Department of the Interior March 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts
Document Number: 2018-06638
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Consistent with the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is announcing its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the approval of a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) submitted by Vineyard Wind LLC (Vineyard Wind) that would allow it to construct and operate an 800 megawatt (MW) wind energy facility offshore Massachusetts. This Notice of Intent (NOI) serves to announce the EIS scoping process for the Vineyard Wind COP.
Outer Continental Shelf, Alaska OCS Region, Beaufort Sea, Proposed Oil and Gas Lease Sale for 2019
Document Number: 2018-06533
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is issuing this Call for Information and Nominations (Call) covering a proposed sale in the Beaufort Sea Planning Area in late 2019, as included in the 2019- 2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Draft Proposed Program (2019-2024 National Draft Proposed Program), which BOEM announced on January 4, 2018. The purpose of this Call is to solicit industry nominations for areas of leasing interest and to gather comments and information on the area included in the Call for consideration in planning for this proposed OCS oil and gas lease sale. Because this lease sale is proposed to occur in 2019, and given the long lead time needed to prepare for a proposed sale, the planning process must begin now or the option of a lease sale in 2019 would be precluded. However, this Call is not a decision to lease and is not a prejudgment by the Secretary concerning any area that may be made available for leasing under the 2019-2024 National Program.
HEARTH Act Approval of Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Indian Reservation Code of Laws, Trust Lands Leasing Code
Document Number: 2018-06443
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Indian Reservation's leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into leases for business and residential purposes without BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2018-06440
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program
Document Number: 2018-06439
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Sovereignty in Indian Education Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-06437
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Migratory Bird Subsistence Harvest in Alaska; Harvest Regulations for Migratory Birds in Alaska During the 2018 Season
Document Number: 2018-06435
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is establishing migratory bird subsistence harvest regulations in Alaska for the 2018 season. These regulations allow for the continuation of customary and traditional subsistence uses of migratory birds in Alaska and prescribe regional information on when and where the harvesting of birds may occur. These regulations were developed under a co-management process involving the Service, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and Alaska Native representatives. The rulemaking is necessary because the regulations governing the subsistence harvest of migratory birds in Alaska are subject to annual review. This rulemaking establishes region-specific regulations that go into effect on April 2, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes
Document Number: 2018-06434
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process
Document Number: 2018-06433
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; 30 CFR 550, Subpart B, Plans and Information
Document Number: 2018-06500
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180886, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-06384
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, Kenneth K. Farmer (lessee) timely filed with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW180886, situated in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessee paid the required rentals that accrued from the date of termination. BLM did not issue any leases that affect this land prior to receiving the petition. BLM proposes to reinstate this lease.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Alpine Satellite Development Plan for the Proposed Greater Mooses Tooth 2 Development Project, National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska; Notice of Public Meetings and Subsistence Hearings
Document Number: 2018-06380
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arctic District Office, Fairbanks, Alaska, is issuing for public comment the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Alpine Satellite Development Plan for the Proposed Greater Mooses Tooth 2 (GMT2) Development Project, National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). BLM Alaska is also announcing pending public meetings and subsistence- related hearings to receive comments on the GMT2 Draft Supplemental EIS and the project's potential to impact subsistence resources and activities. The EIS will supplement the September 2004 Alpine Satellite Development Plan Final EIS that originally analyzed the GMT2 Project, regarding establishing satellite oil production pads and associated infrastructure within the Alpine field.
Yakima River Basin Conservation Advisory Group Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2018-06334
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Following consultation with the General Services Administration, the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is renewing the charter for the Yakima River Basin Conservation Advisory Group (CAG). The purpose of the CAG is to provide recommendations to the Secretary and the State of Washington on the structure and implementation of the Yakima River Basin Water Conservation Program (Basin Conservation Program).
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and/or Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands for a Park in the Northwest Portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-06287
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office, has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 2.98 acres of public land in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada. The City of Las Vegas proposes to use the land for a community 2.98-acre park that will help meet future expanding recreation needs in the northwestern part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases; OKNM127909, OKNM127910, OKNM127911, OKNM127912, OKNM127913, OKNM127917, and OKNM127920, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-06285
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, Red Fork (USA) Investments, Inc., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases OKNM 127909, OKNM 127910, OKNM 127911, OKNM 127912, OKNM 127913, and OKNM 127920, in Payne County, Oklahoma, and OKNM 127917, in Noble County, Oklahoma. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No new leases were issued that affect these lands. The Bureau of Land Management proposes to reinstate these leases.
