Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 31023-31024 [2015-13095]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 104 / Monday, June 1, 2015 / Notices Lhorne on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES LLC to construct and operate a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination facility capable of producing 25,000 acre-feet per year (AFY) of potable water and a co-located seawater-cooled computer data center campus on a 110acre site located approximately 1.5 miles east of Moss Landing. Seawater intake and brine discharge pipelines would extend west from Moss Landing Harbor to the upper reaches of the submarine Monterey Canyon and the north shelf, respectively, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS). II. Need for action This notice of intent (NOI) to prepare a draft environmental impact statement and conduct scoping is published in accordance with: the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); California Public Resources Code section 21080.4, subdivision (a); State CEQA Guidelines section 15082; section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended; and the White House Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (CEQ NEPA Regulations). The California State Lands Commission (CSLC) and MBNMS, as CEQA and NEPA lead agencies respectively, will prepare a joint Environmental Impact Report/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/ EIS) to identify and assess potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed DeepWater Desal, LLC Monterey Bay Regional Water Project (Project). Agencies would use the EIR/ EIS to consider related permits or other approvals for the Project as proposed. Possible alternatives could include not approving the Project or approving the Project with additional modifications identified as part of the terms and conditions of a permit or other approval. Publication of this notice initiates the public scoping process to solicit public and agency comment, in writing or at the public meeting, regarding the full spectrum of environmental issues and concerns relating to the scope and content of the EIR/EIS, including: • Analyses of the human and marine resources that could be affected; • the nature and extent of the potential significant impacts on those resources; • a reasonable range of alternatives to the proposed action; and • mitigation measures. III. Process This NOI is published in conjunction with the CSLC NOI, as this is a joint process between NOAA/MBNMS, the lead federal agency, and the CSLC, the VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:50 May 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 lead state agency. The two agencies will prepare a joint Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS), and will hold a joint public scoping meeting for the project on Tuesday, June 16, 2015; Sessions begin at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm, at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories at 8272 Moss Landing Road, CA 95039. IV. Federal Consultations This notice also advises the public that NOAA will coordinate its consultation responsibilities under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) under the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA, 16 U.S.C. 470), and Federal Consistency review under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), along with its ongoing NEPA process including the use of NEPA documents and public and stakeholder meetings to also meet the requirements of other federal laws. In fulfilling its consultation responsibility under the ESA, MSA, NHPA, CZMA and NEPA, NOAA intends to identify consulting parties and involve the public in accordance with NOAA’s NEPA procedures, and develop in consultation with identified consulting parties alternatives and proposed measures that might avoid, minimize or mitigate any adverse effects on endangered species, essential fish habitat, historic properties, or coastal zone management issues, and describe them in any environmental assessment or draft environmental impact statement. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq. Dated: May 21, 2015. John Armor, Acting Director for the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. 31023 Bass Advisory Panel (AP) will hold a public meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday June 17, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For agenda details, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore— BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090; telephone: (410) 859–8400. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MAFMC’s Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panel (AP) will meet jointly with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Advisory Panels. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss recent performance of the commercial and recreational fisheries for summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass. Council staff will work with the AP to write 2015 Fishery Performance Reports. The MAFMC and the ASMFC will consider the Fishery Performance Reports in August when setting fishery specifications (i.e. catch and landings limits and management measures) for 2016–18. Special Accommodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P Dated: May 26, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2015–13056 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2015–12877 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (MAFMC) Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 31024 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 104 / Monday, June 1, 2015 / Notices Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Socioeconomics of Commercial Whale Watching Observation Operations in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information collection). Number of Respondents: 21. Average Hours per Response: One hour and 30 minutes to compile information; one hour for interview. Burden Hours: 53. Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection. This is a survey of commercial whale watching operations that operate in and around the current Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (CINMS). Information will be obtained to assess the value of the whale watching industry to the local economy, as well as the potential socioeconomic costs or benefits from alternative management options proposed by the CINMS Marine Shipping Working Group to reduce negative encounters between vessels and whales. Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations. Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. 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: May 27, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–13095 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Lhorne on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Idaho National Laboratory. The Federal Advisory SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:50 May 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site: http://inlcab.energy.gov/ pages/meetings.php. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. The opportunity for public comment is at 2:15 p.m. This time is subject to change; please contact the Federal Coordinator (below) for confirmation of times prior to the meeting. Issued at Washington, DC on May 22, 2015. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. Hilton Garden Inn, 700 Lindsay Blvd., Idaho Falls, ID 83402. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert L. Pence, Federal Coordinator, Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office, 1955 Fremont Avenue, MS– 1203, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83415. Phone (208) 526–6518; Fax (208) 526–8789 or email: pencerl@id.doe.gov or visit the Board’s Internet home page at: http:// inlcab.energy.gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. Tentative Topics (agenda topics may change up to the day of the meeting; please contact Robert L. Pence for the most current agenda): • Welcome and Opening Remarks • Agency Update Presentations • Public Comment Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Idaho National Laboratory, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Robert L. Pence at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral presentations pertaining to agenda items should contact Robert L. Pence at the address or telephone number listed above. The request must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Robert L. Pence, Federal Coordinator, at the address and DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DATES: ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2015–13125 Filed 5–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy [Docket No. EERE–2015–BT–BC–0002] DOE Proposals for the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of availability; webinar and public meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) participates in the public process administered by the International Code Council (ICC), which produces the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). DOE published a notice in the Federal Register on April 14, 2015 outlining the process by which the Department will participate in the development of the 2018 IECC. This notice builds upon the previous notice in identifying several events surrounding development of DOE proposals for the 2018 IECC, including the availability of draft proposals and supporting analysis, as well as upcoming stakeholder meetings. DATES: DOE will host the following events: • Webinar: Introduction of initial DOE Concepts under consideration for the 2018 IECC: Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015 • Stakeholder Meeting: Public meeting for interested parties to present their concepts for the 2018 IECC, and to encourage an exchange of ideas amongst stakeholders: Date: June 15–16, 2015 Location: Denver, Colorado ADDRESSES: Advanced registration is required for both the webinar and stakeholder meeting. For more information on registering, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. The stakeholder meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Denver Downtown, 1450 Glenarm Place, Denver, Colorado 80202. Interested parties are invited to submit comments on DOE proposals for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 104 (Monday, June 1, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31023-31024]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-13095]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the

[[Page 31024]]

Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Socioeconomics of Commercial Whale Watching Observation 
Operations in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information 
collection).
    Number of Respondents: 21.
    Average Hours per Response: One hour and 30 minutes to compile 
information; one hour for interview.
    Burden Hours: 53.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection.
    This is a survey of commercial whale watching operations that 
operate in and around the current Channel Islands National Marine 
Sanctuary (CINMS). Information will be obtained to assess the value of 
the whale watching industry to the local economy, as well as the 
potential socioeconomic costs or benefits from alternative management 
options proposed by the CINMS Marine Shipping Working Group to reduce 
negative encounters between vessels and whales.
    Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: One time.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    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: May 27, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-13095 Filed 5-29-15; 8:45 am]
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