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Information Collection; Direct Loan Making
Document Number: 2015-25425
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on a revision and an extension of a currently approved information collection that supports 7 CFR part 764. The Direct Loan Making regulations specify the application process and requirements for direct loan assistance. FSA is adding additional information collection to the existing collection to reflect the addition of the Direct Farm Ownership Microloan (DFOML). The collected information is used in eligibility and feasibility determinations on farm loan applications.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2015-25054
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Department of Agriculture (USDA), Farm Service Agency (FSA) has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.).
Information Collection Request; Servicing Minor Program Loans
Document Number: 2015-23430
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection to support the Servicing Minor Program Loans.
Public Land Order No. 7840; Revocation of Withdrawal Created by Executive Order No. 5732, California
Document Number: 2015-22908
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This order revokes in its entirety the withdrawal created by Executive Order No. 5732 dated October 14, 1931, which withdrew 40 acres of public land from settlement, location, sale, or entry for use as a lookout station in connection with cooperative forest protection work. The withdrawal for the lookout station is no longer needed. This action will restore the land to operation of the public land laws.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Gold Bar Mine Project, Eureka County, NV
Document Number: 2015-22907
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Mount Lewis Field Office, Battle Mountain, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Site Security
Document Number: 2015-22903
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
On July 13, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to establish minimum standards for site security at oil and gas facilities located on Federal and Indian (except Osage Tribe) lands. This proposed rule would replace Onshore Oil and Gas Order No. 3, Site Security (Order 3), with new regulations that would be codified in the Code of Federal Regulations. It includes provisions intended to ensure that oil and gas produced from Federal and Indian oil and gas leases are properly and securely handled, to ensure accurate measurement, production accountability, and royalty payments, and to prevent theft and loss. The changes proposed as part of this proposed rule would allow the BLM to strengthen its policies governing production verification and accountability by updating Order 3's requirements to address changes in technology and industry practices that have occurred in the 25 years since Order 3 was issued, and to respond to recommendations made by the Government Accountability Office with respect to the BLM's production verification efforts. This notice extends the public comment period for 28 days beyond the initial comment-period deadline on the proposed rule.
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Wallops Island National Wildlife Refuge, Accomack County, Virginia; Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-21925
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability for review of our final comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and environmental impact statement (EIS) for Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR, refuge) and Wallops Island NWR. The CCP/ EIS describes how we propose to manage both the staffed 14,032-acre Chincoteague NWR and the unstaffed 373-acre Wallops Island NWR over the next 15 years.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Recovery Plan for Dusky Gopher Frog
Document Number: 2015-22733
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of the final recovery plan for the endangered dusky gopher frog. The recovery plan includes specific recovery objectives and criteria that must be met in order for us to downlist the frog to threatened status under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended.
Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2015-22732
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
Following consultation with the General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) is renewing the charter for the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group. The purpose of the Adaptive Management Work Group is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary concerning the operation of Glen Canyon Dam and the exercise of other authorities pursuant to applicable Federal law.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2015-22731
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the official filing of the survey plat listed below. The plat will be available for viewing at https://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-22729
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Western Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Action Subject to Intergovernmental Review
Document Number: 2015-22725
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment Standards Administration
We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for purposes authorized under the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program. Additionally we are notifying the public that we intend to grant funds to eligible applicants for regulating coal mining within their jurisdictional borders. We will award these grants during fiscal year 2016.
Minor Boundary Revision at Richmond National Battlefield Park
Document Number: 2015-22691
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The boundary of Richmond National Battlefield Park is modified to include 165.69 acres of land, more or less, located in Henrico County, Virginia, consisting of four parcels immediately adjoining the boundary of Richmond National Battlefield Park. Subsequent to the proposed boundary revision, the National Park Service will acquire the lands by purchase from The Civil War Preservation Trust, a nonprofit conservation organization.
