Department of the Interior July 1, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Renewals of Information Collections Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2019-14011
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is seeking comments on the renewal of information collections for the following activities: Compliance and enforcement actions under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, as authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 3141-0001; approval of tribal ordinances, and background investigation and issuance of licenses, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0003; National Environmental Policy Act submissions, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0006; and issuance to tribes of certificates of self-regulation for Class II gaming, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141-0008. These information collections all expire on January 31, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Markup Application
Document Number: 2019-14002
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing a new information collection.
Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Land in Washoe County, Nevada
Document Number: 2019-13966
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, et seq., the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing a temporary closure to restrict all public use on certain public land, roads, routes and trails located near Stead, Nevada, for public safety during the Reno Air Racing Association's annual Pylon Racing Seminar events and National Championship Air Races events authorized by a Special Recreation Permit (SRP). The temporary closure is in effect for the Pylon Racing Seminar events which take place annually during a five-day period at the beginning of June, and the National Championship Air Races which take place annually during a nine-day period in September. The temporary closures will take place during these periods of time every year from 2019 to 2023.
Required Fees for Mining Claims or Sites
Document Number: 2019-13963
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this final rule to make statutorily required adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Foreign Endangered Species; Receipt of Permit Applications
Document Number: 2019-13946
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
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 species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is issued that allows such activities. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing permits for any activity otherwise prohibited by the ESA with respect to any endangered species.