Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for a Shooting Range in Elko County, NV, 41595-41596 [2014-16698]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 136 / Wednesday, July 16, 2014 / Notices information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The minutes and list of attendees for each scoping meeting will be available to the public and open for 30 days after the meeting to any participant who wishes to clarify the views he or she expressed. The BLM will evaluate identified issues to be addressed in the plan, and will place them into one of three categories: 1. Issues to be resolved in the plan amendment; 2. Issues to be resolved through policy or administrative action; or 3. Issues beyond the scope of this plan amendment. The BLM will provide an explanation in the Draft RMP/Draft EA as to why an issue was placed in category two or three. The public is also encouraged to help identify any management questions and concerns that should be addressed in the plan. The BLM will work collaboratively with interested parties to identify the management decisions that are best suited to local, regional, and national needs and concerns. The BLM will use an interdisciplinary approach to develop the plan amendment and EA in order to consider the variety of resource issues and concerns identified. Specialists with expertise in the following disciplines will be involved in the plan amendment and development of the associated EA: Rangeland management, geology, soils, wildlife and fisheries, archaeology, outdoor recreation, and realty. Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7 and 43 CFR 1610.2. Timothy M. Murphy, Acting BLM Idaho State Director. [FR Doc. 2014–16225 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORL00000.L18200000.XZ0000. 14XL1109AF; HAG14–0019] Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below: SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Jul 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 The RAC will hold a public meeting on August 4 and 5, 2014, at the Clarion Inn, 1249 Tapadera Avenue, Ontario, Oregon, from 8:30–4:30 each day. A public comment period will be available each day of the session. Unless otherwise approved by the RAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes, and each speaker may address the RAC for a maximum of five minutes. Meeting times and the duration scheduled for public comment periods may be extended or altered when the authorized representative considers it necessary to accommodate necessary business and all who seek to be heard regarding matters before the RAC. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Abel, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Lakeview District Office, 1301 S G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630, (541) 947–6237, or email kabel@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. The Southeast Oregon RAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon. Agenda items for the August 4–5, 2014 meeting include: Lands with wilderness characteristics; the Wild Horse and Burro Program; presentation from Burns Paiute regarding land transfer; Vale fuels discussion; discussion of Leslie Gulch fence; and planning future RAC meetings. Any other matters that may reasonably come before the Southeast Oregon RAC may also be addressed. This meeting is open to the public in its entirety. Information to be distributed to the Southeast Oregon RAC is requested prior to the start of each meeting. Before you include your address, phone number, email address, or any other personal information during your comments, please be aware that your entire comment (including your personal information) may be available to the public at any time. When making your comments, you may request that your personal information be held from SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41595 public review, however we cannot guarantee it will not be disclosed. ELynn Burkett, Lakeview District Manager. [FR Doc. 2014–16689 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVE02000 L14300000.EQ0000 241A; N– 021861–02; 14–08807; MO#4500060500] Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for a Shooting Range in Elko County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 95.22 acres of public land in Elko County, Nevada. The Elko County proposes to use the land for the expansion of the Elko County Shooting Range. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding this classification and conveyance of public land for a period of 45 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register until September 2, 2014. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the BLM, Tuscarora Field Manager, 3900 East Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elisabeth Puentes, Realty Specialist, Tuscarora Field Office, at 775–753– 0234, or email epuentes@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 parcel of public land proposed for classification and conveyance is located 3.5 miles west of the City of Elko, Nevada. Access to the parcel is provided by a dirt road, which exists off the western interchange of Interstate 80. The land to be classified as suitable for conveyance is legally described as: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 41596 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 136 / Wednesday, July 16, 2014 / Notices Mount Diablo Meridian T. 34 N., R. 54 E., sec. 25, lots 1–4, and 8, excluding land previously classified August 9, 1985 under serial number N–21861. The area described contains 95.22 acres. The parcel is for the expansion of the Elko County Shooting Range. The expansion of the shooting range would include the development of a facility for youth shooting sports activities, firearm safety training, and other youth oriented shooting activities. In addition to