Notice of Temporary Closures: Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ, 61788-61789 [2017-28217]

Download as PDF 61788 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 249 / Friday, December 29, 2017 / Notices general information requirements outlined in the NFIP regulations, and helps establish an organized package of the data needed to revise NFIP maps. This information collection expired on May 31, 2017. FEMA is requesting a reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Collection of Information Title: Revision to National Flood Insurance Program Maps: Application Forms and Instructions for LOMRs and CLOMRs. Type of information collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. OMB Number: 1660–0016. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 086–0–27, Overview and Concurrence Form; FEMA Form 086–0– 27A, Riverine Hydrology and Hydraulics Form; FEMA Form 086–0– 27B, Riverine Structures Form; FEMA Form 086–0–27C, Coastal Analysis Form; FEMA Form 086–0–27D, Coastal Structures Form; FEMA Form 086–0– 27E, Alluvial Fan Flooding Form. Abstract: The forms in this information collection are used to determine if the collected data will result in the modification of a BFE, a SFHA, or a floodway. Once the information is collected, it is submitted to FEMA for review and is subsequently included on the NFIP maps. Using these maps, lenders will determine the application of the mandatory flood insurance purchase requirements, and insurance agents will determine actuarial flood insurance rates. The maps are also used by communities participating in the NFIP to establish floodplain management requirements. Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Government and Business or Other for-Profit Institutes. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,291. Estimated Number of Responses: 5,291. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,107. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: $1,084,308. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: $22,010,000. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: None. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: $24,559.06. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Dec 28, 2017 Jkt 244001 above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. William Holzerland, Director, Information Management Division, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–28188 Filed 12–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZC03000.17X.L12200000.EA0000; AZ– SRP–030–15–01] Notice of Temporary Closures: Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of temporary closures. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that temporary closures will be in effect on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lake Havasu Field Office, during the Best in the Desert (BITD) Racing Association GMZ Utility Terrain Vehicle Winter Nationals Parker ‘‘250’’ and BlueWater Resort Parker ‘‘425’’ official permitted off-highway-vehicle (OHV) events. DATES: These temporary closures will be in effect from 2 p.m., January 5, 2018, through 10 p.m., January 6; and from 2 p.m., February 2, 2018, through 2 a.m., February 4, Mountain Standard Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Wostal, Acting Colorado River District Chief Ranger, email: cwostal@ blm.gov; or Caroline Kilbane, Outdoor Recreation Planner, email: ckilbane@ blm.gov; BLM Lake Havasu Field Office, 1785 Kiowa Avenue, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403; telephone 928–505– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1200. 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. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The temporary closures affect public lands that are under the administration of the Lake Havasu Field Office in La Paz County, Arizona. This action is being taken to help ensure public safety, prevent unnecessary environmental degradation, and to protect natural and cultural resources adjacent to the event site during the BITD Racing Association GMZ Utility Terrain Vehicle Winter Nationals Parker ‘‘250’’ and BlueWater Resort Parker ‘‘425’’ official permitted OHV events. The temporary closure order is issued under the authority of 43 CFR subpart 8364.1; which allows the BLM to establish temporary closures for the protection of persons, property, and public lands and resources. Violation of any of the terms, conditions, or restrictions contained within this temporary closure order may subject the violator to citation or arrest with a penalty or fine or imprisonment or both as specified by law. Description of Race Course Closed Area: With the exception of access to designated spectator areas, areas subject to this temporary closure include all BLM designated roads and trails on public lands situated within the interior of the race course and located within 2 miles of the designated course’s perimeter. Beginning at the eastern boundary of the Colorado River Indian Tribe (CRIT) Reservation, the temporary closed area runs east along Shea Road, then east into Osborne Wash on the Parker-Swansea Road to the Central Arizona Project (CAP) Canal, then north on the west side of the CAP Canal, crossing the canal on the countymaintained road, running northeast into Mineral Wash Canyon, then southeast on the county-maintained road, through the four-corners intersection to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then east on Transmission Pass Road, through State Trust Land located in Butler Valley, turning north into Cunningham Wash to North Tank; continuing south to Transmission Pass Road and east (reentering public land) within 2 miles of Alamo Dam Road. The course turns south and west onto the Wooden Power Line Road, onto the State Trust Land in Butler Valley, turning southwest into E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 249 / Friday, December 29, 2017 / Notices Cunningham Wash to the Graham Well, intersecting Butler Valley Road, then north and west on the countymaintained road to the ‘‘Bouse Y’’ intersection, 2 miles north of Bouse, Arizona. The course proceeds north, paralleling the Bouse-Swansea Road to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then west along the North Boundary (power line) Road of the East Cactus Plain Wilderness Area to Parker-Swansea Road. The course turns west into Osborne Wash crossing the CAP Canal, along