Department of the Interior November 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Endangered and Threatened Species; Permits
Document Number: 2011-30828
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the authority of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act).
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Windy Gap Firming Project, Colorado
Document Number: 2011-30827
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Windy Gap Firming Project is available for public review. The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has evaluated comments and has identified Alternative 2 as the Preferred Alternative. The Preferred Alternative includes construction of Chimney Hollow Reservoir, pre-positioning of Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) water in the new reservoir, and a new pipeline to convey water to the reservoir from existing C-BT facilities.
Central Utah Project Completion Act; Finding of No Significant Impact Associated With the Environmental Assessment for Block Notice 1A Heber Sub-Area Agricultural Water to Municipal Industrial Water Conversion
Document Number: 2011-30825
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior
On September 27, 2011, the Department of the Interior signed a Finding of No Significant Impact which documents the selection of the Proposed Action as presented in the Final Environmental Assessment for the Block Notice 1A Heber Sub-Area Agricultural Water to Municipal & Industrial Water Conversion.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Incidental Take Permit Application; Habitat Conservation Plan and Associated Documents; Kaheawa Pastures Wind Energy Generation Facility, Maui County, HI
Document Number: 2011-30824
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), from Kaheawa Wind Power I, LLC, for an amendment to incidental take permit (ITP) number TE118901-0 and the associated Kaheawa Pastures Wind Energy Generation Facility Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). If approved, the ITP amendment would reduce the level of authorized incidental take of the endangered Hawaiian petrel (uau) and the threatened Newell's shearwater (ao) in the course of operating the Kaheawa Pastures Wind Energy Generation Facility (KWPI wind farm) for generating electricity on the island of Maui, Hawaii. We invite public comment on the proposed amendment of the ITP, HCP, and associated documents.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Southern Selkirk Mountains Population of Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou)
Document Number: 2011-30451
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-11-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to designate critical habitat for the southern Selkirk Mountains population of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). In total, approximately 375,562 acres (151,985 hectares) are being proposed for designation as critical habitat. The proposed critical habitat is located in Boundary and Bonner counties in Idaho, and Pend Oreille County in Washington.
Notice of Meeting, Rio Grande Natural Area Commission
Document Number: 2011-30838
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rio Grande Natural Area Commission will meet as indicated below.
Reopening the Call for Nominations for the Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-30744
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to reopen the nomination period for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in Category 3. The Albuquerque RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within the BLM's Albuquerque District.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2011-30738
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to Kuitsarak, Inc. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Kuitsarak, Inc. The lands are in the vicinity of Goodnews Bay, Alaska, and are located in:
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Probate of Indian Estates
Document Number: 2011-30662
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information titled ``Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and the Five Civilized Tribes.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0169, which expires November 30, 2011.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Probate Codes
Document Number: 2011-30646
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information titled ``Tribal Probate Codes.'' The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0168, which expires November 30, 2011.
Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions
Document Number: 2011-30645
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation and are new, modified, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice on September 29, 2011. From the date of this publication, future notices during this calendar year will be limited to new, modified, discontinued, or completed contract actions. This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action.
Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning
Document Number: 2011-30641
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Water Resources Planning Act of 1965 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 require an annual determination of a discount rate for Federal water resources planning. The discount rate for Federal water resources planning for fiscal year 2012 is 4 percent. Discounting is to be used to convert future monetary values to present values.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Walla Walla, WA and the Museum of Anthropology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2011-30629
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and repatriation to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact the U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology, Ann Arbor, MI
Document Number: 2011-30626
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Michigan has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the University of Michigan Office of the Vice President for Research. Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Washington State University, Museum of Anthropology, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2011-30625
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Washington State University, Museum of Anthropology (WSU) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact WSU. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Washington State University, Museum of Anthropology, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2011-30624
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Washington State University, Museum of Anthropology (WSU), in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and repatriation to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact WSU.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-30623
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee McClung Museum, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2011-30618
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the University of Tennessee McClung Museum (McClung Museum), in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, have determined that the cultural items in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects, and repatriation to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact the TVA and McClung Museum.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee McClung Museum, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2011-30617
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the University of Tennessee McClung Museum (McClung Museum) have completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the TVA and McClung Museum. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Paul H. Karshner Memorial Museum, Puyallup, WA
Document Number: 2011-30615
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Paul H. Karshner Memorial Museum has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Paul H. Karshner Memorial Museum, Puyallup, WA. Disposition of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Walla Walla, WA and the Washington State University, Museum of Anthropology, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2011-30613
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, and the Washington State University Museum of Anthropology, have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present- day Indian tribes. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Residential, Business, and Wind and Solar Resource Leases on Indian Land
Document Number: 2011-29991
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to revise the regulations addressing non-agricultural leasing of Indian land. This rule would add new subparts to address residential leases, business leases, wind resource evaluation and development leases, and solar resource development leases on Indian land, and would therefore remove the existing subpart for non-agricultural leases.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2011-30588
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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, on December 28, 2011.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2011-30579
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey and supplemental plats of lands described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management California State Office, Sacramento, California, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Fort Sill Apache Indian Tribe
Document Number: 2011-30576
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 30.00 acres, more or less, as the Fort Sill Apache Indian Reservation for the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Indians.
Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-30493
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to fill one position on the Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in category three (representatives of state, county, or local elected office; employees of a state agency responsible for management of natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of academia who are employed in natural sciences; or the public-at-large).