Notice of the 2018 Meeting Schedule for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2018-06250
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is hereby giving notice of the 2018 meeting schedule for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey: Montana
Document Number: 2018-06274
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plat of survey for the land described in this notice is scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The survey, which was executed at the request of the BLM, is necessary for the management of these lands.
HEARTH Act Approval of Business Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06235
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 29, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into the following type of leases without BIA approval: Business and other authorized purposes.
HEARTH Act Approval of Ramona Band of Cahuilla's Business Site Leasing Ordinance
Document Number: 2018-06233
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 29, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Ramona Band of Cahuilla's leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into leases for business purposes without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Business Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06231
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 28, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into the following type of leases without BIA approval: Business.
Land Acquisitions: The Shawnee Tribe
Document Number: 2018-06230
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior made a final agency determination to acquire 102.98 acres, more or less, of land near the City of Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma, in trust for the Shawnee Tribe for gaming and other purposes on January 19, 2018.
HEARTH Act Approval of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Business, Agricultural, Residential, Wind and Solar Resource, and Wind Energy Evaluation Leases
Document Number: 2018-06229
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 29, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Michigan (Tribe) leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business, agricultural, residential, wind and solar resource, and wind energy evaluation leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Coquille Indian Tribe Ordinance
Document Number: 2018-06228
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Coquille Indian Tribe leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business site leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Indian Lands Leasing Act of 2017 Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06227
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On December 28, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Indian Lands Leasing Act of 2017 leasing Regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business, wind and solar, wind energy evaluation, and other authorized purposes leases without further BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Kootenai Tribe of Idaho's Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06226
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho's leasing regulations under the HEARTH Act. With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into residential leases without BIA approval.
HEARTH Act Approval of Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribe's Business Site Leasing Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06225
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2017, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Business Site Leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Tribe is authorized to enter into business site leases without further BIA approval.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Surface Mining Permit Applications-Minimum Requirements for Reclamation and Operation Plan
Document Number: 2018-06214
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) are proposing to renew an information collection used by the regulatory authority to determine if surface coal mine applicants can comply with the applicable performance and environmental standards required by the law.
Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2018-06202
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
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. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Tribal Information Sessions
Document Number: 2018-06183
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior
This notice announces two telephonic Tribal information sessions pertaining to the consolidation of OST's Office of Appraisal Services and the Office of Valuation Services into a new Appraisal and Valuation Services Office, located within the existing Office of Policy, Management and Budget.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-06093
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-27
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 (BLM), Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the U.S. Forest Service and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Regulations
Document Number: 2018-06056
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Park Service is proposing to renew an information collection.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications
Document Number: 2018-06036
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-26
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines
Document Number: 2018-05931
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-23
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are proposing to revise an existing information collection.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Riley Ridge to Natrona Project, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-05858
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (MLA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Riley Ridge to Natrona Project (RRNP or Project) and by this Notice announces the beginning of public review to solicit public comments.
Subsistence Management Regulations for Public Lands in Alaska-2019-20 and 2020-21 Subsistence Taking of Fish and Shellfish Regulations
Document Number: 2018-05848
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
This proposed rule would establish regulations for fish and shellfish seasons, harvest limits, methods, and means related to taking of fish and shellfish for subsistence uses during the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 regulatory years. The Federal Subsistence Board (Board) is on a schedule of completing the process of revising subsistence taking of fish and shellfish regulations in odd-numbered years and subsistence taking of wildlife regulations in even-numbered years; public proposal and review processes take place during the preceding year. The Board also addresses customary and traditional use determinations during the applicable cycle; in addition, during the rulemaking cycle for the fish and shellfish regulations, the Board will accept proposals for nonrural determinations. When final, the resulting rulemaking will replace the existing subsistence fish and shellfish taking regulations. This proposed rule could also amend the general regulations on subsistence taking of fish and wildlife.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN; Correction
Document Number: 2018-05854
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has corrected a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on February 23, 2018. This notice adds a paragraph that was inadvertently left out.
