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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1665
March 25-29, 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 25-29, 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 25, 2013

1. 78 FR 18000, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R4-ES-2012-0103; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY71, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta), Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule. 


MARCH 26, 2013

2. 78 FR 18331, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF13-6-000], East Tennessee Natural Gas, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Planned Kingsport Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues,    

3. 78 FR 18335, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Central Arizona Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-158, ACTION: Notice of Extension of Transmission Service Rate Schedules. 

4. 78 FR 18363, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Proposed Appointment to the National Indian Gaming Commission, ACTION: Notice. 

5. 78 FR 18430, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Parts 701, 736, 737, 738, and 750, RIN 1029-AC65 [Docket ID OSM-2012-0003], Cost Recovery for Permit Processing, Administration, and Enforcement, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule. 


MARCH 27, 2013

6. 78 FR 18481, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, 36 CFR Part 218, RIN 0596-AD07, Project-Level Predecisional Administrative Review Process, ACTION: Final rule. 

7. 78 FR 18511, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 180, [EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0488; FRL-9377-3], Thiamethoxam; Pesticide Tolerances, ACTION: Final rule. 

8. 78 FR 18547, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Parts 3900, 3920, and 3930, [LLWO-3200000 L13100000.PP0000 L.X.EMOSHL000.241A] RIN 1004-AE28, Oil Shale Management--General, ACTION: Proposed rule. 

9. 78 FR 18585, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0442; FRL-9382-5], FIFRA Pesticide Registration Review and ESA Consultation Processes; Stakeholder Input; Notice of Availability, ACTION: Notice. 

10. 78 FR 18614, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), [Docket No. USCG-2013-0182], National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee, ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings. 

11. 78 FR 18623, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, Proposed Renewal of Information Collection: Trust Funds for Tribes and Individual Indians, ACTION: Notice of request for comments. 

12. 78 FR 18624, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Policy, Management and Budget, [Docket No. ONRR-2012-0003], U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group (USEITI MSG) Advisory Committee, ACTION: Meetings. 

13. 78 FR 18624, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [UT-030-13-1610-PH-241A], Call for Nominations for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee, UT, ACTION: Notice.  

14. 78 FR 18625, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD00000 L19900000.AL0000], Call for Nominations for the California Desert District Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice. 

15. 78 FR 18626, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCA930000 L192000000 ET0000.LROBRX1210500; CACA 044081], Notice of Proposed Expansion, Extension, and Notification of a Public Meeting for the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range Withdrawal; CA, ACTION: Notice. 


MARCH 28, 2013

16. 78 FR 18763, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 8943 of March 25, 2013, Title 3-- The President Establishment of the Harriet Tubman--Underground Railroad National Monument By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation. 

17. 78 FR 18769, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 8944 of March 25, 2013, Title 3-- The President Establishment of the First State National Monument By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation. 

18. 78 FR 18777, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 8945 of March 25, 2013, Title 3-- The President Establishment of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation. 

19. 78 FR 18783, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 8946 of March 25, 2013, Title 3-- The President Establishment of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation. 

20. 78 FR 18789, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 8947 of March 25, 2013, Title 3-- The President Establishment of the San Juan Islands National Monument By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation. 

21. 78 FR 18817, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), 18 CFR Part 40, [Docket No. RM12-4-000; Order No. 777], Revisions to Reliability Standard for Transmission Vegetation Management, ACTION: Final rule. 

22. 78 FR 18879, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 120313185-3252-01] RIN 0648-BC01, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Trawl Rationalization Program; Reconsideration of Allocation of Whiting, ACTION: Final rule. 

23. 78 FR 18936, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0058; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Rosemont Talussnail as Endangered or Threatened, ACTION: Notice of 12-month petition finding. 

24. 78 FR 18938, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0025; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ43, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing as Endangered and Designation of Critical Habitat for Acuna Cactus and the Fickeisen Plains Cactus, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period. 

25. 78 FR 18943, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0018; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ46, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing as Endangered and Designation of Critical Habitat for the Gierisch Mallow, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period. 

26. 78 FR 18963, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC592, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Receipt of three permit applications for scientific research and enhancement. 

27. 78 FR 18965, 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, Alaska, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; extension of comment period. 

28. 78 FR 18967, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Walla Walla Basin Spring Chinook Hatchery Program, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and notice of floodplain and wetlands assessment. 

29. 78 FR 18970, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF12-8-000], Trunkline LNG Company, LLC; Trunkline LNG Export, LLC; Trunkline Gas Company, LLC, ACTION: Supplemental Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Planned Lake Charles Liquefaction Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues,    

30. 78 FR 18990, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Medical Professionals Recruitment and Continuing Education Programs.    

