Notice of Invitation To Participate; Exploration for Coal in Colorado; License Application COC-74235, 44983-44984 [2010-18757]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 146 / Friday, July 30, 2010 / Notices • Water quantity associated with AVC and Excess Capacity Master Contract operations and climate change • Arkansas River Compact, change in water quantity at the Colorado/Kansas state border • Aquatic communities and habitats in the lower Arkansas River, particularly downstream of Pueblo Reservoir • Changes in Arkansas River flow upstream from Pueblo Reservoir • Changes in aquifer and groundwater levels and soil saturation as a result of altered well use and pumping • Water-based recreation, such as changes to fishing and boating and other river-associated activities, such as hiking and observation of riparian wildlife • Water rights and irrigated agriculture, such as impacts from exchange of agricultural water for domestic use by project participants • Spread of invasive species, such as salt cedar (tamarisk) growth • Floodplain, wetland, playa, and riparian communities • Aquatic and terrestrial plants and animals and their habitats, including species that are federally or State-listed as threatened or endangered, proposed, candidate, or of special concern and/or critical habitat • Social and economic conditions in affected communities associated with repayment responsibility for water provided by the AVC • Environmental justice, particularly whether or not water delivery activities have a disproportionate adverse effect on minority and low-income populations • Changes in social and economic conditions from improved domestic water supplies and construction • Cultural resources such as historic, archaeological, architectural, or traditional properties • Construction effects on local communities and coordinating the AVC Project with improvements to Highway 50 • Private property: how would the proposed project impact private property • Compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local statutes and regulations and with international agreements and required Federal and State environmental permits, consultations, and notifications • Compliance with all applicable executive orders Preliminary Alternatives As required by Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) implementing regulations (40 CFR VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Jul 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 1502.2[e]), a range of reasonable alternatives will be evaluated in detail in the EIS. These alternatives will include No Action and may include alternatives such as development of alternative project configurations, water supplies, and types of water treatment. A preferred alternative has not been identified yet. Public Disclosure Statement To assist Reclamation in determining issues related to the proposed Federal action, comments made during formal scoping and later on the draft EIS should be as specific as possible. It is very important that those interested in this proposed Federal action participate by the close of the scoping period so that substantive comments are made available to Reclamation at a time when the agency can meaningfully consider and respond to them. If you wish to comment, you may mail or e-mail your comments as indicated under the Addresses section. Before including your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, or any other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment (including your personal identifying information) may be made available to the public at any time. While you can request in your comment for us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: July 27, 2010. Robert Quint, Acting Deputy Commissioner-Operations, Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 2010–18779 Filed 7–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCO921000–L13200000–EL0000, COC– 74235] Notice of Invitation To Participate; Exploration for Coal in Colorado; License Application COC–74235 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: All interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Bowie Resources, LLC, on a pro rata costsharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Delta County, Colorado. DATES: Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44983 written notice to Bowie Resources, LLC and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as provided in the ADDRESSES section below by August 30, 2010 or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this notice in the Delta County Independent newspaper, whichever is later. This notice will be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Delta County Independent, Paonia, Colorado. The exploration plan, as submitted by Bowie Resources, LLC is available for review in the BLM, Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215 and the BLM, Uncompahgre Field Office, 2505 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401 during normal business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Monday through Friday. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program shall notify the BLM State Director, in writing, at the BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215 and Bowie Resources, LLC, Attn: Art Etter, P.O. Box 483, Paonia, Colorado 81428. The written notice must include a justification for participation and any recommended changes in the exploration plan with specific reasons for such changes. ADDRESSES: Kurt M. Barton at 303–239–3714, Kurt_Barton@blm.gov; or Desty Dyer at 970–240–5302, Desty_Dyer@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The authority for the notice is section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976 and the regulations adopted as 43 CFR part 3410. The purpose of the exploration program is to gain additional geologic knowledge of the coal underlying the exploration area for the purpose of assessing the reserves contained in a potential lease. The Federal coal resources are located in Delta County, Colorado. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: T. 12 S., R. 91 W., 6th P.M., Sec. 29, S1/2; Sec. 31, Lots 12 to 26, inclusive; Sec. 32, All; Sec. 33, W1/2NW1/4. T. 12 S., R. 92 W., 6th P.M. Sec. 36, S1/2. T. 13 S., R. 91 W., 6th P.M. Sec. 5, Lot 3, inclusive, N1/2SW1/4, and SW1/4SW1/4. These lands contain 2,200 acres, more or less. The proposed exploration program will be conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the BLM. The plan may be modified to E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 44984 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 146 / Friday, July 30, 2010 / Notices accommodate the legitimate exploration needs of persons seeking to participate. Authority: 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Helen Hankins, State Director. [FR Doc. 2010–18757 Filed 7–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLID9570000.LL14200000.BJ0000] IDAHO: Filing of Plats of Survey Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Filing of Plats of Surveys. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9 a.m., on the dates specified. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho, 83709–1657. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the 1868 left bank meanders of the Snake River in section 28, and the subdivision of sections 28 and 29, T. 1 S., R. 2 W., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1281, was accepted April 7, 2010. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivision of section 1, and a metes-and-bounds survey of lot 7, in sec. 1, T. 4 N., R. 17 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1291, was accepted May 7, 2010. The plat constituting the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of portions of the First Standard Parallel North and the subdivision of sec. 36, T. 5 N., R. 17 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1292, was accepted May 7, 2010. The plat constituting the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the south boundary, T. 2 N., R. 43 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1297, was accepted June 10, 2010. These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Reclamation to srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:29 Jul 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of former Tract G in section 12 (now Tracts 37 and 38), and the metesand-bounds survey of Tracts 37 and 38, T. 8 S., R. 24 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1279, was accepted May 13, 2010. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of former Tract E in section 32 (now Tracts 39 and 40) and former Tract F in section 32 (now Tracts 41 and 42), and the metes-and-bounds survey of Tracts 39 through 42, T., 8 S., R., 24 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1279, was accepted May 24, 2010. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the subdivisional lines, the subdivision of section 34, and former Tract E in section 34 (now Tracts 37 and 38), and a metes-and-bounds survey of Tracts 37 and 38, T. 8 S., R. 21 E., of the Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1280, was accepted May 24, 2010. This survey was executed at the request of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to meet their administrative needs. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the west boundary of T. 46 N., R. 4 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, Group Number 1299, was accepted April 6, 2010. July 6, 2010. Stanley G. French, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho. [FR Doc. 2010–18727 Filed 7–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCA 942000 L57000000 BX0000] Filing of Plats of Survey: California Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The plats of survey of lands described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management California State Office, Sacramento, California, on the next business day following the plat acceptance date. ADDRESSES: A copy of the plats may be obtained from the Land Office at the California State Office, Bureau of Land Management, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, upon required payment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Branch of Geographic Services, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management, California State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–1623, Sacramento, California 95825, (916) 978–4310. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These surveys were executed to meet the administrative needs of various agencies; the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, National Park Service, US Forest Service or the Army Corps of Engineers. A person or party who wishes to protest against a survey must file a notice that they wish to protest (at the above address) with the California State Director, Bureau of Land Management, Sacramento, California. The lands surveyed are: Humboldt Meridian, California T. 3 S., R. 2 W., accepted September 12, 2003. T. 3 S., R. 2 E., accepted September 29, 2003. T. 4 S., R. 7 E., accepted March 15, 2004. T. 5 S., R. 7 E., accepted April 7, 2004. T. 5 N., R. 7–8 E., accepted September 28, 2004. T. 3 N., R.8 E., accepted December 13, 2004. T. 10 N., R. 4 E., accepted February 23, 2005. T. 4 N., R. 2 W., accepted March 10, 2005. T. 4 N., R. 4 E., accepted June 22, 2005. T. 9 N., R 3 E., accepted September 15, 2005. T. 10 N., R. 3 E., accepted September 20, 2005. T. 16 N., R. 7 E., accepted September 29, 2005. T. 4 S., R.2 E., accepted April 5, 2006. T. 10 N., R. 3 E., accepted September 14, 2006. T. 10 N., R. 3 E., accepted September 14, 2006. T. 11 N., R. 3 E., accepted September 14, 2006. T. 10 N., R.6 E., accepted October 2, 2006. T. 9 N., R. 4 E., accepted November 7, 2006. T. 12 N., R. 6 E., accepted December 4, 2006. T. 14 N., R. 6 E., accepted December 11, 2006. T. 13 N., R.1 E., accepted January 8, 2007. T. 11 N., R. 6 E., accepted February 14, 2007. T. 11 N., R. 3 E., accepted April 26, 2007. T. 11 N., R. 3 E., accepted May 2, 2007. T. 6 N., R.1 W., accepted May 3, 2007. T. 7 N., R.1 E., accepted May 7, 2007. T. 8 N., R.1 W., accepted May 7, 2007. T. 3 S., R. 1 W., accepted March 6, 2008. T. 13 N., R. 1 E., accepted March 20, 2008. T. 9 N., R. 4 E., accepted April 8, 2008 T. 6 N., R. 1 W., accepted July 11, 2008. T. 4 N., R. 2 W., accepted August 4, 2008. T. 5 N., R. 7 E., accepted September 9, 2008. T. 5 N., R. 8 E., accepted September 9, 2008. T. 9 N., R. 4 E., accepted March 17, 2009. T. 11 N., R. 2 E., accepted March 26, 2009. T. 11 N., R. 3 E., accepted March 31, 2009. T. 5 S., R. 7 E., accepted January 7, 2010. T. 11 N., R. 3 E., accepted March 3, 2010. Mount Diablo Meridian, California T. 10 N., R. 18 E., accepted September 30, 2002. T. 25 N., R. 17 E., accepted November 14, 2002. T. 33 N., R. 5 W., accepted November 14, E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLCO921000-L13200000-EL0000, COC-74235]


