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4. Review and Approve Agenda Yellowstone National Park, P.O. Box Mexico Interstate Stream Commission
5. Review and adopt minutes from last 168, Yellowstone National Park, WY (NMISC), as joint lead agencies, have
meeting 82190–0168, or by calling 307–344– prepared a draft environmental impact
6. Status of SRC Membership—If 2002. statement (DEIS) on the execution of a
Needed, Election of Chair and Vice long-term contract based upon the 1920
Chair A. Public Comment Solicitation
Sale of Water for Miscellaneous
7. Commission Member Reports Persons wishing to comment may do Purposes Act (long-term miscellaneous
8. Superintendent and NPS Staff so by any one of several methods. They purposes contract) with the Carlsbad
Reports may mail comments to Suzanne Lewis, Irrigation District (CID), New Mexico,
9. Federal Subsistence Board Update Superintendent, Yellowstone National and the subsequent conversion and
a. Wildlife Proposals Park, P.O. Box 168, Yellowstone
b. Fisheries Proposals delivery of the full amount of irrigation
National Park, WY 82190–0168. They water addressed in the contract and any
c. Rural Determinations also may comment via e-mail to
10. Board of Game and Board of related contracts. Reclamation is the (include lead federal agency and the NMISC is a
Fisheries Update name and return address in the e-mail
11. New Business joint lead agency for NEPA compliance
12. Agency and Public Comments message). Finally, they may hand- on the proposed federal action.
13. SRC Work Session. Prepare deliver comments to park headquarters
DATES: A 60-day public review period
correspondence and hunting program in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming
commences with the publication of this
recommendations. 82190.
The NPS practice is to make notice. Written comments on the DEIS
14. Set time and place of next SRC should be submitted no later than
meeting comments, including names and home
addresses of respondents, available for Monday, March 13, 2006, to Ms. Marsha
Adjournment Carra, Bureau of Reclamation,
public review during regular business
Marcia Blaszak, hours. Individual respondents may Albuquerque Area Office, 555 Broadway
Director, Alaska Region. request we withhold their home address NE., Suite 100, Albuquerque, New
[FR Doc. E6–229 Filed 1–11–06; 8:45 am] from the record, which we will honor to Mexico 87102.
Reclamation will conduct a public
BILLING CODE 4312–HE–P the extent allowable by law. There also
meeting to obtain input on the DEIS.
may be circumstances in which we
The meeting will be held at the
would withhold from the record a
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR following time and location:
respondent’s identify, as allowable by
• Wednesday, February 8, 2006—7 to
law. If you wish us to withhold your
National Park Service 9 p.m., Best Western Stevens Inn, Room
name and/or address, you must state
Nos. 2 and 3, 1829 South Canal Street,
this prominently at the beginning of
Notice of Availability of the Draft Site Carlsbad, New Mexico.
your comment. However, we will not
Progress Report to the World Heritage ADDRESSES: Copies of the DEIS are
consider anonymous comments. We
Committee, Yellowstone National Park available for public inspection and
will make all submissions from
AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior. organizations or businesses, and from review at the following locations:
individuals identifying themselves as • Bureau of Reclamation, Upper
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Decision
representatives or officials of Colorado Regional Office, 125 South
adopted by the 27th Session of the
organizations or businesses, available State Street, Room 7220, Salt Lake City,
World Heritage Committee (Document:
for public inspection in their entirety. Utah 84138–1102.
WHC–03/27.COM/7A.12) accepted by • Bureau of Reclamation,
the United States Government, the Dated: December 21, 2005. Albuquerque Area Office, Attention:
National Park Service (NPS) announces Paul Hoffman, Marsha Carra, 555 Broadway NE., Suite
the publication for comment of a Draft Deputy Assistant Secretary Fish and Wildlife 100, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102.
Site Progress Report to the World and Parks. • New Mexico Interstate Stream
Heritage Committee for Yellowstone [FR Doc. E6–231 Filed 1–11–06; 8:45 am] Commission, Attention: Elisa Sims, 230
National Park, Wyoming, Idaho and BILLING CODE 4312–52–P West Manhattan Avenue, 2nd Floor,
Montana. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501.
DATES: There will be a 15-day public • Carlsbad Public Library, 101 South
review period for comments on this DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Halagueno Street, Carlsbad, New
document. Comments must be received Mexico 88221.
on or before January 27, 2006. Bureau of Reclamation • Carlsbad Irrigation District, 201
ADDRESSES: The Draft Site Report is [DES–05–59] South Canal Street, Carlsbad, New
posted on the park’s Web site at: http:// Mexico 88220. Long-Term Miscellaneous Purposes The DEIS is also available on the
worldheritage/index.htm. Contract, Eddy County, NM Internet at the following Web address:
Copies are also available by writing to AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation,
Suzanne Lewis, Superintendent, Interior. index.html. In addition, interested
Yellowstone National Park, P.O. Box parties may contact Ms. Aleta Powers,
ACTION: Notice of Availability and
168, Yellowstone National Park, WY ERO Resources Corporation, 1842
Notice of Public Meeting for the Long-
82190–0168; by telephoning 307–344– Clarkson Street, Denver, Colorado
Term Miscellaneous Purposes Contract
2002; by sending an e-mail message to 80218; telephone (303) 830–1188; e-
Draft Environmental Impact Statement,; or by mail:
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Eddy County, New Mexico.

picking up a copy in person at the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.
park’s headquarters in Mammoth Hot SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National Marsha Carra, Bureau of Reclamation,
Springs, Wyoming, 82190. Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of Albuquerque Area Office, 555 Broadway
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 1969, as amended, the Bureau of NE., Suite 100, Albuquerque, New
Suzanne Lewis, Superintendent, Reclamation (Reclamation) and the New Mexico 87102; telephone (505) 462–

