Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for Williams Draw Coal Tract Lease-by-Application UTU-80043, Emery County, Utah, and Notice of Online Public Hearing and Request for Comments on the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value, and Maximum Economic Recovery AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior, 57881-57882 [2020-20033]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / Notices Monument. The 15-member committee represents a wide range of interests including local and state government, paleontological and archaeological expertise, conservation community, livestock grazing permittees, tribal, developed and dispersed recreation, private landowners, local business owners, and the public at large. More information can be found on the BENM MAC web page at https://www.blm.gov/ get-involved/rac-near-you/utah/benmmac. Planned agenda items for the meeting include ethics training, discussing and receiving input on implementation-level plans such as cultural resources and recreation area management plans, and other issues as appropriate. A public comment period will be offered during the meeting. Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and the time available, the time for individual comments may be limited. Written comments may also be sent to the Monticello Field Office at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. All comments received prior to the meeting will be provided to the BENM MAC. 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. Detailed meeting minutes for the BENM MAC meeting will be maintained in the Canyon Country District Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within 90 days following the meeting. Minutes will also be posted to the BENM MAC web page. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–2. Gregory Sheehan, State Director. [FR Doc. 2020–20407 Filed 9–15–20; 8:45 am] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Sep 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [20X LLUT920000 L13200000.EL0000] Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for Williams Draw Coal Tract Lease-byApplication UTU–80043, Emery County, Utah, and Notice of Online Public Hearing and Request for Comments on the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value, and Maximum Economic Recovery AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior Notice of availability; and online public hearing. ACTION: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah State Office announces the availability of the Williams Draw Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Lease-ByApplication (LBA) UTU–80043 for public review and comment. The BLM is also announcing an online public hearing to receive comments on the EA, Fair Market Value (FMV), and Maximum Economic Recovery (MER) of the coal resources contained in the proposed lease tract. DATES: The online public hearing will be held on Sept. 30, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time). Written comments for the EA should be received no later than Oct. 15, 2020. Written comments for the FMV and MER should be received no later than Oct. 30, 2020. ADDRESSES: The online public hearing details, including the registration form link, meeting agenda, PowerPoint presentation, and transcript of the hearing, will be posted on the BLM’S ePlanning website at https:// eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/ project/1502605/510. Registration is required for all participants. For participants who do not have online access or wish to participate via telephone, contact Andrea Johnson in the BLM Price Field Office at (435) 636–3600. Written comments for the EA may be submitted through the BLM’s e-planning site at https://eplanning.blm.gov/ eplanning-ui/project/1502605/510, emailed to BLM_UT_PR_Comments@ blm.gov, or mailed to Bureau of Land Management, Price Field Office, Attention: Williams Draw EA, 125 South 600 West, Price, Utah 84501. Written comments for the FMV and MER should be addressed to Stan Perkes, BLM Utah State Office, Division of Lands and Minerals, 440 West 200 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57881 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, or emailed to sperkes@blm.gov. A copy of the comments for FMV and MER, except those portions marked as ‘‘CONFIDENTIAL,’’ identified as proprietary by the author, and meeting one of the exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act, will be available for public review upon request at the Utah State Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Availability and information on the EA can be obtained by contacting Don Stephens at (435) 636–3608 or (dstephen@blm.gov). Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Replies are provided during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 1, 2002, UtahAmerican Energy Inc. (UEI) submitted an application for the coal lease. If the lease is obtained, UEI plans to mine the coal as an extension of its existing Lila Canyon Mine. The EA analyzes and discloses the potential direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of leasing and subsequent mining of the proposed LBA tract. The Williams Draw coal tract has one minable coalbed called the Lower Sunnyside bed with underground minable portions of the coalbed ranging from approximately 4.2 to 13.1 feet in thickness. The tract contains approximately 64.6 million tons of high-volatile A bituminous coal in-place and, at an estimated 50 percent recovery, 32.3 million tons recoverable. The quality in the coal beds on an ‘‘as received basis’’ is as follows: 13,151 Btu/lb., 6.80 percent moisture, 9.85 percent ash, 40.50 percent volatile matter, 50.53 percent fixed carbon and 1.2 