Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement and the South Gillette Area West Coal Creek Coal Lease-by-Application, Wyoming, 34096 [2011-14238]

Download as PDF 34096 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 112 / Friday, June 10, 2011 / Notices male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–14421 Filed 6–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWYP00000–L51100000–GA0000– LVEMK09CK330; WYW172585] Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement and the South Gillette Area West Coal Creek Coal Lease-by-Application, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the West Coal Creek Coal Lease-by-Application (LBA) included in the South Gillette Area Coal Lease Applications Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). ADDRESSES: The document is available electronically on the following Web site: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/ NEPA/HighPlains/SouthGillette.html. Paper copies of the ROD are also available at the following BLM office locations: • Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009; and • Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming High Plains District Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Teresa Johnson, EIS Project Manager, at 307–261–7510 or Mr. Tyson Sackett, Acting Wyoming Coal Coordinator, at 307–775–6487. Ms. Johnson’s office is located at the BLM High Plains District Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604. Mr. Sackett’s office is located at the BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The West Coal Creek coal tract ROD addresses leasing Federal coal in Campbell WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:33 Jun 09, 2011 Jkt 223001 County, Wyoming, administered by the BLM Wyoming High Plains District Office. The BLM approves Alternative 1, the No Action alternative for this LBA in the South Gillette Area Coal Final EIS, which is to reject this application. A large portion of the West Coal Creek LBA study area contains lands held by a qualified surface owner who currently has not consented to coal leasing. As a result, the BLM has determined that there are insufficient coal reserves in the remaining lands within the study area to configure a tract that would be in the public interest. Rejection of the lease application does not preclude an application to lease the same tract, or a tract configured with the lands included in the study area, in the future. The BLM will not schedule or conduct a competitive coal lease sale for the West Coal Creek LBA. This decision is subject to appeal to the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA), as provided in 43 CFR part 4, within thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this NOA in the Federal Register. The ROD contains instructions for filing an appeal with the IBLA. Donald A. Simpson, State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–14238 Filed 6–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLUTG01100–11–L13100000–EJ0000] Notice of Availability of a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Natural Buttes Area Gas Development Project, Uintah County, UT Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public additional air quality impacts of the Greater Natural Buttes proposal to develop natural gas in Uintah County, Utah. All other environmental impacts are incorporated by reference to the Draft EIS. This notice announces a 45day public comment period to meet the requirements of the NEPA. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Supplement to the Draft EIS will be available for public review for 45 calendar days following the date that the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its NOA in the Federal Register. The BLM can best use comments and resource information submitted within this 45-day review period. DATES: Comments on the Supplement may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Attn: Stephanie Howard, Vernal Field Office, 170 South 500 East, Vernal, UT 84078. • E-mail: UT_Vernal_Comments@blm.gov. • Fax: (435) 781–4410. Please reference the Greater Natural Buttes Supplement when submitting your comments. Comments and information submitted on the Supplement to the Draft EIS for the Greater Natural Buttes project, including names, e-mail addresses, and street addresses of respondents will be available for public review at the Vernal Field Office. The BLM will not accept anonymous comments. 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: Stephanie Howard, Project Manager, BLM Vernal Field Office, 170 South 500 East, Vernal, UT 84078; telephone, 435– 781–4400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Greater Natural Buttes Project Area (GNBPA) is located in Uintah County, Utah. ADDRESSES: Salt Lake Meridian, Utah T. 8 S., R. 20–23 E., T. 9 S., R. 20–24 E., T. 10 S., R. 20–23 E., T. 11 S., R. 21–22 E. The areas described aggregate approximately 162,911 acres in an existing gas producing area, according to the official plats of the surveys of the said lands, on file in the Bureau of Land Management. In response to a proposal submitted by Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP (KMG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, the BLM published in the October 5, 2007, E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWYP00000-L51100000-GA0000-LVEMK09CK330; WYW172585]


Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final 
Environmental Impact Statement and the South Gillette Area West Coal 
Creek Coal Lease-by-Application, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of 
the Record of Decision (ROD) for the West Coal Creek Coal Lease-by-
Application (LBA) included in the South Gillette Area Coal Lease 
Applications Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

ADDRESSES: The document is available electronically on the following 
Web site: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/HighPlains/SouthGillette.html. Paper copies of the ROD are also available at the 
following BLM office locations:
     Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 
Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009; and
     Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming High Plains District 
Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 82604.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Teresa Johnson, EIS Project 
Manager, at 307-261-7510 or Mr. Tyson Sackett, Acting Wyoming Coal 
Coordinator, at 307-775-6487. Ms. Johnson's office is located at the 
BLM High Plains District Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, Wyoming 
82604. Mr. Sackett's office is located at the BLM Wyoming State Office, 
5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The West Coal Creek coal tract ROD addresses 
leasing Federal coal in Campbell County, Wyoming, administered by the 
BLM Wyoming High Plains District Office. The BLM approves Alternative 
1, the No Action alternative for this LBA in the South Gillette Area 
Coal Final EIS, which is to reject this application. A large portion of 
the West Coal Creek LBA study area contains lands held by a qualified 
surface owner who currently has not consented to coal leasing. As a 
result, the BLM has determined that there are insufficient coal 
reserves in the remaining lands within the study area to configure a 
tract that would be in the public interest. Rejection of the lease 
application does not preclude an application to lease the same tract, 
or a tract configured with the lands included in the study area, in the 
future. The BLM will not schedule or conduct a competitive coal lease 
sale for the West Coal Creek LBA.
    This decision is subject to appeal to the Interior Board of Land 
Appeals (IBLA), as provided in 43 CFR part 4, within thirty (30) days 
from the date of publication of this NOA in the Federal Register. The 
ROD contains instructions for filing an appeal with the IBLA.

Donald A. Simpson,
State Director.
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