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Withdrawal of the Proposed Rule To Revise General Provisions; Electronic Cigarettes
Document Number: 2017-01060
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service withdraws the proposed rule that would revise the regulation that defines smoking to include the use of electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems; and would allow a superintendent to close an area, building, structure, or facility to smoking when necessary to maintain public health and safety. The withdrawal is based upon a need to engage in additional interagency coordination and review of the proposal.
Off-road Vehicle Management Plan, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona and Utah
Document Number: 2017-00866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/FEIS) for the Off-road Vehicle Management Plan, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (GLCA), located in Arizona and Utah. The Plan/FEIS evaluates the impacts of four action alternatives that address off-road vehicle (ORV) management. It also assesses the impacts that could result from continuing the current management framework in the no-action alternative.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan, North Cascades Ecosystem, Washington
Document Number: 2017-00616
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Park Service (NPS) announce the availability of the Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan (plan)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) in the North Cascades Ecosystem (NCE), Washington. The plan/DEIS evaluates the impacts of a range of alternatives for restoring the grizzly bear to the United States (U.S.) portion of the NCE, a portion of its historical range.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2017-00512
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and/or sacred objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, National Museum of Health and Medicine, Silver Spring, MD
Document Number: 2017-00511
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, National Museum of Health and Medicine has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the National Museum of Health and Medicine. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2017-00510
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of objects of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2017-00509
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Metroparks of the Toledo Area (Metroparks Toledo) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to Metroparks Toledo. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: International Boundary and Water Commission, U.S. Section, El Paso, TX, and the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory, Austin, TX
Document Number: 2017-00508
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The International Boundary & Water Commission, U.S. Section, and the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL) have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL) and the International Boundary & Water Commission. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice To Rescind a Notice of Inventory Completion: Texas Archeological Research Laboratory, Austin, TX
Document Number: 2017-00507
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL) is rescinding a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on July 11, 2016.
Alaska; Subsistence Collections
Document Number: 2016-32045
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service amends it regulations for National Park System units in Alaska to allow qualified subsistence users to collect nonedible fish and wildlife parts and plants for creating handicrafts for barter and customary trade. The rule also clarifies that capturing, collecting or possessing living wildlife is generally prohibited and adopts restrictions on using human-produced foods to bait bears for subsistence uses.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2017-00347
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before December 10, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card
Document Number: 2017-00211
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve an 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. 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.
General Provisions; Electronic Cigarettes
Document Number: 2016-31957
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service proposes to revise the regulation that defines smoking to include the use of electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. The National Park Service also proposes to allow a superintendent to close an area, building, structure, or facility to smoking when necessary to maintain public health and safety.
Boundary and Classification Descriptions and Final Maps for Snake River Headwaters, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, and National Elk Refuge
Document Number: 2016-31952
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the National Park Service has transmitted the final boundary and classification descriptions and maps of the Snake River Headwaters Wild and Scenic River to Congress. The classification and boundaries become effective as stated under DATES below.
Notice of Proposed Addition of Thermal Features Within Valles Caldera National Preserve to the Geothermal Steam Act List of Significant Thermal Features Within Units of the National Park System
Document Number: 2016-31270
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is publishing for public review and comment a proposal that the Department of the Interior (Department) designate the thermal features within Valles Caldera National Preserve (Preserve), New Mexico, as ``significant thermal features,'' and that they be added to the list of significant thermal features within units of the National Park System, in accordance with the Geothermal Steam Act (the Act), as amended. The Act requires that those thermal features in units of the National Park System that are determined to be significant, and included in or added to the list at 30 U.S.C. 1026, must be protected from any geothermal leasing, exploration, development or utilization that might adversely affect those features.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-30680
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before December 3, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of an Open Public Meeting for the Aniakchak National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission
Document Number: 2016-30792
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice the Aniakchak National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will hold a public meeting to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations, and other related regulatory proposals and resource management issues.
Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee 2017 Meeting Schedule
Document Number: 2016-30791
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), of the 2017 meeting schedule for the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee.
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cape Hatteras National Seashore-Off-Road Vehicle Management
Document Number: 2016-30735
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) amends its special regulation for off-road vehicle (ORV) use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, to revise the times that certain beaches open to ORV use in the morning, to extend the dates that certain seasonal ORV routes are open in the fall and spring, and to modify the size and location of certain vehicle-free areas. The NPS was required to consider these changes by section 3057 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. The NPS also amends this special regulation to allow the Superintendent to issue ORV permits for different lengths of time than are currently allowed, and to remove an ORV route designation on Ocracoke Island to allow vehicle access to a soundside area without the requirement of an ORV permit.
