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

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Revision of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0179
Document Number: 2015-08686
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comment, and announces that it intends to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew and revise control number 1004-0179, ``Helium Contracts.'' This request is prompted by the need to update the control number in response to legislation.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2015-08594
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
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 Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-08583
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-14
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:
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0165
Document Number: 2015-08408
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-13
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 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) has assigned control number 1004-0165 to this information collection.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-08254
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-10
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 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 Public Meetings: Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2015-08251
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-10
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) Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold three meetings in Nevada in fiscal year 2015. The meetings are open to the public.
Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2015-08249
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-10
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.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Grand Junction Field Office, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-08187
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-10
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 Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Grand Junction Field Office and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-08141
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-09
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) Western Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Meetings, Rio Grande Natural Area Commission
Document Number: 2015-08036
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
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) Rio Grande Natural Area Commission will host public meetings regarding the Draft Management Plan as indicated below.
Public Land Order No. 7832 Extension of Public Land Order No. 7133; Washington
Document Number: 2015-08009
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order 7133 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue protection of the Brown Mountain, Pal Moore Meadows, Teepee, Cedar Creek, and Flowery Trail Seed Orchards, located in the Colville and Kaniksu National Forests, which will expire on April 12, 2015, unless extended.
Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for Proposed Idaho Statewide Supplementary Rules
Document Number: 2015-07806
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules in the Federal Register on February 3, 2015 [80 FR 5781] and announced the beginning of a 60-day public comment period. In response to technical difficulties with one of the methods for taking comments, the BLM is extending the public comment period for the Proposed Supplementary Rules until May 5, 2015.
Call for Nominations for Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-07805
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for five members of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENM-MAC). The GSENM-MAC provides advice and recommendations to GSENM on science issues and the achievement of GSENM Management Plan objectives. The GSENM will receive public nominations for 30 days from the date this notice is published.
Public Land Order No. 7833; Withdrawal of Public Lands, Browns Canyon Corridor, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-07735
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws 230.08 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws for 20 years on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management to protect scenic, recreational, and other natural resource values within the Browns Canyon corridor of the Arkansas River. The lands have been and will remain open to leasing under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed East Smoky Panel Mine Project at Smoky Canyon Mine, Caribou County, ID
Document Number: 2015-07587
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-03
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, and the National Forest Management Act of 1976, notice is hereby given that the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Pocatello Field Office, Pocatello, Idaho, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS), Caribou-Targhee National Forest (CTNF), Idaho Falls, Idaho, will jointly prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS). The purpose of this EIS is to analyze the potential effects of approving a proposed lease modification and phosphate mine and reclamation plan (M&RP) (the Proposed Action) on Federal mineral leases held by the J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot), in southeastern Idaho; and to amend the CTNF Revised Forest Plan (2003) in conjunction with the project. In connection with its review of the Proposed Action, the EIS will also consider potential amendments to the CTNF Revised Forest Plan (2003). The BLM, as the Federal lease administrator, will serve as the lead agency and the USFS as the co-lead agency. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality and the Idaho Department of Lands are cooperating agencies. This notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues for analysis.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-07424
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Law 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 participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, April 10, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will meet in formal session on Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Ridgecrest, CA. Exact meeting location is yet to be determined. Agenda for the Saturday meeting will include updates by council members, the BLM California Desert District Manager, five Field Managers, and council subgroups. The focus topic for the meeting will be the BLM's ongoing planning efforts in the West Mojave planning area. Final agenda items for the field trip, public meeting, and the meeting location will be posted on the DAC Web page at http://www.blm.gov/ca/ st/en/info/rac/dac.html when finalized.
Notice of Cancellation 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: 2015-07286
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-31
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 meeting of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pecos District Resource Advisory Council's (RAC) Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concerns (ACEC) Livestock Grazing Subcommittee originally scheduled for the time a date listed below is cancelled.
Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands
Document Number: C1-2015-06658
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-03-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-07095
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-27
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 of 1972, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for Oil and Gas Development in the White River Field Office, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-07013
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-27
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 Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the White River Field Office (WRFO) and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Smoky Canyon Mine, Panels F and G Lease and Mine Plan Modification Project, Caribou County, ID
Document Number: 2015-07012
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS), Caribou-Targhee National Forest (CTNF), have prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Smoky Canyon Mine, Panels F and G Lease and Mine Plan Modification Project, and by this Notice announce the availability of the document. A Draft USFS Record of Decision (ROD) is also being made available along with the Final EIS.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Amendment to the Challis Resource Management Plan for the Thompson Creek Mine Expansion and Public Land Disposal, Custer and Bannock Counties, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-07005
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-27
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) Challis Field Office, Idaho, has prepared a final environmental impact statement (Final EIS) and proposed resource management plan (RMP) amendment for: (1) A proposed modified mining plan of operations (MMPO) for the Thompson Creek molybdenum mine, and (2) a land exchange proposal with the mine operator. By this notice, the BLM announces the availability of the Final EIS/proposed RMP amendment and the U.S. Forest Service draft decision for the proposed MMPO.
