Department of the Interior October 25, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Industry Workshop on Technical and Regulatory Challenges in Deep and Ultra-Deep Outer Continental Shelf Waters
Document Number: 2011-27633
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior
BSEE is announcing the Effects of Water Depth Workshop. This workshop with industry will offer a blend of technical presentations and interactive peer review discussions expected to help identify Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) challenges and technologies associated with oil and gas exploration and production at various water depths. This workshop will also identify approaches to address the water depth issue through regulations, standards, and practices designed to safeguard personnel, operations, and the environment.
Notice of Resource Advisory Council Meeting for the Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (Supplemental Information)
Document Number: 2011-27621
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, notice has been published that the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest Resource Advisory Council (NW RAC) will meet on December 1, 2011. This notice provides supplemental information related to specific fee proposals that will be discussed at the December meeting in Gateway, Colorado, specifically the consideration of two new fee proposals for public lands within the Grand Junction Field Office, and one fee adjustment proposal for the Kremmling Field Office.
Proposed Information Collection; Nomination of Properties for Listing on the National Register of Historic Places
Document Number: 2011-27600
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2012. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Notice of Public Meeting and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2011-27598
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is seeking public comments and suggestions on the planning of the 2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting and the subsequent 31 day event.
Cape Cod National Seashore, South Wellfleet, MA; Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2011-27595
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, Section 10) of a meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases; Nevada
Document Number: 2011-27569
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Gasco Production Company for noncompetitive oil and gas leases NVN-080833, NVN-080834, NVN-080835, and NVN-080836 on land in White Pine County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the leases terminated under the law. No valid leases have been issued affecting the lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease CACA 52030, California
Document Number: 2011-27561
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease CACA 52030 from Plains Exploration & Production Co. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from June 1, 2011, the date of termination.
Notice of Proposed Class II Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Utah
Document Number: 2011-27560
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act, Bro Energy LLC timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU85562 lands in Carbon County, Utah, accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from July 1, 2011, the date of termination.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the K Road Calico Solar Project, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2011-27558
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), California Desert District, intends to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for an amendment to the right-of- way (ROW) grant for the K Road Calico Solar Project (Project) in San Bernardino County, California.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Delisting of the Plant Frankenia johnstonii
Document Number: 2011-27372
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-10-25
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), notify the public that we are reopening the comment period on the May 22, 2003, proposed rule to remove the plant Frankenia johnstonii (Johnston's frankenia) from the List of Endangered and Threatened Plants (List) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). Comments submitted during the 2003 comment period will be considered and do not need to be resubmitted now. However, we invite comments on the new information presented in this announcement relevant to our consideration of the status of F. johnstonii. We encourage those who may have commented previously to submit additional comments, if appropriate, in light of this new information. We are also making available for public review the Draft Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan for F. johnstonii.