Department of Defense August 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Physicians and Dentists Clinical Specialties and Tables; Correction
Document Number: 2014-19184
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
On Thursday, July 31, 2014 (79 FR 44426), the Department of Defense published a correction to a notice titled Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Physicians and Dentists Clinical Specialties and Tables, which published in the Federal Register on Friday, July 25, 2014 (79 FR 43445- 43446). Subsequent to the publication of the correction notice, the Department of Defense realized that there was one other correction that needed to be made that was not included in the correction of Thursday, July 31, 2014. This notice corrects this error.
Notice of Industry Meeting
Document Number: 2014-19181
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
DoD announces a meeting open to representatives of athletic shoe manufacturers to address DoD policy with regard to applicability of the Berry Amendment to athletic shoes for recruits at basic training.
Termination of Environmental Impact Statement for Baryonyx Corporation, Inc.'s Proposed Wind Farm, Offshore, Willacy and Cameron Counties, TX
Document Number: 2014-19127
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Regulatory Branch is notifying interested parties that it has terminated the process to develop an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and has withdrawn the Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344) permit application for the proposed Baryonyx Corporation, Inc. 300-turbine offshore wind farm located in the Gulf of Mexico state waters, offshore Willacy and Cameron Counties in state tracts: 1068, 1069, 1085, 1086, 1087, 1088, 1089, 1090, 1126, 1127, 1129, 1130 and 1131. The original Notice of Intent to Prepare and EIS was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 (77 FR 15088).
Record of Decision for the Second Main Operating Base KC-46A Beddown at Alternative Air National Guard Installations
Document Number: 2014-19126
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
On August 5, 2014, the United States Air Force signed the ROD for the Second Main Operating (MOB-2) Base KC-46A Beddown at Alternative Air National Guard (ANG) Installations Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). The ROD states the Air Force decision to implement the Preffered Alternative to beddown up to twelve (12) KC-46A Primary aircraft authorized (PAA) under the National Guard Bureau for MOB-2 at Pease Air National Guard Station. The decision was based on matters discussed in the FEIS, inputs from the public and regulatory agencies, and other relevant factors. The FEIS was made available to the public on June 20, 2014 through a NOA in the Federal Register (Volume 79, Number 119, Page 35347) with a wait period that ended on July 20, 2014. The ROD documents only the decision of the Air Force with respect to the proposed Air Force actions analyzed in the FEIS. Authority: This NOA is published pursuant to the regulations (40 CFR 1506.6) implementing the provisions of the NEPA of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.) and the Air Force's Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) (32 CFR 989.21(b) and 989.24(b)(7)).
Record of Decision for the Implementation of Energy, Water, and Solid Waste Sustainability Initiatives at Fort Bliss, TX and NM
Document Number: 2014-19125
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army and Fort Bliss announce the decision to proceed with the Preferred Alternative identified in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Implementation of Energy, Water, and Solid Waste Sustainability Initiatives, which allows Fort Bliss to implement Net Zero initiatives, comply with federal and Army energy mandates, and meet the Army's energy and water security objectives. The Record of Decision (ROD) explains the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with the proposed action, which consists of multiple, related, and interconnected projects with the goal of conserving energy and water, and reducing waste production. The selected alternative provides the proper balance of initiatives for the protection of environmental and mission- essential actions. The ROD also identifies mitigation that will reduce or eliminate adverse impacts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Expanded Reporting of Nonconforming Items; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2014-18974
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require expanded reporting of nonconforming items. The comment period is being extended to provide additional time for interested parties to review the FAR changes of FAR Case 2013-002; Expanded Reporting of Nonconforming Items to September 10, 2014.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Business Protests and Appeals; Correction
Document Number: 2014-18803
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a correction to FAR Case 2012- 014; Small Business Protests and Appeals (Item II), which was published in the Federal Register on July 25, 2014.
Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed SR 1409 (Military Cutoff Road) Extension and Proposed US 17 Hampstead Bypass New Hanover and Pender Counties in North Carolina, NCDOT TIP Projects U-4751 and R-3300
Document Number: 2014-18779
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), Wilmington District, Wilmington Regulatory Division is issuing this notice to advise the public that a State of North Carolina funded Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) has been prepared for a road improvement project starting at Military Cutoff Road in New Hanover County to north of Hampstead along US 17, Pender County, NC (TIP Projects U-4751 and R- 3300).
