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Notice of Final Action: Crude Helium Sale and Auction for Fiscal Year 2016 Delivery
Document Number: 2015-20861
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico State Office, is issuing this Final Notice to conduct a sale and auction from the Federal Helium Program, administered by the BLM New Mexico Amarillo Field Office. The BLM will use the sale and auction process outlined in this Notice for the sale and auction that the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 (HSA) requires the BLM to conduct during fiscal year (FY) 2015 for delivery in FY 2016. This action takes into consideration public comments received as a result of the Notice of Proposed Action published in the Federal Register on June 12, 2015.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Plans for the Pallid Manzanita and the Baker's Larkspur
Document Number: 2015-20846
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of final recovery plans for two plants, the pallid manzanita and the Baker's larkspur. The recovery plan for pallid manzanita includes recovery objectives and criteria, and specific actions necessary to achieve removal of the species from the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants. The recovery plan for Baker's larkspur includes downlisting objectives and criteria, and specific actions necessary to reclassify the species from endangered to threatened on the Federal Lists of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants.
Notice To Extend the Public Comment Period for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix, Sacramento, CA; Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-20839
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
The Bureau of Reclamation is extending the comment period on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan/California WaterFix (BDCP/CWA), Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (RDEIR/SDEIS). In response to public requests, the comment period is being extended for an additional 60 days.
Notice of Public Meeting, Dakotas Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-20838
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
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) Dakotas Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-20836
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92-463 and 94-579, that the California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of the Interior, will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will meet in formal session on Saturday, September 12, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley, 901 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108. Agenda for the Saturday meeting will include updates by council members, the BLM California Desert District Manager, five Field Managers, and council subgroups. The focus topic for the meeting will be the South Coast Resource Management Plan/ Acquisitions. Final agendas for the Friday field trip and the Saturday public meeting will be posted on the DAC Web page at https:// www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/rac/dac.html when finalized.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Bureau of Indian Education Collection Activities; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-20817
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Tribal Colleges and Universities Application for Grants, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0018, and the Tribal Colleges and Universities Annual Report Form, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0105. Both of these information collections expire November 30, 2015.
Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2015-20788
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
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) prohibits activities with listed species unless Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-20783
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Headwaters Forest Reserve, California, and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2015-20711
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
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) Arcata Field Office, Arcata, California, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Headwaters Forest Reserve and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. As the Headwaters Forest Reserve is jointly managed by the BLM and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the BLM and CDFW intend to concurrently prepare a negative declaration under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Grand Junction Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-20706
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Grand Junction Field Office (GJFO) located in Mesa, Garfield, Montrose, and Rio Blanco counties, Colorado. The Colorado State Director signed the ROD on August 24, 2015, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
Notice of Availability of the Moab Master Leasing Plan and Draft Resource Management Plan Amendments/Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Moab and Monticello Field Offices, UT
Document Number: 2015-20784
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Moab Master Leasing Plan (MLP) and Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendments/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Moab and Monticello Field Offices in the Canyon Country District. The MLP/Draft RMP Amendments/Draft EIS would amend the Resource Management Plans for the Moab and Monticello Field Offices. This notice announces a 90-day comment period.
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-20782
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice announces the annual meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council (Council). The agenda includes results of the Council survey, planning for the 20th anniversary of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial, and the Boston Light Tricentennial in 2016, and membership of and planning for the next steps for the Council. Superintendent Giles Parker will also give updates about park operations and planning efforts.
Notice of Intent To Collect Fees on the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River in Blaine, Chouteau, Fergus, and Phillips Counties, MT
Document Number: 2015-20713
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Montana District, Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (UMRBNM), Lewistown Field Office is proposing to begin collecting fees for overnight camping at Coal Banks Landing Recreation Area, Judith Landing Recreation Area and for day and overnight trips (floats) on the Upper Missouri River from Coal Banks Landing Recreation Area (River Mile 41.5) to James Kipp Recreation Area (River Mile 149). The Upper Missouri River from Fort Benton, Montana (River Mile 0) to the James Kipp Recreation Area (River Mile 149) was designated as a National Wild and Scenic River on October 12, 1976, and subsequently included within the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (UMRBNM) designation on January 17, 2001. The UMRBNM Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan designated the Upper Missouri National Wild and Scenic River (UMNWSR) as a Special Area in December 2008.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Use of iNaturalist by the National Park Service To Record Natural History Observations
Document Number: 2015-20677
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Final Frameworks for Early-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations
Document Number: 2015-20636
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
This rule prescribes final early-season frameworks from which the States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands may select season dates, limits, and other options for the 2015-16 migratory bird hunting seasons. Early seasons are those that generally open prior to October 1, and include seasons in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The effect of this final rule is to facilitate the selection of hunting seasons by the States and Territories to further the annual establishment of the early-season migratory bird hunting regulations.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Coeur Rochester Mine Plan of Operations Amendment 10 and Closure Plan, Pershing County, NV
Document Number: 2015-20582
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Coeur Rochester Mine Plan of Operations Amendment 10 and Closure Plan and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting, Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-20572
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-20
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-20455
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-19
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Amended Meeting Schedule for the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-20441
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-19
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting schedule of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Federal Advisory Committee September 11, 2015, meeting to September 18, 2015, at the Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch, located at 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, New Jersey 07702 which was published in the Federal Register, Vol. 80, April 2, 2015, p. 17475. The September 18, 2015, meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. (EASTERN), with a public comment period at 11:30 a.m. (EASTERN). This meeting is open to the public. The October 23, 2015, meeting announced in the same notice, is cancelled.
