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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1622
May 28-June 1, 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 28-June 1, 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 28, 2012

Memorial Day Holiday


MAY 29, 2012

1. 77 FR 31486, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 946, [VA-126-FOR; OSM-2008-0012], Virginia Regulatory Program, ACTION:  Final rule; approval of amendment.  

2. 77 FR 31537, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 217, [Docket No. 120307157-2434-02] RIN 0648-BB74, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Coastal Commercial Fireworks Displays at Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, CA, ACTION:  Final rule.  

3. 77 FR 31551, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, 178, and 180, [Docket No. PHMSA-2011-0140 (HM-234)] RIN 2137-AE80, Hazardous Materials; Miscellaneous Amendments Pertaining to DOT Specification Cylinders (RRR), ACTION:  Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM).

4. 77 FR 31585, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB154, Marine Mammals; File No. 16388, ACTION:  Notice; receipt of application.  

5. 77 FR 31586, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC037, Endangered Species; File No. 16556, ACTION:  Notice; receipt of application.  

6. 77 FR 31587, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC048, Fishing Capacity Reduction Program for the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery, ACTION:  Notice of loan repayment.  

7. 77 FR 31592, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Applications for New Awards; State-Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) Pilot Grant Competition, ACTION:  Notice.  

8. 77 FR 31634, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Acquisition and Property Management - DOI, Renewal of Information Collection: Claim for Relocation Payments--Residential, DI-381 and Claim for Relocation Payments--Nonresidential, DI-382, ACTION:  Notice and request for comments.  

9. 77 FR 31636, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-EA-2012-N133; FF09D00000-FXGO1664091HCC05D-123], Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, ACTION:  Notice of meeting.  

10. 77 FR 31637, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Revision of Agency Information Collection for the American Indian and Alaska Native Population and Labor Force Report, ACTION:  Notice of request for comments.  

11. 77 FR 31637, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [NM-114438; AZA-35058; L51010000 ER0000 LVRWG09G0690 LLNM930000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the SunZia Southwest 500 kV Transmission Line Project in New Mexico and Arizona, and Prospective Draft Land Use Plan Amendments, ACTION:  Notice of availability.  

12. 77 FR 31640, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN01000.L18200000.XZ0000], Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council, ACTION:  Notice of public meeting.  

13. 77 FR 31692, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R09-OAR-2012-0345, FRL-9675-3], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Hawaii; Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan, Part II, ACTION:  Proposed rule.  


MAY 30, 2012

14. 77 FR 31724, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), 30 CFR Part 250, [Docket ID: BSEE-2012-0003] RIN 1014-AA01, Production Measurement Documents Incorporated by Reference; Correction, ACTION:  Correcting amendment.  

15. 77 FR 31728, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 721, [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2010-0630; FRL-9345-9] RIN 2070-AJ71, Elemental Mercury Used in Barometers, Manometers, Hygrometers, and Psychrometers; Significant New Use Rule, ACTION:  Final rule.  

16. 77 FR 31734, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 622, [Docket No. 120213124-1066-02] RIN 0648-BB91, Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Red Snapper Management Measures, ACTION:  Final rule.  

17. 77 FR 31835, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB158, Marine Mammals; File No. 16580, ACTION:  Notice; receipt of application.  

18. 77 FR 31835, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC049, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION:  Notice; availability of tribal harvest plan evaluation and request for comment.  

19. 77 FR 31836, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA874, Marine Mammals; File No. 15240, ACTION:  Notice; issuance of permit.  

20. 77 FR 31868, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT   Office of the Chief Information Officer, [Docket No. FR-5603-N-34], Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) Training and Technical Assistance; Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), ACTION:  Notice.  

21. 77 FR 31869, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2012-N116: FXES11130300000D2-123-FF03E00000], Iris Lacustris (Dwarf Lake Iris); Draft Recovery Plan for Review and Comment, ACTION:  Notice of document availability.  

