Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho, 35466 [2011-15048]

Download as PDF 35466 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2011 / Notices coal zone currently being recovered in the adjacent, existing mine. On the LBA tract, there is one recoverable seam, the Wyodak, which averages approximately 75 feet thick and is continuous over the entire tract with no outcrops or subcrops. Overburden depths to this seam average approximately 285 feet on the LBA. The tract contains an estimated 130,196,000 tons of mineable coal. This estimate of mineable reserves includes the main seam mentioned above but does not include any tonnage from localized seams or splits that are less than 5 feet of coal. Also, it does not include the adjacent private and State of Wyoming leases although these leases are expected to be mined in conjunction with the LBA tract. The total mineable stripping ratio of the coal in bank cubic yards per ton is approximately 4.2:1. Potential bidders for the LBA tract should consider the recovery rate expected from thick seam coal mining. The Caballo West LBA coal is ranked as subbituminous C. The overall average quality on an as-received basis is 8,501 British Thermal Units per pound containing about 0.33 percent sulfur. This quality places these coal reserves in the lower part of the range of coal quality currently being mined in the Wyoming portion of the Powder River Basin. The tract in this lease offering contains split estate lands. There are qualified surface owners as defined in the regulations at 43 CFR 3400.0–5. Consent granted by the qualified surface owners has been filed with and verified by the BLM. The LBA tract lands included in the consent are: emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES T. 48 N., R. 71 W., 6th Principal Meridian Sec. 7, lots 12 and 19; and Sec. 18, lot 5. Containing 123.77 acres, more or less, in Campbell County, Wyoming. The purchase price of the consent as stated in the consent document is ‘‘* * * a royalty of ten cents ($.10) per ton (2,000 pounds) of merchantable coal or one percent (1%) of the gross sale price of such coal F.O.B. the mine, whichever is greater.’’ The tract will be leased to the qualified bidder of the highest cash amount provided that the high bid meets or exceeds the BLM’s estimate of the fair market value (FMV) of the tract. The minimum bid for the tract is $100 per acre or fraction thereof. No bid that is less than $100 per acre, or fraction thereof, will be considered. The bids should be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or be hand delivered. The BLM Wyoming State Office Cashier will issue a receipt for each hand- VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Jun 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 delivered bid. Bids received after 4 p.m. local time on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, will not be considered. The minimum bid is not intended to represent FMV. The FMV of the tract will be determined by the Authorized Officer after the sale. The lease that may be issued as a result of this offering will provide for payment of an annual rental of $3 per acre, or fraction thereof, and a royalty payment to the United States of 12.5 percent of the value of coal produced by surface mining methods and 8 percent of the value of the coal produced by underground mining methods. The value of the coal will be determined in accordance with 30 CFR 206.250. Pursuant to the regulation at 43 CFR 3473.2(f), the applicant for the Caballo West Tract, BTU Western Resources, Inc., has paid a total case-by-case cost recovery processing fee in the amount of $78,660. The successful bidder for the Caballo West Tract, if someone other than the applicant, must pay to the BLM the $78,660 previously paid by BTU Western Resources, Inc. Additionally, the successful bidder must pay all processing costs the BLM will incur after the date this sale notice is published in the Federal Register, which are estimated to be $17,400. Bidding instructions for the LBA tract offered and the terms and conditions of the proposed coal lease are available from the BLM Wyoming State Office at the address above. Case file documents, WYW172657, are available for inspection at the BLM Wyoming State Office. Donald A. Simpson, State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–14987 Filed 6–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDB00100 LF10000PP.HT0000 LXSS024D0000 4500021867] Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of Public Meeting. at 3948 S. Development Avenue, Boise, Idaho, beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend. A public comment period will be held. MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 83705, Telephone (208) 384–3393. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in southwestern Idaho. Items on the agenda include reports by the RAC’s Resource Management Plan Subgroup on its collaborative actions following the RAC Symposium. Discussion on draft sections of the Four Fivers Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Bruneau RMP, provided before the meeting will be held. Also included are updates on actions related to implementation of the Owyhee Public Lands Management Act and actions in each field office. Agenda items and location may change due to changing circumstances. The public may present written or oral comments to members of the Council. At each full RAC meeting, time is provided in the agenda for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance should contact the BLM Coordinator as provided above. 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: Dated: June 9, 2011. Arnold L. Pike, Acting District Manager. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 117 (Friday, June 17, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory 
Council, Idaho

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise 
District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as 
indicated below.

DATES: The meeting will be held July 13, 2011 at the Boise District 
Office, located at 3948 S. Development Avenue, Boise, Idaho, beginning 
at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited 
to attend. A public comment period will be held.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and 
RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 
83705, Telephone (208) 384-3393.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member Council advises the Secretary 
of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and 
management issues associated with public land management in 
southwestern Idaho. Items on the agenda include reports by the RAC's 
Resource Management Plan Subgroup on its collaborative actions 
following the RAC Symposium. Discussion on draft sections of the Four 
Fivers Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Bruneau RMP, 
provided before the meeting will be held. Also included are updates on 
actions related to implementation of the Owyhee Public Lands Management 
Act and actions in each field office. Agenda items and location may 
change due to changing circumstances. The public may present written or 
oral comments to members of the Council. At each full RAC meeting, time 
is provided in the agenda for hearing public comments. Depending on the 
number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for 
individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend 
and need special assistance should contact the BLM Coordinator as 
provided above. 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.

    Dated: June 9, 2011.
Arnold L. Pike,
Acting District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2011-15048 Filed 6-16-11; 8:45 am]
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