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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




 Issue No. 1676
June 10-14, 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 June 10-14, 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.


JUNE 10, 2013

1. 78 FR 34611, 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, ACTION: Supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period.

2. 78 FR 34653, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC717, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish,  ACTION: Notice of decision and availability of decision documents on  the issuance of two ESA research/enhancement permits for take of threatened species.

3. 78 FR 34654, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC718, New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC); Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice; Public Meeting.

4. 78 FR 34669, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N117; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Incidental Take Permit and Environmental Assessment for Forest Management Activities, Southern Arkansas, ACTION: Notice.

5. 78 FR 34738, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R08-OAR-2012-0026, FRL-9820-4], Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Wyoming; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.


JUNE 11, 2013

6. 78 FR 34962, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), 34 CFR Part 75 and Chapter III, [CFDA Number: 84.250C and 84.250D], American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program; Proposed Waivers and Extensions of the Project Periods, ACTION: Proposed waivers and extensions of project periods.  

7. 78 FR 35046, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GR13RB00CMFRP00], Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of new information collection, Economic Contribution of Federal Investments in Restoration of Degraded, Damaged, or Destroyed Ecosystems.  

8. 78 FR 35047, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14860-A2; LLAK940000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

9. 78 FR 35047, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR-936000-L14300000-ET0000; HAG-13-0180; OR-67721], Notice of Application for Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Oregon, ACTION: Notice.

10. 78 FR 35048, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior   Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, [13XD0120AF DST000000.54AB00 DT20400000], Notice of Proposed Renewal of Information Collection: Trust Funds for Tribes and Individual Indians, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

11. 78 FR 35049, 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.  


JUNE 12, 2013

12. 78 FR 35103, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 8 CFR Part 235, [Docket No. USCBP-2012-0030; CBP Dec. No. 13-09] RIN 1651-AA95, Extension of Border Zone in the State of New Mexico, ACTION: Final rule.

13. 78 FR 35149, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Parts 2, 10, 13, 15, 21, 29, 80, 84, 85, and 100, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-BPHR-2012-0089; FXGO16600954000-134-FF09B30000] RIN 1018-AY13, Addresses of Regional Offices, ACTION: Final rule.

14. 78 FR 35153, 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-XC705, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #4 and #5, ACTION: Modification of fishing seasons and landing and possession limits; request for comments.

15. 78 FR 35178, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (OASPIH), 24 CFR Part 1000, [Docket No. FR-5650-N-03], Indian Housing Block Grant Allocation Formula: Notice of Proposed Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Membership, ACTION: Notice of proposed negotiated rulemaking committee membership.

16. 78 FR 35312, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Fish and Wildlife Service, [FWS-R8-FHC-2013-N128;FXFR1334088TWG0W4-123-FF08EACT00], Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group; Public Meeting, Teleconference and Web-Based Meeting, ACTION: Notice.

17. 78 FR 35313, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1165AF: HAG13-0209], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.

18. 78 FR 35313, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-FLNI-13257; PPMPSAS1Z.Y00000], Notice of Flight 93 Advisory Commission Meeting Change, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting Date Change.

19. 78 FR 35314, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [A10-1999-6000-100-00-0-0-3, 3501000], Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement; Bunker Hill Groundwater Basin, Riverside-Corona Feeder Project; San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability.

20. 78 FR 35364, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 18, [Docket No. FWS-R7-ES-2012-0043; FF07CAMM00-FXFR133707PB000] RIN 1018-AY67, Marine Mammals; Incidental Take During Specified Activities, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.

21. 78 FR 35508, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC563, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Seismic Survey in the Chukchi Sea, Alaska, Part IV, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

22. 78 FR 35539, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Memorandum of June 7, 2013, Title 3-- The President Transforming Our Nation's Electric Grid Through Improved Siting, Permitting, and Review Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, Part V. 


JUNE 13, 2013

23. 78 FR 35549, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Employment Standards Administration (ESA)   Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 20 CFR Parts 718 and 725, RIN 1240-AA07, Black Lung Benefits Act: Standards for Chest Radiographs, ACTION: Direct final rule; request for comments.  

24. 78 FR 35570, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Part 1820, [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000] RIN 1004-AE31, Application Procedures, Execution and Filing of Forms: Correction of State Office Address for Filings and Recordings, Including Proper Offices for Recording of Mining Claims; Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Administrative final rule.  

25. 78 FR 35575, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Employment Standards Administration (ESA)   Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 20 CFR Parts 718 and 725, RIN 1240-AA07, Black Lung Benefits Act: Standards for Chest Radiographs, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comments.  