the north boundary of the Cactus Plain Wilderness Study Area; it continues west staying in Osborne Wash and crossing Shea Road along the southern boundary of Gibraltar Wilderness, rejoining Osborne Wash at the CRIT Reservation boundary. Closure Restrictions: The following acts are prohibited during the temporary land closures in order to provide for public and race participant safety: 1. Being present on or driving on the designated race course or the adjacent lands described above. All spectators must stay within the designated spectator areas. The spectator areas have protective fencing and barriers. This does not apply to race participants, race officials, or emergency vehicles authorized or operated by local, State, or Federal government agencies. Emergency medical response shall only be conducted by personnel and vehicles operating under the guidance of the La Paz County Emergency Medical Services and Fire, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, or the BLM. 2. Vehicle parking or stopping in areas affected by the closures, except where such is specifically allowed (designated spectator areas). 3. Camping in the closed area described above, except in the designated spectator areas. 4. Discharge of firearms. 5. Possession or use of any fireworks. 6. Cutting or collecting firewood of any kind, including dead and down wood or other vegetative material. 7. Operating any off-road vehicle (as defined by 43 CFR 8340.0–7(a)). 8. Operating any vehicle in the area of the temporary closure or on roads within the event area at a speed of more than 35 miles per hour. This does not apply to registered race vehicles during the race, while on the designated race course. 9. Failing to obey any official sign posted by the BLM, La Paz County, or the race promoter. 10. Parking any vehicle in violation of posted restrictions, or in such a manner as to obstruct or impede normal or emergency traffic movement or the parking of other vehicles, create a safety VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Dec 28, 2017 Jkt 244001 hazard, or endanger any person, property, or feature. Vehicles parked in violation are subject to citation, removal, and/or impoundment at the owner’s expense. 11. Failing to obey any person authorized to direct traffic or control access to event area including law enforcement officers, BLM officials, and designated race officials. 12. Failing to observe spectator area quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 13. Failing to keep campsite or race viewing site free of trash and litter. 14. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained. All pets must be restrained by a leash of not more than 6 feet in length. 15. Reserving sites within the spectator area. Spectators are prohibited from denying other visitors or parties the use of unoccupied portions of the spectator area. Exceptions to Closure: The restrictions do not apply to emergency or law enforcement vehicles owned by the United States, the State of Arizona, or La Paz County, and designated race officials, participants, pit crews, or persons operating on their behalf. All BITD registered media personnel are permitted access to existing routes 50 feet from the race course per BITD standards. Outside of the race corridor, other lands in the Field Office will remain open and available for offhighway vehicle access and all other recreation activities. Penalties: Any person who violates these temporary closures may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1–7, State or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Arizona law. Effect of Closure: The entire area encompassed by the designated course and all areas outside the course as described above and in the time period as described above are closed to all vehicles. The authorized applicant or their representatives are required to post warning signs, control access to, and clearly mark the event route and areas, common access roads, and road crossings during the closure period. Support vehicles under permit for operation by event participants must follow the race permit stipulations. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1. Jason West, Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2017–28217 Filed 12–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61789 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR02800000, 18XR0680A1, RX.17868949.0000000] Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Revisions to the Coordinated LongTerm Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project, and Related Facilities Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent; request for comments. AGENCY: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement (EIS) for analyzing potential modifications to the continued longterm operation of the federal Central Valley Project (CVP), for its authorized purposes, in a coordinated manner with the State Water Project (SWP), for its authorized purposes. Reclamation proposes to evaluate alternatives that maximize water deliveries and optimize marketable power generation consistent with applicable laws, contractual obligations, and agreements; and to augment operational flexibility by addressing the status of listed species. Reclamation is seeking suggestions and information on the alternatives and topics to be addressed and any other important issues related to the proposed action. DATES: Submit written comments on the scope of the EIS by February 1, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Katrina Harrison, Project Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, Bay-Delta Office, 801 I Street, Suite 140, Sacramento, CA 95814–2536; fax to (916) 414–2425; or email at kharrison@ usbr.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katrina Harrison at (916) 414–2425; or email at kharrison@usbr.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Agencies Involved Reclamation will request the following agencies participate as cooperating agencies for preparation of the EIS in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Western Area Power Administration, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reclamation has also identified Indian tribes and other Federal, State, E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2017-28217]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLAZC03000.17X.L12200000.EA0000; AZ-SRP-030-15-01]


