Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Casper Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Wyoming, 69706-69707 [E7-23897]

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AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management policies, the BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Casper Field Office located in Converse, Goshen, Natrona, and Platte counties, Wyoming. The Wyoming State Director signed the ROD, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately. ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD/ Approved RMP are available upon request from the Field Manager, Casper Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604 or via the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/rmp/casper/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Slone, RMP Project Manager, Bureau of Land Management, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604; telephone (307) 261–7520; fax (307) 261–7587; e-mail CRMP_wymail@blm.gov with Casper RMP in the subject line. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Approved Casper RMP was developed with broad public participation through a 4 year collaborative planning process. The Approved RMP addresses management on approximately 1.4 million acres of BLM-administered public land surface and 4.7 million acres of Federal mineral estate in eastcentral Wyoming. The ROD/Approved Casper RMP replaces the 1985 Platte River ROD/RMP. The Approved RMP is designed to achieve or maintain desired future conditions developed through the planning process. It includes a series of management actions to meet the desired resource conditions for physical, biological, and heritage resources while providing opportunities for various resource uses: i.e. livestock grazing; energy and mineral exploration and development; rights-of-way and corridors; and recreation and offhighway vehicle use. E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 236 / Monday, December 10, 2007 / Notices The Preferred Alternative (Alternative E) presented in the Draft RMP/EIS was carried forward in the Proposed RMP/ Final EIS published on June 8, 2007. In response to the 30 day protest period that ended on July 9, 2007, two protest letters were received and responded to by the BLM. In response to the additional 60 day public review and comment period on supplemental information regarding proposed ACECs that ended on August 7, 2007, no ACEC related comments were received, but seven public response documents were received on the PRMP/FEIS. 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The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Two public comment periods are planned and will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The meeting will adjourn at approximately 3:30 p.m. DATES: The Southwest RAC Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (Monument) Subgroup meeting will be held at the Anasazi Heritage Center, located at 27501 Highway 184, in Dolores, Colorado. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LouAnn Jacobson, Monument Manager or Heather Musclow, Monument Planner, Anasazi Heritage Center, 27501 Hwy 184, Dolores, Colorado 81323; Telephone (970) 882–5600. The 11member Subgroup provides counsel and advice to the full Council for its consideration and deliberation concerning development and implementation of a management plan developed in accordance with FLPMA, for public lands within the Monument. The content of the Monument’s Draft Resource Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement and other issues as appropriate will be discussed. The meeting is open to the public and includes a time set aside for public comment. Interested persons may make oral statements at the meeting or submit written statements at any meeting. Perperson time limits for oral statements may be set to allow all interested persons an opportunity to speak. Summary minutes of all Subgroup meetings will be maintained at the Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado. They are available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within thirty (30) days of the meeting. In addition, minutes and other information concerning the Subgroup can be obtained from the Monument planning Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/rmp/ canm which will be updated following each Subgroup meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 3, 2007. LouAnn Jacobson, Monument Manager, Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 236 (Monday, December 10, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69706-69707]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-23897]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-060-08-1610-DR]


Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Casper 
Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, and the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management policies, the BLM announces 
the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Resource 
Management Plan (RMP) for the Casper Field Office located in Converse, 
Goshen, Natrona, and Platte counties, Wyoming. The Wyoming State 
Director signed the ROD, which constitutes the final decision of the 
BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD/Approved RMP are available upon request 
from the Field Manager, Casper Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 
2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604 or via the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/rmp/casper/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Slone, RMP Project Manager, 
Bureau of Land Management, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604; 
telephone (307) 261-7520; fax (307) 261-7587; e-mail CRMP_wymail@blm.gov with Casper RMP in the subject line.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Approved Casper RMP was developed with 
broad public participation through a 4 year collaborative planning 
process. The Approved RMP addresses management on approximately 1.4 
million acres of BLM-administered public land surface and 4.7 million 
acres of Federal mineral estate in east-central Wyoming. The ROD/
Approved Casper RMP replaces the 1985 Platte River ROD/RMP.
    The Approved RMP is designed to achieve or maintain desired future 
conditions developed through the planning process. It includes a series 
of management actions to meet the desired resource conditions for 
physical, biological, and heritage resources while providing 
opportunities for various resource uses: i.e. livestock grazing; energy 
and mineral exploration and development; rights-of-way and corridors; 
and recreation and off-highway vehicle use.

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    The Preferred Alternative (Alternative E) presented in the Draft 
RMP/EIS was carried forward in the Proposed RMP/Final EIS published on 
June 8, 2007. In response to the 30 day protest period that ended on 
July 9, 2007, two protest letters were received and responded to by the 
BLM.
    In response to the additional 60 day public review and comment 
period on supplemental information regarding proposed ACECs that ended 
on August 7, 2007, no ACEC related comments were received, but seven 
public response documents were received on the PRMP/FEIS. The BLM 
reviewed and responded to all submittals. No inconsistencies with State 
or local plans, policies, or programs were identified during the 
Governor's consistency review of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS. As a 
result, only minor editorial modifications were made in preparing the 
Approved RMP. These modifications provided further clarification for 
some of the decisions.
    Any implementation decisions that incorporate this document may be 
appealed pursuant to 43 CFR, part 4. Any party who believes that they 
are adversely affected by the BLM's proposed action(s) may appeal 
within 30 days of the publication of this Notice. The appeal should 
clearly identify the specific actions being appealed. Please consult 43 
CFR, part 4 for further information on the IBLA appeals process.

    Dated: October 12, 2007.
Robert A. Bennett,
State Director.
 [FR Doc. E7-23897 Filed 12-7-07; 8:45 am]
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