Department of Agriculture June 8, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information
Document Number: 05-11374
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this Notice invites the general public and other interested parties to comment on a proposed information collection by the Economic Research Service. This information collection will provide data needed to conduct research to develop questionnaires and related instruments capable of collecting reliable and valid information on topics including: food-related knowledge, attitudes, and behavior; food assistance program participation; and customer satisfaction. To do so, ERS plans to conduct data collections that involve formative research, including such methods as cognitive interviews (individual and/or small group), and pre-testing of survey items (mailed, in-person, telephone, or Web- based pretests).
Long Rail Project; Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Florence and Forest Counties, WI
Document Number: 05-11364
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The USDA Forest Service, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Eagle River-Florence Ranger District intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to disclose the environmental consequences of a vegetation and transportation management project. In the EIS the USDA Forest Service will address the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed land management activities and corresponding alternatives. The Long Rail Project Area is approximately 74,800 acres in size and is located in Forest and Florence Counties, 17 miles west of Florence, Wisconsin. National Forest System lands comprise about 54,300 acres within the project area boundary. The approximate legal description for the area is as follows: T38N R13E Sections 1, 12, 13; T38N R14E Sections 1-11, 18; T38N R15E Sections 1-12, 14-17, 20-22; T39N R13E Sections 1, 12-13, 24-25, 36; T39N R14E Sections 1-36; T39N R15E Sections 4-7, 18-22, 25-36; T40N R13E Sections 25, 36; T40N R14E Sections 29-32, 24-26, 35-36; T40N R15E Sections 2-4, 7-11, 14-23, 25- 33; T41N R15E Sections 22-23, 26-27, 34-35 see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for the purpose and need for the action.
Deschutes and Ochoco National Forest Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-11362
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Redmond, Oregon. The purpose of the meeting is to review proposed projects and make recommendations under Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.
Notice of Request for Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 05-11339
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Business-Cooperative Service's intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program.
Upper Strawberry Grazing Allotments Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 05-11335
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 40 Code of Federal Regulations 1500-1508 Council on Environmental Quality Regulations, and, the Heber Ranger District of the Uinta National Forest will be preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze authorization of livestock grazing by updating allotment management plans (AMPs) on National Forest System lands on three grazing allotments.
Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 05-11314
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Risk Management Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C Chapter 35) this notice announces the Risk Management Agency's intention to request an extension for and revision to a currently approved information collection for Request for Applications for Research Partnerships.
Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 05-11313
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Risk Management Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C Chapter 35) this notice announces the Risk Management Agency's intention to request an extension for and revision to a currently approved information collection for Risk Management and Crop Insurance Education; Request for Applications.