Department of the Interior April 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications
Document Number: 2010-8719
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The Act requires that we invite public comment on these permit applications.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Silver State Solar Project, Primm, NV
Document Number: 2010-8627
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Silver State Solar Project, Primm, Nevada, and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the UNEV Refined Liquid Petroleum Products Pipeline in Utah and Nevada and the Proposed Amendment of the Pony Express Resource Management Plan
Document Number: 2010-8625
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA)/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the UNEV Refined Liquid Petroleum Products Pipeline and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-8621
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(2), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Golden Energy Partners LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW175745 for land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Notice of Meeting for the Denali National Park and Preserve Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council Within the Alaska Region
Document Number: 2010-8544
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces a meeting of the Denali National Park and Preserve Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss mitigation of impacts from aircraft overflights at Denali National Park and Preserve. The Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council is authorized to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for Drought Management Planning at the Kerr Hydroelectric Project, Flathead Lake, MT
Document Number: 2010-8512
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) provides this notice that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Drought Management Planning at the Kerr Hydroelectric Project, Flathead Lake, Montana, is now available for public review and comment.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of Status Review of the North American Wolverine in the Contiguous United States
Document Number: 2010-8698
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), announce the initiation of a status review of the North American wolverine (Gulo gulo luscus) in the contiguous United States. We conduct status reviews to determine whether the entity should be listed as endangered or threatened under the Act. Through this notice, we encourage all interested parties to provide us information regarding North American wolverines throughout their range and in the contiguous United States.
Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2010-8651
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibit activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA laws require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Filing of Plats of Survey; Nevada
Document Number: 2010-8602
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition to List the Wyoming Pocket Gopher as Endangered or Threatened with Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2010-8578
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12-month finding on a petition to list the Wyoming pocket gopher (Thomomys clusius) as endangered or threatened and to designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. After review of all available scientific and commercial information, we find that listing the Wyoming pocket gopher as either endangered or threatened is not warranted at this time. We ask the public to continue to submit to us any new information that becomes available concerning the status of, or threats to, the Wyoming pocket gopher or its habitat.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revised Critical Habitat for Navarretia fossalis
Document Number: 2010-8453
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the reopening of the public comment period on our June 10, 2009, proposed revised designation of critical habitat for Navarretia fossalis (spreading navarretia). We also announce the availability of a draft economic analysis (DEA); revisions to proposed critical habitat, including proposed revisions to eight subunits based on the previous public comment period; and an amended required determinations section of the proposal. We are reopening the comment period for an additional 30 days to allow all interested parties an opportunity to comment on all of the above. If you submitted comments previously, you do not need to resubmit them because we have already incorporated them into the public record and will fully consider them in our final determination.
Acquisition Regulation Rewrite
Document Number: 2010-7967
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
The Department of the Interior (DOI) is taking interim final action on administrative changes to the Department of the Interior Acquisition Regulation (DIAR). This action revises the DIAR, 48 CFR Chapter 14, but does not impose any new requirements on DOI contractors. The revisions in this interim final rule will make minor corrections to and streamline DOI acquisition processes to be consistent with and non-duplicative of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Some DIAR coverage is being revised and obsolete material is being removed. FAR clauses are now available that provide coverage for the DIAR clauses that are removed by this rule.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Leases and Permits on Trust or Restricted Land; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2010-8566
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for leases and permits on trust and restricted land pursuant to 25 CFR part 162. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0155, which expires August 31, 2010.
Notice of Closure of Airport Mesa/Carizzo Creek Shooting Area in Eastern San Diego County, CA
Document Number: 2010-8563
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has closed approximately 210 acres of public land described as the Airport Mesa/Carrizo Creek shooting area located in eastern San Diego County, California. The closure order prohibits recreational shooting and target practice. The use of firearms will continue to be allowed for hunting consistent with California Department of Fish and Game regulations and seasons. This closure order is necessary in order to protect U.S. Border Patrol agents as they perform their duties along the top of Airport Mesa.
Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan (FEIS/GMP), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Document Number: 2010-8543
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and National Park Service (NPS) policy in Director's Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director's Order Number 12 (Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision- making) the NPS announces the availability of a FEIS/GMP for the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Tuskegee, Alabama. The document provides a framework for management, use, and development options for the historic site by the NPS for the next 15 to 20 years. It describes and analyzes five management alternatives for consideration, including a No-Action Alternative.
60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information-Opportunity for Public Comment
Document Number: 2010-8535
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3507) and 5 CFR part 1320, Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, the National Park Service invites public comments on an extension of a currently approved collection of information Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 1024-0033. An agency 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.
60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information-Opportunity for Public Comment
Document Number: 2010-8534
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Sevice, National Park Service
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3507) and 5 CFR part 1320, Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, the National Park Service invites public comments on an extension of a currently approved collection of information Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 1024-0032. An agency 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.
Proposed Information Collection; OMB Control Number 1018-0144; Wildlife Without Borders-Amphibians in Decline Grant Program
Document Number: 2010-8513
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-14
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2010. 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 Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Colorado: Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area (GGNCA) and Adjacent Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office, Montrose and Delta Counties, CO
Document Number: 2010-8395
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice contains final supplementary rules for the GGNCA and adjacent public lands included in the 2004 GGNCA Resource Management Plan (RMP) and managed by the GGNCA and Uncompahgre Field Offices in Montrose and Delta Counties, Colorado. The rules implement RMP decisions that relate to the use of the lands, conduct, health and safety of public land users, and protection of natural resources. The
Notice of Invitation to Participate; Exploration for Coal in Utah License Application UTU-87041
Document Number: 2010-8392
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
All interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Reserve Coal Properties Company on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Emery and Sevier Counties, Utah.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Dairy Syncline Mine and Reclamation Plan, Caribou County, ID
Document Number: 2010-8391
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Pocatello Field Office and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (FS), Caribou-Targhee National Forest, will jointly prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to determine and analyze the effects of a proposed phosphate mine and reclamation plan on people and the environment. The BLM will serve as the lead agency. Plans have been developed and submitted for agency review of proposed open pit mining operations at the Dairy Syncline Phosphate Lease Area in Caribou County, Idaho by the J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot). The Dairy Syncline Phosphate Lease Area is located about 12 miles east of Soda Springs, Idaho.
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Sale of Public Land in Caribou Co., ID
Document Number: 2010-8390
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to sell a parcel of public land totaling 1,142.10 acres in Caribou County, Idaho by direct sale under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA). The land would be sold for not less than fair market value.
Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest in Alaska; Harvest Regulations for Migratory Birds in Alaska During the 2010 Season
Document Number: 2010-8382
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) establishes migratory bird subsistence harvest regulations in Alaska for the 2010 season. These regulations enable the continuation of customary and traditional subsistence uses of migratory birds in Alaska and prescribe regional information on when and where the harvesting of birds may occur. These regulations were developed under a co-management process involving the Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and Alaska Native representatives. This rulemaking is necessary because the regulations governing the subsistence harvest of migratory birds in Alaska are subject to annual review. This rulemaking establishes region-specific regulations that go into effect April 13, 2010 and expire August 31, 2010.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Endangered Status for 48 Species on Kauai and Designation of Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2010-1904
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), determine endangered status for 48 species on the island of Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We also designate 26,582 acres (ac) (10,757 hectares (ha)) of critical habitat for 47 of these species. The critical habitat is located in Kauai County, Hawaii. Critical habitat designation was determined to be not prudent for one species, Pritchardia hardyi (a palm), which is threatened by over collection and vandalism.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Carrizo Plain National Monument Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2010-8434
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Carrizo Plain National Monument (CPNM), located in San Luis Obispo and Kern counties in Central California. The California State Director signed the ROD on April 10, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
2009-2010 Refuge-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations-Additions
Document Number: 2010-8307
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-12
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The Fish and Wildlife Service adds two refuges to the list of areas open for hunting and/or sport fishing programs and increases the activities available at eight other refuges for the 2009-2010 season. One refuge will see a decrease in activities and another refuge will see no net change in activities for the 2009-2010 season.
