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Federal Register Notices of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1680
July 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 July 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.


JULY 8, 2013

1. 78 FR 40635, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 60, 61, and 63, [EPA-R08-OAR-2012-0764; FRL-9828-6], Delegation of Authority to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe To Implement and Enforce National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and New Source Performance Standards,  ACTION: Direct final rule.

2. 78 FR 40669, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R4-ES-2012-0076 and FWS-R4-ES-2013-0029; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY08; 1018-AZ51, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species Status for Cape Sable Thoroughwort, Florida Semaphore Cactus, and Aboriginal Prickly-Apple, and Designation of Critical Habitat for Cape Sable Thoroughwort, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period; availability of draft economic analysis.

3. 78 FR 40673, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0025; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ43, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Acuna Cactus and the Fickeisen Plains Cactus, ACTION: Proposed rule; revisions and reopening of comment period.

4. 78 FR 40698, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC560, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Office of Naval Research Acoustic Technology Experiments in the Western North Pacific Ocean, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an Incidental Harassment Authorization.

5. 78 FR 40705, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC498, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Demolition and Construction Activities of the Children's Pool Lifeguard Station at La Jolla, California, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an Incidental Take Authorization (ITA).

6. 78 FR 40743, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (MSHRAC, NIOSH).    

7. 78 FR 40746, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, [Funding Announcement Number: HHS-2013-IHS-OUIHP-0001], Urban Indian Education and Research Organization Cooperative Agreement Program; Office of Urban Indian Health Programs; Announcement Type: New.    

8. 78 FR 40761, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Acquisition and Property Management, [XXXD4523WC DWDFSE000.3V0000 DS68664000 DP.BCQSO.13DOIC3Y], Proposed Renewal of Information Collection; Private Rental Survey, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

9. 78 FR 40762, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N150; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

10. 78 FR 40764, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, ACTION: Call for Nominations.

11. 78 FR 40764, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCA9300000;L14300000;EU0000;CACA 053961], Notice of Intent To Amend the California Desert Conservation Area Plan for the Needles Field Office and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

12. 78 FR 40765, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV952000 L14200000.BJ0000 241A; 13-08807; MO# 4500052367; TAS: 14X1109], Filing of Plats of Survey; NV,  ACTION: Notice.

13. 78 FR 40766, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1116AF: HAG13-0232], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.

14. 78 FR 40766, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, Renewals of Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

15. 78 FR 40768, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-CONC-ABSV-13034; PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000, PPWOBSADC0], Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts, ACTION: Public Notice.

16. 78 FR 40768, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NCR-NACA-12572; PPNCNCROL0, PPMPSPD1Y.M000], Notice of Meeting, National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

17. 78 FR 40892, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), 15 CFR Parts 740, 742, 770, 772 and 774, [Docket No. 110928603-3298-01] RIN 0694-AF39, Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations: Military Vehicles; Vessels of War; Submersible Vessels, Oceanographic Equipment; Related Items; and Auxiliary and Miscellaneous Items That the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control Under the United States Munitions List, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.


JULY 9, 2013

18. 78 FR 40940, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), 7 CFR Part 357, [Docket No. APHIS-2009-0018] RIN 0579-AD11, Lacey Act Implementation Plan; Definitions for Exempt and Regulated Articles, ACTION: Interim final rule.

19. 78 FR 40970, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0004; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ26, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Six West Texas Aquatic Invertebrates, ACTION: Final rule.  

20. 78 FR 41012, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 49, [EPA-R09-OAR-2013-0009; FRL-9832-2], Approval of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Navajo Nation; Regional Haze Requirements for Navajo Generating Station; Extension of Public Comment Period, ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of extended comment period.  

21. 78 FR 41022, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0071; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY21, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 6-Month Extension of Final Determination for the Proposed Listing of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken as a Threatened Species, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

22. 78 FR 41034, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC711, Endangered Species; File No. 18102, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

23. 78 FR 41077, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT92230-13-L51100000-GA0000-LVEMJ12CJ580, UTU-88953], Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment and Notice of Public Hearing for Federal Coal Lease Application, UTU-88953, UT, ACTION: Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Hearing.  

