[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 110 (Monday, June 9, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32975-32979]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-13395]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWYD04000-LL51010000-ER0000-LVRWK14K1600]


Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for 
the Proposed Riley Ridge to Natrona Project, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Intent.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (MLA), as 
amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office 
intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 
proposed Riley Ridge to Natrona Project and by this notice announces 
the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and 
identify issues that will influence the scope of the environmental 
analysis, including alternatives.

DATES: Comments may be submitted in writing until July 9, 2014. Four 
public scoping meetings for the proposed project will be held in Big 
Piney, Rock Springs, Lander and Casper, Wyoming. Meeting times and 
locations will be announced through local media and the BLM project Web 
site at www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/info/NEPA/documents/rsfo/rrnp.html at 
least 15 days prior to the event. In order to be considered in the 
analysis, all comments must be received prior to the close of the 
scoping period or 15 days after the last public meeting, whichever is 
later.
    The BLM will provide additional opportunities for public 
participation upon publication of the draft EIS.

ADDRESSES: Written comments on issues and planning criteria may be 
submitted by any of the following methods:

Email: BLM_WY_RRNP@blm.gov
Fax: 307-352-0329
Mail or Delivery: BLM High Desert District, Attn: Jim Stobaugh, BLM 
National Project Manager, Riley Ridge to Natrona Project, 280 Highway 
191 North, Rock Springs, WY 82901

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Stobaugh, BLM National Project 
Manager, at:

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     Telephone: 775-861-6478.
     Email: jstobaugh@blm.gov.
    Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to 
speak with Mr. Stobaugh during normal business hours. The FIRS is 
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question 
for the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal 
business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A proposal has been submitted to the BLM to 
construct, operate, maintain and eventually decommission and reclaim 
the Riley Ridge to Natrona Project, which consists of two separate 
right-of-way (ROW) applications: (1) the Riley Ridge Carbon Dioxide 
(CO2) Pipeline and sweetening plant (WYW-167867); and (2) 
the Bairoil to Natrona CO2 Pipeline (WYW-168290). 
Applications for permit to drill will be submitted for two hydrogen 
sulfide (H2S) injection wells associated with the sweetening 
plant.
    The Riley Ridge pipeline segment includes 31 miles of 16-inch 
pipeline transporting liquid H2S and CO2 from the 
existing Riley Ridge Treating Plant located 18 miles southwest of Big 
Piney, Wyoming, southeast to a proposed sweetening plant, a 4.2-acre 
facility to be located 12 miles northeast of LaBarge, Wyoming, on BLM-
administered lands. From the sweetening plant, a 24-inch pipeline would 
transport liquid CO2 approximately 129 miles east through 
Sublette County, southeast through northern Sweetwater County, Bush Rim 
and the Red Desert, and then northeast to the Bairoil Interconnect, 
located about 50 miles northwest of Rawlins, Wyoming. The proposed 
H2S injection wells would be located adjacent to the 
proposed sweetening plant where liquid H2S would be 
separated from the CO2 stream and injected into a deep 
geological formation via the injection wells.
    The Bairoil to Natrona pipeline segment includes 83 miles of 24-
inch pipeline transporting liquid CO2 from the Bairoil 
Interconnect northeast through Fremont and Natrona counties to connect 
to the existing Greencore CO2 Pipeline at the Natrona Hub, 
located approximately 30 miles west of Casper, Wyoming.
    The goals and objectives are to transport liquid CO2 to 
the existing Greencore CO2 Pipeline to supplement existing 
supplies, allowing for additional enhanced oil recovery at existing and 
planned oil fields in Montana and other oil production areas served by 
the pipeline.
    A 75-foot-wide ROW for construction and a permanent 50-foot-wide 
ROW for operation and maintenance are proposed for the 16-inch 
H2S/CO2 pipeline segment. A 100-foot-wide ROW for 
construction and a permanent 50-foot-wide ROW for operation and 
maintenance are proposed for the 24-inch CO2 pipeline 
segments.
    The following lands in Fremont, Sublette, Sweetwater and Natrona 
counties, Wyoming, are included in the project description:

