Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments, 53155-53156 [2016-19110]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 155 / Thursday, August 11, 2016 / Notices Federal certification data upon which the housing counseling certification is based. (2) Data is provided by the requesting applicant at the time of their request for housing counseling certification. This data is generated in the processing of the homeownership and rental housing counseling certification process. SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: None. [FR Doc. 2016–19134 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2016–N134; FXES11130100000–167–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications for recovery permits to conduct activities with the purpose of enhancing the survival of endangered species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing such permits. DATES: To ensure consideration, please send your written comments by September 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232–4181. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above address, or by telephone (503–231–6131) or fax (503– 231–6243). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background The Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) prohibits certain activities with respect to endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. Along with our implementing VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Aug 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17, the Act provides for certain permits, and requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits for endangered species. A permit granted by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act authorizes the permittee to conduct activities (including take or interstate commerce) with respect to U.S. endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes or enhancement of propagation or survival. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Applications Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, and Federal agencies and the public to comment on the following applications. Please refer to the permit number for the application when submitting comments. Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review by request from the Program Manager for Restoration and Endangered Species Classification at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). Permit Number: TE–09155B Applicant: Renee Robinette Ha, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (collect blood samples and attach radio transmitters) Mariana crow (Corvus kubaryi) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities on the island of Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit Number: TE–02971C Applicant: Stephen Weller, University of California, Irvine, California The applicant requests a new recovery permit to remove and reduce to possession (collect leaf cuttings) Schiedea hawaiiensis (ma‘oli‘oli) on the island of Hawaii in conjunction with genetic research for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. 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[FR Doc. 2016–19089 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [GX16EN05ESB0500] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of revision of a currently approved information collection, (1028– 0096). AGENCY: 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. This collection is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2016. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB must receive them on or before September 12, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 53156 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 155 / Thursday, August 11, 2016 / Notices by fax (202) 395–5806; and identify your submission with ‘OMB Control Number 1028–0028 Department of the Interior Regional Climate Science Centers’. 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 1028–0028 Department of the Interior Regional Climate Science Centers’ in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin O’Malley, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–4086 (phone); or romalley@usgs.gov (email). You may also find information about this ICR at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) manages eight Department of the Interior (DOI) Climate Science Centers (CSC). Each CSC involves a cooperative agreement with a host institution. The initial host institution agreements will be re-competed, requiring collection of information from potential host institutions. In addition, this information collection addresses quarterly and annual reporting required of host institutions. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0096. Form Number: NA. Title: Department of the Interior Regional Climate Science Centers. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Frequency of Collection: Information will be collected one time every five years (approximately) for each CSC, to enable re-competition of CSC hosting agreements. In addition, host institutions are required to fill four quarterly financial statements and one annual progress report. Description of Respondents: Institutions that are expected to propose to serve as CSC host or partner institutions include State, local government, and tribal entities, including academic institutions. Existing host institutions are State academic institutions. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: USGS expects to request VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Aug 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 proposals for a maximum of three CSCs in any year, and to receive an average of five proposals per CSC-request, for a total of fifteen proposals in any single year. USGS expects to enter into hosting agreements with a minimum of eight CSC host institutions. Thus USGS would request quarterly financial statements and annual progress reports covering host agreements from eight institutions. In addition, USGS expects to have in place approximately forty cooperative agreements per year addressing specific research projects funded under these hosting agreements. Each of these 40 agreements requires quarterly financial statements and one annual progress report. Estimated Time per Response: Each proposal for CSC hosting is expected to take 200 hours to complete. The time required to complete quarterly and annual reports for any specific host cooperative agreement or research project agreement is expected to total 2.5 hours per report. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: A maximum of 3,000 hours in years when proposals are requested, and 1 hours in those years with only quarterly and annual reporting. 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 September 1, 2015, we published a Federal Register notice (80 FR 52786) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on November 2, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 us and the OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Douglas Beard, Chief of National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center. [FR Doc. 2016–19110 Filed 8–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–993] Certain Overflow and Drain Assemblies for Bathtubs and Components Thereof; Notice of the Commission’s Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating Better Enterprise Co. Ltd. From the Investigation; Issuance of Consent Order; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 6) terminating Better Enterprise Co. Ltd. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[GX16EN05ESB0500]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments

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

ACTION: Notice of revision of a currently approved information 
collection, (1028-0096).

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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. This collection is scheduled to expire on August 
31, 2016.

DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB 
must receive them on or before September 12, 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

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by fax (202) 395-5806; and identify your submission with `OMB Control 
Number 1028-0028 Department of the Interior Regional Climate Science 
Centers'. 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 1028-0028 Department of the Interior Regional Climate 
Science Centers' in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin O'Malley, National Climate 
Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703-648-
4086 (phone); or romalley@usgs.gov (email). You may also find 
information about this ICR at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) manages eight Department of the 
Interior (DOI) Climate Science Centers (CSC). Each CSC involves a 
cooperative agreement with a host institution. The initial host 
institution agreements will be re-competed, requiring collection of 
information from potential host institutions. In addition, this 
information collection addresses quarterly and annual reporting 
required of host institutions.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0096.
    Form Number: NA.
    Title: Department of the Interior Regional Climate Science Centers.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: Information will be collected one time 
every five years (approximately) for each CSC, to enable re-competition 
of CSC hosting agreements. In addition, host institutions are required 
to fill four quarterly financial statements and one annual progress 
report.
    Description of Respondents: Institutions that are expected to 
propose to serve as CSC host or partner institutions include State, 
local government, and tribal entities, including academic institutions. 
Existing host institutions are State academic institutions.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: USGS expects to request 
proposals for a maximum of three CSCs in any year, and to receive an 
average of five proposals per CSC-request, for a total of fifteen 
proposals in any single year. USGS expects to enter into hosting 
agreements with a minimum of eight CSC host institutions. Thus USGS 
would request quarterly financial statements and annual progress 
reports covering host agreements from eight institutions. In addition, 
USGS expects to have in place approximately forty cooperative 
agreements per year addressing specific research projects funded under 
these hosting agreements. Each of these 40 agreements requires 
quarterly financial statements and one annual progress report.
    Estimated Time per Response: Each proposal for CSC hosting is 
expected to take 200 hours to complete. The time required to complete 
quarterly and annual reports for any specific host cooperative 
agreement or research project agreement is expected to total 2.5 hours 
per report.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: A maximum of 3,000 hours in years 
when proposals are requested, and 1 hours in those years with only 
quarterly and annual reporting.
    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 September 1, 2015, we published a Federal Register 
notice (80 FR 52786) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB 
for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on 
November 2, 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 us and the OMB 
in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from 
public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done.

Douglas Beard,
 Chief of National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center.
[FR Doc. 2016-19110 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P