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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1727
June 2-6, 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 June 2-6, 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.


JUNE 2, 2014


1. 79 FR 31222, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 224, [Docket No. 120705210-4423-03] RIN 0648-XC101, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To List Five Species of Sturgeons as Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act, ACTION: Final rule.  

2. 79 FR 31310, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD319, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, ACTION: Notice of public meetings and hearings.  

3. 79 FR 31314, 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; issuance of permit amendment.  

4. 79 FR 31318, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14581-000], Turlock Irrigation District Modesto Irrigation District; Notice of Filing of Pre-Application Document (PAD), Commencement of Pre-Filing Process, and Scoping, ACTION: Request for Comments on the PAD and Scoping Document, and Identification of Issues and Associated Study Requests.     

5. 79 FR 31324, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-491-000], 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 Petition for Declaratory Order,     

6. 79 FR 31344, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK910000.L13100000.DB0000.LXSINSSI0000], Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative--Science Technical Advisory Panel; Correction, ACTION: Notice of public meeting; correction.  

7. 79 FR 31345, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCA942000 L5700 0000 BX0000 12X L5017AR], Filing of Plats of Survey: California, ACTION: Notice.  

8. 79 FR 31385, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals, ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals. In March 2014, there were five applications approved. This notice also includes information on two applications, one approved in December 2012 and the other approved in August 2013, inadvertently left off the December 2012 and August 2013 notices, respectively. Additionally, 10 approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed.  

9. 79 FR 31387, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals, ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals. In April 2014, there were seven applications approved. This notice also includes information on two applications, one approved in March 2012 and the other approved in January 2014, inadvertently left off the March 2012 and January 2014 notices, respectively. Additionally, five approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed.  

10. 79 FR 31390, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Notice of Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Approvals and Disapprovals, ACTION: Monthly Notice of PFC Approvals and Disapprovals. In February 2014, there were three applications approved. This notice also includes information on one application, approved in April 2012, inadvertently left off the April 2012 notice. Additionally, seven approved amendments to previously approved applications are listed.  

11. 79 FR 31393, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Public Notice for Waiver of Aeronautical Land-use Assurance, ACTION: Notice of intent of waiver with respect to land; Scott AFB/MidAmerica Airport, Belleville, Illinois.  

12. 79 FR 31566, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Chapter I, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0694, FRL-9909-93-OAR ] RIN 2060-AS12, Identification of Nonattainment Classification and Deadlines for Submission of State Implementation Plan (SIP) Provisions for the 1997 Fine Particle (PM[2.5]) National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) and 2006 PM[2.5] NAAQS, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  

13. 79 FR 31784, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Transit Administration (FTA) DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 23 CFR Part 450 49 CFR Part 613, [Docket No. FHWA-2013-0037; FHWA RIN 2125-AF52; FTA RIN 2132-AB10], Statewide and Nonmetropolitan Transportation Planning; Metropolitan Transportation Planning, Part IV, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).  


JUNE 3, 2014

14. 79 FR 31845, Rules and Regulations, 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 Part 1951 7 CFR Part 4274, RIN 0570-AA86, Intermediary Relending Program, ACTION: Direct final rule.  

15. 79 FR 31849, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 14 CFR Part 39, [Docket No. FAA-2013-1073; Directorate Identifier 2012-NM-039-AD; Amendment 39-17856; AD 2014-11-06] RIN 2120-AA64, Airworthiness Directives; Airplanes Originally Manufactured by Lockheed for the Military as Model P-3A and P3A Airplanes, ACTION: Final rule.  

16. 79 FR 31878, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0079; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ12, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Species Status for Ivesia webberi, ACTION: Final rule.  

17. 79 FR 31884, 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 Part 1951 7 CFR Part 4274, RIN 0570-AA86, Intermediary Relending Program, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

18. 79 FR 31895, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), 30 CFR Parts 7 and 75, RIN 1219-AB79, Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines, ACTION: Request for information; extension of comment period.  

