Call for Nominations for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council, Oregon/Washington, 6832-6833 [2013-02103]

Download as PDF 6832 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices The following information is provided for the information collection: Title: Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale (43 CFR Parts 3500, 3580, and 3590). OMB Control Number: 1004–0121. Abstract: This control number enables the BLM to fulfill its responsibilities regarding prospecting permits, exploration licenses, leases, the exchange of leases, use permits, and the regulation of mining activities for solid minerals other than coal or oil shale. The information activities currently approved under control number 1004– 0121 include requirements that an applicant, a permittee or a lessee submit information that enables the BLM to: • Determine if applicants, permittees, and lessees meet qualification criteria; • Assure compliance with various other legal requirements relating to the leasing of solid minerals other than coal or oil shale; • Gather data needed to determine the environmental impacts of developing solid leasable minerals other than coal or oil shale; • Maintain accurate leasing records; and • Oversee and manage the leasing of solid minerals other than coal or oil shale. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Description of Respondents: Applicants for, and holders of, the following items in connection with solid minerals other than coal or oil shale: • Prospecting permits; • Exploration licenses; • Leases; and • Use permits. Estimated Annual Responses: 473. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 16,346. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden Annually: $562,915 in fixed and case-by-case document processing fees. Jean Sonneman, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 2013–02101 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with [LLUT980500 L10200000 XH0000 LXSIOVHD0000] Notice of Mailing Address Change for the Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, UT AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 ACTION: Notice. The mailing address for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Utah State Office, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will be changing from P.O. Box 45155–0155 to 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101– 1345. The proposed date will be on or about February 1, 2013. The office location address remains the same. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Allen, Business Manager, Support Services, at (801) 539–4244, BLM Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. SUMMARY: Jenna Whitlock, Associate State Director. [FR Doc. 2013–02099 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR912000.L63200000.DF0000.13 XL1116AF; HAG–13–0062] Call for Nominations for the John DaySnake Resource Advisory Council, Oregon/Washington Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary of the Interior requests public nominations for persons to serve on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Oregon/ Washington John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC). Citizens who serve on this council will provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas and management options for National Landscape Conservation System sites like the Spring Basin and Badlands Wilderness Areas as well as the Lower Deschutes and John Day Wild and Scenic Rivers. The BLM will accept public nominations for 15 days after the publication of this notice. DATES: Submit nomination packages on or before February 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: BLM Oregon State Office; 333 SW. 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. Nomination forms are also available at the BLM Prineville and Vale District Offices. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Clark, BLM Oregon State Office, 333 SW. 1st Avenue; Portland, OR 97204, or P.O. Box 2965, Portland, OR 97208; 503–808–6028 or jeffclark@blm.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to establish citizen-based advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by FACA, council membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of public lands. The rules governing advisory committees are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. The John Day-Snake RAC seeks nominations to fill one vacancy in one category: Category Three— Representatives of State, county, or local elected office; representatives and employees of a State agency responsible for the management of natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the RAC is organized; representatives and employees of academic institutions who are involved in natural sciences; and the public-atlarge. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographical area of the council. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and nonFACA boards, committees, or councils. All nominations must include: (1) Letters of reference from a stakeholder in the interest area to be represented; (2) A completed background information nomination form; and (3) Other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications, subject to appropriate background investigations. The BLM Oregon State Office will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations. Nominations should be sent to: Jeff Clark, BLM Oregon State Office, 333 SW. 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices 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. Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM Advisory Councils are necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Secretary’s responsibilities to manage the lands, resources, and facilities administered by the BLM. Andrew M. Smith, Acting Associate State Director, Oregon/ Washington. Mr. Brad Hubbard, Natural Resources Specialist, at 916–978–5204, or email at bhubbard@usbr.gov; or Ms. Joann White, San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority, at 209– 827–8616, or email at jwhite@sjrecwa.net. 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A Notice of Availability of the joint Draft EIS/EIR was published in the Federal Register on Friday, May 4, 2012 (77 FR 26578). The written comment period on the Draft EIS/EIR ended Tuesday, July 3, 2012. The Final EIS/ EIR contains responses to all comments received and reflects comments and additional information received during the review period. DATES: The Bureau of Reclamation will not make a decision on the proposed action until at least 30 days after release of the Final EIS/EIR. After the 30-day srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 waiting period, Reclamation will complete a Record of Decision (ROD). The ROD will state the action that will be implemented and will discuss all factors leading to the decision. ADDRESSES: To request a compact disc of the Final EIS/EIR, please contact Mr. Brad Hubbard, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Room 2905, Sacramento, California 95825; telephone, 916–978–5034; or email bhubbard@usbr.gov. The Final EIS/EIR may be viewed at the Bureau of Reclamation’s Web site at http:// www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/ nepa_projdetails.cfm?Project_ID=9086. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for locations where copies of the Final EIS/EIR are available for public inspection. The San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority (Exchange Contractors) proposes to make up to 150,000 acrefeet of water available via tailwater recovery, water conservation, and temporary land fallowing for transfer and/or exchange of substitute water to either the state and Federal wildlife refuges, Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors for existing municipal and industrial (M&I) and/or agricultural areas, and other potential State Water Project (SWP) contractors for agricultural and/or M&I uses, or to some combination of these users. The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), MidPacific Region; CVP and SWP contractors; and the Exchange Contractors would execute agreements for water transfers for water service years 2014 to 2038. A similar 10-year program ends February 28, 2014. The water transfers would occur largely within the San Joaquin Valley of central California but could extend to districts taking water deliveries in the east San Francisco Bay Area. The Exchange Contractors’ service area covers parts of Fresno, Madera, Merced, and Stanislaus counties. The agricultural water users that would benefit from the potential transfers are located in the counties of Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, Madera, Fresno, San Benito, Santa Clara, Tulare, Kern, Kings, Contra Costa, Alameda, Monterey, and Santa Cruz counties. The wetland habitat areas that may receive SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 6833 water are located in Merced, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and Kern counties. One public hearing was held on June 13, 2012 in Los Banos, California. Copies of the Final EIS/EIR are available for public inspection and review at the following locations: • Bureau of Reclamation, Regional Library, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825–1898 • California State Library, 914 Capitol Mall, Suite E–29, Sacramento, CA 95814–4802 • University of California, Berkeley, Water Resources Center Archives, 410 O’Brien Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720– 1718 • University of California, Davis, Peter J. 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While you can ask us in your communication to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: January 25, 2013. Michelle Denning, Acting Regional Director, Mid-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2013–02076 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[FR Doc No: 2013-02103]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLOR912000.L63200000.DF0000.13 XL1116AF; HAG-13-0062]


