Renewal of Approved Information Collection, 79003-79004 [2013-30993]

Download as PDF 79003 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [L61400000.ER0000/LLOR936000] 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 from private landowners in western Oregon who are authorized to transport timber over roads controlled by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004–0168. 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 January 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB #1004– 0168), 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: 1004–0168’’ regardless of the form of your comments. SUMMARY: Dustin Wharton at 541–471–6659. Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339, to leave a message for Mr. Wharton. 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 16, 2013 (78 FR 56925), and the comment period ended November 15, 2013. The BLM received no public comments in response to this notice. 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 1004–1068 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. The following information is provided for the information collection: Title: Tramroads and Logging Roads (43 CFR part 2810). OMB Control Number: 1004–0168. Summary: This collection pertains to rights-of-way on public lands in western Oregon that were returned to the United States after being conveyed for construction of the Oregon & California Railroad. The BLM Oregon State Office has authority under the Act of August 28, 1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181a and 1181b) and subchapter V of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (43 U.C.C. 1761–1771) to grant rights-of-way to private landowners to transport their timber over roads controlled by the BLM. The information collected under this control number enables the BLM to calculate and collect appropriate fees for this use of public lands. Frequency of Collection: Annually, biannually, quarterly, or monthly, depending on the terms of the pertinent right-of-way. Forms: Form 2812–6, Report of Road Use. Description of Respondents: Private landowners who hold rights-of-way for the use of BLM-controlled roads in western Oregon. Estimated Annual Responses: 272. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2,176. Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: None. The estimated annual burdens for respondents are itemized in the following table: B. C. D. Type of response and 43 CFR Citation Number of responses Hours per response Total hours (column B × column C) Form OR–2812–6, Report of Road Use 43 CFR 2812.3 and 43 CFR 2812.5 .......................... tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. 272 8 2,176 Total ...................................................................................................................................... 272 8 2,176 VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00194 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 79004 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. EIS are available at the BLM Wyoming State Office at the above address or on the Web site at: www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/ programs/Planning/amendments/sagegrouse.html [FR Doc. 2013–30993 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P Lisa Solberg Schwab, Wyoming Greater SageGrouse Amendment Project Manager, by telephone, 307–367–5340; at the address above; or by email, lsolbergschwab@blm.gov. 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 BLM prepared the Wyoming Greater SageGrouse Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS to address a range of alternatives focused on specific conservation measures across the Wyoming range of the Greater Sage-grouse (GRSG). This Draft LUPAmendments/Draft EIS is one of 15 separate planning efforts that are being undertaken as part of the BLM and USFS National Greater Sage-grouse Planning Strategy. The Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS may amend the RMPs for the BLM Casper, Kemmerer, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rawlins and Rock Springs field offices, as well as the LRMPs for the Bridger-Teton and Medicine Bow National Forests and the Thunder Basin National Grassland. Current management decisions for resources are described in the following RMPs/LRMPs: • Casper RMP (2007) • Kemmerer RMP (2010) • Newcastle RMP (2000) • Pinedale RMP (2008) • Rawlins RMP (2008) • Green River RMP (1997) (being revised under the Rock Springs RMP) • Bridger-Teton National Forest LRMP (1990) • Medicine Bow National Forest LRMP (2003) • Thunder Basin National Grassland LRMP (2002) The EIS planning area includes approximately 40 million acres of BLM, National Park Service, USFS, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, State, local, and private lands located in northwestern, southwestern, southeastern, and northeastern Wyoming in 11 counties (Albany, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Sublette, Sweetwater, Uinta and Weston). Within the EIS decision area, the BLM and the USFS administer approximately 16 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY9300000 L16100000.DP0000.LXSISGST0000] Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service (USFS) have prepared the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the BLM Casper, Kemmerer, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rawlins, and Rock Springs field offices and Bridger-Teton National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland Planning Units and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM and USFS must receive written comments on the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS within 90 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes notice of the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS in the Federal Register. The BLM and USFS will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public participation activities at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media releases, and/or mailings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Wyoming Greater SageGrouse Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS by any of the following methods: • Web site: www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/ programs/Planning/amendments/sagegrouse.html • Email: Sagegrouse_Amendment_WY@blm.gov • Fax: 307–775–6129 • Mail: BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82003. Copies of the Wyoming Greater SageGrouse Draft LUP Amendments/Draft tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00195 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 million surface acres and 16 million acres of Federal oil and gas mineral (subsurface) estate. Surface management decisions made as a result of this Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS will apply only to the BLM- and the USFSadministered lands in the decision area. The decision area is defined as those BLM- and USFS-administered lands and Federal mineral estate within three categories of habitat identified by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department: • Core Habitat—Areas identified as having the highest conservation value for maintaining sustainable GRSG populations, including breeding, late brood-rearing and winter concentration areas. • General Habitat—Areas of seasonal or year-round habitat outside of priority habitat. • Connectivity Habitat—Areas identified as broader regions of connectivity important to facilitating the movement of GRSG and maintain ecological processes. The formal public scoping process for the LUP Amendments/EIS began on December 9, 2011, with the publication of a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register (76 FR 77008), and ended on March 23, 2012. The BLM held five scoping open houses in January and February 2011. The BLM used public scoping comments to help identify planning issues that directed the formulation of alternatives and framed the scope of analysis in the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS. The scoping process was also used to introduce the public to preliminary planning criteria, which set limits on the scope of the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS. Major issues considered in the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS include special status species management (GRSG specifically), energy and mineral development, lands and realty (including transmission), livestock grazing, fire, wild horses, vegetation management, special management areas (ACEC nominations), socioeconomics (particularly impacts to local communities) and invasive species. The Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS evaluates five alternatives in detail, including the No Action Alternative (Alternative A) and four action alternatives (Alternatives B, C, D, and E). The BLM identified Alternative E as the preferred alternative. Identification of this alternative, however, does not represent final agency direction, and the Proposed LUP Amendments/Final EIS may reflect changes or adjustments based on information received during public comment, from other new information, or from changes in BLM policies or priorities. The Proposed LUP E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[L61400000.ER0000/LLOR936000]