24. 78 FR 41078, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-SLBE-13148; PPMWSLBES0-PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000],  Acceptance of Concurrent Jurisdiction, ACTION: Notice of Concurrent Jurisdiction.  

25. 78 FR 41078, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13359; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

26. 78 FR 41228, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0029; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX70, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Species Status for Six West Texas Aquatic Invertebrates, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  


JULY 10, 2013

27. 78 FR 41371, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), [Docket No. 1206013117-3579-02] RIN 0648-XA768, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Determination on Whether To List the Ribbon Seal as a Threatened or Endangered Species, ACTION: Notice of a listing determination and availability of a status review document.

28. 78 FR 41393, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-478-000], Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Line 1570 Project Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting.    

29. 78 FR 41395, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-482-000], NET Mexico Pipeline Partners, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed NET Mexico Pipeline Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

30. 78 FR 41415, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2012-0018; OMB Control Number 1014-0002; 13XE1700DX EX1SF0000.DAQ000 EEEE500000], Information Collection Activities; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request: Oil and Gas Production Measurement, Surface Commingling, and Security, ACTION: 30-day Notice.

31. 78 FR 41418, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-R-2013-N034; 1265-0000-10137-S3], Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Harney County, OR; Record of Decision for Final Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability.

32. 78 FR 41420, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM-921200-L5110-GA0000-LVEMG12CG300; NMNM-126813], Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale NMNM-126813, NM, ACTION: Notice.

33. 78 FR 41421, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), [S1D1S SS08011000 SX066A000 67F 134S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX066A00 33F 13xs501520], Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

34. 78 FR 41423, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), ACTION: Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Oil Pollution Act.    

35. 78 FR 41500, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0071; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY23, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for the Northern Mexican Gartersnake and Narrow-headed Gartersnake, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.

36. 78 FR 41550, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0022; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ35, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northern Mexican Gartersnake and Narrow-Headed Gartersnake, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.


JULY 11, 2013

37. 78 FR 41731, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 49, [EPA-R09-OAR-2013-0489; FRL-9830-5], Source Specific Federal Implementation Plan for Implementing Best Available Retrofit Technology for Four Corners Power Plant; Navajo Nation; Extension of Notification Deadline, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

38. 78 FR 41735, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81, [EPA-R05-OAR-2011-0698; FRL-9831-8], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Indiana; Redesignation of the Indiana Portion of the Louisville Area to Attainment of the 1997 Annual Standard for Fine Particulate Matter, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

39. 78 FR 41752, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81,  [EPA-R05-OAR-2012-0337 and EPA-R05-OAR-2012-0462; FRL-9831-7], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Ohio; Redesignation of the Ohio Portion of the Steubenville-Weirton Area to Attainment of the 1997 Annual and 2006 24-Hour Standards for Fine Particulate Matter, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

40. 78 FR 41768, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Chapter I, [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2011-0683; FRL-9339-4], Chemical Substances and Mixtures Used in Oil and Gas Exploration or Production; TSCA Section 21 Petition; reasons for Agency Response, ACTION: Petition; reasons for Agency response.  

41. 78 FR 41829, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), [Docket No: PHMSA-2013-0003], Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities, Revision to Annual Report for Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Systems, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  


JULY 12, 2013

42. 78 FR 41911, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC008, Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plans, ACTION: Notice of availability.

43. 78 FR 41927, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9010-1], Environmental Impacts Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.    

44. 78 FR 41946, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY922000-L57000000-BX0000; WYW173360], Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale Maysdorf II North, WY, ACTION: Notice.

45. 78 FR 41947, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYR0000.L16100000.DP0000.LXSS042K0000], Notice of Availability of a Supplement to the Bighorn Basin Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Cody and Worland Field Offices, WY, ACTION: Notice of availability.

46. 78 FR 41949, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYR05000 L51100000.GN0000.LVEMK13CY200], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Lower Gas Hills Conventional Uranium Project, Fremont County, WY, ACTION: Notice.

47. 78 FR 41960, Notices, NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978,    ACTION: Notice of Permit Applications Received under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95-541.