Coal Exploration License, WY, 24088 [E8-9195]

Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 24088 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 85 / Thursday, May 1, 2008 / Notices mining activities. The 63,000 acre area is a popular location for off-highway vehicle (OHV) recreation. A variety of other recreation activities also occur within the CCMA, including hunting, rock-hounding, wildlife watching, and hiking. This is a unique geological area with serpentine soils that contain naturally occurring asbestos. BLM has issued the Closure Order in response to the results of a study conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that concludes public use activities could expose an individual to excess lifetime cancer risks. Closure Order: Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1, BLM has issued an Order closing approximately 31,000 acres of public land to all forms of entry and public use within the Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA). The area is referred to as the Serpentine Area of Environmental Concern (ACEC) and portions of adjacent BLM-administered lands in lower Clear Creek Canyon, located in southern San Benito County and western Fresno County, California. The lands include portions of Mount Diablo Principal Meridian: Township 17 South, Ranges 11 and 12 East; Township 18 South, Ranges 11, 12 and 13 East, and Township 19 South, Range 13 East. This closure is necessary to protect public land users from human health risks associated with exposure to airborne asbestos in the CCMA based upon a final report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency that concludes that public use activities could expose an individual to excess lifetime cancer risks. The order will remain in effect while the BLM completes a Resource Management Plan for the CCMA to determine if and how visitor use can occur without associated excess health risks. The following persons are exempt from the identified restrictions: (1) Federal, State, or local law enforcement officers, while engaged in the execution of their official duties. (2) BLM personnel or their representatives while engaged in the execution of their official duties. (3) Any member of an organized rescue, fire-fighting force, or emergency medical services organization while in the performance of their official duties. (4) Any member of a federal, state, or local government agencies while in the performance of an official duty. (5) Any person in receipt of a written authorization of exemption obtained from the authorized officer. Private landowners within the restricted area and persons with valid existing rights-of-way, mining claims, or leases must request in writing access VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:13 Apr 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 permission from Hollister Field Manager at the address listed below. During the closure period the area will be clearly posted. Informational signs will be posted at main entry points to locations affected by this Order. Maps of the closed area will be posted with the Order at key locations that provide access to the closed area, and may also be obtained at the Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, Hollister, California 95023. Failure to comply with this order is punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months Pursuant to 43 CFR, subpart 8360.0–7. Dated: April 3, 2008. Rick Cooper, Hollister Field Manager. [FR Doc. E8–9681 Filed 4–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1320–EL, WYW176446] Coal Exploration License, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Black Butte Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the followingdescribed lands in Sweetwater County, WY: T. 18 N., R. 101 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming Sec. 2: Lot 4; Sec. 4: Lots 1, 2, S1⁄2NE1⁄4; T. 19 N., R. 101 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming Sec. 26: N1⁄2NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4NW1⁄4. Containing 319.83 acres, more or less. The purpose of the exploration program is to obtain structural and quality information of the coal. The proposed exploration program is fully described and will be conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the Bureau of Land Management. Copies of the exploration plan are available for review during normal business hours in the following ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 offices (serialized under number WYW176446): Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; and, Bureau of Land Management, Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Highway 191 North, Rock Springs, WY 82901. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: Black Butte Coal Company, Attn: Clark Fritz, P.O. Box 98, Point of Rocks, WY 82901, and the Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Mavis Love, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of invitation will be published in the Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner once each week for two consecutive weeks beginning the week of April 28, 2008, and in the Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management and Black Butte Coal Company, as provided in the ADDRESSES section above, no later than thirty days after publication of this invitation in the Federal Register. The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Dated: April 21, 2008. Larry Claypool, Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands. [FR Doc. E8–9195 Filed 4–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office on Violence Against Women; Notice of Establishment Office on Violence Against Women, Justice. ACTION: Notice of establishment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the establishment of the Violence Against Women in Indian Country Task Force (hereinafter ‘‘the Task Force’’). 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-920-1320-EL, WYW176446]


Coal Exploration License, WY

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, 
as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 
1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted 
as 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to 
participate with Black Butte Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing 
basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the 
United States of America in the following-described lands in Sweetwater 
County, WY:

T. 18 N., R. 101 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming
    Sec. 2: Lot 4;
    Sec. 4: Lots 1, 2, S\1/2\NE\1/4\;

T. 19 N., R. 101 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming
    Sec. 26: N\1/2\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\.

    Containing 319.83 acres, more or less.

    The purpose of the exploration program is to obtain structural and 
quality information of the coal. The proposed exploration program is 
fully described and will be conducted pursuant to an exploration plan 
to be approved by the Bureau of Land Management.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the exploration plan are available for review 
during normal business hours in the following offices (serialized under 
number WYW176446): Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 
5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; and, Bureau 
of Land Management, Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Highway 191 North, 
Rock Springs, WY 82901. The written notice should be sent to the 
following addresses: Black Butte Coal Company, Attn: Clark Fritz, P.O. 
Box 98, Point of Rocks, WY 82901, and the Bureau of Land Management, 
Wyoming State Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Mavis Love, P.O. 
Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of invitation will be published 
in the Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner once each week for two 
consecutive weeks beginning the week of April 28, 2008, and in the 
Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration 
program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management 
and Black Butte Coal Company, as provided in the ADDRESSES section 
above, no later than thirty days after publication of this invitation 
in the Federal Register.
    The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 
CFR 3410.2-1(c)(1).

    Dated: April 21, 2008.
Larry Claypool,
Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands.
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