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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1643
October 22-26, 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 22-26, 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 22, 2012

1. 77 FR 64450, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 49 CFR Parts 107, 172, 173, 175, and 178, [Docket No. PHMSA-2011-0158 (HM-233C)] RIN 2137-AE82, Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).  

2. 77 FR 64492, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC247, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; U.S. Navy Training in the Northwest Training Range Complex, ACTION: Notice of issuance of a Letter of Authorization.  

3. 77 FR 64503, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-524-000], Questar Pipeline Company; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed ML 41 Compression Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.   

4. 77 FR 64534, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

5. 77 FR 64535, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2012-0009; OMB Number 1014-0005], Information Collection Activities: Relief or Reduction in Royalty Rates; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day Notice.  

6. 77 FR 64538, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-R-2012-N132: 1265-0000-10137 S3], Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Washington and Yamhill Counties, OR, Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability; announcement of meetings; request for comments.  

7. 77 FR 64541, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-R-2012-N142; FXRS12610200000S3-123-FF02R06000], Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, Liberty County, TX; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

8. 77 FR 64543, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVB01000 L51100000.GN0000.LVEMF12CF010 241A; NVN-082096; NVN-084632; NVN-091272; 12-08807; MO# 4500039779; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Mount Hope Project, Eureka County, NV.  

9. 77 FR 64543, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCA 942000 L57000000 BX0000], Filing of Plats of Survey: California, ACTION: Notice.  

10. 77 FR 64543, 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.  

11. 77 FR 64544, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-CHCH-10687; 5220-726], Minor Boundary Revision at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, ACTION: Notification of boundary revision.  

12. 77 FR 64544, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

13. 77 FR 64592, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Surface Transportation Board, [Docket No. FD 30186], Tongue River Railroad Company, Inc.--Rail Construction and Operation--in Custer, Powder River and Rosebud Counties, MT, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement; Notice of Availability of the Draft Scope of Study for the Environmental Impact Statement; Notice of Scoping Meetings; and Request for Comments on Draft Scope.  


OCTOBER 23, 2012


14. 77 FR 64748, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-1986-0005; FRL-9743-1], National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the Torch Lake Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule. 

15. 77 FR 64820, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT   Office of the Chief Information Officer, [Docket No. FR-5603-N-74], Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) Program Reporting, ACTION: Notice.  

16. 77 FR 64824, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA 049584, L51010000.FX0000.LVRWB09B3130], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement, a Possible Land Use Plan Amendment, and a Public Lands Segregation for the Proposed Soda Mountain Solar Project, CA, ACTION: Notice.  

17. 77 FR 64825, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUTG0200-L12200000-FH0000-24-1A], Notice of Utah's Recreation Resource Advisory Council Conference Call Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Conference Call Meeting.  

18. 77 FR 64826, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales, ACTION: List of Restricted Joint Bidders.  

19. 77 FR 64836, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation, Notice of ANILCA Title XI evaluation, and Notice of Public Comment Period and Schedule of Public Information Meeting and Public Hearing for the DEIS for Proposed Runway Safety Area Improvements at the Kodiak Airport, Kodiak, AK, ACTION: Notice of availability, notice of comment period, notice of public information meeting and public hearing.  


OCTOBER 24, 2012


20. 77 FR 64959, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC284, Endangered and Threatened Species; Initiation of 5-Year Review for the Southern Distinct Population Segment of North American Green Sturgeon, ACTION: Notice of initiation of 5-year review; request for information.  

21. 77 FR 64964, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Fossil Energy, [FE Docket No. 12-97-LNG], Cheniere Marketing, LLC; Application for Long-Term Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas Produced From Domestic Natural Gas Resources to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries for a 22-Year Period, ACTION: Notice of application.  

22. 77 FR 64970, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14332-000], Historic Harrisville, Inc., ACTION: Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commission, Intent To Waive Scoping, Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests, Ready for Environmental Analysis, Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, and Recommendations, and Establishing an Expedited Schedule for Processing.

23. 77 FR 64971, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 13739-002], Lock+ Hydro Friends Fund XLII, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Waiver, in Part, of Prefiling Consultation Required Under Section 4.38(C) of the Commission's Regulations.   

