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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1697
November 4-8, 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 November 4-8, 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.


NOVEMBER 4, 2013

1. 78 FR 65933, Proposed Rules, LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION, 45 CFR Part 1613, Restrictions on Legal Assistance With Respect to Criminal Proceedings,  ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

2. 78 FR 65936, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R6-ES-2011-0111; FWS-R6-ES-2012-0108; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ20; RIN 1018-AX71, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Endangered Status for Gunnison Sage-Grouse and Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Gunnison Sage-Grouse, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period; announcement of public hearings.

3. 78 FR 65938, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0113: 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY80, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition and Proposed Rule To Remove the Inyo California Towhee (Pipilo crissalis eremophilus = Melozone crissalis eremophilus) From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, ACTION: Notice of petition finding; proposed rule; notice of availability of a draft post-delisting monitoring plan.

4. 78 FR 65953, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 21, [Docket No. FWS-R9-MB-2011-0100; FF09M21200-134-FXMB1232099BPP0] RIN 1018-AX92, Migratory Bird Permits; Removal of Regulations Concerning Certain Depredation Orders, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

5. 78 FR 65955, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 21, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2013-0070; FF09M21200-134-FXMB1231099BPP0] RIN 1018-AZ69, Migratory Bird Permits; Control Order for Introduced Migratory Bird Species in Hawaii, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

6. 78 FR 65959, 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 hearing.  

7. 78 FR 66056, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-R-2013-N146; BAC-4311-K9], Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Carlton Pond Waterfowl Production Area, Penobscot, Kennebec, and Waldo Counties, ME; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

8. 78 FR 66058, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2013-N209]; [FF08E00000-FXES11120800000F2-123-F2], Habitat Conservation Plan for South Sacramento County, California, ACTION: Notice of intent, request for comments, and notice of public scoping meetings.  

9. 78 FR 66061, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-R-2013-N156; FF07RKNA00 FXRS12610700000 134], Notice of Hunting and Trapping Restrictions Within the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area (Skilak Loop Management Area) of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, ACTION: Notice of permanent closure and restrictions.  

10. 78 FR 66064, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT0300-16100000-LXSS005J0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Livestock Grazing Monument Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

11. 78 FR 66065, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOF00000-L19900000-XZ0000], Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

12. 78 FR 66066, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [OMB Control Number 1010-0006: MMAA104000], Proposed Information Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request: Leasing of Sulphur or Oil and Gas in the Outer Continental Shelf and Pipeline Rights of Way, ACTION: 60-day notice.  

13. 78 FR 66070, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), [OMB Number 1105-NEW], Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Tribal Requests for Accelerated Exercise of Jurisdiction Under Section 204(a) of the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968, as Amended, ACTION: Emergency 60-Day Notice.  

14. 78 FR 66097, Notices, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC), [File No. 500-1], In the Matter of Heritage Worldwide, Inc. Impala Mineral Exploration Corp. Klondike Star Mineral Corporation, MIV Therapeutics Inc. Most Home Corp. Moventis Capital, Inc. and OrganiTECH USA, Inc., ACTION: Order of Suspension of Trading.     

15. 78 FR 66108, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0510; FRL-9900-94-OAR] RIN 2060-AR58, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Residual Risk and Technology Review for Flexible Polyurethane Foam Production, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

16. 78 FR 66140, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 223 and 224, [Docket No. 110901553-3764-02] RIN 0648-BB41, Endangered and Threatened Species; Delisting of the Eastern Distinct Population Segment of Steller Sea Lion Under the Endangered Species Act; Amendment to Special Protection Measures for Endangered Marine Mammals, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  


NOVEMBER 5, 2013

17. 78 FR 66283, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-2005-0011; FRL-9902-29-Region 4], National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Deletion of the Geiger (C&M Oil) Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

18. 78 FR 66336, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC956, Marine Mammals; File No. 17030, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

19. 78 FR 66352, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-9-000], Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, ACTION: Notice of Application.     

20. 78 FR 66376, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [DR.5A311.IA000514], Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

21. 78 FR 66377, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N213; FXES11120100000-134-FF01E00000], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on a Proposed Incidental Take Permit for the Na Pua Makani Project, Kahuku, Hawaii, ACTION: Notice of intent; announcement of public scoping meeting; request for comments.  

22. 78 FR 66379, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON00000 L10200000.DF0000 LXSS080C0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

23. 78 FR 66379, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTL07000-L1420000-BJ0000-LXSIHRRB0000], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana, ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.  

