Bureau of Land Management June 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Report for Vegetation Treatments on Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the Western United States, Including Alaska
Document Number: E7-12533
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby gives notice that the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Final Environmental Report on vegetation treatments involving the use of chemical herbicides and other methods on the public lands administered by 11 BLM State offices in 17 western States, including Alaska, is available for public review and comment. The BLM is the lead Federal agency for the preparation of this Final Programmatic EIS in compliance with the requirements of NEPA. If it is approved, the BLM would: 1. Approve the use of four new herbicide formulations on public lands. 2. Decide which of 20 currently approved herbicides will continue to be used on public lands. 3. Decide on a protocol to follow that adds new EPA-registered chemical formulations to the BLM list of approved herbicides. 4. Identify which best management practices should be used with all applications of herbicide and other types of vegetation treatment methods (mechanical, fire, biological, etc).
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; New Mexico
Document Number: 07-3140
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico, (30) thirty calendar days from the date of this publication.
Eugene District Resource Advisory Committee: Meeting
Document Number: E7-12454
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice to the Public of Temporary Public Lands Closures and Prohibitions of Certain Activities on Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Winnemucca Field Office, Nevada
Document Number: E7-12377
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that certain lands located in northwestern Nevada will be temporarily closed or restricted and certain activities will be temporarily prohibited in and around an area near the city of Winnemucca known as Water Canyon and administered by the BLM Winnemucca Field Office in Humboldt County, Nevada. The specified closures, restrictions and prohibitions are made in the interest of public and employee safety during the period of heavy construction equipment usage at and around the public lands in an area known as Water Canyon Recreation Area, Zone 1. The temporary closure is needed during the construction phase of the ``Water Canyon Implementation Plan Amendment'' (Decision Record signed 11/16/05).
Public Land Order No. 7676; Revocation of the Withdrawal Established by Executive Order Dated July 19, 1912; Montana
Document Number: E7-12376
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes a withdrawal of approximately 42,477 acres of public and National Forest System lands for coal classification purposes. The lands are no longer needed for the purpose for which they were withdrawn. This order will open the public lands to surface entry and nonmetalliferous mining subject to other segregations of record. The lands located within the National Forest will be opened to such forms of disposition as may by law be authorized on National Forest System lands and to nonmetalliferous mining subject to other segregations of record.
Public Land Order No. 7677; Partial Revocation of Secretarial Order dated November 17, 1903, Idaho
Document Number: E7-12375
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order partially revokes a Secretarial Order insofar as it affects 124.70 acres, more or less, of public lands withdrawn for use by the Bureau of Reclamation for the Boise River Reservoir Project. The lands are no longer needed for reclamation purposes.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Change of Use; Nevada
Document Number: E7-12363
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The City of Las Vegas (City) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management to change the use of Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act lease N-37056 from a fire station to a public park.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-12316
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to The Port Graham Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Port Graham, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council (Colorado)
Document Number: E7-12315
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP) Classification; California
Document Number: 07-3136
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), approximately 5 acres of public land in San Bernardino County, California. The Hesperia Recreation and Parks District, a local government entity has filed an application to lease with the request for conveyance of the above described public land for a public sports complex to include access roads, a nature trail and parking lot enclosed within a chain link fence, as specified in the District's development plan (henceforth, sports complex). The Hesperia Recreation and Parks District proposes to use the land in conjunction with adjacent non-Federal lands purchased by the District, for the establishment of a 24 acre public sports complex. The public land will be leased during the development stages. Upon substantial compliance with approval plans of development and management, the land will be conveyed.
Public Land Order No. 7678; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6650; Wyoming
Document Number: 07-3135
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends Public Land Order No. 6650 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue the protection of the Sugarloaf Petroglyphs and Pine Spring Archeological Sites in Sweetwater County.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Iron County, UT
Document Number: E7-12268
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act as amended (43 U.S.C. 869, et seq.) 10 acres of public lands in Iron County, Utah. The Town of Kannaraville proposes to use the lands as a solid waste transfer station (2.47 acres), and a public baseball park (7.53 acres).
