Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition Process for Designation of Federal Lands as Unsuitable for All or Certain Types of Surface Coal Mining Operations and for Termination of Previous Designations, 47936 [2018-20558]

Download as PDF 47936 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 184 / Friday, September 21, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 189S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0098] Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition Process for Designation of Federal Lands as Unsuitable for All or Certain Types of Surface Coal Mining Operations and for Termination of Previous Designations 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 announcing our intention to request renewed approval for the collection of information that establishes the minimum procedures and standards for designating Federal lands unsuitable for certain types of surface mining operations and for terminating designations pursuant to a petition. The information requested will aid the regulatory authority in the decision making process to approve or disapprove a request. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 22, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 4559, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to jtrelease@ osmre.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1029–0098 in the subject line of your comments. 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. You may also view the ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Sep 20, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 provides the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on July 12, 2018 (83 FR 32324). No comments were received. We are again 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 OSMRE; (2) is the estimate of burden accurate; (3) how might OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) how might 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. 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. Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 769— Petition process for designation of Federal lands as unsuitable for all or certain types of surface coal mining operations and for termination of previous designations. OMB Control Number: 1029–0098. Abstract: This part establishes the minimum procedures and standards for designating Federal lands unsuitable for certain types of surface mining operations and for terminating designations pursuant to a petition. The information requested will aid the regulatory authority in the decision making process to approve or disapprove a request. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: People who may be adversely affected by surface mining on Federal lands. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: One every three years. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: One every three years. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 3,000 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,000 hours annually. 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. 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.). John A. Trelease, Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2018–20558 Filed 9–20–18; 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 1029–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities: General 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 general provisions under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 22, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 4559, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

[S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 189S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 
18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029-0098]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition Process for 
Designation of Federal Lands as Unsuitable for All or Certain Types of 
Surface Coal Mining Operations and for Termination of Previous 
Designations

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 
announcing our intention to request renewed approval for the collection 
of information that establishes the minimum procedures and standards 
for designating Federal lands unsuitable for certain types of surface 
mining operations and for terminating designations pursuant to a 
petition. The information requested will aid the regulatory authority 
in the decision making process to approve or disapprove a request.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 22, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior by email at [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 
1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 4559, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to 
[email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1029-0098 in 
the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact John Trelease by email at [email protected], 
or by telephone at (202) 208-2783. You may also view the ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

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 provides the requested data in the desired 
format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
July 12, 2018 (83 FR 32324). No comments were received.
    We are again 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 OSMRE; (2) is the estimate of burden accurate; (3) 
how might OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) how might 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. 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.
    Title of Collection: 30 CFR part 769--Petition process for 
designation of Federal lands as unsuitable for all or certain types of 
surface coal mining operations and for termination of previous 
designations.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0098.
    Abstract: This part establishes the minimum procedures and 
standards for designating Federal lands unsuitable for certain types of 
surface mining operations and for terminating designations pursuant to 
a petition. The information requested will aid the regulatory authority 
in the decision making process to approve or disapprove a request.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: People who may be adversely affected 
by surface mining on Federal lands.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: One every three 
years.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: One every three years.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 3,000 hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,000 hours 
annually.
    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.

    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.).

John A. Trelease,
Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 2018-20558 Filed 9-20-18; 8:45 am]
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