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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1637
September 10-14, 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 September 10-14, 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.


SEPTEMBER 10, 2012

1. 77 FR 55420, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Part 3000, [L13100000 PP0000 LLWO310000; L1990000 PO0000 LLWO320000] RIN 1004-AE29, Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees, ACTION: Final rule.  

2. 77 FR 55426, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 120424023-1023-01] RIN 0648-XC121, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial and Recreational Salmon Fisheries; In-season Actions #4 through #14, ACTION: Modification of fishing seasons and landing and possession limits; request for comments.  

3. 77 FR 55430, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 904, [SATS No. AR-040-FOR; Docket ID OSM-2012-0017], Arkansas Regulatory Program and Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Plan, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period on proposed amendment.  

4. 77 FR 55454, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

5. 77 FR 55456, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC210, Marine Mammals; File No. 17410, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

6. 77 FR 55457, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC220, Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; Horseshoe Crabs; Application for Exempted Fishing Permit, 2012, ACTION: Notification of a proposal to conduct exempted fishing; request for comments.  

7. 77 FR 55458, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), [Docket No. 120807314-2314-01] RIN 0648-XC155, Endangered and Threatened Species; 90-Day Finding on Petition To Delist the Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Evolutionarily Significant Unit of Coho Salmon Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding.  

8. 77 FR 55459, 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; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

9. 77 FR 55469, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. RM98-1-000], Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications.     

10. 77 FR 55479, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP Programs: Research and Analysis on Impact of CMS Programs on the Indian Health Care System, ACTION: Notice of Single Source Award.  

11. 77 FR 55495, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZP02000.L54100000.FR0000.LVCLA10A5170.241A; AZA 35235], Notice of Realty Action: Application for Conveyance of Federally Owned Mineral Interests in Maricopa County, AZ, ACTION: Notice.  

12. 77 FR 55496, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN00000.L18200000.XZ0000], Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Lands in Eastern Lassen County, California, and Western Washoe County, Nevada, ACTION: Notice.  

13. 77 FR 55497, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Announcement of Public Scoping Meetings for Continued Operation of the Paradox Valley Unit, Montrose County, CO, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

14. 77 FR 55530, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2011-0039; FXES11130900000C6-123-FF09E30000] RIN 1018-AX94, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Gray Wolf in Wyoming From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Removal of the Wyoming Wolf Population's Status as an Experimental Population, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

15. 77 FR 55646, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 217, [Docket No. 110801452-2387-03] RIN 0648-BB00, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Construction and Operation of a Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port in the Gulf of Mexico, Part IV, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  


SEPTEMBER 11, 2012

16. 77 FR 55697, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2007-0544; FRL-9684-7] RIN 2060-AQ41, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From the Pulp and Paper Industry, ACTION: Final rule.  

17. 77 FR 55777, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 226, Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Notice of meetings.  

18. 77 FR 55781, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 167, [USCG-2011-0351], Port Access Route Study: The Atlantic Coast from Maine to Florida, ACTION: Notice of availability; interim report.  

19. 77 FR 55788, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2012-0008; 45000030114] RIN 1018-AX42, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Revised Critical Habitat for the Allium munzii (Munz's onion) and Atriplex coronata var. notatior (San Jacinto Valley Crownscale), ACTION: Proposed rule; correction and reopening of comment period.  

20. 77 FR 55796, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Sand Lick Fork Watershed Restoration Project; Daniel Boone National Forest, KY, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

21. 77 FR 55817, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Southeastern Power Administration, Georgia-Alabama-South Carolina System, ACTION: Notice of interim approval.  

22. 77 FR 55829, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Western Area Power Administration; Grapevine Canyon Wind Project Record of Decision (DOE/EIS-0427), ACTION: Record of Decision.  

23. 77 FR 55860, 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.  

24. 77 FR 55860, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT030000-L17110000-PH0000-24-1A], Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice.  

25. 77 FR 55861, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 ("OPA"),     

26. 77 FR 55890, Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water, ACTION: Notice.  

