Department of the Interior November 28, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Phragmites Adaptive Management Framework
Document Number: 2017-25679
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the USGS is proposing a new information collection (IC).
Notice of Public Meeting, Farmington District Resource Advisory Council, New Mexico
Document Number: 2017-25667
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Farmington District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council, New Mexico
Document Number: 2017-25665
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
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) Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Pure Water San Diego Program, North City Project; San Diego County, California
Document Number: 2017-25662
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation and the City of San Diego have completed a draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) to evaluate the effects of the North City Project, the first phase of the Pure Water San Diego Program (Pure Water Program). The Pure Water Program is a water and wastewater facilities plan to produce potable water from recycled water.
Revision of Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) Contest Regulations
Document Number: 2017-25661
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are revising our previous proposal to revise regulations governing the annual Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Contest (also known as the Federal Duck Stamp Contest (contest)). The proposals in this document are revisions to our February 11, 2016, proposed rule and consist of further updates to the scientific names of species on our list of contest design subjects, updates to recognize technological advances in stamp design and printing, and proposed requirements specific to the 2018 contest.
Notice of Availability; Draft Environmental Assessment for a Draft Amendment To Add the Northern Mexican Gartersnake to the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program
Document Number: 2017-25650
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as the lead Federal agency, along with the Bureau of Reclamation as a cooperating agency and the implementing agency for the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program (LCR MSCP), announce the availability of a draft environmental assessment (EA) under the National Environmental Policy Act. The draft EA evaluates the impacts of, and alternatives to, amendment of the existing Endangered Species Act permit for the LCR MSCP, in order to add the northern Mexican gartersnake as a covered species, and the impacts of implementation of the amended LCR MSCP.