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Download as PDF [FR Doc. E7–8769 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–C DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–220–1020–PB–241A] Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0041 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to request the Office of VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:36 May 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from permittees and lessees on the actual grazing use by their livestock. The BLM requires permittees and lessees to submit the required information on Forms 4130–1 4130–1a, 4130–1b, 4130–3a, 4130–4, and 4130–5 and, nonform information under 43 CFR subparts 4110 and 4130 for grazing use management. DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or before July 9, 2007. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments received after the above date. ADDRESSES: You may send comments to the OMB, Interior Department Desk Officer (1004–0041), at OMB–OIRA via e-mail OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or via facsimile at (202) 395–6566. Also PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26149 please send a copy of your comments to BLM via Internet and include your name, address, and ATTN: 1004–0041 in your Internet message to comments_washington@blm.gov or via mail to: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 401LS, 1849 C Street, NW., ATTN: Bureau Information Collection Clearance Officer (WO–630), Washington, DC 20240. You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC. Comments will be available for public review at the L Street address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Ken Visser, on (775) 861– E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 EN08MY07.022</GPH> Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 8, 2007 / Notices 26150 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 8, 2007 / Notices 6492 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1–800–877–8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact Mr. Visser. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of information to solicit comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we use; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 (43 U.S.C. 315, 315a through 315r) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) authorize the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to administer the livestock grazing program consistent with land use plans, multiple use objectives, sustained yield, environmental values, economic considerations, and other factors. The BLM must maintain accurate records on: (1) Permittee and lessee qualifications for a grazing permit or lease; (2) Base property used in conjunction with public lands; and (3) The actual use made by livestock authorized to graze on the public lands. The BLM also collects nonform information on grazing management from permittees and lessees. Form 4130–1, Grazing Schedule The BLM uses the required information this form to adjudicate conflicting requests for grazing use, determine legal qualifications of applicants, issue permits, and document transfers. Form 4130–1a, Grazing Application— Preference Summary The BLM uses the required information on this form to verify what the BLM needs to effectuate a grazing preference transfer. Form 4130–1b, Grazing Application (Supplemental Information) The BLM uses the required information on this form to certify an applicant’s qualifications for a grazing permit or lease and to provide other information necessary for the administration of the grazing permit or lease. Form 4130–3a, Automated Grazing Application The BLM uses the required information in this form to approve changes of grazing use within the terms and conditions of permits or leases. Form 4130–4, Exchange of Use Grazing Agreement The BLM uses this form to exchange grazing of livestock on private lands during certain periods. Form 4130–5, Actual Grazing Use Report The BLM uses the required information to determine if we need to adjust the amount of grazing use or if other management actions are needed. This form enables the BLM to calculate billings and to monitor and evaluate livestock grazing use on the public lands. Number of actions per year Burden hours information collected Burden hours per action Total annual burden hours Total annual burden cost 6,000 8 48,000 $3,600,000 6,000 8 48,000 3,600,000 6,000 8 48,000 3,600,000 7,689 8 61,512 4,613,400 600 8 4,800 360,000 15,000 8 120,000 9,000,000 Total .......................................................................................................... cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES (a) Grazing Schedule, (Form 4130–1) and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130 ............................................................................................. (b) Grazing Application—Preference Summary (Form 4130–1a) and nonform information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130 ................................................ (c) Grazing Application (Supplemental Information) (Form 4130–1b) and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130 ......................................... (d) Automated Grazing Application (Form 4130–3a) and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130 .................................................................... (e) Exchange of Use Grazing Agreement (Form 4130–4) and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130 ........................................................... (f) Actual Grazing Use Report (Form 4130–5) and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130 ............................................................................... 41,289 ........................ 330,312 24,773,400 You must submit the requested information and forms to the proper BLM office. We estimate 41,289 responses per year and an annual information collection burden of 330,312 hours. The BLM will summarize all responses to this notice and include them in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 3, 2007. Ted R. Hudson Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–2253 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–130–1020–ML; GP7–0117] Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Meeting BILLING CODE 4310–84–M Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:36 May 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 88 (Tuesday, May 8, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26149-26150]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-2253]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO-220-1020-PB-241A]


Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 
1004-0041

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect 
information from permittees and lessees on the actual grazing use by 
their livestock. The BLM requires permittees and lessees to submit the 
required information on Forms 4130-1 4130-1a, 4130-1b, 4130-3a, 4130-4, 
and 4130-5 and, nonform information under 43 CFR subparts 4110 and 4130 
for grazing use management.

DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or 
before July 9, 2007. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments 
received after the above date.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments to the OMB, Interior Department Desk 
Officer (1004-0041), at OMB-OIRA via e-mail OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov or 
via facsimile at (202) 395-6566. Also please send a copy of your 
comments to BLM via Internet and include your name, address, and ATTN: 
1004-0041 in your Internet message to comments_washington@blm.gov or 
via mail to: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land 
Management, Mail Stop 401LS, 1849 C Street, NW., ATTN: Bureau 
Information Collection Clearance Officer (WO-630), Washington, DC 
20240.
    You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, 
Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC.
    Comments will be available for public review at the L Street 
address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday 
through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Ken Visser, on (775) 
861-

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6492 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device 
for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service 
(FIRS) on 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact 
Mr. Visser.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 
60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of 
information to solicit comments on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information 
will have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection 
burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we 
use;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; and
    (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    The Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 (43 U.S.C. 315, 315a through 315r) 
and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 
et seq.) authorize the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to administer 
the livestock grazing program consistent with land use plans, multiple 
use objectives, sustained yield, environmental values, economic 
considerations, and other factors. The BLM must maintain accurate 
records on:
    (1) Permittee and lessee qualifications for a grazing permit or 
lease;
    (2) Base property used in conjunction with public lands; and
    (3) The actual use made by livestock authorized to graze on the 
public lands.
    The BLM also collects nonform information on grazing management 
from permittees and lessees.

Form 4130-1, Grazing Schedule

    The BLM uses the required information this form to adjudicate 
conflicting requests for grazing use, determine legal qualifications of 
applicants, issue permits, and document transfers.

Form 4130-1a, Grazing Application--Preference Summary

    The BLM uses the required information on this form to verify what 
the BLM needs to effectuate a grazing preference transfer.

Form 4130-1b, Grazing Application (Supplemental Information)

    The BLM uses the required information on this form to certify an 
applicant's qualifications for a grazing permit or lease and to provide 
other information necessary for the administration of the grazing 
permit or lease.

Form 4130-3a, Automated Grazing Application

    The BLM uses the required information in this form to approve 
changes of grazing use within the terms and conditions of permits or 
leases.

Form 4130-4, Exchange of Use Grazing Agreement

    The BLM uses this form to exchange grazing of livestock on private 
lands during certain periods.

Form 4130-5, Actual Grazing Use Report

    The BLM uses the required information to determine if we need to 
adjust the amount of grazing use or if other management actions are 
needed. This form enables the BLM to calculate billings and to monitor 
and evaluate livestock grazing use on the public lands.

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                                                     Number of
       Burden hours information collected           actions per    Burden hours    Total annual    Total annual
                                                       year         per action     burden hours     burden cost
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(a) Grazing Schedule, (Form 4130-1) and non-form           6,000               8          48,000      $3,600,000
 information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130............
(b) Grazing Application--Preference Summary                6,000               8          48,000       3,600,000
 (Form 4130-1a) and non-form information in 43
 CFR 4110 and 4130..............................
(c) Grazing Application (Supplemental                      6,000               8          48,000       3,600,000
 Information) (Form 4130-1b) and non-form
 information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130............
(d) Automated Grazing Application (Form 4130-3a)           7,689               8          61,512       4,613,400
 and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and
 4130...........................................
(e) Exchange of Use Grazing Agreement (Form 4130-            600               8           4,800         360,000
 4) and non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and
 4130...........................................
(f) Actual Grazing Use Report (Form 4130-5) and           15,000               8         120,000       9,000,000
 non-form information in 43 CFR 4110 and 4130...
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    Total.......................................          41,289  ..............         330,312      24,773,400
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    You must submit the requested information and forms to the proper 
BLM office. We estimate 41,289 responses per year and an annual 
information collection burden of 330,312 hours.
    The BLM will summarize all responses to this notice and include 
them in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter 
of public record.

    Dated: May 3, 2007.
Ted R. Hudson
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-2253 Filed 5-7-07; 8:45 am]
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