Public Land Order No. 7639; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 1176; CO, 35111-35112 [05-11856]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 115 / Thursday, June 16, 2005 / Notices Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Lieutenant (JG) Roberto Trevino as soon as possible. Dated: June 9, 2005. R. Petow, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Standards Marine Safety, Security & Environmental Protection. [FR Doc. 05–11848 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P Dated: June 3, 2005. Paul Schmidt, Assistant Director—Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. 05–11853 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [(NM–920–1310–05); (NMNM 009954)] Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 009954 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service North American Wetlands Conservation Council Meeting Announcement Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). The meeting is open to the public. DATES: July 6, 2005, 1–4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH 03301. The Council Coordinator is located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501–4075, Arlington, Virginia 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Smith, Council Coordinator, (703) 358–1784 or dbhc@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101– 233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-Federal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding approval by, the Commission. Proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available through the NAWCA Web site at http:/ /birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. Canadian and U.S. Standard grant proposals will be considered at the Council meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting is September 7, 2005. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:42 Jun 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: Under the provisions of Pub. L. 97–451, Benson-Montin-Greer timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 009954 for lands in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from August 1, 2004, the date of termination. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lourdes B. Ortiz, BLM, New Mexico State Office, (505) 438–7586. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands. The lessee has agreed to new lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $5.00 per acre or fraction thereof and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and has reimbursed the Bureau of Land Management for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The Lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate the lease effective August 1, 2004, subject to the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. Dated: April 25, 2005. Lourdes B. Ortiz, Land Law Examiner. [FR Doc. 05–11854 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–923; COC–06785] Public Land Order No. 7639; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 1176; CO AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 35111 Public land order. SUMMARY: This order partially revokes Public Land Order No. 1176 insofar as it affects 99.35 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn for the Forest Service as an administrative site. This action will open the land to such forms of disposition as may by law be authorized on National Forest System land and to mining. The land has been and remains open to mineral leasing. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 18, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215–7093, (303) 239–3706. 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: 1. Public Land Order No. 1176, which withdrew National Forest System land for recreation and administrative sites and other public purposes, is hereby revoked insofar as it affects the following described land in the State of Colorado: Manti-LaSal National Forest, New Mexico Principal Meridian T. 48 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 3, lots 3 and 4. The area described contains 99.35 acres in Montrose County. 2. At 9 a.m. on July 18, 2005, the land will be opened to such forms of disposition as may by law be authorized on National Forest System land, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. Appropriation of any of the land described in this order under the general mining laws prior to the date and time of restoration is unauthorized. Any such attempted appropriation, including attempted adverse possession under 30 U.S.C 38 (2000), shall vest no rights against the United States. Acts required to establish a location and to initiate a right of possession are governed by State law where not in conflict with Federal law. The Bureau of Land Management will not intervene in disputes between rival locators over possessory rights since Congress has provided for such determinations in local courts. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 35112 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 115 / Thursday, June 16, 2005 / Notices Dated: May 31, 2005. Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–11856 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–930–1430–ET; COC–28315] Public Land Order No. 7640; Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated September 4, 1936; Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public land order. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This order revokes a Secretarial Order in its entirety as it affects the remaining 800 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn for the Bureau of Reclamation’s Western Slope Survey/Yampa-White Reclamation Project. This order opens the land to such forms of disposition as may by law be authorized on National Forest System land and to mining. DATES: Effective July 18, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215–7093, 303– 239–3706. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau of Reclamation has determined that this land is no longer needed for reclamation purposes and has requested the revocation. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: 1. The Secretarial Order dated September 4, 1936, which withdrew National Forest System land for the Bureau of Reclamation Western Slope Survey/Yampa-White Project, is hereby revoked in its entirety: Routt National Forest, Sixth Principal Meridian T. 1 N., R. 86 W., Sec. 16; Sec. 17, SE1⁄4. The area described contains 800 acres in Garfield County. 2. At 9 a.m. on July 18, 2005, the land will be opened to such forms of disposition as may by law be authorized on National Forest System lands, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to VerDate jul<14>2003 15:42 Jun 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. Appropriation of any of the land described in this order under the general mining laws prior to the date and time of restoration is unauthorized. Any such attempted appropriation, including attempted adverse possession under 30 U.S.C. 38 (2000), shall vest no rights against the United States. Acts required to establish a location and to initiate a right of possession are governed by State law where not in conflict with Federal law. The Bureau of Land Management will not intervene in disputes between rival locators over possessory rights since Congress has provided for such determinations in local courts. Dated: May 31, 2005 Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–11857 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–921–1430–FQ; WYW 83356–05] 1. The Secretarial Orders dated February 2, 1924, and April 30, 1938, which withdrew public lands for Stock Driveway No. 128 (Wyoming No. 13), are hereby revoked insofar as they affect the following described lands: Sixth Principal Meridian T. 43 N., R. 86 W., Sec. 3, E1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 10, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4; Sec. 21, W1⁄2NE1⁄4 and NW1⁄4SE1⁄4. The areas described aggregate approximately 240 acres in Washakie County. 2. At 9 a.m. on July 18, 2005, the lands described in paragraph 1 shall be opened to the operation of the public land laws generally, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record and the requirements of applicable law. All valid applications received at or prior to 9 a.m. on July 18, 2005, shall be considered as simultaneously filed at that time. Those received thereafter shall be considered in the order of filing. Dated: May 12, 2005. Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–11855 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P Public Land Order No. 7638; Partial Revocation of Two Secretarial Orders; Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public land order. AGENCY: This order partially revokes two Secretarial Orders insofar as they affect 240 acres of public lands withdrawn for stock driveway purposes. The lands are no longer needed for the purpose for which they were withdrawn. This action will open the lands to surface entry unless closed by overlapping withdrawals or temporary segregations of record. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 15, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Booth, BLM Wyoming State Office, PO Box 1828, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003, 307–775–6124. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This action will allow for completion of a pending land exchange and clear the records of an unneeded withdrawal. SUMMARY: 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: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM), plan to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to analyze the effects of possibly revising our regulations pertaining to excess spoil generation and disposal and stream buffer zones. On January 7, 2004, we published in the Federal Register proposed changes to regulations regarding excess spoil disposal, the stream buffer zone, and corresponding changes to the stream diversion regulations. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 115 (Thursday, June 16, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35111-35112]
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[FR Doc No: 05-11856]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-923; COC-06785]


