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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1631
July 30-August 3, 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 30-August 3, 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 30, 2012

1. 77 FR 44572, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 600, [Docket No. 120409402-2402-01] RIN 0648-BB06, Second Fishing Capacity Reduction Program for the Longline Catcher Processor Subsector of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Non-Pollock Groundfish Fishery, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  

2. 77 FR 44583, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC107, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Piling and Fill Removal in Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, Washington, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

3. 77 FR 44657, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CR-10734; 2200-3210-665], 60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information; Opportunity for Public Comment, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

4. 77 FR 44670, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CR-10633; 2200-3210-665], Information Collection Activities: National Historic Landmarks (NHL) Condition Survey, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

5. 77 FR 44671, 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 229 in the Western Planning Area (WPA) in the Gulf of Mexico; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.  

6. 77 FR 44685, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants, ACTION: Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA).  

JULY 31, 2012

7. 77 FR 45262, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate   Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 44 CFR Part 67, [Docket ID FEMA-2012-0003], Final Flood Elevation Determinations, ACTION: Final rule.  

8. 77 FR 45263, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 229, [Docket No. 110202088-2252-02] RIN 0648-BA34, Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Bottlenose Dolphin Take Reduction Plan, ACTION: Final rule.  

9. 77 FR 45301, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 226, Establishment of the Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

10. 77 FR 45346, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Program, ACTION: Notice of availability of Record of Decision (ROD).  

11. 77 FR 45368, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-ES-2012-0032; FXES111505000000Z-123-FF05E00000], Draft Environmental Assessment, Habitat Conservation Plan, and Application for an Incidental Take Permit for Indiana Bat, Criterion Power Partners, LLC, ACTION: Notice of availability, receipt of application.  

12. 77 FR 45369, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2012-N174; FXES11130100000F5-123-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

13. 77 FR 45370, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-FHC-2012-N176; FXFR1334088TWG0W4-123-FF08EACT00], Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

14. 77 FR 45370, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Class III Gaming; Tribal Revenue Allocation Plans; Gaming on Trust Lands, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.  

15. 77 FR 45371, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal--State Class III Gaming Compact.  

16. 77 FR 45372, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM940000.L1420000.BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of filing of Plats of Survey.  

17. 77 FR 45372, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-DPOL-10890; 0004-SYP], Notice of August 16, 2012, Teleconference Meeting of the National Park System Advisory Board, ACTION: Meeting Notice.  

18. 77 FR 45373, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-10821; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

19. 77 FR 45415, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration, Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Redlands; Passenger Rail Project in the Cities of San Bernardino and Redlands, CA, ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR).  


AUGUST 1, 2012


20. 77 FR 45471, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Executive Order 13621 of July 26, 2012, Title 3-- The President White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans.    

21. 77 FR 45507, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 120312181-2279-01] RIN 0648-BC00, Fisheries off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan; Trawl Rationalization Program, ACTION: Temporary rule; emergency action.  

22. 77 FR 45571, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 223 and 224, [Docket No. 120425024-1024-01] RIN 0648-XB089, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist the Green Turtle in Hawaii and Notice of Status Review, ACTION: Ninety-day petition finding, request for information, and initiation of status review.  

23. 77 FR 45592, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC033, Marine Mammals; File No. 17157, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.  

24. 77 FR 45594, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14406-000], San Francisco Public Utilities Commission; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, Protests, Recommendations, and Terms and Conditions.   

25. 77 FR 45596, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket Nos. CP12-11-000; CP12-11-001], Elba Express Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Hartwell Compressor Station Project.   

26. 77 FR 45614, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), [60-Day 12-0843], Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations.  

27. 77 FR 45649, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development   Office of Policy Development and Research, [Docket No. FR-5609-N-07], Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on the Assessment of Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs, ACTION: Notice.  

28. 77 FR 45650, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior   Office of Wildland Fire, Interior, Interior Fire Program Assessment 2012, ACTION: Notice of Tribal consultations and informational meetings.  

29. 77 FR 45651, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO956000 L14200000.BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats; Colorado.  

30. 77 FR 45652, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Final Program Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

31. 77 FR 45653, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Yakima River Basin Conservation Advisory Group; Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project, Yakima, WA, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

32. 77 FR 45816, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA),  Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice, Part III, ACTION: Notice.  

