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Endangered and Threatened Species; Incidental Take Permit Application and Habitat Conservation Plan for the Proposed Rooney Ranch Wind Repowering Project, Alameda County, California; Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment; Correction
Document Number: 2020-12088
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-04
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, published a document in the May 28, 2020, Federal Register that announced the availability of a proposed habitat conservation plan and a draft environmental impact statement for public comment. The public comment period end date in the DATES section of the notice was incorrect. The correct date is June 29, 2020.
Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Habitat Conservation Plan; Receipt of an Application for an Incidental Take Permit, Hog Creek Wind Project, Hardin County, Ohio
Document Number: 2020-12046
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-04
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application from Hog Creek Wind Project, LLC (the applicant), for an incidental take permit (ITP) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, for the Hog Creek Wind Farm Project. If approved, the ITP would authorize the incidental take of the Indiana bat and the northern long-eared bat for a 30-year term. The applicant has prepared a draft habitat conservation plan, which is available for public review. We also announce the availability of a draft environmental assessment, which has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. We request public comment on the application and associated documents.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2020-12037
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before May 16, 2020, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-11994
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Land Acquisitions; Wyandotte Nation
Document Number: 2020-11976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 10.24 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Wyandotte Nation, for gaming and other purposes on May 20, 2020.
Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) Grant; Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2020-11975
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), is soliciting grant proposals from federally recognized Indian Tribes to build Tribal capacity for energy resource regulation and management under the Tribal Energy Development Capacity (TEDC) grant program.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2020-11968
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Document Number: 2020-11967
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Museum) at the University of Oklahoma has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2020-11964
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Document Number: 2020-11962
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Museum) at the University of Oklahoma has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Technical Evaluation Surveys
Document Number: 2020-11958
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Restrictions on Financial Interests of State Employees
Document Number: 2020-11956
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Rights of Entry
Document Number: 2020-11955
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Central Arizona Project, Arizona; Water Allocations
Document Number: 2020-11906
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
The Department of the Interior (Department) is proposing to reallocate non-Indian agricultural (NIA) priority Central Arizona Project (CAP) water in accordance with the Arizona Department of Water Resources' (ADWR) recommendation for reallocation, as provided by ADWR's letter dated January 16, 2014, to the Department. The Department is requesting public comments on the proposed decision. If the proposed decision is implemented, the Department would offer to enter into a subcontract with the entities listed in the table below, as recommended by ADWR.
National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures for the Bureau of Land Management (516 DM 11)
Document Number: 2020-11888
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
This notice announces the Department of the Interior's (Department) proposal to revise the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) implementing procedures for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at Chapter 11 of Part 516 of the Departmental Manual (DM) with a proposed new categorical exclusion (CX) for authorization of the salvage harvest of dead or dying trees.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil and Gas Drilling Operations
Document Number: 2020-11839
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-11770
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is issuing a public notice of its intent to create a DOI Privacy Act system of records titled, ``INTERIOR/DOI-21, eRulemaking Program.'' This system of records helps DOI manage an eRulemaking Program and the associated rulemaking documents, public comments, and supporting materials submitted on its rulemakings and Federal Register notices. This newly established system will be included in DOI's inventory of record systems.
Agency Information Collection Activities; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Concessions
Document Number: 2020-11672
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service, we), will request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an existing collection in use without an OMB control number.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Sea Lamprey Control Program
Document Number: 2020-11671
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are proposing a new information collection in use without Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing San Benito Evening-Primrose (Camissonia benitensis
Document Number: 2020-11024
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or USFWS), propose to remove San Benito evening-primrose (Camissonia benitensis) from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Plants. This determination is based on a thorough review of the best available scientific and commercial information, which indicates that the threats to the species have been reduced or eliminated so that the plant no longer meets the definition of an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We are seeking information and comments from the public regarding this proposed rule and the draft post-delisting monitoring plan for San Benito evening-primrose.
Request for Nominations for the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2020-11611
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior, is requesting nominations for qualified persons to serve as members of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission (Commission).
Notice of Inventory Completion: Ball State University, Department of Anthropology, Muncie, IN
Document Number: 2020-11569
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Ball State University, Department of Anthropology has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Ball State University, Department of Anthropology. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-11568
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-11567
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-11566
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-11565
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University (SMU) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-11564
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-11563
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University (SMU) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK
Document Number: 2020-11562
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Gilcrease Museum has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Gilcrease Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Document Number: 2020-11561
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, University of Connecticut has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, University of Connecticut. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2020-11560
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Pueblo Grande Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Pueblo Grande Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Termination of Spring Creek Coal Mine Environmental Impact Statement, Big Horn County, MT
Document Number: 2020-11441
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Spring Creek Coal Mine is no longer necessary and the process is hereby terminated.
Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Robinson Mine Plan of Operations Amendment and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment, White Pine County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-11374
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District (EYDO), Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Robinson Mine Plan of Operations Amendment and proposed Amendment of the BLM Ely District Resource Management Plan (RMP). By this Notice, BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-11370
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Application and Habitat Conservation Plan for the Proposed Rooney Ranch Wind Repowering Project, Alameda County, California; Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2020-11369
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received an application for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) permit to conduct activities with the potential for take of endangered and threatened species that is incidental to, and not the purpose of, carrying out otherwise lawful activities. We invite comments on the applicant's permit application and habitat conservation plan (HCP), and the associated environmental assessment, which we have prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act. We will take comments into consideration before issuance of the requested permit.
Notice of Availability for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Blackrock Land Exchange, Bannock and Power Counties, Idaho
Document Number: 2020-11365
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pocatello Field Office, in Pocatello, Idaho, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Blackrock Land Exchange and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Public Land Order No. 7894; Partial Revocation of a Withdrawal Created by an Executive Order Dated April 17, 1926, Which Established the Public Water Reserve No. 107; Arizona
Document Number: 2020-11265
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Order revokes portions of a withdrawal created by an Executive Order dated April 17, 1926, which established Public Water Reserve (PWR) No. 107 insofar as it affects 378.29 acres of public lands withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the public land laws, including location for non-metalliferous minerals under the United States mining laws, for protection of springs and waterholes. This Order opens the land to the public land laws.
Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP); Solicitation of Proposals
Document Number: 2020-11201
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), through its Living Languages Grant Program (LLGP), is soliciting proposals from Tribes for grants to fund Native language instruction and immersion programs for Native students not enrolled at Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools, including those Tribes in States without BIE-funded schools.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2020-11200
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before May 9, 2020, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Native Youth Community Adaptation and Leadership Congress
Document Number: 2020-11190
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-26
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are proposing a new information collection in use without an OMB Control Number.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-11123
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Foreign Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-11078
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and foreign or native species for which the Service has jurisdiction under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). With some exceptions, the ESA and the MMPA prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The ESA and MMPA also require that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA or MMPA with respect to any endangered species or marine mammals.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-11071
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Termination of Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Navajo Generating Station-Kayenta Mine Complex
Document Number: 2020-11048
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is terminating preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Navajo Generating Station-Kayenta Mine Complex (NGS-KMC). The proposed action was modified in 2017, and Reclamation determined that an Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than an EIS was the appropriate level of environmental documentation for the modified proposed action. An EA was prepared on an Extension Lease by Reclamation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)-Navajo Region as joint lead agencies. Signed Findings of No Signficiant Impact (FONSI) were announced to the public on November 30, 2017.
Joint Final Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report, Joint Final Habitat Conservation Plan and Natural Community Conservation Plan; Placer County, California
Document Number: 2020-10401
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), announce the availability of a joint final environmental impact statement and final environmental impact report (final EIS/EIR) under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1967, as amended. We also announce the availability of a final Western Placer County Habitat Conservation Plan and Natural Community Conservation Plan (Final Plan). The National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are cooperating agencies on the final EIS/EIR.
Proposed Site Plan Under a Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for the Fisher in Oregon; Enhancement of Survival Permit Application
Document Number: 2020-10923
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), received an application for an enhancement of survival permit (permit) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). If granted, the requested permit would authorize the applicant's take of the fisher, incidental to otherwise lawful activities should the species become federally listed under the ESA. The application is associated with a template candidate conservation agreement with assurances (CCAA) developed by the Service for the conservation of the fisher. The conservation measures in the CCAA are intended to provide a net conservation benefit to the fisher. We have also prepared a draft environmental action statement that the permit decision may be eligible for categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act. We provide this notice to open a public comment period and invite comments from all interested parties regarding the documents.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Gemini Solar Project in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2020-10922
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Department of Interior has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) to authorize a right-of-way and amend the 1998 Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Gemini Solar Project, and by this notice, is announcing the availability of the ROD. This constitutes the Final Decision of the Department of the Interior and is effective immediately. The ROD is not subject to administrative appeal.
Notice of Realty Action and Notice of Segregation: Legislated Conveyance of Public Lands to the City of Hyde Park in Cache County, Utah
Document Number: 2020-10887
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to convey an approximately 80-acre parcel of public lands located in Cache County, Utah, to the City of Hyde Park, pursuant to Section 1013 of the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2020-10903
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before May 2, 2020, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Alaska Native Handicrafts
Document Number: 2020-10870
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are proposing to renew an information collection.