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Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: E7-16768
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming, on the dates indicated.
Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Overland Pass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Project, WY
Document Number: E7-16702
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
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.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Wyoming State Office, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Overland Pass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Project. The FEIS analyzes the environmental consequences of a proposed 760-mile long, 14-inch and 16-inch diameter natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline on Federal, State, and private land.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Moab Field Office in Grand and San Juan Counties, UT
Document Number: E7-16700
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
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.), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby gives notice that the Moab Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS) is available for a 90-day public review and comment period. This notice also meets requirements in 43 CFR 1610.7-2(b) concerning potential Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs).
Notice of Availability and Announcement of Public Meetings and Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) Subsistence Hearings; Northeast National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Supplemental Draft Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E7-16694
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, is issuing the Northeast National Petroleum ReserveAlaska (NPR-A) Supplemental Draft Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (IAP/EIS) for public comment and announces pending Draft IAP/ EIS public meetings/ANILCA subsistence hearings to receive comments on the IAP/EIS and its findings regarding the ANILCA Sec. 810 analysis of impacts to subsistence use.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Clark County, NV
Document Number: E7-16351
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-24
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 subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 160 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada. The City of Henderson proposes to use the land for recreational, civic, and municipal facilities.
Notice of Invitation-Coal Exploration License Application NDM 96918
Document Number: E7-16710
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Members of the public are hereby invited to participate with Dakota Westmoreland Corporation in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Mercer County, North Dakota, encompassing 640.00 acres.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington; In Reply Refer to: 1550 (130)P
Document Number: E7-16667
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plat of survey of the following described lands is scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 days from the date of this publication.
Revised Notice of Meetings of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee
Document Number: 07-4136
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee (Monument Advisory Committee) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of closure; emergency/safety, Idaho
Document Number: E7-16620
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management, in coordination with the Salmon-Challis National Forest, has closed the Darling Creek road and associated connecting roads and trails while the agencies fight the Shower Bath Fire, approximately 10 miles north of Challis, Idaho.
Notice of Applications for Recordable Disclaimers of Interest for Lands Underlying Little Scottie Creek and Scottie Creek in Alaska
Document Number: E7-16492
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
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 those lands underlying Little Scottie Creek and Scottie Creek, located in the Tanana River region in Interior, Alaska. The State asserts that Scottie Creek and Little Scottie Creek 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). A portion of these lands are within the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge, administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest for Lands Underlying the Stikine River in Alaska
Document Number: E7-16491
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The State of Alaska (State) has filed an application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest from the United States in those lands underlying the Stikine River, located in Southeast Alaska. The State asserts that the Stikine River was 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 application are within the exterior boundary of the Tongass National Forest, created by Presidential Proclamation of February 16, 1909, and administered by the U.S. Forest Service in the Department of Agriculture.
Notice of Application for Recordable Disclaimer of Interest in La Paz County; AZ
Document Number: E7-16488
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
An application has been filed by East Bay Group, Inc. (East Bay Group) for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest from the United States on 8.14 acres of land located in La Paz County, Arizona. A Recordable Disclaimer of Interest, if issued, estops the United States from asserting a claim to an interest in or the ownership of lands that are being disclaimed (43 CFR 1864.0-2(b)). This notice is intended to notify the public of the pending application.
Notice of Application for Recordable Disclaimer of Interest in Lands; Lake County, CA
Document Number: E7-16486
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
An application has been filed with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) by Isabelle Brown, Attorney-at-Law on behalf of April Jackson-DiWald (personal representative of the estate of Amerdine Snow McCloud, deceased), for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest from the United States for certain land in Lake County, California.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Clark County, NV
Document Number: E7-16438
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer for sale by public auction 31 parcels of Federal public land totaling approximately 167.5 acres in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada. The sale will be conducted under the authority of the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), 112 Stat. 2343, as amended. The SNPLMA sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719, respectively, and BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations at 43 CFR Parts 2710 and 2720.
