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[Federal Register: October 24, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 206)]
[Notices]
[Page 53805-53806]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID: fr24oc01-75] ]

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bureau of Land Management

[CA-670-01-1610-JP-064B, C00-0927 WHA-ADR]

Temporary Closure to Motorized Vehicles on Selected Routes of Travel or Areas Known as NECO Wash in San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial Counties, CA

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, USDI.

ACTION: Temporary closure to motorized vehicles on selected routes of travel or areas in San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial Counties, CA.

DATES: The temporary closure was approved October 17, 2001, and is in effect.

ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office, 6221 Box Springs Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92507.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Crowe, BLM, California Desert District Office, 6221 Box Springs Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92507, telephone (909) 697-5216. The NECO wash closure is posted in the California Desert District Office, and at places near and/or within the area to which the closure applies. Maps identifying the affected areas are available at the

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California Desert District 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 17, 2001 and will remain in effect until a Record of Decision is signed on the North Eastern Colorado Deserts Bio- regional Plan, which is expected to be signed September 2002.

Exceptions to this closure include government vehicles conducting official business shall be allowed inside the closed areas as authorized. Official business may include public service emergencies, resource monitoring/research, other dunes operations and management activities, and other actions authorized by BLM's California Desert District Office Manager.

Notice of the proposed closure was published in the Federal Register June 15, 2001 (66 FR 32639-32640).

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

[FR Doc. 01-26828 Filed 10-22-01; 9:33 am]
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