Notice of Availability of the Ukiah Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement; California, 37605-37606 [06-5912]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 126 / Friday, June 30, 2006 / Notices program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Michael T. Yeary, Pampano Beach, FL, PRT–126631 The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Larry J. Kovach, Flagstaff, AZ, PRT–125221 The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant:James D. Giles, Garland, TX, PRT–122437 The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Kevin Keith aka Kevin Keith’s Primal Instinct, Napa, CA, PRT– 126707 The applicant request a permit to export, re-export, and re-import one captive-born male mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) to worldwide locations for the purpose of enhancement of the species through conservation education. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a threeyear period and the import of any potential progeny born while overseas. Dated: June 16, 2006. Michael L. Carpenter, Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. E6–10316 Filed 6–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 Bureau of Land Management Notice of Availability of the Ukiah Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement; California AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:30 Jun 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 ACTION: Notice of availability. SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a proposed Resource Management Plan/ Final Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the Ukiah Field Office. DATES: The BLM Planning Regulations (43 CFR 1610.5–2) state that any person who participated in the planning process, and has an interest which is or may be adversely affected, may protest BLM’s approval of a RMP. You must file a protest within 30 days of the date that the Environmental Protection Agency publishes their Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. Instructions for filing of protests are described in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS and in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eli Ilano, 2550 North State Street, Ukiah, CA 95482; (916) 978–4427; ukiahrmp@ca.blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The planning area covers approximately 270,000 surface acres and approximately 214,000 acres of additional subsurface mineral estate within the following California counties: Marin, Solano, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, Yolo, Colusa, and Glenn. The Ukiah RMP, when completed, will provide management guidance for use and protection of the resources managed by the Ukiah Field Office. The Ukiah Proposed RMP/Final EIS has been developed through a collaborative planning process, including numerous public meetings, workshops, and field trips held across the planning area and throughout the planning process. The Ukiah Draft RMP/ Draft EIS was published for public comment on September 16, 2005. During the 90 day public comment period BLM received approximately 2,400 comments, which are responded to in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS. Public comments resulted in the addition of clarifying text, but did not significantly change proposed land use decisions. The primary issues addressed in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS include: Conflicts between motorized, mechanized, and non-motorized/nonmechanized recreationists; protection of sensitive natural and cultural resources from impacts due to increased recreational use and other land uses; provision of guidance for wind energy development; special management PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37605 areas; and addressing other planning issues raised during the scoping process. Copies of the Ukiah Proposed RMP/ Final EIS have been sent to affected Federal, State, and local government agencies and to interested parties. Copies of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS are available for public inspection at the BLM Ukiah Field Office, the BLM California State Office, and at the public library in Ukiah. Interested persons may also review the Proposed RMP/Final EIS on the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/ ca/ukiah/rmp. Instructions for filing a protest with the Director of the BLM regarding the Proposed Plan/Final EIS may be found at 43 CFR 1610.5–2. A protest may only raise those issues which were submitted for the record during the planning process. E-mail and faxed protests will not be accepted as valid protests unless the protesting party also provides the original letter by either regular or overnight mail postmarked by the close of the protest period. Under these conditions, BLM will consider the email or faxed protest as an advance copy and it will receive full consideration. If you wish to provide BLM with such advance notification, please direct faxed protests to the attention of the BLM protest coordinator at 202–452–5112, and e-mails to Brenda_HudgensWilliams@blm.gov. Please direct the follow-up letter to the appropriate address provided below. The protest must contain: a. The name, mailing address, telephone number, and interest of the person filing the protest. b. A statement of the part or parts of the plan and the issue or issues being protested. c. A copy of all documents addressing the issue(s) that the protesting party submitted during the planning process or a statement of the date they were discussed for the record. d. A concise statement explaining why the protestor believes the State Director’s decision is wrong. All protests must be in writing and mailed to one of the following addresses: Regular Mail: Director (210), Attention: Brenda Williams, P.O. Box 66538, Washington, DC 20035. Overnight Mail: Director (210), Attention: Brenda Williams, 1620 L Street, NW., Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20036. