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68168 Federal Register / Vol. 67, No.

217 / Friday, November 8, 2002 / Notices

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR An agency may not conduct or information collections; and ways to
sponsor, and a person is not required to minimize the information collection
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation respond to, a collection of information burdens on respondents, such as use of
and Enforcement unless it displays a currently valid OMB automated means of collections of the
control number. The OMB control information, to the following addresses.
Notice of Proposed Information number for part 870.18 is 1029–0090 Please refer to OMB control number
Collection and 30 CFR part 735 and 886 that 1029–0059 for parts 735 and 886 and
AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining require grant submittals are currently the three grant forms, and 1029–0090 for
approved under OMB control number Part 870.18 in your correspondence.
Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior.
1029–0059. ADDRESSES: Office of Information and
ACTION: Notice and request for As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Regulatory Affairs, Office of
comments. Federal Register notice soliciting Management and Budget, Attention:
comments on these collections of Department of Interior Desk Officer, 725
SUMMARY: In compliance with the
information was published on July 22, 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
2002 (67 FR 47828). No comments were 20503. Also, please send a copy of your
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation
received. This notice provides the comments to John A. Trelease, Office of
and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing
public with an additional 30 days in Surface Mining Reclamation and
its intention to request renewed
which to comment on the following Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave,
approval for the collections of
information collection activities: NW, Room 210—SIB, Washington, DC
information for 30 CFR 870.18,
Title: 30 CFR part 735—Grants for 20240, or electronically to
Abandoned mine reclamation fund—fee
Program Development and
collection and coal production
Administration and Enforcement, and Dated: October 15, 2002.
reporting; and 30 CFR part 735—Grants
30 CFR part 886—State and Tribal
for Program Development and Richard G. Bryson,
Reclamation Grants
Administration and Enforcement, and OMB Control Number: 1029–0059. Chief, Division of Regulatory Support.
30 CFR part 886—State and Tribal Summary: State and Tribal [FR Doc. 02–28477 Filed 11–7–02; 8:45 am]
Reclamation Grants. These collection reclamation and regulatory authorities BILLING CODE 4310–05–M
requests have been forwarded to the are requested to provide specific budget
Office of Management and Budget and program information as part of the
(OMB) for review and comment. The grant application and reporting INTERNATIONAL TRADE
information collection requests describe processes authorized by the Surface COMMISSION
the nature of the information collections Mining Control and Reclamation Act.
and the expected burden and cost. Bureau Form Numbers: OSM–47, Handbook on Electronic Filing
DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to OSM–49 and OSM–51. Procedures
approve or disapprove the information Frequency of Collection: Semi- AGENCY: International Trade
collections but may respond after 30 annually, annually and once. Commission.
days. Therefore, public comments Description of Respondents: State and
ACTION: Notice.
should be submitted to OMB by Tribal regulatory and reclamation
December 9, 2002 in order to be assured authorities. SUMMARY: Consistent with the
of consideration. Total Annual Responses: 132. Government Paperwork Elimination
Total Annual Burden Hours: 655 Act, the United States International
request a copy of either information hours. Trade Commission (Commission) has
collection request, explanatory Title: 30 CFR Part 870.18— implemented procedures to permit
information and related forms, contact Abandoned mine reclamation fund—fee persons to electronically file certain
John A. Trelease at (202) 208–2783, or collection and coal production documents with the Commission. The
electronically to reporting. Commission also is publishing a notice
OMB Control Number: 1029–0090. of final rulemaking to permit electronic
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office Summary: Section 402 of SMCRA
of Management and Budget (OMB) filing. In conjunction with that notice,
requires fees to be paid to the the Commission is issuing a final
regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund by
implement provisions of the Paperwork version of a Handbook on Electronic
coal operators on the basis of coal Filing Procedures that sets forth the
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), tonnage produced. This information
require that interested members of the requirements governing electronic filing
collection request is needed to support of documents (Handbook). The
public and affected agencies have an verification of the moisture deduction
opportunity to comment on information Handbook was finalized after
allowance. The information will be used consideration of public comments to the
collection and recordkeeping activities by OSM during audits to verify that the
[see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSM has initial draft of the Handbook on
amount of excess moisture taken by the Electronic Filing Procedures (EFP),
submitted two requests to OMB to operator is appropriate.
renew its approval of the collections of which was published in the Federal
Frequency of Collection: Quarterly. Register on April 26, 2002 (67 FR
information contained in: 30 CFR Description of Respondents: Coal
870.18, Abandoned mine reclamation 20822, April 26, 2002) (Draft
mine operators. Handbook).
fund—fee collection and coal Total Annual Responses: 933.
production reporting; 30 CFR part 735— Total Annual Burden Hours: 700. DATES: The effective date of the
Grants for Program Development and Send comments on the need for the Handbook as printed in this notice will
Administration and Enforcement, and collections of information for the be announced in a notice to be
30 CFR part 886—State and Tribal performance of the functions of the published in the Federal Register at a
Reclamation Grants. OSM is requesting agency; the accuracy of the agency’s later date.
a 3-year term of approval for each burden estimates; ways to enhance the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
information collection activity. quality, utility and clarity of the Irene H. Chen, Esq., Office of the

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