Notice of Temporary Closures: Selected Public Lands in La Paz 
County, AZ

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of temporary closures.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that temporary closures will be in 
effect on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management 
(BLM), Lake Havasu Field Office, during the Best in the Desert (BITD) 
Racing Association GMZ Utility Terrain Vehicle Winter Nationals Parker 
``250'' and BlueWater Resort Parker ``425'' official permitted off-
highway-vehicle (OHV) events.

DATES: These temporary closures will be in effect from 2 p.m., January 
5, 2018, through 10 p.m., January 6; and from 2 p.m., February 2, 2018, 
through 2 a.m., February 4, Mountain Standard Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Wostal, Acting Colorado River 
District Chief Ranger, email: [email protected]; or Caroline Kilbane, 
Outdoor Recreation Planner, email: [email protected]; BLM Lake Havasu 
Field Office, 1785 Kiowa Avenue, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403; 
telephone 928-505-1200. 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. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The temporary closures affect public lands 
that are under the administration of the Lake Havasu Field Office in La 
Paz County, Arizona. This action is being taken to help ensure public 
safety, prevent unnecessary environmental degradation, and to protect 
natural and cultural resources adjacent to the event site during the 
BITD Racing Association GMZ Utility Terrain Vehicle Winter Nationals 
Parker ``250'' and BlueWater Resort Parker ``425'' official permitted 
OHV events.
    The temporary closure order is issued under the authority of 43 CFR 
subpart 8364.1; which allows the BLM to establish temporary closures 
for the protection of persons, property, and public lands and 
resources. Violation of any of the terms, conditions, or restrictions 
contained within this temporary closure order may subject the violator 
to citation or arrest with a penalty or fine or imprisonment or both as 
specified by law.
    Description of Race Course Closed Area: With the exception of 
access to designated spectator areas, areas subject to this temporary 
closure include all BLM designated roads and trails on public lands 
situated within the interior of the race course and located within 2 
miles of the designated course's perimeter. Beginning at the eastern 
boundary of the Colorado River Indian Tribe (CRIT) Reservation, the 
temporary closed area runs east along Shea Road, then east into Osborne 
Wash on the Parker-Swansea Road to the Central Arizona Project (CAP) 
Canal, then north on the west side of the CAP Canal, crossing the canal 
on the county-maintained road, running northeast into Mineral Wash 
Canyon, then southeast on the county-maintained road, through the four-
corners intersection to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then east on 
Transmission Pass Road, through State Trust Land located in Butler 
Valley, turning north into Cunningham Wash to North Tank; continuing 
south to Transmission Pass Road and east (reentering public land) 
within 2 miles of Alamo Dam Road. The course turns south and west onto 
the Wooden Power Line Road, onto the State Trust Land in Butler Valley, 
turning southwest into

