NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY APPLICATION

80215 | 06/12/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000434819-01
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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY APPLICATION FOR LOGICAL MINING UNIT MODIFICATION APPROVAL AND PROPOSED EFFECTIVE DATE OF APPROVAL The Colorado State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received an application from Twentymile Coal, LLC, 29515 Routt County Road 27, Oak Creek, CO 80467, to modify the Foidel Creek Mine Logical Mining Unit (LMU) COC57192 in accordance with 43 CFR 3487. The proposed LMU modification contains land from three Federal coal leases and one Colorado State coal lease in Routt County, Colorado. The application to modify the LMU (1) adds 310 acres of the Wolf Creek Seam (80 surface acres) in Federal Coal Lease COC54608, (2) removes all lands in Federal Coal Lease COC20900, and (3) removes all lands in the H.B.B. Foundation Fee Coal Lease (formerly the Tieken Fee Coal Lease). The descriptions of the lands contained within the proposed LMU are as follows: FEDERAL LEASE NUMBER ACREAGE LAND DESCRIPTION Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado COD052547 80.00 T. 5 N., R. 86 W ., ., sec. 29, W1/2NW1/4SE1/4 and W1/2SW1/4SE1/4; sec. 32, NW1/4NE1/4. COC08133001 370.2 T. 5 N., R. 86 W., sec. 19, lot 7, S1/2NE1/4NE1/4SW1/4, S1/2NW1/4NE1/4SW1/4, S1/2NE1/4SW1/4, S1/2NE1/4NE1/4SE1/4, S1/2NW1/4NE1/4SE1/4, S1/2NE1/4SE1/4, S1/2NE1/4NW1/4SE1/4, S1/2NW1/4NW1/4SE1/4, and S1/2NW1/4SE1/4; sec. 20, E1/2NW1/4SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SE1/4NW1/4, N1/2SW1/4, E1/2SE1/4SW1/4, N1/2NE1/4SE1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, and W1/2SW1/4SE1/4; sec. 29, W1/2NW1/4NE1/4 and W1/2SW1/4NE1/4. COC54608 400.0 T. 5 N., R. 86 W., sec. 21, N1/2; sec. 22, N1/2NW1/4. TOTAL FEDERAL ACREAGE: 850.27 COLORADO STATE LEASE NUMBER CO-3229 7,151.45 Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado T. 5 N., R. 86 W., sec. 3, lot 4 and SW1/4; sec. 4; sec. 5, lots 1, 2 and 3, SE1/4NE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4, and S1/2SE1/4; sec. 6, lots 1 thru 7, S1/2NE1/4, SE1/4NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4, N1/2SE1/4, and SW1/4SE1/4; sec. 7, lots 1 thru 4, S1/2NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, E1/2SW1/4, and SE1/4; sec. 8, NE1/4, NW1/4NW1/4, S1/2NW1/4, and S1/2; secs. 9, 10, 11 and 14; sec. 15, N1/2NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4, N1/2NW1/4, SW1/4NW1/4,S1/2SW1/4, and SE1/4; sec. 17, N1/2, N1/2SW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4, and N1/2SE1/4; sec. 18. T. 6N., R. 86 W., sec. 32, SE1/4SW1/4 and SW1/4SE1/4. TOTAL NON-FEDERAL ACREAGE: 7,151.45 TOTAL ACREAGE: 8,001.72 The application for the proposed LMU modification is available for public review at the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado, 80215. Any comments concerning the approval of the LMU modification should be sent to the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, Attn: Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals, at the above address, no later than close of business July 12, 2019. NOTICE OF PROPOSED DECISION The Colorado State Office of the BLM proposes to approve Twentymile Coal, LLC's LMU modification application. Under 43 CFR 3487.1(a), the proposed effective date of the LMU modification would be October 1, 2018, the date the BLM received Twentymile Coal, LLC's application. The BLM will conduct a public hearing on this proposed action if it receives a written request for a hearing from any person having a direct interest in, or who is or may be adversely affected by, the proposed LMU modification. The BLM must receive such a request by the close of business on July 12, 2019. Written requests for a public hearing are to be mailed to the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, Attn: Chief, Branch of Solid Minerals, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215. Jamie E.Connell State Director Published in the Craig Press June 12, and 19, 2019 and the Steamboat Pilot & Today June 16, and 23, 2019. 0000434819