Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.
Notice and request for comments.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing that the information collection request for 30 CFR 872, Abandoned mine reclamation funds has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and reauthorization. The information collection package was previously approved and assigned clearance numbers 1029-0054. This notice describes the nature of the information collection activity and the expected burden and cost.
OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collection but may respond after 30 days. therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by August 8, 2005, in order to be assured of consideration.
Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of Interior Desk Officer, by telefax at (202) 395-6566 or via e-mail to OIRA_Docket@omb.eop.gov. Also, please send a copy of your comments to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 202—SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request a copy of the information collection requests, explanatory information and related forms, contact John A. Trelease at (202) 208-2783, or electronically to email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSM has submitted a request to OMB to renew its approval for the collection of information for 30 CFR part 872, Abandoned mine reclamation funds. OSM is requesting a 3-year term of approval for these information collection activities.
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 OMB control number for this collection of information is listed in 30 CFR 872.10, which is 1029-0054. As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on February 15, 2005 (70 FR 7759). No comments were received. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity:
Title: Abandoned mine reclamation funds, 30 CFR part 872.
OMB Control Number: 1029-0054.
Summary: 30 CFR 872 establishes a procedure whereby States and Indian tribes submit written statements announcing the State/Tribes decision not to submit reclamation plans, and therefore, will not be granted AML funds.
Bureau Form Number: None.
Frequency of Collection: Once.
Description of Respondents: State and Tribal abandoned mine land reclamation agencies.
Total Annual Responses: 1.
Total Annual Burden Hours: 1.
Total Non-Wage Costs: $0.
Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the Start Printed Page 39527performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the agency's burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information, to the following address. Please refer to OMB control number 1029-0054 in all correspondence.Start Signature
Dated: April 21, 2005.
John R. Craynon,
Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. 05-13420 Filed 7-7-05; 8:45 am]
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