Notice of Lodging of Proposed Modification to Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act, 93711-93712 [2016-30709]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 245 / Wednesday, December 21, 2016 / Notices Administration, 84–55000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007; or via email to smcphee@usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie McPhee at (303) 445–2897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR83550000, 17XR0680A1, RX.31580001.0090104] Agency Information Collection; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection (OMB Control Number 1006–0006) Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: We, the Bureau of Reclamation, intend to submit a request for renewal of an existing approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) titled, Certification Summary Form, Reporting Summary Form for Acreage Limitation,. DATES: Submit written comments on this information collection request on or before February 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send written comments or requests for copies of the proposed forms to Stephanie McPhee, Bureau of Reclamation, Office of Policy and SUMMARY: I. Abstract This information collection is required under the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 (RRA), Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations, 43 CFR part 426, and Information Requirements for Certain Farm Operations In Excess of 960 Acres and the Eligibility of Certain Formerly Excess Land, 43 CFR part 428. The forms in this information collection are to be used by district offices to summarize individual landholder (direct or indirect landowner or lessee) and farm operator certification and reporting forms. This information allows us to establish water user compliance with Federal reclamation law. II. Changes to the RRA Forms and Their Instructions No changes have been made to the currently approved RRA forms and the Burden estimate per form (in hours) Form Number 93711 corresponding instructions to generate the proposed RRA forms that will be effective in the 2018 water year. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1006–0006. Title: Certification Summary Form, Reporting Summary Form for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428. Form Number: Form 7–21SUMM–C and Form 7–21SUMM–R. Frequency: Annually. Respondents: Contracting entities that are subject to the acreage limitation provisions of Federal reclamation law. Estimated Annual Total Number of Respondents: 177. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.25. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 221. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 8,870 hours. Estimated Completion Time per Respondent: See table below. Annual number of responses Number of respondents Annual burden on respondents (in hours) 7–21SUMM–C and associated tabulation sheets ........... 7–21SUMM–R and associated tabulation sheets ........... 40 40 169 8 211 10 8,450 420 Totals ........................................................................ ................................ 177 221 8,870 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments We invite your comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions, including whether the information will have practical use; (b) the accuracy of our estimated time and cost burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including increased use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information collection request is submitted to OMB for review and approval. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 V. Public Disclosure 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: November 14, 2016. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Policy and Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–30719 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Modification to Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On December 15, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Stipulation to Modify Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in the lawsuit entitled United States, et al. v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, Civil Action No. 3:13–cv–01883 (JCH). In a supplemental complaint, the United States, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the State of Connecticut, on behalf of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, allege that the City of West Haven violated the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., by failing to comply with Sections 5(b) and 6 of the Small Municipal Separate Storm Water System (‘‘MS4’’) General Permit, which requires the City to develop, implement, and enforce a Surface Water Monitoring Plan (‘‘SWMP’’) designed to reduce to the maximum extent practicable the discharge of pollutants from its Small MS4. The proposed stipulation in this case, among other things, requires that the City update its illicit discharge ordinance; update its SWMP by submitting revised MS4 outfall maps E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 93712 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 245 / Wednesday, December 21, 2016 / Notices and its Construction and PostConstruction Site Stormwater Runoff Control Programs; and develop and implement an operation and maintenance program that includes a training component. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the stipulation. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States, et al. v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5– 1–1–10543. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ...... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ–ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ........ inflation assumptions used to prepare the Budget of the United States Government were changed. These discount rates are found in Appendix C of the revised Circular. The updated discount rates are shown below. The discount rates in Appendix C are to be used for cost-effectiveness analysis, including lease-purchase analysis, as specified in the revised Circular. They do not apply to regulatory analysis. DATES: The revised discount rates will be in effect through December 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gideon Lukens, Office of Economic Policy, Office of Management and Budget, (202) 395–3316. Devin O’Connor, Associate Director for Economic Policy, Office of Management and Budget. [FR Doc. 2016–30736 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Robert E. Maher, Jr., Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–30709 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Discount Rates for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Federal Programs Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Revisions to Appendix C of OMB Circular A–94. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Office of Management and Budget revised Circular A–94 in 1992. The revised Circular specified certain discount rates to be updated annually when the interest rate and SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Notice of Information Collection National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of information collection. AGENCY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections. DATES: All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Frances Teel, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mail Code JF–000, Washington DC 20546–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Frances Teel, NASA Clearance Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JF0000, Washington, DC 20546. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority: Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). I. Abstract Contractors performing research and development are required by statutes, NASA implementing regulations, and PO 00000 Frm 00058 II. Method of Collection NASA FAR Supplement clauses for patent rights and new technology encourage the contractor to use an electronic form and provide a hyperlink to the electronic New Technology Reporting Web (eNTRe) site http:// invention.nasa.gov. This Web site has been set up to help NASA employees and parties under NASA funding agreements (i.e., contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, and subcontracts) to report new technology information directly, via a secure Internet connection, to NASA. III. Data [Notice: 16–088] During the public comment period, the proposed stipulation may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the proposed stipulation upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ–ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $3.25 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. OMB policy to submit reports of inventions, patents, data, and copyrights, including the utilization and disposition of same. The NASA New Technology Summary Report reporting form is being used for this purpose. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Title: NFS 1827—Patents, Data, and Copyrights. OMB Number: 2700–0052. Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,240. Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours average. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,200. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $94,093. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on—(1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record. Frances Teel, NASA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30357 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 245 (Wednesday, December 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 93711-93712]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-30709]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Modification to Consent Decree 
Under the Clean Water Act

    On December 15, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Stipulation to Modify Consent Decree with the United States District 
Court for the District of Connecticut in the lawsuit entitled United 
States, et al. v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, Civil Action No. 
3:13-cv-01883 (JCH).
    In a supplemental complaint, the United States, on behalf of the 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the State of Connecticut, on 
behalf of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental 
Protection, allege that the City of West Haven violated the Clean Water 
Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., by failing to comply with Sections 5(b) 
and 6 of the Small Municipal Separate Storm Water System (``MS4'') 
General Permit, which requires the City to develop, implement, and 
enforce a Surface Water Monitoring Plan (``SWMP'') designed to reduce 
to the maximum extent practicable the discharge of pollutants from its 
Small MS4. The proposed stipulation in this case, among other things, 
requires that the City update its illicit discharge ordinance; update 
its SWMP by submitting revised MS4 outfall maps

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and its Construction and Post-Construction Site Stormwater Runoff 
Control Programs; and develop and implement an operation and 
maintenance program that includes a training component.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the stipulation. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney 
General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer 
to United States, et al. v. City of West Haven, Connecticut, D.J. Ref. 
No. 90-5-1-1-10543. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty 
(30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be 
submitted either by email or by mail:

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            To submit comments:                     Send them to:
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By email..................................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail...................................  Assistant Attorney General,
                                             U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box
                                             7611, Washington, DC 20044-
                                             7611.
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    During the public comment period, the proposed stipulation may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https://www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of 
the proposed stipulation upon written request and payment of 
reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent 
Decree Library, U.S. DOJ-ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-
7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $3.25 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert E. Maher, Jr.,
Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment & 
Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-30709 Filed 12-20-16; 8:45 am]
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