26. 78 FR 35601, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Parts 3900, 3920, and 3930, [LLWO-3200000. L13100000.PP00000 L.X.EMOSHL000.241A] RIN 1004-AE28, Oil Shale Management--General, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period.  

27. 78 FR 35602, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Coeur d'Alene Basin Restoration Plan, Kootenai, Shoshone and Benewah Counties, Idaho, ACTION: Notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS).  

28. 78 FR 35622, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-160-000], Northwest Pipeline GP, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Blue Water LNG Meter Station and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.     

29. 78 FR 35625, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF13-8-000], Sabine Pass Liquefaction Expansion, LLC; Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC; Sabine Pass LNG, L.P.; Cheniere Creole Trail Pipeline, L.P., ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Planned Sabine Pass Liquefaction Expansion Project and Cheniere Creole Trail Pipeline Expansion Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues and Notice of Public Scoping Meetings.    

30. 78 FR 35627, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF13-7-000], Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Planned East Side Expansion Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting.   

31. 78 FR 35639, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-R-2013-N265: FF02R06000-FXRS1265022LPP-134], Establishment of the Rio Mora National Wildlife Refuge and Rio Mora Conservation Area, Colfax, Mora, and San Miguel Counties, NM, ACTION: Notice.  

32. 78 FR 35640, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-R-2013-N264: FF02R06000-FXRS1265022LPP-134], Establishment of the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice.  

33. 78 FR 35641, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNML0000 L16100000.DP0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Mimbres Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Assessment for Possible Disposal of Public Land in Dona Ana County, Las Cruces, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice.  

34. 78 FR 35664, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0073; FXES11130900000C2-134-FF09E32000] RIN 1018-AY00, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) by Listing It as Endangered, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

35. 78 FR 35719, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0056; FXES11130900000C2-134-FF09E32000] RIN 1018-AY46, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Revision To the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


JUNE 14, 2013

36. 78 FR 35746, Rules and Regulations, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), 10 CFR Parts 71 and 73, [NRC-1999-0005] RIN 3150-AG41, ACTION: Advance Notification to Native American Tribes of Transportation of Certain Shipments of Nuclear Waste.

37. 78 FR 35776, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, 15 CFR Part 922, [Docket No. 130403324-3376-01] RIN 0648-BC94, Boundary Expansion of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, ACTION: Proposed rule.

38. 78 FR 35781, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 934, [SATS No. ND-052-FOR; Docket ID OSM-2012-0021; S1D1S SS08011000 SX066A000 67F 134S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX066A00 33F 13XS501520], North Dakota Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of public comment period and opportunity for public hearing.

39. 78 FR 35844, 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; Supplemental Proposals for Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations for the 2013-14 Hunting Season; Notice of Meetings, ACTION: Proposed rule; supplemental.  

40. 78 FR 35851, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC564, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Marine Seismic Survey in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

41. 78 FR 35951, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N138; 1112-0000-81440-F2], Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the City of Santa Cruz Graham Hill Water Treatment Plant, Santa Cruz County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment.  

42. 78 FR 35953, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N124; FXES11130100000F5-134-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

43. 78 FR 35954, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM930000 L51010000.ER0000 LVRWG13G0690], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project in New Mexico and Arizona and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendments, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

44. 78 FR 35956, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT980300-L11200000-PH0000-24-1A], Utah Resource Advisory Council Subgroup Conference Call, ACTION: Conference Call.  

45. 78 FR 35957, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [61510-8451-0000; MTM 80092], Public Land Order No. 7815; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6997; Montana, ACTION: Public Land Order.  

46. 78 FR 35957, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAKF030.16100000.DO0000.LXSILCYK0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan for the Central Yukon Planning Area Alaska and Associated Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

47. 78 FR 35959, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMT040000.L16100000.DP0000.LXSS059E0000], Notice of Availability of Draft Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the South Dakota Field Office Management Plan Revision, SD, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

48. 78 FR 35960, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-MOJA-12321; PS.SMOJA0003], Minor Boundary Revision at Mojave National Preserve, ACTION: Notification of boundary revision.  

49. 78 FR 35961, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Office of the Attorney General, [Docket No. OAG 144; AG Order No. 3391-2013], Pilot Project for Tribal Jurisdiction Over Crimes of Domestic Violence, ACTION: Notice; solicitation of comments and preliminary expressions of interest.  

50. 78 FR 35975, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mine Ventilation--Belt Entry Used as an Intake Air Course To Ventilate Working Sections and Areas Where Mechanized Mining Equipment Is Being Installed or Removed, ACTION: 60-Day Notice.