Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 67235-67236 [2018-28211]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2018 / Notices deep as part of 2020 scallop specifications. Additionally, they will discuss potential elements of an action to mitigate impacts on yellowtail flounder. The panel will also discuss potential approaches to evaluate the scallop rotational management program. Other business may be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Consistent with 16 U.S.C. 1852, a copy of the recording is available upon request. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 21, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–28232 Filed 12–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 41st Meeting of the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force; Public Meeting Coral Reef Conservation Program, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting, notice of public comment. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Department of Interior will hold a public meeting of the 41st U.S. Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF). DATES: The public meeting will be held Thursday, February 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an opportunity to amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 provide public comments. Written comments must be received on or before January 30, 2019. For specific the date, time, and location of the public meeting, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to the USCRTF by any of the following methods: Public Meeting and Oral Comments: A public meeting will be held in Washington DC. For the specific location, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written Comments: Please direct written comments to Jennifer Koss, NOAA, USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or via email to Jennifer.Koss@ noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Koss, NOAA USCRTF Steering Committee Point of Contact, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, 1305 East-West Highway, N/OCM, Silver Spring, MD 20910 at (301) 533–0777 or Liza Johnson, USCRTF Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior, MS–3530–MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240 at (202) 208– 5004 or visit the USCRTF website at http://www.coralreef.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting provides a forum for coordinated planning and action among federal agencies, state and territorial governments, and nongovernmental partners. Registration is requested for all events associated with the meeting. This meeting has time allotted for public comment. All public comments must be submitted in written format. A written summary of the meeting will be posted on the USCRTF website within two months of occurrence. For information about the meeting, registering and submitting public comments, go to http://www.coralreef.gov. Commenters may address the meeting, the role of the USCRTF, or general coral reef conservation issues. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment, including personally identifiable information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Established by Presidential Executive Order 13089 in 1998, the USCRTF mission is to lead, coordinate and strengthen U.S. government actions to better preserve and protect coral reef PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67235 ecosystems. Co-chaired by the Departments of Commerce and Interior, USCRTF members include leaders of 12 federal agencies, seven U.S. states and territories and three freely associated states. You may participate and submit oral comments at the public meeting. The public meeting occurs annually in Washington DC, and is scheduled as follows: Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Location: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1201 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460, Room 1151. Written comments must be received on or before January 30, 2019. Dated: December 19, 2018. Nicole R. LeBoeuf, Acting Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–28360 Filed 12–27–18; 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 Reduction in the Risk of Whale Strikes in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. OMB Control Number: 0648–0729. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 500. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes per on-site interview of passengers, 20 minutes per importancesatisfaction mail back and 20 minutes for the expenditure mail back. Burden Hours: 367. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. NOAA is sponsoring a class project at the Bren School of Management & Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara to estimate the market E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 67236 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2018 / Notices and non-market economic values associated with the reduction in risk of whale strikes by different scenarios of changes in traffic lanes and/or vessel speeds for major commercial vessels operating in the region of southern California where the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is located. The required information is to conduct surveys of the for hire operations that take people out for nonconsumptive recreation to watch whales or other wildlife to obtain total use by type of activity (e.g. whale watching, and other wildlife observation) and the spatial use by type of activity. Information will also be obtained on costs-and-earnings of the operations and demographic information on owner/ captains and crews. Surveys will also be conducted of the passengers aboard the for hire operation boats to obtain their market and non-market economic use values for the reduction in the risk of whale strikes. Additional information will be obtained on importancesatisfaction ratings of key natural resource attributes, facilities and services along with demographic profiles of passengers. Note: We have completed the for-hire operations survey and one season of the Passenger Survey. We need to complete the second season of the Passenger Survey. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One time. 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. information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Economic Expenditure Survey of Golden Crab Fishermen in the U.S. South Atlantic Region. OMB Control Number: 0648–0631. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 9. Average Hours per Response:1. Burden Hours: 9. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect economic information from golden-crab landing commercial fishermen in the United States (U.S.) South Atlantic region. The data gathered will be used to evaluate the likely economic impacts of management proposals. In addition, the information will be used to satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12898, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statues. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Once every 4 years. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. 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: December 21, 2018. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. Dated: December 21, 2018. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–28211 Filed 12–27–18; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2018–28212 Filed 12–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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 The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Nonconsumptive Recreation Use from those Accessing the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary via For Hire Operation Boats. OMB Control Number: 0648–0726. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 1,050. Average Hours per Response: 2 hours per for hire operation, 20 minutes per on-site interview of passengers, 20 minutes per importance-satisfaction/ knowledge, attitudes & perceptions mail back, and 20 minutes for the expenditure mail back. Burden Hours: 733. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. The collection was approved three years ago but had not begun. The required information will be obtained through surveys of the for hire operations that take people out for nonconsumptive recreation to obtain total use by type of activity and the spatial use by type of activity. Information will also be obtained on costs-and-earnings of the operations, knowledge, attitudes & perceptions of sanctuary management strategies and regulations, and demographic information on owner/ captains and crews. Surveys will also be conducted of the passengers aboard the for hire operation boats to obtain their market and non-market economic use values for non-consumptive recreation use and how those value change with changes in natural resource attribute conditions and user characteristics. Additional information will be obtained on importance-satisfaction ratings of key natural resource attributes, facilities and services, knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of management strategies and regulations, and demographic profiles of passengers. This survey was not started during the 2015–2018 OMB approval period. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: One time. 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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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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 Reduction in the Risk of Whale Strikes 
in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0729.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 500.
    Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes per on-site interview of 
passengers, 20 minutes per importance-satisfaction mail back and 20 
minutes for the expenditure mail back.
    Burden Hours: 367.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    NOAA is sponsoring a class project at the Bren School of Management 
& Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara to estimate 
the market

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and non-market economic values associated with the reduction in risk of 
whale strikes by different scenarios of changes in traffic lanes and/or 
vessel speeds for major commercial vessels operating in the region of 
southern California where the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary 
is located.
    The required information is to conduct surveys of the for hire 
operations that take people out for non-consumptive recreation to watch 
whales or other wildlife to obtain total use by type of activity (e.g. 
whale watching, and other wildlife observation) and the spatial use by 
type of activity. Information will also be obtained on costs-and-
earnings of the operations and demographic information on owner/
captains and crews. Surveys will also be conducted of the passengers 
aboard the for hire operation boats to obtain their market and non-
market economic use values for the reduction in the risk of whale 
strikes. Additional information will be obtained on importance-
satisfaction ratings of key natural resource attributes, facilities and 
services along with demographic profiles of passengers.
    Note: We have completed the for-hire operations survey and one 
season of the Passenger Survey. We need to complete the second season 
of the Passenger Survey.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Frequency: One time.
    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: December 21, 2018.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-28211 Filed 12-27-18; 8:45 am]
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