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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1604
January 23-27, 2012


Below is the weekly list of Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior. This list includes items appearing in the Federal Register during the week of January 23-27, 2012. If you have any questions or wish to receive full-text copies of any of the items on this list, please contact the Interior Library by phone at (202) 208-5815, e-mail at Library@nbc.gov, or in person or by mail at 1849 C Street, NW, MS 1151, Washington, DC  20240.

JANUARY 23, 2012

1. 77 FR 3102, Rules and Regulations, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA), 14 CFR Part 1216, [Notice 12-004] RIN 2700-AD71, Procedures for Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act,  ACTION: Final rule.

2. 77 FR 3123, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, RIN 1024-AD85, Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras National Seashore--Off-Road Vehicle Management,  ACTION: Final rule.

3. 77 FR 3223, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-1042; FRL-9621-3] RIN 2060-AQ90, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Mineral Wool Production and Wool Fiberglass Manufacturing,  ACTION: Proposed rule; Notice of extension of public comment period.

4. 77 FR 3255, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Acquisition of a Natural Gas Pipeline and Natural Gas Utility Service at the Hanford Site, Richland, WA, and Notice of Floodplains and Wetlands Involvement (DOE/EIS-0467),  ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Notice of Floodplains and Wetlands Involvement.

5. 77 FR 3257, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   National Nuclear Security Administration, Transfer of Land Tracts Located at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico,  ACTION: Amended Record of Decision.

6. 77 FR 3269, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, [CFDA Number: 93.164], Loan Repayment Program for Repayment of Health Professions Educational Loans; Announcement Type: Initial.   

7. 77 FR 3279, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2012-N0002; FXES11130100000F5-123-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications,  ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

8. 77 FR 3280, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-0112-9227; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.   

9. 77 FR 3330, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 16, RIN 1018-AV68 [FWS-R9-FHC-2008-0015; FXFR13360900000N5-123-FF09F14000], Injurious Wildlife Species; Listing Three Python Species and One Anaconda Species as Injurious Reptiles, Part II,  ACTION: Final rule.


JANUARY 24, 2012

10. 77 FR 3393, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 635, [Docket No. 110913585-2001-02] RIN 0648-BB36, Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; 2012 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season,  ACTION: Final rule; fishing season notification.

11. 77 FR 3423, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2011-0110; 4500030114], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the I'iwi as Endangered or Threatened,  ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of status review.

12. 77 FR 3450, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA937, Guidelines for Assessing Marine Mammal Stocks,  ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

13. 77 FR 3472, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OAR-2003-0085; FRL-9622-1], Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NESHAP for Radionuclides (Renewal); EPA ICR No. 1100.14,  ACTION: Notice.

14. 77 FR 3488, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Advisory Committee,  ACTION: Notice of meeting.

15. 77 FR 3489, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-WSR-2012-N015; FVWF941009000007B-XXX-FF09W11000/FVWF51100900000-XXX-FF09W11000], Proposed Information Collection; Wildlife and Sport Fish Grants and Cooperative Agreements,  ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

16. 77 FR 3489, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-MB-2012-N017; FXMB12310900APM4], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Mourning Dove Call Count Survey,  ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

17. 77 FR 3491, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-MB-2012-N016; FXMB12310900APM4], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; North American Woodcock Singing Ground Survey,  ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

18. 77 FR 3492, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-R-2012-N014; FF09R81000-FXRS126309000009X-123], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Hunting and Fishing Application Forms and Activity Reports for National Wildlife Refuges,  ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

19. 77 FR 3492, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-IA-2012-N022; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species Receipt of Applications for Permit,  ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

20. 77 FR 3495, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-IA-2012- N021; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits,  ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.

21. 77 FR 3495, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LL WO31000.L13100000.PB0000.24 1E], Renewal and Revision of Approved Information Collection,  ACTION: 60-Day Notice and Request for Comments.


JANUARY 25, 2012

22. 77 FR 3606, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget   Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), 30 CFR Part 1206, Product Valuation.   

23. 77 FR 3681, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R05-OAR-2010-0037; FRL-9622-8], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Minnesota; Regional Haze,  ACTION: Proposed rule.

24. 77 FR 3691, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R03-OAR-2011-0091, EPA-R03-OAR-2011-0584; FRL-9622-3], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Commonwealth of Virginia; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan,  ACTION: Proposed rule.

25. 77 FR 3712, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R05-OAR-2011-0329; FRL-9622-9], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Ohio; Regional Haze,  ACTION: Proposed rule.

