Department of the Interior September 11, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2012-22373
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Osage Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2012-22367
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-11
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 Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENMAC) will meet as indicated below.
Tribal Listening Sessions on Sacred Sites on Federal Lands
Document Number: 2012-22355
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Indian Affairs will conduct a listening session with Indian tribes to obtain oral and written comments concerning sacred sites located on Federal lands. This session in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the sixth in a series of listening sessions held since the beginning of August.
2012-2013 Refuge-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations
Document Number: 2012-22099
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The Fish and Wildlife Service adds one refuge to the list of areas open for hunting and/or sport fishing, closes one refuge to hunt activities, closes one hunt opportunity at one refuge, and increases the hunting activities available at 16 other refuges, along with pertinent refuge-specific regulations on other refuges that pertain to migratory game bird hunting, upland game hunting, big game hunting, and sport fishing for the 2012-2013 season.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination of Status for Texas Golden Gladecress and Neches River Rose-mallow and Designation of Critical Habitat
Document Number: 2012-22061
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-09-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, propose to list two Texas plants, Leavenworthia texana (Texas golden gladecress) as an endangered species and Hibiscus dasycalyx (Neches River rose-mallow) as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act) and propose to designate critical habitat for both species. These are proposed regulations, and if finalized the effect of these regulations will be to conserve the species and protect their habitat under the Endangered Species Act.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Revised Critical Habitat for the Allium munzii
Document Number: 2012-22033
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-09-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the reopening of the public comment period on the April 17, 2012, proposed revised designations of critical habitat for Allium munzii (Munz's onion) and Atriplex coronata var. notatior (San Jacinto Valley crownscale) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We also announce the availability of a draft economic analysis (DEA) of the proposed designations of critical habitat for A. munzii and A. c. var. notatior and an amended required determinations section of the proposal. We are reopening the comment period to allow all interested parties an opportunity to comment simultaneously on the proposed revised designations, the associated DEA, and the amended required determinations section. Finally, we correct some errors regarding the elevations of habitat necessary for conservation of A. munzii. Comments previously submitted need not be resubmitted, as they will be fully considered in preparation of the final rule.