Agency Information Collection Activities: State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application and Reporting, 46597-46598 [2013-18427]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 148 / Thursday, August 1, 2013 / Notices Dated: July 25, 2013. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. 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: [FR Doc. 2013–18526 Filed 7–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [USGS–GX13LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Production Estimate (2 Forms) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection (1028–0065). AGENCY: We (the USGS) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection request (ICR) described below. This collection consists of 2 forms. The collection is a revision with a title change because it includes the previous transfer of USGS Form 9– 4142–Q to Information Collection 1028– 0062. 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 ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2013. DATE: To ensure that your comments on this IC are considered, we must receive them on or before September 3, 2013. ADDRESSES: Please submit written 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 email: (OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395–5806; and identify your submission with OMB Control Number 1028–0065. Please also send a copy of your comments to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, 807 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–7195 (fax); or dgovoni@usgs.gov (email). Reference Information Collection 1028–0065 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shonta E. Osborne at 703–648–7960 (telephone); sosborne@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Jul 31, 2013 Jkt 229001 I. Abstract This collection is needed to provide data on mineral production for annual reports published by commodity for use by Government agencies, Congressional offices, educational institutions, research organizations, financial institutions, consulting firms, industry, academia, and the general public. This information will be published in the ‘‘Mineral Commodity Summaries,’’ the first preliminary publication to furnish estimates covering the previous year’s nonfuel mineral industry. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0065. Form Numbers: 9–4042–A and 9– 4124–A. Title: Production Estimate. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,614. Annual Burden Hours: 403 hours. We expect to receive 1,614 annual responses. We estimate an average of 15 minutes 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. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number and current expiration date. III. Request for Comments Comments: We are soliciting comments as to: (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 time to 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 PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46597 a matter of public record. 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 we will be able to do so. Dated: July 26, 2013. Steven D. Textoris, Acting Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2013–18431 Filed 7–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [GX13CD00B951000] Agency Information Collection Activities: State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application and Reporting U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of currently approved information Collection, 1028–0097. AGENCY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is inviting comments on an information collection request (ICR) that we have sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR concerns the paperwork requirements for the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) USGS Competitive Grant Program. 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 ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2013. DATES: Submit written comments by September 3, 2013. ADDRESSES: Please submit written 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 email: (OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395–5806; and identify your SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 46598 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 148 / Thursday, August 1, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES submission with OMB Control Number 1028–0097. Please also submit a copy of your comments to Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 807 National Center, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); dgovoni@usgs.gov (email); or (703) 648–7195 (fax). Please reference Information Collection 1028– 0097. For Further Information Please Contact: Earl Greene by mail at U. S. Geological Survey, 5522 Research Park Drive, 436, Baltimore, MD 21228, email: eagreene@usgs.gov. You may also find information about this ICR at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application and Reporting. OMB Control Number: 1028–0097. Type of Request: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection. Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Abstract The Water Resources Research Act of 1984, as amended (42 U.S.C. 10301 et seq.), authorizes a water resources research institute or center in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marina Islands, and American Samoa. There are currently 54 such institutes, one in each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. The institute in Guam is a regional institute serving Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Each of the 54 institutes submits an annual application for an allotment grant and provides an annual report on its activities under the grant. The State Water Resources Research Institute Program issues an annual call for applications from the institutes to support plans to promote research, training, information dissemination, and other activities meeting the needs of the States and Nation. The program also encourages regional cooperation among institutes in research into areas of water management, development, and conservation that have a regional or national character. The U.S. Geological Survey has been designated as the administrator of the provisions of the Act. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: We expect to receive 54 applications and 54 annual reports. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Jul 31, 2013 Jkt 229001 Estimated Annual Responses: 108. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 8,640 (including 100 hours per application and 60 hours per report). Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There is no non-hour cost burden 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. Comments: To comply with the public consultation process, on April 18, 2013, we published a Federal Register notice (78 FR 2422) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The notice provided the required 60-day public comment period, which ended June 19, 2013. We did not receive any comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this information collection 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, 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 OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: July 26, 2013. Earl A. Greene, Acting, Water Resources Research Act Program Coordinator. [FR Doc. 2013–18427 Filed 7–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNMPO0000 L17110000.FV0000] Notice of Availability of the Draft Rob Jaggers Camping Area Business Plan and Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule for the Fort Stanton/Snowy River National Conservation Area, New Mexico Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Roswell Field Office, has prepared and is making available to the public the Draft Rob Jaggers Camping Area Business Plan and Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule. The Rob Jaggers Camping Area is located in the Fort Stanton/Snowy River National Conservation Area, NM. The Act authorizes the BLM to charge fees at developed recreation sites that meet certain criteria. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Draft Business Plan by December 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Draft Rob Jaggers Camping Area Business Plan are available at the BLM Pecos District Office, 2909 W 2nd St., Roswell NM 88201 or online at: www.blm.gov/nm/ roswell. You may submit comments related to the Draft Rob Jaggers Camping Area Business Plan by any of the following methods: Email: cjbrown@blm.gov; Fax: 575–627–0276, Attention: Christopher Brown; Mail: BLM Roswell Field Office, Attention: Christopher Brown, 2909 W 2nd St., Roswell, NM 88201. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Brown, Roswell Field Office, telephone 575–627–0220 (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday; email cjbrown@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–833. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message for the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Roswell Field Office (Field Office) has proposed an expanded amenity fee schedule for services at the Rob Jaggers Camping Area located at the Fort Stanton/Snowy River National Conservation Area. The REA requires SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 148 (Thursday, August 1, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[GX13CD00B951000]


