Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC, Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, 81307-81308 [2010-32432]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 247 / Monday, December 27, 2010 / Notices cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Jean Sonneman, Acting Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–32427 Filed 12–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVS00560.L58530000.ES0000 241A; N– 88117; 11–08807; MO# 4500017954; TAS: 14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for Lease and/or Subsequent Conveyance of Public Lands in Clark County, Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 40 acres of public land in the City of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. The Clark County School District proposes to use the land for a bus transportation facility. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed classification of the land, or lease and/or subsequent conveyance of the land, until February 10, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the BLM Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130, or e-mail to Dorothy_Dickey@blm.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Dorothy Jean Dickey, (702) 515–5119, or Dorothy_Dickey@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The parcel of land is legally described as: Mount Diablo Meridian T. 19 S., R. 59 E., Sec. 36, SE1⁄4;NW1⁄4. The area described contains 40 acres, more or less, in Clark County. In accordance with the R&PP Act, the Clark County School District has filed an application to develop the above described land for a northwest bus transportation facility. The bus transportation facility will include an administration building and a maintenance yard for parking, cleaning, and fueling school buses. The facilities are necessary to meet the public school transportation needs of the community in the northwest Las Vegas Valley. Additional VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Dec 23, 2010 Jkt 223001 detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file N–88117, which is located in the BLM Las Vegas Field Office at the above address. The Clark County School District is a common applicant under the public purposes provision of the R&PP Act. The Clark County School District is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada and is therefore a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. The lease and/or subsequent conveyance of the public land shall be subject to valid existing rights. Subject to limitations prescribed by law and regulations, prior to patent issuance, a holder of any right-of-way within the lease area may be given the opportunity to amend the right-of-way for conversion to a new term, including perpetuity, if applicable. The land is not required for any Federal purpose. The lease and/or subsequent conveyance is/are consistent with the BLM Las Vegas Resource Management Plan dated October 5, 1998, and would be in the public interest. The Clark County School District has not applied for more than the 640-acre limitation for public purpose uses that are not for recreation purposes in a year and has submitted a statement in compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b). The lease and/or subsequent conveyance, if and when issued, will be subject to valid entry rights and the provisions of the R&PP Act and applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, and will contain the following terms, conditions, and reservations to the United States: 1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States, Reservation in Patents Rightof-Way for Ditches or Canals Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe; 3. A right-of-way for roads, drainage, and municipal utilities granted to Clark County, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N– 61323, pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 5. A right-of-way for roads, drainage, and municipal utilities granted to Clark County, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N– 60903, pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1761; and 6. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the lessee’s/patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the leased/ patented lands. It will also contain any other terms and conditions deemed necessary and appropriate by the Authorized Officer. Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land described above will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease and/or subsequent conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws. PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 81307 Interested parties may submit written comments on the suitability of the land for a northwest public school bus transportation facility. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs. Interested parties may also submit written comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision to lease and/or convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP use. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior. 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. Only written comments submitted to the Field Manager, BLM Las Vegas Field Office, will be considered properly filed. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the decision will become effective on February 25, 2011. The lands will not be available for lease and/or subsequent conveyance until after the decision becomes effective. Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5 Vanessa L. Hice, Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands. [FR Doc. 2010–32429 Filed 12–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVB00000 L51010000.ER0000 LVRWF0900380 241A; 11–08807; MO#4500015810; TAS: 14X5017] Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC, Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 81308 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 247 / Monday, December 27, 2010 / Notices (ROD) for the Tonopah Solar Energy Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Secretary of the Interior approved the ROD on December 20, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the Department. ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD are available upon request from the BLM Tonopah Field Office, 1553 South Main Street, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, Nevada 89049; and at the Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820; or at the following Web site: http://www.blm.gov/ nv/st/en/fo/battle_mountain_field.html. Copies of the ROD are also available for public inspection at the following locations in Nevada: • BLM Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno; • BLM Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain; and • BLM Tonopah Field Office, 1553 South Main, Tonopah. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Coward, Renewable Energy Project Manager, telephone: (775) 482– 7830; mailing address: BLM Tonopah Field Office, 1553 South Main Street, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, Nevada 89049; or e-mail: Timothy_Coward@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant, Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC, is authorized to construct the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project and other related project facilities, on approximately 2,250.27 acres of public lands with a nominal capacity of 110 megawatts. The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project is a solar facility using concentrated solar thermal power technology. The project facility footprint will disturb approximately 1,620 acres of the project area and will include a solar field (consisting of up to 17,500 dual axis tracking heliostats mounted on concrete or steel foundations), a 653foot central receiver tower, salt tanks, steam generation building and equipment, steam turbine and generator, water treatment facilities and evaporation ponds, evaporative cooling tower and air cooled condenser (combined to form a hybrid-cooling system), electrical equipment and buildings, heliostat assembly building, administration and operation building, an access road from Pole Line Road to the site, drainage and stormwater control facilities, and temporary construction facilities. Transmission infrastructure consists of a 5.6 mile-long 230 kV transmission line from the project area to the nearby Anaconda Moly Substation. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Dec 23, 2010 Jkt 223001 The Notice of Availability (NOA) for the Draft EIS analyzing impacts of the proposed project was published in the Federal Register on September 3, 2010 (75 FR 54177) for public review and comment. A total of 23 comment letters were received on the Draft EIS. The comments were incorporated, where appropriate, to clarify the analysis presented in the Final EIS. The NOA for the Final EIS was published in the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency on November 19, 2010 (75 FR 70917) and the BLM on November 26, 2010 (75 FR 72836). Three action alternatives were analyzed in addition to the No Action Alternative: the Proposed Action Alternative, Alternative 1, and Alternative 2. Alternative 2 is the BLM’s preferred alternative. Because this decision is approved by the Secretary of the Interior, it is not subject to administrative appeal [43 CFR 4.410(a)(3)]. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6 and 1506.10 Robert V. Abbey, Director, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 2010–32432 Filed 12–23–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–382 and 731– TA–798–803 (Second Review)] Stainless Steel Sheet And Strip From Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, And Taiwan United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Scheduling of full five-year reviews concerning the countervailing duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip from Korea and antidumping duty orders on stainless steel sheet and strip from Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Taiwan. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip from Korea and/or the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel sheet and strip from Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Taiwan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The Commission has determined that these reviews are extraordinarily complicated, and therefore will exercise its authority to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B). For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: December 20, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Merrill (202–205–3188), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background:—On September 7, 2010, the Commission determined that responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews were such that full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Act should proceed (75 FR 59744, September 28, 2010). A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements are available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s Web site. Participation in the reviews and public service list:—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, by 45 days after publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the reviews. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Tonopah 
Solar Energy, LLC, Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability 
of the Record of Decision