Public Lands Order No. 7839; Withdrawal for the Trinity Wild and Scenic River; California
Document Number: 2015-22670
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Subject to valid existing rights, this order withdraws 3,664 acres of public and National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years, to protect the cultural, recreational, and biological resources within and along the Trinity Wild and Scenic River. The lands have been and will remain open to leasing under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, and disposal of the mineral materials under the Mineral Materials Act of 1947.
Disclaimer of Interest in Lands; California
Document Number: 2015-22669
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Albert Sparks, Kenneth C. Knowles, Joan Kathleen Knowles, and the David L. Sullivan Living Trust (Knowles) have applied for the United States to issue a recordable disclaimer of interest in lands which were patented by the State of California with a reservation to the United States for future use.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2015-22666
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Notice is hereby given that an appealable decision will be issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), approving conveyance of the surface estate in the lands described below to Eklutna, Inc., pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest: New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-22663
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
An application has been filed with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) by Charles J. Muncy, Jr., for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest from the United States pursuant to Section 315 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and the regulations in 43 CFR subpart 1864 for the surface estate of land lying between certain deeded lands and the adjusted left bank of the Rio Grande in Socorro County, New Mexico. This notice is intended to inform the public of the pending application and provide a public comment period for the Disclaimer of Interest.
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Slana, Alaska
Document Number: 2015-22656
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a non- competitive (direct) sale of 5 acres of public land in Slana, Alaska, to the adjacent private landowner, Mr. Frederick Voight. The sale would take place under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair market of value (FMV) of $5,500, to resolve an unauthorized use of public lands as a result of a failed homestead headquarters site claim.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Rossi Mine Expansion Project, Elko County, NV
Document Number: 2015-22655
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tuscarora Field Office, Elko, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The BLM is also soliciting public comments regarding archaeological resources and Native American traditional and cultural values under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Lease (N-54133), Change of Use of Public Lands in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2015-22644
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, the State of Nevada requests to change the use of a portion of a previously approved R&PP lease in Clark County, Nevada. The State of Nevada proposes to change the use of 20 acres of an R&PP lease from a park to a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Peace Officer Training Facility (POTF).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-22642
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Drug Enforcement Administration
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC.
Pueblo of Santa Ana Title 10-Licensing & Regulation, Chapter 1-Liquor Code (Chapter)
Document Number: 2015-22628
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
This notice publishes the amendment to the Pueblo of Santa Ana's Title 10Licensing & Regulation, Chapter 1Liquor Code (Chapter). This Chapter amends the existing Chapter 1Liquor Code, Section 126, enacted by the Pueblo of Santa Ana Tribal Council, which was published in the Federal Register on April 7, 2006 (71 FR 17903).
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-22619
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Agency Information Collection Activities: Accounts Receivable Confirmations-OMB Control Number 1012-0001; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-22615
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employee Benefits Security Administration
On August 25, 2015, the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) published (at 80 FR 51595) a notice of renewal (with a 60-day comment period) to invite comments on an information collection request. This notice of renewal is withdrawn.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Breach Management Plan for Fire Island National Seashore, New York
Document Number: 2015-22560
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a Breach Management Plan at Fire Island National Seashore (Seashore), New York. The purpose of the Breach Management Plan is to address issues associated with a breach that developed within the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness at the Seashore. The Breach Management Plan and EIS process is needed to analyze all the feasible alternatives and to make a decision on whether or not to close the breach.
Amended Meeting Notice for the National Park Service Subsistence Resource Commission for the Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Document Number: 2015-22559
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (16 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting schedule of the Cape Krusenstern National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), July 22, 2015, meeting to September 17-18, 2015, at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kozebue, Alaska which was published in the Federal Register, Vol. 80, July 6, 2015, pp. 38461-38462. The SRC will meet on Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Friday, September 18, 2015. Teleconference participants must call the Cape Krusenstern National Monument office at (907) 442-3890 by Wednesday, September 16, 2015, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029-0094
Document Number: 2015-22551
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment Standards Administration
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing its intention to seek the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to continue the collection of information for our General provisions. This information collection activity was previously approved by OMB and assigned clearance number 1029-0094.
