Notice of Realty Action: Conveyance of Federally Owned Mineral Interests in Kern County, CA, 70752-70753 [2011-29475]

Download as PDF 70752 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / Notices work for the DOI and the USDA. The objective of this survey is to estimate the economic job and income contribution current and proposed restoration activities generate in surrounding communities. Collection of these data is necessary to improve agency decision making on individual restoration projects, to prioritize spending across restoration projects, and to meet internal guidelines for credible economic analysis. This notice will cover the development and pretesting of the final survey instrument. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Data OMB Number: 1028–New. Title: Economic Contribution of Federal Investments in Restoration of Degraded, Damaged, or Destroyed Ecosystems. Type of Request: This is a new collection. Affected Public: DOI and USDA restoration contractors registered on the Federal Procurement Data System. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One time only. Estimated Total Number of Annual Respondents: 7,500. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 6,000. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. III. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including the practical utility of the information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden hour estimate for this collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this IC. 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Nov 14, 2011 Jkt 226001 While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: October 20, 2011. Ione Taylor, Associate Director, Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–29425 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2013 or Calendar Year 2013 Office of Self-Governance, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Application Deadline. AGENCY: In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 1, 2012, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2013 or calendar year 2013. DATES: Completed application packages must be received by the Director, Office of Self-Governance, by March 1, 2012. ADDRESSES: Application packages for inclusion in the applicant pool should be sent to Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of Self-Governance, Department of the Interior, Mail Stop 355–G–SIB, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Kenneth D. Reinfeld, Office of SelfGovernance, Telephone (202) 208–5734. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103–413), as amended by the Fiscal Year 1997 Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Pub. L. 104–208), the Director, Office of Self-Governance may select up to 50 additional participating tribes/consortia per year for the tribal self-governance program, and negotiate and enter into a written funding agreement with each participating tribe. The Act mandates that the Secretary submit copies of the funding agreements at least 90 days before the proposed effective date to the appropriate committees of the Congress and to the other tribes that are served by the same Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) agency as the tribe that is a party to the funding agreement. Initial negotiations with a tribe/consortium located in a region and/or agency which has not SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 previously been involved with selfgovernance negotiations, will take approximately 2 months from start to finish. Agreements for an October 1 to September 30 funding year need to be signed and submitted by July 1. Agreements for a January 1 to December 31 funding year need to be signed and submitted by October 1. Purpose of Notice The regulations at 25 CFR 1000.10 to 1000.31 will be used to govern the application and selection process for tribes/consortia to begin their participation in the tribal selfgovernance program in fiscal year 2013 and calendar year 2013. Applicants should be guided by the requirements in these subparts in preparing their applications. Copies of these subparts may be obtained from the information contact person identified in this notice. Tribes/consortia wishing to be considered for participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2013 or calendar year 2013 must respond to this notice, except for those tribes/consortia which are: (1) Currently involved in negotiations with the Department; or (2) one of the 105 tribal entities with signed agreements. Information Collection This information collection is authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0143, Tribal Self-Governance Program, which expires November 30, 2012. Dated: November 1, 2011. Donald E. Laverdure, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–29390 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W8–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CACA 51793, LLCA9300000, L54100000] Notice of Realty Action: Conveyance of Federally Owned Mineral Interests in Kern County, CA Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: The surface owner, George Sullivan, filed an application on April 5, 2010 for the conveyance of the federally-owned mineral interests of a 10.98 acre tract of land in Kern County, California. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interests in the land covered by the application from appropriation under SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / Notices the mining and mineral leasing laws for up to 2 years to determine the suitability of the federally-owned mineral interests for conveyance pursuant to Section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976. DATES: Interested persons may submit written comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at the address listed below. Comments must be received no later than December 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, California State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. Detailed information concerning this action is available for review at this address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Easley, Realty Specialist, BLM, California State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825, or phone (916) 978–4673. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at (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 for the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The land referred to in this notice consists of a 10.98 acre tract situated in Kern County, California, described as follows: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES San Bernardino Meridia T. 11 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 14, being a portion of the NW1⁄4NW1⁄4 described as: Beginning at the northwest corner of said sec. 14; thence north 89°03′10″ east, a distance of 972.60 feet to a point on the northwest line of California State Highway 166, thence south 43°49′00″ west along the northwest line of said highway, a distance of 1181.86 feet; thence southwesterly along the northwest line of said highway on the arc of a circle having a radius of 730 feet; being concave to the southeast with an interior angle of 21°46′28″, a distance of 277.47 feet to the west line of said section 14; thence north 0°13′30″ west along the west line of said section, a distance of 1068.04 feet to the point of beginning. Excepting therefrom that portion as deeded to the State of California recorded March 3, 1981 in book 5355 page 2425 of official records, file no. 020797. The area described contains 10.98 acres in Kern County. Under certain conditions, Section 209(b) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1719 authorizes the sale and conveyance of the federally-owned mineral interests in land when the surface estate is not federally-owned. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Nov 14, 2011 Jkt 226001 The objective is to allow consolidation of the surface and subsurface mineral interests when either one of the following conditions exist: (1) There are no known mineral values in the land; or (2) Where continued Federal ownership of the mineral interests interferes with or precludes appropriate non-mineral development and such development is a more beneficial use of the land than mineral development. An application was filed for the sale and conveyance of the federally-owned mineral interests in the above-described tract of land. Subject to valid existing rights, on November 15, 2011 the federally-owned mineral interests in the land described above are hereby segregated from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, while the application is being processed to determine if either one of the two specified conditions exists, and if so, to otherwise comply with the procedural requirements of 43 CFR part 2720. The temporary segregative effect shall terminate: (1) Upon issuance of a patent or other document of conveyance as to such mineral interests; (2) Upon final rejection of the application; or (3) November 15, 2013, whichever occurs first. Comments: Your comments are invited. Please submit all comments in writing to Elizabeth Easley at the address listed above. Include 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 available to the public at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 43 CFR 2720.1–1(b). Tom Pogacnik, Deputy State Director, Natural Resources. [FR Doc. 2011–29475 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0059 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70753 Summary: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to request renewed authority to collect information for our Grants for Program Development and Administration and Enforcement, State and Tribal Reclamation Grants, and associated forms. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and assigned clearance number 1029–0059. DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received by January 17, 2012, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave NW., Room 203—SIB, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request, contact John Trelease at (202) 208–2783 or electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB regulations at 5 CFR parts 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8 (d)]. This notice identifies an information collection that OSM will be submitting to OMB for approval. This collection is contained in OSM grant forms—OSM–47 (Budget Information Report), OSM–49 (Budget Information and Financial Reporting) and OSM–51 (Performance and Program narrative); 30 CFR part 735 (Grants for Program Development and Administration and Enforcement); 30 CFR Part 885 (Grants for Certified States and Indian Tribes); and 30 CFR Part 886 (State and Tribal Reclamation Grants). OSM will request a 3-year term of approval for each information collection activity. Responses are required to obtain a benefit for this collection. Comments are invited on: (1) The need for the collection of information for the performance of the functions of the agency; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (4) ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information. A summary of the E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CACA 51793, LLCA9300000, L54100000]


