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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 18 / Monday, January 29, 2007 / Notices • Mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; USGS Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National Center, Reston, VA 20192. Please reference Information Collection 1028–0060 in your comments. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Imogene P. Bynum at (703) 648–7960. Copies of the collection of information and the form can be obtained by contacting the USGS clearance officer at the phone number listed below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Mine, Development, and Mineral Exploration Supplement. OMB Control Number: 1028–0060. Form Number: 9–4000–A. Abstract: Respondents supply the U.S. Geological Survey with domestic production, exploration, and mine development data on nonfuel mineral commodities. This information will be published as an Annual Report for use by Government agencies, industry, education programs, and the general public. Response are voluntary. No questions of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. Frequency: Annual. Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: Approximately 617 nonfuel mineral producers and exploration operations industry. Annual burden hours: 463. Estimated Reporting and Reocordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number, Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. Comments: Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each agency ‘‘* * * to provide notice * * * and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information * * *’’ Agencies must specifically solicit comments to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Jan 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. To comply with the public consultation process, on August 29, 2006, we published a Federal Register notice (71 FR 51208 (announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60-day comment period. We have received no comments on the notice. Bureau clearance officer: Alfred Travnicek, 703–648–7231. John H. DeYoung, Jr., Chief Scientist, Minerals Information Team. [FR Doc. 07–377 Filed 1–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–Y7–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to OMB the information collection, titled Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations Permits, OMB Control Number 1076– 0162 for renewal; or, for review and approval. The purpose of this data collection is to collect information for 25 CFR Part 161 Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 28, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395–6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to James R. Orwin, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services, Division of Natural Resources, Mail Stop 4655–MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240, or by Fax to (202) 219–0006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from James R. Orwin, (202) 208–6464 at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Central Office in Washington, DC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is authorized under Public Law 103–177, the ‘‘American Indian Agricultural Resource PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4023 Management Act,’’ as amended. Tribes, tribal organizations, individual Indians, and those entering into permits with tribes or individual Indians submit information required by the regulation. The information is used by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to determine: (a) Whether or not a permit for grazing may be approved or granted; (b) The value of each permit; (c) The appropriate compensation to landowners; and (d) Provisions for violations of permit and trespass. A request for comments on this information collection request appeared in the Federal Registeron October 30, 2006 (71 FR 63345). No comments were received. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests you to send your comments on this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of this information collection 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 the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer to 30 days than 60 days. OMB Approval Number: 1076–0162. Title: Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations Permits, 25 CFR Part 161. Brief description of collection: Information is collected for the Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing program from respondents who supply all necessary information needed to approve use of the lands, such as a grazing permit which includes: name, address, range unit requested, number of livestock, E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1 4024 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 18 / Monday, January 29, 2007 / Notices season of use, livestock owner’s brand, kind of livestock, mortgage holder information, ownership of livestock, and requested term of use. Type of review: Renewal. Respondents: Possible respondents include: individual tribal members, individual non-Indians, individual tribal member-owned business, nonIndian owned businesses, tribal governments and land owners. Response is mandatory for respondents who wish to obtain a grazing permit. Number of Respondents: 700. Estimated Time per Response: 23 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually and as needed. Total Annual Responses: 3,200. Total Annual Hourly Burden to Respondents: 1,227 hours. Dated: January 23, 2007. Michael D. Olsen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–1294 Filed 1–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–310–0777–XG] Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of public meeting. ACTION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Jan 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 Dated: January 22, 2007. Joseph J. Fontana, Public Affairs Officer. [FR Doc. E7–1296 Filed 1–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday and Thursday, March 7 and 8, 2007, in Ukiah, California. On March 7, the council will convene at 10 a.m. at the BLM Ukiah Field Office, 2550 North State St., Ukiah, and depart for a field tour of public lands at Cow Mountain. On March 8, the council convenes at 8 a.m. in the Conference Room of the Ukiah Field Office. The council will hear public comments at 11 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rich Burns, BLM Ukiah Field Office manager, (707) 468–4000; or BLM Public Affairs Officer Joseph J. Fontana, (530) 252–5332. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 12member council advises the Secretary of SUMMARY: the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Northwest California. At this meeting, agenda topics include a proposal for RAC involvement in developing recreation area business plans, a report on Redding Field Office interest in acquiring Pacific Gas and Electric lands, management issues at the Stornetta Public Lands on the Mendocino Coast, and development of a new management plan for public lands on Cow Mountain in Lake and Mendocino counties. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public may present written comments to the council. Each formal council meeting will have time allocated for public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to speak, and the time available, the time for individual comments may be limited. Members of the public are welcome on field tours, but they must provide their own transportation and lunch. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation and other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Bureau of Land Management [OR–027–1020–PH–029H; HAG 07–0052] Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, Burns District. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) will hold a meeting Thursday, February 8 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West in Hines. Agenda items for the 1-day meeting include an update on the Off-Highway Vehicle/Transportation Strategy for Oregon and Washington public lands; information sharing regarding the Malheur Wild and Scenic River litigation, adaptive management and monitoring, and manipulating livestock behavior; and review of District and Forest Fiscal Year 2007 work plans and PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Council subgroup and liaison assignments. Council members will also hear updates from the Designated Federal Officials, establish new subgroup and liaison assignments, give liaison and subgroup reports, discuss the Resources and People Camp, and develop agenda items for the May meeting. Any other matters that may reasonably come before the SEORAC may also be addressed. The public is welcome to attend all portions of the meeting and may contribute during the public comment period at 1 p.m. Those who verbally address the SEORAC during the public comment period are asked to also provide a written statement of their comments or presentation. Unless otherwise approved by the SEORAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes, and each speaker may address the SEORAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. If you have information you would like distributed to RAC members, please send it to Tara Martinak at the Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, prior to the start of the meeting. If you send information or general correspondence to anyone at the Burns District Office and would like a copy given to the RAC, please write ‘‘COPY TO RAC’’ on the envelope and enclosed document(s). The SEORAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon. Tara Martinak, SEORAC Facilitator, Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, (541) 573–4519, or Tara_Wilson@blm.gov. Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act management regulations (41 CFR 102–3.15(b)), in exceptional circumstances an agency may give less than 15 days notice of committee meeting notices published in the Federal Register. In this case, this notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to scheduling conflicts and difficulty obtaining a secure agenda. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: January 23, 2007. Dana R. Shuford, District Manager. [FR Doc. E7–1324 Filed 1–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 18 (Monday, January 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4023-4024]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1294]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management 
and Budget

