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

Notice of Public Meeting: Northeast California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-13234
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeast California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-13233
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-13159
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Wilson Creek Wind Project, Lincoln County, NV
Document Number: 2011-13010
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
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) Schell Field Office, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a right-of-way (ROW) application submitted by Wilson Creek Power Partners, LLC, for a wind energy generation project and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public input on the identification of issues. The BLM may also determine that the proposed project would require an amendment to the Ely Resource Management Plan, in which case the EIS would support any planning amendment.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Sigurd to Red Butte No. 2-345 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project, Utah
Document Number: 2011-13009
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sigurd to Red Butte No. 2-345 Kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Project) and by this notice is announcing the opening of a 45 day public comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting, Salem District Resource Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2011-13046
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-26
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) Salem District Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Southern California Edison's Eldorado Ivanpah Transmission Project
Document Number: 2011-12992
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-26
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 Eldorado Ivanpah Transmission Project (EITP) located in San Bernardino County, California, and Clark County, Nevada. The BLM Needles Field Manager signed the ROD on May 19, 2011, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM.
Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2011-12975
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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 meet as indicated below.
Filing of Plat of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: 2011-12971
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file the plat of survey of the lands described below thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 112879, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-12716
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the Class II provisions of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 112879 from the lessee Crown Oil Partners LP for lands in Eddy County, New Mexico. 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 Correction for Conveyance of Public Lands for Airport Purposes in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2011-12626
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice corrects the legal land description published in the Federal Register on March 1, 2011 (76 FR 11262) for the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, City of Henderson, Clark County, Nevada.
Notice of Realty Action; Direct Sale of Public Lands in Jerome County, ID
Document Number: 2011-12539
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a parcel of public land totaling 7.45 acres in Jerome County, Idaho, to the owners of the adjacent private land, Todd and Bridget Buschhorn, for the appraised fair market value of $5,600.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Lease of Public Land in Canyon County, ID
Document Number: 2011-12528
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Treasure Valley Aero Modelers filed an application to lease 40 acres of public land under the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, to be used for a runway and related improvements for flying radio-controlled model airplanes. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined the land and found it suitable to be classified for lease under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-12516
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing its intention to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issue a new control number for two formsForm 3830-4, Affidavit of Annual Assessment Work; and Form 3830-5, Maintenance Fee Payment Form. As required by the PRA, the BLM is soliciting public comments on the proposed forms. Upon approval of the new control number by the OMB, the BLM will consider requesting that the new control number be combined with existing control number 1004-0114, Recordation of Location Notices and Mining Claims; Payment of Fees (43 CFR parts 3832-3838).
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2011-12347
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-19
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 June 20, 2011.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Disposal of Public Lands in Jerome County, Idaho, and Possible Land Use Plan Amendment
Document Number: 2011-12197
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Shoshone Field Office, Shoshone, Idaho, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) and a possible amendment to the 1985 Monument Resource Management Plan (RMP), Shoshone, Idaho, to identify a specific 7.45 acre parcel of land for potential direct sale. By this notice the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Public Meeting, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2011-12163
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-18
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) Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Meeting Cancellation
Document Number: 2011-12098
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On April 21, 2011, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a notice in the Federal Register [77 FR 22414] announcing a public meeting in connection with a proposed withdrawal to be held on Monday, May 23, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office. The BLM has cancelled the meeting. The BLM will reschedule the meeting later.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-12084
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92-463 and 94-579, that the California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of the Interior, will meet in formal session on Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108. There will be a field trip on Friday, June 3, details of which will be posted on the DAC web page, http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/ en/info/rac/dac.html, when finalized. Agenda topics for the Saturday meeting will include updates by council members and reports from the BLM California Desert District manager and five field office managers. In addition, the agenda will include updates on special recreation permits, council subgroups, and renewable energy. Final agenda items will be posted on the DAC web page listed above.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases; Nevada
Document Number: 2011-12036
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from John Wolcott, for competitive oil and gas leases NVN-84801 and NVN-84802 on land in Elko County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the leases terminated under the law. No valid leases have been issued affecting the lands.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Lease Partial Change of Use of Public Lands in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2011-12035