Agency Information Collection Activities; DOI Programmatic Clearance for Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Document Number: 2018-05842
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Secretary are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; DOI Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2018-05838
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of the Secretary are proposing to renew an information collection.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications
Document Number: 2018-05829
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species. Federal law prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a permit is obtained.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications
Document Number: 2018-05828
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species. Federal law prohibits certain activities with endangered species unless a permit is obtained.
Education Contracts Under Johnson-O'Malley Act
Document Number: 2018-05749
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This proposed rule would update one section of the regulation regarding when Indian students are eligible for benefits of education contracts under the Johnson-O'Malley Act (JOM), to codify past practice and a Federal District Court ruling by deleting the requirement that the Indian student must have \1/4\ or more degree of Indian blood.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Indian Highway Safety Grants
Document Number: 2018-05747
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program (IHSP) are proposing a new information collection.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2018-05646
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before March 3, 2018, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) Contest Regulations
Document Number: 2018-05588
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is revising regulations governing the annual Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) Contest, also known as the Federal Duck Stamp Contest (Contest). We are updating our contact information, updating the common and scientific names of species on our list of Contest design subjects, correcting minor grammar errors, making changes to recognize technological advances in stamp design and printing, and instituting changes to design elements and judging requirements specific to the 2018 Contest.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Arizona Electric Power Cooperative; Survival Enhancement Permit Application; Sonoran Desert Tortoise Candidate Conservation Agreement With Assurances, Arizona
Document Number: 2018-05590
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), announce receiving Arizona Electric Power Cooperative's (AEPCO; applicant) survival enhancement permit application, under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The requested permit would authorize Sonoran desert tortoise incidental take resulting from conservation activities and ongoing lawful activities, should the species be listed as endangered or threatened in the future. The permit application includes a proposed candidate conservation agreement with assurances (CCAA) between AEPCO and the FWS for a 25-year period. In accordance with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements, we have determined that the proposed permit action qualifies under a categorical exclusion. We are accepting comments on the permit application, proposed CCAA, and draft NEPA screening form supporting using a categorical exclusion.
Incidental Take Permit Application Received To Participate in the American Burying-Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan in Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-05589
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), as amended, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on a federally listed American burying-beetle incidental take permit (ITP) application. The applicant anticipates American burying-beetle take as a result of impacts to habitat the species uses for breeding, feeding, and sheltering in Oklahoma. The take would be incidental to the applicant's activities associated with oil and gas well field and pipeline infrastructure (gathering, transmission, and distribution), including geophysical exploration (seismic), construction, maintenance, operation, repair, decommissioning, and reclamation. If approved, the permit would be issued under the approved American Burying Beetle Amended Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan (ICP) Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permit Issuance in Oklahoma.
Minor Boundary Revision at Congaree National Park
Document Number: 2018-05575
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The boundary of Congaree National Park is modified to include 100.77 acres of land immediately adjacent to the boundary of the national park. The United States will purchase, from a willing seller, a parcel containing 100.77 acres of land. The tract encompasses the north half of Bates Old River and northern uplands east of Highway 601.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Two Applications for Incidental Take Permits; Availability of Low-Effect Proposed Habitat Conservation Plans and Associated Documents; Polk County, FL
Document Number: 2018-05592
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability for comment of two applications for incidental take permits (ITP) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The City of Winter Haven and Savi Investments, LLC each request a separate ITP for take of the federally listed sand skink and blue- tailed mole skink, incidental to construction in Polk County, Florida. We request public comments on each of the applications and accompanying habitat conservation plans (HCPs), as well as on our preliminary determination that both HCPs qualify as low effect under the National Environmental Policy Act. To make these determinations, we used environmental action statements and low-effect screening forms, which are also available for review.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for the Conveyance of Public Land in Washington County, Utah
Document Number: 2018-05546
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance to Washington County Special Services District (County) under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended, 55 acres of public land located in Washington County, Utah. The County proposes to expand its existing landfill.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Washington County, UT
Document Number: 2018-05544
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to the City of Santa Clara, Utah, under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 52.15 acres of public land located in Washington County, Utah. The City of Santa Clara proposes to develop the land for a park.