[Federal Register: September 26, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 188)]
[Page 55869]
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Bureau of Land Management

[MT-921-08-1320-EL-P; MTM 98618]

Notice of Invitation--Coal Exploration License Application MTM 

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Members of the public are hereby invited to participate with 
Western Energy Company in a program for the exploration of coal 
deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in 
Rosebud County, Montana, encompassing 921.06 acres.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Giovanini, Mining Engineer, or 
Connie Schaff, Land Law Examiner, Branch of Solid Minerals (MT-921), 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Montana State Office, Billings, 
Montana 59101-4669, telephone (406) 896-5084 or (406) 896-5060, 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands to be explored for coal deposits 
are described as follows:

T.1N., R.4E., P.M.M.
    22: All.
    24: Lots 1, 2, W\1/2\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\NW\1/4\, N\1/2\S\1/2\NW\1/
4\, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\NW\1/4\.

    Any party electing to participate in this exploration program shall 
notify, in writing, both the State Director, BLM, 5001 Southgate Drive, 
Billings, Montana 59101-4669, and Western Energy Company, P.O. Box 99, 
Colstrip, Montana 59323. Such written notice must refer to serial 
number MTM 98618 and be received no later than 30 calendar days after 
publication of this Notice in the Federal Register or 10 calendar days 
after the last publication of this Notice in the Miles City Star 
newspaper, whichever is later. This Notice will be published once a 
week for two (2) consecutive weeks in the Miles City Star, Miles City, 
    The proposed exploration program is fully described, and will be 
conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the Bureau 
of Land Management. The exploration plan, as submitted by Western 
Energy Company, is available for public inspection at the BLM, 5001 
Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana, during regular business hours (9 
a.m. to 4 p.m.), Monday through Friday.

    Dated: September 19, 2008.
Edward L. Hughes,
Acting Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals.
 [FR Doc. E8-22699 Filed 9-25-08; 8:45 am]