31. 78 FR 19000, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-R-2012-N170; BAC-4311-K9-S3], Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Cayuga, Seneca, and Wayne Counties, NY; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability. 

32. 78 FR 19002, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2012-0081; FF04EF1000 123 FX.ES11130400000D2], Marine Mammal Protection Act; Draft Revised Stock Assessment Reports for Two Stocks of West Indian Manatee, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. 

33. 78 FR 19004, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX13GG009950000], Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting. 

34. 78 FR 19004, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land, ACTION: Notice of request for comments. 

35. 78 FR 19005, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements, ACTION: Notice of request for comments. 

36. 78 FR 19005, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Notice of Service Area Designation, ACTION: Notice. 

37. 78 FR 19006, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CR-HPS-12019; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Historic Preservation Certifications, ACTION: Notice; request for comments. 

38. 78 FR 19018, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Comment Request for Information Collection: Program Reporting and Performance Standards System for Indian and Native American Programs Under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA); Extension With Revisions, ACTION: Notice. 

39. 78 FR 19021, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice. 


MARCH 29, 2013

40. 78 FR 19099, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 162, RIN 1076-AE73, Residential, Business, and Wind and Solar Resource Leases on Indian Land, ACTION: Final rule; correction. 

41. 78 FR 19100, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 1206, Product Valuation.   

42. 78 FR 19106, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 36 CFR Part 242 50 CFR Part 100, [Docket No. FWS-R7-SM-2011-0015; FXFR13350700640-134-FF07J00000] RIN 1018-AX64, Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska--2013-14 and 2014-15 Subsistence Taking of Fish Regulations, ACTION: Final rule. 

43. 78 FR 19130, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 180, [EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0860; FRL-9378-6], Clothianidin; Pesticide Tolerances, ACTION: Final rule. 

44. 78 FR 19172, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2012-0045; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY12, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for the Diamond Darter and Designation of Critical Habitat, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period and availability of draft economic analysis. 

45. 78 FR 19176, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 223 and 224, [Docket No. 1206013325-3262-02] RIN 0648-XA983, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-day Finding on a Petition to List Sperm Whales in the Gulf of Mexico as a Distinct Population Segment Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: 90-day petition finding. 

46. 78 FR 19212, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC587, Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Effects of Oil and Gas Activities in the Arctic Ocean, ACTION: Notice of availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement; request for comments. 

47. 78 FR 19217, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA713, Endangered Species; File No. 16547-01, ACTION: Notice, issuance of permit modification, 

48. 78 FR 19217, 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; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization. 

49. 78 FR 19224, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC486, Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Marine Corps Training Exercises at Air Station Cherry Point, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; receipt of application for letter of authorization; request for comments. 

50. 78 FR 19288, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-FHC-2013-N047; FF07CAMM00.FX.FR133707PB000], Letters of Authorization To Take Marine Mammals, ACTION: Notice of Issuance. 

51. 78 FR 19288, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO620000.L18200000.XH0000], Call for Nominations for Advisory Committees, ACTION: Notice. 

52. 78 FR 19291, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT001900 L16100000.DP0000 LXSS00065E], Notice of Availability of the Draft Billings and Pompeys Pillar National Monument Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, MT, ACTION: Notice of Availability. 

53. 78 FR 19294, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [L1610000.PQ0000/LLCAC09000], Notice of Availability of the Clear Creek Management Area Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, California, ACTION: Notice of Availability. 

54. 78 FR 19296, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12390; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO, ACTION: Notice. 

55. 78 FR 19297, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-11979; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice. 

56. 78 FR 19298, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12389; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice. 

57. 78 FR 19299, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12395; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, ACTION: Notice. 

58. 78 FR 19301, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12434; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA, ACTION: Notice. 

59. 78 FR 19302, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12448; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Inventory Completion: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT, ACTION: Notice. 

60. 78 FR 19303, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12406; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction. 

61. 78 FR 19304, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12466; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, ACTION: Notice. 

62. 78 FR 19305, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12450; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT, ACTION: Notice. 

63. 78 FR 19306, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12405; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS, ACTION: Notice. 

64. 78 FR 19307, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12404; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS, ACTION: Notice. 

65. 78 FR 19308, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12433; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: University of Denver Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO, ACTION: Notice. 

66. 78 FR 19330, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [NRC-2011-0148], Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Ross In-Situ Uranium Recovery Project in Crook County, Wyoming, ACTION: Draft supplemental environmental impact statement; request for comment.