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Arizona
Document Number: E7-12263
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification to La Paz County for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, a 20-acre parcel of public land, located in La Paz County, Arizona. The County plans to construct and operate a wastewater treatment plant on the site to serve communities in the Colorado River area.
Notice of Public Meeting, Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-12259
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 1501.7, 43 CFR 1610.2), the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-12226
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest for Lands Underlying the Kantishna River, Birch Creek, Muddy River, Lake Minchumina, Deep Creek, and Jim Lake; Alaska
Document Number: E7-12153
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The State of Alaska (State) has filed applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest from the United States in certain lands underlying waterbodies within the Kantishna River, Birch Creek (a portion thereof), Muddy River, Lake Minchumina, Deep Creek, and Jim Lake in the Tanana River Subregion, Alaska. The State asserts that the water bodies were navigable, and unreserved at the time of statehood; therefore, title to the submerged lands passed to the State at the time of statehood (1959). Some of the lands included in the applications are within the boundary of the Denali National Preserve, created by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of December 2, 1980.
Notice of Applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest for Lands Underlying Waterbodies Within the Yukon-Kuskokwim Portage; Alaska
Document Number: E7-12107
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The State of Alaska (State) has filed applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest from the United States in certain lands underlying waterbodies within the Yukon-Kuskokwim Portage, located in the Lower Kuskokwim Region, Alaska. The State asserts that the water bodies were navigable and unreserved at the time of statehood; therefore, title to the submerged lands passed to the State at the time of statehood (1959). The lands included in the applications are within the boundary of the Yukon-Delta National Wildlife Refuge, created by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of December 2, 1980.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E7-12062
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Utah
Document Number: E7-12142
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act (Pub. L. 97-451), Stone Energy Corporation timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU81000 for lands in Duchesne County, Utah, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from February 1, 2007, the date of termination.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Utah
Document Number: E7-12102
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act (Pub. L. 97-451), Newfield Production Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU84230 for lands in Uintah County, Utah, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from February 1, 2007, the date of termination.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Utah
Document Number: E7-12061
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act (Pub. L. 97-451), Synergy Operating LLC timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU79168 for lands in Emery County, Utah, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from December 1, 2006, the date of termination.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project, Nevada
Document Number: E7-11807
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), as amended; and the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), the Nevada Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) to consider whether or not to grant a right-of- way for groundwater development facilities. This notice announces the opening of the comment period on the DEIS.
Notice of Availability of the Final Supplement to the 2004 Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement To Remove or Modify the Survey and Manage Mitigation Measure Standards and Guidelines.
Document Number: 07-3041
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), and the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (NFMA, 16 U.S.C. 1600-1614 et seq.), the FS and BLM (collectively the Agencies) have prepared a Final Supplement to the 2004 Final Environmental Impact Statement To Remove or Modify the Survey and Manage Mitigation Measure Standards and Guidelines (2004 FSEIS). The Agencies are supplementing the analyses contained in the 2004 FSEIS, which proposes to amend Land and Resource Management Plans on National Forests and BLM Districts within the range of the northern spotted owl in western Oregon, western Washington and northwestern California. The Final Supplement is now available. Requests to receive copies of the Final Supplement should be sent to the addresses listed below. Alternately, the Final Supplement is available on the Internet at http://www.reo.gov/s-m2006. Copies are also available for inspection at FS and BLM offices in western Washington, western Oregon and northwestern California.
