Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form, 74462-74463 [2016-25800]

Download as PDF 74462 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices Date: November 18, 2016. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Nywana Sizemore, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6204, MSC 7804, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1718, sizemoren@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Orthopedic, Skeletal Muscle and Oral Sciences. Date: November 21–22, 2016. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O’Hare Rosemont, 5500 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018. 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The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 Name of Committee: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Special Emphasis Panel; Embryo-Uterine Cross-talk Controlling Establishment of Pregnancy. Date: November 21, 2016. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6710B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Peter Zelazowski, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Division of Scientific Review, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute, of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, 6710B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892–7510, 301–435– 6902, peter.zelazowski@nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.864, Population Research; 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children; 93.929, Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research; 93.209, Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 20, 2016. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–25819 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–1784, gorshkoi@csr.nih.gov Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Pathophysiology and therapeutic targets for eye diseases. Date: November 18, 2016. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Alessandra C. Rovescalli, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Rm. 5205 MSC7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1021, rovescaa@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 20, 2016. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–25817 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Institutes of Health Federal Emergency Management Agency Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Biomedical Sensing, Measurement and Instrumentation. Date: November 18, 2016. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22311. Contact Person: Inna Gorshkova, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket ID: FEMA–2016–0026; OMB No. 1660–0115] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, 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 a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the information collection activities required to administer the Environmental and Historic Preservation Environmental Screening Form. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 27, 2016. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 207 / Wednesday, October 26, 2016 / Notices only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2016–0026. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beth McWaters-Bjorkman, Environmental Protection Specialist, FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, 202–786–9854, elizabeth.mcwaters-bjorkman@ fema.dhs.gov. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMAInformation-Collections-Management@ fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) awards thousands of grants and each year through various grant programs. These programs award funds for projects used to improve homeland security and emergency preparedness. The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), Public Law 91–190, Sec. 102(B) and (C), 42 U.S.C. 4332, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), Public Law 89–665, 16 U.S.C. 470f and a variety of other environmental and historic preservation laws and Executive Orders (E.O.) require the Federal government to examine the potential impacts of its proposed actions on communities, public health and safety, and cultural, historic, and natural resources prior to undertaking those actions. The GPD process of considering these potential impacts is called an environmental and historic preservation (EHP) review which is employed to examine compliance with multiple EHP authorities through one consolidated process. With input from recipients, FEMA is proposing to revise the EHP Screening Form for clarity and ease of use. The 2013 EHP Screening Form does not require any new information, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Oct 25, 2016 Jkt 241001 includes an appendix with guidance on providing photographs with the EHP submission. Recipients are no longer required to submit floodplain and wetlands maps or information about the proposed project’s relationship to an existing master plan. Collection of Information Title: Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0115. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 024–0–1, Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form. Abstract: NEPA requires that each Federal agency to examine the impact of its actions (including the actions of recipients using grant funds) on the human environment, to look at potential alternatives to that action, and to inform both decision-makers and the public of those impacts through a transparent process. This Screening Form will facilitate FEMA’s review of recipient actions in FEMA’s effort to comply with the environmental requirements. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; Not-for-Profit Institutions. Number of Respondents: 2,000. Number of Responses: 2,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,000. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $796,320. There are no annual costs to respondents’ operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There are no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $5,504,580. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74463 Dated: October 19, 2016. Richard W. Mattison, Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2016–25800 Filed 10–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–46–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2016–0024; OMB No. 1660–0076] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Application and Reporting Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, 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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program application and reporting requirements. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 27, 2016. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID FEMA–2016–0024. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 207 (Wednesday, October 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2016-0026; OMB No. 1660-0115]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, 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 a revision of a currently approved information 
collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
this notice seeks comments concerning the information collection 
activities required to administer the Environmental and Historic 
Preservation Environmental Screening Form.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 27, 2016.

ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use

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only one of the following means to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID 
FEMA-2016-0026. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of 
Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472-
3100.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket 
ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act 
notice that is available via the link in the footer of 
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beth McWaters-Bjorkman, Environmental 
Protection Specialist, FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, 202-786-9854, 
elizabeth.mcwaters-bjorkman@fema.dhs.gov. You may contact the Records 
Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of 
information at email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA's Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) 
awards thousands of grants and each year through various grant 
programs. These programs award funds for projects used to improve 
homeland security and emergency preparedness. The National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), Public Law 91-190, Sec. 102(B) 
and (C), 42 U.S.C. 4332, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 
(NHPA), Public Law 89-665, 16 U.S.C. 470f and a variety of other 
environmental and historic preservation laws and Executive Orders 
(E.O.) require the Federal government to examine the potential impacts 
of its proposed actions on communities, public health and safety, and 
cultural, historic, and natural resources prior to undertaking those 
actions. The GPD process of considering these potential impacts is 
called an environmental and historic preservation (EHP) review which is 
employed to examine compliance with multiple EHP authorities through 
one consolidated process.
    With input from recipients, FEMA is proposing to revise the EHP 
Screening Form for clarity and ease of use. The 2013 EHP Screening Form 
does not require any new information, and includes an appendix with 
guidance on providing photographs with the EHP submission. Recipients 
are no longer required to submit floodplain and wetlands maps or 
information about the proposed project's relationship to an existing 
master plan.

Collection of Information

    Title: Environmental and Historic Preservation Screening Form.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0115.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 024-0-1, Environmental and Historic 
Preservation Screening Form.
    Abstract: NEPA requires that each Federal agency to examine the 
impact of its actions (including the actions of recipients using grant 
funds) on the human environment, to look at potential alternatives to 
that action, and to inform both decision-makers and the public of those 
impacts through a transparent process. This Screening Form will 
facilitate FEMA's review of recipient actions in FEMA's effort to 
comply with the environmental requirements.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; Not-for-Profit 
Institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Number of Responses: 2,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,000.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $796,320. There are no annual costs to respondents' 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There are no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$5,504,580.

Comments

    Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption 
above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data 
collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 
evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden 
of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

    Dated: October 19, 2016.
Richard W. Mattison,
Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2016-25800 Filed 10-25-16; 8:45 am]
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