Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 53267 [E8-21428]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 179 / Monday, September 15, 2008 / Notices Dated: September 8, 2008. Victor Labson, Acting Associate Director for Geology. [FR Doc. E8–21427 Filed 9–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028–0048). mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ‘‘USGS Earthquake Report, (1 USGS form).’’ This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form. DATES: You must submit comments on or before November 14, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via OMB e-mail: (OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395–6566; and identify your submission with #1028–0048. Please submit a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information Collections, U.S. Geological Survey, 2150-C Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); (970) 226– 9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-mail). Use Information Collection Number 1028–0062 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact John Dewey at (303) 274–8419. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: USGS Earthquake Report. OMB Control Number: 1028–0048. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey is required to collect, evaluate, publish and distribute published information concerning earthquakes. Respondents will have an opportunity to voluntarily supply information concerning the effects of shaking from an earthquake— on themselves, buildings, other manmade structures, and ground effects such as faulting or landslides. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:22 Sep 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 We will protect information from respondents considered proprietary under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and implementing regulations (43 CFR part 2), and under regulations at 30 CFR 250.197, ‘‘Data and information to be made available to the public or for limited inspection.’’ Responses are voluntary. No questions of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. We will release data collected on these forms only in formats that do not include proprietary information volunteered by respondents. Affected Public: General Public. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: On occasion, after each earthquake. Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: Approximately 100,000 individuals affected by an earthquake. Estimated Number of Responses: 80,000. Annual Burden Hours: 10,000 hours. Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: The currently approved ‘‘hour’’ burden for this collection is 10,000 hours. We estimate the public reporting burden will average 6 minutes per response. This includes the time for reviewing instructions, and answering a Webbased questionnaire. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. Comments: Before submitting an ICR to OMB, PRA section 3506(c)(2)(A) (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each agency ‘‘ * * * to provide notice * * * and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information * * * ’’ Agencies must specifically solicit comments. We invite comments concerning this information collection on: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53267 (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028-
0048).

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we 
are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an information 
collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork 
requirements for ``USGS Earthquake Report, (1 USGS form).'' This notice 
provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden 
of this form.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before November 14, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection directly 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the 
Interior via OMB e-mail: (OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 
395-6566; and identify your submission with 1028-0048.
    Please submit a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information 
Collections, U.S. Geological Survey, 2150[dash]C Center Avenue, Fort 
Collins, CO 80525 (mail); (970) 226-9230 (fax); or pponds@usgs.gov (e-
mail). Use Information Collection Number 1028-0062 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact John Dewey at (303) 274-8419.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: USGS Earthquake Report.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0048.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey is required to collect, 
evaluate, publish and distribute published information concerning 
earthquakes. Respondents will have an opportunity to voluntarily supply 
information concerning the effects of shaking from an earthquake--on 
themselves, buildings, other man-made structures, and ground effects 
such as faulting or landslides.
    We will protect information from respondents considered proprietary 
under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and implementing 
regulations (43 CFR part 2), and under regulations at 30 CFR 250.197, 
``Data and information to be made available to the public or for 
limited inspection.'' Responses are voluntary. No questions of a 
``sensitive'' nature are asked. We will release data collected on these 
forms only in formats that do not include proprietary information 
volunteered by respondents.
    Affected Public: General Public.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion, after each earthquake.
    Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: Approximately 
100,000 individuals affected by an earthquake.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 80,000.
    Annual Burden Hours: 10,000 hours.
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Hour'' Burden: The 
currently approved ``hour'' burden for this collection is 10,000 hours. 
We estimate the public reporting burden will average 6 minutes per 
response. This includes the time for reviewing instructions, and 
answering a Web-based questionnaire.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: We 
have not identified any ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this 
collection of information.
    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not 
required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection 
of information, you are not obligated to respond.
    Comments: Before submitting an ICR to OMB, PRA section 
3506(c)(2)(A) (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) requires each agency `` * * * 
to provide notice * * * and otherwise consult with members of the 
public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of 
information * * * '' Agencies must specifically solicit comments. We 
invite comments concerning this information collection on:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
including whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection 
of information;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents.
    Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice 
are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone 
number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including 
your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that it will be done. To comply with the public process, we 
publish this Federal Register notice announcing that we will submit 
this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60-day 
public comment period.
    USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Phadrea Ponds, 970-
226-9445.

    Dated: September 9, 2008.
Vic Labson,
Acting Associate Director for Geology.
[FR Doc. E8-21428 Filed 9-12-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P