Densified Biomass Fuel Report, EIA-63C

ICR 201806-1905-001

OMB: 1905-0209

Federal Form Document

Forms and Documents
Document
Name
Status
Supporting Statement A
2018-06-26
Supplementary Document
2018-06-26
Supplementary Document
2018-06-26
Supplementary Document
2018-06-26
Supplementary Document
2018-06-26
Supplementary Document
2018-06-26
Supporting Statement B
2018-06-26
IC Document Collections
IC ID
Document
Title
Status
216860 Modified
ICR Details
1905-0209 201806-1905-001
Active 201506-1905-001
DOE/EIA EIA-63C
Densified Biomass Fuel Report, EIA-63C
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular
Approved with change 10/09/2018
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 06/26/2018
In accordance with 5 CFR 1320, the information collection is approved for three years.
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
10/31/2021 36 Months From Approved 10/31/2018
1,065 0 1,800
1,467 0 2,700
0 0 172,728

The EIA-63C collects monthly densified biomass fuel (aka pellet fuel) production, sales, and inventory levels from U.S. pellet fuel producers. These data are used to monitor the current status and trends of the pellet fuel industry. The data collected are published in various EIA reports and available through EIA's Internet site. Users of the data include Congress, other executive agencies, state governments, non-governmental organizations, private analysts and forecasters, and the general public.

US Code: 15 USC 772(b) Name of Law: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974
   US Code: 15 USC 764(a) Name of Law: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974
   US Code: 15 USC 764(b) Name of Law: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974
   PL: Pub.L. 93 - 275 13(b) Name of Law: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974
   US Code: 15 USC 790(a) Name of Law: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974
   US Code: 15 USC 790(b) Name of Law: Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974
  
None

Not associated with rulemaking

  82 FR 48808 10/20/2017
83 FR 29777 06/26/2018
No

1
IC Title Form No. Form Name
Densified Biomass Fuel Report EIA-63C Densified Biomass Fuel Report

  Total Approved Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 1,065 1,800 0 -579 -156 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 1,467 2,700 0 -895 -338 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 172,728 0 -172,728 0 0
No
Yes
Miscellaneous Actions
The reduction of 1,233 annual burden hours is mainly due to frame change (from 150 respondents to 108), burden per response (change from 1.5 to 1.4 hours), and removal of six data elements (questions).

$158,949
Yes Part B of Supporting Statement
    No
    No
No
No
No
Uncollected
Nanda Srinivasan 202 586-7777 [email protected]

  No

On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
 
 
 
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.
06/26/2018


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