Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0132, 95630-95631 [2016-31419]

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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 those who wish to participate in the exploration, development, production, and utilization of geothermal resources on BLM-managed public lands, and on lands managed by other Federal agencies. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004–0132. 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, 2017. ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB #1004– 0132), Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, fax 202–395–5806, or by electronic mail at OIRA_ sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Dec 27, 2016 Jkt 241001 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: jesonnem@blm.gov. Please indicate ‘‘Attn: 1004–0132’’ regardless of the form of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Kalish, at 202–912–7312. Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339, to leave a message for Mr. Kalish. 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 July 19, 2016 (81 FR 46954), and the comment period ended September 19, 2016. 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 respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please send comments as directed under ADDRESSES and DATES. Please refer to OMB control number 1004–0132 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: Geothermal Resource Leasing and Geothermal Resource Unit Agreements (43 CFR parts 3200 and 3280). OMB Control Number: 1004–0132. Summary: The BLM collects the information in order to decide whether or not to approve geothermal resource leases and unit agreements, process nominations for geothermal lease sales, and monitor compliance with granted approvals. Frequency of Collection: On occasion, except for Monthly Report of Geothermal Operations (Form 3260–5), which is required monthly. Forms: • Form 3200–9, Notice of Intent to Conduct Geothermal Resource Exploration Operations; • Form 3203–1, Nomination of Lands for Competitive Geothermal Leasing; • Form 3260–2, Geothermal Drilling Permit; • Form 3260–3, Geothermal Sundry Notice; and • Form 3260–4; Geothermal Well Completion Report; and • Form 3260–5; Monthly Report of Geothermal Operations. Description of Respondents: Those who wish to participate in the exploration, development, production, and utilization of geothermal resources on BLM-managed by other Federal agencies. Estimated Annual Responses: 913. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 5,409. Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: $83,260. The estimated burdens are itemized in the following table: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 95631 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 28, 2016 / Notices Type of response Number of responses Hours per response Total hours A B C D 43 CFR subpart 3202—Lessee Qualifications ............................................................................ 43 CFR subpart 3203—Nomination of Lands for Competitive Leasing, Form 3203–1 .............. 43 CFR subpart 3204—Noncompetitive Leasing Other Than Direct Use Leases ..................... 43 CFR subpart 3205—Direct Use Leasing ................................................................................ 43 CFR subpart 3206—Lease Issuance ..................................................................................... 43 CFR subpart 3207—Lease Terms and Extensions ............................................................... 43 CFR subpart 3210—Lease Consolidation .............................................................................. 43 CFR subpart 3212—Lease Suspensions and Royalty Rate Reductions .............................. 43 CFR subpart 3213—Lease Relinquishment, Termination, and Cancellation ........................ 43 CFR subpart 3213—Lease Reinstatement ............................................................................ 43 CFR subpart 3217—Cooperative Agreements ...................................................................... 43 CFR subpart 3251—Notice of Intent to Conduct Geothermal Exploration Activities, Form 3200–9 ..................................................................................................................................... 43 CFR subpart 3252—Geothermal Sundry Notice, Form 3260–3 ............................................ 43 CFR subpart 3253—Reports: Exploration Operations ........................................................... 43 CFR subpart 3256—Exploration Operations Relief and Appeals .......................................... 43 CFR subpart 3261—Geothermal Drilling Permit, Form 3260–2 ............................................ 43 CFR subpart 3264—Geothermal Well Completion Report, Form 3260–4 ............................ 43 CFR subpart 3272—Utilization Plans and Facility Construction Permits .............................. 43 CFR subpart 3273—Site License Application ........................................................................ 43 CFR subpart 3273—Relinquishment, Assignment, or Transfer of a Site License ................ 43 CFR subpart 3274—Commercial Use Permit ........................................................................ 43 CFR subpart 3276—Monthly Report of Geothermal Operations, Form 3260–5 ................... 43 CFR subpart 3281—Unit Agreements ................................................................................... 43 CFR subpart 3282—Participating Area .................................................................................. 43 CFR subpart 3283—Unit Agreement Modifications ............................................................... 75 80 50 10 155 50 50 10 10 5 10 1 1 4 10 1 1 1 40 40 1 40 75 80 200 100 155 50 50 400 400 5 400 12 100 12 10 60 12 10 10 22 10 120 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 1 10 10 10 10 10 96 800 96 80 480 120 100 100 22 100 1200 100 100 100 Totals .................................................................................................................................... 913 ........................ 5,409 Jean Sonneman, Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer. 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At each full RAC meeting, time is provided in the agenda for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance should contact the BLM Coordinator as provided above. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Mr. Williamson. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with Mr. Williamson. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. Dated: December 20, 2016. Andy Delmas, Acting District Manager. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO300 L91310000 PP0000]


Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-
0132

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 those who wish to 
participate in the exploration, development, production, and 
utilization of geothermal resources on BLM-managed public lands, and on 
lands managed by other Federal agencies. The Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, 
and assigned it control number 1004-0132.

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, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Please submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior (OMB #1004-0132), 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: jesonnem@blm.gov.
    Please indicate ``Attn: 1004-0132'' regardless of the form of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Kalish, at 202-912-7312. Persons 
who use a telecommunication device for the deaf may call the Federal 
Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, to leave a message for Mr. Kalish. 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 July 19, 2016 (81 FR 46954), and the comment 
period ended September 19, 2016. 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 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 1004-0132 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: Geothermal Resource Leasing and Geothermal Resource Unit 
Agreements (43 CFR parts 3200 and 3280).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0132.
    Summary: The BLM collects the information in order to decide 
whether or not to approve geothermal resource leases and unit 
agreements, process nominations for geothermal lease sales, and monitor 
compliance with granted approvals.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion, except for Monthly Report of 
Geothermal Operations (Form 3260-5), which is required monthly.
    Forms:
     Form 3200-9, Notice of Intent to Conduct Geothermal 
Resource Exploration Operations;
     Form 3203-1, Nomination of Lands for Competitive 
Geothermal Leasing;
     Form 3260-2, Geothermal Drilling Permit;
     Form 3260-3, Geothermal Sundry Notice; and
     Form 3260-4; Geothermal Well Completion Report; and
     Form 3260-5; Monthly Report of Geothermal Operations.
    Description of Respondents: Those who wish to participate in the 
exploration, development, production, and utilization of geothermal 
resources on BLM-managed by other Federal agencies.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 913.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 5,409.
    Estimated Annual Non-Hour Costs: $83,260.
    The estimated burdens are itemized in the following table:

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                                                                     Number of       Hours per
                        Type of response                             responses       response       Total hours
A                                                                              B               C               D
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43 CFR subpart 3202--Lessee Qualifications......................              75               1              75
43 CFR subpart 3203--Nomination of Lands for Competitive                      80               1              80
 Leasing, Form 3203-1...........................................
43 CFR subpart 3204--Noncompetitive Leasing Other Than Direct                 50               4             200
 Use Leases.....................................................
43 CFR subpart 3205--Direct Use Leasing.........................              10              10             100
43 CFR subpart 3206--Lease Issuance.............................             155               1             155
43 CFR subpart 3207--Lease Terms and Extensions.................              50               1              50
43 CFR subpart 3210--Lease Consolidation........................              50               1              50
43 CFR subpart 3212--Lease Suspensions and Royalty Rate                       10              40             400
 Reductions.....................................................
43 CFR subpart 3213--Lease Relinquishment, Termination, and                   10              40             400
 Cancellation...................................................
43 CFR subpart 3213--Lease Reinstatement........................               5               1               5
43 CFR subpart 3217--Cooperative Agreements.....................              10              40             400
43 CFR subpart 3251--Notice of Intent to Conduct Geothermal                   12               8              96
 Exploration Activities, Form 3200-9............................
43 CFR subpart 3252--Geothermal Sundry Notice, Form 3260-3......             100               8             800
43 CFR subpart 3253--Reports: Exploration Operations............              12               8              96
43 CFR subpart 3256--Exploration Operations Relief and Appeals..              10               8              80
43 CFR subpart 3261--Geothermal Drilling Permit, Form 3260-2....              60               8             480
43 CFR subpart 3264--Geothermal Well Completion Report, Form                  12              10             120
 3260-4.........................................................
43 CFR subpart 3272--Utilization Plans and Facility Construction              10              10             100
 Permits........................................................
43 CFR subpart 3273--Site License Application...................              10              10             100
43 CFR subpart 3273--Relinquishment, Assignment, or Transfer of               22               1              22
 a Site License.................................................
43 CFR subpart 3274--Commercial Use Permit......................              10              10             100
43 CFR subpart 3276--Monthly Report of Geothermal Operations,                120              10            1200
 Form 3260-5....................................................
43 CFR subpart 3281--Unit Agreements............................              10              10             100
43 CFR subpart 3282--Participating Area.........................              10              10             100
43 CFR subpart 3283--Unit Agreement Modifications...............              10              10             100
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    Totals......................................................             913  ..............           5,409
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Jean Sonneman,
Bureau of Land Management, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-31419 Filed 12-27-16; 8:45 am]
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