Public Land Order No. 7697; Transfer of Public Land for the Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah, 16900 [E8-6598]

Download as PDF 16900 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 62 / Monday, March 31, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Bureau of Land Management Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting [UTU 85338] AGENCY: U. S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. —Briefings on current Federal geospatial activities —Review and discussion of NGAC study topics —Review and discussion of NGAC subcommittee assignments The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment during the morning of April 16. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. While the meeting will be open to the public, seating may be limited due to room capacity. The meeting will be held on April 15–16, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 15, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 16. DATES: John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey (206– 220–4621). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meetings of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee are open to the public. Additional information about the NGAC and the meeting are available at http:// www.fgdc.gov/ngac. mmaher on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 25, 2008. Ivan DeLoatch, Staff Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. [FR Doc. E8–6437 Filed 3–28–08; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–M 19:45 Mar 28, 2008 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public land order. AGENCY: The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on April 15–16, 2008 in the 2nd Floor Boardroom of the American Institute of Architects Building, 1735 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20006. The NGAC, which is comprised of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, has been established to advise the Chair of the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A–16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include: SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 Public Land Order No. 7697; Transfer of Public Land for the Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah Jkt 214001 This order permanently transfers 500 acres of public land to the Department of Energy in accordance with the terms of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7916 (2000)), as amended. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 31, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary von Koch, Realty Specialist, BLM Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, Utah 84532, 435–259– 2128. SUMMARY: Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7916 (2000)), as amended, it is ordered as follows: 1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public land is hereby permanently transferred to the Department of Energy, and as a result of this transfer, except for oil and gas leasing, the land is no longer subject to the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, other mineral or geothermal leasing, and mineral material sales, for the Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository: T. 21 S., R. 19 E. Sec. 22, SE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4; NE1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, S1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 23, S1⁄2NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, and S1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 26, N1⁄2NW1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, and NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4; Sec. 27, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2SE1⁄4NW1⁄4. The area described contains 500 acres in Grand County. 2. The transfer of the above-described land to the Department of Energy vests in that Department full management, jurisdiction, authority, responsibility, and liability for such land and all activities conducted therein, except as provided in Paragraphs 3 and 4. 3. The authority to administer any existing claims, rights, and interests in this land established before the effective PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 date of the transfer is reserved to the Secretary of the Interior. 4. Authority to administer any future oil and gas leasing is reserved to the Secretary of the Interior. Dated: March 20, 2008. C. Stephen Allred, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. E8–6598 Filed 3–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [UTU 42911 and UTU 42915] Public Land Order No. 7698; Modification of Secretarial Orders Dated July 6, 1925 and April 1, 1941; Utah Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public land order. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This order establishes a 20year term for two Secretarial Orders which withdrew lands from surface entry and mining and reserved them on behalf of the Bureau of Reclamation for the Salt Lake Basin and Gooseberry Projects. The lands, which currently aggregate approximately 6,768 acres after a previous partial revocation, are still needed for the purpose for which they were withdrawn. The lands will remain withdrawn from surface entry and mining but not from mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral material sales. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 31, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rhonda Flynn, BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101–1345, 801–539– 4132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau of Reclamation has determined that the lands are still needed for reclamation purposes. The lands will remain withdrawn from surface entry and mining but not from mineral and geothermal leasing or mineral material sales. The April 1, 1941 Secretarial Order was partially revoked by Public Land Order No. 5040. A copy of the pertinent orders containing legal descriptions of the lands involved is available from the Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office at the address above. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[UTU 85338]


Public Land Order No. 7697; Transfer of Public Land for the 
Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public land order.

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SUMMARY: This order permanently transfers 500 acres of public land to 
the Department of Energy in accordance with the terms of the Uranium 
Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7916 (2000)), as 
amended.

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 31, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary von Koch, Realty Specialist, BLM 
Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-
2128.

Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 
7916 (2000)), as amended, it is ordered as follows:
    1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public 
land is hereby permanently transferred to the Department of Energy, and 
as a result of this transfer, except for oil and gas leasing, the land 
is no longer subject to the general land laws, including the United 
States mining laws, other mineral or geothermal leasing, and mineral 
material sales, for the Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings 
Repository:

T. 21 S., R. 19 E.
    Sec. 22, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\; NE\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, S\1/
2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, S\1/2\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and S\1/
2\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, N\1/2\NW\1/4\, N\1/2\SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, N\1/2\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, 
SW\1/4\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and E\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/
4\.

    The area described contains 500 acres in Grand County.

    2. The transfer of the above-described land to the Department of 
Energy vests in that Department full management, jurisdiction, 
authority, responsibility, and liability for such land and all 
activities conducted therein, except as provided in Paragraphs 3 and 4.
    3. The authority to administer any existing claims, rights, and 
interests in this land established before the effective date of the 
transfer is reserved to the Secretary of the Interior.
    4. Authority to administer any future oil and gas leasing is 
reserved to the Secretary of the Interior.

    Dated: March 20, 2008.
C. Stephen Allred,
Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management.
 [FR Doc. E8-6598 Filed 3-28-08; 8:45 am]
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