Notice of Realty Action-Recreation and Public Purpose (R&PP) Act Classification, New Mexico
Document Number: E7-16434
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The following described public land is determined suitable for classification for leasing and subsequent conveyance to the Aztec Municipal School District 2, Aztec, New Mexico under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The Aztec Municipal School district 2 proposes to use the land for recreational facilities with soccer fields, softball field, restrooms, a changing room and a concession stand and a parking lot and an access road. In the future, another softball field and a baseball field may be added to serve the local children of the area. The identified lands are surrounded on three sides by private land and have a high potential for further residential development.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska
Document Number: E7-16357
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Air Force, the Bureau of Land Management proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6677 for an additional 20-year term. This order withdrew 2.5 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws [30 U.S.C. Ch. 2] and from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect a United States Air Force radio relay site. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Realty Action: Segregation of Public Land for Proposed Sale in Lyon County, NV
Document Number: E7-16354
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Two parcels of public lands totaling 998.2 acres in Lyon County, Nevada, are being considered for sale under the authority of Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) 43 U.S.C. 1713. This Notice of Realty Action (NORA) is to provide for the segregation of lands being considered for sale for a period of up to 2 years.
Notice of Realty Action; Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Owyhee County, ID
Document Number: E7-16353
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A 1,356.55 acre parcel of public land in Owyhee County, Idaho is being considered for non-competitive (direct) sale to Owyhee County under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976, at no less than the appraised fair market value.
Notice of Realty Action; Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land, La Plata County, CO
Document Number: E7-16352
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Public lands totaling 2.11 acres, in La Plata County, Colorado, are being considered for direct sale to Indian Shadow Preserve, LP, under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair market value.
Notice of Realty Action: Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Pima County, AZ
Document Number: E7-16346
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The surface owner of the land described in this notice, aggregating approximately 260 acres, has filed an application for the purchase of the Federally-owned mineral interests. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws.
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification, Sweetwater County, WY
Document Number: E7-16345
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
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 to the Rock Springs School District Number One under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended, 124.45 acres of public lands in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The School District proposes to use the land for a public school complex. In association with the proposed schools, playgrounds, parking lots, and athletic fields are proposed.
Notice of Realty Action: Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes, Clark County, NV
Document Number: E7-16344
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
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 subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 207.15 acres of public land in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. The Clark County School District proposes to use the lands for nine public schools. This land disposal action has been coordinated with Clark County, in whose jurisdiction such lands are located for joint selection purposes pursuant to Sec. 4(d)(1) of the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act, Pub. L. 105-263, (112 Stat. 2345).
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment to the Carlsbad Field Office Resource Management Plan, New Mexico
Document Number: E7-16342
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carlsbad Field Office intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) and associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the possible disposal, by either exchange and/or sale, of up to 3,566.88 acres of BLM-administered public land in Eddy and Lea Counties in southeastern New Mexico.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Lincoln County, NV
Document Number: E7-16341
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer for sale competitively one parcel of federally owned land in Lincoln County located southeast of Alamo, Nevada, which totals approximately 159 acres, more or less. The sale is authorized under sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719, respectively.
Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Reversionary Interest, Portion of Recreation and Public Purposes Act Patent Number 27-74-0044; Nevada
Document Number: E7-16340
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell the reversionary interest of the United States held in the 3.75 acres of land patented to Carson City pursuant to the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act of June 14, 1926, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), for a public park (N 7325) in Carson City, Nevada. The sale is authorized under the provisions in section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) [43 U.S.C. 1713] and applicable regulations found at the 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 2710.
Notice of Realty Action: Direct (Non-Competitive) Sale of Public Lands in Lincoln County, NV
Document Number: E7-16339
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 217 acre parcel (N-80737) of federally owned lands in Lincoln County, located south of Alamo, Nevada. These public lands have been examined and found suitable for disposal utilizing direct sale procedures. The authority for the sale is established under section 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719).
Notice of Realty Action: Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Maricopa County, AZ
Document Number: E7-16338
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The surface owner of the land described in this notice, aggregating approximately 40 acres, has filed an application for the purchase of the federally-owned mineral interests. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Kingman Resource Management Plan; Arizona
Document Number: E7-16337
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Field Office, Kingman, Arizona intends to prepare an amendment to the Kingman Resource Management Plan (RMP) to determine if a parcel of public lands (identified below) should be classified under Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act (43 U.S.C. 315f) and Executive Order No. 6910, for actions under the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.).
