National Park Service February 9, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Announcement of the National Park Service Subsistence Resource Commission Meetings Within the Alaska Region
Document Number: E9-2663
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) meeting schedule for the following areas: Lake Clark National Park, and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. The purpose of each meeting is to develop and continue work on subsistence hunting program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. Each meeting is open to the public and will have time allocated for public testimony. The public is welcomed to present written or oral comments to the SRC. 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. Draft meeting minutes will be available upon request from each Superintendent for public inspection approximately six weeks after each meeting.
Environmental Impact Statements; Availability
Document Number: E9-2645
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the FEIS/GMPA for Elkmont in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This document will be available for public review pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and NPS policy in Director's Order Number 2 (Park Planning) and Director's Order Number 12 (Conservation Planning, Environmental Impact Analysis, and Decision-making). The document provides a framework for management, use, and development of Elkmont by the NPS for the next 15 to 20 years. The document describes seven management alternatives, including a No-Action Alternative and the NPS's preferred alternative. The anticipated environmental impacts of those alternatives are also analyzed. Public comment on the draft plan was considered when preparing the final.