[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 48 (Wednesday, March 12, 1997)]
[Pages 11459-11460]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-6219]



Bureau of Land Management

Emergency Closure of Public Lands; California

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, United States Department of the 

ACTION: Emergency closure of certain public lands to motorized vehicle 
use in Lassen County, California.


SUMMARY: In accordance with title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, Sec. 
8341.2, notice is hereby given that all the below listed lands and 
roads therein, administered by the Bureau of Land Management, have been 
closed to all motorized vehicle use until further notice; except for 
emergency vehicles, fire suppression and rescue vehicles, BLM operation 
and maintenance vehicles, law enforcement vehicles and other motorized 
vehicles specifically approved by an authorized officer of the Bureau 
of Land Management. This closure is necessary to protect fire damaged 
lands from off-highway vehicle travel during restoration efforts. This 
closure affects all of the public lands and roads located within the 
following lands of Lassen County, California.

T.28N., R13E., M.D.M.
T.28N., R14E., M.D.M.
T.29N., R13E., M.D.M.
T.29N., R14E., M.D.M.

    A total of approximately 3,160 acres.

DATES: This emergency closure action goes into effect April 15, 1997, 
and will remain in effect until the Authorized Officer determines that 
adverse effects have been eliminated and measures have been taken to 
prevent recurrence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda D. Hansen, Area Manager, Bureau 
of Land Management, Eagle Lake Resource Area, 2950 Riverside Drive 
Susanville, CA 96130.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The authority for this closure and rule

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making is 43 CFR 8341.2. Any person who fails to comply with a closure 
order or rulemaking is subject to arrest and fines of up to $1,000 and/
or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months.
Linda D. Hansen,
Area Manager.
[FR Doc. 97-6219 Filed 3-11-97; 8:45 am]