Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; South Dakota, 51110-51111 [2010-20343]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES 51110 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 18, 2010 / Notices Designated Trail means a trail developed, maintained, and explicitly identified for public use by the BLM. All designated trails will be identified by a combination of trailhead maps and on-site signage listing allowable uses. Mechanized Transport means any vehicle, device, or contrivance for moving people or material in or over land, water, snow, or air that has moving parts, including, but not limited to, bicycles, game carriers, carts, and wagons. The term does not include wheelchairs, horses or other pack stock, skis, or snowshoes. Motorized Vehicle means any selfpropelled device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be propelled, moved, or drawn, including, but not limited to, cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, motordriven cycles, motorized scooters, motorized skateboards, and snowmobiles. ‘‘Motorized vehicle’’ does not include a self-propelled wheelchair, invalid tricycle, or motorized quadricycle when operated by a person who, by reason of physical disability, is otherwise unable to move about as a pedestrian. Firearm or Other Projectile Shooting Device means all firearms, air rifles, pellet and BB guns, spring guns, bows and arrows, slings, paint ball markers, other instruments that can propel a projectile (such as a bullet, dart, or pellet by combustion, air pressure, gas pressure, or other means), or any instrument that can be loaded with and fire blank cartridges. Unless otherwise authorized by the Field Manager, the following rules apply within the Emerald Mountain SRMA boundary: 1. Camping and overnight use is prohibited. The area is closed between sunset and sunrise, except for lawful hunting licensed periods and for retrieval of legally taken game. Hunters are not allowed to camp overnight. 2. No mechanized transport activities are allowed within Zone 2, including game carts. 3. No person or persons shall discharge a firearm or other projectile shooting device of any kind, including those used for target shooting or paintball, except licensed hunters in pursuit of game during the proper season with appropriate firearms, as defined by the Colorado Division of Wildlife (CDOW), Section 33–1–102, C.R.S. Article IV #004: Manner of Taking Wildlife. 4. Zone 2 and trails south of Ridge Trail in Zone 1 are closed to the public from December 1 to June 30 to protect wintering and calving elk. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Aug 17, 2010 Jkt 220001 5. Non-working dogs must be on a sixfoot or less hand-held leash at all times. Working dogs are allowed off-leash only during legal hunting periods when controlled by someone legally hunting, or when working as cattle dogs. 6. Fires are not allowed except at the trailheads in a mechanical stove or other appliance fueled by gas and equipped with a valve that allows the operator to turn the flame on and off. 7. Possession of glass containers is prohibited. 8. The entire area is designated closed to motorized vehicle travel, with the exception of Cow Creek Road (Routt County Road 45). The closure excludes: • Any military, fire, emergency, or law enforcement vehicle being used for emergency purposes; and • Any vehicle whose use is expressly authorized by the authorized officer, or otherwise officially approved (e.g., grazing permittee, CDOW, Routt County personnel). Official use means use by an employee, agent, or designated representative of the Federal government or one of its contractors, in the course of his employment, agency, or representation. Exemptions The following persons are exempt from these supplementary rules: any Federal, state, local, and/or military employee acting within the scope of their duties; members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force performing an official duty; and persons, agencies, municipalities, or companies holding an existing special-use permit inside the SRMA and operating within the scope of their permit. Penalties Under Section 303(a) of FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1733(a), if you violate any of these supplementary rules on public lands within the boundaries established in the rules, you may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined no more than $1,000 or imprisoned for no more than 12 months, or both. Such violations may also be subject to the enhanced fines provided for by 18 U.S.C. 3571. Helen M. Hankins, State Director. [FR Doc. 2010–20346 Filed 8–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [SDM 100347] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; South Dakota Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior withdraw 2,387.22 acres of National Forest System land from mining in order to protect the unique cave resources in the area adjacent to Jewel Cave National Monument. The land has been and will remain open to such other forms of disposition as may by law be made of National Forest System land and to mineral leasing. This notice also gives the public 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 November 16, 2010. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Forest Supervisor’s Office, Black Hills National Forest, 1019 North 5th Street, Custer, South Dakota 57730, or the Montana State Director (MT–924), BLM, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valerie Hunt, U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, 740 Simms Street, Golden, Colorado 80401, 303–275–5071, or Sandra Ward, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, 406–896–5052. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USDA Forest Service has filed an application with the BLM, pursuant to Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714, to withdraw the followingdescribed National Forest System land within the Black Hills National Forest for a period of 20 years from location or entry under the United States’ mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights: SUMMARY: Black Hills National Forest Black Hills Meridian T. 3 S., R. 2 E., Sec. 34, S1⁄2S1⁄2. T. 4 S., R. 2 E., Sec. 2, lot 4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4 excluding that portion of the NE1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4 east E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 18, 2010 / Notices sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES of U.S. Highway 16, and those portions of lot 3, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4NW1⁄4 west of U.S. Highway 16; Sec. 3, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, S1⁄2N1⁄2, and S1⁄2; Sec. 10, N1⁄2; Sec. 11, N1⁄2; Sec. 12, S1⁄2N1⁄2. T. 4 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 6, lots 6 and 7, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, and W1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 7, lots 1 and 2, W1⁄2NE1⁄4, and E1⁄2NW1⁄4. The area described contains 2,387.22 acres in Custer County. The purpose of the proposed withdrawal is to protect the unique cave resources in the area adjacent to the Jewel Cave National Monument. The use of a right-of-way or interagency or cooperative agreement would not adequately protect this area. There are no suitable alternative sites available. The Jewel Cave formations are unique to this area and follow the local geology. No water will be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal. 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 may present their views in writing to the Forest Supervisor, Black Hills National Forest, or the BLM Montana State Director at the addresses noted above. Records related to the application, as well as comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Montana State Office, or the Forest Supervisor’s Office, Black Hills National Forest at the addresses stated above during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised 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 from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. 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 organization or businesses, will be made VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Aug 17, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal extension must submit a written request to the BLM Montana State Director by November 16, 2010. 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 and at least one local newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. For a period of 2 years from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land will be segregated from location or entry under the United States mining laws, unless the application is denied or canceled or the withdrawal is approved prior to that date. The land will remain open to other uses within the statutory authority pertinent to National Forest System lands and subject to discretionary approval. The application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300. (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1(b)) Cynthia Staszak, Chief, Branch of Land Resources. [FR Doc. 2010–20343 Filed 8–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR–936000–L14300000–ET0000; HAG– 10–0113; WAOR–16905] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Oregon Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6870 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 6870 withdrew approximately 1,400 acres of National Forest System land from mining in order to protect scientific and ecological values at the Steamboat Mountain Research Natural Area. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6870 will expire on August 27, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51111 2011, unless extended. This notice also 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 November 16, 2010. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Oregon/ Washington State Director, BLM, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, Oregon 97208– 2965. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Daugherty, USFS Pacific Northwest Region, (503) 808–2416, or Charles R. Roy, BLM Oregon/ Washington State Office, (503) 808– 6189. The USFS has filed an application requesting that the Secretary of the Interior extend for an additional 20-year term PLO No. 6870 (56 FR 42541 (1991)), which withdrew 1,400 acres in Skamania County, Washington, from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. ch. 2), subject to valid existing rights. PLO No. 6870 is incorporated herein by reference. The purpose of the proposed withdrawal extension is to continue the protection of the scientific and ecological research values at the Steamboat Mountain Research Natural Area. The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide adequate protection. The USFS would not need to acquire water rights to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension. Records related to the application may be examined by contacting Charles R. Roy at the above address or phone number. 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 Oregon/Washington State Director at the address indicated above. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address indicated above during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment— including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 159 (Wednesday, August 18, 2010)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[SDM 100347]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; 
South Dakota

