Public Meeting and Call for Public Comment on Coal Lease Application, Jefferson County, AL, 65238-65239 [2014-26047]

Download as PDF 65238 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 212 / Monday, November 3, 2014 / Notices BLM_Resources/racs/frrac/co_rac_ minutes_front.html. at the BLM Colorado State Office (see address above), and Trapper Mining Inc., Attn: Stephen R. Hinkemeyer, PE, P.O. Box 187, Craig, CO 81626. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [COF000–LLCOF00000–L19900000.PO0000] Sharon A. Sales by telephone at 303– 239–3987, or by email at ssales@blm.gov or Jennifer Maiolo by telephone at 970– 826–5077, or by email at jmaiolo@ 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, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held on December 11, 2014, from 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Royal Gorge Field Office, 3028 E. ˜ Main Street, Canon City, CO 81212. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kyle Sullivan, Front Range RAC Coordinator, BLM Front Range District Office, 3028 ˜ E. Main St., Canon City, CO 81212. Phone: (719) 269–8553. Email: ksullivan@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, seven 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 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in the BLM Front Range District, which includes the Royal Gorge Field Office and the San Luis Valley Field Office, Colorado. Planned topics of discussion items include: an update from field managers and the Royal Gorge Field Office Resource Management Plan revision. The public is encouraged to make oral comments to the Council at 10:30 a.m., or written statements may be submitted for the Council’s consideration. Summary minutes for the RAC meetings will be maintained in the Royal Gorge Field Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within thirty (30) days following the meeting. Previous meeting minutes and agendas are available at: www.blm.gov/co/st/en/ [LLES93000—L13200000–ELOOOO– 241AOO, ALES–55199] The authority for the notice is Section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by Section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976 and the regulations adopted as 43 CFR 3410. The purpose of the exploration program is to gain additional geologic knowledge of the coal underlying the exploration area for the purpose of assessing the reserves contained in a potential lease. The lands to be explored for coal deposits in exploration license COC– 76435 are located in Moffat County, Colorado, and are described as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES T. 5N., R. 90 W., Sec. 3, Lots 5 to 18, inclusive; Sec. 4, Lots 5 to 16, inclusive, and lots 18 to 20, inclusive; Sec. 10, Lot 4. T. 6N., R. 90W., Sec. 26, Lots 4 to 6, inclusive, and lots 11 to 14, inclusive; Sec. 27, Lots 1 and 2, and lots 5 to 16, inclusive; Sec. 28, Lot 2, and lots 7 to 11, inclusive, and lots 14 to 16, inclusive; Sec. 33, Lots 1 to 8, inclusive; Sec. 34, Lots 1 to 16, inclusive; Sec. 35, Lots 4 and 5. These lands contain 3,625.260 acres, more or less. The proposed exploration program will be conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the BLM. The plan may be modified to accommodate the legitimate exploration needs of persons seeking to participate. Authority: 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c)(1). Ruth Welch, BLM Colorado State Director. [FR Doc. 2014–26048 Filed 10–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Oct 31, 2014 Jkt 235001 Bureau of Land Management AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ruth Welch, Colorado State Director. [FR Doc. 2014–26036 Filed 10–31–14; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management Public Meeting and Call for Public Comment on Coal Lease Application, Jefferson County, AL Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eastern States Office announces a public meeting and requests public comments on an application filed by Best Coal/Narley Mine No. 3 for a Federal coal lease tract located in Jefferson County, Alabama. DATES: The public meeting will be held on November 20, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., at the Gardendale Civic Center, 857 Main Street, Gardendale, AL 35071. The BLM must receive written comments on the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value Determination, and Maximum Economic Recovery Consideration by November 20, 2014, at the address below. SUMMARY: Comments should be addressed to Michael W. Glasson, BLM Eastern States, Division of Lands and Minerals, Mail Stop 4238, 20 M Street SE., Washington, DC 20003. Comments may be emailed to mglasson@blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael W. Glasson, Solid Minerals Program Lead, at 202–912–7723; email mglasson@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 Mr. Glasson during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question for Mr. Glasson. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Best Coal, Inc., filed an application with the BLM on December 7, 2007, to lease Federal coal in Jefferson County, Alabama. The BLM completed an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact on June 5, 2014. The BLM anticipates issuing a Decision Record after the public meeting ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 212 / Monday, November 3, 2014 / Notices announced by this Notice and after having considered any comments received on the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value Determination, and Maximum Economic Recovery Consideration. The lands included in the Best Coal/ Narley Mine No. 3 Federal Coal Lease tract are located in Jefferson County, Alabama, approximately 5 miles north of Mount Olive, Alabama. The lands are described as follows: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES T. 15 S., R. 04 W. Sec. 24; SW4NW4, N2SW4, SE4SW4 Containing approximately 160 acres. The company plans to mine the coal as an extension from its existing Narley Mine No. 3 if the lease is obtained. The proposed mine will recover coal from the New Castle, Mary Lee, and Blue Creek seams of the Mary Lee Coal Group by surface mining. The public is invited to the meeting to give public oral and/or written comments on the environmental assessment, the Fair Market Value, and Maximum Economic Recovery of the tract. In accordance with Federal coal management regulations at 43 CFR 3425.4, the public meeting is being held on the proposed sale to allow the public to comment on and discuss the potential effects of mining and proposed lease. The meeting is being advertised in the Birmingham News, located in Birmingham, Alabama. The Secretary is required to solicit public comments on the Fair Market Value and the Maximum Economic Recovery and on factors that may affect these two determinations no less than 30 days prior to the publication of the notice of the sale (43 CFR 3425.4). A copy of the comments submitted by the public will be available for review at the BLM Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., Springfield, VA 22153– 3121. Comments could address, but need not be limited to, the following: 1. The quality of the coal resource; 2. The mining method or methods which would achieve maximum economic recovery of the coal, including specifications of seams to be mined and the most desirable timing and rate of production; 3. Restrictions to mining that may affect coal recovery; 4. The price that the mined coal would bring when sold; 5. Costs, including mining and reclamation, of producing the coal and the time of production; 6. The percentage rate at which anticipated income streams should be discounted, either with inflation or in the absence of inflation, along with the anticipated rate of inflation; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Oct 31, 2014 Jkt 235001 7. Depreciation, depletion, amortization and other tax accounting factors; 8. The value of any surface estate where held privately; 9. Documented information on the terms and conditions of recent and similar coal land transactions in the lease sale area; and 10. Any comparable sales data of similar coal lands and coal quantities. 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. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6; 43 CFR 3425.4. Bruce Dawson, Manager, Southeastern States Field Office. [FR Doc. 2014–26047 Filed 10–31–14; 8:45 am] 65239 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: October 14, 2014. J. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 212 (Monday, November 3, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65238-65239]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-26047]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLES93000--L13200000-ELOOOO-241AOO, ALES-55199]


