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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 47 / Friday, March 12, 2021 / Notices held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments on the Massachusetts Coastal Management Program for the performance evaluation by emailing Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, at Ralph.Cantral@noaa.gov. Comments received by the Office for Coastal Management are considered part of the public record and may be publicly accessible. Any personally identifiable information (e.g., name, address) submitted voluntarily by the sender may also be publicly accessible. NOAA will accept anonymous comments. To participate in the virtual public meeting on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. EDT, registration is required by Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Registration: To register, visit https:// docs.google.com/forms/d/e/ 1FAIpQLSfmKQEtu4lbyLQ0D4rVSaml XrNxGHpXddUKqo03-9_HkprSLQ/ viewform?usp=sf_link. If you have difficulty registering, contact Ralph Cantral by phone at (301) 233–2998 or email at Ralph.Cantral@noaa.gov. You may participate online or by phone. If you would like to provide comment during the public meeting, please select ‘‘yes’’ during the online registration. The line-up of speakers will be based on your date and time of registration. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation of your registration. One hour prior to the start of the meeting on April 28, 2021, you will be emailed a link to the public meeting and information about participating. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, NOAA Office for Coastal Management by phone at (301) 233–2998 or email at Ralph.Cantral@noaa.gov. Copies of the previous Massachusetts Coastal Management Program evaluation findings and 2016–2020 Assessment and Strategy may be viewed and downloaded on the internet at https:// coast.noaa.gov/czm/evaluations/. A copy of the evaluation notification letter and most recent progress reports may be obtained upon request by contacting Ralph Cantral. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 312 of the Coastal Zone Management Act requires NOAA to conduct periodic evaluations of federally approved state coastal programs and national estuarine research reserves. The process includes one or more public meetings, consideration of written public comments, and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Mar 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 agencies and members of the public. For the evaluation of the Massachusetts Coastal Management Program, NOAA will consider the extent to which the state has met the national objectives, adhered to the management program approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance under the Coastal Zone Management Act. When the evaluation is complete, NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. Keelin Kuipers, Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–04275 Filed 3–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Weather Modification Activities Reports The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on December 22, 2020 (85 FR 83523) during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. Title: Weather Modification Activities Reports. OMB Control Number: 0648–0025. Form Number(s): NOAA Forms 17–4 and 17–4A. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 30. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 14081 Average Hours per Response: 60 minutes per initial report; 30 minutes per interim or final report. Total Annual Burden Hours: 50 hours. Needs and Uses: The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Atmospheric Research (OAR)/Weather Program Office is conducting this information collection pursuant to Section 6(b) of Public Law 92–205. This law requires that all non-federal weather modification activities (e.g., cloud seeding) in the United States (U.S.) and its territories be reported to the Secretary of Commerce through NOAA. This reporting is critical for gauging the scope of these activities, for determining the possibility of duplicative operations or of interference with another project, for providing a database for checking atmospheric changes against the reported activities, and for providing a single source of information on the safety and environmental factors used in weather modification activities in the U.S. Two forms are collected under this OMB Control Number: One prior to and one after the activity. The requirements are detailed in 15 CFR part 908. This data is used for scientific research, historical statistics, international reports and other purposes. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On occasion (Beginning and end of projects). Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Public Law 92–205, Weather Modification Reporting Act of 1972. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0648–0025. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–05177 Filed 3–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Weather Modification Activities Reports

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on December 22, 2020 (85 FR 83523) during a 60-day 
comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public 
comments.
    Agency: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.
    Title: Weather Modification Activities Reports.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0025.
    Form Number(s): NOAA Forms 17-4 and 17-4A.
    Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 30.
    Average Hours per Response: 60 minutes per initial report; 30 
minutes per interim or final report.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 50 hours.
    Needs and Uses: The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's 
Office of Atmospheric Research (OAR)/Weather Program Office is 
conducting this information collection pursuant to Section 6(b) of 
Public Law 92-205. This law requires that all non-federal weather 
modification activities (e.g., cloud seeding) in the United States 
(U.S.) and its territories be reported to the Secretary of Commerce 
through NOAA. This reporting is critical for gauging the scope of these 
activities, for determining the possibility of duplicative operations 
or of interference with another project, for providing a database for 
checking atmospheric changes against the reported activities, and for 
providing a single source of information on the safety and 
environmental factors used in weather modification activities in the 
U.S. Two forms are collected under this OMB Control Number: One prior 
to and one after the activity. The requirements are detailed in 15 CFR 
part 908. This data is used for scientific research, historical 
statistics, international reports and other purposes.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion (Beginning and end of projects).
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Public Law 92-205, Weather Modification Reporting 
Act of 1972.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0648-0025.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-05177 Filed 3-11-21; 8:45 am]
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