Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request Comments for 1029-0083, 73333-73334 [2014-28884]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 237 / Wednesday, December 10, 2014 / Notices proposed actions to determine if the actions may significantly affect the human environment. Under NEPA and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1500 et seq.), a reasonable range of alternatives to the proposed action is developed and considered in the EIS/ EIR. In addition, the EIS/EIR will identify potentially significant direct, indirect, and cumulative effects, and possible mitigation for those significant effects on environmental issues that could occur with implementation of the proposed action. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Identification of Environmental Issues The EIS/EIR will evaluate potential environmental impacts from the ERS and FTC. This notice is intended to inform agencies and the public of the potential environmental impacts of the facilities, and to solicit comments and suggestions for consideration in the preparation of the EIS/EIR. To help the public frame its comments, the following is a list of several potential environmental issues that USFWS and DWR have identified for analysis: 1. Aesthetics 2. Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Emissions 3. Biological Resources—Terrestrial 4. Biological Resources—Fisheries 5. Cultural Resources 6. Geology and Soils 7. Hazards and Hazardous Materials 8. Hydrology and Water Quality 9. Land Use and Planning 10. Noise 11. Population and Housing 12. Public Services, Utilities, and Energy 13. Socioeconomics and Environmental Justice 14. Traffic and Transportation Request for Comments Environmental review of the EIS/EIR will be conducted in accordance with the requirements of NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), its implementing regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508), other applicable regulations, and the USFWS’ procedures for compliance with those regulations; and according to the requirements of CEQA (PRC Section 21000 et seq.) and State CEQA Guidelines (California Code of Regulations Title 14 Section 15000 et seq.). This notice is being furnished in accordance with 40 CFR 1501.7 and 1508.22 to obtain suggestions and information from interested agencies, organizations, Native American Tribes, and members of the public on the scope of issues and alternatives that will be addressed in the EIS/EIR. The primary purpose of the scoping process is to identify important issues raised by the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Dec 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 public related to development of the proposed action. Written comments from interested parties are invited to ensure that the full range of issues related to the development of the proposed action is identified. Comments during this stage of the scoping process will only be accepted in written form. All comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the official administrative record and may be made available to the public. Public Availability of Comments 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. Next Steps After this scoping process, USFWS and DWR will review public comments and then prepare and make publicly available a draft EIS/EIR for comment. Alexandra Pitts, Deputy Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2014–28891 Filed 12–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX066A000 67F 134S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX066A00 33F 13xs501520] Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request Comments for 1029–0083 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing that the information collection request related to the certification of blasters in Federal program states and on Indian lands, and Form OSMRE–74, has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and reauthorization. The information collection package was SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73333 previously approved and assigned clearance number 1029–0083. This notice describes the nature of the information collection activity and the expected burdens and costs. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collection but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by January 9, 2015, in order to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of the Interior Desk Officer, by telefax at (202) 395–5806 or via email to OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Also, please send a copy of your comments to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 203–SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request contact John Trelease at (202) 208–2783, or electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov. You may also review this collection request by going to http://www.reginfo.gov (Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review, Agency is Department of the Interior, DOI–OSMRE). 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. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSMRE has submitted a request to OMB to renew its approval for the collection of information for 30 CFR part 955 and the Form OSMRE–74, Certification of Blasters in Federal program states and on Indian lands. OSMRE is requesting a 3-year term of approval for these information collection activities. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this collection of information is listed in 30 CFR 955.10 and on the Form OSMRE–74, which is 1029–0083. As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice soliciting comments on the collection of information was published on September 4, 2014 (79 FR 52749). No comments were received from that E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 73334 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 237 / Wednesday, December 10, 2014 / Notices notice. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title: 30 CFR 955—Certification of Blasters in Federal Program States and on Indian Lands. OMB Control Number: 1029–0083. Summary: This information is being collected to ensure that the applicants for blaster certification are qualified. This information, with blasting tests, will be used to determine the eligibility of the applicant. The affected public will be blasters who want to be certified by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement to conduct blasting on Indian lands or in Federal program states. Bureau Form Number: OSMRE–74. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Description of Respondents: Individuals intent on being certified as blasters in Federal program states and on Indian lands. Total Annual Responses: 19 blasters. Total Annual Burden Hours: 19 hours. Total Annual Non-Wage Burden Cost: $1,525. Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the agency’s 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 addresses listed under ADDRESSES. Please refer to OMB control number 1029–0083 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. Dated: December 3, 2014. Harry J. Payne, Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2014–28884 Filed 12–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Dec 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX066A000 67F 134S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX066A00 33F 13xs501520] Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request Comments for 1029–0039 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing that the information collection request for Underground Mining Permit Applications—Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan, has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden and cost. This information collection activity was previously approved by OMB and assigned control number 1029–0039. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collections but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by January 9, 2015, in order to be assured of consideration. SUMMARY: Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of the Interior Desk Officer, by telefax at (202) 395–5806 or via email to OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Also, please send a copy of your comments to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 203–SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. Please refer to OMB Control Number 1029–0039 in your correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request contact John Trelease at (202) 208–2783, or electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov. You may also review this information collection request by going to http:// www.reginfo.gov (Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review, Agency is Department of the Interior, DOI–OSMRE). ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OMB regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSMRE has submitted a request to OMB to renew its approval of the collection of information contained in 30 CFR part 784— Underground Mining Permit Applications—Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan. OSMRE is requesting a 3-year term of approval for the information collection activity. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this collection of information is 1029–0039, and is displayed in 30 CFR 784.10. As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on September 4, 2014 (79 FR 52750). No comments were received. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title: 30 CFR 784—Underground Mining Permit Applications—Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan. OMB Control Number: 1029–0039. Summary: Sections 507(b), 508(a) and 516(b) of Public Law 95–87 require underground coal mine permit applicants to submit an operations and reclamation plan and establish performance standards for the mining operation. Information submitted is used by the regulatory authority to determine if the applicant can comply with the applicable performance and environmental standards required by the law. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: 45 underground coal mining permit applicants and 24 state regulatory authorities. Total Annual Burden Hours: 14,906. Total Annual Non-Wage Cost Burden: $439,110. Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and ways to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 237 (Wednesday, December 10, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

