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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1679
July 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 July 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.


JULY 1, 2013

1. 78 FR 39237, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0042; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX13, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Jaguar, ACTION: Revised proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

2. 78 FR 39251, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Partnership Opportunity, ACTION: Notice.  

3. 78 FR 39258, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC239, Marine Mammals; File No. 17355, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.  

4. 78 FR 39258, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC725, Endangered Species; File No. 18069, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

5. 78 FR 39281, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-ORD-2013-0448; FRL--9825-4], Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Willingness to Pay Survey for Salmon Recovery in the Willamette Watershed (New), ACTION: Notice.  

6. 78 FR 39307, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [FWS-HQ-FHC-2013-N044; FXFR13360900000-134-FF09F14000], National Environmental Policy Act: Implementing Procedures; Addition to Categorical Exclusions for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

7. 78 FR 39309, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS--HQ--MB--2013--N144; F09M29000--134--FXMB12320900000], Proposed Information Collection; Depredation Order for Blackbirds, Grackles, Cowbirds, Magpies, and Crows, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

8. 78 FR 39310, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [FWS-R6-R-2013-N132; FXRS1265066CCP0--134-FF06R06000], Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas, NE and SD; Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Land Protection Plan; Extension of the Public Comment Period, ACTION: Notice of availability; extension of comment period.  

9. 78 FR 39310, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-R-2013-N025; FXFR13350900000-134-FF09F14000], Voluntary Guidelines to Prevent the Introduction and Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species; Recreational Activities and Water Gardening, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

10. 78 FR 39311, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORP00000.L1920000.ER0000.LRORH1314700-HAG13-0191], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment and an Associated Environmental Assessment for the Brothers/La Pine Planning Area, Oregon, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

11. 78 FR 39313, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUTG01100-13-L51010000-ER0000 LVRWJ13J8060 13X], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Enefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project, UT, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

12. 78 FR 39314, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAKA02000.L12200000.LXSIWSGK0000.AL0000], Notice of Availability of the Decision Record for the Delta River Special Recreation Management Area and East Alaska Resource Management Plan Amendment, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

13. 78 FR 39315, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [N12-1852-7904-600-00-0-0-2, 2030000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Notice of Public Workshops and Hearings for the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation, Shasta and Tehama Counties, California, ACTION: Notice.  

14. 78 FR 39539, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Title 3-- The President Establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs, Part VI.   


JULY 2, 2013

15. 78 FR 39628, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0064; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ68, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Critical Habitat Map for the Fountain Darter, ACTION: Final rule.  

16. 78 FR 39654, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81, [EPA-R05-OAR-2011-0673; FRL-9830-2], Approval, and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Michigan; Redesignation of the Detroit-Ann Arbor Area to Attainment of the 1997 Annual Standard and the 2006 24-Hour Standard for Fine Particulate Matter, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

17. 78 FR 39698, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2013-0028; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ38, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for Three Plant Species on Hawaii Island, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

18. 78 FR 39700, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 622, [Docket No. 130403321-3321-01] RIN 0648-BD16, Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery off the Southern Atlantic States; Regulatory Amendment 19, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  

19. 78 FR 39763, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2012-N128; FXES11130200000C2-112-FF02ENEH00], Recovery Plan Addendum; Thick-Billed Parrot, ACTION: Notice of document availability.  

20. 78 FR 39765, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO923000.L14300000.FR0000], Notice of Proposed Classification of Public Lands/Minerals for State Indemnity Selection, Colorado, ACTION: Notice of Proposed Classification.  

21. 78 FR 39767, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDT03000.L57000000.EU0000; IDI-35249], Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Blaine County, ID, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.  

22. 78 FR 39768, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO260000 L10600000 XQ0000], Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, ACTION: Notice.  

23. 78 FR 39769, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13310; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

24. 78 FR 39836, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2009-0062; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AW85, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Buena Vista Lake Shrew, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  


JULY 3, 2013

25. 78 FR 40092, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Business and Cooperative Service (RBS), Inviting Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program Applications for Grants To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems, ACTION: Notice.  

26. 78 FR 40104, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC744, Endangered and Threatened Species; Notice of Intent To Prepare a Recovery Plan for Pacific Eulachon, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a recovery plan; request for information.  

27. 78 FR 40104, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), [Docket No. 120807313-3560-02] RIN 0648-XC154, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 12-Month Finding on Petitions To List the Northeastern Pacific Ocean Distinct Population Segment of White Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Notice of 12-month finding and availability of status review documents.  

28. 78 FR 40128, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Reaches 8, 9, and 10 Comprehensive Shoreline Stabilization Project in Palm Beach County, Florida, ACTION: Notice of Intent (NOI).  

