Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Alton Coal Tract, Utah (Coal Lease Application UTU-81895), 57746-57747 [2018-25083]

Download as PDF 57746 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 222 / Friday, November 16, 2018 / Notices Dated: November 13, 2018. Bradley F. Hayes, Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2018–25072 Filed 11–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD01000 L12100000.MD0000 18XL1109AF; BLM_CA_MO_4500126802] Meeting of the California Desert District 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 (BLM) California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The BLM’s California DAC will hold a public meeting on December 14– 15, 2018. The DAC will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, December 14, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will meet in formal session on Saturday, December 15, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The December 15 meeting will take place at the Clarion Inn Conference Room, 901 China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, CA 93555. Final agendas for the Friday field tour and the Saturday public meeting will be posted on the BLM web page at: https:// www.blm.gov/site-page/get-involvedrac-near-you-california-californiadesert-district. Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting and sent to the California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o BLM, External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Razo, BLM California Desert District External Affairs, telephone: 951–697–5217, email: srazo@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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All DAC meetings are open to the public. The 15member DAC advises the Secretary of amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Nov 15, 2018 Jkt 247001 the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management on BLM-administered lands in the California Desert District. The agenda will include time for public comment at the beginning and end of the meeting, as well as during various presentations. While the Saturday meeting is tentatively scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the meeting could conclude earlier if the DAC completes its presentations and discussions early. Members of the public interested in a particular agenda item or discussion should schedule their arrival accordingly. The agenda for the Saturday meeting will include information on mining projects, and updates from DAC members, the BLM California Desert District Manager, and DAC subgroups. Written comments will also be accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comment, be aware that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment that the BLM withhold your personally identifiable information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. Beth Ransel, California Desert District Manager. [FR Doc. 2018–25084 Filed 11–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [19XL1109AF–LLUT922300–L13200000– EL0000, UTU–81895 24–1A] Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Alton Coal Tract, Utah (Coal Lease Application UTU–81895) Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the coal resources, in the lands described below, in Kane County, Utah, will be offered for competitive sale, by sealed bid, in accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended. DATES: The lease sale will be held at 1:00 p.m. on November 28, 2018. Sealed bids must be received by the Bureau of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Land Management (BLM) Utah State Office Public Room on or before 10 a.m. on November 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: The lease sale will be held at the BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101–1345. Sealed bids must be submitted to the Public Room, BLM Utah State Office, same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jeff McKenzie, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101–1345 or telephone 801–539– 4038. 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 for the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This sale is being held in response to a Lease by Application (LBA) filed by Alton Coal Company LLC. These lands are located in Kane County, Utah, southwest of Alton, Utah. The Federal coal resources to be offered are located in the following described lands: T. 39 S., R. 5 W., SLM Sec. 7, SE1/4SW1/4, S1/2SE1/4; Sec. 18, lots 3 and 4, E1/2, E1/2NW1/4, E1/ 2SW1/4; Sec. 19, lots 1 to 4, NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, E1/ 2SW1/4, N1/2SE1/2, SE1/4SE1/4; Sec. 20, lots 4 and 5, N1/2SW1/4. T. 39 S., R. 6 W., SLM Sec. 13, SE1/4; Sec. 24, NE1/4, N1/2NW1/4, SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4, N1/2SE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4; Sec. 25, NE1/4NE1/4. The area described contains 2,108.71 acres. The coal in the Alton Tract has one minable coal bed, which is designated as the Smirl seam. This seam is approximately 17 feet thick. The coal bed contains approximately 30.8 million tons of recoverable subbituminous B/ High-volatile C bituminous coal. The coal quality in the Smirl coal bed is: 10,120 Btu/lb., 14.79 percent moisture, 7.59 percent ash, 33.68 percent volatile matter, 41.95 percent fixed carbon, and 1.11 percent sulfur. The tract will be leased to the qualified bidder, of the highest cash amount provided,that the high bid meets or exceeds the BLM’s estimate of the Fair Market Value (FMV) of the tract. The minimum bid for the tract is $100 per acre or fraction thereof. The minimum bid is not intended to represent FMV. The authorized officer will determine if the bids meet FMV after the sale. E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 222 / Friday, November 16, 2018 / Notices The sealed bids should be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or be hand delivered to the Public Room, BLM Utah State Office, at the address provided in the ADDRESSES section and clearly marked ‘‘Sealed Bid for UTU–81895 Coal Sale—Not to be opened before 1:00 p.m. November 28, 2018.’’ The Public Room will issue a receipt for each hand-delivered bid. Bids received after 10 a.m. will not be considered. If identical high bids are received, the tying high bidders will be requested to submit follow-up sealed bids until a high bid is received. All tiebreaking sealed bids must be submitted within 15 minutes following the sale official’s announcement, at the sale, that identical high bids have been received. A lease issued as a result of this offering will require payment of an annual rental of $3 per acre, or fraction thereof, and a royalty payable to the United States of 12.5 percent of the value of coal mined by surface methods and eight percent by underground methods. Bidding instructions for the tract offered and the terms and conditions of the proposed coal lease are included in the Detailed Statement of Lease Sale. Copies of the statement and the proposed coal lease are available at the Utah State Office. Casefile UTU–81895 is also available for public inspection at the Utah State Office. (Authority: 43 CFR 3422.3–2) Edwin L. Roberson, State Director. [FR Doc. 2018–25083 Filed 11–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY–957000–18–L13100000–PP0000] Filing of Plats of Survey, Nebraska and Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of official filing. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file plats of survey 30 calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands. DATES: Protests must be received by the BLM by December 17, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit written protests to the Wyoming State Director at WY957, Bureau of Land Management, amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Nov 15, 2018 Jkt 247001 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sonja Sparks, BLM Wyoming Chief Cadastral Surveyor at 307–775–6225 or s75spark@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 to contact this office during normal business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with this office. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the west boundary and subdivisional lines, designed to restore the corners in their true locations according to the best available evidence, the survey of a portion of the District Court of Howard County rendered thread of avulsed abandoned river bed through section 18, and the survey of Lot 8 of section 18, Township 15 North, Range 9 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Nebraska, Group No. 187, was accepted November 8, 2018. The plat and field notes representing the dependent resurvey of portions of certain tracts and the subdivisional lines, designed to restore the corners in their true original locations according to the best available evidence, and the survey of the subdivision of section 17, Township 57 North, Range 74 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming, Group No. 963, was accepted November 8, 2018. The plat and field notes representing the dependent resurvey of the Eighth Standard Parallel North, through Range 70 West, a portion of the west boundary, and a portion of the subdivisional lines, designed to restore the corners in their true original locations according to the best available evidence, Township 32 North, Range 70 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming, Group No. 978, was accepted November 8, 2018. The plat and field notes representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the east and west boundaries, and portions of the subdivisional lines, designed to restore the corners in their true original locations according to the best available evidence, Township 33 North, Range 70 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming, Group No. 979, was accepted November 8, 2018. The plat and field notes representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the south boundary and a portion of the subdivisional lines, designed to restore the corners in their true original locations according to the best available PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57747 evidence, and the survey of the subdivision of section 34, and the metes-and-bounds survey of Parcel A, section 34, Township 27 North, Range 90 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming, Group No. 999, was accepted November 8, 2018. A person or party who wishes to protest one or more plats of survey identified above must file a written notice of protest within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication with the Wyoming State Director at the above address. Any notice of protest received after the scheduled date of official filing will be untimely and will not be considered. A written statement of reasons in support of a protest, if not filed with the notice of protest, must be filed with the State Director within 30 calendar days after the notice of protest is filed. If a notice of 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 notice of 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 your protest, you should be aware that your entire protest—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available 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. Copies of the preceding described plats and field notes are available to the public at a cost of $4.20 per plat and $.13 per page of field notes. Dated: November 8, 2018. Sonja S. Sparks, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Support Services. [FR Doc. 2018–25004 Filed 11–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRNHL–DTS#–26889; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000] National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions National Park Service, Interior. Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 222 (Friday, November 16, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57746-57747]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25083]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[19XL1109AF-LLUT922300-L13200000-EL0000, UTU-81895 24-1A]


Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Alton Coal Tract, 
Utah (Coal Lease Application UTU-81895)

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the coal resources, in the lands 
described below, in Kane County, Utah, will be offered for competitive 
sale, by sealed bid, in accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 
1920, as amended.