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Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request Comments for 
1029-0083

AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 
Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is 
announcing that the information collection request related to the 
certification of blasters in Federal program states and on Indian 
lands, and Form OSMRE-74, has been forwarded to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and reauthorization. The 
information collection package was previously approved and assigned 
clearance number 1029-0083. This notice describes the nature of the 
information collection activity and the expected burdens and costs.

DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information 
collection but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments 
should be submitted to OMB by January 9, 2015, in order to be assured 
of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of the 
Interior Desk Officer, by telefax at (202) 395-5806 or via email to 
OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Also, please send a copy of your comments 
to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 
1951 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 203-SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or 
electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information 
collection request contact John Trelease at (202) 208-2783, or 
electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov. You may also review this 
collection request by going to http://www.reginfo.gov (Information 
Collection Review, Currently Under Review, Agency is Department of the 
Interior, DOI-OSMRE).

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. L. 104-13), require that 
interested members of the public and affected agencies have an 
opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping 
activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSMRE has submitted a request to OMB 
to renew its approval for the collection of information for 30 CFR part 
955 and the Form OSMRE-74, Certification of Blasters in Federal program 
states and on Indian lands. OSMRE is requesting a 3-year term of 
approval for these information collection activities.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this 
collection of information is listed in 30 CFR 955.10 and on the Form 
OSMRE-74, which is 1029-0083.
    As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice 
soliciting comments on the collection of information was published on 
September 4, 2014 (79 FR 52749). No comments were received from that

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notice. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in 
which to comment on the following information collection activity:
    Title: 30 CFR 955--Certification of Blasters in Federal Program 
States and on Indian Lands.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0083.
    Summary: This information is being collected to ensure that the 
applicants for blaster certification are qualified. This information, 
with blasting tests, will be used to determine the eligibility of the 
applicant. The affected public will be blasters who want to be 
certified by the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement 
to conduct blasting on Indian lands or in Federal program states.
    Bureau Form Number: OSMRE-74.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals intent on being certified 
as blasters in Federal program states and on Indian lands.
    Total Annual Responses: 19 blasters.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 19 hours.
    Total Annual Non-Wage Burden Cost: $1,525.
    Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the 
performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the 
agency's 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 addresses listed under 
ADDRESSES. Please refer to OMB control number 1029-0083 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.

    Dated: December 3, 2014.
Harry J. Payne,
Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 2014-28884 Filed 12-9-14; 8:45 am]
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