Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Mangoes From Australia, 67412-67413 [2014-26853]

Download as PDF 67412 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 219 Thursday, November 13, 2014 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 7, 2014. 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 15, 2014 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 20503. 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) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Nov 12, 2014 Jkt 235001 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. National Agricultural Statistics Service Title: Organic Survey. OMB Control Number: 0535–0249. Summary of Collection: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Services (NASS) is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition as well as economic statistics, farm numbers, land values, on-farm pesticide usage, pest crop management practices as well as the Census of Agriculture. General authority for these data collection activities is granted under 7 U.S.C. 2204. This census of organic farmers is required by law under the ‘‘Census of Agriculture Act of 1997,’’ Pubic Law 105–113, 7 U.S.C. 2204(g), as amended. Response to this survey will be mandatory. Need and Use of the Information: The information is vital to RMA in determining insurance payments to organic farmers. The Organic Survey will provide acreage, production, and sales data for a variety of organic crop and livestock commodities as well as to gather information on organic marketing practices. These data will be provided by certified organic farms, organic farms exempt from certification, and transitional farms in all 50 States. National and State estimates (where publishable) will be set for all items that are collected on the survey. The collected data will be used to enhance programs like the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by providing accurate, detailed data for agricultural products produced using organic practices. Description of Respondents: Farmers and Ranchers. Number of Respondents: 17,500. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time. Total Burden Hours: 13,586. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–26911 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0083] Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Mangoes From Australia Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of mangoes from Australia. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before January 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0083. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2014–0083, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0083 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of mangoes from Australia, contact Ms. Nicole Russo, Assistant Director, RCC, RPM, PHP, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 133, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2159. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 219 / Thursday, November 13, 2014 / Notices APHIS’ Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851–2727. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Importation of Mangoes From Australia. OMB Control Number: 0579–0391. Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information collection. Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry, or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. Regulations authorized by the PPA concerning the importation of fruits and vegetables into the United States from certain parts of the world are contained in ‘‘Subpart— Fruits and Vegetables’’ (7 CFR 319.56– 1 through 319.56–71). In accordance with § 319.56–60, mangoes from Australia are subject to certain conditions before entering the United States to ensure that plant pests are not introduced into the United States. Among other things, the regulations require an information collection activity consisting of a phytosanitary certificate. Each shipment of mangoes must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of Australia with an additional declaration that the mangoes were inspected prior to export and found free of certain pests and treated in accordance with the regulations. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve our use of this information collection activity for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public (as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate 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; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Nov 12, 2014 Jkt 235001 Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.5 hours per response. Respondents: National plant protection organization of Australia. Estimated annual number of respondents: 20. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 5. Estimated annual number of responses: 100. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 50 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) 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. 67413 Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 23, 2014. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to January 7, 2015. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at christopher.kemp@ trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Done in Washington, DC, this 6th day of November 2014. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Dated: November 6, 2014. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–26853 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2014–26891 Filed 11–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–132–2014] Foreign-Trade Zone 231—Stockton, California; Application for Subzone; 5.11, Inc.; Modesto and Lathrop, California An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Port of Stockton, grantee of FTZ 231, requesting subzone status for the facilities of 5.11, Inc., located in Modesto and Lathrop, California. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a– 81u), and the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on November 6, 2014. The proposed subzone would consist of the following sites: Site 1 (5.22 acres) 4300 Spyres Way, Modesto; and Site 2 (5 acres) 17610 Shideler Parkway, Lathrop. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 231. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [S–119–2014] Approval of Subzone Status; Kinder Morgan Operating L.P. ‘‘C’’; Hawesville, Kentucky On September 10, 2014, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, grantee of FTZ 29, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 29, on behalf of Kinder Morgan Operating L.P. ‘‘C’’, in Hawesville, Kentucky. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (79 FR 56058, 9–18–2014). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 29M is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 29’s 2,000-acre activation limit. E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2014-0083]


Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information 
Collection; Importation of Mangoes From Australia

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment 
request.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's 
intention to request an extension of approval of an information 
collection associated with the regulations for the importation of 
mangoes from Australia.

DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before 
January 12, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0083.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2014-0083, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, 
APHIS, Station 3A-03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-
1238.
    Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may 
be viewed at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-
0083 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA 
South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, 
please call (202) 799-7039 before coming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of 
mangoes from Australia, contact Ms. Nicole Russo, Assistant Director, 
RCC, RPM, PHP, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 133, Riverdale, MD 
20737; (301) 851-2159. For copies of more detailed information on the 
information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy,

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APHIS' Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851-2727.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Importation of Mangoes From Australia.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0391.
    Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) 
authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, 
entry, or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other 
articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United 
States or their dissemination within the United States. Regulations 
authorized by the PPA concerning the importation of fruits and 
vegetables into the United States from certain parts of the world are 
contained in ``Subpart--Fruits and Vegetables'' (7 CFR 319.56-1 through 
319.56-71).
    In accordance with Sec.  319.56-60, mangoes from Australia are 
subject to certain conditions before entering the United States to 
ensure that plant pests are not introduced into the United States. 
Among other things, the regulations require an information collection 
activity consisting of a phytosanitary certificate. Each shipment of 
mangoes must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by 
the national plant protection organization of Australia with an 
additional declaration that the mangoes were inspected prior to export 
and found free of certain pests and treated in accordance with the 
regulations.
    We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve 
our use of this information collection activity for an additional 3 
years.
    The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public 
(as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. 
These comments will help us:
    (1) Evaluate 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;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, 
electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of responses.
    Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average 0.5 hours per response.
    Respondents: National plant protection organization of Australia.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 20.
    Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 5.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 100.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 50 hours. (Due to 
averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of 
the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per 
response.)
    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.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 6th day of November 2014.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
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