Notice and Agenda for Meeting of the Royalty Policy Committee, 57895 [05-19799]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 4, 2005 / Notices 22153, Attn: Cadastral Survey, 703– 440–1688. Correction In the Federal Register of August 24, 2005, in FR Doc. 05–16815 on page 49669, under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, and ‘‘The lands we surveyed are’’, correct ‘‘Township 1, Range 6, East of the West line of the State’’ to read: ‘‘Township 1, Range 6, West of the East line of the State’’. Dated: September 28, 2005. Stephen D. Douglas, Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. 05–19887 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Notice and Agenda for Meeting of the Royalty Policy Committee Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Agenda items for the third meeting of the Royalty Policy Committee (RPC) will include remarks from the Deputy Director, MMS, and the Associate Director, Minerals Revenue Management (MRM), as well as updates from the following subcommittees: Coal, Federal Oil and Gas Valuation, Oil and Gas Royalty Reporting, and Indian Oil Valuation. The RPC will also hear special reports on the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Royalty in Kind Program, and the MRM Strategic Business Planning Initiative. The RPC membership includes representatives from states, Indian tribes, individual Indian mineral owner organizations, minerals industry associations, the general public, and other Federal departments. DATES: Tuesday, November 8, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., mountain time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 360 Union Blvd., Lakewood, Colorado, 80228, telephone number 1–800–525– 3966. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Dan, Minerals Revenue Management, Minerals Management Service, P.O. Box 25165, MS 300B2, Denver, Colorado, 80225–0165, telephone number (303) 231–3392, fax number (303) 231–3780, e-mail gina.dan@mms.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The RPC provides advice to the Secretary and top Department officials on minerals policy, VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Oct 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 operational issues, and the performance of discretionary functions under the laws governing the Department’s management of Federal and Indian mineral leases and revenues. The RPC reviews and comments on revenue management and other mineral-related policies and provides a forum to convey views representative of mineral lessees, operators, revenue payors, revenue recipients, governmental agencies, and the interested public. Dates and locations of future meetings will be published in the Federal Register and posted on our Internet site at http:// www.mms.gov/mmab/ RoyaltyPolicyCommittee/ rpc_homepage.htm. Meetings will be open to the public without advanced registration on a space available basis. To the extent time permits, the public may make statements during the meetings, and file written statements with the RPC for its consideration. Copies of these written statements should be submitted to Ms. Dan. Transcripts of this meeting will be available 2 weeks after the meeting for public inspection and copying at our offices located in Building 85, Denver Federal Center, West 6th Ave. and Kipling Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80225. These meetings are conducted under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 1) and the Office of Management and Budget (Circular No. A–63, revised). Dated: September 28, 2005. Lucy Querques Denett, Associate Director, Minerals Revenue Management. [FR Doc. 05–19799 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The following Water Management Plans are available for review: • City of Fairfield • City of Fresno • Pacheco Water District • Solano County Water Agency To meet the requirements of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act of 1992 (CVPIA) and the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) has PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57895 developed and published the Criteria for Evaluating Water Management Plans (Criteria). Note: For the purpose of this announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as Water Conservation Plans. The above districts have developed Plans, which Reclamation has evaluated and preliminarily determined to meet the requirements of these Criteria. Reclamation is publishing this notice in order to allow the public to review the Plans and comment on the preliminary determinations. Public comment on Reclamation’s preliminary (i.e., draft) determination is invited at this time. DATES: All public comments must be received by November 3, 2005. ADDRESSES: Please mail comments to Leslie Barbre, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, or contact at 916–978– 5232 (TDD 978–5608), or e-mail at lbarbre@mp.usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any subsequent information, please contact Ms. Barbre at the e-mail address or telephone number above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are inviting the public to comment on our preliminary (i.e., draft) determination of Plan adequacy. Section 3405(e) of the CVPIA (Title 34 Pub. L. 102–575) requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer an office on Central Valley Project water conservation best management practices (BMPs) that shall ‘‘* * * develop criteria for evaluating the adequacy of all water conservation plans developed by project contractors, including those plans required by Section 210 of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982.’’ Also, according to Section 3405(e)(1), these Criteria must be developed ‘‘* * * with the purpose of promoting the highest level of water use efficiency reasonably achievable by project contractors using best available cost-effective technology and best management practices.’’ These Criteria state that all parties (Contractors) that contract with Reclamation for water supplies (municipal and industrial contracts over 2,000 acre-feet and agricultural contracts over 2,000 irrigable acres) must prepare Plans that contain the following information: 1. Description of the District 2. Inventory of Water Resources 3. BMPs for Agricultural Contractors 4. BMPs for Urban Contractors 5. BMP Plan Implementation 6. BMP Exemption Justification Reclamation will evaluate Plans based on these Criteria. A copy of these Plans will be available for review at E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Notice and Agenda for Meeting of the Royalty Policy Committee

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Agenda items for the third meeting of the Royalty Policy 
Committee (RPC) will include remarks from the Deputy Director, MMS, and 
the Associate Director, Minerals Revenue Management (MRM), as well as 
updates from the following subcommittees: Coal, Federal Oil and Gas 
Valuation, Oil and Gas Royalty Reporting, and Indian Oil Valuation. The 
RPC will also hear special reports on the Energy Policy Act of 2005, 
the Royalty in Kind Program, and the MRM Strategic Business Planning 
Initiative.
    The RPC membership includes representatives from states, Indian 
tribes, individual Indian mineral owner organizations, minerals 
industry associations, the general public, and other Federal 
departments.

DATES: Tuesday, November 8, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., mountain 
time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 
360 Union Blvd., Lakewood, Colorado, 80228, telephone number 1-800-525-
3966.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Dan, Minerals Revenue Management, 
Minerals Management Service, P.O. Box 25165, MS 300B2, Denver, 
Colorado, 80225-0165, telephone number (303) 231-3392, fax number (303) 
231-3780, e-mail gina.dan@mms.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The RPC provides advice to the Secretary and 
top Department officials on minerals policy, operational issues, and 
the performance of discretionary functions under the laws governing the 
Department's management of Federal and Indian mineral leases and 
revenues. The RPC reviews and comments on revenue management and other 
mineral-related policies and provides a forum to convey views 
representative of mineral lessees, operators, revenue payors, revenue 
recipients, governmental agencies, and the interested public. Dates and 
locations of future meetings will be published in the Federal Register 
and posted on our Internet site at http://www.mms.gov/mmab/
RoyaltyPolicyCommittee/rpc_homepage.htm. Meetings will be open to the 
public without advanced registration on a space available basis. To the 
extent time permits, the public may make statements during the 
meetings, and file written statements with the RPC for its 
consideration. Copies of these written statements should be submitted 
to Ms. Dan. Transcripts of this meeting will be available 2 weeks after 
the meeting for public inspection and copying at our offices located in 
Building 85, Denver Federal Center, West 6th Ave. and Kipling Blvd., 
Denver, Colorado 80225.
    These meetings are conducted under the authority of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 1) and the 
Office of Management and Budget (Circular No. A-63, revised).

    Dated: September 28, 2005.
Lucy Querques Denett,
Associate Director, Minerals Revenue Management.
[FR Doc. 05-19799 Filed 10-3-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-MR-P