Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0027, 62013 [06-8810]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 203 / Friday, October 20, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0027 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to seek renewed authority to collect information for 30 CFR part 740 which relates to surface coal mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands. This collection request has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden and cost. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collections but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by November 20, 2006, in order to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Department of the Interior Desk Officer, via e-mail at OIRA_Docket@omb.eop.gov, or by facsimile to (202) 395–6566. Also, please send a copy of your comments to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave, NW., Room 202– SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. Please reference 1029–0027 in your correspondence. To request a copy of the information collection request, explanatory information and related form, contact John A. Trelease at (202) 208–2783, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSM has submitted a request to OMB to renew its approval of the collections of jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:52 Oct 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 information contained in 30 CFR part 740, Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Federal Lands. OSM is requesting a 3-year term of approval for this information collection activity. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this collection of information is 1029–0027. As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 2, 2006 (71 FR 25857). No comments were received. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity. Title: 30 CFR Part 740—General requirements for surface coal mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands. OMB Control Number: 1029–0027. Summary: Section 523 of SMCRA requires that a Federal lands program be established to govern surface coal mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands. The information requested is needed to assist the regulatory authority to determine the eligibility of an applicant to conduct surface coal mining operations on Federal lands. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: Applicants for surface coal mine permits on Federal lands and State regulatory authorities. Total Annual Responses: 42. Total Annual Burden Hours for Applicants: 2,602. Total Annual Burden Hours for State Regulatory Authorities: 800. Total Annual Burden Hours for All Respondents: 3,402. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0027

AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is 
announcing its intention to seek renewed authority to collect 
information for 30 CFR part 740 which relates to surface coal mining 
and reclamation operations on Federal lands. This collection request 
has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and comment. The information collection request describes the 
nature of the information collection and the expected burden and cost.

DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information 
collections but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments 
should be submitted to OMB by November 20, 2006, in order to be assured 
of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Department of the 
Interior Desk Officer, via e-mail at OIRA--Docket@omb.eop.gov, or by 
facsimile to (202) 395-6566. Also, please send a copy of your comments 
to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave, NW., Room 202-SIB, Washington, DC 
20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. Please reference 1029-
0027 in your correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the information 
collection request, explanatory information and related form, contact 
John A. Trelease at (202) 208-2783, or electronically to 
jtrelease@osmre.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), require that 
interested members of the public and affected agencies have an 
opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping 
activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSM has submitted a request to OMB to 
renew its approval of the collections of information contained in 30 
CFR part 740, Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Federal 
Lands. OSM is requesting a 3-year term of approval for this information 
collection activity.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this 
collection of information is 1029-0027.
    As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
May 2, 2006 (71 FR 25857). No comments were received. This notice 
provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on 
the following information collection activity.
    Title: 30 CFR Part 740--General requirements for surface coal 
mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0027.
    Summary: Section 523 of SMCRA requires that a Federal lands program 
be established to govern surface coal mining and reclamation operations 
on Federal lands. The information requested is needed to assist the 
regulatory authority to determine the eligibility of an applicant to 
conduct surface coal mining operations on Federal lands.
    Frequency of Collection: Once.
    Description of Respondents: Applicants for surface coal mine 
permits on Federal lands and State regulatory authorities.
    Total Annual Responses: 42.
    Total Annual Burden Hours for Applicants: 2,602.
    Total Annual Burden Hours for State Regulatory Authorities: 800.
    Total Annual Burden Hours for All Respondents: 3,402.
    Send comments on the need for the collections of information for 
the performance of the functions of the agency, the accuracy of the 
agency's burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and 
clarity of the information collections; and ways to minimize the 
information collection burdens on respondents, such as use of automated 
means of collections of the information, to the addresses listed 
previously. Please refer to the appropriate OMB control number in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: July 20, 2006.
John R. Craynon,
Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 06-8810 Filed 10-19-06; 8:45 am]
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