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for threatened species and endangered numbers, and email addresses of DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
species are at 50 CFR 17.32 and 50 CFR respondents, available for public
17.22, respectively. An applicant for a review. Individual respondents may Bureau of Land Management
Permit under section 10 must prepare request that we withhold their names
and submit to the Service for approval and /or homes addresses, etc., but if you [NV–020–2110–IW–F202]
a Plan containing a multifaceted strategy wish us to consider withholding this
for minimizing and mitigating all take information you must state this Notice to the Public of Temporary
associated with the proposed activities prominently at the beginning of your Public Lands Closures and
to the maximum extent practicable. The comments. In addition, you must Prohibitions of Certain Activities on
applicant must also ensure that Public Lands Administered by the
present a rationale for withholding this
adequate funding for the Plan will be Bureau of Land Management,
information. This rationale must
provided. Winnemucca Field Office, Nevada
The Service will conduct an demonstrate that disclosure would
environmental review of the MSHCP constitute a clearly unwarranted AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,
and prepare an EIS. ENTRIX has been invasion of privacy. Unsupported Interior.
selected as the lead consultant to assertions will not meet this burden. In ACTION: Notice of temporary closure.
prepare the EIS under the supervision of the absence of exceptional,
the Service, which will be responsible documentable circumstances, this SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that
for the scope and content of the NEPA information will be released. We will certain lands located in northwestern
document. NEPA requires that Federal always make submissions from Nevada are temporarily closed or
agencies conduct an environmental organization or businesses, and from restricted and certain activities are
analysis of their proposed actions to individuals identifying themselves as temporarily prohibited in and around an
determine if the actions may representatives of or officials of area near the city of Winnemucca
significantly affect the human organizations or businesses, available known as Water Canyon and
environment. Under NEPA, a reasonable for public inspection in their entirety. administered by the BLM Winnemucca
range of alternatives to proposed Field Office in Humboldt County,
projects is developed and considered in The Service requests that comments Nevada.
the environmental review. Alternatives be specific. In particular, the Service is
requesting information regarding (1) September 1, 2006 through
DATES:
considered for analysis in an EIS may December 31, 2006, inclusive.
include: variations in the scope of potential direct, indirect, and
cumulative impacts of implementation FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
proposed activities; variations in the
of the proposed action; (2) other Dave Hays, Assistant Field Manager,
location, amount, and types of
possible alternatives that meet the Nonrenewable Resources, Winnemucca
conservation measures; variations in
purpose and need; (3) potential adaptive Field Office, Bureau of Land
activity duration; or, a combination of
Management, 5100 E. Winnemucca
these elements. In addition, the EIS will management and/or monitoring
Blvd., Winnemucca, NV 89445–2921,
identify potentially significant direct, provisions; (4) existing environmental
telephone: (775) 623–1500.
indirect, and cumulative impacts on conditions in the area; (5) other plans or
biological resources, land use, air SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
projects that might be relevant to this
quality, water quality, water resources, proposed project; and (6) potential specified closures, restrictions, and
socioeconomic conditions, and other prohibitions are made in the interest of
minimization and mitigation efforts.
environmental issues that could occur public and employee safety during the
with implementation of the proposed The environmental review of this period of heavy construction equipment
action and alternatives. For all project will be conducted in accordance usage at and around the public lands in
potentially significant impacts, the EIS with the requirements of the NEPA of an area known as Water Canyon
identifies avoidance, minimization, and 1969 as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et Recreation Area, Zone 1. The temporary
mitigation measures to reduce these seq.), Council on the Environmental closure is needed during the
impacts, where feasible, to a level below Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500– construction phase of the
significance. 1518), other applicable Federal laws and implementation of the ‘‘Water Canyon
The EIS will consider the proposed regulations, and applicable policies and Implementation Plan Amendment’’
action, no action, and a reasonable range procedures of the Service. This notice is (Decision Record was signed 11/16/05).
of alternatives. A detailed description of being furnished in accordance with 40 These lands are closed or restricted
the impacts of the proposed action and CFR 1501.7 to obtain suggestions and during the following times:
each alternative will be included in the information from other agencies and the • September 1, 2006, through
EIS. The alternatives to be considered public on the scope of issues and December 31, 2006 inclusive: Restricted
for analysis in the EIS may address alternatives to be addressed in the EIS. entry by the public into Zone 1 of the
combinations of covered species, It is estimated that the draft EIS will be Water Canyon Recreation Area during
different permit effective periods, or a available for public review during the certain time periods as outlined in the
combination of elements. first quarter of 2007. sections below, to provide for safety of
Written comments from interested individuals.
parties are welcome to ensure that the Dated: October 27, 2006.
Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1.
issues of public concern related to the Ken McDermond,
proposed action are identified. 1. Public Closure Area: Within the
Deputy Manager, California/Nevada
Comments and materials received will Operations Office, Sacramento, California. following legally described locations:
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be available for public inspection, by [FR Doc. E6–18463 Filed 11–1–06; 8:45 am] Mount Diablo Meridian
appointment, during normal business T. 35 N., R. 38 E.,
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hours at the office listed in the Section 02, S1⁄2SW1⁄4 portion inside barbed
ADDRESSES section of this notice. Our wire fence;
practice is to make comments, including Section 11; NE1⁄4 and N1⁄2NW1⁄4 portion
names, home addresses, home phone inside barbed wire fence;

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Section 12, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, and around the community of Frenchglen, Dated: August 30, 2006.