Assessment of Eligible and Ineligible Lands for Consideration as Wilderness Areas: Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River
Document Number: 2016-30635
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) intends to assess lands within the authorized boundaries of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River for wilderness eligibility.
Proposed Information Collection; Archeology Permit Applications and Reports
Document Number: 2016-30450
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) 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 July 31, 2017. 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.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Document Number: 2016-30339
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society, Fort Wayne, IN
Document Number: 2016-30338
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Correction
Document Number: 2016-30337
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum) has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on January 19, 2016. This notice corrects the total number of associated funerary objects and the transfer of control determination. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Burke Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: St. Joseph Museums, Inc., St. Joseph, MO
Document Number: 2016-30336
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The St. Joseph Museums, Inc. has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the St. Joseph Museums, Inc. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Seminole Tribe of Florida, Clewiston, FL
Document Number: 2016-30335
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Seminole Tribe of Florida has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Seminole Tribe of Florida. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts
Document Number: 2016-30248
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to extend the expiring concession contract listed below for 1 year or until the effective date of a new contract, whichever occurs sooner.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement To Address the Presence of Wolves at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan
Document Number: 2016-30247
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address the presence of wolves at Isle Royale National Park.
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Office of Public Health Disease Reporting and Surveillance System
Document Number: 2016-30131
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park 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. 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-29628
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before November 5, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-29627
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before November 12, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of the 2017 Meeting Schedule for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2016-29552
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice for the 2017 meeting schedule for the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park Advisory Commission. The Commission is authorized by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act, (16 U.S.C. 410lll), ``to advise the Secretary in the development and implementation of the management plan.'' Agendas for these meetings will be provided on the Commission Web site at http://www.nps.gov/pagr/parkmgmt/federal-advisory- commission.htm.
Notice of an Open Public Meeting for the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission
Document Number: 2016-29551
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Wrangell- St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will hold a public meeting 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.
Notice of the 2017 Meeting Schedule of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2016-29550
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets the dates of the next three meetings of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission occurring in 2017. The Commission meeting locations may change based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances. If a meeting location is changed, the Superintendent will issue a press release and use local newspapers to announce the meeting.
Meeting Schedule of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee January Through June 2017
Document Number: 2016-29549
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of the January through June 2017 meeting schedule of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee. Agenda: The Committee will offer expertise and advice regarding the preservation of historic Army buildings at Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark into a viable, vibrant community with a variety of uses for visitors, not-for-profit organizations, residents and others. All meetings will begin at 9:00 a.m., with a public comment period at 11:30 a.m. (EASTERN). All meetings are open to the public.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR
Document Number: 2016-29537
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, and Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Document Number: 2016-29536
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Wisconsin Historical Society and Lawrence University have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Wisconsin Historical Society. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2016-29535
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2016-29534
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Final Environmental Impact Statement Dog Management Plan for Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California
Document Number: 2016-29529
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Dog Management Plan (Plan), Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), California.
15-Day Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment on Planned Additions to the U.S. World Heritage Tentative List and Proposed Future U.S. Nominations to the World Heritage List
Document Number: 2016-29528
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This is a First Notice for the public to comment on the next potential U.S. nominations from the existing U.S. World Heritage Tentative List (``Tentative List'') to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List, and announces additions to the Tentative List. The public may also make suggestions for additions to the Tentative List. This notice complies with Sec. 73.7(c) of the World Heritage Program regulations (36 CFR part 73).
Final Environmental Impact Statement Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina
Document Number: 2016-29426
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Management Plan (Plan), Cape Lookout National Seashore (Seashore), North Carolina.
Recirculation and Adoption of the Central Everglades Planning Project Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2016-28988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS), Everglades National Park (ENP), intends to adopt the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) in July 2014. Under applicable Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations, the NPS may adopt and recirculate the COE's Final EIS because the NPS proposed action is substantially the same as the action covered by the COE's Final EIS, and the NPS and partner agencies are ready to initiate detailed planning and compliance for these components of the plan.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2016-28961
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present- day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, Huntington, WV
Document Number: 2016-28960
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District (Huntington District), in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Huntington District. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, Huntington, WV
Document Number: 2016-28959
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District (Huntington District) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Huntington District. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Craig Ranger District, Craig, AK
Document Number: 2016-28958
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (Forest Service) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Tongass National Forest, Craig Ranger District. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
Document Number: 2016-28957
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Bighorn National Forest (BHNF), Sheridan, WY has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary object and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary object should submit a written request to the BHNF. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary object to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Document Number: 2016-28956
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Indiana University NAGPRA Office. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Document Number: 2016-28955
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Indiana University NAGPRA Office. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.