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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1686
August 19-23, 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 August 19-23, 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.


AUGUST 19, 2013

1. 78 FR 50347, 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-XC738, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #6 Through #11, ACTION: Modification of fishing seasons; request for comments.  

2. 78 FR 50395, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC703, Endangered Species; File Nos. 17557 and 17273, ACTION: Issuance of permits.  

3. 78 FR 50396, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC519, Endangered Species; File No. 17405, ACTION: Notice; Issuance of permit.  

4. 78 FR 50411, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 6618-007], Christopher M. Anthony, ACTION: Notice of Termination of Exemption by Implied Surrender and Soliciting Comments and Protests.     

5. 78 FR 50416, Notices, FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC), [Docket No. 9355], Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. and Ameristar Casinos, Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment, ACTION: Proposed consent agreement.  

6. 78 FR 50437, Notices, DOI=DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior   Policy, Management and Budget, [Docket No. ONRR-2012-0003; DS63600000 DR2PS0000.PX8000 134D0102R2], U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group (USEITI MSG) Advisory Committee, ACTION: Meetings.  

7. 78 FR 50438, Notices, DOI=DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior   Policy, Management and Budget, [Docket No. ONRR-2012-0003; DS63600000 DR2PS0000.PX8000 134D0102R2], Notice of Request for Nominees for the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of request for nominees.  

8. 78 FR 50439, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-ES-2013-N153; FXES11130500000D2-134-FF05E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Nine Northeastern Species, ACTION: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.  

9. 78 FR 50441, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-R-2013-N075; FXRS1265030000-134-FF03R06000], Iowa Wetland Management District, 35 Counties in North-Central and Northwest Iowa; Environmental Assessment and Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

10. 78 FR 50442, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [AA-9981; LLAK-944000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.  

11. 78 FR 50442, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT925000-L14200000-BJ0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Utah, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey.  

12. 78 FR 50443, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORW00000 L12200000.AL0000 13XL1109AF.HAG13-0141], Notice of Temporary Closure to Target Shooting on Public Lands in Yakima County, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

13. 78 FR 50443, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13482; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

14. 78 FR 50445, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13647: PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

15. 78 FR 50453, Notices, NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF), Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-541), ACTION: Notice of Permit Applications Received under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95-541.  


AUGUST 20, 2013

16. 78 FR 51061, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 110, [Docket No. USCG-2011-0563] RIN 1625-AA01, Special Anchorage Areas; Port of New York, NY, ACTION: Final rule.  

17. 78 FR 51129, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0035; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY22, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 6-Month Extension of Final Determination for the Listing of the Georgetown Salamander and Salado Salamander, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

18. 78 FR 51146, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC766, Marine Mammals; File No. 17429, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

19. 78 FR 51147, 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, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental take authorization.  

20. 78 FR 51205, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-R-2013-N058; FXRS12650400000S3-123-FF04R02000], Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, PR; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

21. 78 FR 51206, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR957000-L63100000-HD0000-13XL1116AF: HAG13-0264], Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington, ACTION: Notice.  

22. 78 FR 51206, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-DPOL-13795; PPWODIREP0][PPMPSPD1Y.YM0000], Notice of October 15-16, 2013, Meeting of the National Park System Advisory Board, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

23. 78 FR 51207, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-AKR-DENA-KOVA-DTS-13608; PPAKAKROR4; PPMPRLE1Y.LS0000], Kobuk Valley National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) and the Denali National Park SRC; Meetings, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

24. 78 FR 51208, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-KAHO-13485; PPPWKAHOS0, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000], Request for Nominations for the Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission, ACTION: Notice of Request for Nominations for the Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission.  

25. 78 FR 51278, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0035; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY22, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Species Status for the Austin Blind Salamander and Threatened Species Status for the Jollyville Plateau Salamander Throughout Their Ranges, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  

26. 78 FR 51328, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0001; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ24, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Austin Blind and Jollyville Plateau Salamanders, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  

27. 78 FR 51464, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 10 CFR Part 431, [Docket Number EERE-2009-BT-STD-0018] RIN 1904-AC00, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures, Part V, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) and public meeting.  


AUGUST 21, 2013

28. 78 FR 51686, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R06-OAR-2013-0227, FRL-9900-27-Region 6], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Oklahoma; Regional Haze and Interstate Transport Affecting Visibility State Implementation Plan Revisions; Withdrawal of Federal Implementation Plan for American Electric Power/Public Service Company of Oklahoma, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

29. 78 FR 51705, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0080; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ57, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Ivesia webberi (Webber's ivesia), ACTION: Proposed rule; correction.  

