National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006, 49471-49472 [E6-13925]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 23, 2006 / Notices Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. September 21, 2006. The RAC will tour the Nez Perce Tribe’s biological control center and fish hatchery near Lapwai, Idaho from 10 a.m. to 12:30. The tour will be followed by a meeting from 1:30 to about 4 p.m. in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northern Idaho Agency conference room located at 99 Agency Road, Lapwai, Idaho. The public comment period will be from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the meeting location. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Snook, RAC Coordinator, BLM Coeur d’Alene District, 3815 Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815 or telephone (208) 769-5004. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [CO–200–0777–XZ–241A] [AK940–1310EI–002L–241A; AK940–1310EI– 002L–241A] Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council (Colorado) National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. The meeting will be held September 19, 2006 from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. The agenda will include the following topics: Tour of the Nez Perce Tribe biological (weed) control center and fish hatchery; project updates including the Resource Management Plans for the Coeur d’Alene and Cottonwood Field Offices and the Idaho Recreation RAC Process. Additional topics may be added and will be included in local media announcements. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council in advance of or at the meeting. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for receiving public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Dated: August 17, 2006. Eric R. Thomson, Acting District Manager. [FR Doc. E6–13959 Filed 8–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Holy Cross Abbey Community Center, 2951 E. Highway 50, Canon City, Colorado 81212. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 16:04 Aug 22, 2006 Jkt 208001 Ken Smith, (719) 269–8500. The 15 member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in the Royal Gorge Field Office and San Luis Valley, Colorado. Planned agenda topics include: Manager updates on current land management issues; update on the Arkansas River Travel Management Plan; and a presentation on the oil shale recovery process. All meetings are open to the public. The public is encouraged to make oral comments to the Council at 9:30 a.m. or written statements may be submitted for the Councils consideration. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Summary minutes for the Council Meeting will be maintained in the Royal Gorge Field Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within thirty (30) days following the meeting. Meeting Minutes and agenda (10 days prior to each meeting) are also available at: http:// www.blm.gov/rac/co/frrac/co_fr.htm SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 14, 2006. Roy L. Masinton, Royal Gorge Field Manager. [FR Doc. E6–13978 Filed 8–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 49471 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006. AGENCY: SUMMARY: National Petroleum Reserve— Alaska; Notice of Sale and Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006. The Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, will hold an oil and gas lease sale bid opening for the Northeast and Northwest Planning Areas of the National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska. Tracts offered for competitive bid in the Northeast Planning Area cover land not previously offered for sale, as identified in the January 11, 2006, Record of Decision on the Amended Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement; land previously offered in Sale Numbers 991 (1999) and 2002, but for which no bid was received; and land from leases issued after the 2002 Sale that have been relinquished by lessees. All the tracts in the Northwest Planning Area cover land offered in the 2004 Sale but that did not receive any bid. DATES: The oil and gas lease sale bid opening will be held at 8 a.m. on September 27, 2006, at the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Z. J. Loussac Public Library, 3600 Denali Street, Anchorage, Alaska. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Fisk at (907) 271–4407. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All bids must be submitted by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions identified in the Detailed Statement of Sale and received at the Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Ave., #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7599 no later than 3:45 p.m., September 22, 2006. The Detailed Statement of Sale for Sale 2006 may be obtained by written request to the Public Information Center, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Ave., #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7599, or by telephone at (907) 271–5960. It will include, among other things, a description of the land to be offered for lease, the lease terms, conditions, special stipulations, required operating E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 49472 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 23, 2006 / Notices procedures, and how and where to submit bids. It will be available to the public immediately after publication of this Notice. Dated: June 1, 2006. Julia Dougan, State Director, Alaska State Office, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. E6–13925 Filed 8–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–100–1430–ES; WYW–23933, WYW– 163849, WYW–163855] Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act three parcels of public lands located near Cora, Pinedale and Marbleton, all located in Sublette County, Wyoming. Sublette County intends to use the lands for the existing snowmobile track, a public golf course, and to expand the County road maintenance facilities. DATES: Interested persons may submit written comments to the BLM at the address stated below. Comments must be received by not later than October 10, 2006. ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 432 East Mill Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Wadsworth, Realty Specialist, at the address above or at 307–367–5341. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in Sublette County, Wyoming, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.) and is hereby classified accordingly: WYW–23933—Cora, WY—Snowmobile Track currently under lease to Sublette County to be classified for conveyance: Sixth Principal Meridian, Sublette County, Wyoming. T. 35 N., R. 110 W., Sec. 33, E1⁄2SW1⁄4. The land described contains 80 acres. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Aug 22, 2006 Jkt 208001 WYW–163849—Pinedale, WY—Public Golf Course to be classified for lease/conveyance: Sixth Principal Meridian, Sublette County, Wyoming. T. 30 N., R. 109 W., Sec. 5, SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 6, E1⁄2SE1⁄4. The land described contains 280 acres. WYW–163855—Marbleton, WY—County Road Maintenance Facility Expansion to be classified for lease/conveyance: Sixth Principal Meridian, Sublette County, Wyoming. T. 30 N., R. 111 W., Sec. 17, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4. The land described contains 40 acres. In accordance with the R&PP Act, Sublette County has filed R&PP petition(s)/application(s) and plans of development in which it proposes to use the above described public lands for a snowmobile track, a public golf course, and for the expansion of County road maintenance facilities. The lands are not needed for Federal purposes. Lease or conveyance pursuant to the R&PP Act is consistent with the Pinedale Resource Management Plan, dated December 12, 1988, and would be in the public interest. The lease(s)/conveyance(s), when issued, will be subject to the following terms, conditions, and reservations: 1. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations, including but not limited to the regulations stated in 43 CFR Part 2740, and policy and guidance of the Secretary of the Interior. 2. Reservation of a right-of-way to the United States for ditches and canals pursuant to the Act of August 30, 1890, 43 U.S.C. 945. 3. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove the minerals under applicable laws and regulations established by the Secretary of the Interior. 4. Provided, that the land conveyed shall revert to the United States upon a finding, and after notice and opportunity for a hearing, that the patentee has not substantially developed the lands in accordance with the approved plan of development on or before the date five years after the date of conveyance. No portion of the land shall under any circumstance revert to the United States if any such portion has been used for solid waste disposal or for any other purpose which may result in the disposal, placement, or release of any hazardous substance. 5. If, at any time, the patentee validly transfers to another party ownership of any portion of the land not used for the purpose(s) specified in the application and the plan of development, the PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 patentee shall pay the Bureau of Land Management the fair market value, as determined by the authorized officer, of the transferred portion as of the date of transfer, including the value of any improvements thereon. 6. All valid existing rights including but not limited to those documented on the official public land records at the time of lease/patent issuance. Detailed information concerning the proposed actions, including but not limited to documentation relating to compliance with applicable environmental and cultural resource laws, is available for review at the BLM, Pinedale Field Office, 432 East Mill Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, WY 82941, telephone: 307–367–5341. On August 23, 2006 the above described lands will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease or conveyance under the R&PP Act and leasing under the mineral leasing laws. Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed lease(s)/conveyance(s) or classification(s) of the lands to the Field Manager, Pinedale Field Office, at the address stated above in this notice for that purpose. Comments must be received by not later than October 10, 2006. Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the lands for conveyance for the snowmobile track, and for lease/conveyance for a public golf course and expanded County road maintenance facilities. Comments on the classification(s) are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal(s), whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, and if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs. Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application(s) and plan(s) of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision; or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the lands for a snowmobile track, a public golf course, and expanded County road maintenance facilities. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Pinedale Field Office, (address above), during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individual respondents may request E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 163 (Wednesday, August 23, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49471-49472]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-13925]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AK940-1310EI-002L-241A; AK940-1310EI-002L-241A]


