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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. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Forest Service Title: Qualified Product List for Wild Land Fire Chemicals. OMB Control Number: 0596–0182. Summary of Collection: The Forest Service and cooperating wildland firefighting agencies need adequate types and quantities of qualified fire chemical products available to accomplish fire management activities as safely and effectively as possible. To accomplish this objective, the Agency evaluates and pre-approves commercial wildland firefighting chemicals. The Agency is required to submit the formulations to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration Fisheries during the evaluation process. All products must meet the requirements of specifications identified and maintained by the Wildland Fire Chemical Systems (WFCS) staff at the National Technology & Development Program (Missoula). After a product evaluation has been completed successfully, the product is PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 added to the Qualified Products List (QPL) for the appropriate product type. 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Summary of Collection: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure Forest Service (hereafter ‘‘the Agency’’) programs are effective and meet our customers’ needs, the Agency seeks to obtain OMB approval of a generic clearance to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. Need and Use of the Information: This information collection activity provides a means to garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Agency’s commitment to improve service delivery. 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The solicitation of feedback will target areas such as: Timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution of issues with service delivery. Responses will be assessed to plan and inform efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If this information is not collected, vital feedback from customers and stakeholders on the Agency’s services will be unavailable. Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; Not-forprofit Institutions and State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 3,500,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 875,000. Dated: July 15, 2021. Levi S. Harrell, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15375 Filed 7–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES July 15, 2021. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested regarding; whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jul 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by August 19, 2021 will be considered. 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Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.) is the primary Federal law governing the protection of animal health. The law gives the Secretary of Agriculture broad authority to detect, control, or eradicate pests or diseases of livestock or poultry. The Secretary may also prohibit or restrict import or export of any animal or related material if necessary to prevent the spread of any livestock or poultry pest or disease. U.S. animal health policy calls for elimination of the avian influenza virus (both highly pathogenic and low pathogenicity strains) when found through depopulation (i.e., euthanasia and disposal) of affected poultry. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) works with State and local animal health officials to euthanize poultry, clean and disinfect premises and equipment, and test for elimination of the virus to ensure that farms can be safely restocked. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS Veterinary Services assists State and local animal health officials and poultry producers with creating and applying biosecurity and response plans, developing and enforcing flock plans and compliance agreements, preparing and processing appraisal and indemnity claims and worksheets, developing restocking and testing agreements, and submitting reports. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38265 Description of Respondents: State and local animal health officials and poultry producers. Number of Respondents: 18,950. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 48,714. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15359 Filed 7–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection: Forest Service Pilot and Aircraft Record Forms Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. 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[FR Doc No: 2021-15375]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
are requested regarding: Whether the collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to 
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 
and other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by August 
19, 2021 will be considered. 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.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Forest Service

    Title: Qualified Product List for Wild Land Fire Chemicals.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0182.
    Summary of Collection: The Forest Service and cooperating wildland 
firefighting agencies need adequate types and quantities of qualified 
fire chemical products available to accomplish fire management 
activities as safely and effectively as possible. To accomplish this 
objective, the Agency evaluates and pre-approves commercial wildland 
firefighting chemicals. The Agency is required to submit the 
formulations to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic 
Atmospheric Administration Fisheries during the evaluation process. All 
products must meet the requirements of specifications identified and 
maintained by the Wildland Fire Chemical Systems (WFCS) staff at the 
National Technology & Development Program (Missoula). After a product 
evaluation has been completed successfully, the product is added to the 
Qualified Products List (QPL) for the appropriate product type. All 
Federal procurements of wildland fire chemicals are made from these 
lists.
    Need and Use of the Information: The collection of this information 
for each product submission is necessary due to the length of time 
needed to test the product (16 to 18 months) and the need to ensure 
that products do not pose a hazard for laboratory personnel during the 
evaluation prior to purchase and use. This information collection and 
the product evaluation must be conducted on an ongoing basis to ensure 
the Agency can solicit and award contracts in a timely manner to 
provide firefighters with safe and effective wildland fire chemical 
products.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 3.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (once).
    Total Burden Hours: 41.
    Title: Generic Information Collection and Clearance of Qualitative 
Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0226.
    Summary of Collection: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal 
agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the 
best service available in the private sector. In order to work 
continuously to ensure Forest Service (hereafter ``the Agency'') 
programs are effective and meet our customers' needs, the Agency seeks 
to obtain OMB approval of a generic clearance to collect qualitative 
feedback on our service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean 
information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, 
but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that 
can be generalized to the population of study.
    Need and Use of the Information: This information collection 
activity provides a means to garner qualitative customer and 
stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with 
the Agency's commitment to improve service delivery. By qualitative 
feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on 
perceptions and opinions but are not statistical surveys that yield 
quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of 
study.
    This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder

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perceptions, experiences, and expectations, provide an early warning of 
issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, 
training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or 
services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative, and 
actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and 
stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the 
improvement of program management. The solicitation of feedback will 
target areas such as: Timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of 
information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution 
of issues with service delivery. Responses will be assessed to plan and 
inform efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to 
the public. If this information is not collected, vital feedback from 
customers and stakeholders on the Agency's services will be 
unavailable.
    Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; 
Not-for-profit Institutions and State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 3,500,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 875,000.

    Dated: July 15, 2021.
Levi S. Harrell,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-15375 Filed 7-19-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3411-15-P