Notice of Intent To Solicit Nominations for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council, 47234-47235 [2011-19778]

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[FR Doc. 2011–19728 Filed 8–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AA–6705–E, AA–6705–K, AA–6705–A2, LLAK965000–L14100000–KC0000–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to Togiak Natives Limited. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bristol Bay Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Togiak Natives Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Togiak, Alaska, and are located in: SUMMARY: Seward Meridian, Alaska T. 11 S., R. 67 W., Sec. 17. Containing 630.27 acres. T. 12 S., R. 67 W., Sec. 7. Containing 624.91 acres. T. 15 S., R. 69 W., Sec. 15. Containing 1.55 acres. Aggregating 1,256.73 acres. Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Judy A. Kelley, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch. [FR Doc. 2011–19782 Filed 8–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCON06000 L1610000.DP0000] Notice of Intent To Solicit Nominations for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) was directed by the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 to establish the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area (D–E NCA) Advisory Council (Council). The 10member Council was formed in December 2010 to provide recommendations to the Secretary SUMMARY: Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Bristol Bay Times. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the following time limits: PO 00000 1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until September 6, 2011 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. 3. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BLM by phone at 907–271–5960 or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@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 BLM during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours. E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 150 / Thursday, August 4, 2011 / Notices through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) during the development of a resource management plan (RMP) for the D–E NCA. Since this council was formed, one council member representing Delta County and one council member representing natural values have expressed interest in resigning from the council due to time conflicts. As a result, the Secretary is soliciting applications to replace the current occupants of these two seats. DATES: Submit nomination packages on or before September 6, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send completed Council nominations to D–E NCA Interim Manager, Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506. Nomination forms may be obtained at the Grand Junction Field Office at the above address or at the BLM Uncompahgre Field Office, 2465 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose, Colorado 81401. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie A. Stevens, D–E NCA Interim Manager, 970–244–3049, kasteven@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, seven 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 D–E NCA and Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area, located within the D– E NCA, were established by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111–11 (Act). The D–E NCA is comprised of approximately 209,610 acres of public land, including approximately 66,280 acres designated as Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area located in Delta, Montrose, and Mesa counties, Colorado. The purpose of the D–E NCA is to conserve and protect the unique and important resources and values of the land for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations. These resources and values include the geological, cultural, archaeological, paleontological, natural, scientific, recreational, wilderness, wildlife, riparian, historical, educational, and scenic resources of the public lands, and the water resources of area streams based on seasonally available flows that are necessary to support aquatic, riparian, and terrestrial species and communities. According to the Act, the 10-member council is to include, to the extent practicable: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:29 Aug 03, 2011 Jkt 223001 1. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the Mesa County Commission; 2. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the Montrose County Commission; 3. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the Delta County Commission; 4. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of the permittees holding grazing allotments within the D–E NCA or the wilderness; and 5. Five members who reside in, or within reasonable proximity to Mesa, Delta, or Montrose counties, Colorado, with backgrounds that reflect: a. The purposes for which the D–E NCA or wilderness was established; and b. The interests of the stakeholders that are affected by the planning and management of the D–E NCA and wilderness. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Council. Individuals may nominate themselves for Council membership. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils. Nomination forms may be obtained from the BLM Grand Junction or Uncompahgre Field Offices, or may be downloaded from the following Web site: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/nca/ denca/denca_rmp/DENCA_Resource _Advisory_Council.html. Nomination packages must include a completed nomination form, letters of reference from the represented interests or organizations, as well as any other information relevant to the nominee’s qualifications. The Grand Junction and Uncompahgre Field Offices will review the nomination packages in coordination with the affected counties and the Governor of Colorado before forwarding recommendations to the Secretary, who will make the appointments. The Council shall be subject to the FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2; and the Federal Land Management Policy Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. Helen M. Hankins, State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–19778 Filed 8–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47235 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD0900, L51010000.LVRWB09B2380.FX0000] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Stateline Solar Farm, San Bernardino County, CA and Possible Land Use Plan Amendments and Notice of Segregation of Public Lands Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Needles Field Office, Needles, California, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which may include potential land use plan amendments to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan, as amended, and the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP), related to First Solar Development, Inc.’s (First Solar) right-of-way (ROW) application for the Stateline Solar Farm (Stateline), a 300– Megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) Solar electricity generation project. By this notice, the BLM is: (1) Announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues related to the EIS; and (2) Segregating the public lands located within the Stateline ROW application area from operation of the public land laws including the Mining Law, but not the Mineral Leasing or Material Sales Acts, for a period of 2 years from the date of publication of this notice. DATES: This notice initiates: (1) The public scoping process for the EIS; and (2) The 2-year segregation period for the public lands within the Stateline ROW application area, effective as of August 4, 2011. The segregation will terminate as described below (see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section). Comments on issues related to the EIS may be submitted in writing until September 6, 2011. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meetings will be announced at least 15 days in advance through local news media, newspapers, and the BLM Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/ cdd.html. In order for comments to be fully considered in the Draft EIS, all comments must be received prior to the close of the scoping period or 15 days SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04AUN1.SGM 04AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLCON06000 L1610000.DP0000]


