[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 69 (Wednesday, April 10, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21340-21343]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08345]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Media Outlets for Publication of Legal and Action Notices in the 
Southern Region

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Deciding Officers in the Southern Region will publish notice 
of decisions subject to administrative appeal or objection under 36 CFR 
parts 215, 218 and 219 in the legal notice section of the newspapers 
listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. The 
Southern Region consists of Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, 
Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia, Arkansas, 
Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico. As 
provided in 36 CFR part 215.5, 218.7 and Appendix A to 36 CFR 219.35 
the public shall be advised through Federal Register notice, of the 
newspaper of record to be utilized for publishing legal notice of 
decisions. Newspaper publication of notice of decisions is in addition 
to direct notice of decisions to those who have requested it and to 
those who have participated in project

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planning. Responsible Officials in the Southern Region will also 
publish notice of proposed actions under 36 CFR part 215.5 and 218.24 
in the newspapers that are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice. As provided in 36 CFR part 215.5, the public 
shall be advised, through Federal Register notice, of the newspaper of 
record to be utilized for publishing notices on proposed actions. 
Additionally, the Deciding Officers in the Southern Region will publish 
notice of the opportunity to object to a proposed authorized hazardous 
fuel reduction project under 36 CFR part 218.32 or developing, amending 
or revising land management plans under 36 CFR 219 in the legal notice 
section of the newspapers listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice.

DATES: Use of these newspapers for purposes of publishing legal notice 
of decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR 215 and Appendix A to 36 
CFR 219.35, notices of proposed actions under 36 CFR part 215, and 
notices of the opportunity to object under 36 CFR 218 and 36 CFR 219 
shall begin the first day after the date of this publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James W. Bennett, Regional Appeal 
Coordinator, Southern Region, Planning, 1720 Peachtree Road, NW., 
Atlanta, Georgia 30309, Phone: 404/347-2788.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Deciding Officers in the Southern Region 
will give legal notice of decisions subject to appeal under Appendix A 
to 36 CFR 219.35, the Responsible Officials in the Southern Region will 
give notice of decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR part 215 and 
opportunity to object to a proposed authorized hazardous fuel reduction 
project under 36 CFR part 218 or developing, amending or revising land 
management plans under 36 CFR 219 in the following newspapers which are 
listed by Forest Service administrative unit. Responsible Officials in 
the Southern Region will also give notice of proposed actions under 36 
CFR part 215.5 in the following newspapers of record which are listed 
by Forest Service administrative unit. The timeframe for comment on a 
proposed action shall be based on the date of publication of the notice 
of the proposed action in the newspaper of record. The timeframe for 
appeal shall be based on the date of publication of the legal notice of 
the decision in the newspaper of record for 36 CFR 215 and Appendix A 
to 36 CFR 219.35. The timeframe for an objection shall be based on the 
date of publication of the legal notice of the opportunity to object 
for projects subject to 36 CFR part 218 or 36 CFR part 219.
    Where more than one newspaper is listed for any unit, the first 
newspaper listed is the newspaper of record that will be utilized for 
publishing the legal notice of decisions and calculating timeframes. 
Secondary newspapers listed for a particular unit are those newspapers 
the Deciding Officer/Responsible Official expects to use for purposes 
of providing additional notice.
    The following newspapers will be used to provide notice.

Southern Region

    Regional Forester Decisions:
    Affecting National Forest System lands in more than one 
Administrative unit of the 15 in the Southern Region, Atlanta Journal-
Constitution, published daily in Atlanta, GA. Affecting National Forest 
System lands in only one Administrative unit or only one Ranger 
District will appear in the newspaper of record elected by the National 
Forest, National Grassland, National Recreation Area, or Ranger 
District as listed below.