DATES: The lease sale will be held at 1:00 p.m. on November 28, 2018. 
Sealed bids must be received by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 
Utah State Office Public Room on or before 10 a.m. on November 28, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: The lease sale will be held at the BLM Utah State Office, 
440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1345.
    Sealed bids must be submitted to the Public Room, BLM Utah State 
Office, same address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jeff McKenzie, 440 West 200 
South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1345 or telephone 801-539-
4038. 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 for the 
above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business 
hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This sale is being held in response to a 
Lease by Application (LBA) filed by Alton Coal Company LLC. These lands 
are located in Kane County, Utah, southwest of Alton, Utah. The Federal 
coal resources to be offered are located in the following described 
lands:

T. 39 S., R. 5 W., SLM
    Sec. 7, SE1/4SW1/4, S1/2SE1/4;
    Sec. 18, lots 3 and 4, E1/2, E1/2NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4;
    Sec. 19, lots 1 to 4, NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4, N1/2SE1/2, 
SE1/4SE1/4;
    Sec. 20, lots 4 and 5, N1/2SW1/4.
T. 39 S., R. 6 W., SLM
    Sec. 13, SE1/4;
    Sec. 24, NE1/4, N1/2NW1/4, SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4, N1/2SE1/4, 
SE1/4SE1/4;
    Sec. 25, NE1/4NE1/4.

    The area described contains 2,108.71 acres.

    The coal in the Alton Tract has one minable coal bed, which is 
designated as the Smirl seam. This seam is approximately 17 feet thick. 
The coal bed contains approximately 30.8 million tons of recoverable 
subbituminous B/High-volatile C bituminous coal. The coal quality in 
the Smirl coal bed is: 10,120 Btu/lb., 14.79 percent moisture, 7.59 
percent ash, 33.68 percent volatile matter, 41.95 percent fixed carbon, 
and 1.11 percent sulfur.
    The tract will be leased to the qualified bidder, of the highest 
cash amount provided,that the high bid meets or exceeds the BLM's 
estimate of the Fair Market Value (FMV) of the tract. The minimum bid 
for the tract is $100 per acre or fraction thereof. The minimum bid is 
not intended to represent FMV. The authorized officer will determine if 
the bids meet FMV after the sale.

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    The sealed bids should be sent by certified mail, return receipt 
requested, or be hand delivered to the Public Room, BLM Utah State 
Office, at the address provided in the ADDRESSES section and clearly 
marked ``Sealed Bid for UTU-81895 Coal Sale--Not to be opened before 
1:00 p.m. November 28, 2018.'' The Public Room will issue a receipt for 
each hand-delivered bid. Bids received after 10 a.m. will not be 
considered. If identical high bids are received, the tying high bidders 
will be requested to submit follow-up sealed bids until a high bid is 
received. All tie-breaking sealed bids must be submitted within 15 
minutes following the sale official's announcement, at the sale, that 
identical high bids have been received. A lease issued as a result of 
this offering will require payment of an annual rental of $3 per acre, 
or fraction thereof, and a royalty payable to the United States of 12.5 
percent of the value of coal mined by surface methods and eight percent 
by underground methods. Bidding instructions for the tract offered and 
the terms and conditions of the proposed coal lease are included in the 
Detailed Statement of Lease Sale. Copies of the statement and the 
proposed coal lease are available at the Utah State Office. Casefile 
UTU-81895 is also available for public inspection at the Utah State 
Office.

(Authority: 43 CFR 3422.3-2)

Edwin L. Roberson,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2018-25083 Filed 11-15-18; 8:45 am]
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