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Protecting cave resources on federal lands, and for other purposes

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Protecting cave resources on federal lands, and for other purposes

report (to accompany H.R. 1975) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cave ecology -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Natural areas -- United States.,
  • Nature conservation -- United States.,
  • Public lands -- United States.

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    SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives ; 100-534
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17834777M

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Protecting cave resources on federal lands, and for other purposes by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

AN ACT To protect cave resources on Federal lands, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. ø16 U.S.C. note¿ SHORT TITLE. This Act may be referred to as the ‘‘Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of ’’.

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Caption title: An Act and for other purposes book Protect Cave Resources on Federal Lands, and for Other Purposes. Shipping list no.: P. "Nov. 18,(H.R. )"--Page [1]. "Public Law " Description: 6 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Act to Protect Cave Resources on Federal Lands, and for Other Purposes.

Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Cave Resources Protection Act Cave Resources Protection Act --Public Law (16 U.S.C. et seq.; Stat. ) established requirements for the management and protection of caves and their resources on Federal lands, including allowing the land managing agencies to withhold the location of caves from.

§ Findings, purposes, and policy § Definitions § Management actions § Confidentiality of information concerning nature and location of significant caves § Collection and removal from Federal caves § Prohibited acts and criminal penalties § Civil penalties § Miscellaneous provisions § (b) PURPOSESThe purposes of this Act are-- (1) to secure, protect, and preserve significant caves on Federal lands for the perpetual use, enjoyment, and benefit of all people; and (2) to foster increased cooperation and exchange of information between governmental authorities and those who utilize caves located on Federal lands for scientific, education, or recreational purposes.

Some human activities threaten caves and cave life, causing disrepect for caves, habitat loss, declines in populations, or even extinction.

The protection of these resources involves management of Author: William R. Elliott. Protecting Resource Values On Non-Federal Lands FOREWORD This paper is intended to help federal agency staff, wild and scenic river (WSR) study team members, local residents, a nd communi ty leader s to under stand and apply the Wild and Scenic River Act’s (A ct) prote ction cr iteria for river-related and for other purposes book rces located out side federal lands.

Protecting Community Lands and Resources | 7 Partnerships International Development Law Organization (IDLO) () IDLO is an intergovernmental organization that promotes legal, regulatory, and institutional reform to advance economic and social development in transitional and developing Size: 4MB.

Federal Cave Resources Protection Act Law and Legal Definition. The Federal Cave Resources protection Act (“Act”) is federal legislation providing protection to significant caves on federal lands that are an invaluable and irreplaceable part of the nation's natural heritage.

The Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) regulates the issuance of permits for archeological excavations of archeological sites on federal and tribal lands. Tribes must consent to excavations on their lands and receive notice of excavations on federal lands if the site is of religious or cultural importance.

Commercial Cave--Any cave or portion of a cave that is improved with trails and lighting utilized by the owner or lessee for the purpose of exhibition to the public as a profit or nonprofit Size: KB.

Including natural pits, sinkholes, or other feature which is an extension of the entrance. Definitions Cave Resources - Any material or substance occurring in caves on Federal lands such as; animal life, plant life, Paleontological deposits, sediments, minerals, speleogens, & speleothems.

The Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of or FCRPA is a United States federal law that aims "to secure, protect, and preserve significant caves on Federal lands for the perpetual use, enjoyment, and benefit of all people; and to foster increased cooperation and exchange of information between governmental authorities and those who utilize caves located on Federal lands for scientific, education, or recreational purposes.

(b) The Federal land manager may specify such terms and conditions as deemed necessary, consistent with this part, to protect public safety and other values and/or resources, to secure work areas, to safeguard other legitimate land uses, and to limit activities incidental to work authorized under a permit.

Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of - Requires the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior, as appropriate, to issue such regulations as are necessary to protect significant caves on Federal lands and to provide for the exchange of information between Government authorities and those who use such caves.

cave-ins. Death occurs by suffocation or crushing when a worker is buried by falling soil. Over half of all powerline contacts involve buried cable. Before excavating, the gas, electrical, and other services in the area must be accurately located and marked.

If the service poses a hazard, it must be shut off and disconnected. Injuries The File Size: 1MB. To protect archaeological resources o n public lands and Ind ian lands, Oct. 31, and for other purpo ses. [H.R.

] Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE SECTI ON 1. This Act may be cited as the "Archaeological Resources Protection Act of ".

The largest private-lands conservation program in the United States, CRP works with farmers by paying rental rates to conserve productive land and protect environmentally sensitive land Author: Tom Vilsack. Land protection has long been an issue for which voters of both parties have found common cause.

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Federal Cave Resources Protection Act and restriction of dams in parks and monuments: hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks, and Forests of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, second session, on S.

