Notice of Invitation To Participate Coal Exploration License Application MTM 107855, Montana, 10275-10276 [2016-04308]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORP00000.L12200000.AL 0000.15XL1109AF; HAG 16–0043] Establishment and Availability of Final Boundary for Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Segment B, Prineville District, Crook County, Oregon Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with Section 3(b) of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Bureau of Land Management, Washington Office, is providing notice of the establishment and availability of the final boundary of the Crooked National Wild and Scenic River, Segment B, and of the transmittal of the boundary package to Congress. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Benkosky, District Manager, BLM Prineville District Office, 3050 NE. Third Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754, 541–416–6700. 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 individuals 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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Segment B boundary is available for public inspection at the following offices: Bureau of Land Management, National Landscape Conservation System, 20 M Street SE., Washington, DC 20036, 202–912–7624; Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office, 1220 SW. 3rd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204, 503–808–6001; Bureau of Land Management, Prineville District Office, 3050 NE. Third Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754, 541–416–6700. The Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100– 557) of October 28, 1988, designated the Crooked River, Segment B, Oregon, as a National Wild and Scenic River, to be administered by the Secretary of the Interior. Segment B was described as: ‘‘the 8-mile segment from Bowman Dam to dry Creek as a recreational river.’’ A proposed boundary for the Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Segment B, was published in the Federal Register on Monday, December 11, 1989 (54 FR 50825). The proposed administrative boundary was also transmitted to Congress on January 2, 1990. The asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 boundary began at the Bowman Dam and extended downstream for 8 miles. The Crooked River Collaborative Water Security and Jobs Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–244) amended the proposed boundary for the Crooked Wild and Scenic River, Segment B, by describing it as: ‘‘The 7.75-mile segment from a point 1⁄4-mile downstream from the center crest of the Bowman Dam, as a recreational river.’’ As specified by law, the final boundary becomes effective 90 days after transmittal to Congress, which occurred on October 14, 2015. Jerome E. Perez, State Director, Oregon/Washington. [FR Doc. 2016–04307 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT921000–L13200000.EL0000–15X; MTM 107885; MO#4500077364] Notice of Invitation To Participate Coal Exploration License Application MTM 107855, Montana Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Decker Coal Company, LLC on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Big Horn County, Montana, encompassing 12,618.11 acres. DATES: Any party seeking to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the BLM and Decker Coal Company, LLC as provided in the ADDRESSES section below no later than March 30, 2016 or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this notice in the Sheridan Press newspaper, whichever is later. This notice will be published once a week for 2 consecutive weeks in the Sheridan Press, Sheridan, Wyoming. Such written notice must refer to serial number MTM 107885. ADDRESSES: The proposed exploration license and plan are available for review from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the public room at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 59101–4669. The exploration license application and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10275 exploration plan are also available for viewing on the Montana State Office coal Web site at http://www.blm.gov/mt/ st/en/prog/energy/coal.html. A written notice to participate in the exploration licenses should be sent to the State Director, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 59101–4669, and Decker Coal Company, LLC, 170 Main Street, Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84101–1657. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phil Perlewitz, BLM Montana State Office, 406–896–5159, or by email at pperlewi@ blm.gov; or Connie Schaff, BLM Montana State Office, 406–896–5060, or by email at cschaff@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: Decker Coal Company, LLC has applied to the BLM for a coal exploration license on public lands in Big Horn County, Montana. The exploration activities will be performed pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations at 43 CFR part 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 coal resources. The BLM regulations at 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c) require the publication of an invitation to participate in coal exploration in the Federal Register. The lands to be explored for coal deposits in exploration license MTM 107885 are described as follows: Principal Meridian, Montana T. 9 S., R. 39 E., Secs. 12 through 14 and secs. 23 through 26; T. 8 S., R. 40 E., Sec. 27, W1⁄2 SW1⁄4 and SW1⁄4 SE1⁄4 SW1⁄4; Sec. 28, S1⁄2 NE1⁄4, S1⁄2 NW1⁄4, and S1⁄2; Sec. 29, S1⁄2; Sec. 32, SW1⁄4; Sec. 34, W1⁄2 NW1⁄4 NE1⁄4, N1⁄2 NE1⁄4 NW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4 NE1⁄4 NW1⁄4; T. 9 S., R. 40 E., Sec. 2, lots 1 and 2, S1⁄2 NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4 NW1⁄4, E1⁄2 SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4; Sec. 4, lot 4, SW1⁄4 NW1⁄4; Sec. 5, lots 1 through 4, S1⁄2 N1⁄4, S1⁄2 NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4, N1⁄2 SE1⁄4, and SW1⁄4 SE1⁄4; Sec. 7; Sec. 8, NW1⁄4 NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4 SW1⁄4 NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4, NW1⁄4 NE1⁄4 SW1⁄4, NW1⁄4 SW1⁄4, and NW1⁄4 SW1⁄4 SW1⁄4; Sec. 11, N1⁄2 NE1⁄4, and NE1⁄4 NW1⁄4; E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 10276 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices Sec. 17, W1⁄2 SW1⁄4; Sec. 18; Sec. 