Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Utah, 33000-33001 [E6-8796]

Download as PDF 33000 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 7, 2006 / Notices Dated: May 16, 2006. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–8811 Filed 6–6–06; 8:45 am] ‘‘Form and Content of Application Submission.’’ V. Notification of Selection/NonSelection Those tribes selected to participate will be notified by letter. Tribes will be notified within 60 days of the application deadline. Upon notification, each tribe selected will be awarded a grant. The Chief, Division of Workforce Development will notify each tribe of non-selection. VI. Authority This notice is published in accordance with Public Law 102–477 and is in the exercise of authority delegated to the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 DM 8. Dated: May 22, 2006. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–8864 Filed 6–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4M–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Approved Tribal-State Class III Gaming Amendment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice publishes an Approval of the Amendment to Interim Compact between the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Reservation and the state of Montana regarding Class III Gaming on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation. DATES: Effective Date: June 7, 2006. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George T. Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 (IGRA) Public Law 100–497, 25 U.S.C. 2710, the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. This Amendment allows for the expansion of the Tribe’s number of machines, prize limits, wager limits, and adopts technical standards for electronic games of chance. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:23 Jun 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [UT–923–06–1320–00] Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Utah Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Kenilworth Tract Coal Lease Application UTU–81893. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land ManagementUtah State Office will offer certain coal resources described below as the Kenilworth Tract (UTU–81893) in Carbon County, Utah, for competitive sale by sealed bid, in accordance with the provisions for competitive lease sales in 43 CFR 3422.2(a), and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended and supplemented (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq.). DATES: The lease sale will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday June 8, 2006. The bid must be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or be hand delivered to the address indicated below, and must be received on or before 10 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2006. The Cashier will issue a receipt for each hand delivered sealed bid. Any bid received after the time specified will not be considered and will be returned. The outside of the sealed envelope containing the bid must clearly state that envelope contains a bid for Coal Lease Sale UTU–81893, and is not to be opened before the date and hour of the sale. ADDRESSES: The lease sale will be held in the Utah State Office, Bureau of Land Management in the Monument Conference Room, Fifth Floor, 440 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Sealed bids can be hand delivered to the cashier, Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah, or may be mailed to the Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145– 0155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stan Perkes, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt City, Utah 84101–1345 or telephone 801–539–4036. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Coal Lease Sale is being held in response to PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a lease by application (LBA) filed by Andalex Resources Inc. The coal resources to be offered consist of all recoverable reserves available in the following described lands located in Carbon County, Utah approximately eight miles northeast of Helper, Utah on private lands with federally administered minerals: T. 12 S., R. 10 E., SLM, Carbon County, Utah Sec. 26, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4; Sec. 27, S1⁄2; Sec. 34, S1⁄2NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4, S1⁄2; Sec. 35, NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, S1⁄2. Containing 1,760.00 acres The Kenilworth coal tract has one or more minable coal beds. The minable portions of the Castlegate A coal bed in this area is around six to twelve feet in thickness. The Castlegate A bed contains more than 14.9 million tons of recoverable high-volatile A bituminous coal. The Kenilworth coal bed may be recoverable but further analysis will be required through. The estimated coal quality in the Castlgate A coal bed on an ‘‘as received basis’’ is as follows: 13,060 ............ 2.92 ................ 7.61 ................ 41.82 .............. 47.83 .............. 0.41 ................ Btu/lb., Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent moisture, ash, volatile matter, fixed carbon, sulfur. The Kenilworth Tract will be leased to the qualified bidder of the highest cash amount, provided that the high bid equals or exceeds the Fair Market Value (FMV) for the tract as determined by the authorized officer after the Sale. The Department of the Interior has established a minimum bid of $100 per acre or fraction thereof for the tracts. The minimum bid is not intended to represent the FMV. The lease issued as a result of this offering will provide for payment of an annual rental of $3 per acre, a royalty rate of 12.5 percent of the value of coal mined by surface methods, and a royalty of 8 percent of the value of the coal produced by underground mining methods. The value of the coal will be determined in accordance with 30 CFR 206.250. The required Detailed Statement, including bidding instructions for the offered tracts and the terms and conditions of the proposed coal lease, is available from Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145– 0155 or in the Public Room (Room 500), 440 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. All case file documents and written comments submitted by the public on Fair Market Value or royalty rates except those portions identified as E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 7, 2006 / Notices proprietary by the commentator and meeting exemptions stated in the Freedom of Information Act, are available for public inspection during normal business hours in the Public Room (Room 500) of the Bureau of Land Management. 