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Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2019-07928
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
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 or threatened 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Leases and Permits
Document Number: 2019-07906
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Tribal Self-Governance Program
Document Number: 2019-07905
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Electric Power Service Application
Document Number: 2019-07904
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07890
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force will hold a public meeting in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The ANS Task Force's purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to disseminate related information.
Notice of Availability of the Copper Flat Copper Mine Final Environmental Impact Statement, Sierra County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2019-07887
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the Copper Flat Copper Mine, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2019-07881
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Incidental Take Permit Application To Participate in American Burying Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan in Oklahoma
Document Number: 2019-07878
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Under the Endangered Species Act, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on federally listed American burying beetle incidental take permit (ITP) applications. The applicant anticipates American burying beetle take as a result of impacts to Oklahoma habitat the species uses for breeding, feeding, and sheltering. The take would be incidental to the applicant's activities associated with oil and gas well field and pipeline infrastructure (gathering, transmission, and distribution), including geophysical exploration (seismic), construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation. If approved, the permit would be issued under the approved American Burying Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan (ICP) Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit Issuance in Oklahoma.
Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-07857
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the USGS is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Moneta Divide Natural Gas and Oil Development Project and Draft Casper Resource Management Plan Amendment, WY
Document Number: 2019-07701
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment for the proposed Moneta Divide Natural Gas and Oil Development Project within the BLM Lander, Casper and Rawlins field offices, and by this notice is announcing the opening of a 90-day public comment period.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Application and Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan for the Sand Skink, Lake County, FL; Categorical Exclusion
Document Number: 2019-07768
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application for an incidental take permit (ITP) under the Endangered Species Act. Sunterra Communities, LLC (applicant) is requesting a 5- year ITP for take of the federally listed sand skink incidental to construction. We request public comment on the application, which includes the proposed habitat conservation plan, as well as on our preliminary determination that the plan qualifies as ``low-effect'' under the National Environmental Policy Act. To make this determination, we used our environmental action statement and low- effect screening form, which are also available for review.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2019-07766
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska. These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the BLM, and are necessary for the management of these lands.
Habitat Conservation Plan for the California Tiger Salamander; Categorical Exclusion, Santa Barbara County, California
Document Number: 2019-07723
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received an application from Mr. Mario Martinez for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The permit, if issued, would authorize take of the federally endangered California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County distinct population segment) incidental to otherwise lawful activities associated with the applicant's draft habitat conservation plan. We invite public comment.
Notice of Public Meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-07780
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee (ISAC) is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council (NISC), as authorized by Executive Orders 13112 and 13751, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a teleconference meeting on Thursday, May 2, 2019, is to convene the full ISAC to consider for approval the final deliverables from ISAC Class 9: (1) A white paper on the impacts of invasive ticks on human health and military readiness; and (2) a retrospective paper on the effectiveness of ISAC recommendations to NISC from 2000 to 2018. Members of the public are welcome to participate by accessing the teleconference. Other than during the public comment period, public participation is in an observer capacity. The toll-free conference phone number and access code can be obtained after registering participation through the NISC Secretariat's website, www.invasivespecies.gov. The meeting agenda will be available on the aforementioned website on or about April 19, 2019. Accommodation is also being made for the public to join the teleconference at the U.S. Department of the Interior Stuart Udall Building in Washington, DC. Details are provided later in ADDRESSES section of this notice. NOTE: The maximum capacity of the teleconference is 100 participants. For record keeping purposes, participants will be required to provide their name and contact information to the operator before being connected.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2019-07595
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-17
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 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.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Proposed Frameworks for Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations
Document Number: 2019-07527
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-17
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service or we) is proposing to establish the 2019-20 hunting regulations for certain migratory game birds. We annually prescribe frameworks, or outer limits, for dates and times when hunting may occur and the number of birds that may be taken and possessed in hunting seasons. These frameworks are necessary to allow State selections of seasons and limits and to allow recreational harvest at levels compatible with population and habitat conditions.
Civil Penalties; 2019 Inflation Adjustments for Civil Monetary Penalties
Document Number: 2019-07578
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is issuing this final rule, in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, to adjust for inflation the statutory civil monetary penalties that may be assessed for violations of Service-administered statutes and their implementing regulations. We are required to adjust civil monetary penalties annually for inflation according to a formula specified in the Inflation Adjustment Act. This rule replaces the previously issued amounts with the updated amounts after using the 2019 inflation adjustment multiplier provided in the OMB guidance.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale
Document Number: 2019-07564
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Recordation of Location Notices and Mining Claims; Payment of Fees
Document Number: 2019-07563
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2019-07559
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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), Oregon State Office, Portland, Oregon, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Non-Federal Oil and Gas Operations on National Wildlife Refuge System Lands
Document Number: 2019-07521
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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 to renew an information collection.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of Wisconsin
Document Number: 2019-07490
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces that the Amendment to the Forest County Potawatomi Community of Wisconsin and the State of Wisconsin Class III Gaming Compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2019-07489
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2019-07488
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Amendment to the Amended and Restated (Highway 26) Tribal-State Compact for Regulation of Class III Gaming between the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (Tribe) and the State of Oregon (State), Amendment I (Amendment).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2019-07487
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Seventh Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Nooksack Indian Tribe and the State of Washington.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2019-07485
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2019-07473
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Fifth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and the State of Washington.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2019-07472
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces that the Tribal-State Compacts between the State of Oregon and the Klamath Tribes and the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians are taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2019-07471
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into a compact amendment with the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Model Tribal Gaming Compact Supplement between the Modoc Tribe and State of Oklahoma.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Amendment in the State of Oklahoma
Document Number: 2019-07470
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of Oklahoma entered into a compact amendment with the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma governing certain forms of class III gaming; this notice announces the approval of the Model Tribal Gaming Compact Supplement between the Kiowa Tribe and the State of Oklahoma.
Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians Liquor Control Ordinance
Document Number: 2019-07466
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Liquor Control Ordinance of the Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians. The Liquor Control Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of California.
Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustments; Annual Adjustments
Document Number: 2019-07469
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule provides for annual adjustments to the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Bureau of Indian Affairs (Bureau) regulations to account for inflation under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.
Advisory Board of Exceptional Children; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07438
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children will hold its next meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Receipt of Application for Enhancement of Survival Permit and Draft Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances/Candidate Conservation Agreement for Monarch Butterfly; University of Illinois at Chicago; Low-Effect Screening Form
Document Number: 2019-07399
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application from University of Illinois at Chicago for an enhancement of survival permit under the Endangered Species Act. The application includes an integrated programmatic candidate conservation agreement with assurances and a candidate conservation agreement (agreement) for the monarch butterfly. We have made a preliminary determination that the agreement is eligible for a categorical exclusion under the National Environmental Policy Act. The basis for this determination is contained in a low-effect screening form, which is also available for public review. We request public comment on the agreement and low- effect screening form.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; USA National Phenology Network-The Nature's Notebook Plant and Animal Observing Program
Document Number: 2019-07328
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 6 Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region
Document Number: 2019-07323
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews of 6 species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. A 5-year status review is based on the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review; therefore, we are requesting submission of any new information on these species that has become available since the last review of the species.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Threatened Status for the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of Greater Sage-Grouse and Designation of Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2019-07252
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-12
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 28, 2013, proposed rules to list the Bi-State distinct population segment (DPS) of greater sage- grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (Act) and to designate critical habitat for that DPS. We are reopening the proposed rules' comment periods for 60 days to give all interested parties an additional opportunity to comment on the proposed rules. Comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted as they are already incorporated into the public record and will be fully considered in the final rules. We will publish a final listing determination for the DPS in the Federal Register on or before October 1, 2019.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2019-07227
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
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 or threatened 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.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews for 36 Southeastern Species
Document Number: 2019-07175
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews of 36 species under the Endangered Species Act. A 5-year review is an assessment of the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We are requesting submission of information that has become available since the last reviews of these species.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Review for Atlantic Sturgeon (Gulf Subspecies)
Document Number: 2019-07174
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA-NMFS), are initiating a 5-year status review for the Gulf subspecies of the Atlantic sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act. A 5-year review is an assessment of the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We are requesting submission of information that has become available since the last review of this subspecies.
Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2019-07134
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
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 (BLM) John Day Snake Resource Advisory Council (JDSRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Perspectives for and Values of Resources Downstream of Glen Canyon Dam
Document Number: 2019-07119
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
HEARTH Act Approval of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Regulations
Document Number: 2019-07092
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On March 5, 2019, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into agricultural, residential, business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes, leases without further BIA approval.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Redding Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Shasta County, California
Document Number: 2019-07080
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in connection with the Redding Rancheria's (Tribe) application requesting that the United States acquire approximately 232 acres of land in trust in Shasta County, California, for the construction and operation of a casino resort.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension, Diamond Fork System, Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project, Public Land Order No. 7422, and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Utah
Document Number: 2019-07034
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Assistant SecretaryLand and Minerals Management (ASLM) on behalf of the Central Utah Project Completion Act Office (CUPCAO), proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7422 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7422 withdrew approximately 2,795 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the Diamond Fork System, Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project. This Notice advises the public of an opportunity to comment on the proposed withdrawal extension and to request a public meeting. This Notice also corrects the projects acreage figure for the lands and corrects the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) serial register number assigned to the official case record of the withdrawal.
Public Land Order No. 7877; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7384; Arizona
Document Number: 2019-07030
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) extends the duration of the withdrawal created by PLO No. 7384 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7384 would otherwise expire on April 19, 2019. This extension is necessary to continue to protect the value of the capital investments, water-oriented developments, and dispersed recreation in the Bureau of Reclamation's (BOR) Lake Pleasant expansion area. PLO No. 7384 withdrew 1,988.27 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general public land laws, including the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws for a 20-year period. The lands have been and will remain open to mineral and geothermal leasing.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Service Regulations Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07077
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service) will conduct an open meeting on April 23, 2019, to identify and discuss preliminary issues concerning the 2020-21 migratory bird hunting regulations.
Marine Mammals; Letters of Authorization To Take Pacific Walrus and Polar Bears in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, Alaska, in 2018
Document Number: 2019-06955
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued Letters of Authorization (LOA) for the nonlethal take of polar bears and Pacific walruses incidental to oil and gas industry exploration, development, and production activities in the Beaufort Sea and the adjacent northern coast of Alaska. This notice announces a list of the LOAs that were issued just prior to and during 2018. The LOAs stipulate conditions and methods that minimize impacts to polar bears and Pacific walruses from these activities. No LOAs were requested or issued in 2018 for the nonlethal take of polar bears and Pacific walruses incidental to oil and gas industry exploration activities in the Chukchi Sea and adjacent western coast of Alaska.
Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: 2019-06954
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file plats of survey 30 calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Preliminary Land Acquisition Tracking Processes
Document Number: 2019-06944
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-09
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, are proposing a new information collection.