Bureau of Land Management November 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Graham County, AZ
Document Number: 2013-28617
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Safford Field Office (SFO), is considering a noncompetitive direct sale of approximately 15 acres of public land in Graham County, Arizona, to Gilligan and Blanca Bowman (proponents) for not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV).
Notice of Availability of the Draft Joint Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report and California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment for the Proposed Soda Mountain Solar Project, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2013-28506
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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) has prepared a Draft Joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment for the Soda Mountain Solar Project (Project), San Bernardino County, California, and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Utah Resource Advisory Council/Recreation Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call
Document Number: 2013-28470
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC)/Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) will host a meeting/conference call.
Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call
Document Number: 2013-28465
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will host a meeting/conference call.
Gateway West Project Subcommittee of the Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-28459
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
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) Gateway West Project Subcommittee of the Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold meetings as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-28295
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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) has prepared Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Oregon Sub-Region and, by this notice, is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2013-28292
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats 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.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-28201
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
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, December 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Place, 3500 Market St., Riverside, CA 92501. The Council will conduct an open work planning meeting on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No field trip is scheduled for this meeting agenda. Meeting details 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, the BLM California Desert District manager, five field office managers, and council subgroups. Final agenda items will be posted on the DAC Web page listed above.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Pan Mine Project, White Pine County, NV
Document Number: 2013-28123
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-22
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, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Egan Field Office, Ely, Nevada, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Pan Mine Project and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Ruby Pipeline Project in Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming
Document Number: 2013-28030
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) and Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ruby Pipeline Project (Project) and by this notice is announcing their availability.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-27931
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
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) to continue the collection of information from those who wish to participate in the exploration, development, production, and utilization of geothermal resources on BLM-managed public lands, and on lands managed by other Federal agencies. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0132.
Notice of Public Meeting, Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-27922
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
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), Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Temporary Closure to Recreational and Target Shooting on Public Lands at Hartman Rocks Recreation Area, CO
Document Number: 2013-27848
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that a temporary closure to Recreational Shooting is in effect on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Gunnison Field Office.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-27841
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-20
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, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Assessment for the San Luis Resource Area, CO
Document Number: 2013-27835
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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) San Luis Valley Field Office prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for the San Luis Resource Area and by this notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period.
Filing of Plats of Survey; NV
Document Number: 2013-27821
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-27581
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on, and plans to request approval to continue, the collection of information from participants in the oil and gas leasing program within the National Petroleum ReserveAlaska (NPRA). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0196 to this information collection.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-27579
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on, and plans to request approval to continue, the collection of information on the purchases of crude helium by Federal helium suppliers from the BLM and the amount of refined helium supplied by them to Federal agencies and their contractors. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0179 to this information collection.
Notice of Meeting, Rio Grande Natural Area Commission
Document Number: 2013-27500
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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) Rio Grande Natural Area Commission will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Stateline Solar Farm and Proposed California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment
Document Number: 2013-27416
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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) has prepared a Proposed California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Stateline Solar Farm Project (SSFP) and by this notice is announcing its availability.
BLM Director's Response to the Idaho Governor's Appeal of the BLM Idaho State Director's Governor's Consistency Review Determination
Document Number: 2013-27262
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is publishing this notice to explain why the BLM Director is denying the Governor of Idaho's recommendations regarding the Proposed Land Use Plan Amendments analyzed in the Gateway West Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Gateway West 230/345/500-kV Transmission Line Project and Approved Land Use Plan Amendments in Idaho and Wyoming
Document Number: 2013-27261
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) authorizing a right-of-way (ROW) grant to the Proponents' (Idaho Power Company and PacifiCorp, doing business as Rocky Mountain Power) to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission electric transmission lines on public lands for the Gateway West 230/345/500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Project) and approving Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments in Idaho and Wyoming. The Wyoming State Director's signature on the ROD constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the approved LUP Amendments effective immediately.
Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, ID
Document Number: 2013-27224
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
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), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and subcommittee for the Greater sage-grouse will meet as indicated below.
New Dates for Close of Public Comment and Protest Periods Due to Federal Government Shutdown
Document Number: 2013-26995
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has established new dates for certain public comment and protest periods that were ongoing or that ended during the Federal Government shutdown resulting from a lapse in appropriations, which began on October 1, 2013, and ended on October 16, 2013.
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2013-26796
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-12
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 Availability of the Lewistown Field Office Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Montana
Document Number: 2013-26867
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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) has prepared a Lewistown Field Office (LFO) Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the LFO and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2013-26464
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
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 December 5, 2013.
Notice of Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2013-25539
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-05
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) Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Livestock Grazing Monument Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah
Document Number: 2013-25924
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM), Kanab, Utah, intends to prepare a Livestock Grazing Monument Management Plan Amendment (Plan Amendment) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The Plan Amendment will make land use-level decisions associated with livestock grazing, thereby amending the GSENM Management Plan.
Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-25524
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-04
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) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-26261
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have prepared a Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-region Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Availability of the Idaho and Southwestern Montana Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-26260
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service (USFS) have prepared a Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for managing Greater Sage- Grouse (GRSG) in the Idaho and Southwestern Montana sub-region, and by this notice are announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Availability of the Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-26221
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have prepared a Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2013-26060
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On Thursday, October 6, 2011, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office, published a Notice of Stay of Filing of Plats, in the Federal Register (76 FR 62088) to inform the public of a stay on the proposed filing of the dependent resurvey and surveys in Township 9 South, Range 93 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, accepted on August 5, 2010, pending consideration of the protest and/or appeal that was filed. With the settlement agreement of September 26, 2013, the BLM Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the intent to officially file the survey plat and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plat will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Gas Hills In Situ Recovery Uranium Project, Fremont and Natrona Counties, WY
Document Number: 2013-25923
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-01
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Gas Hills In Situ Recovery (ISR) Uranium Project and by this notice is announcing a 30- day availability period prior to preparing a Record of Decision (ROD).