Department of the Interior March 21, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Restoration Plan 1 and Environmental Assessment: Birds and Sturgeon, and Finding of No Significant Impact; Open Ocean Trustee Implementation Group
Document Number: 2019-05379
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Final PDARP/PEIS), Record of Decision, and the Consent Decree, the Federal natural resource trustee agencies for the Open Ocean Trustee Implementation Group (Open Ocean TIG) have prepared a Final Restoration Plan 1 and Environmental Assessment (Final RP1/EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The Final RP1/EA describes the restoration project alternatives for the Birds and Sturgeon restoration types considered by the Open Ocean TIG to continue the process of restoring natural resources and services injured or lost as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the Final RP1/EA and FONSI.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Phase 2 Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment #1.1: Queen Bess Island Restoration and Finding of No Significant Impact; Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group
Document Number: 2019-05378
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PDARP/PEIS), Record of Decision, and the Consent Decree, the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies for the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (Louisiana TIG) have prepared a Final Phase 2 Restoration Plan/ Environmental Assessment #1.1: Restoration of Queen Bess Island (Phase 2 RP/EA #1.1) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The Phase 2 RP/EA #1.1 describes the restoration project design alternatives considered by the Louisiana TIG to continue the process of restoring natural resources and services injured or lost as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the final Phase 2 RP/EA #1.1 and FONSI.
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Restoration Plan 1 and Environmental Assessment, and Finding of No Significant Impact; Florida Trustee Implementation Group
Document Number: 2019-05377
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Final Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Final PDARP/PEIS), and the Consent Decree, the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies for the Florida Trustee Implementation Group (FL TIG) have prepared the Final Restoration Plan 1 and Environmental Assessment: Habitat Projects on Federally Managed Lands; Nutrient Reduction; Water Quality; and Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities (RP1/EA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The Final RP1/EA describes the restoration project alternatives considered by the FL TIG intended to continue the process of restoring natural resources and services injured or lost as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred on or about April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico. The FL TIG evaluated these alternatives under criteria set forth in the OPA natural resource damage assessment (NRDA) regulations and evaluated the environmental consequences of the restoration alternatives in accordance with NEPA. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the Final RP1/EA.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2019-05358
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before March 9, 2019, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Financial Assistance Interior Regulation
Document Number: 2019-05239
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
This proposed rule would establish the Financial Assistance Interior Regulation (FAIR). The FAIR supplements the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), which was adopted by the Department of the Interior (DOI or Department) on December 19, 2014. This proposed rule would support the Department's goal of improving its financial assistance program, consolidate the Department's financial assistance regulations and policies derived from the OMB Uniform Guidance, and streamline the implementation of OMB's Uniform Guidance and DOI financial assistance policy.