Notice of Availability of the Supplement to the Willow Master Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska, 17094 [2020-06262]

Download as PDF 17094 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 59 / Thursday, March 26, 2020 / Notices Act of June 18, 1934, 25 U.S.C. 5108. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs also determined that the Catawba Indian Nation meets the requirements of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act’s ‘‘Restored Lands’’ exception, 25 U.S.C. 2719 (b)(1)(A)(B)(iii), to the general prohibition contained in 25 U.S.C. 2719(a) on gaming on lands acquired in trust after October 17, 1988. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, will immediately acquire title to Kings Mountain Parcel, 16.57 acres, more or less, in the name of the United States of America in Trust for Catawba Indian Nation upon fulfillment of all Departmental requirements. The 16.57 acres, more or less, are described as follows: Legal Description of Property lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Beginning on a concrete right of way monument having NAD83 NC State Plane Grid Coordinates N: 536550.60 USFT and E: 1292093.25 USFT and being located N 11°18′59″ W 637.68′ (Horizontal Ground Distance) from NCGS ‘‘Dixon’’ having NAD83 NC State Plane Grid Coordinates N: 535925.42 USFT and E: 1292218.36 USFT; running thence S 35°20′37″ W 83.44′ to a concrete right of way monument; thence along an arc of curve to the left having a radius of 906.51′, an arc length of 357.87′, a chord bearing S 68°52′34″ W and a chord length of 355.55′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence S 57°19′29″ W 498.70′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence along an arc of curve to the right having a radius of 1344.39′, an arc length of 113.61′, a chord bearing S 59°44′45″ W and a chord length of 113.58′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence a new line N 23°34′25″ W 751.26′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence a new line N 66°25′35″ E 1026.64′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set in the Western Right of Way Line of State Project 8.2800802; thence with the western right of way line N 66°25′35″ E 43.71′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence S 23°18′33″ E 151.15′ to a 1⁄2″ Rebar Found; thence S 23°18′33″ E 93.85′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence S 67°29′04″ W 19.83′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence S 23°18′56″ E 237.04′ to a 5/8″ Rebar Set; thence S 17°18′46″ E 150.51′ to the point and place of beginning and containing 16.573 Acres ± and shown as Lot 1 according to a survey by TGS Engineers Dated September 17, 2018. Authority: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1, and is published to comply with the requirements of 25 CFR 151.12 (c)(2)(ii) that notice of the decision to acquire land in trust be promptly provided in the Federal Register. Dated: March 12, 2020. Tara Sweeney, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–06325 Filed 3–25–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Mar 25, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [20X.LLAK930100 L510100000.ER0000] Notice of Availability of the Supplement to the Willow Master Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Willow Master Development Plan (MDP), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The BLM is also announcing that it will hold public meetings and a subsistencerelated hearing to receive comments on the Supplement to the Draft EIS and the proposed project’s potential to impact subsistence resources and activities. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Willow MDP Supplement to the Draft EIS by May 4, 2020. The BLM will hold public meetings and dates, times, and locations will be announced at least 15 days in advance on the project website, as well as through public notices, media releases, social media posts, and mailings. You may submit comments related to the Willow MDP Supplement to the Draft EIS by any of the following methods: • Website: http://www.blm.gov/ alaska/WillowEIS. • Mail: Willow DEIS Comments, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 W 7th Ave. #13, Anchorage AK 99513. Hand Deliver: BLM Alaska State Office, 222 W 7th Ave. #13, Anchorage AK 99513. You may also request to be added to the mailing list for the EIS. Documents pertaining to this supplement to the Draft EIS may be examined at http:// www.blm.gov/alaska/WillowEIS or at or at the BLM Alaska State Office, BLM Alaska Public Information Center (Public Room), 222 West 7th Avenue (First Floor), Anchorage, Alaska, or the Arctic District Office, 222 University Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Racheal Jones, Willow EIS Project Manager, telephone: 907–290–0307; ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 email: rajones@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 Ms. Jones. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. The Willow MDP Draft EIS was published on August 23, 2019. The Draft EIS analyzed one No Action Alternative (Alternative A), three action alternatives (Alternatives B, C, and D), and two module delivery options (Options 1 and 2), to support a new development (Project) proposed by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. on Federal oil and gas leases in the northeast area of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. This targeted Supplement to the Draft EIS only addresses additional analysis for three Project components added by the Project proponent: Module delivery Option 3, a constructed freshwater reservoir, and up to three boat ramps for subsistence access. Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act requires the BLM to evaluate the effects of the alternatives presented in the Willow MDP Draft EIS on subsistence activities, and to hold public hearings if it finds that any alternatives may significantly restrict subsistence users. The preliminary evaluation of subsistence impact indicates that the alternatives analyzed in the Willow MDP Draft EIS and the associated cumulative impacts may significantly restrict subsistence uses for multiple communities along the North Slope. Therefore, the BLM will hold public hearings on subsistence resources and activities. Dates and times will be announced at least 15 days in advance on the project website, as well as through public notices, media releases, social media posts, and mailings. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6(b)) Chad B. Padgett, State Director, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2020–06262 Filed 3–25–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 59 (Thursday, March 26, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[20X.LLAK930100 L510100000.ER0000]


Notice of Availability of the Supplement to the Willow Master 
Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska

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, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a 
Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 
Willow Master Development Plan (MDP), and by this notice is announcing 
the opening of the comment period. The BLM is also announcing that it 
will hold public meetings and a subsistence-related hearing to receive 
comments on the Supplement to the Draft EIS and the proposed project's 
potential to impact subsistence resources and activities.

DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive 
written comments on the Willow MDP Supplement to the Draft EIS by May 
4, 2020. The BLM will hold public meetings and dates, times, and 
locations will be announced at least 15 days in advance on the project 
website, as well as through public notices, media releases, social 
media posts, and mailings.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Willow MDP Supplement 
to the Draft EIS by any of the following methods:
     Website: http://www.blm.gov/alaska/WillowEIS.
     Mail: Willow DEIS Comments, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 W 
7th Ave. #13, Anchorage AK 99513.
    Hand Deliver: BLM Alaska State Office, 222 W 7th Ave. #13, 
Anchorage AK 99513.
    You may also request to be added to the mailing list for the EIS. 
Documents pertaining to this supplement to the Draft EIS may be 
examined at http://www.blm.gov/alaska/WillowEIS or at or at the BLM 
Alaska State Office, BLM Alaska Public Information Center (Public 
Room), 222 West 7th Avenue (First Floor), Anchorage, Alaska, or the 
Arctic District Office, 222 University Avenue, Fairbanks, Alaska.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Racheal Jones, Willow EIS Project 
Manager, telephone: 907-290-0307; email: [email protected]. 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 Ms. Jones. You will 
receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Willow MDP Draft EIS was published on 
August 23, 2019. The Draft EIS analyzed one No Action Alternative 
(Alternative A), three action alternatives (Alternatives B, C, and D), 
and two module delivery options (Options 1 and 2), to support a new 
development (Project) proposed by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. on 
Federal oil and gas leases in the northeast area of the National 
Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. This targeted Supplement to the Draft EIS 
only addresses additional analysis for three Project components added 
by the Project proponent: Module delivery Option 3, a constructed 
freshwater reservoir, and up to three boat ramps for subsistence 
access.
    Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act 
requires the BLM to evaluate the effects of the alternatives presented 
in the Willow MDP Draft EIS on subsistence activities, and to hold 
public hearings if it finds that any alternatives may significantly 
restrict subsistence users. The preliminary evaluation of subsistence 
impact indicates that the alternatives analyzed in the Willow MDP Draft 
EIS and the associated cumulative impacts may significantly restrict 
subsistence uses for multiple communities along the North Slope. 
Therefore, the BLM will hold public hearings on subsistence resources 
and activities. Dates and times will be announced at least 15 days in 
advance on the project website, as well as through public notices, 
media releases, social media posts, and mailings.

(Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6(b))

Chad B. Padgett,
State Director, Alaska.
[FR Doc. 2020-06262 Filed 3-25-20; 8:45 am]
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