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the supporting statement, other requirements identified in the NPRM as potential information collections, were not specific collections but rather affirmative responsibilities of lead agencies and EIS providers regarding fiscal and programmatic requirements.

The estimated average burden is 86 hours per lead agency. Annual reporting, notification, and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to be approximately 4827.5 hours for 56 respondents (State lead agencies).

Intergovernmental Review

This program is subject to the requirements of Executive Order 12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR part 79. The objective of the Executive order is to foster an intergovernmental partnership and a strengthened federalism by relying on processes developed by State and local governments for coordination and review of proposed Federal financial assistance.

In accordance with this order, we intend this document

to provide early notification of the Department’s specific

plans and actions for this program.

Assessment of Educational Impact

In the NPRM published in the Federal Register on May 9, 2007, and in accordance with section 441 of the General