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or street address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 37606 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 126 / Friday, June 30, 2006 / Notices state this prominently at the beginning of your protest. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations and businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be available for public inspection in their entirety. The Director will promptly render a decision on the protest. The decision will be in writing and will be sent to the protesting party by certified mail, return receipt requested. The decision of the Director is the final decision of the Department of the Interior. Dated: April 28, 2006. Mike Pool, State Director. [FR Doc. 06–5912 Filed 6–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0025, 1029–0040 and 1029–0104 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing that the information collection requests for 30 CFR 733, Maintenance of state programs and procedures for substituting federal enforcement of state programs and withdrawing approval of state programs; 30 CFR 785, Requirements for permits for special categories of mining; and 30 CFR 876, Acid mine drainage treatment and abatement program, have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The information collection requests describe the nature of the information collections and their expected burden and cost. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 31, 2006, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Department of the Interior Desk Officer, via e-mail at OIRA_Docket@omb.eop.gov, or by facsimile to (202) 395–6566. Also, please send a copy of your comments to VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:30 Jun 29, 2006 Jkt 208001 John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave, NW., Room 202– SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. Please reference 1029–0025 for Part 733, 1029–0040 for Part 785, and 1029–0104 for Part 876 in your correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of any of the information collection requests, explanatory information and related forms, contact John A. Trelease at (202) 208–2783. You may also contact Mr. Trelease at jtrelease@osmre.gov. OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. OSM has submitted three requests to OMB to renew its approval for the collections of information found at 30 CFR Parts 733, 785 and 876. OSM is requesting a 3-year term of approval for these information collection activities. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for these collections of information are 1029–0025 for Part 733, 1029–0040 for Part 785, and 1029–0104 for Part 876, and may be found in OSM’s regulations at 733.10, 785.10 and 876.10. As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice soliciting comments on these collections of information was published on March 31, 2006 (71 FR 16344). No comments were received. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activities: Title: Maintenance of State programs and procedures for substituting Federal enforcement of State programs and withdrawing approval of State programs, 30 CFR 733. OMB Control Number: 1029–0025. Summary: This part provides that any interested person may request the Director of OSM to evaluate a State program by setting forth in the request a concise statement of facts that the person believes establishes the need for the evaluation. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: Any interested person (individuals, businesses, institutions, organizations). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Annual Responses: 1. Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Title: Requirements for permits for special categories of mining, 30 CFR 785. OMB Control Number: 1029–0040. Summary: The information is being collected to meet the requirements of sections 507, 508, 510, 515, 701 and 711 of Pub. L. 95–87, which requires applicants for special types of mining activities to provide descriptions, maps, plans and data of the proposed activity. This information will be used by the regulator authority in determining if the applicant can meet the applicable performance standards for the special type of mining activity. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: Applicants for coalmine permits and State Regulatory Authorities. Total Annual Responses: 228. Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,146. Title: Acid mine drainage treatment and abatement program, 30 CFR 876. OMB Control Number: 1029–0104. Summary: This part establishes the requirements and procedures allowing states and Indian tribes to establish acid mine drainage abatement and treatment programs under the Abandoned Mine Land fund as directed through Public Law 101–508. Bureau Form Number: None. Frequency of Collection: Once. Description of Respondents: State governments and Indian tribes. Total Annual Responses: 1. Total Annual Burden Hours: 350. Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information, to the places listed under ADDRESSES. Please refer to the appropriate OMB control number in all correspondence. Dated: June 2, 2006. Vermell Davis, Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 06–5896 Filed 6–29–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–M E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 126 (Friday, June 30, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37605-37606]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management


