Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Washington, 27267-27268 [E6-7116]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 10, 2006 / Notices The Committee is researching effective means to receive public comments during their public meetings. As an experiment, for the June 7, 2006 meeting, comments will be accepted for a ‘‘Public Comment Panel’’ starting at or about 4 p.m. This panel will be made up of no more than four individuals; each will be allotted 15 minutes to speak. In order to be considered for the Public Comment Panel, individuals must provide a written request to Rebecca J. Richards via e-mail at PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov no later than Friday, May 26, 2006 with the following information: (1) A brief biographical description, including name and affiliation; (2) A list of the topic(s) that the potential panelist would like to address, and a one-paragraph summary of the potential panelist’s unique perspective or knowledge of each such topic; and (3) Contact information, including a daytime telephone number, and e-mail address. The Executive Director, in consultation with the Chair, Vice Chair, and subcommittee Chairs of the Committee will choose the panelists based upon the written submissions. The Executive Director will notify the panelists chosen for the Public Comment Panel both via e-mail and through the Committee’s Web site. Public attendance is encouraged. Any member of the public who wishes to attend the public session is requested to provide his or her name no later than 12:00 p.m. EST, Friday, June 2, 2006, to Rebecca J. Richards via e-mail at PrivacyCommittee@dhs.gov, or via telephone at (571) 227–3813. This will assist with the preparation of meeting materials and seating arrangements. Everyone who plans to attend is respectfully requested to be present and seated by 8:15 a.m. for the morning session and by 12:45 p.m. for the afternoon session. Persons with disabilities who require special assistance should indicate this in their admittance request and are encouraged to identify anticipated special needs as early as possible. Although every effort will be made to accommodate all members of the public, seating is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Basis for Closure A portion of this Committee meeting will be closed for administrative and planning purposes that are referenced above. The closed portion is excluded from the Open Meetings requirement, pursuant to the authority contained in 41 CFR 102–3.160(b). VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:59 May 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: May 4, 2006. Maureen Cooney, Acting Chief Privacy Officer. [FR Doc. E6–7147 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–936–1430–ET; HAG–06–0096; WAOR– 11331] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Washington Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior proposes to extend on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management, the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6631 for an additional 20 year period. PLO No. 6631 withdrew 24.65 acres of public land in Okanogon County, Washington, from settlement, sale, location or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, to protect the natural and recreational values, and the investment in Federal funds at the Split Rock Recreation Area. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by August 8, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Oregon/ Washington State Director, BLM, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, Oregon 97208– 2965. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Schurger, Wenatchee Field Office, 509–665–2116, or, Charles R. Roy, BLM Oregon/Washington State Office, 503–808–6189. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6631 (51 FR 43003) will expire on November 27, 2006, unless extended. The Bureau of Land Management has filed an application to extend Public Land Order No. 6631 which withdrew the following described public land from settlement, sale, location and entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, to protect the Split Rock Recreation Site: Willamette Meridian Split Rock Recreation Site T. 39 N., R.26 E., PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27267 Sec. 18, lot 7. The area described contains 24.65 acres in Okanogan County. The BLM petition/application has been approved by the Assistant Secretary of the Interior. Therefore, it constitutes a withdrawal proposal of the Secretary of the Interior (43 CFR 2310.1–3(e)). The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not adequately constrain nondiscretionary uses and would not provide adequate protection of the Federal investment in the improvements located on the land. There are no suitable alternative sites with equal or greater benefit to the government. No additional water rights will be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal. The preliminary mineral potential evaluation found the above described lands to be non-mineral in character. The purpose of the proposed withdrawal extension is to protect the natural, and recreation values, and the investment of Federal funds at the Split Rock Recreation Area. For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may present their views in writing to the State Director at the address indicated above. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the State Director at the address indicated above within 90 days from the publication of this notice. Upon determination by the authorized officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1 27268 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 10, 2006 / Notices (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1) We will not officially file this plat, in 2 sheets, until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions or appeals. Dated: May 2, 2006. Michael L. Barnes, Acting Chief, Branch of Lands and Mineral Resources. [FR Doc. E6–7116 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] Dated: May 2, 2006. Thomas M. Deiling, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Resources. [FR Doc. E6–7102 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P Dated: May 3, 2006. Thomas M. Deiling, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Resources. [FR Doc. E6–7104 Filed 5–9–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [MT–926–06–1910–BJ–5REW] [MT–926–06–1420–BJ–TRST] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Montana: Filing of Plat of Survey Montana: Filing of Plat of Survey Minerals Management Service Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plat of survey. AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request The withdrawal extension application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Toth, Cadastral Surveyor, Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, telephone (406) 896–5121 or (406) 896– 5009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This survey was executed at the request of the Northern Cheyenne Agency, through the Rocky Mountain Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs and was necessary to determine Trust and Tribal lands. The lands we surveyed are: SUMMARY: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Principal Meridian, Montana T. 3 S., R. 44 E. The plat, in 2 sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines, the adjusted original meanders of the former left bank of the Tongue River through sections 10 and 15, portions of the subdivision of sections 10 and 15, and the subdivision of sections 10 and 15, and the survey of portions of the meanders of the present left bank of the Tongue River through sections 10 and 15, Township 3 South, Range 44 East, Principal Meridian, Montana, was accepted April 24, 2006. We will place a copy of the plat, in 2 sheets, and related field notes we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If BLM receives a protest against this survey, as shown on this plat, in 2 sheets, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:59 May 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Thomas, Cadastral Surveyor, Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, telephone (406) 896–5134 or (406) 896– 5009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This survey was executed at the request of the Rocky Mountain Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and was necessary to determine Trust and Tribal land. The lands we surveyed are: SUMMARY: Principal Meridian, Montana T. 27 N., R. 53 E. The plat, in two sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the east, west, and north boundaries, a portion of the subdivisional lines, the adjusted original meanders of the former left bank of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 1, 2, and 6, and a portion of the subdivision of sections 1, 2, and 6, the subdivision of sections 1 and 2, and the survey of the meanders of the present left bank of the Missouri River, downstream, through sections 1, 2, and 6, and certain division of accretion lines, in Township 27 North, Range 53 East, Principal Meridian, Montana, was accepted April 26, 2006. We will place a copy of the plats, in two sheets, and related field notes we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If BLM receives a protest against these surveys, as shown on these plats, in two PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sheets, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. We will not officially file these plats, in two sheets, until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions or appeals. Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of extension of an information collection (1010–0154). AGENCY: SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are inviting comments on a collection of information that we will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request (ICR) concerns the paperwork requirements under the Endangered Species Act Biological Opinions, issued by the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries (NOAA Fisheries) and is titled: ‘‘Notices to Lessees and Operators (NTLs)— Implementation of Seismic Survey Mitigation Measures and Protected Species Observer Program, NTL—Vessel Strike Avoidance and Injured/Dead Protected Species Reporting; and NTL— Marine Trash and Debris Awareness and Elimination.’’ DATES: Submit written comments by July 10, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods listed below. Please use the Information Collection Number 1010–0154 as an identifier in your message. • Public Connect on-line commenting system, https://ocsconnect.mms.gov. Follow the instructions on the Web site for submitting comments. • E-mail MMS at rules.comments@mms.gov. Identify with Information Collection Number 1010– 0154 in the subject line. • Fax: 703–787–1093. Identify with Information Collection Number 1010– 0154. E:\FR\FM\10MYN1.SGM 10MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 90 (Wednesday, May 10, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27267-27268]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-7116]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[OR-936-1430-ET; HAG-06-0096; WAOR-11331]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for 
Public Meeting; Washington

