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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices the public with the exact date, time, and location of the public meeting. We will also post the time, date, and location of the public meeting on our refuge Web site at: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/San_ Diego_Bay. We will accept both oral and written comments at the public meeting. Mail Stop 989, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–7720 (phone); or escottsangine@usgs.gov (email). You may also find information about this Information Collection Request (ICR) at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Michael Fris, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region. 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. [FR Doc. 2016–25490 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX16LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a renewal of a currently approved information collection (1028–0065) Production Estimate. AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection consists of 2 forms. 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 October 31, 2016. DATES: To ensure that your comments are considered, OMB must receive them on or before November 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments on this IC directly to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, at OIRA_ SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov (email); or (202) 395–5806 (fax). Please also forward a copy of your comments to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–7197 (fax); or gs-info_collections@usgs.gov (email). Reference ‘‘Information Collection 1028–0065, Production Estimate’’ in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth S. 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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 On April 19, 2016, a 60-day Federal Register notice (81 FR 23004) was published announcing this information collection. Public comments were solicited for 60 days ending June 20, 2016. We did not receive any public comments in response to that notice. 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While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from public view, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Michael J. Magyar, Associate Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2016–25549 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Bureau of Land Management [LLNMF01000.L13150000.NB0000.16X] Amended Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Farmington Field Office, New Mexico and Prepare an Associated Environmental Impact Statement Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX16LR000F60100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments

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

ACTION: Notice of a renewal of a currently approved information 
collection (1028-0065) Production Estimate.

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) 
described below. This collection consists of 2 forms. 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 
October 31, 2016.

DATES: To ensure that your comments are considered, OMB must receive 
them on or before November 21, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments on this IC directly to 
the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the 
Interior, at OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov (email); or (202) 395-5806 
(fax). Please also forward a copy of your comments to the Information 
Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703-648-7197 (fax); or 
gs-info_collections@usgs.gov (email). Reference ``Information 
Collection 1028-0065, Production Estimate'' in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth S. Sangine, National 
Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, Mail Stop 989, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703-648-7720 
(phone); or escottsangine@usgs.gov (email). You may also find 
information about this Information Collection Request (ICR) at 
www.reginfo.gov.

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 Number: USGS Forms 9-4042-A and 9-4124-A.
    Title: Production Estimate, Two Forms: 9-4042-A and 9-4124-A.
    Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected Public: Business or Other-For-Profit Institutions: U.S. 
nonfuel minerals producers.
    Respondent Obligation: None. Participation is voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,761.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Annual Burden Hours: 440 hours.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this IC.
    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

    On April 19, 2016, a 60-day Federal Register notice (81 FR 23004) 
was published announcing this information collection. Public comments 
were solicited for 60 days ending June 20, 2016. We did not receive any 
public comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments as 
to: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is 
useful; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden time to 
the proposed collection of information; (3) how to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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 personal mailing 
address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from 
public view, we cannot guarantee that it will be done.

Michael J. Magyar,
Associate Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. 
Geological Survey.
[FR Doc. 2016-25549 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P