Notice of Applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest for Lands Underlying Kasilof River in Alaska, 10408-10409 [05-4075]

Download as PDF 10408 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 41 / Thursday, March 3, 2005 / Notices management of public lands under the jurisdiction of the Folsom, Bishop, Hollister, and Bakersfield Field Offices. The Council meets in formal sessions two to four times a year at various locations. Council members serve without compensation except for reimbursement of travel expenditures incurred in the performance of their duties. Members serve three-year terms and may be renominated for reappointment for an additional threeyear term. The vacancy on the Central California RAC is in Category Two, which includes representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic interests, dispersed recreation, and wild horse and burro groups. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the region in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and experience and their knowledge of the geographical resource decision making. The following must accompany nominations received in this call for nominations: Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; A completed background information nomination form; Any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Nominations will be accepted for a 45-day period beginning the date this notice is published. Dated: January 18, 2005. D.K. Swickard, Field Office Manager, Folsom Field Office. [FR Doc. 05–4143 Filed 3–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1610–DJ–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Joseph J. Fontana, Public Affairs Officer. [FR Doc. 05–4146 Filed 3–2–05; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management [CA–310–0777–XG] Notice of Resource Advisory Council Vacancy; Northwest California Resource Advisory Council, Susanville, CA; Notice of Vacancy and Call for Nominations AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. SUMMARY: Pursuant to authorities in the Federal Advisory Committees Act (Pub. L. 92–463) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (Pub. L. 94–579), the U. S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations to fill a vacant seat on the Northwest California Resource Advisory Council. The person selected to fill the vacancy will VerDate jul<14>2003 16:38 Mar 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 complete an unexpired term that ends in September 2005. The appointee will be eligible to be considered, through the minimal nomination process, for the full three-year term when the current term expires. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The council vacancy is in membership category three, persons elected to state, county or local elected office. The appointment will be made by the Secretary of the Interior, as are all BLM Resource Advisory Council appointments. The person selected must have knowledge or experience in the interest area specified, and must have knowledge of the geographic area under the council’s purview (the Northwest portion of California). Qualified applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to collaborate with varied interests to solve a broad spectrum of natural resource issues. Nomination forms are available by contacting BLM Public Affairs Officer Joseph J. Fontana, 2950 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130; by telephone (530) 252–5332; or e-mail, jfontana@ca.blm.gov. Forms can also be downloaded from the BLM-California Web site, http://www.ca.blm.gov/news/ rac.html. Nominations must be returned to: Bureau of Land Management, 2950 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130, Attention Public Affairs Officer, no later than April 4, 2005. Individuals can nominate themselves, or interest groups can submit nominations. Nominations must include letters of support from the interest groups the nominee will represent. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BLM Arcata Field Manager Lynda J. Roush, (707) 825–2300, or Public Affairs Officer Joseph J. Fontana at the above phone or e-mail address. BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–930–5420–EU–L028; AA–085446] Notice of Applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest for Lands Underlying Kasilof River in Alaska Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The State of Alaska has filed an application for a recordable PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 disclaimer of interest in certain lands underlying the Kasilof River by the United States. DATES: Comments on the State of Alaska’s applications should be submitted on or before June 1, 2005. Interested parties may submit to comments on the BLM Draft Navigability Reports on or before May 2, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513– 7599. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Callie Webber at (907) 271–3167 or Jack Frost at (907) 271–5531 or you may visit the BLM recordable disclaimer of interest Web site at http:// www.ak.blm.gov/ak930/rdi/index.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 12, 2004, the State of Alaska filed applications for recordable disclaimers of interest pursuant to section 315 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the regulations contained in 43 CFR subpart 1864 for lands underlying Kasilof River (AA–085446). A recordable disclaimer of interest, if issued, will confirm the United States has no valid interest in the subject lands. The notice is intended to notify the public of the pending applications and the State’s grounds for supporting it. The State asserts that this river is navigable; therefore, under the Equal Footing Doctrine and Submerged Lands Act of 1953, ownership of these lands underlying the rivers automatically passed from the United States to the State at the time of statehood in 1959. The State’s application, AA–085446, is for ‘‘all submerged lands lying within the bed of the Kasilof River, and all interconnected sloughs, between the ordinary high water lines of the left and right banks from the boundary of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at Township 2 North, Range 11 West, Sections 5 and 8, Seward Meridian, Alaska, downstream to its mouth in Cook Inlet within Townships 3 and 4 North, Range 12 West, Seward Meridian, Alaska’’. The State did not identify any known adverse claimant or occupant of the affected lands. A final decision on the merits of the applications will not be made before June 1, 2005. During the 90-day period, interested parties may comment upon the State’s application, AA–085446, and supporting evidence. Interested parties may comment on the evidentiary evidence presented in the BLM’s Draft Navigability Reports on or before May 2, 2005. E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 41 / Thursday, March 3, 2005 / Notices Comments, including names and street addresses of commenters, will be available for public review at the Alaska State Office (see ADDRESSES above), during regular business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to hold your name or address from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Dated: February 24, 2005. Carolyn Spoon, Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty. [FR Doc. 05–4075 Filed 3–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–M 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. At their second business meeting, the PAWG established seven resource- or activity-specific Task Groups, including one for Air Quality. Public participation on the Task Groups was solicited through the media, letters, and word-ofmouth. The agenda for this meeting will include information gathering and discussion related to implementation and funding of the adopted air quality monitoring plan for the Pinedale Anticline gas field. At a minimum, public comments will be heard just prior to adjournment of the meeting. Dated: February 23, 2005. Priscilla E. Mecham, Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. 05–4041 Filed 3–2–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–22–P [WY–100–05–1310–DB] Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of public meeting. 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) Air Quality Task Group (subcommittee) will meet in Pinedale, Wyoming, for a business meeting. Task Group meetings are open to the public. DATES: A PAWG Air Quality Task Group meeting is scheduled for April 7, 2005, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The PAWG Air Quality Task Group meeting will be held in the U.S. Forest Service office at 29 E. Fremont Lake Rd., Pinedale, WY. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Caplan, BLM/Air Quality TG Liaison, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Rd., Cheyenne, WY 82009, or PO Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; 307–775–6031. 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 16:38 Mar 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NM–910–05–0777–XX] Notice of Public Meeting, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council Meeting ACTION: VerDate jul<14>2003 and management issues associated with public land management in New Mexico. All meetings are open to the public. At this meeting, topics include issues on renewable and nonrenewable resources. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa Herrera, New Mexico State Office, Office of External Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502–0115, (505) 438–7517. Dated: February 23, 2005. Linda S.C. Rundell, State Director. [FR Doc. 05–4067 Filed 3–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZAR 05427] Public Land Order No. 7627; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 1229; Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. AGENCY: Notice of Meeting of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group’s Air Quality Task Group AGENCY: 10409 Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting dates are April 13– 14, 2005, at the Sally Port Inn, 200 North Main, Roswell, New Mexico. An optional field trip is planned for Tuesday, April 12, 2005. The public comment period is scheduled for April 12, 2005, from 6–7 p.m. at the Sally Port Inn. The public may present written comments to the RAC. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to comment and time available, oral comments may be limited. The three established RAC working groups may have a late afternoon or an evening meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member RAC advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: This order partially revokes a public land order insofar as it affects approximately 340 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn for campgrounds, recreation areas, and other public purposes. DATES: Effective Date: April 4, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cliff Yardley, BLM Arizona State Office, 222 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–2203, 602–417–9437. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The land is located within an overlapping withdrawal for a Forest Service roadside zone, so the partial revocation is a record-clearing action only. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: Public Land Order No. 1229, which withdrew National Forest System land for campgrounds, recreation areas, and other public purposes, is hereby revoked insofar as it affects the following described land: Tonto National Forest Gila and Salt River Meridian A strip of land 200 feet on each side of the centerline of Federal Highway 9–K through the following subdivisions: T. 9 N., R. 10 E., E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 41 (Thursday, March 3, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-4075]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AK-930-5420-EU-L028; AA-085446]


