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Download as PDF 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 40538 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 136 / Monday, July 17, 2006 / Notices Mailed comments should be enclosed in an envelope labeled, ‘‘Comments on the Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS on the Cape Wind Project.’’ Mail written comments to: Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, MS 4042, Herndon, Virginia 20170. The MMS will also accept written comments submitted on our electronic public commenting system. This system can be accessed at http://www.mms.gov/offshore/ RenewableEnergy/Projects.htm. DATES: Comments must be received no later than July 28, 2006, labeled ‘‘Comments on the Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS for Proposed Cape Wind Project.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Rodney E. Cluck, Project Coordinator at (703) 787-1087 in MMS’s Headquarters office regarding questions on the NOI. Dated: July 7, 2006. Robert P. LaBelle, Acting Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management. [FR Doc. E6–11259 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394, (504) 736–2519 or (800) 200–GULF, or via the MMS Internet Web site at http://www.gomr.mms.gov. Filing of Bids: Bidders must submit sealed bids to the Regional Director (RD), MMS Gulf of Mexico Region, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on normal working days, and from 8 a.m. to the Bid Submission Deadline of 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2006. If bids are mailed, please address the envelope containing all of the sealed bids as follows: Attention: Supervisor, Sales and Support Unit (MS 5422), Leasing Activities Section, MMS Gulf of Mexico Region, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394. Contains Sealed Bids for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 200. Please Deliver to Ms. Jane Burrell Johnson, Room 311, Immediately. Please note: Bidders mailing their bid(s) are advised to call Ms. Jane Burrell Johnson (504) 736–2811 immediately after putting their bid(s) in the mail. SUMMARY: On August 16, 2006, the MMS will open and publicly announce bids received for blocks offered in Western GOM Oil and Gas Lease Sale 200, pursuant to the OCS Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1331–1356, as amended), and the regulations issued thereunder (30 CFR part 256). The Final Notice of Sale 200 Package (FNOS 200 Package) contains information essential to bidders, and bidders are charged with the knowledge of the documents contained in the Package. If the RD receives bids later than the time and date specified above, he will return those bids unopened to bidders. Bidders may not modify or withdraw their bids unless the RD receives a written modification or written withdrawal request prior to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2006. Should an unexpected event such as flooding or travel restrictions be significantly disruptive to bid submission, the MMS Gulf of Mexico Region may extend the Bid Submission Deadline. Bidders may call (504) 736–0557 for information about the possible extension of the Bid Submission Deadline due to such an event. Areas Offered for Leasing: The MMS is offering for leasing all blocks and partial blocks listed in the document ‘‘Blocks Available for Leasing in Western GOM Oil and Gas Lease Sale 200’’ included in the FNOS 200 Package. All of these blocks are shown on the following Leasing Maps and Official Protraction Diagrams: Public bid reading will begin at 9 a.m., Wednesday, August 16, 2006, in the Acadia Ballroom at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. All times referred to in this document are local New Orleans times, unless otherwise specified. ADDRESSES: Bidders can obtain a FNOS 200 Package containing this Notice of Sale and several supporting and essential documents referenced herein from the MMS Gulf of Mexico Region Public Information Unit, 1201 Elmwood Outer Continental Shelf Leasing Maps—Texas Map Numbers 1 Through 8 (These 16 Maps Sell for $2.00 Each) TX1 South Padre Island Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX1A South Padre Island Area, East Addition (revised November 1, 2000) TX2 North Padre Island Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX2A North Padre Island Area, East Addition (revised November 1, 2000) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Western Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 200 Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Final Notice of Sale (FNOS) 200. AGENCY: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Jul 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 TX3 Mustang Island Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX3A Mustang Island Area, East Addition (revised September 3, 2002) TX4 Matagorda Island Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX5 Brazos Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX5B Brazos Area, South Addition (revised November 1, 2000) TX6 Galveston Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX6A Galveston Area, South Addition (revised November 1, 2000) TX7 High Island Area (revised November 1, 2000) TX7A High Island Area, East Addition (revised November 1, 2000) TX7B High Island Area, South Addition (revised November 1, 2000) TX7C High Island Area, East Addition, South Extension (revised November 1, 2000) TX8 Sabine Pass Area (revised November 1, 2000) Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams (These 7 Diagrams Sell for $2.00 Each) NG14–03 Corpus Christi (revised November 1, 2000) NG14–06 Port Isabel (revised November 1, 2000) NG15–01 East Breaks (revised November 1, 2000) NG15–02 Garden Banks (revised November 1, 2000) NG15–04 Alaminos Canyon (revised November 1, 2000) NG15–05 Keathley Canyon (revised November 1, 2000) NG15–08 Sigsbee Escarpment (revised November 1, 2000) Please note: A CD–ROM (in ARC/ INFO and Acrobat (.pdf) format) containing all of the GOM Leasing Maps and Official Protraction Diagrams, except for those not yet converted to digital format, is available from the MMS Gulf of Mexico Region Public Information Unit for a price of $15. These GOM Leasing Maps and Official Protraction Diagrams are also available for free online in .PDF and .GRA format at http://www.gomr.mms.gov/homepg/ lsesale/map_arc.html. For the current status of all Western GOM Leasing Maps and Official Protraction Diagrams, please refer to 66 FR 28002 (published May 21, 2001) and 67 FR 60701 (published September 26, 2002). In addition, Supplemental Official OCS Block Diagrams (SOBDs) for these blocks are available for blocks which contain the ‘‘U.S. 200 Nautical Mile Limit’’ line and the ‘‘U.S.-Mexico Maritime Boundary’’ line. These SOBDs E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 136 (Monday, July 17, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40537-40538]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-11259]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Outer Continental Shelf, Headquarters, Cape Wind Offshore Wind 
Development 2007

AGENCY:  Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior.

ACTION:  Notice of extension of public comment period.

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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.

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    Mailed comments should be enclosed in an envelope labeled, 
``Comments on the Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS on the Cape Wind 
Project.'' Mail written comments to: Minerals Management Service, 381 
Elden Street, MS 4042, Herndon, Virginia 20170. The MMS will also 
accept written comments submitted on our electronic public commenting 
system. This system can be accessed at http://www.mms.gov/offshore/
RenewableEnergy/Projects.htm.

DATES:  Comments must be received no later than July 28, 2006, labeled 
``Comments on the Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS for Proposed Cape 
Wind Project.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Rodney E. Cluck, Project 
Coordinator at (703) 787-1087 in MMS's Headquarters office regarding 
questions on the NOI.

    Dated: July 7, 2006.
Robert P. LaBelle,
Acting Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management.
 [FR Doc. E6-11259 Filed 7-14-06; 8:45 am]
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