Land Acquisitions; Tejon Tribe, Mettler Site, Kern County, California, 71667-71668 [2022-25618]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 23, 2022 / Notices land in trust be promptly provided in the Federal Register. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [223A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010. 999900] [FR Doc. 2022–25619 Filed 11–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P Land Acquisitions; White Earth Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota, Buschelle Site, Clearwater County, Minnesota AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Notice. The Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire in trust 92.18 acres, more or less, of land known as the Buschelle Site in Clearwater County, Wisconsin, (Site) for the White Earth Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Minnesota, (Tribe) for gaming and other purposes. SUMMARY: This final determination was made on November 17, 2022. DATES: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Mailstop 3543, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire the Site, consisting of 92.18 acres, more or less, in trust for the Tribe under the authority of the Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, 25 U.S.C. 5108. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, will immediately acquire title to the Site in the name of the United States of America in trust for Tribe upon fulfillment of all Departmental requirements. The legal description for the Site is as follows: The Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (SW1/4NW1/4) and Government Lot Four (4), Section Four (4), Township One Hundred Forty-six (146) North of Range Thirty-eight (38) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in Clearwater County, Minnesota. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Nov 22, 2022 Jkt 259001 Bureau of Indian Affairs [223A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010. 999900] Interior. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Land Acquisitions; Tejon Tribe, Mettler Site, Kern County, California Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire in trust 320.04 acres, more or less, of land known as the Mettler Site in Kern County, California, (Site) for the Tejon Indian Tribe, (Tribe) for gaming and other purposes. DATES: This final determination was made on November 17, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Mailstop 3543, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire the Site, consisting of 320.04 acres, more or less, in trust for the Tribe under the authority of the Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, 25 U.S.C. 5108. The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, will immediately acquire title to the Site in the name of the United States of America in trust for Tribe upon fulfillment of all Departmental requirements. The 320.04 acres, more or less, are described as follows: SUMMARY: Real Property in the Unincorporated Area of the County of Kern, State of California, Described as Follows Parcel 1 The northeast quarter of Section 2, Township 11 North, Range 20 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof. Also known as: Lot No. 1 and Lot No. 2, Section 2 as shown on the approved February 3, 1863 General Land Office official Plat of Township 11 North, PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71667 Range 20 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof. Parcel 2 The northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 2, Township 11 North, Range 20 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof. Parcel 3 The west half of the southeast quarter and the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 2, township 11 north, range 20 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof. Excepting therefrom all oil, gas, minerals and other hydrocarbon substances within or underlying said land, or that may be produced and saved therefrom, providing however, grantor, his successors and assigns shall not conduct drilling or other operations upon the surface of said land, but nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prevent the grantor, his successors and assigns, from extracting or capturing said minerals by drilling on adjacent or neighboring lands and/or from conducting subsurface drilling operations under said land at a depth of 100 feet below the surface of said land, so as not to disturb the surface of said land or any improvements thereon, as reserved by Chanslor-Western Oil and Development Company, a Delaware corporation, successor in interest to Chanslor-Canfield Midway Oil Company, a California corporation, in Deed recorded November 8, 1954, in Book 2317, Page 102, of Official Records. Parcel 4 All that portion of section 11, township 11 north, range 20 west, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof described as follows: Beginning at the northeast corner of said section 11, thence South 78°07′14″ West 184.02 feet to the true point of beginning; thence South 89°48′55″ West 40.00 feet; thence North 0°11′05″ West 40.00 feet; thence North 89°48′55″ East 40.00 feet; thence South 0°11′05″ East 40.00 feet to the true point of beginning. Excepting therefrom all oil, gas, minerals and other hydrocarbon substances within or underlying said land as reserved by Kern County Land Company, in Deed dated October 3, E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 71668 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 23, 2022 / Notices 1945, recorded in Book 1283, Page 212, of Official Records. 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. Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–25618 Filed 11–22–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWY920000.14400000.ET0000.223; WYW– 172386] Notice of Application for Permanent Withdrawal and Transfer of Jurisdiction, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management (DOE– LM) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior exercise authority under Title II of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (UMTRCA) and permanently withdraw and transfer administrative jurisdiction to DOE–LM of 869.08 acres of public lands and 3,454.39 acres of Federal mineral estate at the Split Rock Site in Wyoming. The public land and interests in the land would be withdrawn from operation of the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, and the mineral materials disposal laws, subject to valid existing rights, and would be transferred to DOE–LM for long term maintenance and monitoring under a Nuclear Regulatory Commission license as part of the Split Rock Disposal Cell Site. The BLM previously published notice of a DOE–LM application for withdrawal and transfer of jurisdiction for some of these lands and minerals for the same purpose in the Federal Register on April 14, 2008 (73 FR 20062–63). This notice announces a 30day opportunity for the public to comment on the DOE–LM application. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 23, 2022. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:45 Nov 22, 2022 Jkt 259001 Comments should be sent to BLM Wyoming State Director, BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keesha Clay, Realty Specialist, BLM Wyoming State Office, (307) 775–6189, during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Individuals in the United States who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability may dial 711 (TTY, TDD, or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay services for contacting Ms. Clay. Individuals outside the United States should use the relay services offered within their country to make international calls to the point-ofcontact in the United States. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOE– LM filed with the BLM an application that requests the Secretary of the Interior to permanently withdraw and transfer administrative jurisdiction over the following described public lands and federally owned minerals, subject to valid existing rights. DOE–LM has requested that the land and minerals be withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining laws, from leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, and from disposal under the mineral materials laws, subject to valid existing rights. Under the UMTRCA, as amended by the Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Amendments Act of 1988 (42 U.S.C. 7916), the Secretary of the Interior may make such permanent withdrawals and transfers of administrative jurisdiction. The Secretary’s actions under UMTRCA are explicitly exempt from the withdrawal and transfer provisions of Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended. The following legal land description includes public lands and Federal mineral interest underlying non-Federal surface estate in both the new application and the 2008 application. The public lands and Federal mineral estate are requested for permanent withdrawal and jurisdictional transfer for long term maintenance and monitoring by DOE– LM under applicable provisions of UMTRCA: ADDRESSES: Public Lands Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming T. 29 N., R. 91 W., Sec. 6, lots 8 thru 13 and E1/2SE1/4; Sec. 7, N1/2NE1/4; Sec. 8, NW1/4NW1/4. T. 29 N., R. 92 W., Sec. 1, lots 1 and 2, S1/2NE1/4, and SE1/ 4SE1/4; PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Sec. 2, SE1/4SW1/4 and SW1/4SE1/4; Sec. 11, NW1/4NE1/4 and NE1/4NW1/4; Sec. 12, W1/2NE1/4. The areas described aggregate 869.08 acres of surface and Federal minerals. Federal Mineral Interests Underlying NonFederal Surface T. 29 N., R. 91 W. Sec. 5, S1/2; Sec. 6, lot 5, SE1/4NW1/4, and SW1/4SE1/ 4; Sec. 7, lots 1 thru 4, S1/2NE1/4, E1/2NW1/ 4, E1/2SW1/4, and SE1/4; Sec. 8, E1/2NE1/4, SW1/4NW1/4, and W1/ 2SW1/4; Sec. 18, lots 1 and 2 and E1/2NW1/4, those portions lying northerly of the northerly right-of-way boundary of U.S. Highway 287, as described on Document No. 2009–1328633, filed October 19, 2009, in the Fremont County Clerk’s Office. T. 29 N., R. 92 W., Sec. 1, lot 4, SW1/4, and W1/2SE1/4; Sec. 2, SW1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4, N1/ 2SE1/4, and SE1/4SE1/4; Sec. 3, E1/2SE1/4; Sec. 10, E1/2SE1/4, that portion lying northerly of the northerly boundary of the Home on the Range Estates Subdivision, Document No. 970395, filed March 8, 1978, in the Fremont County Clerk’s Office; Sec. 11, NE1/4NE1/4, S1/2NE1/4, SE1/ 4NW1/4, and S1/2, except that portion of SW1/4SW1/4 within said Home on the Range Subdivision; Sec. 12, E1/2NE1/4, NW1/4, and S1/2; Sec. 13, N1/2; Sec. 14, NE1/4 and NE1/4NW1/4. The areas described aggregate approximately 3,454.39 acres of Federal minerals underlying non-Federal surface. The purpose of the requested withdrawal and transfer of administrative jurisdiction is to allow the DOE–LM to administer the lands in perpetuity as a hazardous material site under the authority of the UMTRCA of 1978, 42 U.S.C. 7902 et seq. For a period until December 23, 2022, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the DOE–LM application may present their views in writing to the BLM Wyoming State Office at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section above. Records related to the applications may be examined by contacting the BLM Wyoming State Office at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section above. The BLM is preparing an environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act in connection with the requested withdrawal and jurisdictional transfer. On January 28, 2022, the BLM posted a project description for DOI–BLM–WY–R050– 2022–0009–EA on its ePlanning site at eplanning.blm.gov/eplanning-ui/ project/2017709/510. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 225 (Wednesday, November 23, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71667-71668]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-25618]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[223A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900]