Notice of Intent To Solicit Nominations for the Dominguez-
Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Intent.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) was directed by the 
Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 to establish the Dominguez-
Escalante National Conservation Area (D-E NCA) Advisory Council 
(Council). The 10-member Council was formed in December 2010 to provide 
recommendations to the Secretary

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through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) during the development of a 
resource management plan (RMP) for the D-E NCA. Since this council was 
formed, one council member representing Delta County and one council 
member representing natural values have expressed interest in resigning 
from the council due to time conflicts. As a result, the Secretary is 
soliciting applications to replace the current occupants of these two 
seats.

DATES: Submit nomination packages on or before September 6, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Send completed Council nominations to D-E NCA Interim 
Manager, Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, 
Colorado 81506. Nomination forms may be obtained at the Grand Junction 
Field Office at the above address or at the BLM Uncompahgre Field 
Office, 2465 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose, Colorado 81401.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie A. Stevens, D-E NCA Interim 
Manager, 970-244-3049, kasteven@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, seven 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 D-E NCA and Dominguez Canyon Wilderness 
Area, located within the D-E NCA, were established by the Omnibus 
Public Land Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111-11 (Act). The D-E 
NCA is comprised of approximately 209,610 acres of public land, 
including approximately 66,280 acres designated as Dominguez Canyon 
Wilderness Area located in Delta, Montrose, and Mesa counties, 
Colorado. The purpose of the D-E NCA is to conserve and protect the 
unique and important resources and values of the land for the benefit 
and enjoyment of present and future generations. These resources and 
values include the geological, cultural, archaeological, 
paleontological, natural, scientific, recreational, wilderness, 
wildlife, riparian, historical, educational, and scenic resources of 
the public lands, and the water resources of area streams based on 
seasonally available flows that are necessary to support aquatic, 
riparian, and terrestrial species and communities. According to the 
Act, the 10-member council is to include, to the extent practicable:
    1. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of 
the Mesa County Commission;
    2. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of 
the Montrose County Commission;
    3. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of 
the Delta County Commission;
    4. One member appointed after considering the recommendations of 
the permittees holding grazing allotments within the D-E NCA or the 
wilderness; and
    5. Five members who reside in, or within reasonable proximity to 
Mesa, Delta, or Montrose counties, Colorado, with backgrounds that 
reflect:
    a. The purposes for which the D-E NCA or wilderness was 
established; and
    b. The interests of the stakeholders that are affected by the 
planning and management of the D-E NCA and wilderness.
    Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to 
serve on the Council. Individuals may nominate themselves for Council 
membership. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are 
currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and non-FACA boards, committees, or 
councils. Nomination forms may be obtained from the BLM Grand Junction 
or Uncompahgre Field Offices, or may be downloaded from the following 
Web site: http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/nca/denca/denca_rmp/DENCA_Resource_Advisory_Council.html.
    Nomination packages must include a completed nomination form, 
letters of reference from the represented interests or organizations, 
as well as any other information relevant to the nominee's 
qualifications.
    The Grand Junction and Uncompahgre Field Offices will review the 
nomination packages in coordination with the affected counties and the 
Governor of Colorado before forwarding recommendations to the 
Secretary, who will make the appointments. The Council shall be subject 
to the FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2; and the Federal Land Management Policy 
Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.

Helen M. Hankins,
State Director.
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