Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0089, 71189 [06-9592]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 236 / Friday, December 8, 2006 / Notices • Los Angeles Central Library, 630 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071. • Visalia Branch Library—Main Library, 200 West Oak Avenue, Visalia, CA 932891–4993. Public Disclosure Statement: Comments received in response to this notice will become part of the administrative record and are subject to public inspection. Our practice is to make comments, including names, home addresses, home phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their names and/or home addresses, etc., but if you wish us to consider withholding this information, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. In addition, you must present a rationale for withholding this information. This rationale must demonstrate that disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of privacy. Unsupported assertions will not meet this burden. In the absence of exceptional, documentable circumstances, this information will be released. We will always make submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Frank J. Michny, Acting Assistant Regional Director, MidPacific Region. [FR Doc. 06–9601 Filed 12–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0089 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 request renewed authority for the following collection of information: 30 CFR part 702 regarding the exemption of coal extraction incidental to the extraction of other minerals. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of the Management and Budget VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Dec 07, 2006 Jkt 211001 (OMB), and assigned clearance number 1029–0089. DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received by February 6, 2007, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Room 202—SIB, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the information collection request and explanatory information contact John A. Trelease, at (202) 208–2783 or e-mail at the address provided above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB regulations at 5 CFR 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)]. This notice identifies an information collection that OSM will be submitting to OMB for approval. This collection is contained in 30 CFR Part 702, Exemption for Coal Extraction Incidental to the Extraction of Other Minerals. OSM will request a 3-year term of approval for this information collection activity. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary of the public comments will accompany OSM’s submission of the information collection request to OMB. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) summary of the information collection activity; and (4) frequency of collection, description of the respondents, estimated total annual responses, and the total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for the collection of information. Title: 30 CFR Part 702, Exemption for Coal Extraction Incidental to the Extraction of Other Minerals. OMB Control Number: 1029–0089. Summary: This part implements the requirement in Section 701(28) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71189 which grants an exemption from the requirements of SMCRA to operators extracting not more than 162⁄3 percentage tonnage of coal incidental to the extraction of other minerals. This information will be used by the regulatory authorities to make that determination. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once and annually thereafter. Description of Respondents: Producers of coal and other minerals and State regulatory authorities. Total Annual Responses: 120. Total Annual Burden Hours: 535. Total Non-wage Costs: $200. Dated: December 4, 2006. John R. Craynon, Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 06–9592 Filed 12–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–M DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Solicitor; Public Forum on the Department of Labor Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Improvement Plan Office of the Solicitor (SOL), Department of Labor. ACTION: Scheduling of public forum; invitation to participate and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Labor is scheduling a public forum to seek input from the public on how it might improve the quality and efficiency of the Department’s administration of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This forum is part of the Department’s FOIA Improvement Plan finalized earlier in 2006. Interested persons are encouraged to submit written comments in response to the questions contained in this notice and offer additional suggestions for improving the quality and efficiency of the Department’s FOIA efforts. Attendees are invited to speak on these questions and other related issues at the public forum; those who only wish to observe the forum are welcome to attend as well. The Department’s FOIA Improvement Plan is available at http://www.dol.gov/dol/ foia/ (See link for ‘‘Agency Plan and Report’’). Background: On June 14, 2006, the Department submitted its FOIA Improvement Plan and Report pursuant to Executive Order 13392 (‘‘Improving Agency Disclosure of Information’’). As part of its FOIA Improvement Plan, the Department has been examining various components of its FOIA practices and E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0089

AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.

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 request renewed authority for the following 
collection of information: 30 CFR part 702 regarding the exemption of 
coal extraction incidental to the extraction of other minerals. This 
information collection activity was previously approved by the Office 
of the Management and Budget (OMB), and assigned clearance number 1029-
0089.

DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received 
by February 6, 2007, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to John A. Trelease, Office of 
Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave., 
NW., Room 202--SIB, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be 
submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the information 
collection request and explanatory information contact John A. 
Trelease, at (202) 208-2783 or e-mail at the address provided above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB regulations at 5 CFR 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)]. This notice identifies 
an information collection that OSM will be submitting to OMB for 
approval. This collection is contained in 30 CFR Part 702, Exemption 
for Coal Extraction Incidental to the Extraction of Other Minerals. OSM 
will request a 3-year term of approval for this information collection 
activity.
    Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of 
information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the 
accuracy of the agency's burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) 
ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such 
as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary 
of the public comments will accompany OSM's submission of the 
information collection request to OMB.
    The following information is provided for each information 
collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control 
number; (3) summary of the information collection activity; and (4) 
frequency of collection, description of the respondents, estimated 
total annual responses, and the total annual reporting and 
recordkeeping burden for the collection of information.
    Title: 30 CFR Part 702, Exemption for Coal Extraction Incidental to 
the Extraction of Other Minerals.
     OMB Control Number: 1029-0089.
    Summary: This part implements the requirement in Section 701(28) of 
the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), which 
grants an exemption from the requirements of SMCRA to operators 
extracting not more than 16\2/3\ percentage tonnage of coal incidental 
to the extraction of other minerals. This information will be used by 
the regulatory authorities to make that determination.
    Bureau Form Number: None.
    Frequency of Collection: Once and annually thereafter.
    Description of Respondents: Producers of coal and other minerals 
and State regulatory authorities.
    Total Annual Responses: 120.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 535.
    Total Non-wage Costs: $200.

    Dated: December 4, 2006.
John R. Craynon,
Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 06-9592 Filed 12-7-06; 8:45 am]
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