Agency Information Collection Activities: State Water Resources 
Research Institute Program Annual Application and Reporting

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

ACTION: Notice of an extension of currently approved information 
Collection, 1028-0097.

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the 
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is inviting comments on an information 
collection request (ICR) that we have sent to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR concerns the 
paperwork requirements for the National Institutes for Water Resources 
(NIWR) USGS Competitive Grant Program. 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 
ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2013.

DATES: Submit written comments by September 3, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written 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 email: (OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395-5806; and identify your

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submission with OMB Control Number 1028-0097. Please also submit a copy 
of your comments to Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. 
Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 807 National Center, 
Reston, VA 20192 (mail); dgovoni@usgs.gov (email); or (703) 648-7195 
(fax). Please reference Information Collection 1028-0097.
    For Further Information Please Contact: Earl Greene by mail at U. 
S. Geological Survey, 5522 Research Park Drive, 436, Baltimore, MD 
21228, email: eagreene@usgs.gov. You may also find information about 
this ICR at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual 
Application and Reporting.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0097.
    Type of Request: Notice of an extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

Abstract

    The Water Resources Research Act of 1984, as amended (42 U.S.C. 
10301 et seq.), authorizes a water resources research institute or 
center in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, 
the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Marina Islands, and American Samoa. There 
are currently 54 such institutes, one in each state, the District of 
Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. The institute 
in Guam is a regional institute serving Guam, the Federated States of 
Micronesia, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Each 
of the 54 institutes submits an annual application for an allotment 
grant and provides an annual report on its activities under the grant. 
The State Water Resources Research Institute Program issues an annual 
call for applications from the institutes to support plans to promote 
research, training, information dissemination, and other activities 
meeting the needs of the States and Nation. The program also encourages 
regional cooperation among institutes in research into areas of water 
management, development, and conservation that have a regional or 
national character.
    The U.S. Geological Survey has been designated as the administrator 
of the provisions of the Act.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Estimated Number and Description of Respondents: We expect to 
receive 54 applications and 54 annual reports.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 108.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 8,640 (including 100 hours per 
application and 60 hours per report).
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There is no non-hour cost burden 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.
    Comments: To comply with the public consultation process, on April 
18, 2013, we published a Federal Register notice (78 FR 2422) 
announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. The 
notice provided the required 60-day public comment period, which ended 
June 19, 2013. We did not receive any comments in response to that 
notice. We again invite comments concerning this information collection 
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, 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 OMB in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that it will be done.

    Dated: July 26, 2013.
Earl A. Greene,
Acting, Water Resources Research Act Program Coordinator.
[FR Doc. 2013-18427 Filed 7-31-13; 8:45 am]
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