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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2016 / Notices against encroaching development and intensive agricultural land uses. Appropriate management of these areas will also reduce mortality by addressing non-habitat related threats, including those from non-native and hybrid tiger salamanders, other non-native species, contaminants, disease, and road mortality. Research and monitoring should be undertaken to determine the extent of known threats, identify new threats, and reduce them to the extent possible. As the Central California tiger salamander meets delisting criteria, we will review its status and consider it for removal from the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [GX16ED00CPN00] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on the Earth Explorer User Registration Service U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a new information collection, Earth Explorer User Registration Service. AGENCY: We invite written comments on the draft recovery plan. All comments received by the date specified in DATES will be considered in development of a final recovery plan for the Central California tiger salamander. You may submit written comments and information by mail or in person to the Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (see ADDRESSES). We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the 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. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, we must receive them on or before April 11, 2016. Public Availability of Comments ADDRESSES: Public Comments Solicited 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. Authority We developed this draft recovery plan under the authority of section 4(f) of the Act, 16 U.S.C. 1533(f). We publish this notice under section 4(f) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Alexandra Pitts, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2016–05492 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P SUMMARY: 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–NEW Earth Explorer User Registration Service’. 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–NEW: Earth Explorer User Registration Service’ in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Longhenry, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 47914 252nd St., Sioux Falls, SD 57198 (mail); 605– 594–6179 (phone); or rlonghenry@ usgs.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The USGS proposes to collect general demographic information about public users that download products from the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Mar 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12931 USGS using Earth Explorer (EE) application. This information is used to help address reports to Congress, OMB and DOI management with planning public uses of Landsat and other remote sensing data. The most common uses of these data are used to justify the maintenance and the free distribution of the USGS land remote sensing data. EE also stores information about users that download source code products, Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) for example. The information collected in the database includes the names, affiliations, addresses, email address and telephone numbers of individuals. The information is gathered to facilitate the reporting of demographic data for use of the EE Application. Demographic data is also used to make decisions on future functional requirements within the system. Earth Explorer is a Web application that enables users to find, preview, and download or order digital data published by the U.S. Geological Survey. There are more than 300 USGS Datasets available from the site. To download or order products from EE, users must register with the EE system. The information is stored on an internal encrypted database. The data is provided by the customer and utilized to notify the customer of data ready for download. If downloads are unsuccessful, the customer is contacted to provide updated information. In addition, EE requires certain fields to be completed such as name, address, city and zip code before an account can be established and an order can be submitted. EE does not derive new data and does not create new data through aggregation. Personal information is not used as search criteria. Access to the information uses the least privileged access methodology. Authorized individuals with specifically granted access to the Privacy Act data can retrieve only by account number or order number Personal data is encrypted while stored in the Database. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–NEW. Title: Earth Explorer User Registration Service. Type of Request: Approval of new information collection. Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: The information is collected at the time of registration and is only updated by the individual. Updates to the information are accomplished by the individual when they feel the need to update. Occasions’ that user might want to E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 12932 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2016 / Notices update would be if something has changed in their demographic (email address as an example). Description of Respondents: Private individuals who have requested USGS products from USGS/Earth Explorer application are covered in this system. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: Approximately 84,000 on an annual basis. Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that it will take 2 minutes per response to submit the requested information. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2,800. 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 May 4, 2015, we published a Federal Register notice (80 FR 25321) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on Juley 6, 2015. We received no comments. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Mar 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Francis Kelly, USGS EROS Center Director. [FR Doc. 2016–05550 Filed 3–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [15XL LLWY9200000.L51010000.ER0000. LVRWK09K0990.241A.00; 4500083323; IDI– 35849] Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Land Use Plan Amendments for Segments 8 and 9 of the Gateway West 500-kV Transmission Line Project, Idaho Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendments for the right-of-way (ROW) application for Segments 8 and 9 of the Gateway West 500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project in Idaho, and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS and Draft RMP Amendments by June 9, 2016. To provide the public an opportunity to review the proposal and project information, the BLM will hold the following public meetings during the public comment period. Additional announcements about these meetings will be made by news releases to the media, newsletter mailings, and posting on the project Web site listed below. SUMMARY: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Boise, Best Western Vista Inn at the Airport, 2645 W. Airport Way, Boise, ID 83705 4 p.m.–7 p.m. Kuna, Kuna Senior Center, 229 N. Ave. A, Kuna, ID 83634 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 4 p.m.–7 p.m. Twin Falls, BLM District Office, 2878 Addison Avenue East, Twin Falls, ID 83301 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Thursday, April 21, 2016 4 p.m.–7 p.m. Murphy, Owyhee County Historical Society Museum, 17085 Basey St., Murphy, ID 83650 ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Draft Supplemental EIS and Draft RMP Amendments by any of the following methods: • Web site: http://www.blm.gov/id/st/ en/prog/nepa_register/gatewaywest.html • Email: blm_id_gateway_west@ blm.gov • Mail: Bureau of Land Management Idaho State Office, Gateway West Transmission Project, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709. Copies of the Draft Supplemental EIS and Draft RMP Amendments are available in the BLM Idaho State Office Public Room, at the above address; the BLM Boise District Office, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705; and the BLM Twin Falls District Office, 2878 Addison Avenue East, Twin Falls, ID 83301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Feeney, Public Affairs Specialist, telephone 208–373–4060; address 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709; email hfeeney@blm.gov. 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 Mrs. Feeney. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question for Mrs. Feeney. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at: • Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office, Public Room, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709, Telephone: 208–373–3863. • Bureau of Land Management, Boise District Office, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, Telephone: 208–384–3300. • Online: http://www.blm.gov/id/st/ en/prog/nepa_register/gatewaywest.html PacifiCorp, dba Rocky Mountain Power, and Idaho Power (Applicants) have submitted a ROW application to locate 500 kV- electric transmission lines on Federal lands as part of the Gateway West Transmission Line Project. The initial application proposed to construct electric transmission lines from the Windstar Substation near Glenrock, Wyoming, to the Hemingway Substation near Melba, Idaho, approximately 20 miles southwest of Boise, Idaho. The original project comprised 10 E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[GX16ED00CPN00]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on 
the Earth Explorer User Registration Service

