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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1711
February 10-14, 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 10-14, 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 10, 2013

1. 79 FR 7627, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2013-0073; FXES11130900000C2-134-FF09E32000] RIN 1018-AY00, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) by Listing It as Endangered, ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of availability and reopening of comment period.  

2. 79 FR 7693, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N137; FXES11130600000-145-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Wyoming Toad, ACTION: Notice of document availability for review and comment.  

3. 79 FR 7694, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTL060-L16100000-DO0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Lewistown Field Office and a Portion of the Butte Field Office, Montana, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

4. 79 FR 7696, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY910000 L16100000 XX0000], Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

5. 79 FR 7696, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO600000.L18200000.XH0000], Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils, ACTION: Notice.

6. 79 FR 7697, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRSS-SSD-14980; PPWONRADE3, PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000], Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

7. 79 FR 7698, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-14821; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

8. 79 FR 7746, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 10 CFR Part 431, [Docket Number EERE-2009-BT-STD-0018] RIN 1904-AC00, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Metal Halide Lamp Fixtures, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  


FEBRUARY 11, 2013

9. 79 FR 8151, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Beartooth Ranger District, Custer Gallatin National Forest; Carbon County, Montana; Greater Red Lodge Vegetation and Habitat Management Project, ACTION: Notice; intent to prepare environmental impact statement.  

10. 79 FR 8159, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA602, Marine Mammals; File No. 16109, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit amendment.  

11. 79 FR 8160, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD022, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Construction Activities of the Children's Pool Lifeguard Station at La Jolla, CA, ACTION: Notice; proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; request for comments.  

12. 79 FR 8182, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-51-000], KKR NR I Mineral Holdings II L.P. KKR NR I-A Mineral Holdings II L.P. KFN NR Mineral Holdings II L.P. Premier Natural Resources II, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Application.     

13. 79 FR 8203, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N023; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Marine Mammals, ACTION: Receipt of Applications for Permit Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

14. 79 FR 8204, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14X LLUT980300-L11500000-PH0000-24-1A], Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call, ACTION: Notice of meeting/conference call.  

15. 79 FR 8205, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM940000 L1310000.BX0000 14XL1109AF], Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of filing of plat of survey.  

16. 79 FR 8205, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultations Notice of tribal consultations.  


FEBRUARY 12, 2014

17. 79 FR 8273, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 9 and 721, [EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0739; FRL-9903-70] RIN 2070-AB27, Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

18. 79 FR 8327, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Rural Utilities Service (RUS), 7 CFR Parts 1753 and 1755, RIN 0572-AC29, New Equipment Contract for Telecommunications and Broadband Borrowers, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

19. 79 FR 8402, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2010-0071; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AX16, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Lepidium papilliferum, ACTION: Revised proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

20. 79 FR 8413, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2007-0024; FXES11130900000C6-145-FF09E42000] RIN 1018-AU96, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Hawaiian Hawk From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, ACTION: Proposed rule; document availability and reopening of comment period.  

21. 79 FR 8416, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [FWS-R1-ES-2013-0117; MO 92210-0-0008 B2] RIN 1018-BA27, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for Lepidium papilliferum (Slickspot Peppergrass) Throughout Its Range, ACTION: Reconsideration of final rule and request for comments.  

22. 79 FR 8429, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Information Collection; Interagency Generic Clearance for Federal Land Management Agencies Collaborative Visitor Feedback Surveys on Recreation and Transportation Related Programs and Systems, ACTION: Notice; request for comment.  

23. 79 FR 8431, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Nez Perce-Clearwater NF's, Salmon River Ranger District, Idaho; Hungry Ridge Restoration Project, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.  

24. 79 FR 8473, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R3-ES-2013-N0008; FXES11130300000F3-145-FF03E00000], Endangered and Threatened Species; Permits, ACTION: Notice of issuance of permits.  

25. 79 FR 8475, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2014-N020; FXES11130600000D2-145-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

26. 79 FR 8476, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAD01000.L12200000.AL 0000.14XL1109AF], ACTION: Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council. 

27. 79 FR 8476, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [L1610000.PQ0000/LLCAC09000], Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Clear Creek Management Area Resource Management Plan, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.

28. 79 FR 8477, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY910000 L16100000.XX0000], Second Call for Nominations for the Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice.  

29. 79 FR 8478, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [145R5065C6, RX.59389832.1009676, RR83550000], Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions, ACTION: Notice.  

