Agency Information Collection Activities: State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations, 49573-49574 [2018-21380]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 2, 2018 / Notices Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). John A. Trelease, Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2018–21384 Filed 10–1–18; 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 1029–0113] Agency Information Collection Activities: General Reclamation Requirements 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 for land and water eligibility requirements, reclamation objectives and priorities and reclamation contractor responsibility. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 3, 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Oct 01, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 874— General Reclamation Requirements. OMB Control Number: 1029–0113. Abstract: Part 874 establishes land and water eligibility requirements, reclamation objectives and priorities and reclamation contractor responsibility. 30 CFR 874.17 requires consultation between the AML agency and the appropriate Title V regulatory authority on the likelihood of removing the coal under a Title V permit and concurrences between the AML agency and the appropriate Title V regulatory authority on the AML project boundary and the amount of coal that would be extracted under the AML reclamation project. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State regulatory authorities and Indian tribes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 8 States and Tribes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 8. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 83 hours per response. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 664 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49573 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. 2018–21383 Filed 10–1–18; 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 1029–0030] Agency Information Collection Activities: State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations 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 which provides authority for citizens to petition States to designate lands unsuitable for surface coal mining operations, or to terminate such designation. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 3, 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. SUMMARY: To request additional information about this ICR, contact John Trelease by email at jtrelease@osmre.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–2783. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 49574 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 2, 2018 / Notices 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 764— State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations. OMB Control Number: 1029–0030. Abstract: This part implements the requirement of section 522 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), 30 U.S.C 1201 et seq., which provides authority for citizens to petition States to designate lands unsuitable for surface coal mining operations, or to terminate such designation. The regulatory authority uses the information to identify, locate, compare and evaluate the area requested to be designated as unsuitable, or terminate the designation, for surface coal mining operations. Form Number: None. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Oct 01, 2018 Jkt 247001 Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or groups that petition the States, and the State regulatory authorities that process the petitions. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1 petitioner and 1 State regulatory authority. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 600 hours per petition and 4,000 hours per regulatory authority. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,600 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $120. 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. 2018–21380 Filed 10–1–18; 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 1029–0057] Agency Information Collection Activities: Reclamation on Private Lands 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 collection of information which authorizes Federal, State, and Tribal governments to reclaim private lands and allows for the establishment of procedures for the recovery of the cost of reclamation activities on privately owned lands. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 1, 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 1029–0057 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 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

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18XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029-0030]


Agency Information Collection Activities: State Processes for 
Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations

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 which provides authority for citizens to petition States 
to designate lands unsuitable for surface coal mining operations, or to 
terminate such designation.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 3, 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 [email protected].

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.

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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 764--State Processes for 
Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0030.
    Abstract: This part implements the requirement of section 522 of 
the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), 30 
U.S.C 1201 et seq., which provides authority for citizens to petition 
States to designate lands unsuitable for surface coal mining 
operations, or to terminate such designation. The regulatory authority 
uses the information to identify, locate, compare and evaluate the area 
requested to be designated as unsuitable, or terminate the designation, 
for surface coal mining operations.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or groups that petition 
the States, and the State regulatory authorities that process the 
petitions.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1 petitioner and 1 
State regulatory authority.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 600 hours per petition and 
4,000 hours per regulatory authority.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,600 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $120.
    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. 2018-21380 Filed 10-1-18; 8:45 am]
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