Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Emergency Conservation Program, 25014 [05-9443]

Download as PDF 25014 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 91 Thursday, May 12, 2005 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Emergency Conservation Program Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to request an extension and revision of currently approved information collection used in support of the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before July 12, 2005, to be assured consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Clayton Furukawa, ECP Program Manager, Conservation and Environmental Programs Division, USDA, FSA, STOP 0513, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0513; telephone (202) 690–0571. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Emergency Conservation Program. OMB Control Number: 0560–0082. Expiration Date: October 5, 2005. Type of Request: Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection. Abstract: The information collected under Office of Management and Budget Control Number 0560–0082, as identified above, allows FSA to effectively administer the regulations under the ECP. The regulations at 7 CFR part 701 set forth basic policies, program provisions, and eligibility requirements for owners and operators to enter into agreement with to apply for financial and technical assistance and VerDate jul<14>2003 19:04 May 11, 2005 Jkt 205001 for making cost-share payments under the ECP. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .25 hours (15 minutes) per response. Respondents: Owners, operators and other eligible agricultural producers on eligible farmland. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,600. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 25,100. Proposed topics for comment include: (a) Whether the collection information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information 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. Comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503 and to Clayton Furukawa, ECP Program Manager, Conservation and Environmental Programs Division, USDA, FSA, STOP 0513, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0513, telephone (202) 690–0571. Signed at Washington, DC, on May 5, 2005. James R. Little, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 05–9443 Filed 5–11–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: School Food Safety Inspections Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public to comment on proposed information collection related to the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), including adjustments to be made as a result of the interim rule, School Food Safety Inspections. DATES: To be assured of consideration, comments must be received by July 11, 2005. ADDRESSES: Send comments and requests for copies of this information collection to: Mr. Robert Eadie, Policy and Program Development Branch, Child Nutrition Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 640, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. Comments will also be accepted via EMail submission if sent to cndproposal@fns.usda.gov. When submitting comments via E-mail you must include ‘‘School Food Safety Inspections’’ on the subject line. 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this Notice will be summarized and included in the request E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 91 / Thursday, May 12, 2005 / 
Notices

[[Page 25014]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection; Emergency Conservation Program

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to 
request an extension and revision of currently approved information 
collection used in support of the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before July 12, 
2005, to be assured consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Clayton Furukawa, ECP Program 
Manager, Conservation and Environmental Programs Division, USDA, FSA, 
STOP 0513, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0513; 
telephone (202) 690-0571.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Emergency Conservation Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0082.
    Expiration Date: October 5, 2005.
    Type of Request: Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection.
    Abstract: The information collected under Office of Management and 
Budget Control Number 0560-0082, as identified above, allows FSA to 
effectively administer the regulations under the ECP. The regulations 
at 7 CFR part 701 set forth basic policies, program provisions, and 
eligibility requirements for owners and operators to enter into 
agreement with to apply for financial and technical assistance and for 
making cost-share payments under the ECP.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average .25 hours (15 minutes) per 
response.
    Respondents: Owners, operators and other eligible agricultural 
producers on eligible farmland.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,600.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 25,100.
    Proposed topics for comment include: (a) Whether the collection 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden, including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; 
and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the 
information 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. 
Comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503 and to Clayton Furukawa, ECP Program Manager, 
Conservation and Environmental Programs Division, USDA, FSA, STOP 0513, 
1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0513, telephone 
(202) 690-0571.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on May 5, 2005.
James R. Little,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 05-9443 Filed 5-11-05; 8:45 am]
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