Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 61867-61868 [2013-24270]

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[FR Doc. 2013–24314 Filed 10–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Safe Drinking Water Act On September 26, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District of Montana, Great Falls Division, in the lawsuit entitled United States v. Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Community, and Prairie Mountain Utility, Civil Action No. CV–13–82–GF–DLC–RKS (SLR). In this action the United States filed a complaint and consent decree concurrently seeking injunctive relief and civil penalties pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 300g–3,300i of the Safe Drinking Water Act (‘‘SDWA’’) for violations at five public water systems owned and/or operated by the Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Prairie Mountain Utility (‘‘PMU’’) and within the exterior boundaries of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (‘‘Reservation’’) in Blaine and Phillips Counties, Montana. The PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed Decree requires Defendants to undertake a restructuring of the responsibilities of the PMU and tribal government, and implement a series of changes in operation of the PMU to ensure proper operation of the drinking water systems on the Reservation. The Defendants are also required pay to the United States civil penalties of $1,500.00 within thirty (30) days of the entry of the Decree. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Community, and Prairie Mountain Utility, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1– 1–09823. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. By mail ..... During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1 61868 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 193 / Friday, October 4, 2013 / Notices Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $10.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert Brook, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–24270 Filed 10–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0330] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form; Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 30-Day Notice. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be submitting the following information collection request for review to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 146, pages 45971–45972, on July 30, 2013, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until November 4, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10 If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Chris Casto at 202–353–7193, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 or by email at Chris.Casto@ usdoj.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Oct 03, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB). (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: BJA’s CBOB Office will use the CBOB application information to confirm the eligibility of applicants to be considered for the CBOB, and forward the application as appropriate to the Federal or the State and Local CBOB Board for their further consideration. In General—A Federal/ State and Local agency head many nominate for a Federal/State and Local Law Enforcement Badge and individual—(1) who is a Federal/State and Local law enforcement officer working within the agency of the Federal/State and Local agency head making the nomination; and (2) who— (A)(i) sustained a physical injury while—(I) engaged in the lawful duties of the individual; and (II) performing an act characterized as bravery by the Federal/State and Local agency head making the nomination; and (ii) put the individual at personal risk when the injury described in clause (i) occurred; or (B) while not injured, performed and act characterized as bravery by the Federal/State and Local agency head making the nomination that placed the individual at risk of serious physical injury or death. The U.S. Department of PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Justice’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance has been authorized to administer the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB) Program. Others: None. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: Over the first three years of this program, and average of 184 applications were submitted annually. Each application takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection is 61 hours. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 184 × 20 minutes per application = 3680 minutes/by 60 minutes per hour = 61 hours. If additional information is required, please contact Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: September 30, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–24300 Filed 10–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the ‘‘Current Population Survey (CPS).’’ A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 193 (Friday, October 4, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61867-61868]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-24270]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Safe 
Drinking Water Act

    On September 26, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed 
Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the District 
of Montana, Great Falls Division, in the lawsuit entitled United States 
v. Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian 
Community, and Prairie Mountain Utility, Civil Action No. CV-13-82-GF-
DLC-RKS (SLR).
    In this action the United States filed a complaint and consent 
decree concurrently seeking injunctive relief and civil penalties 
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 300g-3,300i of the Safe Drinking Water Act 
(``SDWA'') for violations at five public water systems owned and/or 
operated by the Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Prairie Mountain 
Utility (``PMU'') and within the exterior boundaries of the Fort 
Belknap Indian Reservation (``Reservation'') in Blaine and Phillips 
Counties, Montana. The proposed Decree requires Defendants to undertake 
a restructuring of the responsibilities of the PMU and tribal 
government, and implement a series of changes in operation of the PMU 
to ensure proper operation of the drinking water systems on the 
Reservation. The Defendants are also required pay to the United States 
civil penalties of $1,500.00 within thirty (30) days of the entry of 
the Decree.
    The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on 
the Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant 
Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and 
should refer to United States v. Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of 
the Fort Belknap Indian Community, and Prairie Mountain Utility, D.J. 
Ref. No. 90-5-1-1-09823. All comments must be submitted no later than 
thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments 
may be submitted either by email or by mail:

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        To submit comments:                     Send them to:
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By email..........................  pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov.
By mail...........................  Assistant Attorney General, U.S.
                                     DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611,
                                     Washington, DC 20044-7611.
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    During the public comment period, the Consent Decree may be 
examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/Consent_Decrees.html. We will provide a paper copy 
of the Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction 
costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree

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Library, U.S. DOJ--ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044-7611.
    Please enclose a check or money order for $10.75 (25 cents per page 
reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury.

Robert Brook,
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment 
and Natural Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-24270 Filed 10-3-13; 8:45 am]
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