Public Land Order No. 7716; Withdrawal of Federal Lands and Transfer of Jurisdiction; California, 54853 [E8-22241]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 23, 2008 / Notices We will not officially file the plat until the day after we accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions on appeals. Copies of the plat will be made available upon request and prepayment of the reproduction fees. Dated: September 16, 2008. Ronald J. Eberle, Acting Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. E8–22191 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] laws, including the United States mining laws, 30 U.S.C., Ch. 2 (2000): Mount Diablo Meridian Foster Island T. 23 N., R. 2 W., Sec. 11, lots 4 and 5; Sec. 14, lots 1 to 5, inclusive; Sec. 15, lots 1 to 5, inclusive. The area described contains 221.89 acres in Tehama County. Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 472 acres of lands from surface entry and mining, and transfers jurisdiction of the lands to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be managed as part of the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge. The lands will remain open to mineral and geothermal leasing, and mineral material sales. DATES: September 23, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Duane Marti, BLM California State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Suite W– 1834, Sacramento, California 95825– 1886; 916–978–4675. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands, comprising Todd and Foster Islands, protect riparian habitat along the Sacramento River which is critically important in the protection of fish, migratory birds, plants, and river system health. This order transfers administrative jurisdiction to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be managed pursuant to the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, 16 U.S.C. 742aa– 742j–2 (2000), as amended, and the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 16 U.S.C. 1531–1543 (2000), as amended. Todd Island A portion of Lot 40 of Rancho El Primer Canon or Rio de los Berrendos Land Grant, in Tehama County, California, and in T. 26 N., R. 2 W., MDM, more particularly described as follows: Parcels one, two, three, and four, described by metes and bounds, in a Corporation Grant Deed recorded in Book 602 at Page 620 of the Official Records of Tehama County, California on September 11, 1972. The area described contains approximately 250 acres in Tehama County. The two islands aggregate approximately 472 acres in Tehama County. 2. Subject to valid existing rights, the administrative jurisdiction of the lands described in Paragraph 1 and their related resource uses are hereby transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to be managed as part of the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge and shall thereafter be subject to all laws and regulations applicable thereto. Dated: September 8, 2008. C. Stephen Allred, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. E8–22241 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CA–930–1430–ET, CACA 46634] Public Land Order No. 7716; Withdrawal of Federal Lands and Transfer of Jurisdiction; California AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [AK010–1410–FP] Notice of Realty Action; Airport Lease, Sitka, Alaska AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of Realty Action. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: 1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described lands are hereby withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land SUMMARY: The State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (proponent) submitted an application for a 20 year lease for 222 acres to continue and maintain safe operations at the Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport in Sitka, AK pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 211; 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. and regulations at 43 CFR part 2911. 16:54 Sep 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 Interested parties may submit comments until November 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mail comments to Jim Fincher, Field Manager, Anchorage Field Office, 4700 BLM Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99507–2599. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Harrison Griffin, (907) 267–1210 or (800) 478–1263. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a notice of an application for the issuance of an Airport Lease. No additional proposals will be accepted. The proponent will reimburse the United States for reasonable administrative fees and other costs incurred by the United States in processing the proposed lease. The proposed lease would authorize the proponent’s current infrastructure and future improvements to remain on the land. The proposed lease for 222 acres would be offered to the applicant for a term of 20 years and would require rent (if applicable) to be paid to the United States at market value. While the 20year lease is in effect, allowing operations to continue as they have, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will coordinate the permanent conveyance of the aforementioned 222 acres. In the absence of a timely objection, this proposal may become the final decision of the Department of the Interior. The 222 acres encompasses a large portion of Japonski Island and, to a lesser extent, Whiting Harbor, located within the Copper River Meridian, T. 56 S., R. 63 E., Sections 2 and 3. DATES: Dated: September 15, 2008. James M. Fincher, Anchorage Field Office Manager,. [FR Doc. E8–22238 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 54853 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Park Service Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts National Park Service, Interior. Public notice. AGENCY: ACTION: DATES: Effective Date: January 1, 2009. SUMMARY: Pursuant to 36 CFR 51.23, public notice is hereby given that the National Park Service proposes to extend the following expiring concession contract for a period of 1 year or until such time as a new contract is executed, whichever occurs sooner. E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CA-930-1430-ET, CACA 46634]


Public Land Order No. 7716; Withdrawal of Federal Lands and 
Transfer of Jurisdiction; California

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public Land Order.

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SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 472 acres of lands from 
surface entry and mining, and transfers jurisdiction of the lands to 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be managed as part of the 
Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge. The lands will remain open 
to mineral and geothermal leasing, and mineral material sales.

DATES: September 23, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Duane Marti, BLM California State 
Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Suite W-1834, Sacramento, California 95825-
1886; 916-978-4675.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands, comprising Todd and Foster 
Islands, protect riparian habitat along the Sacramento River which is 
critically important in the protection of fish, migratory birds, 
plants, and river system health. This order transfers administrative 
jurisdiction to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be managed 
pursuant to the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, 16 
U.S.C. 742aa-742j-2 (2000), as amended, and the Endangered Species Act 
of 1973, 16 U.S.C. 1531-1543 (2000), as amended.

Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 
43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows:
    1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described lands 
are hereby withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry under 
the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, 30 
U.S.C., Ch. 2 (2000):

Mount Diablo Meridian

Foster Island

T. 23 N., R. 2 W.,
    Sec. 11, lots 4 and 5;
    Sec. 14, lots 1 to 5, inclusive;
    Sec. 15, lots 1 to 5, inclusive.

    The area described contains 221.89 acres in Tehama County.

Todd Island

    A portion of Lot 40 of Rancho El Primer Canon or Rio de los 
Berrendos Land Grant, in Tehama County, California, and in T. 26 N., R. 
2 W., MDM, more particularly described as follows: Parcels one, two, 
three, and four, described by metes and bounds, in a Corporation Grant 
Deed recorded in Book 602 at Page 620 of the Official Records of Tehama 
County, California on September 11, 1972.
    The area described contains approximately 250 acres in Tehama 
County.
    The two islands aggregate approximately 472 acres in Tehama County.
    2. Subject to valid existing rights, the administrative 
jurisdiction of the lands described in Paragraph 1 and their related 
resource uses are hereby transferred to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, to be managed as part of the Sacramento River National 
Wildlife Refuge and shall thereafter be subject to all laws and 
regulations applicable thereto.

    Dated: September 8, 2008.
C. Stephen Allred,
Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. E8-22241 Filed 9-22-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P