Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States, Springfield, Virginia, 30 calender days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice To Cancel a Public Meeting, Steens Mountain Advisory Council
The April 18 and 19, 2005, Steens Mountain Advisory Council Meeting, previously scheduled to be held at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Burns District Office, 28910 Highway 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, has been cancelled. The original Federal Register notice announcing the meeting was published Tuesday, December 14, 2004, page number 74535.
Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9 a.m., on the dates specified.
Notice of Continuation of Closure of Public Lands to Off-Highway Vehicles North of Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, ID
Notice is hereby given that approximately 988 acres of public land north of the Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, Idaho, will remain closed to the use of motorized vehicles. The public land is located approximately two (2) miles east of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, known as the Paradise or Pasadena off-highway vehicle (OHV) area. The closure applies to all types of motor and off-highway vehicles with the exception of those authorized for fire fighting, law enforcement, access to private lands, administrative operations and/or other BLM authorized activities.
Public Land Order No. 7630; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6591; Nevada
This order extends Public Land Order No. 6591, Parcel ``B,'' for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue the protection of a communication site and support facilities used for the safe and secure operation of national defense activities on the Nevada Test and Training Range.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Virgin and Muddy Rivers Surface Water Development Project
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office, will be directing the preparation of an EIS for the Virgin and Muddy Rivers Surface Water Development pipeline and associated facilities and initiate the public scoping process.
Closure of Selected Public Lands in Pima County, AZ
This order restricts all public use on a year-round basis on 20 acres of public lands in the Saginaw Hill area administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Tucson Field Office, Arizona. Existing management designations established in the Phoenix Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, dated September 1989, remain unchanged. This order is issued under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1 and affects the following public lands:
Notice of Public Hearing and Request for Comments on the Environmental Impact Statement, Maximum Economic Recovery Report, and Fair Market Value; Application for Competitive Coal Lease COC 67232; Colorado
Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado, hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be held to receive comments on the environmental impact statement, maximum economic recovery, and fair market value of federal coal to be offered. An application for coal lease was filed by Ark Land Company. The Bureau of Land Management offers for competitive lease 1,517.13 acres of Federal coal in Gunnison County, Colorado, Gunnison National Forest.
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Lease and/or Conveyance of Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ
The BLM has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act approximately 60 acres of public land in La Paz County, Arizona. The realty would be acquired for community college purposes.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC59640
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease COC59640 for lands in Routt County, Colorado, was timely filed and was accompanied by all the required rentals accruing from the date of termination.
Notice of Closure of Public Lands to Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Use
Notice is hereby given that effective immediately, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Monticello Field Office, is closing 1,835 acres of public lands in Bluff, Utah, to Off Road Vehicle (ORV) use. The public lands affected by this closure are in the following sections of T. 40 S., R. 21 E., SLB&M: Section 14, E\1/2\; Section 22, All; Section 23, NE(f), W\1/2\, N\1/2\SE\1/4\, N\1/2\S\1/2\SE\1/4\, S\1/ 2\S\1/4\SE(f); Section 26, NW\1/4\NE\1/4\(f), N\1/2\NW\1/4\(f) Section 27, N\1/2\N\1/2\NE\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\NE\1/4\, N\1/2\NW\1/4\(f) ((f) fractional portion). The purpose of the closure is to protect soils, vegetation and cultural resources that have been adversely impacted or are at risk of being adversely impacted by ORV use. The closure will remain in effect until the considerable adverse effects giving rise to the closure are eliminated and measures are implemented to prevent recurrence of these adverse effects.
Notices of Realty Action; Termination of Segregation; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Utah
This notice cancels and terminates the segregative effect of a proposed land exchange (U-81066) on 15 acres of public land. The 15 acre parcel of public land, located in Washington County, Utah, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease/ conveyance (U-81083) to the Washington County School District under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended.
Notice of Intent for Amendment of Redding Resource Management Plan (RMP)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Redding Field Office intends to amend the Redding Resource Management Plan (RMP), changing the existing language of the RMP which specifies that the primary means for land tenure adjustment will be through land exchanges. At present land sales are allowed only for small-acreage, low-value parcels. The proposed change would enable disposal of lands by sales or exchanges, or by legislative transfer. This amendment would not change the status of lands presently identified for retention or for disposal in the RMP. Sale proceeds will be used in the same manner as exchange properties, for the acquisition of lands in those areas identified for acquisition in the RMP, pursuant to the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (FLTFA), dated July 25, 2000.
Coal Lease Exploration License, WY
Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.A. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted at 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Powder River Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following described lands in Campbell County, WY.