Public Land Order No. 7639; Partial Revocation of Public Land 
Order No. 1176; CO

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public land order.

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SUMMARY: This order partially revokes Public Land Order No. 1176 
insofar as it affects 99.35 acres of National Forest System land 
withdrawn for the Forest Service as an administrative site. This action 
will open the land to such forms of disposition as may by law be 
authorized on National Forest System land and to mining. The land has 
been and remains open to mineral leasing.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 18, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State 
Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215-7093, (303) 
239-3706.

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:
    1. Public Land Order No. 1176, which withdrew National Forest 
System land for recreation and administrative sites and other public 
purposes, is hereby revoked insofar as it affects the following 
described land in the State of Colorado:

Manti-LaSal National Forest, New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 48 N., R. 20 W.,
    Sec. 3, lots 3 and 4.

    The area described contains 99.35 acres in Montrose County.

    2. At 9 a.m. on July 18, 2005, the land will be opened to such 
forms of disposition as may by law be authorized on National Forest 
System land, including location and entry under the United States 
mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of 
existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the 
requirements of applicable law. Appropriation of any of the land 
described in this order under the general mining laws prior to the date 
and time of restoration is unauthorized. Any such attempted 
appropriation, including attempted adverse possession under 30 U.S.C 38 
(2000), shall vest no rights against the United States. Acts required 
to establish a location and to initiate a right of possession are 
governed by State law where not in conflict with Federal law. The 
Bureau of Land Management will not intervene in disputes between rival 
locators over possessory rights since Congress has provided for such 
determinations in local courts.


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    Dated: May 31, 2005.
Rebecca W. Watson,
Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. 05-11856 Filed 6-15-05; 8:45 am]
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