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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 87 / Monday, May 5, 2008 / Notices rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES of plan confirmation. Of that sum, $19,771,554.00 will be the State’s allowed claim to be used for additional response action and natural resource damage restoration work. The remaining $228,446.00, which is the full amount of the Forest Service’s past response costs excluding interest, will be the Forest Service’s allowed claim. The Settlement Agreement is also subject to bankruptcy court approval in Matter of ASARCO LLC, et al., No. 05– 21207 (Bankr. S.D. Tex.). The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Settlement Agreement for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611. 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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension with changes of the collection for the Planning Guidance for State Unified Plans submitted under Section 501 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice or by accessing: https:// www.doleta.gov/OMBCN/ OMBControlNumber.cfm. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before July 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to the Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Janet Sten, Room C–4510 Telephone number: 202–693–3045 (this is not a toll-free number). Fax: 202–693– 3015. E-mail: Sten.Janet@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The purpose of this notice is to provide interested parties with the Planning Guidance for use by States in submitting their Strategic State Plan for title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and the Wagner-Peyser Act. The Planning Guidance and Instructions PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24613 provide a framework for the collaboration of governors, local elected officials, businesses and other partners to continue the development of workforce investment systems that address customer needs, deliver integrated user-friendly services, and are accountable to the customers and the public. The changes to this collection include a revision to the National Strategic Direction which introduces the information collection. This Strategic Direction was previously published in Training and Employment Guidance Letter 13–06. There are also technical changes in the actual information collection, the State Planning Instructions, to reflect statutory changes in other Federal agencies’ programs that are included in the Unified Plan including the reauthorization of the Perkins Act. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the information to be collected; and • 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, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions Type of Review: Extension with changes of approved collection. Agency: Employment and Training Administration. Title: Planning Guidance for State Unified Plans submitted under Section 501 Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). OMB Number: 1205–0407. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments. Total Respondents: 3. Total Responses: 3. Average Time per Response: 50 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 150. Total Burden Cost: 0. E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 24614 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 87 / Monday, May 5, 2008 / Notices Comments submitted in response to this comment request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Submit written comments to the Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Janet Sten, Room C–4510 Telephone number: 202–693–3045 (this is not a toll-free number). Fax: 202–693– 3015. E-mail: Sten.Janet@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Dated: April 25, 2008. Gay M. Gilbert, Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. E8–9837 Filed 5–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Planning Guidance and Instructions for Submission of the Strategic State Plan for Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and the Wagner-Peyser Act; Extension With Changes to Approved Collection; Comment Request Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning an extension with changes of the collection for the Planning Guidance and Instructions for Submission of the Strategic State Plan for title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and the WagnerPeyser Act. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice or by accessing: https://www.doleta.gov/ OMBCN/OMBControlNumber.cfm. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before July 7, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:16 May 02, 2008 Jkt 214001 I. Background The purpose of this notice is to provide interested parties with the Planning Guidance for use by States in submitting their Strategic State Plan for title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and the Wagner-Peyser Act. The Planning Guidance and Instructions provide a framework for the collaboration of governors, local elected officials, businesses and other partners to continue the development of workforce investment systems that address customer needs, deliver integrated user-friendly services, and are accountable to the customers and the public. The changes to this collection include a revision to the National Strategic Direction which introduces the information collection. This Strategic Direction was previously published in Training and Employment Guidance Letter 13–06. There are also minor technical and grammatical changes in the actual information collection, the State Planning Instructions. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • 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, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions Type of Review: Extension with changes of approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency: Employment and Training Administration. Title: Planning Guidance and Instructions for Submission of the Strategic State Plan for title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and the Wagner-Peyser Act. OMB Number: 1205–0398. Affected Public: [State, Local or Tribal Governments]. Total Respondents: 56. Total Responses: 56. Average Time per Response: 50 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,800 Hours. Total Burden Cost: $0. Comments submitted in response to this comment request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 25, 2008. Gay M. Gilbert, Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. E8–9838 Filed 5–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Time and Date: 10 a.m., Thursday, May 15, 2008. Place: The Richard V. Backley Hearing Room, 9th Floor, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. Status: Open. Matters To Be Considered: The Commission will consider and act upon the following in open session: Secretary of Labor v. Phelps Dodge Tyrone, Inc., Docket No. CENT 2006–212–RM. (Issues include whether the Administrative Law Judge erred in concluding that an unplanned fire that was not extinguished within 30 minutes occurred and therefore that the operator violated the requirement of 30 CFR 50.10 that such an accident be reported to MSHA within 15 minutes.) Any person attending this meeting who requires special accessibility features and/or auxiliary aids, such as sign language interpreters, must inform the Commission in advance of those needs. Subject to 29 CFR § 2706.150(a)(3) and § 2706.160(d). 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 87 (Monday, May 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24613-24614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-9837]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Planning Guidance for State Unified Plans Submitted Under Section 
501 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA); Extension With 
Changes of Approved Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed extension with changes of the 
collection for the Planning Guidance for State Unified Plans submitted 
under Section 501 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). A copy 
of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this 
notice or by accessing: https://www.doleta.gov/OMBCN/OMBControlNumber.cfm.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee's section below on or before July 7, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to the Employment and Training 
Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, 
Attention: Janet Sten, Room C-4510 Telephone number: 202-693-3045 (this 
is not a toll-free number). Fax: 202-693-3015. E-mail: 
Sten.Janet@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The purpose of this notice is to provide interested parties with 
the Planning Guidance for use by States in submitting their Strategic 
State Plan for title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and the 
Wagner-Peyser Act. The Planning Guidance and Instructions provide a 
framework for the collaboration of governors, local elected officials, 
businesses and other partners to continue the development of workforce 
investment systems that address customer needs, deliver integrated 
user-friendly services, and are accountable to the customers and the 
public.
    The changes to this collection include a revision to the National 
Strategic Direction which introduces the information collection. This 
Strategic Direction was previously published in Training and Employment 
Guidance Letter 13-06. There are also technical changes in the actual 
information collection, the State Planning Instructions, to reflect 
statutory changes in other Federal agencies' programs that are included 
in the Unified Plan including the reauthorization of the Perkins Act.

II. Review Focus

    The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments 
which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the 
information to be collected; and
     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, e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses.

III. Current Actions

    Type of Review: Extension with changes of approved collection.
    Agency: Employment and Training Administration.
    Title: Planning Guidance for State Unified Plans submitted under 
Section 501 Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA).
    OMB Number: 1205-0407.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments.
    Total Respondents: 3.
    Total Responses: 3.
    Average Time per Response: 50 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 150.
    Total Burden Cost: 0.

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    Comments submitted in response to this comment request will be 
summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and 
Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also 
become a matter of public record.

    Dated: April 25, 2008.
Gay M. Gilbert,
Administrator, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training 
Administration.
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