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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




 Issue No. 1672
May 13-17, 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 May 13-17, 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.


MAY 13, 2013


1. 78 FR 27859, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 162, [K00103 12/13 A3A10; 134D0102DR-DS5A300000-DR.5A311.IA000113] RIN 1076-AE73, Residential, Business, and Wind and Solar Resource Leases on Indian Land, ACTION: Final rule; correcting amendment.

2. 78 FR 27913, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 46 CFR Parts 107, 108, and 109, [Docket No. USCG-2011-0992] RIN 1625-AB78, Revision of Crane Regulation Standards for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), Offshore Supply Vessels (OSVs), and Floating Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Facilities, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

3. 78 FR 27927, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 21, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2012-0037; FF09M21200-234-FXMB1232099BPP0] RIN 1018-AY65, Migratory Bird Permits; Depredation Order for Migratory Birds in California, ACTION: Proposed rule.

4. 78 FR 27930, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 21, [Docket No. FWS-R9-MB-2012-0027; FF09M21200-234-FXMB1232099BPP0] RIN 1018-AY60, Migratory Bird Permits; Removal of Yellow-Billed Magpie and Other Revisions to Depredation Order, ACTION: Proposed rule.

5. 78 FR 27937, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), [Docket No. APHIS-2013-0031], Environmental Impact Statement; Feral Swine Damage Management, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement and notice of public meeting.

6. 78 FR 27941, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, RIN 0596-AC41, Advertising and Sponsorship in Connection With Concessions Involving Privately Owned Improvements on National Forest System Lands, ACTION: Notice of issuance of final directive; response to public comment.

7. 78 FR 27989, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-R-2013-N010; 12560-0000-10137 S3], Bandon Marsh, Nestucca Bay, and Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuges, Coos, Tillamook, and Lincoln Counties, OR; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plans and Findings of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessments, ACTION: Notice of availability.

8. 78 FR 27991, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [Account Number GX13CN00B9D1000], Notice of Request for Nominees for the Advisory Committee on Water Information, ACTION: Notice of request for nominees.

9. 78 FR 27991, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14879-A, F-14879-A2; LLAK940000-L14100000-KC0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

10. 78 FR 27992, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVC02000 L57000000.BX0000 241A; 13-08807; MO# 4500049228; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Temporary Closures of Public Land in Washoe County, NV, ACTION: Notice.

11. 78 FR 27992, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12883; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, Santa Fe, NM; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.

12. 78 FR 27993, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12884; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, Santa Fe, NM; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.

13. 78 FR 27994, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12882: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, Santa Fe, NM; Correction, ACTION: Notice; Correction.

14. 78 FR 27995, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12785; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects From Lake Texoma, OK, in the Possession of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, Tulsa, OK; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.

15. 78 FR 27996, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-12724: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, ACTION: Notice.

16. 78 FR 28012, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Tier One Environmental Impact Statement for the Rochester, Minnesota to Twin Cities, Minnesota Passenger Rail Corridor, ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).


MAY 14, 2013

17. 78 FR 28146, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 622, [Docket No. 940846-4348] RIN 0648-XC683, Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Texas Closure, ACTION: Temporary rule; closure.

18. 78 FR 28184, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Business and Cooperative Service (RBS), Inviting Applications for Rural Business Opportunity Grants, ACTION: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

19. 78 FR 28205, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Lake Charles Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project (DOE/EIS-0464D), ACTION: Notice of availability and public hearings.

20. 78 FR 28239, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1165AF: HAG13-0187], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.

21. 78 FR 28240, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK942000-L14100000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Alaska, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.

22. 78 FR 28240, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT980300 L11200000 PH0000 24 1A], Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice.

23. 78 FR 28241, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-12696; PPWONRADE2 PMP00E105.YP0000], Notice of Approval of Record of Decision for Plan To Protect and Restore Native Ecosystems by Managing Non-Native Ungulates, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, ACTION: Notice of Record of Decision.

24. 78 FR 28241, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-ACAD-12802; PPNEACADSO, PPMPSPDIZ.YM0000], Notice of 2013 Meeting Schedule for Acadia National Park Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting notice.

25. 78 FR 28282, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in California, ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

26. 78 FR 28412, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC562, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Seismic Survey in the Chukchi Sea, Alaska, Part III, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.