percent sulfur. The tract is located in Emery County in the Book Cliffs coal field, approximately 125 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. The lands are described as follows: Salt Lake Meridian, Utah T. 16 S., R. 14 E., sec. 25, S1/2; sec. 26, SE1/4 and SW1/4NE1/4; sec. 35, NE1/4. T. 16 S., R. 15 E., sec. 30, lots 3 and 4, and E1/2SW1/4; sec. 31. T. 17 S., R. 14 E., sec. 1, lots 1 thru 3, lots 6 thru 8, S1/2NE1/ 4, SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4 and SE1/4; sec. 12, NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, and N1/2SE1/4; T. 17 S., R. 15 E., sec. 5, lots 3 and 4, S1/2NW1/4 and SW1/ 4; secs. 6 and 7; E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 57882 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 16, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES sec. 8, W1/2. The area described contains 4,231.40 acres, according to the official plats of the surveys on file with the BLM. The BLM online public hearing will require public registration, which will commence upon publication of the Federal Register Notice. Notices announcing the public hearing will be published in the Emery County Progress and Carbon County Sun Advocate. The BLM will make every effort to accommodate speakers who register, although preference will be given to participants from the local area. Each commenter will have three minutes to provide oral testimony. Written statements and supporting information submitted during the comment period will be considered with the same weight as oral comments and supporting information presented at the online public hearing. Proprietary data must be marked ‘‘CONFIDENTIAL’’ and shall be treated in accordance with the laws and regulations governing confidentiality of such information. Comments on the FMV and MER may include, but need not be limited to, the following topics: 1. The quality of the coal resource; 2. The mining methods or methods which would achieve MER of the coal, including specifications of seams to be mined and the most desirable timing and rate of production, restriction of mining, and the inclusion of the tracts in an existing or proposed mining operation; 3. Whether this tract is likely to be mined as part of an existing or a proposed mine and evaluated on a realistic incremental basis, in relation to the mine which has the greatest value; 4. Whether the tract should be evaluated as part of an existing mine or as a portion of a new potential mine; 5. Restrictions to mining that may affect coal recovery; 6. The price the mined coal would bring when sold; 7. Costs, including mining and reclamation, and the anticipated timing of production; 8. The percentage rate at which anticipated income streams should be discounted, either with inflation or in the absence of inflation, in which case the anticipated rate of inflation should be given; 9. Depreciation, depletion, amortization and other tax accounting factors; 10. Documented information on the terms and conditions of recent and similar coal land transactions in the lease sale area; VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Sep 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 11. The value of any privately held mineral or surface estate in the lease sale area; and 12. Any potential or known competitive interest in the lease sale area. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, please be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you may request in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 43 CFR 3422.1, 3425.3, and 3425.4 Gregory Sheehan, State Director. [FR Doc. 2020–20033 Filed 9–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 731–TA–1012 (Third Review)] Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From Vietnam; Cancellation of Hearing for Third Full Five-Year Review United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DATES: September 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stamen Borisson (202) 205–3125, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this review may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective May 11, 2020, the Commission established a schedule for the conduct of this review (85 FR 28981, May 14, 2020). Counsel for Catfish Farmers of America, an association of domestic catfish growers and processors, and individual U.S. catfish processors PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 America’s Catch; Alabama Catfish, LLC d/b/a Harvest Select Catfish, Inc.; Consolidated Catfish Companies, LLC d/b/a Country Select Catfish; Guidry’s Catfish, Inc.; Heartland Catfish Company; Magnolia Processing, Inc. d/b/a Pride of the Pond; and Simmons Farm Raised Catfish, Inc., domestic producers, filed a request to appear at the hearing. Counsel for the domestic parties also filed a request for consideration of cancellation of the hearing. Counsel indicated a willingness to submit written responses to any Commission questions in lieu of an actual hearing. No other party has entered an appearance in this review. Upon consideration of the request, the Commission determined that, in lieu of the public hearing in connection with this review, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, interested parties who timely made a request to appear at the hearing are invited to respond to any written questions posed by the Commission in their posthearing briefs, which are due to be filed on September 22, 2020. For further information concerning this review see the Commission’s notice cited above and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). Authority: This review is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 10, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[20X LLUT920000 L13200000.EL0000]


Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for 
Williams Draw Coal Tract Lease-by-Application UTU-80043, Emery County, 
Utah, and Notice of Online Public Hearing and Request for Comments on 
the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value, and Maximum Economic 
Recovery AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior

ACTION: Notice of availability; and online public hearing.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah State Office 
announces the availability of the Williams Draw Environmental 
Assessment (EA) for the Lease-By-Application (LBA) UTU-80043 for public 
review and comment. The BLM is also announcing an online public hearing 
to receive comments on the EA, Fair Market Value (FMV), and Maximum 
Economic Recovery (MER) of the coal resources contained in the proposed 
lease tract.

DATES: The online public hearing will be held on Sept. 30, 2020, from 7 
p.m. to 9 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time). Written comments for the EA 
should be received no later than Oct. 15, 2020. Written comments for 
the FMV and MER should be received no later than Oct. 30, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The online public hearing details, including the 
registration form link, meeting agenda, PowerPoint presentation, and 
transcript of the hearing, will be posted on the BLM'S ePlanning 
website at https://eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/project/1502605/510.
    Registration is required for all participants. For participants who 
do not have online access or wish to participate via telephone, contact 
Andrea Johnson in the BLM Price Field Office at (435) 636-3600.
    Written comments for the EA may be submitted through the BLM's e-
planning site at https://eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/project/1502605/510, emailed to [email protected], or mailed to Bureau 
of Land Management, Price Field Office, Attention: Williams Draw EA, 
125 South 600 West, Price, Utah 84501.
    Written comments for the FMV and MER should be addressed to Stan 
Perkes, BLM Utah State Office, Division of Lands and Minerals, 440 West 
200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, or emailed to 
[email protected]. A copy of the comments for FMV and MER, except those 
portions marked as ``CONFIDENTIAL,'' identified as proprietary by the 
author, and meeting one of the exemptions in the Freedom of Information 
Act, will be available for public review upon request at the Utah State 
Office.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Availability and information on the EA 
can be obtained by contacting Don Stephens at (435) 636-3608 or 
([email protected]). Persons who use a telecommunications device for the 
deaf may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to 
leave a message or question for the above individual. The FRS is 
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Replies are provided during 
normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 1, 2002, UtahAmerican Energy Inc. 
(UEI) submitted an application for the coal lease. If the lease is 
obtained, UEI plans to mine the coal as an extension of its existing 
Lila Canyon Mine. The EA analyzes and discloses the potential direct, 
indirect, and cumulative impacts of leasing and subsequent mining of 
the proposed LBA tract. The Williams Draw coal tract has one minable 
coalbed called the Lower Sunnyside bed with underground minable 
portions of the coalbed ranging from approximately 4.2 to 13.1 feet in 
thickness. The tract contains approximately 64.6 million tons of high-
volatile A bituminous coal in-place and, at an estimated 50 percent 
recovery, 32.3 million tons recoverable. The quality in the coal beds 
on an ``as received basis'' is as follows: 13,151 Btu/lb., 6.80 percent 
moisture, 9.85 percent ash, 40.50 percent volatile matter, 50.53 
percent fixed carbon and 1.2 percent sulfur.
    The tract is located in Emery County in the Book Cliffs coal field, 
approximately 125 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. The lands are 
described as follows:

Salt Lake Meridian, Utah

T. 16 S., R. 14 E.,
    sec. 25, S1/2;
    sec. 26, SE1/4 and SW1/4NE1/4;
    sec. 35, NE1/4.
T. 16 S., R. 15 E.,
    sec. 30, lots 3 and 4, and E1/2SW1/4;
    sec. 31.
T. 17 S., R. 14 E.,
    sec. 1, lots 1 thru 3, lots 6 thru 8, S1/2NE1/4, SE1/4NW1/4, E1/
2SW1/4 and SE1/4;
    sec. 12, NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, and N1/2SE1/4;
T. 17 S., R. 15 E.,
    sec. 5, lots 3 and 4, S1/2NW1/4 and SW1/4;
    secs. 6 and 7;

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    sec. 8, W1/2.

    The area described contains 4,231.40 acres, according to the 
official plats of the surveys on file with the BLM.
    The BLM online public hearing will require public registration, 
which will commence upon publication of the Federal Register Notice. 
Notices announcing the public hearing will be published in the Emery 
County Progress and Carbon County Sun Advocate.
    The BLM will make every effort to accommodate speakers who 
register, although preference will be given to participants from the 
local area.
    Each commenter will have three minutes to provide oral testimony.
    Written statements and supporting information submitted during the 
comment period will be considered with the same weight as oral comments 
and supporting information presented at the online public hearing.
    Proprietary data must be marked ``CONFIDENTIAL'' and shall be 
treated in accordance with the laws and regulations governing 
confidentiality of such information. Comments on the FMV and MER may 
include, but need not be limited to, the following topics:
    1. The quality of the coal resource;
    2. The mining methods or methods which would achieve MER of the 
coal, including specifications of seams to be mined and the most 
desirable timing and rate of production, restriction of mining, and the 
inclusion of the tracts in an existing or proposed mining operation;
    3. Whether this tract is likely to be mined as part of an existing 
or a proposed mine and evaluated on a realistic incremental basis, in 
relation to the mine which has the greatest value;
    4. Whether the tract should be evaluated as part of an existing 
mine or as a portion of a new potential mine;
    5. Restrictions to mining that may affect coal recovery;
    6. The price the mined coal would bring when sold;
    7. Costs, including mining and reclamation, and the anticipated 
timing of production;
    8. The percentage rate at which anticipated income streams should 
be discounted, either with inflation or in the absence of inflation, in 
which case the anticipated rate of inflation should be given;
    9. Depreciation, depletion, amortization and other tax accounting 
factors;
    10. Documented information on the terms and conditions of recent 
and similar coal land transactions in the lease sale area;
    11. The value of any privately held mineral or surface estate in 
the lease sale area; and
    12. Any potential or known competitive interest in the lease sale 
area.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, please be aware 
that your entire comment, including your personal identifying 
information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you may 
request in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will 
be able to do so.

    Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 43 CFR 3422.1, 3425.3, and 3425.4

Gregory Sheehan,
State Director.
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