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Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW59809, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-06565
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW59809 from Devon Energy Production Co. LP et al. for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2020-06487
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before March 7, 2020, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Appraisals & Valuations of Indian Property
Document Number: 2020-06484
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
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; IDEIA Part B and C Child Count
Document Number: 2020-06474
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Tribal Transportation Program; Inventory of Proposed Roads
Document Number: 2020-06061
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is finalizing a change to a provision in the Tribal Transportation Program regulations affecting proposed roads that are currently in the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory (NTTFI). Specifically, this final rule deletes the requirement for Tribes to collect and submit certain data in order to keep those proposed roads in the NTTFI. The requirement to collect and submit data to add new proposed roads to the NTTFI remains in place.
Agency Plan To Implement the Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System
Document Number: 2020-06550
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will conduct consultations to obtain oral and written comments on the draft BIE Agency Plan, for implementation the Secretary of the Interior's (Secretary) responsibility to establish requirements for standards, assessments, and an accountability system for BIE-funded schools.
Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft General Conservation Plan for Oil and Gas Activities in Santa Barbara County, California; Extension of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-06465
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is extending the public comment period for the draft environmental assessment (DEA) and general conservation plan (GCP) for oil and gas activities in Santa Barbara County.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2020-06435
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Pueblo Grande 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 Pueblo Grande 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: 2020-06434
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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, 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 Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, University of Connecticut. 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: Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Document Number: 2020-06433
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2020-06432
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Federally-recognized Indian Tribes. Representatives of any Federally- recognized Indian Tribe 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 TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Federally-recognized Indian Tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2020-06431
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary object in consultation with the appropriate Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary object and any present-day Federally-recognized Indian Tribes. Representatives of any Federally- recognized Indian Tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary object should submit a written request to the TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary object to the Federally-recognized Indian Tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN, and McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2020-06430
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture (MM) have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, and have determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day Federally-recognized Indian Tribes. Representatives of any Federally-recognized Indian Tribe 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 TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Federally-recognized Indian Tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Availability of the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Final Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-06428
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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), Central Yukon Field Office, Fairbanks, Alaska, is issuing the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Project.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Kearney's Blue Star
Document Number: 2020-06421
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of our draft revised recovery plan for Kearney's blue star, listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Kearney's blue star is a perennial flowering plant, a narrow endemic known from a single mountain range in Pima County, Arizona. We provide this notice to seek comments from the public and Federal, Tribal, State, and local governments.
Notice of Closure, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Document Number: 2020-06399
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that under the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Kasha- Katuwe Tent Rocks Resource Management Plan (RMP), Presidential Proclamation 7394, and other authorities, the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (Monument) will be temporarily closed to the public for fifteen days each year, to allow for Pueblo de Cochiti cultural observances and routine BLM maintenance.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-06395
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-06383
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; OCS Net Profit Share Payment
Document Number: 2020-06170
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements covering the net profit share lease (NPSL) program, which establishes the reporting requirements to determine the net profit share base and calculate the net profit share payments due to the Federal government.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona, and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2020-06363
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lower Sonoran Field Office, Phoenix, Arizona, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Sonoran Desert National Monument (SDNM) to address a court order related to livestock grazing on the SDNM. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments to identify issues to be addressed in the RMP Amendment/EA.
Land Acquisitions; Catawba Indian Nation, Kings Mountain Parcel, North Carolina
Document Number: 2020-06325
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 16.57 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Catawba Indian Nation for gaming and other purposes on March 12, 2020.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Application and Habitat Conservation Plan; Availability of Environmental Assessment; Extension of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-06269
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is extending the public comment period for the draft environmental assessment (DEA) and habitat conservation plan (HCP) in support of an incidental take permit (ITP) application received from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (applicant).
Notice of Availability of the Supplement to the Willow Master Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-06262
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
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 Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Willow Master Development Plan (MDP), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The BLM is also announcing that it will hold public meetings and a subsistence-related hearing to receive comments on the Supplement to the Draft EIS and the proposed project's potential to impact subsistence resources and activities.
