Statement of Findings: Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act, 4063-4064 [2016-01401]

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The publication of this notice causes the waivers and release of certain claims to become effective as required by the Settlement Act. DATES: This notice is effective January 25, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Address all comments and requests for additional information to Catherine Wilson, Chair, Duck Valley Water Rights Settlement Implementation Team, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Western Region, 2600 N. Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85004. (602) 379–6789. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Settlement Act was enacted to resolve the water right claims of the ShoshonePaiute Tribes (Tribes) of the Duck Valley Reservation relative to the upstream water users in the East Fork of the Owyhee River in the State of Nevada (State). The non-federal settling parties submitted a signed Settlement Agreement (Agreement) to Congress prior to enactment of the Settlement Act. As described in section 10802, the purposes of the Settlement Act are: (1) To resolve outstanding issues with respect to the East Fork of the Owyhee River in the State in such a manner as to provide important benefits to—(A) The United States; (B) the State; (C) the Tribes; and (D) the upstream water users; (2) to achieve a fair, equitable, and final settlement of all claims of the Tribes, members of the Tribes, and the United States on behalf of the Tribes and members of Tribes to the waters of the East Fork of the Owyhee River in the State; (3) to ratify and provide for the enforcement of the Agreement among the parties to the litigation; (4) to resolve the Tribes’ water-related claims for damages against the United States; (5) to require the Secretary to perform all obligations of the Secretary under the Agreement and the Settlement Act; and (6) to authorize the actions and appropriations necessary to meet the obligations of the United States under the Agreement and the Settlement Act. Statement of Findings In accordance with section 10808(d) of the Settlement Act, I find as follows: (1) The Agreement and the waivers and releases authorized and set forth in sections 10808(a) and (b) of the Settlement Act have been executed by the parties and the Secretary; (2) the Fourth Judicial District Court, Elko County, Nevada, has issued a E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1 4064 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 15 / Monday, January 25, 2016 / Notices judgment and decree consistent with the Agreement from which no further appeal can be taken; and (3) the amounts authorized under sections 10807(b)(3) and (c)(3) of the Settlement Act have been appropriated. Dated: January 19, 2016. Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2016–01401 Filed 1–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4334–63–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [16X.LLAK941000.L1440000.ET0000; F–92350] Notice of Application for Extension of Public Land Order No. 5645, and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The General Services Administration (GSA) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management extend the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 5645 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7336 extended PLO No. 5645, which withdrew approximately 10 acres of public land from surface entry and mining for the protection of the Poker Creek Border Station for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7336 also transferred administrative jurisdiction from the U.S. Customs Service to the GSA. The withdrawal extended by PLO No. 7336 will expire on July 18, 2018, unless further extended. This notice provides an opportunity for the public to comment on the withdrawal extension application and to request a public meeting. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by April 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Alaska State Director, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, No. 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renee Fencl, BLM Alaska State Office, 907–271–5067, email rfencl@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 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:49 Jan 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 a week. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The GSA has filed an application requesting that the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management extend the withdrawal created by PLO No. 5645 (43 FR 31006 (1978)), for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7336 (63 FR 30511, (1998)), extended PLO No. 5645, which withdrew public lands for the protection of the Poker Creek Border Station, from settlement, sale, location, or entry, under all of the general land laws, including the mining laws for a 20-year term. PLO No. 5645 is incorporated herein by reference. A complete description, along with all other records pertaining to the extension, can be examined in the BLM Alaska State Office at the address shown above. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the withdrawal extension application. 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Appendix 1–16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Aniakchak National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), the Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC, the Denali National Park SRC, the Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC, the Kobuk Valley National Park SRC, the Lake Clark National Park SRC, and the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will hold public meetings to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations, and other related regulatory proposals and resource management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, (16 U.S.C. 3118), title VIII. Aniakchak National Monument SRC Meeting/Teleconference Date and Location: The Aniakchak National Monument SRC will meet from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or until business is completed on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at Ray’s Place in Port Heiden, AK. Should this meeting be postponed due to inclement weather, or lack of a quorum, the alternate meeting date is Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or until business is completed. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service office in King Salmon, AK at (907) 246– 2154 or (907) 246–3305, by Thursday, February 4, 2016, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership contact, Designated Federal Official Diane Chung, Superintendent, at (907) 442–2120 or via email at diane_ chung@nps.gov, or Linda Chisholm, Subsistence Coordinator, at (907) 246– 2154 or via email at linda_chisholm@ nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644–3603 or via email at clarence_summers@ nps.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary

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Statement of Findings: Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley 
Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior is publishing this notice in 
accordance with section 10808(d) of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the 
Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 
111-11) (Settlement Act). Congress enacted the Settlement Act as Title 
X, Subtitle C of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. The 
publication of this notice causes the waivers and release of certain 
claims to become effective as required by the Settlement Act.

DATES: This notice is effective January 25, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Address all comments and requests for 
additional information to Catherine Wilson, Chair, Duck Valley Water 
Rights Settlement Implementation Team, Department of the Interior, 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Western Region, 2600 N. Central Avenue, 4th 
Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85004. (602) 379-6789.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Settlement Act was enacted to resolve 
the water right claims of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes (Tribes) of the 
Duck Valley Reservation relative to the upstream water users in the 
East Fork of the Owyhee River in the State of Nevada (State). The non-
federal settling parties submitted a signed Settlement Agreement 
(Agreement) to Congress prior to enactment of the Settlement Act. As 
described in section 10802, the purposes of the Settlement Act are:
    (1) To resolve outstanding issues with respect to the East Fork of 
the Owyhee River in the State in such a manner as to provide important 
benefits to--(A) The United States; (B) the State; (C) the Tribes; and 
(D) the upstream water users;
    (2) to achieve a fair, equitable, and final settlement of all 
claims of the Tribes, members of the Tribes, and the United States on 
behalf of the Tribes and members of Tribes to the waters of the East 
Fork of the Owyhee River in the State;
    (3) to ratify and provide for the enforcement of the Agreement 
among the parties to the litigation;
    (4) to resolve the Tribes' water-related claims for damages against 
the United States;
    (5) to require the Secretary to perform all obligations of the 
Secretary under the Agreement and the Settlement Act; and
    (6) to authorize the actions and appropriations necessary to meet 
the obligations of the United States under the Agreement and the 
Settlement Act.

Statement of Findings

    In accordance with section 10808(d) of the Settlement Act, I find 
as follows:
    (1) The Agreement and the waivers and releases authorized and set 
forth in sections 10808(a) and (b) of the Settlement Act have been 
executed by the parties and the Secretary;
    (2) the Fourth Judicial District Court, Elko County, Nevada, has 
issued a

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judgment and decree consistent with the Agreement from which no further 
appeal can be taken; and
    (3) the amounts authorized under sections 10807(b)(3) and (c)(3) of 
the Settlement Act have been appropriated.

    Dated: January 19, 2016.
Sally Jewell,
Secretary of the Interior.
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