Bureau of Land Management December 19, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Realty Action
Document Number: E7-24577
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable approximately 80.24 acres of public land in Dona Ana County, New Mexico for classification for lease or subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended (44 Stat. 741, as amended; 43 U.S. C. 869 et seq.) and Section 212 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA of 1976, as amended). Las Cruces Public Schools propose to use the land for a K-5 elementary school and a 6-8 grade middle school and playgrounds.
Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council (Colorado)
Document Number: E7-24570
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
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.
Public Land Order No. 7682; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 3708, as modified by Public Land Order No. 6709; AK
Document Number: E7-24560
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes a Public Land Order, as modified, insofar as it affects approximately 63 acres of land withdrawn from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws for the protection of the Gilmore Satellite Tracking Station at Gilmore Creek northeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. The land is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was withdrawn.
Public Land Order No. 7686; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6675; New Mexico
Document Number: E7-24558
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6675 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue the protection of the Bureau of Land Management's Quartzite and County Line Recreational Sites along the Rio Grande in Taos and Rio Arriba Counties.
Notice of Intent to Prepare Additional Air Quality Analysis Information for the Little Snake Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS)
Document Number: E7-24532
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Little Snake Field Office, Colorado, announces its intent to prepare additional air quality information. On February 9, 2007, the BLM published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register (Vol. 72, No. 27, pages 6284-6285) announcing the release of the Draft EIS for public review and comment. The 90-day comment period closed May 16, 2007. During the public comment period, the Environmental Protection Agency, in consultation with BLM, identified areas where additional air quality information would improve the existing analysis in the Draft EIS. As a result, the BLM is preparing an additional air quality analysis. When the additional air quality analysis has been completed, the BLM will present the information for public review and comment. At that time, BLM will only accept comments from the public pertaining to the new air quality information.
Notice of Realty ACTION: Direct (Non-Competitive) Sale of Public Land and Opening Order in Humboldt County, Nevada
Document Number: E7-24524
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
One parcel of public land (Parcel N-66141), located southwest of Winnemucca, Nevada and approximately 177.31 acres, has been examined and found suitable for disposal utilizing direct sale procedures. The authority for the sale is found under Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719). A prior Notice of Realty Action (Notice) was published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2007, Volume 72, Number 134, Page 38612. That Notice contained an error in the legal description of the lands proposed for sale. This Notice serves to correct that error in the appropriate legal description to be offered for sale under N-66141.
Notice of Public Meetings for Proposed Withdrawal in Nye and Clark Counties, NV
Document Number: E7-24522
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior proposes to withdraw on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approximately 944,343 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, location, entry, or patent under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years for the protection of desert tortoise habitat, archaeological and cultural resources, and special wildlife and riparian values on 24 Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) in accordance with Sec. 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000). In accordance with 43 CFR 2310.3-1(b), (2)(v), this notice announces public meetings on the proposed withdrawal.