Call for Nominations for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory 
Council, Oregon/Washington

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior requests public nominations for 
persons to serve on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Oregon/
Washington John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC). Citizens who 
serve on this council will provide advice and recommendations to the 
BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of 
Public Lands within their geographic areas and management options for 
National Landscape Conservation System sites like the Spring Basin and 
Badlands Wilderness Areas as well as the Lower Deschutes and John Day 
Wild and Scenic Rivers. The BLM will accept public nominations for 15 
days after the publication of this notice.

DATES: Submit nomination packages on or before February 15, 2013.

ADDRESSES: BLM Oregon State Office; 333 SW. 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 
97204. Nomination forms are also available at the BLM Prineville and 
Vale District Offices.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Clark, BLM Oregon State Office, 
333 SW. 1st Avenue; Portland, OR 97204, or P.O. Box 2965, Portland, OR 
97208; 503-808-6028 or jeffclark@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 Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior 
(Secretary) to involve the public in planning and issues related to 
management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA 
directs the Secretary to establish citizen-based advisory councils that 
are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As 
required by FACA, council membership must be balanced and 
representative of the various interests concerned with the management 
of public lands. The rules governing advisory committees are found at 
43 CFR subpart 1784.
    The John Day-Snake RAC seeks nominations to fill one vacancy in one 
category: Category Three--Representatives of State, county, or local 
elected office; representatives and employees of a State agency 
responsible for the management of natural resources; representatives of 
Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the RAC is 
organized; representatives and employees of academic institutions who 
are involved in natural sciences; and the public-at-large.
    The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, 
experience, and knowledge of the geographical area of the council. 
Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource 
decision-making. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are 
currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and non-
FACA boards, committees, or councils. All nominations must include:
    (1) Letters of reference from a stakeholder in the interest area to 
be represented; (2) A completed background information nomination form; 
and (3) Other information that addresses the nominee's qualifications, 
subject to appropriate background investigations. The BLM Oregon State 
Office will issue press releases providing additional information for 
submitting nominations. Nominations should be sent to: Jeff Clark, BLM 
Oregon State Office, 333 SW. 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97204.

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    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.
    Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM Advisory 
Councils are necessary and in the public interest in connection with 
the Secretary's responsibilities to manage the lands, resources, and 
facilities administered by the BLM.

Andrew M. Smith,
Acting Associate State Director, Oregon/Washington.
[FR Doc. 2013-02103 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]
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