Notice of Withdrawal Extension Application, United States Air Force, Public Land Order No. 7419, and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Nevada, 58282-58283 [2018-25163]

Download as PDF 58282 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 223 / Monday, November 19, 2018 / Notices voting districts (if any), and dates of birth, in an electronically sortable format. While much of the information the tribe prepares for a Secretarial election (e.g., list of members eligible to vote) would be required if the tribe instead conducted its own tribal election, the Secretary’s rules establish specifics on what a tribal request or petition for election must contain. These specifics are necessary to ensure the integrity of Secretarial elections and allow Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and tribal personnel the ability to consistently administer elections. Title of Collection: Secretarial Elections. OMB Control Number: 1076–0183. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Indian Tribes and their members. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 252,041. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 252,041. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 15 minutes to 40 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 64,305. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $126,000. 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. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–25179 Filed 11–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES [LLNVS00000.L19200000.ET0000. LRORF1708700.241A.XXX MO #4500125063] Notice of Withdrawal Extension Application, United States Air Force, Public Land Order No. 7419, and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Nov 16, 2018 Jkt 247001 The Department of the Air Force (DAF), Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) has filed an application with the Department of the Interior to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7419 for an additional 20-year term for the same military purpose and location. PLO No. 7419 withdrew 2,252 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, but not the mineral leasing laws. PLO No. 7419 was issued for the United States Air Force to provide safety buffers from potentially hazardous areas, to protect populated areas, and to comply with ammunition and explosives safety standards. This Notice gives the public an opportunity to comment on the withdrawal extension application and to request a public meeting. This Notice also amends PLO No. 7419’s legal land description to reflect an amended land survey plat completed in 2016. DATES: All persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, objections, or request a public meeting in connection with the withdrawal extension application may do so in writing until February 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments on this withdrawal extension application and public meeting opportunity should be sent to the District Manager, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130–2301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Seley, Project Manager, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, at email tseley@ blm.gov or call 702–515–5293. 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 DAF, Nellis AFB, has filed an application with the Department of the Interior to extend the duration of PLO No. 7419 for an additional 20-year term. The PLO withdrew approximately 2,252 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, location or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights. The purpose of the withdrawal is for military use at Nellis AFB to provide safety buffers from potentially hazardous areas, to protect populated areas, and to facilitate DAF SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 compliance with the Department of Defense (DOD) Directive No. 6055.09E regarding ammunition and explosives safety standards. The safety buffer zone includes security patrol roads and a security checkpoint. PLO No. 7419 will expire on December 8, 2019, unless it is extended. As required by Section 204(b)(1) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1714(b)(1), and BLM regulations at 43 CFR part 2300, the BLM is publishing Notice of the DAF, Nellis AFB Application. This Notice amends the legal land description and acreage in PLO No. 7419, as noted on an amended plat accepted by the Nevada BLM Chief, Cadastral Survey on October 17, 2016. The lands withdrawn by PLO No. 7419 are described as follows: Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 19 S., R. 62 E., Sec. 25, lots 1 and 3, and S1⁄2NE1⁄4; Sec. 35, those portions of the SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, and W1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4 as conveyed to the United States of America by Warranty Deed recorded October 19, 1999 in Book No. 991019, Instrument No. 00259, as Document No. 19991019.00259 in Clark County, Nevada. T. 19 S., R. 63 E., Sec. 27, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4 and W1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 34, NE1⁄4. T. 20 S., R. 62 E., Sec. 1, lots 9 and 10, and lots 13 thru 20; Sec. 2, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4; Sec. 10, E1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 11, lots 1 thru 8, E1⁄2NW1⁄4 and SW1⁄4; Sec. 12, lots 2 thru 7, and lots 12 and 13; Sec. 15, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4 and W1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4. T. 20 S., R. 63 E., unsurveyed, Sec. 3, SE1⁄4. The areas described contain approximately 2,125.90 acres in Clark County. The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not apply or provide adequate protection for safety buffers from potentially hazardous areas, protect populated areas, or comply with DOD Directive No. 6055.09E regarding ammunition and explosive safety standards. No water rights would be required to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension. There are no suitable alternative sites since the lands described are contained within Nellis AFB. For a period until February 19, 2019, 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 District Manager at the address in the E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 223 / Monday, November 19, 2018 / Notices ADDRESSES section. