Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 69362-69363 [2013-27562]

Download as PDF 69362 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 223 Tuesday, November 19, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES November 13, 2013. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) Whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by December 19, 2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Nov 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Farm Service Agency Title: Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared or Declared Incompetent. OMB Control Number: 0560–0026. Summary of Collection: Representatives or survivors of persons who die, disappear, or are declared incompetent must be afforded a method of obtaining any payment intended for the person. 7 CFR part 707 provides that form, FSA–325, be used as the form of application for person desiring to claim such payments. It is necessary to collect information recorded on FSA–325 in order to determine whether representatives or survivors of a person are entitled to receive payments earned by a person who dies, disappears, or is declared incompetent before receiving the payments due. Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information to determine if the survivors have rights to the existing payments or to the unpaid portions of the person’s payments. Survivors must show proof of death, disappearance, or incompetency. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 2,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (when necessary). Total Burden Hours: 3,000. Title: Power of Attorney. OMB Control Number: 0560–0190. Summary of Collection: Individuals or authorized representatives of entities wanting to appoint another to act as their attorney-in-fact in connection with certain Farm Service Agency (FSA), Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), and Risk Management Agency (RMA) programs, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and related actions must complete a Power of Attorney form and Extension Sheet to accommodate additional signatures (FSA–211/211A). The FSA–211/211A serves as evidence that the grantor has appointed another to act on their behalf for certain FSA, CCC, FCIC, RMA, and NRCS programs and related actions giving the appointee legal authority to PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 enter into binding agreements on the grantor’s behalf. Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information to verify an individual’s authority to sign and act for another in the event of errors or fraud that requires legal remedies. The information collected on the FSA–211/ 211A is limited to the grantor’s name, signature, and identification number, the grantee’s name, address, and the applicable FSA, CCC, FCIC, NRCS, and RMA programs and actions. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 51,585. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (once). Total Burden Hours: 64,256. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–27571 Filed 11–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request November 13, 2013. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by December 19, 2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 19, 2013 / Notices TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey OMB Control Number: 0579–0010 Summary of Collection: The Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 3301 et. Seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture, either independently or in cooperation with States, to carry out operations or measures to detect, eradicate, suppress, control, prevent, or retard the spread of plant pests and noxious. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) along with the States and other agencies collects and manages data on plant pest, woods, and biological control agents through the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS). The program allows the States and PPQ to conduct surveys to detect and measure the presence of exotic plant pests and weeds and to input surveillance data into a national computer-based system known as the National Agricultural Plant Information System (NAPIS). Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information using, cooperative agreements, pest detection surveys, and the USDA APHIS Specimens for Determination, PPQ Form 391, and other forms to predict potential plant pest and noxious weed situations and to promptly detect and respond to the occurrence of new pest and to record the location of those pest incursions that could directly hinder the export of U.S. farm commodities. If the information were not collected, it would seriously impact APHIS’ ability to timely assist farmers, State personnel, and other involved in agriculture and protection of the environment in order VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Nov 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 to plan pest control measures, detect new outbreaks, and to determine the threat pose by migratory pests. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 54. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 3,627. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–27562 Filed 11–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California, Heavenly Mountain Resort Epic Discovery Project Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement and Initial Study. AGENCY: The Epic Discovery Project is intended to enhance summer activities in response to the USDA Forest Service Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act of 2011. Heavenly Mountain Resort (Heavenly) proposes to improve year-round, recreation opportunities within the developed portions of the ski area on National Forest System lands using existing facilities and infrastructure to meet the expanding needs and expectations of visitors to Lake Tahoe, better support the year-round local economy of the South Lake Tahoe area, and connect a diverse group of visitors to our national forest with recreation and educational opportunities to further inspire passion and excitement for the outdoors. The summer activities are designed to suit a wide range of visitors from the casual sightseer to the avid mountain adventurer. A key component of the project proposal is a unique and comprehensive environmental education and interpretive component that is woven into the entire experience. This project is a joint project between the USDA Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (Forest Service), Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), and California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Region (Lahontan). The joint environmental document will use information taken where appropriate from the Heavenly Mountain Resort Master Plan Amendment Final EIR/EIS/ EIS certified in 2007. The project is SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69363 located at Heavenly within El Dorado and Alpine Counties, CA and Douglas County, NV, adjacent to South Lake Tahoe. The TRPA Governing Board will use the EIS/EIS/IS when they consider the amendment of the existing Ski Area Master Plan to add the Epic Discovery projects. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 20, 2013. The meeting dates are: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 9:30 a.m., Stateline, NV; and Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Lake Tahoe, CA. ADDRESSES: Please send your written comments to: Heavenly Epic Discovery Project, TRPA, P.O. Box 5310, Stateline, NV 89449, Attention: David Landry, or email: dlandry@trpa.org. The meeting locations are: 1. TRPA Advisory Planning Commission Hearing, TRPA Board Rooms, 128 Market Street, Stateline, NV 89449. 2. Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matt Dickinson, NEPA Contract Coordinator, USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, at (530) 543–2769 or mattdickinson@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose And Need for Action—As provided for in the Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act of 2011, Heavenly proposes to improve year-round recreation opportunities within the developed portions of the ski area on National Forest System lands using existing facilities and infrastructure to meet the expanding needs and expectations of visitors to Lake Tahoe, better support the year-round local economy in South Lake Tahoe area, connect a diverse group of visitors to our national forest with recreation and educational opportunities to further inspire passion and excitement for the outdoors. Proposed Action—Located at the top of the Heavenly Gondola, Adventure Peak opened in the 2000/01 ski season and is the focus of Heavenly’s nonskiing and family-oriented activities. In 2007, the Master Development Plan was amended to add more non-skiing activities across a wide area of the upper mountain, including the Adventure Peak area. The Epic Discovery proposal is consistent with and further refines the intent of the 2007 MDP and responds to visitor preferences and changes in sport technology. Since the creation of Adventure Peak, Heavenly has discovered that visitors to Lake Tahoe are increasingly seeking fun, E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 13, 2013.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by December 
19, 2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: 
Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs,

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Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 
725--17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged 
to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-
8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0010
    Summary of Collection: The Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 3301 et. 
Seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture, either independently or 
in cooperation with States, to carry out operations or measures to 
detect, eradicate, suppress, control, prevent, or retard the spread of 
plant pests and noxious. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
(APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) along with the States 
and other agencies collects and manages data on plant pest, woods, and 
biological control agents through the Cooperative Agricultural Pest 
Survey (CAPS). The program allows the States and PPQ to conduct surveys 
to detect and measure the presence of exotic plant pests and weeds and 
to input surveillance data into a national computer-based system known 
as the National Agricultural Plant Information System (NAPIS).
    Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information 
using, cooperative agreements, pest detection surveys, and the USDA 
APHIS Specimens for Determination, PPQ Form 391, and other forms to 
predict potential plant pest and noxious weed situations and to 
promptly detect and respond to the occurrence of new pest and to record 
the location of those pest incursions that could directly hinder the 
export of U.S. farm commodities. If the information were not collected, 
it would seriously impact APHIS' ability to timely assist farmers, 
State personnel, and other involved in agriculture and protection of 
the environment in order to plan pest control measures, detect new 
outbreaks, and to determine the threat pose by migratory pests.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 54.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting; On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 3,627.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-27562 Filed 11-18-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-34-P