Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification and Conveyance of Public Lands in Garfield County, CO, 31978-31979 [2011-13722]

Download as PDF 31978 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2011 / Notices Environmental Concern. The withdrawal extended by this order will expire on June 5, 2031, unless, as a result of a review conducted prior to the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be further extended. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714, it is ordered as follows: Public Land Order No. 6861 (56 FR 26035 (1991)), which withdrew 20 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. ch. 2), but not the mineral leasing laws, to protect the Rattler Gulch Limestone Cliffs Area of Critical Environmental Concern, is hereby extended for an additional 20year period until June 5, 2031. Authority: 43 CFR 2310.4. Dated: May 10, 2011. Wilma A. Lewis, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. 775–861–6632, or e-mail: Atanda_Clark@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for rental and royalty at the rate of $5 per acre or fraction thereof per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and has reimbursed the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all of the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the BLM is proposing to reinstate the lease effective February 1, 2011 under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. The BLM has not issued a lease affecting the lands encumbered by the lease to any other interest in the interim. Authority: 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a). [FR Doc. 2011–13720 Filed 6–1–11; 8:45 am] Gary Johnson, Deputy State Director, Minerals Management. BILLING CODE P [FR Doc. 2011–13725 Filed 6–1–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P Bureau of Land Management [LLNV9230000 L13100000.FI0000 241A; NVN–086605; 11–08807; MO#4500021013; TAS: 14x1109] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; NV [LLCON040000–L14300000–EU0000; COC–07446101] Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification and Conveyance of Public Lands in Garfield County, CO AGENCY: Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Bright Sky Energy & Minerals, Inc., for noncompetitive oil and gas lease NVN– 086605 on land in Nye County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Atanda Clark, BLM Nevada State Office, emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Jun 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty Action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado River Valley Field Office, examined approximately 62.5 acres of public land in Garfield County, Colorado, and found the land suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP). The City of Glenwood Springs proposes to use the land to expand its existing South Canyon Landfill. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed conveyance or classification on or before July 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Steve Bennett, Field Manager, BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt, Colorado 81652. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carole Huey, Realty Specialist, at the address above or by telephone at (970) 876–9023 or e-mail chuey@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM examined and found the following public land in Garfield County, Colorado, suitable for classification for conveyance to the City of Glenwood Springs under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and the Taylor Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. 315(f) (classification) and Executive Order No. 6910: Sixth Principal Meridian T. 6 S., R. 90 W. Sec. 3, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2NE1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, W1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, W1⁄2NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and S1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4. The area described contains approximately 62.5 acres in Garfield County. The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The conveyance is consistent with the BLM Glenwood Springs Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan dated January 1984, which was revised in 1988, and would be in the public interest. In accordance with the R&PP Act, the City of Glenwood Springs filed an R&PP application to develop the above described land as an expansion of its South Canyon Landfill. The City of Glenwood Springs submitted a statement in compliance with the regulations (43 CFR 2741.4(b)) implementing the R&PP Act. The City of Glenwood Springs proposes to use the land to expand its existing landfill. Transferring 62.5 acres under the R&PP Act would allow the City to conform to the State of Colorado’s Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division under Subtitle D. In addition, the City of Glenwood Springs would have full control of surface water on the expanded South Canyon site. The proposed expansion would extend the life of South Canyon Landfill by 20 to 25 years in a cost effective manner. The conveyance, if issued, will be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act and applicable regulations, including, but not limited to, 43 CFR Part 2743, and will be subject to the E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2011 / Notices following terms, conditions, and reservations to the United States: 1. A reservation to the United States for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States pursuant to the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945). 2. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations. 3. 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, along with all necessary access and exit rights. 4. A right-of-way, across the abovedescribed lands, for a road granted to Telecom Towers LLP, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way COC–61885 pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976 (31 Stat. 0790, 43 U.S.C. 959). 