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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1689
September 9-13, 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 September 9-13, 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.


SEPTEMBER 9, 2013


1. 78 FR 55046, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0102; FXES11130900000C6-123-FF09E32000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist or Reclassify From Endangered to Threatened Five Southwest Species, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of status review.  

2. 78 FR 55055, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Montana; Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan To Comply With a District of Montana Court Order (Temporary Roads), ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement.  

3. 78 FR 55061, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC860, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  

4. 78 FR 55064, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Docket Number: 130823747-3747-01. RIN: 0648-XC834. Solicitation for Members of the NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science Program Advisory Working Group (RSPAWG), ACTION: Notice.  

5. 78 FR 55069, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC),  [Project No. 14383-005], Whitewater Green Energy, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent to File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (Pad), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments on the Pad and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests.   

6. 78 FR 55071, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 2337-076], PacifiCorp Energy, ACTION: Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (Pad), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments on the Pad and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests.   

7. 78 FR 55072, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-523-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Mobile Bay South III Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.   

8. 78 FR 55091, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N189; FXES11130200000-134-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment.  

9. 78 FR 55093, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [UT-030-13-1610-PH-241A], Call for Nominations to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee, UT, ACTION: Notice.  

10. 78 FR 55093, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS- PWR-PWRO-12232: PPWONRADE2- PMP00EI05.YP0000], Dog Management Plan, Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

11. 78 FR 55114, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Native American Employment and Training Council (Council) Charter; Notice of Intent To Renew, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Renew the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council) Charter.  


SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

12. 78 FR 55210, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 938, [PA-162-FOR; Docket ID: OSM-2012-0022; S1D1SSS08011000SX066A00067F134S180110; S2D2SSS08011000SX066A00033F13XS501520], Pennsylvania Regulatory Program, ACTION: Final rule; approval of amendment.  

13. 78 FR 55284, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [XXXD4523WD DWDFSE000.RV0000 DS68664000], Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice of a New System of Records, ACTION: Notice of creation of a new system of records.  

14. 78 FR 55287, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N190; FXES11130800000-134-FF08E00000], Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.  

15. 78 FR 55290, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2013-N184; FXES11130300000-134-FF03E00000], Approved Recovery Plan for the Dwarf Lake Iris, ACTION: Notice of document availability.  

16. 78 FR 55290, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-PCE-UPARR-13996; PPWOSLAD00, PUA00UA08.GA0000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Program Grants, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

17. 78 FR 55292, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13905;PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.   

18. 78 FR 55297, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.  

19. 78 FR 55336, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Membership in the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee, ACTION: Notice.  

20. 78 FR 55600, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0063; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY24, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Species Status for Jemez Mountains Salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus) Throughout Its Range, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  


SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

21. 78 FR 55635, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 180, [EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0590; FRL-9395-4], Prometryn; Pesticide Tolerances, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Final rule.

22. 78 FR 55649, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Number FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0055; FXES111809F2070B6] RIN 1018-AY76, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Southern White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum simum) as Threatened, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Interim rule.  

23. 78 FR 55680, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   International Trade Administration (ITA)   Import Administration, [A-570-929], Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012.

24. 78 FR 55754, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK910000 L13100000.DB0000 LXSINSSI0000], Second Call for Nominations: North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Advisory Panel, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Notice.

25. 78 FR 55763, Notices, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA), [Notice 13-112], National Environmental Policy Act; Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Notice of Extension of the Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Demolition and Environmental Cleanup Activities for the NASA-administered portion of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), Ventura County, California.  

26. 78 FR 55994, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 98, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0929; FRL-9801-2] RIN 2060-AQ81, Revisions to Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, and Proposed Confidentiality Determinations Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, Part IV, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Proposed rule.

27. 78 FR 56026, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0064; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX74, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for Texas Golden Gladecress and Threatened Status for Neches River Rose-Mallow, Part V, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Final rule.

28. 78 FR 56072, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0027, 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ49, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Texas Golden Gladecress and Neches River Rose-Mallow, Part VI, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, ACTION: Final rule.


SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

29. 78 FR 56153, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, 36 CFR Part 220, RIN 0596-AD01, National Environmental Policy Act: Categorical Exclusions for Soil and Water Restoration Activities, ACTION: Final rule.

30. 78 FR 56192, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0100; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY72, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for Arabis georgiana (Georgia rockcress), ACTION: Proposed rule.  

31. 78 FR 56202, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, RIN 0596-AC82, Ecological Restoration Policy, ACTION: Notice of proposed directive; request for comment. 

32. 78 FR 56242, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00], Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

33. 78 FR 56242, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS00560 L58530000 EU0000 241A; N-78190 et al.; 13-08807; MO# 4500053642; TAS: 14X5232], Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of 28 Parcels of Public Land in Clark County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.

34. 78 FR 56264, Notices, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC), [File No. 500-1], Big Bear Mining Corp., Four Rivers BioEnergy, Inc., Mainland Resources, Inc., QI Systems Inc., South Texas Oil Co., and Synova Healthcare Group, Inc., ACTION: Order of Suspension of Trading.

35. 78 FR 56506, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0030; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ55, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Georgia Rockcress, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.

36. 78 FR 56274, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926, [Docket No. OSHA-2010-0034] RIN 1218-AB70, Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.


SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

37. 78 FR 56605, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Part 117, [Docket No. USCG-2013-0243] RIN 1625-AA09, Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lafourche Bayou, Larose, LA, ACTION: Final rule.  

38. 78 FR 56625, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing -- Federal Housing Commissioner, 24 CFR Part 214, [Docket No. FR 5339-P-01] RIN 2502-AI94, Housing Counseling Program: New Certification Requirements, ACTION: Proposed rule.

39. 78 FR 56649, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Information Collection; Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies, ACTION: Notice; request for comment.  

40. 78 FR 56650, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland; Wyoming; Thunder Basin National Grassland Prairie Dog Amendment, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.

41. 78 FR 56659, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC824, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Pier Maintenance Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments. 

42. 78 FR 56681, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project, Grays Harbor, Washington, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

43. 78 FR 56682, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Military Readiness Activities in the Mariana Islands Training and Testing Study Area, ACTION: Notice.

44. 78 FR 56687, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-485-000], Texas Gas Transmission, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Texas Gas Abandonment Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.  

45. 78 FR 56692, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Colorado River Storage Project-Rate Order No. WAPA-161, ACTION: Notice of Order Temporarily Extending Firm Power, Transmission, and Ancillary Services Rates.

46. 78 FR 56703, Notices, GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA)   Office of Government-wide Policy, [Notice-MG-2013-03; Docket No. 2013-0002; Sequence 29], Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Committee Meeting and Conference Calls, ACTION: Meeting Notice.

47. 78 FR 56722, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, [Docket No. FR-5681-N-37], Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless, ACTION: Notice.

48. 78 FR 56729, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-ES-2012-0059; 50120-1112-0000-F2], Final Environmental Impact Statement, Habitat Conservation Plan, and Implementing Agreement; Beech Ridge Wind Power Project, Greenbrier and Nicholas Counties, West Virginia, ACTION: Notice of availability: final environmental impact statement, habitat conservation plan, and implementing agreement.

49. 78 FR 56730, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOS06000 L12200000.DP0000], Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Gunnison Field Office and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment for Hartman Rocks Special Recreation Area Management Plan, Gunnison County, CO, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

50. 78 FR 56731, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN01000.L18200000.XZ0000], Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

51. 78 FR 56732, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, Submission of Information Collection Extensions Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, ACTION: Second notice of request for comments.

52. 78 FR 56733, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13891; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, WI, ACTION: Notice.

53. 78 FR 56744, 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.  

54. 78 FR 56753, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket No. 030-09415; NRC-2013-0006], License Amendment for Aptuit, LLC, Kansas City, Missouri, ACTION: Environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact; availability.

55. 78 FR 56776, Proposed Rules, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), 10 CFR Part 51, [NRC-2012-0246] RIN 3150-AJ20, Waste Confidence--Continued Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.