Request for Public Nomination of Qualified Properties for Potential Purchase by the Federal Government in the State of Colorado, 44313 [E6-12611]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 150 / Friday, August 4, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–923–06–5870–HN] Request for Public Nomination of Qualified Properties for Potential Purchase by the Federal Government in the State of Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for public nomination of qualified properties for potential purchase by the Federal Government in the State of Colorado. AGENCY: gechino on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act of 2000 (43 U.S.C. 2303) (FLTFA), this notice provides the public the opportunity to nominate lands within the State of Colorado for possible acquisition by the Federal Government acting through the federal agencies identified below. Such lands must be (1) inholdings within a federally designated area or (2) lands that are adjacent to federally designated areas and contain exceptional resources. DATES: Nominations may be submitted at any time following the publication of this notice. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be mailed to the attention of the FLTFA Program Manager for the agency listed below having jurisdiction over the pertinent federally designated area: • Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office (CO–923), 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215– 7093. • National Park Service, Intermountain Region, P.O. Box 728, Santa Fe, NM 87504–0728. • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mountain Prairie Region, P.O. Box 25486, DFC, Lakewood, CO 80225– 0486. • USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, P.O. Box 25127, Lakewood, CO 80225. • USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region, 324 25th St., Ogden, UT 84401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John D. Beck, FLTFA Program Manager, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado State Office (CO–932), 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215– 7093, (303) 239–3882, or e-mail john_beck@blm.gov. In accordance with the FLTFA, the four agencies noted above are offering to the public at large the opportunity to nominate lands in the State of Colorado that meet FLTFA eligibility SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:39 Aug 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 requirements for possible Federal acquisition. Under the provisions of FLTFA, only the following lands are eligible for nomination: (1) Inholdings within a federally designated area, or (2) lands that are adjacent to federally designated areas and contain exceptional resources. An inholding is any right, title, or interest held by a non-Federal entity, in or to a tract of land that lies within the boundary of a federally designated area. A federally designated area is land that on July 25, 2000, was within the boundary of: a unit of the National Park System; a unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System; an area of the National Forest System designated for special management by an act of Congress; a national monument, national conservation area, national riparian conservation area, national recreation area, national scenic area, research natural area, national outstanding natural area, national natural landmark, or an area of critical environmental concern managed by the Bureau of Land Management; a wilderness or wilderness study area; or a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System or National Trails Systems. If you are not sure whether a particular area meets the statutory definition of a federally designated area in FLTFA, you should consult the statute or contact the BLM at the above address. An exceptional resource refers to a resource of scientific, natural, historic, cultural, or recreational value that has been documented by a Federal, State, or local government authority, and for which there is a compelling need for conservation and protection under the jurisdiction of a Federal agency in order to maintain the resource for the benefit of the public. Nominations meeting the above criteria may be submitted by any individual, group, or governmental body. If submitted by a party other than the landowner, the landowner must also sign the nomination to confirm the landowner’s willingness to sell. Pursuant to FLTFA, nominations will only be considered eligible by the concerned Federal agencies if: (1) The nomination package is complete; (2) acquisition of the nominated land or interest in land would be consistent with an agency’s approved land use plan; (3) the land does not contain a hazardous substance and is not otherwise contaminated and would not be difficult or uneconomic to manage as Federal lands; and (4) acceptable title can be conveyed in accordance with Federal title standards. Priority will be placed on nominations for areas where there is no local or tribal government PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44313 objection to Federal acquisition. Nominations may be made at any time following publication of this notice and will continue to be accepted for consideration during the life of the FLTFA, which ends on July 24, 2010, unless extended by Act of Congress. A nomination expresses only a landowner’s good faith desire to sell. It does not impose a legally enforceable commitment on either the landowner or the Federal Government. A landowner may withdraw a nomination at any time by, in writing, so notifying the Program Manager who initially received the nomination. Further information, including the required contents of a nomination package and details of the Colorado Interagency Implementation Agreement, may be obtained by contacting John Beck at the aforementioned address and phone number. Dated: June 9, 2006. Douglas M. Koza, Associate State Director, Colorado. [FR Doc. E6–12611 Filed 8–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1105–0080] Civil Division; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-day notice of information collection under review: Annuity Broker Qualification Declaration Form. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-923-06-5870-HN]


Request for Public Nomination of Qualified Properties for 
Potential Purchase by the Federal Government in the State of Colorado

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for public nomination of qualified properties 
for potential purchase by the Federal Government in the State of 
Colorado.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation 
Act of 2000 (43 U.S.C. 2303) (FLTFA), this notice provides the public 
the opportunity to nominate lands within the State of Colorado for 
possible acquisition by the Federal Government acting through the 
federal agencies identified below. Such lands must be (1) inholdings 
within a federally designated area or (2) lands that are adjacent to 
federally designated areas and contain exceptional resources.

