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Federal Register Items of Interest to the Department of the Interior




Issue No. 1731
June 30-July 4, 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 30-July 4, 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 30, 2014


1. 79 FR 36662, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 43 CFR Part 3830, [LLWO320000-L19900000.PP0000] RIN 1004-AE35, Required Fees for Mining Claims or Sites, ACTION: Final rule.  

2. 79 FR 36683, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY   Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), 27 CFR Part 9, [Docket No. TTB-2014-0006; Notice No. 144] RIN 1513-AC09, Proposed Establishment of the Fountaingrove District Viticultural Area, ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.  

3. 79 FR 36698, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2011-0024; 4500030113] RIN 1018-AY98, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 6-Month Extension of Final Determination on the Proposed Endangered Status for the Northern Long-Eared Bat, ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period.  

4. 79 FR 36730, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD210, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a 3D Seismic Survey in Prudhoe Bay, Beaufort Sea, Alaska, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

5. 79 FR 36743, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD188, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Conductor Pipe Installation Activities at Harmony Platform in Santa Barbara Channel Offshore of California, ACTION: Notice; proposed Incidental Harassment Authorization; request for comments.  

6. 79 FR 36769, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD229, Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to a Geohazard Survey in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska, ACTION: Notice; issuance of an incidental harassment authorization.  

7. 79 FR 36793, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Wind and Water Power Technologies Office: Wind Energy Bat and Eagle Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities, ACTION: Notice.  

8. 79 FR 36811, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), [Docket ID BSEE-2013-0012; OMB Control Number 1014-0022; 14XE1700DX EEEE500000 EX1SF0000.DAQ000], Information Collection Activities: Oil and Gas and Sulphur Operations in the OCS--General; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request, ACTION: 30-day Notice.  

9. 79 FR 36817, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14910-D, F-14910-K; LLAK940000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.  

10. 79 FR 36817, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [F-14900-A2; F-14926-A2; LLAK940000-L14100000-HY0000-P], Alaska Native Claims Selection, ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.  

11. 79 FR 36818, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-CR-14829; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Archeology Permit Applications and Reports, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

12. 79 FR 36822, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)   Office of the Secretary of Labor, Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Escape and Evacuation Plans (Pertains to Underground Metal and Nonmetal Mines), ACTION: Notice.  

13. 79 FR 36880, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Parts 60 and 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0682; FRL-9720-4] RIN 2060-AQ75, Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

14. 79 FR 37078, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2012-0020; FXES11130900000C2-134-FF09E32000] RIN 1018-AX60, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the U.S. Breeding Population of the Wood Stork From Endangered to Threatened, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  

15. 79 FR 37124, Rules and Regulations, NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION (NRC), 10 CFR Parts 170 and 171, [NRC-2013-0276] RIN 3150-AJ32, Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2014, Part V, ACTION: Final rule.  


JULY 1, 2014

16. 79 FR 37226, Rules and Regulations, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 272, [EPA-R06-2013-0461; FRL-9911-76-Region-6], Oklahoma: Incorporation by Reference of Approved State Hazardous Waste Management Program, ACTION: Direct final rule.

17. 79 FR 37254, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), 25 CFR Part 151, [Docket ID: BIA 2014-0002; K00103 12/13 A3A10; 134D0102DR-DS5A300000-DR.5A311.IA000113] RIN 1076-AF23, Land Acquisitions in the State of Alaska, ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

18. 79 FR 37308, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE)   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), [Project No. 14108-001], Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, ACTION: Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process.   

19. 79 FR 37312, Notices, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), [EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0459; FRL-9912-39], Pesticide Chemicals; Registration Review; Draft Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment; Notice of Availability. ACTION: Notice.

20. 79 FR 37322, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Administration for Children and Families (ACF)   Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)   Family and Youth Services Bureau, [C.F.D.A. Number: 93.671], Funding Opportunity Announcement for Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (Including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations, ACTION: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) was originally published as Funding Opportunity Number HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-0801 on April 29, 2014 at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-0801. FYSB is publishing this notice in the Federal Register to satisfy its regulatory requirements at 45 CFR 1370.2.

21. 79 FR 37340, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2014-N130; FXES11130200000C2-112-FF02ENEH00], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Texas Ayenia Draft Recovery Plan; Correction, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comment; correction.

22. 79 FR 37340, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R6-ES-2013-N157; FWS-R6-ES-FF06E23000], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits; Safe Harbor Agreement and Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for the Colorado Pikeminnow, Razorback Sucker, Roundtail Chub, Flannelmouth Sucker, and Bluehead Sucker in the Middle Duchesne River Watershed, Utah, ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

23. 79 FR 37342, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R5-ES-2014-N117; FXES11150500000], Application for Enhancement of Survival Permit and Proposed Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for the New England Cottontail; Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, ACTION: Notice of availability and receipt of application; request for comments.

24. 79 FR 37343, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs   Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), [AAK4004200/A0R5C4040.9999.00/134A2100DD], Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota, ACTION: Notice of Reservation Proclamation.

25. 79 FR 37345, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [LLCO921000-L51100000-GA0000-LVEMC1300020, COC-75916], Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale COC-75916, CO, ACTION: Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale.

