Notice of Emergency Closure of Public Lands in Tuolumne County, CA, 11675 [E6-3246]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 8, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–180–1220–PH] erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES Notice of Emergency Closure of Public Lands in Tuolumne County, CA SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that approximately 80 acres of public lands have been temporarily closed to all public uses that could result in death or injury to nearby residents or private property damage through the use of firearms, ignition of a wildfire, and/or damaging or destroying vegetation and associated wildlife habitat. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to the use of firearms for target shooting or hunting, the operation of motorized vehicles or other internal combustion engines in any capacity, camping, or ignition of any open fires. This closure is made under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1 Closure and Restriction Orders. The closed area is in the vicinity of Lake Don Pedro in Tuolumne County, and is within T2S, R15E, Section 31, NE 1⁄4, NE 1⁄4, and Section 32, NW 1⁄4, NW 1⁄4, Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian. All entry will be selectively restricted during this emergency closure to protect persons, property, public lands, and natural resources. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to this area, and a fence will be constructed to exclude vehicle entry. DATES: The emergency closure will remain in effect until the Folsom Field Office completes a Resource Management Plan in 2007 which will establish permanent rules for the public use of the property. ADDRESSES: Maps of the closure area may be obtained from the Folsom Field Office, 63 Natoma Street, Folsom, California, 95630. Phone (916) 985– 4474. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deane Swickard, Folsom Field Office Manager, (916) 985–4474. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The approximately 80 acres of public land known locally as the Salambo Mine has been receiving inappropriate use that constitutes chronic abuse of the public lands, including unregulated and indiscriminate firearms use, uncontrolled off-road vehicle use, noisy parties with large bonfires and underage drinking that continue well into the evening hours, trash dumping, and destruction of native vegetation and associated wildlife habitat. Neighbors in a near-by residential area consider these public lands, because of how they are used, a public nuisance, as does the Don VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:23 Mar 07, 2006 Jkt 208001 Pedro Recreation Agency, a subdivision of the Turlock Irrigation District which manages Lake Don Pedro for public recreation. These public lands will remain open during daylight hours to access by other than motorized vehicle, and to uses that do not involve firearms. Exemptions: Persons who are exempt from these rules include: Federal, State, or local officers or employees in the scope of their duties; and members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in performance of an official duty. Penalties: Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this closure order may be subject to the penalties provided in 43 CFR 8360.0–7, which include a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Dated: January 5, 2006. D.K. Swickard, Folsom Field Manager. [FR Doc. E6–3246 Filed 3–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–014–6333–NY–HPNL; HAG–06–0041] Emergency Closure of Public Lands and BLM-Administered Roads; Klamath County, OR AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Emergency closure of public lands and BLM-administered access roads in Klamath County, Oregon. 11675 Regulatory Commission. Access by additional parties may be allowed, but must be approved in advance in writing by the Authorized Officer. Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this closure order may be subject to the penalties provided in 43 CFR 8360.0–7, which include a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months, as well as the penalties provided under Oregon State law. The public lands and roads closed to public use under this order will be posted with signs at points of public access. The purpose of this emergency closure is to protect persons from potential harm from rock slides, unstable slopes, heavy equipment operation on single lane roads, and construction activities. DATES: This closure is effective from the date this closure is signed by the Authorized Officer and will expire when repair of the J.C. Boyle power plant flume is completed. ADDRESSES: Copies of the closure order and maps showing the location of the closed lands and roads are available from the Klamath Falls Resource Area Office, 2795 Anderson Avenue, Building 25, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97603. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jon Raby, Manager, Klamath Falls Resource Area Office, at (541) 883–6916. Dated: December 6, 2005. Jon Raby, Manager, Klamath Falls Resource Area. [FR Doc. E6–3237 Filed 3–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P Notice is hereby given that certain public lands and access roads thereon in Klamath County, Oregon, are closed to all entry or use by all members of the public. The closure is made under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1. The public lands affected by this emergency closure are specifically identified as follows: SUMMARY: Willamette Meridian, Oregon T. 40 S., R. 6 E. Section 1 S1⁄2, Section 12 All lands west of the east bank of the Klamath River, Section 13 All lands west of the east bank of the Klamath River. The following persons, operating within the scope of their official duties, are exempt from the provisions of this closure order: PacifiCorp Employees, its contractors and subcontractors, Bureau of Land Management employees, state, local, and Federal law enforcement and fire protection personnel, and employees of the Federal Energy PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID–110–5420–EU–D037, DK–G06–0001; IDI– 35135] Disclaimer of Interest in Lands, Idaho AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: An application has been filed by Peter W. Ware, Jr., Attorney at Law on behalf of Roy and Donna Johnson and Willowbrook Development Partners II, LLC, for a recordable disclaimer of interest from the United States. DATES: Comments or protests to this action should be received by June 6, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments or protests must be filed with: State Director (ID933), E:\FR\FM\08MRN1.SGM 08MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 45 (Wednesday, March 8, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CA-180-1220-PH]


Notice of Emergency Closure of Public Lands in Tuolumne County, 
CA

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that approximately 80 acres of public 
lands have been temporarily closed to all public uses that could result 
in death or injury to nearby residents or private property damage 
through the use of firearms, ignition of a wildfire, and/or damaging or 
destroying vegetation and associated wildlife habitat. Prohibited 
activities include, but are not limited to the use of firearms for 
target shooting or hunting, the operation of motorized vehicles or 
other internal combustion engines in any capacity, camping, or ignition 
of any open fires. This closure is made under the authority of 43 CFR 
8364.1 Closure and Restriction Orders.
    The closed area is in the vicinity of Lake Don Pedro in Tuolumne 
County, and is within T2S, R15E, Section 31, NE \1/4\, NE \1/4\, and 
Section 32, NW \1/4\, NW \1/4\, Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian. All 
entry will be selectively restricted during this emergency closure to 
protect persons, property, public lands, and natural resources.
    Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to this area, and 
a fence will be constructed to exclude vehicle entry.

DATES: The emergency closure will remain in effect until the Folsom 
Field Office completes a Resource Management Plan in 2007 which will 
establish permanent rules for the public use of the property.

ADDRESSES: Maps of the closure area may be obtained from the Folsom 
Field Office, 63 Natoma Street, Folsom, California, 95630. Phone (916) 
985-4474.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deane Swickard, Folsom Field Office 
Manager, (916) 985-4474.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The approximately 80 acres of public land 
known locally as the Salambo Mine has been receiving inappropriate use 
that constitutes chronic abuse of the public lands, including 
unregulated and indiscriminate firearms use, uncontrolled off-road 
vehicle use, noisy parties with large bonfires and underage drinking 
that continue well into the evening hours, trash dumping, and 
destruction of native vegetation and associated wildlife habitat. 
Neighbors in a near-by residential area consider these public lands, 
because of how they are used, a public nuisance, as does the Don Pedro 
Recreation Agency, a subdivision of the Turlock Irrigation District 
which manages Lake Don Pedro for public recreation.
    These public lands will remain open during daylight hours to access 
by other than motorized vehicle, and to uses that do not involve 
firearms.
    Exemptions: Persons who are exempt from these rules include: 
Federal, State, or local officers or employees in the scope of their 
duties; and members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in 
performance of an official duty.
    Penalties: Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of 
this closure order may be subject to the penalties provided in 43 CFR 
8360.0-7, which include a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment 
not to exceed 12 months.

    Dated: January 5, 2006.
D.K. Swickard,
Folsom Field Manager.
 [FR Doc. E6-3246 Filed 3-7-06; 8:45 am]
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