Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Carbon County, WY, 39031-39032 [E8-15366]

Download as PDF ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 8, 2008 / Notices designated motorized road or motorized trail. Management zone—The three administrative designations (Front Country, Rustic, and Wilderness) into which the NCA, associated wilderness, and contiguous lands have been divided for management purposes as depicted on the Visitor Use Management Zones Map (RMP, map 2–13). Each management zone has a unique set of objectives and management decisions as described below. • Front country zone—A management zone encompassing those lands that are intended to be the focal point for visitation where visitor accommodations would be made to provide primary interpretation, overlooks, trails, and associated facilities necessary to highlight resources and features of the NCA. • Rustic zone—Those lands that are intended to provide an undeveloped, primitive, and self-directed visitor experience while accommodating motorized and mechanized access on designated routes, and where facilities are rare and provided only where essential for resource protection. • Wilderness zone—Those lands that are intended to provide an undeveloped, primitive, and selfdirected visitor experience without motorized or mechanized access and where facilities are nonexistent. Minimal vegetation damage—rushing by foot or vehicle tires or the physical removal with hand tools of herbaceous vegetation or woody vegetation less than 18 inches tall necessary for the parking of one or more motorized vehicles, establishment of a campsite, or providing for a safe campfire. The physical removal or damage of woody vegetation taller than 18 inches is considered more than minimal damage. Motorized equipment—Any machine that uses or is activated by a motor, engine, or other non-living power source. Motorized vehicle—Any vehicle that is self-propelled by a non-living power source, including electric power, but not operated upon rails or upon water. Rock climbing—Ascending or descending a rock face using rope and devices such as pitons, bolts, chocks, camming devices and webbing. Surface protecting device—A device to prevent campfires from coming into direct contact with the ground surface, such as an elevated platform, open grill, fire blanket, or fire pan for the purpose of preventing fire scars on the surface of the Black Rock Desert playa. Vehicle—Every device in, upon, or by which a person or property is or may be transported or drawn on land, except VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:11 Jul 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or track. Water hole—Any source of drinking water for livestock, wildlife, wild horses, and burros including but not limited to wildlife guzzlers, stock tanks, watering troughs, natural springs, and seeps. Penalties Under section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7 and 8365.1–6, violation of any of these supplementary rules on public lands within the boundaries established in the rules, may result in a trial before a United States Magistrate and may be punishable by a fine of no more than $1,000, or imprisonment for no more than 12 months, or both. Such violations may also be subject to the enhanced fines provided by 18 U.S.C. 3571(b)(5). Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1740 and 43 CFR 8365.1–6. Dated: May 9, 2008. Ron Wenker, BLM State Director, Nevada. Dated: May 7, 2008. Mike Pool, BLM State Director, California. [FR Doc. E8–15172 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–923–1310–FI; WYW143963] Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Prima Exploration, Inc., Gunlikson Petroleum, Inc., and Niwot Resources, LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW143963 for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (307) 775–6176. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39031 The lessees have agreed to the amended lease terms for rentals and royalties at rates of $10.00 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year, and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee and $163 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Sections 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to reinstate lease WYW143963 effective February 1, 2008, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. BLM has not issued a valid lease affecting the lands. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pamela J. Lewis, Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals Adjudication. [FR Doc. E8–15423 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–030–1430–FR; WYW 0323440] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Carbon County, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 140 acres of public land in Carbon County, Wyoming. The City of Rawlins proposes to continue the use of the land as the Rawlins landfill. DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed conveyance or classification of the lands until August 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Rawlins Field Office, 1300 North Third Street, Rawlins, Wyoming 82301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Madigan, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Rawlins Field Office, at (307) 328–4200. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, (43 U.S.C. 315f), and Executive Order No. 6910, the following described public land in Carbon County, Wyoming, has been examined and E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 39032 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 8, 2008 / Notices found suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.): ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming T. 22 N., R. 87 W., Sec. 34, N1⁄2SE1⁄4E1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4,SE1⁄4SE1⁄4. The land described contains 140 acres, more or less. The above described public land was previously classified for lease only under the R&PP Act on August 22, 1966, and has been leased to the City of Rawlins for landfill purposes since December 15, 1966. In accordance with the R&PP Act, the City of Rawlins filed an application for the above-described 140 acres of public land to be conveyed to Rawlins for continued use as the Rawlins landfill. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file WYW 0323440, located in the BLM Rawlins Field Office at the above address. The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The conveyance is consistent with the Rawlins Resource Management Plan and would be in the public interest. The patent, when issued, will be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act and applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, and will contain the following reservations to the United States: 1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); and 2. All minerals, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe. The patent will be subject to all valid existing rights documented on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance. On August 22, 1966, the land described above was segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws, and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws. The conveyance classification continues the existing segregative effect. Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for a landfill. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:11 Jul 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs. Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision to convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP use. Confidentiality of Comments: 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 information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Only written comments submitted by postal service or overnight mail to the Field Manager—BLM Rawlins Field Office will be considered properly filed. Electronic mail, facsimile or telephone comments will not be considered properly filed. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land described in this notice will become effective September 8, 2008. The lands will not be available for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. Authority: 43 CFR part 2740. Dated: June 18, 2008. Patrick Madigan, Field Manager, Rawlins, WY. [FR Doc. E8–15366 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), Alaska OCS Region, Cook Inlet Planning Area, Proposed Oil and Gas Lease Sale 211 for OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2007–2012 Minerals Management Service (MMS), Interior. ACTION: Request for Interest. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2007–2012 identifies two potential ‘‘special-interest’’ sales for the Cook Inlet Planning Area in Alaska. The Cook Inlet area is a proven oil and gas province, but past industry interest in the federal offshore area has been limited. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The amount of oil and gas produced in Cook Inlet continues to decline and with changing economic conditions there is renewed interest in finding additional hydrocarbon resources for the South Central Alaska. This Request for Information (RFI) seeks to determine the level of industry interest, whether it is focused on a few blocks or prospects or if there is industry interest in a larger portion of the planning area. We are also seeking comments from tribal, local, State, and Federal agencies, and the general public to evaluate whether MMS should proceed with further evaluations pursuant to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) and all other applicable laws and regulations. We will consider the level of industry interest and other issues and concerns reflected in comments in our determination on how to proceed. The decision to proceed with further evaluation of this special interest sale or to issue another RFI in 2009 will be made after consideration of the comments received and the indication of industry interest in response to this RFI. This RFI does not indicate a preliminary decision to lease in the Program Area. DATES: Responses to the RFI on proposed Cook Inlet Sale 211 must be received no later than October 6, 2008. Submittals should be labeled ‘‘Comments on Proposed SpecialInterest Sale 211.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Dr. Cleve Cowles, Regional Supervisor, Office of Leasing and Environment, Minerals Management Service, Alaska OCS Region, 3801 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 500, Anchorage, Alaska 99503–5820, phone (907) 334–5233, regarding questions on the RFI for this special interest sale. Request for Information 1. Authority: This RFI is published pursuant to the OCSLA as amended (43 U.S.C. 1331–1356, (1994)), and the regulations issued thereunder (30 CFR 256); and in accordance with the 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2007–2012. 2. Purpose of RFI: This RFI seeks to determine the level of industry interest; whether it is focused on a few blocks or prospects; or if there is industry interest in a larger portion of the planning area. We are also seeking comments from tribal, local, State, and Federal agencies E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 8, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-030-1430-FR; WYW 0323440]


Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification of Public Lands in Carbon County, WY

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found 
suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the 
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 
140 acres of public land in Carbon County, Wyoming. The City of Rawlins 
proposes to continue the use of the land as the Rawlins landfill.

DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed 
conveyance or classification of the lands until August 22, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Rawlins Field 
Office, 1300 North Third Street, Rawlins, Wyoming 82301.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Madigan, Field Manager, Bureau 
of Land Management, Rawlins Field Office, at (307) 328-4200.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 7 of the Taylor 
Grazing Act, (43 U.S.C. 315f), and Executive Order No. 6910, the 
following described public land in Carbon County, Wyoming, has been 
examined and

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found suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions 
of the R&PP Act, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.):

Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming

T. 22 N., R. 87 W.,
    Sec. 34, N\1/2\SE\1/4\E\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\,SE\1/4\SE\1/4\.
    The land described contains 140 acres, more or less.

    The above described public land was previously classified for lease 
only under the R&PP Act on August 22, 1966, and has been leased to the 
City of Rawlins for landfill purposes since December 15, 1966.
    In accordance with the R&PP Act, the City of Rawlins filed an 
application for the above-described 140 acres of public land to be 
conveyed to Rawlins for continued use as the Rawlins landfill. 
Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of 
development, and site plan is in case file WYW 0323440, located in the 
BLM Rawlins Field Office at the above address.
    The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The conveyance is 
consistent with the Rawlins Resource Management Plan and would be in 
the public interest. The patent, when issued, will be subject to the 
provisions of the R&PP Act and applicable regulations of the Secretary 
of the Interior, and will contain the following reservations to the 
United States:
    1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the 
authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 
and
    2. All minerals, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and 
remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such 
regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.
    The patent will be subject to all valid existing rights documented 
on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance.
    On August 22, 1966, the land described above was segregated from 
all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including 
the general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP Act, 
leasing under the mineral leasing laws, and disposals under the mineral 
material disposal laws. The conveyance classification continues the 
existing segregative effect.
    Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments 
involving the suitability of the land for a landfill. Comments on the 
classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited 
for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses 
of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and 
zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs.
    Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments 
regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of 
development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures 
in reaching the decision to convey under the R&PP Act, or any other 
factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP 
use.
    Confidentiality of Comments: 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 information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so. Only written comments 
submitted by postal service or overnight mail to the Field Manager--BLM 
Rawlins Field Office will be considered properly filed. Electronic 
mail, facsimile or telephone comments will not be considered properly 
filed.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the 
absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land 
described in this notice will become effective September 8, 2008. The 
lands will not be available for conveyance until after the 
classification becomes effective.

    Authority: 43 CFR part 2740.

    Dated: June 18, 2008.
Patrick Madigan,
Field Manager, Rawlins, WY.
 [FR Doc. E8-15366 Filed 7-7-08; 8:45 am]
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