Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council, 45417-45418 [05-15482]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 150 / Friday, August 5, 2005 / Notices selected applications until the middle of December, 2005, if your option expires prior to December 31, 2005, in order to ensure that you have an acceptable application, you should execute the extension provision in your option or leasehold agreement, whichever applies. This requirement applies to all applicants resubmitting applications that were previously submitted in response to the FY 2005 NOFA or applicants submitting new applications. Dated: July 29, 2005. Frank L. Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 05–15474 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–27–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–020–05–1310–DO–CBMP] Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplement to the Statewide Oil and Gas Final Environmental Impact Statement and Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans; MT Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a Supplement to the Montana Statewide Oil and Gas Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans (Statewide Document) and to initiate public scoping. AGENCY: SUMMARY: By Order of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and 43 CFR 1610.2(c) for amending resource management plans (RMPs), and in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321), as amended, and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations at 40 CFR parts 1500–1508, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is preparing a Supplement to the Statewide Document (SEIS/ Amendment) and will amend the Powder River and Billings RMPs. The SEIS/Amendment will evaluate the effects of phased coal bed natural gas (CBNG) development and production in the Billings and Powder River RMP areas. The tentative completion date of the Record of Decision for the SEIS/ Amendment is December 2006. DATES: Written comments on the scope of the SEIS/Amendment and the VerDate jul<14>2003 15:34 Aug 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 proposed planning criteria may be submitted for 30 days from the date of this notice. Public scoping meetings will be held in Miles City, Broadus, Lame Deer and Billings, Montana. Meeting locations and dates for each town will be announced through the local news media. You may submit comments by any of the following methods. Written comments must be signed. Mail: BLM, Attn: Mary Bloom, SEIS/ Amendment Comments, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301. E-mail: mtseis@blm.gov. Fax: (406) 233–2921. Hand-Deliver: Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, Montana. Comments may also be submitted to the BLM at the public scoping meetings. Documents pertinent to the SEIS/ Amendment may be examined at the Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT. Proposed planning criteria may be obtained by contacting the BLM at the above address. ADDRESSES: Contact Mary Bloom, Project Manager, BLM, Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, telephone (406) 233–2852. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Powder River and Billings RMP areas comprise approximately 1,506,011 acres of BLM managed surface and 5,009,784 acres of BLM managed mineral estate. There are approximately 3,185,016 acres of BLM managed oil and gas. The Powder River RMP area includes Powder River, Carter, and Treasure counties; and portions of Big Horn, Custer, and Rosebud counties. The Billings RMP area includes Carbon, Golden Valley, Musselshell, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Wheatland, and Yellowstone counties; and the remaining portion of Big Horn County. BLM published the original Notice of Intent for the Montana Statewide Oil and Gas Final EIS and Amendment of the Powder River and Billings RMPs in the Federal Register on December 19, 2000. The Statewide Document Notice of Availability was published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2003, and the Record of Decision approved on April 30, 2003. The State of Montana and BLM were co-leads for the Statewide Document. Several lawsuits were filed immediately against the BLM decision. Two of the lawsuits resulted in an April 5, 2005 ruling by the U.S. District Court ordering BLM to prepare a Supplemental EIS to consider a phased development alternative for FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45417 CBNG production in the Billings and Powder River RMP Areas of Montana. Topics to be addressed in the SEIS/ Amendment are those provided by the U.S. District Court: Phased CBNG development, the inclusion of the proposed Tongue River Railroad in the cumulative impact analysis, and a discussion on how private water well mitigation agreements will help alleviate the impacts of methane migration and groundwater drawdown. The purpose of the public scoping period is to help BLM define ‘‘phased development’’ and to identify relevant issues that should be considered and analyzed in the SEIS/Amendment, in addition to those mentioned above. The SEIS/Amendment will be prepared by an interdisciplinary team of specialists for recreation, fisheries, economics, sociology, archeology, air quality, wildlife, realty, minerals and range management. Please note that comments and information submitted regarding this SEIS/Amendment, including names, email addresses and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review and disclosure at the above address. BLM will not accept anonymous comments. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. Individuals who wish to withhold their name or street address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act must state this prominently at the beginning of their written comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations and businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be available for public inspection in their entirety. Dated: July 27, 2005. David McIlnay, Field Manager, BLM Miles City, Montana Field Office. [FR Doc. 05–15189 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92–463 and 94–579, that the California Desert E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 45418 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 150 / Friday, August 5, 2005 / Notices District Advisory Council to the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, September 23, 2005, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and meet in formal session on Saturday, September 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Baker Community Center, located at 56725 Park Avenue in Baker. The Council and interested members of the public will depart for a field tour at 7:30 a.m. from the Desert Studies Center at Zzyzx. The public is welcome to participate in the tour, but should plan on providing their own transportation, drinks, and lunch. Tour stops and presentations and meeting agenda topics will be announced later. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All Desert District Advisory Council meetings are open to the public. Time for public comment may be made available by the Council Chairman during the presentation of various agenda items, and is scheduled at the end of the meeting for topics not on the agenda. Public comment for items not on the agenda will be scheduled at the beginning of the meeting Saturday morning. Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting for the California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, Public Affairs Office, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, California 92553. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doran Sanchez, BLM California Desert District Public Affairs Specialist (951) 697–5220. Dated: July 26, 2005. Linda Hansen, District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–15482 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [UT–910–05–1040–PH–24–1A] Minerals Management Service Notice of Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management 15:34 Aug 04, 2005 Dated: July 27, 2005. Gene Terland, Associate State Director. [FR Doc. 05–15466 Filed 8–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR VerDate jul<14>2003 Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet September 8 (8–5) and September 9 (8–12:15), 2005, in Blanding, Utah. On September 8, the RAC will meet at the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum (located at 660 West 400 North, Blanding) for a field trip to the Four Corners region of Utah. On September 9, the RAC will meet at the Blanding Arts & Events Center Auditorium (located at 715 West 200 South, Blanding). A half-hour public comment period is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. on September 9. Written comments may be sent to the Bureau of Land Management address listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherry Foot, Special Programs Coordinator, Utah State Office, Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145–0155; phone (801) 539–4195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 8, the RAC will be introduced to the cultural resources and their relationship to other resources. The field trip will focus on the Comb Ridge area and include short hikes and a drive through Butler and Comb Washes. On September 9, the RAC will be given updates on the Resource Management Plans, Fires across the state, and Day-Ride Maps. An overview of issues occurring on BLM Utah lands, an update from the Factory Butte RAC Subgroup and a presentation on the role of the Public Lands Council will also be given. All meetings are open to the public; however, transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the participating public. Jkt 205001 Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection (OMB Control Number 1010– 0073). SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements in the regulations under 30 CFR part 220. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these regulatory requirements. The previous title of this ICR was ‘‘30 CFR part 220, Accounting Procedures for Determining Net Profit Share Payment for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leases.’’ The new title of this ICR is ‘‘30 CFR part 220— Accounting Procedures for Determining Net Profit Share Payment for Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leases, § 220.010 NPSL capital account, § 220.030 Maintenance of records, § 220.031 Reporting and payment requirements, § 220.032 Inventories, and § 220.033 Audits.’’ DATES: Submit written comments on or before September 6, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments by either FAX (202) 395–6566 or e-mail (OIRA_Docket@omb.eop.gov) directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB Control Number 1010–0073). Mail your comments to Sharron L. Gebhardt, Lead Regulatory Specialist, Chief of Staff Office, Minerals Management Service, Minerals Revenue Management, P.O. Box 25165, MS 302B2, Denver, Colorado 80225. If you use an overnight courier service or wish to hand-carry your comments, our courier address is Building 85, Room A–614, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225. You may also e-mail your comments to us at mrm.comments@mms.gov. Include the title of the information collection and the OMB Control Number in the ‘‘Attention’’ line of your comment. Also include your name and return address. Submit electronic comments as an ASCII file avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption. If you do not receive a confirmation that we have received your e-mail, contact Ms. Gebhardt at (303) 231–3211. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharron L. Gebhardt, telephone (303) 231–3211, FAX (303) 231–3781, e-mail sharron.gebhardt@mms.gov. You may also contact Sharron Gebhardt to obtain, at no cost, a copy of the regulations that require the subject collection of information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 150 (Friday, August 5, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45417-45418]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-15482]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management


Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92-463 
and 94-579, that the California Desert

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District Advisory Council to the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. 
Department of the Interior, will participate in a field tour of BLM-
administered public lands on Friday, September 23, 2005, from 7:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m., and meet in formal session on Saturday, September 24 from 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Baker Community Center, located at 56725 Park 
Avenue in Baker.
    The Council and interested members of the public will depart for a 
field tour at 7:30 a.m. from the Desert Studies Center at Zzyzx. The 
public is welcome to participate in the tour, but should plan on 
providing their own transportation, drinks, and lunch. Tour stops and 
presentations and meeting agenda topics will be announced later.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All Desert District Advisory Council 
meetings are open to the public. Time for public comment may be made 
available by the Council Chairman during the presentation of various 
agenda items, and is scheduled at the end of the meeting for topics not 
on the agenda. Public comment for items not on the agenda will be 
scheduled at the beginning of the meeting Saturday morning.
    Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting for the 
California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land 
Management, Public Affairs Office, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, 
Moreno Valley, California 92553. Written comments also are accepted at 
the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, 
will be incorporated into the minutes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doran Sanchez, BLM California Desert 
District Public Affairs Specialist (951) 697-5220.

    Dated: July 26, 2005.
Linda Hansen,
District Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-15482 Filed 8-4-05; 8:45 am]
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