Wyoming: Proposed Conversion of Unpatented Oil Placer Mining Claim Buffalo 19 WMC-71464 to Noncompetitive Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-11619
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Mineral Leasing Act provides a means by which a mining claimant may seek to convert an oil placer mining claim to a noncompetitive oil and gas lease if the claim was deemed conclusively abandoned because of the claimant's failure to timely file certain assessment work filings required by the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA). 30 U.S.C. 188(f). Since 1993, Congress has required annual maintenance fees in lieu of the assessment work filings required by FLPMA. On August 31, 1994, MW Petroleum Corporation and its co-claimants failed to pay the annual maintenance fee for oil placer mining claim, WMC-71464. On May 31, 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) notified MW Petroleum and its co-claimants that the oil placer mining claim was null and void by operation of law. On August 24, 1995, in accordance with the requirements outlined in 30 U.S.C. 188(f), MW Petroleum Corporation filed a petition for conversion of the abandoned unpatented oil placer mining claim to a noncompetitive oil and gas lease. The claim to be converted is the Buffalo 19 unpatented oil placer mining claim, which is located in Park County, Wyoming. The description of the land is as follows:
Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License Application, Oxbow Mining, LLC. COC-071108; Colorado
Document Number: E7-11617
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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, Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Oxbow Mining, LLC, on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of unleased coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Gunnison County, Colorado:
Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License Application, Bowie Resources, LLC. COC-070996; Colorado
Document Number: E7-11614
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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, Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Bowie Resources, LLC, on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of unleased coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Delta County, Colorado:
Filing of Plats of Survey; Nevada
Document Number: E7-11585
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Notice of Availability of Proposed Resource Management Plans and Associated Final Environmental Impact Statements for Three Bureau of Land Management Field Offices in Northeast California and Northwest Nevada: The Eagle Lake Field Office, the Alturas Field Office and the Surprise Field Office
Document Number: E7-11582
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared three Proposed Resource Management Plans/Final Environmental Impact Statements (PRMPs/FEISs) for public lands managed by the Eagle Lake Field Office, Susanville, California; the Alturas Field Office, Alturas, California; and the Surprise Field Office, Cedarville, California. These plans are now available for public review.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-11566
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Pitka's Point Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of the Native village of Pitka's Point, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Public Meeting, Alaska Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-11532
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Federal Interest in Public Lands in Clark County, NV (N-62824)
Document Number: E7-11446
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer the Federal interest in public lands consisting of a reversionary interest, by direct sale, containing approximately 60 acres. The public lands have been designated for disposal within Clark County, Nevada, to Basic Management Incorporated (BMI) and will be offered for direct sale. The interest in land proposed for sale has been authorized and designated for disposal under the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2343), as amended (hereinafter ``SNPLMA''). The reversionary interest in the lands will be offered noncompetitively in accordance with the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719), and FLPMA's implementing regulations, in particular 43 CFR 2711.3-3. The environmental assessment, map, approved appraisal report and other supporting documentation are available for review at the BLM, Las Vegas Field Office (LVFO), Las Vegas, Nevada.
Submission to Office of Management and Budget-Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0119
Document Number: 07-2934
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted a request for an extension of an approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification and Conveyance; Beaverhead County, MT
Document Number: E7-11421
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance to Beaverhead County under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, two parcels of public lands located near Dillon, in Beaverhead County, Montana. One of the parcels has been leased under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to the Dillon Rifle and Pistol Club for use as a shooting range since 1965. Beaverhead County intends to further develop and expand the existing shooting range facility.
