Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, 46459-46460 [E9-21739]

Download as PDF cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices containing more than one well. EOG would construct up to approximately 700 new well pads and access roads and would expand approximately 979 existing or previously authorized well pads. If fully developed, each section would contain 32 well pads such that optimal surface density would be one well pad every 20 acres. EOG would directionally drill wells to produce from bottom hole locations spaced at approximately five to 10 acres. The project would be supported by existing produced water disposal and treatment facilities, produced water pipelines, natural gas pipelines, and gas compression and processing facilities. EOG would construct and install support facilities where needed, including new well pad access roads, new or expanded well pads, new gasgathering lines, and new produced water-injection wells. Potential issues include impacts to local and regional air quality and air quality related values; surface water and groundwater resources; floodplains; cultural and paleontological resources; soils; special status plant and animal species; range management; recreation; and socioeconomics. Alternatives identified at this time include the proposed action and the no action alternative. Additional alternatives will be developed as a result of issues and concerns identified through the scoping process. The BLM Vernal Field Office Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) (October 2008) directs the management of the BLMadministered public lands within the GCWPA. The RMP provides for energy resource exploration and development including a variety of oil and gas operations and geophysical explorations, unless precluded by other program prescriptions and surfacedisturbance related stipulations (RMP, pp. 96 and 97). Comments on issues and planning criteria may be submitted in writing to the BLM at any public scoping meeting, or using one of the methods listed in the ADDRESSES section above. To be most helpful, comments should be submitted by the end of the public scoping period (within 30 days from the BLM’s publication in the Federal Register). Before including an address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be aware that the entire comment—including personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While a request can be made to withhold VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:47 Sep 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 46459 personal identifying information from public review, it cannot be guaranteed. accommodated on a first-come-firstserved basis. Jeff Rawson, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. E9–21661 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities at the Public Meeting BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Concessions Management Advisory Board, Meeting AGENCY: Department of the Interior, National Park Service. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Concessions Management Advisory Board will be held on October 21–22, starting at 9 a.m. each day at The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park, California. DATES: Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22, 2009. ADDRESSES: Tudor Room of The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park, California 95389. Park phone number: (209) 372–0200. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Park Service, WASO Commercial Services Program, 1201 Eye Street, NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, telephone: 202/513–7150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Concessions Management Advisory Board (the Board) was established by Title IV, Section 409 of the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998, November 13, 1998 (Pub. L. 105– 391). The purpose of the Board is to advise the Secretary and the National Park Service on matters relating to management of concessions in the National Park System. The Board will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, October 21, and 9 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, for the regular business meeting and continued discussion on a number of subjects that will include: • Concession Contracting Status Update. • Regional Reports. • Rate Approval Review and Standards, Evaluations, and Rate Approval Project Update. • Cooperating Association Steering Committee Report. • Report on Professionalization of Commercial Services Program—Human Capital Strategy. • New business. The meeting will be open to the public, however, facilities and space for accommodating members of the public are limited, and persons will be PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you plan to attend and will require an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice at least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Attempts will be made to meet any request(s) we receive after that date, however, we may not be able to make the requested auxiliary aid or service available because of insufficient time to arrange for it. Anyone may file with the Board a written statement concerning matters to be discussed. The Board may also permit attendees to address the Board, but may restrict the length of the presentations, as necessary to allow the Board to complete its agenda within the allotted time. Such requests should be made to the Director, National Park Service, Attention: Chief, Commercial Services Program, at least 7 days prior to the meeting. Draft minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection approximately 6 weeks after the meeting, at the Commercial Services Program office located at 1201 Eye Street, NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC. Dated: August 26, 2009. Daniel N. Wenk, Acting Director. [FR Doc. E9–21632 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDB00000 L11500000.CB0000 LXSS024D0000: 4500008921] Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as indicated below. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 46460 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices DATES: The meeting will be held October 7, 2009 at the Boise District Offices beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend, and comment periods will be held during the course of the day. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCOS05400–L17110000 PA000 LXSIGGCA0000] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 83705, Telephone (208) 384–3393. The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in southwestern Idaho. Items on the agenda will include update on development of the Gateway West 500KV Electrical Transmission Lines, and accompanying Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); an update on the status of Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) projects in the Boise District; a review of public comments received on draft alternatives for the EIS for the Four Rivers Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP), and; updates to the charters of some existing and new subgroups to be formed will be reported on. Hot Topics, including an update on actions related to the Owyhee Management Act, will be discussed by the District Manager. Field Office managers will provide highlights for discussion on activities in their offices. Agenda items and location may change due to changing circumstances. The RAC will be invited to observe a BLM gather of wild horses from one of the District’s Herd Management Areas scheduled to take place during the month of October. If the gather lands on the date of the RAC meeting, the agenda will be changed to accommodate this activity. All RAC meetings are open to the public. The public may present written or oral comments to members of the Council. At each full RAC meeting time is provided in the agenda for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, should contact the BLM Coordinator as provided above. cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 2, 2009. David Wolf, Acting District Manager. [FR Doc. E9–21739 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:47 Sep 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Colorado: Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area (GGNCA) and Adjacent Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office, Montrose and Delta Counties, CO AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Proposed supplementary rules for the GGNCA and adjacent public lands in southwestern Colorado. SUMMARY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado is proposing supplementary rules for the GGNCA and adjacent public lands included in the 2004 GGNCA Resource Management Plan (RMP) and managed by the GGNCA and Uncompahgre Field Offices in Montrose and Delta Counties, Colorado. The rules implement decisions found in the RMP and relate to the use of the lands, conduct, health and safety of public land users, and protection of natural resources. The proposed rules address off-road vehicle use and safety, firearms, hunting and target shooting, pets and pack stock use, camping, waste disposal, group size limits, permit requirements, and length of stay. These supplementary rules will be added to the current rules in effect for the GGNCA, Gunnison Gorge Wilderness, and adjacent public lands. The supplementary rules will be enforced by BLM law enforcement rangers. DATES: Please send comments to the following address by November 9, 2009. Comments received or postmarked after this date may not be considered in the development of the final supplementary rules. ADDRESSES: Please mail or hand-deliver comments to Karen Tucker, GGNCA, BLM Uncompahgre Field Office, 2465 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Tucker, GGNCA (970) 240–5300, e-mail: karen_tucker@blm.gov or Ted Moe, BLM Law Enforcement Ranger, (970) 240–5341, e-mail: ted_moe@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Comment Procedures Written comments on the proposed supplementary rules should be specific, confined to issues pertinent to the PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed supplementary rules, and should explain the reason for any recommended change. Where possible, comments should reference the specific section or paragraph of the rules that the comment is addressing. The BLM is not obligated to consider or include in the Administrative Record for the final rules comments that are postmarked or electronically dated after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than the address listed above (See ADDRESSES). Comments, including names, street addresses, and other contact information of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Uncompahgre Field Office, 2465 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401. 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. II. Background These proposed supplementary rules apply to the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area (GGNCA), approximately 62,844 acres of public lands that include the 17,784-acre Gunnison Gorge Wilderness, and 32,937 acres of adjacent public lands managed under the GGNCA management plan. The GGNCA was established by Public Law 106–76 on October 21, 1999. The GGNCA is located 10 miles north of Montrose, Colorado, bordered by the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park to the south. The proposed supplementary rules will help the BLM achieve management objectives and implement decisions in the GGNCA Resource Management Plan (RMP) approved on November 12, 2004. These supplementary rules will also allow the BLM to increase law enforcement efforts that will help mitigate damage to natural resources and provide for public health and safe public recreation. III. Discussion of the Proposed Supplementary Rules These proposed supplementary rules apply to a total of 95,781 acres of public lands managed by the BLM within the GGNCA RMP planning area. The area includes 62,844 acres of National Conservation Area (NCA) lands and 32,937 acres of non-NCA lands within E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-21739]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise 
District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise 
District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as 
indicated below.

