Direct Sale of Public Land in San Miguel County, NM, 64668-64669 [E7-22438]

Download as PDF 64668 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 221 / Friday, November 16, 2007 / Notices Phoenix, Arizona 85004–4427, 602– 417–9504. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Helen M. Hankins, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. E7–22435 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] [AZ–910–0777–XP–241A] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Bureau of Land Management Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting. [NM220–1430 EU; NM–114188 and NM– 117236] In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on December 6, 2007, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the BLM Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, 8th floor. It will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review of the September 6, 2007, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director’s update on statewide issues; presentations on: BLM Energy Corridors in Arizona, BLM Recreation Webpage Redesign, BLM Route Evaluation and Designation Process; and Recreational Shooting on Public Lands; review and discussion of the 2008 RAC Annual Work Plan; and, reports by RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on December 6, 2007, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been designated the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on December 6, will include discussion and review of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, the Fiscal Year 2008 quarterly schedule for BLM and FS recreation fee proposals, and proposed modifications to the RRAC protocol, business cycle, and fee proposal guidelines. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will discuss future meetings and locations. Direct Sale of Public Land in San Miguel County, NM ACTION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: December 6, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:48 Nov 15, 2007 Jkt 214001 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes direct (non-competitive) sales of two parcels of public land, containing 1.07 acres and 1.04 acres located in San Miguel County, New Mexico. The described public land has been examined and through the public-supported land use planning process has been determined to be suitable for disposal by direct sale pursuant to section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (90 Stat. 2750, 43 U.S.C. 1713), as amended, at no less than the appraised fair market value. These sales will resolve two inadvertent trespasses on public land. An appraisal of the subject parcels fair market value is being prepared and when completed will be available for review at the BLM’s Taos Field Office at the address stated below. Upon the completion and approval of the appraisal report, a subsequent notice will be published in the local newspaper specifying the fair market value. Interested parties may submit comments to the BLM Taos Field Office Manager at the address below. Comments must be received by not later than December 31, 2007. The land will not be offered for sale until at least 60 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Address all written comments concerning this Notice to Sam DesGeorges, Taos Field Office Manager, 226 Cruz Alta Road, Taos, New Mexico 87571. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francina Martinez, Realty Specialist at the above address or (505) 758–8851. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in San Miguel County, New Mexico has been determined to be suitable for sale at not DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 less than fair market value under section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (90 Stat. 2750, 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719). The proposed sales would resolve two inadvertent trespasses upon the land. It been determined that resource values will not be affected by the disposal of these two parcels of public land. The parcels proposed for sale are described as: New Mexico Principal Meridian San Miguel County, NM T. 13 N., R. 14 E. Section 10, lots 15 & 18. Lot 15 containing 1.07 acres is proposed to be sold to Lila Cano and Lot 18 containing 1.04 acres is proposed to be sold to Los Pueblos de San Miguel del Bado Community Council. The patents, when issued, will contain a reservation to the United States for ditches and canals under the Act of March 30, 1890 and a reservation for all minerals. The two parcels are being offered by direct sale to Lila Cano (NM–114188) and to Los Pueblos de San Miguel del Bado Community Council (NM–117236) of San Miguel County, New Mexico, based on historic use and added improvements. Both of the parcels of land have been used, one as a residence and the other as a school yard with a portion of a school located on it. Failure or refusal by Lila Cano and/or Los Pueblos de San Miguel del Bado Community Council to submit the required fair market appraisal amount within 180 days of the sale of the land will constitute a waiver of this preference consideration and this land may be offered for sale on a competitive or modified competitive basis. Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land described above will be segregated from appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws. The segregation will end upon issuance of patents or 270 days from the date of publication, whichever occurs first. Comments must be received by the BLM Taos Field Manager, Taos Field Office, at the address stated above, on or before the date stated above. Only written comments will be accepted. 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 E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 221 / Friday, November 16, 2007 / Notices information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the Taos Field Manager, who may sustain, vacate or modify this realty action. In the absence of any objects, or adverse comments, this proposed realty action will become final determination of the Department of the Interior. Dated: November 9, 2007. Sam DesGeorges, Taos Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. E7–22438 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–OW–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 4.9229 percent. This average value is then rounded to the nearest one-eighth of a point, resulting in 4.875 percent. The rate therefore remains unchanged from fiscal year 2007. The rate of 4.875 percent shall be used by all Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of water and related land resources plans for the purpose of discounting future benefits and computing costs or otherwise converting benefits and costs to a common-time basis. Dated: October 24, 2007. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Office of Program and Policy Services, Denver Office. [FR Doc. E7–22427 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P Bureau of Reclamation Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Change. Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Water Resources Planning Act of 1965 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 require an annual determination of a discount rate for Federal water resources planning. The discount rate for Federal water resources planning for fiscal year 2008 is 4.875 percent. Discounting is to be used to convert future monetary values to present values. This discount rate is to be used for the period October 1, 2007, through and including September 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Simons, Contract Services Office, Denver, Colorado 80225; telephone: 303–445–2902. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the interest rate to be used by Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of plans for water and related land resources is 4.875 percent for fiscal year 2008. This rate has been computed in accordance with Section 80(a), Pub. L. 93–251 (88 Stat. 34) and 18 CFR 704.39, which: (1) Specify that the rate shall be based upon the average yield during the preceding fiscal year on interest-bearing marketable securities of the United States which, at the time the computation is made, have terms of 15 years or more remaining to maturity (average yield is rounded to nearest oneeighth percent); and (2) provide that the rate shall not be raised or lowered more than one-quarter of 1 percent for any year. The Treasury Department calculated the specified average to be mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:48 Nov 15, 2007 Jkt 214001 Notice is hereby given that on October 30, 2007, a proposed consent decree in United States v. Belle Tire Distr., Inc., et al., No. 06cv0816, was lodged with the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. In this cost recovery action brought pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9607, the United States sought recovery of unreimbursed past response costs and prejudgment interest incurred by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a removal action at the Carl’s Tire Retreading Site near Grown in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Under the proposed consent decree, ten defendants that each contributed less than 2% of the total waste to the Site will pay a total of $219,425.24 to the Hazardous Substance Superfund. The Department of Justice will accept comments relating to the proposed consent decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and mailed either electronically to pubcommentees.enrd@usdoj.gov or in hard copy to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Comments should refer to United States v. Belle Tire Distr., Inc., et al., Case No. 06cv0816 (W.D. Mich.) and D.J. Reference No. 90–11–09026. The proposed consent decree may be examined at: (1) The Office of the PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64669 United States Attorney for the Western District of Michigan, 330 Iona Avenue, Suite 501, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, (616) 456–2404; and (2) the United States Environmental Protection Agency (Region 5), 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604–3590 (contact Steven P. Kaiser (312–353– 3804)). During the comment period, the proposed consent decree may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site: http:// www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decree.html. A copy of the proposed consent decree may also be obtained by mail from the Department of Justice Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please refer to the referenced case and D.J. Reference No. 90–11–3–09026, and enclose a check in the amount of $6.50 for the consent decree (26 pages at 25 cents per page reproduction costs), made payable to the U.S. Treasury. William D. Brighton, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 07–5692 Filed 11–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Notice of Lodging of Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2007, a proposed Consent Decree in United States v. Hercules Incorporated, Civil Action No. 2:07cv87 was lodged with the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. In this action the United States sought to recover costs incurred in responding to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances into the environment at or from the Allegany Ballistics Lab Site, a U.S. Navy-owned facility in Mineral County, West Virginia. The Consent Decree requires that Hercules Incorporated pay the United States $12.95 million. In exchange, Hercules will receive contribution protection and a release from liability for additional environmental cleanup costs or cleanup work, subject to certain exceptions and limitations. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the Consent E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 221 (Friday, November 16, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64668-64669]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-22438]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[NM220-1430 EU; NM-114188 and NM-117236]