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 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 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 may be afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the withdrawal extension application must submit a written request to the BLM District Manager, Southern Nevada District Office at the address in the ADDRESSES section, by February 19, 2019. If the authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the date, time, and place will be published in the Federal Register, local newspapers, and posted on the BLM website at: https:// www.blm.gov/media/press-releases 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. Brian C. Amme, Acting Nevada State Director. [FR Doc. 2018–25163 Filed 11–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Indian Affairs khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES [LLNM004400. L16100000.DO0000. LXSSG0690000 18XL1109AF] Notice of Availability of the Draft Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Joint Environmental Impact Statement/ Bureau of Land Management Resource Management Plan and Bureau of Indian Affairs Integrated Resource Management Plan Bureau of Land Management, Interior; and Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Nov 16, 2018 Jkt 247001 In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) have prepared a Draft Joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/BLM Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and BIA Integrated Resource Management Plan (IRMP) for the BLM Oklahoma Field Office, BIA Southern Plains Region, and BIA Eastern Oklahoma Region, and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM and BIA must receive written comments on the Draft Joint EIS/BLM RMP and BIA IRMP within 90-days of the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its Notice of Availability for the Draft Joint EIS/BLM RMP and BIA IRMP in the Federal Register. The BLM and BIA will announce future public meetings, hearings, or other public participation activities at least 15 days in advance, through public notices, media releases, and/or direct mailings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Draft Joint EIS/BLM RMP and BIA IRMP through either of the following methods: • Project Website: https:// www.blm.gov/programs/planning-andnepa/plans-in-development/newmexico/oklahoma-rmp. • Email: BLM_NM_OKT_RMP@ blm.gov. • Fax: 405–579–7101, Attn.: Mr. Patrick Rich, RMP Team Lead. • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Oklahoma Field Office, Attn.: Patrick Rich, RMP Team Lead, 201 Stephenson Parkway, Suite 1200, Norman, Oklahoma 73072. • Mail: BIA Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office, Attn.: RMP Comments, P.O. Box 8002, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74402–4600. • Mail: BIA Southern plains Regional Office, Attn.: RMP Comments, P.O. Box 368, Anadarko, Oklahoma 73005–0368. Copies of the Draft Joint EIS/BLM RMP and BIA IRMP are available from the BLM and the BIA at the following locations: • BLM Oklahoma Field Office, 201 Stephenson Parkway, Suite 1200, Norman, Oklahoma 73072 • BIA Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office, 3100 Peak Blvd., Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401 • BIA Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office, 100 Riverside Drive, Anadarko, Oklahoma 73005 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58283 • BLM New Mexico State Office, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508 The Draft Joint EIS/BLM RMP and BIA IRMP background documents are available on the ePlanning website at: https://www.blm.gov/programs/ planning-and-nepa/plans-indevelopment/new-mexico/oklahomarmp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Rich, RMP Team Lead; telephone: 405–579–7154; address: 201 Stephenson Parkway, Suite 1200, Norman, Oklahoma 73072; or email: prich@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: In the Draft Joint EIS/BLM RMP and BIA IRMP, the BLM and BIA analyze the environmental consequences of four alternatives under consideration for managing Federal lands and minerals within the Oklahoma-Kansas-Texas planning area. The BLM Oklahoma Field Office administers approximately 15,100 acres of public lands, including approximately 11,800 acres at the Cross Bar Management Area near Amarillo, Texas; about 3,300 acres of small tracts scattered across the planning area; and Federal lands along the 116-mile stretch of the Red River between the North Fork of the Red River and the 98th Meridian (Red River area). No exact acreages of Federal lands along the Red River are available at this time, because the full 116-mile stretch of land has not been surveyed. The Oklahoma Field Office also administers approximately 4,810,900 acres of subsurface Federal mineral estate across the planning area, including approximately 3,991,100 acres underlying surface estate managed by other Federal agencies, such as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, and National Park Service, and approximately 408,000 acres of splitestate, where Federal minerals underlie private surface estate. The RMP only pertains to Federal lands and has no effect on the boundary of the Federal lands. The BIA decision area includes approximately 394,200 surface acres and 2,033,500 mineral estate acres for the BIA Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office. Approximately 1,474,500 acres of the BIA Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office jurisdictional area is limited to E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 223 (Monday, November 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58282-58283]
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

[LLNVS00000.L19200000.ET0000.LRORF1708700.241A.XXX MO #4500125063]


