Minor Boundary Revision at Big Thicket National Preserve, 54923-54924 [2012-21925]

Download as PDF TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 173 / Thursday, September 6, 2012 / Notices resources and values, a listing of measures to minimize environmental harm, and an overview of public involvement in the decision-making process. The selected alternative, Alternative 3—Broadening the Hampton Experience, was identified as the agency’s preferred alternative in the Final GMP/EIS. Under this alternative, the visitor experience will be expanded to include the entire story of the park, from its beginnings in the 18th century to its heyday in the 19th century, and through the changes of activity and ownership in the 20th century. It will broaden the stories to include all those who lived and worked at the mansion, the plantations, and related Ridgely family enterprises. It will provide visitor services and accommodate park operations within the historic and modern buildings existing on the property, including a new collections storage building and a small visitor contact building in the Support Zone on the mansion side of the property. Modern and historic buildings will be rehabilitated to provide for visitor services—orientation, group programming, restrooms and bookstore—along with limited storage, and administrative and partnership offices, all within walking distance of the mansion. While this approach could disperse interpretation and administrative functions throughout the park, every effort will be made to group these operational functions near one another to enhance the ‘campus feeling,’ encourage organizational efficiency, and minimize their intrusion into the historic scene. The modular buildings currently housing administrative and partner offices will be removed. One critical feature missing from the landscape and essential to the visitor experience, the corn crib, will be reconstructed, if Department of the Interior/NPS documentation needs are met in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, and used for interpretation on the farm side. Relocation of the modern entrance drive on the mansion side and changes to the access road to the farm will provide safer access to new visitor orientation areas on both sides of Hampton Lane. Exhibits, media, programs, and scholarship will reflect the breadth of lives and events experienced by all of Hampton’s residents and workers, free and enslaved, and will connect those stories with visitors’ lives today. Park boundaries will remain unchanged, although minor adjustments will be VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:45 Sep 05, 2012 Jkt 226001 considered through donation and willing seller acquisitions. The NPS selected Alternative 3 because it best fulfills the purposes of the park and conveys the greatest number of beneficial results in comparison with the other alternatives. The selected alternative will expand the visitor experience to include the entire story of the park and would broaden the stories to include all those who lived and worked at the estate. It will provide visitor services and accommodate park operations, including group activities and tours, while preserving park resources. Partnerships will enhance relevance of the park to local visitors and better enable the NPS to respond to concerns of local residents, preservation organizations, academics, and the general public about how the park is managed. Overall, the selected alternative provides the highest degree of protection of the park’s natural and cultural resources and it provides the most exceptional opportunities for visitors. In addition, the selected alternative offers the best value balancing costs against improvements to preservation and visitor services. This planning process was initiated in 1998 and included extensive involvement with key stakeholders, agencies, resource experts, and members of the public. Information was disseminated through newsletters and press releases, and all interested parties were provided with opportunities to provide input and feedback during public meetings, workshops, and document review periods. The Draft GMP/EIS was available for public and agency review from October 11, 2010, through December 24, 2010, with three public open houses were held in November 2010. The Final GMP/EIS responded to, and incorporated, agency and public comments received on the Draft GMP/EIS. No changes were made to the alternatives or to the impact analysis presented in the Draft GMP/ EIS; therefore, Alternative 3 remained the NPS Preferred Alternative and the environmentally preferred alternative in the Final GMP/EIS. Dated: August 1, 2012. Michael A. Caldwell, Acting Regional Director, Northeast Region, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2012–21955 Filed 9–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–56–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54923 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–IMR–BITH–10384; 7880–726] Minor Boundary Revision at Big Thicket National Preserve National Park Service, Interior. Notification of Boundary Revision. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Act of October 11, 1974 (Pub. L. 93- 439, 88 Stat. 1245), the boundary of Big Thicket National Preserve is modified to include 9 tracts of lands listed as follows: Tract 119–07, 123.07 acres; Tract 219–12, 6.45 acres; Tract 219- 13, 177.28 acres; Tract 221– 15, 8.51 acres; Tract 221–16, 4.29 acres; Tract 224–16, 648.01 acres; Tract 225– 20, 41.40 acres; Tract 227–04, 52.74 acres; and Tract 230–01, 1,141.87 acres; for a total of 2,203.62 acres. These lands are located in Hardin County, Polk County, and Tyler County, Texas, immediately adjacent to the existing boundary of Big Thicket National Preserve. The boundary revision is depicted on Map No. 175/106,913A dated August, 2011. The map is available for inspection at the following locations: National Park Service, Intermountain Region Land Resources Program Center, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80225–0287 and National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240. DATES: The effective date of this boundary revision is September 6, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Park Service, Chief Realty Officer, Intermountain Region Resources Program Center, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80225–0827, at (303) 969–2610. