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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1706
January 6-10, 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 January 6-10, 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.


JANUARY 6, 2013

1. 79 FR 551, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R06-OAR-2010-0612; FRL-9904-03-Region-6], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Texas; Public Participation for Air Quality Permit Applications, ACTION: Final rule.  

2. 79 FR 601, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 679, [Docket No. 120918468-3111-02] RIN 0648-XD058, Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Inseason Adjustment to the 2014 Gulf of Alaska Pollock and Pacific Cod Total Allowable Catch Amounts, ACTION: Temporary rule; inseason adjustment; request for comments.  

3. 79 FR 620, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Navy, 32 CFR Part 767, [No. USN-2011-0016] RIN 0703-AA90, Guidelines for Permitting Archaeological Investigations and Other Activities Directed at Sunken Military Craft and Terrestrial Military Craft Under the Jurisdiction of the Department of the Navy, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

4. 79 FR 637, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD056, Endangered Species; File No. 18600, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

5. 79 FR 638, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD043, Pacific Fishery Management Council; Online Webinar, ACTION: Notice of online webinar.  

6. 79 FR 639, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA),  [Docket Number: 131219999-3999-02] RIN 0660-XC008, First Responder Network Authority; National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures and Categorical Exclusions, ACTION: Notice, Request for Public Comment.  

7. 79 FR 647, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice for the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS), ACTION: Notice.  

8. 79 FR 654, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9905-10-OSWER], Twenty-Sixth Update of the Federal Agency Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket, ACTION: Notice.  

9. 79 FR 661, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N275; FXES11130200000C2-112-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Recovery Plan for the Gulf Coast Jaguarundi, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment.  

10. 79 FR 695, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/Record of Decision (ROD) for the Proposed Construction and Operation of a Replacement Aerial Tramway, South Franklin Mountain, El Paso, Texas, ACTION: Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)/Record of Decision (ROD) for the Proposed Construction and Operation of a Replacement Aerial Tramway, South Franklin Mountain, El Paso, Texas.  

11. 79 FR 697, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals, ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals. In November 2013, there were four applications approved. This notice also includes information on one application, approved in October 2013, inadvertently left off the October 2013 notice. Additionally, seven approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed.  

12. 79 FR 700, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals, ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals. In September 2013, there were three applications approved. This notice also includes information on two applications, one approved in June 2011 and the other approved in March 2012, inadvertently left off the June 2011 and March 2012 notices, respectively. Additionally, eight approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed.  


JANUARY 7, 2013

13. 79 FR 753, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 9075 of December 31, 2013, Title 3-- The President National Stalking Awareness Month, 2014 By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation.  

14. 79 FR 758, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 679, [Docket No. 121018563-3148-02] RIN 0648-XD060, Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Inseason Adjustment to the 2014 Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Pollock, Atka Mackerel, and Pacific Cod Total Allowable Catch Amounts, ACTION: Temporary rule; inseason adjustment; request for comments.  

15. 79 FR 796, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0015; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ47, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

4. 79 FR 800, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0035; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY22, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Endangered Status for the Georgetown Salamander and Salado Salamander, ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of availability and reopening of comment period.  

5. 79 FR 835, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N294; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

6. 79 FR 837, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2013-N280; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, ACTION: Notice.  

7. 79 FR 839, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOS05000 L10100000.PH0000], Notice of Public Meetings, Southwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

8. 79 FR 839, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR-936000-L14300000-ET0000-14XL1109AF; HAG-140017; OR-51332], Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Oregon, ACTION: Notice.  

9. 79 FR 840, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVL03000.L58480000.EU0000 241A; N-86209; 14-08807; TAS: 14X5232], Notice of Realty Action: Modified Competitive Sale (N-86209) of Public Land in Lincoln County, NV, ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.  

10. 79 FR 842, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOWO31000-14-L13100000-EI0000], Updated Policy Regarding the Handling of Expressions of Interest, ACTION: Notice.  

11. 79 FR 1111, Unified Agenda, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Office of the Secretary, 2 CFR Subtitle B, Ch. IV 5 CFR Ch. LXXIII 7 CFR Subtitle A; Subtitle B, Chs. I-XI, XIV-XVIII, XX, XXV-XXXVIII, XLII 9 CFR Chs. I-III 36 CFR Ch. II 48 CFR Ch. 4, Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, Fall 2013, Part III, ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.  

12. 79 FR 1121, Unified Agenda, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   Office of the Secretary, 13 CFR Ch. III 15 CFR Subtitle A; Subtitle B, Chs. I, II, III, VII, VIII, IX, and XI 19 CFR Ch. III 37 CFR Chs. I, IV, and V 48 CFR Ch. 13 50 CFR Chs. II, III, IV, and VI, Fall 2013 Semiannual Agenda of Regulations, Part IV, ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.  

13. 79 FR 1169, Unified Agenda, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   Office of the Secretary, 6 CFR Chs. I and II, [DHS Docket No. OGC-RP-04-001], Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, Part IX, ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.  

