Information Collection: Bioenergy Program, 73988-73989 [E5-7279]

Download as PDF 73988 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 239 Wednesday, December 14, 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 December 8, 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), Pamela_Beverly_OIRA_ Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 593–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comment 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<31>2005 15:29 Dec 13, 2005 Jkt 208001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OBM control number. Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service Title: Application for Authorization to Use the 4–H Name and/or Emblem. OMB Control Number: 0524–0034. Summary of Collection: Use of the 4–H Name and/or Emblem is authorized by an Act of Congress, (Pub. L. 772, 80th Congress, 645, 2nd Session). Use of the 4–H Club Name and/or Emblem by anyone other than the 4–H Clubs and those duly authorized by them, representatives of the Department of Agriculture, the Land-Grant colleges and universities, and person authorized by the Secretary of Agriculture is prohibited by the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 707. The Secretary has delegated authority to the Administrator of the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) to authorize others to use the 4–H Name and Emblem. Therefore, anyone requesting, authorization from the Administrator to use the 4–H Name and Emblem is asked to describe the proposed use in a formal application. CSREES will collect information using form CSREES–01 ‘‘Application for Authorization to use the 4–H Club Name or Emblem.’’ Need and Use of the Information: CSREES will collect information on the name of individual, partnership, corporation, or association; organizational address, name of authorized representative; telephone number; proposed use of the 4–H Name or Emblem, and plan for sale or distribution of product. The information collected by CSREES will be used to determine if those applying to use the 4–H name and emblem are meeting the requirements and quality of materials, products and/or services provided to the public. If the information were not collected, it would not be possible to ensure that the products, services, and materials meet the high standards of 4–H, its educational goals and objectives. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 60. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (every 3 years). PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Burden Hours: 45. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–24006 Filed 12–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–09–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection: Bioenergy Program Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of an approved information collection with revision associated with the forms used under the Bioenergy Program. This information collection is needed to administer the Bioenergy Program. Comments on this notice must be received on or before February 13, 2006 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Farm Service Agency, USDA, Commodity Operations, Attn: James Goff, Special Programs Manager, STOP–0553, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250– 0553. Comments also may be submitted by e-mail to: James.Goff@wdc.usda.gov. The comments should be also sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments should include the OMB number and title of the information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Goff, Special Programs Manager, (202) 720–5396 and James.Goff@wdc.usda.gov. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Information Collection Title: Report of Acreage for the Bioenergy Program. OMB Number: 0560–0207. Expiration Date: May 31, 2006. Type of Request: Extension with revision. E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 239 / Wednesday, December 14, 2005 / Notices Abstract: USDA collects information from bioenergy producers that request payments under the Bioenergy Program as the Secretary may require to ensure the benefits are paid only to eligible bioenergy producers for eligible commodities. Bioenergy producers seeking program payments have to meet minimum requirements by providing information concerning the production of bioenergy. Applicants must certify that they will abide by the Bioenergy Program Agreement’s provisions. Respondents: U.S. bioenergy producers who use eligible agricultural commodities to make bioenergy and have been accepted to participate in the Bioenergy Program. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Annual Number of Forms per person: 11. Estimated Average Time to Respond: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,300. Comments are invited regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumption used: (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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 comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for OMB approval. Signed in Washington, DC on December 7, 2005. Teresa C. Lasseter, Executive Vice-President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. E5–7279 Filed 12–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:29 Dec 13, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 13, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard C. Annan, Program Development & Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5818 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 720–0784. FAX: (202) 720–4120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 7 CFR part 1753, Telecommunications System Construction Policies and Procedures. OMB Control Number: 0572–0059. Type of Request: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: In order to facilitate the programmatic interest of the RE Act, and, in order to assure that loans made or guaranteed by RUS are adequately secured, RUS, as a secured lender, has established certain forms for materials, equipment and construction of electric and telecommunications systems. The use of standard forms, construction contracts, and procurement procedures helps assure RUS that appropriate standards and specifications are maintained, RUS’ loan security is not adversely affected; and the loan and loan guarantee funds are used effectively and for the intended purposes. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit and non-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 238. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimate Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3,123 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service at (202) 720–7852. Comments are invited on (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 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73989 assumption 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 on other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. James M. Andrew, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. E5–7331 Filed 12–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–817] Notice of Decision of the Court of International Trade; Silicon Metal From the Russian Federation Notice of Decision of the Court of International Trade. ACTION: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 14, 2005. SUMMARY: On November 28, 2005, the United States Court of International Trade (‘‘CIT’’) issued an order sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (‘‘the Department’’) Second Remand Results. See Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court Remand, Globe Metallurgical, Inc. vs. United States, Consol. Ct. No. 03–00202 (October 21, 2005) (available at http:// www.ia.ita.doc.gov) (‘‘Second Remand Results’’); see also, Globe Metallurgical, Inc. v. United States, Slip Op. 05–150 (CIT November 28, 2005) (‘‘Globe Metallurgical III’’). In the First Remand Results, the Department recalculated the antidumping margins for Bratsk Aluminum Smelter and Rual Trade Limited (collectively, ‘‘Bratsk’’) and ZAO Kremny and SUAL–Kremny-Ural Ltd. (collectively, ‘‘Kremny’’) to value the respondents’ usage of recycled silicon metal sized zero to five millimeters. See Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court Remand, Globe Metallurgical, Inc. v. United States, Consol. Ct. No. 03–00202 (January 5, 2005) (available at http:// www.ia.ita.doc.gov) (‘‘First Remand Results’’). In the Second Remand Results, the Department recalculated the adverse facts available (‘‘AFA’’) portion AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 239 (Wednesday, December 14, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73988-73989]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-7279]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Information Collection: Bioenergy Program

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is seeking comments from all 
interested individuals and organizations on the extension of an 
approved information collection with revision associated with the forms 
used under the Bioenergy Program. This information collection is needed 
to administer the Bioenergy Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before February 
13, 2006 to be assured consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Farm Service Agency, USDA, 
Commodity Operations, Attn: James Goff, Special Programs Manager, STOP-
0553, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0553. 
Comments also may be submitted by e-mail to: James.Goff@wdc.usda.gov. 
The comments should be also sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments should include the OMB number 
and title of the information collection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Goff, Special Programs Manager, 
(202) 720-5396 and James.Goff@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Report of Acreage for the Bioenergy Program.
    OMB Number: 0560-0207.
    Expiration Date: May 31, 2006.
    Type of Request: Extension with revision.

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    Abstract: USDA collects information from bioenergy producers that 
request payments under the Bioenergy Program as the Secretary may 
require to ensure the benefits are paid only to eligible bioenergy 
producers for eligible commodities. Bioenergy producers seeking program 
payments have to meet minimum requirements by providing information 
concerning the production of bioenergy. Applicants must certify that 
they will abide by the Bioenergy Program Agreement's provisions.
    Respondents: U.S. bioenergy producers who use eligible agricultural 
commodities to make bioenergy and have been accepted to participate in 
the Bioenergy Program.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Annual Number of Forms per person: 11.
    Estimated Average Time to Respond: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,300.
    Comments are invited regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden, including 
the validity of the methodology and assumption used: (3) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (4) 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 comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for OMB 
approval.

    Signed in Washington, DC on December 7, 2005.
Teresa C. Lasseter,
Executive Vice-President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
 [FR Doc. E5-7279 Filed 12-13-05; 8:45 am]
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