5. Any other valid rights-of-way that may exist at the time of conveyance. 6. All valid existing rights documented on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance. An indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the lessee’s/patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the land. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to the requirements established by section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. 9620(h), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1988, (100 Stat. 1670), notice is hereby given that the above-described parcel has been examined and no evidence was found to indicate that any hazardous substances have been stored for 1 year or more, nor had any hazardous substances been disposed of or released on the subject property. A limited reversionary provision states that the title shall revert to the United States upon a finding, after notice and opportunity for a hearing, that the patentee has not substantially developed the land in accordance with the approved plan of development within 5 years after the date of conveyance. No portion of the land will under any circumstances revert to the United States if any such portion has been used for solid waste disposal or any other purpose which may result in the disposal, placement, or release of any hazardous substance. Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the parcel will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the United States general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws, and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws. Interested persons may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for development as an VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Jun 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 expansion of the existing City of Glenwood Springs South Canyon Landfill. 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 whether the use is consistent with state and Federal programs. Interested persons may submit comments, including notification of any encumbrances or other claims relating to the parcel, regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed appropriate administrative procedures in reaching the decision to convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factors not directly related to the suitability of the land for landfill purposes. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Colorado State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action will become effective on August 1, 2011. The land will not be offered for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. Only written comments submitted by postal service or overnight mail to the BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office will be considered properly filed. Email, facsimile, or telephone comments will not be considered properly filed. Documents related to this action are on file at the BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office at the address above and may be reviewed by the public at their request. 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. The land will not be available for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective, and until a determination of significance and decision record are signed for the completed Environmental Assessment. Helen M. Hankins, State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–13722 Filed 6–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [L12200000.MV0000/LLCAC05000] Notice of Interim Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands Managed by the Ukiah Field Office in Lake, Sonoma, Mendocino, Glenn, Colusa, Napa, Marin, Yolo, and Solano Counties, CA Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Interim Final Supplementary Rules. AGENCY: In accordance with the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Ukiah Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Ukiah Field Office, is issuing interim final supplementary rules and requesting comments. These interim final supplementary rules will apply to public lands within the Ukiah Field Office’s jurisdiction. The BLM has determined that these interim final supplementary rules are necessary to enhance visitor safety, protect natural resources, improve recreation opportunities, and protect public health. These rules only implement land use limitations and restrictions that were analyzed in the Ukiah RMP. DATES: The interim final supplementary rules are effective June 2, 2011 and remain in effect until modified or rescinded by the publication of final supplementary rules. We invite comments until August 1, 2011. Comments postmarked or received in person after this date may not be considered in the development of final supplementary rules. ADDRESSES: Mail or hand deliver all comments concerning the interim final supplementary rules to the Bureau of Land Management, Ukiah Field Office, 2550 North State Street, Ukiah, CA 95482. The interim final supplementary rules are available for inspection at the Ukiah Field Office and on the Ukiah Field Office Web site: http:// www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/ukiah.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonna Hildenbrand, Bureau of Land Management, Ukiah Field Office, 2550 North State Street, Ukiah, California 95482, (707) 468–4024, or e-mail: jhildenb@ca.blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Public Comment Procedures II. Background III. Procedural Matters Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5. 31979 I. Public Comment Procedures You may mail or hand-deliver comments to Jonna Hildenbrand, E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 106 (Thursday, June 2, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31978-31979]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification and Conveyance of Public Lands in Garfield County, CO

