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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 139 / Thursday, July 20, 2006 / Notices is later warranted, Federal funding under that program will also be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. For a period of up to 72 hours, you are authorized to fund assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, at 100 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1649–DR] Pennsylvania; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (FEMA–1649–DR), dated June 30, 2006, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: June 30, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated June 30, 2006, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania resulting from severe storms, flooding, and mudslides beginning on June 23, 2006, and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program in the designated areas, as well as Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may deem appropriate, subject to completion of Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs), unless you determine that the incident is of such unusual severity and magnitude that PDAs are not required to determine the need for supplemental Federal assistance pursuant to 44 CFR 206.33(d). Direct Federal assistance is authorized. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. If Other Needs Assistance VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:44 Jul 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Director, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Tom Davies, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. I do hereby determine the following areas of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster: Bradford, Bucks, Columbia, Luzerne, Northampton, Northumberland, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance Program, including direct Federal assistance. For a period of up to 72 hours, assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, will be provided at 100 percent of the total eligible costs. All counties within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individual and Household Program— Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA. [FR Doc. E6–11516 Filed 7–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–921–06–1320–EL–P; MTM 95732] Notice of Invitation—Coal Exploration License Application MTM 95732 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41233 Notice of Invitation Coal Exploration License Application MTM 95732. ACTION: 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 3410, interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Spring Creek Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Big Horn County, Montana, encompassing 6,051.92 acres. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Giovanini, Mining Engineer, or Connie Schaff, Land Law Examiner, Branch of Solid Minerals (MT–921), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Montana State Office, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, telephone (406) 896–5084 or (406) 896–5060, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands to be explored for coal deposits are described as follows: T.8 S., R.39 E., P.M.M. Sec. 4: Lots 1 through 24 Sec. 5: Lots 1 through 24 Sec. 8: Lot 1 Sec. 14: S1⁄2NW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4 Sec. 15: S1⁄2NE1⁄4NE1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4NE1⁄4 Sec. 20: E1⁄2 Sec. 21: S1⁄2N1⁄2, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4, S1⁄2 Sec. 22: NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, N1⁄2N1⁄2SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4 Sec. 28: N1⁄2 Sec. 35: S1⁄2 T.9 S., R.39 E., P.M.M. Sec. 1: Lots 1 through 4, W1⁄2E1⁄2, W1⁄2 Sec. 2: All T.8 S., R.40 E., P.M.M. Sec. 31: Lots 1 through 4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4 T.9 S., R.40 E., P.M.M. Sec. 5: Lots 3 through 4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4 Sec. 6: Lots 1 through 7, S1⁄2NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4 Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the State Director, BLM, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, and Spring Creek Coal Company, P.O. Box 67, Decker, Montana 59025. Such written notice must refer to serial number MTM 95732 and be received no later than 30 calendar days after publication of this Notice in the Federal Register or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this Notice in the Sheridan Press newspaper, whichever is later. This Notice will be published once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks in the Sheridan Press, Sheridan, Wyoming. E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1649-DR]


Pennsylvania; Major Disaster and Related Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major 
disaster for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (FEMA-1649-DR), dated 
June 30, 2006, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: June 30, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter 
dated June 30, 2006, the President declared a major disaster under the 
authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows:

    I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania resulting from severe storms, flooding, 
and mudslides beginning on June 23, 2006, and continuing, is of 
sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster 
declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and 
Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act). 
Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby 
authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such 
amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and 
administrative expenses.
    You are authorized to provide assistance for debris removal and 
emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public 
Assistance program in the designated areas, as well as Hazard 
Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance 
under the Stafford Act you may deem appropriate, subject to 
completion of Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs), unless you 
determine that the incident is of such unusual severity and 
magnitude that PDAs are not required to determine the need for 
supplemental Federal assistance pursuant to 44 CFR 206.33(d). Direct 
Federal assistance is authorized.
    Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be 
supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for 
Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 
percent of the total eligible costs. If Other Needs Assistance is 
later warranted, Federal funding under that program will also be 
limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. For a period of 
up to 72 hours, you are authorized to fund assistance for debris 
removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal 
assistance, at 100 percent of the total eligible costs.
    Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration 
to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act.

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice 
that pursuant to the authority vested in the Director, under Executive 
Order 12148, as amended, Tom Davies, of FEMA is appointed to act as the 
Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster.
    I do hereby determine the following areas of the Commonwealth of 
Pennsylvania to have been affected adversely by this declared major 
disaster:

Bradford, Bucks, Columbia, Luzerne, Northampton, Northumberland, 
Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties for debris removal and emergency 
protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance 
Program, including direct Federal assistance. For a period of up to 
72 hours, assistance for debris removal and emergency protective 
measures, including direct Federal assistance, will be provided at 
100 percent of the total eligible costs.

    All counties within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are 
eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant 
Program.

(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) 
are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community 
Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis 
Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, 
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management 
Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, 
Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, 
Individual and Household Program--Other Needs; 97.036, Public 
Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.)

R. David Paulison,
Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA.
[FR Doc. E6-11516 Filed 7-19-06; 8:45 am]
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