Department of the Interior June 16, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Record of Decision for the Cape Wind Energy Project; Secretary of the Interior's Response to Comments From the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation on the Cape Wind Energy Project
Document Number: 2010-14528
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service (mms), Minerals Management Service
In accordance with the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the MMS is announcing the availability of the ROD for the Cape Wind Energy Project (the Project). The ROD for the Project records the decisions that the MMS reached to select the Preferred Alternative at Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound described in its Final Environmental Impact Statement (January 2009). After careful consideration of all the concerns expressed during the lengthy review and consultation process and thorough analyses of the many factors involved, the Secretary approved the ROD finding that the public benefits weigh in favor of approving the Cape Wind Project at the Horseshoe Shoal location. The MMS will offer a commercial lease to Cape Wind Associates, LLC (CWA) in response to CWA's application. The CWA's rights to construct and operate the Project pursuant to the lease are subject to construction and operation approvals from the MMS. The Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Director of the MMS co-signed the ROD for the Project on April 28, 2010.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0168
Document Number: 2010-14507
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces its intention to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew its approval to collect information from private landowners in western Oregon who are authorized to transport timber over BLM-controlled roads. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and assigned control number 1004-0168.
Notice of Public Meeting, BLM Alaska Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2010-14484
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below:
Availability: Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact; Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, Modoc County, CA
Document Number: 2010-14439
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of the Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Modoc National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). The CCP describes how we will manage the Refuge for the next 15 years.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on Five Petitions to List Seven Species of Hawaiian Yellow-faced Bees as Endangered
Document Number: 2010-14430
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 90-day finding on five petitions to list seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees (Hylaeus anthracinus, H. assimulans, H. facilis, H. hilaris, H. kuakea, H. longiceps, and H. mana) as endangered and designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act).
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, WA
Document Number: 2010-14085
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of our draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment (DCCP/EA) for the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge (refuge), for public review and comment. The DCCP/EA describes our alternatives, including our preferred alternative, for managing the refuge for the 15 years following approval of the final CCP.