Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 30911-30912 [2018-14147]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 127 / Monday, July 2, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (CIPSEA),’’ Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 33376. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response. Publicity materials and an instruction sheet for reporting via internet will account for 5 minutes of additional burden per respondent. Respondents who refuse to complete a survey will be allotted 2 minutes of burden per attempt to collect the data. Once a year, NASS will contact approximately 20,000 crop farmers who rely on honey bees to pollinate their fruit, nut, vegetable, and other crops. NASS will conduct the annual survey using a mail and internet approach. This will be followed up with phone and personal enumeration for nonrespondents. NASS will attempt to obtain at least an 80% response rate. Respondents: Farmers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: With an estimated response rate of approximately 80%, we estimate the burden to be 6,100 hours. Comments: 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 will 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 those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, technological, or other forms of information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, June 20, 2018. Kevin L. Barnes, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–14156 Filed 6–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Jun 29, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Mink Survey. The target population will be pulled from the NASS List Frame of operations with positive historical data. The frame is updated with the names of new operations that are found in trade magazines or grower’s association’s lists. The questionnaires that NASS is planning to use are the same as what was used in previous years. Any additional changes to the questionnaires would result from requests by industry data users. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 31, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535–0212, by any of the following methods: • Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number above in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (855) 838–6382. • Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD– ROM submissions to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250– 2024. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin L. Barnes, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–2707. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS— OMB Clearance Officer, at (202) 690– 2388 or at ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Mink Survey. OMB Control Number: 0535–0212. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30911 Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2018. Type of Request: Intent to Seek Approval to Revise and Extend an Information Collection for 3 years. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition. The Mink Survey collects data on the number of mink pelts produced, the number of females bred, and the number of mink farms. Mink estimates are used by the federal government to calculate total value of sales and total cash receipts, by State governments to administer fur farm programs and health regulations, and by universities in research projects. The current expiration date for this docket is November 30, 2018. NASS intends to request that the Mink Survey be approved for another 3 years. Authority: These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to nonaggregated data provided by respondents. This Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.), and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320. NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, ‘‘Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (CIPSEA),’’ Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 33362. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response for the producers and approximately 30 minutes per response for the buyers. NASS plans to mail out publicity materials with the questionnaires to inform operators of the importance of these surveys. NASS will also use multiple mailings, followed up with phone and personal enumeration to increase response rates and to minimize data collection costs. Respondents: Farmers and ranchers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 85 hours. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 30912 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 127 / Monday, July 2, 2018 / Notices agency, including whether the information will 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 those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, technological, or other forms of information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, June 20, 2018. Kevin L. Barnes, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–14147 Filed 6–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 38— Charleston, South Carolina; Authorization of Production Activity; BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (Hybrid Passenger Vehicles); Spartanburg, South Carolina On February 27, 2018, BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within FTZ 38A, in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (83 FR 9828, March 8, 2018). On June 27, 2018, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14, and further subject to a restriction requiring that polyester band, acrylic coated cloth tape, warp knit fabric, and seat protectors be admitted in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). Dated: June 27, 2018. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–14181 Filed 6–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 17:40 Jun 29, 2018 Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–16–2018] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 61—San Juan, Puerto Rico; Authorization of Production Activity; Janssen Ortho LLC; (Pharmaceuticals); Gurabo, Puerto Rico On February 27, 2018, Janssen Ortho LLC submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within Subzone 61N, in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (83 FR 10838–10839, March 13, 2018). On June 27, 2018, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Jkt 244001 [FR Doc. 2018–14182 Filed 6–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–865] Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hotrolled carbon steel flat products (hotrolled steel) from the People’s Republic of China (China), covering the period of review (POR) November 1, 2016, through October 31, 2017, and finds preliminarily that Baosteel Group Corporation, Shanghai Baosteel International Economic & Trading Co., Ltd., Baoshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., Shanghai Meishan Iron & Steel, and Union Steel China have not demonstrated that they are separate from the China-wide entity. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Applicable July 2, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: June 27, 2018. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [B–15–2018] VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Benito Ballesteros, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–7425. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from China pursuant to section 751(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act). On November 29, 2001, the Department published in the Federal Register an antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from China.1 On November 30, 2017, Nucor Corporation (Nucor) submitted a request for an administrative review of Baosteel,2 Shanghai Meishan Iron & Steel, and Union Steel China.3 On January 11, 2018, pursuant to the request from Nucor, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hot-rolled steel from China covering the period November 1, 2016, to October 31, 2017, for Baosteel, Shanghai Meishan Iron & Steel, and Union Steel China.4 Scope of the Order The products covered by the order are certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products of a rectangular shape, of a width of 0.5 inch or greater, neither clad, plated, nor coated with metal and whether or not painted, varnished, or coated with plastics or other nonmetallic substances, in coils (whether or not in successively superimposed layers), regardless of thickness, and in straight lengths of a thickness of less than 4.75 mm and of a width measuring at least 10 times the thickness. 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the People’s Republic of China, 66 FR 59561 (November 29, 2001). 2 Because no party is challenging the prior collapsing determination, we continue to collapse Baosteel Group Corporation, Shanghai Baosteel International Economic & Trading Co., Ltd., and Baoshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (collectively, Baosteel). See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the People’s Republic of China: Final No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012–2013; 79 FR 67415 (November 13, 2014). 3 See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Administrative Review, dated November 30, 2017. 4 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 83 FR 1329 (January 11, 2018) (Initiation Notice). E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 127 (Monday, July 2, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30911-30912]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-14147]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently 
Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics 
Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently 
approved information collection, the Mink Survey. The target population 
will be pulled from the NASS List Frame of operations with positive 
historical data. The frame is updated with the names of new operations 
that are found in trade magazines or grower's association's lists. The 
questionnaires that NASS is planning to use are the same as what was 
used in previous years. Any additional changes to the questionnaires 
would result from requests by industry data users.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 31, 2018 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535-
0212, by any of the following methods:
     Email: [email protected]. Include docket number 
above in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (855) 838-6382.
     Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions to: 
David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 
20250-2024.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, 
NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South 
Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-2024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Kevin L. Barnes, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-2707. Copies of this information 
collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from 
David Hancock, NASS--OMB Clearance Officer, at (202) 690-2388 or at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Mink Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0212.
    Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2018.
    Type of Request: Intent to Seek Approval to Revise and Extend an 
Information Collection for 3 years.
    Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates 
of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition. The Mink 
Survey collects data on the number of mink pelts produced, the number 
of females bred, and the number of mink farms. Mink estimates are used 
by the federal government to calculate total value of sales and total 
cash receipts, by State governments to administer fur farm programs and 
health regulations, and by universities in research projects. The 
current expiration date for this docket is November 30, 2018. NASS 
intends to request that the Mink Survey be approved for another 3 
years.
    Authority: These data will be collected under the authority of 7 
U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this 
authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 
as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict 
confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. This 
Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.), and Office of 
Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320.
    NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, 
``Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, 
Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 
2002 (CIPSEA),'' Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 
33362.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response for the 
producers and approximately 30 minutes per response for the buyers. 
NASS plans to mail out publicity materials with the questionnaires to 
inform operators of the importance of these surveys. NASS will also use 
multiple mailings, followed up with phone and personal enumeration to 
increase response rates and to minimize data collection costs.
    Respondents: Farmers and ranchers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 85 hours.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the

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agency, including whether the information will 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 those who are to 
respond, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, technological, or other forms of information technology 
collection methods.
    All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record 
and be summarized in the request for OMB approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, June 20, 2018.
Kevin L. Barnes,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2018-14147 Filed 6-29-18; 8:45 am]
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