Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; General Reclamation Requirements, 66931-66932 [2019-26333]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 235 / Friday, December 6, 2019 / Notices Mark Gehlhar, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C. Street NW, Room 4556–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to mgehlhar@osmre.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1029–0049 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Mark Gehlhar by email at mgehlhar@osmre.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–2716. You may also view the ICR at http://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 provide 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 October 2, 2018 (83 FR 49572). 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 the OSMRE; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) 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. 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. Abstract: Sections 510(b)(5) and 515(b)(10)(F) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:11 Dec 05, 2019 Jkt 250001 (SMCRA) 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 hydrologic monitoring system in order to provide specific protection for alluvial valley floors. This information is necessary to determine whether the hydrologic conditions of alluvial valley floors are protected according to the Act. Title of Collection: Special Permanent Program Performance Standards— Operations in Alluvial Valley Floors. OMB Control Number: 1029–0049. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Coal mining operators and State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1 operator and 2 regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 60. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 160 hours for operator and an average of 15 hours for regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 5,250 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: One time. 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). Dated: November 26, 2019. Signed: Paul J. Ehret, Acting Chief Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2019–26332 Filed 12–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66931 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 201S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 20XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0113] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; 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 proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 6, 2020. 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 Mark Gehlhar, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, Room 4556–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to mgehlhar@osmre.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1029–0113 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Mark Gehlhar by email at mgehlhar@osmre.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–2716. You may also view the ICR at http://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 provide the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES 66932 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 235 / Friday, December 6, 2019 / Notices information was published on October 2, 2018 (83 FR 49573). 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 the OSMRE; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) 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. 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. Abstract: Part 874 establishes land and water eligibility requirements, reclamation objectives and priorities and reclamation contractor responsibility. The regulations at 30 CFR 874.17 require consultation between the Abandoned Mine Land (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. Title of Collection: General Reclamation Requirements. OMB Control Number: 1029–0113. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State regulatory authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 3 States. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 83 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 249 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: One time. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:11 Dec 05, 2019 Jkt 250001 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.). Dated: November 26, 2019. Paul J. Ehret, Acting Chief Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2019–26333 Filed 12–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 201S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 20XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0030] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; 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 proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 6, 2020. 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 Mark Gehlhar, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1849 C Street NW, Room 4556–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to mgehlhar@osmre.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1029–0030 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Mark Gehlhar by email at mgehlhar@osmre.gov, or by telephone at (202) 208–2716. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 2, 2018 (83 FR 49573). 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 the OSMRE; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) 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. 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. Abstract: This part implements the requirement of section 522 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), Public Law 95–87, 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. Title of Collection: State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations. OMB Control Number: 1029–0030. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 235 (Friday, December 6, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66931-66932]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26333]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

[S1D1S SS08011000 SX064A000 201S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX064A000 
20XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029-0113]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; General 
Reclamation Requirements

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.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 6, 2020.

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 Mark Gehlhar, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 
1849 C Street NW, Room 4556-MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to 
[email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1029-0113 in 
the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Mark Gehlhar by email at [email protected], or 
by telephone at (202) 208-2716. You may also view the ICR at http://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 provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of

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information was published on October 2, 2018 (83 FR 49573). 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 the OSMRE; (2) will this information be processed 
and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; 
(4) how might the OSMRE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (5) 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. 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.
    Abstract: Part 874 establishes land and water eligibility 
requirements, reclamation objectives and priorities and reclamation 
contractor responsibility. The regulations at 30 CFR 874.17 require 
consultation between the Abandoned Mine Land (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.
    Title of Collection: General Reclamation Requirements.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0113.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State regulatory authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 3 States.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 83 hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 249 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: One time.
    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.).

    Dated: November 26, 2019.
Paul J. Ehret,
 Acting Chief Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 2019-26333 Filed 12-5-19; 8:45 am]
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