Department of the Interior October 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26256
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation entered into a Tribal- State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26255
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26254
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amended Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2016-26253
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and State of South Dakota negotiated an Amended Gaming Compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the amended compact.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2016-26252
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Coquille Indian Tribe 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.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26251
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Yurok Tribe (Tribe) of the Yurok Reservation and State of California (State) entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal- State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the amendment.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amended Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26250
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians (Tribe) and State of California entered into an amendment to the existing Tribal-State Compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the amendment.
Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 6 (ATLW-6) for Commercial Leasing for Wind Power on the Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York-Final Sale Notice MMAA104000
Document Number: 2016-26240
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
This document is the Final Sale Notice (FSN) for the sale of one commercial wind energy lease on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore New York, pursuant to 30 CFR 585.216. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM or ``the Bureau'') will offer Lease OCS-A 0512 for sale using a multiple-factor auction format. This FSN contains information pertaining to the area available for leasing, lease provisions and conditions, auction details, the lease form, criteria for evaluating competing bids, award procedures, appeal procedures, and lease execution. The issuance of the lease resulting from this sale would not constitute an approval of project-specific plans to develop offshore wind energy. Such plans, if submitted by the lease sale winner, would be subject to subsequent environmental and public review prior to a decision to proceed with development.
Environmental Assessment for Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Offshore New York; MMAA104000
Document Number: 2016-26237
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
BOEM is announcing the availability of a revised environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for commercial wind lease issuance, site characterization activities (geophysical, geotechnical, archaeological, and biological surveys), and site assessment activities (including the installation and operation of a meteorological tower or buoys or both a tower and buoys) on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. The revised EA provides a discussion of potential impacts of the proposed action and an analysis of reasonable alternatives to the proposed action. In accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) regulations implementing NEPA at 40 CFR 1500-1508, BOEM issued a FONSI supported by the analysis in the revised EA. The FONSI concluded that the reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts associated with the proposed action and alternatives, as set forth in the EA, would not significantly impact the quality of the human environment; therefore, the preparation of an environmental impact statement is not required. This notice is being published concurrently with the Final Sale Notice for the New York Wind Energy Area (WEA). These documents and associated information are available on BOEM's Web site at http://www.boem.gov/New-York/.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands Managed by the Moab Field Office in Grand County, Utah
Document Number: 2016-26179
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a supplementary rule addressing conduct on public lands in the vicinity of Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges in Grand County, Utah. The proposed supplementary rule would prohibit roped activities around Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges. Such activities involve the use of ropes or other climbing aids, and include, but are not limited to, ziplining, highlining, slacklining, traditional rock climbing, sport rock climbing, rappelling, and swinging.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Status Review of the Red Wolf
Document Number: 2016-26168
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are initiating a 5-year status review for the red wolf (Canis rufus) 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 this species.
Announcement of Meetings: North American Wetlands Conservation Council; Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Advisory Group
Document Number: 2016-26166
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). The Council will consider Canadian, Mexican, and U.S. Standard grant proposals. The Advisory Group for the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grants program (Advisory Group) also will meet. The Advisory Group will discuss the strategic direction and management of the NMBCA program. Both meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements.
Information Collection Request: National Park Service Centennial National Household Survey
Document Number: 2016-26151
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) 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 annual burden. 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 Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2016-26102
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, on November 28, 2016.
Fisheries and Habitat Conservation; Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Ballville Dam Project on the Sandusky River, Sandusky County, Ohio
Document Number: 2016-26101
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a final supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) that has been prepared to evaluate the Ballville Dam Project, in Sandusky County, Ohio, in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). We are also requesting public comments.
