Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Industrial Minerals Surveys (40 Forms), 37704-37705 [2012-15368]

Download as PDF 37704 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 121 / Friday, June 22, 2012 / Notices refuge wildlife which match or mimic the natural and historic vegetative composition and open water interspersion of the Grays Lake basin; (6) What can be done to prevent the introduction and dispersal of invasive plants and animals and facilitate their removal from the refuge; (7) The refuge’s role in supporting native fish and riparian habitat restoration; (8) The restoration of native sagebrush habitats to support the long-term viability of native wildlife populations; (9) The means to minimize sandhill crane conflicts with small grain farms; (10) The most appropriate management techniques for the refuge’s wet meadow and upland habitats to maximize habitat values for key wildlife species (e.g., sandhill cranes, trumpeter swans, Canada geese) while assuring other native wildlife cover and forage requirements are also satisfied; (11) How to best address high nest predation rates on the refuge; (12) How the refuge can best contribute to the conservation of rural character and open space in the Grays Lake basin; (13) How the refuge can adaptively manage in response to predicted and unpredicted challenges of climate change; and (14) How the refuge can most appropriately assess the efficacy of management actions at the appropriate spatial and temporal scale. Public Participation We will involve the public through open houses, informational and technical meetings, and written comments. We will release mailings, news releases, and announcements to provide information about opportunities for public participation in the planning process. wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Public Availability of Comments Before including your address, phone number, email 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 us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: May 10, 2012. Robyn Thorson, Regional Director, Pacific Region, Portland, Oregon. [FR Doc. 2012–15330 Filed 6–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Jun 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [USGS–GX12LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Industrial Minerals Surveys (40 Forms) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information collection (1028–0062). AGENCY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an Information Collection Request (ICR) for the revision of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the Industrial Minerals Surveys. This collection consists of 40 forms. The revision includes adding USGS Form 9–4144–S; transferring USGS Form 9–4142–Q from Information Collection 1028–0065; and modifying the following forms: USGS Form 9–4004–A, USGS Form 9–4027–A, and USGS Form 9–4035–S. This notice provides the public and other Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on the nature of this collection which is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2012. DATES: Please submit your comments on or before July 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this ICR to the OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via email to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202–395–5806; and reference Information Collection 1028–0062 in the subject line. Please also 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); 703–648–7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email); and reference Information Collection 1028– 0062 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Carleen Kostick at 703– 648–7940 (telephone); ckostick@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. To see a copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (Information Collection Review, Currently under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 I. Abstract Respondents use these forms to supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data of industrial 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: 1028–0062. Form Number: Various (40 forms). Title: Industrial Minerals Surveys. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers and consumers of industrial minerals; Public sector: State and local governments. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly, quarterly, semiannually, and annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20,255 Annual Burden Hours: 13,794 hours. We expect to receive 20,255 annual responses. We estimate an average of 10 minutes to 5 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 On February 8, 2012, we published a Federal Register Notice (77 FR 6580) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on April 9, 2012. We did not receive any public comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is 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:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 121 / Friday, June 22, 2012 / Notices email 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 anytime. Although you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. building and other recreational issues at Cedar Fields and Castle Rocks. Additional topics may be added and will be included in local media announcements. More information is available at www.blm.gov/id/st/en/res/ resource_advisory.3.html RAC meetings are open to the public. Dated: June 14, 2012. Jenifer Arnold, District Manager (Acting). Dated: June 15, 2012. John H. DeYoung, Jr., Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2012–15331 Filed 6–21–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–15368 Filed 6–21–12; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P [LLWO260000 L10600000 XQ0000] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00] AGENCY: Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho SUMMARY: AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of public meetings. ACTION: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and subcommittee for the proposed Monument and Cassia Land Use Plan amendments will meet as indicated below. DATES: On July 10, 2012, the Twin Falls District RAC subcommittee members for the proposed Monument and Cassia Land Use Plan amendments will meet at the Rock Creek Fire Station, 1559 Main Street North, Kimberly, Idaho. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end no later than 9:00 p.m. The public comment period for the RAC subcommittee meeting will take place 6:10 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District, Idaho, 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301, (208) 736– 2352. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member RAC advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. During the July 10th meeting, RAC subcommittee members will discuss rock climbing, camping, staging, trail- wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Jun 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three positions on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board). The Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on the public lands administered by the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Department of Agriculture, through the U.S. Forest Service. DATES: Nominations must be post marked or submitted to the address listed below no later than August 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: All mail sent via the U.S. Postal Service should be sent as follows: National Wild Horse and Burro Program, U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Sharon Kipping, WO 260, Washington, DC 20240. All mail and packages that are sent via FedEx or UPS should be addressed as follows: National Wild Horse and Program, U. S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 20 M Street SE., Room 2134 LM, Attn: Sharon Kipping, Washington, DC 20003. You may also send a fax to Sharon Kipping at 202–912–7182, or email her at skipping@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Kipping, Wild Horse and Burro Program Specialist, 202–912–7263. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37705 business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Board serve without compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business, Board and subcommittee members engaged in Board or subcommittee business, approved by the Designated Federal Official (DFO), may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in government service under Section 5703 of Title 5 of the United States Code. Nominations for a term of 3 years are needed to represent the following categories of interest: • Humane Advocacy; • Wildlife Management; and • Livestock Management. The Board will meet no less than two times annually. The DFO may call additional meetings in connection with special needs for advice. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Board. Nominations will not be accepted without a complete resume. The following information must accompany all nominations for the individual to be considered for a position: 1. The position(s) for which the nominee wishes to be considered; 2. The nominee’s first, middle, and last name; 3. Business address and phone number; 4. Home address and phone number; 5. Email address; 6. Present occupation/title and employer; 7. Education (colleges, degrees, major field of study); 8. Career Highlights: Significant related experience, civic and professional activities, and elected offices. Please include prior advisory committee experience or career achievements related to the interest to be represented. Attach additional pages, if necessary; 9. Qualifications: Education, training, and experience that qualify you to serve on the Board; 10. Experience or knowledge of wild horse and burro management; 11. Experience or knowledge of horses or burros (Equine health, training, and management); 12. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[USGS-GX12LR000F60100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the 
Industrial Minerals Surveys (40 Forms)

