Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
Department Wide Prohibition Against the Acquisition of Interrogation or Human Intelligence Services
June 16, 2004
Department of the Interior Acquisition Policy Release (DIAPR) 2004-05
SUBJECT: Department Wide Prohibition Against the Acquisition of Interrogation or Human Intelligence Services
This policy release establishes Department Wide policy prohibiting the acquisition of certain services, as specified below.
2. Effective Date:
This policy release is effective upon issuance.
3. Expiration Date:
This policy release shall remain in effect until the following policy is formally incorporated into the Departmental Manual under the Department of the Interior Acquisition Regulation.
Effective immediately, Department of the Interior contracting personnel are prohibited from acquiring by contract, inter-agency acquisition, grant, cooperative agreement, or other vehicles, interrogation or human intelligence services regardless of dollar value, for internal or external customers. Specifically, this includes any requirements related to interrogation, screening of foreign detainees, and/or linguists and translators associated with the interrogation or screening process.
Contracting officers are required to consult with their respective Chief of Contracting Office or Bureau Procurement Chief whenever there is a question as to whether any incoming requisitions fall into the catagories covered by this policy.
5. Action Required:
Bureau Procurement Chiefs shall provide a copy of this policy to all procurement and contracting personnel employees in their bureaus.
Please contact Patricia Corrigan of this office on 202-208-1906 if you have any questions regarding the above policy.