Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 21982-21983 [E8-8763]

Download as PDF 21982 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 23, 2008 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Kevin D. Smith, Melba, ID, PRT–176078. The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: George D. Cook Jr., Inverness, FL, PRT–178714. The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Dirk Arthur dba Stage Magic Inc., Las Vegas, NV, PRT–170807. The applicant request a permit to export and re-import ‘‘Bosco’’ a captiveborn male Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) to worldwide locations for the purpose of enhancement of the species through conservation education. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a threeyear period and the import of any potential progeny born while overseas. Marine Mammals The public is invited to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The applications were submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR Part 18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). Anyone requesting a hearing should give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director. Applicant: Jeffrey S. Berlew, Angola, IN, PRT–179904. The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Northern Beaufort Sea polar bear population in Canada for personal, noncommercial use. Applicant: Darwin J. Vander Esch, Riggins, ID, PRT–180222. The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Lancaster Sound VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Apr 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 polar bear population in Canada for personal, noncommercial use. Applicant: Robert P. Remillard, Newport, NH, PRT–180229. The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Southern Beaufort Sea polar bear population in Canada for personal, noncommercial use. Dated: April 4, 2008. Lisa J. Lierheimer, Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. E8–8787 Filed 4–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Information Collection Request for the Adult Education Annual Report Form, OMB # 1076–0120, requires renewal. The current Adult Education Annual Report Form, with no appreciable changes, will be submitted after the comment period to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13, 44 U.S.C. 350(c)(2)(A). The Department of the Interior is soliciting public comments on the renewal. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 23, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mail comments to Kevin Skenandore, Acting Director, Bureau of Indian Education, Department of the Interior, 1849 C St. NW., Mail Stop 3609–MIB, Washington, DC 20240, or hand deliver to room 3610 at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Neves, Bureau of Indian Education, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–3609–MIB, Washington, DC 20240, 202–208–3601. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Information Collection Abstract The regulations under 25 CFR part 46, subpart A contain the program requirements that govern the Adult Education Program. The information collection is necessary to assess the need for adult education programs in accordance with 25 CFR 46.20, Program PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Requirements, and section 46.30, Records and Reporting Requirements. Information collected from the contractors will be used for administrative planning, setting long and short-term goals, and analyzing and monitoring the use of funds. This collection expires June 30, 2008. Title of the Collection of Information: Adult Education Program Annual Report Form. OMB Control Number: 1076–0120. Type of Review: Renewal of a currently approved information collection. Brief Description of the Collection of Information: The collection of information provides pertinent data concerning the adult education programs. Submission of this information is necessary to assess the need for adult education programs. The information is needed for the utilization and management of program resources to provide education opportunities for adult American Indians and Alaska Natives to complete high school requirements, and to gain new skills and knowledge for individual student selfenhancement. The Bureau of Indian Education and tribally controlled programs use the information collected with the annual report for fiscal accountability and appropriate direct services documentation. The results of the data are used for administrative planning. Affected Entities: Tribal adult education administrators. Estimated Number of Respondents: 70. Proposed Frequency of Responses: Annually. Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours. Total Annual Burden Hours: 280 hours (reporting 4 hours per response x 70 respondents = 280 hours). II. Request for Comments The Department of the Interior invites comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary 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 (including the hours and costs) of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumption 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 E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 23, 2008 / Notices the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section, room 3610, during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., EST, Monday thru Friday except for legal holidays. If you wish to have your name and/or address withheld, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will honor your request according to the requirements of the law. All comments from organizations or representatives will be available for review. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. 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. Dated: April 17, 2008. Sanjeev ‘‘Sonny’’ Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–8763 Filed 4–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–09–1320–EL, WYW176107] Coal Lease Exploration License, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License, Antelope Coal Co., WYW176107, Wyoming. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Apr 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Antelope Coal Co., a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Energy America on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following-described land in Converse and Campbell Counties, WY: T. 40 N., R. 71 W., 6th P.M., Converse County, Wyoming Sec. 18: Lots 5, 6, 10 through 20; Sec. 19: Lots 5 through 12; T. 40 N., R. 72 W., 6th P.M., Converse County, Wyoming Sec. 1: Lots 5 through 20; Sec. 12: Lots 4 through 11; Sec. 13: Lots 9 through 16; Sec. 24: Lots 1 through 8; T. 41 N., R. 71 W., 6th P.M., Campbell County, Wyoming Sec. 8: Lots 1, 2, 7, 8, 13 and 14, N1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 9: Lots 1 through 16; Sec. 10: Lots 3 through 6, 11 through 14; Sec. 17: Lots 1, 2, 7 through 16; Sec. 19: Lots 5, 6, 11, and 12; Sec. 20: Lots 1 through 8; Sec. 21: Lots 1 through 8; Sec. 28: Lots 3 through 6. Containing 5121.53 acres, more or less. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management and Antelope Coal Co. as provided in the ADDRESSES section below, which must be received within 30 days after publication of this Notice of Invitation in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Copies of the exploration plan are available for review during normal business hours in the following offices (serialized under number WYW176107): Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; and, Bureau of Land Management, Casper Field Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: Antelope Coal Co., c/o Rio Tinto Energy America, Attn: Tom Suchomel, Caller Box 3009, Gillette, WY 82717, and the Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Julie Weaver, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All of the coal in the above-described land consists of unleased Federal coal within the Powder River Basin Known Coal Leasing Area. The purpose of the DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21983 exploration program is to obtain supplemental geotechnical data from several previous drilling programs and to assist with the planning of future expansions of the mine. This notice of invitation will be published in Douglas Budget of Douglas, WY and The News-Record of Gillette, WY, once each week for two consecutive weeks beginning the week of April 28, 2008, and in the Federal Register. The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Dated: April 16, 2008. Larry Claypool, Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands. [FR Doc. E8–8751 Filed 4–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging Proposed Consent Decree In accordance with Departmental Policy, 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that a proposed consent decree in United States v. Sho-Deen, Inc., and Sho-Deen Construction Company, L.L.C., Case No. 07 C 2900, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on April 11, 2008. This proposed Consent Decree concerns a complaint filed by the United States against the Defendants pursuant to Section 30 1(a) of the Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’), 33 U.S.C. 1311(a), to obtain injunctive relief from and impose civil penalties against the Defendants for discharging dredged and fill material into Mill Creek without a permit. The proposed Consent Decree requires payment of a civil penalty, and payment for off-site mitigation. The Department of Justice will accept written comments relating to this proposed Consent Decree for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Please address comments to Kurt Lindland, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, 5th Floor, 219 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604 and refer to United States v. Sho-Deen, Inc., and Sho-Deen Construction Company, L.L.C., Case No. 07 C 2900, including the USAO # 2007V00571. The proposed Consent Decree may be examined at the Clerk’s Office, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 219 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 23, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21982-21983]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-8763]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Information Collection Request 
for the Adult Education Annual Report Form, OMB  1076-0120, 
requires renewal. The current Adult Education Annual Report Form, with 
no appreciable changes, will be submitted after the comment period to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 
350(c)(2)(A). The Department of the Interior is soliciting public 
comments on the renewal.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 23, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Mail comments to Kevin Skenandore, Acting Director, Bureau 
of Indian Education, Department of the Interior, 1849 C St. NW., Mail 
Stop 3609-MIB, Washington, DC 20240, or hand deliver to room 3610 at 
the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Neves, Bureau of Indian 
Education, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., MS-3609-MIB, 
Washington, DC 20240, 202-208-3601.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Information Collection Abstract

