Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 12780-12781 [2013-04219]

Download as PDF 12780 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2013 / Notices activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). ADDRESSES: Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N040; FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain SUMMARY: Permit No. Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Receipt of application Federal Register notice Applicant Permit issuance date Endangered Species 83741A ........................ 83806A ........................ 86415A ........................ 88316A ........................ 84872A ........................ 022729 ......................... 89103A 89908A 89909A 91698A 91992A 89757A ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 92768A 91292A 91988A 93273A ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ Timothy Jackson .............................................. Paul Maddison ................................................. Gene Day ......................................................... David Moore ..................................................... Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park ..................... NOAA Fisheries/Pacific Islands Regional Office. Dallas Zoo ........................................................ Joseph Borgesen ............................................. Charles Kleiser ................................................. Lonnie Henriksen ............................................. David Combs ................................................... Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Steven Hanlon ................................................. Walter A. Wade ................................................ Leslie I. Barnhart .............................................. David Gainer .................................................... 77 FR 58405; September 20, 2012 ................. 77 FR 59961; October 1, 2012 ........................ 77 FR 61627; October 10, 2012 ...................... 77 FR 66476; November 5, 2012 .................... 77FR 66476; November 5, 2012 ..................... 77 FR 68809; November 16, 2012 .................. December 5, 2012. December 12, 2012. December 12, 2012. January 14, 2013. January 11, 2013. January 3, 2013. 77FR 68809; November 16, 2012 ................... 77 FR 70457; November 26, 2012 .................. 77 FR 70460; November 26, 2012 .................. 77 FR 74506; December 14, 2012 .................. 77 FR 74506; December 14, 2012 .................. 77 FR 74506; December 14, 2012 .................. February 12, 2013. January 14, 2013. January 7, 2013. January 25, 2013. January 25, 2013. February 5, 2013. 78 77 77 78 February February February February FR FR FR FR 112; January 2, 2013 ............................ 74506; December 14, 2012 .................. 74506; December 14, 2012 .................. 4162; January 18, 2013 ........................ 5, 2013. 13, 2013. 13, 2013. 13, 2013. Marine Mammals 81899A ........................ Shannon Atkinson, University of Alaska .......... 77 FR 58405; September 20, 2012 ................. February 11, 2013. 83724A ........................ SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc ............. 77 FR 61627; October 10, 2012 ...................... February 15, 2013. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to: Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Availability of Documents Geological Survey Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–04240 Filed 2–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Feb 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 [GX.13.GG00.99600.00] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028–0051), Annual Announcement of Availability of Funds. AGENCY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is inviting comments on an information collection request (ICR) that we have sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The Information Collection, which is summarized below, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 describes the nature and the estimated burden of the collection. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on February 28, 2013. You must submit comments on or before March 27, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may 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 with Information Collection DATES: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2013 / Notices Number 1028–0051. Please also provide a copy of your comments to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703)648–7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email). Please reference Information Collection Number 1028–0051 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, Elizabeth Lemersal, Earthquake Hazards Program, (703) 648–6716. To see a copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring. OMB Control Number: 1028–0051. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Research and monitoring findings are essential to fulfilling USGS’s responsibility under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act to develop earthquake hazard assessments and recording and reporting earthquake activity nationwide. Residents, emergency responders, and engineers rely on the USGS for this accurate and scientifically sound information. Respondents to Program Announcements submit proposals to support research and monitoring related to earthquake hazard assessments, earthquake causes and effects, and earthquake monitoring. This information is used as the basis for selection and award of projects meeting the USGS’s Earthquake Hazards Program objectives. Final reports of research and monitoring findings are required for each funded proposal; annual progress reports are required for awards of a two- to five-year duration. Final reports are made available to the public at the Web site http:// earthquake.usgs.gov/research/external/. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Data Title: National Earthquake Hazards reduction Program Annual Announcement of Availability of Funds. OMB Control Number: 1028–0051. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Research scientists, engineers, and the general public. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary; necessary to receive benefits. Frequency of Collection: Annually: Grant proposals and reporting; Every two to five years: Cooperative Agreement proposals and reporting. Estimated Annual Number of and Description of Respondents: 250 Educational institutions, and profit and non-profit organizations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Feb 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 350 (250 applications and narratives and 100 annual and final reports). Estimated Completion Time: 45 hours per application response and 12 hours per final report. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 12,450 (11,250 hours for applications and 1,200 hours for final reports). Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: We estimate the public reporting burden will average 45 hours per application response. This includes time to develop project goals, write the statement of work, perform internal proposal reviews, and submit the proposal through grants.gov. We estimate the public reporting burden will average 12 hours per final or annual report response. This includes summarizing accomplishments for the past year’s funded efforts. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. II. Request for Comments On October 31, 2012, we published a Federal Register notice (77 FR 65903) soliciting comments announcing that we would submit this information to OMB for approval. We solicited comments for a period of 60 days, ending on December 31, 2012. We did not receive any comments concerning that notice. We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 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. 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 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12781 Dated: February 19, 2013. William Leith, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards. [FR Doc. 2013–04219 Filed 2–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZG03000.L16100000.DQ0000. LXSS085A0000.241A.00] Notice of Availability of the Ironwood Forest National Monument Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan, Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Ironwood Forest National Monument (IFNM), located in portions of Pima and Pinal counties, northwest of Tucson, Arizona. The IFNM was established by Presidential Proclamation on June 9, 2000, for the protection of the significant cultural, biological, geological, and natural resources. These resources were identified as Monument objects in the Proclamation. The Arizona State Director signed the ROD on February 19, 2013, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately. ADDRESSES: Copies in electronic format on compact disk of the ROD/Approved RMP are available in the Tucson Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 3201 East Universal Way, Tucson, AZ 85756. It is also accessible on the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/ prog/planning/ironwood.html. Printed copies of the ROD/Approved RMP are available for public inspection at the BLM Tucson Field Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Bellew, Tucson Field Manager, telephone: 520–258–7235; address: 3201 East Universal Way, Tucson, AZ 85756; or email: AZ_IFNM_RMP@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) can 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 37 (Monday, February 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04219]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX.13.GG00.99600.00]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028-
0051), Annual Announcement of Availability of Funds.

