[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 56 (Monday, March 24, 2014)]
[Page 15984]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06355]



Bonneville Power Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Environmental Vendor Survey

AGENCY: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), DOE.

ACTION: 60-Day notice of submission of information collection approval 
from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and request for 


SUMMARY: BPA is submitting to OMB for clearance, a proposal for 
collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed collection will allow BPA to gather 
information from potential vendors on the environmental services and 
capabilities they can provide to support activities ensuring 
environmental compliance for BPA programs and projects in fulfillment 
of its commitment to stewardship of the Northwest region's natural and 
cultural resources. The services and capabilities information will help 
BPA in identifying contracting opportunities for those vendors with the 
services, skills and capabilities necessary to assist BPA in 
implementing environmental analysis and documentation in compliance 
with federal environmental laws.

DATES: Comments must be submitted by May 23, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted to: DOE Desk Officer, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information: 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Christopher M. Frost, 
Governance and Internal Controls, DGC-7, Bonneville Power 
Administration, 905 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
    (1) OMB Number: New.
    (2) Information Collection Request Title: Environmental Vendor 
    (3) Type of Request: New.
    (4) Abstract: The vendor survey collection will be used to gather 
information including services provided, experience, capabilities and 
location from vendors for the purpose of future contracting 
    Below we provide the BPA projected average estimates for the next 
three years:
    Affected Public: Businesses and Organizations.
    Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 100.
    Average Minutes per Response: 15.
    Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 25.
    Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $0.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid Office of Management and Budget control number.

    Issued in Portland, Oregon, on March 17, 2014.
Damian J. Kelly,
Acting Chief Compliance Officer, Agency Governance and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-06355 Filed 3-21-14; 8:45 am]