Agency Information Collection Extension, 26418-26419 [2014-10573]

Download as PDF 26418 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 89 / Thursday, May 8, 2014 / Notices Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour/ model associated with marking, labeling, and instructional requirements. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 780 hours (78 firms × 10 models × 1 hour). General Description of Collection: The Commission issued a safety standard for toddler beds (16 CFR part 1217) in 2011, which was revised in 2013. Among other requirements, the standard requires manufacturers, including importers, to meet the collection of information requirements for marking, labeling, and instructional literature for toddler beds. Request for Comments The Commission solicits written comments from all interested persons about the proposed collection of information. The Commission specifically solicits information relevant to the following topics: —Whether the collection of information described above is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission’s functions, including whether the information would have practical utility; —Whether the estimated burden of the proposed collection of information is accurate; —Whether the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected could be enhanced; and —Whether the burden imposed by the collection of information could be minimized by use of automated, electronic or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology. Dated: May 5, 2014. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–10564 Filed 5–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY U.S. Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Extension U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy. ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Extension; Notice and Request for Comments. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: This notice pertains to Form EIA–877, ‘‘Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey,’’ which is part of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:18 May 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 EIA’s Petroleum Marketing Program. EIA is proposing to expand the number of states that participate in the State Heating Oil and Propane Program (SHOPP) using Form EIA–877. No changes are proposed for the remaining survey forms within this collection. The following forms comprise the Petroleum Marketing collection: EIA–14, ‘‘Refiners’ Monthly Cost Report;’’ EIA–182, ‘‘Domestic Crude Oil First Purchase Report;’’ EIA–782A, ‘‘Refiners’/Gas Plant Operators’ Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report;’’ EIA–782C, ‘‘Monthly Report of Prime Supplier Sales of Petroleum Products Sold For Local Consumption;’’ EIA–821, ‘‘Annual Fuel Oil and Kerosene Sales Report;’’ EIA–856, ‘‘Monthly Foreign Crude Oil Acquisition Report;’’ EIA–863, ‘‘Petroleum Product Sales Identification Survey;’’ EIA–877, ‘‘Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey;’’ EIA–878, ‘‘Motor Gasoline Price Survey;’’ EIA–888, ‘‘On-Highway Diesel Fuel Price Survey’’. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before July 7, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Ms. Marcela Rourk, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Mail Stop EI–25, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by email (Marcela.Rourk@ eia.gov) is recommended. Alternatively, Ms. Rourk may be contacted by telephone at 202–586–4412. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 directed to Ms. Marcela Rourk at the contact information listed above. The forms and instructions, along with related information on this clearance package, can be viewed at http:// www.eia.gov/survey/notice/ marketing2014.cfm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No. 1905–0174; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Petroleum Marketing Program; (3) Type of Request: revision of a currently approved collection; (4) Purpose: The Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 761 et seq.) and the DOE Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.) require EIA to carry out a centralized, comprehensive, and unified energy information program. This program collects, evaluates, assembles, analyzes, and disseminates information on energy resource reserves, production, demand, technology, and related economic and statistical information. This information is used to assess the adequacy of energy resources to meet near and longer term domestic demands. EIA, as part of its effort to comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.), provides the general public and other Federal agencies with opportunities to comment on collections of energy information conducted by or in conjunction with EIA. Also, EIA will later seek approval for this collection by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under Section 3507(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. EIA’s petroleum marketing survey forms collect volumetric and price information needed for determining the supply of and demand for crude oil and refined petroleum products. These surveys provide a basic set of data pertaining to the structure, efficiency, and behavior of petroleum markets. These data are published by EIA on its Web site, http://www.eia.gov, as well as in publications such as the Monthly Energy Review (http://www.eia.gov/ totalenergy/data/monthly/), Annual Energy Review (http://www.eia.gov/ totalenergy/data/annual/), Petroleum Marketing Monthly (http://www.eia.gov/ oil_gas/petroleum/data_publications/ petroleum_marketing_monthly/ pmm.html), Weekly Petroleum Status Report (http://www.eia.gov/oil_gas/ petroleum/data_publications/weekly_ petroleum_status_report/wpsr.html), and the International Energy Outlook (http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/ieo/); (4a) Proposed Changes to Information Collection: (1) Expand collection of weekly propane data on EIA–877, E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 89 / Thursday, May 8, 2014 / Notices ‘‘Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey’’ to additional states; (2) Expand the Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey (EIA-877) from 24 to 34 states and continue collection of data from October through mid-March. This survey collects weekly data on retail prices of No. 2 heating oil and propane. These data are used to assess hardships experienced by heating oil and propane users during periods of critical short supplies. The survey is a cooperative data collection effort between EIA and the states participating in the survey; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,203 Respondents; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 112,911; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 56,811 hours; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: EIA estimates that there are no additional costs to respondents associated with the surveys other than the costs associated with the burden hours. Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Pub. L. 93–275, codified as 15 U.S.C. 772(b) Issued in Washington, DC, on May 1, 2014. Stephen J. Harvey, Assistant Administrator for Energy Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–10573 Filed 5–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY U.S. Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Extension With Changes U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice and Request for OMB review and comment. AGENCY: The EIA is soliciting comments on the proposed revision and three-year extension of the surveys in the Natural Gas Data Collection Program Package under OMB Control No. 1905– 0175. The surveys covered by this request include: • Form EIA–176, ‘‘Annual Report of Natural and Supplemental Gas Supply and Disposition’’ • EIA–191, ‘‘Monthly Underground Gas Storage Report’’ • EIA–757, ‘‘Natural Gas Processing Plant Survey’’ • EIA–857, ‘‘Monthly Report of Natural Gas Purchases and Deliveries to Consumers’’ emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:18 May 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 • EIA–910, ‘‘Monthly Natural Gas Marketer Survey’’ • EIA–912, ‘‘Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report’’ Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before July 7, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Ms. Amy Sweeney, Natural Gas Downstream Team, Office of Oil, Gas, and Coal Supply Statistics, Energy Information Administration. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by fax (202–586–1076) or email (amy.sweeney@eia.gov) is recommended. The mailing address is Ms. Amy Sweeney, Energy Information Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., EI–24, Washington, DC 20585. Also, Ms. Sweeney may be contacted by telephone at 202–586–2627. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of any forms and instructions should be directed to Ms. Sweeney at the address listed above. Also, the draft forms and instructions are available on the EIA Web site at http://www.eia.gov/ survey/notice/ ngdownstreamforms2015.cfm. DATES: The Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974 (Pub. L. 93–275, 15 U.S.C. 761 et seq.) and the DOE Organization Act (Pub. L. 95–91, 42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.) require EIA to carry out a centralized, comprehensive, and unified energy information program. This program collects, evaluates, assembles, analyzes, and disseminates information on energy resource reserves, production, demand, technology, and related economic statistics. This information is used to assess the adequacy of energy resources SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26419 to meet both near- and longer-term domestic demands. EIA, as part of its effort to comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), provides the general public and other Federal agencies with opportunities to comment on the collection of energy information conducted by or in conjunction with EIA. Comments help EIA prepare data requests that maximize the utility of the information collected and assess the impact of collection requirements on the public. As required by section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EIA will later seek approval for this collection by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The natural gas surveys included in the Natural Gas Data Collection Program Package collect information on natural gas production, underground storage, supply, processing, transmission, distribution, consumption by sector, and consumer prices. This information is used to support public policy analyses of the natural gas industry and estimates generated from data collected on these surveys. The statistics generated from these surveys are posted to the EIA Web site (http://www.eia.gov) and in various EIA products, including the Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (WNGSR), Natural Gas Monthly (NGM), Natural Gas Annual (NGA), Monthly Energy Review (MER), Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), Annual Energy Outlook (AEO), and Annual Energy Review (AER). Respondents to EIA natural gas surveys include underground storage operators, transporters, marketers, and distributors. Each form included as part of this package is discussed in detail below. Please refer to the proposed forms and instructions for more information about the purpose, who must report, when to report, where to submit, the elements to be reported, detailed instructions, provisions for confidentiality, and uses (including possible nonstatistical uses) of the information. For instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. EIA is requesting a three-year extension of collection authority for each of the above-referenced surveys and will make minor changes to the forms and instructions to provide clarity. Data confidentiality procedures for protecting the identifiability of submitted data remain unchanged for all forms with the exception of a portion of Form EIA–191 as referenced below. In addition, EIA is proposing the following changes: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 89 (Thursday, May 8, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10573]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

