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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1627
July 2-6, 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 July 2-6, 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.


JULY 2, 2012

1. 77 FR 39159, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 14 CFR Part 39, [Docket No. FAA-2012-0441; Directorate Identifier 2012-CE-011-AD; Amendment 39-17106; AD 2012-13-04] RIN 2120-AA64, Airworthiness Directives; Empresa Brasileria de Aeronautica S.A. (EMBRAER) Airplanes, ACTION: Final rule.

2. 77 FR 39164, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 147, [Docket No. USCG-2011-1143] RIN 1625-AA00, Safety Zone; KULLUK, Outer Continental Shelf Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU), Beaufort Sea, AK, ACTION: Temporary final rule.

3. 77 FR 39220, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC078, Endangered Species; File No. 17183, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

4. 77 FR 39244, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS); Meeting.

5. 77 FR 39251, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2012-N158; FXES11130300000F3-123-FF03E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for comments.

6. 77 FR 39252, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-MB-2012-N153; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C], Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council, ACTION: Notice of meetings.

7. 77 FR 39253, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-AKR-DENA-10132; 9833-P807-579], Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Denali Park Road Vehicle Management Plan, Denali National Park and Preserve, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Denali Park Road Vehicle Management Plan.


JULY 3, 2012

8. 77 FR 39425, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R06-OAR-2008-0510; FRL-9692-3], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Louisiana; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan, ACTION: Final rule.

9. 77 FR 39452, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, 24 CFR Chapter IX, [Docket No. FR-5650-N-01], Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996: Notice of Intent To Initiate Negotiated Rulemaking, ACTION: Notice of intent to initiate Negotiated Rulemaking.

10. 77 FR 39464, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC), [Docket Number 120530127-2127-01], American Indian and Alaska Native Consultation and Coordination Policy, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

11. 77 FR 39471, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB041, Small Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Pile Driving in Port Townsend Bay, WA, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

12. 77 FR 39503, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYL03000 L51010000.FX0000 LVRWK09K1030; WYW-167155], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement, Proposed Rawlins Resource Management Plan Amendment, and Segregation of Public Lands for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Farm Project, ACTION: Notice of availability.

13. 77 FR 39505, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10417; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Wesleyan University, Middleton, CT, ACTION: Notice.

14. 77 FR 39506, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10458; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI, ACTION: Notice.

15. 77 FR 39506, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10467; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Craig Ranger District, Craig, AK, ACTION: Notice.

16. 77 FR 39507, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10413; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, ACTION: Notice.

17. 77 FR 39508, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10557; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.

18. 77 FR 39508, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0048], Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, ACTION: Notice of the availability of an environmental assessment.

19. 77 FR 39576, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, 36 CFR Part 294, RIN 0596-AC74, Special Areas; Roadless Area Conservation; Applicability to the National Forests in Colorado, Part II, ACTION: Final rule and record of decision.


JULY 4, 2012

Federal Holiday


JULY 5, 2012

20. 77 FR 39666, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2012-0030; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Maytenus cymosa as Endangered or Threatened, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding.  

21. 77 FR 39670, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-ES-R8-2012-0024; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List a Distinct Population Segment of the American Black Bear in Nevada as Endangered or Threatened, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding.  

22. 77 FR 39675, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Baker County, OR; North Fork Burnt River Mining, ACTION: Correction--Notice of intent to prepare a supplement to a final environmental impact statement.  

23. 77 FR 39686, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC092, Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Restoration Plan To Compensate for Injuries to Natural Resources in Portland Harbor, OR, ACTION: Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Restoration Plan; request for comments.  

24. 77 FR 39696, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-468-000], Atlas Pipeline Mid-Continent WestTex, LLC; Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc.; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Driver Residue Pipeline Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.     

25. 77 FR 39724, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-IA-2012-N131; 000-123D0102DM-DS61200000], U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Public Meeting and Public Comment, ACTION: Notice of public meeting; request for public comment.  

26. 77 FR 39724, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions: 19 Pueblos, ACTION: Notice of final agency determination to take land into trust.  

27. 77 FR 39725, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions: Pueblo of Santo Domingo, ACTION: Notice of final agency determination to take land into trust.  