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DATES: The meeting will be held October 7, 2009 at the Boise District 
Offices beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4 p.m. Members of the 
public are invited to attend, and comment periods will be held during 
the course of the day.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and 
RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 
83705, Telephone (208) 384-3393.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member Council advises the Secretary 
of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and 
management issues associated with public land management in 
southwestern Idaho. Items on the agenda will include update on 
development of the Gateway West 500KV Electrical Transmission Lines, 
and accompanying Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); an update on the 
status of Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) 
projects in the Boise District; a review of public comments received on 
draft alternatives for the EIS for the Four Rivers Field Office 
Resource Management Plan (RMP), and; updates to the charters of some 
existing and new subgroups to be formed will be reported on. Hot 
Topics, including an update on actions related to the Owyhee Management 
Act, will be discussed by the District Manager. Field Office managers 
will provide highlights for discussion on activities in their offices. 
Agenda items and location may change due to changing circumstances. The 
RAC will be invited to observe a BLM gather of wild horses from one of 
the District's Herd Management Areas scheduled to take place during the 
month of October. If the gather lands on the date of the RAC meeting, 
the agenda will be changed to accommodate this activity. All RAC 
meetings are open to the public. The public may present written or oral 
comments to members of the Council. At each full RAC meeting time is 
provided in the agenda for hearing public comments. Depending on the 
number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for 
individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend 
and need special assistance, should contact the BLM Coordinator as 
provided above.

    Dated: September 2, 2009.
David Wolf,
Acting District Manager.
[FR Doc. E9-21739 Filed 9-8-09; 8:45 am]
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