McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council Meeting, 2425 [05-683]

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

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 9 (Thursday, January 13, 2005)]
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[FR Doc No: 05-683]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-01-134-1220-241A]


McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council 
Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) 
Advisory Council will hold its first bi-monthly 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;
    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]
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