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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1715
March 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 March 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.


MARCH 10, 2013

1. 79 FR 13264, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 943, [SATS No. TX-066-FOR; Docket ID: OSM-2014-0001; S1D1SSS08011000SX066A00067F134S180110; S2D2SSS08011000SX066A00033F13XS501520], Texas Regulatory Program, ACTION: Proposed rule; public comment period and opportunity for public hearing on proposed amendment.

2. 79 FR 13279, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD161, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Receipt of one permit application and one permit modification request for scientific research and enhancement.

3. 79 FR 13295, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket Nos. CP13-36-000, CP13-132-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Rockaway Delivery Lateral and Northeast Connector Projects.

4. 79 FR 13322, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Centers of Excellence and Expertise Test; Modifications, ACTION: Notice.

5. 79 FR 13394, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 98, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0512; FRL-9906-85-OAR] RIN 2060-AR96, Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.


MARCH 11, 2013

6. 79 FR 13563, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Department of the Army (DA)   United States Army Corps of Engineers, 33 CFR Part 208, Flood Control Regulations, Marshall Ford Dam (Mansfield Dam and Lake Travis), Colorado River, Texas, ACTION: Final rule.  

7. 79 FR 13568, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 217, [Docket No. 120820371-4079-02] RIN 0648-BC46, Taking and Importing Marine Mammals; Precision Strike Weapon and Air-to-Surface Gunnery Training and Testing Operations at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, ACTION: Final rule.  

8. 79 FR 13593, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 21 CFR Parts 16 and 112, [Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0921] RIN 0910-AG35, Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Rule, Standards for Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption; Public Meeting on Scoping of Environmental Impact Statement and Extension of Comment Period for Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notification of public scoping meeting; extension of comment period for the Environmental Impact Statement.  

9. 79 FR 13626, 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, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

10. 79 FR 13666, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, [Docket No. ONRR-2012-0003; DS63600000 DR2PS0000.PX8000 145D0102R2], U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group (USEITI MSG) Advisory Committee, ACTION: Meetings.  

11. 79 FR 13666, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2014-N025; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, ACTION: Notice.  

12. 79 FR 13668, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2013-N018; FXES11130200000-145-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications; request for public comment.  

13. 79 FR 13669, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORP000000.102000000.DF0000.14X. HAG14-0068], Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day--Snake Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.  

14. 79 FR 13670, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK963000-L14300000-ET0000; F-90576], Public Land Order No. 7823; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7032; Alaska, ACTION: Public Land Order.  

15. 79 FR 13670, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Backcountry Access Plan for Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

16. 79 FR 13671, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-FORA-0419-14625; PPSESEROC3, PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000], Final General Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, North Carolina, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

17. 79 FR 13672, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14182; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Inventory Completion: Institute of the Great Plains, Lawton, OK, ACTION: Notice.  

18. 79 FR 13673, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14828;PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Del Norte County Historical Society, Crescent City, CA, ACTION: Notice.  

19. 79 FR 13675, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ), Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act.     

20. 79 FR 13683, Notices, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), [NRC-2011-0148], Proposed Ross Project in Crook County Wyoming for In-Situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities, ACTION: Final supplemental environmental impact statement; issuance.  

21. 79 FR 13728, Notices, SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (SEC), [File No. 500-1], In the Matter of Suburban Minerals Corp., ACTION: Order of Suspension of Trading.     


MARCH 12, 2014

22. 79 FR 13882, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 300, [EPA-HQ-SFUND-1983-0002; FRL 9907-66-Region 1], National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; National Priorities List: Deletion of the O'Connor Superfund Site, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

23. 79 FR 13887, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), 42 CFR Part 600, [CMS-2380-FN] RIN 0938-ZB12, Basic Health Program; Federal Funding Methodology for Program Year 2015, ACTION: Final methodology.  

24. 79 FR 13906, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 300, [Docket No. 131213999-4208-02] RIN 0648-BD82, Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan, ACTION: Final rule.

25. 79 FR 13984, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Revision of Land Management Plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, ACTION: Notice of Intent to Revise the Land and Resource Management Plan and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.

26. 79 FR 13991, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD162, Endangered Species; File No. 18029, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. 

27. 79 FR 13991, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD070, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to U.S. Coast Guard Station Monterey Waterfront Repairs in Monterey, California, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.  

28. 79 FR 14003, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XC957, Taking of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Construction at Bremerton Ferry Terminal, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental take authorization.  

29. 79 FR 14029, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-18-000], Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Woodbridge Delivery Lateral Project.    

30. 79 FR 14030, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 1250-019], City of Pasadena Water & Power Department.    

31. 79 FR 14031, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 13877-001], Mahoning Hydropower, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.  

32. 79 FR 14077, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2014-N032; FXES11130600000-145-FF06E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

33. 79 FR 14078, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Geological Survey, [Geological Survey] [GX14EE000101100], Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.  

34. 79 FR 14078, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLUTW02100-L13300000-EN0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Sevier Playa Project, Millard County, UT, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

35. 79 FR 14079, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-KAHO-15083; PPPWKAHOS0, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000], Request for Nominations for the Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission, ACTION: Notice of Request for Nominations for the Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission.  

36. 79 FR 14080, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SER-BICY-15013;PPSEBICY00, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000], 2014 Meetings of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee, ACTION: Notice of Meetings.  

