Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans, 38538-38539 [2010-16126]

Download as PDF 38538 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 127 / Friday, July 2, 2010 / Notices A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BLM by phone at 907–271–5960, by email at ak.blm.conveyance@blm.gov, or by telecommunication device (TTD) through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ADDRESSES: John Leaf, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch. [FR Doc. 2010–16168 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWYD01000–2009–LL13100000–NB0000– LXSI016K0000] Notice of Intent To Solicit Nominations: Pinedale Anticline Working Group, Wyoming AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Nominations are being solicited for two positions on the Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) that will become open on May 28, 2010. DATES: Individuals or groups wishing to submit a nomination must send the required information within 30 days of this Notice. All nominations should be postmarked within 30 days from date of publication in the Federal Register. Final appointments will be made by the Secretary of the Interior. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Ms. Shelley Gregory, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941, or e-mailed to shelley_gregory@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shelley Gregory, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 768, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941; 307–367– 5328, or e-mail: shelley_gregory@blm.gov. The PAWG is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and tasked with providing balanced recommendations through consensus to the BLM on the development and implementation of monitoring plans, mitigation, and adaptive management SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 decisions pertinent to oil and gas activities in the Pinedale Anticline Project Area. PAWG members are expected to attend the scheduled PAWG meetings. Additional information about the PAWG, its membership and activities, and the nomination process can be found at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/ field_offices/Pinedale/pawg.html. Nominations are being solicited for the following positions: 1. An employee of a state agency responsible for the management of natural resources, land, or water; and 2. An affected member of the publicat-large. Requisite nomination information is listed below and may be found at: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/ field_offices/Pinedale/pawg.html. On June 25, 2008, the Secretary of the Interior renewed the PAWG Charter. The charter established membership selection criteria and operational procedures as follows: 1. The PAWG is comprised of nine members who reside in the State of Wyoming. The PAWG members will be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Secretary of the Interior. 2. All members should have a demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data and information, evaluate proposals, identify problems, and promote the use of collaborative management techniques (Such as: Longterm planning, management across jurisdictional boundaries, data sharing, information exchange, and partnerships), and a knowledge of issues involving oil and gas development activities. 3. The service of the PAWG members shall be as follows: a. The PAWG members will be appointed to 2-year terms, subject to removal by the Secretary of the Interior. At the Secretary’s discretion, members may be reappointed to additional terms. b. The Chairperson of the PAWG will be selected by the PAWG. c. The term of the Chairperson will not exceed 2 years. Nominations should contain the following information: 1. Representative category; 2. Full name; 3. Business address and phone number; 4. Home address and phone number; 5. Email address; 6. Occupation title; 7. Qualifications (education, including colleges, degrees, major fields of study and/or training); 8. Career highlights (significant related experience, civic and professional activities, elected offices, PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 prior advisory committee experience, or career achievements related to the interest to be represented); 9. Experience in collaborative management techniques, such as longterm planning, management across jurisdictional boundaries, data sharing, information exchange, and partnerships; 10. Experience in data analysis and interpretation, problem identification, and evaluation of proposals; 11. Knowledge of issues involving oil and gas development; 12. List any leases, licenses, permits, contracts, or claims held by the Nominee that involve lands or resources administered by the BLM; 13. A minimum of two letters of reference from interest or organization to be represented; 14. Nominator’s name, address, and telephone numbers (if not selfnominated); and 15. Date of nomination. A group nominating more than one person should indicate its preferred order of appointment selection. Note: The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. Donald A. Simpson, State Director. [FR Doc. 2010–16251 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. SUMMARY: The following Water Management Plans are available for review: • The Westside Irrigation District • Maine Prairie Water District • Solano Irrigation District • Corning Water District • Proberta Water District • Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District To meet the requirements of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act of 1992 (CVPIA) and the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982, the Bureau of Reclamation developed and published the Criteria for Evaluating Water Management Plans (Criteria). For the purpose of this announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as Water Conservation Plans. The above entities E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 127 / Friday, July 2, 2010 / Notices have developed a Plan, which Reclamation has evaluated and preliminarily determined to meet the requirements of these Criteria. Reclamation is publishing this notice in order to allow the public to review the plans and comment on the preliminary determinations. Public comment on Reclamation’s preliminary (i.e., draft) determination is invited at this time. DATES: All public comments must be received by August 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Please mail comments to Ms. Laurie Sharp, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, MP– 410, Sacramento, California 95825, or contact at 916–978–5232 (TDD 978– 5608), or e-mail at lsharp@usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any subsequent information, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp at the e-mail address or telephone number above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are inviting the public to comment on our preliminary (i.e., draft) determination of Plan adequacy. Section 3405(e) of the CVPIA (Title 34 Pub. L. 102–575), requires the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer an office on Central Valley Project water conservation best management practices that shall ‘‘ * * * develop criteria for evaluating the adequacy of all water conservation plans developed by project contractors, including those plans required by section 210 of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982.’’ Also, according to Section 3405(e)(1), these criteria must be developed ‘‘ * * * with the purpose of promoting the highest level of water use efficiency reasonably achievable by project contractors using best available cost-effective technology and best management practices.’’ These criteria state that all parties (Contractors) that contract with Reclamation for water supplies (municipal and industrial contracts over 2,000 acre-feet and agricultural contracts over 2,000 irrigable acres) must prepare Plans that contain the following information: 1. Description of the District. 2. Inventory of Water Resources. 3. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Agricultural Contractors. 4. BMPs for Urban Contractors. 5. Plan Implementation. 6. Exemption Process. 7. Regional Criteria. 8. Five-Year Revisions. Reclamation will evaluate Plans based on these criteria. A copy of these Plans will be available for review at Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific (MP) Regional Office located in Sacramento, California, and the local area office. Our VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review. Public Disclosure Before including your name, 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. If you wish to review a copy of these Plans, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp to find the office nearest you. Dated: June 15, 2010. Richard J. Woodley, Regional Resources Manager, Mid-Pacific Region, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 2010–16126 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVE00000 L19900000.EX0000 241A; 10– 08807; MO#4500012653; TAS: 14X1109] Notice of Availability of Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Updating Cumulative Effects Analysis for the Newmont Mining Corporation Leeville Project, Nevada AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko District Office prepared a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to update the cumulative effects analysis for Newmont Mining Corporation’s Leeville Project gold mine in Eureka and Elko counties, Nevada, and by this notice is announcing its availability. The project was authorized in 2002. DATES: The BLM will not issue a final decision on the proposal for a minimum of 30 days after the date that the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its notice in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 38539 ADDRESSES: Copies of the Final Supplemental EIS are available for inspection at the BLM, Elko District Office, 3900 Idaho Street, Elko, Nevada 89801. Interested persons may also review the Final Supplemental EIS on the following Elko District Office Web site: http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/ elko_field_office.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information contact Deb McFarlane, (775) 753–0200, or e-mail: Deb_McFarlene@blm.gov. The BLM signed a Record of Decision (ROD) for Newmont Mining Corporation’s Leeville Project, an underground gold mine located on the Carlin Trend in northeastern Nevada, on September 25, 2002. Four years of legal review resulted in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit partially reversing the ROD. The Final Supplemental EIS updates analysis of some cumulative impacts including potential impacts to air quality, minerals, Native American and cultural resources, water, vegetation, grazing, recreation, noise, visual resources, wilderness resources, threatened and endangered species, and socioeconomics. The Leeville Project includes three main ore bodies located approximately 2,500 feet below ground’s surface. Newmont Mining Corporation is authorized to construct ancillary mine facilities, including construction of five shafts to access the ore bodies, shaft hoists, a waste rock disposal facility, refractory ore stockpiles, facilities to support mine dewatering, and facilities to support backfill operations. Surface disturbance totals 486 acres. A Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental EIS Updating Cumulative Effects Analysis for the Newmont Mining Corporation Leeville Project, Nevada, was published in the Federal Register on March 7, 2007 [72 FR 10241]. The Notice of Availability for the Draft Supplemental EIS for the Leeville Project was published in the Federal Register on September 6, 2007 [72 FR 51248]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6 and 1506.10. Kenneth E. Miller, Elko District Manager. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 127 (Friday, July 2, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38538-38539]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16126]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Water Management Plans