Notice of Availability of the Ukiah Proposed Resource Management 
Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement; California

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM) has prepared a proposed Resource Management Plan/
Final Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the Ukiah Field 
Office.

DATES: The BLM Planning Regulations (43 CFR 1610.5-2) state that any 
person who participated in the planning process, and has an interest 
which is or may be adversely affected, may protest BLM's approval of a 
RMP. You must file a protest within 30 days of the date that the 
Environmental Protection Agency publishes their Notice of Availability 
in the Federal Register. Instructions for filing of protests are 
described in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS and in the Supplementary 
Information section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eli Ilano, 2550 North State Street, 
Ukiah, CA 95482; (916) 978-4427; ukiahrmp@ca.blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The planning area covers approximately 
270,000 surface acres and approximately 214,000 acres of additional 
subsurface mineral estate within the following California counties: 
Marin, Solano, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Napa, Yolo, Colusa, and Glenn. 
The Ukiah RMP, when completed, will provide management guidance for use 
and protection of the resources managed by the Ukiah Field Office. The 
Ukiah Proposed RMP/Final EIS has been developed through a collaborative 
planning process, including numerous public meetings, workshops, and 
field trips held across the planning area and throughout the planning 
process. The Ukiah Draft RMP/Draft EIS was published for public comment 
on September 16, 2005. During the 90 day public comment period BLM 
received approximately 2,400 comments, which are responded to in the 
Proposed RMP/Final EIS. Public comments resulted in the addition of 
clarifying text, but did not significantly change proposed land use 
decisions. The primary issues addressed in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS 
include: Conflicts between motorized, mechanized, and non-motorized/
non-mechanized recreationists; protection of sensitive natural and 
cultural resources from impacts due to increased recreational use and 
other land uses; provision of guidance for wind energy development; 
special management areas; and addressing other planning issues raised 
during the scoping process.
    Copies of the Ukiah Proposed RMP/Final EIS have been sent to 
affected Federal, State, and local government agencies and to 
interested parties. Copies of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS are available 
for public inspection at the BLM Ukiah Field Office, the BLM California 
State Office, and at the public library in Ukiah. Interested persons 
may also review the Proposed RMP/Final EIS on the Internet at http://
www.blm.gov/ca/ukiah/rmp.
    Instructions for filing a protest with the Director of the BLM 
regarding the Proposed Plan/Final EIS may be found at 43 CFR 1610.5-2. 
A protest may only raise those issues which were submitted for the 
record during the planning process. E-mail and faxed protests will not 
be accepted as valid protests unless the protesting party also provides 
the original letter by either regular or overnight mail postmarked by 
the close of the protest period. Under these conditions, BLM will 
consider the e-mail or faxed protest as an advance copy and it will 
receive full consideration. If you wish to provide BLM with such 
advance notification, please direct faxed protests to the attention of 
the BLM protest coordinator at 202-452-5112, and e-mails to Brenda--
Hudgens-Williams@blm.gov.
    Please direct the follow-up letter to the appropriate address 
provided below. The protest must contain:
    a. The name, mailing address, telephone number, and interest of the 
person filing the protest.
    b. A statement of the part or parts of the plan and the issue or 
issues being protested.
    c. A copy of all documents addressing the issue(s) that the 
protesting party submitted during the planning process or a statement 
of the date they were discussed for the record.
    d. A concise statement explaining why the protestor believes the 
State Director's decision is wrong.
    All protests must be in writing and mailed to one of the following 
addresses:

    Regular Mail: Director (210), Attention: Brenda Williams, P.O. Box 
66538, Washington, DC 20035.
    Overnight Mail: Director (210), Attention: Brenda Williams, 1620 L 
Street, NW., Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20036.

    Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to 
withhold your name or street address from public review or from 
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must

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state this prominently at the beginning of your protest. Such requests 
will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from 
organizations and businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, will be available for public inspection in their entirety. 
The Director will promptly render a decision on the protest. The 
decision will be in writing and will be sent to the protesting party by 
certified mail, return receipt requested. The decision of the Director 
is the final decision of the Department of the Interior.

    Dated: April 28, 2006.
Mike Pool,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 06-5912 Filed 6-29-06; 8:45 am]
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