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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 65 / Wednesday, April 5, 2006 / Notices Mine Safety and Health Administration would provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing standard. Petitions for Modification Request for Comments The following parties have filed petitions to modify the application of existing safety standards under section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. Persons interested in these petitions are encouraged to submit comments via e-mail: zzMSHA-Comments@dol.gov; Fax: (202) 693–9441; or Regular Mail/ Hand Delivery/Courier: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209. All comments must be postmarked or received in that office on or before May 5, 2006. Copies of these petitions are available for inspection at that address. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 1. Phelps Dodge Sierrita, Inc. [Docket No. M–2006–002–M] Phelps Dodge Sierrita, Inc., 6200 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, Arizona 85614 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 56.6309 (Fuel oil requirements for ANFO) to its Sierrita Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 02–00144) located in Pima County, Arizona. The petitioner proposes to use recycled waste oil blended with diesel fuel to produce ammonium nitrate-fuel oil for use as a blasting agent. The petitioner has listed specific procedures in this petition for modification that would be followed when the proposed alternative method is implemented. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing standard. 2. Bridger Coal Company Dated at Arlington, Virginia this 30th day of March 2006. Robert F. Stone, Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. [FR Doc. E6–4939 Filed 4–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P PEACE CORPS Proposed Agency Information Colleciton Activities: PC–425–1, Fellows/USA Program Improvement Survey Peace Corps. Notice of submission for OMB Review, comment request. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES [Docket No. M–2006–008–C] AGENCY: Bridger Coal Company, P.O. Box 68, Point of Rocks, Wyoming 82942 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.1909(b)(6) (Nonpermissible diesel-powered equipment; design and performance requirements) to its Bridger Underground Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 48– 01646) located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The petitioner requests a modification of the existing standard to permit the use of diesel-powered graders that are equipped with service brakes on the four (4) rear wheels only, and limit the speed of the grader to a maximum speed of 10 mph by permanently blocking out gear(s) or any gear ratio(s) that provide higher speeds for both forward and reverse. The petitioner proposes to train the grader operators to recognize appropriate levels of speed consistent with roadway conditions and slopes, to lower the moldboard (grader blade) to provide additional stopping capability in emergencies, and to recognize the transmission gear blocking device and its proper application and requirements. The petitioner states that use of the grader will be in compliance with all other applicable requirements of 30 CFR parts 75 and 77. The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:34 Apr 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: The Peace Corps Fellows/ USA program is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. the Peace Corps is required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of revision of a collection of information and to allow 30 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the Fellows/USA Program Improvement Survey. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 5, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments should be mailed to Mr. Benjamin Helwig, Fellows/USA Programs, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2150, Washington, DC 20526. Mr. Helwig can be contacted by telephone at 202–692– 1438 or 800–424–8580 ext. 1438 or email at bhelwig@peacecorps.gov. E-mail comments must be made in text and not in attachments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Benjamin Helwig, Fellows/USA PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17145 Program, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2150, Washington, DC 20526. Mr. Helwig can be contacted by telephone at 202–692–1438 or 800–424– 8580 ext 1438 or e-mail at bhelwig@peacecorps.gov. E-mail comments must be made in text and not in attachments. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the Peace Corps Fellows/USA program is seeking comments on the Fellows/USA Inquirer’s Survey prior to its submission for on OMB control number. The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comments on whether: (1) The proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Peace Corps Fellows/USA program, including whether information will have practical use; (2) the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used is accurate; (3) there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) there are ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. A copy of the proposed information collection form can be obtained from Mr. Benjamin Helwig, Fellows/USA Program, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2150, Washington, DC 20526. Mr. Helwig can be contacted by telephone at 202–692–1438 or 800–424–8580 ext. 1438 or e-mail at bhelwig@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Mr. Helwig and should be received on or before May 5, 2006. OMB Control Number: N/A. Title: Fellows/USA Program Improvement Survey. Need and Uses: This form is intended to receive feedback only from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who have previously contacted the Fellows/ USA Office at Peace Corps for information on the Fellows/USA program but have not enrolled in the program to date. Response is voluntary. The information gathered is needed and will be used internally to improve the program and make Fellows/USA more responsive to the educational needs of RPCVs. Type of Review: New Collection. Respondents: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who have previously contacted the Fellows/USA Office at Peace Corps for information on the Fellows/USA program but have not enrolled in the program to date. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


Petitions for Modification

    The following parties have filed petitions to modify the 
application of existing safety standards under section 101(c) of the 
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.

1. Phelps Dodge Sierrita, Inc.

[Docket No. M-2006-002-M]

    Phelps Dodge Sierrita, Inc., 6200 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, 
Arizona 85614 has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 
56.6309 (Fuel oil requirements for ANFO) to its Sierrita Mine (MSHA 
I.D. No. 02-00144) located in Pima County, Arizona. The petitioner 
proposes to use recycled waste oil blended with diesel fuel to produce 
ammonium nitrate-fuel oil for use as a blasting agent. The petitioner 
has listed specific procedures in this petition for modification that 
would be followed when the proposed alternative method is implemented. 
The petitioner asserts that the proposed alternative method would 
provide at least the same measure of protection as the existing 
standard.

2. Bridger Coal Company

[Docket No. M-2006-008-C]

    Bridger Coal Company, P.O. Box 68, Point of Rocks, Wyoming 82942 
has filed a petition to modify the application of 30 CFR 75.1909(b)(6) 
(Nonpermissible diesel-powered equipment; design and performance 
requirements) to its Bridger Underground Mine (MSHA I.D. No. 48-01646) 
located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The petitioner requests a 
modification of the existing standard to permit the use of diesel-
powered graders that are equipped with service brakes on the four (4) 
rear wheels only, and limit the speed of the grader to a maximum speed 
of 10 mph by permanently blocking out gear(s) or any gear ratio(s) that 
provide higher speeds for both forward and reverse. The petitioner 
proposes to train the grader operators to recognize appropriate levels 
of speed consistent with roadway conditions and slopes, to lower the 
moldboard (grader blade) to provide additional stopping capability in 
emergencies, and to recognize the transmission gear blocking device and 
its proper application and requirements. The petitioner states that use 
of the grader will be in compliance with all other applicable 
requirements of 30 CFR parts 75 and 77. The petitioner asserts that the 
proposed alternative method would provide at least the same measure of 
protection as the existing standard.

Request for Comments

    Persons interested in these petitions are encouraged to submit 
comments via e-mail: zzMSHA-Comments@dol.gov; Fax: (202) 693-9441; or 
Regular Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Mine Safety and Health 
Administration, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 
Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, Virginia 22209. All comments 
must be postmarked or received in that office on or before May 5, 2006. 
Copies of these petitions are available for inspection at that address.

    Dated at Arlington, Virginia this 30th day of March 2006.
Robert F. Stone,
 Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances.
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