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

Notice of Availability of the Copper Flat Copper Mine Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Sierra County, NM
Document Number: 2015-30293
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-30
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 Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for the Copper Flat Copper Mine and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Cancellation of Bureau of Land Management Public Meeting for the Sagebrush Focal Areas Proposed Withdrawal, Oregon
Document Number: 2015-30222
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice cancels the public meeting scheduled for December 14, 2015 at the Harney County Chamber of Commerce building located at 484 North Broadway, Burns, Oregon, as published in the Federal Register on November 13, 2015, (80 FR 70252). Parties interested in participating in the public process are encouraged to attend the meetings scheduled at the Bureau of Land Management District Office in Lakeview, Oregon on December 14th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., or the Best Western Vista Inn & Conference Center, at 2645 Airport Way, Boise, Idaho on December 15th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Extension of Public Comment Period and Schedule of Public Scoping Meetings and Public Meetings for the Proposed Withdrawal of Sagebrush Focal Areas in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, and an Associated Environmental Impact Statement; Correction
Document Number: 2015-30029
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This action corrects the first date in a table that published on November 13, 2015 (80 FR 70252). The table announces the dates, times, and locations of public meetings. On page 70252, column 1 of the table, line 2, which reads ``Dec. 14, 2051,'' is hereby corrected to read ``Dec. 14, 2015.''
Call for Nominations for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee, Utah
Document Number: 2015-30027
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for six members to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC). The MAC provides advice and recommendations to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on science issues and the achievement of Monument Management Plan objectives. The Monument will receive public nominations for 30 days from the date this notice is posted.
Second Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Document Number: 2015-30019
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three positions on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board). The Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands administered by the Department of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Department of Agriculture through the U.S. Forest Service. The BLM will accept public nominations for 30 days after the publication of this Notice.
2015 Third Call for Nominations for Coeur d'Alene Resource Advisory Committee, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-30012
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to reopen the request for public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d'Alene Resource Advisory Committee (RAC), which has member terms expiring this year. The RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within the respective geographic area. The BLM will accept public nominations for 30 days after the publication of this notice.
Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council Call for Nominees To Complete Elected Official Term
Document Number: 2015-30009
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to open the request for public nominations for the Elected Official representative on the Mojave- Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The selected individual would complete the remaining two years of the current three- year term that concludes on May 6, 2017. The RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within its geographic area, which approximately coincides with the Southern Nevada Basin and Range, and Sonoran Basin and Range major land resource area in Esmeralda, Nye, Lincoln, and Clark Counties, in Nevada. The BLM will accept public nominations for 30 days after the publication of this notice.
Call for Nominations for Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-30005
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking nominations for the Central California District Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The RAC advises BLM officials from the Hollister, Mother Lode, Bakersfield, Ukiah and Bishop field offices. The Central California District will receive public nominations for 30 days from the date this notice is published.
Notice of Public Meeting Postponement, BLM Colorado Northwest Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-29994
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a notice in the Federal Register on January 16, 2015, notifying the public of meeting dates and locations for the BLM Colorado Northwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The BLM is postponing the December 3, 2015, meeting until further notice.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the California Desert Conservation Area and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment for the Plan Amendment and the Eagle Crest Pumped Storage Project, California
Document Number: 2015-29982
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-25
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) California Desert District, Moreno Valley, California, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for both the plan amendment and the Eagle Crest Pumped Storage Project in the California Desert Conservation Area. By this notice the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues for both proposals.
Notice of Realty Action: Change of Use for Recreation and Public Purposes Act Lease N-63293-01, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2015-29829
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office, has determined that land located in Clark County, Nevada is suitable for a change of use to the City of Las Vegas under the authority of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act of 1926, as amended. The City of Las Vegas has requested that the BLM change the current use from a metropolitan police substation and fire station to a public park and fire station.
Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Site Security; Measurement of Oil; and Measurement of Gas
Document Number: 2015-29820
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-11-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In July, September, and October, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published three separate proposed rules in the Federal Register that would update and replace its existing oil and gas rules and standards for site security (Onshore Oil and Gas Order (Order) No. 3), oil measurement (Order No. 4), and gas measurement (Order No. 5) at onshore oil and gas facilities located on Federal and Indian (except Osage Tribe) lands. This document reopens the comment period for the proposed rule pertaining to site security (Order 3) and extends the comment period for the proposed rule pertaining to oil measurement (Order 4). It also announces the times and locations of three public meetings to take public input on the proposed rules.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Previously Issued Oil and Gas Leases in the White River National Forest, CO
Document Number: 2015-29717
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado River Valley Field Office (CRVFO), Silt, Colorado, prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) reconsidering previous decisions to issue 65 leases on lands within the White River National Forest (WRNF).
Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Roan Plateau Planning Area, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-29716
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-20
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 Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Roan Plateau planning area and by this notice is announcing the opening of a 90-day comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting, BLM Alaska Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-29699
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 as amended (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2015-29284
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
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 Filing of Plats of Survey; North Dakota
Document Number: 2015-29206
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
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 17, 2015.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2015-29205
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
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 17, 2015.
Extension of Public Comment Period and Schedule of Public Scoping Meetings and Public Meetings for the Proposed Withdrawal of Sagebrush Focal Areas in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, and an Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-28877
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On September 24, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Proposed Withdrawal; Sagebrush Focal Areas; Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming and Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Withdrawal in the Federal Register. This notice extends the comment period for both the proposed withdrawal and initial scoping for the environmental impact statement (EIS) being prepared to consider the merits of the proposed withdrawal and announces the times, dates, and locations of public meetings.
Opportunity To Comment on Changes to the Nevada and California Greater Sage-Grouse Bi-State Distinct Population Segment Carson City Field Office Consolidated Resource Management Plan and the Tonopah Field Office Resource Management Plan Amendment, Nevada
Document Number: 2015-28876
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is soliciting comments on significant changes to the Proposed Plan as set forth in the Greater Sage-Grouse Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (BSSG) Forest Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), announced on February 13, 2015. Following consideration of any comments on these changes, the BLM intends to issue a Record of Decision (ROD) amending the Carson City Field Office Consolidated Resource Management Plan and the Tonopah Field Office Resource Management Plan.
Notice of Availability of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Plan and the Bakersfield and Bishop Resource Management Plans and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-28791
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-13
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP). This LUPA would amend the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan and the Bakersfield and Bishop Resource Management Plans (RMPs). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Proposed LUPA and Final EIS.
Notice of Availability of the Southline Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0474), New Mexico and Arizona
Document Number: 2015-28676
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration, 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) and the Western Area Power Administration (Western) have prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Southline Transmission Line Project (Project), and by this notice are announcing its availability.
Notice of Public Meeting, Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-28541
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
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 Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council (RAC) to the Boise District
Document Number: 2015-28470
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
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) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2015-28315
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
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 Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-28240
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The New Mexico State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to establish supplementary rules within public lands in New Mexico.
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28049
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-04
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 Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concern (LPC ACEC) Livestock Grazing Subcommittee New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-27985
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-03
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, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Pecos District Resource Advisory Council's (RAC) Lesser Prairie- Chicken (LPC) Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concerns (ACEC) Livestock Grazing Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2015-27979
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-03
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.