MAY 15, 2013

27. 78 FR 28513, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2012-0002; FXES11130900000C6-123-FF09E30000] RIN 1018-AX59, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Magazine Mountain Shagreen From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, ACTION: Final rule. 

28. 78 FR 28523, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 15 CFR Part 902 50 CFR Part 680, [Docket No. 110207108-3430-02] RIN 0648-BA82, Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program, ACTION: Final rule. 

29. 78 FR 28584, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0054; FRL-9383-9], Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information, ACTION: Notice. 

30. 78 FR 28619, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-BOHA-12921: PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000: PPNEBOHAS1], Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Meeting. 

31. 78 FR 28619, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Fish and Wildlife Service, [FWS-HQ-ES-2013-N112; FXES1112090000-134-FF09E31000], Proposed Information Collection; Fish and Wildlife Service Conservation Banking Survey, ACTION: Notice; request for comments. 

32. 78 FR 28620, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO250000.L12200000.EA0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments. 

33. 78 FR 28621, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCA 942000 L57000000 BX0000], Filing of Plats of Survey: California, ACTION: Notice. 

34. 78 FR 28621, 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 Reschedule, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting Cancellation and Reschedule, 

35. 78 FR 28622, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN01000.L18200000.XZ0000; 13-00160-ILM], Notice of Public Meeting: Joint session of Northeast California Resource Advisory Council and Northwest California Resource Advisory Council, and Individual Council Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings. 

36. 78 FR 28622, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-12262; PPPWGOGAY0 PPMPSAS1Z.YP0000], Notice of Approval of Record of Decision for Extending F-Line Streetcar Service to Fort Mason Center, Golden Gate National Recreation Area and San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, City and County of San Francisco, California, ACTION: Notice of Record of Decision. 


MAY 16, 2013

37. 78 FR 28805, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC653, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Notice of receipt and request for comment. 

38. 78 FR 28809, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC210, Marine Mammals; File No. 17410, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. 

39. 78 FR 28841, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Quartzsite Solar Energy Project Record of Decision (DOE/EIS-0440), ACTION: Record of Decision. 

40. 78 FR 28842, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Searchlight Wind Energy Project Record of Decision (DOE/EIS-0413), ACTION: Record of Decision. 

41. 78 FR 28892, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), [Docket ID FEMA 2010-0037], Hazardous Fire Risk Reduction, East Bay Hills, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability of draft environmental impact statement and notice of public meetings. 

42. 78 FR 28894, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [NEW 149341 and NEW 179095], Public Land Order No. 7814; Partial Revocation of Bureau of Reclamation Order Dated July 11, 1955, and Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction, Niobrara River Lands; NE, ACTION: Public Land Order. 

43. 78 FR 28940, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlanta to Charlotte Portion of the Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor, ACTION: Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). 


MAY 17, 2013

44. 78 FR 29098, 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. 121120640-3457-01] RIN 0648-XC365, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Iliamna Lake Seals as a Threatened or Endangered Species, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding; request for information. 

45. 78 FR 29100, 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. 130214141-3141-01] RIN 0648-XC515, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Dusky Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: 90-day petition finding, request for information, and initiation of status review. 

46. 78 FR 29114, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC667, Endangered Species; File No. 17304, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. 

47. 78 FR 29117, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC439, Marine Mammals; File No. 17005, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. 

48. 78 FR 29124, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA), Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Implementation of Energy, Water, and Solid Waste Sustainability Initiatives at Fort Bliss, Texas and New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Availability. 

49. 78 FR 29145, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), [Docket No. USCG-2013-0339], Request for Public Comment on New Proposed Categorical Exclusion for Real Property Disposal Under the National Environmental Policy Act, ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. 

50. 78 FR 29150, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N107; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. 

51. 78 FR 29151, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZC01000.L51010000.FX0000.LVRWA09A2310.241A; AZA 32315AA], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Mohave County Wind Farm Project, AZ, ACTION: Notice of Availability. 

52. 78 FR 29153, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON06000 L16100000.DP0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area in Colorado, ACTION: Notice of availability. 

53. 78 FR 29155, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT926000-L143000000-NJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey. 

54. 78 FR 29155, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12901; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.