Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Natural Resource Damage Assessment Restoration Project Information Sheet, 54848-54849 [2019-22320]

Download as PDF 54848 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 198 / Friday, October 11, 2019 / Notices Wednesday, November 6, 2018, and recess at 5:30 p.m. or when business is complete; reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday November 7, 2018, and adjourn by 12:30 p.m. or when business is complete. The meeting will be held at the Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC, Telephone: 202– 234–0700. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Daly: telephone 301–427–8573 or email at Diane.Daly@noaa.gov. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act established the CCC by amending Section 302 (16 U.S.C. 1852) of the MSA. The committee consists of the chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors of each of the eight Councils authorized by the MSA or other Council members or staff. Updates to this meeting and additional information will be posted on http:// www.fisherycouncils.org/ccc-meetings/ november-2019-ccc-meeting and https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/ partners/council-coordinationcommittee when available. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Agenda The order in which the agenda items are addressed may change. The CCC will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m. • Welcome and Introductions • Background Report and May CCC Meeting Report • NMFS Update and FY 2020 Priorities • Legislative Outlook and MSA Reauthorization and Roundtable Discussions jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. • Alternative Fishery Management Approaches for Recreational Fisheries • Allocations with Assessments Based on New Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP) Data • NMFS Science Enterprises Updates and Response to Council Research Priorities • National Standard 1 Technical Guidance Work Group Updates • CCC input for Committee of Fisheries • Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC) Orientation • Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdictions (BBNJ) • NMFS website VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Oct 10, 2019 Jkt 250001 Thursday, November 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. • Management and Budget FY 2020 Update • CCC Committees and Work Group Reports • Other Business and Wrap Up Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Diane Daly at 301–427–8573 at least five working days prior to the meeting. Dated: October 7, 2019. Jennifer M. Wallace, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–22284 Filed 10–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Natural Resource Damage Assessment Restoration Project Information Sheet National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, 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, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 10, 2019. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Adrienne Thomas, PRA Officer, NOAA, 151 Patton Avenue, Room 159, Asheville, NC 28801 (or at PRAcomments@doc.gov). All comments received are part of the public record. Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 instrument and instructions should be directed to Brittany Jensen, (301) 427– 8692 or Brittany.Jensen@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection. The purpose of this information collection is to assist state and federal Natural Resource Trustees in more efficiently carrying out the restoration planning phase of Natural Resource Damage Assessments (NRDA), in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321–4370d; 40 CFR 1500–1500 and other federal and local statutes and regulations as applicable. The NRDA Restoration Project Information Sheet is designed to facilitate the collection of information on existing, planned, or proposed restoration projects. This information will be used by the Natural Resource Trustees to develop potential restoration alternatives for natural resource injuries and service losses requiring restoration, during the restoration planning phase of the NRDA process. This information is provided by the public on a voluntary basis. The information provided benefits the public by informing the NRDA restoration process. However there are no individual benefits that depend on the submission of information. Individuals can update the information as needed, but there is no required update frequency. II. Method of Collection The primary method of collection for The Restoration Project Information Sheet will be electronic submission via an online form. PDF or paper forms will be made available upon request for submission by email, mail, or fax. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0497. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: State, local, or tribal governments; individuals or households; business or other for-profits organizations; not-for-profit institutions; farms; and the federal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 198 / Friday, October 11, 2019 / Notices IV. Request for Comments SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Draft Agenda Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–22320 Filed 10–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XV100 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a 3-day meeting in October to discuss the items contained in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. The meetings will be held from October 29, 2019 to October 31, 2019, starting on Tuesday October 29 at 9 a.m., through October 31 at 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 8000 Tartak St., Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Miguel A. Rolo´n, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mun˜oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 766–5926. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Oct 10, 2019 Jkt 250001 54849 Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 8, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. —Call to Order —Adoption of the Agenda —Review of National Standard 1 Technical Guidance for Designing, Evaluating, and Implementing Carryover and Phase-in Provisions within ABC Control Rules—Dan Holland— Northwest Fisheries Science Center —Review Draft Report to Congress as required in Section 201 of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 —Stock Assessment Review: SEDAR 57—Caribbean Spiny Lobster—Adyan Rı´os, Southeast Fisheries Science Center —Development of three ecosystem conceptual models– one each for Puerto Rico, St. Thomas/St. John, and St. Croix —Summary August 2019 Meeting Chair Presentation to CFMC 166 —Finalize the Generic Ecosystem Conceptual Model —Determination of direction and strengths of the boxes representing ecosystem components (e.g., ecological, economic, social) —SSC Development of Puerto Rico Ecosystem Conceptual Model —Determination of Critical Links that can serve as Indicators —SSC Development of St. Thomas/St. John Ecosystem Conceptual Model —Determination of Critical Links that can serve as Indicators —SSC Development of St. Croix Ecosystem Conceptual Model —Determination of Critical Links that can serve as Indicators —Other Business —Adjourn The order of business may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the completion of agenda items. The meeting will begin on October 29, 2019 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. SUMMARY: In accordance with the regulations implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) as amended, notification is hereby given that NMFS has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) to incidentally harass, by Level A and Level B harassment, marine mammals during a low-energy marine geophysical survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. DATES: This Authorization is effective from September 12, 2019 through September 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Fowler, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, (301) 427–8401. Electronic copies of the application and supporting documents, as well as a list of the references cited in this document, may be obtained online at: https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/permit/ incidental-take-authorizations-undermarine-mammal-protection-act. In case of problems accessing these documents, please call the contact listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations Background 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. Rolo´n, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 270 Mun˜oz Rivera Avenue, Suite 401, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918–1903, telephone: (787) 766–5926, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. The MMPA prohibits the ‘‘take’’ of marine mammals, with certain exceptions. Sections 101(a)(5)(A) and (D) of the MMPA (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) direct the Secretary of Commerce (as delegated to NMFS) to allow, upon request, the incidental, but not intentional, taking of small numbers of marine mammals by U.S. citizens who engage in a specified activity (other than commercial fishing) within a specified PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2019–22288 Filed 10–10–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XR007 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Low-Energy Geophysical Survey in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 198 (Friday, October 11, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-22320]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Natural 
Resource Damage Assessment Restoration Project Information Sheet

