Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection (OMB Control Number 1006-0028), 78107-78108 [2014-30294]

Download as PDF 78107 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 248 / Monday, December 29, 2014 / Notices Park Road, Manteo, North Carolina 27954. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, 1401 National Park Road, Manteo, North Carolina 27954 at the address shown above, by phone at (252) 475–9000, or via email at CAHA_ Superintendent@nps.gov. Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, a draft EIS will be prepared and presented to the public for review and comment, followed by preparation and availability of the final EIS. Alternatives to be developed and considered in the EIS will likely focus on strategies for the protection of Highway 12, particularly in and around the areas of Buxton village that are regularly impacted or threatened by storms. The EIS will look to identify practical solutions, such as the consideration of beach nourishment, to address these threats and ongoing impacts. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in any comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The responsible official for this EIS is the Regional Director, NPS Southeast Region, 100 Alabama Street SW., 1924 Building, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 19, 2014. Stan Austin, Regional Director, Southeast Region. [FR Doc. 2014–30352 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JD–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract [RR83570000, 145R5065C6, RX.59389832.1055700] The Bureau of Reclamation is responsible for recreation development at all of its reservoirs. Presently, there are 289 designated recreation areas on our lands within the 17 Western States. We must be able to respond to emerging trends, changes in the demographic profile of users, changing values, needs, wants and desires, and conflicts between user groups. Statistically valid and up-to-date data derived from the user is essential to developing and providing recreation programs relevant to today’s visitor. The required 60-day comment period for the Recreation Visitor Use Surveys was initiated by a notice published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2014 (79 FR 47673). No comments were received. Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection (OMB Control Number 1006–0028) Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: We, the Bureau of Reclamation, have forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Recreation Visitor Use Surveys, OMB Control Number 1006– 0028. The Information Collection Request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this Information Collection Request, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comments must be received on or before January 28, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to (202) 395–5806, or email to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. A copy of your comments should also be directed to Jerome Jackson, Bureau of Reclamation, 84– 57000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007, or via email to jljackson@ usbr.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1006–0028 in your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerome Jackson, Bureau of Reclamation, at (303) 445–2712. You may also view the Information Collection Request at www.reginfo.gov. SUMMARY: II. Data OMB Control Number: 1006–0028. Title: Recreation Visitor Use Surveys. Frequency: Varies by survey. Respondents: Respondents to the surveys will be members of the public engaged in recreational activities on our lands. The surveys target people engaged in specific activities such as boating on a specific lake/river, or people camping at a developed campground. Visitors will primarily consist of local residents, people from large metropolitan areas in the vicinity of the lake/river, and visitors from out of state. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 6,141. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.0. Estimated Total of Annual Responses: 6,141. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours on Respondents: 2,044. ESTIMATE OF BURDEN FOR EACH FORM Burden estimate per survey (in minutes) tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Survey instrument Marina Survey ...................................................................... Campground Survey ............................................................ River Instream Flow Survey ................................................ Reservoir Preferred Water Level Survey ............................. Lake/River Visit Expenditure Survey ................................... Recreation Activities Survey ................................................ Recreation Management Survey ......................................... Recreation Fee Survey ........................................................ Recreation Development Survey ......................................... Water Level Impacts on Recreation Boating Use ............... River Recreation Quality Survey ......................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Dec 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Number of surveys (times/yr.) 20 25 25 25 15 25 20 10 10 20 25 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of respondents per survey Total estimated number of respondents 278 278 278 278 278 278 278 581 278 278 278 556 556 556 556 556 556 556 581 556 556 556 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Total annual hour burden 185 232 232 232 139 232 185 97 93 185 232 78108 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 248 / Monday, December 29, 2014 / Notices ESTIMATE OF BURDEN FOR EACH FORM—Continued Burden estimate per survey (in minutes) Survey instrument Totals ............................................................................ In addition, there are an estimated 1,575 number of contacts who will not respond. These non-respondents account for 13 total burden hours per year. Number of surveys (times/yr.) Number of respondents per survey Total estimated number of respondents ........................ ........................ ........................ 6,141 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR83550000, 145R5065C6, RX.59389832.1009676] III. Request for Comments We invite comments concerning this information collection on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions, including whether the information will have practical use; (b) The accuracy of our burden estimate for the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. We will summarize written responses to this notice and address them in our submission for OMB approval. As a result of your comments, we will make any necessary adjustments to the burden in our submission to OMB. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Reclamation will display a valid OMB control number on the forms. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES IV. Public Disclosure of Comments Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: December 16, 2014. Karl Stock, Acting Director, Policy and Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–30294 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Dec 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of change. AGENCY: The Water Resources Planning Act of 1965 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 require an annual determination of a discount rate for Federal water resources planning. The discount rate for Federal water resources planning for fiscal year 2015 is 3.375 percent. Discounting is to be used to convert future monetary values to present values. SUMMARY: This discount rate is to be used for the period October 1, 2014, through and including September 30, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Max Millstein, Bureau of Reclamation, Reclamation Law Administration Division, Denver, Colorado 80225; telephone: 303–445–2853. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the interest rate to be used by Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of plans for water and related land resources is 3.375 percent for fiscal year 2015. This rate has been computed in accordance with Section 80(a), Pub. L. 93–251 (88 Stat. 34), and 18 CFR 704.39, which: (1) Specify that the rate will be based upon the average yield during the preceding fiscal year on interest-bearing marketable securities of the United States which, at the time the computation is made, have terms of 15 years or more remaining to maturity (average yield is rounded to nearest oneeighth percent); and (2) provide that the rate will not be raised or lowered more than one-quarter of 1 percent for any year. The U.S. Department of the Treasury calculated the specified average to be 3.3378 percent. This rate, rounded to the nearest one-eighth percent, is 3.375 percent, which is a change of less than the allowable oneDATES: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total annual hour burden 2,044 quarter of 1 percent. Therefore, the fiscal year 2015 rate is 3.375 percent. The rate of 3.375 percent will be used by all Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of water and related land resources plans for the purpose of discounting future benefits and computing costs or otherwise converting benefits and costs to a common-time basis. Dated: November 20, 2014. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Policy and Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–30426 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under CERCLA On December 15, 2014, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Riverview Trenton Railroad Company, Civ. Action No. 2:14–cv– 14707–PDB–MJH. Riverview Trenton Railroad Company (‘‘RTRR’’) owns property that was formerly part of the McLouth Steel facility located near Detroit, Michigan (‘‘RTRR Site’’). The proposed settlement resolves the United States’ claims against RTRR under Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, for recovery of response costs incurred at the RTRR Site. Under the proposed Consent Decree, RTRR will pay $675,000.00 to resolve the Government’s claims. 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. Riverview Trenton Railroad Company, Civ. Action No. 2:14–cv–14707–PDB–MJH, D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–10709. 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: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

