Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Ferrous Metals Surveys, 65868 [2020-22905]

Download as PDF 65868 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 201 / Friday, October 16, 2020 / Notices including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Authority We provide this notice in accordance with the requirements of section 10(c) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), and their implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22, and 40 CFR 1506.6, respectively). Robyn Thorson, Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2020–22966 Filed 10–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX20LR000F60100; OMB Control Number 1028–0068] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Ferrous Metals Surveys U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information Collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Oct 15, 2020 Jkt 253001 or by email to gs-info_collections@ usgs.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028–0068 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Elizabeth S. Sangine by email at escottsangine@usgs.gov, or by telephone at 703–648–7720. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on August 14, 2020, 85 FR 49672. One comment was received from the Bureau of Economic Analysis supporting the collection of this data as nationally important. We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comments addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the USGS; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the USGS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the USGS minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit 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 that we will be able to do so. Abstract: Respondents to these forms supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data for 13 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 ores, concentrates, metals, and ferroalloys, some of which are considered strategic and critical, to assist in determining National Defense Stockpile goals. These data and derived information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbooks, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, industry education programs, and the general public. Title of Collection: Ferrous Metals Surveys. OMB Control Number: 1028–0068. Form Number: Various, 15 forms. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Business or Other-For-Profit Institutions: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers and consumers of ferrous and related metals. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 954. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,208. Estimated Completion Time per Response: For each form, we will include an average burden time ranging from 10 minutes to 1 hour. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,158. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly or Annually. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: There are no ‘‘nonhour cost’’ burdens associated with this IC. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authorities for this action are the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980 (30 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), the National Mining and Minerals Policy Act of 1970 (30 U.S.C. 21(a)), the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98 et seq.), and the Defense Production Act (50 U.S.C. 2061 et seq.). Michael Magyar, Acting Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2020–22905 Filed 10–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX20LR000F60100; OMB Control Number 1028-0068]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Ferrous Metals 
Surveys

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

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information 
Collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this Information Collection Request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior by email at [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028-
0068 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Elizabeth S. Sangine by email at 
[email protected], or by telephone at 703-648-7720. You may also 
view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
August 14, 2020, 85 FR 49672. One comment was received from the Bureau 
of Economic Analysis supporting the collection of this data as 
nationally important.
    We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is 
described below. We are especially interested in public comments 
addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the 
proper functions of the USGS; (2) will this information be processed 
and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; 
(4) how might the USGS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the USGS minimize the 
burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use 
of information technology.
    Comments that you submit 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 that we 
will be able to do so.
    Abstract: Respondents to these forms supply the USGS with domestic 
production and consumption data for 13 ores, concentrates, metals, and 
ferroalloys, some of which are considered strategic and critical, to 
assist in determining National Defense Stockpile goals. These data and 
derived information will be published as chapters in Minerals 
Yearbooks, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity 
Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, 
industry education programs, and the general public.
    Title of Collection: Ferrous Metals Surveys.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0068.
    Form Number: Various, 15 forms.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Business or Other-For-Profit 
Institutions: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers and consumers of ferrous 
and related metals.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 954.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,208.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: For each form, we will 
include an average burden time ranging from 10 minutes to 1 hour.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,158.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Monthly or Annually.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: There are no ``nonhour 
cost'' burdens associated with this IC.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authorities for this action are the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the National Materials and Minerals 
Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980 (30 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), 
the National Mining and Minerals Policy Act of 1970 (30 U.S.C. 21(a)), 
the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98 et 
seq.), and the Defense Production Act (50 U.S.C. 2061 et seq.).

Michael Magyar,
Acting Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological 
Survey.
[FR Doc. 2020-22905 Filed 10-15-20; 8:45 am]
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