Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Public land order.
This order withdraws 1,894.88 acres of public land from surface entry and mining, for a period of 10 years, for the Bureau of Land Management to protect public health and safety, as well as the reclamation efforts of land contaminated by previous mining operations at the Paradise Peak Mine Site.
Effective October 25, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dennis J. Samuelson, BLM Nevada State Office, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, Nevada 89520, 775-861-6532.
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 Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public land is hereby withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000)), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, for the Bureau of Land Management to protect public health and safety, as well as the reclamation efforts of land contaminated by previous mining operations at the Paradise Peak Mine Site:
Mount Diablo Meridian
T. 10 N., R. 35 E.,
Sec. 1, lots 1, 8, 9, 16, 17, and E1/2SE1/4.
T. 10 N., R. 36 E., Sec. 6;
Sec. 9, lots 1 to 3, inclusive, SW1/4NE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4, S1/2NE1/4SW1/4NE1/4, N1/2SE1/4SW1/4NE1/4, W1/2NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4, SW1/4NE1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NW1/4, N1/2SW1/4NW1/4, N1/2SE1/4NW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4NW1/4, NE1/4SE1/4SW1/4NW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4SW1/4NW1/4, SW1/4SE1/4SW1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4, SW1/4NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4, SE1/4NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4, NW1/4NW1/4SW1/4, S1/2 NW1/4SW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4, S1/2N1/2SE1/4SW1/4, and S1/2SE1/4SW1/4;
Sec. 10, NW1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SW1/4SW1/4, N1/2NW1/4SW1/4SW1/4, S1/2SW1/4SW1/4, and SE1/4SW1/4;
Sec. 15, N1/2;
Sec. 16, SE1/4NE1/4NE1/4, W1/2SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4NE1/4, SW1/4SE1/4NE1/4, and E1/2SE1/4NE1/4.
The area described contains 1,894.88 acres in Nye County.
2. The withdrawal made by this order does not alter the applicability of those public land laws governing the use of the land under lease, license, or permit, or governing the disposal of their mineral or vegetative resources other than under the mining laws.
3. This withdrawal will expire 10 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 6, 2004.
Rebecca W. Watson,
Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. 04-23792 Filed 10-22-04; 8:45 am]
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