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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1710
February 3-7, 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 February 3-7, 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.


FEBRUARY 3, 2013

1. 79 FR 6117, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD), 40 CFR Part 1700, [EPA-HQ-OW-2013-0469; FRL-9903-49-OW] RIN 2040-AD39, Uniform National Discharge Standards for Vessels of the Armed Forces--Phase II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

2. 79 FR 6144, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule, ACTION: Notice of intent to renew an advisory committee.  

3. 79 FR 6167, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD105, Small Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Cape Wind's High Resolution Survey in Nantucket Sound, MA, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

4. 79 FR 6179, 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.  

5. 79 FR 6184, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC837, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Seabird and Pinniped Research Activities in Central California, 2014-2015, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

6. 79 FR 6194, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 10489-013], River Falls Municipal Utilities, ACTION: Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.     

7. 79 FR 6212, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FW-HQ-FHC-2014-N019; FXFR133409NFHP0-134-FF09F1000], Proposed Information Collection; National Fish Habitat Action Plan Project Funding Process, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

8. 79 FR 6213, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000814], Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact taking effect.  

9. 79 FR 6214, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-14640; PX.DYOSE1318.00.1], Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Restoration of Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequois, Yosemite National Park, California, ACTION: Notice of Availability of Record of Decision.  

10. 79 FR 6214, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [OMB Number 1010-0006; MMAA104000], Information Collection: Leasing of Sulphur or Oil and Gas in the Outer Continental Shelf and Pipeline Rights of Way; Submitted for OMB Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day notice.  

11. 79 FR 6232, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), [OMB Control No. 1219-0042], Proposed Information Collection; Representative of Miners, Notification of Legal Identity, and Notification of Commencement of Operations and Closing of Mines, ACTION: Request for public comments.  

12. 79 FR 6267, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Quiet Aircraft Technology Incentive for Commercial Air Tour Operators in Grand Canyon National Park, ACTION: Release of FAA-held allocations for quiet aircraft technology in Grand Canyon National Park.  

13. 79 FR 6330, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 60, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0734; FRL-9904-05-OAR] RIN 2060-AP93, Standards of Performance for New Residential Wood Heaters, New Residential Hydronic Heaters and Forced-Air Furnaces, and New Residential Masonry Heaters, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


FEBRUARY 4, 2013

14. 79 FR 6509, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 190, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0689; FRL-9902-20-OAR] RIN 2060-AR12, Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations, ACTION: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

15. 79 FR 6545, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA425, Endangered Species; File No. 15661, ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit modification.

16. 79 FR 6545, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD001, Takes of Marine Mammals During Specified Activities; Confined Blasting Operations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers During the Port of Miami Construction Project in Miami, Florida, ACTION: Notice; proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; request for comments.

18. 79 FR 6619, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-EA-2014-N013; FF09X60000-FVWF97920900000-XXX], Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

19. 79 FR 6620, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLES934000-L13200000-EL0000; ALES 57824], Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application ALES 57824, Alabama, ACTION: Notice.

20. 79 FR 6621, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCON00000 L10200000 DF0000.LXSICADR0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

21. 79 FR 6621, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14723; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, ACTION: Notice.

22. 79 FR 6622, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14694; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University, Pullman, WA, ACTION: Notice.

23. 79 FR 6623, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14724; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, ACTION: Notice.

24. 79 FR 6624, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14698: PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, Boulder, CO, ACTION: Notice.

25. 79 FR 6626, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14641; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, ACTION: Notice.

26. 79 FR 6632, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Importer of Controlled Substances, ACTION: Notice of Registration; Wildlife Laboratories, Inc.    

27. 79 FR 6740, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Development   Rural Housing Service (RHS) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Business and Cooperative Service (RBS) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Utilities Service (RUS) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Farm Service Agency (FSA), 7 CFR Parts 1703, 1709, 1710, 1717, 1720, 1721, 1724, 1726, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1740, 1753, 1774, 1775, 1779, 1780, 1781, and 1782 7 CFR Parts 1924, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1962, 1970, and 1980 7 CFR Parts 3550, 3560, 3565, 3570, and 3575 7 CFR Parts 4274, 4279, 4280, 4284, and 4290, RIN 0575-AC56, Environmental Policies and Procedures, Part III Part III Part III, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.


