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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1660
February 18-22, 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 February 18-22, 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@ios.doi.gov, or in person or by mail at 1849 C Street, NW, MS 1151, Washington, DC 20240.


FEBRUARY 18, 2013

Federal Holiday


FEBRUARY 19, 2013

1. 78 FR 11577, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 901, [SATS No. AL-077-FOR; Docket No. OSM-2012-0016], Alabama Regulatory Program, ACTION: Final rule; approval of amendment. 

2. 78 FR 11579, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 943, [SATS No. TX-065-FOR; Docket ID: OSM-2012-0019], Texas Regulatory Program, ACTION: Final rule; approval of amendment.  

3. 78 FR 11589, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-1990-0011; FRL-9780-6], National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Deletion of the Kerr-McGee Sewage Treatment Plant Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

4. 78 FR 11617, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 938, [SATS No. PA-159-FOR; Docket ID: OSM 2010-0017], Pennsylvania Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

5. 78 FR 11622, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Request for Proposals: 2013 Hazardous Fuels Woody Biomass Utilization Grant Program, ACTION: Request for Proposals.  

6. 78 FR 11628, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC503, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings and hearings.  

7. 78 FR 11637, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-3-000], Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C.; Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Rose Lake Expansion Project.     

8. 78 FR 11644, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9780-1], Notice of a Project Waiver of Section 1605 (Buy American Requirement) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to the Applicant of Adair, OK, ACTION: Notice.  

9. 78 FR 11670, Notices, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION, Notice of ACHP Quarterly Business Meeting, ACTION: Notice.  

10. 78 FR 11672, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA-052537, LLCAD05000, L51010000.LVRWB11B4520.FX0000], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Alta East Wind Project, Kern County, CA, and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

11. 78 FR 11673, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12207; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

12. 78 FR 11675, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12080;2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

13. 78 FR 11676, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12208; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: National Guard Bureau/A7AN, Air National Guard, Joint Base Andrews, MD, ACTION: Notice.  

14. 78 FR 11677, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12186; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests, Springerville, AZ, and the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, ACTION: Notice.  

15. 78 FR 11678, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12187;2200-1100-665], Notice of Inventory Completion: Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, ACTION: Notice.  

16. 78 FR 11679, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11918; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, ACTION: Notice.  

17. 78 FR 11680, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12142; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester, NY, ACTION: Notice.  

18. 78 FR 11680, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12188; 2200-1100-665], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, ACTION: Notice.  


FEBRUARY 20, 2013

19. 78 FR 11745, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 110, [Docket Number USCG-2012-0103] RIN 1625-AA01, Anchorages; Lower Mississippi River, Above Head of Passes, Convent, LA and Point Pleasant, LA, ACTION: Final rule.  

20. 78 FR 11766, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R7-ES-2012-0009; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY40, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Special Rule for the Polar Bear Under Section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Final rule; availability of environmental assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact.  

21. 78 FR 11793, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Part 543, RIN 3141-AA27, Minimum Internal Control Standards, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

22. 78 FR 11795, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR part 547, RIN 3141-AA27, Minimum Technical Standards for Class II Gaming Systems and Equipment, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.  

23. 78 FR 11796, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 917, [SPATS No.: KY-256-FOR] [Docket ID: OSM-2012-0014], Kentucky Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment.  

24. 78 FR 11821, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC389, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Low-Energy Marine Geophysical Survey in the Gulf of Mexico, April to May, 2013, ACTION: Notice; proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; request for comments.  

25. 78 FR 11844, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC360, Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Bremerton Ferry Terminal Wingwall Replacement Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments and information.  

26. 78 FR 11891, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families (ACF)   Office of Head Start, Tribal Consultation Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

27. 78 FR 11899, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Invasive Species Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of public meetings; correction.  

28. 78 FR 11899, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAC930000.L1430000.EU0000. CACA 053519], Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in San Mateo County, CA, ACTION: Notice of realty action.  

