Coal Lease Exploration License, WY, 40536-40537 [E6-10287]

Download as PDF 40536 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 136 / Monday, July 17, 2006 / Notices Dated: June 29, 2006. Orlando J. Cabrera, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. [FR Doc. E6–11282 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Submission of Paperwork Reduction Act Request to Office of Management and Budget Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Information Collection Request for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. The BIA is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2006. 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This notice provides the public with 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title: Request for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood, 25 CFR part 70. OMB Control Number: 1076–0153. Type of review: Renewal. Description of respondents: Individual Indians who may be eligible to receive program services based upon their status and/or degree of Indian or Alaska Native blood. Frequency: All information and documentation is to be collected once from each requester. Estimated completion time: The reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours for each response for an estimated 154,980 requests per year or 232,470 hours, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources and gathering needed data. Thus, the estimated total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this entire collection is estimated to be 232,470 hours. Total annual burden: 232,470 hours. Estimated non-hour cost: $6,199,200. The cost covers certification of documents and postage and the cost of duplicating the original application form. Dated: June 8, 2006. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–11211 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–09–1320–EL, WYW172908] Coal Lease Exploration License, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of invitation for coal exploration license. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR part 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Kiewit Mining Properties Inc. on a pro rata cost E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 136 / Monday, July 17, 2006 / Notices sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following-described lands in Campbell County, WY: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES T. 52 N., R. 72 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming Sec. 3: Lots 8, 9, 16, 17; Sec. 4: Lots 5 through 20; Sec. 5: Lots 5 through 20; Sec. 6: Lots 8, 15 through 18, 20 through 23; Sec. 7: Lots 18 through 20; Sec. 8: Lots 13 through 16; Sec. 17: Lots 1 through 4, 5 (N1⁄2), 6 (N1⁄2), 7 (N1⁄2), 8 (N1⁄2); Sec. 18: Lots 5 through 7, 10, 11, 12 (N1⁄2, SW1⁄4), 13 (W1⁄2), 14, 15, 18, 19, 20 (W1⁄2); Sec. 19: Lots 5 (W1⁄2), 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 (W1⁄2), 13 (W1⁄2), 14, 15, 17 through 19, 20 (W1⁄2); T. 53 N., R. 72 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming Sec. 31: Lots 5, 10 (S1⁄2N1⁄2, S1⁄2), 11 through 13, 19; Sec. 32: Lots 1 through 16; Sec. 33: Lots 1 through 16; Sec. 34: Lots 4, 5, 12 through 14. Containing 5071.91 acres, more or less. All of the coal in the above-described land consists of unleased Federal coal within the Powder River Basin Known Coal Leasing Area. The purpose of the exploration program is to obtain coal structure and quality data and to assess the reserves contained in a potential lease. The proposed exploration program is fully described and will be conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the Bureau of Land Management. ADDRESSES: Copies of the exploration plan are available for review during normal business hours in the following offices (serialized under number WYW172908): Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; and, Bureau of Land Management, Casper Field Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: Kiewit Mining Properties Inc., Attn: John Faulconer, P.O. Box 3027, Gillette, WY 82717 and the Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Julie Weaver, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of invitation will be published in ‘‘The News-Record’’ of Gillette, WY, once each week for two consecutive weeks beginning the week of July 17, 2006, and in the Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management and Kiewit Mining Properties Inc., as provided in the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Jul 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 ADDRESSEES section above, no later than thirty days after publication of this invitation in the Federal Register. The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Dated: June 26, 2006. Phillip C. Perlewitz, Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands. [FR Doc. E6–10287 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–310–0777–XG] Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18, 2006, in Shelter Cove and Whitethorn, California. On August 17, the meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Shelter Cove Deli, adjacent to Mal Coombs Park. The committee will depart immediately for a day-long field tour of BLM-managed lands and facilities in the King Range National Conservation Area. Members of the public are welcome. They must provide their own transportation and lunch. On August 18, the council convenes at 8:30 a.m. in the Conference Room of the BLM King Range Project Office, 768 Shelter Cove Rd. in Whitethorn. The meeting is open to the public. Public comments will be taken at 11 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynda Roush, BLM Arcata Field Office Manager, (707) 825–2300; or BLM Public Affairs Officer Joseph J. Fontana, (530) 252–5332. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 12member council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Northwest California. At this meeting, agenda topics will include a continuing discussion about BLM recreation fees, an update on the Ukiah PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40537 Resource Management Plan, a report on the Mill Creek management plan, an update on a proposed National Recreation Area for the Sacramento River Bend Area, and a report on Sudden Oak Death Syndrome on the California North Coast. The RAC members will also hear status reports from the Arcata, Redding and Ukiah field office managers. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public may present written comments to the council. Each formal council meeting will have time allocated for public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to speak, and the time available, the time for individual comments may be limited. Members of the public are welcome on field tours, but they must provide their own transportation and lunch. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation and other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Dated: July 10, 2006. Joseph J. Fontana, Public Affairs Officer. [FR Doc. E6–11145 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Outer Continental Shelf, Headquarters, Cape Wind Offshore Wind Development 2007 Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Minerals Management Service hereby gives notice that it is extending the public comment period for written scoping comments on the Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the Proposed Cape Wind Project which was published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2006, (71 FR 30693). In response to requests for additional time, MMS will extend the comment period from July 14, 2006, to July 28, 2006. Federal, State, tribal, and local governments and other interested parties are requested to send their written comments on the scope of the EIS, significant issues that should be addressed, and potential alternatives and mitigating measures. Written comments will be accepted by mail or through the MMS Web site noted below. Comments are due no later than July 28, 2006. E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 136 (Monday, July 17, 2006)]
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[Pages 40536-40537]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-10287]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-920-09-1320-EL, WYW172908]


