Notice of Meeting of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group's Reclamation Task Group, 2425-2426 [05-681]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2005 / Notices [FR Doc. 05–748 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–01–134–1220–241A] McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) Advisory Council will hold its first bimonthly meeting of 2005 on February 2, 2005. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. and will be held at the Mesa County Administration Building; 544 Rood Avenue, Grand Junction, CO. Additional meetings will also be held on April 6 and June 1 of 2005 at the same location and the same time. Additional meetings for 2005 will be determined at the February 2 meeting and published in the Federal Register. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 2, 2005. ADDRESSES: For further information or to provide written comments, please contact the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506; (970) 244–3000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area was established on October 24, 2000 when the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Wilderness Act of 2000 (the Act) was signed by the President. The Act required that the Advisory Council be established to provide advice in the preparation and implementation of the CCNCA Resource Management Plan. The name was congressionally change at the end of 2004 from Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area to McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. The MCNCA Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at the Mesa County Administration Building; 544 Rood Avenue, Grand Junction, CO, beginning at 3 p.m. The agenda topics for this meeting are: (1) The re-election of council officials; (2) MCNCA Resource Management Plan implementation and monitoring strategy; (3) Budgetary requirements for upcoming fiscal years; (4) Public comment period; (5) Agenda for next meeting; VerDate jul<14>2003 17:46 Jan 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 Beginning February of 2005, the MCNCA Advisory Council meetings will be held bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of every other month through June at the same time and location. The dates for these meetings are February 2, 2005; April 6, 2005; and June 1, 2005. Additional meetings for 2005 will be determined at the February meeting. Topics of discussion for future meetings will include completion of an implementation/business plan, refinement of a monitoring strategy, partnerships, interpretation, adaptive management, socioeconomics, and other issues as appropriate. All meetings will be open to the public and will include a time set aside for public comment. Interested persons may make oral statements at the meetings or submit written statements at any meeting. Per-person time limits for oral statements may be set to allow all interested persons an opportunity to speak. Summary minutes of all Council meetings will be maintained at the Bureau of Land Management Office in Grand Junction, Colorado. They are available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within thirty (30) days following the meeting. In addition, minutes and other information concerning the MCNCA Advisory Council, can be obtained from the MCNCA Web site at: http://www.co.blm.gov/gjra/mcnca/ mcncahome.htm, which will be updated following each Advisory Council meeting. Dated: January 6, 2005. Paul H. Peck, Manager, McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. [FR Doc. 05–683 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–100–05–1310–DB] Notice of Meeting of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group’s Reclamation Task Group Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (1976) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (1972), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2425 Reclamation Task Group (subcommittee) will meet in Pinedale, Wyoming, for a business meeting. Task Group meetings are open to the public. The PAWG Reclamation Task Group will meet February 16, 2005, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. DATES: The meetings of the PAWG Reclamation Task Group will be held in the Lovatt Room at the Sublette County Library. The Sublette County Library is located at 155 South Tyler Avenue, in Pinedale. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dessa Dale, BLM/Reclamation TG Liaison, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale FO, 432 E. Mill Street, PO Box 768, Pinedale WY 82941; 307–367– 5321. The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) was authorized and established with release of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Project on July 27, 2000. The PAWG advises the BLM on the development and implementation of monitoring plans and adaptive management decisions as development of the Pinedale Anticline Natural Gas Field (PAPA) proceeds for the life of the field. After the ROD was issued, Interior determined that a Federal Advisory Committees Act (FACA) charter was required for this group. The charter was signed by Secretary of the Interior, Gale Norton, on August 15, 2002, and renewed on August 13, 2004. An announcement of committee initiation and call for nominations was published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2003, (68 FR 8522). PAWG members were appointed by Secretary Norton on May 4, 2004. At their second business meeting, the PAWG established seven resource-or activity-specific Task Groups, including one for Reclamation. Public participation on the Task Groups was solicited through the media, letters, and word-of-mouth. The agenda for this meeting will include information gathering and discussion related to developing a reclamation monitoring plan to assess the impacts of development in the Pinedale Anticline gas field, and identifying who will do and who will pay for the monitoring. Task Group recommendations are due to the PAWG in February, 2005. At a minimum, public comments will be heard just prior to adjournment of the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 2426 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 9 / Thursday, January 13, 2005 / Notices Dated: January 5, 2005. Priscilla E. Mecham, Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. 05–681 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45 am] Dated: January 6, 2005. M. Joe Tague, Acting District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–708 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–22–P BILLING CODE 4310–33–P Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [OR–010–1020–PK; HAG 05–0044] [WY–920–1310–01; WYW145713] Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lakeview District, Interior. ACTION: Meeting notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) will hold a meeting for all members from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), Monday, February 7, 2005 and 8 a.m. to noon (PT) on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 at the Fremont-Winema National Forests, Winema Office, Conference Room, 2819 Dahlia Street, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person. The meeting topics that may be discussed by the Council include a discussion of issues within Southeast Oregon related to: Election of Officers, Role and Responsibilities of RAC members; Approval of past minutes, 2005 Calendar Dates; RAC Charter Changes. Work Plan Priorities, Update of the Oregon Sage-grouse Plan. Hydrology Presentation, Owyhee River below the dam update, North Lake Recreation Plan update, Wild Horse and Burro update, Fremont-Winema National Forests grazing program update, liaison reports and Federal Official reports. Discussion of the subcommittee priorities and roles, meeting of subcommittees and other issues that may come before the Council. Information to be distributed to the Council members is requested in written format 10 days prior to the Council meeting. Public comment is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. (PT) on Monday February 7, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the SEORAC meeting may be obtained from Pam Talbott, Contact Representative, Lakeview Interagency Office, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, OR 97630 (541) 947–6107, or ptalbott@or.blm.gov and/or from the following Web site http://www.or.blm.gov/SEOR-RAC. VerDate jul<14>2003 17:46 Jan 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of proposed reinstatement and rental/royalty reduction of terminated oil and gas lease. ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease WYW145713 for lands in Big Horn County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. The lease has been granted a rental and royalty reduction at rate of $2.00 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 121⁄2 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $166 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW145713 effective August 1, 2003, under the original terms and conditions of the lease, rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–699 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW145692] Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement and rental/royalty reduction of terminated oil and gas lease. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease WYW145692 for lands in Big Horn County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lease has been granted a rental and royalty reduction at rate of $2.00 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year and 121⁄2 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $166 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in section 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW145692 effective August 1, 2003, under the original terms and conditions of the lease, rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–700 Filed 1–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW145696] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement and Rental/Royalty Reduction of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 9 (Thursday, January 13, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2425-2426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-681]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-100-05-1310-DB]


