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Coal Lease Exploration License, WY

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License, BTU Western Resources, Inc., WYW174201, Wyoming.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with BTU Western Resources, Inc. on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following-described land in Campbell County, WY:

T. 41 N., R. 70 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming

Sec. 7: Lots 7 through 10, 15 through 18;

Sec. 18: Lots 6 through 11, 14 through 19;

T. 41 N., R. 71 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming

Sec. 1: Lots 5 through 20;

Sec. 11: Lots 9 through 12, 15, 16;

Sec. 12: Lots 1 through 16;

Sec. 13: Lots 1 through 16;

Sec. 14: Lots 1, 2, 7 (E1/2), 8, 9, 16;

Sec. 23: Lots 1, 8 (N1/2);

Sec. 24: Lots 2 through 4, 5 (N1/2), 6 (N1/2), 7 (N1/2);

T. 42 N., R. 70 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming

Sec. 19: Lots 9 through 20;

Sec. 20: Lots 5 through 16;

Sec. 21: Lots 1 through 16;

Sec. 22: Lots 3 through 6, 9 through 16;

Sec. 26: Lots 3 through 6, 9 through 16;

Sec. 27: Lots 1 through 16;

Sec. 28: Lots 1 through 4;

Sec. 29: Lots 1 through 4;

Sec. 30: Lots 5 through 8;

T. 42 N., R. 71 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming

Sec. 22: Lots 5 through 16;

Sec. 23: Lots 5 through 16;

Sec. 24: Lots 5 through 16;

Sec. 25: Lots 1 through 4;

Sec. 26: Lots 1 through 6, 11 through 14;

Sec. 27: Lots 1 through 16;

Sec. 34: Lots 1 through 16;

Sec. 35: Lots 3 through 6, 11 through 14.

Containing 10,851.115 acres, more or less.

DATES:

Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management and BTU Western Resources, Inc. as provided in the ADDRESSES section below, which must be received within 30 days after publication of this Notice of Invitation in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES:

Copies of the exploration plan are available for review during normal business hours in the following offices (serialized under number WYW174201): Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003; and, Bureau of Land Management, Casper Field Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, WY 82604. The written notice should be sent to the following addresses: BTU Western Resources, Inc., Attn: Robbie Willson, Caller Box 3034, Gillette, WY 82717, and the Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, Branch of Solid Minerals, Attn: Julie Weaver, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

All of the coal in the above-described land consists of unleased Federal coal within the Powder River Basin Known Coal Leasing Area. The purpose of the exploration program is to obtain coal quantity, quality and seam structure information for the Wyodak-Anderson coal seam.

This notice of invitation will be published in The News-Record of Gillette, WY, once each week for two consecutive weeks beginning the week of June 13, 2007, and in the Federal Register.

The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 CFR 3410.2-1(c)(1).

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Dated: April 18, 2007.

Alan Rabinoff,

Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands.

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[FR Doc. E7-10889 Filed 6-8-07; 8:45 am]

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