Tribal Consultation on Implementation of Indian Land Consolidation Program Under Cobell Settlement
The Office of the Secretary is announcing that it will conduct a series of consultation meetings with Indian Tribes to obtain oral and written comments concerning the implementation of the Indian Land Consolidation Program (ILCP) under the terms of the Cobell Settlement. The first Regional consultation meeting will take place in July in Billings, Montana for the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains Regions. There will be five additional consultations in other Regions. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for details.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Colorado Historical Society (History Colorado), Denver, CO
The Colorado Historical Society has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes. Representatives of any Indian Tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the Colorado Historical Society. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian Tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Minor Boundary Revision of Boston National Historical Park
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 460l- 9(c)(1), the boundary of Boston National Historical Park is modified to include 0.50 acre of adjacent land identified as Tract 101-13. This tract is unimproved, submerged land owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Commonwealth ceded it to the United States of America without cost by enactment of Chapter 37 of the Laws of 2009, on July 23, 2009, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions in the act. Tract 101-13 is depicted as the ``Proposed Area'' on Map Number 457/80,800 prepared by the National Park Service in March 2008.
Draft Oil and Gas Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR part 1500-1508), the National Park Service (NPS), Department of the Interior, announces the availability of the draft oil and gas management plan/environmental impact statement (OGMP/DEIS) for the proposed Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BISO) and Obed Wild and Scenic River (OBRI). This OGMP/DEIS will guide the various actions that could be implemented for current and future management of oil and gas operations in BISO and OBRI. It analyzes alternative approaches, defines a strategy, and provides guidance for activities taken by owners and operators of private oil and gas rights to ensure these activities are conducted in a manner that protects park resources and values, visitor use and experience, and human health and safety.