Grant Notification for Fiscal Year 2019, 8109 [2019-03963]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 6, 2019 / Notices Sec. 9. The areas described contain 800 acres. Authority: 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1) Anita Bilbao, Associate State Director. [FR Doc. 2019–04057 Filed 3–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 190S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 19XS501520] Grant Notification for Fiscal Year 2019 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the Title IV Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program and the Title V Regulatory Program under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. We will award these grants during fiscal year 2019. DATES: A single point of contact or other interested state or local entities may submit written comments regarding AML and Regulatory funding until April 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Electronic mail: Send your comments to yrichardson@osmre.gov. • Mail, hand-delivery, or courier: Send your comments to Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Attn: Administrative Record, Room 4558, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yetunde Richardson, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, MS 4551, Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 208–2766. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Grant Notification We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the Title IV Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program and the Title V Regulatory Program under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA). We are notifying the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Mar 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the AML Reclamation Program. Additionally, we are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for regulating coal mining within their jurisdictional borders under the Regulatory Program. We will award these grants during fiscal year 2019. Eligible applicants are those states and Indian Tribes with a reclamation plan, regulatory program, and/or regulatory development program approved under SMCRA, as amended, 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq., and the State of Tennessee. Under Executive Order (E.O.) 12372, we must provide state officials the opportunity to review and comment on proposed federal financial assistance activities. Of the eligible applicants, nineteen states or Indian tribes do not have single points-ofcontact under the E.O.12372 review process; therefore, we are required to publish this notice as an alternate means of notification. Description of the AML Program SMCRA established the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to receive the AML fees used to finance reclamation of AML coal mine sites. Title IV of SMCRA authorizes the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement to provide grants to eligible states and Indian tribes that are funded from permanent (mandatory) appropriations. Recipients use these funds to reclaim the highest priority AML coal mine sites that were left abandoned prior to the enactment of SMCRA in 1977, eligible non-coal sites, projects that address the impacts of mineral development, and non-reclamation projects. Description of the Regulatory Program Title V of SMCRA authorizes the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement to provide grants to states and Indian tribes to develop, administer, and enforce state regulatory programs addressing the disturbance from coal mining operations. Additionally, Title V authorizes states to develop regulatory programs pursuant to SMCRA, and upon approval of regulatory programs, to assume regulatory primacy and act as the regulatory authority, and to administer and enforce their respective approved SMCRA regulatory programs. Our regulations at Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter V implement the provisions of SMCRA. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8109 Dated: February 11, 2019. Glenda H. Owens, Deputy Director, Exercising the Authority of the Director, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. [FR Doc. 2019–03963 Filed 3–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Data Transmission Devices, Components Thereof, Associated Software, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3368; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Data Scape Limited and C-Scape Consulting Corp. on February 28, 2019. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 44 (Wednesday, March 6, 2019)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-03963]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

[S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 190S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 
19XS501520]


Grant Notification for Fiscal Year 2019

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 
are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible 
applicants for purposes authorized under the Title IV Abandoned Mine 
Land Reclamation Program and the Title V Regulatory Program under the 
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. We will award these 
grants during fiscal year 2019.

DATES: A single point of contact or other interested state or local 
entities may submit written comments regarding AML and Regulatory 
funding until April 5, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Electronic mail: Send your comments to 
yrichardson@osmre.gov.
     Mail, hand-delivery, or courier: Send your comments to 
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Attn: 
Administrative Record, Room 4558, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 
20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yetunde Richardson, Office of Surface 
Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, MS 4551, 
Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 208-2766.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Grant Notification

    We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement 
(OSMRE), are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to 
eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the Title IV 
Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program and the Title V 
Regulatory Program under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act 
of 1977 (SMCRA). We are notifying the public that we intend to grant 
funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the AML 
Reclamation Program. Additionally, we are notifying the public that we 
intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for regulating coal mining 
within their jurisdictional borders under the Regulatory Program. We 
will award these grants during fiscal year 2019. Eligible applicants 
are those states and Indian Tribes with a reclamation plan, regulatory 
program, and/or regulatory development program approved under SMCRA, as 
amended, 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq., and the State of Tennessee. Under 
Executive Order (E.O.) 12372, we must provide state officials the 
opportunity to review and comment on proposed federal financial 
assistance activities. Of the eligible applicants, nineteen states or 
Indian tribes do not have single points-of-contact under the E.O.12372 
review process; therefore, we are required to publish this notice as an 
alternate means of notification.

Description of the AML Program

    SMCRA established the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to receive 
the AML fees used to finance reclamation of AML coal mine sites. Title 
IV of SMCRA authorizes the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
Enforcement to provide grants to eligible states and Indian tribes that 
are funded from permanent (mandatory) appropriations. Recipients use 
these funds to reclaim the highest priority AML coal mine sites that 
were left abandoned prior to the enactment of SMCRA in 1977, eligible 
non-coal sites, projects that address the impacts of mineral 
development, and non-reclamation projects.

Description of the Regulatory Program

    Title V of SMCRA authorizes the Office of Surface Mining 
Reclamation and Enforcement to provide grants to states and Indian 
tribes to develop, administer, and enforce state regulatory programs 
addressing the disturbance from coal mining operations. Additionally, 
Title V authorizes states to develop regulatory programs pursuant to 
SMCRA, and upon approval of regulatory programs, to assume regulatory 
primacy and act as the regulatory authority, and to administer and 
enforce their respective approved SMCRA regulatory programs. Our 
regulations at Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Chapter V 
implement the provisions of SMCRA.

    Dated: February 11, 2019.
Glenda H. Owens,
Deputy Director, Exercising the Authority of the Director, Office of 
Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2019-03963 Filed 3-5-19; 8:45 am]
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