Renewal of Approved Information Collection, 6831-6832 [2013-02101]

Download as PDF 6831 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices order to: (1) Determine whether the applicant is eligible for free use, (2) Determine whether the vegetative or mineral materials at issue qualify for free use; (3) Determine whether free use is consistent with pertinent land use plans and authorities; and; (4) Monitor the authorized removal and uses of vegetative and mineral materials to ensure sustainable resource management and verify that the actual use is consistent with the authorization. At present, the BLM uses the same form for free use of both vegetative and mineral materials. In this request, the BLM seeks approval to use one form for vegetative materials, and a different form for mineral materials. Frequency of Collection On occasion. Proposed Forms: • Form 3604–1, Free Use Application and Permit For Mineral Materials; and • Form 5510–1, Free Use Application and Permit for Vegetative Materials. Description of Respondents: Individuals seeking authorization for free use of mineral or vegetative materials. Estimated Annual Responses: • 160 mineral materials applications; and • 250 vegetative material applications. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: • 120 burden hours for mineral materials; and • 125 burden hours for vegetative materials. Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: None. The estimated annual burdens of this collection are itemized below: B. Number of responses A. Type of response C. Hours per response D. Total hours (Column B × Column C) Form 5510–1, Free Use Application and Permit For Vegetative Materials ................................ Form 3604–1, Free Use Application and Permit For Mineral Materials ..................................... 250 160 0.50 0.75 125 120 Totals .................................................................................................................................... 410 ........................ 245 Jean Sonneman, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 2013–02102 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO320000 L13300000.PP0000 12X] Renewal of Approved Information Collection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to continue the collection of information regarding leases of solid minerals other than coal and oil shale. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004–0121. DATES: The OMB is required to respond to this information collection request within 60 days but may respond after 30 days. For maximum consideration, written comments should be received on or before March 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB #1004– 0121), Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, fax 202–395–5806, or by electronic mail at srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Please provide a copy of your comments to the BLM. You may do so via mail, fax, or electronic mail. Mail: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW., Room 2134LM, Attention: Jean Sonneman, Washington, DC 20240. Fax: to Jean Sonneman at 202–245– 0050. Electronic mail: Jean_Sonneman@blm.gov. Please indicate ‘‘Attn: 1004–0121’’ regardless of the form of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vince Vogt, at 202–912–7125. Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339, to leave a message for Mr. Vogt. You may also review the information collection request online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521) and OMB regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 provide that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. In order to obtain and renew an OMB control number, Federal agencies are required to seek public comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d) and 1320.12(a)). As required at 5 CFR 1320.8(d), the BLM published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register on September 27, 2012 PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (77 FR 59415), and the comment period ended November 26, 2012. The BLM received one comment in response to this from the public in response to this notice. The comment neither addressed, nor was germane to, this information collection. Therefore, the BLM has not changed the collection in response to the comment. The BLM now requests comments on the following subjects: 1. Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the BLM, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. The accuracy of the BLM’s estimate of the burden of collecting the information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. The quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. How to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology. Please send comments as directed under ADDRESSES and DATES. Please refer to OMB control number 1004–0121 in your correspondence. Before including your address, phone number, email 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. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 6832 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices The following information is provided for the information collection: Title: Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale (43 CFR Parts 3500, 3580, and 3590). OMB Control Number: 1004–0121. Abstract: This control number enables the BLM to fulfill its responsibilities regarding prospecting permits, exploration licenses, leases, the exchange of leases, use permits, and the regulation of mining activities for solid minerals other than coal or oil shale. The information activities currently approved under control number 1004– 0121 include requirements that an applicant, a permittee or a lessee submit information that enables the BLM to: • Determine if applicants, permittees, and lessees meet qualification criteria; • Assure compliance with various other legal requirements relating to the leasing of solid minerals other than coal or oil shale; • Gather data needed to determine the environmental impacts of developing solid leasable minerals other than coal or oil shale; • Maintain accurate leasing records; and • Oversee and manage the leasing of solid minerals other than coal or oil shale. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Description of Respondents: Applicants for, and holders of, the following items in connection with solid minerals other than coal or oil shale: • Prospecting permits; • Exploration licenses; • Leases; and • Use permits. Estimated Annual Responses: 473. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 16,346. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden Annually: $562,915 in fixed and case-by-case document processing fees. Jean Sonneman, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 2013–02101 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with [LLUT980500 L10200000 XH0000 LXSIOVHD0000] Notice of Mailing Address Change for the Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, UT AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 ACTION: Notice. The mailing address for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Utah State Office, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will be changing from P.O. Box 45155–0155 to 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101– 1345. The proposed date will be on or about February 1, 2013. The office location address remains the same. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Allen, Business Manager, Support Services, at (801) 539–4244, BLM Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. SUMMARY: Jenna Whitlock, Associate State Director. [FR Doc. 2013–02099 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR912000.L63200000.DF0000.13 XL1116AF; HAG–13–0062] Call for Nominations for the John DaySnake Resource Advisory Council, Oregon/Washington Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary of the Interior requests public nominations for persons to serve on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Oregon/ Washington John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC). Citizens who serve on this council will provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas and management options for National Landscape Conservation System sites like the Spring Basin and Badlands Wilderness Areas as well as the Lower Deschutes and John Day Wild and Scenic Rivers. The BLM will accept public nominations for 15 days after the publication of this notice. DATES: Submit nomination packages on or before February 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: BLM Oregon State Office; 333 SW. 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. Nomination forms are also available at the BLM Prineville and Vale District Offices. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Clark, BLM Oregon State Office, 333 SW. 1st Avenue; Portland, OR 97204, or P.O. Box 2965, Portland, OR 97208; 503–808–6028 or jeffclark@blm.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to establish citizen-based advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by FACA, council membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of public lands. The rules governing advisory committees are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. The John Day-Snake RAC seeks nominations to fill one vacancy in one category: Category Three— Representatives of State, county, or local elected office; representatives and employees of a State agency responsible for the management of natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the RAC is organized; representatives and employees of academic institutions who are involved in natural sciences; and the public-atlarge. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographical area of the council. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and nonFACA boards, committees, or councils. All nominations must include: (1) Letters of reference from a stakeholder in the interest area to be represented; (2) A completed background information nomination form; and (3) Other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications, subject to appropriate background investigations. The BLM Oregon State Office will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations. Nominations should be sent to: Jeff Clark, BLM Oregon State Office, 333 SW. 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6831-6832]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02101]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Renewal of Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) to continue the collection of information regarding leases of 
solid minerals other than coal and oil shale. The Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection 
activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0121.