NW1⁄4 SE1⁄4 portion inside barbed wire Oregon. Mark Sherbourne,
fence. Acting Andrews Resource Area Field
DATES: The closure order is effective
1.0 Between September 1, 2006 and July 16, 2006, and continues for Manager.
December 31, 2006 Inclusive perpetuity. [FR Doc. E6–18499 Filed 11–1–06; 8:45 am]
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1.1 Motorized Use FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Motor vehicle use of any kind by the Karla Bird, Andrews Resource Area
public is prohibited in Zone 1 of the Field Manager, BLM, Burns District DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Water Canyon Recreation Area. The Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines,
following exceptions apply: Oregon 97738, (541) 573–4400. Bureau of Land Management
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June
Any administrative use authorized by
15, 2006, the final decision was signed [ES–960–1420–BJ–TRST] Group No. 175,
BLM.
by an authorized officer of the BLM, Wisconsin
Any authorized law enforcement or
permanently closing public lands,
emergency personnel may enter as
managed by the BLM, within one- Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
needed to perform their official
quarter to one-half mile of Frenchglen,
duties. AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management,
Oregon, to public use for the purpose of
1.2 Public Entry discharging firearms. During a Interior.
Public entry of any persons or temporary closure period, the BLM ACTION:Notice of filing of plat of survey;
individuals is prohibited in Zone 1, prepared an Environmental Assessment, Wisconsin.
during working hours from Monday OR–06–026–023, to consider a
through Friday. The following permanent closure. It was determined SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land
exceptions apply: that the discharging of firearms within Management (BLM) will file the plat of
the ‘‘No Shooting or Safety Zone’’ is a survey of the lands described below in
Any administrative use authorized by
safety hazard to the residents of the the BLM-Eastern States, Springfield,
BLM.
Frenchglen community. Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date
Any authorized law enforcement or Notice: Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1,
emergency personnel may enter as of publication in the Federal Register.
discharging firearms or other devices
needed to perform their official capable of firing a projectile into or FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
duties. within the closed area posted ‘‘No Bureau of Land Management, 7450
Shooting or Safety Zone’’ is prohibited Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia
1.3 Public Camping
on lands administered by BLM within 22153. Attn: Cadastral Survey.
Public camping is prohibited in Zone
the closed area of Andrews Resource SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This
1 during this period of construction.
Area. The public lands, managed by the survey was requested by the Bureau of
Penalty: Any person failing to comply
BLM, closed by this order are described Indian Affairs.
with the closure orders may be subject
as follows: The lands we surveyed are:
to imprisonment for not more than 12
months, or a fine in accordance with the Willamette Meridian, Oregon Fourth Principal Meridian, Wisconsin
applicable provisions of 18 U.S.C. 3571, T. 32 S., R. 32 E., T. 38 N., R. 9 W.
or both. Sec. 2, lots 3 and 4, that portion lying east
Dated: August 2, 2006. of transmission line, S1⁄2NW1⁄4 east of The plat of survey represents the
transmission line, N1⁄2SW1⁄4 north of dependent resurvey of a portion of the
Gail G. Givens, Hwy 205, and the E1⁄2SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4 north boundary, a portion of the east
Field Manager. east of Elbow Springs Road. boundary, a portion of the subdivisional
[FR Doc. E6–18500 Filed 11–1–06; 8:45 am] The public land, managed by the BLM, lines; and the subdivision of section 1
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County, Oregon.
the 4th Principal Meridian, in the State
Closure signs have been posted at of Wisconsin, and was accepted October
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR main entry points to the closed area and 12, 2006. We will place a copy of the
along the boundary as necessary. Maps plat we described in the open files. It
Bureau of Land Management
of the closure area and information may will be available to the public as a
[OR–026–1040–PH–021H: G6–0168] be obtained from the BLM Burns District matter of information.
Office and at various locations in Burns, If BLM receives a protest against this
Closure of Public Lands in Harney Hines, and Frenchglen.
County, OR survey, as shown on the plat, prior to
Penalties: The authority of this the date of the official filing, we will
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management closure is found under Section 303(a) of stay the filing pending our
(BLM), Burns District, Hines, Oregon. the Federal Land Policy and consideration of the protest.
Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C.
ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. We will not officially file the plat
1733(a)) and 43 CFR 8364.1. Any person
who violates this closure may be tried until the day after we have accepted or
SUMMARY: Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1, dismissed all protests and they have
this closure order is hereby given that before a United States Magistrate and
fined no more than $1,000 or become final, including decisions on
public lands, described herein and appeals.
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managed by the BLM, located in Harney imprisoned for no more than 12 months,
County, Oregon, are permanently closed or both. (43 CFR 8360.0–7) Such Dated: October 12, 2006.
to public use for the purpose of violations may also be subject to the Michael W. Young,
discharging firearms. This action is enhanced fines provided for by 18 Chief Cadastral Surveyor.
being taken to provide for public safety U.S.C. 3571. [FR Doc. E6–18464 Filed 11–1–06; 8:45 am]
by establishing a no hunting zone (Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1(c)) BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P

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