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 from private landowners 
in western Oregon who are authorized to transport timber over roads 
controlled by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned 
it control number 1004-0168.

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 January 
27, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior (OMB 1004-0168), 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: 1004-0168'' regardless of the form of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dustin Wharton at 541-471-6659. 
Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf may call the 
Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, to leave a message 
for Mr. Wharton. 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 16, 2013 (78 FR 56925), and the 
comment period ended November 15, 2013. The BLM received no public 
comments in response to this notice. 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 1004-1068 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.
    The following information is provided for the information 
collection:
    Title: Tramroads and Logging Roads (43 CFR part 2810).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0168.
    Summary: This collection pertains to rights-of-way on public lands 
in western Oregon that were returned to the United States after being 
conveyed for construction of the Oregon & California Railroad. The BLM 
Oregon State Office has authority under the Act of August 28, 1937 (43 
U.S.C. 1181a and 1181b) and subchapter V of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act (43 U.C.C. 1761-1771) to grant rights-of-way to private 
landowners to transport their timber over roads controlled by the BLM. 
The information collected under this control number enables the BLM to 
calculate and collect appropriate fees for this use of public lands.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually, biannually, quarterly, or 
monthly, depending on the terms of the pertinent right-of-way.
    Forms: Form 2812-6, Report of Road Use.
    Description of Respondents: Private landowners who hold rights-of-
way for the use of BLM-controlled roads in western Oregon.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 272.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2,176.
    Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: None.
    The estimated annual burdens for respondents are itemized in the 
following table:

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                               A.                                       B.              C.              D.
Type of response and 43 CFR Citation                                   Number of       Hours per     Total hours
                                                                       responses        response     (column B x
                                                                                                       column C)
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Form OR-2812-6, Report of Road Use 43 CFR 2812.3 and 43 CFR                  272               8           2,176
 2812.5.........................................................
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    Total.......................................................             272               8           2,176
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Jean Sonneman,
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30993 Filed 12-26-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-84-P