19. 79 FR 31901, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0042; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ70, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse, ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.  

20. 79 FR 31974, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of the Secretary of the Interior, [XXXD4523WT DWT000000.000000 DS65101000], Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice To Amend an Existing System of Records, ACTION: Notice of an amendment to an existing system of records.  

21. 79 FR 31977, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2014-N104; FXES11130800000-145-FF08E00000], Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.  

22. 79 FR 31978, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-MB-2014-N099; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C], Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council, ACTION: Notice of meeting.  

23. 79 FR 31979, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWO320000.L19900000.PO0000], Renewal of Approved Information Collection, ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.  

24. 79 FR 31980, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00], Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho, ACTION: Notice of Public Meetings.  

25. 79 FR 31980, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLAK930000.L13100000.EI0000], Call for Nominations and Comments for the 2014 National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale, ACTION: Notice.  

26. 79 FR 31980, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLNM940000 L13110000.BX0000 14XL1109PF], Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico, ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey.  

27. 79 FR 31981, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Indian Gaming Commission, 2014 Final Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees, ACTION: Notice.  

28. 79 FR 31985, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), [Docket No. DEA-392], Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Wildlife Laboratories, Inc. ACTION: Notice of application.  

29. 79 FR 31988, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Labor, Secretary of Labor Extends the Transition Period of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands--Only Transitional Worker Program, ACTION: Notice of an extension of the transition period.  

30. 79 FR 31990, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Proposed Collection, Comment Request, ACTION: Notice.  

31. 79 FR 32012, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Notice of Final Federal Agency Actions on Proposed Highways in Colorado, ACTION: Notice of Limitation on Claims for Judicial Review of Actions by FHWA and Other Federal Agencies.  

32. 79 FR 32126, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2013-0080; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AZ57, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Ivesia webberi, Part IV, ACTION: Final rule.  


JUNE 4, 2014

33. 79 FR 32225, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Ocean Service (NOS)   Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM)   Estuarine Reserves Division, National Estuarine Research Reserve System, ACTION: Notice of Public Comment Period for the Waquoit Bay, Massachusetts National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan revision.

34. 79 FR 32226, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), [RIN 0648-XD174], Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Seabird Monitoring and Research in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, 2014, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.

35. 79 FR 32265, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14616-000], Oregon State University, ACTION: Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Alternative Licensing Procedures,    

36. 79 FR 32272, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Docket No. CP14-125-000], American Midstream, LLC, ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Midla Pipelines Abandonment Project and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues.    

37. 79 FR 32307, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R1-ES-2014-N101; FXES11130100000-145-FF01E00000], Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Permit Applications, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

38. 79 FR 32307, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-EA-2014-N075; FF09D00000-FXGO1664091HCC0-145], Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council; Public Meeting, ACTION: Notice of meeting.

39. 79 FR 32308, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-HQ-R-2013-N274; FXFR13350900000-134-FF09F14000], Voluntary Guidelines To Prevent the Introduction and Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species; Recreational Activities and Water Gardening, ACTION: Notice of availability of final documents.

40. 79 FR 32309, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLWY-957000-14-L13100000-PP0000], Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming, ACTION: Notice.

41. 79 FR 32318, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), [Docket No. DEA-392], Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Wildlife Laboratories, Inc. ACTION: Notice of application.

42. 79 FR 32418, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 20, [Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2014-0017]; [FF09M21200-134-FXMB1231099BPP0] RIN 1018-AZ80, Migratory Bird Hunting; Supplemental Proposals for Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations for the 2014-15 Hunting Season; Notice of Meetings, Part III, ACTION: Proposed rule; supplemental.


JUNE 5, 2014

43. 79 FR 32435, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)   Farm Service Agency (FSA), 7 CFR Part 1410, Continuation of Conservation Reserve Program, Including Transition Incentives Program, ACTION: Extension of authorization.  

