Paleontological Resources Preservation.

28 May 2013 10:59 AM | Anonymous

Paleontological Resources Preservation. This Proposed Rule document was issued by the Forest Service (FS)

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Forest Service
36 CFR Parts 261 and 291
RIN 0596-AC95
Paleontological Resources Preservation
AgencyForest Service, USDA.

Action
Notice of proposed rule; request for comment.

Summary
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to implement regulations under the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 paleontological resources preservation subtitle (the Act). This proposed rule would provide for the preservation, management, and protection of paleontological resources on Federal lands, and insure that these resources are available for current and future generations to enjoy as part of America's national heritage. The rule would address the management, collection, and curation of paleontological resources from Federal lands including management using scientific principles and expertise, collecting of resources with and without a permit, curation in an approved repository, maintaining confidentiality of specific locality data, and authorizing penalties for illegal collecting, sale, damaging, or otherwise altering or defacing paleontological resources.


http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FS_FRDOC_0001-1610

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