Call for Nominations for Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council, 35288 [E6-9524]

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VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:46 Jun 16, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: June 12, 2006. Theresa E, Rabot, Acting Deputy Regional Director, Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1, Portland, Oregon. Dated: June 12, 2006. Angela Somma, Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 06–5487 Filed 6–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–S and 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Call for Nominations for Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Resource Advisory Council call for nominations in Northwest Colorado. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (RAC) specifically in ‘‘Category 2,’’ which includes representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, dispersed recreation users, and wild horse and burro organizations. The RAC provides advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within northwestern Colorado. The BLM will consider public nominations for 30 days after the publication date of this notice. DATES: Send all nominations to the address below no later than July 19, 2006. ADDRESSES: David Boyd, Glenwood Springs Field Office, BLM, 50629 Highways 6 and 24, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601. Phone: (970) 947–2800. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1730, et seq.) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to establish advisory councils, with 10 to 15 members each, that are consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by the FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State or States in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and experience and their knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decisionmaking. The following must accompany all nominations: —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations, —A completed background information nomination form, —Any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, the BLM Glenwood Springs Field Office will issue a press release providing additional information for submitting nominations. Dated: April 24, 2006. Jamie Connell, Designated Federal Officer, Northwest RAC, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. E6–9524 Filed 6–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–921–1320–EM; NDM 95104] Request for Public Comment on Environmental Analysis, Fair Market Value, and Maximum Economic Recovery; Coal Lease Application— NDM 95104; BNI Coal, Ltd. Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management announces the availability of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the BNI Coal, Ltd.’s (BNI) Federal Coal Lease Application NDM 95104 and requests public comment on the associated Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), Fair Market Value (FMV), and Maximum Economic Recovery (MER) of the coal resources subject to the lease application. The land included in Coal Lease Application NDM 95104 is adjacent to BNI’s Center Mine, located in Oliver County, North Dakota, and is described as follows: T. 142 N., R. 84 W., 5th P. M. Sec. 28: W1⁄2. 320.00 acres. The EA addresses the cultural, socioeconomic, environmental and cumulative impacts that would likely E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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[FR Doc No: E6-9524]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management


Call for Nominations for Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory 
Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Resource Advisory Council call for nominations in 
Northwest Colorado.

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SUMMARY:  The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations 
for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest Colorado Resource 
Advisory Council (RAC) specifically in ``Category 2,'' which includes 
representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental 
organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, dispersed 
recreation users, and wild horse and burro organizations. The RAC 
provides advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and 
management of the public lands within northwestern Colorado. The BLM 
will consider public nominations for 30 days after the publication date 
of this notice.

DATES: Send all nominations to the address below no later than July 19, 
2006.

ADDRESSES:  David Boyd, Glenwood Springs Field Office, BLM, 50629 
Highways 6 and 24, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601. Phone: (970) 947-
2800.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1730, et seq.) directs the Secretary of the Interior 
to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of 
lands administered by BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary 
to establish advisory councils, with 10 to 15 members each, that are 
consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA). As required by the FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and 
representative of the various interests concerned with the management 
of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR 
subpart 1784.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be 
residents of the State or States in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The 
BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and 
experience and their knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. 
Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource 
decisionmaking. The following must accompany all nominations:

--Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations,
--A completed background information nomination form,
--Any other information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications.

    Simultaneous with this notice, the BLM Glenwood Springs Field 
Office will issue a press release providing additional information for 
submitting nominations.

    Dated: April 24, 2006.
Jamie Connell,
Designated Federal Officer, Northwest RAC, Bureau of Land Management.
 [FR Doc. E6-9524 Filed 6-16-06; 8:45 am]
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