Bureau of Land Management January 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2015-01673
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-29
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.
Notice of Public Meeting, Farmington District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-01399
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-27
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) Farmington District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Final Supplementary Rules for Travel Management on Public Lands in Gunnison, Montrose, Hinsdale, and Saguache Counties, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-01220
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado is finalizing supplementary rules for public lands addressed in the Gunnison Basin Federal Lands Travel Management Plan (TMP), approved on June 28, 2010. These final supplementary rules apply to public lands administered by the BLM Gunnison Field Office in Gunnison, Montrose, Hinsdale, and Saguache counties, Colorado. The final rules implement decisions found in the TMP relating to the use of motorized and non-motorized vehicles.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-01210
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
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.
Proposed Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-XXXX
Document Number: 2015-00883
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this IC. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number.
Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-00854
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-00848
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-21
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.
Steens Mountain Advisory Council; Meetings
Document Number: 2015-00847
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-21
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, 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 Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Bruneau-Owyhee Sage-Grouse Habitat Project, Owyhee County, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-00741
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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) Boise District, Boise, 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 to identify relevant issues.
Notice of Public Meeting, Dakotas Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-00724
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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) Dakotas Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Burgess Junction Visitor Center and Administrative Site; Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-00598
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior withdraw approximately 73 acres of National Forest System land from location and entry under the mining laws in order to protect capital improvements constructed for the Burgess Junction Visitor Center and Administrative Site in the Bighorn National Forest. This notice temporarily segregates the land for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws while the withdrawal application is being processed. This notice also gives the public an opportunity to comment on the withdrawal application and to request a public meeting. The land has been and will remain open to such forms of disposition allowed by law on National Forest System land and to mineral leasing.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Bakersfield Field Office Resource Management Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: 2015-00597
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
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 Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Bakersfield Field Office located in Kings, Madera, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare, Ventura, eastern Fresno, and western Kern counties in south-central California. The California State Director signed the ROD on December 22, 2014, which constitutes the BLM's final decision and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Bull Mountain Unit Master Development Plan, Gunnison County, CO
Document Number: 2015-00458
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
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) prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Bull Mountain Unit Master Development Plan (MDP) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Sheep Mountain Uranium Project, Fremont County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-00453
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
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 Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sheep Mountain Uranium Project and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Public Meetings, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2014-30293
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
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, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Bureau of Land Management's Eastern States Office Relocating; Limited Access to Public Room During Move
Document Number: 2015-00455
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management's Eastern States Office will move to a new location and close access to its Public Room from January 14, 2015 to January 23, 2015. Some services and limited access to records will be available at the new location from January 26, 2015 through March 2, 2015. Updates regarding records access will be posted on the Eastern States Web site at http://www.blm.gov/es/st/en.html.
Filing of Plats of Survey; NV
Document Number: 2015-00426
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
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.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting, California
Document Number: 2015-00420
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior extend the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7179 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7179 withdrew 45 acres of National Forest System land from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the seismic integrity of the University of CaliforniaBerkeley Seismic Observatory located in Siskiyou County, California. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 7179 will expire on January 24, 2016, unless extended. This notice provides an opportunity to comment on the withdrawal extension application and to request a public meeting.
Filing of Plats of Survey; Idaho
Document Number: 2015-00415
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
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.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2015-00413
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
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 Realty Action: Proposed Competitive Sale (N-89521) of Public Land in White Pine County, NV
Document Number: 2015-00350
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 40-acre parcel of public land in White Pine County, NV by competitive sale. Bidding on the subject parcel will begin at not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV) of $81,580. The BLM is proposing to use the competitive sale procedures consistent with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the applicable BLM land sale regulations.
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Modified Competitive Sale (N-87744) in White Pine County, NV
Document Number: 2015-00349
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 40-acre parcel of public land in White Pine County, Nevada by modified competitive sale. Bidding on the subject parcel will begin at not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV) of $81,580. The BLM is proposing to use the modified competitive sale procedures consistent with Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the applicable BLM land sale regulations.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands (N-87866) in White Pine County, NV
Document Number: 2015-00348
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer by competitive sale, a 38.02-acre parcel of public land in White Pine County, NV, at no less than the appraised fair market value (FMV) of $135,000. The sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and applicable BLM land sale regulations.
Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW183864, Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-00239
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-12
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 Black Butte Coal Company on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License; Application WYW183863, Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-00238
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-12
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 Black Butte Coal Company on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Lease for Change of Use and Conveyance of Public Lands in Nye County, NV
Document Number: 2015-00236
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pahrump Field Office has examined and proposes to change the use of a 400-acre Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Lease from a buffer zone to a landfill located in Nye County, Nevada. The land has been leased by the Nevada Division of State Lands (NDSL) since 1962, and it surrounds an existing 80-acre landfill. The conveyance would be offered pursuant to the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act of 1926. The NDSL proposes to use the land for a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Subtitle C landfill and disposal site.
Notice of Motorized Vehicle Temporary Restrictions for Specified Routes on Public Land During the Annual Moab Jeep Safari, Utah
Document Number: 2015-00235
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice restricts motorized use on 10 popular vehicle routes located on public land used by the Moab Jeep Safari during its annual Moab Jeep Safari organized-group event, authorized under a Special Recreation Permit (SRP). The action is in effect for the Jeep Safari event which takes place annually, during the 9-day period prior to and including Easter. The dates for the Moab Jeep Safari and the dates of the temporary restrictions will be posted at the Moab Field Office and on the Moab Field Office's Web site at the addresses provided below every year at least 30 days prior to the event. The dates are also available upon request.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Long Canyon Mine Project, Elko County, NV
Document Number: 2015-00067
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-09
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Long Canyon Mine Project and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; Control Number 1004-0034
Document Number: 2015-00070
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-08
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 about transfers and assignments of leases for oil, gas, and geothermal resources. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004- 0034 to this information collection.
Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2014-30837
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-05
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.
Notice of Availability of Additional Information on Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern and Associated Resource Use Limitations Identified in the Draft Eastern Interior Resource Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2014-30598
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-02
Agency: Bureau of Land Management, Deparment of the Interior
On February 24, 2012, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Eastern Interior Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for public review and comment in the Federal Register. BLM planning regulations require the BLM to notify the public of proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and specify the resource use limitations which would occur if the ACECs were formally designated through approval of the Eastern Interior RMP. Based on public comment on the Draft RMP, the BLM proposes the reconfiguration of the Fortymile ACEC and proposes a new ACEC on the Mosquito Flats. These specific proposed ACEC boundaries were not noticed in the Draft RMP/EIS. Thus, the BLM is providing this notice and public comment period for these two proposed ACECs.
WAOR65753; Notice of Availability of the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Vantage to Pomona Heights 230 kV Transmission Line Project in Benton, Grant, Kittitas, and Yakima Counties, Washington
Document Number: 2014-30597
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-02
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 Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Vantage to Pomona Heights 230 kV Transmission Line Project and, by this notice, is announcing the opening of the comment period.