Agency Information Collection Activities: Special Permanent Program Performance Standards-Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors, 49572-49573 [2018-21384]

Download as PDF 49572 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 2, 2018 / Notices regulations which provide for each State regulatory authority to train, examine and certify persons for engaging in blasting or use of explosives in surface coal mining operations. Each State that wishes to certify blasters must submit a blasters certification program to OSMRE for approval. 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: 1 State or Tribe every three years. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1 every three years. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 960 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 320 hours per year. 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. 2018–21385 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 1029–0049] Agency Information Collection Activities: Special Permanent Program Performance Standards—Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Oct 01, 2018 Jkt 247001 information to protect alluvial valley floors from the adverse effects of surface coal mining operations west of the 100th meridian. This information will be used by the regulatory authorities to make that determination. 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. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 822— Special Permanent Program Performance Standards—Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors. OMB Control Number: 1029–0049. Abstract: This Part implements the requirements in Sections 510(b)(5) and 515(b)(10)(F) of the Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act of 1977 (the Act) to protect alluvial valley floors from the adverse effects of surface coal mining operations west of the 100th meridian. Part 822 requires the permittee to install, maintain, and operate a monitoring system in order to provide specific protection for alluvial valley floors. This information is necessary to determine whether the unique hydrologic conditions of alluvial valley floors are protected according to the Act. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Coal mine operators and State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 33 coal mining operators who operate on alluvial valley floors and approximately 4 State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 33 coal mining operators who operate on alluvial valley floors and 33 State regulatory authority responses. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 3 to 90 hours per response from Coal mine operators, with an average of 80 hours; and an average of 10 hours for State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,970 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Annually. 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 E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49572-49573]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-21384]


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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 1029-0049]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Special Permanent 
Program Performance Standards--Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors

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 to protect alluvial valley floors from the adverse 
effects of surface coal mining operations west of the 100th meridian. 
This information will be used by the regulatory authorities to make 
that determination.

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.

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 822--Special Permanent Program 
Performance Standards--Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0049.
    Abstract: This Part implements the requirements in Sections 
510(b)(5) and 515(b)(10)(F) of the Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation 
Act of 1977 (the Act) to protect alluvial valley floors from the 
adverse effects of surface coal mining operations west of the 100th 
meridian. Part 822 requires the permittee to install, maintain, and 
operate a monitoring system in order to provide specific protection for 
alluvial valley floors. This information is necessary to determine 
whether the unique hydrologic conditions of alluvial valley floors are 
protected according to the Act.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Coal mine operators and State 
regulatory authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 33 coal mining 
operators who operate on alluvial valley floors and approximately 4 
State regulatory authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 33 coal mining 
operators who operate on alluvial valley floors and 33 State regulatory 
authority responses.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 3 to 90 hours 
per response from Coal mine operators, with an average of 80 hours; and 
an average of 10 hours for State regulatory authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,970 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    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

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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]
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