Sixth Principal Meridian

T. 35 N., R. 85 W.,
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 34 N., R. 85 W.,
    Sec. 2, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, lot 4, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/
4\.
T. 34 N., R. 86 W.,
    Sec. 28, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\ and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 34 N., R. 87 W.,
    Sec. 25, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, lot 2.
T. 34 N., R. 88 W.,
    Sec. 25, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lots 1, 5, and 6.
T. 34 N., R. 89 W.,
    Sec. 35, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\ and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 33, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\ and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lot 3, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\SW\1/
4\.
T. 34 N., R. 90 W.,
    Sec. 35, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 33 N., R. 90 W.,
    Sec. 3, lot 4;
    Sec. 4, lot 1, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
and NE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 32 N., R. 91 W.,
    Sec. 1, lots 2 and 3, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 12, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 11, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 33, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 32, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 31 N., R. 91 W.,
    Sec. 5, lot 2, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, 
NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lots 3 and 4, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\.
T. 30 N., R. 91 W.,
    Sec. 6, lot 4 and lot 5.
T. 30 N., R. 92 W.,
    Sec. 1, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 12, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 13, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 35, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\ and NE\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 29 N., R. 92 W.,
    Sec. 22, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 28 N., R. 92 W.,
    Sec. 32, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 33, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 27 N., R. 92 W.,
    Sec. 4, lots 3 and 4, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/
4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\ and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, lots 3 and 4, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 27 N., R. 93 W.,
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\,
    Sec. 21, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;

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    Sec. 28, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 32, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 26 N., R. 93 W.,
    Sec. 6, lots 2, 3, 4, and 5.
T. 26 N., R. 94 W.,
    Sec. 1, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 12, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 11, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 10, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 26 N., R. 95 W.,
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 24, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 32, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lots 2 and 3, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 25 N., R. 96 W.,
    Sec. 1, lot 4;
    Sec. 2, lots 1 and 2, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 10, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SE\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, lots 4, 5, and 6, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 25 N., R. 97 W.,
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 32, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lot 4, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 24 N., R. 98 W.,
    Sec. 2, lots 6, 7, and 8, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 10, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, lot 8, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 24 N., R. 99 W.,
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\ and NW\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 10, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, lots 4, 3, and 2, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, lot 1, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, lots 10 and 8, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lots 8, 9, and 10.
T. 25 N., R. 99 W.,
    Sec. 32, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 31, lot 4, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/
4\.
T. 25 N., R. 100 W.,
    Sec. 35, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\.
T. 24 N., R. 100 W.,
    Sec. 4, lots 7 and 8, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lot 12, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 24 N., R. 101 W.,
    Sec. 1, lots 5, 6, and 7, and SE\1/4\NE\1/4\.
T. 25 N., R. 100 W.,
    Sec. 31, lot 3, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, 
and NE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 25 N., R. 101 W.,
    Sec. 25, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 21, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 20, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, lot 2, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\NW\1/
4\.
T. 25 N., R. 102 W.,
    Sec. 24, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 22, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, lots 4, 3, and 2, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 7, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lots 6 and 7, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 25 N., R. 103 W.,
    Sec. 1, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, lots 2, 3, and 4, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 4, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lots 2 and 3, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\NE\1/4\.
T. 26 N., R. 103 W.,
    Sec. 31, lots 1, 2, and 3, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and NE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 26 N., R. 104 W.,
    Sec. 25, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\ and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 35, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 34, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 27, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 28, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 20, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, lots 1 and 2, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 26 N., R. 105 W.,
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 11, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, lot 4, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 4, lot 1.
T. 27 N., R. 105 W.,
    Sec. 33, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 32, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 29, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 30, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, lot 1, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 27 N., R. 106 W.,
    Sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 12, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;

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    Sec. 11, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 4, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 7, lot 1, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 27 N., R. 107 W.,
    Sec. 12, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 11, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 10, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 7, lot 2, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\NW\1/
4\.
T. 27 N., R. 108 W.,
    Sec. 12, lots 8, 7, 6, and 5;
    Sec. 11, lots 8, 7, 6, and 5;
    Sec. 10, lots 8, 7, 6, and 5;
    Sec. 9, lots 8, 1, 2, and 3;
    Sec. 4, lots 18 and 17;
    Sec. 5, lots 20, 13, 14, 15 and 16;
    Sec. 6, lots 16, 15, 14, 13, and 12.
T. 27 N., R. 109 W.,
    Sec. 1, lot 4, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, 
and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, lots 1, 2, 3, and 4;
    Sec. 3, lots 1, 2, 3, and 4;
    Sec. 4, lots 1, 2, 3, and 4;
    Sec. 5, lots 1, 2, 3, and 4;
    Sec. 6, lots 1, 2, 3, and 4.
T. 27 N., R. 110 W.,
    Sec. 1, lot 1, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, 
and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 4, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lots 5, 6, and 7, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and 
SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 27 N., R. 111 W.,
    Sec. 1, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 4, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lot 1, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\NW\1/
4\.
T. 28 N., R. 111 W.,
    Sec. 31, lot 4 and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 27 N., R. 112 W.,
    Sec. 1, lot 5.
T. 28 N., R. 112 W.,
    Sec. 25, lots 4 and 7, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SE\1/4\SW\1/4\NE\1/
4\;
    Sec. 23, lot 8, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, 
and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 9, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 8, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 5, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 6, lots 13 and 17, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/
4\SE\1/4\, and NE\1/4\SW\1/4\.
T. 28 N., R. 113 W.,
    Sec. 1, lots 10 and 11, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 2, lot 8, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, 
and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 3, lots 5 and 6.
T. 29 N., R. 113 W.,
    Sec. 36, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, NE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\ and NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 26, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\NW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and 
NW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 17, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\SW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SW\1/4\;
    Sec. 18, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 19, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\ and NE\1/4\NW\1/4\.
T. 29 N., R. 114 W.,
    Sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/
4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, and NW\1/4\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 14, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\.