Notice of Realty Action: Application for Conveyance of Federal Mineral Interests, Maricopa County, AZ
Document Number: E7-16336
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The surface owner of the land described in this notice, aggregating approximately 1.5 acres, has filed an application for the purchase of the federally-owned mineral interests. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interest from appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws.
Notice of Emergency Closure of Public Lands in Tulare County, CA
Document Number: E7-16334
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that approximately 560 acres of public lands have been temporarily closed to all public use. This closure is made under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1 Closure and Restriction Orders. The closed area is in the vicinity of Kaweah, California in Tulare County and is within sections 13, 23, 24, and 26 T. 16S.R.28E. Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian. All entry will be restricted during this emergency closure to protect persons, property, public lands, and natural resources. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to this area. Gates and fencing will be installed to exclude vehicular entry and parking.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Arizona
Document Number: E7-16333
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The following public lands in Mohave County, Arizona, have been examined by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to Mohave Community College under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 43 U.S.C. 869 et seq., and under Sec. 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. 315(f), and Executive Order No. 6910.
Notice of Intent (NOI) To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Buffalo Field Office, Wyoming
Document Number: E7-16332
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office, Wyoming, proposes to amend its 1985 Resource Management Plan (RMP) because of changes in circumstances and proposed actions that may result in changes in the scope of resource uses and/or changes in decisions of the approved plan. The BLM will evaluate the following: (1) Management guidance for the Fortification Creek area, (2) Designation of an Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) in the Fortification Creek area, and (3) a potential land exchange with the State of Wyoming to consolidate ownership and facilitate management of the Fortification Creek area. The BLM may consider further land use planning decisions for the area surrounding the proposed ACEC.
Medford District Resource Advisory Committee: Meeting
Document Number: E7-16298
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice of Public Meeting, Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-16293
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
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 Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; California
Document Number: E7-16289
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
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 subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), approximately 55.20 acres of public land in San Bernardino County, California. The Needles Unified School District proposes to use the land for a K-8 public school facility to include an elementary school, administrative offices, classrooms, head start program, daycare facility, a cafeteria, playgrounds, athletic fields, ancillary facilities and parking areas. The site has been designed to accommodate a high school within the proposed project boundary for future community needs.
Notice To Reopen the Public Comment Period Regarding Supplemental Information for Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) With Associated Resource Use Limitations Identified in the Proposed Roan Plateau Resource Management Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMPA/FEIS) for Public Lands in Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties, CO
Document Number: E7-16308
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The public comment period is being reopened to allow the public to submit comments on the proposed ACECs in the PRMPA/FEIS in an electronic format as well as in writing.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Granite County, MT
Document Number: E7-16206
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
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 under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 0.9 acre of public land in Granite County, Montana. The Valley Fire District, Philipsburg, Montana, proposes to use the land as a fire station.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Washoe County, NV
Document Number: E7-16204
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
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 to Washoe County, Nevada under the authority of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act as amended, approximately 343 acres of public land in Washoe County, Nevada. Washoe County proposes to use the land for a regional park.
Notice of Realty Action; Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land, CO
Document Number: E7-16202
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A 40-acre parcel of public land in Archuleta County, Colorado, is being considered for direct sale to Archuleta County under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) at no less than the appraised fair market value.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; CA
Document Number: E7-16200
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
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 under section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. 315f, and the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 10 acres of public land in Tulare County, California. Tulare County has filed an application to purchase the 10-acre parcel of BLM land that contains a closed, solid waste landfill facility.
Notice of Realty Action; Proposed Competitive Sale of Public Land; Mohave County, AZ
Document Number: E7-16198
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Two parcels of public land totaling 118.82 acres in Mohave County, Arizona are being considered for competitive sale under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair market value.
