Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Revisions to a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 54960-54961 [05-18536]

Download as PDF 54960 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 180 / Monday, September 19, 2005 / Notices The following BLM-administered lands are included in this closure: • Approximately 2 miles of NHT from the Lower Monument over Rocky Ridge to the western edge of BLMadministered public land in Section 28, T29N, R97W. • The closure will include both the main NHTs route and the approximately 1⁄2 mile NHT variant from the top of Rocky Ridge west to its return to the NHTs near the public/private land boundary. A map of these areas will be posted with this notice at key locations near the closure area, as well as at the BLM’s Lander Field Office, 1335 Main Street, Lander, Wyoming 82520. Closure orders may be implemented as provided in 43 CFR, subparts 8341.2(a) and 8364.1(a, b, c, and d). Violations of this closure are punishable by a fine not to exceed $1000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Persons who are administratively exempt from this closure include: any Federal, State, local officer, or employee acting within the scope of their duties, members of any organized rescue or firefighting force in performance of an official duty, and any person holding written authorization from the Bureau of Land Management. Dated: July 6, 2005. Robert A. Bennett, State Director. [FR Doc. 05–18606 Filed 9–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Revisions to a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of renewal of a currently approved collection (OMB No. 1006– 0001). AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Reclamation (we, our, or us) intends to submit a request for renewal of an existing approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): Crop Acreage and Yields and Water Distribution (Water User Crop Census Report [Form 7–332], and Crop and Water Data [Form 7– 2045]), OMB Control Number: 1006– 0001. We request your comments on the proposed forms and specific aspects of this information collection. DATES: Your written comments must be received on or before November 18, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may send written comments to the Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: D–5300, PO Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007. You may request copies of the proposed forms by writing to the above address or by contacting Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are currently in the process of collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a way to utilize USDA’s existing information collection(s) to gather the data required for our purposes. However, this collaboration effort will not be completed before the expiration of the crop census forms in this information collection. Consequently, this information collection is being renewed as an interim measure to ensure a means exists for collection of the crop data necessary to perform our functions. We anticipate that the collaboration process with the USDA will be complete before further renewal of this information collection is required. Title: Crop Acreage and Yields and Water Distribution. Abstract: The annual crop census is taken on certain Reclamation projects primarily for use as a tool in administering, managing, and Burden estimate per form (in hours) Form No. evaluating various aspects of the Federal reclamation program. The census is used to assist in the administration of repayment and water service contracts, which are used to repay the irrigators’ obligation to the Federal government. The census will provide data to facilitate the required 5-year review of ability-to-pay analysis, which is being incorporated into new repayment and water service contracts. The basis for these reviews is an audit by the Office of the Inspector General, Department of the Interior. Data from the census are utilized to determine class 1 equivalency computation; i.e., determining the number of acres of class 2 and class 3 land that are required to be equivalent in productivity to class 1 land. In recent years, the census has provided data which are used to administer international trade agreements, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement. Data from the census are also used by the Office of the Inspector General, Government Accountability Office, and the Congressional Research Service to independently evaluate our program and to estimate the impacts of proposed legislation. These data are supplied to other Federal and State agencies to evaluate the program and provide data for research. Frequency: Annually. Respondents: Irrigators and water user entities in the 17 Western states who receive irrigation water service from Bureau of Reclamation facilities. Also included are entities who receive other water services, such as municipal and industrial water through Bureau of Reclamation facilities. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 1,325. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.0. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 1,325. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,075 hours. Estimate of Burden for Each Form: Number of respondents Annual number of responses Annual burden on respondents (in hours) Water User Crop Census Report (Form 7–332) ............................................. Crop and Water Data (Form 7–2045) ............................................................. 0.25 8.00 1,100 225 1,100 225 275 1,800 TOTAL ...................................................................................................... 8.25 1,325 1,325 2,075 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:30 Sep 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 180 / Monday, September 19, 2005 / Notices Comments. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions, including whether the information will have practical use; (b) The accuracy of our burden estimate for the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information collection request is submitted to OMB for review and approval. Department of the Interior practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address from public disclosure, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which we would withhold a respondent’s identity from public disclosure, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public disclosure in their entirety. Dated: August 29, 2005. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Office of Program and Policy Services, Denver Office. [FR Doc. 05–18536 Filed 9–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–442–443 and 731–TA–1095–1097 (Preliminary)] Certain Lined Paper School Supplies From China, India, and Indonesia United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and scheduling of preliminary phase investigations. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:48 Sep 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–443– 443 and 731–TA–1095–1097 (Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from India and Indonesia of certain lined paper school supplies, provided for in subheadings 4810.22.50, 4811.90.90, and 4820.10.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of India and Indonesia, and by reason of imports from China, India, and Indonesia of certain lined paper school supplies that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) or seciton 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) and 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by October 24, 2005. The Commission’s views are due to the Department of Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by October 31, 2005. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). EFFECTIVE DATE: September 9, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jai Motwane (202–205–3176), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impariments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54961 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic document information system (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. These investigations are being instituted in response to a petition filed on September 9, 2005, by MeadWestvaco Corp. of Dayton, OH; Norcom, Inc., of Norcross, GA; and Top Flight, Inc., of Chattanooga, TN (collectively, the Association of American School Paper Suppliers). Participation in the investigations and public service list. Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the commission, as provided in §§ 2011.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users and (if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level) representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant to § 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference. The Commission’s Director of Operations has scheduled a conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on September 30, 2005, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in the conference should contact Jai Motwane (202–205–3176) not later than September 28, 2005, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties in these investigations and parties in opposition E:\FR\FM\19SEN1.SGM 19SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Revisions to a 
Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of renewal of a currently approved collection (OMB No. 
1006-0001).

