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Notice of Intent To Extend the Public Scoping Period for the Rock Springs Resource Management Plan (RMP) and To Amend the 2008 Rawlins RMP To Address Wild Horse and Burro Management in the Rock Springs and Rawlins Field Offices, WY
Document Number: 2013-19841
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-16
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) intends to extend the scoping period for an additional 30 days for the ongoing Rock Springs RMP, which was initiated on February 2, 2011, to address wild horse and burro management in the Rock Springs Field Office and to amend the 2008 Approved Rawlins RMP for the Adobe Town Herd Management Area in the Rawlins Field Office in Wyoming. The BLM, by this notice, is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the planning process for wild horse and burro management.
Notice of Availability of the Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Northwest Colorado District
Document Number: 2013-19837
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-16
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) has prepared a Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Northwest Colorado District (NWD) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2013-19838
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-15
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 convey certain lands to Oceanside Corporation. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bristol Bay Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Oceanside Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Perryville, Alaska, and are located in:
Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: 2013-19646
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-13
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 land described below thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2013-19435
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-12
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-Eastern States office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Lease Modifications, Lease and Logical Mining Unit Diligence, Advance Royalty, Royalty Rates, and Bonds
Document Number: 2013-19198
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend its regulations pertaining to the administration of Federal coal leases and logical mining units (LMUs). The proposed rule would implement Title IV, Subtitle D of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; clarify that a royalty rate of 12\1/2\ percent will be assessed on all Federal coal except coal that is mined from underground mines; withdraw the Logical Mining Unit Application and Processing Guidelines (LMU Guidelines); promulgate portions of the LMU Guidelines as regulations; establish new processing fees; and make technical and editorial corrections to the regulations.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-19345
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Policy, Management and Budget proposes to withdraw on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 2,924.65 acres of public lands and 440 acres of federally reserved mineral interests underlying non-Federal lands in Eddy County, New Mexico, to protect highly significant caves and their associated resources. This notice segregates the public lands and reserved mineral interests for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws and gives the public an opportunity to comment on the application and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Ochoa Mine Project in Lea County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-19172
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-09
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) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ochoa Mine Project (Project) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period.
Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, WYW172684, Wyoming
Document Number: 2013-19169
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that certain coal resources in the Hay Creek II 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.
Steens Mountain Advisory Council; Public Meeting Date Change
Document Number: 2013-19032
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-07
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 Steens Mountain Advisory Council (SMAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-18915
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
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.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-18853
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-05
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, August 17, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Riverside Marriott, 3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Pursuant to the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the Council will meet to make recommendations on the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area fee proposal.
Notice of Public Video Teleconference of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-18852
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-05
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) Central California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Oil and Gas Leasing and Development on Public Lands and Federal Mineral Estate and Potentially Amend the Hollister Resource Management Plan, CA
Document Number: 2013-18839
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-05
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and potential resource management plan (RMP) amendment to evaluate oil and gas leasing and development on public lands and Federal mineral estate in the Hollister Field Office.
Change in Dates of Seasonal Closure of Public Land in the Bald Ridge Area, Park County, WY
Document Number: 2013-18565
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given to change the dates of the seasonal closure of public land in the Bald Ridge Area that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, August 5, 1999 (64 FR 42711). The previous closure was in effect from December 15 through April 30 each winter and spring season to all use, except for specifically authorized vehicles. Pursuant to this Notice, the Bald Ridge area located south of the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River and west and north of Hogan Reservoir of Park County, Wyoming on public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Cody Field Office, is now closed from January 1 through April 30 of each winter and spring season to all use (such as human presence, hiking, horseback riding, mountain bike riding, cross-country skiing, and all motorized use), except for specifically authorized activities. The total acreage of this closure is 6,036 acres. This action is being taken for resource protection of essential wintering habitat for elk and mule deer. No access into this area will be allowed unless permitted by the Authorized Officer (BLM, Cody Field Manager).
