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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1664
March 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 March 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.


MARCH 18, 2013

1. 78 FR 16622, 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. 120809321-2321-01] RIN 0648-BC26, Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries Regulations on Introduced Species, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comments.

2. 78 FR 16629, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 226, Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Meetings.

3. 78 FR 16655, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Draft Damage Assessment, Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the T/B DBL 152 Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Availability of a Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the T/B DBL 152 Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Request for Comments.

4. 78 FR 16656, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for Natural Resource Injuries and Service Losses Associated With the 2010 Oil Spill From the Adak Petroleum Bulk Fuel Facility on Adak Island, Alaska, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Draft Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for natural resource injuries and service losses associated with the 2010 oil spill from the Adak Petroleum Bulk Fuel Facility on Adak Island, located in the central Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

5. 78 FR 16668, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9791-3], Twenty-Fifth Update of the Federal Agency Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket, ACTION: Notice; republication.

6. 78 FR 16685, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Indian Health Professions Preparatory, Indian Health Professions Pre-graduate, and Indian Health Professions Scholarship Programs.    

7. 78 FR 16703, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N063; FXES11130800000-134-FF08E00000], Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.

8. 78 FR 16705, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-R-2013-N039; FXRS12610800000V2-134-FF08RSRC00], Llano Seco Riparian Sanctuary Unit Restoration and Pumping Plant/Fish Screen Facility Protection Project, CA; Final Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report, ACTION: Notice of availability.

9. 78 FR 16706, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning, ACTION: Notice of change.


MARCH 19, 2013

10. 78 FR 16828, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0054; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Status Review of the West Coast Distinct Population Segment of the Fisher as Endangered or Threatened, ACTION: Notice of initiation of status review.

11. 78 FR 16863, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [USGS-GX13LR000F60100], Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Mine, Development, and Mineral Exploration Supplement (1 Form), ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection (1028-0060).

12. 78 FR 16864, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [USGS-GX12WC00Com0001], Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of a new information Collection: USGS Ash Fall Report.

13. 78 FR 16865, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ910000.L12100000.XP0000LXSS150A00006100.241A], State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meetings, ACTION: Notice of Public Meetings.


MARCH 20, 2013

14. 78 FR 17201, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0152; FRL-9381-3], Pesticide Chemicals; Registration Review; Draft Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessments; Notice of Availability, ACTION: Notice.  

15. 78 FR 17224, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N057; FXES11120100000-134-FF01E00000], Environmental Impact Statement; Proposed South Puget Sound Prairie Habitat Conservation Plan, Thurston County, WA, ACTION: Notice of intent; announcement of meeting; request for comments.  

16. 78 FR 17226, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-FHC-2013-N062; FXFR1334088TWG0W4-123-FF08EACT00], Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group; Public Meeting, Teleconference and Web-Based Meeting, ACTION: Notice.  

17. 78 FR 17227, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYD10000.L14300000.EU0000; WYW-161972; WYW-176935], Notice of Intent To Amend the Snake River Resource Management Plan for the Pinedale Field Office and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment; and Notice of Realty Action: Classification and Direct Sale of Public Land in Teton County, WY, ACTION: Notice of Intent and Notice of Realty Action.

18. 78 FR 17229, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORW00000 L102000000.ML0000 13XL1109AF.HAG13-0139], Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting cancellation.

19. 78 FR 17281, Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water, ACTION: Notice.


MARCH 21, 2013

20. 78 FR 17355, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC576, Endangered Species; File No. 17787, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

21. 78 FR 17355, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC568, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Receipt of an application for a new scientific research permit (16506) and notice of withdrawal of a scientific research permit application (16128).

22. 78 FR 17359, 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, issuance of permit modification.  

23. 78 FR 17359, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC461, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Marine Geophysical Survey in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean, June to July, 2013, ACTION: Notice; proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; request for comments.  

24. 78 FR 17383, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) - Energy, [Docket ID DoD-2013-OS-0055], Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact Regarding DLA Energy's Mobility Fuel Purchasing Programs, ACTION: Finding of no significant impact.  

