[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 24, 2013)]
[Pages 24230-24231]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-09668]



Bureau of Land Management

[LLWY920000.L14300000.FR0000; WYW-81394]

Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification of Public Lands in Sweetwater County, WY

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found 
suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the 
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 
120 acres of public land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The Sweetwater 
County Solid Waste District 2 (SCSWD2) proposes to use the 
land as the Wamsutter Landfill.

DATES: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed 
conveyance or classification of the lands until June 10, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Rawlins Field 
Office, 1300 North Third Street, Rawlins, WY 82301.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Carpenter, Field Manager, 
Bureau of Land Management, Rawlins Field Office, at 307-328-4201. 
Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call 
the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to 
contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is 
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question 
with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal 
business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 7 of the Taylor 
Grazing Act, (43 U.S.C. 315f), and Executive Order No. 6910, the 
following described public land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, has been 
examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance under the 
provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.):

Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming

T. 19 N., R. 94 W.,
    Sec. 14, N\1/2\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\S\1/2\NE\1/4\.

    The land described contains 120.00 acres, more or less.

    The following described public land was previously classified for 
lease only under the R&PP Act on December 14, 1983, and has been leased 
to the SCSWD2 as the Wamsutter Landfill since July 31, 1984:

Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming

T. 19 N., R. 94 W.,
    Sec. 14, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\NE\1/4\.

    The land described contains 40 acres, more or less.

    In accordance with the R&PP Act, the SCSWD2 filed an application 
for the purchase of the above-described 120 acres of public land, which 
includes the existing 40 acre lease above, to be developed as the 
Wamsutter Landfill. The additional 80 acres is to be used for future 
expansion. Additional detailed information pertaining to this 
application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file WYW-
81394, located in the BLM Rawlins Field Office at the above address.
    The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The conveyance is 
consistent with the Rawlins Resource Management Plan dated December 
2008, and would be in the public interest. The patent, when issued, 
will be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act and applicable 
regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, including, but not 
limited to the provisions at 43 CFR part 2743, and will contain the 
following reservations to the United States:
    1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the 
authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 
    2. All minerals, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and 
remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such 
regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.
    The patent will be subject to all valid existing rights documented 
on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance.
    On April 24, 2013, the land described above will be segregated from 
all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including 
the general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP Act, 
leasing under the mineral leasing laws, and disposals under the mineral 
material disposal laws.

Classification Comments

    Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of 
the land for a landfill. Comments on the classification are restricted 
to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the 
use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use 
is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is 
consistent with State and Federal programs.

Application Comments

    Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use 
proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM 
followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision to 
convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factor not directly related to 
the suitability of the land for R&PP use.

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Confidentiality of Comments

    Interested parties may submit written comments to the BLM Rawlins 
Field Manager at the address above. Comments, including names and 
street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at 
the BLM Rawlins Field Office during regular business hours. Before 
including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the 
absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land 
described in this notice will become effective June 24, 2013. The lands 
will not be available for conveyance until after the classification 
becomes effective.

    Authority: 43 CFR part 2740.

Donald A. Simpson,
State Director, Wyoming.
[FR Doc. 2013-09668 Filed 4-23-13; 8:45 am]