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Cunningham Wash to the Graham Well, intersecting Butler Valley Road, 
then north and west on the county-maintained road to the ``Bouse Y'' 
intersection, 2 miles north of Bouse, Arizona. The course proceeds 
north, paralleling the Bouse-Swansea Road to the Midway (Pit) 
intersection, then west along the North Boundary (power line) Road of 
the East Cactus Plain Wilderness Area to Parker-Swansea Road. The 
course turns west into Osborne Wash crossing the CAP Canal, along the 
north boundary of the Cactus Plain Wilderness Study Area; it continues 
west staying in Osborne Wash and crossing Shea Road along the southern 
boundary of Gibraltar Wilderness, rejoining Osborne Wash at the CRIT 
Reservation boundary.
    Closure Restrictions: The following acts are prohibited during the 
temporary land closures in order to provide for public and race 
participant safety:
    1. Being present on or driving on the designated race course or the 
adjacent lands described above. All spectators must stay within the 
designated spectator areas. The spectator areas have protective fencing 
and barriers. This does not apply to race participants, race officials, 
or emergency vehicles authorized or operated by local, State, or 
Federal government agencies. Emergency medical response shall only be 
conducted by personnel and vehicles operating under the guidance of the 
La Paz County Emergency Medical Services and Fire, the Arizona 
Department of Public Safety, or the BLM.
    2. Vehicle parking or stopping in areas affected by the closures, 
except where such is specifically allowed (designated spectator areas).
    3. Camping in the closed area described above, except in the 
designated spectator areas.
    4. Discharge of firearms.
    5. Possession or use of any fireworks.
    6. Cutting or collecting firewood of any kind, including dead and 
down wood or other vegetative material.
    7. Operating any off-road vehicle (as defined by 43 CFR 8340.0-
7(a)).
    8. Operating any vehicle in the area of the temporary closure or on 
roads within the event area at a speed of more than 35 miles per hour. 
This does not apply to registered race vehicles during the race, while 
on the designated race course.
    9. Failing to obey any official sign posted by the BLM, La Paz 
County, or the race promoter.
    10. Parking any vehicle in violation of posted restrictions, or in 
such a manner as to obstruct or impede normal or emergency traffic 
movement or the parking of other vehicles, create a safety hazard, or 
endanger any person, property, or feature. Vehicles parked in violation 
are subject to citation, removal, and/or impoundment at the owner's 
expense.
    11. Failing to obey any person authorized to direct traffic or 
control access to event area including law enforcement officers, BLM 
officials, and designated race officials.
    12. Failing to observe spectator area quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 
a.m.
    13. Failing to keep campsite or race viewing site free of trash and 
litter.
    14. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained. All pets 
must be restrained by a leash of not more than 6 feet in length.
    15. Reserving sites within the spectator area. Spectators are 
prohibited from denying other visitors or parties the use of unoccupied 
portions of the spectator area.
    Exceptions to Closure: The restrictions do not apply to emergency 
or law enforcement vehicles owned by the United States, the State of 
Arizona, or La Paz County, and designated race officials, participants, 
pit crews, or persons operating on their behalf. All BITD registered 
media personnel are permitted access to existing routes 50 feet from 
the race course per BITD standards. Outside of the race corridor, other 
lands in the Field Office will remain open and available for off-
highway vehicle access and all other recreation activities.
    Penalties: Any person who violates these temporary closures may be 
tried before a United States Magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 
U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) 
and 43 CFR 8360.0-7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1-7, State 
or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Arizona 
law.
    Effect of Closure: The entire area encompassed by the designated 
course and all areas outside the course as described above and in the 
time period as described above are closed to all vehicles. The 
authorized applicant or their representatives are required to post 
warning signs, control access to, and clearly mark the event route and 
areas, common access roads, and road crossings during the closure 
period. Support vehicles under permit for operation by event 
participants must follow the race permit stipulations.

    Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1.

Jason West,
Field Manager.
[FR Doc. 2017-28217 Filed 12-28-17; 8:45 am]
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