Powder River Regional Coal Team Activities; Notice of Public Meeting in Casper, WY, 58533-58534 [2011-24071]

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PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58533 The plat, in two sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the south boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and a portion of the subdivision of section 34, and the subdivision of section 34, Township 152 North, Range 65 West, Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, was accepted September 14, 2011. We will place a copy of the plat, in two sheets, and related field notes we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If the BLM receives a protest against this survey, as shown on this plat, in two sheets, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. We will not officially file this plat, in two sheets, until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions or appeals. Authority : 43 U.S.C. Chap. 3. Steve L. Toth, Acting Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Resources. [FR Doc. 2011–24190 Filed 9–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWYP00000–L13200000–EL0000] Powder River Regional Coal Team Activities; Notice of Public Meeting in Casper, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. AGENCY: The Powder River Regional Coal Team (RCT) has scheduled a public meeting for October 26, 2011, to review coal management activities in the Powder River Coal Production Region. DATES: The RCT meeting will begin at 9 a.m. MDT on October 26, 2011. The meeting is open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Hearing Room, 2211 King Boulevard, Casper, Wyoming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Vosika Neuman, Solid Minerals Branch Chief, BLM Wyoming State Office, Division of Minerals and Lands, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009: telephone 307–775– 6179 or Phil Perlewitz, Solid Minerals Branch Chief, BLM Montana State Office, Division of Resources, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101: telephone 406–896–5159. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1 58534 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 183 / Wednesday, September 21, 2011 / Notices The purpose of the meeting is to discuss progress in processing pending coal lease by applications (LBAs) in the Powder River Coal Production Region as well as other Federal coal-related actions in the region. Specific coalrelated topics planned for the RCT meeting include: 1. Update on progress in processing existing coal LBAs in the Powder River Coal Production Region. 2. Update on U.S. Geological Survey coal inventory work. 3. Update on BLM land use planning efforts in the Powder River Coal Production Region of Wyoming and Montana. 4. Consider and vote on the following new and potential LBA filings in the Powder River Coal Production Region: (1) The Belle Ayr West LBA located west of the Belle Ayr Mine; and (2) The Antelope Ridge LBA located west and north of the North Antelope Rochelle Mine. 5. Presentation on potential exchange of Preference Right Lease Applications in New Mexico held by Ark Land Company, for competitive bidding rights in Wyoming, pursuant to 43 CFR part 3435. The RCT will also consider any coal LBAs and/or other coal-related issues that may arise prior to the meeting. The acreages, as well as estimates of coal resources, will be presented at the meeting on each individual LBA. During the public meeting, the RCT may generate recommendation(s) for any or all of these topics and other topics that may arise prior to the meeting date. The meeting will serve as a forum for public discussion on Federal coal management issues of concern in the Powder River Coal Production Region. Any party interested in providing comments or data related to existing pending applications, or any party proposing other issues to be considered by the RCT, may either do so in writing to the State Director (922), BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009, no later than October 12, 2011, or by addressing the RCT with his/her concerns at the meeting on October 26, 2011. Following is the draft agenda for the meeting: 1. Introductions. 2. Approval of the minutes from the last RCT meeting. 3. Speaker on coal resources. 4. Coal activity since the last RCT meeting. 5. LBA presentations. 6. Potential coal bidding rights exchange. wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Sep 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 7. BLM land use planning update. 8. Call for other coal related discussion items. 9. Discussion of next meeting. 10. Adjourn. Donald A. Simpson, State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–24071 Filed 9–20–11; 8:45 am] The meeting will be open to the public, however, facilities and space for accommodating members of the public are limited, and persons will be accommodated on a first-come-firstserved basis. Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities at the Public Meeting BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [2410–OYC] Notice of Public Meeting: Concessions Management Advisory Board National Park Service, Interior. Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the 24th meeting of the Concessions Management Advisory Board (the Board) will be held as indicated below. 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Topics that will be presented during the meeting include: • General Commercial Services Program Updates; • Concession Contracting Status Update; • Standards, Evaluations, and Rate Approval Project Update; • Planning Forum—A discussion of best practices opportunities and challenges when planning for commercial services; • Public Comment—Limited to 3 minutes per person. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you plan to attend and will require an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice at least 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Attempts will be made to meet any request(s) we receive after that date, however, we may not be able to make the requested auxiliary aid or service available because of insufficient time to arrange for it. 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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. Dated: September 13, 2011. Peggy O’Dell, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2011–24154 Filed 9–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–P E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 183 (Wednesday, September 21, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-24071]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWYP00000-L13200000-EL0000]


Powder River Regional Coal Team Activities; Notice of Public 
Meeting in Casper, WY

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Powder River Regional Coal Team (RCT) has scheduled a 
public meeting for October 26, 2011, to review coal management 
activities in the Powder River Coal Production Region.

DATES: The RCT meeting will begin at 9 a.m. MDT on October 26, 2011. 
The meeting is open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Wyoming Oil and Gas 
Conservation Commission Hearing Room, 2211 King Boulevard, Casper, 
Wyoming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Vosika Neuman, Solid Minerals 
Branch Chief, BLM Wyoming State Office, Division of Minerals and Lands, 
5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009: telephone 307-775-6179 
or Phil Perlewitz, Solid Minerals Branch Chief, BLM Montana State 
Office, Division of Resources, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 
59101: telephone 406-896-5159.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to discuss 
progress in processing pending coal lease by applications (LBAs) in the 
Powder River Coal Production Region as well as other Federal coal-
related actions in the region. Specific coal-related topics planned for 
the RCT meeting include:
    1. Update on progress in processing existing coal LBAs in the 
Powder River Coal Production Region.
    2. Update on U.S. Geological Survey coal inventory work.
    3. Update on BLM land use planning efforts in the Powder River Coal 
Production Region of Wyoming and Montana.
    4. Consider and vote on the following new and potential LBA filings 
in the Powder River Coal Production Region:
    (1) The Belle Ayr West LBA located west of the Belle Ayr Mine; and
    (2) The Antelope Ridge LBA located west and north of the North 
Antelope Rochelle Mine.
    5. Presentation on potential exchange of Preference Right Lease 
Applications in New Mexico held by Ark Land Company, for competitive 
bidding rights in Wyoming, pursuant to 43 CFR part 3435.
    The RCT will also consider any coal LBAs and/or other coal-related 
issues that may arise prior to the meeting. The acreages, as well as 
estimates of coal resources, will be presented at the meeting on each 
individual LBA.
    During the public meeting, the RCT may generate recommendation(s) 
for any or all of these topics and other topics that may arise prior to 
the meeting date. The meeting will serve as a forum for public 
discussion on Federal coal management issues of concern in the Powder 
River Coal Production Region. Any party interested in providing 
comments or data related to existing pending applications, or any party 
proposing other issues to be considered by the RCT, may either do so in 
writing to the State Director (922), BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 
Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009, no later than October 12, 2011, 
or by addressing the RCT with his/her concerns at the meeting on 
October 26, 2011.
    Following is the draft agenda for the meeting:
    1. Introductions.
    2. Approval of the minutes from the last RCT meeting.
    3. Speaker on coal resources.
    4. Coal activity since the last RCT meeting.
    5. LBA presentations.
    6. Potential coal bidding rights exchange.
    7. BLM land use planning update.
    8. Call for other coal related discussion items.
    9. Discussion of next meeting.
    10. Adjourn.

Donald A. Simpson,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-24071 Filed 9-20-11; 8:45 am]
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