Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska, 5992 [E7-2060]

Download as PDF 5992 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 26 / Thursday, February 8, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [K–932–1430–ET; AA–50224] [WY–920–1310–01; WYW149995] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease AGENCY: Interior. Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188 (d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3 (a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Montana Oil Properties and Wolverine Operations LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW149995 for land in Johnson County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. The lessees have agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW149995 effective May 1, 2006, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. E7–2114 Filed 2–7–07; 8:45 am] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4310–22–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:58 Feb 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, SUMMARY: On behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6676 for an additional 20-year period. This order withdrew approximately 600 acres of National Forest System land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, to protect the Cape Fanshaw Natural Area. This notice gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by May 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Alaska State Director, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, No. 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7599. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terrie D. Evarts, BLM Alaska State Office, 907–271–5630. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6676 (53 FR 18282, May 23, 1988), will expire on May 22, 2008, unless extended. The USDA Forest Service has filed an application to extend the withdrawal for an additional 20-year period to protect the natural ecological complex of the USDA Forest Service Natural Area. This withdrawal comprises approximately 600 acres of National Forest System land located in secs. 3, 4, 9 and 10, T. 54 S., R. 75 E., Copper River Meridian, and is described in PLO No. 6676. A complete description can be provided by the BLM Alaska State Office at the address shown above. As extended, the withdrawal would not alter the applicability of those public land laws governing the use of National Forest System land under lease, license, or permit or governing the disposal of the mineral or vegetative resources other than under the mining laws. The use of a right-of-way or interagency or cooperative agreement would not adequately protect the PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal investment in the Cape Fanshaw Natural Area. There are no suitable alternative sites available since the Cape Fanshaw Natural Area is unique and may not be substituted for the above-described public land. No water rights would be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension. For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may present their views in writing to the BLM State Director at the address indicated above. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the State Director at the address indicated above within 90 days from the publication of this notice. Upon determination by the authorized officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The withdrawal extension proposal will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4 and subject to Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 3120 (2000). (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1) Dated: December 11, 2006. Carolyn J. Spoon, Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty. [FR Doc. E7–2060 Filed 2–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[K-932-1430-ET; AA-50224]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for 
Public Meeting; Alaska

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture 
(USDA), Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management proposes to 
extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6676 for an 
additional 20-year period. This order withdrew approximately 600 acres 
of National Forest System land from settlement, sale, location, or 
entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining 
laws, to protect the Cape Fanshaw Natural Area. This notice gives an 
opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public 
meeting.

DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by 
May 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Alaska 
State Director, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, No. 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7599.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terrie D. Evarts, BLM Alaska State 
Office, 907-271-5630.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6676 (53 
FR 18282, May 23, 1988), will expire on May 22, 2008, unless extended. 
The USDA Forest Service has filed an application to extend the 
withdrawal for an additional 20-year period to protect the natural 
ecological complex of the USDA Forest Service Natural Area.
    This withdrawal comprises approximately 600 acres of National 
Forest System land located in secs. 3, 4, 9 and 10, T. 54 S., R. 75 E., 
Copper River Meridian, and is described in PLO No. 6676. A complete 
description can be provided by the BLM Alaska State Office at the 
address shown above.
    As extended, the withdrawal would not alter the applicability of 
those public land laws governing the use of National Forest System land 
under lease, license, or permit or governing the disposal of the 
mineral or vegetative resources other than under the mining laws.
    The use of a right-of-way or interagency or cooperative agreement 
would not adequately protect the Federal investment in the Cape Fanshaw 
Natural Area.
    There are no suitable alternative sites available since the Cape 
Fanshaw Natural Area is unique and may not be substituted for the 
above-described public land.
    No water rights would be needed to fulfill the purpose of the 
requested withdrawal extension.
    For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this 
notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or 
objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may 
present their views in writing to the BLM State Director at the address 
indicated above. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If 
you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from 
disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this 
prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be 
honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their 
entirety.
    Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is 
afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All 
interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the 
State Director at the address indicated above within 90 days from the 
publication of this notice. Upon determination by the authorized 
officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and 
place will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days before 
the scheduled date of the meeting.
    The withdrawal extension proposal will be processed in accordance 
with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4 and subject to Section 
810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 
3120 (2000).

    (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3-1)

    Dated: December 11, 2006.
Carolyn J. Spoon,
Chief, Branch of Lands and Realty.
[FR Doc. E7-2060 Filed 2-7-07; 8:45 am]
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