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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1642
October 15-19, 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 October 15-19, 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.


OCTOBER 15, 2012

1. 77 FR 62476, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-SLBE-10552; 6620-SZM] RIN 1024-AE11, Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Bicycling, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

2. 77 FR 62500, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14355-001], John B. Crockett; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.     

3. 77 FR 62500, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14446-000], Peabody Trout Creek Reservoir LLC; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (Pad), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments on the Pad and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests.     

4. 77 FR 62507, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF12-19-000], Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Texas Eastern and Appalachia Market Expansion Project 2014 and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.     

5. 77 FR 62522, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2012-N236; FXES11130400000EA-123-FF04EF1000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan; Primax Properties, LLC, Lake County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment/information.  

6. 77 FR 62523, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX13GG009950000], Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.  

7. 77 FR 62523, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions: Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, ACTION: Notice.  

8. 77 FR 62524, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO35000.L14300000.FR0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.  

9. 77 FR 62525, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS03000. L51010000.ER0000. LVRWF1204100; N-85801, N-89530, N-90050, and N-90823; MO#4500039783; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and the Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Proposed Silver State Solar South Project in Clark County Near Primm, NV, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

10. 77 FR 62526, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; South Dakota, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

11. 77 FR 62527, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

12. 77 FR 62527, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

13. 77 FR 62528, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

14. 77 FR 62528, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-MORU-10496; 6065-4000-409], Termination of Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota, ACTION: Notice of Termination of Environmental Impact Statement.  

15. 77 FR 62528, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-11322; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

16. 77 FR 62596, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Office of the Secretary of Transportation DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Motor Carriers Administration (FMCSA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Maritime Administration (MA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), Interim Guidance on State Freight Plans and State Freight Advisory Committees, ACTION: Notice of Interim Guidance and Request for Comments.  

17. 77 FR 62624, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT), 40 CFR Parts 85, 86, and 600 49 CFR Parts 523, 531, 533, 536, and 537, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0799; FRL-9706-5; NHTSA-2010-0131] RIN 2060-AQ54; RIN 2127-AK79, 2017 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  


OCTOBER 16, 2012

18. 77 FR 63294, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC291, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Notice; availability of joint state/tribal hatchery plan and request for comment.  

19. 77 FR 63295, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC274, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Receipt of application for scientific research and enhancement.  

20. 77 FR 63299, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Intent To Prepare a Joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Folsom Dam Water Control Manual Update, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

21. 77 FR 63303, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 2335-035], FPL Energy Maine Hydro LLC; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments on the PAD and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests,     

22. 77 FR 63326, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Wildland Fire Executive Council Meeting Schedule, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

23. 77 FR 63326, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-R-2008-N0186; FF06R06000 134 FXRS1265066CCP0], Huron Wetland Management District, Madison Wetland Management District, and Sand Lake Wetland Management District, SD; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

24. 77 FR 63327, 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.  

25. 77 FR 63328, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYL03000-L51010000-FX0000-LVRWK09K1030; WYW-167155], Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project and Approved Visual Resource Management Plan Amendment for Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management, Rawlins Field Office, Carbon County, Wyoming, ACTION: Notice of availability.

26. 77 FR 63329, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NCR-NACA-11375; 3086-SYM], Notice of Meeting, National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

27. 77 FR 63329, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget   Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), [Docket No. ONRR-2011-0020], Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection.  

28. 77 FR 63342, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket Nos.: 50-280 and 50-281; 50-338 and 50-339; NRC-2012-0241], Virginia Electric and Power Company, Surry Power Station Units 1 and 2 and North Anna Power Station Units 1 and 2, Notice of Withdrawal of Application for Amendment to Facility Operating License, ACTION: License amendment application; withdrawal.  

29. 77 FR 63440, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-ES-R4-2012-0031; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX73, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Endangered Status for the Neosho Mucket, Threatened Status for the Rabbitsfoot, and Designation of Critical Habitat for Both Species, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

30. 77 FR 63604, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2011-0074; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX76, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Cumberland Darter, Rush Darter, Yellowcheek Darter, Chucky Madtom, and Laurel Dace, Part IV, ACTION: Final rule.  

31. 77 FR 63670, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration, Notice of FTA Transit Program Changes, Authorized Funding Levels and Implementation of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and FTA Fiscal Year 2013 Apportionments, Allocations, Program Information and Interim Guidance, Part V, ACTION: Notice.  


