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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1666
April 1-5, 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 April 1-5, 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.


APRIL 1, 2013

1. 78 FR 19444, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado; Oil and Gas Leasing Analysis Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.

2. 78 FR 19446, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC062, Marine Mammal Stock Assessment Reports, ACTION: Notice of availability; response to comments.

3. 78 FR 19460, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

4. 78 FR 19510, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N045: FXES11130800000-134-FF08E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 56 Species in California and Nevada, ACTION: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.

5. 78 FR 19514, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-SATD-2013-N046; FXSC14300900000-134-FF09S00000], National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy, ACTION: Notice of availability.

6. 78 FR 19517, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N069; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, ACTION: Notice.

7. 78 FR 19518, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO320000 L13100000 DT0000 LXSIOSHL0000], Notice of Availability of Approved Land Use Plan Amendments/Record of Decision for Allocation of Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources on Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability.

8. 78 FR 19519, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT9223-13-L13200000-EL0000, UTU-89454], Notice of Invitation to Participate; Coal Exploration License Application UTU-89454, UT, ACTION: Notice.

9. 78 FR 19520, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT9223-13-L13200000-EL000, UTU-89492], Notice of Invitation to Participate In Coal Exploration License Application UTU-89492, UT, ACTION: Notice.

10. 78 FR 19520, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO921000-L51100000-GA0000-LVEMC11CC140, COC-74813], Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale COC-74813, CO, ACTION: Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale.

11. 78 FR 19521, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY-957400-13-L19100000-BJ0000-LRCMK1G04346], Filing of Plats of Survey, Nebraska, ACTION: Notice.

12. 78 FR 19521, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1165AF: HAG13-0161], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.

13. 78 FR 19522, 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.

14. 78 FR 19522, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDB00100.LF1000000.HT0000.LXSS02D0000], Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U. S. Department of the Interior, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

15. 78 FR 19522, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON00000 L10200000 DF0000.LXSS080C0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

16. 78 FR 19523, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-IMR-LAMR-12036;PX.PD104097F.00.1], General Management Plan, Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Texas, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

17. 78 FR 19540, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [NRC-2013-0061], Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Bureau of Land Management, ACTION: Notice of availability.


APRIL 2, 2013

18. 78 FR 19652, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC560, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Office of Naval Research Acoustic Technology Experiments in the Western North Pacific Ocean, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

19. 78 FR 19700, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Pacific Northwest-Pacific Southwest Intertie Project--Rate Order No. WAPA-157, ACTION: Notice of Final Transmission Service Rates.  

20. 78 FR 19705, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0182; FRL-9382-3], FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice.   

21. 78 FR 19721, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Request For Public Comment: 60-Day Proposed Information Collection: Indian Health Service Medical Staff Credentials And Privileges Files, ACTION: Notice.  

22. 78 FR 19728, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS--R7--MB--2013--N077; FF09M21200--123--FXMB1231099BPP0L2], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Alaska Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest Household Survey, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

23. 78 FR 19729, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N079; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Wild Bird Conservation Act; Receipt of Application for Approval, ACTION: Notice of receipt of application for approval; request for comment.  

24. 78 FR 19730, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N075; FXES11130100000F5-134-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

25. 78 FR 19730, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N081; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.  

26. 78 FR 19731, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N080; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

27. 78 FR 19732, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00], Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  

28. 78 FR 19732, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-VRP-WS-12612; PPWOVPADW0, PPMPRLE1Y.LB0000], Proposed Information Collection; Backcountry Use Permit, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

29. 78 FR 19733, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-FORA-0419-10126: PPSESEROC3, PMP00UP05.YP0000], Draft General Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, North Carolina, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

30. 78 FR 19734, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), [OMB Control Number 1029-0117], Notice of Proposed Information Collection, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

31. 78 FR 19802, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 98, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0934; FRL-9789-1] RIN 2060-AR52, 2013 Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule and Proposed Confidentiality Determinations for New or Substantially Revised Data Elements, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


APRIL 3, 2013

32. 78 FR 20074, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R1-ES-2012-0080; FWS-R1-ES-2012-0088; FWS-R1-ES-2013-0009; FWS-R1-ES-2013-0021; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY18; 1018-AZ17; 1081-AZ36; 1081-AZ37, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing and Designation of Critical Habitat for Taylor's Checkerspot Butterfly, Streaked Horned Lark, and Four Subspecies of Mazama Pocket Gopher, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

33. 78 FR 20133, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOSO50000 L13100000.DB0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Bull Mountain Unit Master Development Plan, Gunnison County, CO, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

34. 78 FR 20134, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO923000 L14300000.ET0000; COC-2422401], Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for a Public Meeting; Colorado, ACTION: Notice.  

