Renewal of Approved Information Collection, 17728-17729 [2016-07091]

Download as PDF 17728 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices After gathering public comments on issues and policy proposals that should be addressed in the Programmatic EIS, the BLM will identify the issues and policy proposals to be addressed in the Programmatic EIS and the issues and proposals determined to be beyond the scope of the Programmatic EIS. Following closure of the scoping period, the BLM will prepare a scoping summary report and will make the report available to the public. The report will be posted on the project Web site (http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/ energy/coal_and_non-energy/details_ on_coal_peis.html), or may be requested from Mitchell Leverette, as provided in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Authority: The BLM will prepare the Programmatic EIS in accordance with, but not limited to, the National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.; the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (CEQ), 40 CFR parts 1500–1508; the U.S. Department of the Interior regulations implementing NEPA, 43 CFR part 46; and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. This notice is published in accordance with section 40 CFR 1501.7 of the CEQ regulations and 43 CFR 46.235 of the DOI regulations implementing the NEPA. [FR Doc. 2016–07138 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO2200000.L10200000.PK0000. 00000000; Control No. 1004–0019] Renewal of Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on, and plans to request approval to continue, the collection of information from individuals, households, farms, and businesses interested in cooperating with the BLM in constructing or maintaining range improvement projects that enhance or VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 DATES: Please submit comments on the proposed information collection by May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by 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: 1004–0019’’ regardless of the form of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Hackett, at 202–912–7216. 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 Ms. Hackett. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Neil Kornze, Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. SUMMARY: improve livestock grazing management, improve watershed conditions, enhance wildlife habitat, or serve similar purposes. The BLM also invites public comments on this collection of information. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004–0019 to this information collection. OMB regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, require that interested members of the public and affected agencies be given an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8 (d) and 1320.12(a)). This notice identifies an information collection that the BLM plans to submit to OMB for approval. The Paperwork Reduction Act provides 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. The BLM will request a 3-year term of approval for this information collection activity. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary of the public comments will accompany our submission of the information collection requests to OMB. 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 pertains to this request: Title: Grazing Management: Range Improvements Agreements and Permits (43 CFR Subpart 4120). OMB Control Number: 1004–0019. Summary: This request pertains to range improvements on public lands managed by the BLM. Range improvements enhance or improve livestock grazing management, improve watershed conditions, enhance wildlife habitat, or serve similar purposes. At times, the BLM may require holders of grazing permits or gazing leases to install range improvements to meet the terms and conditions of their permits or leases. Operators may also come to the BLM with proposals for range improvements. Often the BLM, operators, and other interested parties work together and jointly contribute to construction of range improvements in order to facilitate improved grazing management or enhance other multiple uses. Cooperators may include lenders which provide the funds that operators contribute for improvements. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Forms: • Form 4120–6 (Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement); and • Form 4120–7 (Range Improvement Permit). Description of Respondents: Holders of BLM grazing permits or grazing leases; affected individuals and households; and affected tribal, state, and county agencies. Estimated Annual Responses: 1,110. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,640. Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: None. The estimated burdens are itemized in the following table: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 17729 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices AB Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement, 43 CFR 4120.3–2, Form 4120–6 and related non-form information ................................................................................................................ Range Improvement Permit, 43 CFR 4120.3–3, Form 4120–7 and related non-form information ............................................................................................................................................ Affected Public/Individuals and Households, 43 CFR 4120.5–1 ................................................ Affected Public/Tribal, State, and County Agencies, 43 CFR 4120.5–2 .................................... 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. [FR Doc. 2016–07091 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management [LLWO320000 L13300000.PP0000 12X] Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004– 0121 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 authorizations pertaining to 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 April 29, 2016. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 Vince Vogt, at 202–912–7125. 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. 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 16, 2015 (80 FR 55640), and the comment period ended November 16, 2015. The BLM received no comments. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total hours (Column B × Column C) D 500 2 30 2 50 530 Total ...................................................................................................................................... Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. Hours per response C Number of responses Type of response 1,110 ........................ 1,000 1 1 60 50 530 1,640 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. The following information pertains to this request: 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. Forms: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17728-17729]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07091]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO2200000.L10200000.PK0000.00000000; Control No. 1004-0019]


Renewal of Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on, and plans to request 
approval to continue, the collection of information from individuals, 
households, farms, and businesses interested in cooperating with the 
BLM in constructing or maintaining range improvement projects that 
enhance or improve livestock grazing management, improve watershed 
conditions, enhance wildlife habitat, or serve similar purposes. The 
BLM also invites public comments on this collection of information. The 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-
0019 to this information collection.

DATES: Please submit comments on the proposed information collection by 
May 31, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by 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: 1004-0019'' regardless of the form of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Hackett, at 202-912-7216. 
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 Ms. Hackett.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which 
implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-
3521, require that interested members of the public and affected 
agencies be given an opportunity to comment on information collection 
and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8 (d) and 1320.12(a)). 
This notice identifies an information collection that the BLM plans to 
submit to OMB for approval. The Paperwork Reduction Act provides 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.
    The BLM will request a 3-year term of approval for this information 
collection activity. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the 
collection of information for the performance of the functions of the 
agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency's burden estimates; (3) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; 
and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on 
respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the 
information. A summary of the public comments will accompany our 
submission of the information collection requests to OMB.
    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 pertains to this request:
    Title: Grazing Management: Range Improvements Agreements and 
Permits (43 CFR Subpart 4120).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0019.
    Summary: This request pertains to range improvements on public 
lands managed by the BLM. Range improvements enhance or improve 
livestock grazing management, improve watershed conditions, enhance 
wildlife habitat, or serve similar purposes. At times, the BLM may 
require holders of grazing permits or gazing leases to install range 
improvements to meet the terms and conditions of their permits or 
leases. Operators may also come to the BLM with proposals for range 
improvements. Often the BLM, operators, and other interested parties 
work together and jointly contribute to construction of range 
improvements in order to facilitate improved grazing management or 
enhance other multiple uses. Cooperators may include lenders which 
provide the funds that operators contribute for improvements.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Forms:
     Form 4120-6 (Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement); and
     Form 4120-7 (Range Improvement Permit).
    Description of Respondents: Holders of BLM grazing permits or 
grazing leases; affected individuals and households; and affected 
tribal, state, and county agencies.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 1,110.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,640.
    Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: None.
    The estimated burdens are itemized in the following table:

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                                                                                                    Total hours
                        Type of response                             Number of       Hours per      (Column B x
                                                                     responses       response        Column C)
A                                                                              B               C               D
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Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement, 43 CFR 4120.3-2, Form               500               2           1,000
 4120-6 and related non-form information........................
Range Improvement Permit, 43 CFR 4120.3-3, Form 4120-7 and                    30               2              60
 related non-form information...................................
Affected Public/Individuals and Households, 43 CFR 4120.5-1.....              50               1              50
Affected Public/Tribal, State, and County Agencies, 43 CFR                   530               1             530
 4120.5-2.......................................................
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    Total.......................................................           1,110  ..............           1,640
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Jean Sonneman,
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-07091 Filed 3-29-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4310-84-P