Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, 51464 [E7-17684]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 51464 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 173 / Friday, September 7, 2007 / Notices Ecological and biological resource protection and enhancement have been provided. ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD/ Approved RMP are available upon request from the Field Manager, Rio Puerco Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 435 Montano NE., Albuquerque, NM 87107 or via the internet at (http://www.nm.blm.gov). Reference copies are available for review during regular business hours at BLM’s Rio Puerco Field Office at the address above or at BLM’s New Mexico State Office, 1474 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, NM. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information visit the Web site at http://www.nm.blm.gov or contact: Danny Randall danny_randall@blm.gov or 505–761–8953), Manager, KashaKatuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, BLM Rio Puerco Field Office, 435 Montano NE., Albuquerque NM 87107. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The RMP ROD was developed with broad public and stakeholder participation through a 3-year collaborative planning process. The RMP ROD addresses management on approximately 15,635 acres. BLM currently manages 5,089 of these acres and has identified the other 10,546 acres as being desirable for acquisition, to be managed in conjunction with the Monument. The RMP ROD contains both land use planning decisions and implementation decisions to provide planning structure to facilitate the management of the Monument. Major resources and activities addressed in the RMP ROD include: American Indian Use and Traditional Cultural Practices; recreation; cultural resources; interpretation; facilities; lands and realty; access and transportation; vegetation management; and wildlife management. The ROD selected Alternative B as the approved RMP. Except for editorial clarification and format, Alternative B was approved as it appeared when published as Alternative B (The Preferred Alternative) in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS in October 2006, with the NOA published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2006. BLM received one letter during the protest period on the Proposed RMP/FEIS; however, after careful consideration of all points raised in this letter, it was concluded that the letter did not constitute a valid protest. The BLM Director concluded that the responsible planning team and decision-makers followed all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and pertinent resource considerations in developing VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:34 Sep 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 the proposed plan. No inconsistencies with State or local plans, policies or programs were identified during the Governor’s consistency review of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS. RMP implementation decisions are identified in Chapter 4 of the ROD RMP. As listed here: Access and Transportation pg. 2–5; American Indian Uses and Traditional Cultural Practices pg. 2–9; Cultural Resources pg. 2–11; Fire Management pg. 22–15; Lands and Realty pg. 2–18; Livestock Grazing pg. 2–21; Noxious Weed Management pg. 2–23; Public Land Health pg. 2–26; Recreational Use pg. 2– 30; Riparian Areas pg. 2–33; Social and Economic Conditions pg. 2–35; Soil and Water Resources pg. 2–37; Special Geologic Features pg. 2–38; Special Status Species pg. 2–39; Vegetation and Woodlands Management pg. 2–42; Visual Resources pg. 2–43. Pursuant to 43 CFR 4.400 et seq., any party adversely affected by these decisions may appeal within 30 days of publication of this notice of availability per 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E. The appeal should state the specific decisions as identified by resource or activity under the subheading ‘Implementation Decisions’ in Chapter 4 of the approved RMP. The appeal must be filed with the Rio Puerco Field Manager at the above listed address. Linda S.C. Rundell, State Director, New Mexico. [FR Doc. E7–17492 Filed 9–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID 100 1220MA 241A: DBG071010] Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. located at 3948 S. Development Avenue, Boise, Idaho. Public comment periods will be held at intervals throughout the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 83705, Telephone (208) 384–3393. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in southwestern Idaho. The Board will receive a briefing on the wildland fires that have occurred within the District, and planned rehabilitation efforts. The RAC will be given a brief status report on the Bruneau Resource Management Plan (RMP). A presentation will be given about a wind energy project located in the Owyhee Field Office by Ridgeline Energy, Inc. Hot Topics will be discussed by the District Manager and Field Office managers will provide highlights on activities in their offices. Agenda items and location may change due to changing circumstances, including wildfire emergencies. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing 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 and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM Coordinator as provided above. Dated: August 31, 2007. David Wolf, Associate, District Manager. [FR Doc. E7–17684 Filed 9–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P AGENCY: 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) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held October 3, 2007, beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Boise District Office SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–050–1610–DR–085L] Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the East Alaska Resource Management Plan (RMP)/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Bureau of Land Management (BLM). ACTION: Notice of availability of Record of Decision (ROD). AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 173 (Friday, September 7, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 51464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-17684]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[ID 100 1220MA 241A: DBG071010]


Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise 
District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

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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) Boise 
District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as 
indicated below.

DATES: The meeting will be held October 3, 2007, beginning at 9 a.m. 
and adjourning at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Boise District 
Office located at 3948 S. Development Avenue, Boise, Idaho. Public 
comment periods will be held at intervals throughout the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and 
RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 
83705, Telephone (208) 384-3393.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member Council advises the Secretary 
of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and 
management issues associated with public land management in 
southwestern Idaho.
    The Board will receive a briefing on the wildland fires that have 
occurred within the District, and planned rehabilitation efforts. The 
RAC will be given a brief status report on the Bruneau Resource 
Management Plan (RMP).
    A presentation will be given about a wind energy project located in 
the Owyhee Field Office by Ridgeline Energy, Inc. Hot Topics will be 
discussed by the District Manager and Field Office managers will 
provide highlights on activities in their offices.
    Agenda items and location may change due to changing circumstances, 
including wildfire emergencies. All meetings are open to the public. 
The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal 
Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing 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 and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation, or other reasonable accommodations, 
should contact the BLM Coordinator as provided above.

    Dated: August 31, 2007.
David Wolf,
Associate, District Manager.
 [FR Doc. E7-17684 Filed 9-6-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-GG-P