29. 78 FR 40129, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), [Docket ID ED-2013-OESE-0016], Request for Information (RFI) to Gather Technical Expertise Pertaining to the Identification and Placement of Native American Students Who Are English Learners in Language Instruction Educational Programs, ACTION: Request for information; notice to reopen the public comment period.  

30. 78 FR 40162, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N120; FXES11130400000C2-134-FF04E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Georgia Pigtoe Mussel, Interrupted Rocksnail, and Rough Hornsnail, ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comment.  

31. 78 FR 40163, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM) DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, [LLWY920000.L51010000.ER0000-LVRWK09K1160; WYW177893; COC72929; UTU87238; N86732], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the TransWest Express 600-kV Direct Current Transmission Project in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada, and Prospective Draft Land Use Plan Amendments, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

32. 78 FR 40167, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON06000-L16100000-DQ0000], Notice of Change of Locations for Resource Advisory Council Meetings for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting Change of Locations.  

33. 78 FR 40167, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS00560.L58530000.ES0000.241A; N-90819; 13-08807; MO# 4500050340; TAS: 14X5232], Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for a Fire Station (N-90819) in Clark County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.  

34. 78 FR 40168, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS00560.L58530000.ES0000.241A; N-90820; 13-08807; MO# 4500049881; TAS: 14X5232], Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for a Public Park (N-90820) in Clark County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.  

35. 78 FR 40169, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS00560.L58530000.ES0000,241A; N-83501; 13-08807; MO# 4500050498; TAS: 14X5232], Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands (N-83501) for a High School in Sandy Valley, Clark County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.  

36. 78 FR 40196, Notices, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA), [Notice 13-072], National Environmental Policy Act; Sounding Rockets Program; Poker Flat Research Range, ACTION: Notice of availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the NASA Sounding Rockets Program (SRP) at Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR), Alaska.  

37. 78 FR 40200, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket Nos. 72-1004, 72-40, 50-269, 50-270, and 50-287; NRC-2013-0135], Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, Oconee Nuclear Station Units 1, 2, and 3; Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation; Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact, ACTION: Environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact; issuance.  

38. 78 FR 40264, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Report, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

39. 78 FR 40318, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 635, [Docket No. 110831548-3536-02] RIN 0648-BB29, Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Shark Management Measures; Amendment 5a, Part IV, ACTION: Final rule; fishery closure.  


JULY 4, 2013

Federal Holiday


JULY 5, 2013

40. 78 FR 40436, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC533, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Navy Training Conducted at the Silver Strand Training Complex, San Diego Bay, ACTION: Notice of issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.

41. 78 FR 40458, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), [Docket ID ED-2013-OSERS-0083], American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program; Notice of Tribal Consultation and Request for Comments, ACTION: Notice.

42. 78 FR 40474, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9009-9], Environmental Impact Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.    

43. 78 FR 40494, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO3200000 19900000 PO000000 13X], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.

44. 78 FR 40496, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVE02000 L5110000.GN0000LVEMF1300570 241A; 13-08807; MO# 4500050125; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Hollister Underground Mine Project, Elko County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

45. 78 FR 40496, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV930000 L51010000.ER0000 241A; 13-08807; MO# 4500051040; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Ruby Pipeline Project, NV, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

46. 78 FR 40497, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAC07000 L913100000 EI0000 LXSIGEOT0000], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Development Project, Mono County, CA, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

47. 78 FR 40498, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR936000.L14300000.ET0000 FUND: 13XL1109AF; HAG-13-0143; OR-47417], Public Land Order No. 7817; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6986; Oregon, ACTION: Public land order.

48. 78 FR 40499, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO300000, L14300000.ET0000.xx00000], Public Land Order No. 7818; Withdrawal of Public Lands for the Protection and Preservation of Solar Energy Zones for Future Energy Development; Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, ACTION: Public land order.

49. 78 FR 40503, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZG02000.L71220000.EU0000.LLVTFA1158500; AZA-281317-01], Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Lands in Pima County, AZ, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.

50. 78 FR 40504, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLES003420.L14300000.EU0000;WIES-057676], Notice of Intent To Amend the 1985 Wisconsin Resource Management Plan and Prepare an Associated Environmental Analysis and Notice of Realty Action for the Direct (Non-Competitive) Sale of Reversionary Interests, Oneida County, Wisconsin, ACTION: Notice of Intent and Notice of Realty Action.

51. 78 FR 40621, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Executive Order 13648 of July 1, 2013, Title 3-- The President Combating Wildlife Trafficking, Part IV.