Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments, 35392-35393 [2015-15073]

Download as PDF 35392 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 118 / Friday, June 19, 2015 / Notices • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this IC. 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: June 15, 2015. Tina A. Campbell, Chief, Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2015–15035 Filed 6–18–15; 8:45 am] collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, via email: (OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395–5806; and identify your submission with ‘OMB Control Number 1028–0087 National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program’. Please also forward a copy of your comments and suggestions on this information collection to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703) 648–7195 (fax); or gs-info_collections@usgs.gov (email). Please reference ‘OMB Information Collection 1028–0087: National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program’ in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betty Adrian at (303) 202–4828 or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 975, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225, or by email at badrian@usgs.gov. You may also find information about this ICR at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4310–55–P I. Abstract DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [USGS—GX15GL00DT7ST00] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of revision of a currently approved information collection (1028– 0087). AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2015. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB must receive them on or before July 20, 2015. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jun 18, 2015 Jkt 235001 This notice concerns the collection of information that is sufficient and relevant to evaluate and select proposals for funding under the NGGDPP. We will accept proposals from State geological surveys requesting funds to (1) inventory, assess, and preserve the condition of geoscientific collections and individual physical samples, (2) create metadata for individual samples and collections, (3) create or update digital infrastructure, including data migration to contemporary formats to assure data are not lost due to recording media degradation or changing data recording formats or software programs; and (4) rescue data at risk. Financial assistance will be awarded annually on a competitive basis following the evaluation and ranking of State proposals by a review panel composed of representatives from the Department of the Interior, State geological surveys, academic institutions, and the private sector. To submit a proposal, respondents must complete a project narrative and submit the application via www.grants.gov. Grant recipients must complete a final technical report at the end of the project period. Narrative and report guidance is available through http://datapreservation.usgs.gov and at www.grants.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0087. Form Number: not applicable. Title: National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP). Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary, but necessary to receive benefits. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Description of Respondents: All State Geological Surveys will have the opportunity to apply for matching Federal funds. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 59 (32 applications and 27 reports). Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that it will take 42 hours per person to fill out and submit an application requesting financial assistance and provide a final report. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,324 burden hours. We expect to receive approximately 32 applications. It takes each applicant approximately 38 hours to complete the narrative and to present supporting documents. This includes the time for project conception and development, proposal writing and reviewing, and submitting the proposal application through Grants.gov (totaling 1,324 burden hours). We anticipate awarding 27 grants per year. The award recipients must submit a final report. We estimate that it will take approximately 4 hours to complete the requirement for the final report (totaling 108 hours). Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until the OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obliged to respond. Comments: On March 24, 2015, we published a Federal Register notice 80 FR 15631 announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on May 26, 2015. We received no comments. III. Request for Comments We again invite comments concerning this ICR as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 118 / Friday, June 19, 2015 / Notices including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask the OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Betty M. Adrian, Program Coordinator, National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. [FR Doc. 2015–15073 Filed 6–18–15;8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FWS–R4–FHC–2015–N117; FVHC98210408710–XXX–FF04G01000] Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessments Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of public comment period. We are extending the public comment period on our Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessments (Draft Phase IV ERP/EA) regarding the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. We opened the comment period via a May 20, 2015, notice of availability. DATES: Comments must be submitted electronically or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on July 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Document Availability: You may download the Draft Phase IV ERP/ EA at http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov or at http://www.doi.gov/deepwaterhorizon. Alternatively, you may request a CD of the Draft Phase IV ERP/EA (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). You may also view the document at any of the public facilities listed at http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Jun 18, 2015 Jkt 235001 Resource Damage Assessment regulations found at 15 CFR part 990. Kevin Reynolds, Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Case Manager, Department of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2015–15152 Filed 6–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nanciann Regalado, at nanciann_regalado@fws.gov. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA; 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies (Trustees) have prepared a Draft Phase IV Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessments (Draft Phase IV ERP/EA). The Draft Phase IV ERP/EA proposes 10 early restoration projects that are consistent with the early restoration program alternatives selected in the Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The Draft Phase IV ERP/EA also includes a notice of change and supporting analysis for one Phase III Early Restoration Project, ‘‘Enhancement of Franklin County Parks and Boat Ramps—Eastpoint Fishing Pier Improvements.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background AGENCY: SUMMARY: Submitting Comments: You may submit comments on the Draft Phase IV ERP/EA by one of following methods: (1) Electronically: http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov. (2) By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 49567, Atlanta, GA 30345. 35393 For additional background information, see our original Federal Register notice, with which we opened the comment period (May 20, 2015; 80 FR 29019). Public Comments If you submit a comment via http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov, your entire comment—including any personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal identifying information, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority The authority for this action is the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) and the implementing Natural PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [LLNM950000 L13110000.BX0000 15XL1109PF] Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey. AGENCY: The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: These plats will be available for inspection in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Copies may be obtained from this office upon payment. Contact Carlos Martinez at 505–954–2096, or by email at cjjmarti@blm.gov, for assistance. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: New Mexico Principal Meridian, New Mexico (NM) The Supplemental plat, representing the dependent resurvey in Township 22 South, Range 8 East, of the New Mexico Principal Meridian, accepted April 23, 2015 for Group, 1168, NM. The Indian Meridian, Oklahoma (OK) The plat, in three sheets, representing the dependent resurvey and survey in Township 9 North, Range 25 East, of the Indian Meridian, accepted April 15, 2015, for Group 220 OK. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 118 (Friday, June 19, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15073]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[USGS--GX15GL00DT7ST00]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of revision of a currently approved information 
collection (1028-0087).

