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47054 Federal Register/Vol. 76, No. 149/Wednesday, August 3, 2011 /Rules and Regulations
(F) Industry activity at time of
sighting, possible attractants present;
(G) Bear behavior;
(H) Description of the encounter;
(I) Duration of the encounter; and
(J) Actions taken.
(iv) Notification of incident report.
Reports should include all information
specified under the species observation
report, as well as a full written
description of the encounter and actions
taken by the operator. The operator
(A) Any incidental lethal take or
injury of a polar bear or walrus
(B) Observations of walruses or polar
bears within prescribed mitigation-
monitoring zones to the Service within
(3) After-action monitoring reports.
The results of monitoring efforts
identified in the marine mammal
monitoring and mitigation plan must be
submitted to the Service for review
within 90 days of completing the year's
activities. Results must include, but are
not limited to, the following
(i) A summary of monitoring effort
including: total hours, total distances,
and distribution through study period;
(ii) Analysis of factors affecting the
visibility and detectability of polar bears
and walruses by specified monitoring;
(iii) Analysis of the distribution,
abundance, and behavior of polar bear
and walrus sightings in relation to date,
location, ice conditions and operational
(iv) Estimates of take based on density
estimates derived from monitoring and
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(a) We may not conduct or sponsor
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to a collection of information unless it
displays a currently valid OMB control
number. The Office of Management and
Budget has approved the collection of
information contained in this subpart
and assigned control number 1018-
0070. You must respond to this
information collection request to obtain
a benefit pursuant to section 101(a)(5) of
the Marine Mammal Protection Act. We
will use the information to:
(1) Evaluate the application and
determine whether or not to issue
specific Letters of Authorization; and
(2) Monitor impacts of activities
conducted under the Letters of
(b) You should direct comments
regarding the burden estimate or any
other aspect of this requirement to the
Information Collection Clearance
Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
Department of the Interior, Mail Stop
2042-PDM, 1849 C Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20240.
Dated: July 14, 2011.
Acting Assistant Secretary for Fish and
Wildlife and Parks.
[FR Doc. 2011-19296 Filed 8-2-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P
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