Agency Information Collection Activities; Socioeconomic Monitoring Study of National Park Service Visitors, 48244-48245 [2021-18513]

Download as PDF 48244 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 164 / Friday, August 27, 2021 / Notices under section 10(a)(2)(B) for an incidental take permit requires the Service to find that (1) the taking will be incidental to otherwise lawful activities; (2) an Applicant will, to the maximum extent practicable, minimize and mitigate the impacts of such taking; (3) an Applicant has ensured that adequate funding for the plan will be provided; (4) the taking will not appreciably reduce the likelihood of the survival and recovery of the species in the wild; and (5) the measures, if any, we require as necessary or appropriate for the purposes of the plan will be met. Regulations governing permits for endangered and threatened species are at 50 CFR 17.22 and 17.32, respectively. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Proposed Action The proposed action is the issuance of a 30-year ITP to authorize incidental take of up to 8 Indiana bats and 48 northern long-eared bats during the ITP term, resulting from activities covered by the HCP and associated with the operation of the existing Wildhorse Mountain Wind Project in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. The plan area is 13,731.6 acres, of which 90 acres are protected mitigation lands to offset the impacts of the project. The proposed HCP, which must meet the requirements in section 10(a)(2)(A) of the ESA, was developed in coordination with the Service and would be implemented by the Applicant. The proposed action will allow for the Applicant to comply with the ESA, and their renewable windgenerated energy would be made available to public utilities. Covered activities in the HCP include the operation of 29 wind turbines and the conservation and preservation of 90 acres, called the mitigation area. The Applicant proposes to minimize and mitigate impacts to the Indiana bat and northern long-eared bat through conservation measures identified in the HCP. Alternatives We considered one alternative to the proposed action as part of the environmental assessment process: The no-action alternative. The no-action alternative represents estimated future conditions without the issuance of an ITP. The no-action alternative represents the status quo. Under the no-action alternative, the Service would not issue the ITP. The no-action alternative would be implemented if the Service denies issuance of a permit or if the Applicant chooses to abandon pursuing an ITP. The Applicant would operate the project without an ITP and would risk VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Aug 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 not being in compliance with section 9 of the Endangered Species Act if implementation of covered activities results in take of the Indiana bat or the northern long-eared bat without the use of a 4(d) rule. Next Steps Public Availability of Comments Written comments we receive become part of the public record associated with this action. Requests for copies of comments will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, NEPA, and Service and Department of the Interior policies and procedures. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that the 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. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Authority We provide this notice under the authority of section 10(c) of the ESA and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22 and 17.32) and NEPA (42 U.S.C. Frm 00131 Amy L. Lueders, Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2021–18450 Filed 8–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P We will evaluate the permit application, associated documents, and comments we receive to determine whether the permit application meets the requirements of the ESA, NEPA, and implementing regulations. If we determine all requirements are met, we will approve the HCP and issue the ITP under section 10(a)(1)(B) of the ESA to the Applicant, Wildhorse Mountain Wind Energy, LLC, for take of Indiana bat and northern long-eared bat in accordance with the terms of the HCP and specific terms and conditions of the authorizing permit. We will not make our final decision until after the end of the 30-day public comment period, and we will fully consider all comments we receive during the public comment period. PO 00000 4371 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6). Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRSS–NPS0031626; PPWONRADE3, PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000 (211); OMB Control Number 1024–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Socioeconomic Monitoring Study of National Park Service Visitors National Park Service, Interior. Notice of Information Collection; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we, the National Park Service (NPS), are proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email to phadrea_ponds@nps.gov. Please reference Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 1024– NEW (SEM) in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Bret Meldrum by email at bret_meldrum@nps.gov, or by telephone at 970–267–7295. Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 48245 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 164 / Friday, August 27, 2021 / Notices 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. (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: The NPS Social Science Program (SSP) is authorized by 54 U.S.C. 100701 to collect information that will improve the ability of the NPS to provide state-of the-art management, protection, and interpretation of, and research on, the resources of the System. However, the data currently available from survey research is insufficient for generalizing findings across all national park units in the System with regards to visitor experiences, attitudes, and spending behaviors. Past and present socioeconomic research in NPS units do not allow for comparison across units or against a regional and nationwide benchmark of information. Without this data, local, regional, and national-level NPS managers lack a comprehensive understanding of visitor demographics, economic contribution, and visitation related experiences in park units needed to to monitor how well the System is serving the public. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Aug 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 In 2016, the NPS SSP conducted a pilot study in 14 NPS units to identify and better understand the need for more advanced socioeconomic monitoring. The pilot study produced and verified a study design that will allow SSP to fully implement a Socioeconomic Monitoring Study (SEM). Building on the findings from the pilot study, the SEM will collect information from visitors in up to 30 National Park units annually to provide generalizable results for NPS managers and planners across the System to understand and monitor: visitor demographics, economic contribution, services, facilities and infrastructure investments. Individual park units will be able to compare their unit with regional and national-level data to make informed decisions in future planning and management efforts. Title of Collection: Socioeconomic Monitoring Study of National Park Service Visitors. OMB Control Number: 1024–NEW. Form Number: None. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: General Public; any person visiting a national park during a sampling period. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 50,320. (37,000 on-site surveys and 13,320 mail back surveys). Estimated Completion Time per Response: On-site Survey: 5 minutes; Mail back Survey: 15 minutes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6,413. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct or sponsor nor is a person is 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.). Phadrea Ponds, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2021–18513 Filed 8–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA–889] ACTION: Notice of application. Cambrex Charles City has applied to be registered as an importer of basic class(es) of controlled substance(s). Refer to Supplemental Information listed below for further drug information. DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before September 27, 2021. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before September 27, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All request for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on July 29, 2021, Cambrex Charles City, 1205 11th Street Charles City, Iowa 50616–3466, applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es) of controlled substance(s): SUMMARY: Controlled substance Psilocybin ........................ Drug code Schedule I 7437 II The company plans to import the listed controlled substance for further manufacturing prior to distribution to its customers. No other activity for this drug code is authorized for this registration. Approval of permit applications will occur only when the registrant’s business activity is consistent with what is authorized under 21 U.S.C. 952(a)(2). Authorization will not extend to the import of Food and Drug Administration-approved or nonapproved finished dosage forms for commercial sale. Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Cambrex Charles City Brian S. Besser, Acting Assistant Administrator. Drug Enforcement Administration, Justice. [FR Doc. 2021–18434 Filed 8–26–21; 8:45 am] AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 BILLING CODE 4410–09–P E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 164 (Friday, August 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48244-48245]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-18513]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NRSS-NPS0031626; PPWONRADE3, PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000 (211); OMB 
Control Number 1024-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Socioeconomic 
Monitoring Study of National Park Service Visitors