30. 79 FR 8487, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Office of the Associate Attorney General, [Docket No. OAG 146; AG Order No. 3418-2014], Pilot Project for Tribal Jurisdiction Over Crimes of Domestic Violence--Announcement of Successful Applications, ACTION: Notice.  

31. 79 FR 8530, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Gateway Corridor Project From Saint Paul to Woodbury in Ramsey to Washington Counties, MN, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS).  


FEBRUARY 13, 2014

32. 79 FR 8656, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0133; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY78, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Remove the Modoc Sucker From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife, ACTION: Proposed rule and 12-month petition finding; notice of availability of draft post-delisting monitoring plan.  

33. 79 FR 8668, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0080; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AZ57, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Ivesia webberi (Webber's Ivesia), ACTION: Proposed rule; revision and reopening of the comment period.  

34. 79 FR 8681, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD128, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Meetings of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC).  

35. 79 FR 8698, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Fossil Energy, [FE Docket No. 13-121-LNG], Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC; Application for Long-Term Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas Produced From Domestic Natural Gas Resources to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries for a 20-Year Period, ACTION: Notice of application.  

36. 79 FR 8704, Notices, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (FCC), [AU Docket No. 13-268; DA 14-63], Closed Auction of AM Broadcast Construction Permits Scheduled for May 6, 2014; Notice and Filing Requirements, Minimum Opening Bids, Upfront Payments, and Other Procedures for Auction 84, ACTION: Notice.  

37. 79 FR 8729, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, National Geospatial Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of Renewal of National Geospatial Advisory Committee.  

38. 79 FR 8730, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-MWR-KNRI-14233; PPMWMWROW2/PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Archeological Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, North Dakota, ACTION: Notice of intent.  

39. 79 FR 8731, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Reclamation, [14XR0680A1 RX.R0336900.0019100 RR01115000], Yakima River Basin Conservation Advisory Group; Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project, Yakima, Washington, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.  

40. 79 FR 8786, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 648, [Docket 100203070-4003-02] RIN 0648-AY47, Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Herring Fishery; Amendment 5, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.  


FEBRUARY 14, 2014

41. 79 FR 8943, Notices, COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED, Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions, ACTION: Proposed additions to and deletions from the Procurement List.  

42. 79 FR 8949, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. IC14-8-000], Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC-521); Comment Request; Extension, ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments.  

43. 79 FR 8956, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF14-5-000], Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Planned Salem Lateral Project, Request for Comments on Environmental Issues, and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting,     

44. 79 FR 8958, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. PF14-3-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, ACTION:Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment For the Planned Rock Springs Expansion Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.  

45. 79 FR 8961, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. RM98-1-000], Records Governing Off-the-Record Communications, ACTION: Public Notice.

46. 79 FR 8963, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 6618-007], Christopher M. Anthony, ACTION: Notice of Revocation of Exemption Under Section 31(B) of the Federal Power Act and Soliciting Comments and Interventions.

47. 79 FR 8975, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families   Administration for Native Americans, [CFDA Numbers: 93.581, 93.587, 93.612], Notice of Final Issuance on the Adoption of Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Program Policies and Procedures, ACTION: Issuance of Final Policy Relating to Funding Opportunity Announcements.  

48. 79 FR 8985, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B814.IA001213], Revision of Agency Information Collection for Reporting Systems for Public Law 102-477 Demonstration Project, ACTION: Notice of request for comments and tribal consultation meeting.  

49. 79 FR 8986, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [AAK6006201 145A2100DD AOR3B3030.999900], Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed RES Americas Moapa Solar Energy Center, Clark County, Nevada, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

50. 79 FR 8987, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CONC-14802; PPMVSCS1Y.Y00000, PPWOBSADC0], Notice of Public Meeting for the National Park Service Concessions Management Advisory Board, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

51. 79 FR 8988, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-GATE-14879; PPNEGATEB0, PPMVSCS1Z.Y00000], Notice of the February Through August 2014 Meeting Schedule for the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee, ACTION: Meeting notice.  

52. 79 FR 8988, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA104000], Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area (EPA) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 225 (EPA Sale 225), ACTION: Final notice of sale.  

53. 79 FR 8993, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA104000], Central Gulf of Mexico Planning Area (CPA) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 231 (CPA Sale 231), ACTION: Final notice of sale.  

54. 79 FR 9031, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Office of Commercial Space Transportation; Notice of Availability of the Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Blue Origin West Texas Launch Site, ACTION: Notice of availability of Supplemental EA and FONSI.