National Park Service November 4, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of the Draft Archeological Resources Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement, Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, North Dakota
Document Number: 2016-26690
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Draft Archeological Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Knife River Indian Village National Historic Site (Park), North Dakota.
Record of Decision for Non-Federal Oil and Gas Regulation Revision Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Document Number: 2016-26492
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared and approved a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Nonfederal Oil and Gas Regulations (36 CFR part 9, subpart B) Revisions. Approval of this Record of Decision completes the National Environmental Policy Act process.
General Provisions and Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights
Document Number: 2016-26489
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We are updating our service-wide regulations governing the exercise of non-federal oil and gas rights, to improve our ability to protect park resources, values, and visitors from potential impacts associated with nonfederal oil and gas operations located within National Park Service units outside Alaska. The rule also makes the regulations consistent with existing policies and practices, and updates the format to improve clarity and simplify application and compliance for oil and gas operators and our employees.