33001 Coordinator, Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana, 59101, telephone 406–896–5258 or Sandra S. Brooks, Field Manager, Billings Field Office, telephone 406– 896–5013. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Kent Hoffman, Deputy State Director, Lands and Minerals. [FR Doc. E6–8796 Filed 6–6–06; 8:45 am] Dated: June 1, 2006. Sandra S. Brooks, Billings Field Manager. [FR Doc. E6–8824 Filed 6–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DK–P BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [MT–020–1020–PK] [NM–920–1310–06; NMNM 108883] Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 108883 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: Under 42 U.S.C. §§ 9622(d)(2), 9622(g)(12) and 28 CFR 50.7, notice is hereby given that on May 26, 2006, two proposed Consent Decrees in United States v. Industrial Excess Landfill, Inc., Civil Action Number 5:89–CV–1988 (consolidated with State of Ohio v. Industrial Excess Landfill, Inc., Civil Action Number 5:91–CV–2559), were lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The first Consent Decree resolves claims against PPG Industries, Inc. (‘‘PPG’’), brought by the United States on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) under section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607, for response costs incurred and to be incurred by the United States in responding to the release and threatened release of hazardous substances at the Industrial Excess Landfill Superfund Site (‘‘Site’’) in Uniontown, Ohio. Under its Consent Decree, PPG will pay the United States $72,500 in reimbursement of response costs. The second Consent Decree resolves claims against Morgan Adhesives Co. (‘‘Morgan’’), brought by the United States on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency under section 107 of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9607, for response costs incurred and to be incurred by the United States in responding to the release and threatened release of hazardous substance at the Site, as well as CERCLA and other claims related to the Site brought against Morgan by the State of Ohio. Under its Consent Decree, Morgan will pay the United States $334,016 in reimbursement of response costs and will pay the State of Ohio $15,984 in reimbursement of response costs. Both Consent Decrees are de minimis settlements pursuant to Section 122(g)(1)(A) of CERCLA, 42 U.S.C. 9622(g)(1)(A). Under the respective Consent Decree, the United States covenants not to sue PPG, and the United States and the State of Ohio covenant not to sue Morgan, regarding the Site, subject to reservations of rights should information be discovered which indicates that a settling defendant no longer qualifies as a de minimis party, as well as reservations commonly included in CERCLA settlements of all rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: A meeting will be held July 19, 2006, at the Bureau of Land Management Montana State Office, 5501 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana, 59101, beginning at 7 a.m. The public comment period will begin at 11:30 a.m. 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 eastern Montana. 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 hearing 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 below. The Council will hear updates on the Miles City Resource Management Plan and the coal bed natural gas SEIS, Yellowstone River island ownership, and tour the Pompeys Pillar National Monument interpretive center. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Apple, Resource Advisory Council VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:54 Jun 06, 2006 Jkt 208001 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 108883 from the lessee, Coulthurst Management & Investment, Inc., for lands in Sandoval County, New Mexico. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernadine T. Martinez, BLM, New Mexico State Office, at (505) 438–7530. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: No lease has been issued that affects the lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year, and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee paid the required $500.00 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166.00 cost for publishing this Notice in the Federal Register. The lessee met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate lease NMNM 108883, effective the date of termination, September 1, 2005, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. Dated: June 2, 2006. Bernadine T. Martinez, Land Law Examiner. [FR Doc. E6–8795 Filed 6–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Lodging of Consent Decrees Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 109 (Wednesday, June 7, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33000-33001]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[UT-923-06-1320-00]


Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Utah

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Kenilworth Tract Coal 
Lease Application UTU-81893.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the United States Department of 
the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Utah State Office will offer 
certain coal resources described below as the Kenilworth Tract (UTU-
81893) in Carbon County, Utah, for competitive sale by sealed bid, in 
accordance with the provisions for competitive lease sales in 43 CFR 
3422.2(a), and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended and 
supplemented (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq.).

