Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Arizona, 46495-46496 [E7-16333]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 160 / Monday, August 20, 2007 / Notices 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308. Phone at (661) 391–6093 or email: jhurl@blm.gov. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–169–1220–AL] Notice of Public Meeting, Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee In accordance with Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 1501.7, 43 CFR 1610.2), the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee will meet as indicated below: DATES: The meeting will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2007, at the Carissa Plain Elementary School, located approximately 2 miles northwest of Soda Lake Road on Highway 58. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and finish at 5 p.m. The meeting will focus on draft alternatives for the Resource Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement being developed for the Carrizo Plain National Monument. There will be a public comment period from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch will be available for $8. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The ninemember Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of public land issues associated with the public land management in the Carrizo Plain National Monument in Central California. At this meeting, Monument staff will present updated information on the progress on the draft Carrizo Plain National Monument Resource Management Plan and the Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/ EIS). Draft alternatives being developed by the Carrizo Managing Partners— BLM, the California Department of Fish and Game and The Nature Conservancy—will be the focus of this meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment, and the time available, the time allotted for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations should contact BLM as indicated below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Attention: Johna Hurl, Acting Monument Manager, Dated: August 14, 2007. David Christy, Public Affairs Officer. [FR Doc. E7–16293 Filed 8–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Aug 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–HAG 07–0181] Medford District Resource Advisory Committee: Meeting Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the following advisory committee meeting: Name: Medford District Resource Advisory Committee. Time and Date: 9 a.m., August 29, 2007. Public Input: 1 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Place: Medford District Office, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, OR 97504. Status: Open to the public. Matters To Be Considered: The Resource Advisory Committee will consider proposed projects for Title II funding that focus on maintaining or restoring water quality, land health, forest ecosystems, and infrastructure. Contact Person for More Information: Program information, meeting records and a roster of Committee members may be obtained from Jim Whittington, 3040 Biddle Road, Medford, OR 97504; (541) 618–2220. The meeting agenda will be posted at http://www.blm.gov/or/ districts/medford/newsroom/index.php when available. Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the BLM Medford District at (541) 618–2200 as soon as possible. Timothy B. Reuwsaat, District Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Medford District. [FR Doc. E7–16298 Filed 8–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–110–1492–ES; AZA–33679] Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46495 SUMMARY: The following public lands in Mohave County, Arizona, have been examined by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to Mohave Community College under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 43 U.S.C. 869 et seq., and under Sec. 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. 315(f), and Executive Order No. 6910. Gila and Salt River Meridian T. 41 N., R. 15 W. Sec. 35, N1/2SE1/4 (area south and east of Interstate 15 only). The area described contains, 40 acres, more or less. The Mohave Community College has not applied for more than the 6,400 acre limitation for recreation uses in a year. The Mohave Community College has submitted a statement in compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b). The Mohave Community College proposes to use the land as a community college campus. The initial phase of construction will be a single building for several offices and classrooms. Later phases would include additional classrooms, laboratories, vocational instructional areas, faculty and administrative offices, support space, student activity areas, conference centers, performing arts venues, and fields and courts for sports activities. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 4, 2007. ADDRESSES: Detailed information including but not limited to, a proposed development plan and documentation relating to compliance with applicable environmental and cultural resource laws, is available for review at the BLM, Arizona Strip Field Office, 345 E. Riverside Drive, St. George, UT 84790. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurie Ford, Team Lead, 435–688–3271. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands are not needed for any Federal purposes. Lease or conveyance of the lands for recreational or public purposes use is in conformance with the Arizona Strip District Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, dated January 1992, as amended, and would be in the public interest. All interested parties will receive a copy of this notice once it is published in the Federal Register. The notice will be published in the newspaper of local circulation for three consecutive weeks. The regulations do not require a public meeting. Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands will be E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 46496 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 160 / Monday, August 20, 2007 / Notices 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. The lease or conveyance of the land, when issued, will be subject to the following terms, conditions, and reservations: 1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States Act of August 30, 1890, 26 Stat. 391 (43 U.S.C. 945). 2. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior. 3. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove the minerals. 4. All valid existing rights documented on the official public land records at the time of lease or patent issuance. 5. CERCLA Term: ‘‘Pursuant to the requirements established by Section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9620 (h)) (CERCLA), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1988 (100 Stat. 1670), notice is hereby given that the above-described land has been examined and no evidence was found to indicate that any hazardous substances had been stored for one year or more, nor had any hazardous substances been disposed of or released on the subject property.’’ 6. Indemnification Term: ‘‘All lessees, purchasers, or patentees, by accepting a lease or patent, covenant and agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the United States harmless from any costs, damages, claims, causes of action, penalties, fines, liabilities, and judgments of any kind or nature arising from the past, present, and future acts or omissions of the patentees or their employees, agents, contractors, or lessees, or any third-party, arising out of or in connection with the patentees use, occupancy, or operations on the patented real property. This indemnification and hold harmless agreement includes, but is not limited to, acts and omissions of the patentees and their employees, agents, contractors, or lessees, or any third party, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or occupancy of the patented real property which has already resulted or does hereafter result in: (1) Violations of Federal, State, and local laws and regulations that are now or may in the future become, applicable to the real property; (2) Judgments, VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:53 Aug 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 claims, or demands of any kind assessed against the United States; (3) Costs, expenses, or damages of any kind incurred by the United States; (4) Releases or threatened releases of solid or hazardous waste(s) and/or hazardous substances(s), as defined by Federal or State environmental laws, off, on, into or under land, property and other interests of the United States; (5) Activities by which solids or hazardous substances or wastes, as defined by Federal and State environmental laws are generated, released, stored, used or otherwise disposed of on the patented real property, and any cleanup response, remedial action or other actions related in any manner to said solid or hazardous substances or wastes; or (6) Natural resource damages as defined by Federal and State law. Patentee shall stipulate that it will be solely responsible for compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local environmental and regulatory provisions, throughout the life of the facility, including any closure or postclosure requirements that may be imposed with respect to any physical plant or facility upon the real property under any Federal, State or local environmental laws or regulatory provisions. This covenant shall be construed as running with the above described parcel of land patented or otherwise conveyed by the United States, and may be enforced by the United States in a court of competent jurisdiction. 7. Terms and conditions identified through the site-specific environmental analysis. 8. Those rights granted to Mohave County Board of Supervisors for a road right-of-way AZA–21199. 9. Those rights granted to Rio Virgin Telephone Co. for a telephone line rightof-way AZA–30658. 10. Those rights granted to Thomas Cheney for a road right-of-way AZA– 31716. 11. Those rights granted to Dixie Escalante Electric for a power line rightof-way AZA–24946. 12. Those rights granted to Arizona Department of Transportation for a highway and drainage easements rightof-way AZAR–031230. Classification Comments Interested persons may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for development of a community college campus. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with state and Federal programs. Application Comments Interested persons may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan 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 community college campus. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective on October 19, 2007. The lands will not be offered for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. (Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5) Dated: July 19, 2007. Becky J. Hammond, Field Manager. [FR Doc. E7–16333 Filed 8–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–210–5410–FR–A508; AZA–33810] Notice of Realty Action: Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Maricopa County, AZ Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The surface owner of the land described in this notice, aggregating approximately 1.5 acres, has filed an application for the purchase of the federally-owned mineral interests. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws. DATES: Interested persons may submit written comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at the address stated below. Comments must be received no later than October 4, 2007. E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 160 (Monday, August 20, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-16333]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AZ-110-1492-ES; AZA-33679]


Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification; Arizona

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The following public lands in Mohave County, Arizona, have 
been examined by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and found suitable 
for classification for lease or conveyance to Mohave Community College 
under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, 
as amended, 43 U.S.C. 869 et seq., and under Sec. 7 of the Taylor 
Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. 315(f), and Executive Order No. 6910.

Gila and Salt River Meridian

T. 41 N., R. 15 W.
    Sec. 35, N1/2SE1/4 (area south and east of Interstate 15 only).

    The area described contains, 40 acres, more or less.

    The Mohave Community College has not applied for more than the 
6,400 acre limitation for recreation uses in a year.
    The Mohave Community College has submitted a statement in 
compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b). The Mohave 
Community College proposes to use the land as a community college 
campus. The initial phase of construction will be a single building for 
several offices and classrooms. Later phases would include additional 
classrooms, laboratories, vocational instructional areas, faculty and 
administrative offices, support space, student activity areas, 
conference centers, performing arts venues, and fields and courts for 
sports activities.

DATES: Submit comments on or before October 4, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Detailed information including but not limited to, a 
proposed development plan and documentation relating to compliance with 
applicable environmental and cultural resource laws, is available for 
review at the BLM, Arizona Strip Field Office, 345 E. Riverside Drive, 
St. George, UT 84790.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurie Ford, Team Lead, 435-688-3271.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The lands are not needed for any Federal 
purposes.
    Lease or conveyance of the lands for recreational or public 
purposes use is in conformance with the Arizona Strip District Resource 
Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, dated January 
1992, as amended, and would be in the public interest.
    All interested parties will receive a copy of this notice once it 
is published in the Federal Register. The notice will be published in 
the newspaper of local circulation for three consecutive weeks. The 
regulations do not require a public meeting.
    Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands 
will be

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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.
    The lease or conveyance of the land, when issued, will be subject 
to the following terms, conditions, and reservations:
    1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches and canals constructed by the 
authority of the United States Act of August 30, 1890, 26 Stat. 391 (43 
U.S.C. 945).
    2. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations of 
the Secretary of the Interior.
    3. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together 
with the right to prospect for, mine and remove the minerals.
    4. All valid existing rights documented on the official public land 
records at the time of lease or patent issuance.
    5. CERCLA Term: ``Pursuant to the requirements established by 
Section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, 
Compensation and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9620 (h)) (CERCLA), as 
amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1988 
(100 Stat. 1670), notice is hereby given that the above-described land 
has been examined and no evidence was found to indicate that any 
hazardous substances had been stored for one year or more, nor had any 
hazardous substances been disposed of or released on the subject 
property.''
    6. Indemnification Term: ``All lessees, purchasers, or patentees, 
by accepting a lease or patent, covenant and agree to indemnify, 
defend, and hold the United States harmless from any costs, damages, 
claims, causes of action, penalties, fines, liabilities, and judgments 
of any kind or nature arising from the past, present, and future acts 
or omissions of the patentees or their employees, agents, contractors, 
or lessees, or any third-party, arising out of or in connection with 
the patentees use, occupancy, or operations on the patented real 
property. This indemnification and hold harmless agreement includes, 
but is not limited to, acts and omissions of the patentees and their 
employees, agents, contractors, or lessees, or any third party, arising 
out of or in connection with the use and/or occupancy of the patented 
real property which has already resulted or does hereafter result in: 
(1) Violations of Federal, State, and local laws and regulations that 
are now or may in the future become, applicable to the real property; 
(2) Judgments, claims, or demands of any kind assessed against the 
United States; (3) Costs, expenses, or damages of any kind incurred by 
the United States; (4) Releases or threatened releases of solid or 
hazardous waste(s) and/or hazardous substances(s), as defined by 
Federal or State environmental laws, off, on, into or under land, 
property and other interests of the United States; (5) Activities by 
which solids or hazardous substances or wastes, as defined by Federal 
and State environmental laws are generated, released, stored, used or 
otherwise disposed of on the patented real property, and any cleanup 
response, remedial action or other actions related in any manner to 
said solid or hazardous substances or wastes; or (6) Natural resource 
damages as defined by Federal and State law. Patentee shall stipulate 
that it will be solely responsible for compliance with all applicable 
Federal, State and local environmental and regulatory provisions, 
throughout the life of the facility, including any closure or post-
closure requirements that may be imposed with respect to any physical 
plant or facility upon the real property under any Federal, State or 
local environmental laws or regulatory provisions. This covenant shall 
be construed as running with the above described parcel of land 
patented or otherwise conveyed by the United States, and may be 
enforced by the United States in a court of competent jurisdiction.
    7. Terms and conditions identified through the site-specific 
environmental analysis.
    8. Those rights granted to Mohave County Board of Supervisors for a 
road right-of-way AZA-21199.
    9. Those rights granted to Rio Virgin Telephone Co. for a telephone 
line right-of-way AZA-30658.
    10. Those rights granted to Thomas Cheney for a road right-of-way 
AZA-31716.
    11. Those rights granted to Dixie Escalante Electric for a power 
line right-of-way AZA-24946.
    12. Those rights granted to Arizona Department of Transportation 
for a highway and drainage easements right-of-way AZAR-031230.

Classification Comments

    Interested persons may submit comments involving the suitability of 
the land for development of a community college campus. Comments on the 
classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited 
for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses 
of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and 
zoning, or if the use is consistent with state and Federal programs.

Application Comments

    Interested persons may submit comments regarding the specific use 
proposed in the application and plan 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 community college campus. Any adverse comments will be reviewed 
by the BLM State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the 
classification will become effective on October 19, 2007. The lands 
will not be offered for conveyance until after the classification 
becomes effective.
    Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

(Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5)

    Dated: July 19, 2007.
Becky J. Hammond,
Field Manager.
 [FR Doc. E7-16333 Filed 8-17-07; 8:45 am]
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