Notice of Availability of Ukiah Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, 54769-54770 [05-18345]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 179 / Friday, September 16, 2005 / Notices has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $166 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW144552 effective April 1, 2004, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–18460 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW146280] Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–18459 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease BILLING CODE 4310–22–P AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1310–01; WYW 144663] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed reinstatement of terminated oil and gas lease. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease WYW144663 from Crown Oil & Gas Co., Inc. for lands in Sublette County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $166 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW144663 effective April 1, 2004, under the original terms and VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 Sep 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease WYW146280 from Gulf Exploration LLC for lands in Converse County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $166 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW146280 effective October 1, 2004, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. 05–18461 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54769 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Notice of Availability of Ukiah Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement Bureau of Land Management (BLM). ACTION: Notice of availability of the Ukiah Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the Ukiah Field Office. DATES: Written comments on the Draft RMP/EIS will be accepted for 90 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. Future meetings or hearings and any other public involvement activities will be announced at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media news releases, and/or mailings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments at the public meetings or by any of the following methods: • Web Site: http://www.ca.blm.gov/ ukiah (subject to change) • Fax: (707) 468–4027 • Mail: 2550 North State Street, Ukiah, California 95482 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eli Ilano, (916) 978–4427. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The planning area covers approximately 270,000 surface acres and approximately 214,000 acres of additional subsurface mineral estate within the following California counties: Marin, Solano, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, Yolo, Colusa, and Glenn. The Ukiah RMP, when completed, will provide management guidance for use and protection of the resources managed by the Ukiah Field Office. The Ukiah Draft RMP/EIS has been developed through a collaborative planning process and considers five alternatives. The primary issues addressed include: conflicts among motorized, mechanized, and nonmotorized/non-mechanized recreationists; protection of sensitive natural and cultural resources from impacts due to increased recreational use and other land uses; provision of guidance for wind energy development; and addressing other planning issues raised during the scoping process. The E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 54770 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 179 / Friday, September 16, 2005 / Notices Draft RMP/EIS also includes consideration of the designation of Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs). The preferred alternative includes the following ACECs: Cache Creek ACEC—10,000 acres (existing); Northern California Chaparral RNA— 11,206 acres (existing); Indian Valley Brodiaea ACEC—100 acres (currently 40 acres); Cedar Roughs ACEC/RNA—6,350 acres (currently 5,567 acres); Knoxville ACEC—5,236 acres; Stornetta ACEC— 887 acres; Walker Ridge ACEC—3,990 acres; The Cedars ACEC—1,500 acres; Black Forest ACEC—239 acres; and Lost Valley ACEC—40 acres. Two additional ACECs, Blue Ridge ACEC—13,640 acres and Quail Ridge ACEC—558 acres, were considered but not included in the preferred alternative. Use of public lands within these ACECs would vary, depending on the resources and/or values identified (see Chapter 2 of the Draft RMP/EIS), but would likely include limitations on off-highway vehicle use and development projects. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or street address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your written comment. 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. CD and paper copies of the Ukiah Draft RMP/EIS are available at the Ukiah Field Office at the above address; CD copies are available at the California BLM State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. Dated: July 11, 2005. Richard Burns, Ukiah Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. 05–18345 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0059 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 Sep 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to request renewed authority to collect information for: OSM grant forms—OSM–47 (Budget Information Report), OSM–49 (Budget Information and Financial Reporting) and OSM–51 (Performance and Program narrative); 30 CFR 735 (Grants for Program Development and Administration and Enforcement); and 30 CFR part 886 (State and Tribal Reclamation Grants). Comments on the proposed information collection must be received by November 15, 2005, to be assured of consideration. DATES: Comments may be mailed to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Room 202–SIB, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtreleas@osmre.gov. ADDRESSES: To request a copy of the information collection requests, explanatory information and related forms, contact John A. Trelease, at (202) 208–2783. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. This notice identifies information collections that OSM will be submitting to OMB for approval. These collections are contained in OSM grant forms—OSM– 47 (Budget Information Report), OSM– 49 (Budget Information and Financial Reporting) and OSM–51 (Performance and Program narrative); 30 CFR 735 (Grants for Program Development and Administration and Enforcement); and 30 CFR part 886 (State and Tribal Reclamation Grants). OSM will request a 3-year term of approval for each information collection activity. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary of the public comments will accompany OSM’s submission of the information collection request to OMB. Title: Budget information, financial reporting, and performance reporting forms. OMB Control Number: 1029–0059. Summary: State and tribal reclamation and regulatory authorities are requested to provide specific budget and program information as part of the grant application and reporting processes authorized by the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act. Bureau Form Numbers: OSM–47, OSM–49 and OSM–51. Frequency of Collection: Semiannually and annually. Description of Respondents: State and tribal regulatory and reclamation authorities. Total Annual Responses: 132. Total Annual Burden Hours: 680 hours. Dated: September 13, 2005. John R. Craynon, Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 05–18445 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–M DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Employment and Training Administration Workforce Investment Act Native American Employment and Training Council Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended, and section 166(h)(4) of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [29 U.S.C. 2911(h)(4)], notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council as constituted under WIA. Time and Date: The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Wednesday, October 12, 2005, and continue until 5 p.m. EDT that day. The period from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT on October 12 will be reserved for participation and presentation by members of the public. The meeting will reconvene at 9 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 13, 2005, and adjourn at approximately 12 noon EDT on that day. Place: All sessions will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street, NW., Washington, DC. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Persons who need special accommodations should contact Ms. Athena Brown, Chief, Division of Indian E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 179 (Friday, September 16, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54769-54770]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-18345]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management