37. 79 FR 14080, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-CACO-15016; PPNECACOS0, PPMPSD1Z.YM0000], Notice of April 14, 2014, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting Notice.  

38. 79 FR 14081, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-14839; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP14.R50000], Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meetings, ACTION: Notice.  

39. 79 FR 14083, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-GETT-15054; PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] [PPNEGETTS1], Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission Meeting, ACTION: Notice of Meeting.  

40. 79 FR 14083, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SERO-RTCA-15118; PPMPSPD1T.Y00000; PPSESERO10], Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee Meetings (2014), ACTION: Notice of Meetings.  

41. 79 FR 14084, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-15089; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.    

42. 79 FR 14084, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [OMB Number 1010-0187], Information Collection: Project Planning for the Use of OCS Sand, Gravel, and Shell Resources in Construction Projects That Qualify for a Negotiated Noncompetitive Agreement; Submitted for OMB Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day notice.  


MARCH 13, 2014

43. 79 FR 14204, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing (OASPIH), 24 CFR Chapter IX, [Docket No. FR-5650-N-06], Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996: Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Third Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting of negotiated rulemaking committee.  

44. 79 FR 14206, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R6-ES-2013-0068; 4500030114] RIN 1018-AY56, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revision of Critical Habitat for the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.  

45. 79 FR 14213, 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 call for nominations.  

46. 79 FR 14219, 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 2014, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an Incidental Take Authorization (ITA).  

47. 79 FR 14266, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0008; EEEE500000 ET1SF0000.DAQ000; OMB Number 1014-NEW], Information Collection Activities: Application for Permit To Drill (APD, Revised APD), Supplemental APD Information Sheet, and all Supporting Documentation; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day notice.  

48. 79 FR 14271, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0009; OMB Control Number 1014-NEW; 14XE1700DX EEEE500000 EX1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Application for Permit To Modify (APM) and Supporting Documentation; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day notice.  

49. 79 FR 14277, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-SERO-NCPTT-15151; PPWOCRADS2; PCU00PT14.GT0000], Preservation Technology and Training Board: Meeting Notice, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

50. 79 FR 14340, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2014-0001;FXES11130900000C6-123-FF09E30000] RIN 1018-AY03, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassifying the Tidewater Goby From Endangered to Threatened, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule and 12-month finding.  


MARCH 14, 2014

51. 79 FR 14418, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 229, [Docket No. 131017871-4175-02] RIN 0648-BD72, List of Fisheries for 2014, ACTION: Final rule.

52. 79 FR 14484, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XS35, Marine Mammals; File No. 14450, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit amendment.

53. 79 FR 14500, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Energy Information Administration (EIA), Proposed Agency Information Collection, ACTION: Notice and Request for OMB Review and Comment.

54. 79 FR 14501, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC),  [Project No. 13728-001], Goodwin Power, LLC; Notice of Intent to File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.

55. 79 FR 14506, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9013-9], Environmental Impact Statements, ACTION: Notice Of Availability.     

56. 79 FR 14525, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Acquisition and Property Management, [144D0102DR DL1000000.000000 DS62400000 DR.62403.14NPS200], Proposed New Information Collection: OMB Control Number 1084-XXXX; Documenting, Managing and Preserving Department of the Interior Museum Collections Housed in Non-Federal Repositories, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

57. 79 FR 14527, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N044; FXIA16720900020-145-FF09A2000], Proposed Information Collection; International Conservation Grant Programs, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

58. 79 FR 14528, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N047; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.  

59. 79 FR 14529, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [DR.5B711.IA000814], Land Acquisitions; Kaw Nation of Oklahoma, ACTION: Notice of Final Agency Determination.  

60. 79 FR 14530, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNVE0000 L51100000.GN0000 LVEMF1200580; 14-08807; MO# 4500054727; TAS: 14X5017], Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Arturo Mine Project, Elko County, NV, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

61. 79 FR 14530, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [NM-122352; L51010000 ER0000 LVRWG10G0760 LLNMF01000], Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Basin Energy Connect 230kV Transmission Line Project in New Mexico and Colorado, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

62. 79 FR 14531, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-14562; PX.P0131800B.00.1], Final Environmental Impact Statement for Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan, Yosemite National Park, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, and Tuolumne Counties, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

63. 79 FR 14533, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [OMB Number 1010--New], Information Collection: Social Indicators in Coastal Alaska: Arctic Communities Survey; Proposed Collection for OMB Review; Comment Request; MMAA104000, ACTION: 60-Day notice.  

64. 79 FR 14534, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2014-0009], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for Proposed Wind Energy-Related Research Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Virginia and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting MMAA104000, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

66. 79 FR 14545, Notices, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA), [Notice 14-025], National Environmental Policy Act; Santa Susana Field Laboratory, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Demolition and Environmental Cleanup Activities for the NASA-administered portion of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), Ventura County, California.  

67. 79 FR 14569, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), List of Units of the National Park System Exempt From the Provisions of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act, ACTION: List of Exempt Parks.  

68. 79 FR 14603, Presidential Documents, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, Proclamation 9089 of March 11, 2014, Title 3-- The President Boundary Enlargement of the California Coastal National Monument By the President of the United States of America, Part II, A Proclamation.