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« on: December 11, 2014, 04:40:31 am »

Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for the Killpecker Sand
Dunes Recreational Site, Wyoming

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Proposed Supplementary Rules.


SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing supplementary
rules for the Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreational Site located within
the Greater Sand Dunes Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC)
Eastern Portion managed by the Rock Springs Field Office (RSFO) in Rock
Springs, Wyoming. This action is necessary for the public health and
safety of visitors in order to provide high quality and unique off-
highway vehicle (OHV) activities in the open play sand dunes area. The
proposed supplementary rules are intended to allow the BLM to more
effectively manage a safe environment for OHV recreation by providing
better visual identification of OHVs, implementing a speed limit, and
prohibiting the possession and use of glass containers in the OHV
recreation area.

DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the
proposed supplementary rules until February 9, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
    Email: blm_wy_rsfo_sand_dunes@blm.gov with ``Supplemental Rules''
in the subject line; Fax: (307) 352-0329; or Mail or Hand Delivery: BLM
Rock Springs Field Office, Attn: Supplemental Rules, 280 Highway 191
North, Rock Springs, WY 82901.

Recreation Planner, (307) 352-0327. Persons who use a
telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Information
Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to speak with Georgia Foster
during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7
days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual.
You will receive a reply during normal business hours.


I. Public Comment Procedures

    Comments may be mailed, emailed, or hand-delivered to Georgia
Foster at the addresses listed above (See ADDRESSES). Written comments
on the proposed supplementary rules should be specific, confined to
issues pertinent to the proposed rules, and should explain the reason
for any recommended change. Where possible, comments should reference
the specific section or paragraph of the proposal that the commenter is
addressing. The BLM is not obligated to consider, or include in the
administrative record for the final supplementary rules, comments
delivered to an address other than those listed above (See ADDRESSES)
or comments that the BLM receives after the close of the comment period
(See DATES), unless they are postmarked or electronically dated before
the deadline.
    Comments, including names, street addresses, and other contact
information for respondents, will be available for public review at the
RSFO listed in ADDRESSES during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays). Before including
your address, phone number, email address or 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 ask us in your comment to
withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

II. Background

    Conditions of use for OHVs are defined under 43 CFR subpart 8341.
Rules of conduct on public land are defined under 43 CFR subpart 8365.
The BLM is proposing these supplementary rules in accordance with 43
CFR 8365.1-6, which authorizes state directors to establish
supplementary rules for the protection of persons, property, and public
lands and resources.
    The Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreational Site is managed in
accordance with the 2006 Record of Decision and Jack Morrow Hills
Coordinated Activity Plan/Green River Resource Management Plan
Amendment, which designates 10,020 acres as open to OHV travel on the
active sand dunes. These proposed supplementary rules would implement
key decisions in the March 12, 2013 Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreation
Site Facility Improvement Environmental Assessment (WY040-EA13-098)
Decision Record, which is in compliance with the 2006 Record of

To read the full notice... http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-12-11/html/2014-29149.htm

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