Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, 21744 [2014-08806]

Download as PDF TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 21744 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 74 / Thursday, April 17, 2014 / Notices site is not available. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Mailstop L–OM–2–2E319, Room 2E105, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Michelle Meier, (202) 245–7890. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Measures and Methods for the National Reporting System for Adult Education. OMB Control Number: 1830–0027. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 5,700. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: Abstract: Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA—Pub. L. 105– 220), entitled the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), creates a partnership among the Federal government, States, and localities to provide, on a voluntary basis, adult VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Apr 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 education and literacy services. Section 212 of Title II requires that a comprehensive performance accountability system be established to assess the effectiveness of eligible agencies in achieving continuous improvement of adult education and literacy activities in order to optimize the return on the Federal investment. The accountability system must include the following measures of performance. These measures are referred to in AEFLA as ‘‘core indicators are: Demonstrated improvements in adult learners’ literacy skill levels; placement in, retention in, or completion of postsecondary education, training, unsubsidized employment or career advancement; and receipt of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent. States submit 10 required tables, 6 optional tables, 4 financial reports, 1 narrative report, and 1 data quality checklist. assessment and management; and cleanup science and technology activities. Additionally, the renewal of the Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board has been determined to be essential to conduct the Department of Energy’s business and to be in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department of Energy, by law and agreement. The Board will operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and rules and regulations issued in implementation of that Act. Further information regarding this Advisory Board may be obtained from Mr. David Borak, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 586–9928. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 11, 2014. Amy Bodette, Committee Management Officer. Dated: April 14, 2014. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 74 (Thursday, April 17, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 21744]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08806]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board

AGENCY: Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 14(a)(2)(A) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), and in accordance with Title 41 of the 
Code of Federal Regulations, section 102-3.65(a), and following 
consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General 
Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Environmental 
Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB or Board) will be 
renewed for a two-year period beginning April 11, 2014.
    The Board provides the Assistant Secretary for Environmental 
Management (EM) with information, advice, and recommendations 
concerning issues affecting the EM program at various sites. These 
site-specific issues include clean-up standards and environmental 
restoration; waste management and disposition; stabilization and 
disposition of non-stockpile nuclear materials; excess facilities; 
future land use and long-term stewardship; risk assessment and 
management; and clean-up science and technology activities.
    Additionally, the renewal of the Environmental Management Site-
Specific Advisory Board has been determined to be essential to conduct 
the Department of Energy's business and to be in the public interest in 
connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department of 
Energy, by law and agreement. The Board will operate in accordance with 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and rules and 
regulations issued in implementation of that Act.
    Further information regarding this Advisory Board may be obtained 
from Mr. David Borak, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 586-9928.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 11, 2014.
Amy Bodette,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-08806 Filed 4-16-14; 8:45 am]
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