List of Units of the National Park System Exempt From the Provisions of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act
Document Number: 2016-26092
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Parks Air Tour Management Act (NPATMA) requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Park Service (NPS) to develop an air tour management plan for units of the national park system where an operator has applied for authority to conduct commercial air tours. The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 amended various provisions of NPATMA. One provision exempted national park units with 50 or fewer annual flights from the requirement to prepare an air tour management plan or voluntary agreement and requires FAA and NPS to jointly publish a list of exempt parks. By Federal Register notice (See 77 FR 75254, December 19, 2012), FAA and NPS published an initial list of exempt parks in 2012 and another list in 2014 (See 79 FR 14569-14570, March 14, 2014). This notice provides the annual updated list of parks that are exempt for calendar years 2014 and 2015.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-26056
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before October 1, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the 3 Bars Ecosystem and Landscape Restoration Project in Eureka County, NV
Document Number: 2016-25978
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 3 Bars Ecosystem and Landscape Restoration Project (3 Bars Project) and by this notice is announcing its availability.
North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area, Tennessee Lands Unsuitable for Mining Final Petition Evaluation Document and Environmental Impact Statement OSM-EIS-37
Document Number: 2016-25868
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announces that the final Petition Evaluation Document and Environmental Impact Statement (PED/EIS) for the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area Petition to Find Certain Lands Unsuitable for Surface Coal Mining Operations is available for public review and comment.
Court of Indian Offenses Serving the Wind River Indian Reservation
Document Number: 2016-26041
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice accompanies the interim final rule establishing a Court of Indian Offenses (also known as CFR Court) for the Wind River Indian Reservation. It waives the application of certain sections of the regulations for the Court of Indian Offenses serving the Wind River Indian Reservation to allow BIA to establish a CFR court when necessary. It will also allow the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs to appoint a magistrate without the need for confirmation by the tribal governing body.
Addition of the Wind River Indian Reservation to the List of Courts of Indian Offenses
Document Number: 2016-26039
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This interim final rule establishes a Court of Indian Offenses (also known as CFR Court) for the Wind River Indian Reservation until the agency can promulgate a final rule that considers comments received.
Boundary Adjustment at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
Document Number: 2016-26013
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The boundary of Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is adjusted to include an adjacent nonfederal parcel of land containing 4.03 acres. Upon completion of this adjustment, fee simple interest in the land will be acquired by exchange for a federal parcel within the park. The federal parcel will be conveyed subject to restrictions to ensure continued compatible use of the property within the park. Both parcels are located in Ross County, Ohio.
Draft Fire Island Wilderness Breach Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Fire Island National Seashore, New York
Document Number: 2016-26009
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Draft Fire Island Wilderness Breach Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Breach Plan/EIS) for Fire Island National Seashore, New York. The Draft Breach Plan/EIS presents and analyzes the potential consequences of three alternatives that will guide the management of the breach that occurred in the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness during Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.
Information Collection Activities: Oil and Gas Well-Completion Operations; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-25959
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under Subpart E, Oil and Gas Well Completion Operations. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the revised paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
Notice of Inventory Completion: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2016-25945
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The San Diego Museum of Man has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the San Diego Museum of Man. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Information Collection: Oil Spill Financial Responsibility for Offshore Facilities; Submitted for OMB Review; Comment Request MMAA104000
Document Number: 2016-25943
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
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. The information collection request (ICR) concerns the paperwork requirements for 30 CFR 553, Oil Spill Financial Responsibility for Offshore Facilities, as well as the revised forms. The OMB previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1010-0106. This notice provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Alabama Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2016-25869
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are approving an amendment to the Alabama regulatory program (Alabama program) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). Alabama proposed revisions to its Program to closely follow the Federal regulations regarding awarding of appropriate costs and expenses including attorneys' fees. Alabama is revising its program to be no less effective than the Federal regulations.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Certification of Identity and Consent Form
Document Number: 2016-25847
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) 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. 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.
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Background Clearance Initiation Request
Document Number: 2016-25845
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park 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. 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.
Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and Black River Unit of Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Grays Harbor and Thurston Counties, WA; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2016-25367
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-26
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of the draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment (draft CCP/EA) for Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) and the Black River Unit (Unit) of Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (collectively, Refuges) for public review and comment. The draft CCP/EA describes our proposal for managing the Refuges for a period of 15 years following approval of the final CCP.
Central Valley Project Improvement Act Water Management Plans
Document Number: 2016-25666
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has made available to the public the Water Management Plans for four entities. For the purpose of this announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as Water Conservation Plans. Reclamation is publishing this notice in order to allow the public an opportunity to review the Plans and comment on the preliminary determinations.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2016-25658
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
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, Oregon State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 days from the date of this publication.