U.S. Energy Information Administration


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Information 
Collection Extension; Notice and Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: This notice pertains to Form EIA-877, ``Winter Heating Fuels 
Telephone Survey,'' which is part of EIA's Petroleum Marketing Program. 
EIA is proposing to expand the number of states that participate in the 
State Heating Oil and Propane Program (SHOPP) using Form EIA-877. No 
changes are proposed for the remaining survey forms within this 
collection. The following forms comprise the Petroleum Marketing 
collection:

EIA-14, ``Refiners' Monthly Cost Report;''
EIA-182, ``Domestic Crude Oil First Purchase Report;''
EIA-782A, ``Refiners'/Gas Plant Operators' Monthly Petroleum Product 
Sales Report;''
EIA-782C, ``Monthly Report of Prime Supplier Sales of Petroleum 
Products Sold For Local Consumption;''
EIA-821, ``Annual Fuel Oil and Kerosene Sales Report;''
EIA-856, ``Monthly Foreign Crude Oil Acquisition Report;''
EIA-863, ``Petroleum Product Sales Identification Survey;''
EIA-877, ``Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey;''
EIA-878, ``Motor Gasoline Price Survey;''
EIA-888, ``On-Highway Diesel Fuel Price Survey''.

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.

DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be 
received on or before July 7, 2014. If you anticipate difficulty in 
submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in 
ADDRESSES as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Ms. Marcela Rourk, U.S. 
Department of Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Mail Stop 
EI-25, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by 
email (Marcela.Rourk@eia.gov) is recommended. Alternatively, Ms. Rourk 
may be contacted by telephone at 202-586-4412.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Ms. Marcela Rourk at the contact information listed 
above. The forms and instructions, along with related information on 
this clearance package, can be viewed at http://www.eia.gov/survey/notice/marketing2014.cfm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains: (1) OMB No. 1905-0174; (2) Information Collection Request 
Title: Petroleum Marketing Program; (3) Type of Request: revision of a 
currently approved collection; (4) Purpose: The Federal Energy 
Administration Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 761 et seq.) and the DOE 
Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.) require EIA to carry out a 
centralized, comprehensive, and unified energy information program. 
This program collects, evaluates, assembles, analyzes, and disseminates 
information on energy resource reserves, production, demand, 
technology, and related economic and statistical information. This 
information is used to assess the adequacy of energy resources to meet 
near and longer term domestic demands.
    EIA, as part of its effort to comply with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.), provides the general public and 
other Federal agencies with opportunities to comment on collections of 
energy information conducted by or in conjunction with EIA. Also, EIA 
will later seek approval for this collection by the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) under Section 3507(a) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995.
    EIA's petroleum marketing survey forms collect volumetric and price 
information needed for determining the supply of and demand for crude 
oil and refined petroleum products. These surveys provide a basic set 
of data pertaining to the structure, efficiency, and behavior of 
petroleum markets. These data are published by EIA on its Web site, 
http://www.eia.gov, as well as in publications such as the Monthly 
Energy Review (http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/), Annual 
Energy Review (http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/), Petroleum 
Marketing Monthly (http://www.eia.gov/oil_gas/petroleum/data_publications/petroleum_marketing_monthly/pmm.html), Weekly Petroleum 
Status Report (http://www.eia.gov/oil_gas/petroleum/data_publications/weekly_petroleum_status_report/wpsr.html), and the 
International Energy Outlook (http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/ieo/); (4a) 
Proposed Changes to Information Collection: (1) Expand collection of 
weekly propane data on EIA-877,

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``Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey'' to additional states; (2) 
Expand the Winter Heating Fuels Telephone Survey (EIA[hyphen]877) from 
24 to 34 states and continue collection of data from October through 
mid[hyphen]March. This survey collects weekly data on retail prices of 
No. 2 heating oil and propane. These data are used to assess hardships 
experienced by heating oil and propane users during periods of critical 
short supplies. The survey is a cooperative data collection effort 
between EIA and the states participating in the survey; (5) Annual 
Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,203 Respondents; (6) Annual 
Estimated Number of Total Responses: 112,911; (7) Annual Estimated 
Number of Burden Hours: 56,811 hours; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting 
and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: EIA estimates that there are no 
additional costs to respondents associated with the surveys other than 
the costs associated with the burden hours.

     Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration 
Act of 1974, Pub. L. 93-275, codified as 15 U.S.C. 772(b)

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 1, 2014.
Stephen J. Harvey,
Assistant Administrator for Energy Statistics, U.S. Energy Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-10573 Filed 5-7-14; 8:45 am]
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