24. 77 FR 64973, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14367-001],  Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Application Accepted for Filing With the Commission; Intent To Waive Scoping; Soliciting Motions To Intervene and Protests; Ready for Environmental Analysis; and Soliciting Comments, Terms and Conditions, Recommendations, and Prescriptions.

25. 77 FR 64984, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 2351-017], Public Service Company of Colorado, ACTION: Notice of Technical Conference.   

26. 77 FR 64984, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0804; FRL-9366-9], Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information, ACTION: Notice.  

27. 77 FR 64990, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0823; FRL-9368-1], Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee; Request for Nominations to the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee, ACTION: Notice.  

28. 77 FR 65011, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-R-2012-N019: FXRS12610200000S3-123-FF02R06000], Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Randall County, TX; Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

29. 77 FR 65015, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-10396; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, ACTION: Correction Notice; correction.  

30. 77 FR 65060, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC091, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Seismic Survey in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, Alaska, Part II, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental take authorization. 


OCTOBER 25, 2012


31. 77 FR 65167, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Blacksmith Ecological Restoration Project, Eldorado National Forest, Placer and El Dorado Counties, CA, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

32. 77 FR 65195, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families (ACF)   Office of Head Start, [CFDA Number 93.600], Announcement of the Award of Four Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grants To Support Activities Associated With the Tribal Early Learning Initiative, ACTION: Notice of award of four single-source program expansion supplement grants to Head Start/Early Head Start American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) grantees to support their activities as participants in the Tribal Early Learning Initiative.  

33. 77 FR 65196, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families (ACF)   Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)   Children's Bureau, [CFDA Number: 93.658], Announcement of the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to the Tribal Law and Policy Institute in West Hollywood, CA, ACTION: Announcement of the award of a single-source program expansion supplement grant to the Tribal Law and Policy Institute in West Hollywood, CA, to support technical assistance to Tribes in the development of oversight plans for prescription medicines for children in Tribal foster care systems.  

34. 77 FR 65200, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2012-N247; FX3ES11130300000D2-123-FF03E00000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Bald Eagle Post-delisting Monitoring, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

35. 77 FR 65201, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-MB-2012-N246; FF09M21200-123-FXMB1231099BPP0L2], Proposed Information Collection; Alaska Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest Household Survey, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

36. 77 FR 65203, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-ES-2012-N245; FXES111309WLLF0D2-123-FF09E30000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Wolf-Livestock Demonstration Project Grant Program, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.


OCTOBER 26, 2012

37. 77 FR 65321, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 14, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-LE-2012-0091; FF09L00200-FX.LE12240900000G2] RIN 1018-AZ18, Importation, Exportation, and Transportation of Wildlife; User Fee Exemption Program for Low-Risk Importations and Exportations, ACTION: Interim rule.

38. 77 FR 65329, 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-XC282, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial and Recreational Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #22 through #26, ACTION: Modification of fishing seasons and landing and possession limits; request for comments.

39. 77 FR 65359, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA), Submission for OMB Review, ACTION:  Comment Request.  

40. 77 FR 65359, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee, ACTION: Outreach for new RAC members.

41. 77 FR 65397, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, [Docket No. FR-5601-N-42], Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless, ACTION: Notice.

42. 77 FR 65398, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-2012-N220; FF08E00000-FXES11120800000-134], Tehachapi Uplands Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan; Kern County, CA; Final Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability.

43. 77 FR 65401, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ910000.L13400000.DT0000.LXSS058A0000], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Restoration Design Energy Project and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendments, AZ, ACTION: Notice of availability.

44. 77 FR 65403, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [IDI-14985], Public Land Order No. 7804; Partial Revocation of a Secretarial Order Dated December 4, 1909, ACTION: Public Land Order.

45. 77 FR 65403, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11477; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, ACTION: Notice.

46. 77 FR 65404, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11478 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.

47. 77 FR 65405, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-11466; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.  

48. 77 FR 65406, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11265; 2200-1100-665], Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee, ACTION: Notice of Nomination Solicitation.

49. 77 FR 65407, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11264; 2200-1100-665], Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee, ACTION: Notice of Nomination Solicitation.

50. 77 FR 65408, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Western Planning Area (WPA) Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 229, ACTION: Final Notice of Sale.

51. 77 FR 65416, Notices, MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION, ACTION: Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings.  

52. 77 FR 65448, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA), Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program, ACTION: Notice of funding availability.