[[Page 81308]]

(ROD) for the Tonopah Solar Energy Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Secretary of the Interior 
approved the ROD on December 20, 2010, which constitutes the final 
decision of the Department.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD are available upon request from the BLM 
Tonopah Field Office, 1553 South Main Street, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, 
Nevada 89049; and at the Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian 
Road, Battle Mountain, Nevada 89820; or at the following Web site: 
http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/battle_mountain_field.html. Copies of 
the ROD are also available for public inspection at the following 
locations in Nevada:
     BLM Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno;
     BLM Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, 
Battle Mountain; and
     BLM Tonopah Field Office, 1553 South Main, Tonopah.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Coward, Renewable Energy 
Project Manager, telephone: (775) 482-7830; mailing address: BLM 
Tonopah Field Office, 1553 South Main Street, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, 
Nevada 89049; or e-mail: Timothy_Coward@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant, Tonopah Solar Energy, LLC, is 
authorized to construct the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project and 
other related project facilities, on approximately 2,250.27 acres of 
public lands with a nominal capacity of 110 megawatts. The Crescent 
Dunes Solar Energy Project is a solar facility using concentrated solar 
thermal power technology.
    The project facility footprint will disturb approximately 1,620 
acres of the project area and will include a solar field (consisting of 
up to 17,500 dual axis tracking heliostats mounted on concrete or steel 
foundations), a 653-foot central receiver tower, salt tanks, steam 
generation building and equipment, steam turbine and generator, water 
treatment facilities and evaporation ponds, evaporative cooling tower 
and air cooled condenser (combined to form a hybrid-cooling system), 
electrical equipment and buildings, heliostat assembly building, 
administration and operation building, an access road from Pole Line 
Road to the site, drainage and stormwater control facilities, and 
temporary construction facilities. Transmission infrastructure consists 
of a 5.6 mile-long 230 kV transmission line from the project area to 
the nearby Anaconda Moly Substation.
    The Notice of Availability (NOA) for the Draft EIS analyzing 
impacts of the proposed project was published in the Federal Register 
on September 3, 2010 (75 FR 54177) for public review and comment. A 
total of 23 comment letters were received on the Draft EIS. The 
comments were incorporated, where appropriate, to clarify the analysis 
presented in the Final EIS. The NOA for the Final EIS was published in 
the Federal Register by the Environmental Protection Agency on November 
19, 2010 (75 FR 70917) and the BLM on November 26, 2010 (75 FR 72836).
    Three action alternatives were analyzed in addition to the No 
Action Alternative: the Proposed Action Alternative, Alternative 1, and 
Alternative 2. Alternative 2 is the BLM's preferred alternative.
    Because this decision is approved by the Secretary of the Interior, 
it is not subject to administrative appeal [43 CFR 4.410(a)(3)].

    Authority:  40 CFR 1506.6 and 1506.10

Robert V. Abbey,
Director, Bureau of Land Management.
[FR Doc. 2010-32432 Filed 12-23-10; 8:45 am]
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