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Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil Spill Financial Responsibility
Document Number: 2022-21271
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is proposing to renew an information collection request (ICR) with revisions.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2022-21291
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before September 17, 2022, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive Direct Sale for the Disposal of 1.4 Acres of Public Land in Rio Arriba County, NM
Document Number: 2022-21285
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering to sell a 1.4- acre parcel of public land at not less than the appraised fair market value of $14,000 to Gilbert Borrego through a non-competitive (direct) sale to resolve an unauthorized use of public lands. The sale is subject to the applicable provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and the BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2022-21303
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of surveys for the lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management, Billings Field Office, Billings, Montana are necessary for the management of these lands.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Coastal Distinct Population Segment of the Pacific Marten
Document Number: 2022-21191
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are reopening the comment period on our October 25, 2021, proposed rule to designate critical habitat for the coastal distinct population segment of Pacific marten (coastal marten) (Martes caurina), a mammal species from coastal California and Oregon, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). This action will allow all interested parties an additional opportunity to comment on the October 25, 2021, proposed rule, as well as the opportunity to comment on the additional areas we are considering for exclusion from critical habitat designation, potential changes to Unit 1, and on new habitat modeling efforts for the coastal marten, as explained in this document. Comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted as they are already incorporated into the public record and will be fully considered in the final rule.
Permits for Incidental Take of Eagles and Eagle Nests
Document Number: 2022-21025
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or USFWS), propose the following revisions to regulations authorizing the issuance of permits for eagle incidental take and eagle nest take. The purpose of these revisions is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of permitting, facilitate and improve compliance, and increase the conservation benefit for eagles. In addition to continuing to authorize specific permits, we propose the creation of general permits for certain activities under prescribed conditions. We propose a general permit option for qualifying wind-energy generation projects, power line infrastructure, activities that may disturb breeding bald eagles, and bald eagle nest take. We propose to remove the current third-party monitoring requirement from eagle incidental take permits. We also propose to update current permit fees and clarify definitions.
Electronic Provision of Records During an Audit
Document Number: 2022-20495
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
ONRR proposes to amend its regulations to allow ONRR and other authorized Department of the Interior (``Department'') representatives the option to require that an auditee use electronic means to provide records requested during an audit of an auditee's royalty reporting and payment.
National Park Service Alaska Region Subsistence Resource Commission Program; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-21057
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice the Denali National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will meet as indicated below.
Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-21056
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet as indicated below.
Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Advisory Council Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2022-21055
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below.
Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications
Document Number: 2022-21144
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 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). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Water Request
Document Number: 2022-21028
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are proposing renew an information collection with revisions.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Species Status with Section 4(d) Rule for Florida Keys Mole Skink and Designation of Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2022-20370
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to list the Florida Keys mole skink (Plestiodon egregius egregius), a lizard subspecies from the Florida Keys, Florida, as a threatened species and designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). This determination also serves as our 12- month finding on a petition to list the Florida Keys mole skink. After a review of the best available scientific and commercial information, we find that listing the species is warranted. Accordingly, we propose to list the Florida Keys mole skink as a threatened species with a rule issued under section 4(d) of the Act (``4(d) rule''). If we finalize this rule as proposed, it would add this species to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and extend the Act's protections to the species. We also propose to designate critical habitat for the Florida Keys mole skink under the Act. In total, approximately 7,068 acres (2,860 hectares) within Monroe County in the Florida Keys, Florida, fall within the boundaries of the proposed critical habitat designation. We also announce the availability of a draft economic analysis of the proposed designation of critical habitat for the Florida Keys mole skink.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Act, Statement of Federal Lands Payments
Document Number: 2022-20813
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary, Office of Budget is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Electric Power Service Application
Document Number: 2022-20747
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Notice of Approved Class III Tribal Gaming Ordinance
Document Number: 2022-20744
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the approval of St. Regis Mohawk Tribe Class III gaming ordinance by the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Notice of Approved Class III Tribal Gaming Ordinance
Document Number: 2022-20743
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-26
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the approval of Cocopah Indian Tribe Class III gaming ordinance by the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Cook Inlet Oil and Gas Lease Sale 258
Document Number: 2022-20692
