Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona, 56287-56288 [2021-22039]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 193 / Friday, October 8, 2021 / Notices Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: There are no ‘‘non-hourcost’’ burdens associated with this IC. An agency may not conduct, or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Timothy Newman, Program Coordinator, National Land Imaging Program, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 2021–22049 Filed 10–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [212.LLAK941200.L14400000. ET0000; AA– 82862] Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Air Force (USAF) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting the Secretary of the Interior extend Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7531 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7531 withdrew 1.25 acres of public land from surface entry and mining, but not from mineral leasing laws, for the King Salmon Remediation site and reserved the site for the use by the USAF to protect the King Salmon Remediation Project in King Salmon, Alaska. This Notice advises the public of an opportunity to comment on this application for a withdrawal extension and to request a public meeting. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting regarding this withdrawal application must be received by January 6, 2022. ADDRESSES: Comments and public meeting requests should be sent to the Alaska State Director, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, No. 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504 or by email at blm_ak_state_director@ blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chelsea Kreiner, BLM Alaska State Office, 907–271–4205, email ckreiner@ blm.gov, or you may contact the BLM office at the address above. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Oct 07, 2021 Jkt 256001 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. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. The withdrawal established by PLO No. 7531 (67 FR 50894, (2002)) will expire August 6, 2022. The USAF has filed an application for the Secretary to extend PLO No. 7531 for an additional 20-year term. The purpose of the withdrawal extension is to continue protection for the King Salmon Remediation Project in King Salmon, Alaska. A complete description of the land requested, along with all other records pertaining to the extension, can be examined in the BLM Alaska State Office at the address shown above. Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with this withdrawal extension. All interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on this withdrawal extension application must submit a written request to the Alaska State Director, BLM Alaska State Office at the address in the ADDRESSES section, within January 6, 2022 of this Notice. Upon determination by the authorized officer that a public meeting will be held, the BLM will publish a notice of the date, time, and place in the Federal Register and local newspapers, and will post on the BLM website at www.blm.gov at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The withdrawal extension application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set-forth in 43 CFR 2310.4 and subject to Section 810 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, (16 U.S.C. 3120). 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Authority: 43 CFR 2310.4) Erika Reed, Acting Alaska State Director. [FR Doc. 2021–22010 Filed 10–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56287 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [FF02R05000/FSRS34510200000/AZA– 38417] Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On behalf of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and subject to valid existing rights, the Deputy Secretary of the Interior proposes to withdraw 1,464 acres of public lands from appropriation under the public land laws, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, and 1,134 acres of Federal surface estate public lands from appropriation under the public land laws for 100 years to protect and reserve the land for management as part of the Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) located in La Paz and Mohave Counties, Arizona. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the lands for up to two-years and announces to the public an opportunity to comment and request a public meeting on the proposed withdrawal. DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by January 6, 2022. ADDRESSES: All comments and meeting requests should be sent to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona State Office, 1 North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004; faxed to (602) 417–9452; or sent by email to BLM_AZ_ Withdrawal_Comments@blm.gov. The BLM will not consider comments via telephone calls. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Ouellett, Realty Specialist, BLM Arizona State Office, telephone: (602) 417–9561, email at mouellett@blm.gov; or you may contact the BLM office at the address noted above. 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. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant is the FWS, and its petition/ application requests the Deputy Secretary of the Interior withdraw the following described public lands from SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08OCN1.SGM 08OCN1 56288 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 193 / Friday, October 8, 2021 / Notices all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, and reserve them for wildlife refuge purposes for a 100-year term. Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona (Surface and Subsurface Estate Land) T. 11 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 20, E1⁄2, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 25, S1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 26, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 28, N1⁄2, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 34, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, N1⁄2NW1⁄4; Sec. 36, N1⁄2SE1⁄4NE1⁄4. T. 11 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 12, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4 that portion lying northerly of the Havasu Lake National Wildlife Refuge boundary, as described in Executive Order 8647 of January 22, 1941, and southwesterly of the southwesterly right-of-way line of State Highway 95; Sec. 24, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4. The areas described aggregate approximately 1464 acres. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 The petition/application further requests that the Deputy Secretary of the Interior withdraw the following described public lands (surface estate only) from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, subject to valid existing rights, and reserve them for wildlife refuge purposes for a 100year term: Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona (Surface Estate Land) T. 11 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 19, lot 2, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 21, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4; Sec. 25, S1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 27, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4; Sec. 29, E1⁄2NW1⁄4; Sec. 33, S1⁄2NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4; Sec. 35, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4. T. 11 N., R. 18 W., Sec. 11, those portions of the SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, W1⁄2NW1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, N1⁄2NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4, SE1⁄4SE1⁄4 lying northerly of the Havasu Lake National Wildlife boundary, as described in Executive Order 8647 of January 22,1941, and southerly of the southwesterly right-of-way line of State Route 95. Sec. 13, those portions of the W1⁄2NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, S1⁄2SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4SE1⁄4 lying southerly of the Havasu Lake National Wildlife boundary, as described in Executive Order 8647 of January 22, 1941. The areas described aggregate approximately 1,134 acres. The Deputy Secretary of the Interior approved the FWS’s petition. Therefore, the petition/application constitutes a VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Oct 07, 2021 Jkt 256001 withdrawal proposal of the Secretary of the Interior (43 CFR 2310.1–3(e)). The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative agreement would not provide adequate protection of the wildlife refuge. No additional water rights will fulfill the purpose of this new withdrawal. There are no suitable alternative sites since these lands are located within the Bill Williams River NWR. 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. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the BLM Arizona State Director no later than January 6, 2022. If the authorized officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the Federal Register and a local newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting. For a period until October 9, 2023 the lands described above will be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, unless the application is denied or canceled, or the withdrawal is approved prior to that date. This application will be processed in accordance with the regulations setforth in 43 CFR part 2300. Raymond Suazo, State Director. [FR Doc. 2021–22039 Filed 10–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Natural Resources Revenue [Docket No. ONRR–2011–0025; DS63644000 DRT000000.CH7000 223D1113RT, OMB Control Number 1012–0003] Agency Information Collection Activities; Delegated and Cooperative Activities With States and Indian Tribes Office of Natural Resources Revenue (‘‘ONRR’’), Interior. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of information collection; request for comment. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (‘‘PRA’’), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Currently, the information collection is authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) under OMB Control Number 1012–0003, which expires on December 31, 2021. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 193 (Friday, October 8, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56287-56288]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-22039]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[FF02R05000/FSRS34510200000/AZA-38417]


Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting 
for the Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On behalf of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) 
and subject to valid existing rights, the Deputy Secretary of the 
Interior proposes to withdraw 1,464 acres of public lands from 
appropriation under the public land laws, including location and entry 
under the United States mining laws, and 1,134 acres of Federal surface 
estate public lands from appropriation under the public land laws for 
100 years to protect and reserve the land for management as part of the 
Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) located in La Paz 
and Mohave Counties, Arizona. Publication of this notice temporarily 
segregates the lands for up to two-years and announces to the public an 
opportunity to comment and request a public meeting on the proposed 
withdrawal.

DATES: Comments and requests for a public meeting must be received by 
January 6, 2022.

ADDRESSES: All comments and meeting requests should be sent to the 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona State Office, 1 North Central 
Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004; faxed to (602) 417-9452; or sent 
by email to [email protected]. The BLM will not 
consider comments via telephone calls.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Ouellett, Realty Specialist, BLM 
Arizona State Office, telephone: (602) 417-9561, email at 
[email protected]; or you may contact the BLM office at the address 
noted above. 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. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant is the FWS, and its petition/
application requests the Deputy Secretary of the Interior withdraw the 
following described public lands from

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all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including 
location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to 
valid existing rights, and reserve them for wildlife refuge purposes 
for a 100-year term.

Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona

(Surface and Subsurface Estate Land)

T. 11 N., R. 17 W.,
    Sec. 20, E\1/2\, E\1/2\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, N\1/2\, N\1/2\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, N\1/2\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 36, N\1/2\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\.
T. 11 N., R. 18 W.,
    Sec. 12, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\ that portion lying northerly of the 
Havasu Lake National Wildlife Refuge boundary, as described in 
Executive Order 8647 of January 22, 1941, and southwesterly of the 
southwesterly right-of-way line of State Highway 95;
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\.

    The areas described aggregate approximately 1464 acres.

    The petition/application further requests that the Deputy Secretary 
of the Interior withdraw the following described public lands (surface 
estate only) from all forms of appropriation under the public land 
laws, subject to valid existing rights, and reserve them for wildlife 
refuge purposes for a 100-year term:

Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona

(Surface Estate Land)
T. 11 N., R. 17 W.,
    Sec. 19, lot 2, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 21, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, S\1/2\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, E\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 33, S\1/2\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 35, N\1/2\NE\1/4\, S\1/2\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, 
S\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 11 N., R. 18 W.,
    Sec. 11, those portions of the SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, W\1/2\NW\1/4\, 
SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, N\1/2\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, N\1/2\SE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, W\1/2\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\ lying 
northerly of the Havasu Lake National Wildlife boundary, as 
described in Executive Order 8647 of January 22,1941, and southerly 
of the southwesterly right-of-way line of State Route 95.
    Sec. 13, those portions of the W\1/2\NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\SE\1/
4\ lying southerly of the Havasu Lake National Wildlife boundary, as 
described in Executive Order 8647 of January 22, 1941.

    The areas described aggregate approximately 1,134 acres.

    The Deputy Secretary of the Interior approved the FWS's petition. 
Therefore, the petition/application constitutes a withdrawal proposal 
of the Secretary of the Interior (43 CFR 2310.1-3(e)).
    The use of a right-of-way, interagency agreement, or cooperative 
agreement would not provide adequate protection of the wildlife refuge.
    No additional water rights will fulfill the purpose of this new 
withdrawal.
    There are no suitable alternative sites since these lands are 
located within the Bill Williams River NWR.
    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. All interested 
persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on 
the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request to the BLM 
Arizona State Director no later than January 6, 2022. If the authorized 
officer determines that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the 
time and place will be published in the Federal Register and a local 
newspaper at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting.
    For a period until October 9, 2023 the lands described above will 
be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land 
laws, unless the application is denied or canceled, or the withdrawal 
is approved prior to that date. This application will be processed in 
accordance with the regulations set-forth in 43 CFR part 2300.

Raymond Suazo,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2021-22039 Filed 10-7-21; 8:45 am]
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