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, 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, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 10, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Adrienne Thomas, PRA Officer, 
NOAA, 151 Patton Avenue, Room 159, Asheville, NC 28801 (or at 
[email protected]). All comments received are part of the public 
record. Comments will generally be posted without change. All 
Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) 
voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do 
not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or 
protected information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Brittany Jensen, (301) 427-8692 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for an extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    The purpose of this information collection is to assist state and 
federal Natural Resource Trustees in more efficiently carrying out the 
restoration planning phase of Natural Resource Damage Assessments 
(NRDA), in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321-4370d; 40 CFR 1500-1500 and other federal and 
local statutes and regulations as applicable. The NRDA Restoration 
Project Information Sheet is designed to facilitate the collection of 
information on existing, planned, or proposed restoration projects. 
This information will be used by the Natural Resource Trustees to 
develop potential restoration alternatives for natural resource 
injuries and service losses requiring restoration, during the 
restoration planning phase of the NRDA process. This information is 
provided by the public on a voluntary basis. The information provided 
benefits the public by informing the NRDA restoration process. However 
there are no individual benefits that depend on the submission of 
information. Individuals can update the information as needed, but 
there is no required update frequency.

II. Method of Collection

    The primary method of collection for The Restoration Project 
Information Sheet will be electronic submission via an online form. PDF 
or paper forms will be made available upon request for submission by 
email, mail, or fax.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0497.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Affected Public: State, local, or tribal governments; individuals 
or households; business or other for-profits organizations; not-for-
profit institutions; farms; and the federal government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

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IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-22320 Filed 10-10-19; 8:45 am]
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