Department of the Interior October 11, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Alkali Creek Reservoir Project, Big Horn County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2017-21965
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), through the Worland Field Office, Worland, Wyoming, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Alkali Creek Reservoir Project (Project). The BLM, through this Notice, is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-21964
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Cancellation of Withdrawal Application and Withdrawal Proposal and Notice of Termination of Environmental Impact Statement for the Sagebrush Focal Area Withdrawal in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming
Document Number: 2017-21963
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has canceled its withdrawal application and the withdrawal proposal relating to approximately 10 million acres of public and National Forest system lands located within Sagebrush Focal Areas (SFAs) in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. The BLM has determined that the lands are no longer needed in connection with the proposed withdrawal. The BLM has also terminated the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement evaluating this application and proposal.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2017-21962
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
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's (BLM) Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Intent To Amend Land Use Plans Regarding Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation and Prepare Associated Environmental Impact Statements or Environmental Assessments
Document Number: 2017-21958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On March 31, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada held that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, (NEPA) by failing to prepare a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the designation of Sagebrush Focal Areas (SFA) in the Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment in Nevada. In order to comply with the court's order and to address issues raised by various interested parties, the BLM intends to consider the possibility of amending some, all or none of the BLM land use plans that were amended or revised in 2014 and 2015 regarding Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in the States of California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Montana (``2015 Sage-Grouse Plans''). By this Notice the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments on Greater Sage-Grouse land management issues that could warrant land use plan amendments.
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest: Harris County, Texas
Document Number: 2017-21957
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received an application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest (RDI) from RKE-2 Real Estate, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, pursuant to Section 315 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the implementing regulations for certain surface land located in Harris County, Texas. This Notice is intended to inform the public of the pending application, give notice of BLM's intention to grant the requested DRI, and provide a public comment period for the proposed Disclaimer of Interest.
Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Draft Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the California Tiger Salamander and the California Red-Legged Frog; Curletti Farming Project, Santa Barbara County, California
Document Number: 2017-21915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received an application from Betteravia Ranches, LLC for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The permit would authorize take of the federally endangered California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara distinct population segment) and the federally threatened California red-legged frog, incidental to otherwise lawful activities associated with the Curletti Farming Project draft low-effect habitat conservation plan. We invite public comment.
Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit; Draft Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the California Tiger Salamander; Campbell Home Ranch, Santa Barbara County, California
Document Number: 2017-21914
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received an application from Mr. Robert Campbell for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The permit would authorize take of the federally endangered California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara distinct population segment), incidental to otherwise lawful activities associated with the Campbell Home Ranch draft low-effect habitat conservation plan. We invite public comment.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2017-21800
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before September 16, 2017, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.