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior proposes to extend on behalf of 
the Bureau of Land Management, the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) 
No. 6631 for an additional 20 year period. PLO No. 6631 withdrew 24.65 
acres of public land in Okanogon County, Washington, from settlement, 
sale, location or entry under the general land laws, including the 
United States mining laws, to protect the natural and recreational 
values, and the investment in Federal funds at the Split Rock 
Recreation Area. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on 
the proposed action and to request a public meeting.

DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by 
August 8, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Oregon/
Washington State Director, BLM, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, Oregon 97208-
2965.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Schurger, Wenatchee Field 
Office, 509-665-2116, or, Charles R. Roy, BLM Oregon/Washington State 
Office, 503-808-6189.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6631 (51 
FR 43003) will expire on November 27, 2006, unless extended. The Bureau 
of Land Management has filed an application to extend Public Land Order 
No. 6631 which withdrew the following described public land from 
settlement, sale, location and entry under the general land laws, 
including the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing 
rights, to protect the Split Rock Recreation Site:

Willamette Meridian

Split Rock Recreation Site

    T. 39 N., R.26 E.,
    Sec. 18, lot 7.

    The area described contains 24.65 acres in Okanogan County.

    The BLM petition/application has been approved by the Assistant 
Secretary of the Interior. Therefore, it constitutes a withdrawal 
proposal of the Secretary of the Interior (43 CFR 2310.1-3(e)).
    The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative 
agreement would not adequately constrain non-discretionary uses and 
would not provide adequate protection of the Federal investment in the 
improvements located on the land.
    There are no suitable alternative sites with equal or greater 
benefit to the government.
    No additional water rights will be needed to fulfill the purpose of 
the requested withdrawal.
    The preliminary mineral potential evaluation found the above 
described lands to be non-mineral in character.
    The purpose of the proposed withdrawal extension is to protect the 
natural, and recreation values, and the investment of Federal funds at 
the Split Rock Recreation Area.
    For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this 
notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or 
objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may 
present their views in writing to the State Director at the address 
indicated above. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If 
you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from 
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this 
prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be 
honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their 
entirety.
    Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is 
afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All 
interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the 
State Director at the address indicated above within 90 days from the 
publication of this notice. Upon determination by the authorized 
officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and 
place will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days before 
the scheduled date of the meeting.

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    The withdrawal extension application will be processed in 
accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4.

(Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3-1)

    Dated: May 2, 2006.
Michael L. Barnes,
Acting Chief, Branch of Lands and Mineral Resources.
[FR Doc. E6-7116 Filed 5-9-06; 8:45 am]
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