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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 28, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES how and why respondents are or are not using study and assessment information from BOEM. As a semi-structured interview, the interviewer will have the opportunity to ask follow-up questions based on initial responses. The interviewers will ask about the respondents’ roles or positions within their organizations, how they use BOEM’s environmental studies and assessment information in their organizations’ work, and how their organizations contribute to studies and assessments. Additionally, the interviewers will request recommendations on ways to strengthen linkages moving forward. The responses will be analyzed using qualitative coding analysis. This information is not otherwise available and will help inform agency efforts to improve the feedback loop process and ultimately better inform agency decisions. OMB Control Number: 1010–NEW. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: BOEM ESP and assessment programs partners. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 70 interviews; up to 880 online surveys. Survey questions will be discretechoice/closed-ended; interview guide will be semi-structured/open-ended. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 60 minutes per interview; up to 20 minutes per survey. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 70 hours for interviews; up to 294 hours for surveys. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One time. Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: There is no non-hour cost burden associated with this collection. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Deanna Meyer-Pietruszka, Chief, Office of Policy, Regulation, and Analysis. [FR Doc. 2021–08797 Filed 4–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Apr 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR04093000, XXXR4081X3, RX.05940913.FY19400] Public Meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) will take place. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, via WebEx/ conference call beginning at 9:00 a.m. (MDT) and concluding four (4) hours later in the respective time zones. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at https://rec.webex.com/rec/ j.php?MTID=mb78b6b255b49 85b5d3e540d6572dadaa, Meeting Number: 199 404 2631, Password: AMP1. SUMMARY: Ms. Lee Traynham, Bureau of Reclamation, telephone (801) 524–3752, email at ltraynham@usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP) was implemented as a result of the Record of Decision on the Operation of Glen Canyon Dam Final Environmental Impact Statement to comply with consultation requirements of the Grand Canyon Protection Act (Pub. L. 102–575) of 1992. The AMWG makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam, consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The AMWG meets two to three times a year. Agenda: The AMWG will meet to receive updates on: (1) GCDAMP budget and workplan for fiscal year 2021 and beyond; (2) planned or ongoing experiments in 2021; and (3) current basin hydrology and reservoir operations. The AMWG will also discuss other administrative and resource issues pertaining to the GCDAMP. To view a copy of the agenda and documents related to the above meeting, please visit Reclamation’s FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22453 website at https://www.usbr.gov/uc/ progact/amp/amwg.html. Meeting Accessibility/Special Accommodations: The meeting is open to the public. Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Lee Traynham (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) at least (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Public Disclosure of Comments: Time will be allowed for any individual or organization wishing to make formal oral comments. To allow for full consideration of information by the AMWG members, written notice must be provided to Ms. Lee Traynham (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) prior to the meeting. Any written comments received will be provided to the AMWG members. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Lee Traynham, Chief, Adaptive Management Work Group, Resources Management Division, Upper Colorado Basin—Interior Region 7. [FR Doc. 2021–08794 Filed 4–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR03042000, 21XR0680A1, RX.18786000.1501100; OMB Control Number 1006–0014] Agency Information Collection Activities; Lower Colorado River Well Inventory Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Reclamation, are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 28, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1 22454 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 28, 2021 / Notices by mail to Jeremy Dodds, Water Accounting and Verification Group Manager, LC–4200, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Basin Regional Office, P.O. Box 61470, Boulder City, NV 89006–1470; or by email to jdodds@usbr.gov. Please reference Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 1006– 0014 in the subject line of your comments. To request additional information about this ICR, contact Jeremy Dodds by email at jdodds@usbr.gov, or by telephone at (702) 306–7887. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), all information collections require approval under the PRA. We may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How might the agency minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of response. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Apr 27, 2021 Jkt 253001 email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract. Pursuant to the Boulder Canyon Project Act (43 U.S.C. 617; Pub. L. 70–642, 45 Stat. 1057), all diversion of mainstream Colorado River water must be in accordance with a Colorado River water entitlement. The Consolidated Decree of the United States Supreme Court in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150 (2006) requires the Secretary of the Interior to account for all diversions of mainstream Colorado River water along the lower Colorado River, including water drawn from the mainstream by underground pumping. To meet the water entitlement and accounting obligations, an inventory of wells and river pumps is required along the lower Colorado River, and the gathering of specific information concerning these wells. Title of Collection: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory. OMB Control Number: 1006–0014. Form Numbers: Form LC–25. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Well and river-pump owners and operators along the lower Colorado River in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Each diverter (including well pumpers) must be identified and their diversion locations and water use determined. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 150. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 150. Estimated Completion Time per Respondent: An average of 20 minutes is required to interview individual well and river-pump owners or operators. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: These data are collected only once for each well or river-pump owner or operator as long as changes in water use, or other changes that would impact contractual or administrative requirements, are not made. A respondent may request that the data for its well or river pump be updated after the initial inventory. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Karl Stock, Acting Regional Director, Lower Colorado Basin. [FR Doc. 2021–08869 Filed 4–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR04093000.21XR0680GB.RX.N5570007. 2200000] Call for Nominations for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group Federal Advisory Committee Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) proposes to appoint members to the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG). The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), acting as administrative lead, is soliciting nominations for qualified persons to serve as members of the AMWG. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked by June 14, 2021. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Mr. Daniel Picard, Deputy Regional Director, Bureau of Reclamation, 125 S. State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, UT 84138, or submitted via email to borsha-ucr-gcdamp@usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lee Traynham, Chief, Adaptive Management Group, Resources Management Division, at (801) 524–3752, or by email at ltraynham@usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Advisory Committee Scope and Objectives The Grand Canyon Protection Act (Act) of October 30, 1992, Public Law 102–575; and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 authorized creation of the AMWG to provide recommendations to the Secretary in carrying out the responsibilities of the Act to protect, mitigate adverse impacts to, and improve the values for which Grand Canyon National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area were established, including but not limited E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

