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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




 Issue No. 1673
May 20-25, 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 20-25, 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 20, 2013

1. 78 FR 29318, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands, Colorado and Kansas, Oil and Gas Leasing Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.

2. 78 FR 29331, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC689, Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; Horseshoe Crabs; Application for Exempted Fishing Permit, 2013, ACTION: Notification of a proposal to conduct exempted fishing; request for comments.  

3. 78 FR 29332, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC691, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

4. 78 FR 29336, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Arctic Deep Draft Ports Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study, ACTION: Notice of intent.

5. 78 FR 29378, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R9-FAC-2013-N109; FXFR133609ANS09-FF09F14000-134], Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force; Public Teleconference/Webinar, ACTION: Notice.

6. 78 FR 29379, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO320000 L13100000 DT0000 LXSIOSHL0000], BLM Director's Response to the Appeal by the Governors of Utah and Wyoming of the BLM Assistant Director's Governor's Consistency Review Determination, ACTION: Notice.

7. 78 FR 29380, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1165AF: HAG13-0197], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.

8. 78 FR 29380, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-12980; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.  

9. 78 FR 29384, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.


MAY 21, 2013

10. 78 FR 29658, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), 7 CFR Part 356, [Docket No. APHIS-2007-0086] RIN 0579-AD50, Forfeiture Procedures Under the Endangered Species Act and the Lacey Act Amendments, ACTION: Proposed rule.

11. 78 FR 29687, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 228, [EPA-R06-OW-2013-0221; FRL-9814-7], Ocean Dumping; Atchafalaya-West Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site Designation, ACTION: Proposed rule.

12. 78 FR 29705, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC646, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Wharf Construction Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

13. 78 FR 29772, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0001; OMB Control Number 1014-0010; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Decommissioning Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day notice.

14. 78 FR 29773, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N113; 60120-1113-0000-C2], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised Supplement to the Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan; Extension of Public Comment Period, ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of comment period.

15. 78 FR 29775, 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.

16. 78 FR 29775, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-CR-12046; PPMWUGRR00, PPMRSCR1Y.CU0000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

17. 78 FR 29780, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Fees for Testing, Evaluation, and Approval of Mining Products, ACTION: Notice.


MAY 22, 2013

18. 78 FR 30198, 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 Parts 1202, 1204, 1206, 1207, 1210, 1218, 1220, 1243, and 1290, [Docket No. ONRR-2011-0022] [DS63610300 DR2PS0000.CH7000 134D0102R2] RIN 1012-AA09, Amendments to ONRR's Remaining OMB-Approved Forms and Acronyms To Reflect Reorganization, ACTION: Direct final rule.

19. 78 FR 30273, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC647, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Barge Mooring Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

20. 78 FR 30324, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [DR5A311IA000113], Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

21. 78 FR 30325, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N122; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

22. 78 FR 30327, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N121; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.


MAY 23, 2013

23. 78 FR 30772, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R1-ES-2012-0017; FWS-R1-ES-2013-0012; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX72 RIN 1018-AZ54, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for Eriogonum codium (Umtanum Desert Buckwheat) and Physaria douglasii subsp. tuplashensis (White Bluffs Bladderpod), ACTION: Final rules; delay of effective dates.

24. 78 FR 30780, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 130108020-3409-01] RIN 0648-XC686, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Action #3, ACTION: Modification of fishing seasons and landing and possession limits; request for comments.

25. 78 FR 30839, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2012-0017; FWS-R1-ES-2013-0012; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX72; 1018-AZ54, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for Eriogonum codium (Umtanum Desert Buckwheat) and Physaria douglasii subsp. tuplashensis (White Bluffs Bladderpod), ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.

26. 78 FR 30870, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of National Marine Sanctuaries   National Marine Protected Areas Center, Nomination of Existing Marine Protected Areas to the National System of Marine Protected Areas, ACTION: Notice; request for public comments.

27. 78 FR 30872, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XX69, Marine Mammals; File Nos. 14451, 14353, and 13846, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit amendments.

28. 78 FR 30873, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC622, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Pier Replacement Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

29. 78 FR 30901, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Record of Decision and Wetland/Floodplain Statement of Findings for the W.A. Parish Post-Combustion CO2 Capture and Sequestration Project, ACTION: Record of Decision.


MAY 24, 2013

30. 78 FR 31479, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R4-ES-2013-0015; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ47, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata (Kentucky Glade Cress), ACTION: Proposed rule.

31. 78 FR 31498, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R4-ES-2013-0069; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY73, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Threatened Status for Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata (Kentucky Glade Cress), ACTION: Proposed rule.

32. 78 FR 31518, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC690, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Notice of receipt and request for comment.

33. 78 FR 31519, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XJ40, Endangered Species; File No. 13543, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification.

34. 78 FR 31573, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS WSSO EQD SSD PPWON RADE3PPMR SNR1N.NM0000], Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Social Values of Ecosystem Services at Cape Lookout National Seashore, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

35. 78 FR 31597, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Operations Under Water, ACTION: 60-Day Notice.

36. 78 FR 31636, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Part 3160, [WO-300-L13100000.FJ0000] RIN 1004-AE26, Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands, Part II, ACTION: Supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment.

37. 78 FR 31680, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2012-0095; FXES11130900000-134-FF09E30000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on Two Petitions to Delist the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse, Part III, ACTION: Notice of 12-month petition finding.