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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




 Issue No. 1695
October 21-25, 2013

Below is the weekly list of Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior. This list includes items appearing in the during the week of October 21-25 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.


OCTOBER 21, 2013


No notices

OCTOBER 22, 2013

1. 78 FR 62509, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 49, [EPA-R09-OAR-2013-0009; FRL-9901-66-Region9], Approval of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Navajo Nation; Regional Haze Requirements for Navajo Generating Station; Supplemental Proposal, ACTION: Supplemental proposed rule and notice of public hearings.  

2. 78 FR 62523, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-ES-R8-2012-0075; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List Ashy Storm-Petrel as an Endangered or Threatened Species, ACTION: Notice of 12-month petition finding.  

3. 78 FR 62529, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0040; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ79, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Agave eggersiana, Gonocalyx concolor, and Varronia rupicola, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

4. 78 FR 62560, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0103; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ10, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for Agave eggersiana and Gonocalyx concolor, and Threatened Status for Varronia rupicola, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

5. 78 FR 62587, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC913, Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Habitat and Environmental Protection (Habitat) Advisory Panel (AP).  

6. 78 FR 62629, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OW-2005-0023; FRL--9901-73-OW], Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Clean Water Act Section 404 State-Assumed Programs (Renewal), ACTION: Notice.  

7. 78 FR 62646, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N226; FF06E23000-145-FXES11110600000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits; Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the Utah Prairie Dog in Garfield County, Utah, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

8. 78 FR 62647, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N230; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

9. 78 FR 62648, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-R-2013-N161; FXRS12650400000S3-123-FF04R02000], Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge; West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, ACTION: Notice of intent; Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment request for comments.  

10. 78 FR 62648, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N231; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.  

11. 78 FR 62649, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000813], Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect.  

12. 78 FR 62649, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000813], Indian Gaming,  ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact.  

13. 78 FR 62650, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000813], Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact.  

14. 78 FR 62650, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [124A2100RM. AADD003200. A087C222. 999900. AR. DED. 97C22214. 001], Request for Nominees to Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children, ACTION: Notice.  

15. 78 FR 62656, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [AA-6648-A, AA-6648-C, AA-6648-O; LLAK944000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.  

16. 78 FR 62657, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOS05000 L10100000.PH0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Southwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

17. 78 FR 62657, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-BSD-13910; PX.XBSAD0096.00.1], Proposed Information Collection; The Interagency Access Pass and Senior Pass Application Processes, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

18. 78 FR 62658, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-BSAD-CONC-13365; PPWOBSADC0, PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000], Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Leasing Program, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

19. 78 FR 62660, 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 Eastern Planning Area (EPA) Lease Sales 225 and 226, ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA) of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  


OCTOBER 23, 2013

20. 78 FR 62957, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 9044 of October 18, 2013, Title 3-- The President National Forest Products Week, 2013 By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation.

21. 78 FR 63069, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-IMR-YELL-13706; PPWONRADE2, PMP00EI05.YP0000] RIN 1024-AE15, Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System; Yellowstone National Park; Winter Use,    ACTION: Final rule.  

22. 78 FR 63100, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0082; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY20, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Critical Habitat for the Comal Springs Dryopid Beetle, Comal Springs Riffle Beetle, and Peck's Cave Amphipod, ACTION: Final rule.  

23. 78 FR 63169, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Navy Base Intermodal Facility at the former Charleston Naval Complex (CNC) in North Charleston, South Carolina, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

24. 78 FR 63242, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-N208; 81420-1113-0000-F3], Proposed Template Safe Harbor Agreement for the Solano County Water Agency in Yolo and Solano Counties, California,    ACTION: Notice of availability.  

25. 78 FR 63243, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY910000 L16100000 XX0000], Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  


OCTOBER 24, 2013

26. 78 FR 63396, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 217, [130325286-3653-01] RIN 0648-BC69, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Replacement of the Elliott Bay Seawall in Seattle, Washington, ACTION: Final rule.  

27. 78 FR 63439, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 223, [Docket No. 130716626-3805-01] RIN 0648--BD51, Endangered and Threatened Species: Designation of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Upper Columbia Spring-Run Chinook Salmon in the Okanogan River Subbasin, Washington, and Protective Regulations, ACTION: Proposed rule; open comment period; notice of availability.  