19, lots 1 through 3, E1⁄2, E1⁄2 NW1⁄4, and E1⁄2 SW1⁄4; Sec. 20, W1⁄2 SW1⁄4 NE1⁄4, W1⁄2, S1⁄2 NE1⁄4 SE1⁄4, NW1⁄4 SE1⁄4, and S1⁄2 SE1⁄4; Sec. 23, E1⁄2, E1⁄2 NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4 NW1⁄4, and SW1⁄4; Sec. 24; Sec. 25, N1⁄2, SW1⁄4; Sec. 26; Sec. 29, NE1⁄4, N1⁄2 SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4 SW1⁄4, and N1⁄2 SE1⁄4; Sec. 30, lots 2 through 4, E1⁄2 SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; T. 9 S., R. 41 E., Sec. 19, lot 5. The area described contains approximately 12,618.11 acres. The Federal coal within the lands described for exploration license MTM 107885 is currently unleased for development of Federal coal reserves. Authority: 30 U.S.C. 201(b) and 43 CFR 3410.2–1(c). Phillip C. Perlewitz, Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals. [FR Doc. 2016–04308 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Indian Gaming Commission 2016 Preliminary Fee Rate and Fingerprint Fees National Indian Gaming Commission, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.2, that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted its 2016 preliminary annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.062% (.00062) for tier 2. While the rate for tier 1 remains the same, tier 2 decreases from 0.065% to 0.062%. The tier 2 preliminary annual fee rate represents the lowest fee rate adopted by the Commission in the last five years. These rates shall apply to all assessable gross revenues from each gaming operation under the jurisdiction of the Commission. If a tribe has a certificate of self-regulation under 25 CFR part 518, the 2016 preliminary fee rate on Class II revenues shall be 0.031% (.00031) which is one-half of the annual fee rate. The preliminary fee rates being adopted here are effective March 1, 2016 and will remain in effect until new rates are adopted. Pursuant to 25 CFR 514.16, the National Indian Gaming Commission has also adopted its fingerprint processing fees of $21 per card effective March 1, 2016. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yvonne Lee, National Indian Gaming Commission, C/O Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop #1621, Washington, DC 20240; telephone (202) 632–7003; fax (202) 632–7066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) established the National Indian Gaming Commission, which is charged with regulating gaming on Indian lands. Commission regulations (25 CFR 514) provide for a system of fee assessment and payment that is self-administered by gaming operations. Pursuant to those regulations, the Commission is required to adopt and communicate assessment rates and the gaming operations are required to apply those rates to their revenues, compute the fees to be paid, report the revenues, and remit the fees to the Commission. All gaming operations within the jurisdiction of the Commission are required to selfadminister the provisions of these regulations, and report and pay any fees that are due to the Commission. Pursuant to 25 CFR 514, the Commission must also review annually the costs involved in processing fingerprint cards and set a fee based on fees charged by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and costs incurred by the Commission. Commission costs include Commission personnel, supplies, equipment costs, and postage to submit the results to the requesting tribe. Based on that review, the Commission hereby sets the 2016 fingerprint processing fee at $21 per card effective March 1, 2016. Dated: February 23, 2016. Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, Chairman. Dated: February 23, 2016. E. Sequoyah Simermeyer, Associate Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2016–04267 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7565–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRNHL–20297; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000] National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Extension of Comment Period for Pending Nomination of Chi’chil Bildagoteel (Oak Flats) Historic District comments on the proposed listing of the Chi’chil Bildagoteel (Oak Flats) Historic District Traditional Cultural Property in the National Register of Historic Places. Comments should be submitted by March 4, 2016. DATES: Comments may be sent via U.S. Postal Service to the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C St. NW., MS 2280, Washington, DC 20240; by all other carriers, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1201 Eye St. NW., 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; or by fax, 202–371–6447. Email comments can be sent to edson_beall@ nps.gov. ADDRESSES: On January 21, 2016, the National Park Service published a notice (81 FR 3469, column 2) soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before January 2, 2016 in the National Register of Historic Places. The Chi’chil Bildagoteel (Oak Flats) Historic District Traditional Cultural Property, Pinal County, Arizona, is being considered for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Pursuant to §§ 60.6(t) and 60.12(a) of 36 CFR part 60, the period for accepting written comments on the significance of the nominated property under the National Register criteria for evaluation has been extended, and all comments should be submitted on or before March 4, 2016. 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. If you submitted comments or information during the previous open comment period, please do not resubmit them. We will fully consider them in the preparation of our final determination SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 36 CFR 60.6(t) and 60.12(a). AGENCY: Dated: February 5, 2016. J. Paul Loether, Chief, National Register of Historic Places/ National Historic Landmarks Program. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2016–04373 Filed 2–25–16; 11:15 am] National Park Service, Interior. Notice. The National Park Service is extending the period for soliciting SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 BILLING CODE 4312–51–P E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 39 (Monday, February 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10275-10276]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04308]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLMT921000-L13200000.EL0000-15X; MTM 107885; MO#4500077364]


