Bureau of Land Management May 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E9-12528
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-29
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 June 25, 2009, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review and approval of the March 26, 2009, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director's update on statewide issues; Update on Solar Energy Rights- of-Way Applications, and the Arizona Renewable Resources and Transportation Information System Project; a presentation on Mapping Land Health Achievements and Non-Achievements on BLM Lands: Improving Land Management, Planning, and Reporting of Land Condition; RAC review and discussion of the 2009 RAC Annual Work Plan; questions on BLM District/Field Manager reports; and reports by the RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on June 25,
Establishment of Interim Final Supplementary Rules Within the South Spit Cooperative Management Area, Managed by the Arcata Field Office, California
Document Number: E9-12515
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arcata Field Office, California, is issuing interim final supplementary rules for the South Spit Cooperative Management Area (CMA) and requesting public comment. The rules will be effective upon publication and remain in effect until the publication of final supplementary rules. The BLM has determined these interim final supplementary rules are necessary to enhance the safety of visitors, protect natural resources, and protect public health.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Possible Resource Management Plan Amendments for the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project in Arizona and New Mexico
Document Number: E9-12512
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), New Mexico State Office, announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process and soliciting input on identification of issues and proposed planning criteria in response to a right-of-way application filed by SunZia Transmission, LLC (SunZia).
Notice of Public Meeting, To Receive for Comments on an Environmental Analysis, Finding of No Significant Impact, Maximum Economic Recovery Report, and Fair Market Value for Coal Lease Application COC-70615
Document Number: E9-12333
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado, hereby gives notice that the public meeting will be held to receive comments on the Environmental Analysis (EA), Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), Maximum Economic Recovery (MER), and Fair Market Value (FMV) of federal coal to be offered for a competitive lease sale. Coal Lease By Application (LBA) COC-70615 was filed by Oxbow Mining, LLC. The BLM plans to offer for competitive lease 789.79 acres of Federal coal in Gunnison County, Colorado.
Public Land Order No. 7733; Withdrawal of Public Land for Emerald Mountain Recreation Management Area; Colorado
Document Number: E9-12307
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws approximately 4,138 acres of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the United States mining laws, and the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, for a period of 20 years for the Bureau of Land Management to protect the scenic, recreation, water quality and wildlife habitat values of the Emerald Mountain Recreation Management Area in Routt County, Colorado.
Direct Sale of Public Land in Lander County, NV
Document Number: E9-12268
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer two parcels of public land totaling about 2.65 acres by direct, non- competitive sale to adjacent property owners. The 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 2710 and 2720.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-12052
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface estate for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Isanotski Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of False Pass, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan for the Butte Field Office, Montana
Document Number: E9-11897
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) and Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Butte Field Office, Montana. The Montana State Director signed the ROD, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1004-0029
Document Number: E9-11898
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing its intention to request approval to continue the collection of information from those persons who submit a Color-of-Title Application to apply for public lands under a color-of-title claim. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and assigned clearance numbers 1004-0029.
Notice of Public Meeting, Western Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E9-11708
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-20
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), the Western Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1004-0012
Document Number: E9-11626
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing its intention to request approval to continue the collection of information under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act. This information collection activity was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and was assigned the control number 1004-0012.
Notice of Public Tour, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council Tour, Idaho
Document Number: E9-11519
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-18
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) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will attend a tour as indicated below.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-11386
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
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 the surface estate of certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Kwethluk, Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of Kwethluk, Alaska, and are located in:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-11385
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
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 the surface estate in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to The English Bay Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Nanwalek, Alaska, and Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, and located in:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-11384
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
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 Sitnasuak Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska, and are located in: Kateel River Meridian, Alaska
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-11382
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
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 the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. The lands are along the Colville River, Alaska, and are located in:
Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: E9-11381
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces that the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a meeting on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nation's public lands.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Mona to Oquirrh Transmission Corridor Project and Draft Pony Express Resource Management Plan Amendment, Utah
Document Number: E9-11297
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-15
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) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Mona to Oquirrh Transmission Corridor Project and Draft Pony Express Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: E9-11266
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey of the following described lands were officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, on February 20, 2009.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Eugene District, Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-11087
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, Title VI, Secure Schools and Community Self-Determination Program (H.R. 1424), 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, the Eugene District Resource Advisory Committee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Utah's Resource Advisory Council (RAC)/Recreation RAC Meeting
Document Number: E9-11023
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-12
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's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC)/Recreation RAC will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E9-10941
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
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) Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E9-10940
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-11
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.
Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: E9-10148
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-10130
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
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 will be issued to Doyon, Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Ruby and Tanana, Alaska, and are located in:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-10129
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
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 the decision approving lands for conveyance to Doyon, Limited, notice of which was published in the Federal Register on February 23, 2009, is modified to include Secs. 34 and 35 in the legal description of T. 10 S., R. 10 E., Kateel River Meridian, Alaska. Notice of the modified decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News- Miner.
Temporary Closure at Stuart Ranch, Clark County, NV
Document Number: E9-10128
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is establishing a temporary closure for overnight camping, target shooting, and vehicular traffic on public land in the Stuart Ranch area northeast of Moapa, Nevada. The area will be open for day use only. This closure does not apply to hunting under the laws and regulations of the State of Nevada. This closure is being implemented to ensure public safety and health and to prevent further environmental degradation. This closure is authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 and 43 CFR 8364.1.
Emergency Closure to Recreational and Target Practice Shooting on Public Lands Along Dog Canyon Road in Central Otero County, Las Cruces District Office, NM
Document Number: E9-10127
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that effective immediately, the Las Cruces District Office is implementing the following closure to recreational and target practice shooting to provide for public safety near residential areas and the Oliver Lee Memorial State Park. The closure is needed in order to prevent damage to property or life in the vicinity of the gravel pit and Dog Canyon Road in central Otero County, New Mexico.
Correction to Public Land Order No. 7724; Withdrawal of Public Land for Customs and Border Protection; New Mexico
Document Number: E9-10126
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice contains a correction to the Public Land Order No. 7724 published in the Federal Register [74 FR No. 64, page 15518] on
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Lincoln County Land Act Groundwater Development and Utility Right-of-Way Project, Nevada
Document Number: E9-9924
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-01
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) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that analyzes proposed rights-of-way for groundwater development, conveyance, and utility facilities in Lincoln County, Nevada. This notice announces its availability.