Implementation of the Geothermal Sections of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; Public Meeting, 46879 [06-6888]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 157 / Tuesday, August 15, 2006 / Proposed Rules amount of time to address the proposed rules. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Philip Allard, Acting Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection. Lonnie Kimball, Acting Associate Director for Mineral Revenue, Minerals Management Service. [FR Doc. 06–6888 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] 43 CFR Parts 3200 and 3280 [WO–310–06–1310–GEOT] RIN 1004–AD86 BILLING CODE 4310–84–P Minerals Management Service 30 CFR Parts 202, 206, 210, 217, and 218 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [WO–310–06–1310–GEOT] 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2006–0547; FRL–8210–1] RIN 1010–AD32 Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Michigan; Control of Gasoline Volatility Implementation of the Geothermal Sections of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; Public Meeting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management and Minerals Management Service, Interior. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: A public meeting is being held by the Bureau of Land Management and the Minerals Management Service to receive comments from the public and industry related to the two sets of draft rules that were written in response to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which mandated comprehensive changes to leasing and royalty policies to encourage geothermal energy use without imposing additional administrative burdens on industry or governmental agencies. The meeting date is scheduled as follows: August 31, 2006; 1–4 p.m., Reno, Nevada. DATES: The meeting will be held at the following location: Reno Hilton Hotel, 2500 East 2nd Street, Reno, Nevada 89595. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kermit Witherbee, National Geothermal Program Lead for the BLM at (202) 452– 0385 or Herb Black, Geologist, Solid Minerals and Geothermal Compliance and Asset Management, for MMS at (303) 231–3769. The meeting will begin with an overview of the revisions proposed by BLM (71 FR 41542, July 21, 2006) and MMS (71 FR 41516, July 21, 2006) to their respective geothermal rules as mandated by the Energy Policy Act. Participants who request to speak will be given a set mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with PROPOSALS SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:52 Aug 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: EPA is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the State of Michigan on May 26, 2006 and July 14, 2006, establishing a lower Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) fuel requirement for gasoline distributed in the Southeast Michigan area which includes Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 157 (Tuesday, August 15, 2006)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 46879]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

43 CFR Parts 3200 and 3280

[WO-310-06-1310-GEOT]
RIN 1004-AD86

Minerals Management Service

30 CFR Parts 202, 206, 210, 217, and 218

[WO-310-06-1310-GEOT]
RIN 1010-AD32


Implementation of the Geothermal Sections of the Energy Policy 
Act of 2005; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management and Minerals Management Service, 
Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: A public meeting is being held by the Bureau of Land 
Management and the Minerals Management Service to receive comments from 
the public and industry related to the two sets of draft rules that 
were written in response to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which 
mandated comprehensive changes to leasing and royalty policies to 
encourage geothermal energy use without imposing additional 
administrative burdens on industry or governmental agencies.

DATES: The meeting date is scheduled as follows: August 31, 2006; 1-4 
p.m., Reno, Nevada.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the following location: Reno 
Hilton Hotel, 2500 East 2nd Street, Reno, Nevada 89595.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kermit Witherbee, National Geothermal 
Program Lead for the BLM at (202) 452-0385 or Herb Black, Geologist, 
Solid Minerals and Geothermal Compliance and Asset Management, for MMS 
at (303) 231-3769.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will begin with an overview of 
the revisions proposed by BLM (71 FR 41542, July 21, 2006) and MMS (71 
FR 41516, July 21, 2006) to their respective geothermal rules as 
mandated by the Energy Policy Act. Participants who request to speak 
will be given a set amount of time to address the proposed rules.

Philip Allard,
Acting Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection.
Lonnie Kimball,
Acting Associate Director for Mineral Revenue, Minerals Management 
Service.
[FR Doc. 06-6888 Filed 8-14-06; 8:45 am]
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