Department of the Interior August 8, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

21st Century Conservation Service Corps Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-19439
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
We, the Department of the Interior, announce a public meeting of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Advisory Committee (Committee).
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Application[s]
Document Number: 2012-19433
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
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 or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (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.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2012-19430
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
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.
Notice to Extend the Public Comment Period for the Draft Report Assessing Rural Water Activities and Related Programs
Document Number: 2012-19424
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is extending the public comment period for the Draft Report Assessing Rural Water Activities to September 10, 2012. The notice to solicit public comments was published in the Federal Register on June 15, 2012 (77 FR 36001). The public comment period was originally to end on August 14, 2012.
Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Sussex County, DE; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2012-19395
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), advise the public that we are reopening the public comment period for the draft comprehensive conservation plan and draft environmental impact statement (draft CCP/EIS) for Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located in Sussex County, Delaware. If you have previously submitted comments, please do not resubmit them. We have already incorporated them in the public record and will fully consider them in the final decision.
Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, Chesterfield County, VA; Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2012-19394
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a draft comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and environmental assessment (EA) for Presquile National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) for public review and comment. Presquile NWR is located in Chesterfield County, Virginia, and is administered by staff at Eastern Virginia Rivers NWR Complex. The draft CCP/EA describes two alternatives for managing Presquile NWR for the next 15 years. Alternative B is identified as the Service-preferred alternative. Also available for public review and comment are the draft compatibility determinations, which are included as appendix B in the draft CCP/EA.
Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2012-19386
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
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) Western Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List Graptopetalum bartramii
Document Number: 2012-19334
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list Graptopetalum bartramii (Bartram stonecrop) and Pectis imberbis (beardless chinch weed) as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), and to designate critical habitat. Based on our review, we find that the petition presents substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that listing Bartram stonecrop and beardless chinch weed may be warranted. Therefore, with the publication of this notice, we will initiate a review of the status of these species to determine if listing Bartram stonecrop or beardless chinch weed, or both, is warranted. To ensure that our status review is comprehensive, we request scientific and commercial data and other information regarding these species. Based on the status review, we will issue a 12-month finding on the petition, which will address whether the petitioned action is warranted, as provided in section 4(b)(3)(B) of the Act.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW164512, WY
Document Number: 2012-19261
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from WYNR, LLC, for competitive oil and gas lease WYW164512 for land in Big Horn 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW174758, WY
Document Number: 2012-19241
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Hot Springs Resources Ltd. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW174758 for land in Natrona 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW164744, WY
Document Number: 2012-19237
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from WYNR, LLC, for competitive oil and gas lease WYW164744 for land in Washakie 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.