Department of the Interior July 22, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 05-14528
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, we are inviting comments on a collection of information that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The new title of this information collection request (ICR) is titled ``30 CFR PART 206PRODUCT VALUATION, subpart CFederal Oil and subpart DFederal Gas (Form MMS-4393, Request to Exceed Regulatory Allowance Limitation).'' We changed the title of this information collection request (ICR) to clarify the regulatory language we are covering under 30 CFR part 206, and to incorporate relevant portions of three previous ICRs. The three ICRs, now consolidated into this ICR, were previously titled: 1010-0095: 30 CFR Part 206Product Valuation (Request to Exceed Transportation and Processing Allowance Limitation), subpart B Indian Oil, Sec. 206.54(b)(2); subpart CFederal Oil, Sec. 206.109(c)(2); subpart DFederal Gas, Sec. Sec. 206.156(c)(3), 206.158(c)(3), and 206.158(d)(2)(i); and subpart EIndian Gas, Sec. Sec. 206.177(c)(2) and 206.177(c)(3); 1010-0136: 30 CFR 206subpart C, Federal Oil Valuation; and 1010-0157: 30 CFR 206subpart C, Federal Oil. Citations concerning Indian oil and gas, referred to in the above three ICRs, are currently covered in ICR 1010-0103.
Issuance of Permit for Incidental Take of Threatened Species for the Monument Creek Interceptor Tie-In Project Along Jackson Creek, El Paso County, CO
Document Number: 05-14503
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
On February 15, 2005, a notice was published in the Federal Register (Vol. 70, No. 30, FR 7754), that an application had been filed with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) by the Triview Metropolitan District and Forest Lakes Metropolitan District for a permit to incidentally take, pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(B) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1539) as amended, Preble's meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei), pursuant to the terms of the ``Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for Issuance of an Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit for the Incidental Take of the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) for the Monument Creek Interceptor Tie-In Along Jackson Creek, El Paso County, Colorado.'' Notice is hereby given that on June 30, 2005, as authorized by the provisions of the Endangered Species Act, the Service issued a permit (TE-097228-0) to the above named party subject to certain conditions set forth therein. The permit was granted only after the Service determined that it was applied for in good faith, that granting the permit will not be to the disadvantage of the threatened species, and that it will be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in the Endangered Species Act, as amended. Additional information on this permit action may be requested by contacting the Colorado Field Office, 755 Parfet Street, Suite 361, Lakewood, Colorado 80215, telephone (303) 275-2370, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Negotiations
Document Number: 05-14488
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Reclamation Bureau
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, modified, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice on April 19, 2005. This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action.
Montana: Filing of Plats of Amended Protraction Diagrams
Document Number: 05-14487
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of the amended protraction diagrams of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coos Bay Resource Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 05-14473
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The BLM Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on August 4, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the BLM Coos Bay District Office. The BLM Office is located at 1300 Airport Lane in North Bend, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting will be for the BLM Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee to recommend for funding Title II projects, as identified under the Act. The BLM Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee meeting is open to the public and there will be an opportunity for the public to comment at approximately 11 a.m. at this meeting. The BLM Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee may also meet on August 11, 2005 for the same purpose. The need for this meeting will be dependent upon the progress made in making recommendations at the meeting on August 4. The scheduled meeting time and location for the August 11 meeting will be the same as for the meeting scheduled on August 4.
Notice of Availability of a Final Integrated Pest Management Program Environmental Impact Statement for the Horning Seed Orchard; Clackamas County, OR
Document Number: 05-14418
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposed integrated pest management program at the Horning Seed Orchard in Clackamas County, Oregon, in BLM's Salem District. The integrated pest management program is proposed to control the insect, weed, animal, and disease problems at the orchard, and to maintain healthy, vigorous crop trees for the production of seed and other vegetative materials used for reforestation and a variety of land management actions.
Notice of Availability of a Final Integrated Pest Management Program Environmental Impact Statement for the Tyrrell Seed Orchard; Lane County, OR
Document Number: 05-14417
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposed integrated pest management program at the Tyrrell Seed Orchard in Lane County, Oregon, in BLM's Eugene District. The integrated pest management program is proposed to control the insect, weed, animal, and disease problems at the orchard, and to maintain healthy, vigorous crop trees for the production of seed and other vegetative materials used for reforestation and a variety of land management actions.
Notice of Availability of a Final Integrated Pest Management Program Environmental Impact Statement for the Provolt and Sprague Seed Orchards; Jackson and Josephine Counties, OR
Document Number: 05-14416
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of a Final EIS that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposed integrated pest management program at the Provolt and Sprague Seed Orchards in Jackson and Josephine Counties, Oregon, in BLM's Medford District. The integrated pest management program is proposed to control the insect, weed, animal, and disease problems at the orchards, and to maintain healthy, vigorous crop trees for the production of seed and other vegetative materials used for reforestation and a variety of land management actions.
Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for the Sweetwater Marsh and South San Diego Bay Units of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Document Number: 05-14217
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announces that a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (Draft CCP/EIS) for the Sweetwater Marsh and South San Diego Bay Units of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge is available for review and comment. This Draft CCP/EIS has been prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and is designed to address the Service's obligation under the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966, as amended by the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997. The Draft CCP/EIS describes the Service's proposal for managing these Refuge Units over the next 15 years. Also available for review and public comment in the Draft CCP/ EIS are draft compatibility determinations for several public uses and a draft Predator Management Plan.