33. 77 FR 45870, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R7-ES-2009-0049; MO 9221050083-B2] RIN 1018-AY 43, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the British Columbia Distinct Population Segment of the Queen Charlotte Goshawk Under the Endangered Species Act, Part IV, ACTION: Final rule.  


AUGUST 2, 2012

34. 77 FR 45968, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-1999-0010; FRL 9704-4], National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the Eastland Woolen Mill Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

35. 77 FR 46016, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), [Docket No. APHIS-2010-0077], Notice of Determination of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Status of Japan, ACTION: Notice.  

36. 77 FR 46022, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Manti-La Sal National Forest Resource Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

37. 77 FR 46087, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14066-002], Inside Passage Electric Cooperative; Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commision, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Intent To Waive Scoping, Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions, and Establishing an Expedited Schedule for Processing,     

38. 77 FR 46105, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2012-N065; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Lee County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment/information.  

39. 77 FR 46106, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Tribal Listening Sessions on Sacred Sites on Federal Lands, ACTION: Notice.

40. 77 FR 46107, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, [LLIDI002000.13300000.EO0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Husky 1-North Dry Ridge Phosphate Mine and Reclamation Plan, Caribou County, ID, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

41. 77 FR 46109, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L19100000-BJ0000-LRCME1R05173], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

42. 77 FR 46109, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000- L19100000-BJ0000-LRCS42800800], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

43. 77 FR 46110, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORB00000.L17110000.PH0000.L.X.SS.020H0000; HAG12-0251], Call for Nominations for Steens Mountain Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

44. 77 FR 46110, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR936000-L14300000-ET0000; HAG-0177; OROR-47417], Notice of Application for Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Oregon, ACTION: Notice.  

45. 77 FR 46111, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [MT-LLB05000-LL14300000-FQ0000; MTM 40412], Public Land Order No. 7792; Partial Revocation, Power Site Reserve No. 109; Montana, ACTION: Public land order.  

46. 77 FR 46112, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [SDM 013790], Public Land Order No. 7793; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 1535; South Dakota, ACTION: Public land order.  

47. 77 FR 46112, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR932000.L10200000.PH0000; HAG-12-0218], Call for Nominations for Advisory Groups, Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.  

48. 77 FR 46113, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRSS-WRD-10963; 2380-N203-NWZ], Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cape Lookout National Park Visitor and Community Survey, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

49. 77 FR 46114, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10777; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.  

50. 77 FR 46114, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10774; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, ACTION: Notice.  

51. 77 FR 46115, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10772; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA, ACTION: Notice.  

52. 77 FR 46116, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10824; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, ACTION: Notice.  

53. 77 FR 46117, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10823; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

54. 77 FR 46118, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10797: 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, ACTION: Notice.  

55. 77 FR 46119, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10796; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and the Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, ACTION: Notice.  

56. 77 FR 46120, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10776; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.  

57. 77 FR 46121, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), Notice of Proposed Information Collection; General Provisions, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

58. 77 FR 46158, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2011-0030: FXES11130900000C6-123-FF09E30000: 92220-1113-0000-C6] RIN 1018-AW02, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revising the Special Rule for the Utah Prairie Dog, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

59. 77 FR 46214, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), [CMS-1432-N] RIN 0938-AR20, Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2013, Part IV, ACTION: Notice.  


AUGUST 3, 2012

60. 77 FR 46298, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 131, [EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0515, FRL 9666-8] RIN 2040-AF38, Phosphorus Water Quality Standards for Florida Everglades, ACTION: Final rule.  

61. 77 FR 46346, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), 30 CFR Part 935, [OH-254-FOR; Docket ID OSM-2012-0012], Ohio Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing.  

62. 77 FR 46371, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 60 and 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0817; FRL-9712-5] RIN 2060-AQ93, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry and Standards of Performance for Portland Cement Plants, ACTION: Proposed rule; Notice of public hearing.  

63. 77 FR 46511, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2012-N066; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Charlotte County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment/information.  

64. 77 FR 46512, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-ES-2012-N098; FXHC1122055COM0Z5_123_FF05E00000], Adoption and Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Assessment for the Penobscot River Restoration Project, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

65. 77 FR 46514, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2012-N189; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

66. 77 FR 46516, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVL00000.L51010000.ER0000.LVRWF12F3450 241A; N-78803; 12-08807; MO# 4500034975; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement, Including a Programmatic Agreement, for the Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project, Nevada, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

67. 77 FR 46518, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Draft Resource Management Plan/General Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report for the San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, Merced County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.