Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council, 47247-47248 [2017-21962]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 11, 2017 / Notices Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7, 43 CFR 1610.2. Mary Jo Rugwell, BLM Wyoming State Director. [FR Doc. 2017–21965 Filed 10–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV912000 L13400000.PQ0000 LXSS006F0000; MO#] Notice of Public Meeting of the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The RAC will hold a public meeting on Thursday, October 12 and a field trip on Friday, October 13, to the Porter Springs Recreation Area within the BLM Winnemucca District. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. However, the meeting could end earlier if discussions and presentations conclude before 4:30 p.m. On October 13, the field trip will begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the BLM Winnemucca District Office, 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd., Winnemucca, NV and the field trip will depart from the BLM Winnemucca District Office. Comments may be submitted by email to lross@blm.gov with the words ‘‘SFNWGB RAC Oct. 2017 Comment’’ in the subject line. Written comments should be sent to the following address and be received no later than October 11, 2017 in order to be discussed at meeting; SFNWGB RAC Oct. 2017 Comment, Attention: Lisa Ross, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, Nevada 89703. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Ross by telephone at (775) 885–6107, or by email at lross@blm.gov. 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, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Oct 10, 2017 Jkt 244001 receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member RAC advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM Nevada State Director, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Nevada. Meeting agenda topics include updates on Wildfire, Burning Man, Wild Horses and Burros, Jordan Meadows Collaborative process, Mining, RAC subcommittee reports, and District manager’s updates. Both the meeting and field trip are open to the public. However, the public is required to provide its own transportation for the field trip. Individuals who plan to attend and need further information about the meeting or need special assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, may contact Lisa Ross at the phone number or email address above. A Public comment period will be available on October 12 from 8:10–8:30 a.m. and 4:30–5:00 p.m. during the meeting. 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 the BLM in your comment to withhold your personalidentifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–2. [FR Doc. 2017–21964 Filed 10–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORV00000.L10200000. DF0000.LXSSH1050000. 17X.HAG 17–0148] Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Southeast SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. The Southeast Oregon RAC will hold a public meeting on Monday and Tuesday, October 16 and 17, 2017. The October 16 meeting will consist of a field trip to view the Beaty Butte Wild Horse Training Facility and a local mining claim, departing at 8 a.m. and returning at 5 p.m. The October 17 meeting will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. A public comment period will be available from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. The final agenda will be posted online at http://www.blm.gov/or/rac/ seorrac.php on or before October 3, 2017. DATES: The Southeast Oregon RAC will meet at the BLM Lakeview Interagency Center, 1301 S. G St., Lakeview, OR 97630, for both the Monday, October 16, field trip and the RAC business meeting. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larisa Bogardus, Public Affairs Officer, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630; 541–947–6237; lbogardus@ blm.gov. 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 the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. The 15member Southeast Oregon RAC was chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. The members represent commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon. All meetings are open to the public in their entirety. Information to be distributed to the the Southeast Oregon RAC is requested prior to the start of each meeting. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, please 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chris Rose, Acting Deputy Chief, Office of Communications. 47247 E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 47248 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 11, 2017 / Notices Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–2. Donald Gonzalez, Vale District Manager. [FR Doc. 2017–21962 Filed 10–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO350000.16X.L11100000.PI0000 LXSISGMW0000] Notice of Cancellation of Withdrawal Application and Withdrawal Proposal and Notice of Termination of Environmental Impact Statement for the Sagebrush Focal Area Withdrawal in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of cancellation. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has canceled its withdrawal application and the withdrawal proposal relating to approximately 10 million acres of public and National Forest system lands located within Sagebrush Focal Areas (SFAs) in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. The BLM has determined that the lands are no longer needed in connection with the proposed withdrawal. The BLM has also terminated the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement evaluating this application and proposal. DATES: This Notice is applicable on October 11, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark A. Mackiewicz, BLM, by telephone at 435–636–3616, mail to 125 South 600 West, Price, UT 84501–2833 or by email at mmackiew@blm.gov. Persons using a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 800–877– 8339. FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A Notice of Proposed Withdrawal was published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2015, (80 FR 57635), as corrected (80 FR 63583), of the Department’s proposal to withdraw approximately 10 million acres of public and National Forest System lands in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming from location and entry under the United States mining laws for 20 years, subject to valid existing rights. The September 24, 2015, Notice also served asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:58 