Standards, Assessments, and Accountability System
Document Number: 2020-06148
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is finalizing a rule developed using a negotiated rulemaking process, as required by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA or the Act), as amended by 2015 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), for implementation of the Secretary of the Interior's (Secretary) responsibility to establish requirements for standards, assessments, and an accountability system for BIE-funded schools.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews for 25 Southeastern Species
Document Number: 2020-06223
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews of 25 species under the Endangered Species Act, as amended. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Suspensions Pending Appeal and Bonding
Document Number: 2020-06207
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Renewal (ICR), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information related to the paperwork requirements under 30 CFR part 1243 to post a surety or bond, or demonstrate financial solvency.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Financial Assistance and Social Services
Document Number: 2020-06150
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Land Use Application and Permit
Document Number: 2020-06137
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2020-06062
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
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 BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Document Number: 2020-06038
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Illinois State 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 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 Illinois State Museum. 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 Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Petersburg, AK
Document Number: 2020-06037
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, 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 Tongass National Forest. 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 Inventory Completion: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Document Number: 2020-06036
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, previously listed as the Office of the State Archaeologist Burials Program, 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 Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program. 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: Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, CA; Correction
Document Number: 2020-06035
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History has corrected an inventory of human remains, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on August 5, 2019. This notice corrects the cultural affiliation. 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 Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. 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: Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex, (Formerly Baylor University's Strecker Museum; formerly Baylor University Museum), Waco, TX; Correction
Document Number: 2020-06034
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex (formerly Baylor University's Strecker Museum; formerly Baylor University Museum) has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on March 1, 2019. This notice corrects the cultural affiliation. 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 Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Complex. 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: Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2020-06033
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Pueblo Grande Museum 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 Pueblo Grande 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: Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2020-06032
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Pueblo Grande Museum 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 Pueblo Grande Museum. 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2020-05980
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before February 29, 2020, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Intent To Temporarily Close Selected Public Lands in Maricopa and Pinal Counties, AZ
Document Number: 2020-05956
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to temporarily close public lands to public entry for all uses for up to 180 days on certain public lands administered by the Hassayampa and Lower Sonoran Field Offices, during the construction of four recreational shooting sports sites. Additionally, temporary closures of these sites, as well as one additional recreational shooting sports site, are proposed for a few days on a periodic basis for public safety, maintenance, administration, or compliance with applicable laws.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2020-05955
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby provides constructive notice that it will issue an appealable decision approving conveyance of the surface estate in certain lands to Kootznoowoo Incorporated (Kootznoowoo), for the Native village of Angoon, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA) and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA). As provided by ANILCA, the BLM will convey the subsurface estate in a portion of the same lands to Sealaska Corporation when the BLM conveys the surface estate to Kootznoowoo.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2020-05920
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Department of the Interior is issuing a public notice of its intent to rescind nine Bureau of Reclamation Privacy Act systems of records notices, INTERIOR/WBR-15, Land Settlement Entries; INTERIOR/ WBR-17, LandsLeases, Sales, Rentals, and Transfers; INTERIOR/WBR-19, Mineral Location Entries; INTERIOR/WBR-22, Oil and Gas Applications; INTERIOR/WBR-28, Real Property and Right-of-Way Acquisitions; INTERIOR/ WBR-29, Right-of-Way Applications; INTERIOR/WBR-32, Special Use Applications, Licenses, and Permits; INTERIOR/WBR-41, Permits; and INTERIOR/WBR-43, Real Estate Comparable Sales Data Storage, from its existing inventory. In an effort to streamline land and realty program functions, these systems of records notices are being rescinded as the systems have been incorporated into the newly published INTERIOR/ Reclamation-14, Land and Realty Program system of records notice.
Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Yellow Pine Solar Project in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2020-05745
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Yellow Pine Solar Project and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 10 Species in Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico
Document Number: 2020-05753
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are conducting 5-year status reviews under the Endangered Species Act of 10 animal and plant species. 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 such information that has become available since the last review for the species.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Proposed 2020-21 Frameworks for Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations
Document Number: 2020-04918
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is proposing to establish the 2020-21 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 harvest at levels compatible with migratory game bird population status and habitat conditions. Migratory game bird hunting seasons provide opportunities for recreation and sustenance and aid Federal, State, and Tribal governments in the management of migratory game birds.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Research Permit and Reporting System Applications and Reports
Document Number: 2020-05529
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
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; National Park Service Leasing Program
Document Number: 2020-05528
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
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; Backcountry/Wilderness Use Permit
Document Number: 2020-05527
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
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.
Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2020-05345
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-05344
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
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.
Notice of Termination of the Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project for EOG Resources, Inc.'s Federal and Tribal Well Development Project, Uintah County, Utah
Document Number: 2020-05321
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), on September 9, 2009, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vernal Field Office issued a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project in Uintah County, Utah. The Notice of Intent announced the beginning of the scoping process for solicitation of input on the identification of issues and evaluation of the effects of the proposed development by EOG Resources, Inc. On March 9, 2018, the BLM issued a Notice of Availability of the draft EIS for Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project in Uintah County, Utah. On June 18, 2018, EOG Resources, Inc. withdrew their proposed action. In order to close out the record, the BLM responded to all comments on the Draft EIS and the solicitors completed their final review on November 26, 2019. The BLM is terminating the EIS process and issuing this Notice of Termination.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2020-05110
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
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.