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Reclamation (we, our, or us) 
intends to submit a request for renewal of an existing approved 
information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 
Crop Acreage and Yields and Water Distribution (Water User Crop Census 
Report [Form 7-332], and Crop and Water Data [Form 7-2045]), OMB 
Control Number: 1006-0001. We request your comments on the proposed 
forms and specific aspects of this information collection.

DATES: Your written comments must be received on or before November 18, 
2005.

ADDRESSES: You may send written comments to the Bureau of Reclamation, 
Attention: D-5300, PO Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225-0007. You may request 
copies of the proposed forms by writing to the above address or by 
contacting Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445-2897.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie McPhee at:
    (303) 445-2897.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are currently in the process of 
collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop 
a way to utilize USDA's existing information collection(s) to gather 
the data required for our purposes. However, this collaboration effort 
will not be completed before the expiration of the crop census forms in 
this information collection. Consequently, this information collection 
is being renewed as an interim measure to ensure a means exists for 
collection of the crop data necessary to perform our functions. We 
anticipate that the collaboration process with the USDA will be 
complete before further renewal of this information collection is 
required.
    Title: Crop Acreage and Yields and Water Distribution.
    Abstract: The annual crop census is taken on certain Reclamation 
projects primarily for use as a tool in administering, managing, and 
evaluating various aspects of the Federal reclamation program. The 
census is used to assist in the administration of repayment and water 
service contracts, which are used to repay the irrigators' obligation 
to the Federal government. The census will provide data to facilitate 
the required 5-year review of ability-to-pay analysis, which is being 
incorporated into new repayment and water service contracts. The basis 
for these reviews is an audit by the Office of the Inspector General, 
Department of the Interior.
    Data from the census are utilized to determine class 1 equivalency 
computation; i.e., determining the number of acres of class 2 and class 
3 land that are required to be equivalent in productivity to class 1 
land.
    In recent years, the census has provided data which are used to 
administer international trade agreements, such as the North American 
Free Trade Agreement. Data from the census are also used by the Office 
of the Inspector General, Government Accountability Office, and the 
Congressional Research Service to independently evaluate our program 
and to estimate the impacts of proposed legislation. These data are 
supplied to other Federal and State agencies to evaluate the program 
and provide data for research.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Respondents: Irrigators and water user entities in the 17 Western 
states who receive irrigation water service from Bureau of Reclamation 
facilities. Also included are entities who receive other water 
services, such as municipal and industrial water through Bureau of 
Reclamation facilities.
    Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 1,325.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.0.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 1,325.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,075 hours.
    Estimate of Burden for Each Form:

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                                                      Burden                                      Annual  burden
                                                   estimate per      Number of    Annual  number        on
                    Form No.                         form  (in      respondents    of  responses    respondents
                                                      hours)                                        (in hours)
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Water User Crop Census Report (Form 7-332)......            0.25           1,100           1,100             275
Crop and Water Data (Form 7-2045)...............            8.00             225             225           1,800
                                                 -----------------
    TOTAL.......................................            8.25           1,325           1,325           2,075
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Comments.

    Comments are invited on:
    (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of our functions, including whether the 
information will have practical use;
    (b) The accuracy of our burden estimate for the proposed collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents.
    We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We 
will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information 
collection request is submitted to OMB for review and approval.
    Department of the Interior practice is to make comments, including 
names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. 
Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address 
from public disclosure, which we will honor to the extent allowable by 
law. There also may be circumstances in which we would withhold a 
respondent's identity from public disclosure, as allowable by law. If 
you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this 
prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all 
submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals 
identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations 
or businesses, available for public disclosure in their entirety.

    Dated: August 29, 2005.
Roseann Gonzales,
Director, Office of Program and Policy Services, Denver Office.
[FR Doc. 05-18536 Filed 9-16-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-MN-P