The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted the proposed collection of information listed below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). On January 5, 2001, the BLM published a notice in the Federal Register (66 FR 1152) requesting comments on this proposed collection. The comment period ended on March 6, 2001. The BLM received no comments from the public in response to that notice. You may obtain copies of the proposed collection of information and related forms and explanatory material by contacting the BLM Information Collection Clearance Officer at the telephone number listed below.
The OMB is required to respond to this request within 60 days but may respond after 30 days. For maximum consideration your comments and suggestions on the requirement should be made within 30 days directly to the Office of Management and Budget, Interior Department Desk Officer, (1004-0180), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Please provide a copy of your comments to the Bureau Information Clearance Officer (WO-630), 1849 C St., NW., Mail Stop 401 LS, Washington, DC 20240.
Nature of Comments: We specifically request your comments on the following:
1. Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the BLM, including whether the information will have practical utility;
2. The accuracy of the BLM's estimate of the burden of collecting the information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;Start Printed Page 23724
3. The quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and
4. How to minimize the burden of collecting the information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology.
Title: Gas Well Data Survey of Helium-Bearing Natural Gas (PL 104-273).
OMB Approval Number: 1004-0180.
Bureau Form Number: 3100-12.
Abstract: Respondents are owners and operators of the helium-bearing natural gas wells and transmission lines. BLM uses this information to evaluate the helium recourses of the United States.
Description of Respondents: Owners and operators of the helium-bearing gas wells and transmission lines.
Estimated Completion Time: 15 minutes.
Annual Responses: 200.
Filing Fee Per Response: 0.
Annual Burden Hours: 50.
Bureau Clearance Officer: Michael Schwartz, (202) 452-5033.Start Signature
Dated: March 1, 2001.
Michael H. Schwartz,
BLM Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-11695 Filed 5-8-01; 8:45 am]
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