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Officer at the appropriate locations. A to the operation of the public land laws SUMMARY: In accordance with the
list of all locations is given in Appendix generally, subject to valid existing National Environmental Policy Act
A; (ii) in relation to appeals of initial rights, the provision of existing (NEPA), the Minerals Management
denials, the HUD Departmental Privacy withdrawals, other segregations of Service (MMS) has prepared an
Appeals Officer, Office of General record, and the requirements of environmental impact statement (EIS)
Counsel, Department of Housing and applicable law. All valid applications for nine proposed areawide oil and gas
Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, received at or prior to 10 a.m. on lease sales in the Central Planning Area
SW., Washington, DC 20410. December 12, 2002, shall be considered (CPA) and Western Planning Area
as simultaneously filed at that time. (WPA) of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM)
Those received thereafter shall be Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).
Subject individuals; references; and considered in the order of filing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
HUD staff.
Michigan Meridian Minerals Management Service, Gulf of
T. 18 N., R. 14 E.,
Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse Reservation,
Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana
None. located in lot 2, sec. 2, being more 70123–2394, Mr. Joseph Christopher,
[FR Doc. 02–28481 Filed 11–8–02; 8:45 am] particularly described as: telephone (504) 736–2774.
Beginning at the 1⁄4 section corner of secs. 2 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This EIS
and 11, T. 18 N., R. 14 E., addresses nine proposed Federal actions
Thence, that offer for lease areas on the GOM
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR N. 34°11′ E., 29.39 chs., to Angle Point No. OCS that may contain economically
1, the place of beginning, recoverable oil and gas resources.
Bureau of Land Management N. 50°10′ E., 0.50 chs., to a point on line,
Federal regulations allow for several
N. 50°10′ E., 4.21 chs., to Angle Point No.
[ES–960–1430–ET; MIES–50199] 2, related or similar proposals to be
S. 89°31′ E., 1.14 chs., to a point on line, analyzed in one EIS (40 CFR 1502.4).
Public Land Order No. 7545; S. 89°31′ E., 0.46 chs., to Angle Point No. Since each lease sale proposal and
Revocation of Executive Order Dated 3 on the present shoreline of Lake projected activities are very similar each
May 24, 1847; Michigan Huron, year for each planning area, a single EIS
Thence, with the meanders of Lake Huron, is being prepared for nine Central and
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, N. 35°48′ W., 0.62 chs., Western Gulf sales scheduled in the
Interior. N. 3°51′ E., 1.24 chs., proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil
ACTION: Public land order. N. 54°52′ W., 1.59 chs., to Angle Point No. and Gas Leasing Program: 2002–2007
SUMMARY: This order revokes in its S. 0°29′ W., 0.52 chs., to a point on line,
(the proposed 5-Year Program). Under
entirety, an Executive Order which S. 0°29′ W., 1.63 chs., to Angle point No. the proposed 5-Year Program, five
reserved 87.1 acres of public land for 5, annual areawide lease sales are
use by the United States Coast Guard for S. 50°11′ W., 4.54 chs., to a point on line, scheduled for the CPA and five annual
lighthouse purposes. The land is no S. 50°11′ W., 0.50 chs., to Angle Point No. areawide lease sales are scheduled for
longer needed for lighthouse purposes. 6, the WPA. The first proposed lease
S. 39°50′ E., 0.38 chs., to Angle Point No. sale—Western Gulf Sale 184—was not
This action will open 0.47 acres to 1, the place of beginning.
surface entry. The remaining land has addressed in this multisale EIS; a
The area described contains 0.47 acres in separate environmental analysis was
been conveyed out of Federal Huron County.
ownership. prepared for that proposal. The Central
Dated: October 24, 2002. Gulf sales addressed in this EIS are Sale
EFFECTIVE DATE: December 12, 2002.
Rebecca W. Watson, 185 in 2003, Sale 190 in 2004, Sale 194
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ed in 2005, Sale 198 in 2006, and Sale 201
Ruda, BLM Eastern States Office, 7450 Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals
Management. in 2007. The Western Gulf sales are Sale
Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia 187 in 2003, Sale 192 in 2004, Sale 196
22153, 703–440–1663. [FR Doc. 02–28703 Filed 11–8–02; 8:45 am]
in 2005, and Sale 200 in 2006. Although
this EIS addresses nine proposed lease
record clearing action only for the land sales, at the completion of this EIS
that is no longer in Federal ownership. process, decisions will be made only for
Order proposed Sale 185 in the CPA and
Minerals Management Service proposed Sale 187 in the WPA.
By virtue of the authority vested in Additional NEPA reviews will be
the Secretary of the Interior by section Outer Continental Shelf, Gulf of Mexico conducted for each of the subsequent
204 of the Federal Land Policy and Region, Proposed Central and Western lease sales to ensure that the most
Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. Planning Area Multisale Environmental current information is used in each
1714 (1994), it is ordered as follows: Impact Statement decision process.
1. The Executive Order dated May 24,
EIS Availability: You may find out
1847, which reserved public land for AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, which local libraries along the Gulf
lighthouse purposes, is hereby revoked
Interior. Coast have copies of the Final EIS for
in its entirety:
review, or you may obtain single copies
ACTION: Notice of availability of the
Michigan Meridian of the Final EIS by contacting the
Final Environmental Impact Statement
T. 18 N., R. 14 E., Minerals Management Service, Gulf of
on Proposed Central Planning Area Oil
Sec. 2, lots 1 and 2. Mexico OCS Region, Attention: Public
The area described contains 87.1 acres in and Gas Lease Sales 185, 190, 194, 198,
Information Office (Mail Stop 5034),
Huron County. and 201, and Proposed Western
1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Room
Planning Area Sales 187, 192, 196, and
2. At 10 a.m. on December 12, 2002, 114, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–
the land described below will be opened 394, or by calling 1–800–200–GULF.

