Department of the Interior 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2021-15369
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before July 10, 2021, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Economic Analysis for Proposed Regulations Governing the Take of Migratory Birds
Document Number: 2021-15368
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-20
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We announce the opportunity to review and comment on two economic analysis documents prepared during development of the proposed rule to revoke the January 7, 2021, rule governing the prohibitions on incidental take under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. This document announces the availability of an initial regulatory flexibility analysis and a regulatory impact analysis for public review.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Reclamation Awards
Document Number: 2021-15304
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; State Regulatory Authority: Inspection and Enforcement
Document Number: 2021-15298
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; General Requirements for Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Operations on Federal Lands
Document Number: 2021-15297
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Certification and Noncoal Reclamation
Document Number: 2021-15296
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Document Number: 2021-15256
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Michigan State University has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, 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 associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to Michigan State University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Fremont Indian State Park and Museum, Sevier, UT
Document Number: 2021-15255
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fremont Indian State Park and Museum has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present- day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. 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 Fremont Indian State Park and Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2021-15254
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) 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 CWRU. 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 Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Document Number: 2021-15253
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), in consultation with the Tohono O'odham Nation, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of either unassociated funerary objects or objects of cultural patrimony. 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 American 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: Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2021-15252
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles (Fowler Museum at UCLA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, 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 associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Document Number: 2021-15251
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Illinois State Museum has completed an inventory of associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the associated funerary objects 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 associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Illinois State Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository, Kodiak, AK
Document Number: 2021-15250
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository 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 Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications
Document Number: 2021-15237
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing renew an information collection.
Agency Notice of Webinar; Announcement of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Geospatial Program 3D Elevation Program FY21 Informational Training Webinar in Preparation for the Upcoming Release of the USGS Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program
Document Number: 2021-15224
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing a program-sponsored informational training webinar to provide scripted training to prospective applicants. This 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) training has been developed to encourage applications from federal agencies, states, tribes, private industry and communities across the nation to support the acquisition of high-quality elevation data and a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation's natural and constructed features.
Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2021-15200
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service gives notice of a teleconference/web meeting of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council), in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Native Youth Community Adaptation and Leadership Congress
Document Number: 2021-15173
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-19
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are proposing to revise a currently approved information collection.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Final 2021-22 Frameworks for Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations, and Special Procedures for Issuance of Annual Hunting Regulations
Document Number: 2021-15084
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-16
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service or we) is establishing the final frameworks from which States may select season dates, limits, and other options for the 2021-22 migratory game bird hunting season, and making a minor change to the special procedures for issuance of annual hunting regulations. We annually prescribe outside limits, frameworks, within which States may select hunting seasons. Frameworks specify the outside dates, season lengths, shooting hours, bag and possession limits, and areas where migratory game bird hunting may occur. These frameworks are necessary to allow State selections of seasons and limits and to allow harvest at levels compatible with migratory game bird population status and habitat conditions. Migratory game bird hunting seasons provide opportunities for recreation and sustenance, and aid Federal, State, and Tribal governments in the management of migratory game birds.
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, Bicycling
Document Number: 2021-14933
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service proposes to amend the special regulations for St. Croix National Scenic Riverway to allow bicycle use on a 0.25-mile connector trail across National Park Service land near Cable, Wisconsin. The new trail would provide direct access to the Riverway and new recreational opportunities within the Riverway and on the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association trail network in Bayfield County, Wisconsin. National Park Service regulations require promulgation of a special regulation to designate new trails for bicycle use off park roads and outside of developed areas.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2021-15044
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before July 3, 2021, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Rufa Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa)
Document Number: 2021-14406
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to designate critical habitat for the federally threatened rufa red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). In total, approximately 649,066 acres (ac) (262,667 hectares (ha)) are proposed in 120 units (18 of which are further subdivided into 46 subunits) in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. We also announce a public informational meeting and public hearing and the availability of a draft economic analysis of the proposed critical habitat designation.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2021-14985
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is issuing a public notice of its intent to modify the National Park Service (NPS) Privacy Act system of records, INTERIOR/NPS-1, Special Use Permits. DOI is updating this system of records notice (SORN) to update the authorities, system location, and categories of records; propose new and modified routine uses; and add new sections and make general updates to remaining sections to accurately reflect management of the system of records in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policy. This modified system will be included in DOI's inventory of record systems.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews for 37 Southeastern Species
Document Number: 2021-14952
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-14
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are initiating 5-year status reviews for 37 species under the Endangered Species Act, as amended. A 5-year review is an assessment of the best scientific and commercial data available at the time of the review. We are requesting submission of any such information that has become available since the previous status review for each species.