30. 78 FR 51705, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 226, RIN 0648-BD27, Proposed Designation of Marine Critical Habitat for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta caretta, Under the Endangered Species Act; Public Hearing, ACTION: Notice of public hearings.  

31. 78 FR 51709, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC711, Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment on the Effects of Issuing an Incidental Take Permit No. 18102, ACTION: Notice of availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment; request for comments.  

32. 78 FR 51712, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC253, Endangered Species; File No. 16733, ACTION: Issuance of permit.  

33. 78 FR 51740, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX13N05ESB0500], Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of a new information collection, Registry of Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments.  

34. 78 FR 51741, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN06000-L14300000-ET0000/CACA 54303], Notice of Application for Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; California, ACTION: Notice.  

35. 78 FR 51742, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN06000-L14300000-ET0000; CACA 054196], Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; California, ACTION: Notice.  

36. 78 FR 51743, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-BSD-CONC-12098; PPWOBSADC0, PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; National Park Service Concessions, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

37. 78 FR 51749, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Proposed Information Collection; Ventilation Plan and Main Fan Maintenance Record (Pertains to Metal and Nonmetal Underground Mines), ACTION: Request for public comments.  

38. 78 FR 51753, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket No. 040-09092; NRC-2013-0164], AUC, LLC Reno Creek, In Situ Project, New Source Material License Application, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement.  

39. 78 FR 51754, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket No. 40-8838; NRC-2013-0194], Request To Modify License by Replacing Security Plan With New Radiation Safety Plan; U.S. Department of the Army, Jefferson Proving Ground, Madison, Indiana, ACTION: License amendment request; opportunity to provide comments, request a hearing and to petition for leave to intervene.  

40. 78 FR 52012, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 600 and 635, [Docket No. 120627194-3657-02] RIN 0648-BC31, Highly Migratory Species; 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan; Amendment 8, Part V, ACTION: Final rule.  

41. 78 FR 52032, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 635, [Docket No. 120328229-3656-01] RIN 0648-BC09, Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan; Amendment 7, Part V, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  


AUGUST 22, 2013

42. 78 FR 52087, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 5 43 CFR Part 5 50 CFR Part 27, [NPS-WASO-VRP-09328; PXXVPADO515] RIN 1024-AD30, Commercial Filming and Similar Projects and Still Photography Activities, ACTION: Final rule.  

43. 78 FR 52135, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC561, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental To Conducting Maritime Strike Operations by Eglin Air Force Base in the Gulf of Mexico, ACTION: Notice; issuance of incidental harassment authorization.  

44. 78 FR 52148, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC762, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Wharf Recapitalization Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

45. 78 FR 52172, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14367-001], Don W. Gilbert Hydro Power, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment.  

46. 78 FR 52209, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS)DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, [NPS-WASO-VRP-09328; PXXVPADO515], Proposed Fee Schedule for Commercial Filming and Still Photography Permits, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comment.  

47. 78 FR 52240, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), 30 CFR Part 250, [Docket ID: BSEE-2012-0005; 13XE1700DX EX1SF0000.DAQ000 EEEE500000] RIN 1014-AA10, Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf--Oil and Gas Production Safety Systems, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

48. 78 FR 52338, 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; Proposed Frameworks for Late-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations, Part IV, ACTION: Proposed rule; supplemental.  

49. 78 FR 52364, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2013-0019; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ40, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Diamond Darter (Crystallaria cincotta), Part V, ACTION: Final rule.  


AUGUST 23, 2013

50. 78 FR 52431, 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 Part 1218, [Docket No. ONRR-2013-0001; DS63610300 DR2PS0000.CH7000 134D0102R2] RIN 1012-AA14, Amendments to ONRR's Service of Official Correspondence, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

51. 78 FR 52487, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 635, [Docket No. 130402317-3707-01] RIN 0648-XC611, Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; 2014 Atlantic Shark Commercial Fishing Season, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.  

52. 78 FR 52506, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC828, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC).  

53. 78 FR 52524, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9010-7], Environmental Impacts Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.     

54. 78 FR 52538, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes, ACTION: National Indian Health Outreach and Education Funding Opportunity.   

55. 78 FR 52561, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT920000-L14300000-FM0000-LXSS014J0000; UT-52455], Public Land Order No. 7820; Partial Modification, Public Water Reserve No. 107; Utah, ACTION: Public Land Order.  

56. 78 FR 52562, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA 104000], Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Oil and Gas Lease Sales, Central Planning Area (CPA) Lease Sales 235, 241, and 247, ACTION: Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  

57. 78 FR 52658, Rules and Regulations, 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; Final Frameworks for Early-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.