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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1699
November 18-22, 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 18-22, 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 18, 2013

1. 78 FR 69006, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 21 CFR Parts 16 and 112, [Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0921] RIN 0910-AG35, Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Rule: Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption; Extension of Comment Period, ACTION: Extension of comment period for the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed rule.

2. 78 FR 69033, 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. 130808698-3698-01] RIN 0648-XC809, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Pinto Abalone as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: 90-day petition findings, request for information, and initiation of status review.

3. 78 FR 69049, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC228, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Operation, Maintenance, and Repair of the Northeast Gateway Liquefied Natural Gas Port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral Facilities in Massachusetts Bay, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

4. 78 FR 69118, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0012; OMB Control Number 1014-0022; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: General; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day Notice.

5. 78 FR 69121, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0010; OMB Control Number 1014-0012; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Open and Nondiscriminatory Access to Oil and Gas Pipelines Under the OCS Lands Act; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day Notice.

6. 78 FR 69123, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-R-2012-N270; FXRS85550300000-XXX-FF03R04000], Draft Long Range Transportation Plan for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lands in the Midwest Region, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

7. 78 FR 69124, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-FHC-2013-N251; FXFR1334088TWG0W4-123-FF08EACT00], Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group; Public Meeting and Teleconference, ACTION: Notice.  

8. 78 FR 69125, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM006200.L99110000.EK0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.  

9. 78 FR 69125, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK930000.L13100000.FF0000.241A], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.  

10. 78 FR 69127, 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.  

11. 78 FR 69127, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-BISC-13990] [PX.P0108773E.00.1], Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement/General Management Plan, Biscayne National Park, Florida, ACTION: Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan, Biscayne National Park.  

12. 78 FR 69135, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.  

13. 78 FR 69033, 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. 130808698-3698-01] RIN 0648-XC809, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Pinto Abalone as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: 90-day petition findings, request for information, and initiation of status review.

14. 78 FR 69049, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC228, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Operation, Maintenance, and Repair of the Northeast Gateway Liquefied Natural Gas Port and the Algonquin Pipeline Lateral Facilities in Massachusetts Bay, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

15. 78 FR 69118, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0012; OMB Control Number 1014-0022; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: General; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day Notice.

16. 78 FR 69121, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0010; OMB Control Number 1014-0012; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Open and Nondiscriminatory Access to Oil and Gas Pipelines Under the OCS Lands Act; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day Notice.

17. 78 FR 69123, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-R-2012-N270; FXRS85550300000-XXX-FF03R04000], Draft Long Range Transportation Plan for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lands in the Midwest Region, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

18. 78 FR 69124, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-FHC-2013-N251; FXFR1334088TWG0W4-123-FF08EACT00], Trinity Adaptive Management Working Group; Public Meeting and Teleconference, ACTION: Notice.

19. 78 FR 69125, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM006200.L99110000.EK0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

20. 78 FR 69127, 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.

21. 78 FR 69127, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-BISC-13990] [PX.P0108773E.00.1], Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement/General Management Plan, Biscayne National Park, Florida, ACTION: Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan, Biscayne National Park.

22. 78 FR 69135, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.


NOVEMBER 19, 2013

23. 78 FR 69302, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-1910-0010; FRL 9902-79-Region 9], National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Partial Deletion of the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

24. 78 FR 69310, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 223, RIN 0648-AY96 [Docket No. 100813359-3908-02], Endangered and Threatened Species; Protective Regulations for the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment of Atlantic Sturgeon, ACTION: Interim final rule.  

25. 78 FR 69363, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service   Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California, Heavenly Mountain Resort Epic Discovery Project, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement and Initial Study.  

26. 78 FR 69374, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC973, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Applications for four new scientific research permits, two permit modifications, and three research permit renewals.  

27. 78 FR 69376, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), [Docket No. 130926840-3840-01] RIN 0648-XC898, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List 19 Species and 3 Subpopulations of Sharks as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding, request for information.  

28. 78 FR 69436, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-ES-2013-N191; FXES111309F0000-134-FF09E22000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Vicuna in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru, ACTION: Notice of initiation of review; request for information.  

