Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Miles City Field Office, Montana, 66000 [2019-26023]

Download as PDF 66000 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 231 / Monday, December 2, 2019 / Notices 877–8339 to contact the above individual. The FRS 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Order extends the existing withdrawal to continue to protect the capital investments, water-oriented developments, and dispersed recreation resources in the Lake Roosevelt Expansion area. Order 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, it is ordered as follows: 1. 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[FR Doc. 2019–26025 Filed 11–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [L16100000 DT0000 LXSS036E0000 20X LLMTC020000] Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Miles City Field Office, Montana Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Montana Miles City Field Office has prepared a Record of SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Nov 29, 2019 Jkt 250001 Decision and Amendment to the 2015 Miles City Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP). This effort is in response to a United States District Court for the District of Montana opinion and order (Western Organization of Resource Councils, et al. v. BLM; 3/26/2018 and 7/31/2018). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Record of Decision and Approved RMP Amendment. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Record of Decision and Approved RMP Amendment are available at the Miles City Field Office at the Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, or may be viewed online at: https://go.usa.gov/xmbE4. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irma Nansel, RMP Supplemental EIS Project Manager, Miles City Field Office, at telephone: (406) 233–3653, or at the above Miles City mailing address or website. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Nansel during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2015 Miles City Approved RMP provides a single, comprehensive land use plan that guides management of BLMadministered lands and minerals in the Miles City Field Office, which consists of approximately 2.7 million acres of BLM surface land and 11.9 million acres of BLM mineral estate (11.7 million acres of subsurface Federal mineral coal estate) across 17 counties in eastern Montana. The RMP Amendment approved by the Record of Decision includes land use allocations of areas acceptable for further consideration of leasing for coal and those that are not. The Approved RMP Amendment is Alternative B from the Supplemental EIS, which allocates 1,214,380 acres as areas acceptable for further consideration of leasing for coal and 530,420 acres that are not acceptable. The Notice of Availability for the Proposed Amendment to the Approved RMP for the Miles City Field Office was published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2019 (84 FR 53171), which initiated a 30-day protest period and a 60-day Governor’s Consistency Review period. The BLM received six timely protest submissions. All protests have been resolved and/or dismissed. For a full description of the issues raised during the protest period and how they PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 were addressed, please refer to the Director’s Protest Resolution Report, which is available at the previously listed website (see ADDRESSES). Authority: 43 CFR 1610.5. John Mehlhoff, State Director, Montana/Dakotas BLM. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[L16100000 DT0000 LXSS036E0000 20X LLMTC020000]


Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved 
Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Miles City Field Office, 
Montana

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 
1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Montana Miles 
City Field Office has prepared a Record of Decision and Amendment to 
the 2015 Miles City Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan 
(RMP). This effort is in response to a United States District Court for 
the District of Montana opinion and order (Western Organization of 
Resource Councils, et al. v. BLM; 3/26/2018 and 7/31/2018). By this 
notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Record of 
Decision and Approved RMP Amendment.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the Record of Decision and Approved RMP Amendment 
are available at the Miles City Field Office at the Miles City Field 
Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, or may be viewed 
online at: https://go.usa.gov/xmbE4.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irma Nansel, RMP Supplemental EIS 
Project Manager, Miles City Field Office, at telephone: (406) 233-3653, 
or at the above Miles City mailing address or website. Persons who use 
a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact Ms. Nansel during 
normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a 
week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during 
normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 2015 Miles City Approved RMP provides a 
single, comprehensive land use plan that guides management of BLM-
administered lands and minerals in the Miles City Field Office, which 
consists of approximately 2.7 million acres of BLM surface land and 
11.9 million acres of BLM mineral estate (11.7 million acres of 
subsurface Federal mineral coal estate) across 17 counties in eastern 
Montana.
    The RMP Amendment approved by the Record of Decision includes land 
use allocations of areas acceptable for further consideration of 
leasing for coal and those that are not. The Approved RMP Amendment is 
Alternative B from the Supplemental EIS, which allocates 1,214,380 
acres as areas acceptable for further consideration of leasing for coal 
and 530,420 acres that are not acceptable.
    The Notice of Availability for the Proposed Amendment to the 
Approved RMP for the Miles City Field Office was published in the 
Federal Register on October 4, 2019 (84 FR 53171), which initiated a 
30-day protest period and a 60-day Governor's Consistency Review 
period. The BLM received six timely protest submissions. All protests 
have been resolved and/or dismissed. For a full description of the 
issues raised during the protest period and how they were addressed, 
please refer to the Director's Protest Resolution Report, which is 
available at the previously listed website (see ADDRESSES).

    Authority:  43 CFR 1610.5.

John Mehlhoff,
State Director, Montana/Dakotas BLM.
[FR Doc. 2019-26023 Filed 11-29-19; 8:45 am]
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