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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1667
April 8-12, 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 8-12, 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 8, 2013

1. 78 FR 20800, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 217, [Docket No. 110801452-3176-04] RIN 0648-BB00, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Construction and Operation of a Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port in the Gulf of Mexico, ACTION: Final rule. 

2. 78 FR 20942, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [FWS-R6-R-2013-N021; FXRS1265066CCP0-134-FF06R06000], Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas, NE and SD; Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Land Protection Plan; Request for Public Comments, ACTION: Notice of availability. 

3. 78 FR 20943, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO956000 L14200000.BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado, 

4. 78 FR 20944, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CONC-11968 PPWOBSADC0, PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000], Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice of a New System of Records, ACTION: Notice of creation of a new system of records. 

5. 78 FR 20949, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), [OMB Control No. 1219-0140], Proposed Collection; Comment Request; High-Voltage Continuous Mining Machines Standards for Underground Coal Mines, ACTION: 60-Day Notice. 

6. 78 FR 21004, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), [Docket No. FHWA-2013-0013], Proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Revision Assigning Certain Federal Environmental Responsibilities to the State of California, Including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Authority for Categorical Exclusions (CEs), ACTION: Notice of proposed MOU, request for comments. 


APRIL 9, 2013

7. 78 FR 21060, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Parts 581, 584, and 585, RIN 3141-AA47, Appeal Proceedings Before the Commission, ACTION: Final rule. 

8. 78 FR 21086, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0034; 4500030114], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List Two Populations of Black-Backed Woodpecker as Endangered or Threatened, ACTION: Notice of petition finding and initiation of status review. 

9. 78 FR 21113, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC599, Marine Mammals; File No. 17845, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. 

10. 78 FR 21115, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC551, Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits, ACTION: Notice; request for comments. 

11. 78 FR 21146, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N078; FXES11130200000-134-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment. 

12. 78 FR 21147, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO220000.L10200000.PH0000.00000000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments. 

13. 78 FR 21148, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [13X.LLAZ956000.L14200000.BJ0000.241A], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona. 

14. 78 FR 21189, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), [Docket No. DOT-NHTSA-2013-0028], Agency Requests for Approval of a New Information Collection: Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids, ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 

15. 78 FR 21200, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 20, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2013-0057; FF09M21200-134-FXMB1231099BPP0] RIN 1018-AY87, Migratory Bird Hunting; Proposed 2013-14 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations (Preliminary) With Requests for Indian Tribal Proposals and Requests for 2015 Spring and Summer Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest Proposals in Alaska, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule; availability of supplemental information. 


APRIL 10, 2013

16. 78 FR 21281, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R07-OAR-2013-0208; FRL-9800-5], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Missouri; Infrastructure SIP Requirements for the 1997 and 2006 Fine Particulate Matter National Ambient Air Quality Standards, ACTION: Proposed rule.

17. 78 FR 21343, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, New Ski Area Water Rights Clause, ACTION: Notice of meeting; request for public input.

18. 78 FR 21347, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC588, Marine Mammals; File No. 17344, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

19. 78 FR 21355, Notices, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC), [AU Docket No. 13-53; DA 13-323], Tribal Mobility Fund Phase I Auction Scheduled for October 24, 2013; Comment Sought on Competitive Bidding Procedures for Auction 902 and Certain Program Requirements, ACTION: Notice.

20. 78 FR 21370, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families (ACF)   Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)   Family and Youth Services Bureau, [C.F.D.A. NUMBER: 93.671], Funding Opportunity Announcement for Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations, ACTION: This notice was originally published as Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-  0561 on March 5, 2013 at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-0561.

21. 78 FR 21397, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-R-2012-N251; FXRS12650800000-112-FF08R0000], Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alameda, Santa Clara, and San Mateo Counties, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability.

22. 78 FR 21398, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Approval of a Gaming Management Contract, ACTION: Notice.

23. 78 FR 21399, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12465; PCU00RP14.R50000-PPWOCRADN0], Notice of Inventory Completion: Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio, TX, ACTION: Notice.

24. 78 FR 21400, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12549; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ, ACTION: Notice.

25. 78 FR 21401, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12619; [PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA, ACTION: Notice. 

26. 78 FR 21403, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12618; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA, ACTION: Notice.

27. 78 FR 21404, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12550;PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ, ACTION: Notice.

28. 78 FR 21405, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12548; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ, ACTION: Notice.

29. 78 FR 21407, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12547; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ, ACTION: Notice.

