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and comment from local, State, and Permit No. TE–179013 subject to the requirements of the
Federal agencies, and the public on the Applicant: Scott M. Werner, Oak View,
Privacy Act [5 U.S.C. 552A] and
following permit requests. Before California. Freedom of Information Act [5 U.S.C.
including your address, phone number, 552], by any party who submits a
e-mail address, or other personal The applicant requests an amendment request for a copy of such documents
identifying information in your to take (nest monitor) the lease Bell’s within 30 days of the date of publication
comment, you should be aware that vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in of this notice to Kris Olsen, by mail or
your entire comment—including your conjunction with monitoring in Santa by telephone at 303–236–4256. All
personal identifying information—may Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura comments received from individuals
be made publicly available at any time. Counties, California for the purpose of become part of the official public
While you can ask us in your comment enhancing its survival. record.
to withhold your personal identifying Permit No. TE–179034 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
information from public review, we following applicants have requested
Applicant: Angela D. Hyder, Sandia Park,
cannot guarantee that we will be able to New Mexico. issuance of enhancement of survival
do so. permits to conduct certain activities
The applicant requests a permit to with endangered species pursuant to
Permit No. TE–094318 take (survey by pursuit) the Quino Section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered
Applicant: Jessica S. Vinje, Escondido, checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas Species Act of 1973, as amended (16
California. editha quino) in conjunction with U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).
surveys throughout the range of the
The applicant requests an amendment species in California for the purpose of Applicant—ERO Resources, Denver,
enhancing its survival. Colorado, TE–040510.
to take (nest monitor) the lease Bell’s
vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in We solicit public review and The applicant requests a permit
conjunction with monitoring in San comment on each of these recovery amendment to add nest searching
Diego County, California for the purpose permit applications. Comments and during surveys for Southwestern willow
of enhancing its survival. materials we receive will be available flycatchers (Empidonax traillii extimus)
for public inspection, by appointment, in conjunction with recovery activities
Permit No. TE–817400 during normal business hours at the throughout the species’ range for the
Applicant: East Bay Regional Park District, address listed in the ADDRESSES section purpose of enhancing its survival and
Oakland, California. of this notice. recovery.
Dated: April 16, 2008. Dated: March 28, 2008.
The applicant requests an amendment
Michael Fris, James J. Slack,
to take (harass by survey, locate/monitor
nests, and conduct predator control) the Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Deputy Regional Director, Denver, Colorado.
California least tern (Sterna Antillarum Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. E8–8656 Filed 4–21–08; 8:45 am]
browni) in conjunction with surveys and [FR Doc. E8–8655 Filed 4–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P
population monitoring studies within BILLING CODE 4310–55–P
Alameda County, California, for the
purpose of enhancing its survival. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Permit No. TE–177979 Geological Survey
Fish and Wildlife Service
Applicant: Allison DuRose Rudalevige, Costa Agency Information Collection
Mesa, California. [FWS–R6–ES–2008–N0074; 60120–1113– Activities: Comment Request
The applicant requests an amendment AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS),
to take (capture, collect, and kill) the Receipt of Application of Endangered Interior.
Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta Species Recovery Permits ACTION: Notice of a new information
conservatio), the longhorn fairy shrimp AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, collection.
(Branchinecta longiantenna), the Interior.
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus SUMMARY: To comply with the
wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp ACTION: Notice of availability and Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
(Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the receipt of application. (PRA), we are notifying the public that
vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus we will submit to OMB a new
SUMMARY: We announce our receipt of
packardi) in conjunction with surveys information collection request (ICR) for
an application to conduct certain approval of the paperwork requirements
throughout the range of each species in activities pertaining to enhancement of
California, for the purpose of enhancing for the National Cooperative Geologic
survival of endangered species. Mapping Program (NCGMP). To submit
their survival.
DATES: Written comments on this a proposal for the NCGMP three
Permit No. TE–177978 request for a permit must be received by standard OMB forms and project
May 22, 2008. narrative must be completed and
Applicant: John D. Gerlach, Fair Oaks,
California. ADDRESSES: Written data or comments submitted via on This notice
should be submitted to the Assistant provides the public an opportunity to
The applicant requests an amendment Regional Director, Fisheries—Ecological comment on the paperwork burden of
to remove/reduce to possession the Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, these forms. The forms are available at
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Tuctoria mucronata (Solano grass) from P.O. Box 25486, Denver Federal Center,
federal lands in conjunction with Denver, Colorado 80225–0486; facsimile approved_standard_forms.jsp and the
reintroduction and research studies in 303–236–0027. Documents and other NCGMP narrative guidance is available
Yolo County, California for the purpose information submitted with these at
of enhancing their survival. applications are available for review, STATEMAP/index.html.

