Department of the Interior August 28, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for San Diego Gas and Electric's East County Substation Project, San Diego County, CA
Document Number: 2012-21170
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for San Diego Gas and Electric's (SDG&E) East County (ECO) Substation Project, located in San Diego County, California. The Secretary of the Interior approved the ROD on August 21, 2012, which constitutes the final decision of the Department.
Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: 2012-21165
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Bakersfield Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: 2012-21154
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Bakersfield Field Office, California, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-21144
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) 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 (PRA) 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 IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2013.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-21143
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on September 18-19, 2012 at the American Institute of Architects Building, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. The meeting will be held in the Gallery Room. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include: Leadership Dialogue Geospatial Platform Geolocation Privacy FGDC Report COGO Report Card Subcommittee Reports The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on September 19. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological Survey (703-648-6283, amaher@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by September 14, 2012. While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may be limited due to room capacity.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Longyear Museum of Anthropology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Document Number: 2012-20953
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Longyear Museum of Anthropology 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 museum. Disposition of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-20952
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Coconino National Forest, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and repatriation to the Indian tribe 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 USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2012-20949
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, 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 Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona.
Notice of Inventory Completion: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY; Correction
Document Number: 2012-20934
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Bay Skipper as Endangered or Threatened
Document Number: 2012-20820
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-08-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12-month finding on a petition to list the Bay skipper (Euphyes bayensis) as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended, and to designate critical habitat. After review of the best available scientific and commercial information, we find that listing the Bay skipper is not warranted at this time. However, we ask the public to submit to us any new information that becomes available concerning the threats to the Bay skipper or its habitat at any time.