Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 1578 [E8-142]

Download as PDF 1578 Notices Federal Register Vol. 73, No. 6 Wednesday, January 9, 2008 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural-Business Cooperative Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural BusinessCooperative Service’s (RBS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection in support of the program for ‘‘Renewal Energy and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program.’’ DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 10, 2008, to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William C. Smith, Rural BusinessCooperative Service, USDA, STOP 3225, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–3225, Telephone: (202) 205–0903. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Renewal Energy and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program. OMB Number: 0570–0050. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2008. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The collection of information is vital for Rural Development to make wise decisions regarding the eligibility of applicants and borrowers, establish selection priorities among competing applicants, ensure compliance with applicable Rural Development regulations, and effectively monitor the grantees and borrowers activities to protect the Government’s financial interest and ensure that funds obtained from the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:53 Jan 08, 2008 Jkt 214001 Government are used appropriately. This information will be used to determine applicant eligibility, to determine project eligibility and feasibility, and to ensure that grantees/ borrowers operate on a sound basis and use funds for authorized purposes. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 5 hours per response. Respondents: Farmers, Ranchers, and Rural Small Businesses. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondents: 469. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 13. Estimated Number of Responses: 6,241. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 30,160. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Cheryl Thompson, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0043. Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of RBS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RBS estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Cheryl Thompson, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–0742. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: December 11, 2007. Ben Anderson, Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. E8–142 Filed 1–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–821] Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 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Notices
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 6 / Wednesday, January 9, 2008 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural-Business Cooperative Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Business-Cooperative Service's (RBS) 
intention to request an extension of a currently approved information 
collection in support of the program for ``Renewal Energy and Energy 
Efficiency Improvements Program.''

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 10, 2008, to 
be assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William C. Smith, Rural Business-
Cooperative Service, USDA, STOP 3225, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-3225, Telephone: (202) 205-0903.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Renewal Energy and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program.
    OMB Number: 0570-0050.
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2008.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The collection of information is vital for Rural 
Development to make wise decisions regarding the eligibility of 
applicants and borrowers, establish selection priorities among 
competing applicants, ensure compliance with applicable Rural 
Development regulations, and effectively monitor the grantees and 
borrowers activities to protect the Government's financial interest and 
ensure that funds obtained from the Government are used appropriately. 
This information will be used to determine applicant eligibility, to 
determine project eligibility and feasibility, and to ensure that 
grantees/borrowers operate on a sound basis and use funds for 
authorized purposes.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 5 hours per response.
    Respondents: Farmers, Ranchers, and Rural Small Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondents: 469.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 13.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 6,241.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 30,160.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Cheryl 
Thompson, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692-
0043.

Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
RBS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) 
the accuracy of RBS estimate of the burden of the proposed collection 
of information including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden 
of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments may be sent to Cheryl Thompson, Regulations and 
Paperwork Management Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural 
Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 
20250-0742. All responses to this notice will be summarized and 
included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become 
a matter of public record.

    Dated: December 11, 2007.
Ben Anderson,
Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-142 Filed 1-8-08; 8:45 am]
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