35. 78 FR 20135, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [13X LLIDB00200 LF2200000.JS0000 LFESG40D0000], Notice of Temporary Closure on Public Lands in Boise County, ID, ACTION: Notice of Temporary Closure.  

36. 78 FR 20136, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12555; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     


APRIL 4, 2013

37. 78 FR 20221, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 8952 of March 29, 2013, Title 3-- The President National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2013 By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation.  

38. 78 FR 20236, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Part 518, RIN 3141-AA44, Self-Regulation of Class II Gaming, ACTION: Final rule.  

39. 78 FR 20244, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget   Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), 30 CFR Part 1206, Product Valuation.     

40. 78 FR 20246, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 63, [EPA-R06-OAR-2006-0851; FRL-9796-8], Delegation of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the States of Kentucky and Louisiana, Correcting Amendments, ACTION: Final rule; correcting amendments.  

41. 78 FR 20295, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, National Tree-Marking Paint Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

42. 78 FR 20298, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Restoration and Compensation Determination Plan and Environmental Assessment: Aluminum Production Plants and Engine Manufacturer, St. Lawrence River, Massena, NY, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Restoration and Compensation Determination Plan and Environmental Assessment for natural resource injuries and service losses associated with the release of hazardous substances from two aluminum production plants and one engine manufacturer into the St. Lawrence River environment near Massena, New York.  

43. 78 FR 20312, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket Nos. CP07-52-000; CP07-53-000; CP07-53-001], Downeast LNG, Inc. Downeast Pipeline, LLC., ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Downeast LNG Project.    

44. 78 FR 20316, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9798-1], Final Issuance of General NPDES Permits (GP) for Small Suction Dredges in Idaho, ACTION: Final notice of reissuance of a general permit.  

45. 78 FR 20352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N064; FXES11130200000-134-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment.  

46. 78 FR 20354, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNML00000 L12200000.DF0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

47. 78 FR 20354, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTL00000.L10200000.PG0000], Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

48. 78 FR 20354, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT030000-L17110000-PH0000-24-1A],  Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice.  

49. 78 FR 20394, 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.  


APRIL 5, 2013

50. 78 FR 20423, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), 30 CFR Part 250, [Docket ID: BSEE-2012-0011] RIN 1014-AA04, Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the Outer Continental Shelf--Revisions to Safety and Environmental Management Systems, ACTION: Final rule.

51. 78 FR 20613, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Ochoco National Forest, Paulina Ranger District; Oregon; Wolf Creek Vegetation and Fuels Management Project EIS, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.

52. 78 FR 20616, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC607, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

53. 78 FR 20623, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA), Environmental Impact Statement for Modernization and Repair of Piers 2 and 3, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, CA, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

54. 78 FR 20658, 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.

55. 78 FR 20687, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-R-2012-N136: BAC-4311-K9-S3], Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge, Nantucket, MA; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact, ACTION: Notice of availability.

56. 78 FR 20689, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N076; FXES11130400000EA-123-FF04EF1000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Renewal of Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan; Eber Cove, LLC, Brevard County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

57. 78 FR 20690, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2013-0032: FXES11120300000F2-134-FF03E00000], Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Draft Habitat Conservation Plan, Draft Programmatic Agreement, and Draft Implementing Agreement; Application for an Incidental Take Permit, Fowler Ridge Wind Farm, Benton County, Indiana, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

58. 78 FR 20693, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYP00000-L51100000-GA0000-LVEMK09CK350; WYW180711 and WYW173360], Notice of Availability of Corrected Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the South Gillette Area Maysdorf II Coal Lease by Application, WY, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

59. 78 FR 20718, 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. 111025652-3245-02] RIN 0648-XA798, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Endangered, Threatened, and Not Warranted Listing Determinations for Six Distinct Population Segments of Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.