Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for the Public Meeting, Lake Pleasant Expansion Area, Arizona, 67338 [2018-28287]

Download as PDF 67338 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2018 / Notices presented in the Draft EIS on subsistence activities, and to hold public hearings if it finds that any alternative may significantly restrict subsistence uses. The preliminary evaluation of subsistence impacts indicates that certain alternatives analyzed in the Draft EIS and the associated cumulative impacts may significantly restrict subsistence uses. Therefore, the BLM will hold a public hearing on subsistence resources and activities in conjunction with the public meeting on the Draft EIS in the potentially affected community of Kaktovik. Upon completion of a Final EIS and Record of Decision, the BLM intends to conduct lease sales in accordance with Public Law 115–97. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6(b). Ted A. Murphy, Acting State Director, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2018–28049 Filed 12–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [19X R4079V4 RX.12255301.3000000 AZA25613] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for the Public Meeting, Lake Pleasant Expansion Area, Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Assistant Secretary— Land and Minerals Management proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7384 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7384 withdrew 1,988.27 acres of public lands from surface entry and mining to protect the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BOR) Lake Pleasant expansion area. This Notice advises the public of an opportunity to comment on the proposed withdrawal extension and to request a public meeting. The lands have been and will remain open to mineral leasing. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by March 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: All comments and meeting requests should be mailed to the Bureau of Land (BLM) Arizona State Office, One North Central, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004 or faxed to 602–417– 9452. The BLM will not consider comments received via telephone calls. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 Sara Ferreira, Land Law Examiner, BLM, at 602–417–9598 or by email at sferreir@ blm.gov, or contact the BLM Arizona State Office, One North Central, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004. 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. 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 BOR has filed an application to extend, for an additional 20-year term, a withdrawal established by PLO No. 7384 (64 FR 19386) which will expire on April 19, 2019. The legal descriptions written in PLO No. 7384 are revised to reflect the Cadastral Survey’s Specifications for Descriptions of Land: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gila and Salt River Meridian T. 6 N., R. 1 E., sec. 3, a portion of lot 10; sec. 10, S1⁄2NW1⁄4; sec. 15, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4. T. 6 N., R. 1 W., sec. 1, lots 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and E1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; sec. 12, lot 1 and E1⁄2NW1⁄4NE1⁄4; sec. 13, lots 1 thru 4, W1⁄2NE1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4, and that portion of the W1⁄2 lying east of the east right-of-way of the Castle Hot Springs Road. T. 7 N., R. 1 E., sec. 12, a portion of lot 2. T. 7 N., R. 1 W., sec. 13, W1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4 and SW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4; sec. 23, E1⁄2NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and S1⁄2SE1⁄4; sec. 24, W1⁄2NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, W1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, and NW1⁄4; sec. 25, NE1⁄4 and W1⁄2. The areas described aggregate 1,988.27 acres in Maricopa and Yavapai Counties. The proposed withdrawal would continue with the purpose established by PLO No. 7384 to protect the capital investments and dispersed recreation in the BOR’s Lake Pleasant Expansion area. The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide adequate protection for the capital improvement investment that the BOR has made to the Lake Pleasant expansion area. No additional water rights are needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension. There are no suitable alternative sites since the land described contain the developed Lake Pleasant expansion area. All persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may present their views in writing to the BLM. Comments, including name and street address of respondents, will be available for public review stated in the ADDRESSES section above during regular business hours 08:00 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 us in your comment 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 afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal extension must submit written request to the State Director, BLM Arizona State Office at the address in the ADDRESSES section, within 90 days from the publication of this Notice. 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 and local newspapers and post on the BLM website at www.blm.gov at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The withdrawal application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4. Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3–1 and 43 CFR 2310.4. Dated: December 20, 2018. Joseph R. Balash, Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[19X R4079V4 RX.12255301.3000000 AZA25613]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for the 
Public Meeting, Lake Pleasant Expansion Area, Arizona

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary--Land and Minerals Management proposes 
to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7384 for an 
additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7384 withdrew 1,988.27 acres of public 
lands from surface entry and mining to protect the Bureau of 
Reclamation's (BOR) Lake Pleasant expansion area. This Notice advises 
the public of an opportunity to comment on the proposed withdrawal 
extension and to request a public meeting. The lands have been and will 
remain open to mineral leasing.

DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by 
March 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES: All comments and meeting requests should be mailed to the 
Bureau of Land (BLM) Arizona State Office, One North Central, Suite 
800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004 or faxed to 602-417-9452. The BLM will not 
consider comments received via telephone calls.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Ferreira, Land Law Examiner, BLM, 
at 602-417-9598 or by email at sferreir@blm.gov, or contact the BLM 
Arizona State Office, One North Central, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 
85004. 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. 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 BOR has filed an application to extend, 
for an additional 20-year term, a withdrawal established by PLO No. 
7384 (64 FR 19386) which will expire on April 19, 2019. The legal 
descriptions written in PLO No. 7384 are revised to reflect the 
Cadastral Survey's Specifications for Descriptions of Land:

Gila and Salt River Meridian

T. 6 N., R. 1 E.,
    sec. 3, a portion of lot 10;
    sec. 10, S\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    sec. 15, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\.
T. 6 N., R. 1 W.,
    sec. 1, lots 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and E\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    sec. 12, lot 1 and E\1/2\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    sec. 13, lots 1 thru 4, W\1/2\NE\1/4\, W\1/2\SE\1/4\, and that 
portion of the W\1/2\ lying east of the east right-of-way of the 
Castle Hot Springs Road.
T. 7 N., R. 1 E.,
    sec. 12, a portion of lot 2.
T. 7 N., R. 1 W.,
    sec. 13, W\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    sec. 23, E\1/2\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\SW\1/4\NE\1/
4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, E\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    sec. 24, W\1/2\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, W\1/2\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NW\1/
4\;
    sec. 25, NE\1/4\ and W\1/2\.

    The areas described aggregate 1,988.27 acres in Maricopa and 
Yavapai Counties.

    The proposed withdrawal would continue with the purpose established 
by PLO No. 7384 to protect the capital investments and dispersed 
recreation in the BOR's Lake Pleasant Expansion area.
    The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative 
agreement would not provide adequate protection for the capital 
improvement investment that the BOR has made to the Lake Pleasant 
expansion area.
    No additional water rights are needed to fulfill the purpose of the 
requested withdrawal extension.
    There are no suitable alternative sites since the land described 
contain the developed Lake Pleasant expansion area.
    All persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections 
in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may present their 
views in writing to the BLM.
    Comments, including name and street address of respondents, will be 
available for public review stated in the ADDRESSES section above 
during regular business hours 08:00 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 us in your comment 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 
afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All 
interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being 
heard on the proposed withdrawal extension must submit written request 
to the State Director, BLM Arizona State Office at the address in the 
ADDRESSES section, within 90 days from the publication of this Notice. 
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 and local newspapers and post on the BLM website at 
www.blm.gov at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting.
    The withdrawal application will be processed in accordance with the 
regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2310.3-1 and 43 CFR 2310.4.

    Dated: December 20, 2018.
Joseph R. Balash,
Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management.
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