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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1723
May 5-9, 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 May 5-9, 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.


MAY 5, 2014

1. 79 FR 25506, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R03-OAR-2014-0005; FRL-9910-33-Region 3], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Delaware; Regional Haze Five-Year Progress Report State Implementation Plan, ACTION: Final rule.

2. 79 FR 25540, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 52 and 81, [EPA-R03-OAR-2013-0690; FRL-9910-36-Region-3], Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; West Virginia's Redesignation Request and the Associated Maintenance Plan of the West Virginia Portion of the Martinsburg-Hagerstown, WV-MD Nonattainment Area for the 1997 Annual Fine Particulate Matter Standard, ACTION: Proposed rule.

3. 79 FR 25562, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board, ACTION: Notice of intent to re-establish the Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board and call for nominations.

4. 79 FR 25564, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Sabine-Angelina Resource Advisory Committee, ACTION: Solicitation of nominees.

5. 79 FR 25582, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD254, Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office's Geographic Information Systems Program; Availability of Files, ACTION: Notice, process for making GIS files available; opportunity to comment.

6. 79 FR 25593, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Western Area Power Administration, Falcon and Amistad Projects' Rate Order No. WAPA-164, ACTION: Notice of extension.

7. 79 FR 25613, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R7-ES-2014-N071; FXES11130700000-145-FF07CAAN00], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of a 5-Year Status Review of the Short-Tailed Albatross, ACTION: Notice of initiation of review; request for information.

8. 79 FR 25614, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOF00000-L19900000.PO0000], Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council, ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

9. 79 FR 25615, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14X 1109AF LLUT030000-L17110000-PH0000-24-1A], Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting, ACTION: Notice.

10. 79 FR 25615, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA104000], Notice on Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Lease Sales, ACTION: List of Restricted Joint Bidders.


MAY 6, 2014

11. 79 FR 25683, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0069; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY73, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Threatened Status for Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata (Kentucky Glade Cress), ACTION: Final rule.  

12. 79 FR 25689, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0015; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ47, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Leavenworthia exigua var. laciniata (Kentucky Glade Cress), ACTION: Final rule.

13. 79 FR 25797, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0049; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ33, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Diplacus vandenbergensis (Vandenberg Monkeyflower), ACTION: Proposed rule; revision and reopening of the comment period.

14. 79 FR 25806, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R6-ES-2013-0081; FWS-R6-ES-2013-0082; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY95; 1018-AZ61, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Species Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for the Penstemon grahamii (Graham's beardtongue) and Penstemon scariosus var. albifluvis (White River beardtongue), ACTION: Proposed rules; reopening of comment period.

15. 79 FR 25814, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

16. 79 FR 25815, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, RIN 0596-AC51, Proposed Directive on Groundwater Resource Management, Forest Service Manual 2560, ACTION: Notice of proposed directive; request for comment; announcement of national informational webinars.

17. 79 FR 25824, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Forest Service, [0596-AC71], Proposed Directives for National Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Water Quality Protection on National Forest System (NFS) Lands, ACTION: Notice of proposed directives; request for public comment.

18. 79 FR 25835, 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; issuance of incidental harassment authorization.

19. 79 FR 25859, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-104-000], Texas Eastern Transmission, LP, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Uniontown to Gas City Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

20. 79 FR 25881, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), [Docket ID FEMA-2014-0014], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Southern Flow Corridor Flood Reduction and Habitat Restoration Project, Tillamook County, Oregon, ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement.

21. 79 FR 25882, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2014-N074: FXES11120400000-145-FF04EF2000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Charlotte County, Florida, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment/information.

22. 79 FR 25883, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2014-N053; FXES11130600000-145-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Nine Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region, ACTION: Notice of initiation of reviews; request for information.

23. 79 FR 25885, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2014-N079; FXES11130100000-145-FF01E00000], Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

24. 79 FR 25886, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2014-0019; FXIA16710900000-134-FF09A30000], Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking; Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

25. 79 FR 25887, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14XL1109AF LLUT925000-L14200000-BJ0000-24-1A], Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey; Utah, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey.

26. 79 FR 25887, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCOF020000 L14300000.EU0000; COC-76406], Notice of Realty Action: Segregation of Land for a Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Gilpin County, Colorado, ACTION: Notice of realty action.