Information Collection Activities: Relief or Reduction in Royalty Rates; Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-20369
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-19
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 Relief or Reduction in Royalty Rates. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the revised paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements.
Proposed Information Collection; Control and Management of Resident Canada Geese
Document Number: 2015-20335
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act 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 IC is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2015. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Information Collection; Wolf-Livestock Demonstration Project Grant Program
Document Number: 2015-20334
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act 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 IC is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2015. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities and Diné College
Document Number: 2015-20242
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
The Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act of 1978, as amended (TCCUA), authorizes Federal assistance to institutions of higher education that are formally controlled or have been formally sanctioned or chartered by the governing body of an Indian tribe or tribes. Passed at the same time as the TCCUA, the Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978, as amended (NCCA) authorizes Federal assistance to the Navajo Nation in construction, maintenance, and operation of Din[eacute] College. This proposed rule would update the TCCUA's implementing regulations in light of amendments to the TCCUA in 1983, 1986, 1998 and 2008 and the NCCA's implementing regulations in light of amendments to the NCCA in 2008.
Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-20184
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a draft comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and environmental impact statement (EIS) for Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge (Conte NFWR) for public review and comment. In this draft CCP/EIS, we describe how we propose to manage Conte NFWR over the next 15 years.
Outer Continental Shelf, Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Gas Lease Sale, Central Planning Area Lease Sale 247
Document Number: 2015-20262
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-17
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Communications Commission
Consistent with the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), BOEM is announcing its intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Central Planning Area (CPA) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 247 (CPA 247 Supplemental EIS). The CPA 247 Supplemental EIS will expand or update the environmental and socioeconomic analyses in: 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 (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 (WPA 233/CPA 231 Supplemental EIS); Gulf of Mexico OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sales: 2015-2017; Central Planning Area Lease Sales 235, 241, and 247, Final Supplemental EIS (CPA 235/241/247 Supplemental EIS); and Central Planning Area Lease Sales 241 and 247 and Eastern Planning Area Lease Sale 226, Final Supplemental EIS (CPA 241/247 and EPA 226 Supplemental EIS). The CPA 247 Supplemental EIS will supplement the NEPA documents cited above in order to consider new circumstances and information arising from, among other things, the Deepwater Horizon explosion, oil spill, and response. It will focus on updating the baseline conditions and any new information on the potential environmental effects of oil and natural gas leasing, exploration, development, and production in the CPA identified through the Area Identification procedure as the proposed lease sale area. In addition to the no action alternative (i.e., canceling a proposed lease sale), other alternatives may be considered for the proposed CPA lease sales, such as deferring certain areas from the proposed lease sale area.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2015-20244
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-17
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029-0119
Document Number: 2015-20216
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-17
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment Standards Administration
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to seek approval to continue the collection of information for the contractor eligibility, and the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Contractor Information form. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and assigned clearance number 1029-0119.
Revision of Agency Information Collection for the Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction Over Child Custody Proceedings
Document Number: 2015-20139
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-17
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Tribal Reassumption of Jurisdiction over Child Custody Proceedings, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0112. This information collection expires November 30, 2015.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Brickellia mosieri (Florida Brickell-bush) and Linum carteri var. carteri (Carter's Small-flowered Flax)
Document Number: 2015-19533
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-08-17
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), designate critical habitat for Brickellia mosieri (Florida brickell-bush) and Linum carteri var. carteri (Carter's small-flowered flax) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We designate as critical habitat approximately 1,062 hectares (ha) (2,624 acres (ac)) for B. mosieri and approximately 1,072 ha (2,649 ac) for L. c. var. carteri. The critical habitat areas for these plants, located entirely in Miami-Dade County, Florida, largely overlap, for a combined total of approximately 1,095 ha (2,706 ac). Critical habitat for both plants includes both occupied and unoccupied habitat. The Service determined that the unoccupied units are essential for the conservation of the plants, to provide for the necessary expansion of current Brickellia mosieri and Linum carteri var. carteri populations, and for reestablishment of populations into areas where these plants previously occurred. The effect of this regulation is to extend the Act's protections to these plants' critical habitats.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-20125
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
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.
Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Document Number: 2015-20080
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three positions on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board). The Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands administered by the Department of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and by the Department of Agriculture through the U.S. Forest Service.
Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits
Document Number: 2015-20061
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
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) 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.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment for the Brothers/La Pine Planning Area in the Prineville District Office, Oregon
Document Number: 2015-20060
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Prineville District Office, Prineville, Oregon, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) in order to analyze the plan level decision to change the land tenure classification of approximately 18 acres. The legal description of the affected public lands includes the BLM lands listed below:
Draft Polar Bear Conservation Management Plan
Document Number: 2015-20059
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gives notice that the comment period on the draft Polar Bear Conservation Management Plan will be extended an additional 30 days. Since we announced the availability of the draft plan, we have seen significant public interest and have received a request from the State of Alaska for an extension of time to allow for public input.
Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-20028
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public meeting of the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council). The Council provides advice about wildlife and habitat conservation endeavors that benefit wildlife resources; encourage partnership among the public, the sporting conservation organizations, the States, Native American tribes, and the Federal Government; and benefit recreational hunting.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2015-19969
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
This notice publishes the Indian Gaming Compact between the State of New Mexico and the Pueblo of Zuni governing Class III gaming (Compact) taking effect.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Bald Mountain Mine North and South Operations Area Projects, White Pine County, NV
Document Number: 2015-19924
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
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) Egan Field Office, Ely, Nevada has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Bald Mountain Mine North and South Operations Area Projects (Project) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tejon Indian Tribe's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Kern County, California
Document Number: 2015-19973
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency and the Tejon Indian Tribe (Tribe) as cooperating agency intend to gather information necessary to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Tribe's Proposed Trust Acquisition and Casino Project, Kern County, California. This notice also opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2015-19972
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
The Department provides notice that the Indian Gaming Compact between the State of New Mexico and Ohkay Owingeh governing Class III gaming (Compact) is in effect pursuant to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2015-19970
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
This publishes notice of the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-19923
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
We, the Bureau of Reclamation, have forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Certification Summary Form and Reporting Summary Form for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428 (OMB Control Number 1006-0006). The Information Collection Request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-19920
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
We, the Bureau of Reclamation, have forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Forms to Determine Compliance by Certain Landholders, 43 CFR part 426 (OMB Control Number 1006-0023). The Information Collection Request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection (OMB Control Number 1006-0005)
Document Number: 2015-19913
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Employment and Training Administration
We, the Bureau of Reclamation, have forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Individual Landholder's and Farm Operator's Certification and Reporting Forms for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428 (OMB Control Number 1006-0005). The Information Collection Request describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost burden.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; A Survey of National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Holders
Document Number: 2015-19905
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-Funded Schools
Document Number: 2015-19883
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Department of Education
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Data Elements for Student Enrollment in Bureau-funded Schools. This information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0122, which expires August 31, 2015.
Hearing Process Concerning Acknowledgment of American Indian Tribes
Document Number: 2015-19612
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Defense Logistics Agency
The Office of the Secretary is publishing this final rule contemporaneously and in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs final rulemaking (the BIA final rule) revising the process and criteria for Federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes. This rule establishes procedures for a new optional, expedited hearing process for petitioners who receive a negative proposed finding for Federal acknowledgment.
Invasive Species Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-19867
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-12
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Defense Logistics Agency
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting via web conferencing, in lieu of physical travel, on August 18, 2015 is to convene the full Advisory Committee to discuss the work of its Subcommittee on Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) in providing advice on a National EDRR Framework and Emergency Funding Plan; present an overview of the status of the report; discuss changes that have been made since the May 20-22, 2015 ISAC meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland; and to invite comments prior to submission of the final report to the White House Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience in September 2015 (comments are due August 25, 2015.) The web conference URL, call- in number and access code will be provided upon registering online at https://app.smartsheet.com/b/ form?EQBCT=4466bff1189943eda4d1039a0e98fa42, or by phone at 202-208- 4122. A conference room will be available for members of the public to observe the web conference in person. For location, see ADDRESSES section below.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-19817
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-12
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Food and Drug Administration
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on September 1-2, 2015 at the National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. The meeting will be held in Room #201 Instructional East. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include:
Notice of Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concern Livestock Grazing Subcommittee, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-19791
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-12
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Pecos District Resource Advisory Council's (RAC) Lesser Prairie- Chicken (LPC) Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concerns (ACEC) Livestock Grazing Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-19786
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-12
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (FLREA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
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