Department of Defense January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01702
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01517
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The National Guard Bureau proposes to add a new system of records, INGB 005, entitled ``Special Investigation Reports and Files''. Information is collected and maintained for the purpose of conducting investigations on allegations of sexual assault, fraud, or other complex incidents involving National Guard forces when requested by an Adjutant General of a State, Territory, or the District of Columbia or by other appropriate authority and approved IAW Chief of the National Guard Bureau authorities and policy.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01504
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01481
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) 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.
Professional U.S. Scouting Organization Operations at U.S. Military Installations Overseas
Document Number: 2016-01346
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-25
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
This rule updates policy and outlines fiscal and logistical support the DoD may provide to qualified scouting organizations operating on U.S. military installations overseas based on Executive Order 12715, Support of Overseas Scouting Activities for Military Dependents, and pertinent statutes as discussed below. It is DoD policy to cooperate with and assist qualified scouting organizations in establishing and providing facilities and services, within available resources, at locations outside the United States to support DoD personnel and their families.
Defense Health Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01330
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-25
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Health Board will take place.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2016-01229
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS MONTGOMERY (LCS 8) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01212
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The Department of the Air Force is deleting a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The system notice is F035 AFAPO A, entitled ``Air Force Art Program''.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Contractor Employee Internal Confidentiality Agreements
Document Number: 2016-01050
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
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 implement a section of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, that prohibits the use of funds, appropriated or otherwise made available, for a contract with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors to sign an internal confidentiality agreement that restricts such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated Government representative authorized to receive such information.
Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: 2016-01194
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning economic price adjustment.
Information Collection; Change Order Accounting
Document Number: 2016-01192
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning change order accounting.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01084
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records notice DWHS P28, entitled ``Personnel Security Operations File'' to maintain security clearance and authorized access information.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01075
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Army Family Advocacy Program Office, US Army 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-01037
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to add a new system of records, DMDC 22, entitled ``Defense Competency Assessment Tool,'' to conduct web-based competency assessments in order to identify current and future competency gaps and requirements of the DoD civilian workforce based on near and long-term organizational goals, as well as to support analytical reporting to Congress.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01003
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00999
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
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.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Code Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00995
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
This notice announces the forthcoming public meeting of the Code Committee.
Information Collection; Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews
Document Number: 2016-00989
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning contractors' purchasing systems reviews.
Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements
Document Number: 2016-00988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Value Engineering Requirements. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 60684 on October 7, 2015. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulations: FAR Case 2014-004, Payment of Subcontractors
Document Number: 2016-00950
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. This statute requires contractors to notify the contracting officer in writing if the contractor pays a reduced price to a small business subcontractor, or if the contractor's payment to a small business contractor is more than 90 days past due.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2016-00829
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is amending the charter for the National Commission on the Future of the Army (``the Commission'').
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00726
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-15
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.
Intent To Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents
Document Number: 2016-00677
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-15
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i), announcement is made of the intent to grant an exclusive, royalty- bearing, revocable license to U.S. Patents 7,899,687; 8,510,129; and 8,682,692; issued respectively on March 1, 2011, August 13, 2013 and March 25, 2014, entitled respectively ``System and method for handling medical information,'' ``Medical information handling system and method,'' and ``Medical information handling method, and Australia patent application 2003234535, Canada patent CA2486089 C, issued December 17, 2013, and European Patent Office patent applications EPC 03728877.6 and 12170241.9 to Vista Partners Inc., with its principal place of business at 5645 Saddle Creek Trail, Parker, CO 80134.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Defense Contractors Performing Private Security Functions (DFARS Case 2015-D021)
Document Number: C1-2015-32874
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00528
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Southern Command 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.
Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2016-00526
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is amending the charter for the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel (``the Panel'').
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2016-00492
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
Pursuant to the provisions of part 404 of title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, which implements Public Law 96-517, as amended; the Department of the Air Force announces its intention to grant The Regents of the University of Michigan, a land-grant educational institution of the State of Michigan, having a place of business at 503 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
Submission for OMB Review; North Carolina Sales Tax Certification
Document Number: 2016-00396
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-12
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning North Carolina sales tax certification. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 58254 on September 28, 2015. No comments were received.
Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00380
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Intelligence University Board of Visitors has been scheduled. The meeting is closed to the public.
National Commission on the Future of the Army; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-230
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The DoD is publishing this notice to announce a meeting of the National Commission on the Future of the Army (``the Commission''). The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Denver Urban Waterways Restoration Study, South Platte River and Tributaries, Denver County, CO
Document Number: 2016-204
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District, intends to prepare a feasibility study with integrated environmental impact statement (EIS) that analyzes and discloses effects associated with actions to provide ecosystem restoration along the South Platte River and flood risk management actions along two South Platte River tributaries (Harvard Gulch and Weir Gulch).
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License to Schafer Aerospace; Albuquerque, NM
Document Number: 2016-203
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-11
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 Schafer Aerospace; a corporation having its principle place of business at 2309 Renard Place SE., Suite 300, Albuquerque, NM 87106, exclusive license in the field of fiber laser array systems with specific application in the areas of laser communication, beam aberration correction, Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR/LADAR), beam steering (random access) and precision pointing and tracking. The proposed license would be relative to the following: U.S. Patent Number 9,223,091 entitled ``Light Beam Collimator Particularly Suitable for a Densely Packed Array'', Inventor Beresnev, Issue Date Dec. 29, 2015.
