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Notice of Temporary Closures of Public Land in Washoe County, Nevada

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, certain public land near Stead, Nevada, will be temporarily closed to all public use to provide for public safety during the 2017 Reno Air Racing Association Pylon Racing Seminar and the Reno National Championship Air Races.

DATES:

Temporary closure periods are June 7 through June 10, 2017, and September 9 through September 17, 2017.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Bryant Smith, Field Manager, Sierra Front Field Office, (775) 885-6000, email: b6smith@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS 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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq., and pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1, the lands described below will be temporarily closed to all public use, including pedestrian use and vehicles, to provide for public safety during the 2017 Reno Air Racing Association Pylon Racing Start Printed Page 26506Seminar and the Reno National Championship Air Races.

Mount Diablo Meridian

T. 21 N., R. 19 E.,

Sec. 8, E1/2E1/2, NW1/4NE1/4;

Sec. 16, SW1/4SW1/4NE1/4, NW1/4, W1/2SE1/4.

The area described contains 450 acres, more or less, in Washoe County, Nevada.

The closure notice and map of the closure area will be posted at the BLM Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Nevada, and on the BLM Web site: http://www.blm.gov. The BLM law enforcement, in coordination with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, will provide notification to the public of the closure during the scheduled events. Under the authority of Section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1733(a)), 43 CFR 8360.0-7 and 43 CFR 8364.1, the Bureau of Land Management will enforce the following rules in the area described above: All public use, whether motorized, on foot, or otherwise, is prohibited.

Exceptions: Closure restrictions do not apply to event officials, medical and rescue personnel, law enforcement, and agency personnel monitoring the events.

Penalties: Any person who violates this closure may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0-7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1-7, State or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Nevada law.

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Authority: 43 CFR 8360.0-7 and 8364.1.

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Paul Fuselier,

Acting Field Manager, Sierra Front Field Office.

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[FR Doc. 2017-11810 Filed 6-6-17; 8:45 am]

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