Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: NPS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms, 9729-9730 [2013-03046]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices Permit No. TE–797233 ACTION: Applicant: Entomological Consulting Services, Pleasant Hill, California SUMMARY: The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, capture, handle and release) the Behren’s silverspot butterfly (Speyeria zerene behrensii), Myrtle’s silverspot butterfly (Speyeria zerene myrtleae), lotis blue butterfly (Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis), callippe silverspot butterfly (Speyeria callippe callippe), San Bruno elfin butterfly (Callophrys mossii bayensis), mission blue butterfly (Icaricia icarioides missionensis), Lange’s metalmark butterfly (Apodemia mormo langei), take (conduct habitat restoration activities) for the Zayante band-winged grasshopper (Trimerotropis infantilis), and take (capture, handle, transport, relocate, and release) the Smith’s blue butterfly (Euphilotes enoptes smithi) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and habitat restoration activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Public Comments We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. 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 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. Michael Long, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2013–02983 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Bureau of Land Management [LLCOF00000 L16520000.XX0000] Notice of Meeting, Rio Grande Natural Area Commission AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Notice of Public Meeting. 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) Rio Grande Natural Area Commission will meet as indicated below. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on March 14, 2013. DATES: BLM Front Range District ˜ Office, 3028 East Main, Canon City, CO 81212. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise Adamic, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Front Range District ˜ Office, 3028 East Main St., Canon City, CO 81212. Phone: (719) 269–8553. Email: dadamic@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. The Rio Grande Natural Area Commission was established in the Rio Grande Natural Area Act (16 U.S.C. 460rrr–2). The ninemember Commission advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, concerning the preparation and implementation of a management plan for non-Federal land in the Rio Grande Natural Area, as directed by law. Planned agenda topics for this meeting include: finding a writer-editor to help develop the management plan, discussing what to do with abandoned structures in the Natural Area and a tour of the Wild Horse and Inmate Program training facilities. The public may offer oral comments at 10:15 a.m. or written statements, which may be submitted for the Commission’s consideration. Please send written comments to Denise Adamic at the address above by March 1, 2013. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Summary minutes for the Commission meeting will be maintained in the San Luis Valley Field Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within 30 days following the meeting. Meeting minutes and agenda are also available at: www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/slvfo.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9729 Dated: January 31, 2013. Helen M. Hankins, BLM Colorado State Director. [FR Doc. 2013–03040 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLES956000–L14200000–BJ0000] Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey, North Carolina Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On Thursday, January 3, 2013, there was published in the Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 318, on pages 318 through 319 a notice entitled ‘‘Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey’’. In said notice were plats of survey representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the Qualla Indian Boundary, lands held in trust for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Swain County, in the State of North Carolina. This was accepted December 19, 2012. The official filing of the plat is hereby stayed, pending consideration of all protests. SUMMARY: Dated: February 5, 2013. Dominica Van Koten, Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. 2013–03041 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRSS–EQD–12283; PPWONRADB1, PPMRSNR1N.NA0000] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: NPS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: We (National Park Service) have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. This collection will consist of four forms (General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms) used by the Institutional Animal Care and Use SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 9730 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices Committee (NPS IACUC/the Committee) to ensure compliance with the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), its regulations (AWAR), and the Interagency Research Animal Committee (IRAC) principles for projects involving the use of animals in research, teaching, and/or exhibition. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other federal agencies to comment on this ICR. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to, a collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATE: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, please submit them on or before March 13, 2013. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via email to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202–395–5806; and identify your submission as 1024–IACUC. Please also send a copy your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information Collections Coordinator, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or phadrea_ponds@nps.gov (email). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Spaak, NPS IACUC Administrator, by mail at Biological Resource Management Division 1201 Oakridge Drive, Suite 200 Fort Collins, CO 80525 or Jordan_Spaak@nps.gov (email). Or contact: John Bryan at John_Bryan@nps.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract All research, teaching, and exhibition projects involving animals taking place on NPS territories must be approved by the NPS IACUC prior to their commencement. Principal Investigators (PI) are required to submit the completed General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and/or Amendment Forms as required for approval to the NPS IACUC Office. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Data OMB Control Number: None. This collection is currently in use without an OMB Control Number. Title: NPS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms. Type of Request: New. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Affected Public: State and Local Agencies, Businesses, non-profit organizations, and Universities (those entities involved in research, teaching, and exhibition projects involving the use of animals in NPS units). Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 190. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 348 hours. We expect to receive 190 annual responses. We estimate that it will take an average of 3 hours to complete the General Submission or Exhibitor forms; 15 minutes to complete the Amendment form; and 10 minutes to complete the Annual Review form. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: None III. Comments On September 26, 2012 we published a Federal Register notice (77 FR 59222) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. Public comments were solicited for 60 days ending November 26, 2012. We received one comment that did not require a any changes to the information collection burden of this submission. No changes were made based on the comment. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (1) Whether or not the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 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 any time. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 5, 2013. Madonna Baucum, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2013–03046 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–EH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NER–BOHA–12211; PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000; PPNEBOHAS1] Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces the annual meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council. The agenda includes a presentation by Sally Snowman, 70th keeper of Boston Light, the election of officers, and a park update. Date/Time: March 6, 2013, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Eastern). Location: WilmerHale, 60 State Street, 26th floor, Boston, MA 02109. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Jacobson, DFO, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 228, Boston, MA 02110; telephone (617) 223–8669; email Bruce_Jacobson@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting open to the public. Preregistration is required for public attendance, contact Mary Raczko by email at mary_raczko@nps.gov or by phone at (617) 223.8666 or register online at http:// bostonharborislands.org/park-calendar. Those wishing to submit written comments may contact the Designated Federal Official for the Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council, Bruce Jacobson, by mail at 408 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 228, Boston, MA 02110. 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 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. The Advisory Council was appointed by the Director of National Park Service pursuant to Public Law 104–333. The purpose of the Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership with respect SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NRSS-EQD-12283; PPWONRADB1, PPMRSNR1N.NA0000]