[RR83570000, 145R5065C6, RX.59389832.1055700]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; 
Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection (OMB Control Number 1006-
0028)

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We, the Bureau of Reclamation, have forwarded the following 
Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval: Recreation Visitor Use Surveys, OMB 
Control Number 1006-0028. The Information Collection Request describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden.

DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this Information 
Collection Request, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public 
comments must be received on or before January 28, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Desk Officer for the Department 
of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to (202) 395-5806, or 
email to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. A copy of your comments should 
also be directed to Jerome Jackson, Bureau of Reclamation, 84-57000, 
P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225-0007, or via email to 
jljackson@usbr.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1006-0028 in 
your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerome Jackson, Bureau of Reclamation, 
at (303) 445-2712. You may also view the Information Collection Request 
at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The Bureau of Reclamation is responsible for recreation development 
at all of its reservoirs. Presently, there are 289 designated 
recreation areas on our lands within the 17 Western States. We must be 
able to respond to emerging trends, changes in the demographic profile 
of users, changing values, needs, wants and desires, and conflicts 
between user groups. Statistically valid and up-to-date data derived 
from the user is essential to developing and providing recreation 
programs relevant to today's visitor.
    The required 60-day comment period for the Recreation Visitor Use 
Surveys was initiated by a notice published in the Federal Register on 
August 14, 2014 (79 FR 47673). No comments were received.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1006-0028.
    Title: Recreation Visitor Use Surveys.
    Frequency: Varies by survey.
    Respondents: Respondents to the surveys will be members of the 
public engaged in recreational activities on our lands. The surveys 
target people engaged in specific activities such as boating on a 
specific lake/river, or people camping at a developed campground. 
Visitors will primarily consist of local residents, people from large 
metropolitan areas in the vicinity of the lake/river, and visitors from 
out of state.
    Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 6,141.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.0.
    Estimated Total of Annual Responses: 6,141.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours on Respondents: 2,044.

                                        Estimate of Burden for Each Form
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                                      Burden                                           Total
                                   estimate per      Number of       Number of       estimated     Total annual
        Survey instrument           survey (in    surveys (times/   respondents      number of      hour burden
                                     minutes)          yr.)         per survey      respondents
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Marina Survey...................              20               2             278             556             185
Campground Survey...............              25               2             278             556             232
River Instream Flow Survey......              25               2             278             556             232
Reservoir Preferred Water Level               25               2             278             556             232
 Survey.........................
Lake/River Visit Expenditure                  15               2             278             556             139
 Survey.........................
Recreation Activities Survey....              25               2             278             556             232
Recreation Management Survey....              20               2             278             556             185
Recreation Fee Survey...........              10               1             581             581              97
Recreation Development Survey...              10               2             278             556              93
Water Level Impacts on                        20               2             278             556             185
 Recreation Boating Use.........
River Recreation Quality Survey.              25               2             278             556             232
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    Totals......................  ..............  ..............  ..............           6,141           2,044
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    In addition, there are an estimated 1,575 number of contacts who 
will not respond. These non-respondents account for 13 total burden 
hours per year.

III. Request for Comments

    We invite comments concerning this information collection on:
    (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of our functions, including whether the 
information will have practical use;
    (b) The accuracy of our burden estimate for the proposed collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents.
    We will summarize written responses to this notice and address them 
in our submission for OMB approval. As a result of your comments, we 
will make any necessary adjustments to the burden in our submission to 
OMB.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. Reclamation will display a valid 
OMB control number on the forms.

IV. Public Disclosure of Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

    Dated: December 16, 2014.
Karl Stock,
Acting Director, Policy and Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-30294 Filed 12-24-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4332-90-P