Notice of Availability of the Alabama and Mississippi Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E7-16165
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
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 Draft Resource Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for Alabama and Mississippi and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the North Steens Ecosystem Restoration Project
Document Number: E7-16126
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, and the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Act (Steens Act) of 2000, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze potential effects of implementing the North Steens Ecosystem Restoration Project (North Steens Project). The proposed project area lies within the Andrews Management Unit (AMU) and the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area (CMPA), designated October 30, 2000 by Act of Congress. The North Steens Project is located in Harney County, Oregon, and affects approximately 336,000 acres of public and private lands.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 07-4026
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on September 6, 2007, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review of the June 8, 2007, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director's update on statewide issues; presentations on: the BLM wilderness program in Arizona, how recreation benefits communities, and Arizona water rights; RAC questions on BLM Field Managers Rangeland Resource Team proposals; and, reports by RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on September 6, 2007, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been designated the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on September 6 will include discussion and review of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, the Fiscal Year 2008 (Tentative) quarterly schedule for BLM and FS recreation fee proposals, and one FS fee proposal in Arizona: (1) Upper Salt River Canyon Wilderness Private River Permit System(Tonto National Forest). The Forest Service is considering a change for the Private Permit Fees for running the Upper Salt River through the Salt River Canyon Wilderness from March 1 to May 15 each year. The application fee of $10 will remain the same. The permit fee is proposed from the current $75 to a fee of $125. The purpose of the proposed fee increase is to help better cover the cost of managing the river program for the Upper Salt River Canyon Wilderness. The proposed fees are in line with those charged by other Forest Service and Federal Government agencies for similar river permits in the western United States. Following the FS proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting to public comments on the fee proposal. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will reconvene to provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future RAC meetings and locations.
California Desert District; Notice of Solicitation for Nominations
Document Number: 07-3891
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District is soliciting nominations from the public for five members of its District Advisory Council to serve the 2008-2010 three-year term. Council members provide advice and recommendations to BLM on the management of public lands in southern California. Public notice begins with the publication date of this notice. Nominations will be accepted through Saturday, October 30, 2007. The three-year term would begin January 1, 2008. The five positions to be filled include:
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E7-15984
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-15
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) Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meetings-John Day/Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC)
Document Number: E7-15898
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-14
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 Department of the Interior, BLM John Day Snake RAC will meet as indicated below: The John Day/Snake RAC is scheduled to meet on September 12, 2007, at the Geiser Grand Hotel at 1996 Main Street, Baker City, Oregon. The meeting time will be from approximately 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A public comment period will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 1:15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time). The meeting will include such topics as the John Day Basin Resource Management Plan, Eastern Oregon off-highway vehicle and travel management, salmon recovery efforts for the Mid-Columbia and Northeast Oregon/Snake Rivers, the Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision and other matters as may reasonably come before the council. Meeting Procedures: The meeting is open to the public. The public may present written comments to the RAC. Depending on the number of persons wishing to provide oral comments and agenda topics to be covered, the time to do so may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance such as sign language interpretation, tour transportation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM representative indicated below. For a copy of the information to be distributed to the RAC members, please submit a written request to the BLM Prineville District Office 10 days prior to the meeting.
Notice of Final Action To Adopt Revisions to the Bureau of Land Management's Procedures for Managing the NEPA Process, Chapter 11 of the Department of the Interior's Manual Part 516
Document Number: E7-15746
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) gives notice of revised policies and procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended, Executive Order (E.O.) 11514, as amended, E.O. 12114, and Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations implementing NEPA. These final implementing procedures are being issued as Chapter 11 of the Department of the Interior's Departmental Manual Part 516 (516 DM 11) and supersedes previous implementation guidance. These revisions update the procedures used to implement NEPA for actions taken in managing public lands. The BLM's NEPA compliance procedures can be found at the Department of the Interior (DOI) Electronic Library of Interior Policies (ELIPS) http:// elips.doi.gov. The following sections in 516 DM 11 (dated 5/27/04) are affected by this Federal Register notice: Purpose (11.1); NEPA Responsibilities (11.2); External Applicant's Guidance (11.3); General Requirements (11.4), Parts A-G; Plan Conformance (11.5); Existing Documentation (11.6), Parts A-E; Actions Requiring an Environmental Assessment (11.7), Parts A-E; and Actions Eligible for Categorical Exclusions (11.9), categories B-D and G-J. New sub-parts have been added to the Oil, Gas and Geothermal Energy (B), Forestry (C), and Rangeland Management (D) categories. Two new categories have been added: Recreation Management (H) and Emergency Stabilization (I). Transportation category sub-parts G(1), (2), and (3) have been expanded to include trails.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting and Recreation Subcommittee Meeting; ID
Document Number: E7-15707
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (FLREA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and Recreation RAC Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Public Land Order No. 7679; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6652; California
Document Number: E7-15623
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6652 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue protection of the Petersburg Administrative Site in Siskiyou County.