Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0004, 17461-17462 [05-6752]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 65 / Wednesday, April 6, 2005 / Notices Dated: March 28, 2005. Howard L. Hime, Acting Director of Standards, Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection. [FR Doc. 05–6726 Filed 4–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the North Fork Rancheria’s Proposed Trust Acquisition and Hotel/Casino Project, Madera County, California; Correction Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice advises the public of a correction to the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ (BIA) Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the North Fork Rancheria’s Proposed Trust Acquisition and Hotel/ Casino Project, Madera County, California, published in the Federal Register on October 27, 2004 (69 FR 62721), which described the proposed action. The October notice is corrected to include statements concerning project alternatives, which are provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. This notice also re-opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS. DATES: Written comments must arrive by May 6, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may mail or hand carry written comments to Clay Gregory, Regional Director, Pacific Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Rydzik, (916) 978–6042. 18:17 Apr 05, 2005 Authority This notice is published in accordance with section 1503.1 of the Council of Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500 through 1508) implementing the procedural requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4371 et seq.), Department of the Interior Manual (516 DM 1–6), and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8.1. Dated: March 2, 2005. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 05–6732 Filed 4–5–05; 8:45 am] Jkt 205001 Under section 11 (d)(7)(D) of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA), Public Law 100–497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the Secretary of the Interior must publish in the Federal Register notice of any Tribal State compact that is approved, or considered to have been approved for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. The Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, through his delegated authority did not approve or disapprove this compact before the date that is 45 days after the date it was submitted. Therefore, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(7)(C), this compact is considered approved but only to the extent it is consistent with IGRA. This compact authorizes the Tonkawa Tribe to engage in certain Class III gaming activities, provides for certain geographical exclusivity, limits the number of gaming machines at existing racetracks, and prohibits non-tribal operation of certain machines and covered games, and takes effect on the date the approval is published in the Federal Register. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 17, 2005. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 05–6722 Filed 4–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–350–1430–PF–24 1A] Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0004 BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management, Interior ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Class III Gaming Compact taking effect. AGENCY: The proposed action and a reasonable range of alternatives, including a no-action alternative, will be analyzed in the EIS. Other possible alternatives currently under consideration are a reducedintensity alternative, an alternate-use alternative and an off-site alternative. The range of issues and alternatives may be expanded based on comments received during the scoping process. Additional supplemental information, including maps of the project site, may be obtained from John Rydzik at (916) 978–6042. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate jul<14>2003 Public Comment Availability Comments, including names and addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BIA address shown in the ADDRESSES section during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your written comment. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by the law. We will not, however, consider anonymous comments. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. 17461 SUMMARY: Notice is given that the Tribal Gaming Compact between the Tonkawa Tribe and the State of Oklahoma is considered approved and is in effect. DATE: April 6, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George T. Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from those persons who submit Form 2520– 1 to apply for a desert-land entry to reclaim, irrigate, and cultivate arid and semiarid public lands in the Western United States. The BLM uses this information to determine if the applicant is eligible to make a desertland entry under the appropriate land entry laws. E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1 17462 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 65 / Wednesday, April 6, 2005 / Notices You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or before June 6, 2005. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments received after the above date. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to: Regulatory Affairs Group (WO–630), Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., Springfield, Virginia 22153. You may send comments via Internet to: WOComment@blm.gov. Please include ‘‘ATTN: 1004–0004’’ and your name and address with your comments. You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC. Comments will be available for public review at the L Street address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Alzata L. Ransom, Lands and Realty Group, on (202) 452–7772 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact Ms. Ransom. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of information to solicit comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we use; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Congress passed the Desert Land Act of March 3, 1877 (19 Stat. 377; 43 U.S.C. 321–323), as amended by the Act of March 3, 1891 (26 Stat. 1096; 43 U.S.C. 231, 323, 325, 327–329) to encourage and promote the economic development of the arid and semiarid public lands. Through the Act, you may apply for a desert-land entry to reclaim, irrigate, and cultivate arid and semiarid public lands in the Western United States. The regulations in 43 CFR 2520 provide guidelines and procedures to obtain public lands under the Act. DATES: VerDate jul<14>2003 18:17 Apr 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 You qualify to file a desert-land entry if you are a citizen of the United States; 21 years old; and a resident in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (no residency is required in the State of Nevada). You may apply for one or more tracts of public lands totaling no more than 320 acres. The land must be surveyed or unsurveyed, unappropriated, nonmineral, and non-timber. The lands must be suitable for agricultural purposes and more valuable for that purpose than any other. The tracts of land must be sufficiently close to each other to manage satisfactorily as an economic unit. You must locate lands you feel can be economically developed and determine the legal land description. You must contact the BLM State Office where the lands are located and verify the lands are available for desert-land entry application. When BLM receives the application, we will examine your application for completeness and accuracy and classify the lands included in the application. BLM will approve your application of the lands are classified suitable for desert-land entry or reject your application if the lands are classified unsuitable for desert-land entry. Based on past experience processing these applications, BLM estimates the public reporting burden for completing the Form 2520–1 is 2 hours. BLM estimates that we receive approximately 3 applications annually, with a total annual burden of 6 hours. Any member of the public may request and obtain, without charge, a copy of the BLM Form 2520–1 by contacting the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. BLM will summarize all responses to this notice and include them in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: April 1, 2005. Ian Senio, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–6752 Filed 4–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–M PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–310–1310–PB–24 1A] Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0034 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect certain information from those persons who wish to transfer interest in oil and gas or geothermal leases by assignment of record title or transfer operating rights (sublease) in oil and gas or geothermal leases under the terms of the mineral leasing laws. BLM uses Form 3000–3, Assignment of Record Title Interest In A Lease for Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources, and Form 3000–3a, Transfer of Operating Rights (Sublease) In A Lease for Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources, to collect this information. This information allows the BLM to transfer interest in oil and gas or geothermal leases by assignment of record title or transfer operating rights (sublease) in oil and gas or geothermal leases under the regulations at 43 CFR 3106, 3135, and 3216. DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or before June 6, 2005. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments received after the above date. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to: Bureau of Land Management, (WO– 630), Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., Springfield, Virginia 22153. You may send comments via Internet to: WOComment@blm.gov. Please include ‘‘ATTN: 1004–0034’’ and your name and return address in your Internet message. You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Barbara Gamble on (202) 452–0338 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact Ms. Gamble. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires BLM to provide 60- E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO-350-1430-PF-24 1A]


Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 
1004-0004

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from 
those persons who submit Form 2520-1 to apply for a desert-land entry 
to reclaim, irrigate, and cultivate arid and semiarid public lands in 
the Western United States. The BLM uses this information to determine 
if the applicant is eligible to make a desert-land entry under the 
appropriate land entry laws.

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DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or 
before June 6, 2005. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments 
received after the above date.

ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to: Regulatory Affairs Group (WO-630), 
Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., Springfield, Virginia 22153.
    You may send comments via Internet to: WOComment@blm.gov. Please 
include ``ATTN: 1004-0004'' and your name and address with your 
comments.
    You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, 
Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC.
    Comments will be available for public review at the L Street 
address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday 
through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Alzata L. Ransom, 
Lands and Realty Group, on (202) 452-7772 (Commercial or FTS). Persons 
who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the 
Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a 
day, seven days a week, to contact Ms. Ransom.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 
60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of 
information to solicit comments on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information 
will have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection 
burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we 
use;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; and
    (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    Congress passed the Desert Land Act of March 3, 1877 (19 Stat. 377; 
43 U.S.C. 321-323), as amended by the Act of March 3, 1891 (26 Stat. 
1096; 43 U.S.C. 231, 323, 325, 327-329) to encourage and promote the 
economic development of the arid and semiarid public lands. Through the 
Act, you may apply for a desert-land entry to reclaim, irrigate, and 
cultivate arid and semiarid public lands in the Western United States. 
The regulations in 43 CFR 2520 provide guidelines and procedures to 
obtain public lands under the Act.
    You qualify to file a desert-land entry if you are a citizen of the 
United States; 21 years old; and a resident in the States of Arizona, 
California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South 
Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (no residency is required in the 
State of Nevada).
    You may apply for one or more tracts of public lands totaling no 
more than 320 acres. The land must be surveyed or unsurveyed, 
unappropriated, non-mineral, and non-timber. The lands must be suitable 
for agricultural purposes and more valuable for that purpose than any 
other. The tracts of land must be sufficiently close to each other to 
manage satisfactorily as an economic unit.
    You must locate lands you feel can be economically developed and 
determine the legal land description. You must contact the BLM State 
Office where the lands are located and verify the lands are available 
for desert-land entry application.
    When BLM receives the application, we will examine your application 
for completeness and accuracy and classify the lands included in the 
application. BLM will approve your application of the lands are 
classified suitable for desert-land entry or reject your application if 
the lands are classified unsuitable for desert-land entry.
    Based on past experience processing these applications, BLM 
estimates the public reporting burden for completing the Form 2520-1 is 
2 hours. BLM estimates that we receive approximately 3 applications 
annually, with a total annual burden of 6 hours.
    Any member of the public may request and obtain, without charge, a 
copy of the BLM Form 2520-1 by contacting the person identified under 
for further information contact.
    BLM will summarize all responses to this notice and include them in 
the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of 
public record.

    Dated: April 1, 2005.
Ian Senio,
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-6752 Filed 4-5-05; 8:45 am]
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