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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1663,
March 11-15, 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 11-15, 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 11, 2013

1. 78 FR 15303, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 49 CFR Parts 105, 171, 172, 173, 177, 178, and 180, [Docket No. PHMSA-2011-0138 (HM-218G)] RIN 2137-AE78, Hazardous Materials; Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR), ACTION: Final rule.

2. 78 FR 15364, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-64-000], Gulf Crossing Pipeline Company LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Panda Power Lateral Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.

3. 78 FR 15374, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2013-N051; FXES11130300000-134-FF03E00000], ACTION: Notice of Availability of Draft Habitat Conservation Plan; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Enbridge Pipelines (Lakehead), L.L.C.

4. 78 FR 15376, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), ACTION: Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Amendment Under the Clean Air Act; the Clean Water Act; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act; and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.

5. 78 FR 15402, ACTION: Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water.


MARCH 12, 2013

6. 78 FR 15602, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), 18 CFR Part 11, [Docket No. RM11-6-000], Annual Update to Fee Schedule for the Use of Government Lands by Hydropower Licensees, ACTION: Final rule; annual update to fee schedule.  

7. 78 FR 15624, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R9-ES-2011-0075]; [4500030115] RIN 1018-AY28, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Yellow-Billed Parrot With Special Rule, and Correcting the Salmon-Crested Cockatoo Special Rule, ACTION: Final rule and correcting amendment.  

8. 78 FR 15669, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 216, [Docket No.: 111207730-1729-01] RIN 0648-BB71, Marine Mammals: Alaska Harbor Seal Habitats, ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comments.  

9. 78 FR 15706, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC252, Endangered Species; File No. 17316, ACTION: Issuance of permit.  

10. 78 FR 15715, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF13-1-000], Excelerate Liquefaction Solutions I, LLC; Lavaca Bay Pipeline System, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Lavaca Bay LNG Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting.     

11. 78 FR 15736, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N060; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

12. 78 FR 15737, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N030; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Incidental Take Permit Amendment and Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Wind Energy Development, Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, ACTION: Notice.  

13. 78 FR 15738, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal--State Class III Gaming Compact.  

14. 78 FR 15738, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-EFMO-10830; PPMWMWROW2/PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000], Notice of Availability of Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  


MARCH 13, 2013

15. 78 FR 15913, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 372, [EPA-HQ-TRI-2012-0111; FRL-9785-9] RIN 2025-AA35, Addition of ortho-Nitrotoluene; Community Right-to-Know Toxic Chemical Release Reporting, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

16. 78 FR 15925, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108; FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111; 4500030113; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ20; RIN 1018-AX71, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status and Critical Habitat Designation for Gunnison Sage-Grouse, ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.  

17. 78 FR 15934, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC557, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  

19. 78 FR 15969, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Request for Nominations to Serve on Board of Trustees for the Cobell Education Scholarship Fund, ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.  

20. 78 FR 15970, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Cedarville Rancheria--Liquor Licensing Ordinance of the Cedarville Rancheria, Ordinance No. 2012-05, ACTION: Notice.  

21. 78 FR 15973, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, Fee Rate.  

22. 78 FR 15973, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Notice of Public Scoping Meetings for the Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System Environmental Impact Statement, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of public scoping meetings.  


MARCH 14, 2013

23. 78 FR 16204, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 950, [SATS No. WY-044-FOR; Docket ID OSM-2013-0001], Wyoming Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment.  

24. 78 FR 16255, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC059, Endangered Species; File No. 17022, ACTION: Issuance of permit.  

25. 78 FR 16257, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, Notice of Intent To Prepare the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Joint Military Training Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

26. 78 FR 16284, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-R-2012-N262; FXRS1265030000-134-FF03R06000], Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Jasper County, IA; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

27. 78 FR 16287, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-R-2012-N260; FXRS1265030000-134-FF03R06000], Great Lakes Islands Refuges, MI and WI; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

28. 78 FR 16288, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2013-N043; FXES11130300000F3-134-FF03E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for comments.  

29. 78 FR 16291, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N053; FXES11130100000F5-123-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

30. 78 FR 16292, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N067: FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

31. 78 FR 16293, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLES956000.L19100000.BK0000.LRCMM0E04175], Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey; Mississippi, ACTION: Notice.  

32. 78 FR 16294, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLES956000-L14100000-BX0000], Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey, ACTION: Notice.  

33. 78 FR 16294, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-11650; PX.DYOSE0023.00.1], Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Restoration of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Yosemite National Park, Madera, and Mariposa Counties, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

34. 78 FR 16295, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12455; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting, ACTION: Amended Notice.  

35. 78 FR 16296, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-BISC-09775; PPSESEROC3, PPMPSAF1Y.YP0000], Record of Decision for the Coral Reef Restoration Plan, Biscayne National Park, FL, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  


MARCH 15, 2013

36. 78 FR 16423, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 300, [Docket No. 130123063-3207-02] RIN 0648-BC75, Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan Final rule.

37. 78 FR 16464, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   Economics and Statistics Administration   Bureau of the Census, Proposed Information Collection, ACTION: Comment Request: National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR) Pre-Screener Test Notice.

38. 78 FR 16479, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Revised Notice of Intent To Prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Southport Sacramento River Early Implementation Project, West Sacramento, CA, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

39. 78 FR 16483, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Notice of Availability.

40. 78 FR 16500, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9008-2], Environmental Impacts Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.    

41. 78 FR 16523, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CONC-12542; PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000; PPWOBSADC0], Notice of Public Meeting: Concessions Management Advisory Board, ACTION: Notice of cancellation of public meeting of the Concessions Management Advisory Board.

42. 78 FR 16523, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Acquisition and Property Management, Public Availability of Department of the Interior FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory and FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory Report, ACTION: Notice of Public Availability of FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory and the FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory Report.

43. 78 FR 16523, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-R-2012-N104; 1265-0000-10137-S3], Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, Canyon, Payette, Owyhee, and Washington Counties, ID, and Malheur County, OR; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

44. 78 FR 16526, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2012-N255; FXES11130600000-134-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Pallid Sturgeon, ACTION: Notice of document availability for review and comment.

45. 78 FR 16527, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

46. 78 FR 16527, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [AA-10782, AA-11132, AA-10784, AA-12440, AA-11020, AA-10783, AA-10774; LLAK-944000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

47. 78 FR 16528, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-ISRO-11142; PPMWMWROW2/PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Cultural Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Isle Royale National Park, Michigan, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

48. 78 FR 16529, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2013-00], Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest, Offshore Virginia, ACTION: Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest (DNCI) for a Proposed Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Research Lease Offshore Virginia.

49. 78 FR 16565, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF STATE (DOS), [Public Notice 8237], ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) and To Conduct Scoping and To Initiate Consultation consistent With the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) for the Proposed Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership, Line 67 Capacity Expansion Project.