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to OMB the 
information collection, titled Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing 
Regulations Permits, OMB Control Number 1076-0162 for renewal; or, for 
review and approval. The purpose of this data collection is to collect 
information for 25 CFR Part 161 Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing 
Regulations as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act.

DATES: Submit comments on or before February 28, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395-
6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov.
    Please send a copy of your comments to James R. Orwin, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services, Division of Natural 
Resources, Mail Stop 4655-MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20240, or by Fax to (202) 219-0006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or 
obtain copies of the information collection request submission from 
James R. Orwin, (202) 208-6464 at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Central 
Office in Washington, DC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is authorized 
under Public Law 103-177, the ``American Indian Agricultural Resource 
Management Act,'' as amended. Tribes, tribal organizations, individual 
Indians, and those entering into permits with tribes or individual 
Indians submit information required by the regulation. The information 
is used by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to determine:
    (a) Whether or not a permit for grazing may be approved or granted;
    (b) The value of each permit;
    (c) The appropriate compensation to landowners; and
    (d) Provisions for violations of permit and trespass.
    A request for comments on this information collection request 
appeared in the Federal Registeron October 30, 2006 (71 FR 63345). No 
comments were received.

Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests you to send your comments on 
this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your 
comments should address:
    (a) The necessity of this information collection 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 the burden (hours and 
cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the 
information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for 
renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive 
the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer 
to 30 days than 60 days.
    OMB Approval Number: 1076-0162.
    Title: Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Regulations Permits, 25 CFR 
Part 161.
    Brief description of collection: Information is collected for the 
Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing program from respondents who supply 
all necessary information needed to approve use of the lands, such as a 
grazing permit which includes: name, address, range unit requested, 
number of livestock,

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season of use, livestock owner's brand, kind of livestock, mortgage 
holder information, ownership of livestock, and requested term of use.
    Type of review: Renewal.
    Respondents: Possible respondents include: individual tribal 
members, individual non-Indians, individual tribal member-owned 
business, non-Indian owned businesses, tribal governments and land 
owners. Response is mandatory for respondents who wish to obtain a 
grazing permit.
    Number of Respondents: 700.
    Estimated Time per Response: 23 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually and as needed.
    Total Annual Responses: 3,200.
    Total Annual Hourly Burden to Respondents: 1,227 hours.

    Dated: January 23, 2007.
Michael D. Olsen,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E7-1294 Filed 1-26-07; 8:45 am]
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