Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Production Estimate (2 Forms), 46597 [2013-18431]

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

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[USGS-GX13LR000F60100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the 
Production Estimate (2 Forms)

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

ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information 
collection (1028-0065).

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SUMMARY: 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 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

    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 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