Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study-Alameda, Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, San Benito, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Tulare and Ventura Counties, CA, and Maricopa and Yuma Counties, AZ, 28453-28454 [2011-11978]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 17, 2011 / Notices above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice was previously published in the Federal Register on October 16, 2007, (72 FR 58682) segregating approximately 41.48 acres of public land for a park site and police substation under the R&PP Act. The lease was issued to the city on April 8, 2008. The city wants to change the use of the northwest 10 acres of the site to a safety, training and rescue skills area called Northern Safety Training and Rescue Skills (STARS) Village. The remaining 31.48 acres of land is still being used as a park and police substation. The parcel of land is legally described as: Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 19 S., R. 61 E., sec. 24, Lot 12 (within). The change of use area described contains 10 acres, more or less. This description will be refined upon final approval of the official plat of survey. The city filed an R&PP application to change the use and to develop the above described land as a Northern STARS Village with related facilities. Related facilities include: Amphitheater, picnic area, educational fire fighters park, education classrooms, education auditorium, administration building, garage, swimming pool and parking area. The mission of the Northern STARS Village is to provide state-of-theart, hands-on, and life-safety programs such as bicycle safety, emergency services, fire safety and prevention, injury prevention for seniors, internet safety, motor vehicle safety, pedestrian safety, rules of the road, and water safety. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file N–80113, which is located in the BLM Las Vegas Field Office at the above address. The city is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada and is therefore a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. The change of use of the public land shall be subject to valid existing rights as previously published. Subject to limitations prescribed by law and regulation, 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. Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for a Northern STARS Village. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 May 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 and will become effective on July 18, 2011. The lands will not be available as a Northern STARS Village until after the decision becomes effective. 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, or by e-mail at the addresses above will be considered properly filed. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director. Authority: 43 CFR part 2741. Beth Ransel, Acting Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands. [FR Doc. 2011–12035 Filed 5–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–PWR–PWRO–0412–7147; 9082– CECH–420] Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study—Alameda, Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, San Benito, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Tulare and Ventura Counties, CA, and Maricopa and Yuma Counties, AZ National Park Service. Notice of Scoping for Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (Pub L. 91–190) and Council on Environmental Quality’s implementing regulations (40 CFR 1502.9(c)), the National Park Service (NPS) has initiated the public scoping phase for a conservation planning and environmental impact analysis process needed to identify and assess potential impacts of alternatives for resource protection and other considerations concerning sites associated with Cesar SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28453 Chavez and the farm labor movement throughout California and Arizona, including but not necessarily limited to Alameda, Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, San Benito, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Tulare and Ventura Counties of California, and Yuma and Maricopa Counties of Arizona. The purpose of the scoping phase is to elicit early public comment regarding issues and concerns, preliminary alternatives, and the nature and extent of potential environmental impacts (and as appropriate, mitigation measures) which should be addressed. Background: As authorized by the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–229–May 2008), the NPS is conducting a special resource study of the sites in the State of Arizona, the State of California, and other states that are significant to the life of Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement in the western United States. The authorizing statute directs the NPS to consult with the Cesar Chavez Foundation, the United Farm Workers Union, state and local historical associations and societies, and state historic preservation offices. In conducting the Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study, the NPS will evaluate the significance of the sites’ resources and assess the sites’ suitability and feasibility to be a unit of the national park system. Factors which the NPS will evaluate include: Whether the sites posses nationally significant cultural resources; whether the sites include types or quality of resources not already adequately represented in the National Park System; whether longterm protection and public use of sites are feasible; and whether sites can