Outer Continental Shelf, Region-Wide Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Gas Lease Sales for Years 2017-2022
Document Number: 2015-22073
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Communications Commission
This Call for Information and Nominations (Call) is the initial step in a multi-sale process covering all proposed lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) comprised of the Western, Central, and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Areas (WPA, CPA, and EPA, respectively), proposed for inclusion in the Draft Proposed Five Year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2017-2022 (2017-2022 Five Year Program). Ten proposed lease sales are specifically covered by this Call: Five region-wide GOM sales tentatively scheduled in March of each year and five region-wide GOM sales tentatively scheduled in August of each year. This call for region-wide GOM sales will not prevent Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) from deciding during the pre-sale process to hold separate sales in individual planning areas without issuing another call. BOEM announced in a Notice of Intent (NOI, 80 FR 23818, April 29, 2015) that it is preparing a multi-sale Environmental Impact Statement (Multi-sale EIS) covering the same 10 lease sales in the proposed GOM sale area, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). For each of the 10 proposed individual lease sales associated with this Call, BOEM will continue to comply with NEPA, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) and other applicable law.
Outer Continental Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Gas Western Planning Area Lease Sale 248
Document Number: 2015-22071
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Communications Commission
BOEM is announcing the availability of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas Western Planning Area (WPA) Lease Sale 248 (WPA Sale 248). WPA Sale 248 is tentatively scheduled for August 2016. The Draft Supplemental EIS provides a discussion of the potential significant impacts of the proposed action and an analysis of reasonable alternatives to the proposed action; it considers new information made available since completion of earlier EISs related to WPA Sale 248. The prior EISs supplemented by the Draft Supplemental EIS are available at: https://www.boem.gov/nepaprocess/. This Notice of Availability (NOA) serves to announce the beginning of the public comment period for the Draft Supplemental EIS. Public Availability: In keeping with the Department of the Interior's mission to protect natural resources and to limit costs, while ensuring availability of the document to the public, the Draft Supplemental EIS and associated information are available on BOEM's Web site at https://www.boem.gov/nepaprocess/. BOEM will also distribute digital copies of the Draft Supplemental EIS on compact discs. You may request a paper copy or the location of a library with a digital copy of the Draft Supplemental EIS from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Public Information Office (GM 250C), 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Room 250, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394 (1-800-200-GULF).
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan for the Desert Tortoise, Nye County, Nevada
Document Number: 2015-22059
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announce receipt from Valley Electric Association, Inc. of an application for a 30-year incidental take permit (permit) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The requested permit would authorize take of the Mojave desert tortoise resulting from the construction, operation, and maintenance of a solar photovoltaic facility in the town of Pahrump, Nevada. The permit application includes a proposed low- effect habitat conservation plan (HCP) that incorporates measures the applicant would implement to minimize and mitigate effects of project activities on the desert tortoise. In accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), we have prepared a draft low-effect screening form supporting our preliminary determination that the proposed action qualifies as a categorical exclusion under NEPA. We are accepting comments on the permit application, proposed low-effect HCP, and draft NEPA compliance documentation.
