DOI UAS Privacy


The Department of the Interior has taken the following actions related to privacy:

  • Operating UAS primarily over DOI lands.
  • Obtaining written permission from land owners when UAS operations has a need to launch and/or land on their property.
  • Following standard FAA and DOI approved procedures for aircraft operations (including special use permits, landowner approval letters, and developing safety cases).
  • Maintaining open and transparent UAS operations: UAS areas of operation.
  • Public hearings are held if required by the DOI managing agency or local governing officials.

Read the U.S. Department of the Interior Privacy Impact Assessment.

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