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The following Water Management Plans are available for review:
     The Westside Irrigation District
     Maine Prairie Water District
     Solano Irrigation District
     Corning Water District
     Proberta Water District
     Lindsay-Strathmore Irrigation District
    To meet the requirements of the Central Valley Project Improvement 
Act of 1992 (CVPIA) and the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982, the Bureau 
of Reclamation developed and published the Criteria for Evaluating 
Water Management Plans (Criteria). For the purpose of this 
announcement, Water Management Plans (Plans) are considered the same as 
Water Conservation Plans. The above entities

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have developed a Plan, which Reclamation has evaluated and 
preliminarily determined to meet the requirements of these Criteria. 
Reclamation is publishing this notice in order to allow the public to 
review the plans and comment on the preliminary determinations. Public 
comment on Reclamation's preliminary (i.e., draft) determination is 
invited at this time.

DATES: All public comments must be received by August 2, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Please mail comments to Ms. Laurie Sharp, Bureau of 
Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, MP-410, Sacramento, California 95825, or 
contact at 916-978-5232 (TDD 978-5608), or e-mail at lsharp@usbr.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To be placed on a mailing list for any 
subsequent information, please contact Ms. Laurie Sharp at the e-mail 
address or telephone number above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are inviting the public to comment on our 
preliminary (i.e., draft) determination of Plan adequacy. Section 
3405(e) of the CVPIA (Title 34 Pub. L. 102-575), requires the Secretary 
of the Interior to establish and administer an office on Central Valley 
Project water conservation best management practices that shall `` * * 
* develop criteria for evaluating the adequacy of all water 
conservation plans developed by project contractors, including those 
plans required by section 210 of the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982.'' 
Also, according to Section 3405(e)(1), these criteria must be developed 
`` * * * with the purpose of promoting the highest level of water use 
efficiency reasonably achievable by project contractors using best 
available cost-effective technology and best management practices.'' 
These criteria state that all parties (Contractors) that contract with 
Reclamation for water supplies (municipal and industrial contracts over 
2,000 acre-feet and agricultural contracts over 2,000 irrigable acres) 
must prepare Plans that contain the following information:
    1. Description of the District.
    2. Inventory of Water Resources.
    3. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Agricultural Contractors.
    4. BMPs for Urban Contractors.
    5. Plan Implementation.
    6. Exemption Process.
    7. Regional Criteria.
    8. Five-Year Revisions.
    Reclamation will evaluate Plans based on these criteria. A copy of 
these Plans will be available for review at Reclamation's Mid-Pacific 
(MP) Regional Office located in Sacramento, California, and the local 
area office. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review.

Public Disclosure

    Before including your name, 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.
    If you wish to review a copy of these Plans, please contact Ms. 
Laurie Sharp to find the office nearest you.

    Dated: June 15, 2010.
 Richard J. Woodley,
Regional Resources Manager, Mid-Pacific Region, Bureau of Reclamation.
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