Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the 1992 Three Rivers Resource Management Plan for Land Tenure in the Skull Creek Area and Associated Environmental Assessment, Oregon, 43704-43705 [2011-18330]

Download as PDF 43704 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices OMB Control number 1076–0084, which expires August 31, 2011. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Les Jensen, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240, Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Les Jensen (907) 586–7397. To see a copy of the entire collection submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (select Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: wreier-aviles on DSKDVH8Z91PROD with NOTICES I. 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Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 8,000 hours. Dated: July 11, 2011. Alvin Foster Acting Chief Information Officer, Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–18384 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORB050 L71220000.DU0000.241A; HAG11–0243] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the 1992 Three Rivers Resource Management Plan for Land Tenure in the Skull Creek Area and Associated Environmental Assessment, Oregon Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District Office, Three Rivers Resource Area, Burns, Oregon, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) which will amend the 1992 Three Rivers Resource Management Plan (RMP), and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. SUMMARY: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the EA and Land Tenure Amendment to the Three Rivers RMP. Comments on issues may be submitted in writing until August 22, 2011. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meeting(s) will be announced at DATES: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1 wreier-aviles on DSKDVH8Z91PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices least 15 days in advance through local news media, mailings to interested individuals, and on the BLM Burns Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/ burns/index.php. In order to be included in the Draft EA, all comments must be received prior to the close of the 30-day scoping period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is later. We will provide additional opportunities for public participation upon publication of the EA. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on issues and planning criteria related to the Amendment to the Three Rivers Resource Management Plan for the Skull Creek Area by any of the following methods: • E-mail: tlmclain@blm.gov. • Fax: 541–573–4411. • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 W, Hines, OR 97738. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the BLM Burns District Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact Tara McLain, Realty Specialist, telephone 541–573–4462; address: BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 W, Hines, OR 97738, phone: 541–573–4462; e-mail: tlmclain@blm.gov. Persons who use a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf 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: This plan amendment and associated EA will address a proposed land disposal in the Skull Creek Area. The purpose of this disposal is for the sale of the 5-acre parcel to the current lessees to resolve ownership issues. The project area encompasses 5 acres of public land. The legal description for the land specifically identified for disposal is: W.M., T. 20 S., R. 29 E., section 34, E1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4. The 5 acres of public land proposed for disposal are currently authorized for private use under a lifetime lease. A cabin exists on the parcel as part of a long-term unintentional trespass. This parcel is essentially cut off from public use due to private land holdings and the general topography of the area. The environmental analysis will address other resource issues as necessary. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:00 Jul 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the process for developing the EA. At present, the BLM has identified the following issues: Lands and realty management and social and economic values. Native American tribal consultations will be conducted in accordance with policy, and tribal concerns will be given due consideration, including impacts on Indian trust assets. Federal, State, and local agencies, along with other stakeholders that may be interested or affected by the BLM’s decision on this project are invited to participate in the scoping process and, if eligible, may request or be requested by the BLM to participate as a cooperating agency. The BLM will use an interdisciplinary approach to develop the plan in order to consider the variety of resource issues and concerns identified. Specialists with expertise in the following disciplines will be involved in the planning process: Rangeland management, minerals and geology, forestry, outdoor recreation, archaeology, paleontology, wildlife and fisheries, lands and realty, hydrology, soils, sociology and economics. 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 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. Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7, 40 CFR 1508.22, 43 CFR 1610.2. Kenny McDaniel, BLM Burns District Manager. [FR Doc. 2011–18330 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 43705 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) Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. DATES: The next regular meeting of the Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council will be held on Aug. 25, 2011 in Billings, Montana. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 3:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: When determined, the meeting location will be announced in a news release. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Jacobsen, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Eastern Montana/Dakotas District, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, Montana 59301. Telephone: (406) 233– 2831. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Montana. At these meetings, topics will include: Miles City and Billings Field Office manager updates, subcommittee briefings, work sessions and other issues that the council may raise. All meetings are open to the public and the public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated 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, such as sign language interpretation, tour transportation or other reasonable accommodations should contact the BLM as provided above. SUMMARY: Dated: July 8, 2011. M. Elaine Raper, Manager, Eastern Montana—Dakotas District. [FR Doc. 2011–18382 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P Bureau of Land Management DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [LLMTC 00900.L16100000.DP0000] Bureau of Land Management Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior, Montana, Billings and Miles City Field Offices. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [LLMTC 00900.L16100000.DP0000] Notice of Public Meeting, Dakotas Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 140 (Thursday, July 21, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLORB050 L71220000.DU0000.241A; HAG11-0243]


Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the 1992 Three Rivers 
Resource Management Plan for Land Tenure in the Skull Creek Area and 
Associated Environmental Assessment, Oregon

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Intent.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District 
Office, Three Rivers Resource Area, Burns, Oregon, intends to prepare 
an Environmental Assessment (EA) which will amend the 1992 Three Rivers 
Resource Management Plan (RMP), and by this notice is announcing the 
beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and 
identify issues.

DATES: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the EA and 
Land Tenure Amendment to the Three Rivers RMP. Comments on issues may 
be submitted in writing until August 22, 2011. The date(s) and 
location(s) of any scoping meeting(s) will be announced at

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least 15 days in advance through local news media, mailings to 
interested individuals, and on the BLM Burns Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/burns/index.php.
    In order to be included in the Draft EA, all comments must be 
received prior to the close of the 30-day scoping period or 15 days 
after the last public meeting, whichever is later. We will provide 
additional opportunities for public participation upon publication of 
the EA.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on issues and planning criteria 
related to the Amendment to the Three Rivers Resource Management Plan 
for the Skull Creek Area by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: tlmclain@blm.gov.
     Fax: 541-573-4411.
     Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Burns District Office, 
28910 Hwy 20 W, Hines, OR 97738.
    Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the BLM 
Burns District Office.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have 
your name added to our mailing list, contact Tara McLain, Realty 
Specialist, telephone 541-573-4462; address: BLM Burns District Office, 
28910 Hwy 20 W, Hines, OR 97738, phone: 541-573-4462; e-mail: 
tlmclain@blm.gov. Persons who use a Telecommunications Device for the 
Deaf 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: This plan amendment and associated EA will 
address a proposed land disposal in the Skull Creek Area. The purpose 
of this disposal is for the sale of the 5-acre parcel to the current 
lessees to resolve ownership issues. The project area encompasses 5 
acres of public land. The legal description for the land specifically 
identified for disposal is: W.M., T. 20 S., R. 29 E., section 34, E\1/
2\SE\1/4\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
    The 5 acres of public land proposed for disposal are currently 
authorized for private use under a lifetime lease. A cabin exists on 
the parcel as part of a long-term unintentional trespass. This parcel 
is essentially cut off from public use due to private land holdings and 
the general topography of the area. The environmental analysis will 
address other resource issues as necessary.
    The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant 
issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, 
including alternatives, and guide the process for developing the EA. At 
present, the BLM has identified the following issues: Lands and realty 
management and social and economic values. Native American tribal 
consultations will be conducted in accordance with policy, and tribal 
concerns will be given due consideration, including impacts on Indian 
trust assets. Federal, State, and local agencies, along with other 
stakeholders that may be interested or affected by the BLM's decision 
on this project are invited to participate in the scoping process and, 
if eligible, may request or be requested by the BLM to participate as a 
cooperating agency. The BLM will use an interdisciplinary approach to 
develop the plan in order to consider the variety of resource issues 
and concerns identified. Specialists with expertise in the following 
disciplines will be involved in the planning process: Rangeland 
management, minerals and geology, forestry, outdoor recreation, 
archaeology, paleontology, wildlife and fisheries, lands and realty, 
hydrology, soils, sociology and economics. 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 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.

    Authority:  40 CFR 1501.7, 40 CFR 1508.22, 43 CFR 1610.2.

Kenny McDaniel,
BLM Burns District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2011-18330 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-33-P