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale (NOS) for the proposed Cook Inlet Oil and Gas Lease Sale 258 (Cook Inlet Sale 258). Cook Inlet Sale 258 is required to be held by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. BOEM is publishing this notice pursuant to its regulatory authority. Regarding oil and gas leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf, the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, provides the Governor of Alaska and the executive of any affected local government the opportunity to comment on the proposed sale's size, timing, and location. The Proposed NOS describes the proposed size, timing, and location of the sale, including lease stipulations, terms and conditions, minimum bids, royalty rates, and rental rates.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Federal Fish and Wildlife Applications and Reports-Law Enforcement
Document Number: 2022-20627
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-23
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 to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Lenape National Wildlife Refuge Complex Mentored Hunt Application
Document Number: 2022-20625
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-23
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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Depredation and Control Orders
Document Number: 2022-20662
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-23
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 to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; National Park Service Lost and Found Report
Document Number: 2022-20549
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Land Use Application and Permit
Document Number: 2022-20541
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to renew an information collection.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2022-20566
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before September 10, 2022, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
2022-2023 Station-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations; Correction
Document Number: 2022-20553
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are correcting one amendatory instruction in a final rule that published in the Federal Register on September 16, 2022. That rule opened, for the first time, two National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs, refuges) that are currently closed to hunting and sport fishing. In addition, the rule opened or expanded hunting or sport fishing at 16 other NWRs and added pertinent station-specific regulations for other NWRs that pertain to migratory game bird hunting, upland game hunting, big game hunting, or sport fishing for the 2022-2023 season.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2022-20439
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-21
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 and 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 the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Submission of Gaming Ordinance or Resolution
Document Number: 2022-20235
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is amending the procedures for Submission of Gaming Ordinance or Resolution under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The amendment revises the regulations controlling the submission and approval requirements of tribal gaming ordinances or resolutions and amendments thereof. Notably, the rule: authorizes the submission of documents in electronic or physical form; clarifies that the submission requirements apply to amendments of ordinances or resolutions; eliminates the requirement that an Indian tribe provide copies of all gaming regulations with its submission and instead requires a tribe to submit gaming regulations only upon request; initiates the 90-day deadline for the NIGC Chair ruling upon receipt of a complete submission; requires tribes that subsequently amend a gaming ordinance pending before the Chair to provide an authentic resolution withdrawing the pending submission and resubmitting the revised submission; and eliminates the requirement that the NIGC Chair publish a tribe's entire gaming ordinance in the Federal Register, requiring notice of approval to be published with the Chair's approval letter instead. In addition, the NIGC has made other non-substantive revisions, such as citation to cross references, minor grammatical revisions, and formatting changes.
Audit Standards
Document Number: 2022-20230
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is amending its Audit standards regulations. The amendments eliminate the Commission waiver requirement for reviewed financial statements and allow all operations grossing less than $2 million in the previous fiscal year to submit reviewed financial statements provided that the tribe or tribal gaming regulatory authority (TGRA) permits the gaming operation to submit reviewed financials. The amendments also create a third tier of financial reporting for charitable gaming operations with annual gross revenues of $50,000 or less where, if permitted by the tribe, a tribal or charitable gaming operation may submit financial information on a monthly basis to the tribe or the TGRA and in turn, the tribe or TGRA provides an annual certification to the NIGC regarding the gaming operation's compliance with the financial reporting requirements. The amendments also add a provision clarifying that the submission of an adverse opinion does not satisfy the regulation's reporting requirements.
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: 2022-20337
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This final rule updates the fees set forth in the Department of the Interior's onshore mineral resources regulations for the processing of certain minerals program-related actions. It also adjusts certain filing fees for minerals-related documents. These updated fees include those for actions such as lease renewals, mineral patent adjudications, and Applications for Permits to Drill (APDs).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Free Use Application and Permit for Vegetative or Mineral Materials
Document Number: 2022-20315
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Mine, Development, and Mineral Exploration Supplement
Document Number: 2022-20313
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is proposing to renew an Information Collection.
Marine Mammal Protection Act and Wild Bird Conservation Act; Receipt of Permit Applications
Document Number: 2022-20303
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the public to comment on foreign or native species for which the Service has jurisdiction under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and foreign bird species covered under the Wild Bird Conservation Act (WBCA). With some exceptions, the MMPA and WBCA prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. These Acts also require that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity they otherwise prohibit with respect to any species.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Wisconsin
Document Number: 2022-20319
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Third Amendment to the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the State of Wisconsin Gaming Compact of 1991 (Amendment) providing for Class III gaming between the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin (Tribe) and the State of Wisconsin (State).
Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2022-20317
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).
Notice of Inventory Completion: Beloit College, Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit, WI
Document Number: 2022-20301
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Beloit College, Logan Museum of Anthropology 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 Beloit College, Logan Museum of Anthropology. 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: Gordon L. Grosscup Museum of Anthropology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2022-20300
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Gordon L. Grosscup Museum of Anthropology, Wayne State 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 Gordon L. Grosscup Museum of Anthropology, Wayne State 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: University of Tennessee, Department of Anthropology, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2022-20299
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the University of Tennessee, Department of Anthropology (UTK), has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations in this notice. The human remains and associated funerary objects were removed from Burleigh and Stutsman Counties, ND, and Buffalo, Davison, Gregory, Hanson, Hughes, Sully, and Walworth Counties, SD.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Tennessee, Department of Anthropology, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2022-20298
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the University of Tennessee, Department of Anthropology (UTK), has completed an inventory of human remains and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations in this notice. The human remains were removed from Doniphan County, KS.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV
Document Number: 2022-20297
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Nevada State Museum has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes. Representatives of any Indian Tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Nevada State Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology and Geography, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Document Number: 2022-20296
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology and Geography, Colorado State 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 and Geography. 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 Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road, Fairbanks, Alaska
Document Number: 2022-20251
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider the effects of Federal authorizations to construct and operate a 200+mile long industrial access road in the southern Brooks Range foothills of Alaska, terminating at the Ambler Mining District. By this notice BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Recreational Target Shooting Closure on Public Lands in the Anderson Butte Area of Jackson County, OR
Document Number: 2022-20278
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is temporarily closing 11 sites, totaling 50 acres, in the Anderson Butte area of Jackson County, Oregon, south of the cities of Jacksonville and Medford, to recreational target shooting for 2 years.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Solid Minerals and Geothermal Collections
Document Number: 2022-20013
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information necessary to report production, sales, and royalties owed related to coal, other solid minerals, and geothermal resources produced from Federal and Indian lands. ONRR currently uses forms ONRR-4292 (Coal Washing Allowance Report); ONRR-4293 (Coal Transportation Allowance Report); ONRR-4430 (Solid Minerals Production and Royalty Report); and ONRR-4440 (Solid Minerals Sales Summary) as part of these information collection requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Oil and Gas Well-Workover Operations
Document Number: 2022-20051
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Well Operations and Equipment
Document Number: 2022-20049
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
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 with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Oil and Gas Production Requirements
Document Number: 2022-20047
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
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 with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Animal Use Committee
Document Number: 2022-20046
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
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.
2022-2023 Station-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations
Document Number: 2022-20078
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Consistent with the steadfast commitment to allowing access to our National Wildlife Refuges and continued efforts to provide hunting and fishing opportunities, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), open, for the first time, two National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs, refuges) that are currently closed to hunting and sport fishing. In addition, we open or expand hunting or sport fishing at 16 other NWRs and add pertinent station-specific regulations for other NWRs that pertain to migratory game bird hunting, upland game hunting, big game hunting, or sport fishing for the 2022-2023 season. We also make changes to existing station-specific regulations in order to reduce the regulatory burden on the public, increase access for hunters and anglers on Service lands and waters, and comply with a Presidential mandate for plain language standards. Finally, while the Service continues to evaluate the future of lead use in hunting and fishing on Service lands and waters, we do not plan to offer any hunting and fishing opportunities that would allow for the indefinite use of lead ammunition and tackle on the refuges included in this year's rulemaking. In this final rule, Patoka River NWR will require non-lead ammunition and tackle by fall 2026, and this refuge-specific regulation will take effect on September 1, 2026. As part of the 2023-2024 proposed rule, Blackwater, Chincoteague, Eastern Neck, Erie, Great Thicket, Patuxent Research Refuge, Rachel Carson, and Wallops Island NWRs will propose a non-lead requirement, which would take effect on September 1, 2026.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Tribal Enrollment Count
Document Number: 2022-20091
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are proposing to reinstate a previously approved information collection.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, NY
Document Number: 2022-20056
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Huguenot Historical Society, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that 36 cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and 12 cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of objects of cultural patrimony. 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 Huguenot Historical Society. 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.