Notice of Public Meeting: Joint Recreation Resource Advisory Council Subcommittee to the Boise and Twin Falls Districts, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: E7-11391
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise and Twin Falls District Recreation Resource Advisory Council (Rec-RAC) Subcommittee, will hold a meeting as indicated below.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Leasing of Geothermal Resources
Document Number: 07-2921
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) will prepare a joint Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to analyze the leasing of BLM- and USFS-administered lands with moderate to high potential for geothermal resources in eleven western states and Alaska.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-11283
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to St. Mary's Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of St. Mary's, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-11282
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease COC63509 from Beartooth Oil and Gas Company, for lands in Moffat County, Colorado. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; New Mexico
Document Number: 07-2896
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico, (30) thirty calendar days from the date of this publication.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-11238
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Council, Alaska, and are located in:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-11232
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska, named Glacial Lake, and are located in:
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement To Analyze the Proposed Rinker and Service Rock Products Competitive Mineral Material Sales (NVN-083153 and NVN-082069) for the Sale of Aggregates
Document Number: E7-11208
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) subparts 1500- 1508, and 43 CFR subpart 3600, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office will be preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Rinker and Service Rock Projects, two proposed competitive mineral material sales which would result in two open pit limestone quarries that would merge in the future into one open pit, and associated facilities, located on public lands in Clark County, Nevada.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) for Portions of the Roan Plateau Planning Area and Supplemental Information for Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) With Associated Resource Use Limitations for Public Lands in Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties, CO
Document Number: E7-10964
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the RMPA/ Record of Decision (ROD) pertaining to all lands within the Roan Plateau planning area located in the Glenwood Springs Field Office with the exception of those areas proposed as ACECs in the Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMPA/ FEIS). This notice also provides supplemental information and announces an associated 60-day comment period regarding four proposed ACECs identified in the PRMP/FEIS, as required at 43 CFR 1610.7-2(b). Final RMPA decisions for portions of the planning area, which include proposed ACECs, are deferred until comments are analyzed.
Coal Lease Exploration License, WY
Document Number: E7-10889
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with BTU Western Resources, Inc. 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 land in Campbell County, WY:
Notice of Availability of Sierra Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: E7-11140
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sierra planning area managed by the Folsom Field Office.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Butte Field Office, Montana
Document Number: E7-10887
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and under the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), a Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/EIS) has been prepared for public lands and resources administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Butte Field Office in Montana.
Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Casper Proposed Resource Management Plan (PRMP) and associated Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Wyoming; and Notice of Supplemental Information on Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) Provided in the Casper Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Associated Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Wyoming
Document Number: E7-10886
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
(1) In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with its cooperating agencies has prepared a Proposed RMP and Final EIS for the Casper Field Office. The document is available for public review. (2) Pursuant to FLPMA, the BLM also announces the availability of supplemental information regarding proposed ACECs that were considered in the Draft Resource Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS), but only partially described in the original NOA published in the Federal Register (Vol. 71, No. 140) on July 21, 2006. This notice of supplemental information fulfills an administrative procedural requirement and presents no new information that was not already made available to the public during the previous 90-day comment period on the DRMP/DEIS.
Notice of Intent To Prepare Supplemental Air Quality Analysis Information for the Draft Supplement to the Montana Statewide Final Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) and Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans (RMP), Miles City, MT
Document Number: E7-10891
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Miles City Field Office, Montana, announces its intent to prepare supplemental air quality analysis information. On February 2, 2007, the BLM published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register announcing the release of the Draft SEIS for public review and comment. The 90-day comment period closed May 2, 2007. The BLM was notified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of air quality analysis deficiencies in the Draft SEIS. As a result, the BLM is preparing an additional air quality analysis. When the additional air quality analysis has been completed, the BLM will only accept comments from the public on the new information presented.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classifications; Arizona
Document Number: E7-10890
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification approximately 16 acres of public land in Pima County, Arizona, for lease or conveyance to the Drexel Heights Fire District under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended, and in keeping with section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, as amended. The Fire District proposes to use the land for the expansion of an existing fire station facility, operated by the Drexel Heights Fire District.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-10759
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Aspect Energy LLC and G & H Production Company, LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW172904 for land in Weston County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Notice of Public Hearings Addressing the Use of Helicopter and Motorized Vehicles During the Capture of Wild Horses and Burros; Public Hearings (43 CFR 4740.1)
Document Number: E7-10743
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A public hearing addressing the use of motorized vehicles and helicopters during the capture of wild horses from the Spring Creek Basin Wild Horse Herd Management Area has been scheduled in Dolores, Colorado. A public hearing addressing the use of motorized vehicles and helicopters during the capture of wild horses from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range has been scheduled in Grand Junction, Colorado.