Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, Interior.
Notice of public meeting.
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Resource Council will meet as indicated below.
The meeting will be held April 28-29, 2003, in the Binkley Room at Pike's Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The public comment period will begin at 1 p.m. April 28.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Teresa McPherson, Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Avenue #13, Anchorage, AK 99513. Telephone (907) 271-3322 or e-mail Teresa_McPherson@ak.blm.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The 13-member Council advises the Secretary Start Printed Page 14687of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Alaska. At this meeting, topics we plan to discuss include:
- Outdated withdrawals on federal public lands in Alaska.
- A process for accelerating the Alaska land transfer program.
- Status of planning in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPR-A).
- Other topics the Council may raise.
All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allotted for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact BLM.Start Signature
Dated: March 17, 2003.
Henri R. Bisson,
[FR Doc. 03-7183 Filed 3-25-03; 8:45 am]
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