Notice of Meeting of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group's 
Reclamation Task Group

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(1976) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (1972), the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale 
Anticline Working Group (PAWG) Reclamation Task Group (subcommittee) 
will meet in Pinedale, Wyoming, for a business meeting. Task Group 
meetings are open to the public.

DATES: The PAWG Reclamation Task Group will meet February 16, 2005, 
from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings of the PAWG Reclamation Task Group will be held 
in the Lovatt Room at the Sublette County Library. The Sublette County 
Library is located at 155 South Tyler Avenue, in Pinedale.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dessa Dale, BLM/Reclamation TG 
Liaison, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale FO, 432 E. Mill Street, PO 
Box 768, Pinedale WY 82941; 307-367-5321.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) 
was authorized and established with release of the Record of Decision 
(ROD) for the Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and 
Development Project on July 27, 2000. The PAWG advises the BLM on the 
development and implementation of monitoring plans and adaptive 
management decisions as development of the Pinedale Anticline Natural 
Gas Field (PAPA) proceeds for the life of the field.
    After the ROD was issued, Interior determined that a Federal 
Advisory Committees Act (FACA) charter was required for this group. The 
charter was signed by Secretary of the Interior, Gale Norton, on August 
15, 2002, and renewed on August 13, 2004. An announcement of committee 
initiation and call for nominations was published in the Federal 
Register on February 21, 2003, (68 FR 8522). PAWG members were 
appointed by Secretary Norton on May 4, 2004.
    At their second business meeting, the PAWG established seven 
resource-or activity-specific Task Groups, including one for 
Reclamation. Public participation on the Task Groups was solicited 
through the media, letters, and word-of-mouth.
    The agenda for this meeting will include information gathering and 
discussion related to developing a reclamation monitoring plan to 
assess the impacts of development in the Pinedale Anticline gas field, 
and identifying who will do and who will pay for the monitoring. Task 
Group recommendations are due to the PAWG in February, 2005. At a 
minimum, public comments will be heard just prior to adjournment of the 
meeting.


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    Dated: January 5, 2005.
Priscilla E. Mecham,
Field Office Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-681 Filed 1-12-05; 8:45 am]
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