National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska Oil and Gas Lease 
Sale 2006.

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SUMMARY: National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska; Notice of Sale and Notice 
of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for Oil and Gas Lease 
Sale 2006.
    The Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, will hold an 
oil and gas lease sale bid opening for the Northeast and Northwest 
Planning Areas of the National Petroleum Reserve--Alaska.
    Tracts offered for competitive bid in the Northeast Planning Area 
cover land not previously offered for sale, as identified in the 
January 11, 2006, Record of Decision on the Amended Integrated Activity 
Plan/Environmental Impact Statement; land previously offered in Sale 
Numbers 991 (1999) and 2002, but for which no bid was received; and 
land from leases issued after the 2002 Sale that have been relinquished 
by lessees. All the tracts in the Northwest Planning Area cover land 
offered in the 2004 Sale but that did not receive any bid.

DATES: The oil and gas lease sale bid opening will be held at 8 a.m. on 
September 27, 2006, at the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Z. J. Loussac 
Public Library, 3600 Denali Street, Anchorage, Alaska.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Fisk at (907) 271-4407.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All bids must be submitted by sealed bid in 
accordance with the provisions identified in the Detailed Statement of 
Sale and received at the Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State 
Office, 222 W. 7th Ave., 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7599 no 
later than 3:45 p.m., September 22, 2006.
    The Detailed Statement of Sale for Sale 2006 may be obtained by 
written request to the Public Information Center, Bureau of Land 
Management, Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Ave., 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7599, or by telephone at (907) 271-5960. It 
will include, among other things, a description of the land to be 
offered for lease, the lease terms, conditions, special stipulations, 
required operating

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procedures, and how and where to submit bids. It will be available to 
the public immediately after publication of this Notice.

    Dated: June 1, 2006.
Julia Dougan,
State Director, Alaska State Office, Bureau of Land Management.
 [FR Doc. E6-13925 Filed 8-22-06; 8:45 am]
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