Environmental Impact Statement for a Proposed Land Exchange in Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, AK, 10988 [E6-3026]

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In our earlier notice of intent to prepare this EIS, we announced that scoping meetings would be held in February. However, we have extended the meeting schedule through early April. With this notice, we announce meeting dates and ask the public for suggestions and comments on the scope of issues to be addressed in our EIS. DATES: The meeting dates are: • April 3, 2006: Open house, 3–8 p.m., Fairbanks • April 4, 2006: Open house, 3–8 p.m., Anchorage • To be announced: We will also hold scoping meetings in the communities of Arctic Village, Beaver, Birch Creek, Central, Chalkyitsik, Circle, Fort Yukon, Stevens Village, and Venetie. However, the schedule for these meetings will be highly dependent on local weather conditions and other village activities and commitments. Dates and times for these meetings will be announced locally. Comment period end date: We will accept public scoping comments received on or before April 15, 2006. ADDRESSES: Meeting addresses: Anchorage: FWS Regional Office, 1011 East Tudor Road. Fairbanks: Noel Wien Library. 1215 Cowles Street. Address comments or questions to Cyndie Wolfe, Project Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road, MS–231, Anchorage, AK 99503. Comment forms and project information are available on the project Web site at: http:// yukonflatseis.ensr.com. The comment form may be used to submit comments electronically on the project Web site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cyndie Wolfe, Project Coordinator, 907– 786–3463. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We plan to hold public scoping meetings to help PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 us prepare an EIS under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370d) and its implementing regulations for a proposed land exchange and acquisition of certain lands owned by Doyon, Limited within the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. In our earlier notice of intent to prepare this EIS (70 FR 60845, October 19, 2005), we said that we would soon announce February 2006 dates for scoping meetings. However, we have extended the timeframe for those meetings to early April 2006. With this notice, we announce scheduled meeting dates and ask the public for suggestions and information on the scope of issues to be addressed in our EIS. We will accept comments received on or before April 15, 2006. For more information about the proposed land exchange, please see our earlier notice (70 FR 60845) or visit our project Web site at http://yukonflatseis.ensr.com. The draft EIS, tentatively scheduled for release in February 2007, will also be available for viewing and downloading at this URL. We will schedule additional public meetings to discuss the draft EIS. We also plan to use special mailings, newspaper articles, and other media releases to announce opportunities for the public to provide written and oral input. Dated: February 15, 2006. Rowan Gould, Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska. [FR Doc. E6–3026 Filed 3–2–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK964–1410–HY–P; FF–14945–A, DYA–2] Alaska Native Claims Selection AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, DOI. Notice of decisions approving lands for conveyance. ACTION: SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to MTNT, Limited, Successor in Interest to Seseui, Incorporated and Doyon, Limited. The lands are located in T. 22 S., R. 28 E., T. 23 S., R. 28 E., and T. 23 S., R. 29 E., Kateel River Meridian, Alaska, in the vicinity of Telida Alaska, and contain 5,280.36 acres. Notice of the decision will also be E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Environmental Impact Statement for a Proposed Land Exchange in 
Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, AK

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public scoping meeting schedule.

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SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), plan to hold public 
scoping meetings to help us prepare an Environmental Impact Statement 
(EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for a 
proposed land exchange within the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge 
in Alaska. In our earlier notice of intent to prepare this EIS, we 
announced that scoping meetings would be held in February. However, we 
have extended the meeting schedule through early April. With this 
notice, we announce meeting dates and ask the public for suggestions 
and comments on the scope of issues to be addressed in our EIS.

DATES: The meeting dates are:
     April 3, 2006: Open house, 3-8 p.m., Fairbanks
     April 4, 2006: Open house, 3-8 p.m., Anchorage
     To be announced: We will also hold scoping meetings in the 
communities of Arctic Village, Beaver, Birch Creek, Central, 
Chalkyitsik, Circle, Fort Yukon, Stevens Village, and Venetie. However, 
the schedule for these meetings will be highly dependent on local 
weather conditions and other village activities and commitments. Dates 
and times for these meetings will be announced locally.
    Comment period end date: We will accept public scoping comments 
received on or before April 15, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Meeting addresses:
    Anchorage: FWS Regional Office, 1011 East Tudor Road.
    Fairbanks: Noel Wien Library. 1215 Cowles Street.
    Address comments or questions to Cyndie Wolfe, Project Coordinator, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1011 East Tudor Road, MS-231, 
Anchorage, AK 99503. Comment forms and project information are 
available on the project Web site at: http://yukonflatseis.ensr.com. 
The comment form may be used to submit comments electronically on the 
project Web site.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cyndie Wolfe, Project Coordinator, 
907-786-3463.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We plan to hold public scoping meetings to 
help us prepare an EIS under the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321-4370d) and its implementing regulations for a 
proposed land exchange and acquisition of certain lands owned by Doyon, 
Limited within the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. In 
our earlier notice of intent to prepare this EIS (70 FR 60845, October 
19, 2005), we said that we would soon announce February 2006 dates for 
scoping meetings. However, we have extended the timeframe for those 
meetings to early April 2006. With this notice, we announce scheduled 
meeting dates and ask the public for suggestions and information on the 
scope of issues to be addressed in our EIS. We will accept comments 
received on or before April 15, 2006. For more information about the 
proposed land exchange, please see our earlier notice (70 FR 60845) or 
visit our project Web site at http://yukonflatseis.ensr.com. The draft 
EIS, tentatively scheduled for release in February 2007, will also be 
available for viewing and downloading at this URL.
    We will schedule additional public meetings to discuss the draft 
EIS. We also plan to use special mailings, newspaper articles, and 
other media releases to announce opportunities for the public to 
provide written and oral input.

    Dated: February 15, 2006.
Rowan Gould,
Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska.
 [FR Doc. E6-3026 Filed 3-2-06; 8:45 am]
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