National Forests in Alabama, Alabama

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:
    Affecting National Forest System lands in more than one Ranger 
District of the 6 in the National Forests in Alabama, Montgomery 
Advertiser, published daily in Montgomery, AL. Affecting National 
Forest System lands in only one Ranger District will appear in the 
newspaper of record elected by the Ranger District as listed below.
    District Ranger Decisions:

Bankhead Ranger District: Northwest Alabamian, published bi-weekly 
(Wednesday & Saturday) in Haleyville, AL
Conecuh Ranger District: The Andalusia Star News, published daily 
(Tuesday through Saturday) in Andalusia, AL
Oakmulgee Ranger District: The Tuscaloosa News, published daily in 
Tuscaloosa, AL
Shoal Creek Ranger District: The Anniston Star, published daily in 
Anniston, AL
Talladega Ranger District: The Daily Home, published daily in 
Talladega, AL
Tuskegee Ranger District: Tuskegee News, published weekly (Thursday) in 
Tuskegee, AL

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The Times, published daily in Gainesville, GA

    District Ranger Decisions:

Blue Ridge Ranger District: The News Observer (newspaper of record) 
published bi-weekly (Tuesday & Friday) in Blue Ridge, GA
North Georgia News, (newspaper of record) published weekly (Wednesday) 
in Blairsville, GA
The Dahlonega Nuggett, (secondary) published weekly (Wednesday) in 
Dahlonega, GA
Towns County Herald, (secondary) published weekly (Thursday) in 
Hiawassee, GA
Conasauga Ranger District: Daily Citizen, published daily in Dalton, GA
Chattooga River Ranger District: The Northeast Georgian, (newspaper of 
record) published bi-weekly (Tuesday & Friday) in Cornelia, GA
Clayton Tribune, (newspaper of record) published weekly (Thursday) in 
Clayton, GA
The Toccoa Record, (secondary) published weekly (Thursday) in Toccoa, 
GA
White County News, (secondary) published weekly (Thursday) in 
Cleveland, GA
Oconee Ranger District: Eatonton Messenger, published weekly (Thursday) 
in Eatonton, GA

Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

Knoxville News Sentinel, published daily in Knoxville, TN

    District Ranger Decisions:

Unaka Ranger District: Greeneville Sun, published daily (except Sunday) 
in Greeneville, TN
Ocoee-Hiwassee Ranger District: Polk County News, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Benton, TN
Tellico Ranger District: Monroe County Advocate & Democrat, published 
tri-weekly (Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday) in Sweetwater, TN
Watauga Ranger District: Johnson City Press, published daily in Johnson 
City, TN

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

Lexington Herald-Leader, published daily in Lexington, KY
    District Ranger Decisions:

Cumberland Ranger District: The Morehead News, published bi-weekly 
(Tuesday and Friday) in Morehead, KY London Ranger District: The 
Sentinel-Echo, published tri-weekly (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) in 
London, KY
Redbird Ranger District: Manchester Enterprise, published weekly 
(Thursday) in Manchester, KY
Stearns Ranger District: McCreary County Record, published weekly 
(Tuesday) in Whitley City, KY

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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

El Nuevo Dia, published daily in Spanish in San Juan, PR
Puerto Rico Daily Sun, published daily in English in San Juan, PR

National Forests in Florida, Florida

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The Tallahassee Democrat, published daily in Tallahassee, FL

    District Ranger Decisions:

Apalachicola Ranger District: Calhoun-Liberty Journal, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Bristol, FL
Lake George Ranger District: The Ocala Star Banner, published daily in 
Ocala, FL
Osceola Ranger District: The Lake City Reporter, published daily 
(Monday-Saturday) in Lake City, FL
Seminole Ranger District: The Daily Commercial, published daily in 
Leesburg, FL
Wakulla Ranger District: The Tallahassee Democrat, published daily in 
Tallahassee, FL

Francis Marion & Sumter National Forests, South Carolina

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The State, published daily in Columbia, SC

    District Ranger Decisions:

Andrew Pickens Ranger District: The Daily Journal, published daily 
(Tuesday through Saturday) in Seneca, SC
Enoree Ranger District: Newberry Observer, published tri-weekly 
(Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) in Newberry, SC
Long Cane Ranger District: Index-Journal, published daily in Greenwood, 
SC
Wambaw Ranger District: Post and Courier, published daily in 
Charleston, SC
Witherbee Ranger District: Post and Courier, published daily in 
Charleston, SC

George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, Virginia and West 
Virginia

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

Roanoke Times, published daily in Roanoke, VA

    District Ranger Decisions:

Clinch Ranger District: Coalfield Progress, published bi-weekly 
(Tuesday and Friday) in Norton, VA
North River Ranger District: Daily News Record, published daily (except 
Sunday) in Harrisonburg, VA
Glenwood-Pedlar Ranger District: Roanoke Times, published daily in 
Roanoke, VA
James River Ranger District: Virginian Review, published daily (except 
Sunday) in Covington, VA
Lee Ranger District: Shenandoah Valley Herald, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Woodstock, VA
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area: Bristol Herald Courier, 
published daily in Bristol, VA
Eastern Divide Ranger District: Roanoke Times, published daily in 
Roanoke, VA
Warm Springs Ranger District: The Recorder, published weekly (Thursday) 
in Monterey, VA

Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The Town Talk, published daily in Alexandria, LA

District Ranger Decisions:

Calcasieu Ranger District: The Town Talk, (newspaper of record) 
published daily in Alexandria, LA
The Leesville Daily Leader, (secondary) published daily in Leesville, 
LA
Caney Ranger District: Minden Press Herald, (newspaper of record) 
published daily in Minden, LA
Homer Guardian Journal, (secondary) published weekly (Wednesday) in 
Homer, LA
Catahoula Ranger District: The Town Talk, published daily in 
Alexandria, LA
Kisatchie Ranger District: Natchitoches Times, published daily (Tuesday 
thru Friday and on Sunday) in Natchitoches, LA
Winn Ranger District: Winn Parish Enterprise, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Winnfield, LA

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky and Tennessee

    Area Supervisor Decisions:

The Paducah Sun, published daily in Paducah, KY

National Forests in Mississippi, Mississippi

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

    District Ranger Decisions:

Bienville Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, 
MS
Chickasawhay Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in 
Jackson, MS
Delta Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS
De Soto Ranger District: Clarion Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS
Holly Springs Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in 
Jackson, MS
Homochitto Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, 
MS
Tombigbee Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, 
MS

National Forests in North Carolina, North Carolina

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The Asheville Citizen-Times, published Wednesday thru Sunday, in 
Asheville, NC

    District Ranger Decisions:

Appalachian Ranger District: The Asheville Citizen-Times, published 
Wednesday thru Sunday, in Asheville, NC
Cheoah Ranger District: Graham Star, published weekly (Thursday) in 
Robbinsville, NC
Croatan Ranger District: The Sun Journal, published daily in New Bern, 
NC
Grandfather Ranger District: McDowell News, published daily in Marion, 
NC
Nantahala Ranger District: The Franklin Press, published bi-weekly 
(Tuesday and Friday) in Franklin, NC
Pisgah Ranger District: The Asheville Citizen-Times, published 
Wednesday thru Sunday, in Asheville, NC
Tusquitee Ranger District: Cherokee Scout, published weekly (Wednesday) 
in Murphy, NC
Uwharrie Ranger District: Montgomery Herald, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Troy, NC

Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas and Oklahoma

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

    District Ranger Decisions:

Caddo-Womble Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published 
daily in Little Rock, AR
Jessieville-Winona-Fourche Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 
published daily in Little Rock, AR
Mena-Oden Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily 
in Little Rock, AR
Oklahoma Ranger District (Choctaw; Kiamichi; and Tiak): McCurtain Daily 
Gazette, published daily in Idabel, OK
Poteau-Cold Springs Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 
published daily in Little Rock, AR

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, Arkansas

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The Courier, published daily (Tuesday through Sunday) in Russellville, 
AR

    District Ranger Decisions:


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Bayou Ranger District: The Courier, published daily (Tuesday through 
Sunday) in Russellville, AR
Boston Mountain Ranger District: Southwest Times Record, published 
daily in Fort Smith, AR
Buffalo Ranger District: The Courier, published daily (Tuesday through 
Sunday) in Russellville, AR
Magazine Ranger District: Southwest Times Record, published daily in 
Fort Smith, AR
Pleasant Hill Ranger District: Johnson County Graphic, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Clarksville, AR
St. Francis National Forest: The Daily World, published daily (Sunday 
through Friday) in Helena, AR
Sylamore Ranger District: Stone County Leader, published weekly 
(Wednesday) in Mountain View, AR

National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Texas

    Forest Supervisor Decisions:

The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in Lufkin, TX

    District Ranger Decisions:

Angelina National Forest: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in 
Lufkin, TX
Caddo & LBJ National Grasslands: Denton Record-Chronicle, published 
daily in Denton, TX
Davy Crockett National Forest: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily 
in Lufkin, TX
Sabine National Forest: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in 
Lufkin, TX
Sam Houston National Forest: The Courier, published daily in Conroe, TX

     Dated: April 3, 2013.
Jerome Thomas,
Deputy Regional Forester.
[FR Doc. 2013-08345 Filed 4-9-13; 8:45 am]
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