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History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any presentday Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a rule in the Federal Register of December 5, 2012, announcing the revisions to regulations addressing nonagricultural surface leasing of Indian land. This notice makes some minor corrections to include the proper indefinite article for the term ``agricultural lease'' and clarifies two provisions for
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service, or we), has issued letters of authorization for the nonlethal take of polar bears and Pacific walrus incidental to oil and gas industry exploration, development, and production activities in the Beaufort Sea and the adjacent
The Colorado College, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural item meets the definition of unassociated funerary object and repatriation to the Hopi Tribe of Arizona may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated
The purpose of this notice is to reopen the request for public nominations for certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Advisory Committees that have member terms expiring this year. These Advisory Committees provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the reopening of the public comment period on our July 26, 2012, proposed listing and designation of critical habitat for the diamond darter (Crystallaria cincotta) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We also announce the availability of a draft economic analysis (DEA) of the
In Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 700 to End,
revised as of July 1, 2012, on page 742, in Sec. 1206.57(d)(3) the
reference to ``Sec. 1218.54'' is corrected to read ``Sec. 1218.56'',
and on page 761, in Sec. 1206.117(a), the reference to ``Sec. 218.54'' is corrected to read ``Sec. 1218.54''.
In accordance 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) has prepared a combined Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Billings and Pompeys Pillar National
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized by OMB Control Number 10760100. This information collection expires July 31, 2013.
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. This information collection is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2013. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA), and its implementing regulations, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) have developed draft revised marine mammal stock assessment reports (SAR) for two West Indian manatee stocks: the Puerto Rico stock of Antillean manatees and the Florida manatee stock.
Pursuant to Public Law 106-503, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its next meeting at the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, 1200 New York Avenue, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005. The Committee is comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. The Committee shall advise the
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 12month finding on a petition to list the Rosemont talussnail as endangered or threatened and to designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). After a review of the best available scientific information, we find that listing the Rosemont
This notice is published to exercise the authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs to provide notice, under the regulations, of the service area designation for the Pit River Tribe that is recognized and eligible to receive services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
[FR Doc 2013-07237] 15.Comprehensive Conservation Plans and Environmental Assessments; Availability,
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of a final comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the environmental assessment (EA) for Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located in Cayuga, Seneca, and Wayne Counties, New York. In this final CCP, we describe how we
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for five members of the Grand StaircaseEscalante National Monument (GSENM) Monument Advisory Committee (MAC). The MAC provides advice and recommendations to GSENM management on science issues and the achievement of GSENM Management Plan objectives. GSENM will accept public nominations
This notice announces the April 11, 2013, teleconference and the May 12, 2013, meeting of the United States Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) MultiStakeholder Group (MSG) Advisory Committee. Agenda items for the April 11, 2013, teleconference will include: Final review and approval of the Terms of Reference, nomination and
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend the BLM's commercial oil shale regulations by revising these regulations in order to address concerns about the royalty system in the existing regulations and to provide more detail to the environmental protection requirements.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Special Trustee for American Indians announced the proposed extension of a public information collection, ``Trust Funds for Tribes and Individual Indians, 25 CFR 115,'' OMB Control No. 10350004, and that it is seeking comments on its provisions.
Pursuant to section 808 of the California Military Lands Withdrawal and Overflight Act of 1994 (Act), the Department of the Navy (DoN), on behalf of the U.S. Marines, has filed an application to modify and extend the current legislative withdrawal of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining
Before appointing a member to the National Indian Gaming Commission, the Secretary must provide public notice and allow a comment period. Notice is hereby given of the proposed appointment of Daniel J. Little as an associate member of the National Indian Gaming Commission for a term of 3 years.
The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) proposes to revise its Federal and Indian Lands Program regulations for the purposes of adjusting the existing permit fees and assessing new fees to recover the actual costs for permit review and administration and permit enforcement activities provided to the coal industry. These fees
[FR Doc 2013-06507] 23.Notice Seeking Public Interest for Solar Energy Development on Public Lands in
The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Colorado State Office is providing an opportunity for parties to express an interest in proposing solar energy development projects on approximately 3,705 acres of public land administered by the BLM's San Luis Valley Field Office in Saguache and Conejos counties, Colorado.
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) Egan Field Office, Ely, Nevada has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Pan Mine Project and by this notice is
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) Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.