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Alaska Native Claims Selection

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

SUMMARY:

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby provides constructive notice that it will issue an appealable decision approving conveyance of the surface estate in the lands described below to Tulkisarmute Incorporated, for the Native village of Tuluksak, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, as amended (ANCSA). As provided by ANCSA, the BLM will convey the subsurface estate in the same lands to Calista Corporation when the BLM conveys the surface estate to Tulkisarmute Incorporated.

DATES:

Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 within the time limits set out in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

ADDRESSES:

A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ralph Eluska, Sr., BLM Alaska State Office, at 907-271-3325, or by email at reluska@blm.gov. Persons who use a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the BLM Alaska State Office during normal business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the BLM will issue an appealable decision to Tulkisarmute Incorporated. The decision approves conveyance of the surface estate in certain lands pursuant to ANCSA (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). As provided by ANCSA, the subsurface estate in the same lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Tulkisarmute Incorporated. The lands are located in the vicinity of Tuluksak, Alaska, and are described as:

Lots 4, 7, and 8, U.S. Survey No. 3797, Alaska.

Containing 86.22 acres.

Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 within the following time limits:

1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until August 31, 2017 to file an appeal.

2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 Start Printed Page 35820days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.

Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 shall be deemed to have waived their rights. Notices of appeal transmitted by facsimile will not be accepted as timely filed.

Notice of the decision will also be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in The Delta Discovery newspaper.

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Ralph L. Eluska, Sr.,

Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Division of Lands and Cadastral.

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[FR Doc. 2017-16081 Filed 7-31-17; 8:45 am]

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