30. 78 FR 21408, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12561; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and the University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO, ACTION: Notice.

31. 78 FR 21409, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12585; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan Department of Transportation, Van Wagoner Building, Lansing, MI, ACTION: Notice.

32. 78 FR 21410, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12615; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meetings, ACTION: Notice.

33. 78 FR 21411, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12621; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.   

34. 78 FR 21412, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12584; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, ACTION: Notice.

35. 78 FR 21413, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12546; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, ACTION: Notice.

36. 78 FR 21414, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [A10-1971-1000-000-00-0-0, 2050400], Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans, ACTION: Notice of availability.

37. 78 FR 21415, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

38. 78 FR 21416, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), Notice of Proposed Information Collection, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

39. 78 FR 21418, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as Amended ("CERCLA"), 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.   


APRIL 11, 2013

40. 78 FR 21590, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Coconino National Forest; Arizona; Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. 

41. 78 FR 21627, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N086; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. 

42. 78 FR 21628, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON06000-L16100000-DP0000], Notice of Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council Meeting Cancellation and Change of Location, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting Cancellation and Public Meeting Change of Location. 

43. 78 FR 21699, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF STATE (DOS), [Public Notice 8271], Notice of the Next CAFTA-DR Environmental Affairs Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of the CAFTA-DR Environmental Affairs Council Meeting and request for comments. 


APRIL 12, 2013

44. 78 FR 21826, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Part 558, RIN 3141-AA15, Tribal Background Investigations and Licensing, ACTION: Technical amendment.

45. 78 FR 21846, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 62, [EPA-R01-OAR-2013-0109; A-1-FRL-9800-1], Approval and Promulgation of State Plans for Designated Facilities and Pollutants: Connecticut; 111(d)/129 Revised State Plan for Large and Small Municipal Waste Combustors, ACTION: Direct final rule.

46. 78 FR 21861, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 170, [BY-/AM65P0002.99900/], Tribal Consultation on the Draft Regulations Governing the Tribal Transportation Program, ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultations and Informational Meetings.

47. 78 FR 21906, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Six Rivers National Forest, California, Trinity Summit Range Assessment Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.

48. 78 FR 21907, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Utilities Service (RUS), Energy Answers Arecibo, LLC: Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Final Environmental Impact Statement.

49. 78 FR 21908, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   Economics and Statistics Administration   Bureau of the Census, Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations, ACTION: Notice of request for nominations.

50. 78 FR 21913, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC597, Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

51. 78 FR 21930, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. P-2428-004], Aquenergy Systems, Inc.; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.   

52. 78 FR 21931, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project Nos. P-10254-023; P-10253-027], Pelzer Hydro Company, Inc. Consolidated Hydro Southeast, Inc.; Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.   

53. 78 FR 21931, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-83-000], Arlington Storage Company, LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Seneca Lake Storage Facility Gallery 2 Expansion Project, and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.   

54. 78 FR 21937, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-R05-OW-2009-0932; FRL-9801-8], Proposed Agency Information Collection Request: Comment Request; Great Lakes Accountability System (Renewal), ACTION: Notice.

55. 78 FR 21963, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [DR5A311.IA000113], Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

56. 78 FR 21964, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-R-2012-N250; 1265-0000-10137-S3], Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Humboldt and Washoe Counties, NV, and Lake County, OR; Record of Decision for Final Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability.

57. 78 FR 21965, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNML00000 L16100000.DP000/LXSS024G0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Tri-County Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Las Cruces District Office, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of availability.

58. 78 FR 21968, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLID9570000.LL14200000.BJ0000], Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Surveys.

59. 78 FR 21969, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Western Planning Area (WPA) Lease Sale 233 and Central Planning Area (CPA) Lease Sale 231, Oil and Gas Lease Sales MMAA104000, ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

60. 78 FR 21969, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [G63-0982-9832-100-96-76, 84-55000], Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions, ACTION: Notice.

61. 78 FR 22026, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Alternative Transportation in Parks and Public Lands Program, ACTION: Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks Program Announcement of FY 2012 Project Selections.

62. 78 FR 22044, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Business and Cooperative Service (RBS) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Utilities Service (RUS), 7 CFR Part 4280, RIN 0570-AA76, Rural Energy for America Program--Grants and Guaranteed Loans, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.

63. 78 FR 22096, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 218, [Docket No. 130325286-3286-01] RIN 0648-BC69, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Replacement of the Elliott Bay Seawall in Seattle, Washington, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.