Notice of Application for Extension of Public Land Order No. 7296, and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Sacramento Peak Observatory; New Mexico, 41283-41284 [2017-18409]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / Notices below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the U.S. Geological Survey; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the U.S. Geological Survey enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the U.S. Geological Survey minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. 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. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Title of Collection: Ferrous Metals Survey. OMB Control Number: 1028–0068. Form Number: Various, 15 forms. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Business or other-for-profit institutions: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers and consumers of ferrous and related metals. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2296. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1199 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1020. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 10 minutes to 1 hour. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly or annually. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: There are no nonhour burden costs associated with this IC. Abstract: Respondents to these forms supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data for 13 ores, concentrates, metals, and ferroalloys, some of which are considered strategic and critical. These data and derived information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbooks, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, industry education programs, and the general public. The authorities for this action are the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.). Michael J. Magyar, Associate Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2017–18362 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [17X.LLID957000.L14400000.BJ0000. 241A.X.4500109308] Filing of Plats of Survey: Idaho Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, in 30 days from the date of this publication. SUMMARY: Boise Meridian, Idaho T. 15 S., R. 40 E., Section 3, accepted May 26, 2017 T. 14 S., R. 21 E., Sections 26, 33, 34, accepted May 26, 2017 T. 11 N., R. 17 E., Section 24, accepted May 26, 2017 T. 11 N., R. 17 E., Section 25, accepted May 26, 2017 A copy of the plats may be obtained from the Public Room at the Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office, 1387 S. Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho 83709, upon required payment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy A. Quincy, (208) 373–3981 Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho, 83709–1657. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with Mr. Quincy. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A person or party who wishes to protest one or more plats of survey identified above must file a written notice with the Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho, Bureau of Land Management. The protest must identify the plat(s) of survey that the person or party wishes ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41283 to protest and contain all reasons and evidence in support of the protest. The protest must be filed before the scheduled date of official filing for the plat(s) of survey being protested. Any protest filed after the scheduled date of official filing will be untimely and will not be considered. A protest is considered filed on the date it is received by the Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho during regular business hours; if received after regular business hours, a protest will be considered filed the next business day. If a protest against a plat of survey is received prior to the scheduled date of official filing, the official filing of the plat of survey identified in the protest will be stayed pending consideration of the protest. A plat of survey will not be officially filed until the next business day following dismissal or resolution of all protests of the plat. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in a protest, you should be aware that the documents you submit, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available in their entirety at any time. While you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Timothy A. Quincy, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho. [FR Doc. 2017–18393 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNM932000.L14400000.ET0000.17X; NMNM–85612] Notice of Application for Extension of Public Land Order No. 7296, and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Sacramento Peak Observatory; New Mexico Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior extend the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7296 for an additional 20-year term subject to valid existing rights. PLO No. 7296 withdrew approximately 2,489.40 acres of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 41284 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / Notices National Forest System land from mining, but not from mineral leasing, to protect the scientific values of the Sacramento Peak Observatory located in the Lincoln National Forest. PLO No. 7296 will expire on November 28, 2017, unless extended. This notice gives the public an opportunity to comment on the application and to request a public meeting. This notice also amends the number of acres subject to PLO No. 7296. The number of acres that are subject to the withdrawal has been increased due to previously unsurveyed sections being surveyed since the withdrawal was originally created. DATES: Comments and public meeting requests must be received by November 28, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments and public meeting requests should be sent to State Director, BLM, New Mexico State Office, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanette Martinez, BLM New Mexico State Office, 505–954–2040, or via email at jeanette@blm.gov. Persons who use telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Services at 1–800–877–8339 to reach the BLM contact person. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question for the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USFS has filed an application requesting that the Secretary of the Interior extend the withdrawal created by PLO 7396 (62 FR 63380 (1997)) for an additional 20-year term. PLO 7296 withdrew approximately 2,432.40 acres of National Forest System land from mining to protect the scientific values associated with the continued operation of the Sacramento Peak Observatory. Subsequent surveys of unsurveyed sections 28 and 33 revealed the area subject to the withdrawal contains 2,489.40 acres and is now described as follows: New Mexico Principal Meridian mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Lincoln National Forest T. 17 S., R. 11. E., sec. 26, SW1⁄4; sec.27, W1⁄2NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4, and S1⁄2; sec. 34; PB 46 and PB 51, as depicted on Protraction Diagram approved June 18, 2003. The area described contains 2,489.40 acres in Otero County. This legal description is identical in size, shape, and location as the description in PLO No. 7296, as published in the Federal Register (62 FR 63380 (1997)). Portions of the withdrawal originally described VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 29, 2017 Jkt 241001 as sec. 28, E1⁄2NE1⁄4 and S1⁄2, unsurveyed, and sec. 33, unsurveyed, are now identified as PB 46 and PB 51, respectively. The purpose of the proposed extension is to ensure the continued protection of the scientific value of the Sacramento Peak Observatory. This includes the protection of the area from pollution, dust, vibration, and light that would interfere with the operation of the highly sensitive components of the Observatory. No suitable alternative sites exist as the infrastructure investments of the SPO are in place at the optimal position for the type of activity ongoing at this site. The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide adequate protection. The USFS would not need to acquire additional water rights to fulfill the purpose of the requested extension. Records pertaining to the extension application can be examined by contacting Jeanette Martinez in the BLM New Mexico State Office at the address or phone number shown above. For a period until November 28, 2017, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the withdrawal extension application may present their views in writing to the BLM New Mexico State Director at the address indicated above. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address listed above during regular business hours. Be advised that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available. While you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is offered in connection with the withdrawal extension application. All interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the withdrawal extension application must submit a written request to the BLM New Mexico State Director at the address indicated above by November 28, 2017. Upon determination by the authorized officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register and a local newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The withdrawal extension application will be processed in accordance with PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4. Debby Lucero, Acting Deputy State Director, Lands and Resources. [FR Doc. 2017–18409 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–NPS0023998; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tonto National Forest, Phoenix, AZ National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, Tonto National Forest, has completed an inventory of unassociated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the unassociated funerary objects and present-day Indian Tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these cultural items should submit a written request to the Tonto National Forest. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the unassociated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian Tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian Tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these cultural items should submit a written request with information in support of the request to the Tonto National Forest at the address in this notice by September 29, 2017. ADDRESSES: Neil Bosworth, Tonto National Forest, 2324 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85206, telephone (602) 225–5201, email nbosworth@ fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3005, of the intent to repatriate cultural items under the control of the Tonto SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLNM932000.L14400000.ET0000.17X; NMNM-85612]


