Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 52979 [05-17640]

Download as PDF 52979 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 171 Tuesday, September 6, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request August 31, 2005. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) Whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to VerDate Aug<18>2005 13:21 Sep 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. ACTION: Forest Service SUMMARY: The Department of Agriculture, Forest Service is issuing this notice to advise the public that we are canceling the notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the False Island Timber Sale(s) project. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Goularte, District Ranger or Hans von Rekowski, Team Leader, Sitka Ranger District, 204 Siginaka Way, Sitka, AK 99835, phone (907) 747–4220, fax (907) 747–4253. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The False Island Timber Sale(s), Sitka Ranger District, Tongass National Forest Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement was published in the Federal Register Number 150, Pages 50628–50629). The Forest Service is canceling that NOI to prepare an EIS for the False Island Timber Sale(s) on the southeastern part of Chichagof Island about 35 air miles north of Sitka, Alaska, 20 air miles west of Angoon, Alaska, and 15 air miles south of Tenakee Springs. The project and this NOI are being cancelled because the project is not feasible at this time, primarily due to economic consideration of the potential timber sale offering. Title: National Woodland Owner Survey. OMB Control Number: 0596–0078. Summary of Collection: The Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93–278) and the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 307) are the legal authorities for conducting the National Woodland Owner Survey. The National Woodland Owner Survey collects information to help answer questions related to the characteristics of the landholdings and landowners, ownership objectives, the supply of timber and non-timber products, forest management practices, delivery of the concerns/constraints perceived by the landowners. Need and Use of the Information: The Forest Service will collect information to determine the opportunities and constraints that private woodland owners typically face; and facilitate planning and implementing forest policies and programs. If the information is not collected the knowledge and understanding of private woodland ownerships and their concerns and activities will be severely limited. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit Institutions; Farms; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 7,500. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (every 5 years). Total Burden Hours: 2,500. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–17640 Filed 9–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service False Island Timber Sale(s), Sitka Ranger District, Tongass National Forest AGENCY: PO 00000 Forest Service, USDA. Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Cancel notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. Dated: August 25, 2005. Forrest Cole, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–17563 Filed 9–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Sunshine Act Meeting Wednesday, September 7th, 2005 1–4 p.m. PLACE: Cohen Building, Room 3321, 330 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20237. CLOSED MEETING: The members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet in closed session to review and discuss a number of issues relating to U.S. Government-funded nonmilitary international broadcasting. They will address internal procedural, budgetary, and personnel issues, as well DATE AND TIME: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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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. 171 / Tuesday, September 6, 2005 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 31, 2005.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) Whether the 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 burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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 should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA--Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8681.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Forest Service

    Title: National Woodland Owner Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0078.
    Summary of Collection: The Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources 
Planning Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93-278) and the Forest and Rangeland 
Renewable Resources Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 307) are the legal authorities 
for conducting the National Woodland Owner Survey. The National 
Woodland Owner Survey collects information to help answer questions 
related to the characteristics of the landholdings and landowners, 
ownership objectives, the supply of timber and non-timber products, 
forest management practices, delivery of the concerns/constraints 
perceived by the landowners.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Forest Service will collect 
information to determine the opportunities and constraints that private 
woodland owners typically face; and facilitate planning and 
implementing forest policies and programs. If the information is not 
collected the knowledge and understanding of private woodland 
ownerships and their concerns and activities will be severely limited.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit Institutions; Farms; State, Local or 
Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 7,500.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (every 5 years).
    Total Burden Hours: 2,500.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-17640 Filed 9-2-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-11-P