Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Nonferrous Metals Surveys (30 Forms), 52686-52687 [2011-21479]

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[FR Doc. 2011–21439 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [USGS–GX11LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Nonferrous Metals Surveys (30 Forms) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information collection (1028–0053). AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection request (IC) described below. This collection consists of 30 forms. The revision includes adding the following forms: USGS Form 9–4054–M and USGS Form 9–4061–A; and removing the following form: USGS Form 4128– A. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2012. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this IC are considered, we must receive them on or before October 24, 2011. SUMMARY: How long should it take? If requested over the phone, DUNS is provided immediately. Webform requests take 1 to 2 business days. VerDate Mar<15>2010 If your organization does not have a DUNS number, use the Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) online registration to receive one free of charge. If your organization is located outside the United States, you can request and register for a DUNS number also online via web registration. Please submit a copy of your comments to Shari Baloch, Information Collection Clearance ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–7174 (telephone); 703–648–7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (e-mail). Reference Information Collection 1028–0053 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carleen Kostick at 703–648–7940 (telephone); ckostick@usgs.gov (e-mail); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Respondents will use these forms to supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data of nonferrous and related nonfuel mineral commodities, some of which are considered strategic and critical. This information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbook, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, industry, education programs, and the general public. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0053. Form Number: Various (30 forms). Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers of nonferrous and related metals. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly, quarterly, and annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,971. Annual Burden Hours: 3,683 hours. We expect to receive 4,971 annual responses. We estimate an average of 20 minutes to 2 hours per response. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. III. Request for Comments We invite comments concerning this IC on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 163 / Tuesday, August 23, 2011 / Notices useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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. USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Shari Baloch (703– 648–7174). Dated: August 16, 2011. John H. DeYoung, Jr., Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2011–21479 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program; Comment Request Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Request for Comments. AGENCY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Education (BIE) is requesting comments on renewal of OMB approval to collect information for the BIE Adult Education Program. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control number 1076–0120, which expires December 31, 2011. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 24, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Brandi Sweet, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; email: Brandi.Sweet@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Sweet, U.S. Department of the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:33 Aug 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 Interior, Bureau of Indian Education; telephone (202) 208–5504. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 46, subpart C, Program Requirements of the Adult Education Program, to determine eligibility of Indian applicants and to prioritize programs. Approval for this collection expires on December 31, 2011. This information includes an application form. No changes are being made to the form or to the approved burden hours for this information collection. II. Request for Comments BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment— including your personally identifiable information—may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0120. Title: Bureau of Indian Affairs Adult Education Program Annual Report Form. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows BIA to determine applicant eligibility of Indian applicants based upon the criteria referenced in 25 CFR 46, Subpart C (Program Requirements of the PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52687 Adult Education Program). BIE annually collects information to determine eligibility of Indian applicants and to prioritize programs. The information helps manage the resources available to provide education opportunities for adult Indians and Alaska Natives to complete high school graduation requirements and gain new skills and knowledge for self-enhancement. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Individuals (Tribal Adult Education Program Administrators). Number of Respondents: 70 per year, on average. Total Number of Responses: 70 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once per year. Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 280 hrs. Dated: August 17, 2011. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–21549 Filed 8–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDT02000.L12200000.MA0000.241A.00] Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment for the Castle Rocks and Cedar Fields Areas, Burley Field Office, ID Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burley Field Office, Burley, Idaho intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Cassia and Monument RMPs to consider closing BLM-managed lands to certain activities to protect cultural and historic properties, and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. 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[FR Doc No: 2011-21479]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

 Geological Survey

[USGS-GX11LR000F60100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the 
Nonferrous Metals Surveys (30 Forms)

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

ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information 
collection (1028-0053).

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection 
request (IC) described below. This collection consists of 30 forms. The 
revision includes adding the following forms: USGS Form 9-4054-M and 
USGS Form 9-4061-A; and removing the following form: USGS Form 4128-A. 
As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part 
of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we 
invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this 
opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to 
expire on March 31, 2012.

DATES: To ensure that your comments on this IC are considered, we must 
receive them on or before October 24, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Please submit a copy of your comments to Shari Baloch, 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703-648-
7174 (telephone); 703-648-7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (e-mail). 
Reference Information Collection 1028-0053 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carleen Kostick at 703-648-7940 
(telephone); ckostick@usgs.gov (e-mail); or by mail at U.S. Geological 
Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 
20192.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    Respondents will use these forms to supply the USGS with domestic 
production and consumption data of nonferrous and related nonfuel 
mineral commodities, some of which are considered strategic and 
critical. This information will be published as chapters in Minerals 
Yearbook, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity 
Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, 
industry, education programs, and the general public.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0053.
    Form Number: Various (30 forms).
    Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers of 
nonferrous and related metals.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Monthly, quarterly, and annually.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,971.
    Annual Burden Hours: 3,683 hours. We expect to receive 4,971 annual 
responses. We estimate an average of 20 minutes to 2 hours per 
response.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: We 
have not identified any ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this 
collection of information.

III. Request for Comments

    We invite comments concerning this IC on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its 
duties, including whether the information is

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useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how 
to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    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.
    USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Shari Baloch (703-
648-7174).

    Dated: August 16, 2011.
John H. DeYoung, Jr.,
Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.
[FR Doc. 2011-21479 Filed 8-22-11; 8:45 am]
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