Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Notice of realty action.
The surface owner of the land described in this notice, aggregating approximately 1.5 acres, has filed an application for the purchase of the federally-owned mineral interests. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws.
Interested persons may submit written comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at the address stated below. Comments must be received no later than October 4, 2007.Start Printed Page 46497
Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix District, 21605 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85027. Detailed information concerning this action is available for review at the above address.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Matthew Magaletti, Lands and Realty Specialist, at the above address, or at 623-580-5590.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The surface owner of the following described land has filed an application pursuant to Section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1719(b), for the purchase and conveyance of the federally-owned mineral interest in the following described land:
Gila and Salt River Meridian
T. 4 N., R. 2 W.,
Sec. 10, part of the NE1/4 more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at the Center of said sec. 10;
Thence North 00°04′00″ East, coincident with the West Line of the Northeast Quarter of said sec. 10, a distance of 658.13 feet;
Thence North 89°58′06″ East, a distance of 40.00 feet to the True Point of Beginning of the parcel herein described;
Thence continuing North 89°58′06″ East, a distance of 288.04 feet;
Thence South 00°04′00″ West, a distance of 215.00 feet;
Thence South 89°58′06″ West, a distance of 288.04 feet to a point on a line which is parallel to and 40.00 feet Easterly of the West Line of the Northeast Quarter of said sec. 10;
Thence North 00°04′44″ East, along said parallel line, a distance of 215.00 feet to the True Point of Beginning.
The area described contains in area 61,929 Square Feet or 1.422 acres more or less in Maricopa County.
Effective immediately, BLM will process the pending application in accordance with the regulations stated in 43 CFR Part 2720. Written comments concerning the application must be received no later than the date specified above in this notice for that purpose. The purpose for a purchase and conveyance is to allow consolidation of surface and subsurface minerals ownership where (1) There are no known mineral values, or (2) in those instances where the Federal mineral interest reservation interferes with or precludes appropriate nonmineral development and such development is a more beneficial use of the land than the mineral development.
On August 20, 2007, the mineral interests owned by the United States in the above described land will be segregated to the extent that they will not be subject to appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws. The segregative effect shall terminate upon issuance of a patent or deed of such mineral interest; upon final rejection of the mineral conveyance application; or August 19, 2009, whichever occurs first.
Comments: Comments, including names, street addresses, and other contact information of respondents, will be available for public review. Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All persons who wish to present comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the pending application may do so by writing to Teresa A. Raml, Phoenix District Manager, at the above mentioned address.
(Authority: 43 CFR 2720.1-1(b))Start Signature
Teresa A. Raml,
Phoenix District Manager.
[FR Doc. E7-16336 Filed 8-17-07; 8:45 am]
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