Coal Lease Exploration License, WY

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of invitation for coal exploration license.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, 
as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 
1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted 
as 43 CFR part 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to 
participate with Kiewit Mining Properties Inc. on a pro rata cost

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sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned 
by the United States of America in the following-described lands in 
Campbell County, WY:

T. 52 N., R. 72 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming
    Sec. 3: Lots 8, 9, 16, 17;
    Sec. 4: Lots 5 through 20;
    Sec. 5: Lots 5 through 20;
    Sec. 6: Lots 8, 15 through 18, 20 through 23;
    Sec. 7: Lots 18 through 20;
    Sec. 8: Lots 13 through 16;
    Sec. 17: Lots 1 through 4, 5 (N\1/2\), 6 (N\1/2\), 7 (N\1/2\), 8 
(N\1/2\);
    Sec. 18: Lots 5 through 7, 10, 11, 12 (N\1/2\, SW\1/4\), 13 
(W\1/2\), 14, 15, 18, 19, 20 (W\1/2\);
    Sec. 19: Lots 5 (W\1/2\), 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 (W\1/2\), 13 (W\1/
2\), 14, 15, 17 through 19, 20 (W\1/2\);
T. 53 N., R. 72 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming
    Sec. 31: Lots 5, 10 (S\1/2\N\1/2\, S\1/2\), 11 through 13, 19;
    Sec. 32: Lots 1 through 16;
    Sec. 33: Lots 1 through 16;
    Sec. 34: Lots 4, 5, 12 through 14.

    Containing 5071.91 acres, more or less.

    All of the coal in the above-described land consists of unleased 
Federal coal within the Powder River Basin Known Coal Leasing Area. The 
purpose of the exploration program is to obtain coal structure and 
quality data and to assess the reserves contained in a potential lease. 
The proposed exploration program is fully described and will be 
conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the Bureau 
of Land Management.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the exploration plan are available for review 
during normal business hours in the following offices (serialized under 
number WYW172908): Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 
5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; and, Bureau 
of Land Management, Casper Field Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, 
WY 82604. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: 
Kiewit Mining Properties Inc., Attn: John Faulconer, P.O. Box 3027, 
Gillette, WY 82717 and the Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State 
Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Julie Weaver, P.O. Box 1828, 
Cheyenne, WY 82003.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of invitation will be published 
in ``The News-Record'' of Gillette, WY, once each week for two 
consecutive weeks beginning the week of July 17, 2006, and in the 
Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration 
program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management 
and Kiewit Mining Properties Inc., as provided in the ADDRESSEES 
section above, no later than thirty days after publication of this 
invitation in the Federal Register.
    The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 
CFR 3410.2-1(c)(1).

    Dated: June 26, 2006.
Phillip C. Perlewitz,
Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands.
 [FR Doc. E6-10287 Filed 7-14-06; 8:45 am]
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