Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification and Conveyance, Wyoming, 60485-60486 [2020-21145]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 187 / Friday, September 25, 2020 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands was officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on September 15, 2020. The plat, in one sheet, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the east boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines and a portion of Homestead Entry Survey No. 68, and the subdivision of sections 13 and 24, and a metes-and-bounds survey of a portion of the easterly right-of-way line of Nevada State Route No. 225, Township 45 North, Range 53 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 982, was accepted September 10, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Forest Service, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 2. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands was officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on September 17, 2020. The plat, in one sheet, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the subdivision-of-section lines of section 7 and a portion of the metesand-bounds survey in section 7, and the further subdivision of section 7, and metes-and-bounds surveys in section 7, Township 15 South, Range 66 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 977, was accepted September 15, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management. 3. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands will be officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on the first business day after thirty (30) days from the publication of this notice. The plat, in three sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the south and east boundaries and a portion of the subdivisional lines, and a metes-and-bounds survey of the easterly right-of-way line of U.S. Highway No. 95, through sections 23, 25, 26, and 36, Township 17 South, Range 58 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 945, was accepted August 10, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service. 4. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands will be officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on the first business day after thirty (30) days from the publication of this notice. The plat, in one sheet, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 the south boundary and a portion of the subdivisional lines, and a metes-andbounds survey of the easterly right-ofway line of U.S. Highway No. 95, through section 31, Township 17 South, Range 59 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 945, was accepted August 10, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service. 5. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands will be officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on the first business day after thirty (30) days from the publication of this notice. The plat, in twelve (12) sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the west boundary and a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of certain sections, a metes-and-bounds survey of the easterly right-of-way line of U.S. Highway No. 95, through sections 6 and 7, and a portion of section 8, and a metes-andbounds survey of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area boundary through a portion of section 7 and through sections 8, 16, 17, and 21, Township 18 South, Range 59 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 945, was accepted August 10, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service. 6. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands will be officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on the first business day after thirty (30) days from the publication of this notice. The plat, in two sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of Homestead Entry Survey No. 167, and the survey of a portion of the south boundary and a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 18 and 19, Township 45 North, Range 54 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 984, was accepted September 10, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Forest Service, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 7. The Plat of Survey of the following described lands will be officially filed at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada State Office, Reno, Nevada, on the first business day after thirty (30) days from the publication of this notice. The plat, in one sheet, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the south boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines and portions of the PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60485 subdivision-of-section lines of section 32, and the further subdivision of section 32, Township 18 South, Range 60 East, Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada, under Group No. 994, was accepted September 15, 2020. This survey was executed to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Land Management. The surveys, listed above, are now the basic record for describing the lands for all authorized purposes. These records have been placed in the open files in the BLM Nevada State Office and are available to the public as a matter of information. Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chapter 3. Dated: September 17, 2020. Michael O. Harmening, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Nevada. [FR Doc. 2020–21140 Filed 9–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY921000.L144000000.ET0000.20X, WYW–188618] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification and Conveyance, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification to convey 227.5 acres of public land to Park County under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. As a political subdivision of the State of Wyoming, Park County is a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. Park County has not applied for more than 6,400-acres for recreation uses in a year, nor for more than 640 acres for each of the programs involving public resources other than recreation, as required by the R&PP Act. DATES: Submit written comments regarding this proposed classification and conveyance on or before November 9, 2020. The BLM will not consider comments received by telephone or email. ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the Field Manager, BLM Cody Field Office, 1002 Blackburn Street, Cody, Wyoming, 82414. Comments may be mailed or hand delivered to the Cody Field Office. Information including, but not limited to, a proposed development SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 60486 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 187 / Friday, September 25, 2020 / Notices and management plan and documentation relating to compliance with applicable environmental and cultural resource laws is available for review during business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Monday through Friday, except during Federal holidays, at the BLM Cody Field Office at the address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cara Blank, Realty Specialist, by telephone at 307–578–5912. 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. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Park County has submitted a statement in compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b). Park County proposes to use the land for operating and maintaining an expansion of an existing public shooting range facility. Park County has filed an application for patent of the following described lands. The lands examined and identified as suitable for conveyance under the R&PP Act are described as: Sixth Meridian, Wyoming khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES T. 53 N., R. 102 W., Sec. 14, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, and W1⁄2SE1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 23, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4SW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and NW1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4. The area described contains 227.5 acres. These lands are currently withdrawn for use by the Bureau of Reclamation. Consent to convey these lands was received from the Bureau of Reclamation on April 10, 2019. The lands are not needed for any Federal purposes. Conveyance of the lands for recreational or public purposes use is in conformance with the BLM Cody Field Office Resource Management Plan dated September 2015 and is in the public interest. The BLM conducted a Phase I environmental site assessment in July 2019. No evidence of recognized environmental conditions was identified on the parcel. All interested parties will receive a copy of this notice once it is published in the Federal Register. A notice with information about this proposed realty VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 action will be published in the newspaper of local circulation once each week for three consecutive weeks. The regulations at 43 CFR 2741 addressing requirements and procedures for conveyances under the R&PP Act do not require a public meeting. Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including locations under the mining laws, except for lease or conveyance under the R&PP Act and leasing under the mineral leasing laws. The conveyance documents, when issued, will require the lands to be conveyed to remain subject to valid existing rights. The conveyance documents will contain the terms, conditions and reservations listed below, as well as any additional terms or conditions required by law, including any required by 43 CFR 2741.5. The conveyance will reserve to the United States: 1. Rights-of-way thereon for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States Act of August 30, 1890 (26 Stat. 391; 43 U.S.C. 945). 2. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior. 3. All mineral deposits, including saleable sand and gravel, in the land so patented, shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, including all necessary access and exit rights. 4. Except as provided in provision 7 below, title shall revert to the United States upon a finding, after notice and opportunity for a hearing, that, without the approval of the Secretary of the Interior or his delegate, the patentee or its approved successor attempts to transfer title to or control over the lands to another, the lands have been devoted to a use other than that for which the lands were conveyed, the lands have not been used for the purpose for which the lands were conveyed for a 5-year period, or the patentee has failed to follow the approved development plan or management plan. 5. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the patentee’s use, occupancy, or occupation on the leased/ patented lands. 6. If, at any time, the patentee transfers to another party ownership of any portion of the land not used for the PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 purpose(s) specified in the application and approved plan of development, the patentee shall pay the BLM the fair market value, as determined by the authorized officer, of the transferred portion as of the date of transfer, including the value of any improvements thereon. 7. No portion of the land shall under any circumstances revert to the United States if any such portion has been used for a shooting range or any other purpose which may result in the disposal, placement or release of any hazardous substance. Classification Comments: Interested persons may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for development and use as a shooting range. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with state and Federal programs. Application Comments: Interested persons may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development and management, and whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision to convey under the R&PP Act. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Wyoming State Director or other authorized official of the Department of the Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective on November 24, 2020. The lands will not be offered for conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in any comment, 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. Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5. Duane Spencer, Acting State Director, Wyoming. [FR Doc. 2020–21145 Filed 9–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 187 (Friday, September 25, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60485-60486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-21145]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY921000.L144000000.ET0000.20X, WYW-188618]


Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) 
Act Classification and Conveyance, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found 
suitable for classification to convey 227.5 acres of public land to 
Park County under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes 
(R&PP) Act, as amended. As a political subdivision of the State of 
Wyoming, Park County is a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. Park 
County has not applied for more than 6,400-acres for recreation uses in 
a year, nor for more than 640 acres for each of the programs involving 
public resources other than recreation, as required by the R&PP Act.

DATES: Submit written comments regarding this proposed classification 
and conveyance on or before November 9, 2020. The BLM will not consider 
comments received by telephone or email.

ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the Field Manager, BLM Cody Field 
Office, 1002 Blackburn Street, Cody, Wyoming, 82414. Comments may be 
mailed or hand delivered to the Cody Field Office. Information 
including, but not limited to, a proposed development

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and management plan and documentation relating to compliance with 
applicable environmental and cultural resource laws is available for 
review during business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard 
Time, Monday through Friday, except during Federal holidays, at the BLM 
Cody Field Office at the address above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cara Blank, Realty Specialist, by 
telephone at 307-578-5912. 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. You will receive a reply 
during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Park County has submitted a statement in 
compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b). Park County 
proposes to use the land for operating and maintaining an expansion of 
an existing public shooting range facility.
    Park County has filed an application for patent of the following 
described lands. The lands examined and identified as suitable for 
conveyance under the R&PP Act are described as:

Sixth Meridian, Wyoming

T. 53 N., R. 102 W.,
    Sec. 14, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and W\1/2\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, 
NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/
4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\SW\1/4\, 
NE\1/4\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/
4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\.

    The area described contains 227.5 acres.
    These lands are currently withdrawn for use by the Bureau of 
Reclamation. Consent to convey these lands was received from the Bureau 
of Reclamation on April 10, 2019. The lands are not needed for any 
Federal purposes.
    Conveyance of the lands for recreational or public purposes use is 
in conformance with the BLM Cody Field Office Resource Management Plan 
dated September 2015 and is in the public interest. The BLM conducted a 
Phase I environmental site assessment in July 2019. No evidence of 
recognized environmental conditions was identified on the parcel.
    All interested parties will receive a copy of this notice once it 
is published in the Federal Register. A notice with information about 
this proposed realty action will be published in the newspaper of local 
circulation once each week for three consecutive weeks. The regulations 
at 43 CFR 2741 addressing requirements and procedures for conveyances 
under the R&PP Act do not require a public meeting.
    Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands 
will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the 
public land laws, including locations under the mining laws, except for 
lease or conveyance under the R&PP Act and leasing under the mineral 
leasing laws.
    The conveyance documents, when issued, will require the lands to be 
conveyed to remain subject to valid existing rights. The conveyance 
documents will contain the terms, conditions and reservations listed 
below, as well as any additional terms or conditions required by law, 
including any required by 43 CFR 2741.5. The conveyance will reserve to 
the United States:
    1. Rights-of-way thereon for ditches and canals constructed by the 
authority of the United States Act of August 30, 1890 (26 Stat. 391; 43 
U.S.C. 945).
    2. Provisions of the R&PP Act and to all applicable regulations of 
the Secretary of the Interior.
    3. All mineral deposits, including saleable sand and gravel, in the 
land so patented, shall be reserved to the United States, together with 
the right to prospect for, mine and remove such deposits from the same 
under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the 
Interior may prescribe, including all necessary access and exit rights.
    4. Except as provided in provision 7 below, title shall revert to 
the United States upon a finding, after notice and opportunity for a 
hearing, that, without the approval of the Secretary of the Interior or 
his delegate, the patentee or its approved successor attempts to 
transfer title to or control over the lands to another, the lands have 
been devoted to a use other than that for which the lands were 
conveyed, the lands have not been used for the purpose for which the 
lands were conveyed for a 5-year period, or the patentee has failed to 
follow the approved development plan or management plan.
    5. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United 
States from claims arising out of the patentee's use, occupancy, or 
occupation on the leased/patented lands.
    6. If, at any time, the patentee transfers to another party 
ownership of any portion of the land not used for the purpose(s) 
specified in the application and approved plan of development, the 
patentee shall pay the BLM the fair market value, as determined by the 
authorized officer, of the transferred portion as of the date of 
transfer, including the value of any improvements thereon.
    7. No portion of the land shall under any circumstances revert to 
the United States if any such portion has been used for a shooting 
range or any other purpose which may result in the disposal, placement 
or release of any hazardous substance.
    Classification Comments: Interested persons may submit comments 
involving the suitability of the land for development and use as a 
shooting range. Comments on the classification are restricted to 
whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use 
will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is 
consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent 
with state and Federal programs.
    Application Comments: Interested persons may submit comments 
regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of 
development and management, and whether the BLM followed proper 
administrative procedures in reaching the decision to convey under the 
R&PP Act.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Wyoming State 
Director or other authorized official of the Department of the 
Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the 
absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become 
effective on November 24, 2020. The lands will not be offered for 
conveyance until after the classification becomes effective.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address or other 
personal identifying information in any comment, 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.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5.

Duane Spencer,
Acting State Director, Wyoming.
[FR Doc. 2020-21145 Filed 9-24-20; 8:45 am]
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