Department of the Interior August 8, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: Z8-17730
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service
Special Regulation: Areas of the National Park System, National Capital Region
Document Number: E8-18412
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to amend regulations governing viewing of the Inaugural parade by the public, demonstrators, and the Presidential Inaugural Committee. The proposed rule would extend the duration and extent of demonstrations and special events in Washington, DC, including the Inaugural, the Lighting of the National Christmas Tree and Christmas Pathway of Peace, the Cherry Blossom Festival, the Fourth of July Celebration, and the Festival of American Folklife.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-18341
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary is announcing a public meeting of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee.
Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Hunting and Fishing Application Forms and Activity Reports for National Wildlife Refuges
Document Number: E8-18339
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. The ICR, which is summarized below, describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Alaska Guide Service Evaluation
Document Number: E8-18338
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. The ICR, which is summarized below, describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Notice of Proposed Legislative Withdrawal and Public Meeting; Utah
Document Number: E8-18306
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The U.S. Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, has filed an application requesting the Secretary of the Interior to process, in accordance with the Engle Act (43 U.S.C. 155-158), a proposed legislative withdrawal from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, of approximately 18,248 acres of public lands located in Tooele County, Utah. The withdrawal would reserve the lands for use as a military training range. This notice temporarily segregates the lands from surface entry and mining for up to two years while the legislative withdrawal application is being processed.
Alabama Regulatory Program
Document Number: E8-18297
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Office
We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM), are announcing receipt of a proposed amendment to the Alabama regulatory program (Alabama program) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). Alabama proposes revisions to its regulations regarding permit fees and civil penalties. Alabama intends to revise its program to improve operational efficiency. This document gives the times and locations that the Alabama program and proposed amendment to that program are available for your inspection, the comment period during which you may submit written comments on the amendment, and the procedures that we will follow for the public hearing, if one is requested.
Notice of Decision and Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, Buffalo and Trempealeau Counties, WI
Document Number: E8-18296
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the decision and availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Wisconsin. A thorough analysis of the environmental, social, and economic considerations was completed and presented in the Final CCP/ EIS. The Final CCP/EIS was released to the public and a Notice of Availability was published in the Federal Register on April 15, 2008, (73 FR 20329). The ROD documents the selection of Alternative C, the Preferred Alternative in the Final CCP/EIS, as the CCP for Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge. The ROD was signed by the Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Midwest Region, on June 17, 2008.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting and Recreation Subcommittee Meeting; Idaho
Document Number: E8-18293
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (FLREA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and Recreation RAC Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Jicarilla Apache Nation Liquor Ordinance
Document Number: E8-18287
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the Jicarilla Apache Nation Amended Liquor Ordinance. The amended Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the Jicarilla Apache Nation. The Nation is located on trust land and this amended Ordinance allows for the possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within the exterior boundaries of the Jicarilla Indian Reservation. This amended Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within their Reservation and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plans and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Agua Fria National Monument and Bradshaw-Harquahala Planning Area
Document Number: E8-18194
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared Proposed Resource Management Plans and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMPs/FEIS) for the Agua Fria National Monument and Bradshaw-Harquahala Planning Area.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Cottonwood Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement; Idaho
Document Number: E8-18193
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/ Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Cottonwood Field Office, Idaho.
Notice of Availability of Richfield Field Office Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)
Document Number: E8-18192
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Richfield Field Office.