Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Slana, Alaska, 37013-37014 [2015-15792]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 124 / Monday, June 29, 2015 / Notices Preservation Act (NHPA). Information about historic and cultural resources within the area potentially affected by the proposed action will assist the BLM in identifying and evaluating impacts to such resources in the context of NEPA and NHPA. The BLM will utilize and coordinate the NEPA scoping process to help fulfill the public involvement process under NHPA (54 U.S.C. 306108) as provided by 36 CFR 800.2(d)(e). The information about historic and cultural resources within the area potentially affected by the proposed action will assist the BLM in identifying and evaluating impacts to such resources. The BLM will consult with Indian Tribes on a government-to-government basis in accordance with Executive Order 13175 and other policies. Tribal concerns, including impacts on Indian trust assets and potential impacts to cultural resources, will be given due consideration. Federal, State, and local agencies, along with Tribes and other stakeholders that may be interested in or affected by the proposed action the BLM is evaluating are invited to participate in the scoping process and, if eligible, may request or be requested by the BLM to participate in the development of the environmental analysis as a cooperating agency. 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. The BLM will evaluate identified issues 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 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 in order to consider the variety of resource issues and concerns VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Jun 26, 2015 Jkt 235001 37013 identified. Specialists with expertise in the following disciplines will be involved in the planning process: Rangeland management, minerals and geology, outdoor recreation, archaeology, paleontology, wildlife and fisheries, lands and realty, hydrology, soils, and sociology and economics. lease, effective from the date of termination and subject to the: • Original terms and conditions of the lease; • Increased rental of $10 per acre; • Increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent; and • $163 cost of publishing this notice. Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7 and 43 CFR 1610.2 Rebecca Heick, Acting Deputy State Director, Lands and Minerals Division. Rich Burns, Ukiah Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2015–15791 Filed 6–26–15; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2015–15794 Filed 6–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAKA02000.L14300000.NJ0000] [LLAZ931000–15X–L13100000–FI0000–P; AZA36181, AZA36182] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases AZA36181 and AZA36182, Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Per the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, Vanterra Energy, Inc., timely filed a petition for a Class II reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases AZA36181 and AZA36182, in Mohave County, Arizona. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Thrower, Supervisory Land Law Examiner, Lands and Minerals Division, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004– 4427, Phone: 602–417–9334, email: athrower@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 lessees agree to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year, and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessees paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and the $163 cost for publishing this notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. We are proposing to reinstate the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Slana, Alaska Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a noncompetitive (direct) sale of 15 acres of public land in Slana, Alaska, to the adjacent private landowner, Mr. Joseph G. Riley. The sale would take place under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair market of value (FMV) of $12,000, to resolve an unauthorized use of public lands as a result of a failed trade and manufacturing claim. DATES: The BLM must receive written comments regarding the proposed sale on or before August 13, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments concerning this notice to BLM Glennallen Field Office, Attn: Dennis Teitzel, Field Manager, P.O. Box 147, Glennallen, AK 99588–0147. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Hart, Realty Specialist, phone 907–822–3217, at the above address. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will receive a reply during the normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM will conduct a direct sale for the following parcel and is subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of FLPMA and 43 CFR parts 2711 and 2720: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 37014 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 124 / Monday, June 29, 2015 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Copper River Meridian, Alaska T. 12 N., R. 9 E., Sec. 26, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, W1⁄2NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4, and NE1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4. The area described contains 15 acres. The sale is in conformance with the East Alaska Resource Management Plan, approved September 2007, decision I– 3–b–1, which allows the BLM to enter into a direct sale of public land at FMV to a failed claimant where improvements exist that are still owned, occupied, or used by the claimant. The BLM will offer the lands to Mr. Joseph G. Riley on a non-competitive basis pursuant to 43 CFR 2711.3–3(a)(5), because a direct sale would best serve the public interest in order to resolve the unauthorized use or occupancy of these lands. The BLM has completed a mineral potential report that concludes there are no locatable mineral values. The BLM proposes that conveyance of the Federal mineral interests would occur simultaneously with the sale of the land. Upon publication of this Notice in the Federal Register, the above-described lands will be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, except for the sale provisions of FLPMA. Until completion of the sale, the BLM will no longer accept land use applications affecting the identified public lands, except applications for the amendment of previously filed right-ofway applications or existing authorizations to increase the term of the grants in accordance with 43 CFR 2807.15 and 2886.15. The land would not be sold until at least August 28, 2015. The segregation terminates upon issuance of a patent, publication in the Federal Register of a termination of the segregation, or on June 29, 2017, unless extended by the BLM Alaska State Director in accordance with 43 CFR 2711.1–2(d) prior to the termination date. Mr. Riley would be required to pay a $50 nonrefundable filing fee for processing the conveyance of the mineral interests. Conveyance of the identified public land will be subject to valid existing rights and encumbrances of record, including but not limited to, rights-of-way for roads, and public utilities. The patent, if issued, would be subject to the following terms, conditions, and reservations: 1. A reservation of a right-of-way to the United States for ditches and canals constructed by authority of the United VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Jun 26, 2015 Jkt 235001 States under the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 2. A condition that the conveyance be subject to valid existing rights of record, including right-of-way AA–87119 to the Suslositna Homeowners Association and right-of-way AA–093265 to the BLM; 3. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the patented lands; and 4. Additional terms and conditions that the authorized officer deems appropriate. Detailed information concerning the proposed land sale including an appraisal, a mineral report, and planning and environmental documents, are available for review at the BLM Glennallen Field Office at the above address or by calling 907–822– 3217 during normal business hours of 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for Federal holidays. You may submit public comments regarding the sale in writing to the attention of the BLM Glennallen Field Manager (see ADDRESSES above) on or before August 13, 2015. The BLM will not consider comments received in electronic form, such as email or facsimile. Any adverse comments regarding this sale will be reviewed by the BLM State Director or other authorized official of the Department of the Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action in whole or in part. In the absence of timely filed objections, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 43 CFR 2710 and 2711. Callie Webber, Acting District Manager, Anchorage District. [FR Doc. 2015–15792 Filed 6–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–19155–16; LLAK940100–L14100000– HY0000–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision approving conveyance of the surface and subsurface estates in the lands described below to Doyon, Limited, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4. Please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for the time limits for appealing the decision. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BLM by phone at 907–271–5960 or by email at blm_ak_akso_public_room@ 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 BLM during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision will be issued by the BLM to Doyon, Limited. The decision approves conveyance of the surface and subsurface estates in the lands described below pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The lands are in the vicinity of Nulato and Kaltag, Alaska, and are described as: SUMMARY: Kateel River Meridian, Alaska T. 8 S., R. 2 E., Secs. 3 and 4; Secs. 9 and 10; Secs. 15 to 22, inclusive; Secs. 27 to 32, inclusive. Containing 11,361.28 acres. T. 12 S., R. 2 E., Secs. 1, 2, and 3; E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 124 (Monday, June 29, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37013-37014]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15792]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLAKA02000.L14300000.NJ0000]


Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale 
of Public Land in Slana, Alaska

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a non-
competitive (direct) sale of 15 acres of public land in Slana, Alaska, 
to the adjacent private landowner, Mr. Joseph G. Riley. The sale would 
take place under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair 
market of value (FMV) of $12,000, to resolve an unauthorized use of 
public lands as a result of a failed trade and manufacturing claim.

DATES: The BLM must receive written comments regarding the proposed 
sale on or before August 13, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments concerning this notice to BLM 
Glennallen Field Office, Attn: Dennis Teitzel, Field Manager, P.O. Box 
147, Glennallen, AK 99588-0147.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Hart, Realty Specialist, phone 
907-822-3217, at the above address. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message 
or question for the above individual. The FIRS is available 24 hours a 
day, 7 days a week. You will receive a reply during the normal business 
hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM will conduct a direct sale for the 
following parcel and is subject to the applicable provisions of 
Sections 203 and 209 of FLPMA and 43 CFR parts 2711 and 2720:

[[Page 37014]]

Copper River Meridian, Alaska

T. 12 N., R. 9 E.,
    Sec. 26, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\NE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, E\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, W\1/2\NE\1/4\SE\1/
4\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\NW\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\NW\1/4\NW\1/4\.

    The area described contains 15 acres.

    The sale is in conformance with the East Alaska Resource Management 
Plan, approved September 2007, decision I-3-b-1, which allows the BLM 
to enter into a direct sale of public land at FMV to a failed claimant 
where improvements exist that are still owned, occupied, or used by the 
claimant. The BLM will offer the lands to Mr. Joseph G. Riley on a non-
competitive basis pursuant to 43 CFR 2711.3-3(a)(5), because a direct 
sale would best serve the public interest in order to resolve the 
unauthorized use or occupancy of these lands.
    The BLM has completed a mineral potential report that concludes 
there are no locatable mineral values. The BLM proposes that conveyance 
of the Federal mineral interests would occur simultaneously with the 
sale of the land.
    Upon publication of this Notice in the Federal Register, the above-
described lands will be segregated from all forms of appropriation 
under the public land laws, including the mining laws, except for the 
sale provisions of FLPMA.
    Until completion of the sale, the BLM will no longer accept land 
use applications affecting the identified public lands, except 
applications for the amendment of previously filed right-of-way 
applications or existing authorizations to increase the term of the 
grants in accordance with 43 CFR 2807.15 and 2886.15. The land would 
not be sold until at least August 28, 2015. The segregation terminates 
upon issuance of a patent, publication in the Federal Register of a 
termination of the segregation, or on June 29, 2017, unless extended by 
the BLM Alaska State Director in accordance with 43 CFR 2711.1-2(d) 
prior to the termination date. Mr. Riley would be required to pay a $50 
nonrefundable filing fee for processing the conveyance of the mineral 
interests. Conveyance of the identified public land will be subject to 
valid existing rights and encumbrances of record, including but not 
limited to, rights-of-way for roads, and public utilities. The patent, 
if issued, would be subject to the following terms, conditions, and 
reservations:
    1. A reservation of a right-of-way to the United States for ditches 
and canals constructed by authority of the United States under the Act 
of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945);
    2. A condition that the conveyance be subject to valid existing 
rights of record, including right-of-way AA-87119 to the Suslositna 
Homeowners Association and right-of-way AA-093265 to the BLM;
    3. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United 
States from claims arising out of the patentee's use, occupancy, or 
operations on the patented lands; and
    4. Additional terms and conditions that the authorized officer 
deems appropriate.
    Detailed information concerning the proposed land sale including an 
appraisal, a mineral report, and planning and environmental documents, 
are available for review at the BLM Glennallen Field Office at the 
above address or by calling 907-822-3217 during normal business hours 
of 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for Federal 
holidays.
    You may submit public comments regarding the sale in writing to the 
attention of the BLM Glennallen Field Manager (see ADDRESSES above) on 
or before August 13, 2015. The BLM will not consider comments received 
in electronic form, such as email or facsimile.
    Any adverse comments regarding this sale will be reviewed by the 
BLM State Director or other authorized official of the Department of 
the Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action in 
whole or in part. In the absence of timely filed objections, this 
realty action will become the final determination of the Department of 
the Interior. Before including your address, phone number, email 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be 
advised that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal 
identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do 
so.

    Authority:  43 CFR 2710 and 2711.

Callie Webber,
Acting District Manager, Anchorage District.
[FR Doc. 2015-15792 Filed 6-26-15; 8:45 am]
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