Alaska Native Claims Selection, 27589-27590 [E7-9400]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 16, 2007 / Notices be advertised through local media outlets. You may also submit comments anytime during the planning process by writing to the address in the ADDRESSES section. All information provided voluntarily by mail, phone, or at the public meetings becomes part of our official record (i.e., names, addresses, letters of comment, input recorded during meeting). We will conduct the environmental review of this project in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); NEPA Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); other appropriate Federal laws and regulations; and our policies and procedures for compliance with those regulations. All comments we receive on our environmental assessment become part of the official public record. We will handle requests for such comments in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, NEPA [40 CFR 1506.6(f)], and other Departmental and Service policies and procedures. When we receive a request, we generally will provide comment letters with the names and addresses of the individuals who wrote the comments. The Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1989 through a lease agreement with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The present lagoon is a remnant of what was once a large open expanse of water and one of the most important freshwater habitats for migrating waterfowl and aquatic birds in Puerto Rico. Due to agricultural practices, about 90 percent of the lagoon is covered with cattail. In addition to the lagoon, there are uplands that include pastureland, abandoned sugar cane fields, and 263 acres in the foothills of the Sierra Bermeja. The total area of the refuge is 1,059 acres. The refuge objectives are to restore and maintain this locally important wetland ecosystem for the benefit of endangered species and migratory birds. These issues and the objectives along with others identified during the scoping process will be addressed during the development of the Draft CCP/EA. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Authority: This notice is published under the authority of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, Public Law 105–57. Dated: February 8, 2007. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. Editorial Note: This document was received in the Office of the Federal Register on May 11, 2007. [FR Doc. E7–9403 Filed 5–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:27 May 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Energy Policy Act of 2005, Section 1813, Report to Congress Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of publication of report to Congress. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Section 1813 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–58) requires the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy (Departments) to jointly consult with stakeholders and conduct a study of issues related to energy rights-of-way (ROWs) on tribal lands. The Act further directs the Departments to submit a report to Congress on the findings of the study. The Report to Congress is available on the Section 1813 Web site (http://1813.anl.gov). This Web site will remain active until August 8, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darryl Francois (DOI, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development) at (202) 219–0740, or Kristen Ellis (DOE, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs) at (202) 586– 5810. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339, to contact the above individuals during business hours. FIRS is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 1813 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–58) requires the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy (Departments) to jointly conduct a study of issues regarding grants, expansions, and renewals of energy rights-of-way (ROWs) on tribal lands. Section 1813 also requires the Departments to consult with Indian tribes, the energy industry, appropriate governmental entities, and affected businesses and consumers in the course of the study. The Act further directs the Departments to submit a report to Congress on the findings of the study, including: (1) An analysis of historic rates of compensation paid for energy ROWs on tribal land; (2) Recommendations for appropriate standards and procedures for determining fair and appropriate compensation to Indian tribes for grants, expansions, and renewals of energy ROWs on tribal land; (3) An assessment of the tribal self-determination and sovereignty interests implicated by PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27589 applications for the grant, expansion, or renewal of energy ROWs on tribal land; and (4) An analysis of relevant national energy transportation policies relating to grants, expansions, and renewals of energy ROWs on tribal land. The Departments held a number of public meetings to seek input and feedback from Indian tribes, the energy industry, appropriate governmental entities, and affected businesses and consumers. In addition the Departments held a number of government to government consultations with Indian tribes. The Departments released two draft reports and accepted comment about the content of both draft reports. This final Report to Congress reflects the Departments’ response to the considered and substantial comments received. The Report to Congress is available on the Section 1813 Web site (http:// 1813.anl.gov) until August 8, 2007. Dated: May 11, 2007. Carl J. Artman, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–9431 Filed 5–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–96–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–14865–B; AK–964–1410–HY] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Deloycheet, Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of Holy Cross, Alaska, and are located in: Seward Meridian, Alaska T. 24 N., R. 55 W., Secs. 16 and 17; Sec. 18 and that portion of U.S. Survey No. 10183 formerly within Native allotment application AA–59647. Containing approximately 1,636 acres. T. 26 N., R. 55 W., Secs. 4 to 8, inclusive; Secs. 17 to 20, inclusive; Secs. 29 to 32, inclusive. Containing 6,832.21 acres. T. 25 N., R. 58 W., Secs. 2 to 6, inclusive; Secs. 11 and 14; Secs. 23, 24 and 25. Containing 4,058.61. Aggregating approximately 12,527 acres. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 27590 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 16, 2007 / Notices The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Doyon, Limited, when the surface estate is conveyed to Deloycheet, Incorporated. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until June 15, 2007 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P SUMMARY: The Minerals Management Service (MMS) has prepared a programmatic EA and a FONSI for the implementation of the CIAP. This EA was prepared to assist agency planning and decisionmaking in future assessment of individual projects (40 CFR 1501.3(b)). The programmatic EA is available on the MMS Web site at: http://www.mms.gov/offshore/ CIAPmain.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Opp Waldal, Land Law Examiner Branch of Adjudication II. [FR Doc. E7–9400 Filed 5–15–07; 8:45 am] Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of land administered by BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to select a 15-member, citizenbased advisory councils that are established and authorized consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by the FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. There is one vacant position for the New Mexico RAC in Category 1 representing any holders of Federal grazing permits and representatives of energy and mineral development, timber industry, transportation or rights-of-way, offhighway vehicle use, and commercial recreation. There are two vacancies in Category 2 representing nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic interests, dispersed recreation, and wild horse and burro groups. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of New Mexico. Nominees should have demonstrated a commitment to collaborative resource decisionmaking. Letters of reference must accompany all nominations from represented interests or organizations, a completed background information nomination form, as well as any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that effective with this publication, the following NAD 27-based Outer Continental Shelf Official Protraction Diagrams and Leasing Maps last revised on the date indicated are available for information only, in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Regional Office, New Orleans, Louisiana. Copies are also available for download at http://www.mms.gov/ld/ maps.htm. The Minerals Management Service in accordance with its authority and responsibility under Title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, is updating the basic record used for the description of mineral and oil and gas lease sales in the geographic areas they represent. Theresa Herrera, New Mexico State Office, Office of External Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502–0115, (505) 438–7517. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NM–910–07–0777–XX] New Mexico Resource Advisory Council, Notice of Call for Nominations Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. Dated: May 10, 2007. Linda S.C. Rundell, State Director. [FR Doc. E7–9385 Filed 5–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for vacant positions on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The RAC provides advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within New Mexico. Public nominations will be considered until June 18, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:27 May 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service (MMS) Notice of Availability (NOA) of Final Programmatic Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) Minerals Management Service, Department of the Interior. ACTION: NOA of Programmatic Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Mr. James F. Bennett, Chief, Branch of Environmental Assessment, Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4042, Herndon, Virginia, 20170. Telephone: (703) 787–1660, jf.bennett@mms.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: April 13, 2007. Chris C. Oynes, Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 94 (Wednesday, May 16, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27589-27590]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-9400]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[F-14865-B; AK-964-1410-HY]