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that 
we have submitted to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the 
information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing 
efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to 
comment on this ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on 
September 30, 2015.

DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB 
must receive them on or before July 20, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information 
collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer 
for the Department of the Interior, via email: 
(OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395-5806; and identify 
your submission with `OMB Control Number 1028-0087 National Geological 
and Geophysical Data Preservation Program'. Please also forward a copy 
of your comments and suggestions on this information collection to the 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703) 648-7195 
(fax); or gs-info_collections@usgs.gov (email). Please reference `OMB 
Information Collection 1028-0087: National Geological and Geophysical 
Data Preservation Program' in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Betty Adrian at (303) 202-4828 or by 
mail at U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, MS 975, Denver Federal 
Center, Denver, CO 80225, or by email at badrian@usgs.gov. You may also 
find information about this ICR at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This notice concerns the collection of information that is 
sufficient and relevant to evaluate and select proposals for funding 
under the NGGDPP. We will accept proposals from State geological 
surveys requesting funds to (1) inventory, assess, and preserve the 
condition of geoscientific collections and individual physical samples, 
(2) create metadata for individual samples and collections, (3) create 
or update digital infrastructure, including data migration to 
contemporary formats to assure data are not lost due to recording media 
degradation or changing data recording formats or software programs; 
and (4) rescue data at risk. Financial assistance will be awarded 
annually on a competitive basis following the evaluation and ranking of 
State proposals by a review panel composed of representatives from the 
Department of the Interior, State geological surveys, academic 
institutions, and the private sector. To submit a proposal, respondents 
must complete a project narrative and submit the application via 
www.grants.gov. Grant recipients must complete a final technical report 
at the end of the project period. Narrative and report guidance is 
available through http://datapreservation.usgs.gov and at 
www.grants.gov.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0087.
    Form Number: not applicable.
    Title: National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation 
Program (NGGDPP).
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary, but necessary to receive 
benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Description of Respondents: All State Geological Surveys will have 
the opportunity to apply for matching Federal funds.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 59 (32 applications and 
27 reports).
    Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that it will take 42 hours 
per person to fill out and submit an application requesting financial 
assistance and provide a final report.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,324 burden hours. We expect to 
receive approximately 32 applications. It takes each applicant 
approximately 38 hours to complete the narrative and to present 
supporting documents. This includes the time for project conception and 
development, proposal writing and reviewing, and submitting the 
proposal application through Grants.gov (totaling 1,324 burden hours). 
We anticipate awarding 27 grants per year. The award recipients must 
submit a final report. We estimate that it will take approximately 4 
hours to complete the requirement for the final report (totaling 108 
hours).
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this collection 
of information.
    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not 
required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. Until the OMB approves a collection 
of information, you are not obliged to respond.
    Comments: On March 24, 2015, we published a Federal Register notice 
80 FR 15631 announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for 
approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on May 26, 
2015. We received no comments.

III. Request for Comments

    We again invite comments concerning this ICR as to: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties,

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including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on 
the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques 
or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this notice are 
a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing 
address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask the OMB in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done.

Betty M. Adrian,
Program Coordinator, National Geological and Geophysical Data 
Preservation Program.
[FR Doc. 2015-15073 Filed 6-18-15;8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P