FEBRUARY 5, 2014

28. 79 FR 6871, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0010: 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ42, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Spring Pygmy Sunfish, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

29. 79 FR 6874, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2012-0107; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY26, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 6-Month Extension of Final Determination for the Proposed Listing of the Distinct Population Segment of the North American Wolverine Occurring in the Contiguous United States as a Threatened Species, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

30. 79 FR 6900, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0744; FRL-9906-01], Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Memorandum of Understanding, ACTION: Notice.  

31. 79 FR 6916, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6- ES-2014- N010; FXES111306 00000D2- 123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Species; Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.  

32. 79 FR 6916, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2014-N011; FXES11130600000D2-123-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

33. 79 FR 6917, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000814], Land Acquisitions; Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria of California, ACTION: Notice of Final Agency Determination.  

34. 79 FR 6918, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNMP00000 L13110000.PP0000 14XL1109PF], Notice of Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

35. 79 FR 6918, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14761; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: US Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, Tulsa, OK, ACTION: Notice.  

36. 79 FR 6919, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14794; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, Coulee Dam, WA, ACTION: Notice.  

37. 79 FR 6920, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14820; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, ACTION: Notice.  

38. 79 FR 6921, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14793; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Art Collection and Galleries, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA, ACTION: Notice.  

39. 79 FR 6922, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14819; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, ACTION: Notice.  

40. 79 FR 6970, Notices, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC),  In the Matter of Able Energy, Inc.; Et al.; Order of Suspension of Trading.


FEBRUARY 6, 2014

41. 79 FR 7077, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 1039, 1042, and 1068, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0102; FRL-9905-35-OAR] RIN 2060-AR48; 2127-AL31, Nonroad Technical Amendments, ACTION: Final rule.

42. 79 FR 7136, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2014-0002: FXES11130900000C6-145-FF09E42000] RIN 1018-BA28, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Oregon Chub From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, ACTION: Proposed rule; availability of draft post-delisting monitoring plan.

43. 79 FR 7156, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 300, [Docket No. 131213999-4083-01] RIN 0648-BD82, Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan, ACTION: Proposed rule.

44. 79 FR 7170, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD102, Council Coordination Committee Meeting; Correction, ACTION: Notice of a public meeting; correction.

45. 79 FR 7173, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Joint Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the 2007 Folsom Dam Safety/Flood Damage Reduction Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

46. 79 FR 7177, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14556-000], Gridflex Energy, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions To Intervene, and Competing Applications.    

47. 79 FR 7194, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), [60Day-14-0889], ACTION: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations.    

48. 79 FR 7223, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORC01000.L63340000.JP0000.14XL1116AF.241A.00; HAG14-0055], Notice of Public Meetings, Coos Bay Resource Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

49. 79 FR 7223, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN10000.L18200000.XZ0000], Notice of Intent To Establish and Call for Nominations for the Northern California District Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice.

50. 79 FR 7224, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORW00000L10200000.ML0000241A.0000-HAG14-0027], Notice of Intent To Establish and Call for Nominations for the San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee, Washington, ACTION: Notice.

51. 79 FR 7225, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2013-0083], Notice of Determination of No Competitive Interest for the WindFloat Pacific Project Offshore Oregon; MMAA104000, ACTION: Notice.


FEBRUARY 7, 2014

52. 79 FR 7439, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), Amended Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Remediation of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory and Conduct Public Scoping Meetings, ACTION: Amended notice of intent.  

53. 79 FR 7471, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Wildland Fire Executive Council Meeting Schedule, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

54. 79 FR 7472, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [Docket No. FWS-R2-ES-2013-0134: FXES11120200000F2-145-FF02ENEH00], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Habitat Conservation Plan for Commercial Developments, Including Energy Developments, and Agricultural and Conservation Activities Within Six States, ACTION: Notice of intent; announcement of public scoping meetings; request for comments.  

55. 79 FR 7474, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000814], Indian Gaming, ACTION: Notice of approved Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact.  

56. 79 FR 7474, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA 048811, LLCAD01500, L51010000.LVRWB13B5340.ER0000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Right-of-Way Amendment for the Blythe Solar Power Project, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

57. 79 FR 7497, Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water, ACTION: Notice.