Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Public Land Order.
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6870 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the scientific and ecological research values at the Steamboat Mountain Research Natural Area, which would otherwise expire on August 27, 2011.
Effective Date: August 28, 2011.Start Further Info
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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 reach the BLM contact during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. 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 requires this extension to continue protection of the scientific and ecological research values at the Steamboat Mountain Research Natural Area. 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. 6870 (56 FR 42541 (1991)), which withdrew approximately 1,400 acres of National Forest System land from location and entry under the United States mining Start Printed Page 52347laws (30 U.S.C. chapter 2), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the Steamboat Mountain Research Natural Area, 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. 2011-21300 Filed 8-19-11; 8:45 am]
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