Notice of Availability of Ukiah Draft Resource Management Plan 
and Draft Environmental Impact Statement

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

ACTION: Notice of availability of the Ukiah Draft Resource Management 
Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau 
of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan 
and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the Ukiah Field 
Office.

DATES: Written comments on the Draft RMP/EIS will be accepted for 90 
days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes 
the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. Future meetings or 
hearings and any other public involvement activities will be announced 
at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media news 
releases, and/or mailings.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments at the public meetings or by any of 
the following methods:
     Web Site: http://www.ca.blm.gov/ukiah (subject to change)
     Fax: (707) 468-4027
     Mail: 2550 North State Street, Ukiah, California 95482

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eli Ilano, (916) 978-4427.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The planning area covers approximately 
270,000 surface acres and approximately 214,000 acres of additional 
subsurface mineral estate within the following California counties: 
Marin, Solano, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, Yolo, Colusa, and Glenn. 
The Ukiah RMP, when completed, will provide management guidance for use 
and protection of the resources managed by the Ukiah Field Office. The 
Ukiah Draft RMP/EIS has been developed through a collaborative planning 
process and considers five alternatives. The primary issues addressed 
include: conflicts among motorized, mechanized, and non-motorized/non-
mechanized recreationists; protection of sensitive natural and cultural 
resources from impacts due to increased recreational use and other land 
uses; provision of guidance for wind energy development; and addressing 
other planning issues raised during the scoping process. The

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Draft RMP/EIS also includes consideration of the designation of Areas 
of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs). The preferred alternative 
includes the following ACECs: Cache Creek ACEC--10,000 acres 
(existing); Northern California Chaparral RNA--11,206 acres (existing); 
Indian Valley Brodiaea ACEC--100 acres (currently 40 acres); Cedar 
Roughs ACEC/RNA--6,350 acres (currently 5,567 acres); Knoxville ACEC--
5,236 acres; Stornetta ACEC--887 acres; Walker Ridge ACEC--3,990 acres; 
The Cedars ACEC--1,500 acres; Black Forest ACEC--239 acres; and Lost 
Valley ACEC--40 acres. Two additional ACECs, Blue Ridge ACEC--13,640 
acres and Quail Ridge ACEC--558 acres, were considered but not included 
in the preferred alternative. Use of public lands within these ACECs 
would vary, depending on the resources and/or values identified (see 
Chapter 2 of the Draft RMP/EIS), but would likely include limitations 
on off-highway vehicle use and development projects.
    Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to 
withhold your name or street address from public review or from 
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this 
prominently at the beginning of your written comment. 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. 
CD and paper copies of the Ukiah Draft RMP/EIS are available at the 
Ukiah Field Office at the above address; CD copies are available at the 
California BLM State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 
95825.

    Dated: July 11, 2005.
Richard Burns,
Ukiah Field Office Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-18345 Filed 9-15-05; 8:45 am]
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