Land Acquisitions; Tejon Tribe, Mettler Site, Kern County, 
California

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs made a final agency 
determination to acquire in trust 320.04 acres, more or less, of land 
known as the Mettler Site in Kern County, California, (Site) for the 
Tejon Indian Tribe, (Tribe) for gaming and other purposes.

DATES: This final determination was made on November 17, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of 
Indian Gaming, Mailstop 3543, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, 
[email protected], (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On the date listed in the DATES section of 
this notice, the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs made a final 
agency determination to acquire the Site, consisting of 320.04 acres, 
more or less, in trust for the Tribe under the authority of the Indian 
Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, 25 U.S.C. 5108.
    The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, on behalf of the Secretary 
of the Interior, will immediately acquire title to the Site in the name 
of the United States of America in trust for Tribe upon fulfillment of 
all Departmental requirements. The 320.04 acres, more or less, are 
described as follows:

Real Property in the Unincorporated Area of the County of Kern, State 
of California, Described as Follows

Parcel 1

    The northeast quarter of Section 2, Township 11 North, Range 20 
West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County 
of Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof.
    Also known as: Lot No. 1 and Lot No. 2, Section 2 as shown on the 
approved February 3, 1863 General Land Office official Plat of Township 
11 North, Range 20 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated 
area of the County of Kern, State of California, according to the 
official plat thereof.

Parcel 2

    The northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 2, 
Township 11 North, Range 20 West, San Bernardino Meridian, in the 
unincorporated area of the County of Kern, State of California, 
according to the official plat thereof.

Parcel 3

    The west half of the southeast quarter and the southeast quarter of 
the southeast quarter of section 2, township 11 north, range 20 West, 
San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of 
Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof.
    Excepting therefrom all oil, gas, minerals and other hydrocarbon 
substances within or underlying said land, or that may be produced and 
saved therefrom, providing however, grantor, his successors and assigns 
shall not conduct drilling or other operations upon the surface of said 
land, but nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prevent the 
grantor, his successors and assigns, from extracting or capturing said 
minerals by drilling on adjacent or neighboring lands and/or from 
conducting subsurface drilling operations under said land at a depth of 
100 feet below the surface of said land, so as not to disturb the 
surface of said land or any improvements thereon, as reserved by 
Chanslor-Western Oil and Development Company, a Delaware corporation, 
successor in interest to Chanslor-Canfield Midway Oil Company, a 
California corporation, in Deed recorded November 8, 1954, in Book 
2317, Page 102, of Official Records.

Parcel 4

    All that portion of section 11, township 11 north, range 20 west, 
San Bernardino Meridian, in the unincorporated area of the County of 
Kern, State of California, according to the official plat thereof 
described as follows:
    Beginning at the northeast corner of said section 11, thence South 
78[deg]07'14'' West 184.02 feet to the true point of beginning; thence 
South 89[deg]48'55'' West 40.00 feet; thence North 0[deg]11'05'' West 
40.00 feet; thence North 89[deg]48'55'' East 40.00 feet; thence South 
0[deg]11'05'' East 40.00 feet to the true point of beginning.
    Excepting therefrom all oil, gas, minerals and other hydrocarbon 
substances within or underlying said land as reserved by Kern County 
Land Company, in Deed dated October 3,

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1945, recorded in Book 1283, Page 212, of Official Records.
    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.

Bryan Newland,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2022-25618 Filed 11-22-22; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4337-15-P