Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Aleutian Islands Pollock Fishery, 9438 [2015-03543]

Download as PDF 9438 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 35 / Monday, February 23, 2015 / Notices to broad-based applicants with experience in coral reef conservation to conduct activities to protect and conserve coral reef ecosystems. The information submitted by applicants is used to determine if a proposed project is consistent with the NOAA coral reef conservation priorities and the priorities of authorities with jurisdiction over the area where the project will be carried out. As part of the application, NOAA requires a Data and Information Sharing Plan in addition to the standard required application materials. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; state, local, or tribal government. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: February 17, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Offcer. [FR Doc. 2015–03535 Filed 2–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Aleutian Islands Pollock Fishery National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 24, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:19 Feb 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. Amendment 82 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (FMP) established a framework for the management of the Aleutian Islands subarea (AI) directed pollock fishery. The Aleutian Islands pollock fishery was allocated to the Aleut Corporation, Adak, Alaska, for the purpose of economic development in Adak, Alaska. The Aleut Corporation is identified in Public Law 108–199 as a business incorporated pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). Regulations implementing the FMP appear at 50 CFR part 679. Participants are identified and approved through a letter from the Aleut Corporation which is approved by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). This letter includes a list of approved participants. A copy of the letter must be on each participating vessel. II. Method of Collection Mail and retention of document on participating vessels. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration SUMMARY: Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0513. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time per Response: Annual AI Pollock Fishery Participant Letter, 16 hours; process, 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $3 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. IV. Request for Comments 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 PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) 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 respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: February 18, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PIA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03543 Filed 2–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD775 Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Fishing Year 2014 Sector Exemption National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: Several groundfish sectors have requested regulatory exemptions from two recently implemented Gulf of Maine cod interim management measures. The Regional Administrator, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has determined that the request warrants further consideration. We are seeking public comment on these exemption requests. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before March 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by the following methods: • Email: william.whitmore@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line ‘‘Comments on Gulf of Maine Cod Sector Exemption Request.’’ • Mail: John K. Bullard, Regional Administrator, NMFS, NE Regional Office, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930. Mark the outside of the envelope ‘‘Comments on Gulf of Maine Cod Sector Exemption Request.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Whitmore, Fisheries Policy DATES: E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 35 (Monday, February 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 9438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03543]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Aleutian 
Islands Pollock Fishery

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 24, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586-7008 or 
patsy.bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Amendment 82 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish 
Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (FMP) 
established a framework for the management of the Aleutian Islands 
subarea (AI) directed pollock fishery. The Aleutian Islands pollock 
fishery was allocated to the Aleut Corporation, Adak, Alaska, for the 
purpose of economic development in Adak, Alaska. The Aleut Corporation 
is identified in Public Law 108-199 as a business incorporated pursuant 
to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). 
Regulations implementing the FMP appear at 50 CFR part 679.
    Participants are identified and approved through a letter from the 
Aleut Corporation which is approved by National Marine Fisheries 
Service (NMFS). This letter includes a list of approved participants. A 
copy of the letter must be on each participating vessel.

II. Method of Collection

    Mail and retention of document on participating vessels.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0513.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: Annual AI Pollock Fishery Participant 
Letter, 16 hours; process, 4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $3 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

IV. Request for Comments

    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 
(including hours and cost) 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 respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: February 18, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PIA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-03543 Filed 2-20-15; 8:45 am]
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