Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 54332 [2017-24989]

Download as PDF 54332 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 221 / Friday, November 17, 2017 / Notices —Criteria used to select indicator species —How indicator species will be used to determine management reference points for stock complexes —Action 3: Management Reference Points for Stocks/Stock complexes in each of the Puerto Rico, St. Thomas/ St. John and St Croix FMPs Tiered ABC Control Rule: —Review and finalize Tier assignments (4a or 4b): Puerto Rico, St. Croix, St. Thomas/St. John —Define process for determining the scalars used in Tiered ABC Control Rule —Define process for determining the buffer from the overfishing limit (OFL) to ABC (scientific uncertainty buffer) used in the Tiered ABC Control Rule. —Choice of scalar and scientific uncertainty buffer for Tiers 4a and 4b for the applicable stocks. Stocks/stock complexes to which the Tiered ABC CR cannot be applied: —Recommendations on time series of landings data (year sequences) to establish reference points for the applicable stocks/stock complexes. —Recommendations on the establishment of the maximum sustainable yield proxy (e.g., mean, median, following the Caribbean Annual Catch Limit Amendments’ approach) for the applicable stocks/ stock complexes. —Recommendations on the scientific uncertainty buffer to determine the ABC for the applicable stocks/stock complexes. —Recommendations to the Caribbean Fishery Management Council —Other Business The order of business may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the completion of agenda items. The meeting will begin on December 4, 2017 at 9 a.m. Other than the start time, interested parties should be aware that discussions may start earlier or later than indicated. In addition, the meeting may be extended from, or completed prior to the date established in this notice. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. ´ Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, ˜ 270 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 Nov 16, 2017 Jkt 244001 Dated: November 14, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–24958 Filed 11–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Economic Value of the Research in the Olympic Coast and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuaries. OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information collection). Number of Respondents: 106. Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes. Burden Hours: 27. Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection. NOAA is conducting research to: (1) Identify if the sanctuary helps to attract research or creates value-added to researchers; (2) estimate the economic impacts (jobs, income, output) supported by research that occurs in sanctuaries because of expenditures occurring within local region. Two sites, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS) and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS) will be evaluated. The information will aide in SBNMS and OCNMS condition reports. Further, the research will help to provide baseline data for economic impact and contribution of sanctuaries to local area economies. The required information will involve surveys of researchers (from profit, nonprofit and government agencies including local, state, federal and tribal). Information will be obtained on expenditures, sources of funds, nonmarket value, type of research, technologies used, use of NOAA equipment, reasons for the chosen location, and the researcher’s involvement with sanctuary staff. ONMS will work to identify all researchers who worked within the PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sanctuary within the past ten years. This will be the population of interest. Sanctuary site staff, literature reviews and the research permit database will be used to identify the population of researchers for each site. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; not-for-profit institutions; state, local or tribal government; federal government. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: November 14, 2017. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–24989 Filed 11–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF840 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet in December in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The Council will hold meetings from Monday, December 4 through Tuesday, December 12, 2017. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates and times. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel, 500 W. 3rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will begin its plenary session at 8 a.m. in the Aleutian Room on Wednesday, December 6, continuing SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 221 (Friday, November 17, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Economic Value of the Research in the Olympic Coast and 
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information 
collection).
    Number of Respondents: 106.
    Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 27.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection.
    NOAA is conducting research to: (1) Identify if the sanctuary helps 
to attract research or creates value-added to researchers; (2) estimate 
the economic impacts (jobs, income, output) supported by research that 
occurs in sanctuaries because of expenditures occurring within local 
region. Two sites, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS) and 
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS) will be evaluated. 
The information will aide in SBNMS and OCNMS condition reports. 
Further, the research will help to provide baseline data for economic 
impact and contribution of sanctuaries to local area economies.
    The required information will involve surveys of researchers (from 
profit, non-profit and government agencies including local, state, 
federal and tribal). Information will be obtained on expenditures, 
sources of funds, non-market value, type of research, technologies 
used, use of NOAA equipment, reasons for the chosen location, and the 
researcher's involvement with sanctuary staff.
    ONMS will work to identify all researchers who worked within the 
sanctuary within the past ten years. This will be the population of 
interest. Sanctuary site staff, literature reviews and the research 
permit database will be used to identify the population of researchers 
for each site.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; not-for-profit 
institutions; state, local or tribal government; federal government.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: November 14, 2017.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-24989 Filed 11-16-17; 8:45 am]
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