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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1687
August 26-30, 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 26-30, 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 26, 2013

1. 78 FR 52733, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81, [EPA-R05-OAR-2011-0597; FRL-9900-29-Region 5], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Ohio; Redesignation of the Columbus Area to Attainment of the 1997 Annual Standard for Fine Particulate Matter, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

2. 78 FR 52762, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Intent To Prepare A Draft Environment Impact Statement for the Proposed Ray Mine Tailings Storage Facility in Pinal County, Arizona, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

3. 78 FR 52782, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO220000-L10200000.00000000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.  

4. 78 FR 52783, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOF00000 L16520000.XX0000], Notice of Meeting, Rio Grande Natural Area Commission, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

5. 78 FR 52783, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-BOHA-13708; PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000; PPNEBOHAS1], Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.   

6. 78 FR 52784, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13732; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

7. 78 FR 52786, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Park System Resource Protection Act.     

8. 78 FR 52818, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  


AUGUST 27, 2013

9. 78 FR 52860, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 372, [EPA-HQ-TRI-2011-0174; FRL-9835-5] RIN 2025-AA30, Electronic Reporting of Toxics Release Inventory Data, ACTION: Final rule.

10. 78 FR 52894, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0007; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ30, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for the Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.

11. 78 FR 52898, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Office of the Chief Economist, [Docket Number: USDA-2013-0003], Science-Based Methods for Entity-Scale Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks From Agriculture and Forestry Practices, ACTION: Notice of availability for public comment.

12. 78 FR 52900, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Request for Applications: The Community Forest and Open Space Conservation Program, ACTION: Request for applications.

13. 78 FR 52965, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N193; FXES11120400000-134-FF04EF2000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Charlotte County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment/information.

14. 78 FR 52966, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N196; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

15. 78 FR 52967, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), [S1D1SS08011000SX066A00067F134S180110; S2D2SS08011000SX066A00033F13XS501520], Notice of Intent To Initiate Public Scoping and Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Area F of the Rosebud Coal Mine, Rosebud and Treasure Counties, Montana, ACTION: Notice of Intent to initiate public scoping and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.

16. 78 FR 52999, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Indiana, ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), DOI.  

17. 78 FR 53005, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY   Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Proposed Data Collection; Comment Request: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund: Comment Request on Continuing Data Collection Through the Community Investment Impact System (CIIS) of Information From Community Development Financial Institutions Program Awardees, Native American CDFI Assistance Program Awardees, and New Markets Tax Credit Program Allocatees, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


AUGUST 28, 2013

18. 78 FR 53055, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 424, [Docket No. FWS-R9-ES-2011-0073; Docket No. 120606146-3505-01; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY62; 0648-BC24, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revisions to the Regulations for Impact Analyses of Critical Habitat, ACTION: Final rule.

19. 78 FR 53083, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 226, [BIA-2013-0003; 134/A0A511010/AAK1001000] RIN 1076-AF17, Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining, ACTION: Proposed rule.

20. 78 FR 53155, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N105; FXES11130100000C2-134-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Plan for Phyllostegia hispida; Addendum to the Molokai Plant Cluster Recovery Plan, ACTION: Notice of document availability.

21. 78 FR 53156, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-EA-2013-N154; FF09X60000-FVWF97920900000-XXX], Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council; Teleconference, ACTION: Notice of teleconference.

22. 78 FR 53157, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N139; FXES11130200000-134-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment.

23. 78 FR 53158, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14866-A, F-14866-A2; LLAK940000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

24. 78 FR 53158, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTL00000.L10200000.PG0000], Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

25. 78 FR 53200, 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; Early Seasons and Bag and Possession Limits for Certain Migratory Game Birds in the Contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.

26. 78 FR 53218, 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; Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations on Certain Federal Indian Reservations and Ceded Lands for the 2013-14 Early Season, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.

27. 78 FR 53235, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 9004 of August 23, 2013, Title 3-- The President 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom By the President of the United States of America, Part IV, A Proclamation.


AUGUST 29, 2013

28. 78 FR 53250, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R04-OAR-2010-0935; FRL- 9900-31-Region4], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; State of Florida; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan, ACTION: Final rule.

29. 78 FR 53336, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 229, [Docket No. 121024581-3714-02] RIN 0648-BC71, List of Fisheries for 2013, ACTION: Final rule.

30. 78 FR 53370, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), 7 CFR Part 457, [Docket No. FCIC-13-0001] RIN 0563-AC24, Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Forage Seed Crop Provisions, ACTION: Proposed rule.

31. 78 FR 53383, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 12, [NPS-WASO-REGS-13553; PXXVPAD0515] RIN 1024-AE01, National Cemeteries, Demonstration, Special Event, ACTION: Proposed rule.

32. 78 FR 53390, 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: Proposed rule; reopening of the public comment period.

33. 78 FR 53391, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 223 and 224, [Docket No. 130708594-3594-01] RIN 0648-XC751, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist the North Pacific Population of the Humpback Whale and Notice of Status Review, ACTION: 90-day petition finding, request for information, and initiation of status review.