    The areas described aggregate approximately 1,128 acres.

    The sweetening plant is located in an area designated as a marginal 
nonattainment zone for ozone within the Upper Green River Basin by the 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in July 2012.
    The EIS will take into consideration the use of the Department of 
Energy's west-wide energy corridors, best management practices and 
mitigation measures described in the Programmatic EIS, ``Designation of 
Energy Corridors on Federal Land in the 11 Western States (DOE/EIS-
0386)'' Record of Decision signed January 14, 2009, and available at 
corridoreis.anl.gov/eis/guide/index.cfm.
    Agencies with legal jurisdiction or special expertise will be 
invited to participate as cooperating agencies in preparation of the 
EIS. Federal, state and local agencies, along with tribes and other 
stakeholders that may be interested in or affected by the proposed 
project, are invited to participate in the scoping process and, if 
eligible, may request or be requested by the BLM to participate as a 
cooperating agency.
    During the public scoping period, the BLM will solicit public 
comments on behalf of all cooperating agencies regarding issues, 
concerns, alternatives and opportunities that should be considered in 
the analysis of the proposed action. To date, the BLM has identified 
the following preliminary list of potential issues: Socioeconomic 
impacts; public health and safety; air quality and noise effects; soil 
disturbances and erosion; wildlife and vegetation; threatened, 
endangered, sensitive and candidate species (e.g., sage-grouse); 
cultural resources; paleontological resources; changes in visual 
quality and settings; and National Scenic and Historical Trails.
    All comments must include a legible full name and address on the 
envelope, letter, fax, postcard or email. Documents pertinent to this 
proposal may be examined at the following BLM offices from 7:45 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays:

 BLM Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Highway 191 North, Rock 
Springs, Wyoming
 BLM Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, Pinedale, 
Wyoming
 BLM Rawlins Field Office, 1300 N. Third Street, Rawlins, 
Wyoming
 BLM Lander Field Office, 1335 Main Street, Lander, Wyoming
 BLM Casper Field Office, 2987 Prospector Drive, Casper, 
Wyoming

    The BLM will use the NEPA process to identify and disclose impacts 
to the above resources or any additional issues or resources found 
through the scoping process. Further, the BLM will identify 
opportunities to apply a mitigation hierarchy strategy for on-site, 
regional, landscape-level conservation and management actions, which 
may include the option of compensatory mitigation. Mitigation 
strategies would be employed to achieve resource-based objectives 
commensurate with the scope of the impacts from the proposed project.
    The BLM will use the NEPA public participation requirements to 
assist the agency in satisfying the public involvement requirements 
under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) (16 
U.S.C. 470f) as provided for in 36 CFR 800.2(d)(3). The information 
about historic and cultural resources that could potentially be 
affected by the project will assist the BLM in identifying and 
evaluating impacts to such resources in the context of both NEPA and 
Section 106 of the NHPA.
    The BLM will consult with federally recognized Native American 
tribes on a

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government-to-government basis in accordance with Executive Order 13175 
and other policies. Tribal concerns, including potential impacts on 
Tribal trust assets and cultural resources, will be given due 
consideration. In October 2013 and November 2013, the BLM facilitated 
three informational meetings with federally recognized Native American 
tribes with an interest in the general area of the proposed project.
    In addition to Native American tribes, consultation with the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Park Service and the 
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will also need to occur. 
Consistent with the requirements of Section 7 of the Endangered Species 
Act, informal and/or formal consultation relative to the Riley Ridge to 
Natrona Project will be initiated with the USFWS. The USACE will assess 
the Riley Ridge to Natrona Project consistent with Section 404 of the 
Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the River and Harbors Act. 
Consultation with other agencies with jurisdiction over project 
components will be conducted as needed.
    Comments on issues and potential impacts, or suggestions for 
additional or different alternatives, may be submitted in writing to 
the BLM at any public scoping meeting or through one of the methods 
listed in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or any 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 request in your comment that your personal 
identifying information be withheld from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority: 40 CFR 1501.7 and 43 CFR 1610.2.

Brenda V. Neuman,
Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. 2014-13395 Filed 6-6-14; 8:45 am]
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