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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.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2015-27565
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-29
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 for the Coastal Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-27560
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-29
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 Coastal Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Availability of the Jordan Cove Energy and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Projects Final Environmental Impact Statement and the Proposed Associated Land Management Plan Amendments, Oregon
Document Number: 2015-27377
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, and the National Forest Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) are jointly announcing the availability of the Jordan Cove Energy and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline (PCGP) Projects Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Proposed Land Management Plan amendments, and by this notice are announcing their availability.
Final Supplementary Rules for the Castle Rocks Land Use Plan Amendment Area, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-27373
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing supplementary rules for all BLM-administered public lands within an approximately 400-acre area in Idaho known as Castle Rocks. The BLM addressed this area in the November 2013 Cassia Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Record of Decision (ROD). The Cassia RMP amendment made implementation-level decisions designed to conserve natural and cultural resources while providing for recreational opportunities. These supplementary rules will allow the BLM and law enforcement partners to enforce those decisions.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Crossbow Oil and Gas Project and Possible Amendments to the Casper Resource Management Plan, Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-27191
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), as lead agency, through the Buffalo Field Office, Buffalo, Wyoming, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for EOG Resources Inc.'s (EOG's) proposed Greater Crossbow Oil and Gas Project (Project). The proposal area includes Federal lands administered by the BLM's Buffalo and Casper Field Offices and the U.S. Forest Service's (USFS) Thunder Basin National Grasslands. This notice initiates the public scoping process for the EIS and potential land use plan amendments. The purpose of the public scoping process is to seek input and identify issues regarding the Project.
Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2015-27126
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States Office, Washington, DC, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2015-27125
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
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 Meeting, Northwest Resource Advisory Council's Travel Management Sub-Group
Document Number: 2015-26997
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
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 Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Travel Management Sub-Group will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-26978
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-23
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 Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2015-26951
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-22
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.
Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2015-26851
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will officially file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States Office, Washington DC at least 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Public Meetings, Southwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Oil and Gas Sub-Group
Document Number: 2015-26693
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-21
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, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Oil and Gas Sub-Group is scheduled to meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal; Sagebrush Focal Areas; Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming and Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2015-26633
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This action corrects the language found in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of a notice published in the Federal Register on Thursday, September 24, 2015 (80 FR 57635 to 57637). On page 57636, column 2, beginning on line 9, the text which reads ``The Sagebrush Focal Areas include all public and National Forest System lands identified in the townships below:'', is hereby corrected to read, ``The Sagebrush Focal Areas consist of those public and National Forest System lands within the townships below that are identified as Sagebrush Focal Areas on the map posted on the BLM Web site at http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/sagegrouse.html:''
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2015-26445
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will officially file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States Office, Washington, DC at least 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2015-26402
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will officially file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States Office, Washington, DC at least 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the White River Field Office and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment for Travel and Transportation Management, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-26370
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
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) White River Field Office (WRFO), Meeker, Colorado, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for the WRFO. By this notice the WRFO is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Initial Classification of Public Lands and Minerals for State Indemnity Selection, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-26365
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners (State) has filed a petition for classification and application to obtain public lands and mineral estate in lieu of lands to which the State was entitled but did not receive under its Statehood Act. The State did not receive title because the lands had been included in an Indian Reservation, Forest Reserve, National Forest, or other encumbrance at the time of statehood. Under the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) may classify sufficient public lands and/or minerals in Colorado for title transfer to the State to satisfy this obligation.
Application for Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Deep Creek Canyon and Corridor, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-26364
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application (COC 77206) with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw approximately 4,200 acres of National Forest System lands within the White River National Forest from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years to protect multiple outstanding features, including scenic, recreational, geologic, ecologic, wildlife, and fisheries values, in the Deep Creek canyon and corridor. The character of the canyon and corridor is natural and essentially primitive, and the lands and free-flowing waters were found to be eligible for Wild and Scenic designation under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in the 2002 White River National Forest, Land and Resource Management Plan Revision. The Forest Plan decision recommended withdrawal of the canyon and corridor from location and entry under the United States mining laws. This notice temporarily segregates the land for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws while the application is being processed. This notice also provides the public an opportunity to comment on the application and to request a public meeting. The lands have been and will remain open to mineral and geothermal leasing, and to such forms of disposition as may be allowed by law on National Forest System lands.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; Control Number 1004-0058
Document Number: 2015-25987
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
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 that enables the BLM to monitor compliance with timber export restrictions. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0058 to this information collection.
