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[Federal Register: October 24, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 206)]
[Notices]
[Page 53807]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID: fr24oc01-80] ]

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bureau of Land Management

[CA-680-02-1610-JP-064B]

Temporary Motorized Vehicles Use Closure and Establish an Interim Motorized Vehicle Access Network on Selected Federal Lands in Western San Bernardino County, CA

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Temporary closure to motorized vehicle use on selected federal lands in San Bernardino County, California and establish an interim motorized vehicle access network. The area is known as Helendale/Silver Lakes adjacent to the community of Silver Lakes.

DATES: The temporary closure was approved October 19, 2001, and is in effect.

ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, Barstow Field Office, 2601 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA 92311

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tim Read, BLM, Barstow Field Office 2601 Barstow Rd, Barstow, CA 92311, telephone (760) 252-6000. The closure is posted in the Barstow Field Office and at places near and/or within the area to which the closure applies. Maps identifying the affected areas are available at the Barstow Field Office as well as on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) California Web site at www.ca.blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This temporary closure is implemented pursuant to title 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 8341.2(a). The closure was approved October 18, 2001 and will remain in effect until a Record of Decision is signed on the West Mojave Coordinated Management Plan (WEMO Plan), which is expected to be signed June 2003.

Exceptions to this closure include government vehicles conducting official business which shall be allowed inside the closed areas as authorized and an interim route network signed as open routes on the ground and identified on the map. Official business may include public service emergencies, resource monitoring/research, and management activities, and other actions authorized by BLM's Barstow Field Office.

Dated: October 19, 2001.
Henri Bisson,
Assistant Director for Renewable Resources and Planning.

[FR Doc. 01-26832 Filed 10-22-01; 9:44 am]
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