28. 77 FR 39726, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions: Pueblo of Santa Clara, ACTION: Notice of final agency determination to take land into trust.  

29. 77 FR 39727, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Poarch Band of Creek Indians--Alcohol Beverage Control Ordinance, ACTION: Notice.  

30. 77 FR 39731, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Swinomish Indian Tribal Community--Title 15, Chapter 4: Liquor Legalization, Regulation and License Code, ACTION: Notice.  

31. 77 FR 39733, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [WASO-NRSS-10750; 2490-STC], Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Appalachian Trail Management Partner Survey, ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection (1024-0259); request for comments.  

32. 77 FR 39746, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket No. 50-336; NRC-2012-0158], Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc. Millstone Power Station, Unit 2; Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact.     

33. 77 FR 39795, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on the Interstate 395 High Occupancy (HOV) Vehicle Ramp at Seminary Road Project in Virginia, ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA.  


JULY 6, 2012

34. 77 FR 39927, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 4, [NPS-WASO-REGS-9886; 2465-SYM] RIN 1024-AD97, Vehicles and Traffic Safety--Bicycles, ACTION: Final rule.  

35. 77 FR 39965, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R9-ES-2012-0013; 4500030115] RIN 1018-AY38, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Hyacinth Macaw, ACTION: Proposed rule; 12-month finding.  

36. 77 FR 39983, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 20, [Docket No. FWS-R9-MB-2012-0038; FF09M21200-123-FXMB1231099BPP0L2] RIN 1018-AY66, Migratory Bird Hunting; Application for Approval of Fluoropolymeric Shot Coatings as Nontoxic for Waterfowl Hunting, ACTION: Notice of application for nontoxic shot approval.  

37. 77 FR 39986, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Information Collection; Health Screening Questionnaire, ACTION: Notice; request for comment.  

38. 77 FR 39998, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.  

39. 77 FR 39999, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB034, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Pile Placement for Fishermen's Offshore Wind Farm, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.   

40. 77 FR 40007, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XY11, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Seismic Survey in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental take authorization.  

41. 77 FR 40036, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL9003-8], Environmental Impacts Statements; Notice of Availability.     

42. 77 FR 40037, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9697-3], Notice of the Peer Review Meeting for EPA's Draft Report Entitled An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, AK, ACTION: Notice of external peer review meeting.  

43. 77 FR 40079, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVW0300.L51100000.GN0000.LVEMF1200880 241A; 12-08807; MO# 4500034712; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Hycroft Mine Expansion, Humboldt and Pershing Counties, NV, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

44. 77 FR 40080, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-TPS-9445; 2200-686], Notice of Intent To Modify Schedule of Fees for Reviewing Historic Preservation Certification Applications; Correction, ACTION: Notice; Correction.  

45. 77 FR 40080, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the Proposed Final Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2012-2017, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

46. 77 FR 40081, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Western Planning Area (WPA) and Central Planning Area (CPA), Oil and Gas Lease Sales for 2012-2017, ACTION: Notice of availability (NOA) of the Multisale Final Environmental Impact Statement (Multisale FEIS).  

47. 77 FR 40081, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), Notice of Proposed Information Collection, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

48. 77 FR 40092, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket Nos. 50-335 and 50-389; NRC-2011-0302], License Amendment To Increase the Maximum Reactor Power Level, Florida Power & Light Company, St. Lucie, Units 1 and 2, ACTION: Environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact.  

49. 77 FR 40141, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), [Docket No. FHWA-2012-0062], Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.   

50. 77 FR 40144, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Adoption of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Participation in the Section 106 Programmatic Agreement for the East Side Access Project, ACTION: Notice of adoption and recirculation of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the East Side Access Project and participation in the Section 106 Programmatic Agreement.  

51. 77 FR 40150, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R07-OAR-2012-0158; FRL-9689-2], Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Nebraska; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Best Available Retrofit Technology Determination, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

52. 77 FR 40172, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R9-ES-2011-0101: 450 003 0115] RIN 1018-AY33, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Two Foreign Macaw Species, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule; 12-month finding.  

53. 77 FR 40222, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R9-ES-2012-0039; 4500030115] RIN 1018-AY39, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Scarlet Macaw, Part IV, ACTION: Proposed rule; 12-month petition finding.