Stanford University Habitat Conservation Plan
Document Number: 2010-8300
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This notice announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Authorization for Incidental Take and Implementation of Stanford University Habitat Conservation Plan (Plan), and the Implementing Agreement (IA) for public review and comment. In response to receipt of an application from The Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford; Applicant), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service (Services), are considering the proposed action of issuing a 50-year permit for four federally listed species and one currently unlisted species. The proposed permit would authorize the incidental take of individual species listed under the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The permit is needed because take of species could occur during the operation and maintenance of the University, academic activities, athletic and recreational activities, leasehold activities, urban development, and resource conservation activities associated with the Plan at Stanford, which is located on 8,180-acres in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County, California.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-8198
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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. We consolidated this information collection request (ICR) and ICR 1010-0090, Stripper Royalty Rate Reduction Notification, in order to allow program-wide review of Federal oil and gas valuation. The new title of this ICR is ``30 CFR parts 202, 204, 206, and 210, Federal Oil and Gas Valuation.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-8196
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 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 title of this information collection request (ICR) is ``30 CFR Parts 202, 206, 210, 212, 217, and 218, Solid Minerals and Geothermal Collections.''
MMS Information Collection Activity: 1010-0067, Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations, Extension of a Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-8195
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), MMS is inviting comments on a collection of information that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request (ICR) concerns the paperwork requirements in the regulations under 30 CFR 250, Subpart E, ``Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations.''
Oklahoma Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2010-8175
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-09
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 approving an amendment to the Oklahoma regulatory program (Oklahoma program) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). The Oklahoma Department of Mines (ODM, Oklahoma, or department) made revisions to its rules regarding circumstances under which a notice of violation may have an abatement period greater than 90 days. Oklahoma revised its program at its own initiative to improve operational efficiency.
Meeting Notice for the John Day/Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2010-8107
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (JDSRAC) will meet as indicated below:
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2010-8106
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Central Utah Project Completion Act
Document Number: 2010-8105
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Department of the Interior
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Department of the Interior and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District (District) are evaluating the impacts of a proposed conversion of up to 12,100 acre feet of Central Utah Project (CUP) Bonneville Unit water, delivered to Wasatch County, Utah, from irrigation to municipal and industrial (M&I) use. The proposed water conversion could be implemented incrementally, and will involve up to 12,100 acre-feet of irrigation water that has been made available under Block Notice 1A of the CUP. The delivery area could be expanded to include additional land in Wasatch County.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Status Reviews of 10 Southeastern Species
Document Number: 2010-8103
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are initiating 5-year status reviews of 10 species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We conduct these reviews to ensure that the classification of species as threatened or endangered on the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants is accurate. A 5-year review is an assessment of the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Status Reviews of 15 Caribbean Species
Document Number: 2010-8102
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are initiating 5-year status reviews of 15 species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We conduct these reviews to ensure that the classification of species as threatened or endangered on the Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants is accurate. A 5-year review is an assessment of the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review.
Paiute Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project, Alpine County, CA
Document Number: 2010-7952
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This notice announces the availability of the Paiute Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/ Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for public review. We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), along with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (Cooperating Agency) and the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG, California Environmental Quality Act lead agency) (collectively, agencies), are proposing to restore Paiute cutthroat trout to the species historical range within the Silver King Creek watershed, Alpine County, California. To accomplish this, the agencies must first eradicate the non-native and hybrid trout which currently occupy the habitat. We are publishing this notice to inform the public of the proposed action and to make available for review the Final EIS/ EIR, which includes responses to public comments received on the March 2009, Draft EIS/EIR.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Oregon Chub (Oregonichthys crameri); Correction
Document Number: 2010-7951
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), published a final rule to designate critical habitat for the Oregon chub (Oregonichthys crameri) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), on March 10, 2010. We are publishing several corrections to that final rule in this document.