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the 
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is inviting comments on an information 
collection request (ICR) that we have sent to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The Information Collection, 
which is summarized below, describes the nature and the estimated 
burden of the collection. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other 
Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. This 
collection is scheduled to expire on February 28, 2013.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before March 27, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may 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 with Information Collection

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Number 1028-0051. Please also provide a copy of your comments to the 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703)648-7199 
(fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email). Please reference Information 
Collection Number 1028-0051 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, Elizabeth Lemersal, Earthquake Hazards Program, (703) 
648-6716. To see a copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to 
http://www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0051.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Research and monitoring findings are essential to 
fulfilling USGS's responsibility under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction 
Act to develop earthquake hazard assessments and recording and 
reporting earthquake activity nationwide. Residents, emergency 
responders, and engineers rely on the USGS for this accurate and 
scientifically sound information. Respondents to Program Announcements 
submit proposals to support research and monitoring related to 
earthquake hazard assessments, earthquake causes and effects, and 
earthquake monitoring. This information is used as the basis for 
selection and award of projects meeting the USGS's Earthquake Hazards 
Program objectives. Final reports of research and monitoring findings 
are required for each funded proposal; annual progress reports are 
required for awards of a two- to five-year duration. Final reports are 
made available to the public at the Web site http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/external/.

I. Data

    Title: National Earthquake Hazards reduction Program Annual 
Announcement of Availability of Funds.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0051.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Research scientists, engineers, and the general 
public.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary; necessary to receive benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually: Grant proposals and reporting; 
Every two to five years: Cooperative Agreement proposals and reporting.
    Estimated Annual Number of and Description of Respondents: 250 
Educational institutions, and profit and non-profit organizations.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 350 (250 applications and 
narratives and 100 annual and final reports).
    Estimated Completion Time: 45 hours per application response and 12 
hours per final report.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 12,450 (11,250 hours for 
applications and 1,200 hours for final reports).
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Hour'' Burden: We 
estimate the public reporting burden will average 45 hours per 
application response. This includes time to develop project goals, 
write the statement of work, perform internal proposal reviews, and 
submit the proposal through grants.gov. We estimate the public 
reporting burden will average 12 hours per final or annual report 
response. This includes summarizing accomplishments for the past year's 
funded efforts.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: We 
have not identified any ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this 
collection of information.

II. Request for Comments

    On October 31, 2012, we published a Federal Register notice (77 FR 
65903) soliciting comments announcing that we would submit this 
information to OMB for approval. We solicited comments for a period of 
60 days, ending on December 31, 2012. We did not receive any comments 
concerning that notice.
    We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: 
(1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
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.
    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 19, 2013.
William Leith,
Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards.
[FR Doc. 2013-04219 Filed 2-22-13; 8:45 am]
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