National Park Service July 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: E9-18359
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Weekly Listing of Historic Properties
Document Number: E9-18358
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Availability of Draft Director's Order (DO) Concerning National Park Service (NPS) Policies and Procedures Governing Its Dam Safety Program
Document Number: E9-18091
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The NPS is proposing to adopt a DO setting forth the policies and procedures under which NPS will develop and implement the Dam Safety Program. The NPS maintains an inventory of NPS owned and non-NPS owned dams that range greatly in size, complexity and potential for failure. This DO summarizes the NPS's policies and procedures for meeting Federal requirements as codified at 33 U.S.C. 467 and as required per Departmental Manual 245 and 753 and NPS Management Policies 2006. The DO will help ensure that all necessary actions are taken to identify NPS owned and non-NPS owned dams which impact parks, and inspect, operate, maintain, and reduce risk for NPS owned dams.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: E9-17824
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Weekly Listing of Historic Properties
Document Number: E9-17822
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
White-tailed Deer Management Plan, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Valley Forge National Historical Park, PA
Document Number: E9-17807
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the White-tailed Deer Management Plan for Valley Forge National Historical Park, Pennsylvania. The purpose of the FEIS is to evaluate a range of alternatives for establishing a white-tailed deer management plan that supports forest regeneration and provides for long-term protection, preservation, and restoration of native vegetation and other natural and cultural resources. The FEIS evaluates four alternatives for managing white-tailed deer in the park. Alternatives for response to chronic wasting disease (CWD) have been integrated into each deer
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System
Document Number: E9-17778
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the reopening of the comment period on the proposed rules to manage winter visitation and recreational use in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Memorial Parkway. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on November 5, 2008.
Notice of Public Meetings for the National Park Service Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) Program
Document Number: E9-17711
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Gates of the Arctic National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (GAAR SRC), Denali National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (DENA SRC), Lake Clark National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (LACL SRC) and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (WRST SRC) will meet to develop and continue work on National Park Service (NPS) subsistence hunting program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. These meetings are 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. Each meeting will be recorded and meeting minutes will be available upon request from the park superintendent for public inspection approximately six weeks after each meeting. 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.
Boundary Revision
Document Number: E9-17709
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that the boundary of Virgin Islands National Park is modified to include one tract of land adjacent to the park. This revision is made to include privately owned property that the landowners wish to donate to the United States. The National Park Service has determined that inclusion of the tract within the park's boundary will make significant contributions to the purposes for which the park was established. After the United States acquires the tracts, the National Park Service will manage them in accordance with applicable law.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Advisory Commission; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: E9-17707
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Advisory Commission will be held at 10 a.m., on Friday, August 14, 2009, at the Allegany Arts Council Community Room, 9 North Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Modification/Removal of the Canal Diversion Dam in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH
Document Number: E9-17705
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)), the National Park Service (NPS) is announcing its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the modification/removal of the Canal Diversion Dam in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio. The Canal Diversion Dam on the Cuyahoga River is owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The NPS will be the lead Federal Agency for preparation of the EIS, and ODNR and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) will be cooperating agencies. The Canal Diversion Dam (alternatively known as the Brecksville Dam, Station Road Dam, SR82 Dam, or SUM-3253-1) on the Cuyahoga River is 183 feet long, nearly 8 feet high, and feeds water into the Ohio and Erie Canal that then drains north through Cuyahoga Valley National Park and into Cleveland Metropark's Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation. The watered portion of the canal and its historic features are a National Historic Landmark.
Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Governors Island National Monument, New York, NY
Document Number: E9-17376
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to Sec. 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of Decision for the Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for Governors Island National Monument, New York. On June 1, 2009, the Regional Director, Northeast Region, approved the Record of Decision for the GMP/EIS, selecting Alternative D, The Harbor Center, which was described as the preferred alternative in the Final GMP/EIS issued on April 26, 2009. As soon as practicable, the NPS will begin to implement the selected alternative. The National Monument will be developed as a Harbor Center with partners as a hub of activities and a jumping-off point for visitors exploring New York Harbor. This course of action and three other alternatives were presented and analyzed in the Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements. The full range of foreseeable environmental consequences was assessed, and appropriate mitigating measures were identified.
General Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Virginia
Document Number: E9-17375
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to section 102 (2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the National Park Service is preparing a General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (FSNMP). The park comprises approximately 8,382 acres, in the commonwealth of Virginia, in the city of Fredericksburg, and in the counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, Orange, and Caroline.
