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Download as PDF 67530 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 206 / Friday, October 23, 2020 / Notices the Air University Board of Visitors, should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and § 102–3.140 and § 10(a)(3) of the FACA. The public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the BoV about its mission and/or the topics to be addressed in the open sessions of this public meeting. Written comments or statements should be submitted to the DFO, Dr. Shawn P. O’Mailia, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the email address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Written comments or statements must be received by the DFO at least ten (10) calendar days prior to the meeting that is the subject of this notice. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the Air University Board of Visitors until its next meeting. The DFO will review all timely submissions with the Air University Board of Visitors’ Board Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. D. Peter Helmlinger, Brigadier General, U.S. Army, Division Commander. [FR Doc. 2020–23474 Filed 10–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2020–SCC–0130] Adriane Paris, Acting Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program Annual Performance Report [FR Doc. 2020–23453 Filed 10–22–20; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. BILLING CODE 5001–10–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Scoping Period Extension for Environmental Impact Statement for an Easement To Cross Under Lake Oahe, North Dakota for a Fuel-Carrying Pipeline Right-of-Way for a Portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is extending the scoping period through November 26, 2020. The scoping period was originally scheduled to end on October 26, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heath Kruger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at (402) 995–2036 or by email at NWO-DAPL-EIS@usace.army.mil. Public Comment Availability: Please note that before including your address, phone number, email address, or any other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information— SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Oct 22, 2020 Jkt 253001 In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 23, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for proposed information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection request by selecting ‘‘Department of Education’’ under ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ then check ‘‘Only Show ICR for Public Comment’’ checkbox. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kenneth Foushee, 202–453–7417. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, SUMMARY: Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES may be made available to the public at any time. While you can request us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Project information is available at the following website: https://go.usa.gov/xG2Pt. Scoping comments can be emailed to: NWO-DAPL-EIS@usace.army.mil. Scoping comments can also be mailed to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, ATTN: CENWO–PM– A–C (DAPL NOI), 1616 Capitol Avenue, Omaha, NE 68102. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program Annual Performance Report. OMB Control Number: 1840–0832. Type of Review: A reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 62. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,054. Abstract: Veterans Upward Bound (VUB), one of the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound programs, is designed to motivate and assist veterans in developing academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education. The program provides assessment and enhancement of basic skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction in the core subject areas. The primary goal of the program is to increase the rate at which participants enroll in and complete postsecondary education programs. All Veterans Upward Bound projects must provide instruction in mathematics through pre-calculus, laboratory science, foreign language, composition, and literature. Projects may also provide short-term remedial or refresher courses for veterans who are high school graduates but have delayed pursuing postsecondary education. Projects are also expected to assist E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 206 / Friday, October 23, 2020 / Notices veterans in securing support services from other locally available resources such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans’ associations, and other state and local agencies that serve veterans. The Department’s annual performance report (APR) for VUB collects each current grantee’s data at the participant level on services and performance over the course of a year. The Department uses the information conveyed in the performance report to assess a grantee’s progress in meeting its approved goals and objectives and to evaluate a grantee’s prior experience in accordance with the program regulations in 34 CFR 645.32. Grantees’ annual performance reports also provide information on the outcomes of projects’ work and of the VUB program as a whole. In addition, APR data allows the Department to respond to the reporting requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act. Dated: October 19, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2020–23457 Filed 10–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success Program; Correction Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: On October 5, 2020, the Department of Education (Department) published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications (NIA) for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2020 for the Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success Program, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.116G. We are correcting the deadline for intergovernmental review. All other information in the NIA, including the November 4, 2020, deadline for transmittal of applications, remains the same. DATES: This correction is applicable October 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelly Harris, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 268–30, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 453–7346. Email: Kelly.Harris@ed.gov. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Oct 22, 2020 Jkt 253001 If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. On October 5, 2020, we published in the Federal Register an NIA for the FY 2020 competition of the Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success Program (85 FR 62715). This notice revises the deadline for intergovernmental review, from January 4, 2021, to December 4, 2020. All other requirements and conditions in the NIA remain the same. 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[FR Doc. 2020–23475 Filed 10–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0750; FRL–10015–62] Pesticide Registration Review; Proposed Interim Decisions for Methomyl and Thiodicarb Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s proposed interim registration review decisions and opens a 60-day public comment period on the proposed interim decisions for methomyl and thiodicarb. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 22, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by the docket identification (ID) number for the specific pesticide of interest provided in the Table in Unit IV, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. • Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/ DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001. • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.html. Due to the public health concerns related to COVID–19, the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) and Reading Room is closed to visitors with limited exceptions. The staff continues to provide remote customer service via email, phone, and webform. For the latest status information on EPA/DC services and docket access, visit https:// www.epa.gov/dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For pesticide specific information, contact: The Chemical Review Manager for the pesticide of interest identified in the Table in Unit IV. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 206 (Friday, October 23, 2020)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2020-SCC-0130]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program Annual Performance Report

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education 
(ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is 
proposing a reinstatement with change of a previously approved 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 23, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for proposed 
information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of 
publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find 
this particular information collection request by selecting 
``Department of Education'' under ``Currently Under Review,'' then 
check ``Only Show ICR for Public Comment'' checkbox.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Kenneth Foushee, 202-453-7417.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with 
an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing 
collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact 
of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's 
information collection requirements and provide the requested data in 
the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed 
information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The 
Department of Education is especially interested in public comment 
addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to 
the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be 
processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden 
accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the 
Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, 
including through the use of information technology. Please note that 
written comments received in response to this notice will be considered 
public records.
    Title of Collection: Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program Annual 
Performance Report.
    OMB Control Number: 1840-0832.
    Type of Review: A reinstatement with change of a previously 
approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; 
Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 62.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,054.
    Abstract: Veterans Upward Bound (VUB), one of the U.S. Department 
of Education's Upward Bound programs, is designed to motivate and 
assist veterans in developing academic and other requisite skills 
necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary 
education. The program provides assessment and enhancement of basic 
skills through counseling, mentoring, tutoring and academic instruction 
in the core subject areas. The primary goal of the program is to 
increase the rate at which participants enroll in and complete 
postsecondary education programs.
    All Veterans Upward Bound projects must provide instruction in 
mathematics through pre-calculus, laboratory science, foreign language, 
composition, and literature. Projects may also provide short-term 
remedial or refresher courses for veterans who are high school 
graduates but have delayed pursuing postsecondary education. Projects 
are also expected to assist

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veterans in securing support services from other locally available 
resources such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans' 
associations, and other state and local agencies that serve veterans.
    The Department's annual performance report (APR) for VUB collects 
each current grantee's data at the participant level on services and 
performance over the course of a year. The Department uses the 
information conveyed in the performance report to assess a grantee's 
progress in meeting its approved goals and objectives and to evaluate a 
grantee's prior experience in accordance with the program regulations 
in 34 CFR 645.32. Grantees' annual performance reports also provide 
information on the outcomes of projects' work and of the VUB program as 
a whole. In addition, APR data allows the Department to respond to the 
reporting requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act.

    Dated: October 19, 2020.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and 
Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, 
Evaluation and Policy Development.
[FR Doc. 2020-23457 Filed 10-22-20; 8:45 am]
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