Notice of Temporary Vehicle Closure and Restrictions for the Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails During the 2009 Chili Challenge; Las Cruces District Office, NM, 7074-7075 [E9-2971]

Download as PDF 7074 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 28 / Thursday, February 12, 2009 / Notices bats (Corynorhinus townscendii virginiaus), and Ozark big eared bats (Corynorhinus townscendii ingens). The renewal request also includes endangered mussels, fish, and the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus). The applicant’s projects are in the States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Ongoing studies that are proposed to continue under this permit include presence/ absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, population monitoring, and the evaluation of potential impacts of proposed projects. Activities are proposed for enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. Permit Number TE809227 Applicant: BHE Environmental, Cincinnati, Ohio. The applicant requests renewal and amendment of a permit to take Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), Gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and fish and mussel species throughout the ranges of the species within Regions 2–6 of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The ongoing studies that are proposed under this permit include presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, population monitoring, and evaluation of potential impacts of proposed projects. Activities are proposed for enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. Permit Number TE831774 Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, St. Paul, Minnesota. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take gray wolf (Canis lupis) throughout the continental United States. Proposed activities include capture, immobilization, radio tracking, implantation of isotopes, health assessment, and salvage of dead specimens. The long-term scientific research allowed under this permit is aimed at enhancement of recovery and survival of the species in the wild. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Permit Number TE106220 Applicant: Brianne L. Walters, Terre Haute, Indiana. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and Gray bats (Myotis grisescens) within the States of Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio. The ongoing studies that are proposed under this permit include presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, population monitoring, and evaluation of potential impacts of proposed VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 Feb 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 projects. Activities are proposed to enhance the survival of the species in the wild. Permit Number TE839763 Applicant: John O. Whitaker, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and Gray bats (Myotis grisescens) throughout the range of the species. Ongoing studies include presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, population monitoring, health assessment, and evaluation of project impacts. The applicant seeks to continue ongoing scientific research aimed at recovery and enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. Permit Number 809630 Applicant: Dr. Allen Kurta, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) throughout Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Ongoing studies include presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, population monitoring, health assessment, and evaluation of project impacts. The applicant seeks to continue ongoing scientific research aimed at recovery and enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. Permit Number TE839777 Applicant: Don R. Helms, Bellevue, Iowa. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) Clubshell (Pleurobema clava), Northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), Orange-footed pimpleback pearlymussel (Plethobasus cooperianus), Pink mucket pearlymussel (Lampsilis orbiculata), Rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), Purple cat’s paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), White cat’s paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), Fanshell (Cyporgenia stegaria), Fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), Higgins’ eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsi), Winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa), Scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon), and Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka). Proposed activities include presence/ absence surveys, relocation of specimens to avoid harm, and studies to document habitat use and population health. Proposed activities are aimed at enhancement of the survival of the species in the wild. 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National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) In compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), we have made an initial determination that the activities proposed in these permits are categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement (516 DM6 Appendix 1, 1.4C(1)). Dated: February 5, 2009. Lynn M. Lewis, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 3. [FR Doc. E9–2982 Filed 2–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNML0300000 L12200000.BY0000] Notice of Temporary Vehicle Closure and Restrictions for the Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails During the 2009 Chili Challenge; Las Cruces District Office, NM AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interior. ACTION: Notice of temporary vehicle closure and restrictions. SUMMARY: This Notice informs the public that the Las Cruces Four-Wheel Drive Club is permitted exclusive use of the Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails for the 2009 Chili Challenge extreme off road event. The Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails will be closed to all vehicles not registered with the Las Cruces Four-Wheel Drive Club for the Chili Challenge. This restriction is E:\FR\FM\12FEN1.SGM 12FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 28 / Thursday, February 12, 2009 / Notices necessary to ensure public safety and to avoid potential user conflicts during this authorized event. The 2009 Chili Challenge was analyzed in environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact NM–030–2008– 095. The Robledo Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle Trails are located within public land under BLM administrative jurisdiction in T. 21 S., R 1 E., S. 6, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31 and T. 22S, R. 1 W., S. 1, 2, 23, 24, 25, 26, 35, 36 (USGS Picacho Mountain, Las Cruces, Leasburg), Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Maps showing the location of the Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails are available upon request from the BLM Las Cruces District Office. Exceptions: The use of motorized vehicles for emergency and law enforcement purposes, or for official duties, or as otherwise authorized by the BLM are exempt from these restrictions. DATES: This authorization is effective from Friday February 20–Sunday February 22, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John V. Thacker, BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner, 1800 Marquess Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005, 575–525– 4306. The authority for this Notice may be found at 43 CFR 8364.1. Restricting motorized use of these routes would lessen user conflict and provide for a more enjoyable experience during the annual Chili Challenge for those motorized users holding a Special Recreation Permit. Enforcement actions will be taken as necessary in accordance with 43 CFR 8360.0–7 and 18 U.S.C. 3571. Violations may be punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Bill Childress, District Manager. [FR Doc. E9–2971 Filed 2–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VC–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of an Amendment to Consent Decree Pursuant to the Clean Water Act Notice is hereby given that a proposed First Amendment to the Consent Decree entered on February 11, 2005 in United States of America et al. v. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Notice of Temporary Vehicle Closure and Restrictions for the 
Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails During the 2009 Chili 
Challenge; Las Cruces District Office, NM

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interior.

ACTION: Notice of temporary vehicle closure and restrictions.

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SUMMARY: This Notice informs the public that the Las Cruces Four-Wheel 
Drive Club is permitted exclusive use of the Robledo Mountains Off-
Highway Vehicle Trails for the 2009 Chili Challenge extreme off road 
event. The Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trails will be closed 
to all vehicles not registered with the Las Cruces Four-Wheel Drive 
Club for the Chili Challenge. This restriction is

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necessary to ensure public safety and to avoid potential user conflicts 
during this authorized event. The 2009 Chili Challenge was analyzed in 
environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact NM-030-
2008-095.
    The Robledo Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle Trails are located within 
public land under BLM administrative jurisdiction in T. 21 S., R 1 E., 
S. 6, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31 and T. 22S, R. 1 W., S. 1, 2, 23, 24, 25, 26, 
35, 36 (USGS Picacho Mountain, Las Cruces, Leasburg), Dona Ana County, 
New Mexico.
    Maps showing the location of the Robledo Mountains Off-Highway 
Vehicle Trails are available upon request from the BLM Las Cruces 
District Office.
    Exceptions: The use of motorized vehicles for emergency and law 
enforcement purposes, or for official duties, or as otherwise 
authorized by the BLM are exempt from these restrictions.

DATES: This authorization is effective from Friday February 20-Sunday 
February 22, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John V. Thacker, BLM Outdoor 
Recreation Planner, 1800 Marquess Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005, 
575-525-4306.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The authority for this Notice may be found 
at 43 CFR 8364.1. Restricting motorized use of these routes would 
lessen user conflict and provide for a more enjoyable experience during 
the annual Chili Challenge for those motorized users holding a Special 
Recreation Permit.
    Enforcement actions will be taken as necessary in accordance with 
43 CFR 8360.0-7 and 18 U.S.C. 3571. Violations may be punishable by a 
fine not to exceed $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months.

Bill Childress,
District Manager.
[FR Doc. E9-2971 Filed 2-11-09; 8:45 am]
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