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

ACTION: Notice of a new information collection, Earth Explorer User 
Registration Service.

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that 
we have submitted to the 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.

DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, we must 
receive them on or before April 11, 2016.

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-NEW Earth Explorer User 
Registration Service'. 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-NEW: Earth Explorer User Registration Service' in all 
correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Longhenry, Earth Resources 
Observation and Science (EROS) Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 47914 
252nd St., Sioux Falls, SD 57198 (mail); 605-594-6179 (phone); or 
rlonghenry@usgs.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The USGS proposes to collect general demographic information about 
public users that download products from the USGS using Earth Explorer 
(EE) application. This information is used to help address reports to 
Congress, OMB and DOI management with planning public uses of Landsat 
and other remote sensing data. The most common uses of these data are 
used to justify the maintenance and the free distribution of the USGS 
land remote sensing data. EE also stores information about users that 
download source code products, Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) for 
example. The information collected in the database includes the names, 
affiliations, addresses, email address and telephone numbers of 
individuals. The information is gathered to facilitate the reporting of 
demographic data for use of the EE Application. Demographic data is 
also used to make decisions on future functional requirements within 
the system.
    Earth Explorer is a Web application that enables users to find, 
preview, and download or order digital data published by the U.S. 
Geological Survey. There are more than 300 USGS Datasets available from 
the site. To download or order products from EE, users must register 
with the EE system.
    The information is stored on an internal encrypted database. The 
data is provided by the customer and utilized to notify the customer of 
data ready for download. If downloads are unsuccessful, the customer is 
contacted to provide updated information. In addition, EE requires 
certain fields to be completed such as name, address, city and zip code 
before an account can be established and an order can be submitted.
    EE does not derive new data and does not create new data through 
aggregation.
    Personal information is not used as search criteria. Access to the 
information uses the least privileged access methodology. Authorized 
individuals with specifically granted access to the Privacy Act data 
can retrieve only by account number or order number Personal data is 
encrypted while stored in the Database.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-NEW.
    Title: Earth Explorer User Registration Service.
    Type of Request: Approval of new information collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: The information is collected at the time 
of registration and is only updated by the individual. Updates to the 
information are accomplished by the individual when they feel the need 
to update. Occasions' that user might want to

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update would be if something has changed in their demographic (email 
address as an example).
    Description of Respondents: Private individuals who have requested 
USGS products from USGS/Earth Explorer application are covered in this 
system.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: Approximately 84,000 on 
an annual basis.
    Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that it will take 2 
minutes per response to submit the requested information.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2,800.
    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 May 4, 2015, we published a Federal Register notice 
(80 FR 25321) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for 
approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on Juley 6, 
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, 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.

Francis Kelly,
USGS EROS Center Director.
[FR Doc. 2016-05550 Filed 3-10-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P