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You may request a Final EIS or check comments on aspects of the Subpart B SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
the list of libraries and their locations proposed rule MMS staff will not Committee was established to provide
on the MMS Web site at http:// respond to those comments at the assistance and recommendations to workshop. In other words, no dialog. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton
Dated: October 8, 2002. You must follow-up all comments and California Governor Gray Davis on
expressed verbally with written implementation of the CALFED Bay-
Thomas A. Readinger,
comments to the rulemaking, and they Delta Program. The Committee will
Associate Director for Offshore Minerals
must be submitted before the comment advise on annual priorities, integration
period ends in order for MMS to of the eleven Program elements, and
Dated: October 10, 2002.
consider them. overall balancing of the four Program
Willie R. Taylor, objectives of ecosystem restoration,
Dated: November 1, 2002.
Director, Office of Environmental Policy and water quality, levee system integrity,
Compliance. John V. Mirabella,
Acting Chief, Engineering and Operations and water supply reliability. The
[FR Doc. 02–28557 Filed 11–8–02; 8:45 am] Program is a consortium of 23 State and
[FR Doc. 02–28611 Filed 11–8–02; 8:45 am] Federal agencies with the mission to
develop and implement a long-term
comprehensive plan that will restore
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ecological health and improve water
Minerals Management Service DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR management for beneficial uses of the
San Francisco/Sacramento and San
Notice of Workshop Bureau of Reclamation Joaquin Bay Delta.
Committee and meeting materials will
AGENCY: Minerals Management Service California Bay-Delta Public Advisory be available on the CALFED Bay-Delta
(MMS), Interior. Committee Public Meeting Web site: and at the
ACTION: Notice of meeting/workshop. AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, meeting. This meeting is open to the
Interior. public. Oral comments will be accepted
SUMMARY: This notice announces that from members of the public at the
MMS will hold a workshop with ACTION: Notice of meeting.
meeting and will be limited to 3–5
industry, State representatives, and the SUMMARY: In accordance with the minutes.
public to provide guidance on preparing Federal Advisory Committee Act, the
Exploration Plans (EPs) and (Authority: The Committee was established
California Bay-Delta Public Advisory pursuant to the Department of the Interior’s
Development Operations Coordination Committee will meet jointly with the authority to implement the Fish and Wildlife
Documents (DOCDs) that are required CALFED Bay-Delta Program Policy Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. 661 et. seq., the
by current 30 CFR 250, Subpart B, Group on December 4 and 5, 2002. The Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et.
regulations in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) agenda for the Committee meeting will seq., and the Reclamation Act of 1902, 43
OCS Region. include a summary of CALFED Bay- U.S.C. 371 et. seq., and the acts amendatory
DATES: MMS will hold the workshop on thereof or supplementary thereto, all
Delta Program progress and balance, the
November 25, 2002, from 9:00 a.m. to collectively referred to as the Federal
lead scientist’s report, discussion of Reclamation laws, and in particular, the
approximately 12 noon at the location annual work plans and subcommittee Central Valley Project Improvement Act,
listed in the ADDRESSES section. The recommendations, Committee priorities Title 34 of Public Law 102–575.)
workshop may adjourn earlier than 12 for 2003, and implementation of the Dated: October 28, 2002.
noon if presentations are complete and CALFED Bay-Delta Program with State
there are no further questions. Nan M. Yoder,
and Federal officials.
Acting Special Projects Officer, Mid-Pacific
ADDRESSES: MMS GOM Regional office DATES: The meeting will be held Region.
(Room 111), 1201 Elmwood Park Blvd., Wednesday, December 4, 2002 from 9 [FR Doc. 02–28614 Filed 11–8–02; 8:45 am]
New Orleans, LA 70123 a.m. to 6 p.m., and if needed, the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: meeting will resume on Thursday,
Robert Sebastian, GOM OCS Region, December 5, 2002 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
(504) 736–2761. If reasonable accommodation is needed
due to a disability, please contact INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Pauline Nevins at (916) 657–2666 or COMMISSION
purpose of the workshop is to explain
the change from the old environmental TDD (800) 735–2929 at least 1 week [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–423–425 (Final)
report to the new environmental impact prior to the meeting. and 731–TA–964, 966–970, 973–978, 980,
analysis, as covered by Appendix H of ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at and 982–983 (Final)]
Notice to Lessees and Operators (NTL) the Sheraton Grand Hotel located at
1230 J Street, Grand Ballroom, Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Products
2002–G08, for EPs and DOCDs. MMS
Sacramento, California, on December 4, From Argentina, Belgium, Brazil,
issued NTL 2002–G08 with an effective
2002. If a second day is necessary to China, France, Germany, Korea, the
date of August 29, 2002, and provided
resume the meeting, the location will Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia,
a transition period to November 29,
change to the Sacramento Convention South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey,
Center located at 1400 J Street, Room and Venezuela
On May 17, 2002 we published a
proposed rule on Oil and Gas and 203, Sacramento, California, on Determinations
Sulphur Operations in the Outer December 5, 2002.
On the basis of the record 1 developed
Continental Shelf-Plans and Information FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
in the subject investigations, the United
(67 FR 35372). We posted a companion Eugenia Laychak, CALFED Bay-Delta
draft NTL for the GOM OCS Region on Program, at (916) 654–4214, or Diane 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the
our Web site at Buzzard, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, at Commission’s rules of practice and procedure (19
While you may express verbal (916) 978–5022. CFR 207.2(f)).

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