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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1700
November 25-29, 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 25-29, 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 25, 2013

1. 78 FR 70225, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 271, [EPA-R03-RCRA-2013-0571; FRL-9903-08-Region 3], West Virginia: Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions, ACTION: Immediate final rule.

2. 78 FR 70231, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-1986-0005; FRL-9903-02-Region 5], National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Deletion of the Columbus Old Municipal Landfill #1 Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule.

3. 78 FR 70259, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Office of Tribal Relations (OTR), Council for Native American Farming and Ranching, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

4. 78 FR 70282, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Proposed Information Collection, ACTION: Comment Request; Cost-Earnings Surveys of Hawaii and American Samoa Small Boat-Based Fisheries.

5. 78 FR 70295, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Dam Safety Modification Report, Bluestone Dam, Hinton, Summers County, WV, ACTION: Notice.

6. 78 FR 70317, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Invasive Species Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting (via Teleconference) of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee.

7. 78 FR 70317, 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.

8. 78 FR 70318, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-R-2013-N235; FXRS12650400000S3-123-FF04R02000], Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge; West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana; Notice of Intent To Prepare a Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment; Correction, ACTION: Notice of intent; request for comments; correction.

9. 78 FR 70318, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD01000 L12200000.AL 0000], Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council.

10. 78 FR 70319, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14445; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.

11. 78 FR 70321, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards.


NOVEMBER 26, 2013

12. 78 FR 70509, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 660, [Docket No. 130108020-3409-01] RIN 0648-XC964, Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial and Recreational Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #12 Through #34, ACTION: Modification of fishing seasons; request for comments.

13. 78 FR 70515, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), 9 CFR Part 3, [Docket No. APHIS-2012-0106], Petition To Promulgate Standards for Bears Under the Animal Welfare Act Regulations, ACTION: Notice of petition.

14. 78 FR 70525, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2013-0120; 4500030113], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of Status Review of Arctic Grayling in the Upper Missouri River System, ACTION: Notice of initiation of status review.

15. 78 FR 70567, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), [Docket No. USCG-2009-0166], Nationwide Use of High Frequency and Ultra High Frequency Active SONAR Technology; Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact, ACTION: Notice of availability.

16. 78 FR 70571, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N250; FXIA16710900000-134-FF09A30000], Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking; Rescheduled Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

17. 78 FR 70571, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR930000.L11100000.DF0000.13XL1109AF.LXSISGST0000-HAG13-0282], Notice of Availability of the Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability.

18. 78 FR 70573, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLES956000 L14200000.BJ0000 14X], Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey, ACTION: Notice.

19. 78 FR 70573, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-AKR-GAAR-14152; PX.P0166543E.00.1], Notice to Terminate the Environmental Impact Statement on a Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve General Management Plan Amendment, ACTION: Notice.

20. 78 FR 70574, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [XXXR4081X1, RN.20350010.REG0000, RR04084000], Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


NOVEMBER 27, 2013

21. 78 FR 70921, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC986, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Surveys on the South Farallon Islands, California, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

22. 78 FR 70956, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT   Office of the Chief Information Officer, [Docket No. FR-5683-N-103], 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Assessment of Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs, ACTION: Notice.

23. 78 FR 70959, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [DR.5A311.IA000514], Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform, ACTION: Notice of Renewal of the Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform.

24. 78 FR 70959, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14X LLIDB00100 LF1000000.HT0000 LXSS020D0000 4500060036], Gateway West Project Subcommittee of the Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

25. 78 FR 70960, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT980300-L11200000-PH0000-24-1A], Utah Resource Advisory Council/Recreation Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call, ACTION: Notice of Meeting/Conference Call.

26. 78 FR 70960, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUT980300-L11200000-PH0000-24-1A], Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call, ACTION: Notice of Meeting/Conference Call.

27. 78 FR 71026, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Environmental Impact Statement for the Lake Tahoe Passenger Ferry Project, Placer and El Dorado Counties and City of South Lake Tahoe, California, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).


NOVEMBER 28, 2013

Federal Holiday


NOVEMBER 29, 2013

28. 78 FR 71510, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 60, 61, and 63, [EPA-R07-OAR-2013-0512; FRL 9903-15-Region 7], Delegation of Authority to the States of Iowa; Kansas; Missouri; Nebraska; Lincoln-Lancaster County, NE; and City of Omaha, NE. for New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) Including Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Standards, ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority.

29. 78 FR 71561, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Farm Service Agency (FSA), Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Conservation Reserve Program, ACTION: Notice of Intent (NOI); request for comments.

30. 78 FR 71566, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC762, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Wharf Recapitalization Project, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.

31. 78 FR 71576, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC350, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; St. George Reef Light Station Restoration and Maintenance at Northwest Seal Rock, Del Norte County, California, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental take authorization.

32. 78 FR 71599, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 13124-005], Copper Valley Electric Association, Inc., ACTION: Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment.   

33. 78 FR 71599, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-18-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Woodbridge Delivery Lateral Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues,   

34. 78 FR 71637, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-MB-2013-N264; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C], Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

35. 78 FR 71638, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

36. 78 FR 71639, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [AAK6006201 134A2100DD AOR3B3030.999900], Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians' Proposed 534-Acre Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Riverside County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.

37. 78 FR 71640, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD08000, L51010000.FX0000.LVRWB09B3130], Notice of Availability of the Draft Joint Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report and California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment for the Proposed Soda Mountain Solar Project, San Bernardino County, CA, ACTION: Notice of availability.

38. 78 FR 71641, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [12X.LLAZG01000.L71220000.EU0000.LVTFA1258570 241A; AZA-35682], Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Graham County, AZ, ACTION: Notice of realty action.

39. 78 FR 71642, 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 for 1029-0024, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

40. 78 FR 71645, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Office of the Attorney General, [Docket No. OAG 144; AG Order No. 3408-2013], Pilot Project for Tribal Jurisdiction over Crimes of Domestic Violence, ACTION: Final notice; solicitation of applications for pilot project.

41. 78 FR 71732, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 80, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0479; FRL-9900-90-OAR] RIN 2060-AR76, 2014 Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.

42. 78 FR 71904, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 98, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0934; FRL-9902-95-OAR ] RIN 2060-AR52, 2013 Revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule and Final Confidentiality Determinations for New or Substantially Revised Data Elements, Part VI, ACTION: Final rule.