Bureau of Land Management February 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Use Authorizations; Special Recreation Permits, Other Than on Developed Recreation Sites; Adjustment in Fees
Document Number: 2011-4340
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is adjusting certain special recreation permit fees for various recreation activities on BLM administered Public Lands and related waters. The BLM is adjusting the minimum fee for commercial, competitive and organized group activities or events.
Notice of Public Meetings: Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2011-4329
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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) Mojave- Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meetings are open to the public. Dates and Times: March 16, 2011, at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (NCA) Visitor's Center, Las Vegas, Nevada; July 21, 2011, at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas, Nevada; and September 22, 2011, at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas, Nevada. Meeting times will be made public prior to each meeting. Each meeting will include a general public comment period that will be listed in the final meeting agenda that will be available two weeks prior to each meeting.
Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative-Science Technical Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2011-4163
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI) Science Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas lease MTM 96122
Document Number: 2011-4125
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Oasis Petroleum North America LLC timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease MTM 96122, Richland County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 16\2/3\ percent. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: The original terms and conditions of the lease; The increased rental of $10 per acre; The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent; and The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
Reopening the Call for Nominations for the New Mexico Albuquerque and Farmington District Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2011-4123
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to reopen the nomination period for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Farmington, New Mexico, Resource Advisory Councils (RAC). The RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within the Albuquerque and Farmington Districts. The Farmington, New Mexico, RAC is only seeking applicants who meet the criteria for elected official in Category Three.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-4042
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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 California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Northern Arizona Proposed Withdrawal Environmental Impact Statement and Revisions to the Withdrawal Application, Arizona
Document Number: 2011-3714
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Northern Arizona Proposed Withdrawal and with this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Stay of Filing of Plat; Colorado
Document Number: 2011-3705
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On Monday, December 13, 2010, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), published a Notice of Filing of Plats in the Federal Register (75 FR 77659-77660) declaring the intent to file certain plats on Friday, February 11, 2011. The BLM Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public that the proposed filing of the plat and field notes of the dependent resurvey and surveys in Township 9 South, Range 93 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado accepted on August 5, 2010 is hereby postponed in order to extend the period of time for interested parties to communicate with the BLM regarding this proposed filing and to extend the period of time for interested parties to protest this action.
Notice of Public Meetings: Sierra Front Northwestern Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2011-3704
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet in Carson City, Nevada and Gerlach, Nevada. The meetings are open to the public.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Montana
Document Number: 2011-3617
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6881 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 6881 withdrew approximately 95 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws to protect recreational values and the investment of Federal funds at the Howard Lake, Ross Creek, and Yaak Falls Recreation Areas. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6881 will expire on September 18, 2011, unless extended. This notice also gives the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Idaho
Document Number: 2011-3616
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management withdraw 183.47 acres of National Forest System land in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest from mining to protect the Settler's Grove of Ancient Cedars Recreation Area near Wallace, Idaho. This notice segregates the lands for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws while the withdrawal application is being processed. The land will remain open to mineral leasing and to all activities currently consistent with applicable Forest plans and those related to the exercise of valid existing rights.
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2011-3545
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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 Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2011-3544
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, on March 18, 2011.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2011-3263
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the described lands were officially filed in the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix, Arizona, on dates indicated.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2011-3197
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-14
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 will be issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to Ahtna, Incorporated. The decision approves conveyance of the surface and subsurface estates in the lands described below pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are in the vicinity of Mentasta Lake, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Lost Creek In Situ Uranium Recovery Project in Sweetwater County, WY
Document Number: 2011-3073
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rawlins Field Office, Rawlins, Wyoming, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Westside Land Conveyance Project, Washakie and Big Horn Counties, WY
Document Number: 2011-3005
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Westside Land Conveyance Project and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Approved Pony Express Resource Management Plan Amendment/Mona to Oquirrh Transmission Corridor Project Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2011-2993
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Approved Pony Express Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and the Mona to Oquirrh Transmission Corridor Project located in Juab, Salt Lake, Tooele, and Utah counties in Utah. The Utah State Director signed the ROD on February 4, 2011, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM. The Approved Pony Express RMP Amendment is effective immediately.
Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2011-2849
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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 District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will hold a meeting as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho
Document Number: 2011-2846
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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) Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2011-2788
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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 Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Lease and Conveyance of Public Land, Doña Ana County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-2710
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Cultural Department of the State of New Mexico has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for lease and/ or conveyance of approximately 33.01 acres of public lands, in two individual parcels, under the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. The lands are proposed to be used for the construction of a Veteran's Museum and a park in Do[ntilde]a Ana County, New Mexico. The BLM has examined the lands and found them suitable to be classified for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-2709
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a 3-year extension of OMB Control Number 1004-0179 under the Paperwork Reduction Act. This control number includes paperwork requirements in regulations that provide the authority for the BLM to collect helium sales information from Federal agencies and helium suppliers of major helium requirements, in order to balance crude helium purchases from the BLM with sales of helium to Federal agencies.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2011-2678
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2011-2676
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, there was published in the Federal Register, Volume 76, Number 8, on page 2133 a notice entitled ``Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey''. In said notice was a plat depicting the dependent resurvey of a portion of the west boundary, a portion of the subdivisional line, and the survey of the subdivision of Section 18, of Township 15 North, Range 5 West, of the Michigan Meridian, in the State of Michigan, and was accepted September 22, 2010. The official filing of the plat is hereby stayed, pending the correction of errors. This first plat that was accepted September 22, 2010 will be canceled when the second plat accepted February 1, 2011 is official filed.
Proposed Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-NEW
Document Number: 2011-2650
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this IC. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number.
Notice of Availability of a Memorandum of Understanding Between the Bureau of Land Management and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service To Promote Conservation of Migratory Birds
Document Number: 2011-2528
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice announces the availability of the final signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to Promote Conservation of Migratory Birds.
Notice of Realty Action: Modified Competitive Bid Sale of Public Lands in Santa Cruz County, CA
Document Number: 2011-2362
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Hollister Field Office proposes to sell a parcel of public land consisting of approximately 12.55 acres in Santa Cruz County, California, for not less than the appraised fair market value of $53,000. The sale will be conducted as a modified competitive bid auction, whereby only the adjoining landowners would have the opportunity to submit written sealed bids to purchase the public land.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Sandoval County, NM
Document Number: 2011-2361
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer, by competitive sale, a parcel of Federally owned land near Golden, New Mexico, containing approximately 130.56 acres. The sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), respectively, and the BLM land sale regulations. The purpose of the sale is to dispose of lands which are difficult and uneconomic to manage. The sale will be conducted in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as a competitive sealed bid auction in which interested bidders must submit written sealed bids equal to or greater than the appraised fair market value of the land.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan for the Rock Springs Field Office, Wyoming and Associated Environmental Impact Statement and Call for Coal Information
Document Number: 2011-2201
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (FLPMA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Rock Springs Field Office (RSFO), Rock Springs, Wyoming, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The BLM is also soliciting resource information for coal and other resources for the planning area. The Rock Springs RMP will replace the existing Green River RMP (1997).