Notice of Minor Amendments to the Charter of the Technical Advisory Panel for the North Slope Science Initiative and Call for Nominations
This notice is published in accordance with section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, Public Law 92-463. Notice is hereby given that the Charter for the Science Technical Advisory Panel for the North Slope Science Initiative is amended to reflect the implementing legislative language in section 348(d), Energy Policy Act of 2005, establishing the Science Technical Advisory Panel. This amendment is a minor technical change in accordance with 41 CFR 102- 3.80(1). The North Slope Science Initiative is also seeking nominations for five, three-year appointments to the North Slope Science Technical Advisory Panel. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Science Technical Advisory Panel. Individuals may nominate themselves for Science Technical Advisory Panel membership. The purpose of the Science Technical Advisory Panel is to provide advice on proposed inventory, monitoring and research functions related to the North Slope Science Initiative.
Emergency Closure of Selected Public Lands in Eastern San Diego County, CA
The Bureau of Land Management, El Centro Field Office (BLM), is providing notice pursuant to Title 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 8364.1 (Closure and Restriction Orders), which provides, in part, for the Authorized Officer to close or restrict use of designated public lands for the protection of persons, property, and public lands and resources. Notice is hereby given that the El Centro Field Office (BLM) will immediately close selected public lands to public access in Eastern San Diego County, CA. Due to extreme fire conditions currently in this area and in the interest of public safety, the following areas will be temporarily closed until the end of the current fire emergency. (1) McCain Valley Conservation Area (22,852 acres) to include Cottonwood Campground, Lark Canyon Campground and Lark Canyon Day Use OHV Area, Boulevard, CA. (2) Buck Canyon (2,763 acres), Ranchita, CA. (3) Chariot Canyon/Rodriguez Canyon (6,870 acres), Julian, CA. (4) San Felipe Hills (5,278 acres), Ranchita, CA.
Correction to Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan (DRMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Richfield Field Office in Garfield, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, and Wayne Counties, UT (Federal Register: October 26, 2007, Volume 72, Number 207, Page 60879-60881)
The following corrections are made: Comments should be sent to the Richfield Field Office. Comments and information submitted on the Richfield Field Office DRMP/DEIS, including names, e-mail addresses, and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review and disclosure at the Richfield Field Office address listed below. Or, you may contact Cornell Christensen, RMP Project Manager, Richfield BLM Field Office, 150 East 900 North, Richfield, Utah 84701, phone 435-896-1561. All other information within the Notice of Availability (10/26/07) remains unchanged.
Correction to Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to Analyze PacifiCorp's Mona to Oquirrh Double-Circuit 50/345 Kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line, UT-82829, and Amend the Pony Express Resource Management Plan for the Salt Lake Field Office, Utah. (Federal Register; October 16, 2007, Volume 72, Number 199, Page 58681-58682)
The following corrections are made: Three scoping meetings (West Jordan, Tooele, and Nephi, Utah) will be held during the scoping period. The Mona to Oquirrh Transmission Line project Web site is http://www.monatransmission.com. All other information within the Notice of Intent (10/16/07) remains unchanged.