Department of the Interior July 5, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Jamul Indian Village Proposed Gaming Management Agreement, San Diego County, California
Document Number: 2016-15847
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Indian Gaming Commission
In accordance with Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., the NIGC, in cooperation with the Jamul Indian Village has prepared a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for the proposed Gaming Management Agreement (GMA) between the Jamul Indian Village (JIV) and San Diego Gaming Ventures (SDGV). If approved, the GMA would allow SDGV to assume responsibility for operation and management of the JIV Gaming Facility located in San Diego County, California. The Final SEIS addresses the effects of GMA approval and the No Action Alternative, which assumes no GMA, is approved. The SEIS also updates the environmental baseline given the time that has passed and the changes that have been made to the scope of the Proposed Action, which was originally addressed in the 2003 Final EIS.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2016-15843
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Field Museum of Natural 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 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 Field Museum of Natural 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: Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Document Number: 2016-15841
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Office of the State Archaeologist Bioarchaeology Program, previously listed as the Office of the State Archaeologist Burials 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 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 Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA; Correction
Document Number: 2016-15840
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has corrected a Notice of Inventory Completion published in the Federal Register on June 8, 2016. This notice adds accession numbers to the description of the human remains and adds two Indian tribes to be notified of the publication.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Stanford University Heritage Services, Palo Alto, CA
Document Number: 2016-15839
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Stanford University Heritage Services has completed an inventory of the human remains of a Native American individual in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has identified a lineal descendant of this Native American indvidual. 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 Stanford University Heritage Services. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendant stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Stanford University Heritage Services, Palo Alto, CA
Document Number: 2016-15838
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Stanford University Heritage Services, 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 Stanford University Heritage Services. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendant stated in this notice may proceed.
Final Supplementary Rules for the Cove Recreation Site, Owyhee County, Idaho
Document Number: 2016-15833
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing supplementary rules for public use of the campground and day use areas at Cove Recreation Site, located along C.J. Strike Reservoir in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area (NCA) in Owyhee County, Idaho. These final supplementary rules are compatible and consistent with the September 2008 Record of Decision (ROD) for the NCA's resource management plan (RMP).
Notice of Crude Helium Auction and Sale for Fiscal Year 2017 Delivery
Document Number: 2016-15754
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico State Office, is issuing this Notice to conduct an auction and sale from the Federal Helium Program, administered by the BLM New Mexico Amarillo Field Office. The Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 (HSA) (Pub. L. 113-40) requires the BLM to conduct an annual auction and sale of crude helium. Accordingly, the BLM will use the auction and sale process established in 79 FR 42808, dated July 23, 2014, and further refined in 80 FR 51304, dated August 24, 2015.