Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area Near Almo, ID, 44312 [E6-12636]

Download as PDF 44312 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 150 / Friday, August 4, 2006 / Notices gechino on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES CCMA than EPA and BLM previously thought. Based on preliminary EPA results, use restrictions in CCMA may be needed to reduce risk to the public from asbestos exposure, particularly during the dry season. Closure Order Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1, notice is hereby given that the BLM is seasonally restricting access to portions of public lands within the Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA) located in the southern portion of San Benito County and western Fresno County, California. Public access, including motorized and non-motorized recreation use is restricted on public lands within the Serpentine ACEC from June 1, 2006 through October 15, 2006. Limited nonmotorized use will be allowed adjacent to the routes identified in this Closure Order. These lands are located in the Mount Diablo Meridian in portions of T.17 S., R. 11 E.; T. 17 S., R. 12 E.; T. 18 S., R 11 E.; T. 18 S., R. 12 E.; T. 18 S., R. 13 E.; T. 19 S., R. 13 E. This seasonal closure is necessary to ensure visitor safety and protect public land users from potential health risks associated with naturally occurring asbestos found within the restricted area. Dry soil conditions and high dust generating potential from public use activities during this time period create the greatest hazard and risk associated with exposure to asbestos. Except for travel on San Benito County roads and the following route segments: R011 to Wright Mountain Gate, R016, T153 from the junction of R011 to San Carlos Peak, and R02 to the junction of T107, all public access and motorized vehicle travel within the Serpentine ACEC will be allowed only by written authorization of the Hollister Field Manager. The following persons are exempt from the identified restrictions: (1) Federal, State, or local law enforcement officers, while engaged in the execution of their official duties. (2) BLM personnel or their representatives while engaged in the execution of their official duties. (3) Any member of an organized rescue, fire-fighting force, or emergency medical services organization while in the performance of their official duties. (4) Any member of a Federal, state, or local public works department while in the performance of an official duty. (5) Any person in receipt of a written authorization of exemption obtained from the authorized officer from the Hollister Field Office. (6) Private landowners with inholdings within the restricted area who have a responsibility or need to access VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:39 Aug 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 their property, and persons with valid existing rights-of-way, mining claims, or lease operations, or representatives thereof. During the closure period, the area will be clearly posted. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to all locations affected by this Notice. Maps of the area will be posted with this notice at key locations that provide access into the closure areas, and may be obtained with further information at the Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, Hollister, California 95023. Seasonal closure orders may be implemented as provided in 43 CFR, subpart 8364.1. Violations of this closure are punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Dated: April 21, 2006. Rick Cooper, Hollister Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. E6–12640 Filed 8–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks InterAgency Recreation Area. A closure notice including time periods will be posted near the entry point at the Castle Rocks Ranch House. Authority: This notice is issued under the authority of the 43 CFR 8364.1. Violations of this closure are punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Persons who are administratively exempt from the closure contained in this notice include: any Federal, State or local officer or employee acting within the scope of their duties, members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in the performance of an official duty, and any person holding written authorization from the BLM. Dated: April 17, 2006. Kenneth E. Miller, Burley Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. E6–12636 Filed 8–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [WO–260–09–1060–00–24 1A] Bureau of Land Management Correction to Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board [ID–220–1220–MA] Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area Near Almo, ID Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management announces the continuation of temporary closure of certain public lands in Cassia County. This closure prohibits bolting and placement of fixed anchors to rocks, and overnight camping. This is to allow further time for analysis of a fixed anchor management plan. DATES: A temporary closure in this area is now in place (70 FR 33651, June 24, 2005), currently set to expire on June 1, 2006. This notice will continue the closure for another year, to remain in effect through June 1, 2007. Effective Date: This extension of closure is effective June 1, 2006 and shall remain effective until June 1, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Thompson, Burley Field Office, 200 South 15 East, Burley, ID. 83318. Telephone (208) 677–6641. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public lands affected by this closure are all lands administered by the BLM within T. 15 S., R. 24 E., Sec. 8, Boise Meridian. This area is known as Castle PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Correction to Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. This notice was previously published in the Federal Register: Vol. 71, No. 114/Wednesday, June 14, 2006. AGENCY: The Federal Register Notice has an incorrect date for nominations to be submitted to the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. The corrected notice extends the date to September 5, 2006. The nominations should be submitted to the National Wild Horse and Burro Program, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, Nevada 89520–0006, Attn: Ramona DeLorme: fax (775) 861–6711. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Don Glenn, Acting Division Chief, Wild Horse and Burro Group, (202) 452–5082. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may reach Ms. DeLorme at any time by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 1 (800) 877–8339. SUMMARY: Dated: July 13, 2006. Carolyn McClellan, Acting Deputy Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. E6–12606 Filed 8–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 150 (Friday, August 4, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 44312]
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[FR Doc No: E6-12636]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[ID-220-1220-MA]


Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State 
Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area Near Almo, ID

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management announces the continuation of 
temporary closure of certain public lands in Cassia County. This 
closure prohibits bolting and placement of fixed anchors to rocks, and 
overnight camping. This is to allow further time for analysis of a 
fixed anchor management plan.

DATES: A temporary closure in this area is now in place (70 FR 33651, 
June 24, 2005), currently set to expire on June 1, 2006. This notice 
will continue the closure for another year, to remain in effect through 
June 1, 2007.
    Effective Date: This extension of closure is effective June 1, 2006 
and shall remain effective until June 1, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Thompson, Burley Field Office, 
200 South 15 East, Burley, ID. 83318. Telephone (208) 677-6641.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public lands affected by this closure 
are all lands administered by the BLM within T. 15 S., R. 24 E., Sec. 
8, Boise Meridian. This area is known as Castle Rocks State Park and 
Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area. A closure notice including 
time periods will be posted near the entry point at the Castle Rocks 
Ranch House.

    Authority: This notice is issued under the authority of the 43 
CFR 8364.1. Violations of this closure are punishable by a fine not 
to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. Persons 
who are administratively exempt from the closure contained in this 
notice include: any Federal, State or local officer or employee 
acting within the scope of their duties, members of any organized 
rescue or fire-fighting force in the performance of an official 
duty, and any person holding written authorization from the BLM.

    Dated: April 17, 2006.
Kenneth E. Miller,
Burley Field Office Manager.
[FR Doc. E6-12636 Filed 8-3-06; 8:45 am]
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