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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

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AGENCY:

Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE).

ACTION:

Agency information collection activities: Submission for OMB review; comment request.

SUMMARY:

The EIA has submitted the form DOE-887, “DOE Customer Surveys,” to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., at 3507(h)(1)).

DATES:

Comments must be filed by December 14, 2009. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX at 202-395-7285 or e-mail to Christine_Kymn@omb.eop.gov is recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, Start Printed Page 58268DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-4638. (A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA's Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.)

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional information should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202-586-5271) or e-mail (grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address is Statistics and Methods Group (EI-70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585-0670. Ms. Sutherland may be contacted by telephone at (202) 586-6264.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This section contains the following information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component); (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response).

1. DOE-887, “DOE Customer Surveys”.

2. Energy Information Administration.

3. OMB Number 1901-0302.

4. Three-year extension.

5. Voluntary.

6. DOE-887 will be used to contact users and beneficiaries of DOE products or other services to determine how DOE can better improve its services to meet their needs. Information is needed to make DOE products more effective, efficient, and responsive and at a lesser cost.

7. Respondents are users and beneficiaries of DOE products and services

8. 12,500 hours (50,000 respondents times 1 response per year times .25 hours per response).

Please refer to the supporting statement for more information about the types of information collections that may be conducted. For instructions on obtaining materials, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

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Statutory Authority: Executive Order 12,862 § 1, 58 FR 48,257 (Sept. 11, 1993).

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Issued in Washington, DC, November 5, 2009.

Stephanie Brown,

Director, Statistics and Methods Group, Energy Information Administration.

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[FR Doc. E9-27167 Filed 11-10-09; 8:45 am]

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