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

Notice of Public Meeting, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-31231
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-30
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 Filing of Plats of Survey; North Dakota
Document Number: 2013-31059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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 January 27, 2014.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30993
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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 private landowners in western Oregon who are authorized to transport timber over roads controlled by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0168.
Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-30991
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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) and the US Forest Service (USFS) have prepared the Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP) Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the BLM Casper, Kemmerer, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rawlins, and Rock Springs field offices and Bridger-Teton National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland Planning Units and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2013-30621
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
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 State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 days from the date of this publication.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Gemfield Mine Project, Esmeralda County, NV
Document Number: 2013-30618
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance 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) Tonopah Field Office, Tonopah, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze and disclose impacts associated with the Gemfield Mine Project, a proposed open pit gold mine and associated processing and ancillary facilities. The project would be located on public and private land in Esmeralda County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Land in Sierra County, NM
Document Number: 2013-30485
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined 30.12 acres of public land in Sierra County, New Mexico, and found them suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. A closed landfill currently exists on the property under an R&PP Act lease, and the City of Truth or Consequences proposes to continue its use for the existing landfill. The land is not needed for any Federal purpose and is encumbered by an existing landfill. A conveyance would allow the City of Truth or Consequences to continue monitoring the landfill in accordance with the approved closure plan.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Monument Butte Area Oil and Gas Development Project, Duchesne and Uintah Counties, UT
Document Number: 2013-30225
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public the direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposal to develop oil and natural gas in Duchesne and Uintah Counties, Utah. This notice announces a 45-day public comment period to meet the requirements of NEPA and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplement to the Tri-County Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-30226
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
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) Las Cruces District Office, Las Cruces, New Mexico, intends to prepare a Supplement to the Tri-County Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues specific to oil and gas development and lands with wilderness characteristics. When completed, the Tri-County RMP will replace the White Sands RMP (1986) and portions of the Mimbres RMP (1993).
Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Sheridan County, WY
Document Number: 2013-30223
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management proposes to sell eight parcels of public land totaling 208.12 acres in Sheridan County, Wyoming, to Farmland Reserve, Inc. (FRI) under the direct sale provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), for not less than the appraised fair market value of $88,450.
Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Campbell County, WY
Document Number: 2013-30206
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management proposes to sell on a non- competitive basis a parcel of public land totaling 4.15 acres in Campbell County, Wyoming, to the Craig G. and Peggy S. Means Revocable Trust under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), for not less than the appraised fair market value of $1,765.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2013-30112
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-18
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 individuals, private entities, and State or local governments seeking leases, permits, and easements for the use, occupancy, or development of public lands administered by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0009.
Public Land Order No. 7822; Partial Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated May 2, 1919; Wyoming
Document Number: 2013-30085
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order partially revokes a Secretarial Order insofar as it affects 1,106.76 acres of public lands withdrawn on behalf of the Bureau of Reclamation for the Shoshone Reclamation Project.
Alaska Native Claims Selections
Document Number: 2013-29982
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to Koniag, Inc. The decision will approve conveyance of only the surface estate in certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). The lands are located on Kodiak Island, Alaska, and aggregate 45.57 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published once a week for four consecutive weeks in the Anchorage Daily News.
Notice of Invitation-Coal Exploration License Application MTM 106757, Montana
Document Number: 2013-29965
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Members of the public are hereby invited to participate with Signal Peak Energy, LLC on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Yellowstone and Musselshell Counties, Montana, encompassing 2,039.64 acres.
Notice of Intent To Extend the Public Scoping Period for the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Resource Management Plan and Call for Coal Information
Document Number: 2013-29964
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
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 (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is extending the scoping period for the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas planning area, which was originally initiated on July 26, 2013 (78 FR 45266). The purpose of the ongoing scoping process is to solicit public comments and identify issues. The BLM is also soliciting resource information for coal and other resources in the planning area.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2013-29943
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of lands described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management California State Office, Sacramento, California, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; North Dakota
Document Number: 2013-29835
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
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 January 15, 2014.
Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-29830
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
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 John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council: Cancellation
Document Number: 2013-29829
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management, Oregon/Washington, published a document in the Federal Register on October 28, 2013, regarding a public meeting of the John Day/Snake Resource Advisory Council which was scheduled for November 14 and 15, 2013. The meeting was cancelled.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2013-29783
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
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 Paimiut Corporation. The decision approves the surface estate in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). The lands approved for conveyance lie partially within a national wildlife refuge in existence on the date ANCSA was enacted, December 18, 1971. As provided by ANCSA, the subsurface estate in the lands lying outside the refuge will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Paimiut Corporation. The subsurface estate in the lands lying within the refuge is not available for conveyance to Calista Corporation and will be reserved to the United States at the time of conveyance. The lands are in the vicinity of Paimiut, Alaska and are described as:
Notice of Realty Action; Notice of Segregation and Proposed (Non-Competitive) Direct Sale of Public Land, Sweetwater County, WY
Document Number: 2013-29672
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering a parcel of public land totaling 60 acres adjacent to the Jim Bridger Power Plant landfill and located approximately 30 miles east of Rock Springs, Wyoming in Sweetwater County for a direct sale to PacifiCorp under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, for not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV).
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Lease and Conveyance of Public Land, Doña Ana County, NM
Document Number: 2013-29671
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined approximately 346.59 acres of public land in Do[ntilde]a Ana County, New Mexico, and found them suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. The City of Las Cruces proposes to use the land for a public safety complex and recreation park center.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2013-29431
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the intent to officially file the survey plats listed below and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plats will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Notice of Resource Advisory Council Meeting for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-28873
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-03
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) Dominguez- Escalante National Conservation Area (NCA) Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below.