Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Pima County, AZ, 35291-35292 [E6-9533]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 117 / Monday, June 19, 2006 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona DeLorme, Wild Horse and Burro Administrative Assistant, (775) 861-6583. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may reach Ms. DeLorme at any time by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 1 (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Meeting Under the authority of 43 CFR part 1784, the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board advises the Secretary of the Interior, the Director of the BLM, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Chief of the Forest Service, on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nation’s public lands. 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Although the BLM will attempt to meet a request received after that date, the requested auxiliary aid or service may not be available because of insufficient time to arrange it. The Federal Advisory Committee Management Regulations [41 CFR 101– 6.1015(b),] require BLM to publish in the Federal Register notice of a meeting 15 days prior to the meeting date. Electronic Access and Filing Address jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES II. Public Comment Procedures Members of the public may make oral statements to the Advisory Board on July 17, 2006, at the appropriate point in the agenda. This opportunity is anticipated to occur at 3 p.m., local time. Persons wishing to make statements should register with the BLM VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:46 Jun 16, 2006 Jkt 208001 by noon on July 17, 2006 at the meeting location. Depending on the number of speakers, the Advisory Board may limit the length of presentations. At previous meetings, presentations have been limited to three minutes in length. Speakers should address the specific wild horse and burro-related topics listed on the agenda. Speakers must submit a written copy of their statement to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section or bring a written copy to the meeting. Participation in the Advisory Board meeting is not a prerequisite for submission of written comments. The BLM invites written comments from all interested parties. Your written comments should be specific and explain the reason for any recommendation. The BLM appreciates any and all comments, but those most useful and likely to influence decisions on management and protection of wild horses and burros are those that are either supported by quantitative information or studies or those that include citations to and analysis of applicable laws and regulations. Except for comments provided in electronic format, speakers should submit two copies of their written comments where feasible. 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Please include the identifier ‘‘WH&B’’ in the subject of your message and your name and address in the body of your message. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35291 Dated: June 13, 2006. Ed Shepard Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. E6–9554 Filed 6–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–933–06, 5410–KD–A502; AZA–32613] Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Pima County, AZ Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The surface owner of the lands described in this notice, aggregating approximately 5,290.90 acres, has filed an application for the purchase of the Federally owned mineral interests in the lands. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining law. DATES: Interested persons may submit written comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at the address stated below. Comments must be received by no later than August 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004. Detailed information concerning this action, including appropriate environmental information, is available for review at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vivian Titus, Land Law Examiner, at the above address or at (602) 417–9598. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The surface owner of the following described lands has filed an application pursuant to section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1719(b), for the purchase and conveyance of the Federally owned mineral interest in the following described lands: Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pima County, Arizona T. 17 S., R. 12 E. Sec. 25, All that portion of Lot 3 of Sec. 25, lying Southeasterly of the Southeasterly Right-of-Way line of Mission-Twin Buttes Road as shown in Book 12 of Road Maps at Page 31, Pima County Records. (9.71 Acres (Ac.) more or less) Sec. 36, Lots 2, 4, and 5, the North Half of the South Half of Sec. 36; EXCEPT that portion lying within the West 1800 feet of Sec. 36. (155.80 Ac. more or less) T. 17 S., R. 13 E. E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 35292 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 117 / Monday, June 19, 2006 / Notices Sec. 20, All that portion of the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 20 lying Southerly of the Southerly Right-of-Way line of TwinButtes Road as it existed on March 12, 1986; and Block 2, Pimeria Alta Estates, according to Book 38 of Maps, at Page 9, Records of Pima County, Arizona. (87.97 Ac. more or less) Sec. 21, The South Half of the Southwest Quarter and the South Half of the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 21. (160 Ac. more or less) Sec. 22, The South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Sec. 22; EXCEPT the East 75 feet thereof. (77.72 Ac. more or less) Sec. 28, All of Sec. 28. (640 Ac. more or less) Sec. 29, All of Sec. 29; EXCEPT any of said Sec. 29, lying Northwesterly of the Southeasterly Right-of-Way of the Mission-Twin Buttes Road as it existed on March 12, 1986. (639.89 Ac. more or less) Sec. 30, All that portion of Lots 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 and 10, the Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the Northwest Quarter of Sec. 30, lying Southerly of the Southerly Right-of-Way line of Twin Buttes Road as it existed on March 12, 1986, and Easterly and Southerly of Mission-Twin Buttes Road as shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 31, Pima County Records, including that portion of Mission-Twin Buttes Road No. 5, lying within said Sec. 30, as abandoned by