Department of the Interior August 22, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Realty Action: Rosebud Parcel-Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for Conveyance of Public Lands in Box Elder County, UT
Document Number: 2016-19972
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification under Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 0.36 acres of public land in Box Elder County, Utah. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources proposes to assume ownership of a 70 ft. wide by 221.56 ft.-long parcel of land with an existing building that has been used as field quarters for personnel and cooperators working in northwestern Box Elder County, Utah.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Status Reviews of 14 Caribbean Species
Document Number: 2016-19940
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are initiating 5-year status reviews of 14 Caribbean species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). A 5-year review is an assessment of the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We are requesting submission of information that has become available since the last review of each of these species.
Request for Nominees for the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking
Document Number: 2016-19934
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), after consultation with the Co-Chairs of the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking (Task Force), is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council).
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Captive Wildlife Safety Act
Document Number: 2016-19920
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2016. 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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Wyoming
Document Number: 2016-19877
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation and State of Wyoming entered into a compact replacing and superseding an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the new compact.
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras National Seashore-Off-Road Vehicle Management
Document Number: 2016-19844
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, to revise the times that certain beaches open to ORV use in the morning, extend the dates that certain seasonal ORV routes are open in the fall and spring, and modify the size and location of vehicle-free areas. Consideration of changes to this special regulation was required by section 3057 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The NPS also proposes to amend this special regulation to allow the Cape Hatteras National Seashore to issue ORV permits that would be valid for different lengths of time than currently exist, and to replace an ORV route designation on Ocracoke Island with a park road to allow vehicle access and pedestrian use of a soundside area without the requirement for an ORV permit.
Management of Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights
Document Number: 2016-19519
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), make available the final environmental impact statement (EIS) on regulations governing the exercise of non-Federal oil and gas rights outside of Alaska in order to improve our ability to protect refuge resources, visitors, and the general public's health and safety from potential impacts associated with non-Federal oil and gas operations located within refuges.