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act of October 11, 1974, as amended, established the Big Thicket National Preserve and provided that after notifying the House Committee on Resources and the Senate Committee on Energy and Resources, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make this boundary revision. The Committees have been notified of this boundary revision. This boundary revision will make a significant contribution toward the preservation and protection of the ecological crossroads of Southeast Texas for which the preserve was established. The acquisition of these parcels will provide connectivity between the various units and will aid in maintaining wildlife migration corridors and the management of the park. These SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 54924 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 173 / Thursday, September 6, 2012 / Notices lands provide some of the most outstanding recreational opportunities for wetland canoeing within the National Park Service System, and include significant biological and geological diversity. Dated: August 23, 2012. Colin Campbell, Deputy Regional Director, Intermountain Region. [FR Doc. 2012–21925 Filed 9–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–CB–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–780] Certain Protective Cases and Components Thereof; Commission Determination To Review a Final Initial Determination Finding a Violation of the Tariff Act of 1930; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest and Bonding U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–CONC–10876; 2410–OYC] Temporary Concession Contract for the Operation of Lodging, Food and Beverage and Retail Services in Canyon de Chelly National Mounument AGENCY: ACTION: National Park Service, Interior. Notice. The National Park Service intends to award a temporary concession contract to a qualified person for the conduct of certain visitor services within Canyon de Chelly National Mounument for a term not to exceed 3 years. The visitor services include lodging, food and beverage and retail. SUMMARY: DATES: January 1, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Bonnett, Intermountain Regional Concession Chief, Intermountain Region, 12795 W. Alameda Parkway, Denver, CO, 80225; Telephone (303) 969–2661, by email at Jennifer_bonnett@nps.gov. The National Park Service will award the temporary contract to a qualified person (as defined in 36 CFR 51.3) under TC– CACH001–13. The National Park Service has determined that a temporary concession contract not to exceed 3 years is necessary in order to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid an interruption of visitor services. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: This action is issued pursuant to 36 CFR 51.24(a). This is not a request for proposals. Dated: August 10, 2012. Peggy O’Dell, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2012–21937 Filed 9–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:45 Sep 05, 2012 Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part the final initial determination (‘‘ID’’) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) on June 29, 2012, finding a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in this investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panyin A. Hughes, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3042. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on June 30, 2011, based on a complaint filed by Otter Products, LLC of Fort Collins, Colorado (‘‘Otter’’). 76 FR 38417 (June 30, 2011). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain protective cases and components thereof by reason of infringement of some or all of the claims of United States Patent Nos. D600,908; D617,784; D615,536; D617,785; D634,741; D636,386; and claims 1, 5–7, 13, 15, 17, SUMMARY: Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19–21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30–32, 37, 38, 42, and 44 of United States Patent No. 7,933,122 (‘‘the ’122 patent’’); and United States Trademark Registration Nos. 3,788,534; 3,788,535; 3,623,789; and 3,795,187. Id. The notice of investigation named the following respondents: A.G. Findings and Mfg. Co., Inc. of Sunrise, Florida (‘‘A.G. Findings’’); AFC Trident Inc. of Chino, California (‘‘AFC Trident’’); Alibaba.com Hong Kong Ltd. of Hangzhou, China (‘‘Alibaba.com’’); Anbess Electronics Co. Ltd. of Schenzhen, China (‘‘Anbess’’); Cellairis Franchise, Inc. of Alpharetta, Georgia (‘‘Cellairis’’); Cellet Products of Sante Fe Springs, California (‘‘Cellet’’); DHgate.com of Beijing, China (‘‘Dhgate.com’’); Griffin Technology, Inc. of Nashville, Tennessee (‘‘Griffin’’); Guangzhou Evotech Industry Co., Ltd. of Guangdong, China (‘‘Guangzhou Evotech’’); Hard Candy Cases LLC of Sacramento, California (‘‘Hard Candy’’); Hoffco Brands, Inc. of Wheat Ridge, Colorado (‘‘Hoffco’’); Hong Kong Better Technology Group Ltd. of Shenzhen, China (‘‘Better Technology Group’’); Hong Kong HJJ Co. Ltd. of Shenzhen, China (‘‘HJJ’’); Hypercel Corporation of Valencia, California (‘‘Hypercel’’); InMotion Entertainment of Jacksonville, Florida (‘‘InMotion’’); MegaWatts Computers, LLC of Tulsa, Oklahoma (‘‘MegaWatts’’); National Cellular of Brooklyn, New York (‘‘National Cellular’’); OEMBargain.com of Wantagh, New York (‘‘OEMBargain.com’’; One Step Up Ltd. of New York, New York (‘‘One Step Up’’); Papaya Holdings Ltd. of Central, Hong Kong (‘‘Papaya’’); Quanyun Electronics Co., Ltd. of Shenzhen, China (‘‘Quanyun’’); ShenZhen Star & Way Trade Co., Ltd. of Guangzhou City, China (‘‘Star & Way’’); Sinatech Industries Co., Ltd. of Guangzhou City, China (‘‘Sinatech’’); SmileCase of Windsor Mill, Maryland (‘‘SmileCase’’); Suntel Global Investment Ltd. of Guangzhou, China (‘‘Suntel’’); TheCaseInPoint.com of Titusville, Florida (‘‘TheCaseInPoint.com’’); TheCaseSpace of Fort Collins, Colorado (‘‘TheCaseSpace’’); Topter Technology Co., Ltd. of Guangdong, China (‘‘Topter’’); and Trait Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. of Shenzhen, China (‘‘Trait Technology’’). Id. With respect to accused products by Respondent Griffin, Otter asserted only the ’122 patent. On August 3, 2011, the ALJ issued an ID granting Otter leave to amend the complaint and notice of investigation to add Global Cellular, Inc. of Alpharetta, Georgia (‘‘Global Cellular’’) as a E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 173 (Thursday, September 6, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54923-54924]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21925]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-IMR-BITH-10384; 7880-726]