29. 78 FR 11900, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-PAGR-12275; PPNEPAGR00, PMP00UP05.YP0000], Meeting Notice for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission, ACTION: Notice of upcoming meeting.  

30. 78 FR 11901, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-GATE-12319; PPNEGATEB0, PPMVSCS1Z.Y00000], Notice of March 12, 2013 Meeting for Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

31. 78 FR 11947, Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water, ACTION: Notice.  


FEBRUARY 21, 2013

32. 78 FR 11981, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-SLBE-12083; PPMWSLBES0-PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] RIN 1024-AE11, Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Bicycling, ACTION: Final rule.

33. 78 FR 11988, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 92, [Docket No. FWS-R7-MB-2012-0066; FF09M21200-123-FXMB1231099BPP0L2] RIN 1018-AY70, Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest in Alaska; Harvest Regulations for Migratory Birds in Alaska During the 2013 Season, ACTION: Final rule.

34. 78 FR 12011, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R9-ES-2012-0013; FWS-R9-ES-2011-0101; 4500030115] RIN 1018-AY38; 1018-AY33, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing Three Foreign Macaw Species, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment periods.

35. 78 FR 12015, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 665, [Docket No. 110819515-3085-01] RIN 0648-BA98, Western Pacific Fisheries; Fishing in the Marianas Trench, Pacific Remote Islands, and Rose Atoll Marine National Monuments, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.

36. 78 FR 12084, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK963000-L14300000-ET0000; AA-12484], Public Land Order No. 7808; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6965; AK, ACTION: Public Land Order.

37. 78 FR 12084, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [IDI 35965], Public Land Order No. 7809; Withdrawal of National Forest System Land for the Settler's Grove of Ancient Cedars Botanical and Recreation Area; ID, ACTION: Public Land Order.

38. 78 FR 12085, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Environmental Documents Prepared for Oil, Gas, and Mineral Operations by the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region, ACTION: Notice of the Availability of Environmental Documents Prepared for OCS Mineral Proposals by the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.

39. 78 FR 12085, 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.


FEBRUARY 22, 2013

40. 78 FR 12273, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 600 and 635, [Docket No. 120627194-3097-01] RIN 0648-BC31, Highly Migratory Species; 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan; Amendment 8, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  

41. 78 FR 12297, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Adult and Vocational Education, [Docket No. ED-2013-ICCD-0014], Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application for Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP), ACTION: Notice.  

42. 78 FR 12344, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SERO-RTCA-12129; PPMPSPD1T.Y00000; PPSESERO10], Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee Meetings (FY2013), ACTION: Notice of upcoming scheduled meetings.  

43. 78 FR 12345, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N028; FXES11130100000F5-134-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

44. 78 FR 12346, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N029; 1112-0000-81440-F2], Jennings Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the Morro Shoulderband Snail, Community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment.  

45. 78 FR 12347, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYR05000 L16100000.DQ0000 LXSS04 K0000], Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Lander Field Office Planning Area, WY, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

46. 78 FR 12348, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO956000 L14200000.BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado.  

47. 78 FR 12349, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO956000 L14200000.BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado.  

48. 78 FR 12349, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-PVE-LWCF-12021; WBS#: PSSSLAD0004011], Proposed Information Collection; Land and Water Conservation Fund State Assistance Program, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

49. 78 FR 12352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-11651;PPPWOLYMS1], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Wilderness Stewardship Plan, Olympic National Park, Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Mason County, WA, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

50. 78 FR 12353, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-IMR-YELL-12081; PPWONRADE2, PMP00EI05.YP0000], Winter Use Plan, Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Yellowstone National Park, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

51. 78 FR 12460, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0322; FRL-9782-2] RIN 2060-AR68, State Implementation Plans: Response to Petition for Rulemaking; Findings of Substantial Inadequacy; and SIP Calls To Amend Provisions Applying to Excess Emissions During Periods of Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

52. 78 FR 12542, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC494, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to an Exploration Drilling Program in the Chukchi Sea, AK, Part IV, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.