Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Lease/Patent of Public Lands in Converse County, WY, 54613-54614 [E8-22051]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 184 / Monday, September 22, 2008 / Notices segregated from mining and mineral leasing. Except for existing claims, rights, and interests, including oil and gas leases that would be retained by the Secretary of the Interior, full management, jurisdiction, authority, responsibility, and liability for all activities conducted on the land would be vested in the DOE. For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed action may present their views in writing to the BLM Moab Field Office Manager, at the address noted above. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, and records relating to the proposed action will be available for public review during regular business hours at the BLM Moab Field Office at the address specified above. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. 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. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal and transfer of jurisdiction. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposal must submit a written request to the BLM Moab Field Office at the address indicated above within 90 days from the date of publication of this notice. If the authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. There are no suitable alternatives. Rights-of-way or interagency agreements are not considered desirable or acceptable alternatives. They would not protect the BLM from the associated liability risks and they would not adequately constrain nondiscretionary uses that could adversely affect public health and safety. All potential sites within a reasonable vicinity of the Repository were evaluated. The preferred site is strategically located adjacent to the Repository as identified by DOE as the VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:11 Sep 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 optimal location for the ancillary facilities. This application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300. Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1. Dated: September 12, 2008. Jeff Rawson, State Director. [FR Doc. E8–22042 Filed 9–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1430–FR; WYW–137524] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Lease/Patent of Public Lands in Converse County, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 15.29 acres of public land in Converse County, Wyoming. Converse County proposes to use the land for a primitive park. DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed lease/ conveyance of the lands until November 6, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Casper Field Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Meyer, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Casper Field Office, at (307) 261–7600. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in Converse County, Wyoming, has been examined and found suitable for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.): Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming T. 28 N., R. 71 W., Sec. 9, Esterbrook Townsite, block 1, lots 6–10; block 2, lots 6–9, 11–15; block 3, lots 6–15; block 4, lots 3–5, 12–18; block 5, lots 1–13; block 6, lots 1–19; block 7, lots 1–4, 21, 23–30. The land described contains 15.29 acres, more or less. In accordance with the R&PP Act, Converse County filed an application to lease with eventual purchase the above- PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54613 described 15.29 acres of public land which was classified for R&PP use in 1965. Converse County proposes to use the land for a primitive park. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file W–137524, located in the BLM Casper Field Office at the above address. The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The lease/conveyance is consistent with the Casper Resource Management Plan dated December 7, 2007, 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. Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the use of the land for a primitive park as proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision to lease/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 Casper 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 decision to lease/convey the land as described in this notice will become effective November 21, 2008. E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 54614 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 184 / Monday, September 22, 2008 / Notices Authority: 43 CFR 2740. Joe Meyer, Field Manager, Casper, WY. [FR Doc. E8–22051 Filed 9–19–08; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council National Park Service, Interior. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail will hold a meeting. Designated through an amendment to the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1241), the new trail will consist of ‘‘a series of water routes extending approximately 3,000 miles along the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in the States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and in the District of Columbia,’’ tracing the 1607–1609 voyages of Captain John Smith to chart the land and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should register via e-mail at Christine_Luceron@nps.gov or telephone: (757) 898–2432. For those wishing to make comments, please provide a written summary of your comments prior to the meeting. DATES: The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22, 2008. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center, 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, VA 23081. For more information, please contact the NPS Chesapeake Bay Program Office, 410 Severn Avenue— Suite 109, Annapolis City Marina, Annapolis, MD 21403. For background information and questions regarding the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, please contact John Maounis, Superintendent, telephone: (410) 267–5778. John Maounis is the Designated Federal Official for the Advisory Council. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Lucero, Partnership VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:11 Sep 19, 2008 Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces a meeting of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council. Topics to be discussed during this meeting will include a review of the purpose of the Advisory Council, a review of the Comprehensive Management Plan/Environmental Assessment public meeting results, and the establishment of sub-committees. The Committee meeting is open to the public. Members of the public who would like to make comments to the Committee should preregister via e-mail at Christine_Lucero@nps.gov or telephone: (757) 898–2432; a written summary of comments should be provided prior to the meeting. Comments will be taken for 30 minutes at the beginning of the meeting. If additional time is needed, the time allotted for comments can be extended by an additional 30 minutes. All comments will be made part of the public record and will be electronically distributed to all Committee members. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4310–22–P ACTION: Coordinator for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, telephone: (757) 898–2432 or e-mail: Christine_Lucero@nps.gov. Jkt 214001 Dated: September 4, 2008. John Maounis, Superintendent, Captain John Smith National Historic Trail, National Park Service, Department of the Interior. [FR Doc. E8–21557 Filed 9–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park System Advisory Board; Meeting National Park Service, Interior. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix, and Parts 62 and 65 of title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, that the National Park System Advisory Board will meet December 2–3, 2008, in Corpus Christi, TX. The agenda will include the review of proposed actions regarding the National Historic Landmarks Program and the National Natural Landmarks Program. Interested parties are encouraged to submit written comments and recommendations that will be presented to the board. Interested parties also may attend the board meeting and upon request may address PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the board concerning an area’s national significance. DATES: (a) Written comments regarding any proposed National Historic Landmarks matter or National Natural Landmarks matter listed in this notice will be accepted by the National Park Service until November 21, 2008. (b) The Board will meet on December 2–3, 2008. Location: The meeting will be held in the meeting room at the Comfort Suites North Padre Island, 15209 Windward Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, telephone 361–949–1112. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (a) For information concerning the National Park System Advisory Board or to request to address the Board, contact Shirley Sears Smith, Office of Policy, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., Room 2228, Washington, DC 20240; telephone 202–208–7160, e-mail Shirley_S_Smith@nps.gov. (b) To submit a written statement specific to, or request information about, any National Historic Landmarks matter listed below, or for information about the National Historic Landmarks Program or National Historic Landmarks designation process and the effects of designation, contact J. Paul Loether, Chief, National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmarks Program, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW. (2280), Washington, DC 20240; e-mail Paul_Loether@nps.gov. (c) To submit a written statement specific to, or request information about, any National Natural Landmarks matter listed below, or for information about the National Natural Landmarks Program or National Natural Landmarks designation process and the effects of designation, contact Dr. Margaret Brooks, Program Manager, National Natural Landmarks Program, National Park Service, 225 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, Arizona 85745, email Margi_Brooks@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board will convene its business meeting at 8:30 a.m. on December 2 and adjourn at 5 p.m. On December 3, the Board will tour Padre Island National Seashore. During the course of the two days, the Board will be addressed by National Park Service Director Mary Bomar, and will be briefed by other National Park Service officials regarding environmental, education, and partnership programs. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 184 (Monday, September 22, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54613-54614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-22051]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-920-1430-FR; WYW-137524]


Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Lease/Patent of Public Lands in Converse 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 lease and conveyance under the provisions of the 
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 
15.29 acres of public land in Converse County, Wyoming. Converse County 
proposes to use the land for a primitive park.

DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed 
lease/conveyance of the lands until November 6, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Casper Field 
Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Meyer, Field Manager, Bureau of 
Land Management, Casper Field Office, at (307) 261-7600.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in 
Converse County, Wyoming, has been examined and found suitable for 
lease and conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended 
(43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.):

Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming

T. 28 N., R. 71 W.,
    Sec. 9, Esterbrook Townsite, block 1, lots 6-10; block 2, lots 
6-9, 11-15; block 3, lots 6-15; block 4, lots 3-5, 12-18; block 5, 
lots 1-13; block 6, lots 1-19; block 7, lots 1-4, 21, 23-30.

    The land described contains 15.29 acres, more or less.

    In accordance with the R&PP Act, Converse County filed an 
application to lease with eventual purchase the above-described 15.29 
acres of public land which was classified for R&PP use in 1965. 
Converse County proposes to use the land for a primitive park. 
Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of 
development, and site plan is in case file W-137524, located in the BLM 
Casper Field Office at the above address.
    The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The lease/
conveyance is consistent with the Casper Resource Management Plan dated 
December 7, 2007, 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.
    Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the use 
of the land for a primitive park as proposed in the application and 
plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative 
procedures in reaching the decision to lease/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 
Casper 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 decision to lease/convey the land 
as described in this notice will become effective November 21, 2008.


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    Authority: 43 CFR 2740.

Joe Meyer,
Field Manager, Casper, WY.
[FR Doc. E8-22051 Filed 9-19-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-22-P