National Park Service September 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of 30 Day Comment Period for an Environmental Assessment on a Special Use Permit for a Wireless Telecommunication Facility
Document Number: 2016-23668
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) is announcing a 30-day review period for an environmental assessment prepared for a permit request from Verizon Wireless to obtain a right-of-way to replace an existing communication tower with a shorter tower at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. This notice is issued in accordance with the procedures of Director's Order 53, Special Park Uses.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-23614
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before September 2, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of October 6, 2016, Meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission
Document Number: 2016-23035
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the meeting date of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-22918
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before August 27, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Office of Public Health Temporary Food Event Permit Program
Document Number: 2016-22914
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-23
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 (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. We 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.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; National Park Service Lost and Found Report
Document Number: 2016-22805
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We 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.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Reporting and Recordkeeping for Snowcoaches and Snowmobiles, Yellowstone National Park
Document Number: 2016-22800
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2016. We 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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art (Gilcrease Museum), Tulsa, OK
Document Number: 2016-22618
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art (Gilcrease 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 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 Gilcrease Museum. 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: San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2016-22617
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The San Diego Museum of Man 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 Diego Museum of Man. 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-22439
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before August 20, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2016-22351
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
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 1-16), and Part 65 of title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, that a meeting of the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. on October 18, 2016, at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives. The meeting will continue beginning at 9:30 a.m. on October 19, 2016.
Notice of Open Public Meetings for the National Park Service Alaska Region Subsistence Resource Commission Program
Document Number: 2016-22350
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (16 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Lake Clark National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), Aniakchak National Monument SRC, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC, Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC, Kobuk Valley National Park SRC, and Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC will hold public meetings to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations, and other related regulatory proposals and resource management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 3118), title VIII. Lake Clark National Park SRC Meeting/Teleconference Date and Location: The Lake Clark National Park SRC will meet from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at the Community Hall in Nondalton, AK. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service office at (907) 644- 3648, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Designated Federal Official Margaret L. Goodro, Superintendent, at (907) 644-3627, or via email at margaret_goodro@nps.gov, or Liza Rupp, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3648, or via email at liza_rupp@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Aniakchak National Monument SRC Meeting/Teleconference Date and Location: The Aniakchak National Monument SRC will meet from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or until business is completed on Friday, September 30, 2016, at the Subsistence Building in Chignik Lagoon, AK. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service at (907) 246-2154 or (907) 246-3305, prior to the meeting for teleconference call in information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Linda Chisholm, Subsistence Coordinator, at (907) 246-2154, or via email linda_chisholm@nps.gov, or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603, or via email clarence_summers@nps.gov. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC Meeting Dates and Locations: The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at the Northway Village Hall in Northway, AK. On Thursday, October 13, 2016, the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed at the Musher's Hall in Tok, AK. For more detailed information regarding these meetings, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Barbara Cellarius, Subsistence Coordinator, at (907) 822-7236 or by email at barbara_cellarius@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Gates of The Arctic National Park SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, and Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve office in Fairbanks, AK. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Designated Federal Official Greg Dudgeon, Superintendent, at (907) 457-5752, or via email at greg_dudgeon@nps.gov or Marcy Okada, Subsistence Coordinator, at (907) 455-0639 or via email at marcy_okada@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603, or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on November 9, 2016, at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kotzebue, AK. For more detailed information regarding this meeting or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Hannah Atkinson, Cultural Resource Specialist at the Cape Krusenstern National Monument office at (907) 442-4342, or via email at hannah_atkinson, or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Kobuk Valley National Park SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Kobuk Valley National Park SRC will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Thursday, November 10, 2016, and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016, at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kotzebue, AK. For more detailed information regarding this meeting or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Hannah Atkinson, Cultural Resource Specialist at the Kobuk Valley National Park office at (907) 442-4342, or via email at hannah_atkinson, or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Proposed Meeting Agenda: The agenda may change to accommodate SRC business. The proposed meeting agenda for each meeting includes the following:
Notice of November 17-18, 2016, Meeting of the National Park System Advisory Board
Document Number: 2016-22349
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
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 1-16, and part 62 of title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations that the National Park System Advisory Board will meet November 17-18, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The agenda will include the review of proposed actions regarding the National Historic Landmarks Program. Interested parties are encouraged to submit written comments and recommendations that will be presented to the Board. Interested parties also may attend the board meeting and upon request may address the Board concerning an area's national significance.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2016-22315
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate federally recognized Indian tribes, and has determined that a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day federally recognized Indian tribes cannot be reasonably traced. Representatives of any federally recognized Indian tribe 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 TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the federally recognized Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia, WA
Document Number: 2016-22314
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission (hereafter State Parks), 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 State Parks. 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: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia, WA
Document Number: 2016-22313
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission [hereafter State Parks], 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 State Parks. 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.
Proposed Information Collection; Natural Sounds/Quiet Valuation Survey
Document Number: 2016-22223
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-15
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 November 30, 2016. We may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Information Collection; Backcountry/Wilderness Use Permit
Document Number: 2016-22010
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-14
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 May 31, 2017. 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.
Boundary Adjustment at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Document Number: 2016-21792
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The boundary of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is adjusted to include two parcels of land totaling 27.85 acres, more or less. Fee simple interest in the land will be donated to the United States. The properties are located in Delaware Township, Pike County, and Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the current boundary of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Leasing Program
Document Number: 2016-21572
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-08
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. 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 IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2017. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Information Collection; National Capital Region Application for Public Gathering
Document Number: 2016-21571
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-08
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 May 31, 2017. We may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Proposed Information Collection; Research Permit and Reporting System Applications and Reports
Document Number: 2016-21568
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-08
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 April 30, 2017. We 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.
Notice of September 19, 2016, Meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-21447
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice announces the meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council (Council). The agenda includes updates from Boston Harbor Now and the National Park Service as well as an informational session about the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Final Environmental Impact Statement Non-Federal Oil and Gas Regulations
Document Number: 2016-21186
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Nonfederal Oil and Gas Regulations (36 CFR part 9, subpart B) Revisions.
Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Document Number: 2016-21184
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The FEIS analyzes four alternatives for future management of the corridor. Alternative C has been identified as the NPS preferred alternative.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-21142
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before August 13, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-21140
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before August 6, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Extension of Concession Contract
Document Number: 2016-21101
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to extend the following expiring concession contract until December 31, 2017, or until the effective date of a new contract, whichever occurs sooner:
Change of Jurisdiction-National Park Service Units Within the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Document Number: 2016-21098
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
On behalf of the United States, the National Park Service accepted exclusive jurisdiction from the Commonwealth of Kentucky over certain lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within Mammoth Cave National Park. The National Park Service also accepted concurrent jurisdiction between the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky on certain lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within Abraham Lincoln National Historic Site, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, and Fort Donelson National Battlefield.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2016-21004
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate federally recognized Indian tribes, and has determined that a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day federally recognized Indian tribes can reasonably be traced. 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 and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the federally recognized Indian tribes stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2016-21003
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate federally recognized Indian tribes, and has determined that a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day federally recognized Indian tribes cannot be reasonably traced. Representatives of any federally recognized Indian tribe 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 TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the federally recognized Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2016-21002
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects in consultation with the appropriate federally recognized Indian tribes, and has determined that a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and any present-day federally recognized Indian tribes cannot be reasonably traced. Representatives of any federally recognized Indian tribe 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 TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the federally recognized Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.