Skip to Content

Notice

Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; New Mexico

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 36225

AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, has filed applications to withdraw approximately 240.00 acres of National Forest System lands to protect the area and future investment of existing microwave electronic sites. This notice closes the National Forest System lands for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws. The lands will remain open to mineral leasing and to all other uses which may be made of National Forest System lands.

DATES:

Comments must be received by August 21, 2002.

ADDRESSES:

Comments should be sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Cibola National Forest, 2113 Osuna Road, NE, Suite A, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113-1001.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sue McHenry, Cibola National Forest, 505-346-2650.

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On April 26 and 27, 2001, the United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, filed applications to withdraw the following described National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights:

1. NMNM 91985, (Gallinas Peak Electronic Site)

New Mexico Principal Meridian

Cibola National Forest

T. 1 S., R. 11 E.,

Sec. 4, S1/2SW1/4NW1/4SE1/4, N1/2SW1/4SE1/4, S1/2NE1/4SE1/4SE1/4, and W1/2SE1/4SE1/4;

Sec. 9, NW1/4NE1/4NE1/4.

The area described contains 60.00 acres in Lincoln County.

2. NMNM 91986 (West Turkey Cone Electric Site)

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 1 S., R. 11 E.,

Sec. 4, S1/2S1/2NE1/4SW1/4, N1/2SW1/4SW1/4, N1/2S1/2SW1/4SW1/4, and W1/2NW1/4SE1/4SW1/4;

Sec. 5, S1/2S1/2NE1/4SE1/4, E1/2SE1/4SE1/4, and N1/2NW1/4SE1/4SE1/4.

The area described contains 80.00 acres in Lincoln County.

For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal may present their views in writing to the Cibola National Forest Supervisor at the above address.

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 Cibola National Forest Supervisor, at the above address, within 90 days from the date of publication of this notice. 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 Federal Register at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting.

The applications will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300.

For a period of 2 years from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands will be segregated as specified above unless the applications are denied or canceled or the withdrawals are approved prior to that date. The temporary uses which will be permitted during this segregative period are land uses permitted by the Forest Service under existing laws and regulations including, but not limited to, construction and operation of the electronic sites.

Start Signature

Dated: November 16, 2001.

Edwin L. Roberson,

Field Manager.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 02-12916 Filed 5-22-02; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 3410-11-P