Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil Shale Management, 52317-52318 [2017-24528]

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ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 12, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to the Jean Sonneman, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW., Room 2134LM, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to jesonnem@blm.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1004–0201 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, please contact Mary Linda Ponticelli by email at mpontice@ blm.gov or, by phone at 202–912–7115. 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 the above person. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the BLM; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BLM enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BLM minimize the burden of the collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. SUMMARY: Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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 is provided for the information collection: Abstract: This control number applies to the exploration, development, and utilization of oil shale resources on the BLM-managed public lands. Currently, the only oil shale leases issued by the BLM are for research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) leases. However, the BLM regulations provide a framework for commercial oil shale leasing and additionally include provisions for conversion of RD&D leases to commercial leases. Title of Collection: Oil Shale Management (43 CFR parts 3900, 3910, 3920, and 3930). OMB Control Number: 1004–0201. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Applicants for oil shale leases, oil shale lessees and oil shale operators. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 24. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 24. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from the number of minutes/hours per response. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,795. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Non Hour Burden Cost: $526,632. The estimated burdens are itemized in the following table: Type of response Number of responses Hours per response Total time (column B × column C) A B. C D Application for Waiver, Suspension, or Reduction of Rental or Payment In Lieu of Production; Application for Reduction in Royalty; or Application for Waiver of Royalty, 43 CFR 3903.54(b) ................................................................................................................................ Bonding Requirements, 43 CFR Subpart 3904 .......................................................................... Application for an Exploration License, 43 CFR 3910.31(a) through (e) .................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Nov 09, 2017 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 1 1 1 13NON1 1 1 24 1 1 24 52318 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 217 / Monday, November 13, 2017 / Notices Type of response Number of responses Hours per response Total time (column B × column C) A B. C D Notice Seeking Participation in an Exploration License, 43 CFR 3910.31(f) ............................. Data Obtained Under an Exploration License, 43 CFR 3910.44 ................................................ Response to Call for Expression of Leasing Interest, 43 CFR 3921.30 ..................................... Application for a Lease — Individuals, 43 CFR 3902.23, 3922.20, and 3922.30 ...................... Application for a Lease — Associations, 43 CFR 3902.24, 3922.20, and 3922.30 ................... Application for a Lease — Corporations, 43 CFR 3902.25, 3922.20, and 3922.30 ................... Sealed Bid, 43 CFR 3924.10 ...................................................................................................... Application to Convert Research, Development, and Demonstration Lease to Commercial Lease, 43 CFR 3926.10(c) ...................................................................................................... Drill and Geophysical Logs, 43 CFR 3930.11(b) ........................................................................ New Geologic Information, 43 CFR 3930.20(b) .......................................................................... Plan of Development, 43 CFR 3931.11 ...................................................................................... Application for Suspension of Lease Operations and Production, 43 CFR 3931.30 ................. Exploration Plan, 43 CFR 3931.41 .............................................................................................. Modification of Approved Exploration Plan or Plan of Development, 43 CFR 3931.50 ............. Production Maps and Production Reports, 43 CFR 3931.70 ..................................................... Records of Core or Test Hole Samples and Cuttings, 43 CFR 3931.80 ................................... Application for Modification of Lease Size, 43 CFR 3932.10, 3930.20, and 3932.30 ................ Request for Approval of Assignment of Record Title or Sublease or Notice of Overriding Royalty Interest Assignment, 43 CFR Subpart 3933 ..................................................................... Relinquishment of Lease or Exploration License, 43 CFR 3934.10 ........................................... Production and Sale Records, 43 CFR 3935.10 ......................................................................... 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 4 308 308 308 8 1 8 4 308 308 308 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 308 19 19 308 24 24 24 16 16 12 308 19 19 308 24 24 24 16 16 12 2 1 1 10 18 16 20 18 16 Totals .................................................................................................................................... 24 ........................ 1,795 The authorities for this action are the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, the Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands Act of 1947, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the EP Act and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.). Jean Sonneman, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Bureau of Land Management. Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Pistoia Alliance, Inc. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–945 (Modification Proceeding)] Certain Network Devices, Related Software and Components Thereof (II); Notice of Correction Concerning the Institution of Modification Proceeding U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Correction of notice. AGENCY: Correction is made to notice 82 FR 50678, which was published on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, to clarify that the Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not named as a party in this modification proceeding. Any inclusion of the Office of Unfair Import Investigations as a named party in this proceeding is hereby corrected in the Notice of Institution. SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Antitrust Division BILLING CODE 4310–84–P 18:38 Nov 09, 2017 [FR Doc. 2017–24530 Filed 11–9–17; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [FR Doc. 2017–24528 Filed 11–9–17; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 By order of the Commission. Issued: November 7, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. Jkt 244001 Notice is hereby given that, on October 3, 2017, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Luxoft Global Operations GmbH, Zug, SWITZERLAND; Congenica Limited, Hinxton, UNITED KINGDOM; Jeremy G. Frey (individual member), Highfield, UNITED KINGDOM; The HDF Group, Champaign, IL; BioRAFT, Cambridge, MA; Cyclica, Toronto, CANADA; and AbbVie Inc., North PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Chicago, IL, have been added as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Pistoia Alliance, Inc. intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On May 28, 2009, Pistoia Alliance, Inc. filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 15, 2009 (74 FR 34364). The last notification was filed with the Department on July 12, 2017. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 16, 2017 (82 FR 38939). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2017–24544 Filed 11–9–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 217 (Monday, November 13, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLAK930000.L13100000.FF0000.241A]; OMB Control No. 1004-0201


Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil Shale Management

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are proposing to renew an 
information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 12, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to the Jean Sonneman, U.S. Department of the Interior, 
Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW., Room 2134LM, Washington, 
DC 20240; or by email to jesonnem@blm.gov. Please reference OMB Control 
Number 1004-0201 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, please contact Mary Linda Ponticelli by email at 
mpontice@blm.gov or, by phone at 202-912-7115. 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 the above 
person.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described 
below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the 
following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper 
functions of the BLM; (2) will this information be processed and used 
in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how 
might the BLM enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the BLM minimize the 
burden of the collection on the respondents, including through the use 
of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. 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 is provided for the information 
collection:
    Abstract: This control number applies to the exploration, 
development, and utilization of oil shale resources on the BLM-managed 
public lands. Currently, the only oil shale leases issued by the BLM 
are for research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) leases. 
However, the BLM regulations provide a framework for commercial oil 
shale leasing and additionally include provisions for conversion of 
RD&D leases to commercial leases.
    Title of Collection: Oil Shale Management (43 CFR parts 3900, 3910, 
3920, and 3930).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0201.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Applicants for oil shale leases, oil 
shale lessees and oil shale operators.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 24.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 24.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from the number of 
minutes/hours per response.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,795.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Non Hour Burden Cost: $526,632.
    The estimated burdens are itemized in the following table:

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                                                                                                    Total time
                        Type of response                             Number of       Hours per      (column B x
                                                                     responses       response        column C)
A                                                                             B.               C               D
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Application for Waiver, Suspension, or Reduction of Rental or                  1               1               1
 Payment In Lieu of Production; Application for Reduction in
 Royalty; or Application for Waiver of Royalty, 43 CFR
 3903.54(b).....................................................
Bonding Requirements, 43 CFR Subpart 3904.......................               1               1               1
Application for an Exploration License, 43 CFR 3910.31(a)                      1              24              24
 through (e)....................................................

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Notice Seeking Participation in an Exploration License, 43 CFR                 1               1               1
 3910.31(f).....................................................
Data Obtained Under an Exploration License, 43 CFR 3910.44......               1               8               8
Response to Call for Expression of Leasing Interest, 43 CFR                    1               4               4
 3921.30........................................................
Application for a Lease -- Individuals, 43 CFR 3902.23, 3922.20,               1             308             308
 and 3922.30....................................................
Application for a Lease -- Associations, 43 CFR 3902.24,                       1             308             308
 3922.20, and 3922.30...........................................
Application for a Lease -- Corporations, 43 CFR 3902.25,                       1             308             308
 3922.20, and 3922.30...........................................
Sealed Bid, 43 CFR 3924.10......................................               1               8               8
Application to Convert Research, Development, and Demonstration                1             308             308
 Lease to Commercial Lease, 43 CFR 3926.10(c)...................
Drill and Geophysical Logs, 43 CFR 3930.11(b)...................               1              19              19
New Geologic Information, 43 CFR 3930.20(b).....................               1              19              19
Plan of Development, 43 CFR 3931.11.............................               1             308             308
Application for Suspension of Lease Operations and Production,                 1              24              24
 43 CFR 3931.30.................................................
Exploration Plan, 43 CFR 3931.41................................               1              24              24
Modification of Approved Exploration Plan or Plan of                           1              24              24
 Development, 43 CFR 3931.50....................................
Production Maps and Production Reports, 43 CFR 3931.70..........               1              16              16
Records of Core or Test Hole Samples and Cuttings, 43 CFR                      1              16              16
 3931.80........................................................
Application for Modification of Lease Size, 43 CFR 3932.10,                    1              12              12
 3930.20, and 3932.30...........................................
Request for Approval of Assignment of Record Title or Sublease                 2              10              20
 or Notice of Overriding Royalty Interest Assignment, 43 CFR
 Subpart 3933...................................................
Relinquishment of Lease or Exploration License, 43 CFR 3934.10..               1              18              18
Production and Sale Records, 43 CFR 3935.10.....................               1              16              16
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    Totals......................................................              24  ..............           1,795
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    The authorities for this action are the Mineral Leasing Act of 
1920, the Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands Act of 1947, the 
Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the EP Act and the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.).

Jean Sonneman,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Bureau of Land Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-24528 Filed 11-9-17; 8:45 am]
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