Outer Continental Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Gas Central Planning Area Lease Sales 241 and 247 and Eastern Planning Area Lease Sale 226
Document Number: 2015-22055
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Communications Commission
BOEM is announcing the availability of a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Central Planning Area Lease Sales 241 and 247 and Eastern Planning Area Lease Sale 226. The Final Supplemental EIS provides a discussion of potential significant impacts of the proposed actions, provides an analysis of reasonable alternatives to the proposed actions, and identifies the Bureau's preferred alternatives. This Final Supplemental EIS updates the environmental and socioeconomic analyses for proposed CPA and EPA sales evaluated in the following EISs: Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2012-2017; Western Planning Area Lease Sales 229, 233, 238, 246, and 248; Central Planning Area Lease Sales 227, 231, 235, 241, and 247, Final Environmental Impact Statement (OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2012-019) (2012-2017 WPA/CPA Multisale EIS); Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2013-2014; Western Planning Area Lease Sale 233; Central Planning Area Lease Sale 231, Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2013-0118) (WPA 233/CPA 231 Supplemental EIS); Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale: 2015-2017; the Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2014 and 2016, Eastern Planning Area Lease Sales 225 and 226, Final Environmental Impact Statement (OCS EIS/ EA BOEM 2013-200) (EPA 225/226 EIS); and Central Planning Area Lease Sales 235, 241, and 247; Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (OCS EIS/EA BOEM 2014-010) (CPA 235, 241 and 247 Supplemental EIS). The Final Supplemental EIS is available on the Bureau's Web site at https://www.boem.gov/nepaprocess/. BOEM will distribute primarily digital copies of the Final Supplemental EIS on compact discs. You may request a paper copy, compact disc, or the location of a library with a digital copy of the Final Supplemental EIS from BOEM, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Public Information Office (GM 250C), 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Room 250, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394 (1-800-200- GULF).
Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council
Document Number: 2015-22044
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council). A Federal advisory committee, the Council was created in part to foster partnerships to enhance public awareness of the importance of aquatic resources and the social and economic benefits of recreational fishing and boating in the United States. This meeting is open to the public, and interested persons may make oral statements to the Council or may file written statements for consideration.
Receipt of an Incidental Take Permit Application for Participation in the Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma
Document Number: 2015-22040
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Under the Endangered Species Act, as amended (Act), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on an incidental take permit application for take of the federally listed American burying beetle resulting from activities associated with the geophysical exploration (seismic) and construction, maintenance, operation, repair, and decommissioning of oil and gas well field infrastructure within Oklahoma. If approved, the permit would be issued under the approved Oil and Gas Industry Conservation Plan Associated with Issuance of Endangered Species Act Section 10(a)(1)(B) Permits for the American Burying Beetle in Oklahoma (ICP).
National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2015-21952
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Notice is hereby given in furtherance of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), and Part 65 of title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, that a meeting of the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. on November 16, 2015, at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives. The meeting will continue beginning at 9:30 a.m. on November 17, 2015.
Notice of Open Public Meetings and Teleconferences for the National Park Service Alaska Region Subsistence Resource Commission Program
Document Number: 2015-21949
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (16 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Aniakchak National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), the Lake Clark National Park SRC and the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will hold public meetings to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations, and other related regulatory proposals and resource management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, (16 U.S.C. 3118), title VIII. Aniakchak National Monument SRC Meeting/Teleconfernce Date and Location: The Aniakchak National Monument SRC will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. or until business is completed on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at the Chignik Lagoon Subsistence Hall in Chignik Lake, AK. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service office in King Salmon, AK at (907) 246-2154 or (907) 246-3305, by Thursday, September 17, 2015, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership contact Designated Federal Official Diane Chung, Superintendent, at (907) 442-3890, or via email at diane_chung@nps.gov or Linda Chisholm, Subsistence Coordinator, at (907) 246-2154, or via email at linda_chisholm or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644- 3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Lake Clark National Park SRC Meeting/Teleconfernce Date and Location: The Lake Clark National Park SRC will meet from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. or until business is completed on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at the National Park Service Visitor Center in Port Alsworth, AK. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service office at (907) 644-3626 or (907) 781-2218, by Wednesday, September 30, 2015, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Designated Federal Official Margaret L. Goodro, Superintendent, at (907) 644-3627, or via email at margaret_goodro@nps.gov, or Liza Rupp, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603, or via email at liza_rupp@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC Meeting/Teleconference Date and Location: The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015, and Tuesday, October 20, 2015, or until business is completed at the Tazlina Village Hall in Tazlina, AK. Evening sessions may take place on these dates at the call of the chair. If the work of the SRC is completed on Monday, October 19, 2015, the SRC will not meet on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Teleconference participants must call National Park Service at (907) 822-7236 or (907) 822-5234, by Wednesday, October 14, 2015, to receive teleconference information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Barbara Cellarius, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 822-7236 or via email at barbara_cellarius@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Proposed Meeting Agenda: The agenda may change to accommodate SRC business. The proposed meeting agenda for each meeting includes the following:
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice To Delete an Existing System of Records
Document Number: 2015-21924
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
The Department of the Interior is issuing public notice of its intent to delete the Bureau of Reclamation Privacy Act system of records, Interior-WBR-50, Reclamation Law Enforcement Management Information System, from its existing inventory.