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3602; facsimile (505) 462–3797; e-mail: including the execution of a long-term comment. We will make all submissions or Elisa Sims, New miscellaneous purposes contract. from organizations or businesses, and
Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, On February 28, 2003, Reclamation from individuals identifying themselves
P.O. Box 25102, Santa Fe, New Mexico published a notice in the Federal as representatives or officials of
87504–5102; telephone (505) 827–3918; Register stating plans to execute a organizations or businesses, available
e-mail: contract with the CID that would allow for public disclosure in their entirety.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The the NMISC to use water allotted for up Dated: November 7, 2005.
purpose of Reclamation’s proposed to 6,000 acres, or other available Project
Darryl Beckmann,
federal action is to allow the NMISC to water, for purposes other than irrigation.
These 6,000 acres, plus 164 acres that Deputy Regional Director—UC Region,
use Carlsbad Project water (Project Bureau of Reclamation.
water) for purposes other than the NMISC currently owns within the
boundaries of the CID, would be [FR Doc. 06–187 Filed 1–11–06; 8:45 am]
irrigation, specifically for delivery to BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P
Texas. As a member of CID, the NMISC fallowed under this contract. Execution
needs to use Project water for purposes of this contract would not preclude
other than irrigation to maintain long- future use of the water for irrigation
purposes on lands owned by the INTERNATIONAL TRADE
term compliance with the Pecos River COMMISSION
Compact and the United States Supreme NMISC. The Commissioner of
Court Amended Decree in Texas v. New Reclamation has granted approval to [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–309–A and B
negotiate and execute a long-term and 731–TA–696 (Second Review)]
Mexico. Project water is available for
miscellaneous purposes contract,
lease to the NMISC under a Contingent
pursuant to authority provided by the Pure and Alloy Magnesium From
Water Contract where: (1) Willing
Sale of Water for Miscellaneous Canada and Pure Magnesium From
lessors temporarily forego irrigation of
Purposes Act of February 25, 1920, China
their lands in an irrigation season
whereby the NMISC would be limited to
(fallowed land water) or (2) allotted AGENCY: United States International
using or leasing a maximum of 50,000
water is not delivered to farms by Trade Commission.
acre-feet of Project water per year.
October 31 of a given year (undelivered The two alternatives analyzed in the ACTION: Scheduling of full five-year
allotment water). The long-term draft EIS are the Proposed Action reviews concerning the countervailing
miscellaneous purposes contract would Alternative which is the execution of a duty orders on pure and alloy
replace a 1999 short-term contract that long-term miscellaneous purposes magnesium from Canada and the
Reclamation currently has with the CID contract and approval of any related antidumping duty order on pure
that allows the NMISC to use Project third-party contracts, and the No Action magnesium from China.
water for miscellaneous purposes. Alternative. The draft EIS assesses the
Between 1987 and the present, New SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives
potential effects that the two notice of the scheduling of full reviews
Mexico has satisfied its water delivery alternatives may have on biological,
obligations to Texas under the Pecos pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the
hydrologic, and cultural resources;
River Compact (Compact) and Amended Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5))
social and economic settings; and
Decree. In some years, New Mexico has (the Act) to determine whether
Indian trust assets as well as any
over-delivered water to the state line revocation of the countervailing duty
potential disproportionate effects on
and in other years it has under- orders on pure and alloy magnesium
minority or low-income communities
delivered. New Mexico has been able to from Canada and revocation of the
(environmental justice). The draft EIS
satisfy its Compact obligations in large antidumping duty order on pure
also evaluates the effects of the
part because of its leasing program and magnesium from China would be likely
alternatives on the State of New
the fallowing of irrigated land within to lead to continuation or recurrence of
Mexico’s ability to meet annual state
CID. The leasing program within CID material injury within a reasonably
line delivery obligations associated with
has operated under an existing short- foreseeable time. With respect to
the Pecos River Compact and Amended
term miscellaneous purposes contract Investigations Nos. 701–TA–309–A and
since 1992, which allows irrigation After the 60-day waiting period, B, the Commission has determined to
water to be delivered to the state line on Reclamation will complete a final exercise its authority to extend the
behalf of the NMISC. environmental impact statement (FEIS). review period by up to 90 days pursuant
The State of New Mexico ex rel. the Responses to comments received from to 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B). For further
State Engineer, NMISC, Reclamation, organizations and individuals on the information concerning the conduct of
CID, and the Pecos Valley Artesian DEIS will be addressed in the FEIS. these reviews and rules of general
Conservancy District entered into a application, consult the Commission’s
Settlement Agreement on March 25, Public Disclosure Rules of Practice and Procedure, part
2003, that resolves litigation, Our practice is to make comments, 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part
implements a plan to ensure delivery of including names and home addresses of 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and
water to the CID and New Mexico-Texas respondents, available for public F (19 CFR part 207).
state line, and settles many water review. Individual respondents may DATES: Effective Date: January 4, 2006.
management issues on the Pecos River. request that we withhold their home FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred
An ad hoc committee comprised of address from public disclosure, which Fischer (202–205–3179 or
water users in the Pecos River Basin was we will honor to the extent allowable by, Office of
formed to develop a solution for long- law. There also may be circumstances in Investigations, U.S. International Trade
term compliance with the Pecos River which we would withhold a Commission, 500 E Street, SW.,
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Compact and Amended Decree, respondent’s identity from public Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-
resulting in the Settlement Agreement. disclosure, as allowable by law. If you impaired persons can obtain
In addition, the implementation of the wish us to withhold your name and/or information on this matter by contacting
Settlement Agreement is contingent address, you must state this the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202–
upon fulfilling certain requirements, prominently at the beginning of your 205–1810. Persons with mobility

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