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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1705
December 30-January 3, 2014

Below is the weekly list of Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior. This list includes items appearing in the Federal Register during the week of December 30-January 3, 2014. 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 30, 2013

1. 78 FR 79299, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 21 CFR Part 558, [Docket No. FDA-2013-N-0002], New Animal Drugs for Use in Animal Feeds; Bambermycins; Correction, ACTION: Final rule; correction.  

2. 78 FR 79344, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R10-OAR-2010-1071, FRL-9904-68-Region 10], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Washington; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan; Federal Implementation Plan for Best Available Retrofit Technology for Alcoa Wenatchee, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

3. 78 FR 79403, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC893, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Surveys Along the Oregon and California Coasts, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

4. 78 FR 79436, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Boulder Canyon Project--Post-2017 Resource Pool, ACTION: Notice of final marketing criteria and call for applications.  

5. 78 FR 79444, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Loveland Area Projects--2025 Power Marketing Initiative, ACTION: Notice of Final 2025 Power Marketing Initiative.  

6. 78 FR 79478, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-CONC-ABSV-14051: PPWOBSADC0, PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000], Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts, ACTION: Public Notice.  

7. 78 FR 79478, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [GX14EN05ESB0500], Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

8. 78 FR 79479, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLID100000-L10200000-PH0000-LXSSD0090000], Notice of Public Meeting, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  


DECEMBER 31, 2013

9. 78 FR 79622, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 223, [Docket No. 121210693-3985-01] RIN 0648-BC68, Endangered and Threatened Species: Designation of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Central Valley Spring-Run Chinook Salmon Below Friant Dam in the San Joaquin River, CA, ACTION: Final rule and notice of availability of a final environmental assessment.

10. 78 FR 79643, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 10 CFR Part 430, [Docket No. EERE-2013-BT-PET-0043], Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Landmark Legal Foundation; Petition for Reconsideration, ACTION: Petition for reconsideration, ACTION: Notice of denial.

11. 78 FR 79674, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD057, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Notice of receipt of application for a new scientific research and enhancement permit and request for comment.

12. 78 FR 79688, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF14-4-000], Paiute Pipeline Company, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Planned 2015 Elko Area Expansion Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting.    

13. 78 FR 79692, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9904-94-OW], Clean Water Act; Contractor Access to Confidential Business Information, ACTION: Notice of Intended Transfer of Confidential Business Information to Contractor, Subcontractors, and Consultants.

14. 78 FR 79706, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Central Utah Project Completion Act Completion Office, [133R0680R1, RR.17549897.1000000.01, RC0ZCUPCA0], Office of the Assistant Secretary--Water and Science; Draft Environmental Assessment of the Proposed Increase in Operation, Maintenance and Replacement Activities Associated With the Wasatch County Water Efficiency Project, ACTION: Notice of availability.

15. 78 FR 79707, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Central Utah Project Completion Act Completion Office, [133R0680R1, RR.17549897.1000000.01, RC0ZCUPCA0],  Office of the Assistant Secretary--Water and Science; Environmental Assessment of the Olmsted Hydroelectric Power Plant Replacement Project, ACTION: Notice of intent.

16. 78 FR 79707, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14X LLIDB00100 LF1000000.HT0000 LXSS024D0000 241A 4500060956], Notice of Public Meeting, Gateway West Project Subcommittee of the Boise District Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

17. 78 FR 79708, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14X LLIDB00100 LF1000000.HT0000 LXSS024D0000 241A 4500060864], Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

18. 78 FR 80386, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD039, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Seismic Survey in Cook Inlet, Alaska, Part IV, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.


JANUARY 1, 2014

New Year's Day Holiday


JANUARY 2, 2014

19. 79 FR 143, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-ES-2013-0132; FXHC11220500000], Preparation of an Environmental Assessment in Consideration of Issuance of a Bald Eagle Programmatic Take Permit and Implementation of the Associated Eagle Conservation Plan for the Great Bay Wind Energy Project, Somerset County, Maryland, ACTION: Notice of intent, notice of scoping meeting, and request for comments.  

20. 79 FR 145, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAZ910000.L12100000.XP0000LXSS150A00006100.241A], State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.  


JANUARY 3, 2014

21. 79 FR 350, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 9, 260 and 261, [EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695; FRL-9904-84-OSWER] RIN 2050-AG60, Hazardous Waste Management System: Conditional Exclusion for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Streams in Geologic Sequestration Activities, ACTION: Final rule.  

22. 79 FR 372, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 228, [EPA-R06-OW-2013-0221; FRL-9904-86], Ocean Dumping Regulations: Atchafalaya-West Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site Designation; Calcasieu, Sabine Neches, and Atchafalaya-East Site Corrections, ACTION: Final rule and technical amendment.  

23. 79 FR 385, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest; Idaho; Middle Fork Vegetation Management, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

24. 79 FR 405, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMF02000.L16100000.DP0000], Notice of Intent to Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Taos Field Office and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment for the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, NM, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

25. 79 FR 406, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV912000 L10200000.PH0000 LXSS0006F0000; 14-08807; MO#4500061004], Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Councils, NV, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

26. 79 FR 407, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00], Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho, ACTION: Notice of Public Meetings.  

27. 79 FR 464, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC779, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Low-Energy Marine Geophysical Survey in the Dumont d'Urville Sea Off the Coast of East Antarctica, January to March 2013, Part III, ACTION: Notice; proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; request for comments.