Notice of Meeting; National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 8612-8613 [05-3287]

Download as PDF 8612 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 22, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–070–05–1990–EX] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Proposed ‘‘M’’ Pit Mine Expansion at Montana Tunnels Mine Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Butte Field Office, and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the ‘‘M’’ Pit Mine Expansion at Montana Tunnels Mine. The BLM and DEQ will announce a public scoping meeting to identify relevant issues in advance through BLM’s and DEQ’s web sites and in local news media at least 15 days prior to the event. DATES: The scoping comment period will start with the publication of this notice. Comments should be received by March 24, 2005 at the address listed below. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: ghallsten@state.mt.us. • Mail: Send written comments to ‘‘M’’ Pit Mine Expansion at Montana Tunnels Mine EIS, Greg Hallsten, Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Director’s Office, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620–0901. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact: Greg Hallsten, (406) 444–3276, Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Director’s Office, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620–0901, ghallsten@state.mt.us or David Williams, (406) 533–7655, Bureau of Land Management, Butte Field Office, 106 N. Parkmont, Butte, MT 597701, david_r_williams @blm.gov. Documents related to this EIS will be posted on the Montana DEQ Web site (www.deq.state.mt.us). ADDRESSES: This document provides notice that the Butte Field Office, Montana intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the ‘‘M’’ Pit Mine Expansion at Montana Tunnels Mine in cooperation with the State of Montana, Department of Environmental Quality. The mine area is located approximately five miles west of Jefferson City, Jefferson County, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:10 Feb 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 Montana. Montana Tunnels has mined and processed ore from a polymetallic mineral deposit since 1986 producing lead, zinc, gold and silver. It encompasses approximately 150 acres of public land. The EIS will fulfill the needs and obligations set forth by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), and BLM management policies. The BLM will work collaboratively with interested parties to identify the management decisions that are best suited to local, regional, and national needs and concerns. The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis and EIS alternatives. Comments on issues can be submitted as indicated above. To be most helpful, formal scoping comments should be submitted within 15 days after the public meeting, although comments will be accepted throughout the preparation of the EIS. The list of attendees and information gathered at each scoping meeting will be available to the public and open for 30 days after the meeting to any participant who wishes to clarify the views expressed. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name and/or address from public review or disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your written comment. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, are available for public inspection in their entirety. The BLM and DEQ are seeking comments from individuals, organizations, tribal governments, and Federal, State, and local agencies that are interested or may be affected by the proposed action. While public participation is welcome at any time, comments received within 30 days of the publication of this notice will be especially useful in the preparation of the EIS. To assist the BLM and DEQ in identifying and considering issues and concerns on the proposed action, comments on the proposed EIS should be as specific as possible. Reviewers may wish to refer to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations that implement the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act at 40 CFR 1503.3 in addressing these points. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 An application for mine expansion from Montana Tunnels necessitates the additional environmental analysis. Preliminary issues and management concerns have been identified by BLM and Montana DEQ personnel, other agencies, and in meetings with individuals and user groups. They represent the agencies’ knowledge to date on existing issues and concerns. An interdisciplinary approach will be used to develop the EIS in order to consider the variety of resource issues and concerns identified. Disciplines involved in the planning process will include specialists with expertise in: minerals and geology, wildlife, hydrology, soils, sociology and economics. Dated: November 15, 2004. Steven Hartmann, Assistant Field Manager. [FR Doc. 05–3293 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–038–1220–AL 042H; HAG 05–0074] Notice of Meeting; National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Vale District, Interior. ACTION: Meeting Notice for the National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (NHOTIC) Advisory Board. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board will meet in a conference room at the Best Western Sunridge Inn (541–523– 6444), One Sunridge Way in Baker City, OR from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., (Pacific Time PT) on Thursday, March 31, 2005. The meeting topics may include; reports from the Standing Committees (Economic Development, Visitation, Education and Community Liaison), a roundtable to allow members to introduce new issues to the board, and other matters as may reasonably come before the Board. The entire meeting is open to the public. For a copy of the information to be distributed to the Board members, please submit a written request to the Vale District Office 10 days prior to the meeting. Public comment is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Pacific Time (PT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the NHOTIC Advisory Board may be obtained from Debra Lyons, Public Affairs, Vale District Office, 100 Oregon E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 22, 2005 / Notices Street, Vale, OR 97918 (541) 473–3144, or email Debra_Lyons@or.blm.gov. Dated: February 15, 2005. Larry Frazier, Associate District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–3287 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [UTU76767] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Utah January 18, 2005. Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU76767 for lands in Uintah County, Utah, was timely filed and required rentals accruing from October 1, 2004, the date of termination, have been paid. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teresa Catlin, Acting Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals at (801) 539–4122. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to new lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $5 per acre and 16–2/3 percent, respectively. The $500 administrative fee for the lease has been paid and the lessee has reimbursed the Bureau of Land Management for the cost of publishing this notice. Having met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in section 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease UTU76767, effective October 1, 2004, subject to the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. Teresa Catlin, Acting Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals. [FR Doc. 05–3289 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW155783] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:10 Feb 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 Notice of Proposed Reinstatement 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 WYW155783 for lands in Carbon 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 lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 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 WYW155783 effective September 1, 2004, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–3295 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P 8613 all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Theresa M. Stevens, Land Law Examiner, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775– 6167. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 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 WYW121452 effective October 1, 2003, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. Theresa M. Stevens, Land Law Examiner, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–3298 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NV–050–5853–ES; N–78101] Notice of Realty Action: Lease/ Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes, Las Vegas, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW121452] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. AGENCY: 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 WYW121452 for lands in Sublette County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that land located in Clark County, Nevada is suitable for classification for lease/conveyance to the City of Las Vegas. DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed lease/ conveyance for classification until 45 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESS: Please mail your comments to the Las Vegas Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130–2301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Wharton, Supervisory Realty Specialist, (702) 515–5095. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in Las E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 34 (Tuesday, February 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8612-8613]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-3287]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[OR-038-1220-AL 042H; HAG 05-0074]


Notice of Meeting; National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive 
Center

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Vale District, Interior.

ACTION: Meeting Notice for the National Historic Oregon Trail 
Interpretive Center (NHOTIC) Advisory Board.

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SUMMARY: The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center 
Advisory Board will meet in a conference room at the Best Western 
Sunridge Inn (541-523-6444), One Sunridge Way in Baker City, OR from 8 
a.m. to 12 p.m., (Pacific Time PT) on Thursday, March 31, 2005.
    The meeting topics may include; reports from the Standing 
Committees (Economic Development, Visitation, Education and Community 
Liaison), a roundtable to allow members to introduce new issues to the 
board, and other matters as may reasonably come before the Board. The 
entire meeting is open to the public. For a copy of the information to 
be distributed to the Board members, please submit a written request to 
the Vale District Office 10 days prior to the meeting. Public comment 
is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Pacific Time (PT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the 
NHOTIC Advisory Board may be obtained from Debra Lyons, Public Affairs, 
Vale District Office, 100 Oregon

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Street, Vale, OR 97918 (541) 473-3144, or email Debra--
Lyons@or.blm.gov.

    Dated: February 15, 2005.
Larry Frazier,
Associate District Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-3287 Filed 2-18-05; 8:45 am]
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