Direct Sale of Public Land in San Miguel County, NM

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes direct (non-
competitive) sales of two parcels of public land, containing 1.07 acres 
and 1.04 acres located in San Miguel County, New Mexico. The described 
public land has been examined and through the public-supported land use 
planning process has been determined to be suitable for disposal by 
direct sale pursuant to section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (90 Stat. 2750, 43 U.S.C. 1713), as amended, at 
no less than the appraised fair market value. These sales will resolve 
two inadvertent trespasses on public land. An appraisal of the subject 
parcels fair market value is being prepared and when completed will be 
available for review at the BLM's Taos Field Office at the address 
stated below. Upon the completion and approval of the appraisal report, 
a subsequent notice will be published in the local newspaper specifying 
the fair market value.

DATES: Interested parties may submit comments to the BLM Taos Field 
Office Manager at the address below. Comments must be received by not 
later than December 31, 2007. The land will not be offered for sale 
until at least 60 days after the date of publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Address all written comments concerning this Notice to Sam 
DesGeorges, Taos Field Office Manager, 226 Cruz Alta Road, Taos, New 
Mexico 87571.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francina Martinez, Realty Specialist 
at the above address or (505) 758-8851.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in San 
Miguel County, New Mexico has been determined to be suitable for sale 
at not less than fair market value under section 203 of the Federal 
Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (90 Stat. 2750, 43 
U.S.C. 1713 and 1719). The proposed sales would resolve two inadvertent 
trespasses upon the land. It been determined that resource values will 
not be affected by the disposal of these two parcels of public land.
    The parcels proposed for sale are described as:

New Mexico Principal Meridian

San Miguel County, NM

T. 13 N., R. 14 E.
    Section 10, lots 15 & 18.

    Lot 15 containing 1.07 acres is proposed to be sold to Lila Cano 
and Lot 18 containing 1.04 acres is proposed to be sold to Los 
Pueblos de San Miguel del Bado Community Council.

    The patents, when issued, will contain a reservation to the United 
States for ditches and canals under the Act of March 30, 1890 and a 
reservation for all minerals.
    The two parcels are being offered by direct sale to Lila Cano (NM-
114188) and to Los Pueblos de San Miguel del Bado Community Council 
(NM-117236) of San Miguel County, New Mexico, based on historic use and 
added improvements. Both of the parcels of land have been used, one as 
a residence and the other as a school yard with a portion of a school 
located on it. Failure or refusal by Lila Cano and/or Los Pueblos de 
San Miguel del Bado Community Council to submit the required fair 
market appraisal amount within 180 days of the sale of the land will 
constitute a waiver of this preference consideration and this land may 
be offered for sale on a competitive or modified competitive basis.
    Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land 
described above will be segregated from appropriation under the public 
land laws, including the general mining laws. The segregation will end 
upon issuance of patents or 270 days from the date of publication, 
whichever occurs first.
    Comments must be received by the BLM Taos Field Manager, Taos Field 
Office, at the address stated above, on or before the date stated 
above. Only written comments will be accepted. 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

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information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the Taos Field 
Manager, who may sustain, vacate or modify this realty action. In the 
absence of any objects, or adverse comments, this proposed realty 
action will become final determination of the Department of the 
Interior.

    Dated: November 9, 2007.
Sam DesGeorges,
Taos Field Office Manager.
 [FR Doc. E7-22438 Filed 11-15-07; 8:45 am]
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