22. 77 FR 31870, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-2011-N223; FF06R06000-FXRS1265066CCP0S2-123], Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan for the Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge Complex, ACTION:  Notice of availability.  

23. 77 FR 31871, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions; Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California, ACTION:  Notice of final agency determination.  

24. 77 FR 31873, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT-06000-01-L10200000-PG0000], Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council, ACTION:  Notice of Public Meeting.  

25. 77 FR 31874, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [WY-923-1310-FI; WYW177172], Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW177172, Wyoming, ACTION:  Notice.  

26. 77 FR 31874, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-ACAD-0507-10276; 1700-SZM], Notice of June 4, 2012, Meeting for Acadia National Park Advisory Commission, ACTION:  Meeting Notice.  


MAY 31, 2012

27. 77 FR 32034, Rules and Regulations, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC), 47 CFR Part 73, [MB Docket No. 09-52; FCC 11-190], Policies To Promote Rural Radio Service and To Streamline Allotment and Assignment Procedures, ACTION:  Final rule; announcement of effective date.

28. 77 FR 32075, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R1-ES-2011-0096; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX38, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), ACTION:  Proposed rule; availability of supplementary documents and announcement of public hearing.

29. 77 FR 32130, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2012-N118; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION:  Notice of availability; request for comments.

30. 77 FR 32131, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-R-2012-N061; BAC-4311-K9-S3], Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Sussex County, DE; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION:  Notice of availability; request for comments.

31. 77 FR 32132, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Fee-to-Trust Transfer of Property and Subsequent Development of a Resort/Hotel and Ancillary Facilities in the City of Taunton, MA and Tribal Government Facilities in the Town of Mashpee, MA by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, ACTION:  Notice.

32. 77 FR 32133, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-0512-10297; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.      

33. 77 FR 32172, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Environmental Assessment: Notice of Final Federal Actions on Improvements to U.S. 60 in Union and Henderson Counties, KY, ACTION:  Notice of limitations on claims for judicial review of actions by FHWA, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), DoD, and other Federal agencies.


JUNE 1, 2012

34. 77 FR 32420, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 697, [Docket No.110722404-1073-02] RIN 0648-BA56, Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; American Lobster Fishery, ACTION: Final rule.

35. 77 FR 32444, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Part 543, RIN 3141-AA27, Minimum Internal Control Standards, ACTION: Proposed rule.

36. 77 FR 32465, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Part 547, RIN 3141-AA27, Technical Standards, ACTION: Proposed rule.

37. 77 FR 32483, 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, Endan-gered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Critical Habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina), ACTION: Proposed rule; availability of supplementary documents.

38. 77 FR 32571, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB157, Marine Mammals; File No. 14856, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

39. 77 FR 32573, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC031, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Construction and Race Event Activities for the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco Bay, CA, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

40. 77 FR 32626, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF09-8-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meetings.

41. 77 FR 32635, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9003-3], Environ-mental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability.

42. 77 FR 32662, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2012-N117; FXES11120800000F2-123-FF08ECAR00], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Incidental Take Permit Application; Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Riverside County, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

43. 77 FR 32665, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000, WYW180763], Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW180763, Wyoming, ACTION: Notice.

44. 77 FR 32665, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVE0000 L51100000.GN0000 LVEMF1000570; 12-08807; MO# 4500033252; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Hollister Underground Mine Project, Elko County, NV, ACTION: Notice of availability.

45. 77 FR 32666, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMP0000 L13110000.XH0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

46. 77 FR 32667, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-0411-10061; 8140-P122-579], Notice of Intent To Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for Alcatraz Ferry Embarkation Site, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco and Marin Counties, CA, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Alcatraz Ferry Embarkation Site.

47. 77 FR 32668, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWRO-KALA-0509-10302; 8896-SZM], Notice of June 14, 2012, Meeting for Kalaupapa Federal Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting notice.