Privacy Act of 1974; as Amended; Notice To Amend an Existing System of Records
Document Number: 2016-25649
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior is issuing a public notice of its intent to amend the Department of the Interior Privacy Act system of records, ``Safety Management Information SystemInterior, DOI-60'', to add new routine uses, update existing routine uses, system manager, system location, categories of individuals covered by the system, categories of records in the system, authority for maintenance of the system, storage, safeguards, retention and disposal, system manager and address, notification procedures, records access and contesting procedures, and records source categories.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-25631
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection consists of 1 form. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 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. This collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-25621
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-24
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) 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 ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-25549
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection consists of 2 forms. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 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. This collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2016.
Notice of Meeting for the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-25546
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Monday, January 23, 2017, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Notice of Public Meeting and Request for Comments; The National Christmas Tree Lighting
Document Number: 2016-25545
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is seeking public comments and suggestions on the planning of the 2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting and the subsequent 31-day event. The general plan and theme for the event is the celebration of the holiday season with the display of the traditional American symbols of Christmas.
Notice of November 9, 2016, Meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission
Document Number: 2016-25544
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the meeting date of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission.
Notice of the December 7, 2016, Meeting of the Cold War Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-25542
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16) for a meeting of the Cold War Advisory Committee.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee; Meetings
Document Number: 2016-25541
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), of two meetings of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). All meetings will be open to the public.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Long-Term Plan To Protect Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River
Document Number: 2016-25535
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has made available for public review and comment the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Long-Term Plan to Protect Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River (LTP). The DEIS describes the potential environmental effects of the No-Action and Action Alternatives to augment flows in the Lower Klamath River to reduce the likelihood, and reduce the severity, of any Ich epizootic event that could lead to an associated fish die-off in future years.
Amended Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Farmington Field Office, New Mexico and Prepare an Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2016-25527
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1711-1712), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office, Farmington, New Mexico is preparing a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of a scoping process to solicit public comments and to identify issues specifically related to analysis of Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) managed mineral leasing and associated activity decisions pursuant to 25 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 200 et seq. as part of the EIS for the Farmington RMPA.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Land and Water Conservation Fund State Assistance Program
Document Number: 2016-25495
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) 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 October 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.
Otay River Estuary Restoration Project, South San Diego Bay Unit of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California; Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2016-25490
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed project to restore coastal wetlands at the south end of San Diego Bay. The Otay River Estuary Restoration Project (ORERP) is located within the South San Diego Bay Unit of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge or NWR), in San Diego County, California. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is participating in the process as a cooperating agency. This notice advises the public that the draft EIS is available for public review and comment. The draft EIS, which we prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), describes the alternatives identified to restore two portions of the South San Diego Bay Unit of the San Diego Bay NWR to coastal wetlands to benefit native fish, wildlife, and plant species.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-25460
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before September 24, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Vantage to Pomona Heights 230 kV Transmission Line Project in Benton, Grant, Kittitas, and Yakima Counties, Washington
Document Number: 2016-25404
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Vantage to Pomona Heights 230 kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Project) and, by this notice, is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project, Dawson County, Montana
Document Number: 2016-25375
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, United States Army Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and Reclamation, as joint lead agencies, have prepared and made available the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam Fish Passage Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS). The Final EIS analyzes and discloses potential effects associated with the proposed Federal action to improve passage for endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish at Intake Diversion Dam in the lower Yellowstone River while continuing the effective and viable operation of the Lower Yellowstone Project.
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Lincoln County, NV
Document Number: 2016-25406
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer by competitive sale three parcels of public land totaling 165.92 acres in Lincoln County, Nevada, at no less than the appraised fair market values (FMV) of $154,000 for N-89778, containing 12.20 acres; $145,000 for N-89322 containing 143.72 acres; and $140,000 for N-89336 containing 10.00 acres. The sale will be subject to the applicable provision of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and applicable BLM land sale regulations.
Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2016-25382
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
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, marine mammals, or both. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.