Notice of Availability of the Draft General Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Pea Ridge National Military Park, AR, 71555-71556 [05-23382]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 29, 2005 / Notices The 320.00 acre tract contains an estimated 3.6 million tons of recoverable coal reserves. The application will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended (30 U.S.C. 181, et seq.), and the implementing regulations at 43 CFR 3400. A decision to allow leasing of the coal reserves in said tract will result in a competitive lease sale to be held at a time and place to be announced through publication pursuant to 43 CFR Part 3422. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BNI Coal is the lessee and operator of the Center Mine. The entire area included within this lease application lies within the Center Mine BNCR–9702 permit area. The area applied for would be mined as an extension of the Center Mine and would utilize the same methods as those currently being used. The lease being applied for can extend the life of the mine by about 10 months. And enable recovery of coal that might never be mined if not mined as a logical extension of current pits. Notice of Availability: The application is available for review between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101, and at the Bureau of Land Management, Dakotas District Office, whose address is 2033 Third Avenue West, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601–2619, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Spurgin, Coal Coordinator, at telephone 406–896–5080, Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, P.O. Box 36800, Billings, Montana 59107–6800. Dated: November 17, 2005. Edward L. Hughes, Acting Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals. [FR Doc. E5–6643 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–P Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: December 14, 2005. The meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. and end by 5 p.m. The public comment period will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room at the Idaho Labor and Commerce Career Center office located at 1350 Troy Road in Moscow, Idaho. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Snook, RAC Coordinator, BLM Coeur d’Alene District, 1808 N. Third Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814 or telephone (208) 769–5004. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. The agenda for the December 14th meeting will include: Welcoming the new RAC members; updates on the Resource Management Plans being prepared for the Cottonwood and Coeur d’Alene Field Offices; the proposed extension of the Lower Salmon River mineral withdrawal; and election of officers. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for receiving public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Dated: November 21, 2005. Lewis M. Brown, District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–23423 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [ID–400–1010–MU] Bureau of Land Management Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho 71555 Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeast California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday and Friday, Jan. 5 and 6, 2006, in the Conference Room of the Bureau of Land Management Alturas Field Office, 708 W. 12 St., Alturas, CA. The meeting runs from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 5 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Jan. 6. Time for public comment is reserved on Friday, Jan. 6. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tim Burke, BLM Alturas Field Office manager, (530) 233–4666; or BLM Public Affairs Officer Joseph J. Fontana, (530) 252–5332. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Northeast California and the northwest corner of Nevada. At this meeting, agenda topics will include an update on draft resource management plans for the Alturas, Eagle Lake and Surprise field offices, a status report on development of the Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystem Restoration Plan and information on the Sierra Nevada Conservancy. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public may present written comments to the council. Each formal council meeting will have time allocated for public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to speak, and the time available, the time for individual comments may be limited. Members of the public are welcome on field tours, but they must provide their own transportation and lunch. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation and other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Dated: November 22, 2005. Joseph J. Fontana, Public Affairs Officer. [FR Doc. 05–23452 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] [CA–310–0777–XX] AGENCY: Notice of Public Meeting: Northeast California Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:13 Nov 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 BILLING CODE 4310–40–M Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of public meeting. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Availability of the Draft General Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Pea Ridge National Military Park, AR AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM National Park Service. 29NON1 71556 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 29, 2005 / Notices SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the draft general management plan and environmental impact statement (GMP/ EIS) for Pea Ridge National Military Park (Park). DATES: The GMP/EIS will remain available for public review for 60 days following the publishing of the notice of availability in the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency. Public meetings will be held at the Park visitor center, Arkansas. Meeting places and times will be announced through the local media and on the Park Web site at: http://www.nps.gov.gov/peri. ADDRESSES: Copies of the GMP/EIS are available by request by writing to the superintendent at Pea Ridge National Military Park, 15930 Highway 62, Garfield, Arkansas, 72732. The document is also available to be reviewed in person at park headquarters with an appointment, which can be scheduled at 479–451–8122. Finally, the document can be found on the Internet at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/. This Web site allows the public to review and comment directly on this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, Pea Ridge National Military Park, 15930 Highway 62, Garfield, Arkansas, 72732. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Park is a unit of the national park system and was established to commemorate the national significance of the Battle of Pea Ridge, the largest Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi. The Park protects and preserves nearly 90 percent of the actual battlefield. The draft GMP/EIS describes and analyzes the environmental impacts of the proposed management action (preferred alternative) and two other action alternatives for the future management direction of the Park, including the impacts of the boundary modifications. A no-action management alternative is also evaluated. Persons wishing to comment may do so by any one of several methods. They may attend the public meetings noted above. They may mail comments to the Pea Ridge Planning Team, National Park Service, Denver Service Center, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, Colorado 80225. They also may comment via the Internet at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/. Finally, they may hand-deliver comments to the Pea Ridge National Military Park headquarters at 15930 Highway 62, Garfield, Arkansas, 72732. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:13 Nov 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 respondents, available for public review. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address from the record, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There may also be circumstances where we would withhold from the record a respondent’s identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. However, we will not consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials or organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. The responsible official is Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, Midwest Region. Dated: October 20, 2005. Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. 05–23382 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–BY–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement; Elwha River Ecosystem Restoration Implementation; Olympic National Park, Clallam County, WA; Notice of Approval of Record of Decision Summary: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(c)) and the regulations promulgated by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 CFR Part 1505.2), the Department of the Interior, National Park Service has prepared and approved a Record of Decision for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final SEIS) for Elwha River ecosystem restoration at Olympic National Park. The Final SEIS supplements the 1996 implementation EIS, and will serve as a blueprint in guiding implementation of the Elwhat River ecosystem restoration initiative as called for in the 1992 Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Federal Register published notification of the filing of the Final EIS on September 2, 2005. Decision: As soon as practical Olympic National Park will begin to implement the restoration strategies, mitigations, and projects identified and analyzed as the Preferred Alternative contained in the Final SEIS. This course of action and alternative options were PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 addressed in the Final and Draft SEIS (the availability of the latter for public review was announced in the Federal Register on November 16, 2004). The full range of foreseeable environmental consequences were assessed, and appropriate mitigation measures identified. Both a No Action alternative and ‘‘environmentally preferred’’ options were identified and analyzed. Copies: Interested parties desiring to review the Record of Decision may obtain a copy by contacting the Superintendent, Olympic National Park, 600 East Park Ave., Port Angeles, WA 98362; or via telephone request at (360) 565–3000. Dated: October 21, 2005. Jonathan B. Jarvis, Regional Director, Pacific West Region. [FR Doc. 05–23398 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–KS–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Advisory Commission; Notice of Public Meeting Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Advisory Commission will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2006, at park headquarters, 1850 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, Maryland. The Commission was established by Public Law 91–664 to meet and consult with the Secretary of the Interior on general policies and specific matters related to the administration and development of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. The members of the Commission are as follows: Mrs. Sheila Rabb Weidenfeld, Chairman. Mr. Charles J. Weir. Mr. Barry A. Passett. Mr. Terry W. Hepburn. Ms. JoAnn M. Spevacek. Mrs. Mary E. Woodward. Mrs. Donna Printz. Mrs. Ferial S. Bishop. Ms. Nancy C. Long. Mrs. Reynolds. Dr. James H. Gilford. Brother James Kirkpatrick. Topics that will be presented during the meeting include: 1. Update on park operations. 2. Update on major construction/ development projects. 3. Update on partnership projects. The meeting will be open to the public. Any member of the public may E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 29, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


