Department of Agriculture March 3, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request: Correction
Document Number: 2010-4431
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture published a document in the Federal Register of February 23, 2010 (pg. 8031), concerning a request for comments on the information collection ``Worksheet for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Quality Control Reviews'' OMB control number 0584-0074. The document contained incorrect burden hours. The total burden hours should be 528,333 not 500,301 as published.
Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc: Bemidji-Grand Rapids 230kV Transmission Project
Document Number: 2010-4342
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
Notice is hereby given that the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to meet its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and 7 CFR 1794 related to possible financial assistance to Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc (Minnkota) for the construction of a 230 kilovolt (kV) kV transmission line between the Wilton Substation near Bemidji, Minnesota, and the Boswell Substation near Grand Rapids, Minnesota in Beltrami, Hubbard, Itasca, and Cass counties. To minimize duplication of effort pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.2, RUS prepared the Draft EIS jointly with the Minnesota Department of Commerce (Commerce), Office of Energy Security (OES) in compliance with federal responsibilities under NEPA and other federal statutes and regulations, and state responsibilities under the Minnesota Environmental Policy Act and the Minnesota Power Plant Siting Act. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Forest Service Chippewa National Forest and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are cooperating agencies for this Draft EIS.
Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-4339
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) intention to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget, for an extension of and revision to the currently approved information collection Regulations Governing Inspection, Certification and Standards for Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Other Products 7 CFR part 51.
Olives Grown in California; Increased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2010-4338
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-03-03
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This rule would increase the assessment rate established for the California Olive Committee (Committee) for the 2010 and subsequent fiscal years from $28.63 to $44.72 per assessable ton of olives handled. The Committee locally administers the marketing order which regulates the handling of olives grown in California. Assessments upon olive handlers are used by the Committee to fund reasonable and necessary expenses of the program. The fiscal year began January 1 and ends December 31. The assessment rate would remain in effect indefinitely unless modified, suspended, or terminated.
Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-4320
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Red Bluff, California. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Introductions, (2) Approval of Minutes, (3) Public Comment, (4) Chairman's Perspective, (5) Elect Vice Chairmen, (6) Next Agenda.