44. 79 FR 32464, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 21 CFR Part 317, [Docket No. FDA-2012-N-1037] RIN 0910-AG92, Establishing a List of Qualifying Pathogens Under the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, ACTION: Final rule.  

45. 79 FR 32502, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 49, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0151; FRL-9910-71-OAR] RIN 2060-AS27, Managing Emissions From Oil and Natural Gas Production in Indian Country, ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking.  

46. 79 FR 32570, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI), [FWS-R4-FHC-2014-N088; FVHC98130406900-XXX-FF04G01000], Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Final Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Final Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

47. 79 FR 32572, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-ACAD-15646; PPNEACADSO, PPMPSPDIZ.YM0000], Notice of Meetings of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission, ACTION: Meeting Notice.  

48. 79 FR 32572, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [MMAA104000], Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams and Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams, ACTION: Availability of revised North American Datum of 1927 (NAD 27) Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams and Supplemental Official Outer Continental Shelf Block Diagrams.  

49. 79 FR 32574, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)   Office of Justice Programs (OJP)   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), [OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1660], 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.  

50. 79 FR 32575, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Office of the Secretary of Labor, Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Representative of Miners, Notification of Legal Identity, and Notification of Commencement of Operations and Closing of Mines, ACTION: Notice.  


JUNE 6, 2014

51. 79 FR 32645, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 934, [SATS No. ND-053-FOR; Docket ID No. OSM-2012-0006; S1D1SSS08011000SX066A00067F144S180110; S2D2SSS08011000SX066A00033F14XS501520], North Dakota Regulatory Program, ACTION: Final rule; approval of amendment.

52. 79 FR 32648, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSRME), 30 CFR Part 944, [SATS No. UT-049-FOR; Docket ID No. OSM-2012-0015; S1D1SSS08011000SX066A00067F144S180110; S2D2SSS08011000SX066A00033F14XS501520], Utah Regulatory Program, ACTION: Final rule; Approval of Amendment.

53. 79 FR 32677, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R8-ES-2009-0044; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AW86, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designating Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Salamander; Correction, ACTION: Final rule; Correction.

54. 79 FR 32677, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 23, [Docket No. FWS-R9-IA-2010-0083; 96300-1671-0000-R4] RIN 1018-AW82, Revision of Regulations Implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); Updates Following the Fifteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES; Correction, ACTION: Final rule; Correction.

55. 79 FR 32678, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 217, [Docket No. 131120978-4452-02] RIN 0648-BD80, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; U.S. Navy Missile Launches From San Nicolas Island, California, ACTION: Final rule.

56. 79 FR 32694, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD319, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings; Correction, ACTION: Notice of amendment to a public meeting notice.

57. 79 FR 32699, 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 at the Children's Pool Lifeguard Station at La Jolla, California, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA).

58. 79 FR 32729, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [ER-FRL-9015-3], Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability.    

59. 79 FR 32732, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0301; FRL-9911-68], Request for Public Comment on Proposed Stipulated Injunction Involving Five Pesticides and Pacific Salmonid Species Listed as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act; Notice of Availability, ACTION: Notice.

60. 79 FR 32748, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [L12320000 EA0000 LVRDNV130000 LLNVL00000; MO# 4500061864; TAS: 14X1125], Notice of Temporary Closure of the Ash Springs Recreation Site on Public Lands in Lincoln County, NV, ACTION: Notice.

61. 79 FR 32748, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLORS04000.L63100000.HD0000.14XL1116AF-LXSS033H0000-252Z-HAG14-0086], Notice of Seasonal Road Closure for Public Lands in the Pine Crest Area of Clackamas County, Oregon, ACTION: Notice of Seasonal Road Closure on Public Lands in Oregon.

62. 79 FR 32805, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Office of Commercial Space Transportation; Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the SpaceX Texas Launch Site, ACTION: Notice of Availability.

63. 79 FR 32828, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD282, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Wharf Construction Project, Part II, ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments.