Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Land Use Plan Amendment for Borderlands Wind Project in Catron County, New Mexico, 39366-39367 [2019-16912]

Download as PDF 39366 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 154 / Friday, August 9, 2019 / Notices 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 questions with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee requested reinstatement after the lease automatically terminated for untimely payment of rent. The lessee agrees to the new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year, and 16 2⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee paid the required $500 administrative fee for lease reinstatement and the $151 cost of publishing this notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). The BLM considered the impacts of reinstatement of the lease in Environmental Assessment DOI–BLM– CO–F020–2017–0041, and issued a Finding of No Significant Impact. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease effective February 1, 2013, under amended lease terms and the increased rental and royalty rates described above. Authority: 30 U.S.C. 188 and 43 CFR 3108.2–3 Jamie E. Connell, BLM Colorado State Director. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Fairbairn, Branch Chief, Fluid Minerals, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215, telephone: (303) 239–3753, email: jfairbairn@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 Mr. Fairbairn during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to leave a message or questions. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessees requested reinstatement after the lease automatically terminated for untimely payment of rent. The lessees agree to the new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre, or fraction thereof, per year, and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessees paid the required $500 administrative fee for lease reinstatement and the $151 cost of publishing this notice. The lessees met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). The BLM considered the impacts of reinstatement of the lease in Environmental Assessment DOI–BLM– CO–F020–2017–0041–EA and issued a Finding of No Significant Impact. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease effective December 1, 2014, under amended lease terms and the increased rental and royalty rates described above. Authority: 30 U.S.C. 188 and 43 CFR 3108.2–3 [FR Doc. 2019–17115 Filed 8–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P Jamie E. Connell, BLM Colorado State Director. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FR Doc. 2019–17111 Filed 8–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P Bureau of Land Management [LLCO922000–L13100000–FI0000–19X] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC73427, Colorado AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of lease reinstatement. ACTION: As authorized in the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease COC73427 from Extraction Oil & Gas, LLC and OOGC America Inc., for land in Weld County, Colorado. The lessees filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated. No leases that affect these lands were issued prior to receiving the petition. The BLM proposes to reinstate this lease. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Aug 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 Bureau of Land Management [LLNMA02000.L51010000.ER0000.17X LVRWG17G1360; NMNM 136976] Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Land Use Plan Amendment for Borderlands Wind Project in Catron County, New Mexico Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Statement (EIS) for the proposed Borderlands Wind Project (Project) and Proposed Socorro Field Office Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) for the BLM Socorro Field Office, and by this notice is announcing its availability. DATES: This notice initiates a 90-day public review period of the Draft EIS and RMPA. Comments on the document may be submitted in writing until November 7, 2019. To provide an opportunity to review the Draft EIS and RMPA, the BLM expects to hold one public meeting during the comment period. The BLM will announce the exact date, time, and location for the meetings at least 15 days prior to the event. Announcements will be made by news release to the media and posting on BLM’s website listed below. In order to be included in the Draft EIS and RMPA, comments must be received prior to the close of the 90-day public comment period. The BLM will provide additional opportunities for public participation upon publication of the Final EIS and RMPA. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or resource information related to the project by either of the following methods: • Electronically: https:// www.blm.gov/programs/planning-andnepa/plans-in-development/newmexico/proposed-borderlands-windproject. • By mail: Jim Stobaugh, National Project Manager, Bureau of Land Management Nevada State Office, Borderlands Wind Project, 1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact Virginia Alguire, BLM Socorro Field Office, 901 South Highway 85, Socorro, New Mexico 87801; phone 575–838– 1290; or email valguire@blm.gov. Any persons wishing to be added to a mailing list of interested parties can call or write to the BLM. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Alguire 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: Borderlands Wind, LLC submitted an application to the BLM requesting authorization to construct, operate, maintain, and terminate an up-to 100 megawatt commercial wind energy generation facility —Borderlands Wind E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 154 / Friday, August 9, 2019 / Notices Project (NMNM136976), in Catron County, New Mexico, within a boundary that encompasses land managed by the BLM, the New Mexico State Land Office (SLO), and private landowners. The project would be located south of U.S. Route 60 in Catron County near Quemado, New Mexico, and the Arizona-New Mexico border. Authorization of this proposal requires an amendment to the 2010 Socorro Field Office RMP to modify the visual resource management class in the project area and to modify a right-ofway avoidance area. The Draft EIS addresses the direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of the Proposed Action, Alternative 1 (optimize the proposed wind facility components in order to minimize potential environmental impacts), Alternative 2 (change in the turbine generation types), and the No Action Alternative. Alternatives 1 and 2 would be constructed, operated, and maintained within the same project area. The Proposed Action and Alternative 1 would construct 40 turbines. However, because of the difference in type of turbine, Alternative 2 would only construct 34 turbines. The No Action Alternative would be a continuation of existing conditions. A Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the proposed Borderlands Wind Project was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2018 (83 FR 56097). The public scoping period closed on December 10, 2018. The BLM held one public scoping meeting on November 14, 2018. The BLM received 51 public scoping comment submissions during the 45-day scoping period. The scoping comments focused on wildlife, visual and cultural resources, light pollution, human health, local economic benefits, and property values. The BLM continues to consult with Indian tribes on a government-togovernment basis in accordance with Executive Order 13175 and other policies. Tribal concerns, including potential impacts to cultural resources, will be given due consideration. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Aug 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Timothy R. Spisak, BLM New Mexico State Director. [FR Doc. 2019–16912 Filed 8–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P 39367 Pima County Bauder, Jean and Paul, House (Boundary Increase), (Single Family Residential Architecture of Josias Joesler and John and Helen Murphey MPS), 4775 N Camino Antonio, Tucson vicinity, BC100004343 FLORIDA Duval County DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRNHL–DTS#–28601; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000] National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service is soliciting comments on the significance of properties nominated before July 27, 2019, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places. DATES: Comments should be submitted by August 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent via U.S. Postal Service and all other carriers to the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C St. NW, MS 7228, Washington, DC 20240. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The properties listed in this notice are being considered for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places. Nominations for their consideration were received by the National Park Service before July 27, 2019. Pursuant to Section 60.13 of 36 CFR part 60, written comments are being accepted concerning the significance of the nominated properties under the National Register criteria for evaluation. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 154 (Friday, August 9, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39366-39367]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16912]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLNMA02000.L51010000.ER0000.17X LVRWG17G1360; NMNM 136976]


Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact 
Statement and Land Use Plan Amendment for Borderlands Wind Project in 
Catron County, New Mexico

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has 
prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed 
Borderlands Wind Project (Project) and Proposed Socorro Field Office 
Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) for the BLM Socorro Field 
Office, and by this notice is announcing its availability.

DATES: This notice initiates a 90-day public review period of the Draft 
EIS and RMPA. Comments on the document may be submitted in writing 
until November 7, 2019. To provide an opportunity to review the Draft 
EIS and RMPA, the BLM expects to hold one public meeting during the 
comment period. The BLM will announce the exact date, time, and 
location for the meetings at least 15 days prior to the event. 
Announcements will be made by news release to the media and posting on 
BLM's website listed below.
    In order to be included in the Draft EIS and RMPA, comments must be 
received prior to the close of the 90-day public comment period. The 
BLM will provide additional opportunities for public participation upon 
publication of the Final EIS and RMPA.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments or resource information related to 
the project by either of the following methods:
     Electronically: https://www.blm.gov/programs/planning-and-nepa/plans-in-development/new-mexico/proposed-borderlands-wind-project.
     By mail: Jim Stobaugh, National Project Manager, Bureau of 
Land Management Nevada State Office, Borderlands Wind Project, 1340 
Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information and/or to have 
your name added to our mailing list, contact Virginia Alguire, BLM 
Socorro Field Office, 901 South Highway 85, Socorro, New Mexico 87801; 
phone 575-838-1290; or email [email protected]. Any persons wishing to 
be added to a mailing list of interested parties can call or write to 
the BLM. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact 
Ms. Alguire 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: Borderlands Wind, LLC submitted an 
application to the BLM requesting authorization to construct, operate, 
maintain, and terminate an up-to 100 megawatt commercial wind energy 
generation facility --Borderlands Wind

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Project (NMNM136976), in Catron County, New Mexico, within a boundary 
that encompasses land managed by the BLM, the New Mexico State Land 
Office (SLO), and private landowners. The project would be located 
south of U.S. Route 60 in Catron County near Quemado, New Mexico, and 
the Arizona-New Mexico border. Authorization of this proposal requires 
an amendment to the 2010 Socorro Field Office RMP to modify the visual 
resource management class in the project area and to modify a right-of-
way avoidance area.
    The Draft EIS addresses the direct, indirect, and cumulative 
environmental impacts of the Proposed Action, Alternative 1 (optimize 
the proposed wind facility components in order to minimize potential 
environmental impacts), Alternative 2 (change in the turbine generation 
types), and the No Action Alternative. Alternatives 1 and 2 would be 
constructed, operated, and maintained within the same project area. The 
Proposed Action and Alternative 1 would construct 40 turbines. However, 
because of the difference in type of turbine, Alternative 2 would only 
construct 34 turbines. The No Action Alternative would be a 
continuation of existing conditions.
    A Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS for the proposed Borderlands 
Wind Project was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2018 
(83 FR 56097). The public scoping period closed on December 10, 2018. 
The BLM held one public scoping meeting on November 14, 2018. The BLM 
received 51 public scoping comment submissions during the 45-day 
scoping period. The scoping comments focused on wildlife, visual and 
cultural resources, light pollution, human health, local economic 
benefits, and property values.
    The BLM continues to consult with Indian tribes on a government-to-
government basis in accordance with Executive Order 13175 and other 
policies. Tribal concerns, including potential impacts to cultural 
resources, will be given due consideration.
    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.

Timothy R. Spisak,
BLM New Mexico State Director.
[FR Doc. 2019-16912 Filed 8-8-19; 8:45 am]
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