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 
(BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior withdraw 2,387.22 
acres of National Forest System land from mining in order to protect 
the unique cave resources in the area adjacent to Jewel Cave National 
Monument. The land has been and will remain open to such other forms of 
disposition as may by law be made of National Forest System land and to 
mineral leasing. This notice also gives the public 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 
November 16, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Forest 
Supervisor's Office, Black Hills National Forest, 1019 North 5th 
Street, Custer, South Dakota 57730, or the Montana State Director (MT-
924), BLM, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valerie Hunt, U.S. Forest Service, 
Rocky Mountain Region, 740 Simms Street, Golden, Colorado 80401, 303-
275-5071, or Sandra Ward, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate 
Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669, 406-896-5052.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USDA Forest Service has filed an 
application with the BLM, pursuant to Section 204 of the Federal Land 
Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714, to withdraw the 
following-described National Forest System land within the Black Hills 
National Forest for a period of 20 years from location or entry under 
the United States' mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2), but not from leasing 
under the mineral leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights:

Black Hills National Forest

Black Hills Meridian

T. 3 S., R. 2 E.,
    Sec. 34, S\1/2\S\1/2\.
T. 4 S., R. 2 E.,
    Sec. 2, lot 4, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\ excluding that portion of 
the NE\1/4\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\ east

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of U.S. Highway 16, and those portions of lot 3, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and 
SE\1/4\NW\1/4\ west of U.S. Highway 16;
    Sec. 3, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, S\1/2\N\1/2\, and S\1/2\;
    Sec. 10, N\1/2\;
    Sec. 11, N\1/2\;
    Sec. 12, S\1/2\N\1/2\.
T. 4 S., R. 3 E.,
    Sec. 6, lots 6 and 7, E\1/2\SW\1/4\, and W\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 7, lots 1 and 2, W\1/2\NE\1/4\, and E\1/2\NW\1/4\.

The area described contains 2,387.22 acres in Custer County.

    The purpose of the proposed withdrawal is to protect the unique 
cave resources in the area adjacent to the Jewel Cave National 
Monument.
    The use of a right-of-way or interagency or cooperative agreement 
would not adequately protect this area.
    There are no suitable alternative sites available. The Jewel Cave 
formations are unique to this area and follow the local geology.
    No water will be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested 
withdrawal.
    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 may present their 
views in writing to the Forest Supervisor, Black Hills National Forest, 
or the BLM Montana State Director at the addresses noted above.
    Records related to the application, as well as comments, including 
names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public 
review at the BLM Montana State Office, or the Forest Supervisor's 
Office, Black Hills National Forest at the addresses stated above 
during regular business hours.
    Individual respondents may request confidentiality. Before 
including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, be advised 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 from public review your personal identifying information, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. 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 organization 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 persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the proposed withdrawal extension must submit a written 
request to the BLM Montana State Director by November 16, 2010.
    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 and at least one local newspaper at least 30 days 
before the scheduled date of the meeting.
    For a period of 2 years from the date of publication of this notice 
in the Federal Register, the land will be segregated from location or 
entry under the United States mining laws, unless the application is 
denied or canceled or the withdrawal is approved prior to that date. 
The land will remain open to other uses within the statutory authority 
pertinent to National Forest System lands and subject to discretionary 
approval.
    The application will be processed in accordance with the 
regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300.

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

Cynthia Staszak,
Chief, Branch of Land Resources.
[FR Doc. 2010-20343 Filed 8-17-10; 8:45 am]
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