27. 79 FR 25888, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NER-DEWA-15382; PPNEDEWAS0/PROIESUC1.380000], Boundary Adjustment at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, ACTION: Notification of boundary adjustment.

28. 79 FR 25889, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-15430; PX.P0131800B.00.1], Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Merced River Comprehensive Management Plan, Yosemite National Park, California, ACTION: Notice of Availability of Record of Decision.

29. 79 FR 26014, Rules and Regulations, 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 Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, Part II, ACTION: Final rule.


MAY 7, 2014

30. 79 FR 26175, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R7-ES-2012-0033; 70120-1113-0000-C3] RIN 1018-AW57, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Wood Bison in Alaska, ACTION: Final rule.

31. 79 FR 26213, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)   Office of the Secretary of Defense   Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics   Missile Defense Agency, [Docket ID: DoD-2014-0S-0062], National Environmental Policy Act Implementation Procedures, ACTION: Proposed guidance with a request for comment.

32. 79 FR 26244, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP13-25-000; Docket No. CP13-27-000], Cameron LNG, LLC, Cameron Interstate Pipeline, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Cameron Liquefaction Project.    

33. 79 FR 26264, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCAN06000 L14300000.ET0000 14XL1109AF; CACA 054196, CACA 054303], Notice of Public Meeting for the Trinity Wild and Scenic River Withdrawal, ACTION: Notice.

34. 79 FR 26265, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLMTC 00900.L16100000.DP0000], Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting, ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

35. 79 FR 26265, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [14XL1109AF.LLUT950000.L16400000.HO0000], Notice of a Hazardous Waste Temporary Closure in Tooele County, Utah, ACTION: Notice of temporary closure.

36. 79 FR 26266, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-15565; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.   


MAY 8, 2014

37. 79 FR 26392, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0031; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ59, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Florida Leafwing and Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak Butterflies, ACTION: Proposed rule; revision and reopening of comment period.

38. 79 FR 26413, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD285, Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish, ACTION: Application to modify one scientific research permit.

39. 79 FR 26452, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-IA-2014-N083; FXIA16710900000-145-FF09A30000], Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

40. 79 FR 26453, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV912. L10200000.PH0000 LXSS006F0000 261A; 14-08807; MO# 4500064556], Notice of Public Meetings: Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada, ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

41. 79 FR 26454, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNV952000 L14200000.BJ0000 241A; 13-08807; MO# 4500064561; TAS: 14X1109], Filing of Plats of Survey; NV, ACTION: Notice.

42. 79 FR 26456, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants, ACTION: Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA).

43. 79 FR 26504, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2012-0097; FXES11130900000C2-123-FF09E32000] RIN 1018-AZ74, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To Delist the Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou and Proposed Rule To Amend the Listing, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule; 12-month petition finding.


MAY 9, 2014

44. 79 FR 26654, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, 15 CFR Part 922, [Docket No. 130403324-4310-02] RIN 0648-BC94, Boundary Expansion of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, ACTION: Amendment to proposed rule; request for public comments.  

45. 79 FR 26679, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R4-ES-2013-0100; FWS-R4-ES-2013-0030; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY72; 1018-AZ55, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Species Status and Designation of Critical Habitat for Arabis georgiana (Georgia Rockcress), ACTION: Proposed rules; reopening of comment periods.  

46. 79 FR 26684, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket Nos. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0072 and FWS-R8-ES-2013-0042; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY10; RIN 1018-AZ70, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse With Special Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat, ACTION: Proposed rules; notice of public hearings.  

47. 79 FR 26724, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XA713, Endangered Species; File No. 16436-01, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application for permit modification.

48. 79 FR 26750, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9014-8], Environmental Impact Statements, ACTION: Notice of Availability.     

49. 79 FR 26772, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYD01000.L16100000.DU0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Pinedale Field Office, Pinedale, Wyoming, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

50. 79 FR 26773, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWYD04000-2013-LL13110000-EJ0000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Bird Canyon Natural Gas Infill Project, Lincoln and Sublette Counties, WY, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

51. 79 FR 26774, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDC00000.14XL1109AF.L10200000.DS0000.LXSSD0090000.241A; 4500061279], Notice of Availability of the Draft Cottonwood Resource Management Plan Amendment for Domestic Sheep Grazing and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, Idaho, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

52. 79 FR 26775, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-15641; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.