proceedings No. 1568, and shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 32; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral Survey No. 2640. (229.74 Ac. more or less) Sec. 31, All of Sec. 31, including that portion of Mission-Twin Buttes Road No. 5, lying within said Sec. 31, as abandoned by proceedings No. 1568, and shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 32 and that portion of Twin ButtesMcGee Road No. 85–A, lying within Sec. 31, as abandoned by proceedings No. 1569, and shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 33, Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral Survey Nos. 2640, 2642, 2643, 3754, 4491, and the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (392.60 Ac. more or less) Sec. 32, All of Sec. 32; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral Survey No. 3754 and the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (445.55 Ac. more or less) Sec. 33, All of Sec. 33; EXCEPT any portion lying within the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (630.01 Ac. more or less) T. 18 S., R. 12 E. Sec. 1, Lots 3, 4, 5 and 6, the South Half of the Northeast Quarter, and all that portion of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 1, lying Northeasterly of the Northeasterly Right-of-Way line of Mission-Twin Buttes Road as shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 31, Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral Survey Nos. 2643, 4490, 4492, and the patented VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:46 Jun 16, 2006 Jkt 208001 portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (405.52 Ac. more or less) T. 18 S., R. 13 E. Sec. 3, Lot 4, and that portion of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter and the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Sec. 3, lying Northwesterly of the Northwesterly Right-of-Way line of Duval Mine Road as shown in Book 8 of Road Maps, at Page 16, Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion lying within the property described in Deed to Southern Pacific Transportation Company, a corporation, recorded in Docket 4045, at Page 603, Pima County Records. (85.68 Ac. more or less) Sec. 4, Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, the South Half of the North Half and the South Half of Sec. 4, lying Northwesterly of the Northwesterly Right-of-Way line of Duval Mine Road as shown in Book 8 of Road Maps, at Page 16, Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion lying within the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627; and EXCEPT any portion lying within the property described in Deed to Southern Pacific Transportation Company, a corporation, recorded in Docket 4045, at Page 603, Pima County Records. (404.19 Ac. more or less) Sec. 5, All that portion of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 5; EXCEPT any portion lying within the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (9.04 Ac. more or less) Sec. 6, All of Sec. 6; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral Survey Nos. 2643, 4489, 4491, 4492, 4494, and the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (357.86 Ac. more or less) Sec. 7, All that portion of Sec. 7, including that portion of Mission-Twin Buttes Road No. 5, lying within said Sec. 7, as abandoned by proceedings No. 1568, and shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 32, lying Northwesterly of the Northwesterly Right-of-Way line of Duval Mine Road as shown in Book 8 of Road Maps, at Page 16, and Northeasterly of the Northeasterly Rightof-Way line of Mission-Twin Buttes Road as shown in Book 1 of Road Maps, at Page 22, Pima County Records. (559.62 Ac. more or less) Total Acres 5,290.90 more or less. Effective immediately, the BLM will process the pending application in accordance with the regulations stated in 43 CFR Part 2720. Written comments concerning the application must be received by no later than the date specified above in this notice for that purpose. The purpose for a purchase and conveyance is to allow consolidation of surface and subsurface minerals ownership where (1) there are no known mineral values or (2) in those instances where the Federal mineral interest reservation interferes with or precludes appropriate nonmineral PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 development and such development is a more beneficial use of the land than the mineral development. On June 19, 2006 the mineral interests owned by the United States in the above described lands will be segregated to the extent that they will not be subject to appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws. The segregative effect shall terminate upon issuance of a patent or deed of such mineral interest; upon final rejection of the mineral conveyance application; or June 19, 2008, whichever occurs first. (Authority: 43 CFR 2720.1–1(b)) Dated: May 3, 2006. Teresa A. Raml, Acting Associate State Director. [FR Doc. E6–9533 Filed 6–16–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NM–922–1320–06, OKNM 96155] Extension of the ‘‘Category 5’’ Royalty Rate Reduction Qualification for Oklahoma Federal Coal within a Designated Area of Nine (9) Oklahoma Counties Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The notice announces that the Federal coal lands within the nine (9) Oklahoma Counties of Atoka, Coal, Haskell, Latimer, LeFlore, McIntosh, Muskogee, Pittsburgh, and Sequoyah continue to qualify as a Category 5 royalty rate reduction ‘‘Area’’ as set forth in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royalty Rate Reduction Guidelines (55 FR 6841 and 55 FR 18401) and BLM Manual 3485, Reports, Royalties, and Records. Analysis by the Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office indicates that there have been no significant changes in the coal market for the Area during the last 5 years. Therefore, the State Director of the New Mexico State Office of the BLM has determined to extend the qualification of the Area for Category 5 Royalty Rate Reductions for five (5) additional years. DATES: The Qualification of the Designated Area for ‘‘Category 5’’ Royalty Rate Reductions is extended for five (5) years from December 17, 2005 to, and inclusive of, December 17, 2010. ADDRESSES: New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, NM 87502–0115. E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 117 (Monday, June 19, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AZ-933-06, 5410-KD-A502; AZA-32613]


Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Pima 
County, AZ

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of application.

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SUMMARY: The surface owner of the lands described in this notice, 
aggregating approximately 5,290.90 acres, has filed an application for 
the purchase of the Federally owned mineral interests in the lands. 
Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest 
from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining 
law.

DATES: Interested persons may submit written comments to the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM) at the address stated below. Comments must be 
received by no later than August 3, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North 
Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004. Detailed information concerning 
this action, including appropriate environmental information, is 
available for review at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vivian Titus, Land Law Examiner, at 
the above address or at (602) 417-9598.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The surface owner of the following described 
lands has filed an application pursuant to section 209 of the Federal 
Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1719(b), for the 
purchase and conveyance of the Federally owned mineral interest in the 
following described lands:

Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pima County, Arizona

T. 17 S., R. 12 E.
    Sec. 25, All that portion of Lot 3 of Sec. 25, lying 
Southeasterly of the Southeasterly Right-of-Way line of Mission-Twin 
Buttes Road as shown in Book 12 of Road Maps at Page 31, Pima County 
Records. (9.71 Acres (Ac.) more or less)
    Sec. 36, Lots 2, 4, and 5, the North Half of the South Half of 
Sec. 36; EXCEPT that portion lying within the West 1800 feet of Sec. 
36. (155.80 Ac. more or less) T. 17 S., R. 13 E.

[[Page 35292]]

