Department of the Interior July 6, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Civil Penalty Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 2016-16009
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
In compliance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, this rule adjusts the level of the civil monetary penalty, contained in the National Indian Gaming Commission's (NIGC or Commission) regulation, with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2016-15976
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Klamath Tribes and State of Oregon entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the amendment.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Enhancement of Survival Permit Applications; Greater Sage-Grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management
Document Number: 2016-15963
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received applications for enhancement of survival permits (EOS permits) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), pursuant to the Greater Sage-grouse Umbrella Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances for Wyoming Ranch Management (Umbrella CCAA). The permit applications, if approved, would authorize incidental take associated with implementation of specified individual Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (individual CCAAs) developed in accordance with the Umbrella CCAA. We invite the public to comment on the EOS permit applications described below. The Act requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Notice of Public Meetings: Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-15961
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
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 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold two meetings in Nevada in fiscal year 2016 and one at the beginning of fiscal year 2017. The meetings are open to the public. July 22, California Trail Interpretive Center, 1 Trail Center Way, Elko, Nevada 89801, Nevada; Aug. 11-12, BLM Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Nevada; and Oct. 6-7, 702 N. Industrial Way, HC 33, Box 33500, Ely, NV 89301, Nevada. Meeting times will be published in local and regional media sources at least 14 days before each meeting. All meetings will include a public comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group
Document Number: 2016-15960
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam, consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The AMWG meets two to three times a year.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029-0049
Document Number: 2016-15959
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing its intention to request renewed approval for the collection of information for OSMRE's Special Permanent Program Performance StandardsOperations in Alluvial Valley Floors.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029-0030
Document Number: 2016-15957
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing its intention to request approval for the collections of information for State Processes for Designating Areas Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden and cost.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Findings on Petitions To List the Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout and the Ichetucknee Siltsnail as Endangered or Threatened Species
Document Number: 2016-15935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce 12- month findings on petitions to list the Eagle Lake rainbow trout and the Ichetucknee siltsnail as endangered species or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). After a review of the best available scientific and commercial information, we find that listing the Eagle Lake rainbow trout and the Ichetucknee siltsnail is not warranted at this time. However, we ask the public to submit to us at any time any new information that becomes available concerning the stressors to the Eagle Lake rainbow trout and the Ichetucknee siltsnail or their habitats.
Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kaua`i County, HI; Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Finding of No Significant Impact for Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2016-15876
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of our comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the environmental assessment (EA) for K[imacr]lauea Point National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge). The CCP will guide management of the Refuge for 15 years, or until it is revised, and actions will be implemented as funding becomes available.
Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan
Document Number: 2016-15588
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body (MidA RPB), which includes eight Federal agencies and departments, six states, two Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, is requesting public comment on its draft Mid- Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan (draft Plan). The MidA RPB collaboratively prepared the draft Plan, pursuant to the National Ocean Policy, to build upon and improve existing Federal, state, and tribal decision-making and planning processes in the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), as lead Federal agency for the MidA RPB, is publishing this notice on behalf of the MidA RPB. The MidA RPB will consider all public comments in revising the draft Plan, and will submit a final Plan to the National Ocean Council (NOC or Council) for its concurrence.