Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application OKNM 126630, Oklahoma, 50753-50754 [2011-20781]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 158 / Tuesday, August 16, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX11EB00A184000] Agency Information Collections Activities; The Pecora Award; Application and Nomination Process United States Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments for a new information collection. AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. After public review, we will submit an information request to the Office of Management and Budget for review and consideration for approval. 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Request for Comments We invite comments concerning this IC on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50753 the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. 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 anytime. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that will be done. Dated: August 9, 2011. Bruce Quirk, Program Coordinator, Land Remote Sensing Program, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2011–20821 Filed 8–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNM922000–11–L13200000–EL0000; OKNM 126630] Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application OKNM 126630, Oklahoma Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Vale Exploration USA, Inc., on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in LeFlore and Haskell Counties, Oklahoma. DATES: This notice of invitation will be published in the Poteau Daily News newspaper once each week for 2 consecutive weeks beginning the week of August 22, 2011 and in the Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice referencing the Exploration License Application serial number OKNM 126630 to both the BLM and Vale Exploration USA, Inc., as provided in the ADDRESSES section SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1 50754 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 158 / Tuesday, August 16, 2011 / Notices emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES below no later than 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this notice in the Poteau Daily News newspaper, whichever is later. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed exploration plan (case file OKNM 126630) are available for review from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday: BLM New Mexico State Office, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico; and BLM, Oklahoma Field Office, 7906 East 33rd Street Suite 101, Tulsa, Oklahoma. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: State Director, BLM New Mexico State Office, P. O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502–0115 and Vale Exploration USA, Inc., 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ida T. Viarreal at 505–954–2163, iviarrea@blm.gov or Powell King (505) 954–2160, pking@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 individuals 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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the exploration program is to gain structural and quality information about the coal. The BLM regulations at 43 CFR part 3410 require the publication of an invitation to participate in the coal exploration in the Federal Register. The Federal coal resources included in the exploration license application are located in the following described lands in LeFlore and Haskell Counties, Oklahoma, and are described as follows: Hartford Exploration Area, LeFlore County, Oklahoma Indian Meridian T. 6 N., R. 25 E., Sec. 24, E1⁄2, SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4NW1⁄4; Sec. 25, All; Sec. 36, All, less Lot 1. T. 6 N., R. 26 E., Sec. 14, All; Sec. 15, All; Sec. 16, All; Sec. 17, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NE1⁄4, S1⁄2, and SE1⁄4 NW1⁄4; Sec. 19, lots 1–4, inclusive, E1⁄2, and E1⁄2W1⁄2; Sec. 20, All; Sec. 21, All; Sec. 22, All; Sec. 23, All; Sec. 25, All; VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:07 Aug 15, 2011 Jkt 223001 Sec. 28, N1⁄2N1⁄2, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, and NW1⁄4SW1⁄4; Sec. 29, All; Sec. 30, lots 1–4, inclusive, E1⁄2, and E1⁄2W1⁄2; Sec. 31, lots 1–4, inclusive, E1⁄2, and E1⁄2W1⁄2; Sec. 32, All. T. 6 N., R. 27 E., Sec. 7, S1⁄2; Sec. 8, S1⁄2; Sec. 9, S1⁄2; Sec. 10, lots 3–4, inclusive, and W1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 15, lots 1–4, inclusive, and W1⁄2W1⁄2; Sec. 16, All; Sec. 17, All; Sec. 18, All; Sec. 19, All; Sec. 20, All; Sec. 21, All; Sec. 22, lots 1–4, inclusive, and W1⁄2W1⁄2. Containing 16,313.44 acres, more or less. Lafayette Exploration Area, Haskell County, Oklahoma Indian Meridian T. 8 N., R. 21 E., Sec. 22, S1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 23, S1⁄2NE1⁄4, and S1⁄2; Sec. 24, SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 25, All; Sec. 26, All; Sec. 27, E1⁄2, W1⁄2SW1⁄4, E1⁄2W1⁄2, and SW1⁄4NW1⁄4; Sec. 28, E1⁄2SE1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 33, E1⁄2W1⁄2, and E1⁄2; Sec. 34, All; Sec. 35, All; Sec. 36, NE1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4, and W1⁄2. T. 8 N., R. 22 E., Sec. 28, All; Sec. 29, E1⁄2, S1⁄2SW1⁄4, less lot 1; Sec. 30, lots 2–4, inclusive, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and S1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 31, lots 1–2, inclusive, NE1⁄4, and E1⁄2NW1⁄4; Sec. 32, N1⁄2N1⁄2, and S1⁄2NW1⁄4; Sec. 33, N1⁄2NW1⁄4. Containing 6,927.92 acres, more or less. The proposed exploration program is fully described in, and will be conducted pursuant to, an exploration plan to be approved by the BLM. Authority: 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Michael Tupper, Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals. [FR Doc. 2011–20781 Filed 8–15–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNM922000 L13200000.EL0000; NMNM 124051] Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application NMNM–124051, New Mexico AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are invited to participate with the BHP–Billiton/San Juan Coal Company, on a pro rata costsharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in San Juan County, New Mexico. DATES: This notice of invitation will be published in The (Farmington) Daily Times newspaper once each week for 2 consecutive weeks beginning the week of August 22, 2011 and in the Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice referencing the Exploration License Application serial number NMNM 124051 to both the BLM and BHP–Billiton/San Juan Coal Company as provided in the ADDRESSES section below no later than 30 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this notice in The Daily Times newspaper, whichever is later. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed exploration plan (case file number NMNM–124051) are available for review from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday: BLM, New Mexico State Office, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico; and BLM, Farmington Field Office, 1235 La Plata Highway, Suite A, Farmington, New Mexico. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: State Director, BLM, New Mexico State Office, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502–0115 and BHP–Billiton/San Juan Coal Company, P.O. Box 561, Waterflow, New Mexico 87421. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Rivera at (505) 954–2162, lrivera@blm.gov; or Powell King at (505) 954–2160, pking@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 purpose of the exploration program is to gain structural and quality information about the coal. The BLM regulations at 43 CFR 3410 require the publication of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLNM922000-11-L13200000-EL0000; OKNM 126630]


Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License 
Application OKNM 126630, Oklahoma

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the 
Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to the Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited 
to participate with Vale Exploration USA, Inc., on a pro rata cost-
sharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned 
by the United States of America in lands located in LeFlore and Haskell 
Counties, Oklahoma.

DATES: This notice of invitation will be published in the Poteau Daily 
News newspaper once each week for 2 consecutive weeks beginning the 
week of August 22, 2011 and in the Federal Register. Any party electing 
to participate in this exploration program must send written notice 
referencing the Exploration License Application serial number OKNM 
126630 to both the BLM and Vale Exploration USA, Inc., as provided in 
the ADDRESSES section

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below no later than 30 days after publication of this notice in the 
Federal Register or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this 
notice in the Poteau Daily News newspaper, whichever is later.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed exploration plan (case file OKNM 
126630) are available for review from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through 
Friday: BLM New Mexico State Office, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New 
Mexico; and BLM, Oklahoma Field Office, 7906 East 33rd Street Suite 
101, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
    The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: State 
Director, BLM New Mexico State Office, P. O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New 
Mexico 87502-0115 and Vale Exploration USA, Inc., 1209 Orange Street, 
Wilmington, Delaware 19801.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ida T. Viarreal at 505-954-2163, 
iviarrea@blm.gov or Powell King (505) 954-2160, pking@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 individuals 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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal 
business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the exploration program is to 
gain structural and quality information about the coal. The BLM 
regulations at 43 CFR part 3410 require the publication of an 
invitation to participate in the coal exploration in the Federal 
Register. The Federal coal resources included in the exploration 
license application are located in the following described lands in 
LeFlore and Haskell Counties, Oklahoma, and are described as follows:

Hartford Exploration Area, LeFlore County, Oklahoma

    Indian Meridian
T. 6 N., R. 25 E.,
    Sec. 24, E\1/2\, SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, All;
    Sec. 36, All, less Lot 1.
T. 6 N., R. 26 E.,
    Sec. 14, All;
    Sec. 15, All;
    Sec. 16, All;
    Sec. 17, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, S\1/2\NE\1/4\, S\1/2\, and SE\1/4\ 
NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, lots 1-4, inclusive, E\1/2\, and E\1/2\W\1/2\;
    Sec. 20, All;
    Sec. 21, All;
    Sec. 22, All;
    Sec. 23, All;
    Sec. 25, All;
    Sec. 28, N\1/2\N\1/2\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, All;
    Sec. 30, lots 1-4, inclusive, E\1/2\, and E\1/2\W\1/2\;
    Sec. 31, lots 1-4, inclusive, E\1/2\, and E\1/2\W\1/2\;
    Sec. 32, All.
T. 6 N., R. 27 E.,
    Sec. 7, S\1/2\;
    Sec. 8, S\1/2\;
    Sec. 9, S\1/2\;
    Sec. 10, lots 3-4, inclusive, and W\1/2\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, lots 1-4, inclusive, and W\1/2\W\1/2\;
    Sec. 16, All;
    Sec. 17, All;
    Sec. 18, All;
    Sec. 19, All;
    Sec. 20, All;
    Sec. 21, All;
    Sec. 22, lots 1-4, inclusive, and W\1/2\W\1/2\.

    Containing 16,313.44 acres, more or less.

Lafayette Exploration Area, Haskell County, Oklahoma

    Indian Meridian
T. 8 N., R. 21 E.,
    Sec. 22, S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, S\1/2\NE\1/4\, and S\1/2\;
    Sec. 24, SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, All;
    Sec. 26, All;
    Sec. 27, E\1/2\, W\1/2\SW\1/4\, E\1/2\W\1/2\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/
4\;
    Sec. 28, E\1/2\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 33, E\1/2\W\1/2\, and E\1/2\;
    Sec. 34, All;
    Sec. 35, All;
    Sec. 36, NE\1/4\, N\1/2\SE\1/4\, and W\1/2\.
T. 8 N., R. 22 E.,
    Sec. 28, All;
    Sec. 29, E\1/2\, S\1/2\SW\1/4\, less lot 1;
    Sec. 30, lots 2-4, inclusive, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lots 1-2, inclusive, NE\1/4\, and E\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 32, N\1/2\N\1/2\, and S\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 33, N\1/2\NW\1/4\.

    Containing 6,927.92 acres, more or less.

    The proposed exploration program is fully described in, and will be 
conducted pursuant to, an exploration plan to be approved by the BLM.

    Authority:  43 CFR 3410.2-1(c)(1).

Michael Tupper,
Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals.
[FR Doc. 2011-20781 Filed 8-15-11; 8:45 am]
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