26. 77 FR 3743, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA953, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish,  ACTION: Receipt of two research permit application requests.

27. 77 FR 3744, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA938, Marine Mammals; File No. 17029,  ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit.

28. 77 FR 3771, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [OCS-EPA-R4006; FRL-9623-1], Notice of Issuance of Final Outer Continental Shelf Air Permit for Shell Offshore, Inc.    ACTION: Notice of final action.

29. 77 FR 3784, Notices, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION, ACHP Quarterly Business Meeting,  ACTION: Notice.

30. 77 FR 3789, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO620000.L18200000.XH0000], Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils,  ACTION: Notice.

31. 77 FR 3790, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000; WYW176095], Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Wyoming,  ACTION: Notice.

32. 77 FR 3791, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLID9570000.LL14200000.BJ0000], Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey,  ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of surveys.

33. 77 FR 3792, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY-957400-12-L14200000-BJ0000], Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming and Nebraska,  ACTION: Notice.

34. 77 FR 3793, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), Flight 93 National Memorial Advisory Commission,  ACTION: Notice of February 4, 2012, meeting.

35. 77 FR 3793, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0025,  ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

36. 77 FR 3836, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Mingo County, WV,  ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement.


JANUARY 26, 2012

37. 77 FR 3919, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, 15 CFR Part 922, [Docket No. 0908041219-1413-02] RIN 0648-AX79, Overflight Regulations for the Channel Islands, Monterey Bay, Gulf of the Farallones, and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaries,  ACTION: Final rule.

38. 77 FR 3935, Rules and Regulations, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC), 47 CFR Parts 1, 17, 22, 24, 25, 27, 80, 87 and 90, [WT Docket No. 08-61; WT Docket No. 03-187; FCC 11-181], National Environmental Policy Act Compliance for Proposed Tower Registrations; Effects of Communications Towers on Migratory Birds,  ACTION: Final rule.

39. 77 FR 3966, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R05-OAR-2011-0598; FRL-9622-6], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Illinois; Regional Haze,  ACTION: Proposed rule.

40. 77 FR 3975, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R05-OAR-2011-0080; FRL-9622-7], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Indiana; Regional Haze,  ACTION: Proposed rule.

41. 77 FR 3984, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R03-OAR-2012-0002, FRL-9622-2], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan,  ACTION: Proposed rule.

42. 77 FR 4014, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA871, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Physical Oceanographic Studies in the Southwest Indian Ocean, January Through February, 2012,  ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.

43. 77 FR 4056, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee (SC); Announcement of Plenary Session,  ACTION: Notice of meeting.

44. 77 FR 4056, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX12EB00A181000], Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request,  ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection (1028-0085).

45. 77 FR 4057, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [AA-8103-05; LLAK965000-L14100000-KC0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection,  ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.

46. 77 FR 4058, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON03000 L12320000.AL0000], Notice of Intent To Collect Fees on Public Land in Mesa County, CO Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act,  ACTION: Notice of intent.

47. 77 FR 4059, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD01000 L12200000.AL 0000], Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council.   

48. 77 FR 4170, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 226, [Docket No. 0808061067-1664-03] RIN 0648-AX06, Endangered and Threatened Species: Final Rule To Revise the Critical Habitat Designation for the Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle, Part III,  ACTION: Final rule.


JANUARY 27, 2012

49. 77 FR 4274, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 21, [Docket No. FWS-R9-MB-2011-0033; 91200-1231-9BPP] RIN 1018-AX82, Migratory Bird Permits; Double-Crested Cormorant Management in the United States, ACTION: Request for comments; extension of comment period.

50. 77 FR 4294, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0742; FRL 9511-1], Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Air Pollution Regulations for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Activities (Renewal), ACTION: Notice.

51. 77 FR 4300, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0542; FRL-9608-8], Notice of Data Availability Concerning Renewable Fuels Produced From Palm Oil Under the RFS Program, ACTION: Notice of data availability (NODA).

52. 77 FR 4318, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9001-3], Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability

53. 77 FR 4360, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 216/222 in the Central Planning Area (CPA) in the Gulf of Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Proposed Sale 216/222.

54. 77 FR 4360, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVW0300.L51100000. GN0000.LVEMF1000880 241A; 12-08807; MO# 4500030363; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Hycroft Mine Expansion, Humboldt and Pershing Counties, NV, ACTION: Notice of availability.

55. 77 FR 4361, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.