Public Land Order No. 7849; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Protection of the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite; Wyoming, 3464 [2016-01164]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714, it is ordered as follows: 1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public land is hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2), but not from leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, for the Bureau of Land Management to protect and preserve significant paleontological resources associated with the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite. Bureau of Land Management Sixth Principal Meridian [LLWY921000, L14300000.ET0000; WYW– 155144] T. 52 N., R. 91 W., Sec. 17, S1⁄2NE1⁄4 and SE1⁄4; Sec. 20, lots 1 to 12, inclusive, and SE1⁄4NE1⁄4; Sec. 21, NE1⁄4, W1⁄2, N1⁄2SE1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SE1⁄4. The area described contains 1,359.25 acres in Big Horn County. Public Land Order No. 7849; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Protection of the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite; Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. AGENCY: This order withdraws 1,359.25 acres of public land from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years to protect important paleontological resources within the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite located in Bighorn County, Wyoming. The land has been and will remain open to the public land laws and mineral and geothermal leasing. DATES: Effective Date: January 21, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janelle Wrigley, Realty Officer, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009, 307–775– 6257 or via email at jwrigley@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 at normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 2. The withdrawal made by this order does not alter the applicability of those public land laws governing the use of land under lease, license or permit, or governing the disposal of the mineral or vegetative resources other than under the mining laws. 3. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of this order, unless, as a result of a review conducted before the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be extended. Dated: December 23, 2015. Janice M. Schneider, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 2016–01164 Filed 1–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY921000, L14300000.ET0000; WYW-155144]


Public Land Order No. 7849; Withdrawal of Public Land for the 
Protection of the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite; Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public Land Order.

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SUMMARY: This order withdraws 1,359.25 acres of public land from 
location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 
20 years to protect important paleontological resources within the Red 
Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite located in Bighorn County, Wyoming. The land 
has been and will remain open to the public land laws and mineral and 
geothermal leasing.

DATES: Effective Date: January 21, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janelle Wrigley, Realty Officer, 
Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, 
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009, 307-775-6257 or via email at jwrigley@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 at normal business hours. The FIRS is 
available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, to leave a message or 
question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during 
normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau of Land Management will manage 
the land to protect the important paleontological resources and 
investments associated with development and maintenance of the Red 
Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite.

Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 
43 U.S.C. 1714, it is ordered as follows:
    1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public 
land is hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United 
States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2), but not from leasing under the 
mineral or geothermal leasing laws, for the Bureau of Land Management 
to protect and preserve significant paleontological resources 
associated with the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite.

Sixth Principal Meridian

T. 52 N., R. 91 W.,
    Sec. 17, S\1/2\NE\1/4\ and SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 20, lots 1 to 12, inclusive, and SE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 21, NE\1/4\, W\1/2\, N\1/2\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\.

    The area described contains 1,359.25 acres in Big Horn County.

    2. The withdrawal made by this order does not alter the 
applicability of those public land laws governing the use of land under 
lease, license or permit, or governing the disposal of the mineral or 
vegetative resources other than under the mining laws.
    3. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of 
this order, unless, as a result of a review conducted before the 
expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy 
and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f), the Secretary determines 
that the withdrawal shall be extended.

    Dated: December 23, 2015.
Janice M. Schneider,
Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. 2016-01164 Filed 1-20-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4310-22-P