34. 78 FR 53397, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 635, [Docket No. 130426413-3719-01] RIN 0648-BD24, Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Vessel Monitoring Systems, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.

35. 78 FR 53404, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 648, [Docket No. 100120035-3705-02] RIN 0648-AY26, Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries; Amendment 14, ACTION: Proposed rule, request for comments.

36. 78 FR 53423, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Business and Cooperative Service (RBS), Notice of Funds Availability Under the Intermediary Relending Program, ACTION: Notice.

37. 78 FR 53436, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects, ACTION: Request for Information (RFI).

38. 78 FR 53467, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-FHC-2013-N012; FF09F21000-FXHC112509CBRA-134], John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System; Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Texas; Availability of Draft Maps and Request for Comments, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

39. 78 FR 53473, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N198; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

40. 78 FR 53474, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [WO300 L91310000 PP0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

41. 78 FR 53475, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMP02000. L14300000.ES0000; NMNM-130294; NMNM-130295], Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for an Elementary School and Middle School, Eddy County, NM, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.

42. 78 FR 53477, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZG02000.L143000000.EQ0000.TAS:14X1109.241A], Notice of Relocation of the Bureau of Land Management's San Pedro Project Office in Sierra Vista, AZ, ACTION: Notice.

43. 78 FR 53477, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT980300-L11200000-PH0000-24-1A], Second Call for Nominations to the Utah Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice.

44. 78 FR 53478, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-USPP-13253; PPWOUSPPS1, PPMPRPP02.Y00000], Proposed Information Collection; United States Park Police Personal History Statement, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

45. 78 FR 53494, Notices, TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY (TVA), Dam Safety Modifications at Cherokee, Fort Loudoun, Tellico, and Watts Bar Dams, ACTION: Issuance of Record of Decision.

46. 78 FR 53497, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), [DOT Docket No. NHTSA-2013-0001], Uniform Procedures for State Highway Safety Grant Programs, ACTION: Request for public comment on collection of information.

47. 78 FR 53538, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R1-ES-2013-0088; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ56, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Oregon Spotted Frog, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.

48. 78 FR 53582, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R1-ES-2013-0013; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ04, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for Oregon Spotted Frog, Part IV, ACTION: Proposed rule.


AUGUST 30, 2013

1. 78 FR 53822, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, [Docket No. FR-5681-N-35], Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless, Part II, ACTION: Notice.

2. 78 FR 53712, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration (FTA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   , 23 CFR Part 773 49 CFR Part 264 49 CFR Part 622, [Docket No. FHWA-2013-0022] FHWA RIN 2125-AF50 FRA RIN 2130-AC45 FTA RIN 2132-AB15, Surface Transportation Project Delivery Program Application Requirements, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM); request for comments.

3. 78 FR 53726, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA), Submission for OMB Review, ACTION: Comment Request.

4. 78 FR 53732, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC010, Marine Mammals; File No. 14325, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit amendment.

5. 78 FR 53749, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-96-000], Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, Petal Gas Storage, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Southeast Market Expansion Project.

6. 78 FR 53775, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO3200000-L19900000.PP0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.

7. 78 FR 53777, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY93000 L16100000.DU0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Visual Resource Management and Areas of Critical Environmental Concern Amendment to the Resource Management Plan for the Rawlins Field Office and Associated Environmental Assessment, WY, ACTION: Notice of availability.

8. 78 FR 53778, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA 048811, LLCAD01500, L51010000.LVRWB13B5340.FX0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Blythe Solar Power Project, Riverside County, CA, ACTION: Notice of intent.

9. 78 FR 53779, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS0100.L51010000.ER0000.LVRWF1304100; NVN-085801, NVN-088592, NVN-089530, and NVN-090050; MO# 4500053295; TAS: 14X5017], Notice To Extend Mineral Segregation for the Proposed Silver State Solar Project Near Primm in Clark County, Nevada, ACTION: Notice.

10. 78 FR 53780, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNML00000 L71220000 EU0000 LVTFG09G6150; NMNM124955], Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Dona Ana County, NM, ACTION: Notice of realty action.

11. 78 FR 53781, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13718: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, Indianapolis, IN, ACTION: Notice.

12. 78 FR 53782, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13833; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions

13. 78 FR 53783, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13720;PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, ACTION: Notice.

14. 78 FR 53964, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS), 34 CFR Chapter II 45 CFR Subtitle A, RIN 1810-AB18 [Docket ID ED-2013-OESE-0046], Final Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria; Race to the Top--Early Learning Challenge, Part III Part III, ACTION: Final priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria.

15. 78 FR 53992, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS), Applications for New Awards; Race to the Top--Early Learning Challenge, Part IV, ACTION: Notice.

16. 78 FR 54070, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), 45 CFR Parts 147, 153, 155, and 156, [CMS-9957-F] RIN 0938-AR82, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Program Integrity: Exchange, SHOP, and Eligibility Appeals, Part VI, ACTION: Final rule.