National Park Service October 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Meeting and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-25726
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is seeking public comments and suggestions on the planning of the 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting and the subsequent 28-day event. The general plan and theme for the event is the celebration of the holiday season with the display of the traditional American symbols of Christmas.
Record of Decision for the General Management Plan, Canaveral National Seashore
Document Number: 2014-25584
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, Section 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the General Management Plan (GMP) for Canaveral National Seashore (Seashore). On August 12, 2014 the Regional Director, Southeast Region, approved the ROD for the project.
Record of Decision for the Fishery Management Plan, Biscayne National Park, FL
Document Number: 2014-25583
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Biscayne National Park (Park). On July 10, 2014, the Regional Director, Southeast Region, approved the ROD for the project.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Visibility Valuation Survey
Document Number: 2014-25580
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below. The National Park Service (NPS) is requesting approval for a new collection that will be used to provide data that will be used to estimate the value of visibility changes in national parks and wilderness areas. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this ICR. A Federal agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Cancellation of October 17, 2014, Meeting of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-24810
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given that the October 17, 2014, meeting of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee previously announced in the Federal Register, Vol. 79, September 10, 2014, pp. 53773-53774, is cancelled.
Notice of Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2014-24808
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the 296th meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Ajo, AZ
Document Number: 2014-24526
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe 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 Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. 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: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ
Document Number: 2014-24524
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Wupatki National Monument, 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 Wupatki National Monument. 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: Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee McClung Museum, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2014-24522
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the University of Tennessee McClung Museum (McClung Museum) have completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Federally recognized Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Federally recognized Indian tribe. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Federally recognized Indian tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Federally recognized Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center, Santa Fe, NM
Document Number: 2014-24520
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center, 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 School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center. 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: Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Document Number: 2014-24519
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Spurlock Museum University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary object, 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 object 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 object should submit a written request to the Spurlock Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary object to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
Document Number: 2014-24518
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology 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 Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology. 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: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Document Number: 2014-24516
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Michigan 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 no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the University of Michigan. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Correction
Document Number: 2014-24515
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Michigan has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on October 31, 2013. This notice corrects the minimum number of individuals. 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 University of Michigan. 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: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and Thunder Basin National Grassland, Laramie, WY
Document Number: 2014-24514
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and Thunder Basin National Grassland (MBRTB) 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 no cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the USDA Forest Service MBRTB. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Bicycling
Document Number: 2014-24324
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Through the preparation of a Final Trail Management Plan, the National Park Service proposed to expand recreational bicycling opportunities in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Final Trail Management Plan evaluated approximately 10 miles of new, single-track, off-road bicycle trails in undeveloped regions of the park; 3.1 miles of new cross-country trails; and 1.35 miles of new connector, multi-use trails for bicycle use. The National Park Service general regulation pertaining to bicycles requires promulgation of a special regulation to authorize bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2014-24294
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Environmental Assessment for the General Management Plan for Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, Colorado
Document Number: 2014-24045
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service has determined that an Environmental Assessment, rather than an Environmental Impact Statement, is the appropriate environmental documentation for the general management plan for Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. This determination is the result of evaluating public comments and considering the analysis required to adequately address environmental impacts in developing the General Management Plan.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Long-term Management Plan, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Virginia
Document Number: 2014-24021
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Long-term Management Plan at the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP), Virginia. The FEIS provides a systematic analysis of alternatives for the restoration and long-term management of the tidal freshwater marsh and other associated wetland habitats lost or impacted in the Dyke Marsh Preserve on the Potomac River.
Request for Nominations for the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2014-24044
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, is seeking nominations for members at large to the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission (Commission). The purpose of the Commission is to advise the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) and the National Park Service (NPS) on matters relating to management and development of Acadia National Park.
Cancellation of October 7, 2014, Meeting of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-23651
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given that the October 7, 2014, meeting of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee previously announced in the Federal Register, Vol. 79, March 12, 2014, p. 14080, is cancelled.