29. 78 FR 69437, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-13730; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

30. 78 FR 69460, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [NRC-2013-0251], Proposed License Renewal of the Prairie Island Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation, ACTION: Draft environmental assessment and draft finding of no significant impact; request for comment.  

31. 78 FR 69524, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for High Capacity Transit Improvements for the Indianapolis Northeast Corridor Now Known as (nka) Green Rapid Transit Line in the Indiana Counties of Marion and Hamilton, ACTION: Supplemental notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.  


NOVEMBER 20, 2013

32. 78 FR 69569, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0005: 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ28, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Jemez Mountains Salamander, ACTION: Final rule.  

33. 78 FR 69649, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC988, North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  

34. 78 FR 69665, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0001; FRL-9902-31], SFIREG Full Committee; Notice of Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice.  

35. 78 FR 69705, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOF03000 L16100000.DU0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Assessment for the San Luis Resource Area, CO, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

36. 78 FR 69706, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORB00000.L17110000.PH0000.L1109AF14X.LXSS020H0000; HAG14-0014], Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

37. 78 FR 69707, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV952000 L14200000.BJ0000 241A; 14-08807; TAS: 14X1109], Filing of Plats of Survey; NV, ACTION: Notice.  

38. 78 FR 69707, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOS06000.L12200000.DP0000 13X], Notice of Temporary Closure to Recreational and Target Shooting on Public Lands at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area, CO, ACTION: Notice of Temporary Closure.  

39. 78 FR 69708, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14411; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     


NOVEMBER 21, 2013

40. 78 FR 69825, 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; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

41. 78 FR 69844, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 13272-003], Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Inc., ACTION: Notice of Application Tendered for Filing With the Commission and Establishing Procedural Schedule for Licensing and Deadline for Submission of Final Amendments.     

42. 78 FR 69872, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [WO300 L91310000 PP0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments.  

43. 78 FR 69873, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV930000 L51010000.ER0000 241A; 14-08807; MO# 4500058789], Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Ruby Pipeline Project in Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

44. 78 FR 69874, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMA00000.L12200000.DF0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

45. 78 FR 69876, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Office of Justice Programs (OJP)   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), [OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1635], Hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence, ACTION: Notice of hearing.  

46. 78 FR 69879, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Workforce Investment Act: Native American Employment and Training Council, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.  


NOVEMBER 22, 2013


47. 78 FR 70001, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R1-ES-2012-0017; FWS-R1-ES-2013-0012; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AX72; 1018-AZ54, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for Eriogonum codium (Umtanum Desert Buckwheat) and Physaria douglasii subsp. tuplashensis (White Bluffs Bladderpod); Delay of Effective Dates, ACTION: Final rules; delay of effective dates.  

48. 78 FR 70012, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service   Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California, Land Management Plan Revision, ACTION: Notice of objection filing period.  

49. 78 FR 70024, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA), Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Modernization and Repair of Piers 2 and 3, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, CA, ACTION: Notice of Availability.  

50. 78 FR 70035, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the San Luis Transmission Project, Alameda, Merced, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, California (DOE/EIS-0496), ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and to Conduct Scoping Meetings, ACTION: Notice of Floodplain and Wetlands Involvement.  

51. 78 FR 70041, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9012-2], Environmental Impact Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.     

52. 78 FR 70042, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9903-36-Region 10], Proposed Issuance of the NPDES General Permit for Oil and Gas Geotechnical Surveying and Related Activities in Federal Waters of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, ACTION: Notice of proposed issuance of general permit.  

53. 78 FR 70067, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N262; FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000], Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

54. 78 FR 70067, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVL01000. L51100000.GN0000. LVEMF1301170 241A.241A; NVN-090444; 13-08807; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pan Mine Project, White Pine County, NV, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

55. 78 FR 70068, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NCR-WHHO-14268; PPNCWHHOA1, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000], Notice of Meeting, Committee for the Preservation of the White House, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

56. 78 FR 70093, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highway in North Carolina, ACTION: Notice of Limitations on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.  

57. 78 FR 70104, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0094; FF09E21000 FXES11190900000 134], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Review of Native Species That are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions, Part II, ACTION: Notice of review.