Public Land Order No. 7641; Transfer of Jurisdiction, Baca National Wildlife Refuge; CO, 46536-46537 [05-15817]

Download as PDF 46536 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 10, 2005 / Notices for terms of three years. The current terms for the Wildlife Biology, Social Science, State or tribal government, Educator, and Environmental positions will expire September 2005. The new appointments to these five positions will begin no earlier than September 2005 and will end September 2008. Members will serve without monetary compensation, but will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses at current rates for Government employees. The Committee will meet at least twice a year. Additional meetings may be called by the Designated Federal Officer. Dated: May 13, 2005. Dave Hunsaker, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Manager. [FR Doc. 05–15814 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: August 5, 2005. Lewis M. Brown, District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–15883 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management [ID–400–1120–PH] Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–GG–M Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:02 Aug 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: 1. Public Land Order No. 6761 (55 FR 862, January 10, 1990), which withdrew 378.84 acres of public lands to protect the Windy Gap Archaeological Site, is hereby modified to allow for disposal of the lands by exchange in accordance with Section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, as amended, 43 U.S.C. 1716 (2000). 2. The lands referenced in Paragraph 1 are hereby made available for exchange in accordance with Section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1716 (2000), subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. Dated: July 19, 2005. Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–15816 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–930–1430–ET; COC–34653] In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: September 8 and 9, 2005. During the afternoon of September 8, the RAC members will stop at several field locations along the Lower Salmon River south of Cottonwood, Idaho. On September 9th the RAC will hold a meeting at the Salmon River Rapids Lodge located at 1010 S. Main St. in Riggins, Idaho. The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to about 10 a.m., after which the RAC will make field visits to several locations in the Riggins area. The public comment period will be from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on September 9, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Snook, RAC Coordinator, BLM Coeur d’Alene District, 1808 N. Third Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814 or telephone (208) 769–5004. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of SUMMARY: planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. Agenda items for this meeting include: The Lower Salmon River proposed mineral withdrawal, invasive species, noxious weeds, and weed treatments. Reports or updates on current issues will include the OHV Task Force, Salmon River trail, accessibility issues, and Resource Management Plans for the Coeur d’Alene and Cottonwood Field Offices. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Public Land Order No. 7642; Modification of Public Land Order No. 6761; Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public land order. Bureau of Land Management [CO–930–1430–ET; COC–67064] Public Land Order No. 7641; Transfer of Jurisdiction, Baca National Wildlife Refuge; CO ACTION: AGENCY: SUMMARY: This order modifies Public Land Order No. 6761, which withdrew lands for the protection of archaeological sites, to allow for disposal by exchange. This action will open the lands to exchange only. DATES: Effective August 10, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215–7076, 303– 239–3706. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands have been and will remain open to mineral leasing. The lands containing archaeological values will not be exchanged until the sites have been mitigated. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management. Public land order. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This order transfers administrative jurisdiction of 1,178.57 acres of surface and mineral estate and 3,991.40 acres of reserved Federal mineral estate from the Bureau of Land Management to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for addition to and administration as part of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge. The transfer of jurisdiction is authorized by Section 8(a) of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–530). DATES: Effective August 10, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215–7093, 303– 239–3713. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 8 of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000, Public Law 106–530, it is ordered as follows: E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 10, 2005 / Notices 1. Subject to valid existing rights, administrative jurisdiction of the following described public lands, including the mineral estate, is hereby transferred to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for addition to and administration as part of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge: New Mexico Principal Meridian Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for Conveyance; Esmeralda County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: New Mexico Principal Meridian T. 42 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 2, lots 1, 2, and S1⁄2NE1⁄4. T. 42 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 13, SW1⁄4; Sec. 24, W1⁄2. T. 43 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 23, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 35, E1⁄2SE1⁄4. T. 41 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 15, fractional N1⁄2 and SE1⁄4; Sec. 21, W1⁄2 and SE1⁄4; Sec. 22, E1⁄2 and SW1⁄4; Sec. 23, SE1⁄4; Sec. 26, N1⁄2 and SE1⁄4; Sec. 27, N1⁄2 and SW1⁄4; Sec. 34, W1⁄2 and SE1⁄4; Sec. 35, NE1⁄4 and SW1⁄4. The areas described aggregate 3,991.40 acres in Saguache County. 3. In accordance Section 7(e) of Public Law 106–530, the lands and minerals described in Paragraphs 1 and 2 are hereby withdrawn from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; location, entry and patent under the mining laws; and disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing. Future use and disposition of the lands and minerals described in this order shall be in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 106–530. Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [NV–065–5440 FR F514; N–62049] 2. Subject to valid existing rights, administrative jurisdiction of the reserved Federal mineral estate in the lands described below is hereby transferred to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for addition to and administration as part of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge: 15:02 Aug 09, 2005 BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P Bureau of Land Management T. 41 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 12, lot 1. T. 42 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 12, lots 1 and 2; Sec. 13, lots 1 and 2; Sec. 24, lots 1 and 2; Sec. 25, lots 1 and 2. T. 43 N., R. 10 E., Sec. 34, W1⁄2SW1⁄4. T. 41 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 14, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and S1⁄2; Sec. 23, N1⁄2 and SW1⁄4. The areas described aggregate 1,178.57 acres in Saguache County. VerDate jul<14>2003 Dated: July 19, 2005. Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–15817 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance, under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act of 1926, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), approximately 29.29 acres of public land near the community of Dyer, Esmeralda County, Nevada. Esmeralda County proposes to acquire and manage the parcel as a solid waste transfer station and drop box facility. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Assistant Field Manager, BLM Tonopah Field Station, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, Nevada 89049. Detailed information concerning this action is available for review at the office of the Bureau of Land Management, Tonopah Field Station, 1553 South Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada 89049. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wendy Seley, Realty Specialist, Bureau of Land Management, Tonopah Field Station, at (775) 482–7806 or the address listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land, is hereby classified as suitable for conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.): Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 3 S., R. 35 E. Sec. 36, lots 4, 5, 6, 7 Containing 29.29 acres, more or less, in Esmeralda County. Esmeralda County has applied for patent to the public land under the R&PP Act. Esmeralda County proposes to use and manage the land for a municipal solid waste transfer station and drop box facility. The subject land is identified in the Tonopah Resource Management Plan, approved October 2, 1997, as not needed for federal purposes. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46537 The conveyance is consistent with current Bureau planning for this area and would be in the public interest. The patent, when issued, will be subject to the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act and applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, and will contain the following reservations to the United States: 1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945). 2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe. 3. A right-of-way authorized under the Act of October 21, 1976, (43 U.S.C. 1761) for powerline purposes granted to Valley Electric Association, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way No. Nev 051579. 4. A right-of-way authorized for a Federal Aid Highway (sec. 17) under the Act of November 9, 1921, as amended, (042 Stat. 0216) by right-of-way No. Nev 09885 granted to the Nevada Department of Transportation, its successors or assigns. 5. A right-of-way authorized under the Act of October 21, 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1761), for telephone and telegraph purposes granted to Nevada Bell, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way No. N–35352 and will be subject to: 1. All valid existing rights documented on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance. Patent will contain the following provisions: 1. Esmeralda County, a political subdivision of the State of Nevada, assumes all liability for and shall defend, indemnify, and save harmless the United States and its officers, agents, representatives, and employees (hereinafter referred to in this clause as the United States), from all claims, loss, damage, actions, causes of actions, expense, and liability (hereinafter referred to in this clause as claims), resulting from, brought for, or on account of, any personal injury, threat of personal injury, or property damage received or sustained by any person or persons (including the patentees employees) or property growing out of, occurring, or attributable directly or indirectly, to the disposal of solid waste on or the release of hazardous substances from Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, T. 3 S., R. 35 E., section 36, lots 4, 5, 6, 7, regardless of whether such claims shall be attributable to: (1) The concurrent, E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-930-1430-ET; COC-67064]


