Proposed Agency Information Collection, 8445 [2014-03055]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 29 / Wednesday, February 12, 2014 / Notices guidance with respect to the basic energy sciences research program. Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following: D News from Office of Science/DOE D News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences D Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Science Discovery Update D LCLS–II D APS Upgrade D New BESAC Charge D NSLS–II, NSLS Science transition D Upcoming COV for the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division D SNS/HFIR Update Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Katie Perine at 301–903–6594 (fax) or katie.perine@science.doe.gov (email). Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. 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Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance 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 automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 6, 2014. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before April 14, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Lisa Jorgensen at: U.S. Department of Energy, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401, by fax at (730–356–1790), or by email at EEREQComments@go.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the EERE Environmental Questionnaire should be directed to Lisa Jorgensen at EEREQComments@ go.doe.gov. The EERE Environmental Questionnaire also is available for viewing in the Golden Field Office Public Reading Room at: https:// www.eere.energy.gov/golden/Reading_ Room.aspx. [FR Doc. 2014–03051 Filed 2–11–14; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Proposed Agency Information Collection Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) invites public comment on a proposed collection of information that DOE/EERE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Feb 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 DATES: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No. New; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Environmental Questionnaire; (3) Type of Request: New; (4) Purpose: The DOE’s EERE provides federal funding through federal assistance programs to businesses, industries, universities, and other groups for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development and demonstration projects. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 29 (Wednesday, February 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-03055]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Proposed Agency Information Collection

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency 
and Renewable Energy (EERE) invites public comment on a proposed 
collection of information that DOE/EERE is developing for submission to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance 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 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be 
received on or before April 14, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in 
submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in 
ADDRESSES as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Lisa Jorgensen at: U.S. 
Department of Energy, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401, by 
fax at (730-356-1790), or by email at EEREQComments@go.doe.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the EERE Environmental Questionnaire should be directed to 
Lisa Jorgensen at EEREQComments@go.doe.gov. The EERE Environmental 
Questionnaire also is available for viewing in the Golden Field Office 
Public Reading Room at: https://www.eere.energy.gov/golden/Reading_Room.aspx.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains:
    (1) OMB No. New;
    (2) Information Collection Request Title: Office of Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Environmental Questionnaire;
    (3) Type of Request: New;
    (4) Purpose: The DOE's EERE provides federal funding through 
federal assistance programs to businesses, industries, universities, 
and other groups for renewable energy and energy efficiency research 
and development and demonstration projects. The National Environmental 
Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) requires that an 
environmental analysis be completed for all major federal actions 
significantly affecting the environment including projects entirely or 
partly financed by federal agencies. To effectively perform 
environmental analyses for these projects, the DOE's EERE needs to 
collect project-specific information from federal financial assistance 
awardees. DOE's EERE has developed its Environmental Questionnaire to 
obtain the required information and ensure that its decision-making 
processes are consistent with NEPA as it relates to renewable energy 
and energy efficiency research and development and demonstration 
projects;
    (5) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 300;
    (6) Average Hours per Response: .5; and
    (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 150.

    Statutory Authority:  National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 
(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.).

    Issued in Golden, CO, on February 4, 2014.
Robin L. Sweeney,
Environmental Oversight Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2014-03055 Filed 2-11-14; 8:45 am]
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