Department of the Interior April 1, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Energy Resource Development Program Grants
Document Number: 2016-07441
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for grants under the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development Office's Energy and Mineral Development Program authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0174. This information collection expires June 30, 2016.
Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest in Alaska; Harvest Regulations for Migratory Birds in Alaska During the 2016 Season
Document Number: 2016-07398
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is establishing migratory bird subsistence harvest regulations in Alaska for the 2016 season. These regulations allow for the continuation of customary and traditional subsistence uses of migratory birds in Alaska and prescribe regional information on when and where the harvesting of birds may occur. These regulations were developed under a co-management process involving the Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and Alaska Native representatives. The rulemaking is necessary because the regulations governing the subsistence harvest of migratory birds in Alaska are subject to annual review. This rulemaking establishes region-specific regulations that will go into effect on April 2, 2016, and expire on August 31, 2016.
Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits
Document Number: 2016-07390
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
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 species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Plan for the Behren's Silverspot Butterfly
Document Number: 2016-07389
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of the final recovery plan for the Behren's silverspot butterfly. The recovery plan includes recovery objectives and criteria, and it includes specific actions necessary to reclassify the species from endangered to threatened, and to achieve removal of the species from the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants.
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Background Initiation Request Form
Document Number: 2016-07387
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 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. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Notice of Joint Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2016-07385
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado's Northwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC), Southwest RAC and Front Range RACs will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Utah Resource Advisory Council/Recreation Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2016-07383
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC)/Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RecRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Interim Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands at Bastendorff Beach and the Associated Headlands in Coos County, Oregon
Document Number: 2016-07382
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oregon/Washington State Director hereby establishes interim final supplementary rules limiting the duration of camping at Bastendorff Beach and the associated headlands within the Umpqua Field Office, Coos Bay District, Coos County, Oregon. The rules are needed in order to protect public health and safety and the area's natural resources.
Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park Service, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Dog Management-Extension of Public Comment Period and Corrections
Document Number: 2016-07370
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is extending the public comment period for the proposed rule to amend its special regulations for Golden Gate National Recreation Area regarding dog walking. Reopening the comment period for 30 days will allow more time for the public to review the proposal and submit comments. This document also corrects Table 4 to Sec. 7.97 in the proposed rule by removing the designation of Ocean Beach as a Voice and Sight Control Area for walking four to six dogs that was included by an administrative error. The proposed rule also contained a typographical error in the email address for persons to contact the NPS for further information. The correct email address is goga_dogmgt@nps.gov.