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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1701
December 2-6, 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 December 2-6, 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.


DECEMBER 2, 2013

1. 78 FR 72028, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-CURE-13810; 122PPIMCURES1,PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] RIN 1024-AD76, Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, Curecanti National Recreation Area, Snowmobiles and Off-Road Motor Vehicles, ACTION: Final rule.

2. 78 FR 72058, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2011-0024]; [4500030113] RIN 1018-AY98, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Northern Long-Eared Bat as an Endangered Species, ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

3. 78 FR 72080, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9903-65-Region-6], Draft NPDES General Permit Modification for Discharges From the Oil and Gas Extraction Point Source Category to Coastal Waters in Texas and Onshore Stripper Well Category East of The 98th Meridian (TXG330000), ACTION: Notice; Proposal of NPDES general permit modification.

4. 78 FR 72096, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA104000], Environmental Documents Prepared for Oil, Gas, and Mineral Operations by the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region, ACTION: Notice of the availability of environmental documents prepared for OCS mineral proposals by the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.

5. 78 FR 72099, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), [Docket No. ONRR-2012-0006; DS63610300 DR2PS0000.CH7000 134D0102R2], Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request, ACTION: Notice of a revision of currently approved information collection (OMB Control Number 1012-0005).

6. 78 FR 72109, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [G63-0982-9832-100-96-76, 84-55000], Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions, ACTION: Notice.

7. 78 FR 72111, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [G63-0982-9832-100-96-76, 84-55000], Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions, ACTION: Notice.


DECEMBER 3, 2013

8. 78 FR 72605, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), 36 CFR Part 7, [NPS-LAMR-13812; PPIMLAMRS0, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] RIN 1024-AE12, Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, Bicycling, ACTION: Proposed rule.

9. 78 FR 72612, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 194, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0684; FRL-9903-38-OAR], Criteria for the Certification and Recertification of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's Compliance With the Disposal Regulations; Panel Closure Redesign, ACTION: Proposed rule.

10. 78 FR 72622, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0107;450 003 0115], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List 11 Tarantula Species in the Genus Poecilotheria as Endangered or Threatened, ACTION: Notice of petition finding and initiation of status review.

11. 78 FR 72643, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC863, Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities: Mukilteo Ferry Terminal Construction Work, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments and information.

12. 78 FR 72655, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC957, Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Bremerton Ferry Terminal Wingwall Replacement Project, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments and information.

13. 78 FR 72671, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-528-000], Northern Natural Gas Company, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed West Leg 2014 Expansion Project,    

14. 78 FR 72688, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0008; OMB Control Number 1014-NEW; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Application for Permit To Drill; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day Notice.

15. 78 FR 72693, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0005; OMB Control Number 1014-NEW; 134E1700D2 EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Application for Permit To Modify; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day notice.

16. 78 FR 72699, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON06000-L16100000-DQ0000], Notice of Resource Advisory Council Meeting for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

17. 78 FR 72700, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14365; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO, ACTION: Notice.

18. 78 FR 72701, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14288; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natural Bridges National Monument, Moab, UT, ACTION: Notice.

19. 78 FR 72703, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14289: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT, ACTION: Notice.

20. 78 FR 72704, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14190: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Nevada State Office, Reno, NV, ACTION: Notice.

21. 78 FR 72706, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14366; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State Police, Houghton Lake Post, Houghton Lake, MI, ACTION: Notice.

22. 78 FR 72706, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14202: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, ACTION: Notice.

23. 78 FR 72710, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14381; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, ACTION: Notice.

24. 78 FR 72710, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14191; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, Anchorage, AK, ACTION: Notice.

25. 78 FR 72711, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14192; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, Anchorage, AK, ACTION: Notice.

26. 78 FR 72756, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), 18 CFR Part 40, [Docket No. RM13-5-000], Version 5 Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.


DECEMBER 4, 2013

27. 78 FR 72794, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), 18 CFR Parts 2, 157, and 380, [Docket Nos. RM12-11-000 and RM12-11-001; Order No. 790], Revisions to Auxiliary Installations, Replacement Facilities, and Siting and Maintenance Regulations, ACTION: Final rule.

28. 78 FR 72830, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 21, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2013-0110; FF09M21200-134-FXMB1231099BPP0] RIN 1018-BA01, Migratory Bird Permits; Delegating Falconry Permitting Authority to 17 States, ACTION: Final rule.

29. 78 FR 72860, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, White River National Forest; Summit County, CO; 2013 Arapahoe Basin Improvements EIS, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.

30. 78 FR 72868, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-BD78, Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Snapper-Grouper Fishery Off the South Atlantic States; Regulatory Amendment 16, ACTION: Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS); request for comments.

31. 78 FR 72926, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-MB-2013-N241; FF06M01000-145-FXMB12310600000], Bald and Golden Eagles; Migratory Birds; Phase I Development of the Chokecherry-Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project, ACTION: Notice of intent; announcement of public comment period.

32. 78 FR 72928, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [AAK6006201 134A2100DD AOR3B3030.999900], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California, ACTION: Notice.

33. 78 FR 72929, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA 104000], Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale (NOS) for Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area (EPA) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 225 (EPA Sale 225), ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of EPA Sale 225.

34. 78 FR 73010, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 216 and 218, [Docket No. 130109022-3936-02] RIN 0648-BC53, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing Study Area, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.


DECEMBER  5, 2013

35. 78 FR 66848, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 372, [EPA-HQ-TRI-2012-0111; FRL-9902-12-OEI] RIN 2025-AA35, Addition of ortho- Nitrotoluene; Community Right-to-Know Toxic Chemical Release Reporting, ACTION: Final rule.  

36. 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.  

37. 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.  

38. 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.     


DECEMBER 6, 2013

39. 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.

40. 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.

41. 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.

42. 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.

43. 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.

44. 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.

45. 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.  

46. 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).