Notice of Realty Action: Conveyance of Federally Owned Mineral 
Interests in Kern County, CA

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The surface owner, George Sullivan, filed an application on 
April 5, 2010 for the conveyance of the federally-owned mineral 
interests of a 10.98 acre tract of land in Kern County, California. 
Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interests 
in the land covered by the application from appropriation under

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the mining and mineral leasing laws for up to 2 years to determine the 
suitability of the federally-owned mineral interests for conveyance 
pursuant to Section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of October 21, 1976.

DATES: Interested persons may submit written comments to the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM) at the address listed below. Comments must be 
received no later than December 30, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, California State Office, 2800 
Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. Detailed information 
concerning this action is available for review at this address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Easley, Realty Specialist, 
BLM, California State Office, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 
95825, or phone (916) 978-4673. Persons who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at (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 for the above individual. You will 
receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The land referred to in this notice consists 
of a 10.98 acre tract situated in Kern County, California, described as 
follows:

San Bernardino Meridia

T. 11 N., R. 24 W.,
    Sec. 14, being a portion of the NW\1/4\NW\1/4\ described as:

    Beginning at the northwest corner of said sec. 14; thence north 
89[deg]03'10'' east, a distance of 972.60 feet to a point on the 
northwest line of California State Highway 166, thence south 
43[deg]49'00'' west along the northwest line of said highway, a 
distance of 1181.86 feet; thence southwesterly along the northwest 
line of said highway on the arc of a circle having a radius of 730 
feet; being concave to the southeast with an interior angle of 
21[deg]46'28'', a distance of 277.47 feet to the west line of said 
section 14; thence north 0[deg]13'30'' west along the west line of 
said section, a distance of 1068.04 feet to the point of beginning.

    Excepting therefrom that portion as deeded to the State of 
California recorded March 3, 1981 in book 5355 page 2425 of official 
records, file no. 020797. The area described contains 10.98 acres in 
Kern County.
    Under certain conditions, Section 209(b) of the Federal Land Policy 
and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1719 authorizes the 
sale and conveyance of the federally-owned mineral interests in land 
when the surface estate is not federally-owned.
    The objective is to allow consolidation of the surface and 
subsurface mineral interests when either one of the following 
conditions exist: (1) There are no known mineral values in the land; or 
(2) Where continued Federal ownership of the mineral interests 
interferes with or precludes appropriate non-mineral development and 
such development is a more beneficial use of the land than mineral 
development.
    An application was filed for the sale and conveyance of the 
federally-owned mineral interests in the above-described tract of land. 
Subject to valid existing rights, on November 15, 2011 the federally-
owned mineral interests in the land described above are hereby 
segregated from appropriation under the public land laws, including the 
mining laws, while the application is being processed to determine if 
either one of the two specified conditions exists, and if so, to 
otherwise comply with the procedural requirements of 43 CFR part 2720. 
The temporary segregative effect shall terminate: (1) Upon issuance of 
a patent or other document of conveyance as to such mineral interests; 
(2) Upon final rejection of the application; or (3) November 15, 2013, 
whichever occurs first.
    Comments: Your comments are invited. Please submit all comments in 
writing to Elizabeth Easley at the address listed above. Include 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 
available to the public at any time. While you can ask in your comment 
to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, 
we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2720.1-1(b).

Tom Pogacnik,
Deputy State Director, Natural Resources.
[FR Doc. 2011-29475 Filed 11-14-11; 8:45 am]
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