Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications
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. With some exceptions, 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 requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Sevier Playa Project, Millard County, UT
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Fillmore Field Office intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze and disclose impacts associated with the Sevier Playa Project, a proposed potash mine located on public land in central Millard County, Utah, and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Request for Nominations for the Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau Advisory Commission
The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, proposes to appoint a member to the Na Hoa Pili O Kaloko-Honokohau (The Friends of Kaloko-Honokohau), an advisory commission for the park. The Superintendent, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, acting as administrative lead, is requesting nominations for qualified persons to serve on the Commission.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meetings
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), of three meetings of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee will meet on April 10, 2014, from 2 p.m. until approximately 6 p.m. EDT via teleconference; November 20-21, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST in Washington, DC; and on December 11, 2014, from 2 p.m. until approximately 4 p.m. EST via teleconference, if necessary. All meetings will be open to the public.
Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee Meetings (2014)
This notice announces the 2014 schedule of meetings for the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee.
2014 Meetings of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of the meetings of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Advisory Committee for 2014.
Notice of April 14, 2014, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
This notice sets forth the date of the 293nd meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission Meeting
This notice announces the April 3, 2014, meeting of the Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission.
Information Collection: Project Planning for the Use of OCS Sand, Gravel, and Shell Resources in Construction Projects That Qualify for a Negotiated Noncompetitive Agreement; Submitted for OMB Review; Comment Request
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is notifying the public that we have submitted an information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This ICR concerns the paperwork requirements that respondents will submit to BOEM to obtain Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sand, gravel, and shell resources for use in shore protection, beach and coastal restoration, and other authorized projects that qualify for a negotiated noncompetitive agreement. This notice provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on April 1-2, 2014 at the South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240. The meeting will be held in the first floor Auditorium. 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 (FGDC) on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include: Leadership Dialogue 2014 NGAC Guidance FGDC Initiatives (NSDI Strategic Plan, Geospatial Platform, Geospatial Portfolio Management) NGAC Subcommittee Activities NGAC Action Plan The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on April 2. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org). Registrations are due by March 28, 2014. While the meeting will be open to the public, registration is required for entrance to the South Interior Building, and seating may be limited due to room capacity.