Fern Davies Posted October 29, 2018 Share Posted October 29, 2018 This news and analysis are provided by the Ornithological Council, a consortium supported by 11 ornithological societies. Join or renew your membership in your ornithological society if you value the services these societies provide to you, including OrnithologyExchange and the Ornithological Council. The Dept of interior is asking for permission to destroy records about oil and gas leases, mining, dams, wells, timber sales, marine conservation, fishing, endangered species, non-endangered species, critical habitats, land acquisition, and lots more. Basically records from every agency within the Interior Department, including the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Geological Survey, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and others. This is all content that would normally go to NARA for collection and preservation. It is apparently an enormous quantity of information DEADLINE TO COMMENT: NOV 26 Comments may be filed as follows: https://www.archives.gov/about/regulations/comments.html a. Access the Federal eRulemaking Portal at: www.regulations.gov If you have the regulation’s docket or RIN number: Enter it into the "Keyword or ID" box; Select "proposed rule" in the document type box; Click on the button "submit a comment"; Fill out the information requested in the submission form; Attach your comment as an uploaded file or type or paste it into the comment box; Click the "submit" button one time; and Copy down your comment receipt number in case you need to track the comment. If you do not have the regulation’s docket or RIN number: You can search for the regulation by type of document, using keywords such as the agency name or the topic area, and by status (such as regulations closing soon or newly posted ones). Once you find the regulation, follow the last four steps above to submit your comment. b. Fax your comments to: (301) 837-0319 Include the regulation’s docket or RIN number and address your fax to: Regulations Comments Desk c. Hand-deliver, mail, or send your comments by courier to: Regulations Comments Desk (SP) Suite 4100, Strategy Division Office of Strategy and Communication National Archives and Records Administration 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, MD 20740-6001 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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