    The regulations under 25 CFR part 46, subpart A contain the program 
requirements that govern the Adult Education Program. The information 
collection is necessary to assess the need for adult education programs 
in accordance with 25 CFR 46.20, Program Requirements, and section 
46.30, Records and Reporting Requirements. Information collected from 
the contractors will be used for administrative planning, setting long 
and short-term goals, and analyzing and monitoring the use of funds. 
This collection expires June 30, 2008.
    Title of the Collection of Information: Adult Education Program 
Annual Report Form.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0120.
    Type of Review: Renewal of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Brief Description of the Collection of Information: The collection 
of information provides pertinent data concerning the adult education 
programs. Submission of this information is necessary to assess the 
need for adult education programs. The information is needed for the 
utilization and management of program resources to provide education 
opportunities for adult American Indians and Alaska Natives to complete 
high school requirements, and to gain new skills and knowledge for 
individual student self-enhancement. The Bureau of Indian Education and 
tribally controlled programs use the information collected with the 
annual report for fiscal accountability and appropriate direct services 
documentation. The results of the data are used for administrative 
planning.
    Affected Entities: Tribal adult education administrators.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 70.
    Proposed Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 280 hours (reporting 4 hours per 
response x 70 respondents = 280 hours).

II. Request for Comments

    The Department of the Interior invites comments on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary 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 (including 
the hours and costs) of the proposed collection of information, 
including the validity of the methodology and assumption 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

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the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources 
expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or 
provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time 
needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize 
technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating, and 
verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and 
disclosing and providing information, to search data sources, to 
complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or 
otherwise disclose the information.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section, room 3610, 
during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., EST, Monday thru Friday except 
for legal holidays. If you wish to have your name and/or address 
withheld, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your 
comments. We will honor your request according to the requirements of 
the law. All comments from organizations or representatives will be 
available for review. We may withhold comments from review for other 
reasons.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.
    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.

    Dated: April 17, 2008.
Sanjeev ``Sonny'' Bhagowalia,
Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E8-8763 Filed 4-22-08; 8:45 am]
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