Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 21098-21099 [2013-08170]

Download as PDF 21098 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 68 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Forest Service Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (Board) will meet in Rapid City South Dakota. The Board is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. II) (FACA); and the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 (16 U.S.C. sec. 1600 et.seq.) (RPA); the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. sec. 1612) (NFMA), and the Federal Public Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 108–447) (REA). The purpose of the Board is to provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of forest issues such as forest plan revisions or amendments, forest health including fire and mountain pine beetle epidemics, travel management, forest monitoring and evaluation, recreation fees, and sitespecific projects having forest-wide implications. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is: (1) to provide information to, and receive recommendations from, the Board regarding future range and grazing management actions; (2) to provide an update to, and receive comments and recommendations from, the Board about White-Nose Syndrome and the Cave Management Environmental Impact Statement. DATES: The meeting will be held April 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Forest Service Mystic Ranger District Office, 8221 South Highway 16, Rapid City SD 57702. Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary Information. All comments, including names and VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 08, 2013 addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Supervisor’s Office, Black Hills National Forest, 1019 North Fifth Street, Custer SD 57730. Please call ahead to Scott Jacobson, Committee Management Officer, at 605–673–9216, to facilitate entry into the building to view comments. Jkt 229001 Scott Jacobson, Committee Management Officer, Black Hills National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 605–673–9324, sjjacobson@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. The following business will be conducted: (1) A discussion of Range Management issues; and, (2) an update on WhiteNose Syndrome and the Cave Management Environmental Impact Statement. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before the meeting. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by April 3, 2013 to be scheduled on the agenda. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Scott Jacobson, Supervisor’s Office, Black Hills National Forest, 1019 North Fifth Street, Custer SD 57730, or by email to sjjacobson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 605–673–9208. A summary of the meeting will be posted at https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/blackhills/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees within 45 days of the meeting. Meeting Accommodations: If you require sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation please request this in advance of the meeting by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 2, 2013. Dennis Jaeger, Acting Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2013–08174 Filed 4–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended), invites comments on the following information collections for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments on this notice must be received by June 10, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162, South Building, Washington, DC 20250– 1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. Fax: (202) 720- 8435. Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. DATES: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. This notice identifies information collections that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 9, 2013 / Notices 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 appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Fax: (202) 720–8435. Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. Title: 7 CFR Part 1794, Environmental Policies and Procedures. OMB Control Number: 0572–0117. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The information collections contained in this rule are requirements prescribed by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321– 4346), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500–1508), and Executive Orders. USDA Rural Development administers rural utilities programs through the Rural Utilities Service (Agency). Agency applicants provide environmental documentation, as prescribed by the rule, to assure that policy contained in NEPA is followed. The burden varies depending on the type, size, and location of each project, which then prescribes the type of information collection involved. The collection of information is only that information that is essential for the Agency to provide environmental safeguards and to comply with NEPA as implemented by the CEQ regulations. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 146 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit and non-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,339. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 486,440 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Rebecca Hunt, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, at (202) 205–3660. FAX: (202) 720–8435 or email rebecca.hunt@wdc.usda.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 2, 2013. John Charles Padalino, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2013–08170 Filed 4–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 21099 information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Dated: April 3, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–08165 Filed 4–8–13; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Economic Expenditure Survey of Wreckfish (EESW) in the U.S. South Atlantic Region. OMB Control Number: None. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (request for a new information collection). Number of Respondents: 9. Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. Burden Hours: 9. Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect economic information from wreckfish landing commercial fishermen in the United States (U.S.) South Atlantic region. The data gathered will be used to evaluate the likely economic impacts of management proposals. In addition, the information will be used to satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12898, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statutes. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1895] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C., (Polysilicon), Clarksville, TN Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘* * * the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 78, has made application to the Board for authority to establish a specialpurpose subzone with certain manufacturing authority at the polysilicon manufacturing facility of Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C., located in Clarksville, Tennessee (FTZ Docket 62–2011, filed 10–5–2011); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (76 FR 63281–63282, 10–12– 2011; 76 FR 76934, 12–9–2011; 76 FR 81475, 12–28–2011; 77 FR 21082, 4–9– 2012; 77 FR 30500, 5–23–2012) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 68 (Tuesday, April 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21098-21099]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08170]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended), 
invites comments on the following information collections for which the 
Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 10, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program 
Development and Regulatory Analysis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 
5162, South Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-
1078. Fax: (202) 720- 8435. Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)]. This notice identifies information collections that RUS is 
submitting to OMB for extension.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether this collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of 
information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance

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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 appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Michele 
L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 
Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250-1522. Fax: (202) 720-8435. 
Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.
    Title: 7 CFR Part 1794, Environmental Policies and Procedures.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0117.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The information collections contained in this rule are 
requirements prescribed by the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321-4346), the Council on 
Environmental Quality (CEQ) Regulations for Implementing the Procedural 
Provisions of NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), and Executive Orders.
    USDA Rural Development administers rural utilities programs through 
the Rural Utilities Service (Agency). Agency applicants provide 
environmental documentation, as prescribed by the rule, to assure that 
policy contained in NEPA is followed. The burden varies depending on 
the type, size, and location of each project, which then prescribes the 
type of information collection involved. The collection of information 
is only that information that is essential for the Agency to provide 
environmental safeguards and to comply with NEPA as implemented by the 
CEQ regulations.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 146 hours per response.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit and non-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,339.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 486,440 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Rebecca 
Hunt, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, United States 
Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, at (202) 205-3660. 
FAX: (202) 720-8435 or email rebecca.hunt@wdc.usda.gov.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Dated: April 2, 2013.
John Charles Padalino,
Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-08170 Filed 4-8-13; 8:45 am]
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