Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0073, 60018 [2016-21080]

Download as PDF 60018 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2016 / Notices information described in Section A on the following: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: August 17, 2016. Katherine M. O’Regan, Assistant Secretary, Office of Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2016–20956 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [16X.LLWO320000.L13200000.PP0000] Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004– 0073 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 that enables the BLM to manage Federal coal resources in accordance with applicable statutes. The OMB previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004–0073. 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 September 30, 2016. ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB #1004– 0073), Office of Management and mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:59 Aug 30, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: 1004–0073’’ regardless of the form of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Radden-Lesage, at 202–912–7116. 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. Radden-Lesage. 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 March 30, 2016 (81 FR 17732), and the comment period ended May 31, 2016. The BLM received one comment. The comment did not address, and was not germane to, this information collection. It consisted of a general invective against the government and the BLM. Therefore, the BLM has no response to the comment. The BLM now invites 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 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 1004–0073 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: Coal Management (43 CFR parts 3400 through 3480). OMB Control Number: 1004–0073. Summary: This collection enables the BLM to learn the extent and qualities of Federal coal resources; evaluate the environmental impacts of coal leasing and development; determine the qualifications of prospective lessees to acquire and hold Federal coal leases; and ensure lessee compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and lease terms and conditions. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Forms: • Form 3440–1, Application and License to Mine Coal (Free Use); and • Form 3400–12, Coal Lease. Description of Respondents: • Applicants for, and holders of, coal exploration licenses; • Applicants/bidders for, and holders of, coal leases; • Applicants for, and holders of, licenses to mine coal; and • Surface owners and State and tribal governments whose lands overlie coal deposits. Estimated Annual Responses: 1,017. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 19,897. Estimated Annual Non-Hour Burdens: $943,153 in document processing fees. Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–21080 Filed 8–29–16; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-
0073

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 that enables the BLM to 
manage Federal coal resources in accordance with applicable statutes. 
The OMB previously approved this information collection activity, and 
assigned it control number 1004-0073.

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 
September 30, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior (OMB #1004- 0073), 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: 1004-0073'' regardless of the form of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Radden-Lesage, at 202-912-7116. 
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. Radden-Lesage. 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 March 30, 2016 (81 FR 17732), and the 
comment period ended May 31, 2016. The BLM received one comment. The 
comment did not address, and was not germane to, this information 
collection. It consisted of a general invective against the government 
and the BLM. Therefore, the BLM has no response to the comment. The BLM 
now invites 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 1004-0073 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: Coal Management (43 CFR parts 3400 through 3480).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0073.
    Summary: This collection enables the BLM to learn the extent and 
qualities of Federal coal resources; evaluate the environmental impacts 
of coal leasing and development; determine the qualifications of 
prospective lessees to acquire and hold Federal coal leases; and ensure 
lessee compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and lease 
terms and conditions.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Forms:
     Form 3440-1, Application and License to Mine Coal (Free 
Use); and
     Form 3400-12, Coal Lease.
    Description of Respondents:
     Applicants for, and holders of, coal exploration licenses;
     Applicants/bidders for, and holders of, coal leases;
     Applicants for, and holders of, licenses to mine coal; and
     Surface owners and State and tribal governments whose 
lands overlie coal deposits.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 1,017.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 19,897.
    Estimated Annual Non-Hour Burdens: $943,153 in document processing 
fees.

Jean Sonneman,
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-21080 Filed 8-29-16; 4:15 pm]
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