Alaska Native Claims Selection

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.

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SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that 
an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the 
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Deloycheet, 
Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of Holy Cross, Alaska, and 
are located in:

Seward Meridian, Alaska

T. 24 N., R. 55 W.,
    Secs. 16 and 17;
    Sec. 18 and that portion of U.S. Survey No. 10183 formerly 
within Native allotment application AA-59647.

    Containing approximately 1,636 acres.

T. 26 N., R. 55 W.,
    Secs. 4 to 8, inclusive;
    Secs. 17 to 20, inclusive;
    Secs. 29 to 32, inclusive.

    Containing 6,832.21 acres.

T. 25 N., R. 58 W.,
    Secs. 2 to 6, inclusive;
    Secs. 11 and 14;
    Secs. 23, 24 and 25.

    Containing 4,058.61.
    Aggregating approximately 12,527 acres.


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    The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Doyon, 
Limited, when the surface estate is conveyed to Deloycheet, 
Incorporated. Notice of the decision will also be published four times 
in the Tundra Drums.

DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are:
    1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely 
affected by the decision shall have until June 15, 2007 to file an 
appeal.
    2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail 
shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.
    Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the 
requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have 
waived their rights.

ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land 
Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by 
phone at 907-271-5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. 
Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, 
seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management.

Barbara Opp Waldal,
Land Law Examiner Branch of Adjudication II.
[FR Doc. E7-9400 Filed 5-15-07; 8:45 am]
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