National Park Service April 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-09859
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde, CO; Correction
Document Number: 2013-09746
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on March 15, 2011. This notice corrects the cultural affiliation of the human remains and associated funerary objects in that inventory. 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 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. 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.
Record of Decision for the Denali Park Road Final Vehicle Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Denali National Park and Preserve
Document Number: 2013-09675
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Vehicle Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Denali National Park and Preserve. The Vehicle Management Plan addresses management of all motorized vehicles on the restricted section of the Denali Park Road (Mile 15-Mile 90). This plan amends the vehicle management aspect of the park's General Management Plan (GMP). The NPS will propose a modification to the current park-specific regulations in order to implement these amendments. The NPS selected Alternative D (NPS Preferred Alternative), which offers visitors the opportunity to have a high-quality experience using a transportation system that offers predictability, efficiency, and variety. The ROD details the background of the project, the decision made (selected alternative), other alternatives considered, the basis for the decision, the environmentally preferable alternative, measures adopted to minimize environmental harm, and public involvement in the decision making process.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-09607
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of May 13, 2013, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2013-09334
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the Two Hundred Eighty- Ninth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System; Yellowstone National Park; Winter Use
Document Number: 2013-08893
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is proposing this rule to establish a management framework that allows the public to experience the unique winter resources and values at Yellowstone National Park. This rule includes provisions that allow greater flexibility for commercial tour operators, provide mechanisms to make the park cleaner and quieter than what has been authorized during the previous four winter seasons, reward oversnow vehicle innovations and technologies, and allow increases in visitation. It also would require snowmobiles and snowcoaches operating in the park to meet air and sound emission requirements and be accompanied by a guide.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Notice of Nomination Solicitation
Document Number: 2013-08784
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting nominations for one member of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. The Secretary of the Interior will appoint the member from nominations submitted by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and traditional Native American religious leaders. The nominee need not be a traditional Indian religious leader. Nominations must include the following information: 1. Nominations by traditional religious leaders: Nominations must be submitted with the nominator's original signature and daytime telephone number. The nominator must explain that he or she is a traditional religious leader. 2. Nominations by Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations: Nominations must be submitted on official tribal or organization letterhead with the nominator's original signature and daytime telephone number. The nominator must be the official authorized by the tribe or organization to submit nominations in response to this solicitation. The nomination must include a statement that the nominator is so authorized. 3. A nomination must include the following information: a. The nominee's name, postal address, daytime telephone number, and email address; and b. The nominee's resume or brief biography emphasizing the nominee's NAGPRA experience and ability to work effectively as a member of an advisory board.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-08782
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, 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 Burke Museum acting on behalf of the University of Washington, Department of Anthropology. 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: The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Tallahassee, FL
Document Number: 2013-08779
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, 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 Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. 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: The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, Tallahassee, FL
Document Number: 2013-08777
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, 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 Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. 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 Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Document Number: 2013-08772
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, have determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of unassociated funerary object. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2013-08770
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History 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 Carnegie Museum of Natural History. 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 Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency, MT
Document Number: 2013-08769
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets 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 the cultural item should submit a written request to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Everglades National Park, Homestead, FL
Document Number: 2013-08767
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Everglades National Park, 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 Everglades National Park. 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-08720
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of 2013 Meeting Schedule for Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-08678
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the dates of meetings of the Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee occurring in 2013.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ
Document Number: 2013-08382
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park 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 Grand Canyon National Park. 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, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ
Document Number: 2013-08381
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park 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 Grand Canyon National Park. 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: Michigan Department of Transportation, Van Wagoner Building, Lansing, MI
Document Number: 2013-08380
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Michigan Department of Transportation 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 Michigan Department of Transportation. 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: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and the University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2013-08379
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and have 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 U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. 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: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ
Document Number: 2013-08378
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park 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 Grand Canyon National Park. 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, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ
Document Number: 2013-08377
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park has completed an inventory of human remains, 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 may contact Grand Canyon National Park. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2013-08373
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
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 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 San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program. 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: Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Document Number: 2013-08371
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Central Washington 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 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 Central Washington University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the non-Federally recognized Indian group stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio, TX
Document Number: 2013-08370
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio has completed an inventory of human remains, 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 Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meetings
Document Number: 2013-08369
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of two meetings of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee will meet on November 6-7, 2013, in Mount Pleasant, MI, and on December 5, 2013, from 2 p.m. until approximately 4 p.m. EST via teleconference. Both meetings will be open to the public.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2013-08368
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of unassociated funerary object. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Arizona State Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-08367
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
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 and 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 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-08281
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Niobrara Confluence and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Areas, NE and SD; Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Land Protection Plan; Request for Public Comments
Document Number: 2013-08105
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Park Service (NPS), as lead agencies, announce the availability of a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) and land protection plan (LPP) for the proposed Niobrara Confluence Conservation Area and Ponca Bluffs Conservation Area in Nebraska and South Dakota for public review and comment. In these documents, we describe alternatives, including our proposed action, for implementing conservation actions along the Missouri River and its tributaries. We are furnishing this notice in compliance with the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966, as amended, the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916, as amended, and the National Environmental Policy Act to advise other agencies, Tribal governments, and the public of our intentions to provide the opportunity for public review and comment on the DEIS and LPP.
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Notice of a New System of Records
Document Number: 2013-08028
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
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 create the National Park Service (NPS) ``Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) SystemNPS-24'' system of records. The system allows NPS employees to manage the NPS Commercial Services Program allowing commercial uses and to monitor resources within a unit of the National Park System. The system of records will also allow the NPS to provide to the public the description and contact information for businesses that provide services in national parks.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-07676
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Draft General Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, North Carolina
Document Number: 2013-07601
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
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 for the General Management Plan (EIS/GMP) for Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, North Carolina. The draft describes and analyzes several alternatives to guide the management of the site over the next 15 to 20 years. The NPS preferred alternative incorporates various management prescriptions to ensure access to and protection and enjoyment of the monument's resources.
Proposed Information Collection; Backcountry Use Permit
Document Number: 2013-07594
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on February 28, 2014. We may not conduct or sponsor a survey, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
General Management Plan, Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Texas
Document Number: 2013-07487
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-01
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 for the General Management Plan, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Texas.