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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1649
December 3-7, 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 December 3-7, 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.


DECEMBER 3, 2012

1. 77 FR 71513, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (OASPIH), 24 CFR Part 1000, [Docket No. FR-5275-F-13] RIN 2577-AC80, Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2008: Amendments to Program Regulations, ACTION: Final rule. 

2. 77 FR 71533, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R05-OAR-2010-0954; FRL-9757-3], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Michigan; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze, ACTION: Final rule. 

3. 77 FR 71585, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-6-000], Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Daleville Compressor Station Upgrade Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

4. 77 FR 71587, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project Nos. 1940-027 and 1966-053],  Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, ACTION: Notices of Intent To File License Applications, Filing of Pre-Application Documents (PAD), Commencement of Pre-Filing Processes and Scoping, Request for Comments on the PADS and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests.    

5. 77 FR 71607, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), [Docket No. USCG-2012-0839], Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Electrical Equipment Certification Guidance, ACTION: Notice of policy. 

6. 77 FR 71611, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions; North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California, ACTION: Notice of final agency determination. 

7. 77 FR 71612, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Land Acquisitions; Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California, ACTION: Notice of Final Agency Determination. 

8. 77 FR 71612, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-SARA-11235; 4901-726], Minor Boundary Revision of Saratoga National Historical Park, ACTION: Notification of boundary revision. 

9. 77 FR 71612, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0095], Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 2 (ATLW2) Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts--Proposed Sale Notice, ACTION: Proposed Sale Notice for commercial leasing for wind power on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts. 

10. 77 FR 71621, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2012-0033], Atlantic Wind One (ATLW1) Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Virginia--Proposed Sale Notice, ACTION: Proposed Sale Notice for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Virginia. 


DECEMBER 4, 2012

11. 77 FR 71876, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R1-ES-2011-0112; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX69, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Revised Critical Habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

12. 77 FR 71751, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget   Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), 30 CFR Part 1206, [Docket No. ONRR-2011-0007], Notice of Meeting for the Indian Oil Valuation Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

13. 77 FR 71757, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0073; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Phoenix dactylifera Sphinx' (Sphinx Date Palm), ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding.  

14. 77 FR 71759, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R3-ES-2012-0079; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Prairie Gray Fox, the Plains Spotted Skunk, and a Distinct Population Segment of the Mearn's Eastern Cottontail in East-Central Illinois and Western Indiana as Endangered or Threatened Species, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of status review.  

15. 77 FR 71774, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), [Docket No. APHIS-2012-0092], Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; National Management Information System, ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request.  

16. 77 FR 71814, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [LLWO100000, L18200000.XX0000], Oil, Gas, and Potash Leasing and Development Within the Designated Potash Area of Eddy and Lea Counties, NM, ACTION: Notice of Secretary's Order 3324.  

17. 77 FR 71818, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2012-N276; FXES11130800000-123-FF08E00000], Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.  

18. 77 FR 71820, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-MB-2012-N253; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C], Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

19. 77 FR 71821, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX13BA02EEW0200], Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of an extension of currently approved information Collection, 1028-0103.  

20. 77 FR 71822, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT921000-12-L13200000-EL0000-P; MTM 103852], Notice of Invitation--Coal Exploration License Application MTM 103852, MT, ACTION: Notice.  

21. 77 FR 71822, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO100000, L18200000.XX0000], Notice of Availability of the BLM's Responses to Public Comments and of the BLM's Environmental Assessment on the Proposed Order of the Secretary on Oil, Gas, and Potash Leasing and Development Within the Designated Potash Area of Eddy and Lea Counties, NM, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

22. 77 FR 71824, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCA9300000;L14300000;EU0000;CAS 074589], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Redding Resource Management Plan and an Associated Environmental Assessment, CA, ACTION: Notice.  

23. 77 FR 71825, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVC02000 LF2200000.DD0000.LFSPGVF60000; 12-08807; MO#4500041562; TAS: 14X1125], Notice of Temporary Restriction of Vehicle Use and Temporary Closure to Tree Cutting and Wood Harvesting on Public Land in Douglas County, NV, ACTION: Notice.  

24. 77 FR 71825, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CONC-11525; 2410-OYC], Notice of Continuation of Visitor Services, ACTION: Notice. 

25. 77 FR 71826, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-11822; PPWODIRED0], Designation of Potential Wilderness as Wilderness, Point Reyes National Seashore, ACTION: Notice.  

26. 77 FR 71827, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CONC-11526; 2410-OYC], Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts, ACTION: Notice.  

