[Federal Register: November 28, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 230)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO-320-1310-DT-OSHL]

 
Notice of Availability of Approved Resource Management Plan 
Amendments/Record of Decision (ROD) for Oil Shale and Tar Sands 
Resources To Address Land Use Allocations in Colorado, Utah, and 
Wyoming and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA).

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces 
the availability of the Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments/
Record of Decision for Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources to Address 
Land Use Allocations in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming (PRMP Amendments) 
and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS).
    ADDRESSES: The document will be available electronically on the 
following Web site: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://ostseis.anl.gov. Copies of the Record of 
Decision (ROD) are available for public inspection at the following BLM 
Office locations:
     Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, 
CO 80215.
     Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt 
Lake City, UT 84101.
     Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone, Cheyenne, WY 
82009.
     Vernal Field Office, 170 South 500 East, Vernal, UT 84078.
     Price Field Office, 125 South 600 West, Price, UT 84501.
     Richfield Field Office, 150 East 900 North, Richfield, UT 
84701.
     Monticello Field Office, 435 North Main, P.O. Box 7, 
Monticello, UT 84535.
     White River Field Office, 220 E. Market Street, Meeker, CO 
81641.
     Glenwood Springs Field Office, 2425 S. Grand Ave., Suite 
101, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.
     Grand Junction Field Office, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, 
CO 81506.

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     Kemmerer Field Office, 312 Highway 189 North, Kemmerer, WY 
83101.
     Rawlins Field Office, at 1300 North Third, PO Box 2407, 
Rawlins, WY 82301.
     Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Highway 191 North, Rock 
Springs, WY 82901.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherri Thompson, BLM Project Manager, 
at (303) 239-3758, (sherri_thompson@blm.gov), Bureau of Land 
Management, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215 or 
Mitchell Leverette, BLM Division Chief, Solid Minerals, at (202) 452-
5088, (mitchell_leverette@blm.gov), Bureau of Land Management, 1620 L 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The decision in the ROD selects Alternative 
B as the Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments, which would 
amend 10 land use plans in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming to make 
approximately 2 million acres of lands containing oil shale resources 
available for application for commercial leasing and approximately 
430,000 acres available for application for commercial leasing of tar 
sands.
    Because of the strategic importance and multiple state involvement 
in the process, the Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, 
in the Department of the Interior approved the proposed plan amendments 
on November 17, 2008.

    Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 43 CFR 1610.2, 43 CFR 1610.5-1.

    Dated: November 17, 2008.
C. Stephen Allred,
Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management.
[FR Doc. E8-28348 Filed 11-26-08; 8:45 am]

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