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent Licenses to III HOLDINGS 3, LLC; Wilmington, DE
Document Number: 2014-18778
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i), the Department of the Army hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to III HOLDINGS 3, LLC; a corporation having its principle place of business at 2711 Centerville Rd., Suite 400, Wilmington, DE 19808, exclusive licenses relative to the following U.S. Patents and Patent Applications: 7,343,362; ``Low complexity classification from a single unattended ground sensor node''; 23 September 2004. 7,919,764; ``Method and apparatus for enhanced terahertz radiation from high stacking fault density''; 5 May 2009. 12/639279; ``Distributed Geospatial Communications System''; 16 December 2009. 8,269,200; ``Terahertz radiation device and method of generating terahertz radiation''; 8 March 2011. 7,233,142; ``Planer reader of non-erasable magnetic media and local permeability''; 2 September 2004. KR 10-2011-7017044; ``Distributed Geospatial Communications System''; 23 December 2009. IL 213603; ``Distributed Geospatial Communications System''; 21 July 2011.
Board on Coastal Engineering Research
Document Number: 2014-18767
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Board on Coastal Engineering Research. This meeting is open to the public.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-18756
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
National Environmental Policy Act Implementation Procedures
Document Number: 2014-18730
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA or the Agency) is issuing procedures to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Executive Order (E.O.) 11514, and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations on implementing NEPA.
Policy and Procedural Guidance for Processing Requests To Alter U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Projects
Document Number: 2014-18593
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued an Engineer Circular to provide guidance related to how USACE will process requests by others to alter a USACE civil works project. This notice announces the availability of that guidance.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-18581
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-18546
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Army Resiliency Directorate, DoD, SHARP announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2014-18504
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery (``the Committee'').
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Uniform Use of Line Items
Document Number: 2014-18509
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-05
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish a uniform line item identification structure in Federal procurement. The system is designed to improve the accuracy, traceability, and usability of procurement data.
Proposals From Non-Federal Interests for Proposed Feasibility Studies and Proposed Modifications to Authorized Water Resources Development Projects or Feasibility Studies for Inclusion in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Annual Report
Document Number: 2014-18495
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 requires that the USACE publish a notice in the Federal Register to request proposals from non-federal interests for feasibility studies and modifications to authorized USACE water resources development projects or feasibility studies. This notice is the request for proposals for inclusion in the Annual Report to be issued in February 2015.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: State Sponsors of Terrorism (DFARS Case 2014-D014)
Document Number: 2014-18206
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-05
Agency: Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to clarify and relocate coverage relating to state sponsors of terrorism (as identified by the Department of State), add an explicit representation, and conform the terminology.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Foreign Commercial Satellite Services (DFARS Case 2014-D010)
Document Number: 2014-18204
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-08-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 that prohibits acquisition of commercial satellite services from certain foreign entities.
Notice of Intent; Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Riverport Development and Proposed New Interchange on I-95 in Jasper County, South Carolina
Document Number: 2014-18270
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District (as the lead agency) and the Federal Highway Administration and Fish and Wildlife Service (as cooperating agencies) intend to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to assess the likely social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed construction of a mixed use industrial, commercial and residential development with the potential to impact Waters of the United States near Hardeeville in Jasper County, South Carolina. Associated with this development will be the possible construction of a new interchange on I-95, in the vicinity of the mile marker 3 in South Carolina. The DEIS will assess potential effects of a range of alternatives.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC)'s Proposed Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) Utility-Grade Natural Gas Transportation Pipeline
Document Number: 2014-18266
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) intends to prepare a DSEIS to identify and analyze the potential impacts associated with the construction of the proposed ASAP utility grade natural gas transportation pipeline. The Corps is the lead federal agency and currently the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources State Pipeline Coordinator's Office (SPCO) are participating as cooperating agencies in the DSEIS development process. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) will be used as a basis for the Corps permit decision and to ensure compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Corps will be evaluating a permit application for work under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and Section 103 of the Marine Protection Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972. Because ASAP would require decisions and actions by other federal agencies (such as right- of-way grants and other permits), this DSEIS will also fulfill the NEPA requirements for those cooperating federal agencies.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Installation of a Terminal Groin Structure at the Western End of South Beach, Bald Head Island, Adjacent to the Federal Wilmington Harbor Channel of the Cape Fear River (Brunswick County, NC)
Document Number: 2014-18256
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Wilmington District, Wilmington Regulatory Field Office has received a request for Department of the Army authorization, pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbor Act, from the Village of Bald Head Island (VBHI) to develop and implement a shoreline protection plan that includes the installation of a terminal groin structure on the east side of the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Entrance Channel (a federally-maintained navigation channel of the Cape Fear River) at the ``Point'' of Bald Head Island. The structure will be designed to function in concert with Federal beach disposal operations associated with the Wilmington Harbor navigation project.