Public Land Order No. 7734; Withdrawal and Transfer of Jurisdiction of Public Land for the Department of Energy Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah, 27822 [E9-13637]

Download as PDF 27822 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 111 / Thursday, June 11, 2009 / Notices BILLING CODE 4210–67–C DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [UTU 80808] Public Land Order No. 7734; Withdrawal and Transfer of Jurisdiction of Public Land for the Department of Energy Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 936 acres of public land from the United States mining and mineral leasing laws and transfers jurisdiction to the Department of Energy for a period of 20 years for ancillary facilities at its Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository. DATES: Effective Date: June 11, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary von Koch, Realty Specialist, BLM Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, Utah 84532, 435–259– 2128. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Jun 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public land is hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000)), and from leasing under the mineral leasing laws (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq. and 30 U.S.C. 351 et seq. (2000)), to protect the Department of Energy’s ancillary facilities at its Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository: Salt Lake Meridian T. 21 S., R. 19 E., Sec. 22, S1⁄2, excluding SE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, S1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 23, S1⁄2, excluding S1⁄2S1⁄2N1⁄2SW1⁄4, S1⁄2SW1⁄4, and W1⁄2SW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 26, the land lying North of the railroad right-of-way, excluding W1⁄2W1⁄2NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, N1⁄2NW1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, and NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4; Sec. 27, the land lying North of the railroad right-of-way, excluding N1⁄2NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2SE1⁄4NW1⁄4. The area described contains approximately 936 acres in Grand County. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2. Subject to retention of valid existing claims, rights, and interests, by the Secretary of the Interior as stated in Paragraph 3, full jurisdiction over the above-described land is hereby transferred to the Secretary of Energy and vests in the Department of Energy full management, jurisdiction, authority, responsibility, and liability for such land and all activities conducted therein. 3. The authority to administer any existing claims, rights, and interests in the above-described land established before June 11, 2009 is reserved to the Secretary of the Interior. 4. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f)(2000), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be extended. Dated: May 21, 2009. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. E9–13637 Filed 6–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 EN11JN09.013</GPH> [FR Doc. E9–13631 Filed 6–10–09; 8:45 am]

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[UTU 80808]


Public Land Order No. 7734; Withdrawal and Transfer of 
Jurisdiction of Public Land for the Department of Energy Crescent 
Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public Land Order.

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SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 936 acres of public land 
from the United States mining and mineral leasing laws and transfers 
jurisdiction to the Department of Energy for a period of 20 years for 
ancillary facilities at its Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings 
Repository.

DATES: Effective Date: June 11, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary von Koch, Realty Specialist, BLM 
Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Avenue, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-
2128.

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 public 
land is hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United 
States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000)), and from leasing under the 
mineral leasing laws (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq. and 30 U.S.C. 351 et seq. 
(2000)), to protect the Department of Energy's ancillary facilities at 
its Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository:

Salt Lake Meridian

T. 21 S., R. 19 E.,
    Sec. 22, S\1/2\, excluding SE\1/4\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, S\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, S\1/2\, excluding S\1/2\S\1/2\N\1/2\SW\1/4\, S\1/
2\SW\1/4\, and W\1/2\SW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, the land lying North of the railroad right-of-way, 
excluding W\1/2\W\1/2\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\NW\1/4\, N\1/2\SW\1/
4\NW\1/4\, N\1/2\NE\1/4\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, the land lying North of the railroad right-of-way, 
excluding N\1/2\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and E\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\.

    The area described contains approximately 936 acres in Grand 
County.

    2. Subject to retention of valid existing claims, rights, and 
interests, by the Secretary of the Interior as stated in Paragraph 3, 
full jurisdiction over the above-described land is hereby transferred 
to the Secretary of Energy and vests in the Department of Energy full 
management, jurisdiction, authority, responsibility, and liability for 
such land and all activities conducted therein.
    3. The authority to administer any existing claims, rights, and 
interests in the above-described land established before June 11, 2009 
is reserved to the Secretary of the Interior.
    4. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of 
this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the 
expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy 
and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f)(2000), the Secretary 
determines that the withdrawal shall be extended.

    Dated: May 21, 2009.
Ken Salazar,
Secretary of the Interior.
[FR Doc. E9-13637 Filed 6-9-09; 8:45 am]
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