[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 75 (Tuesday, April 20, 1999)]
[Page 19386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-9890]



Bureau of Land Management
[AZ-950-5700-77; AZA 25613]

Public Land Order No. 7384; Withdrawal of Public Lands for 
Expansion of Lake Pleasant; Arizona

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public land order.


SUMMARY: This order withdraws 1,988.27 acres of public lands from 
surface entry and mining for a period of 20 years to protect the Bureau 
of Reclamation's Lake Pleasant expansion area. The lands have been and 
will remain open to mineral leasing.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 20, 1999.

Office, 2015 West Deer Valley Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85027, 602-580-
    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 
43 U.S.C. 1714 (1994), it is ordered as follows:
    1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described public 
lands are hereby withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry 
under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws 
(30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (1994)), but not from leasing under the mineral 
leasing laws, to protect the Bureau of Reclamation's Lake Pleasant 
expansion area:

Gila and Salt River Meridian

T. 7 N., R. 1 E.,
    Sec. 12, a portion of the N\1/2\NW\1/4\ of lot 2 (C.A.P. Tract 
No. NW-1-1c).
T. 6 N., R. 1 E.,
    Sec. 3, W\1/2\ of lot 10;
    Sec. 10, S\1/2\NW\1/4\;
    Sec. 15, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\.
T. 6 N., R. 1 W.,
    Sec. 1, lots 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7, SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, and E\1/
    Sec. 12, lot 1 and E\1/2\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 13, E\1/2\ and that portion of the W\1/2\ lying east of the 
east right-of-way boundary of the Castle Hot Springs Road.
T. 7 N., R. 1 W.,
    Sec. 13, W\1/2\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\ and SW\1/4\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 23, E\1/2\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\W\1/2\NE\1/4\, NE\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
E\1/2\NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, and SW\1/4\SE\1/4\;
    Sec. 24, NW\1/4\ and W\1/2\W\1/2\NE\1/4\;
    Sec. 25, W\1/2\ and NE\1/4\.

    The areas described aggregate 1,988.27 acres in Maricopa and 
Yavapai Counties.

    2. The withdrawal made by this order does not alter the 
applicability of those public land laws governing the use of the lands 
under lease, license, or permit, or governing the disposal of their 
mineral or vegetative resources other than under the mining laws.
    3. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of 
this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the 
expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy 
and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) (1994), the Secretary 
determines that the withdrawal shall be extended.

    Dated: March 29, 1999.
John Berry,
Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
[FR Doc. 99-9890 Filed 4-19-99; 8:45 am]