Notice of Invitation To Participate Coal Exploration License 
Application MTM 107855, Montana

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the 
Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited 
to participate with Decker Coal Company, LLC on a pro rata cost sharing 
basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the 
United States of America in lands located in Big Horn County, Montana, 
encompassing 12,618.11 acres.

DATES: Any party seeking to participate in this exploration program 
must send written notice to both the BLM and Decker Coal Company, LLC 
as provided in the ADDRESSES section below no later than March 30, 2016 
or 10 calendar days after the last publication of this notice in the 
Sheridan Press newspaper, whichever is later. This notice will be 
published once a week for 2 consecutive weeks in the Sheridan Press, 
Sheridan, Wyoming. Such written notice must refer to serial number MTM 
107885.

ADDRESSES: The proposed exploration license and plan are available for 
review from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the public room 
at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 
59101-4669. The exploration license application and exploration plan 
are also available for viewing on the Montana State Office coal Web 
site at http://www.blm.gov/mt/st/en/prog/energy/coal.html. A written 
notice to participate in the exploration licenses should be sent to the 
State Director, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, 
Billings, MT 59101-4669, and Decker Coal Company, LLC, 170 Main Street, 
Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1657.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phil Perlewitz, BLM Montana State 
Office, 406-896-5159, or by email at pperlewi@blm.gov; or Connie 
Schaff, BLM Montana State Office, 406-896-5060, or by email at 
cschaff@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: Decker Coal Company, LLC has applied to the 
BLM for a coal exploration license on public lands in Big Horn County, 
Montana. The exploration activities will be performed pursuant to the 
Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the 
regulations at 43 CFR part 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 coal resources. The 
BLM regulations at 43 CFR 3410.2-1(c) require the publication of an 
invitation to participate in coal exploration in the Federal Register. 
The lands to be explored for coal deposits in exploration license MTM 
107885 are described as follows:

Principal Meridian, Montana

T. 9 S., R. 39 E.,
    Secs. 12 through 14 and secs. 23 through 26;
T. 8 S., R. 40 E.,
    Sec. 27, W\1/2\ SW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\ SE\1/4\ SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, S\1/2\ NE\1/4\, S\1/2\ NW\1/4\, and S\1/2\;
    Sec. 29, S\1/2\;
    Sec. 32, SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, W\1/2\ NW\1/4\ NE\1/4\, N\1/2\ NE\1/4\ NW\1/4\, and 
SE\1/4\ NE\1/4\ NW\1/4\;
T. 9 S., R. 40 E.,
    Sec. 2, lots 1 and 2, S\1/2\ NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\ NW\1/4\, E\1/2\ 
SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 4, lot 4, SW\1/4\ NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, lots 1 through 4, S\1/2\ N\1/4\, S\1/2\ NW\1/4\, SW\1/
4\, N\1/2\ SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\ SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 7;
    Sec. 8, NW\1/4\ NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\ SW\1/4\ NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\, NW\1/
4\ NE\1/4\ SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\ SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\ SW\1/4\ SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 11, N\1/2\ NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\ NW\1/4\;

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    Sec. 17, W\1/2\ SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18;
    Sec. 19, lots 1 through 3, E\1/2\, E\1/2\ NW\1/4\, and E\1/2\ 
SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 20, W\1/2\ SW\1/4\ NE\1/4\, W\1/2\, S\1/2\ NE\1/4\ SE\1/4\, 
NW\1/4\ SE\1/4\, and S\1/2\ SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, E\1/2\, E\1/2\ NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\ NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 24;
    Sec. 25, N\1/2\, SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 26;
    Sec. 29, NE\1/4\, N\1/2\ SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\ SW\1/4\, and N\1/2\ 
SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, lots 2 through 4, E\1/2\ SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\;
T. 9 S., R. 41 E.,
    Sec. 19, lot 5.

    The area described contains approximately 12,618.11 acres.

    The Federal coal within the lands described for exploration license 
MTM 107885 is currently unleased for development of Federal coal 
reserves.

    Authority: 30 U.S.C. 201(b) and 43 CFR 3410.2-1(c).

Phillip C. Perlewitz,
Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals.
[FR Doc. 2016-04308 Filed 2-26-16; 8:45 am]
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