be adequately protected and administered at a reasonable cost. Recommendations may vary for different sites. The NPS will also consider: alternative strategies for the management, protection and use of significant resources, including management by other public agencies or the private sector; technical or financial assistance available from established programs or special initiatives and partnerships; alternative designations to a national park unit; and cooperative management by NPS and other entities. Public Involvement: The NPS will develop a range of management alternatives, and conduct an environmental review of the alternatives and their potential impacts as part of the Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study. At this time, it has not been determined whether an Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared, however, this scoping E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1 Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES 28454 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 17, 2011 / Notices effort will aid in the preparation of either document. In addition to this opportunity to comment and participate from the beginning of the study process, the public will be afforded the opportunity to review the environmental document and submit additional comments. For initial scoping and alternatives development, the most useful comments are those that provide the NPS with assistance in identifying issues and concerns which should be addressed, or providing important information germane to this study. All responses to this Scoping Notice will also be used to establish a mailing list of interested persons, organizations, and agencies that desire to receive further information as the environmental document is developed. The public scoping period for the Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study will conclude June 16, 2011. Scoping meetings (public workshops) will be held in the vicinity of key sites, likely in or near San Jose, the Salinas Valley, Delano, Los Angeles, Oxnard, Yuma and Phoenix in April and May of 2010. A news release will be distributed announcing the public meetings. The dates, times and locations of the meetings will be posted on both the project Web site (address below) and the Web site for NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment, and will be advertised in a newsletter which will be distributed to stakeholders and interested parties. Interested individuals, organizations, and agencies wishing to provide written comments on issues or concerns should respond to: National Park Service, Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study, Park Planning and Environmental Compliance, 1111 Jackson Street, Suite 700, Oakland, CA 94607. Comments may also be submitted electronically by e-mail (address below) or through the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site. This site can be accessed through the study’s Web site listed below. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information updates about the study process and opportunities for the public to participate will be periodically VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 May 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 distributed via direct mailings, regional and local news media and the Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study Web site (http://www.nps.gov/pwro/chavez). The study team may be contacted via e-mail at pwr_chavez@nps.gov. Decision Process: Availability of the forthcoming draft environmental document for review and written comment will be announced by local and regional news media, the above listed Web site, and direct mailing. At this time the environmental document is anticipated to be available for public review and comment in Fall 2011. Comments on the draft document will be fully considered and responded to as appropriate in the final document. The official responsible for the initial recommendation will be the Regional Director, Pacific West Region, National Park Service. The official responsible for amending or ratifying the recommendation and transmitting the final document to the Secretary of the Interior will be the Director of the National Park Service. The final document will identify the alternative that, in the professional judgment of the Director of the National Park Service, is the most effective and efficient method for protecting significant resources and providing for public enjoyment. The Secretary of the Interior subsequently will forward the completed study along with a recommendation regarding the Secretary’s preferred management option for the area to Congress for their consideration. It is anticipated that the final study report will be available in late 2011. Dated: April 6, 2011. Patricia L. Neubacher, Acting Regional Director, Pacific West Region. [FR Doc. 2011–11978 Filed 5–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. ACTION: Notice and request for comments for 1029–0063. 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The OMB control number for this collection is 1029–0063. Responses are mandatory. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary of the public comments will be included in OSM’s submissions of the information collection requests to OMB. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 95 (Tuesday, May 17, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28453-28454]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-11978]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-PWR-PWRO-0412-7147; 9082-CECH-420]


Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study--Alameda, Fresno, Imperial, 
Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, San Benito, San Diego, San 
Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Tulare 
and Ventura Counties, CA, and Maricopa and Yuma Counties, AZ

AGENCY: National Park Service.

ACTION: Notice of Scoping for Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with provisions of the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 (Pub L. 91-190) and Council on Environmental 
Quality's implementing regulations (40 CFR 1502.9(c)), the National 
Park Service (NPS) has initiated the public scoping phase for a 
conservation planning and environmental impact analysis process needed 
to identify and assess potential impacts of alternatives for resource 
protection and other considerations concerning sites associated with 
Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement throughout California and 
Arizona, including but not necessarily limited to Alameda, Fresno, 
Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, San Benito, San 
Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, 
Stanislaus, Tulare and Ventura Counties of California, and Yuma and 
Maricopa Counties of Arizona. The purpose of the scoping phase is to 
elicit early public comment regarding issues and concerns, preliminary 
alternatives, and the nature and extent of potential environmental 
impacts (and as appropriate, mitigation measures) which should be 
addressed.
    Background: As authorized by the Consolidated Natural Resources Act 
of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-229-May 2008), the NPS is conducting a special 
resource study of the sites in the State of Arizona, the State of 
California, and other states that are significant to the life of Cesar 
Chavez and the farm labor movement in the western United States. The 
authorizing statute directs the NPS to consult with the Cesar Chavez 
Foundation, the United Farm Workers Union, state and local historical 
associations and societies, and state historic preservation offices.
    In conducting the Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study, the NPS will 
evaluate the significance of the sites' resources and assess the sites' 
suitability and feasibility to be a unit of the national park system. 
Factors which the NPS will evaluate include: Whether the sites posses 
nationally significant cultural resources; whether the sites include 
types or quality of resources not already adequately represented in the 
National Park System; whether long-term protection and public use of 
sites are feasible; and whether sites can be adequately protected and 
administered at a reasonable cost. Recommendations may vary for 
different sites.
    The NPS will also consider: alternative strategies for the 
management, protection and use of significant resources, including 
management by other public agencies or the private sector; technical or 
financial assistance available from established programs or special 
initiatives and partnerships; alternative designations to a national 
park unit; and cooperative management by NPS and other entities.
    Public Involvement: The NPS will develop a range of management 
alternatives, and conduct an environmental review of the alternatives 
and their potential impacts as part of the Cesar Chavez Special 
Resource Study. At this time, it has not been determined whether an 
Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement will be 
prepared, however, this scoping

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effort will aid in the preparation of either document. In addition to 
this opportunity to comment and participate from the beginning of the 
study process, the public will be afforded the opportunity to review 
the environmental document and submit additional comments. For initial 
scoping and alternatives development, the most useful comments are 
those that provide the NPS with assistance in identifying issues and 
concerns which should be addressed, or providing important information 
germane to this study. All responses to this Scoping Notice will also 
be used to establish a mailing list of interested persons, 
organizations, and agencies that desire to receive further information 
as the environmental document is developed.
    The public scoping period for the Cesar Chavez Special Resource 
Study will conclude June 16, 2011. Scoping meetings (public workshops) 
will be held in the vicinity of key sites, likely in or near San Jose, 
the Salinas Valley, Delano, Los Angeles, Oxnard, Yuma and Phoenix in 
April and May of 2010. A news release will be distributed announcing 
the public meetings. The dates, times and locations of the meetings 
will be posted on both the project Web site (address below) and the Web 
site for NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment, and will be 
advertised in a newsletter which will be distributed to stakeholders 
and interested parties. Interested individuals, organizations, and 
agencies wishing to provide written comments on issues or concerns 
should respond to: National Park Service, Cesar Chavez Special Resource 
Study, Park Planning and Environmental Compliance, 1111 Jackson Street, 
Suite 700, Oakland, CA 94607. Comments may also be submitted 
electronically by e-mail (address below) or through the NPS Planning, 
Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site. This site can be 
accessed through the study's Web site listed below.
    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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information updates about the study 
process and opportunities for the public to participate will be 
periodically distributed via direct mailings, regional and local news 
media and the Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study Web site (http://www.nps.gov/pwro/chavez). The study team may be contacted via e-mail at 
pwr_chavez@nps.gov.
    Decision Process: Availability of the forthcoming draft 
environmental document for review and written comment will be announced 
by local and regional news media, the above listed Web site, and direct 
mailing. At this time the environmental document is anticipated to be 
available for public review and comment in Fall 2011. Comments on the 
draft document will be fully considered and responded to as appropriate 
in the final document. The official responsible for the initial 
recommendation will be the Regional Director, Pacific West Region, 
National Park Service. The official responsible for amending or 
ratifying the recommendation and transmitting the final document to the 
Secretary of the Interior will be the Director of the National Park 
Service. The final document will identify the alternative that, in the 
professional judgment of the Director of the National Park Service, is 
the most effective and efficient method for protecting significant 
resources and providing for public enjoyment. The Secretary of the 
Interior subsequently will forward the completed study along with a 
recommendation regarding the Secretary's preferred management option 
for the area to Congress for their consideration. It is anticipated 
that the final study report will be available in late 2011.

    Dated: April 6, 2011.
Patricia L. Neubacher,
Acting Regional Director, Pacific West Region.
[FR Doc. 2011-11978 Filed 5-16-11; 8:45 am]
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