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

Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Document Number: 2016-28512
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Peabody 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 unassociated funerary objects, sacred objects, and/or 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 Peabody 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.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Document Number: 2016-28511
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College 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 Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-28449
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before October 29, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; National Park Service Common Learning Portal
Document Number: 2016-28370
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-25
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; Natural Sounds/Quiet Valuation Survey: Focus Group Pre-Test
Document Number: 2016-28017
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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 respondent burden. 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 collection 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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-27902
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before October 22, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of Temporary Concession Contracts for Certain Visitor Services in Acadia National Park
Document Number: 2016-27732
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service intends to award two temporary concession contracts to a qualified person for the conduct of certain visitor services within Acadia National Park for a term not to exceed 3 years. The visitor services include guided bus tours.
Notice of Continuation of Concession Contracts
Document Number: 2016-27728
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the terms of existing concession contracts, public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service intends to request a continuation of visitor services for a period not to exceed one year.
Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts
Document Number: 2016-27723
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to extend the expiring concession contracts listed below for the period specified, or until the effective date of a new contract, whichever occurs sooner.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2016-27242
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before October 8, 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: 2016-27241
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before October 15, 2016, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places.
Notice of December 12, 2016, Meeting for Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-27179
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the second meeting of the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Advisory Council.
Notice of December 14, 2016, Meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-27178
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice announces a meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council (Council). The agenda includes a discussion of the next steps for the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership and the Council, a presentation of the Urban Agenda, and the National Parks of Boston updates.
Notice of December 16, 2016, Meeting of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2016-27177
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the meeting date of the Mary McLeod Bethune National Council House National Historic Site Advisory Commission.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; United States Park Police Pre-Employment Suitability Determination Process
Document Number: 2016-27129
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-10
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 March 31, 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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley
Document Number: 2016-26981
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley 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 should submit a written request to the University of California, Berkeley. 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: Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL; Correction
Document Number: 2016-26980
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Lake County Discovery Museum has corrected a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on June 8, 2016. This notice corrects the list of The Consulted and Invited Tribes.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Gettysburg Foundation, Gettysburg, PA
Document Number: 2016-26979
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Gettysburg Foundation 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 Gettysburg Foundation. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL
Document Number: 2016-26978
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Lake County Discovery Museum 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 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 Lake County Discovery Museum. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains and associated funerary objects Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Albion College, Albion, MI
Document Number: 2016-26977
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Albion College, 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 Albion College. 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: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Omaha, NE
Document Number: 2016-26976
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Omaha District), 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 Omaha District. 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 Cultural Items: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Omaha, NE
Document Number: 2016-26975
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Omaha District), 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 the Omaha District. 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.
Information Collection Request; Visitor Perceptions of Climate Change in National Parks
Document Number: 2016-26925
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Notice of Temporary Concession Contract for Marina Operation, Food and Beverage, Retail and Campground Services in Fire Island National Seashore, New York
Document Number: 2016-26916
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service intends to award a temporary concession contract to a qualified person for the conduct of certain visitor services within Fire Island National Seashore for a term not to exceed 1 year. The visitor services include marina operation, food and beverage, retail and campground.
Sole-Source Concession Contract for Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Document Number: 2016-26915
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes to award a sole-source concession contract for the conduct of certain visitor services within Lake Mead National Recreation Area (Lake Mead NRA) for a term not to exceed five (5) years. The visitor services include the provision of wireless Internet access within remote but developed areas of Lake Mead NRA.
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.
Cancellation of November 9, 2016, Meeting of the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee
Document Number: 2016-26308
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
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) that the November 9, 2016, meeting of the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee previously announced in the Federal Register, Vol. 81, February 2, 2016, pp. 5481, is cancelled.
Notice of December 12, 2016, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2016-26307
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the 305th meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.