BLM Director's Responses to the Appeals by the Governors of Idaho, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Utah Governors of the BLM State Directors' Governor's Consistency Review Determination
Document Number: 2015-25973
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Approved Resource Plan Amendments and Approved Resource Plan/Records of Decision (RODs) for the Great Basin Region and Rocky Mountain Regions were signed by the BLM Director and the Assistant Secretary, Lands and Minerals Management, on September 21, 2015. The RODs constitute the final decision of the BLM and the Approved Plan Amendments and Approved Plan were effective immediately upon their signing. In accordance with its regulations, the BLM is publishing the reasons for rejecting the recommendations of the Governors of Idaho, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Utah regarding Idaho, Nevada, North Dakota, and Utah Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) Proposed Resource Management Plans Amendments (PRMPAs) and Final Environmental Impact Statements (FEISs) and the South Dakota Proposed Resource Management Plan (PRMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) which were published on May 29, 2015.
Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Gas
Document Number: 2015-25556
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This proposed rule would revise and replace Onshore Oil and Gas Order No. 5 (Order 5) with a new regulation that would be codified in the Code of Federal Regulations. This proposed rule would establish the minimum standards for accurate measurement and proper reporting of all gas removed or sold from Federal and Indian leases (except the Osage Tribe), units, unit participating areas, and areas subject to communitization agreements, by providing a system for production accountability by operators, lessees, purchasers, and transporters. This proposed rule would include requirements for the hardware and software related to approved metering equipment, overall measurement performance standards, and reporting and record keeping. The proposed rule would identify certain specific acts of noncompliance that would result in an immediate assessment and would provide a process for the BLM to consider variances from the requirements of this proposed rule.
Revision of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0179
Document Number: 2015-25781
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-09
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 revise control number 1004-0179, ``Helium Contracts.'' This request is prompted by the need to update the control number in response to legislation.
Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2015-25763
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-09
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.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0165
Document Number: 2015-25551
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
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 that is necessary to implement two provisions of the Federal Cave Resources Protection Act one which requires Federal agencies to consult with interested parties to develop a listing of significant caves, and another under which Federal and State governmental agencies and bona fide educational and research institutions may request confidential information regarding significant caves. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0165.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0204
Document Number: 2015-25550
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
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 applicants for Resource Advisory Councils. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0204 to this information collection.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; Control Number 1004-0025
Document Number: 2015-25545
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on its plans to seek renewal of its authorization under the Paperwork Reduction Act regarding applications for fee title to Federal lands embraced in hardrock mineral claims. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0025 to this information collection.
Public Land Order No. 7842; Withdrawal of Public Lands for the New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern; Oregon
Document Number: 2015-25541
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws 1,140.82 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, for a period of 20 years to protect the geological, cultural, botanical, recreational, and biological resources within the New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The withdrawal will protect a $2.8 million investment for facilities and roads.
Notice of Planning Area Boundary Changes for Bureau of Land Management Resource Management Plans in Alaska; Amendment to Notices of Intent To Prepare Resource Management Plans for Central Yukon and Bering Sea-Western Interior Planning Areas and Associated Environmental Impact Statements
Document Number: 2015-25538
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The administrative boundaries between the Anchorage District Office and Fairbanks District Office have been changed. The administrative boundary adjustments affect two ongoing Bureau of Land Management (BLM) planning efforts by shifting 2.8 million acres of the Central Yukon Planning Area, managed by the Fairbanks District Office, into the Bering Sea-Western Interior Planning Area, managed by the Anchorage District Office; and by removing three islands from the Bering Sea-Western Interior Planning Area.
Notice of Intent To Collect Fees at the Zortman Ranger Station and Buffington Day Use Area on Public Land in Phillips County Near Zortman, Montana
Document Number: 2015-25537
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Malta Field Office, Malta, Montana, intends to collect fees at the Zortman Ranger Station, a historic U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station now administered by the BLM in Zortman, Montana, and expand the amenity reservation fee at the Buffington Day Use Area at the Camp Creek Recreation Area.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-25523
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-07
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, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Classification and Lease for Recreation and Public Purposes Act of Public Land in Tillamook County, OR
Document Number: 2015-25288
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification and lease to the Pacific City Joint Water- Sanitary Authority (PCJWSA) under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, and the Taylor Grazing Act, approximately 77.75 acres of public land in Tillamook County, Oregon. The PCJWSA proposes to use the land for an emergency response evacuation area and a public recreation area.
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest: Texas
Document Number: 2015-25287
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received an application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest (Disclaimer) from the heirs of Virginia C. Yeager and Opal Keating pursuant to Section 315 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the regulations in 43 CFR subpart 1864, for the mineral estate of land lying near Benbrook Lake in Tarrant County, Texas. This notice is intended to inform the public of the pending application, give notice of BLM's intention to grant the requested Disclaimer of Interest, and provide a public comment period for the Disclaimer of Interest.
