Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Public land order.
This order withdraws 1,920.80 acres of lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, for a period of 20 years, for protection, operation and maintenance of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
November 20, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Russ Sorensen, BLM Carlsbad Field Office, 620 East Greene, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220, (505) 234-5963.
By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows:
1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described lands are hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining laws, 30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000), for the Department of Homeland Security to protect, operate, and maintain their Federal Law Enforcement Training Center:
New Mexico Principal Meridian
T. 16 S., R. 25 E.,
Sec. 28, E1/2E1/2;
Sec. 33, E1/2NE1/4 and SE1/4;
Sec. 34, NW1/4 and SW1/4;
Sec. 35, S1/2S1/2.
T. 17 S., R. 25 E.,
Sec. 3, lots 3 and 4, S1/2NW1/4, and N1/2N1/2S1/2;
Sec. 4, lots 1 and 2, and S1/2NE1/4.
The areas described aggregate 1,920.80 acres in Eddy County.
2. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the expiration date pursuant to section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) (2000), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be extended.Start Signature
Dated: October 30, 2003.
Rebecca W. Watson,
Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. 03-28965 Filed 11-19-03; 8:45 am]
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