Agency Information Collection Activities: Requirements for Permits for Special Categories of Mining, 55113-55114 [2017-25095]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 222 / Monday, November 20, 2017 / Notices Josh Alexander, BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana; telephone: (406) 896–5123; email: jalexand@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at (800) 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands surveyed are: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Principal Meridian, Montana 15:15 Nov 17, 2017 Jkt 244001 Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chapter 3. Joshua F. Alexander, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana. [FR Doc. 2017–25072 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] T. 22 N., R. 59 E. Sec. 30. T. 23 N., R. 16 E. Sec. 28. T. 7 S., R. 3 W. Secs. 23, 26, and 27. T. 13 S., R. 6 W. Sec. 32. A person or party who wishes to protest an official filing of a plat of survey identified above must file a written notice of protest with the BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. The notice of protest must identify the plat(s) of survey that the person or party wishes to protest. The notice of protest must be received in the BLM Montana State Office no later than the scheduled date of the proposed official filing for the plat(s) of survey being protested; if received after regular business hours, a notice of protest will be considered filed the next business day. A written statement of reasons in support of the protest, if not filed with the notice of protest, must be filed with the BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana within 30 calendar days after the notice of protest is received. If a notice of protest of the plat(s) of survey is received prior to the scheduled date of official filing or during the 10 calendar day grace period provided in 43 CFR 4.401(a) and the delay in filing is waived, the official filing of the plat(s) of survey identified in the notice of protest will be stayed pending consideration of the protest. A plat of survey will not be officially filed until the next business day after all timely protests have been dismissed or otherwise resolved. If a notice of protest is received after the scheduled date of official filing and the 10 calendar day grace period provided in 43 CFR 4.401(a), the notice of protest will be untimely, may not be considered, and may be dismissed. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in a notice of protest or statement of reasons, you should be aware that the documents you submit—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available in their entirety at any time. While you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 189S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0040] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requirements for Permits for Special Categories of Mining Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Information Collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection for requirements for permits for special categories of mining. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to: The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Attn: John Trelease, 1849 C Street NW.; Mail Stop 4559, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact John Trelease by email at jtrelease@osmre.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–2783. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55113 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 OSMRE; (2) is the estimate of burden accurate; (3) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) how might the OSMRE minimize the burden of this 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. This notice provides the public with 60 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 785— Requirements for permits for special categories of mining. OMB Control Number: 1029–0040. Abstract: The information is being collected to meet the requirements of sections 507, 508, 510, 515, 701 and 711 of Public Law 95–87, which require applicants for special types of mining activities to provide descriptions, maps, plans and data of the proposed activity. This information will be used by the regulatory authority in determining if the applicant can meet the applicable performance standards for the special type of mining activity. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Applicants for coal mine permits and State Regulatory Authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 378. E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 55114 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 222 / Monday, November 20, 2017 / Notices Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 378. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 7 hours to 1,000 hours, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 18,820 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0 An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Authority: The authorities for this action are the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, as amended (30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.), and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Dated: October 5, 2017. John A. Trelease, Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2017–25095 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 189S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0112] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requirements for Coal Exploration Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection for requirements for coal exploration. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to: The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Attn: John Trelease, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4559, nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:15 Nov 17, 2017 Jkt 244001 Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact John Trelease by email at jtrelease@osmre.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–2783. 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 OSMRE; (2) is the estimate of burden accurate; (3) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) how might the OSMRE minimize the burden of this 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. This notice provides the public with 60 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 772— Requirements for coal exploration. OMB Control Number: 1029–0112. Abstract: OSMRE and State regulatory authorities use the information collected under 30 CFR part 772 to keep track of coal exploration activities, evaluate the need for an exploration permit, and ensure that exploration activities comply with the environmental protection and reclamation PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirements of 30 CFR parts 772 and 815, and section 512 of SMCRA (30 U.S.C. 1262). Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Persons planning to conduct coal exploration and State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1,024 persons submitting exploration notices or permits, and 24 State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,125 responses by persons submitting exploration notices or permits, and 1,031 responses by State regulatory authorities. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from .5 hours to 70 hours for persons submitting exploration notices or permits, depending on activity, .5 hours to 53 hours for State regulatory authorities, depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 7,644 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $2,408. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Authority: The authorities for this action are the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, as amended (30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.), and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Dated: October 5, 2017. John A. Trelease, Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2017–25096 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 189S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0036] Agency Information Collection Activities: Surface Mining Permit Applications—Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 222 (Monday, November 20, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requirements for 
Permits for Special Categories of Mining

AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Information Collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are 
proposing to renew an information collection for requirements for 
permits for special categories of mining.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 19, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to: The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
Enforcement, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Attn: John 
Trelease, 1849 C Street NW.; Mail Stop 4559, Washington, DC 20240. 
Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact John Trelease by email at jtrelease@osmre.gov, 
or by telephone at (202) 208-2783.

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 OSMRE; (2) is the estimate of burden accurate; (3) how 
might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) how might the OSMRE minimize the 
burden of this 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.
    This notice provides the public with 60 days in which to comment on 
the following information collection activity:
    Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 785--Requirements for permits for 
special categories of mining.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0040.
    Abstract: The information is being collected to meet the 
requirements of sections 507, 508, 510, 515, 701 and 711 of Public Law 
95-87, which require applicants for special types of mining activities 
to provide descriptions, maps, plans and data of the proposed activity. 
This information will be used by the regulatory authority in 
determining if the applicant can meet the applicable performance 
standards for the special type of mining activity.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Applicants for coal mine permits and 
State Regulatory Authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 378.

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    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 378.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 7 hours to 
1,000 hours, depending on activity.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 18,820 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

    Authority:  The authorities for this action are the Surface 
Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, as amended (30 U.S.C. 
1201 et seq.), and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq.).

    Dated: October 5, 2017.
John A. Trelease,
Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 2017-25095 Filed 11-17-17; 8:45 am]
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