Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Public Land Order.
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6875 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the rare botanical specimens and the unique natural environment located within the Babyfoot and Big Craggies Botanical Areas, which would otherwise expire on August 27, 2011.
Effective Date: August 28, 2011.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Charles R. Roy, Bureau of Land Management, Oregon/Washington State Office, 503-808-6189, or Dianne Torpin, United States Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, 503-808-2422. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact either of the above individuals during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with either of the above individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose for which the withdrawal was first made for requires this extension to continue the protection of rare botanical specimens and the unique natural environment located within the Babyfoot and Big Craggies Botanical Areas. The withdrawal extended by this order will expire on August 27, 2031, unless as a result of a review conducted prior to the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be further extended.
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, it is ordered as follows:
Public Land Order No. 6875 (56 FR 42539 (1991)), which withdrew approximately 1,050 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. chapter 2), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the Babyfoot and Big Craggies Botanical Areas, is hereby extended for an additional 20-year period until August 27, 2031.Start Signature
Dated: August 11, 2011.
Rhea S. Suh,
Assistant Secretary—Policy, Management and Budget.
[FR Doc. 2011-21299 Filed 8-19-11; 8:45 am]
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