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Programmatic Agreement Compliance



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Section 106 Programmatic Agreement (PA) Compliance

 
   
    Important Documents
         
      FEIS Chapter 5:  PA Governing Historic Review
      Programmatic Agreement and ID Plan
      Tribal Memorandum of Agreement
      05/18/07 STB Letter to Parties Reinitiating Section 106 Consultations
         
    STB Third Party Contractor: The Louis Berger Group (LBG) - Applicable Documents
      01/12/2007 DM&E Letter to STB regarding use of LBG as its Third Party Contractor
      Third Party Contracting MOU between LBG, STB and DM&E
      LBG Financial Disclosure Statement
      STB Third Party Contractor Guidance Document
         
   

Tribal Consultation

         
    General Tribal Correspondence :
     

10/19/07 Letter from STB to Tribes: Invitation for Tribal Participation in Archaeological Field Work

     

01/31/08 E-mail Reminder from STB Regarding Due Date for Tribal Report Reviews

     

Letter from Sisseton-Wahpeton-Oyate, 11/21/07 to STB and STB Response

     

Letter from the Black Hills Treaty Council, 12/10/07

     

Letter from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, 02/12/08 and 03/07/08 STB - Letter Response

     

02/13/08 Letter from Sisseston-Wahpeton-Oyate Requesting Additional Time to Rview Reports sent on 11/09/07 and 03/07/08 STB Letter Response

         
    Tribal Summits
    STB Invitation Letters
      January 15-16, 2008 Meeting in Rapid City, SD
       
   

Tribal Summit Transcripts

      Pierre, SD Transcripts for Tribal Summit, 08/14/07
      Rapid City, SD Transcripts for Tribal Summit, 10/9/07 - 10/11/07
      Rapid City ,SD Transcripts for Tribal Summit, 01/15-16/08
     

Sioux Falls, SD Transcripts for Tribal Summit, 02/12/08

      Sioux Falls, SD Transcripts for Tribal Summit, 02/13/08
         
   

Report Reviews

      Archaeological Reports (Copies of Actual Reports are on File at STB):
         
     

STB Transmittal Letters to Tribes and Agencies with Draft Reports and Request for 30 Day Comment (with responses, if any):

       

08/31/07 Transmittal Letter, Request for Comment on: A Class III Cultural Resources Inventory of Eight Portions of the Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad Corporation’s Powder River Expansion Project, Segments 1 and 2, Campbell, Niobrara, and Weston Counties, Wyoming (TRC Mariah Associates Inc. 2007)

        09/13/07 Comment from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
        09/11/07 Comment Letter from the Forest Service, Douglas, WY and follow-up 10/02/07 Comment Letter from the Agency.
        11/09/07 Transmittal Letter, Request for Comment on: Level I and II Cultural Resources Survey and Site Testing and Evaluation for 317 Miles of Railroad Reconstruction from the Minnesota Border to Wall, South Dakota: DM&E’s Proposed Powder River Expansion Project, Volumes I and II (July 2001)
        11/09/07 Transmittal Letter, Request for Comment on: A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of the Seven Remaining Portions of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation’s Powder River Basin Expansion Project, Segments 1 and 2, Campbell, Niobrara, and Weston Counties, Wyoming
       

11/09/07 Transmittal Letter, Request for Comment on: A Level III Cultural Resources Evaluation of the Proposed Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation Powder River Basin Expansion Project Corridor, Huron Yard Locale, Beadle County, South Dakota