Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Split Rock/Devil's Gate Interpretive Sites, Wyoming, 57123-57124 [2014-22720]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 / Notices Dated: September 19, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [145A2100DD.AADD001000] [FR Doc. 2014–22741 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] Advisory Board for Exceptional Children Meeting BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [GX14GC009PLFM00] National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) and National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) Advisory Committee AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. Notice of annual meeting: Audio conference. ACTION: Pursuant to Public Law 106– 148, the NCGMP and NGGDPP Advisory Committee will hold an audio conference call on October 17, 2014, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. The Advisory Committee, comprising representatives from Federal agencies, State agencies, academic institutions, and private companies, shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey on planning and implementation of the geologic mapping and data preservation programs. The Committee will hear updates on progress of the NCGMP toward fulfilling the purposes of the National Geological Mapping Act of 1992, as well as updates on the NGGDPP toward fulfilling the purposes of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. SUMMARY: October 17, 2014, from 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. DATES: For the phone number and access code, please contact Michael Marketti, U.S. Geological Survey, Mail Stop 908, National Center, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648–6976. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meetings of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program and National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program Advisory Committee are open to the Public. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 8, 2014. Peter T. Lyttle, Program Coordinator, NCGMP, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–22712 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 23, 2014 In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 for Indian children with disabilities. SUMMARY: Jkt 232001 The Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and Friday, October 10, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meetings of Thursday, October 9, 2014, and Friday, October 10, 2014, will be held at 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Mailstop 312–SIB, Washington, DC 20240; telephone number (202) 208–6123. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sue Bement, Designated Federal Official, Bureau of Indian Education, Albuquerque Service Center, Division of Performance and Accountability, 1011 Indian School Road NW., P.O. Box 1088, Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103; telephone number (505) 563–5274. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, BIE is announcing that the Advisory Board will hold its next meeting in Washington, DC. The Advisory Board was established to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, on the needs of Indian children with disabilities, as mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.). The meetings are open to the public. The following items will be on the agenda: • Discussion with Dr. Charles Roessel, BIE Director. • Public Comment (via conference call, October 10, 2014, meeting only *). • Report from Gloria Yepa, Supervisory Education Specialist, BIE Division of Performance and Accountability. • Work on BIE Advisory Board Annual Report. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57123 • Discussion and Approval of Charter and By-Laws. • BIE Advisory Board—Advice and Recommendations. *During the October 10, 2014, meeting, time has been set aside for public comment via conference call from 1:00–1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The call-in information is: Conference Number 1 (888) 417–0376, Passcode 1509140#. Dated: September 18, 2014. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–22667 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY920000.L14300000.ET0000; WYW167985] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Split Rock/Devil’s Gate Interpretive Sites, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management proposes to withdraw, subject to valid existing rights, on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 343.23 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, or disposal under the Materials Act of 1947, to protect and preserve the Split Rock/Devil’s Gate interpretive sites. This notice segregates the lands from mining for up to 2 years while various studies and analyses are made to support a final decision on the withdrawal application. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 23, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Schurman, BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009; telephone: 307– 775–6189; email: dschurma@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. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 57124 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 / Notices a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM filed an application requesting the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management withdraw, subject to valid existing rights, the following described public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, or disposal under the Materials Act of 1947, to protect and preserve the Split Rock/Devil’s Gate interpretive sites: Sixth Principal Meridian asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES T. 29 N., R. 87 W., Sec. 35, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, S1⁄2N1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4 and N1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4. T. 29 N., R. 89 W., Sec. 30, lot 2, NE1⁄4NW1⁄4 and N1⁄2SE1⁄4NW1⁄4. T. 29 N., R. 90 W., Sec. 25, E1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, and N1⁄2N1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4. The areas described aggregate 343.23 acres, more or less, in Fremont and Natrona Counties. The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved the BLM’s petition/application. Therefore, the petition/application constitutes a withdrawal proposal of the Secretary of the Interior (43 CFR 2310.1–3(e)). The purpose of the proposed withdrawal is to protect the unique archaeological, historical, geological, and recreational values as well as the Federal investment at the Split Rock and Devil’s Gate Interpretive Sites. The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not adequately constrain nondiscretionary use of the land needed to provide the highest level of protection possible for the historic, cultural, aesthetic, and recreational values of the lands. There are no suitable alternative sites as the described lands contain the resource values to be protected. No additional water rights will be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal. Records relating to the application may be examined by contacting the BLM at the above address and phone number. For a period until December 23, 2014, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal application may present their views in writing to the BLM Wyoming State Director at the mailing VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 address or email address noted above. All comments received will be considered before any recommendation concerning the proposed withdrawal is submitted to the Secretary of the Interior for final action. Comments including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Wyoming State Office, during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 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 may 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. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the BLM Wyoming State Director no later than December 23, 2014. If the authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register and a local newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. For a period until September 26, 2016, the lands will be segregated as specified above unless the application is denied or canceled or the withdrawal is approved prior to that date. Licenses, permits, cooperative agreements, or discretionary land use authorizations of a temporary nature which would not impact the site may be allowed with the approval of an authorized officer of the BLM during the segregative period. This application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.3. Donald A. Simpson, Wyoming State Director. [FR Doc. 2014–22720 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVS00560.L58530000. EU0000.241A00; N–92955; 13–08807; MO# 4500068474 TAS: 14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land (N–92955) for Affordable Housing Purposes in Las Vegas, Clark County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 5acre public land parcel located in the southern portion of the Las Vegas Valley in Clark County, Nevada, under the authority of Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the BLM land sale conveyance regulations, and the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), as amended. The BLM proposes that the parcel be sold by direct sale to the Nevada Housing Division, a division of the State of Nevada, Department of Business and Industry, at less than the parcel’s appraised fair market value (FMV) consistent with SNPLMA and applicable BLM policy. DATES: Comments regarding the proposed sale must be received by the BLM on or before November 10, 2014. The sale would not be held prior to November 24, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning the proposed sale are to be sent to the BLM Las Vegas Field Office, Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Leiber at 702–515–5168, or email at mleiber@blm.gov. For information on the SNPLMA Section 7(b) affordable housing land sale program go to: http://www.blm.gov/nv/ st/en/snplma/affordable_housing.html. 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 Nevada Housing Division submitted a sale nomination application to the BLM for the proposed affordable housing project called Agate Avenue Senior SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY920000.L14300000.ET0000; WYW167985]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting 
for the Split Rock/Devil's Gate Interpretive Sites, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management 
proposes to withdraw, subject to valid existing rights, on behalf of 
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 343.23 acres of public lands from 
location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from 
leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, or disposal under 
the Materials Act of 1947, to protect and preserve the Split Rock/
Devil's Gate interpretive sites. This notice segregates the lands from 
mining for up to 2 years while various studies and analyses are made to 
support a final decision on the withdrawal application.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 23, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the BLM 
Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Schurman, BLM Wyoming State 
Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009; telephone: 307-775-
6189; email: dschurma@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. The 
FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave

