Department of the Interior September 24, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Oil Shale Management-General
Document Number: 2012-23523
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: 2012-23506
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for approval for the Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction over Child Custody Proceedings. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0112, which expires September 30, 2012.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Colleges and Universities Annual Report Form
Document Number: 2012-23505
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for Tribal Colleges and Universities Annual Report Form. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0105, which expires September 30, 2012.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Colleges and Universities Grant Application Form
Document Number: 2012-23503
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for Tribal Colleges and Universities Application for Grants. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0018, which expires September 30, 2012.
Public Land Order No. 7801; Withdrawal of Public Lands for Protection of Proposed Expansion of Twentynine Palms; CA
Document Number: 2012-23479
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior
This order withdraws approximately 507 acres of reserved Federal mineral estate from the United States mining laws including the mineral and geothermal leasing and mineral materials laws, and 331,786 acres of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the United States mining, mineral and geothermal, and mineral materials laws for a period of 5 years. The withdrawal preserves the status quo of the lands and mineral estate included in the proposed training land acquisition/airspace establishment project of the United States Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, pending the processing of an application for withdrawal for military purposes under the Engle Act. This order also includes 43,950 acres of non-Federal lands located within the boundaries of the withdrawal areas, and in the event that they return to Federal ownership in the future, the lands would be subject to the terms and conditions of this withdrawal.
Public Land Order No. 7977; Partial Revocation, Power Site Reserve No. 78; Colorado
Document Number: 2012-23478
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order partially revokes a withdrawal created by an Executive Order insofar as it affects 40.81 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn for protection of water power values designated as Power Site Reserve No. 78. This order also opens the land to such forms of disposition that may be made of National Forest System lands.
Public Land Order No. 7799; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Rock Springs Administrative Site Addition; Wyoming
Document Number: 2012-23477
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws 4.93 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, for a period of 20 years to protect the Rock Springs Administrative Site addition.
Public Land Order No. 7800; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6947; Oregon
Document Number: 2012-23476
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6947 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the recreational rockhounding area of the Thunder Egg Lake Agate Beds located in the Fremont National Forest in Oregon, which would otherwise expire on September 21, 2012.
Public Land Order No. 7798; Partial Modification of Power Site Classification No. 126; Washington
Document Number: 2012-23475
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order partially modifies a withdrawal which established Power Site Classification No. 126, insofar as it affects approximately 21.70 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn to protect water power values along the Nooksack River in Whatcom County, Washington. This order opens the land to such forms of disposition as may by law be made of National Forest System lands subject to a Section 24 Federal Power Act reservation.
Notice of Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2012-23472
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces that the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a meeting on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nation's public lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2012-23447
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
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.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2012-23446
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the intent to officially file the survey plats listed below and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plats will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Teleconference for the National Park Service Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission Program
Document Number: 2012-23414
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Lake Clark National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) and the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will meet to develop and continue work on National Park Service (NPS) subsistence program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96-487, to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. Public Availability Of Comments: These meetings are open to the public and will have time allocated for public testimony. The public is welcome to present written or oral comments to the SRC. The meetings will be recorded and summary minutes will be available upon request from the park superintendent for public inspection approximately six weeks after each meeting. Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire commentincluding your personal identifying informationmay be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Lake Clark National Park SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Lake Clark National Park SRC meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until business is completed at the NPS Visitor Center in Port Alsworth, AK. Should a quorum not be available, a new meeting date and location will be published in local newspapers and announced on local radio stations. SRC meeting dates and locations may need to be changed based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances. For Further Information on the Lake Clark National Park SRC Meeting Contact: Lee Fink, Acting Superintendent, at (907) 644-3626 or Mary McBurney, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 235-7891 or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, NPS Alaska Regional Office, at (907) 644-3603. If you are interested in applying for Lake Clark National Park SRC membership contact the Superintendent at 240 W. 5th Avenue, Suite 236 Anchorage 99501, or visit the park Web site at: http://www.nps.gov/ lacl/contacts.htm. Proposed Lake Clark National Park A SRC Meeting Agenda:
Agency Information Collection Activity: Subpart B, Plans and Information; Comment Request
Document Number: 2012-23386
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) for a new approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under Subpart B, Plans and Information, and related documents. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
Facility License Notifications and Submissions
Document Number: 2012-23156
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is amending its facility license regulations. The final rule amends the current regulations: To provide for an expedited review to confirm a tribe's submittal of facility license information; to require notice to the NIGC when a tribe issues, renews, or terminates a facility license; to streamline the submittal of certain information relating to the construction, maintenance, and operation of a gaming facility; and to provide that a tribe need not submit a notification of seasonal or temporary closures of less than 180 days.
Notice of Meeting of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group
Document Number: 2012-23053
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) will meet in Pinedale, Wyoming. All PAWG meetings are open to the public.