Department of the Interior November 15, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Final Environmental Impact Statement and Cape Hatteras National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan
Document Number: 2010-28710
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332 (2) (C), and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR part 1500-1508), the National Park Service (NPS), Department of the Interior, announces the availability of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the proposed Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan (Plan/ FEIS). The Plan/FEIS will enable NPS to develop regulations and procedures to manage off-road vehicle (ORV) use/access in the Seashore consistent with the Executive Orders on ORV use on Federal lands and NPS regulations.
Notice of Extension of Concession Contract; 2410-OYC
Document Number: 2010-28705
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes to extend the following expiring concession contract for a period of three years through November 30, 2013.
Notice of Continuation of Concession Contract; 2410-OYC
Document Number: 2010-28702
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes a continuation of visitor services for the following expiring concession contract for a period of one year through September 30, 2011.
Invasive Species Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-28653
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of the Interior
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC). Comprised of 30 nonfederal invasive species experts and stakeholders from across the nation, the purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. Purpose of Meeting: The meeting will be held on December 7-9, 2010 in Washington, DC, and will focus primarily on Early Detection and Rapid Response as it relates to invasive species. The full ISAC will also consider a white paper entitled, Invasive Species and Climate Change, as drafted by the ISAC Task Team on Climate Change.
Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Criteria for Developing Refuge Water Management Plans
Document Number: 2010-28603
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Reclamation Bureau
The ``Criteria for Developing Refuge Water Management Plans'' (Refuge Criteria) are now available for public comment. The Refuge Criteria provide a common methodology, or standard, for efficient use of water by Federal Wildlife Refuges, State Wildlife Management Areas and Resource Conservation Districts that receive water under provisions of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA). They document the process and format by which Refuge Water Management Plans (Plans) should be prepared and submitted to Reclamation as part of the Refuge/ District Water Supply Contracts and Memoranda of Agreement. The Refuge Criteria refer to Refuges, Wildlife Areas, and Resource Conservation Districts as Refuges. Those Refuges that entered into water supply contracts with Reclamation as a result of the CVPIA and subsequent Department of the Interior administrative review processes are required to prepare Plans using the Refuge Criteria.
Notice of Public Meeting, John Day/Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2010-28602
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
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.
Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2010-28593
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
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 (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2010-28582
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
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) prohibits 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.
Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2010-28580
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).