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Land in Santa Clara County, CA
Document Number: 2011-30491
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hollister Field Office, proposes to sell a parcel of public land totaling approximately 23.42 acres, more or less, in Santa Clara County, California. The public land would be sold for appraised fair market value. The appraised value of the public land is $135,000.
Statement of Findings: Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians Settlement Act of 2008
Document Number: 2011-30440
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
The Secretary of the Interior is publishing this notice as required by section 10(a) of the Soboba Band of Luise[ntilde]o Indians Settlement Act of 2008, Public Law 110-297, 122 Stat. 2975, 2983 (Settlement Act). The publication of this notice causes certain waivers and releases of claims to become effective as required by the Settlement Act.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0035
Document Number: 2011-30345
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to request renewed approval for the collection of information for surface and underground mining permit applications minimum requirements for information on environmental resources.
Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2011-30249
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-28
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).
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed KRoad Moapa Solar Generation Facility, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2011-30311
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the lead Federal agency, with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians (Tribe) as Cooperating Agencies, intends to file a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed KRoad Moapa Solar Generation Facility on the Moapa River Indian Reservation (Reservation) in Clark County, Nevada. This notice also announces the DEIS is now available for public review and that public meetings will be held to solicit comments on the draft document.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Baker Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2011-30212
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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) has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Baker Resource Area of the BLM Vale District and, by this notice, is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2011-30246
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
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 Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.
Notice of Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-30230
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Pecos District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Alaska
Document Number: 2011-30228
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Alaska.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Protecting and Restoring Native Ecosystems by Managing Non-Native Ungulates, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
Document Number: 2011-30170
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for Protecting and Restoring Native Ecosystems by Managing Non-Native Ungulates, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. The park's current management plan for non-native ungulate control was developed nearly 40 years ago. The new plan will provide a park-wide framework to systematically guide non- native ungulate management activities over the next 15-20 years. The Draft EIS presents five alternatives for managing non-native ungulates in a manner that supports long-term ecosystem protection, supports natural ecosystem recovery and provides desirable conditions for active ecosystem restoration, and supports protection and preservation of cultural resources.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Reinstatement with Change of a Previously Approved Collection; Visibility Valuation Survey: Pilot Study
Document Number: 2011-30168
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
Agency: National Park Service, Department of the Interior
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we (the National Park Service) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for a proposed new collection. This notice provides the public and other Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection. 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 ICR. 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.
Minor Boundary Revision at Colorado National Monument
Document Number: 2011-30167
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 460l- 9(c)(1), the boundary of Colorado National Monument is modified to include an additional two and forty-five hundredths (2.45) acres of land identified as Tract 01-140, tax parcel number 2697-343-04-009. The land is located in Mesa County, Colorado, immediately adjacent to the current eastern boundary of Colorado National Monument. The boundary revision is depicted on Map No. 119/106,532 dated January 2011. The map is available for inspection at the following locations: National Park Service, Intermountain Land Resources Program Center, 12795 W. Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80225-0287 and National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2011-30102
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 days from the date of this publication.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2011-30097
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to Arviq Incorporated. The decision approves only the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The subsurface estate of these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Arviq Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of Platinum, Alaska, and located in:
Proposed Renewal of Information Collection: 1090-0008 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) E-Government Web Site Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Document Number: 2011-29979
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Business Center, Department of the Interior announces that it has submitted a request for proposed extension of an information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and requests public comments on this submission. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden and cost.
Notice of Public Meeting, Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-29977
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2011-29975
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the described lands were officially filed in the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix, Arizona, on dates indicated.
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Acts
Document Number: 2011-29974
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is contemplating awarding an exclusive license to: Geosyntec Consultants, 1255 Roberts Boulevard NW., Suite 200, Kennesaw, GA 30144, on U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/133,666, and a divisional patent application to be filed shortly at the Patent and Trademark Office, both entitled ``Anaerobic Microbial Composition and Methods of Using Same.'' Inquiries: If other parties are interested in similar activities, or have comments related to the prospective awards, please contact Neil Mark, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 201, Reston, Virginia 20192, voice (703) 648-4344, fax (703) 648-7219, or email nmark@usgs.gov.
Notice of Change in Date for December Meeting of the Dominguez-Escalante Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-29973
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Dominguez- Escalante Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-29967
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is inviting comments on an information collection request (ICR) that we have sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR concerns the paperwork requirements for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Cooperative Agreements Program (NSDI CAP) and describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 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 ICR. This Information Collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2012. To submit a proposal for the NSDI CAP, three standard OMB forms and project narrative must be completed and submitted via Grants.gov.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-29949
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park
Document Number: 2011-29947
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As authorized by Section 7001 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111-11 (codified at 16 U.S.C. 410lll), the National Park Service announces that the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) has established, in the State of New Jersey, Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park as a unit of the National Park System.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Susquehanna to Roseland 500-kilovolt Transmission Line
Document Number: 2011-29943
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service announces the availability of the draft environmental impact statement for the Susquehanna to Roseland 500-kilovolt transmission line, which will affect the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River.
Migratory Bird Permits; States Delegated Falconry Permitting Authority; Technical Corrections to the Regulations
Document Number: 2011-29829
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The States of Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wyoming have requested that we delegate permitting for falconry to the State, as provided under our regulations. We have reviewed regulations and supporting materials provided by these States, and have concluded that their regulations comply with the Federal regulations. We change the falconry regulations accordingly. This rule also makes certain nonsubstantive editorial changes to correct minor errors and to clarify the regulations.