28. 78 FR 63463, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Intent To Prepare a Regional Environmental Impact Statement for Surface Coal and Lignite Mining in the State of Texas, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

29. 78 FR 63489, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N232; FXES11130400000EA-123-FF04EF1000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan; Clermont Land Development, LLC, Lake County, FL, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment/information.  

30. 78 FR 63490, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO250000-L1220000.PM0000; OMB Control Number 1004-0119], Information Collection; Permits for Recreation on Public Lands, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.  

31. 78 FR 63491, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY910000 L16100000.XX0000], Call for Nominations for the Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice.  

32. 78 FR 63491, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [A10-1971-1000-000-00-0-0, 2050400], Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

33. 78 FR 63506, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [Docket Nos. 50-277 and 50-278; NRC-2013-0232], Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Units 2 and 3; Proposed License Amendment To Increase the Maximum Reactor Power Level, ACTION: Draft environmental assessment and draft finding of no significant Impact; opportunity to comment.  

34. 78 FR 63574, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R3-ES-2013-0043; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY01, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for Dakota Skipper and Endangered Status for Poweshiek Skipperling, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

35. 78 FR 63625, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R3-ES-2013-0017; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ58, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Dakota Skipper and Poweshiek Skipperling, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

36. 78 FR 63796, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-ES-R4-2012-0076; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY08, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for Chromolaena frustrata (Cape Sable Thoroughwort), Consolea corallicola (Florida Semaphore Cactus), and Harrisia aboriginum (Aboriginal Prickly-Apple), Part IV, ACTION: Final rule.  


OCTOBER 25, 2013

37. 78 FR 63873, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 25 CFR Part 543, RIN 3141-AA27, Minimum Internal Control Standards, ACTION: Final rule.  

38. 78 FR 63909, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 925, [SATS No. MO-041-FOR; Docket ID: OSM-2013-0008; S1D1SSS 08011000 SX066A00067 F134S180110; S2D2SSS 08011000 SX066A00033 F13XS501520], Missouri Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment. 

39. 78 FR 63911, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 926, [SATS No. [MT-035-FOR]; Docket ID: OSM-2013-0009; S1D1SSS08011000 SX066A00067 F134S180110; S2D2SSS08011000 SX066A00033 F13XS501520], Montana Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment. 

40. 78 FR 63941, 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. 130819728-3728-01] RIN 0648-XC822, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List 23 Species of Corals as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding; request for information.  

41. 78 FR 63959, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), [Docket No. APHIS-2013-0044], Environmental Impact Statement; Animal Carcass Management, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement and proposed scope of study.  

42. 78 FR 63977, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9011-6], Environmental Impact Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.     

43. 78 FR 64001, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0061]; [FXES11120200000F2-145-FF02ENEH00], Finding of No Significant Impact for the Renewal and Amendment to the Barton Springs Pool Habitat Conservation Plan, City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, ACTION: Notice of availability and final decision.  

44. 78 FR 64002, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-NWRS-2013-0036; FXRS12610800000-134-FF08RSFC00], South Farallon Islands Invasive House Mouse Eradication Project; Farallon National Wildlife Refuge, California; Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for public comment.  

45. 78 FR 64002, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14860-A; LLAK940000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.  

46. 78 FR 64003, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLID9310000.L10200000.EE0000. LXSSD0010000], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Jump Creek, Succor Creek, and Cow Creek Watersheds Grazing Permit Renewal, Owyhee County, ID, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

47. 78 FR 64004, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUTCO3100.L17110000.EB000], Notice of Intent To Collect Fees on Public Lands in the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Washington County, UT; Correction, ACTION: Correction.  

48. 78 FR 64004, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMP0000 L13110000.XH0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

49. 78 FR 64005, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMF00000 L13110000.XH0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Farmington District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

50. 78 FR 64005, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVC02000.L14300000.E0000; NVN082004; 13-08807; MO#4500054972], Notice of Realty Action: Classification and Segregation for Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes for a Sewage Treatment Facility; Partial Termination of Recreation and Public Purposes Classification of Public Lands in Storey County, NV, ACTION: Notice.  

51. 78 FR 64006, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13947; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

52. 78 FR 64007, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-13875; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO; Correction, ACTION: Notice; correction.  

53. 78 FR 64008, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14178; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions,     

54. 78 FR 64014, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Importer of Controlled Substances, ACTION: Notice of Application, Wildlife Laboratories, Inc.