Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense (DoD).
Information collection notice.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 27, 2021.
You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Mail: The DoD cannot receive written comments at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Comments should be sent electronically to the docket listed above.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District, ATTN: Kelly Baxter, 1616 Capitol Ave., Ste. 9000, Omaha, NE 68102; call at 402-995-2447; or email at Kelly.D.Baxter@usace.army.mil.
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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Pacific Northwest Households Recreation Use Surveys; OMB Control Number 0710-0021.
Needs and Uses: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), are jointly developing an environmental impact statement (EIS), referred to as the Columbia River System Operations (CRSO) EIS. As part of the EIS, the Corps is tasked with evaluating changes in the economic value provided by water-based recreation. The purpose of this survey effort is to gather information that will support development of a water-based recreational demand model for the Columbia River Basin in Washington, Start Printed Page 11737Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana. The proposed design involves a mail survey for preliminary screening to identify eligible recreators, followed by a telephone survey of eligible recreators to collect data on recreational trips and activities within the region. The model will be used to evaluate recreational impacts associated with alternatives identified within the CRSO EIS.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Annual Burden Hours: 3,150 hours.
Number of Respondents: 9,700.
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 9,700.
Average Burden per Response: 19.48 minutes.
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Dated: February 18, 2021.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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