Oct 10, 2017 Jkt 244001 as a Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, 42 U.S.C. 4331, and initiated a public scoping process. The BLM has determined that the lands are no longer needed in connection with the proposed withdrawal. In accordance with 43 CFR 2310.1–4(a), the BLM therefore has canceled the proposed withdrawal and its application in support thereof. Preparation of an EIS is hereby terminated. Pursuant to 43 CFR 2310.2– 1(d), the segregative effect for the lands described in 80 FR 57635 as amended by 80 FR 63583 terminated by operation of law on September 24, 2017, and the lands are currently open to location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, the provision of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. Michael D. Nedd, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2017–21963 Filed 10–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO200000/LXSGPL000000/17x/ L11100000.PH0000] Notice of Intent To Amend Land Use Plans Regarding Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation and Prepare Associated Environmental Impact Statements or Environmental Assessments Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: On March 31, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada held that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, (NEPA) by failing to prepare a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the designation of Sagebrush Focal Areas (SFA) in the Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment in Nevada. In order to comply with the court’s order and to address issues raised by various interested parties, the BLM intends to consider the possibility of amending some, all or none of the BLM land use plans that were amended or revised in 2014 and 2015 regarding Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in the States of California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Montana (‘‘2015 Sage-Grouse Plans’’). By this Notice the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments on Greater Sage-Grouse land management issues that could warrant land use plan amendments. DATES: This Notice initiates the public scoping process for RMP amendment(s) with associated NEPA document(s). Comments may be submitted in writing until November 27, 2017. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meetings will be announced at least 15 days in advance through local news media, newspapers and the BLM Web site at: http://bit.ly/GRSGplanning. In order to be included in the analysis, all comments must be received prior to the close of the 45-day scoping period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is later. We will provide additional opportunities for public participation as appropriate. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on issues and planning criteria related to amending land use plans regarding Greater Sage-Grouse conservation to the BLM Web site at: http://bit.ly/ GRSGplanning or to one of the addresses listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. If your comments are specific to an individual State or region, please specify that in your comments. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the addresses listed below in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Johanna Munson in the BLM-Idaho State Office at (208) 373–7834, email BLM_sagegrouseplanning@blm.gov, or mail 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83708. For a list of local BLM contacts, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. 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 individuals during normal business hours. The FRS 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: On March 31, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada held that the BLM violated NEPA by failing to prepare a supplemental EIS for the designation of SFAs in the 2015 Greater Sage-Grouse Plan in Nevada. Similar claims were raised in other lawsuits that have not been decided. The BLM also recognizes that the 2015 Greater SageGrouse Plans blended elements from among the action alternatives analyzed through the NEPA process for those E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 195 (Wednesday, October 11, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-21962]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLORV00000.L10200000. DF0000.LXSSH1050000. 17X.HAG 17-0148]


Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource 
Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Southeast 
Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.

DATES: The Southeast Oregon RAC will hold a public meeting on Monday 
and Tuesday, October 16 and 17, 2017. The October 16 meeting will 
consist of a field trip to view the Beaty Butte Wild Horse Training 
Facility and a local mining claim, departing at 8 a.m. and returning at 
5 p.m. The October 17 meeting will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. A 
public comment period will be available from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
The final agenda will be posted online at http://www.blm.gov/or/rac/seorrac.php on or before October 3, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The Southeast Oregon RAC will meet at the BLM Lakeview 
Interagency Center, 1301 S. G St., Lakeview, OR 97630, for both the 
Monday, October 16, field trip and the RAC business meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larisa Bogardus, Public Affairs 
Officer, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630; 541-947-6237; 
lbogardus@blm.gov. 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 the above individual. You will receive a reply during 
normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member Southeast Oregon RAC was 
chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. The members 
represent commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide 
advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management 
plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon. 
All meetings are open to the public in their entirety. Information to 
be distributed to the the Southeast Oregon RAC is requested prior to 
the start of each meeting.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, please 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.


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    Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-2.

Donald Gonzalez,
Vale District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2017-21962 Filed 10-10-17; 8:45 am]
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