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty Action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado River Valley 
Field Office, examined approximately 62.5 acres of public land in 
Garfield County, Colorado, and found the land suitable for 
classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation 
and Public Purposes Act (R&PP). The City of Glenwood Springs proposes 
to use the land to expand its existing South Canyon Landfill.

DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the 
proposed conveyance or classification on or before July 18, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to Steve Bennett, Field Manager, BLM 
Colorado River Valley Field Office, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt, 
Colorado 81652.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carole Huey, Realty Specialist, at the 
address above or by telephone at (970) 876-9023 or e-mail 
chuey@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM examined and found the following 
public land in Garfield County, Colorado, suitable for classification 
for conveyance to the City of Glenwood Springs under the provisions of 
the R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and the Taylor 
Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. 315(f) (classification) and Executive Order No. 
6910:

Sixth Principal Meridian

T. 6 S., R. 90 W.
    Sec. 3, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\NE\1/4\NE\1/4\SW\1/
4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, W\1/2\SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, W\1/2\NW\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and S\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\.

    The area described contains approximately 62.5 acres in Garfield 
County.

    The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The conveyance is 
consistent with the BLM Glenwood Springs Record of Decision and 
Approved Resource Management Plan dated January 1984, which was revised 
in 1988, and would be in the public interest.
    In accordance with the R&PP Act, the City of Glenwood Springs filed 
an R&PP application to develop the above described land as an expansion 
of its South Canyon Landfill.
    The City of Glenwood Springs submitted a statement in compliance 
with the regulations (43 CFR 2741.4(b)) implementing the R&PP Act. The 
City of Glenwood Springs proposes to use the land to expand its 
existing landfill. Transferring 62.5 acres under the R&PP Act would 
allow the City to conform to the State of Colorado's Hazardous 
Materials and Waste Management Division under Subtitle D. In addition, 
the City of Glenwood Springs would have full control of surface water 
on the expanded South Canyon site. The proposed expansion would extend 
the life of South Canyon Landfill by 20 to 25 years in a cost effective 
manner.
    The conveyance, if issued, will be subject to the provisions of the 
R&PP Act and applicable regulations, including, but not limited to, 43 
CFR Part 2743, and will be subject to the

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following terms, conditions, and reservations to the United States:
    1. A reservation to the United States for ditches or canals 
constructed by the authority of the United States pursuant to the Act 
of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945).
    2. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations.
    3. 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, along with all necessary access and exit 
rights.
    4. A right-of-way, across the above-described lands, for a road 
granted to Telecom Towers LLP, its successors or assigns, by right-of-
way COC-61885 pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976 (31 Stat. 0790, 
43 U.S.C. 959).
    5. Any other valid rights-of-way that may exist at the time of 
conveyance.
    6. All valid existing rights documented on the official public land 
records at the time of patent issuance.
    An indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims 
arising out of the lessee's/patentee's use, occupancy, or operations on 
the land.

    Pursuant to the requirements established by section 120(h) of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act. 9620(h), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and 
Reauthorization Act of 1988, (100 Stat. 1670), notice is hereby 
given that the above-described parcel has been examined and no 
evidence was found to indicate that any hazardous substances have 
been stored for 1 year or more, nor had any hazardous substances 
been disposed of or released on the subject property.

    A limited reversionary provision states that the title shall revert 
to the United States upon a finding, after notice and opportunity for a 
hearing, that the patentee has not substantially developed the land in 
accordance with the approved plan of development within 5 years after 
the date of conveyance. No portion of the land will under any 
circumstances revert to the United States if any such portion has been 
used for solid waste disposal or any other purpose which may result in 
the disposal, placement, or release of any hazardous substance. Upon 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the parcel will be 
segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land 
laws, including the United States general mining laws, except for 
conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws, 
and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws.
    Interested persons may submit comments involving the suitability of 
the land for development as an expansion of the existing City of 
Glenwood Springs South Canyon Landfill. 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 
whether the use is consistent with state and Federal programs. 
Interested persons may submit comments, including notification of any 
encumbrances or other claims relating to the parcel, regarding the 
specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, 
whether the BLM followed appropriate administrative procedures in 
reaching the decision to convey under the R&PP Act, or any other 
factors not directly related to the suitability of the land for 
landfill purposes.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Colorado State 
Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action 
will become effective on August 1, 2011. The land will not be offered 
for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective.
    Only written comments submitted by postal service or overnight mail 
to the BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office will be considered 
properly filed. E-mail, facsimile, or telephone comments will not be 
considered properly filed. Documents related to this action are on file 
at the BLM Colorado River Valley Field Office at the address above and 
may be reviewed by the public at their request.
    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.
    The land will not be available for conveyance until after the 
classification becomes effective, and until a determination of 
significance and decision record are signed for the completed 
Environmental Assessment.

    Authority:  43 CFR 2741.5.

Helen M. Hankins,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-13722 Filed 6-1-11; 8:45 am]
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