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Information Collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we, the 
National Park Service (NPS), are proposing a new information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 26, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, NPS Information Collection Clearance 
Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email to 
[email protected]. Please reference Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) Control Number 1024-NEW (SEM) in the subject line of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Bret Meldrum by email at [email protected], 
or by telephone at 970-267-7295. Individuals who are hearing or speech 
impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY 
assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA) 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

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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.
    (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: The NPS Social Science Program (SSP) is authorized by 54 
U.S.C. 100701 to collect information that will improve the ability of 
the NPS to provide state-of the-art management, protection, and 
interpretation of, and research on, the resources of the System. 
However, the data currently available from survey research is 
insufficient for generalizing findings across all national park units 
in the System with regards to visitor experiences, attitudes, and 
spending behaviors. Past and present socioeconomic research in NPS 
units do not allow for comparison across units or against a regional 
and nationwide benchmark of information. Without this data, local, 
regional, and national-level NPS managers lack a comprehensive 
understanding of visitor demographics, economic contribution, and 
visitation related experiences in park units needed to to monitor how 
well the System is serving the public.
    In 2016, the NPS SSP conducted a pilot study in 14 NPS units to 
identify and better understand the need for more advanced socioeconomic 
monitoring. The pilot study produced and verified a study design that 
will allow SSP to fully implement a Socioeconomic Monitoring Study 
(SEM). Building on the findings from the pilot study, the SEM will 
collect information from visitors in up to 30 National Park units 
annually to provide generalizable results for NPS managers and planners 
across the System to understand and monitor: visitor demographics, 
economic contribution, services, facilities and infrastructure 
investments. Individual park units will be able to compare their unit 
with regional and national-level data to make informed decisions in 
future planning and management efforts.
    Title of Collection: Socioeconomic Monitoring Study of National 
Park Service Visitors.
    OMB Control Number: 1024-NEW.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: New.
    Respondents/Affected Public: General Public; any person visiting a 
national park during a sampling period.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 50,320. (37,000 on-
site surveys and 13,320 mail back surveys).
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: On-site Survey: 5 minutes; 
Mail back Survey: 15 minutes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6,413.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor nor is a person is 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.).

Phadrea Ponds,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-18513 Filed 8-26-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4312-52-P