National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Written comments must be submitted on or before November 26, 2007.
Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Karen Williams, R/LC, 1315 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282, phone (301) 734-1196 or email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Section 6(b) of Public Law 92-205 requires that persons who engage in weather modification activities (e.g., cloud seeding) provide reports prior to and after the activity. They are also required to maintain certain records. The requirements are detailed in 15 CFR part 908. NOAA uses the data for scientific research, historical statistics, international reports, and other purposes.
II. Method of Collection
Paper forms and recordkeeping are used.
OMB Number: 0648-0025.
Form Number: NOAA Forms 17-4 and 17-4A.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 55.
Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes per report; 5 hours per year for record keeping.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 240.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $275.
IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.Start Signature
Dated: September 21, 2007.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-19046 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]
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