Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska, 46790 [E9-21927]

Download as PDF 46790 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 175 / Friday, September 11, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–963–1410–ET; AA–12484] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. cprice-sewell on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6965 for an additional 20-year period. This order withdrew approximately 685 acres of National Forest System land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2006)), to protect a research natural area. This notice gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by December 10, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Alaska State Director, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, No. 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona Chinn, BLM Alaska State Office, 907–271–3806 or at the address above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6965 (58 FR 19612, April 15, 1993), will expire on April 14, 2013, unless extended. The USDA Forest Service has filed an application to extend the withdrawal for an additional 20-year period to protect the natural ecological complex of the USDA Forest Service Natural Area. This withdrawal comprises approximately 685 acres of National Forest System land located within: Copper River Meridian T. 79 S., R. 94 E., Secs. 30 and 31, T. 79 S., R. 93 E., Secs. 25 and 36, as described in PLO No. 6965 (58 FR 19612, April 15, 1993). A complete description, along with all other records pertaining to the extension application, can be examined in the BLM Alaska State Office at the address shown above. As extended, the withdrawal would not alter the applicability of those public land laws governing the use of VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:23 Sep 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 land under lease, license, or permit or governing the disposal of the mineral or vegetative resources other than under the mining laws. The use of a right-of-way or interagency or cooperative agreement would not adequately protect the Federal interest in the Dog Island Research Natural Area. There are no suitable alternative sites available that could be substituted for the above described public land, since the Dog Island Research Natural Area is unique. No water rights would be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension. 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 withdrawal extension may present their views in writing to the BLM Alaska State Director at the address indicated above. 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. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the BLM Alaska State Director within 90 days from the date of publication of this notice. Upon determination by the authorized officer 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. The withdrawal extension proposal will be processed in accordance with PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4 and subject to Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 3120 (2006). (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1(b)) Ramona Chinn, Deputy State Director, Division of Alaska Lands. [FR Doc. E9–21927 Filed 9–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV056000.L58530000.EU0000; N–81926 et al; 9–08807; TAS: 14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Online Auction of Public Lands in Clark County, NV AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), Public Law 105–263, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer 14 parcels of public land totaling approximately 35 acres in the Las Vegas Valley by competitive online auction at not less than the fair market value (FMV). The online sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719, respectively, and BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations at 43 CFR 2710 and 2720. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed sale of public lands and the environmental assessment (EA) until October 26, 2009. The sale by competitive online auction, conducted by U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), will begin on November 18, 2009 and will remain open for bid for a period of 30 days. ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the BLM District Manager, Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Manuela Johnson at manuela_johnson@nv.blm.gov or (702) 515–5224. For general information on previous BLM public land sales, go to: http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/snplma/ Land_Auctions.html. Bidders may register on the GSA Web site at http:// www.auctionrp.com/. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 175 (Friday, September 11, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AK-963-1410-ET; AA-12484]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for 
Public Meeting; Alaska

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest 
Service has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management 
that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 
6965 for an additional 20-year period. This order withdrew 
approximately 685 acres of National Forest System land from settlement, 
sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the 
United States mining laws, (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2006)), to protect a 
research natural area. This notice gives an opportunity to comment on 
the proposed action and to request a public meeting.

DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by 
December 10, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Alaska 
State Director, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West 7th Avenue, No. 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona Chinn, BLM Alaska State Office, 
907-271-3806 or at the address above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6965 (58 
FR 19612, April 15, 1993), will expire on April 14, 2013, unless 
extended. The USDA Forest Service has filed an application to extend 
the withdrawal for an additional 20-year period to protect the natural 
ecological complex of the USDA Forest Service Natural Area.
    This withdrawal comprises approximately 685 acres of National 
Forest System land located within:

Copper River Meridian

T. 79 S., R. 94 E.,
    Secs. 30 and 31,
T. 79 S., R. 93 E.,
    Secs. 25 and 36, as described in PLO No. 6965 (58 FR 19612, 
April 15, 1993).

A complete description, along with all other records pertaining to the 
extension application, can be examined in the BLM Alaska State Office 
at the address shown above.
    As extended, the withdrawal would not alter the applicability of 
those public land laws governing the use of land under lease, license, 
or permit or governing the disposal of the mineral or vegetative 
resources other than under the mining laws.
    The use of a right-of-way or interagency or cooperative agreement 
would not adequately protect the Federal interest in the Dog Island 
Research Natural Area.
    There are no suitable alternative sites available that could be 
substituted for the above described public land, since the Dog Island 
Research Natural Area is unique.
    No water rights would be needed to fulfill the purpose of the 
requested withdrawal extension.
    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 withdrawal extension may 
present their views in writing to the BLM Alaska State Director at the 
address indicated above. 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. Individual respondents may request 
confidentiality. If you wish to withhold your name or address from 
public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 
you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such 
requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions 
from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their 
entirety.
    Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is 
afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All 
interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the 
BLM Alaska State Director within 90 days from the date of publication 
of this notice. Upon determination by the authorized officer 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.
    The withdrawal extension proposal will be processed in accordance 
with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4 and subject to Section 
810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 
3120 (2006).

(Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3-1(b))

Ramona Chinn,
Deputy State Director, Division of Alaska Lands.
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