Public Land Order No. 7649; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Moab Mill Site Remediation Project; Utah, 69351 [05-22605]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to the new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: • The original terms and conditions of the lease; • The increased rental of $10 per acre; • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and • The $166 cost of publishing this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lourdes B. Ortiz, BLM, New Mexico State Office, (505) 438–7586. • The increased rental of $10 per acre; • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and • The $166 cost of publishing this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lourdes B. Ortiz, BLM, New Mexico State Office, (505) 438–7586. Dated: October 26, 2005. Lourdes B. Ortiz, Land Law Examiner. [FR Doc. 05–22621 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–FB–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease TXNM 100507 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice. ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of Section 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessee, Chief Oil and Gas LLC, timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease TXNM 100507 in Wise County, TX. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, March 1, 2002. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to the new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: • The original terms and conditions of the lease; VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 Dated: October 26, 2005. Lourdes B. Ortiz, Land Law Examiner. [FR Doc. 05–22622 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [UTU 80808] Public Land Order No. 7649; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Moab Mill Site Remediation Project; Utah Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 2,300 acres of public land from location and entry under the United States mining and mineral leasing laws, for a period of 5 years, and reserves the land for use by the Department of Energy to conduct site characterization studies to determine a suitable location for disposal of uranium mill site tailings in connection with the Moab Mill Site Remediation Project. Effective Date: November 15, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary von Koch, BLM Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, Utah 84532, 435–259–2128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The land has been and remains open to geothermal leasing and mineral material disposal. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: 1. Subject to valid existing rights, the land described below is hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining laws, 30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000), and from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, 30 U.S.C. 181 et seq. and 30 U.S.C. 351 et seq. (2000), and reserved for use by the Department of Energy to protect the Moab Mill Site Remediation Project. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69351 Salt Lake Meridian T. 21 S., R. 19 E., Secs. 22 and 23, the land lying South of the Bookcliffs; Sec. 24, lots 1, 2 and 3, the land in lot 4 lying North of the railroad right-of-way, the land in the W1⁄2 lying South of the Bookcliffs, and the land in the W1⁄2E1⁄2 lying North of the railroad right-of-way; Sec. 25, the land in the N1⁄2NW1⁄4 lying North of the railroad right-of-way; Sec. 26, the land in the N1⁄2 and NW1⁄4SW1⁄4 lying North of the railroad right-of way; Sec. 27, N1⁄2, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, the land in the S1⁄2SW1⁄4 and SE1⁄4 lying North of the railroad right-of-way. The area described contains approximately 2,300 acres in Grand County. 2. This withdrawal will expire 5 years from the effective date of this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) (2000), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be extended. Dated: October 28, 2005. Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–22605 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service (MMS) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Scientific Committee (SC) Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of vacancies and request for nominations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The MMS is seeking interested and qualified individuals to serve on its OCS SC during the period of March 31, 2006, through March 30, 2008. The initial 2-year term may be renewable for up to an additional 4 years. The OCS SC is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to advise the Director of the MMS on the appropriateness, feasibility, and scientific value of the OCS Environmental Studies Program (ESP) and environmental aspects of the offshore energy and marine minerals programs. The ESP, which was authorized by the OCS Lands Act as amended (Section 20), is administered by the MMS and covers a wide range of field and laboratory studies in biology, chemistry, and physical oceanography, as well as studies of the social and economic impacts of OCS energy and E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[UTU 80808]


Public Land Order No. 7649; Withdrawal of Public Land for the 
Moab Mill Site Remediation Project; Utah

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public Land Order.

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SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 2,300 acres of public land 
from location and entry under the United States mining and mineral 
leasing laws, for a period of 5 years, and reserves the land for use by 
the Department of Energy to conduct site characterization studies to 
determine a suitable location for disposal of uranium mill site 
tailings in connection with the Moab Mill Site Remediation Project.
    Effective Date: November 15, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary von Koch, BLM Moab Field Office, 
82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-2128.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The land has been and remains open to 
geothermal leasing and mineral material disposal.

Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 
43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows:
    1. Subject to valid existing rights, the land described below is 
hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining 
laws, 30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000), and from leasing under the mineral 
leasing laws, 30 U.S.C. 181 et seq. and 30 U.S.C. 351 et seq. (2000), 
and reserved for use by the Department of Energy to protect the Moab 
Mill Site Remediation Project.

Salt Lake Meridian

T. 21 S., R. 19 E.,
    Secs. 22 and 23, the land lying South of the Bookcliffs;
    Sec. 24, lots 1, 2 and 3, the land in lot 4 lying North of the 
railroad right-of-way, the land in the W\1/2\ lying South of the 
Bookcliffs, and the land in the W\1/2\E\1/2\ lying North of the 
railroad right-of-way;
    Sec. 25, the land in the N\1/2\NW\1/4\ lying North of the 
railroad right-of-way;
    Sec. 26, the land in the N\1/2\ and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\ lying North 
of the railroad right-of way;
    Sec. 27, N\1/2\, N\1/2\SW\1/4\, the land in the S\1/2\SW\1/4\ 
and SE\1/4\ lying North of the railroad right-of-way.

    The area described contains approximately 2,300 acres in Grand 
County.

    2. This withdrawal will expire 5 years from the effective date of 
this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the 
expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy 
and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) (2000), the Secretary 
determines that the withdrawal shall be extended.

    Dated: October 28, 2005.
Rebecca W. Watson,
Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. 05-22605 Filed 11-14-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P