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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1657
January 28-February 1, 2013

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 January 28-February 1, 2013. 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.


JANUARY 28, 2013

1. 78 FR 5726, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, 33 CFR Part 330, RIN 0710-AA60, Nationwide Permit Program, ACTION: Final rule.  

2. 78 FR 5779, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC322, Endangered Species; File No. 16248, ACTION: Issuance of permit.  

3. 78 FR 5794, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF13-2-000], Northern Natural Gas Company; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Planned West Leg 2014 Expansion Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Onsite Environmental Review.     

4. 78 FR 5799, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OECA-2012-0956; FRL-9773-8], Public Comment on EPA's National Enforcement Initiatives for Fiscal Years 2014-2016, ACTION: Notice of public comment period.  

5. 78 FR 5801, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9773-7], Operating Industries, Inc. Superfund Site, Monterey Park, CA; Notice of Proposed CERCLA Administrative De Minimis Settlement, ACTION: Notice; request for comment.  

6. 78 FR 5829, 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.  

7. 78 FR 5830, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Renewal of the Trinity River Adaptive Management Working Group, ACTION: Notice.  

8. 78 FR 5830, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2012-N185; FF08E00000-FXES11120800000F2-123-F2], Draft Environmental Assessment and Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan for the Interim Operations of PacifiCorp's Klamath Hydroelectric Project on the Klamath River, Klamath County, OR, and Siskiyou County, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability; draft environmental assessment and proposed habitat conservation plan; request for comment.  

9. 78 FR 5832, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO620000.L18200000.XH0000], Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils, ACTION: Notice.  

10. 78 FR 5834, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORB00000.L17110000.PH0000.L.X.SS.020H0000.13XL1109AF; HAG13-0043], Call for Nominations for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council, OR, ACTION: Notice.  

11. 78 FR 5834, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON04000 L16100000.DP0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Roan Plateau, CO, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

12. 78 FR 5836, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Adjustment of Service Fees for Outer Continental Shelf Activities, ACTION: Adjustment of Service Fees.  

13. 78 FR 5837, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Cancellation of Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report on the Sacramento River Water Reliability Study, California, ACTION: Notice of cancellation.  

14. 78 FR 5861, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: Clarification of Wildlife Hazard Management Requirements for Non-Certificated Federally Obligated Airports, ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.  

15. 78 FR 5998, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, 15 CFR Part 922, [Docket No. 070726416-2682-02] RIN 0648-AV85, Amendments to National Marine Sanctuary Regulations, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for public comments.  


JANUARY 29, 2013

16. 78 FR 6062, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 934, [SATS No. ND-052-FOR; Docket ID OSM-2012-0021], North Dakota Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment.  

17. 78 FR 6072, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB155, Endangered Species; File No. 17095-01, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for a permit modification.  

18. 78 FR 6079, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Sediment Dredging Activities at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, KS, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

19. 78 FR 6083, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Application for New Awards; Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies, ACTION: Notice.  

20. 78 FR 6113, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services Indigenous Child Health--Strong Communities, Healthy Children; Single Source Cooperative Agreement; Funding.     

21. 78 FR 6129, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-FLNI-12122; PMPSAS1Z.Y00000], Notice of Flight 93 Advisory Commission Meetings for Calendar Year 2013, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

22. 78 FR 6130, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), Notice of Proposed Information Collection, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

23. 78 FR 6131, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ),  Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.     


JANUARY 30, 2013

24. 78 FR 6216, Rules and Regulations, 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: Final rule; correction.

25. 78 FR 6298, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC424, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish; Correction, ACTION: Notice of receipt of a Scientific purposes and Enhancement of survival permit application and Hatchery and Genetic Management Plan (HGMP); notice of availability of draft environmental assessment (EA); correction.

26. 78 FR 6299, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), [Docket No. 120418011-2011-01] RIN 0648-XB141, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on Two Petitions To List White Marlin as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding.

27. 78 FR 6303, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC300, Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Effects of Oil and Gas Activities in the Arctic Ocean, ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

28. 78 FR 6334, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (OASPIH), [Docket No. FR-5600-FA-09], Housing Choice Voucher Program; Office of Public and Indian Housing Announcement of Funding Awards for Fiscal Year 2012, ACTION: Announcement of Fiscal Year 2012 Awards.

29. 78 FR 6342, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [Docket No. ONRR-2012-0003],  U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

30. 78 FR 6343, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N014; FXES11130100000F5-134-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.


JANUARY 31, 2013

31. 78 FR 6770, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)   Bureau of Indian Education (BIA), 25 CFR Part 30, Notice of Intent To Establish an Adequate Yearly Progress Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Notice of intent; request for comments or nominations.  

32. 78 FR 6785, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2011-0098; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX14, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing 38 Species on Molokai, Lanai, and Maui as Endangered and Designating Critical Habitat on Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and Kahoolawe for 135 Species, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

33. 78 FR 6805, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Information Collection: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Recreation Visitor Study--2013, ACTION: Notice; request for comment.  

34. 78 FR 6814, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

35. 78 FR 6829, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX13NM000HF1000], Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection, 1028-0094.  

36. 78 FR 6830, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO220000.L63100000.PH0000 0113X], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.  

37. 78 FR 6831, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO320000 L13300000.PP0000 12X], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.  

38. 78 FR 6832, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT980500 L10200000 XH0000 LXSIOVHD0000], Notice of Mailing Address Change for the Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, UT, ACTION: Notice.  

39. 78 FR 6832, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR912000.L63200000.DF0000.13 XL1116AF; HAG-13-0062], Call for Nominations for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council, Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.  

40. 78 FR 6833, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority's 25-Year Water Transfer Program, 2014-2038, San Joaquin Valley, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

41. 78 FR 6978, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 218, [Docket No. 130107014-3024-01] RIN 0648-BC52, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Study Area, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments and information.  

42. 78 FR 7050, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 218, [Docket No. 130109022-3022-01] RIN 0648-BC53, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area, Part IV, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comments and information.  


FEBRUARY 1, 2013

43. 78 FR 7371, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 110708376-3052-01] RIN 0648-BB17, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Trawl Rationalization Program; Cost Recovery, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  

44. 78 FR 7385, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 665, RIN 0648-BA98, Western Pacific Fisheries; Fishing in the Marianas Trench, Pacific Remote Islands, and Rose Atoll Marine National Monuments, ACTION: Notice of availability of fishery ecosystem plan amendments; request for comments.  

45. 78 FR 7390, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Farm Service Agency (FSA), Information Collection Request; Economic Assessment of Conservation Reserve Program Lands for Hunting, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

46. 78 FR 7402, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC430, Small Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Cape Wind's High Resolution Survey in Nantucket Sound, MA, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

47. 78 FR 7416, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Land-Water Interface and Service Pier Extension, Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Silverdale, WA and To Announce Public Scoping Meetings, ACTION: Notice.  

48. 78 FR 7445, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2012-N271;FXES11120200000F2-134-FF02ENEH00], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a General Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle for Pipelines and Well Field Development in Oklahoma and Texas, ACTION: Notice of intent; announcement of meetings; request for comments.  

49. 78 FR 7447, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N024; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

50. 78 FR 7448, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, WA, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

51. 78 FR 7449, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-MIMI-11876; 1305-726], Boundary Revision of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, ACTION: Notification of Boundary Revision.  

52. 78 FR 7450, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-10060; PPWONRADE2 PMP00E105.YP0000], Final Environmental Impact Statement for Protecting and Restoring Native Ecosystems by Managing Non-Native Ungulates, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

53. 78 FR 7458, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.