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act request to change the use of a portion of a previously approved lease in the City of North Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. The city proposes to change the use of 10 acres from a public park and police substation to a safety village.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; Nevada
Document Number: 2011-12034
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from SandRidge Energy, Inc. and DY Exploration, Inc., for noncompetitive oil and gas lease NVN-75901 on land in Nye County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease MTM 94684 and MTM 94685
Document Number: 2011-12033
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Sonalta Resources Inc. and Koro Energy USA Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases MTM 94684 and MTM 64685, Stillwater 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 each lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Section 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the leases, 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.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases MTM 99624 and MTM 99625
Document Number: 2011-12032
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Kykuit Resources, LLC, timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases MTM 99624 and MTM 99625, Fergus County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rentals 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 each lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the leases per Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the leases, effective the date of termination subject to: The original terms and conditions of the leases; The increased rental of $10 per acre; The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent; and The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; Nevada
Document Number: 2011-12031
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Sandridge Energy, Inc., for noncompetitive oil and gas lease NVN-75955 on land in Nye County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by rental due since the lease terminated under the law. No valid leases have been issued affecting the lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 112906, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-12030
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the Class II provisions of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 112906 from the lessee Crown Oil Partners, LP, for lands in Eddy County, New Mexico. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Public Land Order No. 7767; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6857; Oregon
Document Number: 2011-11873
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6857 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the scenic and recreational values, along with the investment of Federal funds at the Squaw Lakes Recreation Area, that would otherwise expire on May 5, 2011.
Public Land Order No. 7766; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6856; Oregon
Document Number: 2011-11870
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6856 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the unique natural and ecological research values of the Abbott Creek Research Natural Area, which would otherwise expire on May 5, 2011.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Palen Solar I, LLC's Palen Solar Power Plant (PSPP) and Proposed California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment
Document Number: 2011-11657
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Palen Solar Power Plant project and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Wyoming
Document Number: 2011-11654
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that certain coal resources in the Belle Ayr North Coal Tract described below in Campbell County, Wyoming, will be offered for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended.
Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-11685
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-12
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) Western Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2011-11682
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-12
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 June 13, 2011.
Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey, Minnesota
Document Number: 2011-11349
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-10
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 of this notice in the Federal Register.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0169
Document Number: 2011-11289
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces its intention to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew OMB Control Number 1004-0169 for the paperwork requirements in 43 CFR subpart 3715, which pertain to use and occupancy under the mining laws.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2011-11251
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2011-11249
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing a correction to its notice of filing of plat of survey; Minnesota. 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.
Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2011-11098
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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 meet as indicated below.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2011-11083
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described lands are 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.
Filing of Plats of Survey, Nebraska
Document Number: 2011-10820
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file the plats of survey of the lands described below thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW164232, Wyoming
Document Number: 2011-10615
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW164232 for land in Sweetwater 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 Temporary Closures on Public Lands in Washoe County, NV
Document Number: 2011-10614
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, notice is hereby given that certain public lands near Stead, Nevada, will be temporarily closed to all public use to provide for public safety during the 2011 Reno Air Racing Association Pylon Racing Seminar and the Reno National Championship Air Races.
Public Land Order No. 7764; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 1479; Idaho
Document Number: 2011-10608
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order revokes a Public Land Order insofar as it affects 0.21 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn on behalf of the United States Forest Service for Priest Lake Recreation Areas within the Kaniksu National Forest. The order also opens the land to disposition under the Small Tracts Act. DATE: Effective Date: June 1, 2011.
Public Land Order No. 7765; Partial Revocation Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Withdrawal; Florida
Document Number: 2011-10587
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The order revokes the withdrawal established by two Executive Orders insofar as they affect 22.95 acres of land reserved on behalf of the United States Coast Guard for lighthouse purposes. The reservation is no longer needed. This order also returns administrative jurisdiction of the land to the Bureau of Land Management to continue to be managed as part of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area.