/H.R. Pages: Easements leave the land in private hands for forestry and other conservation purposes while permanently prohibiting mining, subdivision and development. The long-term protection of these lands is ensured through the Forest Society's comprehensive stewardship program.

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Fossils on Federal Lands: Current Federal Laws and Regulations Summary Recent articles in the press have highlighted the issue of unauthorized removal of fossils and other paleontological materials from federal lands. Fossils can be highly valuable in the scientific sense, but increasingly there also is a lucrative market for fossils that fuels their unauthorized collection and removal.

Cave Laws. There are federal laws to protect all federally owned land, caves, and many cave-adapted animals.

Missouri also has laws designed to protect caves. In caves on state or federal lands, it is illegal to: Write or mark on cave walls; Break or remove mineral formations; Disturb bats or other living organisms; Litter or dump spent carbide.

Archaeological objects or structures can also be exposed during excavations done for maintenance purposes, other general works, or during a response to an emergency situation. The discovery of an archaeological site or archaeological object on Parks Canada administered lands, including lands underwater, must be reported to the Parks Canada FUS.

The protection was greatly enhanced in by the purchase of the Bear Cave entrance and in by the construction of the chute gate on the Bear Cave entrance. Lands owned by the Foundation and the Aleys was accepted into the Conservation Stewardship Program of the Natural Resource Conservation Service, U.S.

Department of Agriculture in. 5 For example, a federal land manager may have to deal with such issues as the protection. and management of wildlife; the management and protection of mineral and other valuable.

natural resources; the safety of visitors; the occurrence of natural disasters such as flood, fire, and hurricane; and many other issues. The protected areas of the United States are managed by an array of different federal, state, tribal and local level authorities and receive widely varying levels of protection.

Some areas are managed as wilderness, while others are operated with acceptable commercial ofprotected areas covered 1, km 2 (, sq mi), or 14 percent of the land area of. Laws. Antiquities Act ofas amended (PL ; 34 Stat.

; 16 USC ) is the earliest and most basic legislation for protecting cultural resources on Federal provides misdemeanor-level criminal penalties to control unauthorized uses. Appropriate scientific uses may be authorized through permits, and materials removed under a permit must be permanently preserved in a.

(b) A person who knowingly and without the express consent of the cave owner: (1) disfigures, destroys, or removes any stalagmite, stalactite, or other naturally occurring mineral deposit or formation, or archeological or paleontological artifact in a cave.

NATURAL RESOURCES CODE CHAPTER CAVERN PROTECTION NATURAL RESOURCES CODE TITLE CAVES CHAPTER CAVERN PROTECTION SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS Sec. POLICY. It is declared to be the public policy and in the public interest of the State of Texas to protect and preserve all caves on or under any of the land in the State of.

The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) is the official national inventory of America’s parks and other protected lands, and is published by the USGS Gap Analysis Project. showcases uses of PAD-US and provides additional information about the data.

Strategies for Protecting Archaeological Sites on Private Lands. The National Trust for Historic Preservation, The Archaeological Conservancy, the Society for American Archaeology, the Society for Historical Archaeology, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, and two National Park Service Cultural Resource offices (Heritage Preservation Services and the Archeology.

When a place is designated as a national park, monument, or preserve, laws protect the land from being mined, commercially developed, or owned. These protected lands are set aside by the government to preserve natural, cultural, and historic resources for the enjoyment of current and future generations.

Montana Wilderness Association is working hard to ensure that our wild places are protected now and long into the future. We remain dedicated to making sure all Montanans are able to enjoy our public lands, which means reminding and educating our elected officials about how public lands sustain our outdoor heritage and our way of life.

Read more below about how we're working to keep public. THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES PROTECTION ACT: A NEW APPLICATION IN THE PRIVATE PROPERTY CONTEXT. Archaeological' looting and trafficking is a lucrative and thriving business in the United States with a growing international market.

for Native American. artifacts. Commercial looters and "pothunt. Rural communities across Africa face a variety of threats to their claims to customary and indigenous land and natural resources.

Advocates working to support these communities must draw on a range of experience and expertise. The NGOs Namati and Natural Justice brought together experts to consider the issues and published the results in a new book of 18 case studies.Problem Statement continued Multiple Federal and state laws and rules invoked Multiple Tribal preferences: Avoid identification of archeological resources sites Once identified, redesign to exclude sites from project footprint if possible If sites must be in project footprint, add features to protect and conserve sites May conflict with project purpose and operations.PROTECTING THE NORTHWEST FOREST PLAN, O&C LANDS AND OUR ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS!

CONTACT: COURTNEY SEXTON, [email protected]! National Implications of O&C Legislative Proposals Public land managers have a well-established environmental review process for deciding where, when and how segments of federal forests should be offered for timber sale.