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Download as PDF 39272 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 130 / Thursday, July 8, 2010 / Notices (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–694; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. This information collection will be used by USCIS in considering appeals of denials or termination of temporary and permanent residence status by legalization applicants and special agricultural workers, under sections 210 and 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and related applications for waiver of grounds of inadmissibility. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,192 responses at 30 minutes (.50) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 596 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210; Telephone 202–272–8377. Dated: July 1, 2010. Sunday Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2010–16525 Filed 7–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0117 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Department of the Interior Desk Officer, via e-mail at OIRA_Docketomb.eop.gov, or by facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Also, please send a copy of your comments to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Room 202–SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. Please reference 1029–0117 in your correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request contact John A. Trelease at (202) 208–2783, or electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. 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This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title: 30 CFR part 778—Permit Applications—Minimum Requirements PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for Legal, Financial, Compliance, and Related Information. OMB Control Number: 1029–0117. Summary: Section 507(b) of Public Law 95–87 provides that persons conducting coal mining activities submit to the regulatory authority all relevant information regarding ownership and control of the property affected, their compliance status and history. This information is used to insure all legal, financial and compliance requirements are satisfied prior to issuance or denial of a permit. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: Surface coal mining permit applicants and State regulatory authorities. Total Annual Responses: 2,554. Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,623. Send comments on the agency need for the collection of information to perform its mission; the accuracy of our burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information, to the offices listed in the ADDRESSES section. Please refer to OMB control number 1029–0117 in all correspondence. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. John R. Craynon, Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2010–16464 Filed 7–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Call for Nominations, National Geospatial Advisory Committee. SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee established E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 130 / Thursday, July 8, 2010 / Notices under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), through the FGDC Chair (the Secretary of the Interior or designee), related to management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–16 and Executive Order 12906. The Committee reviews and comments upon geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum to convey views representative of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial community. DATES: Nominations to participate on this Committee must be received by August 24, 2010. ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@fgdc.gov, or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104. Nominations may be submitted on behalf of others, or individuals may self-nominate. Nominations should include: 1. A nomination letter summarizing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in Committee membership and describing the nominee’s ability to represent a stakeholder group. 2. A biographical sketch, resume, or vita. 3. One letter of reference and a list of two additional references with contact information. 4. Contact information for the nominee (name, title, organization, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number). Additional information and instructions about the nomination process are posted on the NGAC Web page at http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206–220–4621). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee conducts its operations in accordance with the provisions of the FACA. It reports to the Secretary of the Interior through the Chair of the FGDC Steering Committee and functions solely as an advisory body. The Committee provides recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC on policy and management issues related to the effective operation of Federal geospatial programs. The NGAC includes 25–30 members, selected to generally achieve a balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various partners involved in national VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:09 Jul 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 geospatial activities. NGAC members are appointed for staggered terms, and approximately one-half of the seats on the committee will be appointed during this round of appointments. Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC. Additional information may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of committee members will be made by the Secretary of the Interior. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and nonFACA boards, committees or councils. The Committee meets approximately 3–4 times per year. Committee members will serve without compensation. Travel and per diem costs will be provided for Committee members by USGS. The USGS will provide necessary support services to the Committee. Committee meetings will be open to the public. Notice of committee meetings will be published in the Federal Register at least 15 days before the date of the meeting. The public will have an opportunity to provide input at these meetings. In accordance with FACA, a copy of the Committee’s charter will be filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. The current version of the NGAC charter is available at http:// www.fgdc.gov/ngac. Dated: June 30, 2010. Ivan DeLoatch, Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–16594 Filed 7–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–AM–P 39273 the Federal Register. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 130 (Thursday, July 8, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39272-39273]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16594]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Call for Nominations, National Geospatial Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve 
on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a 
Federal Advisory Committee established

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under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The 
Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Federal Geographic 
Data Committee (FGDC), through the FGDC Chair (the Secretary of the 
Interior or designee), related to management of Federal geospatial 
programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure 
(NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
Circular A-16 and Executive Order 12906. The Committee reviews and 
comments upon geospatial policy and management issues and provides a 
forum to convey views representative of non-Federal stakeholders in the 
geospatial community.

DATES: Nominations to participate on this Committee must be received by 
August 24, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@fgdc.gov, 
or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of 
the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104. 
Nominations may be submitted on behalf of others, or individuals may 
self-nominate. Nominations should include:
    1. A nomination letter summarizing the nominee's qualifications and 
interest in Committee membership and describing the nominee's ability 
to represent a stakeholder group.
    2. A biographical sketch, resume, or vita.
    3. One letter of reference and a list of two additional references 
with contact information.
    4. Contact information for the nominee (name, title, organization, 
mailing address, e-mail address, phone number).
    Additional information and instructions about the nomination 
process are posted on the NGAC Web page at http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206-220-4621).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee conducts its operations in 
accordance with the provisions of the FACA. It reports to the Secretary 
of the Interior through the Chair of the FGDC Steering Committee and 
functions solely as an advisory body. The Committee provides 
recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC on policy and 
management issues related to the effective operation of Federal 
geospatial programs.
    The NGAC includes 25-30 members, selected to generally achieve a 
balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various partners 
involved in national geospatial activities. NGAC members are appointed 
for staggered terms, and approximately one-half of the seats on the 
committee will be appointed during this round of appointments.
    Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC. Additional information 
may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of 
committee members will be made by the Secretary of the Interior. The 
Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally 
registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, 
committees or councils.
    The Committee meets approximately 3-4 times per year. Committee 
members will serve without compensation. Travel and per diem costs will 
be provided for Committee members by USGS. The USGS will provide 
necessary support services to the Committee. Committee meetings will be 
open to the public. Notice of committee meetings will be published in 
the Federal Register at least 15 days before the date of the meeting. 
The public will have an opportunity to provide input at these meetings.
    In accordance with FACA, a copy of the Committee's charter will be 
filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services 
Administration. The current version of the NGAC charter is available at 
http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

    Dated: June 30, 2010.
Ivan DeLoatch,
Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
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