Department of the Interior September 28, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2012-23978
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes an extension of Gaming between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2012-23975
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the Deemed Approved Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact between the State of Oregon and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2012-23973
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Diversions, Return Flow, and Consumptive Use of Colorado River Water in the Lower Colorado River Basin (OMB Control Number 1006-0015).
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23941
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, 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 remains and any present-day tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact Walnut Canyon National Monument. Disposition of the human remains to the tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
15-Day Extension of Call for Nominations for the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-23940
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) published a request for nominees and comments on July 27, 2012. Subsequently, DOI published a 30-day extension of this nomination period. This Federal Register Notice extends the nomination and comment period end date by an additional 15 days.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23930
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument 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 Walnut Canyon National Monument. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Stanford University Archaeology Center, Stanford, CA
Document Number: 2012-23927
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Stanford University Archaeology Center 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 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 Stanford University Archaeology Center. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Stanford University Archaeology Center, Stanford, CA
Document Number: 2012-23924
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Stanford University Archaeology Center has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Stanford University Archaeology Center. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2012-23923
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation has forwarded the following Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval: Recreation Use Data Reports, OMB Control Number: 1006-0002. As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, Reclamation invites other Federal agencies, State, local, or tribal governments that manage recreation sites at Reclamation projects; concessionaires, and not-for-profit organizations who operate concessions on Reclamation lands; and the public, to comment on this information collection.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Defense, Army Garrison, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL
Document Number: 2012-23922
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Army Garrison, Redstone Arsenal, has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Redstone Arsenal. Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-23921
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior
The California Department of Parks and Recreation 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 California Department of Parks and Recreation. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-23920
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects, sacred objects, and objects of cultural patrimony and repatriation to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program.
Notice of Inventory Completion: San Francisco State University, NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-23918
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2012-23915
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum (Burke Museum), University of Washington, 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 a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the Burke Museum. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23914
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact Wupatki National Monument. Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2012-23908
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a new control number for applications for membership in federal advisory committees.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23906
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact Wupatki National Monument. Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23904
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument 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 Wupatki National Monument. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2012-23903
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Walnut Canyon National Monument, 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 remains and any present-day tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact Walnut Canyon National Monument. Disposition of the human remains to the tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
National Park Service Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission Program; Open Public Meeting/Teleconference
Document Number: 2012-23880
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Aniakchak National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will meet to develop and continue work on National Park Service (NPS) subsistence program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96-487, to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. Public Availability of Comments: The meeting/teleconference is open to the public and will have time allocated for public testimony. The public is welcome to present written or oral comments to the SRC. The meeting will be recorded and summary minutes will be available upon request from the park superintendent for public inspection approximately six weeks after each meeting. Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire commentincluding your personal identifying informationmay 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. Aniakchak National Monument SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Aniakchak National Monument SRC meeting/teleconference will be held on Monday, October 1, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. or until business is completed at the NPS Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve Office in King Salmon, AK, at (907) 246-3305. Contact Mary McBurney, Subsistence Program Manager, at (907) 235-7891 or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to receive teleconference call-in numbers and information. Should a quorum not be available on October 1, 2012, the alternate meeting date is Tuesday, October 2, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. For Further Information on SRC Meeting Contact: Mary McBurney, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 235-7891 or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, NPS Alaska Regional Office, at (907) 644-3603. If you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact the Superintendent at (907) 246-3305 or visit the Aniakchak National Monument Web site at: http://www.nps.gov/ania/contacts.htm.
Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Bear Lake County, ID and Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area, Franklin and Bannock Counties, ID; Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2012-23676
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of our draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment (Draft CCP/EA) for the Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR, Refuge), 7 miles south of Montpelier, Idaho; the Refuge-managed Thomas Fork Unit (Unit) in Montpelier; and the Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) in Oxford, Idaho, for public review and comment. The Draft CCP/EA describes our proposal for managing the Refuge for the next 15 years.