[RR03042000, 21XR0680A1, RX.18786000.1501100; OMB Control Number 1006-
0014]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Lower Colorado River 
Well Inventory

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the Bureau of Reclamation, are proposing to renew an information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 28, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR)

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by mail to Jeremy Dodds, Water Accounting and Verification Group 
Manager, LC-4200, Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Basin Regional 
Office, P.O. Box 61470, Boulder City, NV 89006-1470; or by email to 
[email protected]. Please reference Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
Control Number 1006-0014 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Jeremy Dodds by email at [email protected], or by 
telephone at (702) 306-7887.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), all 
information collections require approval under the PRA. We may not 
conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection 
of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on 
new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This 
helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements 
and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps the public 
understand our information collection requirements and provide the 
requested data in the desired format.
    We are especially interested in public comment addressing the 
following:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) How might the agency minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of response.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Abstract. Pursuant to the Boulder Canyon Project Act (43 U.S.C. 
617; Pub. L. 70-642, 45 Stat. 1057), all diversion of mainstream 
Colorado River water must be in accordance with a Colorado River water 
entitlement. The Consolidated Decree of the United States Supreme Court 
in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150 (2006) requires the Secretary of 
the Interior to account for all diversions of mainstream Colorado River 
water along the lower Colorado River, including water drawn from the 
mainstream by underground pumping. To meet the water entitlement and 
accounting obligations, an inventory of wells and river pumps is 
required along the lower Colorado River, and the gathering of specific 
information concerning these wells.
    Title of Collection: Lower Colorado River Well Inventory.
    OMB Control Number: 1006-0014.
    Form Numbers: Form LC-25.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Well and river-pump owners and 
operators along the lower Colorado River in Arizona, California, and 
Nevada. Each diverter (including well pumpers) must be identified and 
their diversion locations and water use determined.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 150.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 150.
    Estimated Completion Time per Respondent: An average of 20 minutes 
is required to interview individual well and river-pump owners or 
operators.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: These data are collected only once for 
each well or river-pump owner or operator as long as changes in water 
use, or other changes that would impact contractual or administrative 
requirements, are not made. A respondent may request that the data for 
its well or river pump be updated after the initial inventory.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

Karl Stock,
Acting Regional Director, Lower Colorado Basin.
[FR Doc. 2021-08869 Filed 4-27-21; 8:45 am]
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