26. 79 FR 37345, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Land Management (BLM), [CACA 63162, LLCAD06000.L51010000.ER0000.13X.LVRWB13B541], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Joint Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report for the West of Devers Upgrade Project, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, CA, ACTION: Notice of Intent.

27. 79 FR 37346, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-PWR-PWRO-15353; PPPWSEKI00/PX.P0206452A.00.1], Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Wilderness Stewardship Plan, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.

28. 79 FR 37348, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [OMB Control Number 1010--New; MMAA104000], Proposed Information Collection; Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Development: Public Attitudes, Values, and Implications for Tourism and Recreation; Comment Request, ACTION: 60-day notice.

29. 79 FR 37388, Notices, SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION, Projects Rescinded for Consumptive Uses of Water, ACTION: Notice.

30. 79 FR 37486, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Part 679, [Docket No. 140304195-4195-01] RIN 0648-BE06, Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures for the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Groundfish Fisheries Off Alaska, Part V, ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.

31. 79 FR 37578, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 50 CFR Chapter I 50 CFR Chapter II, [Docket No. FWS-R9-ES-2011-0031; FXES11130900000C6-145-FF09E42000; DOC Docket No. 110131072-4385-02] RIN 1018-AX49; 0648-BA78, Final Policy on Interpretation of the Phrase "Significant Portion of Its Range" in the Endangered Species Act's Definitions of "Endangered Species" and "Threatened Species", Part VIII Part VIII, ACTION: Notice of final policy.


JULY 2, 2014

32. 79 FR 37706, Proposed Rules, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), 50 CFR Part 17, [Docket No. FWS-R4-ES-2014-0024; 92220-1113-0000-C5], Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Reclassify the West Indian Manatee From Endangered to Threatened, ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of status review.  

33. 79 FR 37719, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), RIN 0648-XD340, Marine Mammals; File No. 18523, ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.  

34. 79 FR 37758, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)   Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), [Docket ID FEMA 2014-0021], Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Assessment and Notice of Public Scoping Period; Wildfire Mitigation Programmatic Environmental Assessment, ACTION: Notice.  

35. 79 FR 37767, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R2-ES-2014-N136; FRES480102200B0-XXX-FF02ENEH00], Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Survey of Rancher Opinions About Wildlife and Jaguar Habitat Management, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

36. 79 FR 37768, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NCR-NACA-14983; PPNCNCROL0, PPMPSPD1Y.M000], Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Potomac River Tunnel in the National Capital Region, ACTION: Notice of Intent.  

37. 79 FR 37769, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-NERO-CAJO-16042; PPNECAJO00, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000], Amendment of Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council Meeting Date, ACTION: Notice of amendment of meeting date.  

38. 79 FR 37769, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   National Park Service (NPS), [NPS-WASO-NRNHL-16060; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000], National Register of Historic Places, ACTION: Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions.     

39. 79 FR 37837, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)   Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)   Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), [Docket Number DOT-OST-2014-0112], Agency Information Collection Activity; Notice of Request for Approval To Collect New Information: Voluntary Near Miss Reporting in Oil and Gas Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf, ACTION: Notice and request for comments.  

40. 79 FR 37850, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 63, [EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0360; FRL-9911-93-0A] RIN 2060-AR47, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Off-Site Waste and Recovery Operations, Part II, ACTION: Proposed rule.  


JULY 3, 2014

41. 79 FR 37976, Proposed Rules, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA), 40 CFR Part 52, [EPA-R07-OAR-2014-0365; FRL-9913-04-Region 7], Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Iowa; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan, ACTION: Proposed rule.  

42. 79 FR 38039, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)   Indian Health Service, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes; Tribal Management Grant Program.    

43. 79 FR 38055, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FW-HQ-NCTC-2014-N137: FF09X32000-FXGO16610900400-145], Proposed Information Collection; Application for Training, National Conservation Training Center, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

44. 79 FR 38055, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FW-HQ-ES-2014-N138; FXHC11220900000-145-FF09E33000], Proposed Information Collection; Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines, ACTION: Notice; request for comments.  

45. 79 FR 38057, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R8-ES-2014-N068; FXES11120800000F2-145-FF08ECAR00], Incidental Take Permit Application and Draft Environmental Assessment for the Proposed West Valley Habitat Conservation Plan, City of Colton, San Bernardino County, California, ACTION: Notice of availability.  

46. 79 FR 38059, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), [FWS-R4-ES-2014-N132; 40120-1112-0000-F2], Incidental Take Permit for Hydrocarbon Exploration Well Pad Construction; Lamar County, Mississippi, ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.  

47. 79 FR 38060, Notices, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI)   Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), [Docket No. BOEM-2014-0038], Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 3 (ATLW3) Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Maryland--Final Sale Notice MMAA104000, ACTION: Final Sale Notice for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore Maryland.  

48. 79 FR 38214, Rules and Regulations, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)   National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 50 CFR Parts 223 and 224, [Docket No. 111025652-4523-03] RIN 0648-XA798, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened and Endangered Status for Distinct Population Segments of Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Part III, ACTION: Final rule.  


JULY 4, 2014

Federal Holiday