Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 50609 [2017-23696]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices implementation commences.’’ The CFLRP program started in 2010 to encourage collaborative groups of neighboring landowners, state, local and tribal government representatives, businesses, interest groups, and nonprofit organizations, to work with the Forest Service (FS) to find common ground pertaining to geographically extensive forest restoration. Need and Use of the Information: Respondents will be given the option of completing an online version of the monitoring instrument or of completing a paper version. The collection of information will allow FS to meet its obligations under the CFLRP to monitor social impacts and to provide feedback to FS managers about activities, including the decisions making processes, conducted under the CFLRP. Without the collection of information, the FS will be unable to determine whether it is meeting the requirements of the Forest Landscape Restoration Act, nor if they are fully incorporating partner and public input into forest project, implementation, monitoring and/or planning processes as required by law. Description of Respondents: Residents within the Southwestern Crown CFLRP Landscape and Southwestern Crown Collaborative participants. Number of Respondents: 2,330. Frequency of Responses: One time. Total Burden Hours: 320. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23709 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES October 26, 2017. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are required regarding (1) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by December 1, 2017 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Farm Service Agency Title: Certified Mediation Program (7 CFR part 785). OMB Control Number: 0560–0165. Summary of Collection: The USDA Agricultural Medication Program (AMP) is mandated by Subtitle A and B of Title V of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100–233), as amended. Under the program, USDA makes grants to state-designated entitles that provide mediation to agricultural producers, their lenders and others that are directly affected by the action of certain USDA agencies. In mediation, a trained impartial mediator helps participants review and discuss their conflicts, identify options to resolve disputes and agree on solutions. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is administering the program. Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information to determine whether the participants meet the eligibility requirements to be recipients of grant funds, and secondly, to determine if the grant is being administered as provided by the Act. Lack of adequate information to make these determinations could result in the improper administration and appropriation of Federal grant funds. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 40. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50609 Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 500. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23696 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Newspapers for Publication of Legal Notices in the Eastern Region Forest Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Forest Service administrative review procedures require agency officials to publish legal notices in newspapers of record for certain opportunities to comment and opportunities to file pre-decisional objections. Forest Service officials in the Eastern Region will publish those legal notices in the newspapers listed in this notice. The Eastern Region consists of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New York, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The public shall be advised through a Federal Register Notice, of the newspaper of record to be utilized for publishing legal notice of comment and objection opportunities required by those Parts and their associated procedures. This notice fulfills that requirement for the Eastern Region. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Tighe; Writer/Editor; 626 E. Wisconsin Avenue; Milwaukee, WI 53202. Phone: (414) 297–3439. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Responsible Officials in the Eastern Region will publish legal notice(s) regarding proposed land management plans as required under 36 CFR 219.16 and legal notice(s) regarding an opportunity to comment on proposed projects as required under 36 CFR 218.24 in the newspapers that are listed in this section by Forest Service administrative unit. Additionally, Responsible Officials in the Eastern Region will publish legal notice(s) of the opportunity to object to a proposed project under 36 CFR part 218 or to object to a land management plan developed, amended, or revised under 36 CFR part 219 in the legal notice section of the newspapers listed in this notice. Additional notice regarding an opportunity to comment or object under the above mentioned regulations may be provided in other newspapers not listed SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 26, 2017.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
are required regarding (1) whether the 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 burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; (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 through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by December 
1, 2017 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: 
Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office 
Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are 
encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: 
[email protected] or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-
8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: Certified Mediation Program (7 CFR part 785).
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0165.
    Summary of Collection: The USDA Agricultural Medication Program 
(AMP) is mandated by Subtitle A and B of Title V of the Agricultural 
Credit Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100-233), as amended. Under the program, 
USDA makes grants to state-designated entitles that provide mediation 
to agricultural producers, their lenders and others that are directly 
affected by the action of certain USDA agencies. In mediation, a 
trained impartial mediator helps participants review and discuss their 
conflicts, identify options to resolve disputes and agree on solutions. 
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is administering the program.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information to 
determine whether the participants meet the eligibility requirements to 
be recipients of grant funds, and secondly, to determine if the grant 
is being administered as provided by the Act. Lack of adequate 
information to make these determinations could result in the improper 
administration and appropriation of Federal grant funds.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 40.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 500.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-23696 Filed 10-31-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-05-P