Agency Information Collection; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-21919
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
We, the Bureau of Reclamation, intend to submit a request for renewal of an existing approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): Recreation Use Data Report, OMB Control Number 1006-0002. As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, Reclamation invites other Federal agencies, State, local, or tribal governments that manage recreation sites at Reclamation projects; concessionaires, and not-for-profit organizations who operate concessions on Reclamation lands; and the public, to comment on this information collection.
EXXON VALDEZ Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-21907
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Defense Logistics Agency
The Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary is announcing a public meeting of the EXXON VALDEZ Oil Spill Public Advisory Committee.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2015-21889
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
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) prohibit activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-21803
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7306 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7306 withdrew 3,805.87 acres of National Forest System land from mining to protect the Howell Canyon Recreation Complex. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 7306 will expire on January 1, 2018, unless it is extended. The land will remain open to all allowable uses other than the mining laws. This notice also gives an opportunity for the public to comment and to request a public meeting on the withdrawal extension application.
Notice of Realty Action: Application for Segregation and Conveyance of Federally Owned Mineral Interests in Mathews County, VA
Document Number: 2015-21788
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is processing an application under the Federal Land Policy Management Act of October 21, 1976 (FLPMA), to convey the undivided mineral interest owned by the United States in 96.75 acres located in Mathews County, Virginia, to the surface owner, Joseph M. Perdue. Upon publication of this notice, the BLM is temporarily segregating the federally owned mineral interests in the land covered by the application from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, for up to 2 years while the BLM processes the application. If the application meets the requirements in the statute and the regulation, the BLM may convey the United States' entire interest in the minerals within the tract.
Information Collection Activities: Plans and Information; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-21725
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Trade Commission
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under subpart B, Plans and Information. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the revised paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
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Document Number: 2015-21724
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-02
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
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 (Act) prohibits activities with endangered or threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-21620
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Food and Drug Administration
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on 8/31/2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-21617
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Food and Drug Administration
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. The revision includes no changes to forms or instructions. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2015.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; North Dakota
Document Number: 2015-21610
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, on October 1, 2015.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado.
Document Number: 2015-21600
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the intent to officially file the survey plats listed below and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plats will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Early Seasons and Bag and Possession Limits for Certain Migratory Game Birds in the Contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
Document Number: 2015-21596
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
This rule prescribes the hunting seasons, hours, areas, and daily bag and possession limits of mourning, white-winged, and white- tipped doves; band-tailed pigeons; rails; moorhens and gallinules; woodcock; common snipe; sandhill cranes; sea ducks; early (September) waterfowl seasons; migratory game birds in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; youth waterfowl day; and some extended falconry seasons. Taking of migratory birds is prohibited unless specifically provided for by annual regulations. This rule permits taking of designated species during the 2015-16 season.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations on Certain Federal Indian Reservations and Ceded Lands for the 2015-16 Early Season
Document Number: 2015-21595
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
This rule prescribes special early-season migratory bird hunting regulations for certain Tribes on Federal Indian reservations, off-reservation trust lands, and ceded lands. This rule responds to Tribal requests for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service or we) recognition of Tribal authority to regulate hunting under established guidelines. This rule allows the establishment of season bag limits and, thus, harvest, at levels compatible with populations and habitat conditions.
Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications
Document Number: 2015-21589
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-01
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered or threatened species. The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act), prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activities. Both the Act and the National Environmental Policy Act require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
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