Department of Agriculture December 16, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board
Document Number: 2013-29795
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (Board) will meet in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Board is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. II), the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 (16 U.S.C. 1600 et.seq.), the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1612), and the Federal Public Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 108-447). Additional information concerning the Board can be found by visiting the Board's Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/ blackhills/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
Sweet Cherries Grown in Designated Counties in Washington; Decreased Assessment Rate
Document Number: 2013-29674
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture is adopting, as a final rule, without change, an interim rule that decreased the assessment rate established for the Washington Cherry Marketing Committee (Committee) for the 2013-2014 and subsequent fiscal periods from $0.18 to $0.15 per ton of sweet cherries handled. The Committee locally administers the marketing order for sweet cherries grown in designated counties in Washington. The Committee's fiscal period begins on April 1, and ends March 31. The interim rule was necessary to allow the Committee to reduce its monetary reserve while still providing adequate funding to meet program expenses.
Newspapers Used for Publication of Legal Notices for Pre-Decisional Administrative Review Processes and Decisions Subject to Notice, Comment and Appeal Procedures
Document Number: 2013-28996
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
This notice provides the list of newspapers that Responsible Officials in the Pacific Northwest Region will use to publish legal notices for public comment and decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR part 215 and predecisional objection on decisions under 36 CFR part 218 and 36 CFR part 219. The intended effect of this action is to inform interested members of the public which newspapers will be used to publish legal notices, thereby allowing the public to receive constructive notice of a decision, to provide clear evidence of timely notice, and to achieve consistency in administering appeal and objection processes.