    Sec. 20, All that portion of the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 20 
lying Southerly of the Southerly Right-of-Way line of Twin-Buttes 
Road as it existed on March 12, 1986; and Block 2, Pimeria Alta 
Estates, according to Book 38 of Maps, at Page 9, Records of Pima 
County, Arizona. (87.97 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 21, The South Half of the Southwest Quarter and the South 
Half of the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 21. (160 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 22, The South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Sec. 22; 
EXCEPT the East 75 feet thereof. (77.72 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 28, All of Sec. 28. (640 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 29, All of Sec. 29; EXCEPT any of said Sec. 29, lying 
Northwesterly of the Southeasterly Right-of-Way of the Mission-Twin 
Buttes Road as it existed on March 12, 1986. (639.89 Ac. more or 
less)
    Sec. 30, All that portion of Lots 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 and 10, the 
Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the Northwest Quarter of Sec. 
30, lying Southerly of the Southerly Right-of-Way line of Twin 
Buttes Road as it existed on March 12, 1986, and Easterly and 
Southerly of Mission-Twin Buttes Road as shown in Book 12 of Road 
Maps, at Page 31, Pima County Records, including that portion of 
Mission-Twin Buttes Road No. 5, lying within said Sec. 30, as 
abandoned by proceedings No. 1568, and shown in Book 12 of Road 
Maps, at Page 32; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral 
Survey No. 2640. (229.74 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 31, All of Sec. 31, including that portion of Mission-Twin 
Buttes Road No. 5, lying within said Sec. 31, as abandoned by 
proceedings No. 1568, and shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 32 
and that portion of Twin Buttes-McGee Road No. 85-A, lying within 
Sec. 31, as abandoned by proceedings No. 1569, and shown in Book 12 
of Road Maps, at Page 33, Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion 
lying within patented Mineral Survey Nos. 2640, 2642, 2643, 3754, 
4491, and the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (392.60 
Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 32, All of Sec. 32; EXCEPT any portion lying within 
patented Mineral Survey No. 3754 and the patented portion of Mineral 
Survey No. 4627. (445.55 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 33, All of Sec. 33; EXCEPT any portion lying within the 
patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (630.01 Ac. more or 
less)
T. 18 S., R. 12 E.
    Sec. 1, Lots 3, 4, 5 and 6, the South Half of the Northeast 
Quarter, and all that portion of the South Half of the Northwest 
Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of Sec. 1, lying Northeasterly of 
the Northeasterly Right-of-Way line of Mission-Twin Buttes Road as 
shown in Book 12 of Road Maps, at Page 31, Pima County Records; 
EXCEPT any portion lying within patented Mineral Survey Nos. 2643, 
4490, 4492, and the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. 
(405.52 Ac. more or less)
T. 18 S., R. 13 E.
    Sec. 3, Lot 4, and that portion of the Southwest Quarter of the 
Northwest Quarter and the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter 
of Sec. 3, lying Northwesterly of the Northwesterly Right-of-Way 
line of Duval Mine Road as shown in Book 8 of Road Maps, at Page 16, 
Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion lying within the property 
described in Deed to Southern Pacific Transportation Company, a 
corporation, recorded in Docket 4045, at Page 603, Pima County 
Records. (85.68 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 4, Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4, the South Half of the North Half and 
the South Half of Sec. 4, lying Northwesterly of the Northwesterly 
Right-of-Way line of Duval Mine Road as shown in Book 8 of Road 
Maps, at Page 16, Pima County Records; EXCEPT any portion lying 
within the patented portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627; and EXCEPT 
any portion lying within the property described in Deed to Southern 
Pacific Transportation Company, a corporation, recorded in Docket 
4045, at Page 603, Pima County Records. (404.19 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 5, All that portion of the Southwest Quarter of the 
Southwest Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter 
of Sec. 5; EXCEPT any portion lying within the patented portion of 
Mineral Survey No. 4627. (9.04 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 6, All of Sec. 6; EXCEPT any portion lying within patented 
Mineral Survey Nos. 2643, 4489, 4491, 4492, 4494, and the patented 
portion of Mineral Survey No. 4627. (357.86 Ac. more or less)
    Sec. 7, All that portion of Sec. 7, including that portion of 
Mission-Twin Buttes Road No. 5, lying within said Sec. 7, as 
abandoned by proceedings No. 1568, and shown in Book 12 of Road 
Maps, at Page 32, lying Northwesterly of the Northwesterly Right-of-
Way line of Duval Mine Road as shown in Book 8 of Road Maps, at Page 
16, and Northeasterly of the Northeasterly Right-of-Way line of 
Mission-Twin Buttes Road as shown in Book 1 of Road Maps, at Page 
22, Pima County Records. (559.62 Ac. more or less)

    Total Acres 5,290.90 more or less.

    Effective immediately, the BLM will process the pending application 
in accordance with the regulations stated in 43 CFR Part 2720. Written 
comments concerning the application must be received by no later than 
the date specified above in this notice for that purpose. The purpose 
for a purchase and conveyance is to allow consolidation of surface and 
subsurface minerals ownership where (1) there are no known mineral 
values or (2) in those instances where the Federal mineral interest 
reservation interferes with or precludes appropriate nonmineral 
development and such development is a more beneficial use of the land 
than the mineral development.
    On June 19, 2006 the mineral interests owned by the United States 
in the above described lands will be segregated to the extent that they 
will not be subject to appropriation under the public land laws, 
including the mining laws. The segregative effect shall terminate upon 
issuance of a patent or deed of such mineral interest; upon final 
rejection of the mineral conveyance application; or June 19, 2008, 
whichever occurs first.

(Authority: 43 CFR 2720.1-1(b))

    Dated: May 3, 2006.
Teresa A. Raml,
Acting Associate State Director.
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