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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No.1619
May 7-11, 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 May 7-11, 2012. If you have any questions or wish to receive full-text copies of any of the items on this list, please contact 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.


MAY 7, 2012

1. 77 FR 26733, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest; Evanston-Mountain View Ranger District; Utah; Smiths Fork Vegetation Restoration Project, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.

2. 77 FR 26777, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-IA-2012-N109; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.

3. 77 FR 26779, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-IA-2012-N110; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

4. 77 FR 26781, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-R-2011-N269; FF06R06000-FXRS1266066CCP0S3-123], Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge and UL Bend National Wildlife Refuge, MT, ACTION: Notice of availability: Final comprehensive conservation plan and final environmental impact statement.

5. 77 FR 26783, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-EA-2012-N105; FF09X60000-FVWF979209000005D-XXX], Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council, ACTION: Notice of teleconference.

6. 77 FR 26785, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Implementation of Indian Reservation Roads Program and Streamlining the Federal Delivery of Tribal Transportation Services, ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultations and Informational Meetings.

7. 77 FR 26785, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN00000.L18200000.XZ0000], Notice of Public Meeting: Northeast California Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


MAY 8, 2012

8. 77 FR 27001, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY   Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), 27 CFR Part 9, [Docket No. TTB-2012-0003; Notice No. 128] RIN 1513-AB85, Proposed Establishment of the Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley Viticultural Area, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.  

9. 77 FR 27010, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2011-0112; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX69, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Critical Habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl, ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of public comment period; announcement of public meetings and public hearing.  

10. 77 FR 27013, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District; Tongass National Forest; Alaska; Saddle Lakes Timber Sale Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.  

11. 77 FR 27048, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-106-000], Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Line 524j-200 Abandonment Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.     

12. 77 FR 27054, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)   Region 10, [FRL-9667-5], Notice of Approval of Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf Permits Issued to Shell Offshore, Inc. for the Kulluk Conical Drilling Unit, ACTION: Notice of final action.  

13. 77 FR 27078, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-DPOL-0426-10196; 0004-SYM], Cancellation of May 8, 2012, Meeting of the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee, ACTION: Cancellation of meeting.  

14. 77 FR 27086, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.  

15. 77 FR 27092, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.  

16. 77 FR 27097, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [NRC-2012-0102; Docket No. 50-409, License DPR-045], LaCrosse Boiling Water Reactor, Exemption From Certain Requirements, Vernon County, WI, ACTION: Environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact.  

17. 77 FR 27111, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST); Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Launch and Reentry of SpaceShipTwo Reusable Suborbital Rockets at the Mojave Air and Space Port, ACTION: Notice of Availability of Final EA and FONSI.  


MAY 9, 2012

18. 77 FR 27156, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 165, [Docket No. USCG-2012-0227] RIN 1625-AA00, Safety Zone, Temporary Change for Recurring Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays, Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club Independence Day Fireworks Display, Broad Bay Virginia Beach, VA, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.  

19. 77 FR 27174, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Parts 13 and 22, [Docket No. FWS-R9-MB-2011-0054; FF09M21200-123-FXMB123209EAGL0L2] RIN 1018-AX91, Eagle Permits; Changes in the Regulations Governing Eagle Permitting, ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.  

20. 77 FR 27186, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC019, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Applications for three new scientific research permits, two research permit renewals, and one permit modification.  

21. 77 FR 27188, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC020, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Notice; availability of hatchery plans and request for comment.  

22. 77 FR 27189, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA961, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Low-Energy Marine Geophysical Survey in the South-Eastern Pacific Ocean, May, 2012, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an Incidental Take Authorization.  

23. 77 FR 27210, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, [ZRIN 0710-ZA06], Publication of the Final National Wetland Plant List, ACTION: Final Notice.  

24. 77 FR 27245, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-R-2012-N069; FXRS1265030000S3-123-FF03R06000], Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge, Big Stone and Lac Qui Parle Counties, MN, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

25. 77 FR 27246, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-FHC-2012-N018; FF08EVEN00-FXFR1337088SSO0L5-123], Marine Mammal Protection Act; Stock Assessment Report, ACTION: Notice of availability of draft revised stock assessment report for the southern sea otter in California; request for comments.  

26. 77 FR 27284, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA804, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to an Exploration Drilling Program Near Camden Bay, Beaufort Sea, Alaska, Part II, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

27. 77 FR 27322, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA811, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to an Exploration Drilling Program in the Chukchi Sea, Alaska, Part III, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  


MAY 10, 2012

28. 77 FR 27386, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2011-0019: 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Arapahoe Snowfly as Threatened or Endangered, ACTION: Notice of 12-month petition finding.  

