE to exercise 
management oversight and control over its contractors in the ways

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in which the DOE's contractors provide goods and services for DOE 
organizations and activities in accordance with the terms of their 
contract(s); the applicable statutory, regulatory and mission support 
requirements of the Department. The collections are: Computerized 
Accident/Incident Reporting System (CAIRS); Occurrence Reporting and 
Processing System (ORPS); Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS); 
Radiation Exposure Monitoring System (REMS); Annual Fire Protection 
Summary Application; Safety Basis Information System; and Lessons 
Learned System; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,164; (6) 
Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 99,693; (7) Response 
Obligation: Required, except for Noncompliance Tracking System (see 
Statutory Authority section below); (8) Annual Estimated Number of 
Burden Hours: 44,860; (9) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping 
Cost Burden: $0.

    Statutory Authority: Section 641 of the Department of Energy 
Organization Act, codified at 42 U.S.C. 7251, and the following 
additional authorities:
    Computerized Accident/Incident Reporting System (CAIRS): DOE 
Order 231.1B (June 27, 2011).
    Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS): DOE Order 
232.2 (August 30, 2011).
    Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS): 10 CFR Part 820; 10 CFR 
Part 851.
    Radiation Exposure Monitoring System (REMS): 10 CFR Part 835; 
DOE Order 231.1B (June 27, 2011).
    Annual Fire Protection Summary Application: DOE Order 231.1B 
(June 27, 2011).
    Safety Basis Information System: 10 CFR part 830; DOE O 231.1B 
(June 27, 2011).
    Lessons Learned System: DOE Order 210.2A (April 8, 2011).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2012.
Stephen A. Kirchhoff,
Director, Office of Resource Management, Office of Health, Safety and 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-18170 Filed 7-24-12; 8:45 am]
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