Department of the Interior February 29, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Extension of Comment Period for Pending Nomination of Chi'chil Bildagoteel (Oak Flats) Historic District
Document Number: 2016-04373
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is extending the period for soliciting comments on the proposed listing of the Chi'chil Bildagoteel (Oak Flats) Historic District Traditional Cultural Property in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-04342
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before January 30, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Model Indian Juvenile Code
Document Number: 2016-04325
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing availability of a draft Model Indian Juvenile Code for comment. The draft Model Indian Juvenile Code is intended as a tool to assist Indian Tribes in creating or revising their juvenile codes.
Notice of Invitation To Participate Coal Exploration License Application MTM 107855, Montana
Document Number: 2016-04308
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Decker Coal Company, LLC on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Big Horn County, Montana, encompassing 12,618.11 acres.
Establishment and Availability of Final Boundary for Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Segment B, Prineville District, Crook County, Oregon
Document Number: 2016-04307
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Section 3(b) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Bureau of Land Management, Washington Office, is providing notice of the establishment and availability of the final boundary of the Crooked National Wild and Scenic River, Segment B, and of the transmittal of the boundary package to Congress.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources; Application for Enhancement of Survival Permit; Proposed Programmatic Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake in Michigan; Correction
Document Number: 2016-04304
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
On February 23, 2016, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced receipt from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources of an application for an enhancement of survival permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The notice contained a typographical error in the docket number for interested parties to use to submit comments. The correct docket number is [FWS-R3-ES-2016-0009]. With this notice, we correct that error.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Alaska
Document Number: 2016-04299
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
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 (BLM), Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska, 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. Survey Description: The following plats represent the survey, dependent survey, meanders and survey of the fixed and limiting boundary of a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.
Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications
Document Number: 2016-04298
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
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 activities. Both the Act and the National Environmental Policy Act require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Draft Programmatic Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances, Draft Environmental Assessment, and Receipt of Application for Enhancement of Survival Permit for the Fisher in Western Washington
Document Number: 2016-04294
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), received an application from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) for an enhancement of survival (EOS) permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The permit application includes a draft programmatic candidate conservation agreement with assurances (CCAAs) for the fisher in western Washington. The Service also announces the availability of a draft environmental assessment (EA) addressing the draft CCAA and issuance of the requested EOS permit in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA). We invite comments from all interested parties on the application, the draft CCAA, and the draft EA.
2016 Preliminary Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees
Document Number: 2016-04267
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.2, that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted its 2016 preliminary annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.062% (.00062) for tier 2. While the rate for tier 1 remains the same, tier 2 decreases from 0.065% to 0.062%. The tier 2 preliminary annual fee rate represents the lowest fee rate adopted by the Commission in the last five years. These rates shall apply to all assessable gross revenues from each gaming operation under the jurisdiction of the Commission. If a tribe has a certificate of self-regulation under 25 CFR part 518, the 2016 preliminary fee rate on Class II revenues shall be 0.031% (.00031) which is one-half of the annual fee rate. The preliminary fee rates being adopted here are effective March 1, 2016 and will remain in effect until new rates are adopted. Pursuant to 25 CFR 514.16, the National Indian Gaming Commission has also adopted its fingerprint processing fees of $21 per card effective March 1, 2016.