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

ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information 
collection (1028-0062).

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we 
are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) an Information Collection Request (ICR) for 
the revision of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the 
Industrial Minerals Surveys. This collection consists of 40 forms. The 
revision includes adding USGS Form 9-4144-S; transferring USGS Form 9-
4142-Q from Information Collection 1028-0065; and modifying the 
following forms: USGS Form 9-4004-A, USGS Form 9-4027-A, and USGS Form 
9-4035-S. This notice provides the public and other Federal agencies an 
opportunity to comment on the nature of this collection which is 
scheduled to expire on June 30, 2012.

DATES: Please submit your comments on or before July 23, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this ICR to the OMB Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior via email to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov or fax 
at 202-395-5806; and reference Information Collection 1028-0062 in the 
subject line. Please also 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); 703-648-7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email); and reference 
Information Collection 1028-0062 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Carleen Kostick at 703-648-7940 (telephone); 
ckostick@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 
National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. To see a 
copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov 
(Information Collection Review, Currently under Review).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    Respondents use these forms to supply the USGS with domestic 
production and consumption data of industrial 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: 1028-0062.
    Form Number: Various (40 forms).
    Title: Industrial Minerals Surveys.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers 
and consumers of industrial minerals; Public sector: State and local 
governments.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Monthly, quarterly, semiannually, and 
annually.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20,255
    Annual Burden Hours: 13,794 hours. We expect to receive 20,255 
annual responses. We estimate an average of 10 minutes to 5 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

    On February 8, 2012, we published a Federal Register Notice (77 FR 
6580) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and 
soliciting comments. The comment period closed on April 9, 2012. We did 
not receive any public comments in response to that notice.
    We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether the information is 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,

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email 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 
anytime. Although you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that it will be done.

    Dated: June 15, 2012.
 John H. DeYoung, Jr.,
Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.
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