OCTOBER 17, 2012

32. 77 FR 63811, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 13768-001], FFP Solia 6 Hydroelectric, LLC; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.     

33. 77 FR 63812, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 13757-001; Project No. 13761-001], FFP Missouri 5, LLC; FFP Missouri 6, LLC; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.     

34. 77 FR 63849, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), [Docket No. USCG-2012-0855], National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee, ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings.  

35. 77 FR 63850, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects, ACTION: Notice of proposed rate adjustments.  

36. 77 FR 63856, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLES956000-L19100000-BK0000-LRCMM0E04162], Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey; Alabama, Louisiana.  

37. 77 FR 63856, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-HPPC-11442; 4320-pplb-318], Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Susquehanna to Roseland 500-Kilovolt Transmission Line, Appalachian National Scenic Trail; Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

38. 77 FR 63928, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Number FWS-R1-ES-2012-0070: 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY09, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing 15 Species on Hawaii Island as Endangered and Designating Critical Habitat for 3 Species, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


OCTOBER 18, 2012

39. 77 FR 64097, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the 2011 Final EIS for the Leasing and Underground Mining of the Greens Hollow Federal Coal Lease Tract (UTU-84102), ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement.

40. 77 FR 64109, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Stakeholder Representative Members of the Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee, ACTION: Notice.

41. 77 FR 64121, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2012-N244; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

42. 77 FR 64123, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LL WO220000 L63100000.PH0000 13X], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

43. 77 FR 64124, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDB00100 LF1000000.HT0000 LXSS020D0000 4500031158], Notice of Intent To Amend the Cascade Resource Management Plan (RMP) and the Kuna and Bruneau Management Framework Plans (MFP) for the Bruneau, Four Rivers Field Offices in Idaho and the Associated Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

44. 77 FR 64125, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.

45. 77 FR 64125, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY920000.L14300000.ET0000; WYW 111611], Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Notification of a Public Meeting for the East Fork Elk Winter Range; WY, ACTION: Notice.

46. 77 FR 64126, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY920000 L14300000.ET0000; WYW 179968], Notice of Proposed Withdrawal of Public Land for the Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir Modification Project Recreation Site and Opportunity for a Public Meeting; WY, ACTION: Notice.

47. 77 FR 64143, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part, ACTION: Notice.


OCTOBER 19, 2012

48. 77 FR 64249, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), 49 CFR Part 213, [Docket No. FRA-2011-0058, Notice No. 1] RIN 2130-AC28, Track Safety Standards; Improving Rail Integrity, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).  

49. 77 FR 64272, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0082; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY20, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Revision of Critical Habitat for the Comal Springs Dryopid Beetle, Comal Springs Riffle Beetle, and Peck's Cave Amphipod, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

50. 77 FR 64316, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC279, Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plan South-Central California Coast Steelhead Distinct Population Segment, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

51. 77 FR 64319, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC283, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Surveys Along the Oregon and California Coasts, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

52. 77 FR 64333, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Relocation of Transmission Lines for the U.S. 93 Boulder City Bypass Project, Boulder County, NV, Record of Decision (DOE/EIS-0490), ACTION: Record of Decision.  

53. 77 FR 64348, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, ACTION: Notice of transfer of federally owned lands.  

54. 77 FR 64348, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO-921000-L51100000-GA0000-LVEMC11CC140; COC-74813], Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment and Notice of Public Hearing for the Blue Mountain Energy, Inc. Federal Coal Lease Application, COC-74813, ACTION: Notice of availability and notice of public hearing.  

55. 77 FR 64349, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [12X LLORE00000 L63500000.DP0000 LXSS021H0000.HAG12-0291], Notice of Availability of the Draft West Eugene Wetlands Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Oregon, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

56. 77 FR 64350, 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.  

57. 77 FR 64351, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLID9570000.LL14200000.BJ0000], Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Surveys.  

58. 77 FR 64352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDI9310000. 1060JJ0000 LXSSD0640000], Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Lands in Custer County, ID, ACTION: Notice of temporary closure.  

59. 77 FR 64352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-CAJO-11395; 4251 SZM], Notice of Meeting for Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

60. 77 FR 64353, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-11378; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.