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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1662
March 4-8, 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 March 4-8, 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.


MARCH 4, 2013

1. 78 FR 14017, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 11, [Docket ID: BIA-2013-0001] RIN 1076-AF16, Courts of Indian Offenses, ACTION: Interim final rule with request for comments.  

2. 78 FR 14022, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2013-0035; FXES11130900000C6-134-FF09E30000] RIN 1018-AZ31, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reinstatement of Removal of the Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, ACTION: Final rule.  

3. 78 FR 14060, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 20, [Docket No. FWS-R9-MB-2011-0077; FF09M21200-134-FXMB1231099BPP0] RIN 1018-AY59, Migratory Bird Hunting; Revision of Language for Approval of Nontoxic Shot for Use in Waterfowl Hunting, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

4. 78 FR 14072, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Trestle Forest Health Project, Eldorado National Forest, El Dorado County, CA, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

5. 78 FR 14077, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC519, Endangered Species; File No. 17405, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

6. 78 FR 14084, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), [Docket ID: ED-2013-OESE-0016], Request for Information To Gather Technical Expertise Pertaining to the Identification and Placement of Native American Students Who Are English Learners in Language Instruction Educational Programs, ACTION: Request for information.

7. 78 FR 14109, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N038; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Emergency Issuance of Endangered Species Permit, ACTION: Notice.  

8. 78 FR 14111, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2012-N263; FXES11150200000F4-123-FF02ENEH00], Final Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances, Final Environmental Assessment, and Finding of No Significant Impact; Lesser Prairie Chicken, Oklahoma, ACTION: Notice of availability.

9. 78 FR 14114, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000, WYW181235], Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW181235, WY, ACTION: Notice.  

10. 78 FR 14114, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000, WYW181233], Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW181233, WY, ACTION: Notice.  

11. 78 FR 14115, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000, WYW181224], Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW181224, WY, ACTION: Notice.  

12. 78 FR 14116, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L13200000-EL0000, WYW181234], Notice of Invitation to Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW181234, WY, ACTION: Notice.  

13. 78 FR 14116, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Eastern Planning Area (EPA) Lease Sale 225 and 226, Oil and Gas Lease Sales, ACTION: Notice of availability (NOA) of the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and public meetings.  

14. 78 FR 14117, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage, California, ACTION: Notice of intent and scoping meetings.  


MARCH 5, 2013

15. 78 FR 14185, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 165, [Docket No. USCG-2013-0091] RIN 1625-AA00, Safety Zone; MODU KULLUK; Kiliuda Bay, Kodiak Island, AK to Captains Bay, Unalaska Island, AK, ACTION: Temporary final rule.  

16. 78 FR 14245, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2009-0062; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AW85, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Buena Vista Lake Shrew, ACTION: Proposed rule; revision and reopening of comment period.  

17. 78 FR 14259, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 130114034-3034-01] RIN 0648-BC93, Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; 2013 Tribal Fishery for Pacific Whiting, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  

18. 78 FR 14351, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Invasive Species Advisory Committee; Meeting Cancellation, ACTION: Notice of meeting cancellation.  

19. 78 FR 14351, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Wildland Fire Executive Council; Renewal, ACTION: Renewal of the Wildland Fire Executive Council.  

20. 78 FR 14352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1165AF: HAG13-0130], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.  

21. 78 FR 14352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, Notice of Approved Class III Tribal Gaming Ordinances, ACTION: Notice.  

22. 78 FR 14355, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12306; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     


MARCH 6, 2013

23. 78 FR 14447, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-CHAT-11887; PPSECHAT00; PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] RIN 1024-AD94, Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Bicycle Routes, ACTION: Final rule.

24. 78 FR 14540, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0907; FRL-9379-5], Cyromazine, Silica Silicates (Silica Dioxide and Silica Gel), Glufosinate Ammonium, Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate (DSS) and Undecylenic Acid (UDA) Registration Review; Draft Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessments; Notice of Availability, ACTION: Notice.

25. 78 FR 14587, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N049; 1112-0000-81440-F2], Kelley-McDonough Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the Morro Shoulderband Snail, Community of Los Osos, San Luis Obispo County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment.

26. 78 FR 14588, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-CACO-12173; PPNECACOS0, PPMPSD1Z.YM0000], Notice of March 25, 2013, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting Notice.

27. 78 FR 14589, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-GETT-12380; PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000; PPNEGETTS1], Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission Meetings (FY2013), ACTION: Notice of upcoming scheduled meetings.