the classification for conveyance of the above referenced lands, the BLM intends to convey lands that were previously leased pursuant to the R&PP for the Elko County shooting range and that is adjacent to the proposed expansion area. The purpose of this notice is to reclassify those parcels as suitable for reconveyance. The acres leased for the existing shooting range were classified for lease on August 9, 1985, under serial number N–21861. The lands that are now proposed for conveyance, including land previously classified August 9, 1985 under serial number N–21861, are legally described as: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Mount Diablo Meridian T. 34 N., R. 54 E., sec. 25, lots 1–4, 7 and 8. The total area ultimately to be conveyed contains 255.33 acres. The BLM conducted an Environmental Site Assessment/Land Transfer Audit (ESA/LTA) in September 2012 for all lands proposed for conveyance. The ESA/LTA concluded that lead, a hazardous material, is present in the shooting target areas and backdrop berms of the existing shorting range parcel. In general, the site is kept clean and no other issues were noted. The ESA/LTA found that the closest surface water is 1,320 feet away and ground water is expected to be 120 feet deep. There is no threat of water contamination. The alkaline soil retards the dissolution of lead, so mobilization of lead should not be an issue. Based on the existing data the transfer of the subject parcel to Elko County for the purpose of a rifle and shooting range does not present a significant risk to human health and the environment at this time. The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The classification and disposals contemplated above are consistent with the Record of Decision and Approved Elko Resource Management Plan dated March 11, 1987. The BLM also prepared an environmental assessment analyzing Elko County’s application for the conveyance of 255.33 acres and the proposed development and management VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Jul 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 plan. Elko County has maintained the existing shooting range facility in accordance with the original management plan that was approved on September 26, 1985, as part of the N– 21861 R&PP lease. All minerals in these parcels are privately owned. A conveyance would be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act, applicable regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and the following reservation to the United States: 1. A reservation to the United States for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States pursuant to the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945). A conveyance would also be subject to the following terms and conditions: 1. All valid existing rights; 2. Right-of-way N–46266 for a buried fiber optic cable issued to AT&T Lease Administration, its successors or assigns, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976 (90 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761); 3. A limited reversionary provision that the title shall revert to the United States upon a finding, after notice and opportunity for a hearing that the patentee has not substantially developed the land in accordance with the approved plan of development 5 years after the date of patent. No portion of the land shall under any circumstances revert to the United States if any such portion had been used for solid waste disposal or for any other purpose that may result in disposal, placement, or release of any hazardous substances. 4. An indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the lessee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the leased lands; 5. Pursuant to the requirements established by Section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9620(h)), as amended, notice is hereby given that the described lands have been examined and concluded that lead, a hazardous material, is present in the shooting target areas and backdrop berms on the existing shooting range parcel. In general, the site is kept clean and no other issues were noted. The ESA/LTA found that the closest surface water is 1,320 feet away and ground water is expected to be 120 feet deep. There is no threat of water contamination. The alkaline soil retards the dissolution of lead therefore; mobilization of lead should not be an issue. Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the parcels will be segregated from all other forms of PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP Act. Interested parties may submit written comments on the suitability of the land for conveyance to Elko County for a shooting range. Comments are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for conveyance proposal, whether the conveyance will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs. Interested parties may also submit written comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and request for conveyance, and whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures under the R&PP Act. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information for 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. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective 60 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. The lands will not be available for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5(h). Richard E. Adams, Tuscarora Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. 2014–16698 Filed 7–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–SER–GUIS–15248: PPSESEROC3, PPMPSAS1Y.YP0000] Final General Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida and Mississippi National Park Service, Interior. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLNVE02000 L14300000.EQ0000 241A; N-021861-02; 14-08807; 
MO4500060500]


Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Conveyance 
for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for a Shooting Range 
in Elko County, NV

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found 
suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under 
the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as 
amended, approximately 95.22 acres of public land in Elko County, 
Nevada. The Elko County proposes to use the land for the expansion of 
the Elko County Shooting Range.

DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding this 
classification and conveyance of public land for a period of 45 days 
from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register 
until September 2, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the BLM, Tuscarora Field Manager, 
3900 East Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elisabeth Puentes, Realty Specialist, 
Tuscarora Field Office, at 775-753-0234, or email epuentes@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 parcel of public land proposed for 
classification and conveyance is located 3.5 miles west of the City of 
Elko, Nevada. Access to the parcel is provided by a dirt road, which 
exists off the western interchange of Interstate 80.
    The land to be classified as suitable for conveyance is legally 
described as:

[[Page 41596]]

Mount Diablo Meridian

    T. 34 N., R. 54 E., sec. 25, lots 1-4, and 8, excluding land 
previously classified August 9, 1985 under serial number N-21861.
    The area described contains 95.22 acres.

    The parcel is for the expansion of the Elko County Shooting Range. 
The expansion of the shooting range would include the development of a 
facility for youth shooting sports activities, firearm safety training, 
and other youth oriented shooting activities.
    In addition to the classification for conveyance of the above 
referenced lands, the BLM intends to convey lands that were previously 
leased pursuant to the R&PP for the Elko County shooting range and that 
is adjacent to the proposed expansion area. The purpose of this notice 
is to reclassify those parcels as suitable for reconveyance. The acres 
leased for the existing shooting range were classified for lease on 
August 9, 1985, under serial number N-21861. The lands that are now 
proposed for conveyance, including land previously classified August 9, 
1985 under serial number N-21861, are legally described as:

Mount Diablo Meridian

    T. 34 N., R. 54 E., sec. 25, lots 1-4, 7 and 8.
    The total area ultimately to be conveyed contains 255.33 acres.

    The BLM conducted an Environmental Site Assessment/Land Transfer 
Audit (ESA/LTA) in September 2012 for all lands proposed for 
conveyance. The ESA/LTA concluded that lead, a hazardous material, is 
present in the shooting target areas and backdrop berms of the existing 
shorting range parcel. In general, the site is kept clean and no other 
issues were noted. The ESA/LTA found that the closest surface water is 
1,320 feet away and ground water is expected to be 120 feet deep. There 
is no threat of water contamination. The alkaline soil retards the 
dissolution of lead, so mobilization of lead should not be an issue. 
Based on the existing data the transfer of the subject parcel to Elko 
County for the purpose of a rifle and shooting range does not present a 
significant risk to human health and the environment at this time. The 
land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The classification and 
disposals contemplated above are consistent with the Record of Decision 
and Approved Elko Resource Management Plan dated March 11, 1987.
    The BLM also prepared an environmental assessment analyzing Elko 
County's application for the conveyance of 255.33 acres and the 
proposed development and management plan. Elko County has maintained 
the existing shooting range facility in accordance with the original 
management plan that was approved on September 26, 1985, as part of the 
N-21861 R&PP lease.
    All minerals in these parcels are privately owned. A conveyance 
would be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act, applicable 
regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and the 
following reservation to the United States:
    1. A reservation to the United States for ditches and canals 
constructed by the authority of the United States pursuant to the Act 
of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945).
    A conveyance would also be subject to the following terms and 
conditions:
    1. All valid existing rights;
    2. Right-of-way N-46266 for a buried fiber optic cable issued to 
AT&T Lease Administration, its successors or assigns, pursuant to the 
Act of October 21, 1976 (90 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761);
    3. A limited reversionary provision that the title shall revert to 
the United States upon a finding, after notice and opportunity for a 
hearing that the patentee has not substantially developed the land in 
accordance with the approved plan of development 5 years after the date 
of patent. No portion of the land shall under any circumstances revert 
to the United States if any such portion had been used for solid waste 
disposal or for any other purpose that may result in disposal, 
placement, or release of any hazardous substances.
    4. An indemnification clause protecting the United States from 
claims arising out of the lessee's use, occupancy, or operations on the 
leased lands;
    5. Pursuant to the requirements established by Section 120(h) of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability 
Act (42 U.S.C. 9620(h)), as amended, notice is hereby given that the 
described lands have been examined and concluded that lead, a hazardous 
material, is present in the shooting target areas and backdrop berms on 
the existing shooting range parcel. In general, the site is kept clean 
and no other issues were noted. The ESA/LTA found that the closest 
surface water is 1,320 feet away and ground water is expected to be 120 
feet deep. There is no threat of water contamination. The alkaline soil 
retards the dissolution of lead therefore; mobilization of lead should 
not be an issue.
    Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the 
parcels will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under 
the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for 
conveyance under the R&PP Act.
    Interested parties may submit written comments on the suitability 
of the land for conveyance to Elko County for a shooting range. 
Comments are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for 
conveyance proposal, whether the conveyance will maximize the future 
use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local 
planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal 
programs.
    Interested parties may also submit written comments regarding the 
specific use proposed in the application and request for conveyance, 
and whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures under the 
R&PP Act.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information for 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.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State 
Director, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the 
absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become 
effective 60 days after the date of publication of this notice in the 
Federal Register. The lands will not be available for conveyance until 
after the classification becomes effective.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5(h).

Richard E. Adams,
Tuscarora Field Office Manager.
[FR Doc. 2014-16698 Filed 7-15-14; 8:45 am]
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