Public Land Order No. 7841; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7464; Montana
Document Number: 2015-25285
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 7464, as corrected, for an additional 5 year period. The extension is necessary to continue the protection of the reclamation of the Zortman-Landusky mining area. The Public Land Order (PLO) would otherwise expire on October 4, 2015.
Third Call for Nominations to the Utah Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-25145
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for one vacant position on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC), with the term expiring January 7, 2016. The RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land- use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within Utah. The BLM will accept public nominations for 30 days after the publication of this notice.
Notice of Intent To Solicit Nominations for the Front Range Resource Advisory Council, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-25142
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
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) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), which has five member terms expiring this year. The Front Range RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands in eastern Colorado. The BLM will accept public nominations for 30 days after the publication of this notice.
Application Procedures, Execution and Filing of Forms: Correction of State Office Address for Filings and Recordings, Including Proper Offices for Recording of Mining Claims; Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, and all States East of the Mississippi River
Document Number: 2015-25027
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-02
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 BLM Eastern States Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). All filings and other documents relating to public lands in the States of Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri and all States east of the Mississippi River must be filed at the new address of the State Office.
Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-24974
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-02
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.
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: 2015-24699
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This final rule amends the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mineral resources regulations to update some fees that cover the BLM's cost of processing certain documents relating to its minerals programs and some filing fees for mineral-related documents. These updated fees include those for actions such as lease renewals and mineral patent adjudications.
Notice of Public Meeting: Northern California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-24694
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northern California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Oil
Document Number: 2015-24008
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This proposed rule would replace Onshore Oil and Gas Order Number 4, Measurement of Oil (Order 4) with new regulations that would be codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Order 4 establishes minimum standards for the measurement of oil produced from Federal and Indian (except Osage Tribe) leases to ensure that production is accurately measured and properly accounted for. Order 4 was issued in 1989. The changes contemplated as part of this proposed rule would strengthen the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) policies governing production accountability by updating its minimum standards for oil measurement to reflect the considerable changes in technology and industry practices that have occurred in the 25 years since Order 4 was issued. This proposed rule addresses the use of new oil meter technology, proper measurement documentation, and recordkeeping; establishes performance standards for oil measurement systems; and includes a mechanism for the BLM to review, and approve for use, new oil measurement technology and systems. The proposed rule expands the acts of noncompliance that would result in an immediate assessment under the existing regulations. Finally, it sets forth a process for the BLM to consider variances from these requirements.
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Beaver County, UT
Document Number: 2015-24695
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a non- competitive (direct) sale of 8.125 acres of public land in Beaver County, Utah, to adjoining landowner, Kent and Alice Smith, under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, at not less than the appraised fair market value of $2,030. The sale parcel would be sold to the adjacent landowner to resolve an inadvertent unauthorized use confirmed by a private survey in 2009.
Notice of National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2015 and Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2015 in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska
Document Number: 2015-24671
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Alaska State Office hereby notifies the public it will hold a National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska oil and gas lease sale bid opening for tracts in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. The United States reserves the right to withdraw any tract from this sale prior to issuance of a written acceptance of a bid.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Greater Phoenix Mine Project, Lander County, NV
Document Number: 2015-24432
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-29
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) Mount Lewis Field Office, Battle Mountain, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Public Meetings for the John Day-Snake and Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2015-24570
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-28
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 and Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Reopening of the Public Comment Period and Two Additional Public Meetings for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Plan Amendment, California Desert Conservation Area Plan, West Mojave Planning Area, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties
Document Number: 2015-24437
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On March 6, 2015, the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), published in the Federal Register a notice of availability for comment on a Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA) and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the West Mojave Route Network Project (WMRNP) for the West Mojave (WEMO) Planning Area of the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA), to amend the Motor Vehicle, Recreation, and Grazing Elements of the CDCA Plan and to designate a transportation network within the planning area. Comments were requested by June 4, 2015. The BLM is reopening the public comment period for the draft LUPA and draft supplemental EIS for an additional 120 days.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal and Notification of Public Meetings; South Dakota and Wyoming
Document Number: 2015-24312
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting the Secretary of the Interior to withdraw approximately 17,486.90 acres of National Forest System lands from the mining laws to protect four Research Natural Areas and seven Botanical Areas within the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota and Wyoming. This notice temporarily segregates the lands for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws while the application is being processed. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed withdrawal application, and announces dates, time and location of two public meetings.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-24309
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-24
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 owners of surface estates who apply for title to underlying Federally-owned mineral estates. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0153.