Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Transfer of Jurisdiction; Colorado, 62138 [05-21568]

Download as PDF 62138 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 208 / Friday, October 28, 2005 / Notices Dated: August 19, 2005. Martin C. Ott, State Director. [FR Doc. 05–21569 Filed 10–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$—P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–923; COC–69155] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Transfer of Jurisdiction; Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy has filed an application requesting the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw from surface entry and mining and transfer jurisdiction of 160 acres of public land in Moffat County, Colorado, to be utilized as a uranium mill tailings disposal site. This notice segregates the land for a period of 2 years from surface entry and mining. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received January 26, 2006. ADDRESSES: Correspondence should be addressed to the State Director, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 303–239–3706. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Department of Energy has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management to withdraw from surface entry and mining and transfer to them, subject to valid existing rights, the jurisdiction of the following described public land: Sixth Principal Meridian T. 7 N., R. 95 W., sec. 24, S1⁄2NW1⁄4 and N1⁄2SW1⁄4. The area described contains 160 acres in Moffat County. The purpose of the proposed withdrawal is to transfer jurisdiction of the land to the U.S. Department of Energy for perpetual administration as a hazardous material site under authority of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, 42 U.S.C. 7901, et seq. For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed action may present their views in writing to the Colorado State Director, BLM, at the above address. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Oct 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, and records relating to the proposed withdrawal will be available for public review at BLM Colorado State Office, during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses and from representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. This application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300. Effective on the date of publication, this land is segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, and the mineral leasing laws. The segregative effect of this application will terminate 2 years from the date of this publication unless final withdrawal action is taken or the application is denied or cancelled prior to that date (43 CFR 2310.2). Notice of any action will be published in the Federal Register. Public meetings will be held in connection with the proposed withdrawal action during the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement that will analyze options for permanent disposal of the uranium tailings. A notice of the time and place will be published by the U.S. Department of Energy in the Federal Register at least 30 days prior to the scheduled date of the meetings. Dated: October 7, 2005. John D. Beck, Acting Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty. [FR Doc. 05–21568 Filed 10–27–05; 8:45 am] Secretary of the Interior to withdraw approximately 14,919 acres of National Forest System lands in Douglas, Teller, Park, and Jefferson Counties, Colorado. This notice segregates the lands from location and entry under the U.S. Mining Laws for up to 2 years. This notice also establishes the time and place of the public meeting. DATES: Comments on this proposed action must be received on or before January 26, 2006. The public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on December 15, 2005 at the USDA Forest Service Workcenter, State Highway 126, Buffalo Creek, Colorado 80425. Requests to be heard at the public meeting should be received by close of business on December 8, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments and/or requests to be heard should be submitted to the State Director, Colorado State Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215, or David Crumley, USDA, Forest Service, 2040 Kachina Drive, Pueblo, Colorado 81008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM, 303–239–3706, in Denver, or David Crumley, USDA Forest Service, 719–553–1591 in Pueblo. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Department of Agriculture, acting through the Forest Service, filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management to withdraw the following identified lands from location and entry under the mining laws, subject to valid existing rights. The outer limit of the area requested is a line drawn in such a manner that each point of it is 1⁄4-mile (U.S. Foot) each side from the middle of the main channels of the South Platte and the North Fork of the South Platte Rivers comprising a 1⁄2-mile wide corridor aggregating a length of approximately 71.4 miles. The lands proposed to be withdrawn are described in the following three segments: BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P Sixth Principal Meridian (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–923; COC–68632] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal; Scheduled Public Meeting; Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 208 (Friday, October 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-21568]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-923; COC-69155]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Transfer of Jurisdiction; 
Colorado

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy has filed an application 
requesting the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw from surface entry 
and mining and transfer jurisdiction of 160 acres of public land in 
Moffat County, Colorado, to be utilized as a uranium mill tailings 
disposal site. This notice segregates the land for a period of 2 years 
from surface entry and mining.

DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received 
January 26, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Correspondence should be addressed to the State Director, 
BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 
80215.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State 
Office, 303-239-3706.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Department of Energy has filed an 
application with the Bureau of Land Management to withdraw from surface 
entry and mining and transfer to them, subject to valid existing 
rights, the jurisdiction of the following described public land:

Sixth Principal Meridian

T. 7 N., R. 95 W.,
    sec. 24, S\1/2\NW\1/4\ and N\1/2\SW\1/4\.

    The area described contains 160 acres in Moffat County.

    The purpose of the proposed withdrawal is to transfer jurisdiction 
of the land to the U.S. Department of Energy for perpetual 
administration as a hazardous material site under authority of the 
Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978, 42 U.S.C. 7901, et 
seq.
    For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this 
notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or 
objections in connection with the proposed action may present their 
views in writing to the Colorado State Director, BLM, at the above 
address.
    Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, and 
records relating to the proposed withdrawal will be available for 
public review at BLM Colorado State Office, during regular business 
hours.
    Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to 
withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure 
under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently 
at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the 
extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses 
and from representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, 
will be made available for public inspection in their entirety.
    This application will be processed in accordance with the 
regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300.
    Effective on the date of publication, this land is segregated from 
all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the 
mining laws, and the mineral leasing laws. The segregative effect of 
this application will terminate 2 years from the date of this 
publication unless final withdrawal action is taken or the application 
is denied or cancelled prior to that date (43 CFR 2310.2). Notice of 
any action will be published in the Federal Register.
    Public meetings will be held in connection with the proposed 
withdrawal action during the preparation of the Environmental Impact 
Statement that will analyze options for permanent disposal of the 
uranium tailings. A notice of the time and place will be published by 
the U.S. Department of Energy in the Federal Register at least 30 days 
prior to the scheduled date of the meetings.

(Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3-1)

    Dated: October 7, 2005.
John D. Beck,
Acting Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty.
[FR Doc. 05-21568 Filed 10-27-05; 8:45 am]
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