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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; North American Breeding Bird Survey
Document Number: 2022-06542
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-29
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-06136
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Reconciliation of Derogatory Geographic Names Tribal Consultation; Correction
Document Number: 2022-05650
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-17
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) published a document in the Federal Register on February 23, 2022, concerning conducting Tribal Consultation sessions to obtain oral and written comments on candidate replacement names for geographic feature names recently declared derogatory by DOI Secretary's Order 3404 (S.O. 3404). These sessions will be held virtually. The document contained an error when accessing the Zoom links.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; ShakeAlert
Document Number: 2022-05557
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing a new information collection without OMB approval.
2022 Final List of Critical Minerals
Document Number: 2022-04027
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
By this notice, the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), presents the 2022 final list of critical minerals and the methodology used to develop the list. The 2022 final list of critical minerals, which revises the final list published by the Secretary in 2018, includes the following 50 minerals: Aluminum, antimony, arsenic, barite, beryllium, bismuth, cerium, cesium, chromium, cobalt, dysprosium, erbium, europium, fluorspar, gadolinium, gallium, germanium, graphite, hafnium, holmium, indium, iridium, lanthanum, lithium, lutetium, magnesium, manganese, neodymium, nickel, niobium, palladium, platinum, praseodymium, rhodium, rubidium, ruthenium, samarium, scandium, tantalum, tellurium, terbium, thulium, tin, titanium, tungsten, vanadium, ytterbium, yttrium, zinc, and zirconium.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Industrial Minerals Surveys
Document Number: 2022-03891
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an Information Collection with revisions.
Reconciliation of Derogatory Geographic Names
Document Number: 2022-03748
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is requesting public comment on candidate replacement names for geographic feature names recently declared derogatory by DOI Secretary's Order 3404.
Reconciliation of Derogatory Geographic Names Tribal Consultation
Document Number: 2022-03744
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will conduct Tribal Consultation sessions to obtain oral and written comments on candidate replacement names for geographic feature names recently declared derogatory by DOI Secretary's Order 3404 (S.O. 3404). These sessions will be held virtually.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Mine, Development, and Mineral Exploration Supplement
Document Number: 2022-03429
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-17
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Susquehanna River Angler Survey
Document Number: 2022-02417
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-04
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), are conducting a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; North American Breeding Bird Survey
Document Number: 2022-01078
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Topographic and Hydrography Data Grants
Document Number: 2021-27647
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-22
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Extension of Public Comment Period for the 2021 Draft List of Critical Minerals
Document Number: 2021-27001
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-14
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S Geological Survey published a document in the Federal Register on November 9, 2021, that presented a description of the methodology used to identify a draft list of critical minerals; a draft list of minerals, elements, substances, and materials that qualify as critical minerals; \1\ and a draft list of critical minerals recovered as byproducts and their host minerals. This notice announces a 32-day extension of the public comment period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Water Resources Management-Institutional Resiliency, Hazards Planning, and Data Delivery Needs Information Collection
Document Number: 2021-26208
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-02
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
2021 Draft List of Critical Minerals; Correction
Document Number: 2021-25055
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-17
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S Geological Survey published a document in the Federal Register on November 9, 2021 that presented a description of the draft methodology used to identify a draft list of critical minerals; a draft list of minerals, elements, substances, and materials that qualify as critical minerals; and a draft list of critical minerals recovered as byproducts and their host minerals. The document contained a billing address code and docket number.
2021 Draft List of Critical Minerals
Document Number: 2021-24488
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The United States remains heavily dependent on imports of certain mineral commodities that are vital to the Nation's economic and national security interests. This dependency has the potential to create strategic vulnerabilities arising from adverse foreign actions, pandemics, natural disasters, or other events that can disrupt the supply of critical minerals. The Department of the Interior (DOI) published a list of 35 critical minerals \1\ or mineral groups on May 18, 2018, in response to Executive Order 13817A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Caribou Video Data Scoring
Document Number: 2021-24298
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-08
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (EDMAP and STATEMAP)
Document Number: 2021-23361
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Land Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research Activity
Document Number: 2021-22049
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-08
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Through Surveys and Interviews To Evaluate and Improve the Cooperative Research Units Program Mission, Functions, and Goals
Document Number: 2021-21358
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-20905
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Cooperative Funding Application
Document Number: 2021-19821
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-15
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Nonindigenous Aquatic Species eDNA Data Submission Forms
Document Number: 2021-19794
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-14
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Michindoh Glacial Aquifer Groundwater Study
Document Number: 2021-19556
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-10
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP)
Document Number: 2021-19356
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-08
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Meeting of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-19269
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-07
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Hydrography Maintenance Portal
Document Number: 2021-19151
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-07
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection, in use without OMB approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Hydrography Addressing Tool
Document Number: 2021-17768
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (EDMAP and STATEMAP)
Document Number: 2021-17106
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-16978
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-10
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is rescinding the system of records notice (SORN), INTERIOR/USGS-01, National Water Information System: NWIS. This notice was maintained by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and is no longer required as the NWIS records are neither stored nor retrieved by use of an individual's personal identifier. All records in NWIS are stored and retrieved by site identification data. As such, NWIS does not meet the statutory definition of a system of records under the Privacy Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Angler Participation Study
Document Number: 2021-15713
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Notice of Webinar; Announcement of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Geospatial Program 3D Elevation Program FY21 Informational Training Webinar in Preparation for the Upcoming Release of the USGS Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program
Document Number: 2021-15224
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing a program-sponsored informational training webinar to provide scripted training to prospective applicants. This 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) training has been developed to encourage applications from federal agencies, states, tribes, private industry and communities across the nation to support the acquisition of high-quality elevation data and a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation's natural and constructed features.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Industrial Minerals Surveys
Document Number: 2021-14252
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-12018
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Digital Trails Project-Trails Data Portal
Document Number: 2021-11017
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Nonferrous Metals Surveys
Document Number: 2021-11268
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-27
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Michindoh Glacial Aquifer Groundwater Study
Document Number: 2021-10876
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection of groundwater level measurements to enhance understanding of the regional groundwater system.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Land Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research Activity
Document Number: 2021-10471
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-18
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) Grant Opportunity
Document Number: 2021-09909
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Current and Future Landsat User Requirements
Document Number: 2021-08133
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-21
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing renew an information collection. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Cooperative Funding Application
Document Number: 2021-08020
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Markup Application
Document Number: 2021-04812
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Did You Feel It? Earthquake Questionnaire
Document Number: 2021-04292
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-02
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Local & Indigenous Knowledge of Permafrost Dynamics Across the Yukon River Basin
Document Number: 2021-04226
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-02
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; The William T. Pecora Award: Application and Nomination Process
Document Number: 2021-02666
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Hydrography Addressing tool
Document Number: 2021-02228
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-03
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-26729
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior (DOI) is seeking nominations to serve on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee authorized through the Geospatial Data Act of 2018 (GDA), which operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior through the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) related to management of Federal geospatial programs, development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of the GDA. The Committee reviews and comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum for views of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial community.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Hydrography Maintenance Portal
Document Number: 2020-27293
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Current and Future Landsat User Requirements
Document Number: 2020-25375
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-18
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; The National Map Corps (TNMCorps)-Volunteered Geographic Information Project
Document Number: 2020-23459
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.