28. 78 FR 14589, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-AKR-GAAR-12397; PPAKAKROR4;PPMPRLE1Y.LS0000], Notice of Open Public Meetings for the National Park Service (NPS) Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) Program for Calendar Year 2013, ACTION: Meeting notice.


MARCH 7, 2013

29. 78 FR 14673, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-NCR-10414] [PPNCNAMA00, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] RIN 1024-AD89, Special Regulation; Areas of the National Park System, National Capital Region, Demonstrations and Special Events, ACTION: Final rule.

30. 78 FR 14775, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Charter Boat and Headboat Angler Interactions With Sea Turtles, ACTION: Notice.

31. 78 FR 14784, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-53-000], Northern Natural Gas Company, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Garner Lng Offloading Facilities and Utilization Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

32. 78 FR 14787, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-14-000], Millennium Pipeline Company, L.L.C., ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Hancock Compressor Project.    

33. 78 FR 14788, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP12-497-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Brandywine Creek Replacement Project.    

34. 78 FR 14816, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N056; FXES11130400000EA-123-FF04EF1000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan; Volusia County Council--Engineering, Volusia County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

35. 78 FR 14817, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N055; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

36. 78 FR 14819, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N054; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammal; Issuance of Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.

37. 78 FR 14820, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona, ACTION: Notice of Reservation Proclamation.

38. 78 FR 14820, 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.

39. 78 FR 14821, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, Fee Rate, ACTION: Notice.

40. 78 FR 14821, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-PCE-COR-12237; PPWOPCADD0, PNA00RT14.GT0000], 60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information; Opportunity for Public Comment, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

41. 78 FR 14822, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-BSD-CONC-12098; PPWOBSADC0, PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000], Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Concessions, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

42. 78 FR 14824, 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-2012-0006], 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 (OMB Control Number 1012-0005).

43. 78 FR 14834, 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-2011-0012], Major Portion Prices and Due Date for Additional Royalty Payments on Indian Gas Production in Designated Areas Not Associated With an Index Zone, ACTION: Notice.


MARCH 8, 2013

44. 78 FR 14916, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 55, [OAR-2004-0091; FRL-9773-9], Outer Continental Shelf Air Regulations Consistency Update for California, ACTION: Final rule--consistency update.

45. 78 FR 14985, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC496, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Russian River Estuary Management Activities, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

46. 78 FR 15007, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Open House--Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Revised Water Control Manuals for the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin, ACTION: Notice of Open House meetings.

47. 78 FR 15008, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), Applications for New Awards; Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP); Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.

48. 78 FR 15032, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Wildland Fire Executive Council Meeting Schedule, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

49. 78 FR 15033, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Wildland Fire Executive Council Meeting Schedule, ACTION: Notice of Meeting Change.

50. 78 FR 15033, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Vendor Outreach Workshop for Small Businesses in Georgia of the United States, ACTION: Notice.

51. 78 FR 15034, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX12GH009980000], Information Collection Extension, ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028-0090).

52. 78 FR 15034, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

53. 78 FR 15035, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Extension, Without Changes of Agency Information Collection for Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Contracts, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

54. 78 FR 15036, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

55. 78 FR 15037, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Bishop Paiute Tribe--Liquor Control Ordinance No. 2012-07, ACTION: Notice.

56. 78 FR 15039, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Extending Scoping Period To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Navajo Nation Integrated Weed Management Plan Within Coconino, Navajo, and Apache Counties, AZ; McKinley, San Juan, McGill, and Cibola, Counties, NM; and San Juan County, UT, ACTION: Notice.

57. 78 FR 15040, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Extending the Review Period for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Proposed Spokane Tribe of Indians West Plains Casino and Mixed Use Project, City of Airway Heights, Spokane County, Washington, ACTION: Notice.

58. 78 FR 15040, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO3200000 19900000 PO000000 13X], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

59. 78 FR 15041, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTC00000.L11100000.DP0000.LXSISGST0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Miles City Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, MT, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

60. 78 FR 15043, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNML00000 L14300000.ET0000; NMNM126505], Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for a Public Meeting; New Mexico, ACTION: Notice.

61. 78 FR 15044, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ931000. L71220000.EU0000. LVTFA1158520 241A; AZA-35598], Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Pinal County, AZ, ACTION: Notice of realty action.

62. 78 FR 15045, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12393; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.