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME; Acadia National Park Advisory Commission; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-17105
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Cancellation of July 21, 2009, Meeting of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-17098
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, 10), notice is hereby given that the July 21, 2009, meeting of the Big Cypress National Preserve ORV Advisory Committee previously announced in the Federal Register, Vol. 73, November 17, 2008, p. 67882, is cancelled.
Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Fort Stanwix National Monument, NY
Document Number: E9-17071
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for Fort Stanwix National Monument, located in the city of Rome, New York. Consistent with National Park Service rules, regulations, and policies, and the park's mission, the proposed federal action to establish a programmatic framework for park management in the form of a general management plan that is consistent with the purposes of the park as set forth in the park's enabling legislation An Act to Provide for the Establishment of a National Monument on the Site of Fort Stanwix in the State of New York (Pub. L. 74-291).
General Management Plan/Wilderness Study/Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan, Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Big Cypress National Preserve Addition, Florida
Document Number: E9-16661
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and National Park Service (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 NPS announces the availability of a DEIS/GMP/WS/ORV Plan for the Big Cypress National Preserve Addition, Florida.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: E9-16574
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System
Document Number: E9-16482
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is proposing this rule to update its regulations for managing use of the Colorado River and adjoining federally owned lands administered by the National Park Service within Grand Canyon National Park. Changes to the current rule are necessary to implement portions of the park's recently revised Colorado River Management Plan. Current regulations govern boat trips on the Colorado River within the park upstream from Diamond Creek (approximately River Mile 226). In accordance with the new Colorado River Management Plan, the proposed rule will apply to the entire Colorado River within the park, including the reach of the river downstream from Diamond Creek to the boundary between the park and Lake Mead National Recreation Area (approximately River Mile 277).
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: E9-16421
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Weekly Listing of Historic Properties
Document Number: E9-16419
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Park Service
Document Number: E9-16333
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS), in accordance with Section 9.52(b) of Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations has received from M&M Royalty, Ltd., a Plan of Operations for the purpose of drilling and producing up to four oil/gas wells on the private property of Astorhurst and Prinios in Walton Hills, Ohio. The proposed site is located within the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A Plan of Operations describes the proposed operation, including the equipment, methods and materials to be used in the operation, mitigation measures to protect park resources and values and environmental conditions in the vicinity of the site, and environmental impacts of the proposed operations. When approved, the Plan of Operations serves as the operator's permit to conduct operations in a park. Under the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the NPS has prepared an Environmental Assessment which evaluates potential impacts associated with the proposed drilling operation located within the park.
Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision, White-tailed Deer Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement Catoctin Mountain Park, MD
Document Number: E9-16329
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service announces the availability of the Record of Decision for the White-tailed Deer Management Plan/ Final Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/FEIS) for Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland. The Plan/FEIS analyzed four alternatives. Alternative C, the selected alternative, includes two lethal actions that will be used in combination to reduce and control deer herd numbers. Qualified federal employees or contractors will conduct sharpshooting to reduce the deer population, and individual deer will be captured and euthanized in certain circumstances where sharpshooting is not appropriate.
Notice of Availability Draft Environmental Impact Statement and White-Tailed Deer Management Plan; Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC
Document Number: E9-16328
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and White-tailed Deer Management Plan for Rock Creek Park, Washington, District of Columbia. The White-tailed Deer Management Plan will support long-term protection, preservation, and restoration of native vegetation and other natural and cultural resources in Rock Creek Park. The DEIS describes four management alternatives, including the No Action Alternative (continue existing management) and three Action Alternatives, one of which is identified as the preferred alternative.
General Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland and Virginia
Document Number: E9-16327
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the National Park Service is preparing a General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for the Assateague Island National Seashore (AINS). The park comprises approximately 39,727 acres, located along the Atlantic coasts of Maryland and Virginia.
General Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, Gateway National Recreation Area, New York and New Jersey
Document Number: E9-16326
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to section 102 (2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the National Park Service (NPS) is preparing a General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for the Gateway National Recreation Area. The park comprises approximately 26,607 acres, extending through three New York City boroughs (Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island) and into northern New Jersey (Monmouth County).
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI
Document Number: E9-16023
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, NY
Document Number: E9-16014
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: E9-15889
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Weekly Listing of Historic Properties
Document Number: E9-15884
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service