Montana Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Plan
Document Number: 2021-14766
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), are approving an amendment to the Montana abandoned mine land (AML) reclamation plan (Montana Plan) under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). Montana proposed to repeal and replace its existing AML Plan in response to OSMRE's request to amend the Plan and to improve the readability and efficiency of the document. Montana also submitted a statutory provision enacted by the State legislature in 2007 regarding its AML account for OSMRE approval.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the Palo de Rosa From Endangered to Threatened With Section 4(d) Rule
Document Number: 2021-14661
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-14
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to reclassify palo de rosa (Ottoschulzia rhodoxylon) from endangered to threatened (downlist) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The proposed downlisting is based on our evaluation of the best available scientific and commercial information, which indicates that the species' status has improved such that it is not currently in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range, but that it is still likely to become so in the foreseeable future. We also propose a rule under section 4(d) of the Act that provides for the conservation of palo de rosa.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) and Junior Duck Stamp Contests
Document Number: 2021-14847
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Office of Indian Economic Development, Tribal Tourism Grant Program (TTGP), Part of the NATIVE Act
Document Number: 2021-14835
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED), Division of Economic Development (DED), solicits proposals from Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations (as defined in the NATIVE Act) to receive grants to support Tribal tourism feasibility studies and/or Tribal tourism business plan development. The Program supports Tribes and Tribal organizations to increase their capacity to plan, develop and manage tourism and related infrastructure in support of economic development and the NATIVE Act. The Program will provide funding for Tribes and Tribal organizations to conduct tourism feasibility studies that will empower them to make informed decisions on potential tourism project(s). The Program will also provide funding for Tribes and Tribal organizations to develop business plans on completed tourism feasibility studies. In addition to the feasibility study, tourism grants may fund business plans for Tribal tourism businesses recovering from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington
Document Number: 2021-14834
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the Fourth Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming between the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State).
Indian Gaming; Approval of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2021-14833
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the approval of the class III gaming compact between the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation (Tribe) and the State of South Dakota (State).
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Wildlife Refuge Special Use Permit Applications and Reports
Document Number: 2021-14832
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service, we), are proposing to revise an existing collection of information.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for Pearl Darter
Document Number: 2021-14272
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-13
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to designate critical habitat for the pearl darter (Percina aurora) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act), as amended. In total, approximately 517 river miles (832 river kilometers) in Clarke, Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Lauderdale, Jackson, Jones, Newton, Perry, Simpson, Stone, and Wayne Counties, Mississippi, fall within the boundaries of the proposed critical habitat designation. If we finalize this rule as proposed, it would extend the Act's protections to this species' critical habitat. We also announce the availability of a draft economic analysis of the proposed designation.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Revised Recovery Plan for Gila Trout
Document Number: 2021-14733
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of our draft revised recovery plan for the Gila trout, listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This fish species is endemic to mountain streams within the upper Gila River basin in New Mexico and Arizona. We provide this notice to seek comments from the public and Federal, Tribal, State, and local governments.
Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2021-14683
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits, permit renewals and/or permit amendments to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Administrative Procedures for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Financial Assistance Programs
Document Number: 2021-14675
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-12
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; National Park Service President's Park National Christmas Tree Music Program Application
Document Number: 2021-14645
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2021-14555
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey for the lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The survey, which was executed at the request of the Miles City Field Office, Miles City, Montana was necessary for the management of these lands.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2021-14544
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before June 26, 2021, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2021-14540
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska
Document Number: 2021-14534
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Secretary of the Interior proposes to extend the withdrawal of approximately 730.13 acres of public lands located in Anchorage, Alaska, for an additional 20-year term. The withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6127, as extended by PLO No. 7471, expires on February 11, 2022. PLO No. 6127 withdrew public land from settlement, sale, location, or entry, under the general land laws, including mining laws, and from selection under Section 6 of the Alaska Statehood Act for the Campbell Tract administrative site, and reserved for use by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for administrative site in Anchorage, Alaska. This Notice provides for the public to comment and request a public meeting for the 20-year withdrawal extension.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications
Document Number: 2021-14519
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period.
Receipt of Incidental Take Permit Application and Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan for the Sand Skink, Putnam County, FL; Categorical Exclusion
Document Number: 2021-14508
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce receipt of an application from Vulcan Materials Company (applicant) to amend of an existing incidental take permit (TE82956B-0) under the Endangered Species Act. The applicant requests the amendment of an incidental take permit (ITP) to take an additional number of the federally listed sand skink incidental sand mining operation in Putman County, Florida. We request public comment on the application, which includes the applicant's proposed amended habitat conservation plan (HCP), and the Service's preliminary determination that this HCP qualifies as ``low-effect,'' categorically excluded, under the National Environmental Policy Act. To make this determination, we used our environmental action statement and low- effect screening form, both of which are also available for public review.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Recovery Plan for Mosquito Range Mustard
Document Number: 2021-14464
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of a draft recovery plan for Mosquito Range mustard, a plant species listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. We are requesting review and comment from the public on this draft plan.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines
Document Number: 2021-14410
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reclassification of the Razorback Sucker From Endangered to Threatened With a Section 4(d) Rule
Document Number: 2021-14335
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), propose to reclassify the razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) from an endangered species to a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The proposed downlisting is based on our evaluation of the best available scientific and commercial information, which indicates that the species' status has improved due to conservation actions and partnerships, and the threats to the razorback sucker identified at the time of listing in 1991 have been eliminated or reduced to the point that the species is no longer currently in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range, but it is still likely to become so within the foreseeable future without current active and intensive management. We also propose a rule under section 4(d) of the Act that provides for the conservation of the razorback sucker.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Draft Recovery Plan for Agave eggersiana
Document Number: 2021-14304
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-07
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce the availability of the draft recovery plan for the Agave eggersiana, a plant listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. We request review and comment on this draft recovery plan from local, State, and Federal agencies; nongovernmental organizations; and the public.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Document Number: 2021-14313
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Spurlock Museum, 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 the Spurlock Museum. 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: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Document Number: 2021-14312
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Museum) at the University of Oklahoma has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, 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 associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH
Document Number: 2021-14311
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Ohio History Connection 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 Ohio History Connection. 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: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Document Number: 2021-14310
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Michigan State University has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian Tribes 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 Michigan State University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Document Number: 2021-14309
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Illinois State Museum has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, 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 associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Illinois State Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.