Public Meeting and Call for Public Comment on Coal Lease 
Application, Jefferson County, AL

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eastern States Office 
announces a public meeting and requests public comments on an 
application filed by Best Coal/Narley Mine No. 3 for a Federal coal 
lease tract located in Jefferson County, Alabama.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on November 20, 2014, at 7:00 
p.m., at the Gardendale Civic Center, 857 Main Street, Gardendale, AL 
35071. The BLM must receive written comments on the Environmental 
Assessment, Fair Market Value Determination, and Maximum Economic 
Recovery Consideration by November 20, 2014, at the address below.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Michael W. Glasson, BLM 
Eastern States, Division of Lands and Minerals, Mail Stop 4238, 20 M 
Street SE., Washington, DC 20003. Comments may be emailed to 
mglasson@blm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael W. Glasson, Solid Minerals 
Program Lead, at 202-912-7723; email mglasson@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 Mr. 
Glasson during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a 
day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question for Mr. Glasson. You 
will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Best Coal, Inc., filed an application with 
the BLM on December 7, 2007, to lease Federal coal in Jefferson County, 
Alabama. The BLM completed an Environmental Assessment and Finding of 
No Significant Impact on June 5, 2014. The BLM anticipates issuing a 
Decision Record after the public meeting

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announced by this Notice and after having considered any comments 
received on the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value 
Determination, and Maximum Economic Recovery Consideration.
    The lands included in the Best Coal/Narley Mine No. 3 Federal Coal 
Lease tract are located in Jefferson County, Alabama, approximately 5 
miles north of Mount Olive, Alabama. The lands are described as 
follows:

T. 15 S., R. 04 W.
    Sec. 24; SW4NW4, N2SW4, SE4SW4

    Containing approximately 160 acres.

    The company plans to mine the coal as an extension from its 
existing Narley Mine No. 3 if the lease is obtained. The proposed mine 
will recover coal from the New Castle, Mary Lee, and Blue Creek seams 
of the Mary Lee Coal Group by surface mining.
    The public is invited to the meeting to give public oral and/or 
written comments on the environmental assessment, the Fair Market 
Value, and Maximum Economic Recovery of the tract. In accordance with 
Federal coal management regulations at 43 CFR 3425.4, the public 
meeting is being held on the proposed sale to allow the public to 
comment on and discuss the potential effects of mining and proposed 
lease. The meeting is being advertised in the Birmingham News, located 
in Birmingham, Alabama. The Secretary is required to solicit public 
comments on the Fair Market Value and the Maximum Economic Recovery and 
on factors that may affect these two determinations no less than 30 
days prior to the publication of the notice of the sale (43 CFR 
3425.4).
    A copy of the comments submitted by the public will be available 
for review at the BLM Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., 
Springfield, VA 22153-3121. Comments could address, but need not be 
limited to, the following:
    1. The quality of the coal resource;
    2. The mining method or methods which would achieve maximum 
economic recovery of the coal, including specifications of seams to be 
mined and the most desirable timing and rate of production;
    3. Restrictions to mining that may affect coal recovery;
    4. The price that the mined coal would bring when sold;
    5. Costs, including mining and reclamation, of producing the coal 
and the time of production;
    6. The percentage rate at which anticipated income streams should 
be discounted, either with inflation or in the absence of inflation, 
along with the anticipated rate of inflation;
    7. Depreciation, depletion, amortization and other tax accounting 
factors;
    8. The value of any surface estate where held privately;
    9. Documented information on the terms and conditions of recent and 
similar coal land transactions in the lease sale area; and
    10. Any comparable sales data of similar coal lands and coal 
quantities.
    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.

    Authority:  40 CFR 1506.6; 43 CFR 3425.4.

Bruce Dawson,
Manager, Southeastern States Field Office.
[FR Doc. 2014-26047 Filed 10-31-14; 8:45 am]
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