Notice of Applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest for 
Lands Underlying Kasilof River in Alaska

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The State of Alaska has filed an application for a recordable 
disclaimer of interest in certain lands underlying the Kasilof River by 
the United States.

DATES: Comments on the State of Alaska's applications should be 
submitted on or before June 1, 2005. Interested parties may submit to 
comments on the BLM Draft Navigability Reports on or before May 2, 
2005.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the Chief, Branch of Lands and 
Realty, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7599.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Callie Webber at (907) 271-3167 or 
Jack Frost at (907) 271-5531 or you may visit the BLM recordable 
disclaimer of interest Web site at http://www.ak.blm.gov/ak930/rdi/
index.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 12, 2004, the State of Alaska filed 
applications for recordable disclaimers of interest pursuant to section 
315 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the regulations 
contained in 43 CFR subpart 1864 for lands underlying Kasilof River 
(AA-085446). A recordable disclaimer of interest, if issued, will 
confirm the United States has no valid interest in the subject lands. 
The notice is intended to notify the public of the pending applications 
and the State's grounds for supporting it. The State asserts that this 
river is navigable; therefore, under the Equal Footing Doctrine and 
Submerged Lands Act of 1953, ownership of these lands underlying the 
rivers automatically passed from the United States to the State at the 
time of statehood in 1959.
    The State's application, AA-085446, is for ``all submerged lands 
lying within the bed of the Kasilof River, and all interconnected 
sloughs, between the ordinary high water lines of the left and right 
banks from the boundary of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at 
Township 2 North, Range 11 West, Sections 5 and 8, Seward Meridian, 
Alaska, downstream to its mouth in Cook Inlet within Townships 3 and 4 
North, Range 12 West, Seward Meridian, Alaska''. The State did not 
identify any known adverse claimant or occupant of the affected lands.
    A final decision on the merits of the applications will not be made 
before June 1, 2005. During the 90-day period, interested parties may 
comment upon the State's application, AA-085446, and supporting 
evidence. Interested parties may comment on the evidentiary evidence 
presented in the BLM's Draft Navigability Reports on or before May 2, 
2005.

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    Comments, including names and street addresses of commenters, will 
be available for public review at the Alaska State Office (see 
ADDRESSES above), during regular business hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individual respondents may 
request confidentiality. If you wish to hold your name or address from 
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this 
prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be 
honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from 
organizations or businesses will be made available for public 
inspection in their entirety.

    Dated: February 24, 2005.
Carolyn Spoon,
Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty.
[FR Doc. 05-4075 Filed 3-2-05; 8:45 am]
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