24. 78 FR 66380, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-13843; PX.DYOSE1318.00.1], Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Restoration of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

25. 78 FR 66381, 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.  

26. 78 FR 66419, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in Pennsylvania, ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions of FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.  


NOVEMBER 6, 2013

27. 78 FR 66671, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 936, [SATS No. OK-035-FOR; Docket ID: OSM-2013-0004; S1D1SSS08011000SX066A00067F134S180110; S2D2SSS08011000SX066A00033F13XS501520], Oklahoma Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment.

28. 78 FR 66675, 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. 130910793-3793-01] RIN 0648-XC867, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Multiple Species of Hagfish and Sea Snakes as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding; request for information.

29. 78 FR 66681, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC853, Draft 2013 Marine Mammal Stock Assessment Reports, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

30. 78 FR 66686, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC837, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Seabird and Pinniped Research Activities in Central California, 2013-2014, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

31. 78 FR 66759, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-MB-2013-N241; F09M29000-134-FXMB12320900000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Depredation Order for Blackbirds, Grackles, Cowbirds, Magpies, and Crows, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

32. 78 FR 66760, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-FHC-2013-N243; FXFR131109WFHS0-FF09F10000-134], Proposed Information Collection; Injurious Wildlife; Importation Certification for Live Fish and Fish Eggs, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

33. 78 FR 66761, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-LE-2013-N242; FF09L00200-FX-LE12200900000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit Applications and Reports--Law Enforcement, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

34. 78 FR 66762, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NCR-WHHO-13968; PPNCWHHO00, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000], Notice of Public Meeting and Request for Comments, ACTION: Notice of request for public meeting and public comments on the planning of the National Christmas Tree Lighting and the subsequent 26-day event.

35. 78 FR 66763, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-CACO-14058; PPNECACOS0, PPMPSD1Z.YM0000], Notice of December 2, 2013, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting notice.

36. 78 FR 66763, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [OMB Number 1010-0106] [MMAA104000], Information Collection: Oil Spill Financial Responsibility for Offshore Facilities; Submitted for OMB Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-Day notice.

37. 78 FR 66765, 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, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

38. 78 FR 66819, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Executive Order 13653 of November 1, 2013, Title 3-- The President Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change, Part III.    


NOVEMBER 7, 2013

39. 78 FR 66885, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 242 50 CFR Part 100, [FWS-R7-SM-2013-0126; FXFR13350700640-145-FF07J00000], Subsistence Management Program for Public Lands in Alaska; Rural Determination Process, ACTION: Advanced notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period.

40. 78 FR 66901, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA713, Endangered Species; File No. 16482-01, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit modification.

41. 78 FR 66911, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket Nos. CP14-4-000; CP14-9-000], Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Emerald Longwall Mine Panel D1 and Consol Baily East Mine Panel 1l Projects and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues; Texas Eastern Transmission, LP.


NOVEMBER 8, 2013

42. 78 FR 67128, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management   Coral Reef Conservation Program, Coral Reef Conservation Program; Meeting, ACTION: Notice of public meeting, notice of public comment.

43. 78 FR 67178, Notices, ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION, Notice of Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Quarterly Business Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Advisory Council on Historic Preservation quarterly business meeting.  

44. 78 FR 67183, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-MB-2013-N244; FXMB12310900WH0-134-91200 FF09M26000], Proposed Information Collection; Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program and Migratory Bird Surveys, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

45. 78 FR 67184, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-MM-2013-N249; FF07CAMM00.FX.FR133707MT000], Proposed Information Collection; Marine Mammal Marking, Tagging, and Reporting Certificates, and Registration of Certain Dead Marine Mammal Hard Parts, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

46. 78 FR 67185, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-ES-2013-N245; FXES11130900000-134-FF09E32000], Proposed Information Collection; Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, Experimental Populations, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

47. 78 FR 67186, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTL06000 L11100000.DS0000 LXSISGST0000], Notice of Availability of the Lewistown Field Office Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Montana, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

48. 78 FR 67187, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-OZAR-13117; PX.P0097321D.00.1], Notice of Availability of the Draft General Management Plan/Wilderness Study/Environmental Impact Statement for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

49. 78 FR 67188, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget   Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), [Docket No. ONRR-2011-0001; DS63610300 DR2PS0000.CH7000 134D0102R2], Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of an extension of a currently approved information collection (OMB Control Number 1012-0010).