Notice of Availability of the Draft Rob Jaggers Camping Area Business Plan and Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule for the Fort Stanton/Snowy River National Conservation Area, New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-18575
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Roswell Field Office, has prepared and is making available to the public the Draft Rob Jaggers Camping Area Business Plan and Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule. The Rob Jaggers Camping Area is located in the Fort Stanton/Snowy River National Conservation Area, NM. The Act authorizes the BLM to charge fees at developed recreation sites that meet certain criteria.
Final Agency Action To Transfer Title From the United States to the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians and to San Diego Gas & Electric Company, California
Document Number: 2013-18572
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice publishes the legal description of the boundaries of the Federal lands to be held by the Secretary of the Interior in trust for the benefit of the Pechanga Band of Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians of the State of California and the Federal lands transferred to San Diego Gas & Electric Company as mandated by Congress in Section 2(f) of the Pechanga Band of Luise[ntilde]o Mission Indians Land Transfer Act of 2007.
Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2013-18571
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
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 that will provide an opportunity for the Advisory Board to attend presentations and engage with authors of the June 2013 National Research Council of the National Academies (NRC/NAS) Report entitled: ``Using Science to Improve the WHB Program: A Way Forward.''
Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land (N-91073) for Affordable Housing Purposes in Las Vegas, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2013-18563
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 5-acre public land parcel located in the southern portion of the Las Vegas Valley in Clark County, Nevada, under the authorities of Sections 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the BLM land sale conveyance regulations. In compliance with Section 7b of the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), the BLM proposes that the parcel be sold by direct sale to the Nevada Housing Division, a division of the State of Nevada, Department of Business and Industry, at a discounted rate based upon the appraised fair market value (FMV).
Application Procedures, Execution and Filing of Forms: Correction of State Office Address for Filings and Recordings, Including Proper Offices for Recording of Mining Claims; New Mexico/Oklahoma/Texas/Kansas
Document Number: 2013-18523
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This final rule amends the regulations pertaining to execution and filing of forms in order to reflect the new address of the New Mexico/Oklahoma/Texas/Kansas State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). All filings and other documents relating to public lands in the States of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas must be filed at the new address of the State Office.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Palen Solar Electric Generating System and Draft California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment
Document Number: 2013-18386
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-31
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment for the Palen Solar Electric Generating System (PSEGS). This Draft Supplemental EIS supplements the Final EIS prepared for the Palen Solar Power Project (PSPP), Riverside County, California. This notice announces the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-18240
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
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.
IDAHO: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2013-18239
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9:00 a.m., on the dates specified.
Public Land Order No. 7819; Chetco Wild and Scenic River Withdrawal; Oregon
Document Number: 2013-18021
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws approximately 5,610 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, and leasing under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, for a period of 5 years. This withdrawal will protect the scenic and recreational segments of the Chetco Wild and Scenic River corridor in Curry County, Oregon, while Congress considers a technical correction to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan for the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Planning Area and an Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-17981
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oklahoma Field Office, Tulsa, Oklahoma, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas planning area. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The RMP will replace the existing Oklahoma RMP (1994), the Kansas RMP (1991), and the Texas RMP (1996), and the associated EIS for the RMP will also analyze Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) management decisions for lands and minerals managed by the BIA in the three states.
Notice of Realty Action; Proposed Modified Competitive Sale of Public Land in Jackson County, Oregon
Document Number: 2013-17978
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 9.26 acre parcel of public land in Jackson County, Oregon, by modified competitive bidding sale procedures for the approved appraised fair market value of $4,500.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment for Coal Lease by Application ALES-55199, AL
Document Number: 2013-17977
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is preparing a Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider leasing Federal coal in response to lease application ALES-55199 for Jefferson County, Alabama. Coal industry representatives, State and local governments, and the general public are encouraged to submit information to assist in determining coal development potential and possible environmental consequences, as well as development conflicts with other resources.
Notice of Availability of the San Diego Gas & Electric Ocotillo Sol Solar Project Final Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment, CA
Document Number: 2013-17870
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-26
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 a Proposed California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) Ocotillo Sol Solar Project in Imperial County, California, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2013-17882
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
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.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meetings
Document Number: 2013-17881
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
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), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet in Phoenix, Arizona, as indicated below.