Notice of Availability of the Draft General Management Plan and 
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Pea Ridge National Military 
Park, AR

AGENCY: National Park Service.

[[Page 71556]]

SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969, the National Park Service (NPS) announces the 
availability of the draft general management plan and environmental 
impact statement (GMP/EIS) for Pea Ridge National Military Park (Park).

DATES: The GMP/EIS will remain available for public review for 60 days 
following the publishing of the notice of availability in the Federal 
Register by the Environmental Protection Agency. Public meetings will 
be held at the Park visitor center, Arkansas. Meeting places and times 
will be announced through the local media and on the Park Web site at: 
http://www.nps.gov.gov/peri.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the GMP/EIS are available by request by writing to 
the superintendent at Pea Ridge National Military Park, 15930 Highway 
62, Garfield, Arkansas, 72732. The document is also available to be 
reviewed in person at park headquarters with an appointment, which can 
be scheduled at 479-451-8122. Finally, the document can be found on the 
Internet at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/. This Web site allows the 
public to review and comment directly on this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Superintendent, Pea Ridge National 
Military Park, 15930 Highway 62, Garfield, Arkansas, 72732.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Park is a unit of the national park 
system and was established to commemorate the national significance of 
the Battle of Pea Ridge, the largest Civil War battle fought west of 
the Mississippi. The Park protects and preserves nearly 90 percent of 
the actual battlefield.
    The draft GMP/EIS describes and analyzes the environmental impacts 
of the proposed management action (preferred alternative) and two other 
action alternatives for the future management direction of the Park, 
including the impacts of the boundary modifications. A no-action 
management alternative is also evaluated.
    Persons wishing to comment may do so by any one of several methods. 
They may attend the public meetings noted above. They may mail comments 
to the Pea Ridge Planning Team, National Park Service, Denver Service 
Center, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, Colorado 80225. They also may comment 
via the Internet at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/. Finally, they may 
hand-deliver comments to the Pea Ridge National Military Park 
headquarters at 15930 Highway 62, Garfield, Arkansas, 72732.
    Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual 
respondents may request that we withhold their home address from the 
record, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There may 
also be circumstances where we would withhold from the record a 
respondent's identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold 
your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the 
beginning of your comment. However, we will not consider anonymous 
comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or 
businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives or officials or organizations or businesses, available 
for public inspection in their entirety.
    The responsible official is Ernest Quintana, Regional Director, 
Midwest Region.

    Dated: October 20, 2005.
Ernest Quintana,
Regional Director, Midwest Region.
[FR Doc. 05-23382 Filed 11-28-05; 8:45 am]
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