Notice of Application for Extension of Public Land Order No. 
7296, and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Sacramento Peak Observatory; 
New Mexico

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest 
Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior extend 
the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 
7296 for an additional 20-year term subject to valid existing rights. 
PLO No. 7296 withdrew approximately 2,489.40 acres of

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National Forest System land from mining, but not from mineral leasing, 
to protect the scientific values of the Sacramento Peak Observatory 
located in the Lincoln National Forest. PLO No. 7296 will expire on 
November 28, 2017, unless extended. This notice gives the public an 
opportunity to comment on the application and to request a public 
meeting. This notice also amends the number of acres subject to PLO No. 
7296. The number of acres that are subject to the withdrawal has been 
increased due to previously unsurveyed sections being surveyed since 
the withdrawal was originally created.

DATES: Comments and public meeting requests must be received by 
November 28, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments and public meeting requests should be sent to State 
Director, BLM, New Mexico State Office, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New 
Mexico 87502.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanette Martinez, BLM New Mexico 
State Office, 505-954-2040, or via email at jeanette@blm.gov. Persons 
who use telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the 
Federal Relay Services at 1-800-877-8339 to reach the BLM contact 
person. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to 
leave a message or question for the above individual. You will receive 
a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The USFS has filed an application requesting 
that the Secretary of the Interior extend the withdrawal created by PLO 
7396 (62 FR 63380 (1997)) for an additional 20-year term. PLO 7296 
withdrew approximately 2,432.40 acres of National Forest System land 
from mining to protect the scientific values associated with the 
continued operation of the Sacramento Peak Observatory. Subsequent 
surveys of unsurveyed sections 28 and 33 revealed the area subject to 
the withdrawal contains 2,489.40 acres and is now described as follows:

New Mexico Principal Meridian

Lincoln National Forest

    T. 17 S., R. 11. E., sec. 26, SW\1/4\; sec.27, W\1/2\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\, and S\1/2\; sec. 34; PB 46 and PB 51, as depicted 
on Protraction Diagram approved June 18, 2003.
    The area described contains 2,489.40 acres in Otero County. This 
legal description is identical in size, shape, and location as the 
description in PLO No. 7296, as published in the Federal Register (62 
FR 63380 (1997)). Portions of the withdrawal originally described as 
sec. 28, E\1/2\NE\1/4\ and S\1/2\, unsurveyed, and sec. 33, unsurveyed, 
are now identified as PB 46 and PB 51, respectively.
    The purpose of the proposed extension is to ensure the continued 
protection of the scientific value of the Sacramento Peak Observatory. 
This includes the protection of the area from pollution, dust, 
vibration, and light that would interfere with the operation of the 
highly sensitive components of the Observatory.
    No suitable alternative sites exist as the infrastructure 
investments of the SPO are in place at the optimal position for the 
type of activity ongoing at this site. The use of a right-of-way, 
interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide 
adequate protection.
    The USFS would not need to acquire additional water rights to 
fulfill the purpose of the requested extension.
    Records pertaining to the extension application can be examined by 
contacting Jeanette Martinez in the BLM New Mexico State Office at the 
address or phone number shown above.
    For a period until November 28, 2017, all persons who wish to 
submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the 
withdrawal extension application may present their views in writing to 
the BLM New Mexico State Director at the address indicated above. 
Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be 
available for public review at the address listed above during regular 
business hours. Be advised that your entire comment, including your 
personal identifying information, may be made publicly available. While 
you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from 
public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. 
Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is 
offered in connection with the withdrawal extension application. All 
interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the withdrawal extension application must submit a written 
request to the BLM New Mexico State Director at the address indicated 
above by November 28, 2017. Upon determination by the authorized 
officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and 
place will be published in the Federal Register and a local newspaper 
at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting.
    The withdrawal extension application will be processed in 
accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4.

Debby Lucero,
Acting Deputy State Director, Lands and Resources.
[FR Doc. 2017-18409 Filed 8-29-17; 8:45 am]
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