Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6963 (58 FR 19212 (1993)), will expire on April 12, 2013, unless it is extended. The BLM filed a petition\application to extend PLO No. 6963 for an additional 20-year term. The PLO withdrew 257.60 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Chapter 2), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the existing natural values of the FSD. This notice amends the legal land description and acreage in PLO No. 6963 as a result of a 1995 dependent resurvey and subdivision of sec. 3, T. 18 S., R. 12 W., Willamette Meridian. The land withdrawn by PLO No. 6963 is now described as follows:
The areas described aggregate 250.66 acres in Lane County.
The purpose of the proposed withdrawal extension is to continue the protection of the existing natural values of the FSD.
The use of a right-of-way, interagency or cooperative agreement, Special Recreation Management Area, or Area of Critical Environmental Concern designation does not provide adequate protection. There are no suitable alternative sites available.
No water rights would be needed to fulfill the purpose of the requested withdrawal extension.
For a period until January 29, 2013, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension may present their views in writing to the BLM State Director at the address indicated above.
Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address indicated above during regular business hours.
Individual respondents may request confidentiality. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised 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 from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. If you wish to withhold your name or address from public review or from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. Such requests will be honored to the extent allowed by law. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organization or businesses, will be made available for public inspection in their entirety.
Notice is hereby given that a public meeting can be held in connection with the proposed withdrawal extension. All interested parties who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal extension must submit a written request to the BLM State Director at the address indicated above by January 29, 2013. Upon determination by the authorized officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of the time and place will be published in the
The withdrawal extension application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2310.4.