DATES: Nominations may be submitted at any time following the 
publication of this notice.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be mailed to the attention of the FLTFA 
Program Manager for the agency listed below having jurisdiction over 
the pertinent federally designated area:
     Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office (CO-923), 
2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215-7093.
     National Park Service, Intermountain Region, P.O. Box 728, 
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0728.
     U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mountain Prairie Region, 
P.O. Box 25486, DFC, Lakewood, CO 80225-0486.
     USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, P.O. Box 
25127, Lakewood, CO 80225.
     USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Region, 324 25th St., 
Ogden, UT 84401.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John D. Beck, FLTFA Program Manager, 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado State Office (CO-932), 2850 
Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215-7093, (303) 239-3882, or e-mail 
john_beck@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the FLTFA, the four 
agencies noted above are offering to the public at large the 
opportunity to nominate lands in the State of Colorado that meet FLTFA 
eligibility requirements for possible Federal acquisition. Under the 
provisions of FLTFA, only the following lands are eligible for 
nomination: (1) Inholdings within a federally designated area, or (2) 
lands that are adjacent to federally designated areas and contain 
exceptional resources.
    An inholding is any right, title, or interest held by a non-Federal 
entity, in or to a tract of land that lies within the boundary of a 
federally designated area.
    A federally designated area is land that on July 25, 2000, was 
within the boundary of: a unit of the National Park System; a unit of 
the National Wildlife Refuge System; an area of the National Forest 
System designated for special management by an act of Congress; a 
national monument, national conservation area, national riparian 
conservation area, national recreation area, national scenic area, 
research natural area, national outstanding natural area, national 
natural landmark, or an area of critical environmental concern managed 
by the Bureau of Land Management; a wilderness or wilderness study 
area; or a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System or National 
Trails Systems. If you are not sure whether a particular area meets the 
statutory definition of a federally designated area in FLTFA, you 
should consult the statute or contact the BLM at the above address.
    An exceptional resource refers to a resource of scientific, 
natural, historic, cultural, or recreational value that has been 
documented by a Federal, State, or local government authority, and for 
which there is a compelling need for conservation and protection under 
the jurisdiction of a Federal agency in order to maintain the resource 
for the benefit of the public.
    Nominations meeting the above criteria may be submitted by any 
individual, group, or governmental body. If submitted by a party other 
than the landowner, the landowner must also sign the nomination to 
confirm the landowner's willingness to sell. Pursuant to FLTFA, 
nominations will only be considered eligible by the concerned Federal 
agencies if: (1) The nomination package is complete; (2) acquisition of 
the nominated land or interest in land would be consistent with an 
agency's approved land use plan; (3) the land does not contain a 
hazardous substance and is not otherwise contaminated and would not be 
difficult or uneconomic to manage as Federal lands; and (4) acceptable 
title can be conveyed in accordance with Federal title standards. 
Priority will be placed on nominations for areas where there is no 
local or tribal government objection to Federal acquisition. 
Nominations may be made at any time following publication of this 
notice and will continue to be accepted for consideration during the 
life of the FLTFA, which ends on July 24, 2010, unless extended by Act 
of Congress.
    A nomination expresses only a landowner's good faith desire to 
sell. It does not impose a legally enforceable commitment on either the 
landowner or the Federal Government. A landowner may withdraw a 
nomination at any time by, in writing, so notifying the Program Manager 
who initially received the nomination.
    Further information, including the required contents of a 
nomination package and details of the Colorado Interagency 
Implementation Agreement, may be obtained by contacting John Beck at 
the aforementioned address and phone number.

    Dated: June 9, 2006.
Douglas M. Koza,
Associate State Director, Colorado.
[FR Doc. E6-12611 Filed 8-3-06; 8:45 am]
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