Federal Register: December 15, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 241)
DOCID: fr15de08-64 FR Doc E8-29590
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Land Management Bureau
WY ID: [WY-920-1320-EL, WYW177887]
ACTION: Coal Exploration License:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License.
Coal Exploration License, WY
Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920,
as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of
1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted
as 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to
participate with Kiewit Mining Properties Inc. on a pro rata cost
sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned
by the United States of America in the followingdescribed lands in Campbell County, WY:
T. 52 N., R. 72 W., 6th P.M., Wyoming
Sec. 7: Lots 18 through 20;
Sec. 8: Lots 13 through 16;
Sec. 17: Lots 1 through 4, 5 (N\1/2\), 6 (N\1/2\), 7 (N\1/2\), 8 (N\1/2\);
Sec. 18: Lots 5 through 7, 10, 11, 12 (N\1/2\, SW\1/4\), 13 (W\1/2\), 14, 15, 18, 19, 20 (W\1/2\);
Sec. 19: Lots 5 (W\1/2\), 6, 7, 10, 11, 12 (W\1/2\), 13 (W\1/ 2\), 14, 15, 17 through 19, 20 (W\1/2\).
Containing 1,448.922 acres, more or less.
All of the coal in the abovedescribed land consists of unleased Federal coal within the Powder River Basin Known Coal Leasing Area. The purpose of the exploration program is to obtain structural geology and coal quality data to assess reserves contained in a potential lease at the Buckskin Mine. The proposed exploration program is fully described and will be conducted pursuant to an exploration plan to be approved by the Bureau of Land Management.
This notice of invitation will be published in The NewsRecord of Gillette, WY, once each week for two consecutive weeks beginning the week of December 19, 2008, and in the Federal Register. Any party electing to participate in this exploration program must send written notice to both the Bureau of Land Management and Kiewit Mining Properties Inc., as provided in the ADDRESSES section above, no later than thirty days after publication of this invitation in the Federal Register.
The foregoing is published in the Federal Register pursuant to 43 CFR 3410.21(c)(1).
Dated: December 9, 2008.
Michael J. Madrid,
Acting Deputy State Director, Minerals and Lands.
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