Public Land Order No. 7736; Partial Revocation of the Bureau of Reclamation Order Dated February 19, 1952; California
Document Number: 2010-8000
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management published a document in the Federal Register of September 23, 2009, which inadvertently omitted words twice in the order.
Notice Re-opening the Comment Period for the Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Creek Management Area, California
Document Number: 2010-7999
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces a re-opening of the comment period on the Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA). The original notice was published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2009 [74 FR 0232] and provided for a comment period to end on March 5, 2010. The BLM is re-opening the comment period to end April 19, 2010.
Notice of Realty Action; Segregation of Public Land for Proposed Sale in Sandoval County, NM
Document Number: 2010-7998
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering a competitive sale of a parcel of public land totaling 130.56 acres, more or less, in Sandoval County, New Mexico, under the provisions of Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA). This Notice of Realty Action (NORA) is provided for the segregation of lands being considered for sale for a period of up to 2 years.
Noncompetitive Lease of Public Land; Josephine County, Oregon
Document Number: 2010-7987
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that the parcel of land identified in this notice (approximately 10.21 acres) is available for wildlife rehabilitation and education activities through a non-competitive (direct) lease to Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center in order to resolve unauthorized use and occupancy of public land. This determination of availability conforms to the Medford District Resource Management Plan (2008) as well as the Rogue River Plan (1972) and the 2003 Hellgate Recreation Area Management Plan (2003) for the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River. The determination of availability is also fully consistent with the prior Resource Management Plan, as amended, for the BLM Medford District, dated June 1995. The lease would be issued pursuant to Section 302(b) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of l976 (FLPMA), as amended, (90 Stat. 2762; 43 U.S.C. 1732) and the implementing regulations at 43 CFR part 2920.
Notice of Intent To Prepare Amendments to the Southeastern Oregon Resource Management Plan (RMP), Malheur County, OR, and the Lakeview RMP, Lake County, OR, and Associated Environmental Impact Statements.
Document Number: 2010-7986
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, (FLPMA) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vale District (Jordan Resource Area and Malheur Resource Area) and Lakeview District (Lakeview Resource Area) in southeastern Oregon intend to prepare Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) to amend the Southeastern Oregon RMP (September 2002), Vale, Oregon, and the Lakeview RMP (January 2003), Lakeview, Oregon, and by this notice are announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2010-7953
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2010-7950
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plat of survey described below is scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Santa Fe, upon the date of this publication.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee Findings Related to the Identity of Cultural Items in the Possession of the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Document Number: 2010-7936
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee) was established by section 8 of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA; 25 U.S.C. 3006), and is an advisory body governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 App. U.S.C. 1-16). At its October 30-31, 2009, public meeting in Sarasota, FL, the Review Committee, acting pursuant to its statutory responsibility (25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(3)), reviewed the record and made findings of fact related to the identity of 45 cultural items in the possession of the American Museum of Natural History at the request of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and the White Mountain Apache Tribe, acting through the Western Apache NAGPRA Working Group. The Review Committee found that each of the 45 cultural items was both a ``sacred object'' (25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(C), 43 CFR 10.2(d)(3)) and ``cultural patrimony'' (25 U.S.C. 3001(3)(D), 43 CFR 10.2(d)(4)).
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Status Reviews of 69 Species in Idaho, Washington, Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Document Number: 2010-7915
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year reviews for 69 species in Idaho, Washington, Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We request any new information on these species that may have a bearing on their classification as endangered or threatened. Based on the results of our 5-year reviews we will determine whether these species are properly classified under the Act.
Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0089
Document Number: 2010-7750
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Office
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing that the information collection request for 30 CFR part 702, Exemption for Coal Extraction Incidental to the Extraction of Other Minerals, has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden and cost.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition to Reclassify the Delta Smelt From Threatened to Endangered Throughout Its Range
Document Number: 2010-7904
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12-month finding on a petition to reclassify the delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. After review of all available scientific and commercial information, we find that reclassifying the delta smelt from a threatened to an endangered species is warranted, but precluded by other higher priority listing actions. We will develop a proposed rule to reclassify this species as our priorities allow.