27. 77 FR 55892, Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water, ACTION: Notice.  

28. 77 FR 55896, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Release Effecting Federal Grant Assurance Obligations Due to Airport Layout Plan Revision at Mather Airport, Sacramento, CA, ACTION: Notice of a Release of Grant Assurance Obligations.  

29. 77 FR 55896, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Loop 1 in Texas, ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.  

30. 77 FR 55968, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0064; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX74, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Status for Texas Golden Gladecress and Neches River Rose-mallow and Designation of Critical Habitat, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

31. 77 FR 56028, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 32, [Docket No. FWS-R9-NWRS-2012-0022; FXRS126509000004A-123-FF09R20000] RIN 1018-AY37, 2012-2013 Refuge-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations, Part IV, ACTION: Final rule.  


SEPTEMBER 12, 2012

32. 77 FR 56117, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-MACA-10037; 5531-SZM] RIN 1024-AD80, Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System; Mammoth Cave National Park, Bicycle Routes, ACTION: Final rule.

33. 77 FR 56179, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Lyon & Mineral Resource Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

34. 77 FR 56189, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Elwha River Dam Removal and Floodplain Restoration Ecosystem Service Valuation Pilot Project, ACTION: Notice.  

35. 77 FR 56229, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-R-2011-N267; FXRS12650400000-123-FF04R02000], White River National Wildlife Refuge, AR; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

36. 77 FR 56230, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Final Determination Against Acknowledgment of the Brothertown Indian Nation, ACTION: Notice of final determination.  

37. 77 FR 56231, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-VIIS-10517; 5360-726], Minor Boundary Revision at Virgin Islands National Park, ACTION: Notification of Boundary Revision.  

38. 77 FR 56231, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-11134: 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions,     

39. 77 FR 56365, Rules and Regulations, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC), 17 CFR Parts 240 and 249, [Release No. 34-67717; File No. S7-42-10] RIN 3235-AK85, Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

40. 77 FR 56482, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0063; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY24, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Endangered Status for the Jemez Mountains Salamander and Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat, Part IV, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


SEPTEMBER 13, 2012

41. 77 FR 56592, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, 43 CFR Part 2, RIN 1093-AA15, Freedom of Information Act Regulations, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

42. 77 FR 56611, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC230, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  

43. 77 FR 56613, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB042, Marine Mammals; File No. 16325, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.  

44. 77 FR 56613, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB048, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Marine Geophysical Survey in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, March Through May, 2012, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

45. 77 FR 56636, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. IC12-18-000], Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-500 & FERC-505); Comment Request; Extension, ACTION: Notice of information collections and request for comments.  

46. 77 FR 56671, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-INDU-10034; 6065-4000-409], Draft Shoreline Restoration Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

47. 77 FR 56718, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 42 CFR Part 37, [Docket No. CDC-2011-0013; NIOSH-225] RIN 0920-AA21, Specifications for Medical Examinations of Underground Coal Miners, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

48. 77 FR 56749, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Executive Order 13626 of September 10, 2012, Title 3-- The President Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 311 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C. 1321), section 1006 of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2706), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code.


SEPTEMBER 14, 2012

49. 77 FR 56817, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, Notice of Public Hearings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Medical Facilities Development and University Expansion, Naval Support Activity Bethesda, Maryland, ACTION: Notice.  

50. 77 FR 56834, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-461-000], Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed 2012 Greenspring Expansion Project.     

51. 77 FR 56835, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF12-9-000], Constitution Pipeline Company, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Constitution Pipeline Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meetings.     

52. 77 FR 56858, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2012-N164; 80221-1113-0000-C2], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Recovery Plan for Four Subspecies of Island Fox, ACTION: Notice of document availability for review and public comment.  

53. 77 FR 56859, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-PWR-10709; 9475-5000-NZY], Federal Register Notification of Redesignation of Potential Wilderness as Wilderness, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, North Cascades National Park Service Complex, Washington, ACTION: Notice of Redesignation of Potential Wilderness as Wilderness.  

54. 77 FR 56860, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Park System Resource Protection Act.