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Download as PDF 45222 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 149 / Monday, August 4, 2014 / Notices By order of the Commission. Issued: July 29, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. resolve the United States’ claim against ConAgra Grocery Products Company, LLC (‘‘ConAgra’’) for reimbursement of past costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., relating to the A.C. Lawrence Leather Company Sludge Lagoons Superfund Site, located in South Paris, Maine. [FR Doc. 2014–18289 Filed 8–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–14–026] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission TIME AND DATE: August 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000 STATUS: Open to the public MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: none 2. Minutes 3. 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On July 30, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Maine in the lawsuit entitled United States v. ConAgra Grocery Products Company, LLC, Civil Action No. 11–cv–0455–NT. The proposed Consent Decree would VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:11 Aug 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. ConAgra Grocery Products Company, LLC, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–10097. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By e-mail ...... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ–ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ......... 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[FR Doc. 2014–18332 Filed 8–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Matter To Be Added to the Agenda for Consideration at an Agency Meeting FEDERAL REGISTER CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: JULY 28, 2014 (79 FR 43782) 11:45 a.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014. PLACE: Board Room, 7th Floor, Room 7047, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314–3428. STATUS: Closed. Pursuant to the provisions of the ‘‘Government in Sunshine Act’’ notice is hereby given that the NCUA Board gave notice on July 24, 2014 (published on July 28, 2014 at 79 FR 43782) of the regular meeting of the NCUA Board scheduled for July 31, 2014. Prior to the meeting, on July 30, 2014, with less than seven days’ notice to the public, the NCUA Board unanimously determined that agency business required changing the previously announced closed meeting time from 11:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. No earlier notice of the change was possible. REVISED TIME: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gerard Poliquin, Secretary of the Board, Telephone: 703–518–6304 TIME AND DATE: Gerard Poliquin, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–18511 Filed 7–31–14; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7535–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request National Science Foundation. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) will be submitting the following information collection requirement to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 29220 and no comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the OMB for clearance simultaneously with the publication of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 149 / Monday, August 4, 2014 / Notices this second notice. The full submission may be found at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRASearch. Comments: Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Foundation, including whether the information will have practical utility; b) the accuracy of the Foundation’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (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 those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 725— 17th Street NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Ms. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1265, Arlington, Virginia 22230; telephone (703) 292–7556; or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. NSF 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering. OMB Approval Number: 3145–0062. Summary of Collection: The Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS), sponsored by the NSF and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is a census of all institutions with post-baccalaureate programs in science, engineering and health fields in the United States. The GSS is the only national survey that collects information on specific characteristics of graduate enrollment for science, engineering and health VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 disciplines at the department level. It also collects information on race and ethnicity, citizenship, gender, sources of support, mechanisms of support, and enrollment status for graduate students; information on postdoctoral appointees (postdocs) by citizenship, sex, sources of support, type and origin of doctoral degree; and information on other doctorate-holding non-faculty researchers. To improve coverage of postdocs, the GSS periodically collects information on the race and ethnicity, sex, citizenship, source of support, field of research for the postdocs employed in Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs). The survey will be collected in conformance with the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended, and the Privacy Act of 1974. Responses from the institutions are voluntary. The Federal government, universities, researchers, and others use the information extensively. The NSF and the NIH publish statistics from the survey in several reports, but primarily in the data tables, and the congressionally mandated biennial publication series, ‘‘Science and Engineering Indicators’’ and ‘‘Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering.’’ In addition, survey results will be used for research or statistical purposes, analyzing data, and preparing scientific reports and articles. All tables and reports are made available in various electronic formats on the GSS Web site (http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ srvygradpostdoc/). The survey results are also available in the Web-based Computer-Aided Science Policy Analysis and Research (WebCASPAR) database system. The URL for WebCASPAR is https:// ncsesdata.nsf.gov/webcaspar/. A public release file is also made available on the GSS Web site (http://www.nsf.gov/ statistics/srvygradpostdoc/). Description of Respondents: Institutions. Number of Respondents: 14,065. Frequency of Responses: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 35,760. Dated: July 30, 2014. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. [FR Doc. 2014–18316 Filed 8–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45223 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2014–0183] Laboratory Investigations of Soils and Rocks for Engineering Analysis and Design of Nuclear Power Plants Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Draft regulatory guide; request for comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG), DG–1256, ‘‘Laboratory Investigations of Soils and Rocks for Engineering Analysis and Design of Nuclear Power Plants.’’ This guide describes a method that the NRC staff considers acceptable for use in the laboratory testing of soils and rocks needed to confirm the design and safety of nuclear power plants. DATES: Submit comments by October 3, 2014. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. Although a time limit is given, comments and suggestions in connection with items for inclusion in guides currently being developed or improvements in all published guides are encouraged at any time. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject): • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2014–0183. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: 3WFN 6A–44M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. For additional direction on accessing information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Accessing Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Stovall, telephone: 301–251–7922, email: scott.stoval@nrc.gov or Edward O’Donnell, telephone: 301–251–7455, email: edward.odonnell@nrc.gov. Both of the Office of Nuclear Regulatory SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation (NSF) will be submitting the 
following information collection requirement to Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This is the 
second notice for public comment; the first was published in the 
Federal Register at 79 FR 29220 and no comments were received. NSF is 
forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the OMB for clearance 
simultaneously with the publication of

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this second notice. The full submission may be found at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRASearch.
    Comments: Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Foundation, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; b) the accuracy of the Foundation's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information; (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 those who are to respond, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science 
Foundation, 725--17th Street NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and 
to Ms. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science 
Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1265, Arlington, Virginia 
22230; telephone (703) 292-7556; or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday. 
Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of 
having their full effect if received within 30 days of this 
notification.
    NSF 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science 
and Engineering.
    OMB Approval Number: 3145-0062.
    Summary of Collection: The Survey of Graduate Students and 
Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS), sponsored by the NSF 
and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is a census of all 
institutions with post-baccalaureate programs in science, engineering 
and health fields in the United States. The GSS is the only national 
survey that collects information on specific characteristics of 
graduate enrollment for science, engineering and health disciplines at 
the department level. It also collects information on race and 
ethnicity, citizenship, gender, sources of support, mechanisms of 
support, and enrollment status for graduate students; information on 
postdoctoral appointees (postdocs) by citizenship, sex, sources of 
support, type and origin of doctoral degree; and information on other 
doctorate-holding non-faculty researchers. To improve coverage of 
postdocs, the GSS periodically collects information on the race and 
ethnicity, sex, citizenship, source of support, field of research for 
the postdocs employed in Federally Funded Research and Development 
Centers (FFRDCs). The survey will be collected in conformance with the 
National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended, and the Privacy 
Act of 1974. Responses from the institutions are voluntary.
    The Federal government, universities, researchers, and others use 
the information extensively. The NSF and the NIH publish statistics 
from the survey in several reports, but primarily in the data tables, 
and the congressionally mandated biennial publication series, ``Science 
and Engineering Indicators'' and ``Women, Minorities and Persons with 
Disabilities in Science and Engineering.'' In addition, survey results 
will be used for research or statistical purposes, analyzing data, and 
preparing scientific reports and articles. All tables and reports are 
made available in various electronic formats on the GSS Web site 
(http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/srvygradpostdoc/). The survey results 
are also available in the Web-based Computer-Aided Science Policy 
Analysis and Research (WebCASPAR) database system. The URL for 
WebCASPAR is https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/webcaspar/. A public release 
file is also made available on the GSS Web site (http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/srvygradpostdoc/).
    Description of Respondents: Institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 14,065.
    Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 35,760.

    Dated: July 30, 2014.
Suzanne H. Plimpton,
Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation.
[FR Doc. 2014-18316 Filed 8-1-14; 8:45 am]
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