25. 78 FR 17427, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-SM-2013-N068; FXFR13350700640-134-FF07J00000], North Slope Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting (teleconference).  

26. 78 FR 17427, 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.  

27. 78 FR 17427, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of Approved Amended Gaming Compact.  

28. 78 FR 17428, 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.  

29. 78 FR 17428, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-AKR-CAKR-12504; PPAKAKROR4; PPMPRLE1Y.LS0000], Notice of Open Public Meetings for the National Park Service Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission Program for Calendar Year 2013, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

30. 78 FR 17429, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12440; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

31. 78 FR 17589, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Executive Order 13638 of March 15, 2013, Title 3-- The President Amendments to Executive Order 12777, Part III.     


MARCH 22, 2013

32. 78 FR 17632, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Caribou-Targhee National Forest; Idaho and Wyoming; Amendment to the Targhee Revised Forest Plan--Canada Lynx Habitat, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

33. 78 FR 17640, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC348, Endangered Species; File Nos. 17367 and 17364, ACTION: Issuance of permits.  

34. 78 FR 17653, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Upper Great Plains Wind Energy Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0408), ACTION: Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Notice of Public Hearings.  

35. 78 FR 17661, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9792-7], Proposed Reissuance of a General NPDES Permit for Oil and Gas Exploration Facilities in the Federal Waters of Cook Inlet--Permit Number AKG-28-5100, ACTION: Notice. Proposed reissuance of a general permit.  

36. 78 FR 17662, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9008-3], Environmental Impacts Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability,     

37. 78 FR 17705, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice of a New System of Records, ACTION: Notice of creation of a new system of records.  

38. 78 FR 17708, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N018; 60120-1113-0000-C2], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised Supplement to the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan, ACTION: Notice of document availability; request for comments.  

39. 78 FR 17709, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2012-N198; FXES11130100000C2-123-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Plan for Rogue and Illinois Valley Vernal Pool and Wet Meadow Ecosystems, ACTION: Notice of document availability.  

40. 78 FR 17709, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N072; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.

41. 78 FR 17710, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N071; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

42. 78 FR 17711, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N073; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

43. 78 FR 17713, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVL01000. L51100000.GN0000. LVEMF1201170 241A; NVN-090444; 13-08807; MO#4500047785; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pan Mine Project, White Pine County, NV, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

44. 78 FR 17714, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTM00000 L16100000.DP0000 LXSS048E0000], Notice of Availability of the HiLine District Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, MT, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

45. 78 FR 17716, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDI00000-L11200000-PH0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  

46. 78 FR 17716, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORB00000.L10200000.PH0000.L.X.SS.036H0000.13XL1109AF; HAG13-0151], Notice of Public Meeting Cancellation, ACTION: Notice of public meeting cancellation.  

47. 78 FR 17716, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO923000 L13400000.PQ0000], Notice Seeking Public Interest for Solar Energy Development on Public Lands in the State of Colorado, ACTION: Notice.  

48. 78 FR 17717, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA-049491, LLCAD01500 L51010000 FX0000 LVRWB12B4920], Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the EDF Renewable Energy Desert Harvest Solar Field Project and California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment, Riverside County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

49. 78 FR 17718, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVSO3100 L51010000 ER0000 LVRWF12F8740.241A; 13-08807; MO# 4500048381; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision for the Searchlight Wind Energy Project, Clark County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

50. 78 FR 17718, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA 048728, LLCAD06000, L51010000.LVRWB09B2510.FX0000], Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the McCoy Solar Energy Project, Riverside County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

51. 78 FR 17719, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12533; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

52. 78 FR 17748, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Utah, ACTION: Notice of Limitation of Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.  

53. 78 FR 17752, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Surface Transportation Board, [Docket No. FD 30186], Tongue River Railroad Company, Inc.--Rail Construction and Operation--In Custer, Powder River and Rosebud Counties, Mont., ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Final Scope of Study for the Environmental Impact Statement.  

54. 78 FR 17836, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 49, [EPA-R08-OAR-2012-0479; FRL-9789-3], Approval and Promulgation of Federal Implementation Plan for Oil and Natural Gas Well Production Facilities; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation), North Dakota, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.