Public Land Order No. 7641; Transfer of Jurisdiction, Baca 
National Wildlife Refuge; CO

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management.

ACTION: Public land order.

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SUMMARY: This order transfers administrative jurisdiction of 1,178.57 
acres of surface and mineral estate and 3,991.40 acres of reserved 
Federal mineral estate from the Bureau of Land Management to the United 
States Fish and Wildlife Service for addition to and administration as 
part of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge. The transfer of jurisdiction 
is authorized by Section 8(a) of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and 
Preserve Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-530).

DATES: Effective August 10, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris Chelius, BLM Colorado State 
Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215-7093, 303-239-
3713.

Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by Section 8 of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 
2000, Public Law 106-530, it is ordered as follows:

[[Page 46537]]

    1. Subject to valid existing rights, administrative jurisdiction of 
the following described public lands, including the mineral estate, is 
hereby transferred to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for 
addition to and administration as part of the Baca National Wildlife 
Refuge:

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 41 N., R. 10 E.,
    Sec. 12, lot 1.
T. 42 N., R. 10 E.,
    Sec. 12, lots 1 and 2;
    Sec. 13, lots 1 and 2;
    Sec. 24, lots 1 and 2;
    Sec. 25, lots 1 and 2.
T. 43 N., R. 10 E.,
    Sec. 34, W\1/2\SW\1/4\.
T. 41 N., R. 11 E.,
    Sec. 14, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and S\1/2\;
    Sec. 23, N\1/2\ and SW\1/4\.
    The areas described aggregate 1,178.57 acres in Saguache County.

    2. Subject to valid existing rights, administrative jurisdiction of 
the reserved Federal mineral estate in the lands described below is 
hereby transferred to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for 
addition to and administration as part of the Baca National Wildlife 
Refuge:

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 42 N., R. 10 E.,
    Sec. 2, lots 1, 2, and S\1/2\NE\1/4\.
T. 42 N., R. 10 E.,
    Sec. 13, SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 24, W\1/2\.
T. 43 N., R. 10 E.,
    Sec. 23, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 35, E\1/2\SE\1/4\.
T. 41 N., R. 11 E.,
    Sec. 15, fractional N\1/2\ and SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 21, W\1/2\ and SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, E\1/2\ and SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, N\1/2\ and SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, N\1/2\ and SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, W\1/2\ and SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 35, NE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\.
    The areas described aggregate 3,991.40 acres in Saguache County.

    3. In accordance Section 7(e) of Public Law 106-530, the lands and 
minerals described in Paragraphs 1 and 2 are hereby withdrawn from all 
forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; 
location, entry and patent under the mining laws; and disposition under 
all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing. Future use and 
disposition of the lands and minerals described in this order shall be 
in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 106-530.

    Dated: July 19, 2005.
Rebecca W. Watson,
Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. 05-15817 Filed 8-9-05; 8:45 am]
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