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: NPS 
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) General Submission, 
Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms

AGENCY: National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We (National Park Service) have submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) 
described below. This collection will consist of four forms (General 
Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms) used by the 
Institutional Animal Care and Use

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Committee (NPS IACUC/the Committee) to ensure compliance with the 
Animal Welfare Act (AWA), its regulations (AWAR), and the Interagency 
Research Animal Committee (IRAC) principles for projects involving the 
use of animals in research, teaching, and/or exhibition. To comply with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing 
efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the 
general public and other federal agencies to comment on this ICR. We 
may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to, 
a collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

DATE:  To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, please 
submit them on or before March 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information 
collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior via email to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or 
fax at 202-395-5806; and identify your submission as 1024-IACUC. Please 
also send a copy your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information 
Collections Coordinator, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, 
Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or phadrea_ponds@nps.gov (email).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Spaak, NPS IACUC Administrator, 
by mail at Biological Resource Management Division 1201 Oakridge Drive, 
Suite 200 Fort Collins, CO 80525 or Jordan_Spaak@nps.gov (email). Or 
contact: John Bryan at John_Bryan@nps.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    All research, teaching, and exhibition projects involving animals 
taking place on NPS territories must be approved by the NPS IACUC prior 
to their commencement. Principal Investigators (PI) are required to 
submit the completed General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and/
or Amendment Forms as required for approval to the NPS IACUC Office.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: None. This collection is currently in use 
without an OMB Control Number.
    Title: NPS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) 
General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms.
    Type of Request: New.
    Affected Public: State and Local Agencies, Businesses, non-profit 
organizations, and Universities (those entities involved in research, 
teaching, and exhibition projects involving the use of animals in NPS 
units).
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 190.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 348 hours. We expect to 
receive 190 annual responses. We estimate that it will take an average 
of 3 hours to complete the General Submission or Exhibitor forms; 15 
minutes to complete the Amendment form; and 10 minutes to complete the 
Annual Review form.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
None

III. Comments

    On September 26, 2012 we published a Federal Register notice (77 FR 
59222) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. 
Public comments were solicited for 60 days ending November 26, 2012. We 
received one comment that did not require a any changes to the 
information collection burden of this submission. No changes were made 
based on the comment.
    We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (1) Whether or not 
the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether or not the information will have 
practical utility; (2) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden for 
this collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 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 any time. 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: February 5, 2013.
Madonna Baucum,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service.
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