DATES: The OMB is required to respond to this information collection 
request within 60 days but may respond after 30 days. For maximum 
consideration, written comments should be received on or before March 
4, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior (OMB 1004-0121), Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
fax 202-395-5806, or by electronic mail at OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Please provide a copy of your comments to the 
BLM. You may do so via mail, fax, or electronic mail.
    Mail: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 
1849 C Street NW., Room 2134LM, Attention: Jean Sonneman, Washington, 
DC 20240.
    Fax: to Jean Sonneman at 202-245-0050.
    Electronic mail: Jean_Sonneman@blm.gov.
    Please indicate ``Attn: 1004-0121'' regardless of the form of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vince Vogt, at 202-912-7125. Persons 
who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the 
Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, to leave a 
message for Mr. Vogt. You may also review the information collection 
request online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501-
3521) and OMB regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 provide that an agency may 
not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of 
information, you are not obligated to respond. In order to obtain and 
renew an OMB control number, Federal agencies are required to seek 
public comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities 
(see 5 CFR 1320.8(d) and 1320.12(a)).
    As required at 5 CFR 1320.8(d), the BLM published a 60-day notice 
in the Federal Register on September 27, 2012 (77 FR 59415), and the 
comment period ended November 26, 2012. The BLM received one comment in 
response to this from the public in response to this notice. The 
comment neither addressed, nor was germane to, this information 
collection. Therefore, the BLM has not changed the collection in 
response to the comment.
    The BLM now requests comments on the following subjects:
    1. Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper functioning of the BLM, including whether the information will 
have practical utility;
    2. The accuracy of the BLM's estimate of the burden of collecting 
the information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    3. The quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
    4. How to minimize the information collection burden on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other forms of information technology.
    Please send comments as directed under ADDRESSES and DATES. Please 
refer to OMB control number 1004-0121 in your correspondence. Before 
including your address, phone number, email 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.

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    The following information is provided for the information 
collection:
    Title: Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale (43 
CFR Parts 3500, 3580, and 3590).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0121.
    Abstract: This control number enables the BLM to fulfill its 
responsibilities regarding prospecting permits, exploration licenses, 
leases, the exchange of leases, use permits, and the regulation of 
mining activities for solid minerals other than coal or oil shale. The 
information activities currently approved under control number 1004-
0121 include requirements that an applicant, a permittee or a lessee 
submit information that enables the BLM to:
     Determine if applicants, permittees, and lessees meet 
qualification criteria;
     Assure compliance with various other legal requirements 
relating to the leasing of solid minerals other than coal or oil shale;
     Gather data needed to determine the environmental impacts 
of developing solid leasable minerals other than coal or oil shale;
     Maintain accurate leasing records; and
     Oversee and manage the leasing of solid minerals other 
than coal or oil shale.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Description of Respondents: Applicants for, and holders of, the 
following items in connection with solid minerals other than coal or 
oil shale:
     Prospecting permits;
     Exploration licenses;
     Leases; and
     Use permits.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 473.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 16,346.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden 
Annually: $562,915 in fixed and case-by-case document processing fees.

Jean Sonneman,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Bureau of Land Management.
[FR Doc. 2013-02101 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-84-P