Notice of Temporary Closure and Temporary Restrictions of Specific Uses on Public Lands for the Burning Man Event, Pershing County, NV
Document Number: 2013-17844
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that under the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office, will implement and enforce a temporary closure and temporary restrictions to protect public safety and resources on public lands within and adjacent to the Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert playa.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters; Idaho
Document Number: 2013-17843
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Department of the Interior proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7130 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7130 transferred jurisdiction of 37.5 acres of public land withdrawn from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the public land laws, including the United States mining laws, from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to protect the Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Bonneville County. PLO No. 7130 will expire on March 30, 2015, unless extended. This notice gives an opportunity for the public to comment and request a public meeting on the proposed withdrawal extension.
Notice of Public Meeting, Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2013-17779
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-24
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, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2013-17777
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-24
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.
Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-17763
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-24
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) Wyoming Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2013-17494
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-22
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 Public Meeting; Southwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-17407
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-22
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 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet in August 2013.
Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting/Conference Call
Document Number: 2013-17356
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-19
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, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will host a meeting/conference call.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Sonoran Valley Parkway, Maricopa County, AZ
Document Number: 2013-17265
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-19
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 proposed Sonoran Valley Parkway Project (Parkway) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Sun Valley to Morgan Transmission Line Project (Formerly Called TS-5 to TS-9) and the Proposed Bradshaw-Harquahala Resource Management Plan Amendment, AZ
Document Number: 2013-17226
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-19
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Sun Valley to Morgan 500/230-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project (Project) and Proposed Bradshaw-Harquahala Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment for the BLM Hassayampa Field Office, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Intent To Collect Fees on the John Day River, Oregon
Document Number: 2013-17225
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Prineville District Office is proposing to begin collecting fees for day and overnight trips (floats) on the Service Creek (River Mile 157) to Tumwater Falls (River Mile 10) stretch of the John Day River, between Service Creek, Oregon, and the confluence of the John Day River and the Columbia River, Oregon. The John Day River system was designated as a National Wild and Scenic River on October 28, 1988, and as a Special Area in the John Day Basin Resource Management Plan (February 2001).
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan for the Bering Sea-Western Interior Planning Area, Alaska and Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2013-17224
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-18
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Anchorage Field Office, Anchorage, Alaska, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the RMP for the Bering Sea-Western Interior (BSWI) Planning Area and by this notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The RMP will replace the existing 1981 Southwest Planning Area Management Framework Plan and portions of the 1986 Central Yukon RMP Record of Decision.
Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW182164, WY
Document Number: 2013-17148
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Bridger Coal Company, on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado.
Document Number: 2013-17141
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-17
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 Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2013-17140
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-17
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) Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet on August 22, 2013, in Grand Junction.
Call for Nominations for the Rio Grande Natural Area Commission, Colorado
Document Number: 2013-16972
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) was directed by the Rio Grande Natural Area Act of 2006 to establish the Rio Grande Natural Area Commission (Commission). The nine-member Commission was formed in February 2011 to advise the Secretary with respect to the Rio Grande Natural Area (Natural Area) and to prepare a management plan relating to non-Federal land in the Natural Area. Since this Commission was formed, one of its members representing the general public resigned due to time conflicts. As a result, the Secretary is soliciting applications to replace the current occupant of that seat.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2013-16970
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
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 The Kuskokwim Corporation. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to The Kuskokwim Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Napaimute, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Lower Gas Hills Conventional Uranium Project, Fremont County, WY
Document Number: 2013-16631
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and in response to a proposal filed by Strathmore Resources (US), LTD (Strathmore), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lander Field Office, Wyoming, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments regarding issues and resource information for the proposed Lower Gas Hills Conventional Uranium Project (Project) in Fremont County, Wyoming. The Project is a proposed uranium exploration and development project employing open pit mining methods and using heap leach methods for uranium recovery.
Notice of Availability of a Supplement to the Bighorn Basin Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Cody and Worland Field Offices, WY
Document Number: 2013-16630
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-12
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 (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing the availability of a Supplement to the Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Bighorn Basin Planning Area and announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale Maysdorf II North, WY
Document Number: 2013-16629
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that certain coal resources in the Maysdorf II 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.