Notice of Extension of the Public Scoping Period for the South National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement and Request for Information, Call for Nominations and Comments, and Solicitation of Interest in Hardrock and Coal Mining, 47851 [05-16101]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 156 / Monday, August 15, 2005 / Notices underground mining methods. The proximate analysis of the coal on a received basis averages 13,450—14,000 BTU/lb., with 2.9—4.7% moisture, 0.8— 1.4% sulfur, 5.6—7.1% ash, 53.5— 72.3% fixed carbon, and 17.8—35.9% volatile matter. This tract has 35 qualified surface owners and 16 unqualified surface owners. Nine consent documents from qualified surface owners have been filed and verified by the BLM and meet the criteria as required by the regulations. The leases issued as a result of this lease offering will require payment of an annual rental of $3.00 per acre or fraction thereof, and a royalty payable to the United States of 121⁄2 percent of the value of the coal removed from a surface mine and 8 percent of the value of the coal removed from an underground mine. The value of the coal will be determined in accordance with 30 CFR 206.250. Bidding instructions for the offered tracts and the terms and conditions of the proposed coal lease tracts are included in the Detailed Statement of Coal Lease Sale. Copies of the Statement, which includes detailed geological information on the coal and surface owners and, surface owner’s consent to surface mine specific tracts, are available upon request in person or by mail from the New Mexico State Office, 1474 Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87502 or the Oklahoma Field Office at the address shown above. The case files are available for inspection during normal business hours only at the New Mexico State Office. Dated: July 22, 2005. Janice L. Gamby, Acting State Director, New Mexico. [FR Doc. 05–16134 Filed 8–12–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–930–04–1610–DB] Notice of Extension of the Public Scoping Period for the South National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement and Request for Information, Call for Nominations and Comments, and Solicitation of Interest in Hardrock and Coal Mining Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of extension. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces an 13:17 Aug 12, 2005 Scoping comments and responses to the Call for Nominations will be accepted through October 17, 2005. DATES: Scoping comments should be submitted to: South NPR—A Planning Team Leader, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513– 7599. Responses to the Call for Nominations must be submitted in envelopes labeled ‘‘Nominations Related to the South NPR–A IAP/EIS’’ to protect the confidentiality of the nominations. They are to be addressed to: Call for Nominations, South NPR–A Team, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7599. ADDRESSES: Jim Ducker (907–271–3130) or Susan Childs (907–271–1985) by phone or by mail at 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513–7599. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Notice of Intent issued on June 15, 2005 provided for scoping comments on issues relevant to the scope of the plan to be received through August 26, 2005. The Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group (Working Group) has requested an extension in the scoping comment period. BLM has decided to act in accordance to the Working Group’s request to better accommodate the subsistence needs of local residents. Therefore, scoping comments on the issues relevant to the scope of the South Plan will now be accepted through October 17, 2005 and the scoping meeting schedule will be adjusted and announced to the public. In addition, the original Notice of Intent provided for a Call for Nominations pursuant to 43 CFR 3131.1 and 3131.2 of relevant information related to possible oil and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P VerDate jul<14>2003 extension of the public scoping period on the South National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement and an extension in the Request for Information, Call for Nominations and Comments and the solicitation of interest in hardrock and coal mining. The original notice issued June 15, 2005 provided for a scoping period and the request for other comment and information to end on August 26, 2005. BLM is extending the scoping and related comment and information gathering period through October 17, 2004 and will reschedule scoping meetings in Anaktuvuk Pass, Anchorage, Atqasuk, Barrow, Buckland, Fairbanks, Koyuk, Nome, Nuiqsut, Point Hope, Point Lay, and Wainwright. Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47851 gas leasing. The Call for Nominations is also extended through October 17, 2005. Julia Dougan, Associate State Director. [FR Doc. 05–16101 Filed 8–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–03–840–1610–241A] Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: 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) Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (Monument) Advisory Committee (Committee), will meet as directed below. DATES: A meeting will be held September 6, 2005 at the Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado at 9 a.m. The public comment period for the meeting will begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. and the meeting will adjourn at approximately 12 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LouAnn Jacobson, Monument Manager or Stephen Kandell, Monument Planner, Anasazi Heritage Center, 27501 Hwy 184, Dolores, Colorado 81323; Telephone (970) 882–5600. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The eleven member committee provides counsel and advice to the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, concerning development and implementation of a management plan developed in accordance with FLMPA, for public lands within the Monument. At this meeting, topics we plan to discuss include the planning schedule, planning issues and management concerns, livestock grazing, and other issues as appropriate. The meeting will be open to the public and will include a time set aside for public comment. Interested persons may make oral statements at the meeting or submit written statements at any meeting. Per-person time limits for oral statements may be set to allow all interested persons an opportunity to speak. Summary minutes of all Committee meetings will be maintained at the E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AK-930-04-1610-DB]


Notice of Extension of the Public Scoping Period for the South 
National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska Integrated Activity Plan/
Environmental Impact Statement and Request for Information, Call for 
Nominations and Comments, and Solicitation of Interest in Hardrock and 
Coal Mining

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of extension.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces an extension of 
the public scoping period on the South National Petroleum Reserve--
Alaska Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement and an 
extension in the Request for Information, Call for Nominations and 
Comments and the solicitation of interest in hardrock and coal mining. 
The original notice issued June 15, 2005 provided for a scoping period 
and the request for other comment and information to end on August 26, 
2005. BLM is extending the scoping and related comment and information 
gathering period through October 17, 2004 and will reschedule scoping 
meetings in Anaktuvuk Pass, Anchorage, Atqasuk, Barrow, Buckland, 
Fairbanks, Koyuk, Nome, Nuiqsut, Point Hope, Point Lay, and Wainwright.

DATES: Scoping comments and responses to the Call for Nominations will 
be accepted through October 17, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Scoping comments should be submitted to: South NPR--A 
Planning Team Leader, 222 West 7th Avenue, 13, Anchorage, 
Alaska 99513-7599. Responses to the Call for Nominations must be 
submitted in envelopes labeled ``Nominations Related to the South NPR-A 
IAP/EIS'' to protect the confidentiality of the nominations. They are 
to be addressed to: Call for Nominations, South NPR-A Team, 222 West 
7th Avenue, 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7599.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Ducker (907-271-3130) or Susan 
Childs (907-271-1985) by phone or by mail at 222 West 7th Avenue, 
13, Anchorage, AK 99513-7599.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Notice of Intent issued on June 15, 2005 
provided for scoping comments on issues relevant to the scope of the 
plan to be received through August 26, 2005. The Western Arctic Caribou 
Herd Working Group (Working Group) has requested an extension in the 
scoping comment period. BLM has decided to act in accordance to the 
Working Group's request to better accommodate the subsistence needs of 
local residents. Therefore, scoping comments on the issues relevant to 
the scope of the South Plan will now be accepted through October 17, 
2005 and the scoping meeting schedule will be adjusted and announced to 
the public. In addition, the original Notice of Intent provided for a 
Call for Nominations pursuant to 43 CFR 3131.1 and 3131.2 of relevant 
information related to possible oil and gas leasing. The Call for 
Nominations is also extended through October 17, 2005.

Julia Dougan,
Associate State Director.
[FR Doc. 05-16101 Filed 8-12-05; 8:45 am]
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