Notice of Availability of Draft Director's Order #79 Concerning National Park Service Policies and Procedures Governing Integrity of Scientific and Scholarly Activities, 5568 [2012-2437]

Download as PDF 5568 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 23 / Friday, February 3, 2012 / Notices become final, including decisions on appeals. Dated: January 30, 2012. Dominica Van Koten, Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. 2012–2424 Filed 2–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWYP00000–L13200000–EL0000; WYW164812] Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Wright Area North Hilight Field Coal Lease-by-Application and Environmental Impact Statement, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the North Hilight Field Coal Lease-by-Application (LBA) included in the Wright Area Coal Lease Applications Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). ADDRESSES: The document is available electronically on the following Web site: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/ NEPA/HighPlains/Wright-Coal.html. Paper copies of the ROD are also available at the following BLM office locations: • Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009; and • Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming High Plains District Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Muller Ogle, Coal Program Coordinator, at (307) 775–6206, or Sarah Bucklin, EIS Project Manager, at (307) 261–7541. Ms. Ogle’s office is located at the BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009. Ms. Bucklin’s office is located at the BLM High Plains District Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1 (800) 877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:48 Feb 02, 2012 Jkt 226001 above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ROD covered by this Notice of Availability is for the North Hilight Field Coal Tract and addresses leasing Federal coal in Campbell County, Wyoming, administered by the BLM Wyoming High Plains District Office. The BLM approves Alternative 2, the preferred alternative for this LBA in the Wright Area Coal Final EIS. Under Alternative 2, the BLM will offer to lease the North Hilight Field Coal LBA area, as modified by the BLM. The LBA area includes approximately 4,530 acres. The BLM estimates that it contains approximately 467,596,000 tons of mineable Federal coal reserves under the selected configuration. The BLM will announce a competitive coal lease sale in the Federal Register at a later date. The Environmental Protection Agency published a Federal Register notice announcing the Final EIS was publicly available on July 30, 2010 (75 FR 44951). This decision is subject to appeal to the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA), as provided in 43 CFR part 4, within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this NOA in the Federal Register. The ROD contains instructions for filing an appeal with the IBLA. at http://elips.doi.gov/app_dm/ act_getfiles.cfm?relnum=3889). Written comments will be accepted until April 3, 2012. ADDRESSES: Draft Director’s Order #79 is available on the Internet at http:// www.nps.gov/policy/DO–79draft.pdf. Requests for copies of, and written comments on, the draft Director’s Order should be sent to Dr. Gary Machlis, Science Advisor to the Director, 1849 C Street NW., Washington DC 20240, or to his Internet address: gary_machlis@nps.gov. DATES: Gary Machlis at (202) 219–8933 or John G. Dennis at (202) 513–7174 (or john_dennis@nps.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald A. Simpson, State Director. Draft Director’s Order #79 addresses Code of Scientific and Scholarly Conduct; reporting and resolving allegations regarding loss of scientific and scholarly integrity; whistleblower protections; ombudsman responsibilities; participation of NPS employees as officers or members on the board of directors of professional societies or other non–federal organizations; participation by non-NPS employees on NPS scientific and scholarly boards, panels, and advisory groups; and maintenance of a reference manual regarding integrity of scientific and scholarly activities. [FR Doc. 2012–2360 Filed 2–2–12; 8:45 am] Public Availability of Comments BILLING CODE 4310–22–P Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–DPOL–1111–8900; 0004–SYM] Notice of Availability of Draft Director’s Order #79 Concerning National Park Service Policies and Procedures Governing Integrity of Scientific and Scholarly Activities Department of the Interior, National Park Service. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to adopt a Director’s Order setting forth policies and procedures that guide NPS practices to ensure the integrity of NPS scientific and scholarly activities. This NPS guidance will ensure proper application in the NPS of Department of the Interior guidance on Integrity of Scientific and Scholarly Activities, which is found in Part 305, Chapter 3, of the Department of the Interior Manual (on the Internet SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Gary Machlis, Science Advisor to the Director. [FR Doc. 2012–2437 Filed 2–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–777] Certain Muzzle-Loading Firearms and Components Thereof Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 23 (Friday, February 3, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-DPOL-1111-8900; 0004-SYM]


Notice of Availability of Draft Director's Order 79 
Concerning National Park Service Policies and Procedures Governing 
Integrity of Scientific and Scholarly Activities

AGENCY: Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to adopt a 
Director's Order setting forth policies and procedures that guide NPS 
practices to ensure the integrity of NPS scientific and scholarly 
activities. This NPS guidance will ensure proper application in the NPS 
of Department of the Interior guidance on Integrity of Scientific and 
Scholarly Activities, which is found in Part 305, Chapter 3, of the 
Department of the Interior Manual (on the Internet at http://elips.doi.gov/app_dm/act_getfiles.cfm?relnum=3889).

DATES: Written comments will be accepted until April 3, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Draft Director's Order 79 is available on the 
Internet at http://www.nps.gov/policy/DO-79draft.pdf. Requests for 
copies of, and written comments on, the draft Director's Order should 
be sent to Dr. Gary Machlis, Science Advisor to the Director, 1849 C 
Street NW., Washington DC 20240, or to his Internet address: gary_machlis@nps.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Machlis at (202) 219-8933 or John 
G. Dennis at (202) 513-7174 (or john_dennis@nps.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Draft Director's Order 79 addresses 
Code of Scientific and Scholarly Conduct; reporting and resolving 
allegations regarding loss of scientific and scholarly integrity; 
whistleblower protections; ombudsman responsibilities; participation of 
NPS employees as officers or members on the board of directors of 
professional societies or other non-federal organizations; 
participation by non-NPS employees on NPS scientific and scholarly 
boards, panels, and advisory groups; and maintenance of a reference 
manual regarding integrity of scientific and scholarly activities.

Public Availability of Comments

    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Gary Machlis,
Science Advisor to the Director.
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