DATES: The lease sale will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday June 8, 2006. 
The bid must be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or be 
hand delivered to the address indicated below, and must be received on 
or before 10 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2006. The Cashier will issue a 
receipt for each hand delivered sealed bid. Any bid received after the 
time specified will not be considered and will be returned. The outside 
of the sealed envelope containing the bid must clearly state that 
envelope contains a bid for Coal Lease Sale UTU-81893, and is not to be 
opened before the date and hour of the sale.

ADDRESSES: The lease sale will be held in the Utah State Office, Bureau 
of Land Management in the Monument Conference Room, Fifth Floor, 440 
West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Sealed bids can be hand delivered 
to the cashier, Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt 
Lake City, Utah, or may be mailed to the Bureau of Land Management, 
Utah State Office, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145-0155.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stan Perkes, 440 West 200 South, Suite 
500, Salt City, Utah 84101-1345 or telephone 801-539-4036.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Coal Lease Sale is being held in 
response to a lease by application (LBA) filed by Andalex Resources 
Inc. The coal resources to be offered consist of all recoverable 
reserves available in the following described lands located in Carbon 
County, Utah approximately eight miles northeast of Helper, Utah on 
private lands with federally administered minerals:

T. 12 S., R. 10 E., SLM, Carbon County, Utah
    Sec. 26, N\1/2\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, S\1/2\;
    Sec. 34, S\1/2\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\, S\1/2\;
    Sec. 35, NE\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\, S\1/2\.

    Containing 1,760.00 acres

    The Kenilworth coal tract has one or more minable coal beds. The 
minable portions of the Castlegate A coal bed in this area is around 
six to twelve feet in thickness. The Castlegate A bed contains more 
than 14.9 million tons of recoverable high-volatile A bituminous coal. 
The Kenilworth coal bed may be recoverable but further analysis will be 
required through. The estimated coal quality in the Castlgate A coal 
bed on an ``as received basis'' is as follows:

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13,060....................................  Btu/lb.,
2.92......................................  Percent moisture,
7.61......................................  Percent ash,
41.82.....................................  Percent volatile matter,
47.83.....................................  Percent fixed carbon,
0.41......................................  Percent sulfur.
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The Kenilworth Tract will be leased to the qualified bidder of the 
highest cash amount, provided that the high bid equals or exceeds the 
Fair Market Value (FMV) for the tract as determined by the authorized 
officer after the Sale. The Department of the Interior has established 
a minimum bid of $100 per acre or fraction thereof for the tracts. The 
minimum bid is not intended to represent the FMV. The lease issued as a 
result of this offering will provide for payment of an annual rental of 
$3 per acre, a royalty rate of 12.5 percent of the value of coal mined 
by surface methods, and a royalty of 8 percent of the value of the coal 
produced by underground mining methods. The value of the coal will be 
determined in accordance with 30 CFR 206.250.
    The required Detailed Statement, including bidding instructions for 
the offered tracts and the terms and conditions of the proposed coal 
lease, is available from Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, 
P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145-0155 or in the Public Room 
(Room 500), 440 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. All case 
file documents and written comments submitted by the public on Fair 
Market Value or royalty rates except those portions identified as

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proprietary by the commentator and meeting exemptions stated in the 
Freedom of Information Act, are available for public inspection during 
normal business hours in the Public Room (Room 500) of the Bureau of 
Land Management.

Kent Hoffman,
Deputy State Director, Lands and Minerals.
[FR Doc. E6-8796 Filed 6-6-06; 8:45 am]
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