Notice of Invitation To Participate; Exploration for Coal in 
Colorado; License Application COC-74235

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: All interested parties are hereby invited to participate with 
Bowie Resources, LLC, on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in a program 
for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of 
America in lands located in Delta County, Colorado.

DATES: Any party electing to participate in this exploration program 
must send written notice to Bowie Resources, LLC and the Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM) as provided in the ADDRESSES section below by August 
30, 2010 or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this notice 
in the Delta County Independent newspaper, whichever is later. This 
notice will be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the 
Delta County Independent, Paonia, Colorado.

ADDRESSES: The exploration plan, as submitted by Bowie Resources, LLC 
is available for review in the BLM, Colorado State Office, 2850 
Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215 and the BLM, Uncompahgre 
Field Office, 2505 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose, Colorado 81401 during 
normal business hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Monday through Friday. Any 
party electing to participate in this exploration program shall notify 
the BLM State Director, in writing, at the BLM Colorado State Office, 
2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215 and Bowie Resources, 
LLC, Attn: Art Etter, P.O. Box 483, Paonia, Colorado 81428. The written 
notice must include a justification for participation and any 
recommended changes in the exploration plan with specific reasons for 
such changes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kurt M. Barton at 303-239-3714, Kurt_Barton@blm.gov; or Desty Dyer at 970-240-5302, Desty_Dyer@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The authority for the notice is section 2(b) 
of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the 
Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976 and the regulations adopted 
as 43 CFR part 3410. The purpose of the exploration program is to gain 
additional geologic knowledge of the coal underlying the exploration 
area for the purpose of assessing the reserves contained in a potential 
lease. The Federal coal resources are located in Delta County, 
Colorado.

T. 12 S., R. 91 W., 6th P.M.,
    Sec. 29, S1/2;
    Sec. 31, Lots 12 to 26, inclusive;
    Sec. 32, All;
    Sec. 33, W1/2NW1/4.
T. 12 S., R. 92 W., 6th P.M.
    Sec. 36, S1/2.
T. 13 S., R. 91 W., 6th P.M.
    Sec. 5, Lot 3, inclusive, N1/2SW1/4, and SW1/4SW1/4.

    These lands contain 2,200 acres, more or less.

    The proposed exploration program will be conducted pursuant to an 
exploration plan to be approved by the BLM. The plan may be modified to

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accommodate the legitimate exploration needs of persons seeking to 
participate.

    Authority:  43 CFR 3410.2-1(c)(1).

Helen Hankins,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2010-18757 Filed 7-29-10; 8:45 am]
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