Notification of an Open Meeting of the National Defense University Board of Visitors (BOV)
Document Number: 2016-193
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Defense University Board of Visitors (BOV) will take place.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2016-148
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
36(b)(5)(C) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2016-115
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
36(b)(5)(C) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2016-110
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
Public Meetings and Public Hearings Related to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Donlin Gold Mine Project, North of Crooked Creek, Alaska
Document Number: 2016-00042
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is providing notification of public meetings to obtain comment on the Draft EIS noted above to facilitate compliance with, in part, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is providing notification of Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) Section 810 Hearings related to the preliminary ANILCA 810 Findings contained in the above Draft EIS. Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act requires the BLM to evaluate the effects of plans presented in this Draft EIS on subsistence activities in the area of the proposed action and its alternatives, and to hold public hearings if it finds that any alternative may significantly restrict subsistence activities. The analysis of environmental consequences indicates the proposed action may significantly restrict subsistence in some portions of the proposed project area. Therefore, the BLM is holding public hearings on potential subsistence impacts in conjunction with the public meetings discussed below. BLM's preliminary ANILCA 810 Findings are contained in Appendix N of the Draft EIS.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2016-00034
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License to Schafer Aerospace; Albuquerque, NM
Document Number: 2016-00024
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-07
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 Schafer Aerospace; a corporation having its principle place of business at 2309 Renard Place SE., Suite 300, Albuquerque, NM 87106, exclusive license in the field of fiber laser array systems with specific application in the areas of laser communication, beam aberration correction, Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR/LADAR), beam steering (random access) and precision pointing and tracking. The proposed license would be relative to the following: U.S Patent Application Number 2014/0231618 entitled ``Apparatus for Coherent Beam Combining in an Array of Laser Collimators'', Inventors Beresnev et al, Filing date September 27, 2013. U.S Patent Application Number 2014/0241665 entitled ``Light Beam Collimator Particularly Suitable for a Densely Packed Array'', Inventor Beresnev, Filing date February 28, 2013. U.S Patent Application Number 2013/0342078 entitled ``Apparatus and Method of Making a Multi-Layered Piezoelectric Actuator'', Inventor Beresnev, Filing Date August 27, 2013.
Intent To Prepare an Integrated Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Reallocation of Flood Storage to Water Supply at Wright Patman Lake on the Sulphur River in Cass and Bowie, Counties in Northeast Texas
Document Number: 2016-00023
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-07
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The study is being conducted under the authority contained in the 1958 Water Supply Act (Pub. L. 85-500), Section 301, as amended in 43 United States Code (U.S.C.) 390b and by the River and Harbor Flood Control Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91-611), as amended, under Section 216 and under guidance provided in ER 1105-2-100. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will prepare an integrated Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that describes the results of investigations and analyses used to make determinations as to whether and/or what amount of flood storage might be reallocated to water supply to meet the needs of Region C and Region D. The Sulphur River Basin Authority (SRBA) is the non-federal sponsor to study the feasibility of reallocation (converting flood storage to water supply or raising the pool level) while protecting the City of Texarkana's water rights of 180,000 acre-feet (AF) per year. SRBA's sponsorship is for the study only. If reallocation is determined feasible and is pursued, the USACE will require a non-federal sponsor or sponsors for reallocation.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2015-33265
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2015-33251
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 1996.
Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33243
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following meeting of the Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (``the Board'').
Judicial Proceedings Since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (Judicial Proceedings Panel); Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33202
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Judicial Proceedings since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (``the Judicial Proceedings Panel'' or ``the Panel''). The meeting is open to the public.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Project, Los Angeles County, CA
Document Number: 2015-33166
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Los Angeles District intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to support a cost-shared feasibility study with the Port of Long Beach, California, for navigation improvements to existing navigation channels within the Port. The purpose of the feasibility study is to provide safe, reliable, and efficient waterborne transportation improvements to the Port of Long Beach. The EIS will analyze potential impacts of the recommended plan and a range of alternatives for navigation improvements. Alternatives will include both structural and non-structural measures.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project, Dawson County, Montana
Document Number: 2015-33066
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, United States Army Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) propose to jointly prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that analyzes and discloses effects associated with actions to provide fish passage at the Intake Diversion Dam. The proposed Federal action is to improve passage for endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish at Intake Diversion Dam in the lower Yellowstone River. The Corps and Reclamation will serve as joint lead Federal agencies in the preparation of the Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage EIS. The Corps will serve as administrative lead for National Environmental Policy Act compliance activities during preparation of the EIS. The EIS will include consideration of a range of reasonable alternatives to the proposed Federal action that meet the purpose and need of improving passage while continuing a viable and effective operation of the Lower Yellowstone Project. The Corps and Reclamation will each consider and approve a Record of Decision regarding actions and decisions for which the respective agencies are responsible.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report and Conduct Scoping Meeting for the Corte Madera Creek Flood Control Project General Reevaluation Report and Integrated EIS/EIR, County of Marin, CA
Document Number: 2015-33065
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The comment period for the Notice of Intent to prepare a joint EIS/EIR and conduct a scoping meeting for the Corte Madera Creek Flood Control Project published in the Federal Register on Friday, December 18, 2015 (80 FR 79034) and required comments by February 1, 2016. The comment period has been extended to February 16, 2016.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2015-33012
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG)(Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS ZUMWALT (DDG 1000) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.