Bureau of Land Management December 8, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Public Land Order No. 7843; Withdrawal of Public Lands for the Protection of the Split Rock and Devil's Gate Interpretive Sites; Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-30900
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws 343.23 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, or disposal under the Materials Act of 1947, for a period of 20 years to protect and preserve the Split Rock and Devil's Gate interpretive sites located along national historic trails in Fremont and Natrona Counties, Wyoming.
Public Land Order No. 7844; Withdrawal of Public Lands and Reserved Federal Minerals To Protect Highly Significant Caves; New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-30899
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws approximately 2,924.65 acres of public lands and 440 acres of reserved Federal minerals underlying non-Federal lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, for 20 years to protect and preserve highly significant caves and their associated resources located in Eddy County. The lands have been and will remain open to leasing under the mineral leasing laws.