Minor Boundary Revision at Big Thicket National Preserve

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notification of Boundary Revision.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Act of October 
11, 1974 (Pub. L. 93- 439, 88 Stat. 1245), the boundary of Big Thicket 
National Preserve is modified to include 9 tracts of lands listed as 
follows: Tract 119-07, 123.07 acres; Tract 219-12, 6.45 acres; Tract 
219- 13, 177.28 acres; Tract 221-15, 8.51 acres; Tract 221-16, 4.29 
acres; Tract 224-16, 648.01 acres; Tract 225-20, 41.40 acres; Tract 
227-04, 52.74 acres; and Tract 230-01, 1,141.87 acres; for a total of 
2,203.62 acres. These lands are located in Hardin County, Polk County, 
and Tyler County, Texas, immediately adjacent to the existing boundary 
of Big Thicket National Preserve. The boundary revision is depicted on 
Map No. 175/106,913A dated August, 2011. The map is available for 
inspection at the following locations: National Park Service, 
Intermountain Region Land Resources Program Center, 12795 West Alameda 
Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80225-0287 and National Park Service, 
Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240.

DATES: The effective date of this boundary revision is September 6, 
2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Park Service, Chief Realty 
Officer, Intermountain Region Resources Program Center, 12795 West 
Alameda Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80225-0827, at (303) 969-2610.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act of October 11, 1974, as amended, 
established the Big Thicket National Preserve and provided that after 
notifying the House Committee on Resources and the Senate Committee on 
Energy and Resources, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to 
make this boundary revision. The Committees have been notified of this 
boundary revision.
    This boundary revision will make a significant contribution toward 
the preservation and protection of the ecological crossroads of 
Southeast Texas for which the preserve was established. The acquisition 
of these parcels will provide connectivity between the various units 
and will aid in maintaining wildlife migration corridors and the 
management of the park. These

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lands provide some of the most outstanding recreational opportunities 
for wetland canoeing within the National Park Service System, and 
include significant biological and geological diversity.

    Dated: August 23, 2012.
Colin Campbell,
Deputy Regional Director, Intermountain Region.
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