29. 77 FR 27403, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2012-0006: 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake as Threatened, ACTION: Notice of petition finding and initiation of status review.  

30. 77 FR 27411, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 223, [Docket No. 120328230-1019-01] RIN 0648-BC10, Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments; notice of public hearings.  

31. 77 FR 27441, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA774, Marine Mammals; File No. 13927, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit amendment.  

32. 77 FR 27448, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Amended Notice of Intent To Revise the Scope of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Recapitalization of Infrastructure Supporting Naval Spent Nuclear Fuel at the Idaho National Laboratory, ACTION: Amended Notice of Intent to Revise the Scope of an Environmental Impact Statement.  

33. 77 FR 27451, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 2790-055], Boott Hydropower, Inc.; Notice of Section 106 Consultation Meeting.     

34. 77 FR 27451, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-OW-EPA-HQ-OW-2011-1013; FRL-9671-1], Permitting Guidance for Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Using Diesel Fuels--Draft: Underground Injection Control Program Guidance #84, ACTION: Request for Comment on Draft Guidance Document.  

35. 77 FR 27467, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Proposed Information Collection; Request for Public Comment: Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program (LRP), ACTION: Notice.  

36. 77 FR 27476, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.  

37. 77 FR 27478, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000, WYW180757], Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW180757, Wyoming, ACTION: Notice.  

38. 77 FR 27478, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD01500 L13400000 DS0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Proposed California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment for the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area in Inyo County, CA, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

39. 77 FR 27479, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000: HAG12-0179], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.  

40. 77 FR 27480, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAC069 L1711.0000 AL.0000 025B], Notice of Public Meeting of the Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

41. 77 FR 27480, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Outer Continental Shelf Scientific Committee; Announcement of Plenary Session, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.  

42. 77 FR 27501, Notices, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC), In the Matter of One Voice Technologies, Inc. Orchestra Therapeutics, Inc. Path 1 Network Technologies, Inc. Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc. (f/k/a Global Business Services, Inc.), Pine Valley Mining Corp. Platina Energy Group, Inc. Pop N Go, Inc. and Powercold Corp. File No. 500-1; Order of Suspension of Trading.     

43. 77 FR 27534, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Office of the Secretary of Transportation, [Docket No. DOT-OST-2012-0044], Department of Transportation Updated Environmental Justice Order 5610.2(a), ACTION: Final DOT Environmental Justice Order.  


MAY 11, 2012

44. 77 FR 27691, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Part 3160, [WO-300-L13100000.FJ0000] RIN 1004-AE26, Oil and Gas; Well Stimulation, Including Hydraulic Fracturing, on Federal and Indian Lands, ACTION: Proposed rule.

45. 77 FR 27717, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB173, Marine Mammals; File No. 16919, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

46. 77 FR 27718, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA172, Marine Mammals; File No. 15453, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.

47. 77 FR 27718, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA873, Endangered Species; File No. 15566, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification.

48. 77 FR 27719, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA602, Marine Mammals; File Nos. 16109 and 15575, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permits.

49. 77 FR 27720, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA691, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Seismic Survey in Cook Inlet, AK, ACTION: Notice; issuance of incidental take authorization.

50. 77 FR 27742, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Navy Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing, ACTION: Notice.

51. 77 FR 27743, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Navy Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing, ACTION: Notice.

52. 77 FR 27763, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-124-000; CP11-40-000; CP10-34-000], East Cheyenne Gas Storage, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed West Peetz Well Plan Amendment and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

53. 77 FR 27765, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-164-000], Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Line 11-AUX-1 Abandonment Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

54. 77 FR 27792, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-R-2012-N080; FXRS12650400000S3-123-FF04R02000], Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, FL; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

55. 77 FR 27793, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Bureau of Indian Education Collection Activities; Request for Comments, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

56. 77 FR 27794, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ956000.L14200000.BJ0000.241A], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona.

57. 77 FR 27794, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ956000.L14200000.BJ0000.241A], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona.

58. 77 FR 27795, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDB00100 LF1000000.HT0000 LXSS024D0000 4500034147], Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

59. 77 FR 27795, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ910000.L12100000.XP0000LXSS150A00006100.241A], State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

60. 77 FR 27796, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-0512-10197; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

61. 77 FR 27804, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket No. 50-416; NRC-2012-0105], Entergy Operations, Inc.; Grand Gulf Nuclear Station, Unit 1, ACTION: Draft environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact, opportunity to comment.

62. 77 FR 27835, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Membership Availability in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Notice.