Bureau of Land Management September 1, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Public Land Order No. 7777; Partial Extension of Public Land Order No. 6874; Oregon
Document Number: 2011-22353
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends, in part, the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6874 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the unique and important forest genetic resources and the expenditure of Federal funds at the Forest Service's Panelli Seed Orchard, which would otherwise expire on August 27, 2011. The withdrawal for the Quartz Evaluation Plantation is no longer needed and that portion of the withdrawal will expire at the end of the original term on August 27, 2011.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease MTM 98742
Document Number: 2011-22352
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Wilks Ranch Montana, Ltd. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease MTM 98742, Fergus 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 $20 per acre and 18-2/3 percent. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and the $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; Increased rental of $20 per acre; Increased royalty of 18\2/3\ percent; and $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Shoshone Basin Grazing Permit Renewal
Document Number: 2011-22346
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burley Field Office, Burley, Idaho 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 Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and a Resource Management Plan Amendment, and Notice of Segregation for the Proposed First Solar South Project Near Primm in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2011-22345
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office (LVFO), will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and a proposed amendment to the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) for a proposed solar energy project located on public lands in Clark County, Nevada. Publication of this notice initiates the scoping process to solicit public comments and identifies issues for both actions. Publication of this notice also serves to segregate the identified lands from appropriation under the public land laws, including location under the Mining Law, but not the Mineral Leasing Act or the Materials Act, subject to valid existing rights.