Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.
Notice of public meeting.
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
The meeting dates are February 26-27, 2004, has been moved from Marbob Energy, 2208 West Main, Artesia, New Mexico. The new location is the Artesia Country Club, 2701 W. Ritchie, Artesia, New Mexico. The meeting begins at 8 a.m. on both days and will adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. on Thursday and 11:30 a.m. on Friday. The three established RAC Start Printed Page 6003working groups may have a late afternoon or an evening meeting on Thursday, February 26, 2004.
An optional field trip is planned for Wednesday, February 25, 2004. The public comment period is scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, from 6-8 p.m. at the Best Western Pecos Inn, 2209 West Main Street. The public may present written comments to the RAC. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to comment and time available, oral comments may be limited.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The 15-member RAC advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in New Mexico. All meetings are open to the public. At this meeting, topics for discussion include:
Rehabilitation of older oil and gas well sites, access issues on Cooke's Peak, oil and gas and cultural management in the Carlsbad Area, the Preferred Upstream Management Practices (PUMP) III Project (a cultural resources Geographic Information System database focused on oil and gas fields), update on noxious weeds program, and proposed RAC initiatives.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Theresa Herrera, New Mexico State Office, Office of External Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-0115, (505) 438-7517.Start Signature
Dated: February 3, 2004.
Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. 04-2672 Filed 2-6-04; 8:45 am]
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