Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Cascade Resource Management Plan, 2272 [E6-343]

Download as PDF 2272 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2006 / Notices hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES (2) A statement of the issue or issues being protested. (3) A statement of the part or parts of the proposed plan being protested. To the extent possible, reference specific pages, paragraphs, and sections of the document. (4) A copy of all your documents addressing the issue or issues which were discussed with the BLM for the record. (5) A concise statement explaining why the proposed decision is believed to be incorrect. This is a critical part of your protest. Document all relevant facts, as thoroughly as possible. Disagreement, by itself, with a proposed decision or with how the data are used, or unsupported allegations of violations of regulation, law, legal precedents, or other guidance, will not meet the requirement of the regulations. Freedom of Information Act Considerations: Public submissions for this planning effort, including names and street addresses or respondents, will be available for public review in their entirety after the protest period closes at the Las Cruces District Office during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish for BLM 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 the submission. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals representing organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the Las Cruces District Office in Las Cruces, New Mexico during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. A hard copy of the document may be requested from the BLM Las Cruces District Office at the address and phone number above. After resolution of any protests an approved RMPA/Record of Decision will be prepared and is expected to be available in early 2006. Dated: October 17, 2005. Linda S.C. Rundell, New Mexico State Director. [FR Doc. 06–285 Filed 1–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VC–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:41 Jan 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID–110–1430–EU; IDI–34411, IDI–34544, IDI–34545, IDI–35031, IDI–35035] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Cascade Resource Management Plan Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment to address offering the sale of public lands within Ada, Canyon, Payette, and Valley Counties, Idaho not currently identified for disposal. DATES: The public scoping period for the proposal will commence with publication of this notice. Comments regarding this proposal must be submitted in writing to the address below within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Rosemary Thomas, Four Rivers Field Manager, Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, 3948 Development Road, Boise, ID 83705. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact Effie Schultsmeier, Four Rivers Realty Specialist, at the Boise District Office, 208–384–3357. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the Boise District Office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed RMP amendment and land sales involve approximately 2,056 acres of public land north of Star in Ada County, around Pickles Butte and north of Lake Lowell in Canyon County, east of Payette in Payette County, and within the city limits of Cascade in Valley County. The purpose of a portion of the sales in Canyon and Payette Counties is to provide land for purchase by the respective counties for important public objectives including expansion of the landfill at Pickles Butte, further development at Clay Peak Motorcycle Park, and various other recreation and public use opportunities. The other lands will be evaluated for sale as the tracts are difficult and uneconomic to manage as part of the public lands, some of which will serve to expand PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 communities or provide economic development opportunities. As part of the RMP amendment, an Environmental Assessment (EA) will be prepared to analyze designation of the public land for disposal and sale of the land. Approximately 3,175 acres of additional lands which are currently identified for disposal in the Cascade RMP will also be evaluated for disposal via sale. Comments will be accepted throughout the RMP amendment and EA process. Prior to a sale offer, a Notice of Realty Action will be prepared and published in accordance with 43 CFR 2711.1–2. The plan amendment will fulfill the needs and obligations set forth by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), and BLM management policies. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the Boise District Office during regular business hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays, and may be published as part of the EA. 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. Rosemary Thomas, Four Rivers Field Manager. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[ID-110-1430-EU; IDI-34411, IDI-34544, IDI-34545, IDI-35031, IDI-35035]


Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Cascade Resource 
Management Plan

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan 
(RMP) amendment to address offering the sale of public lands within 
Ada, Canyon, Payette, and Valley Counties, Idaho not currently 
identified for disposal.

DATES: The public scoping period for the proposal will commence with 
publication of this notice. Comments regarding this proposal must be 
submitted in writing to the address below within 30 days after the date 
of publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Rosemary Thomas, Four Rivers 
Field Manager, Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, 3948 
Development Road, Boise, ID 83705.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have 
your name added to our mailing list, contact Effie Schultsmeier, Four 
Rivers Realty Specialist, at the Boise District Office, 208-384-3357. 
Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the Boise 
District Office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed RMP amendment and land sales 
involve approximately 2,056 acres of public land north of Star in Ada 
County, around Pickles Butte and north of Lake Lowell in Canyon County, 
east of Payette in Payette County, and within the city limits of 
Cascade in Valley County. The purpose of a portion of the sales in 
Canyon and Payette Counties is to provide land for purchase by the 
respective counties for important public objectives including expansion 
of the landfill at Pickles Butte, further development at Clay Peak 
Motorcycle Park, and various other recreation and public use 
opportunities. The other lands will be evaluated for sale as the tracts 
are difficult and uneconomic to manage as part of the public lands, 
some of which will serve to expand communities or provide economic 
development opportunities. As part of the RMP amendment, an 
Environmental Assessment (EA) will be prepared to analyze designation 
of the public land for disposal and sale of the land. Approximately 
3,175 acres of additional lands which are currently identified for 
disposal in the Cascade RMP will also be evaluated for disposal via 
sale. Comments will be accepted throughout the RMP amendment and EA 
process. Prior to a sale offer, a Notice of Realty Action will be 
prepared and published in accordance with 43 CFR 2711.1-2. The plan 
amendment will fulfill the needs and obligations set forth by the 
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act (FLPMA), and BLM management policies. Comments, 
including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available 
for public review at the Boise District Office during regular business 
hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays, and 
may be published as part of the EA. 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.

Rosemary Thomas,
Four Rivers Field Manager.
 [FR Doc. E6-343 Filed 1-12-06; 8:45 am]
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