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a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a 
reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM filed an application requesting the 
Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management withdraw, subject 
to valid existing rights, the following described public lands from 
location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from 
leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, or disposal under 
the Materials Act of 1947, to protect and preserve the Split Rock/
Devil's Gate interpretive sites:

Sixth Principal Meridian

T. 29 N., R. 87 W.,
    Sec. 35, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, S\1/
2\N\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, N\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\ 
and N\1/2\SE\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 29 N., R. 89 W.,
    Sec. 30, lot 2, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\ and N\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 29 N., R. 90 W.,
    Sec. 25, E\1/2\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and N\1/2\N\1/2\SE\1/4\SE\1/4\.

    The areas described aggregate 343.23 acres, more or less, in 
Fremont and Natrona Counties.

    The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management approved 
the BLM's petition/application. Therefore, the petition/application 
constitutes a withdrawal proposal of the Secretary of the Interior (43 
CFR 2310.1-3(e)).
    The purpose of the proposed withdrawal is to protect the unique 
archaeological, historical, geological, and recreational values as well 
as the Federal investment at the Split Rock and Devil's Gate 
Interpretive Sites.
    The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative 
agreement would not adequately constrain non-discretionary use of the 
land needed to provide the highest level of protection possible for the 
historic, cultural, aesthetic, and recreational values of the lands.
    There are no suitable alternative sites as the described lands 
contain the resource values to be protected.
    No additional water rights will be needed to fulfill the purpose of 
the requested withdrawal.
    Records relating to the application may be examined by contacting 
the BLM at the above address and phone number.
    For a period until December 23, 2014, all persons who wish to 
submit comments, suggestions or objections in connection with the 
proposed withdrawal application may present their views in writing to 
the BLM Wyoming State Director at the mailing address or email address 
noted above. All comments received will be considered before any 
recommendation concerning the proposed withdrawal is submitted to the 
Secretary of the Interior for final action.
    Comments including names and street addresses of respondents, will 
be available for public review at the BLM Wyoming State Office, during 
regular business hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays. 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 may 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. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a 
public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal. 
All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of 
being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to 
the BLM Wyoming State Director no later than December 23, 2014. If the 
authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a 
notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register 
and a local newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the 
meeting.
    For a period until September 26, 2016, the lands will be segregated 
as specified above unless the application is denied or canceled or the 
withdrawal is approved prior to that date. Licenses, permits, 
cooperative agreements, or discretionary land use authorizations of a 
temporary nature which would not impact the site may be allowed with 
the approval of an authorized officer of the BLM during the segregative 
period. This application will be processed in accordance with the 
regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.3.

Donald A. Simpson,
Wyoming State Director.
[FR Doc. 2014-22720 Filed 9-23-14; 8:45 am]
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