14. 79 FR 1177, Unified Agenda, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary, 25 CFR Ch. I 30 CFR Chs. II and VII 36 CFR Ch. I 43 CFR Subtitle A, Chs. I and II 48 CFR Ch. 14 50 CFR Chs. I and IV, Semiannual Regulatory Agenda, Part X, ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

15. 79 FR 1215, Unified Agenda, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Ch. I, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0313, EPA-HQ-OW-2012-0813, EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0642; FRL 9900-64-OP], Fall 2013 Regulatory Agenda, Part XVI, ACTION: Semiannual regulatory flexibility agenda and semiannual regulatory agenda.

16. 79 FR 1245, Unified Agenda, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC), 47 CFR Ch. I, Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions-Fall 2013, Part XXII, ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

17. 79 FR 895, Unified Agenda, REGULATORY Information Service Center Introduction to the Regulatory Plan and the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions REGULATORY INFORMATION SERVICE CENTER, Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, Part II, ACTION: Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.


JANUARY 8, 2014

18. 79 FR 1363, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), [Docket Number: 131219999-3999-01] RIN 0660-XC009, First Responder Network Authority; National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures and Categorical Exclusions, ACTION: Notice, Request for Public Comment.  

19. 79 FR 1387, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0130]; [FXES11120200000F2-145-FF02ENEH00], Notice of Availability: Low-Effect Screening Form and Proposed Bosque Canyon Ranch Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan, Bosque County, Texas, ACTION: Notice of availability of the low-effect screening form supporting a categorical exclusion, draft low-effect habitat conservation plan, incidental take permit application, and request for comments.  

20. 79 FR 1388, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-AKR-DENA-14293; PPAKDENAP0, PDMPSAS12.YP0000], Notice of Renewal of the Denali National Park and Preserve Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of renewal.  

21. 79 FR 1430, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 60, 70, 71, and 98, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0495; FRL-9839-4] RIN 2060-AQ91, Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

22. 79 FR 1552, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0029; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ51, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Chromolaena frustrata (Cape Sable Thoroughwort), Part IV, ACTION: Final rule.  


JANUARY 9, 2014

23. 79 FR 1615, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2012-0101; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY25, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 6-Month Extension of Final Determination for the Proposed Listing of the Zuni Bluehead Sucker as an Endangered Species, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

24. 79 FR 1620, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest; Oregon; Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

25. 79 FR 1622, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Solicitation of Veterinary Shortage Situation Nominations for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), ACTION: Notice and solicitation for nominations.  

26. 79 FR 1630, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Value of Puerto Rico's Coral Reef Ecosystems for Recreation-Tourism, ACTION: Notice.  

27. 79 FR 1643, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9905-23-Region 9], Reissuance of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration, Development and Production Operations Off Southern California, ACTION: Notice of availability of final NPDES general permit.  

28. 79 FR 1654, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-R-2013-N186; 1265-0000-10137-S3], Camas National Wildlife Refuge, Jefferson County, ID; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

29. 79 FR 1656, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-CAKR-LACL-ANIA-WRST-GAAR-14704; PPAKAKROR4] [PPMPRLE1Y.LS0000], Cape Krusenstern National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), Lake Clark National Park SRC, Aniakchak National Monument SRC, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC, and Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC Meetings, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

30. 79 FR 1657, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [14XR0687NA, RX.18527901.3000000, RR02054000], Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

31. 79 FR 1676, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0133; FRL-9903-68-OAR] RIN 2060-AR49, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Generic Maximum Achievable Control Technology Standards; and Manufacture of Amino/Phenolic Resins, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


JANUARY 10, 2014

32. 79 FR 1780, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), 33 CFR Parts 140 and 146 46 CFR Parts 4 and 109, [Docket No. USCG-2013-1057] RIN 1625-AB99, Marine Casualty Reporting on the Outer Continental Shelf, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

33. 79 FR 1791, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 36 CFR Part 242 50 CFR Part 100, [Docket No. FWS-R7-SM-2013-0065; FXFR13350700640-145-FF07J00000] RIN 1018-AZ67, Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska--2015-16 and 2016-17 Subsistence Taking of Fish and Shellfish Regulations, ACTION: Proposed rule.

34. 79 FR 1795, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R10-OAR-2013-0418, FRL-9905-30-Region 10], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Idaho, ACTION: Proposed rule.

35. 79 FR 1805, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R8-ES-2012-0100; FWS-R8-ES-2012-0074; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ21; RIN 1018-AY07, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Status for the Sierra Nevada Yellow-Legged Frog and the Northern Distinct Population Segment of the Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog, and Threatened Status for the Yosemite Toad and Designation of Critical Habitat, ACTION: Proposed rules; reopening of the comment periods.

36. 79 FR 1833, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA840, Marine Mammals; File No. 16479, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit amendment.

37. 79 FR 1843, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Installation of a Terminal Groin Structure at the Western End of South Beach, Bald Head Island, Adjacent to the Federal Wilmington Harbor Channel of the Cape Fear River (Brunswick County, North Carolina), ACTION: Notice of availability.

38. 79 FR 1854, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings for the Lake Charles Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project, ACTION: Record of Decision.

39. 79 FR 1884, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO220000.L10200000.PH0000.00000000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

40. 79 FR 1896, Notices, EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT   Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 and (FY) 2014 List of Designated Federal Entities and Federal Entities, ACTION: Notice.