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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1708
January 20-24, 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 20-24, 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 20, 2013

Federal Holiday


JANUARY 21, 2013

1. 79 FR 3341, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 14 CFR Part 39, [Docket No. FAA-2013-1073; Directorate Identifier 2012-NM-039-AD] RIN 2120-AA64, Airworthiness Directives; Airplanes Originally Manufactured by Lockheed for the Military as P-3A and P3A Airplanes, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).  

2. 79 FR 3346, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XB157, Marine Mammals; File No. 14856, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit.

3. 79 FR 3347, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD067, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Operation of Offshore Oil and Gas Facilities in the U.S. Beaufort Sea, ACTION: Notice of issuance of a Letter of Authorization.  

4. 79 FR 3358, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Application for New Awards; Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies, ACTION: Notice.  

5. 79 FR 3365, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 619-158], Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the City of Santa Clara, ACTION: Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping; Request for Comments On the PAD and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests.   

6. 79 FR 3369, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [FRL-9905-68-ORD], An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

7. 79 FR 3396, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N281; FXES11130200000-145-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment.  

8. 79 FR 3398, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N287; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

9. 79 FR 3399, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-R-2013-N223; FXRS1266066CCP0S3-134-FF06R06000], Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Great Falls, Montana; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

10. 79 FR 3400, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-R-2013-N276; FF07RAM000 FXRS12610700000 145 MNGR], Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska; Preparation of Environmental Assessments or Environmental Impact Statements Concerning Cattle Grazing on Wosnesenski and Chirikof Islands, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

11. 79 FR 3400, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVS00560.L58530000 ES0000.241A; N-90846; 14-08807; MO#4500059940; TAS: 14X5232], Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and/or Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for a Park and Ride Facility (N-90846) in Clark County, NV, ACTION: Notice of realty action.

12. 79 FR 3402, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CR-14621; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], Proposed Information Collection; Archeology Permit Applications and Reports, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

13. 79 FR 3403, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-14363; PX.PO137227A.00.1], Draft Wilderness Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada/Bureau of Land Management, Southern Nevada District, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

14. 79 FR 3404, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-CACO-14639; PPNECACOS0, PPMPSD1Z.YM0000], Notice of February 3, 2014, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

15. 79 FR 3404, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-ACAD-14782; PPNEACADSO, PPMPSPDIZ.YM0000], Notice of Meeting of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

16. 79 FR 3404, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14729; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

17. 79 FR 3405, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14777; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

18. 79 FR 3406, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14755; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

19. 79 FR 3479, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 9077 of January 15, 2014, Title 3-- The President Reserving Certain Submerged Lands in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands By the President of the United States of America, Part II, A Proclamation.


JANUARY 22, 2014

20. 79 FR 3559, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0121; FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0122; FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0123; FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0124; FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0125: 450 003 0115], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Findings on Five Petitions, ACTION: Notice of petition findings and initiation of status reviews.  

21. 79 FR 3577, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Record of Decision and Floodplain Statement of Findings for the FutureGen 2.0 Project, ACTION: Record of Decision.  

22. 79 FR 3597, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Proposed Information Collection Activity, ACTION: Comment Request.    

23. 79 FR 3603, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   United States Coast Guard (USCG), [Docket No. USCG-2013-1078], National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of teleconference meeting.  

24. 79 FR 3612, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-FAC-2013-0118; FXFR13360900000-134-FF09F14000], National Environmental Policy Act: Implementing Procedures; Addition to Categorical Exclusions for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ACTION: Notice; reopening of comment period.  

25. 79 FR 3612, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-FHC-2013-N101; FF08EVEN00-FXFR1337088SSO0-134], Marine Mammal Protection Act; Stock Assessment Report, ACTION: Notice of availability of final report; response to comments.  

26. 79 FR 3614, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [14X/A11220000.224200/AAK4004800/AX.480ADM1.0000], Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects, ACTION: Notice of proposed rate adjustments.  

27. 79 FR 3628, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Office of Justice Programs (OJP)   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), [OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1644], 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.   


JANUARY 23, 2014

28. 79 FR 3742, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 21 CFR Part 25, [Docket No. FDA-2013-N-1282], National Environmental Policy Act; Environmental Assessments for Tobacco Products; Categorical Exclusions, ACTION: Proposed rule.

29. 79 FR 3783, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC958, Domestic Fisheries; Management Strategy Evaluation for Sacramento River Winter Chinook Salmon, ACTION: Notice of availability of a Management Strategy Evaluation; request for comments.

30. 79 FR 3853, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2013-N298; FXES11130100000-145-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

31. 79 FR 3853, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2014-N002; FXES11130300000F3-145-FF03E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for comments.

32. 79 FR 3856, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES- 2012-0081;FF04EF1000 FGES11130400000 134], Marine Mammal Protection Act; Stock Assessment Reports, ACTION: Notice of availability of final revised marine mammal stock assessment reports; response to comments.

33. 79 FR 3859, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5A211.IA000414], Proposed Finding Against Acknowledgment of the Meherrin Indian Tribe, ACTION: Notice of proposed finding.

34. 79 FR 3860, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5A211.IA000414], Proposed Finding for Federal Acknowledgment of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe, ACTION: Notice of Proposed Finding.

35. 79 FR 3862, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [14X/A11220000.224200/AAK4004800/AX.480ADM1.0000], Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects, ACTION: Notice of rate adjustments.

36. 79 FR 3871, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLOR-936000-L14300000-ET0000-14XL1109AF; HAG-14-0025; WAOR-50706], Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Washington, ACTION: Notice.

37. 79 FR 3871, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD-0800-1430-ER; CACA 54713], Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Inyo County, CA, ACTION: Notice of realty action.

38. 79 FR 3872, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORB00000.L17110000.CB0000. L.X.SS.020H0000.14XL1109AF; HAG14-0004], Call for Nominations for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council, Oregon, ACTION: Notice.

39. 79 FR 3873, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [XXXR4081X3 RX.05940913.7000000, RR04073000], Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

40. 79 FR 4068, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0651; FRL-9905-19], Seventy-Third Report of the TSCA Interagency Testing Committee to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; Receipt of Report and Request for Comments, Part III, ACTION: Notice.


JANUARY 24, 2014

41. 79 FR 4121, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81, [EPA-R03-OAR-2013-0090; FRL-9905-64-Region-3], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; West Virginia; Approval of the Redesignation Requests and the Associated Maintenance Plans of the Charleston Nonattainment Area To Attainment for the 1997 Annual and 2006 24-Hour Fine Particulate Matter Standard, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

42. 79 FR 4158, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0776; FRL-9904-66], Nominations to the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Request for Comments, ACTION: Notice.  

43. 79 FR 4171, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N015; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

44. 79 FR 4177, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards, ACTION: Notice.  

45. 79 FR 4234, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), 49 CFR Part 213, [Docket No. FRA-2011-0058, Notice No. 2] RIN 2130-AC28, Track Safety Standards; Improving Rail Integrity, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.