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DATE: Submit written comments by June a state dollar. State priorities are set agency’s estimate of the burden of the
23, 2008. with the advice of the broad-based State proposed collection of information; (c)
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments Mapping Advisory Committee. Since enhance the quality, usefulness, and
on this information collection to the the beginning of the Program in 1992, clarity of the information to be
Department of the Interior, USGS, via: the states have matched over $60 collected; and (d) minimize the burden
• E-mail Use million. In 2006, STATEMAP is on the respondents, including the use of
Information Collection Number ll– supporting 125 projects in 47 states. The automated collection techniques or
NEW, NCGMP in the subject line. authority for the program is listed in the other forms of information technology.
• FAX: (703) 648–7069. Use National Geologic Mapping Act (Pub. L. To comply with the public
Information Collection Number ll– 106–148). consultation process, we publish this
NEW, NCGMP in the subject line. We will protect information from Federal Register notice announcing that
• Mail or hand-carry comments to the respondents considered proprietary we will submit this ICR to OMB for
Department of the Interior; USGS under the Freedom of Information Act approval. The notice provided the
Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological (5 U.S.C. 552) and its implementing required 60-day public comment period.
Survey, 807 National Center, Reston, VA regulations (43 CFR Part 2), and under USGS Information Collection
20192. Please reference Information regulations at 30 CFR 250.197, ‘‘Data Clearance Officer: Alfred Travnicek,
Collection ll–NEW, NCGMP in your and information to be made available to 703–648–7231.
comments. the public or for limited inspection.’’ Dated: April 15, 2008.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Responses are voluntary. No questions
Randall C. Orndorff,
Randall Orndorff. 703–648–4316. of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. We
Program Coordinator, National Cooperative
Copies of the forms can be obtained at intend to release the project abstracts
Geologic Mapping Program.
no cost at, or by and primary investigators for awarded/
[FR Doc. E8–8527 Filed 4–21–08; 8:45 am]
contacting the USGS clearance officer at funded projects only.
the phone number listed below. Frequency: Annually. BILLING CODE 4311–AM–M
Estimated Number and Description of
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Respondents: 50 State Geological
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Surveys are canvassed for one frequency DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Program (NCGMP). period.
OMB Control Number: ll–NEW Estimated Number of Responses: Bureau of Land Management
NCGMP. Approximately 46 proposals are [F–22100, F–22102; AK–962–1410–HY–P]
Form Number: Standard Form 424 submitted by individuals involved in
‘‘Application for Federal Assistance’’, the area of geologic mapping. Alaska Native Claims Selection
Standard Form 424A ‘‘Budget Annual burden hours: 920.
Information Non-Construction AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,
Estimated Annual Reporting and
Programs’’, and Standard Form 424B Interior.
Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: We
‘‘Assurances Non-Construction estimate the public reporting burden ACTION: Notice of decision approving
Programs’’, and Project narrative averages 20 hours per response. This lands for conveyance.
guidance posted on includes the time for prioritizing SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR
Abstract: The primary objectives of project, developing, writing, reviewing
the STATEMAP component of the 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an
proposal and submitting the information appealable decision approving lands for
NCGMP are to establish the geologic through
framework of areas determined to be conveyance pursuant to the Alaska
Estimated Reporting and Native Claims Settlement Act will be
vital to the economic, social, or Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’
scientific welfare of individual States. issued to NANA Regional Corporation,
Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ Inc. for lands located in the vicinity of
The State Geologist shall determine burdens associated with this collection
mapping priorities in consultation with Ambler, Alaska. Notice of the decision
of information. will also be published four times in the
a multi-representational State Mapping Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA
Advisory Committee. These priorities Arctic Sounder.
(44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an
shall be based on: (a) state requirements agency may not conduct or sponsor and DATES: The time limits for filing an
for geologic-map information in areas of you are not required to respond to, a appeal are:
multiple-issue need or areas of collection of information unless it 1. Any party claiming a property
compelling single-issue need, and (b) displays a currently valid OMB control interest which is adversely affected by
State requirements for geologic-map number. Until OMB approves a the decision shall have until May 22,
information in areas where mapping is collection of information, you are not 2008 to file an appeal.
required to solve critical earth-science obligated to respond. 2. Parties receiving service of the
problems. Priorities are not dependent Comments: Before submitting an ICR decision by certified mail shall have 30
on past agreements with the USGS. The to OMB, PRA section 3506(c)(2)(A) (44 days from the date of receipt to file an
community partner is the state U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each appeal.
geological surveys whose agency’’ * * * to provide notice * * * Parties who do not file an appeal in
responsibilities vary from state to state. and otherwise consult with members of accordance with the requirements of 43
The state surveys function as basic the public and affected agencies CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed
scientific information sources for their concerning each proposed collection of to have waived their rights.
state governments, and some have information * * *’’ Agencies must ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may
regulatory responsibilities for water, oil specifically solicit comments to: (a) be obtained from: Bureau of Land
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and gas, and land reclamation. Many are Evaluate whether the proposed Management, Alaska State Office, 222
associated with state university systems. collection of information is necessary West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage,
Every federal dollar awarded to a state for the agency to perform its duties, Alaska 99513–7504.
geological survey through an annual including whether the information is FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The
competitive grant process is matched by useful; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the Bureau of Land Management by phone

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