Notice of Withdrawal Extension Application, United States Air 
Force, Public Land Order No. 7419, and Opportunity for Public Meeting; 
Nevada

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force (DAF), Nellis Air Force Base 
(AFB) has filed an application with the Department of the Interior to 
extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7419 for an 
additional 20-year term for the same military purpose and location. PLO 
No. 7419 withdrew 2,252 acres of public land from settlement, sale, 
location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United 
States mining laws, but not the mineral leasing laws. PLO No. 7419 was 
issued for the United States Air Force to provide safety buffers from 
potentially hazardous areas, to protect populated areas, and to comply 
with ammunition and explosives safety standards. This Notice gives the 
public an opportunity to comment on the withdrawal extension 
application and to request a public meeting. This Notice also amends 
PLO No. 7419's legal land description to reflect an amended land survey 
plat completed in 2016.

DATES: All persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, 
objections, or request a public meeting in connection with the 
withdrawal extension application may do so in writing until February 
19, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this withdrawal extension application and public 
meeting opportunity should be sent to the District Manager, Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM), Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North 
Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130-2301.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Seley, Project Manager, BLM 
Southern Nevada District Office, at email [email protected] or call 702-
515-5293. 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 DAF, Nellis AFB, has filed an 
application with the Department of the Interior to extend the duration 
of PLO No. 7419 for an additional 20-year term. The PLO withdrew 
approximately 2,252 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, 
location or entry under the general land laws, including the United 
States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing 
laws, subject to valid existing rights. The purpose of the withdrawal 
is for military use at Nellis AFB to provide safety buffers from 
potentially hazardous areas, to protect populated areas, and to 
facilitate DAF compliance with the Department of Defense (DOD) 
Directive No. 6055.09E regarding ammunition and explosives safety 
standards. The safety buffer zone includes security patrol roads and a 
security checkpoint. PLO No. 7419 will expire on December 8, 2019, 
unless it is extended.
    As required by Section 204(b)(1) of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1714(b)(1), and BLM 
regulations at 43 CFR part 2300, the BLM is publishing Notice of the 
DAF, Nellis AFB Application.
    This Notice amends the legal land description and acreage in PLO 
No. 7419, as noted on an amended plat accepted by the Nevada BLM Chief, 
Cadastral Survey on October 17, 2016. The lands withdrawn by PLO No. 
7419 are described as follows:

Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada

T. 19 S., R. 62 E.,
    Sec. 25, lots 1 and 3, and S\1/2\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 35, those portions of the SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, W\1/2\SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and W\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\ as conveyed to the United States 
of America by Warranty Deed recorded October 19, 1999 in Book No. 
991019, Instrument No. 00259, as Document No. 19991019.00259 in 
Clark County, Nevada.
T. 19 S., R. 63 E.,
    Sec. 27, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\ and W\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, NE\1/4\.
T. 20 S., R. 62 E.,
    Sec. 1, lots 9 and 10, and lots 13 thru 20;
    Sec. 2, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 10, E\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 11, lots 1 thru 8, E\1/2\NW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 12, lots 2 thru 7, and lots 12 and 13;
    Sec. 15, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\ and W\1/2\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\.
T. 20 S., R. 63 E., unsurveyed,
    Sec. 3, SE\1/4\.

    The areas described contain approximately 2,125.90 acres in Clark 
County.
    The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative 
agreement would not apply or provide adequate protection for safety 
buffers from potentially hazardous areas, protect populated areas, or 
comply with DOD Directive No. 6055.09E regarding ammunition and 
explosive safety standards.
    No water rights would be required to fulfill the purpose of the 
requested withdrawal extension.
    There are no suitable alternative sites since the lands described 
are contained within Nellis AFB.
    For a period until February 19, 2019, 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 District Manager at the address in the

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ADDRESSES section. Comments, including names and street addresses of 
respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Southern 
Nevada District Office, during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    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 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 may 
be afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All 
interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the withdrawal extension application must submit a written 
request to the BLM District Manager, Southern Nevada District Office at 
the address in the ADDRESSES section, by February 19, 2019. If the 
authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a 
notice of the date, time, and place will be published in the Federal 
Register, local newspapers, and posted on the BLM website at: https://www.blm.gov/media/press-releases 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.

Brian C. Amme,
Acting Nevada State Director.
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