27. 77 FR 71828, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-11719; 2200-3200-665], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

28. 77 FR 71833, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Office of the Secretary of Labor, Tribal Consultation Policy, ACTION: Final policy; Response to comments on proposed policy.  

29. 77 FR 71842, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket No. 50-133; NRC-2010-0291], Exemption of Material for Proposed Disposal Procedures at the US Ecology Idaho Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Subtitle C Hazardous Disposal Facility Located Near Grand View, Idaho for Material from the Humboldt Bay Power Plant, Unit 3, License DPR-007, Eureka, CA, ACTION: Environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact.  

30. 77 FR 72070, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2011-0013; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX15, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Critical Habitat for the Riverside Fairy Shrimp, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  


DECEMBER 5, 2012

31. 77 FR 72297, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 679, [Docket No. 120918468-2468-01] RIN 0648-XC254, Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; Proposed 2013 and 2014 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments. 

32. 77 FR 72326, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC372, Endangered Species; File No. 17381, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. 

33. 77 FR 72327, 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; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. 

34. 77 FR 72337, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Notice of Availability of the Injury Assessment Plan for the Hanford Site, Richland, WA, ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments. 

35. 77 FR 72383, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [AA-9660, AA-9662; LLAK-944000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. 

36. 77 FR 72383, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [AA-10282, AA-10291, AA-10292, AA-10369; LLAK-944000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. 

37. 77 FR 72383, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14933-A, F-14933-A2; LLAK965000-L14100000-KC0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance. 

38. 77 FR 72440, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 162, [Docket ID BIA-2011-0001] RIN 1076-AE73, Residential, Business, and Wind and Solar Resource Leases on Indian Land, Part II, ACTION: Final rule. 

39. 77 FR 72512, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R09-OAR-2012-0021, FRL-9754-3], Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Arizona; Regional Haze State and Federal Implementation Plans, Part III, ACTION: Final rule. 

40. 77 FR 72654, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Office of Procurement and Property Management, 7 CFR Part 3201, RIN 0599-AA16, Designation of Product Categories for Federal Procurement, Part VI, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. 


DECEMBER 6, 2012

41. 77 FR 72765, Proposed Rules, SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA), 13 CFR Part 121, RIN 3245-AG44, Small Business Size Standards: Support Activities for Mining, ACTION: Proposed rule. 

42. 77 FR 72814, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Information Collection; Secure Rural Schools Act, ACTION: Notice; request for comment. 

43. 77 FR 72829, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA807-X, Marine Mammals; File No. 16305, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. 

44. 77 FR 72832, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of English Language Acquisition, ACTION: Applications for New Awards; Native American and Alaska Native Children in School Program. 

45. 77 FR 72843, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Fossil Energy, [FE Docket No. 12-146-LNG], Excelerate Liquefaction Solutions I, 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 20-Year Period, ACTION: Notice of application. 

46. 77 FR 72846, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9758-2], California State Nonroad Engine Pollution Control Standards; In-Use Portable Diesel Engines 50 Horsepower and Greater; Notice of Decision, ACTION: Notice of decision. 

47. 77 FR 72856, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9758-3], New York State Prohibition of Discharges of Vessel Sewage; Receipt of Petition and Tentative Affirmative Determination, ACTION: Notice--receipt of petition and tentative affirmative determination. 

48. 77 FR 72873, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2012-0012; OMB Control Number 1014-0013], Information Collection Activities: Notice to Lessees and/or Operators (NTL)--Gulf of Mexico OCS Region--GPS (Global Positioning System) for MODUs (Mobile Offshore Drilling Units); Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day notice. 

49. 77 FR 72882, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2012-N281; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. 


DECEMBER 7, 2012

50. 77 FR 73024, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA713, Endangered Species; File No. 16547-01, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for a permit modification.

51. 77 FR 73045, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2012-N025; FXES11120200000F2-134-FF02ENEH00], Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Pima County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation Plan; Pima County, AZ, ACTION: Notice of availability; notice of public meetings.

52. 77 FR 73049, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYD03000L131100000.DM0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Continental Divide-Creston Natural Gas Development Project, Wyoming, ACTION: Notice of availability.

53. 77 FR 73220, 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. 0911231415-2625-02] RIN 0648-XT12, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants: Proposed Listing Determinations for 82 Reef-Building Coral Species; Proposed Reclassification of Acropora palmata and Acropora cervicornis from Threatened to Endangered, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.