Public Land Order No. 7831; Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction, Wind Cave National Park Addition; South Dakota
Document Number: 2015-07000
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order transfers administrative jurisdiction over 76.60 acres of public lands from the Bureau of Land Management to the National Park Service for administration as part of the Wind Cave National Park in Custer County, South Dakota.
Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2015-06912
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2015-06911
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
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 plat listed below and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plat will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: 2015-06904
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-26
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.
Oil and Gas; Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands
Document Number: 2015-06658
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-03-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On May 11, 2012, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule titled Oil and Gas; Well Stimulation, Including Hydraulic Fracturing, on Federal and Indian Lands. Because of significant public interest in hydraulic fracturing and this rulemaking, on May 24, 2013, the BLM published in the Federal Register a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comment titled Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands. The BLM has used the comments on the supplemental proposed rule and the earlier proposed rule in drafting this final rule. Key changes to the final rule include the allowable use of an expanded set of cement evaluation tools to help ensure that usable water zones have been isolated and protected from contamination, replacement of the ``type well'' concept to demonstrate well integrity with a requirement to demonstrate well integrity for all wells, more stringent requirements related to claims of trade secrets exempt from disclosure, more protective requirements to ensure that fluids recovered during hydraulic fracturing operations are contained, additional disclosure and public availability of information about each hydraulic fracturing operation, and revised records retention requirements to ensure that records of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations are retained for the life of the well. The final rule also provides opportunities for the BLM to coordinate standards and processes with individual states and tribes to reduce administrative costs and to improve efficiency.
Notice of Public Meeting, Las Cruces District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-06669
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-24
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 Extension of the Public Comment Period for the Notice of Availability of the Carson City District Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, Nevada
Document Number: 2015-06605
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Availability for the Carson City District Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in the Federal Register on November 28, 2014, 79 FR 70892, and announced the availability of these documents. In response to multiple requests, the BLM is extending the public comment period for the Draft RMP and Draft EIS until April 27, 2015.
Notice of Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2015-06517
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-23
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 on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nation's public lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2015-06395
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-20
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 plat listed below and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plat will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Notice of Public Meetings: Mojave-Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2015-06394
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-20
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) Mojave- Southern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold three meetings in Nevada in fiscal year 2015. The meetings are open to the public. Dates and Times: April 24, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr., Las Vegas, Nevada; July 16-17, BLM Ely District, Caliente Field Office, 1400 S. Front Street, Caliente, Nevada; and Sept. 17, Beatty Community Center, 100 A Avenue South, Beatty, Nevada. Meeting times will be published in local and regional media sources at least 14 days before each meeting. All meetings will include a public comment period.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2015-06393
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-20
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, Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-06228
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-18
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 (BLM) Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2015-06100
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-17
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 official filing of the survey plat listed below. The plat will be available for viewing at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov.
Notice of Cancellation of a Portion of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2015-05901
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2015-05785
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
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.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2015-05746
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
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 Public Video Teleconference of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-05726
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-13
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.
Proposed Collection of Information on Wild Horses and Burros; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-05623
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below, and invites public comments on the proposed IC.
Notice of filing of plats of survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2015-05572
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-12
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 Mailing/Street Address Change for the BLM-Idaho Twin Falls District Office, ID
Document Number: 2015-05429
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The mailing/street address for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Twin Falls District Office will be changing from 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301 to 2878 Addison Avenue East, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301. The new Twin Falls District Office will consolidate several BLM offices in a new building. The new building will provide needed space for staff and operational support.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Desert Quartzite Solar Project and a Possible Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan, Riverside County, California
Document Number: 2015-05290
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-06
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) Palm Springs/South Coast Field Office, Palm Springs, California, together with Riverside County, California, intend to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Impact Report (EIR), which may include an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan, for the Desert Quartzite Solar Project (Project). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues related to the EIS/EIR and Plan Amendment (PA).
Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan in the West Mojave Planning Area, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, CA
Document Number: 2015-05127
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-06
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 Land Use Plan Amendment and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the West Mojave Route Network Project (WMRNP) for the West Mojave (WEMO) Planning Area of the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2015-04507
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-04
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.
Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed South Coast Resource Management Plan Amendment; for the Proposed Upper Santa Ana River Habitat Conservation Plan and Land Exchange
Document Number: 2015-04341
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-03
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM), intend to prepare a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, for the proposed Upper Santa Ana River Wash Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), and a related land exchange. The SDEIS will be a joint Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR), for which the Service, the BLM, and the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (District) intend to gather information necessary for preparation. The proposed HCP has been drafted to meet the requirements of the Federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended, and the State of California's Endangered Species Act and Natural Communities Conservation Planning Act. The BLM, in compliance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, as amended, will consider this NEPA process and the resulting HCP documents in its analysis toward possible amendment of the BLM South Coast Resource Management Plan (SCRMP) to support the land exchange.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Islands National Monument
Document Number: 2015-04289
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-03-02
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 Presidential Proclamation No. 8947 (Establishment of the San Juan Islands National Monument) (March 25, 2013), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District Office, Spokane, Washington, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Juan Islands National Monument (Monument) and, by this notice, is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Tres Rios Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement, Colorado
Document Number: 2015-04075
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-27
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 Tres Rios Field Office located in Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, Montrose, San Juan and San Miguel counties in southwest Colorado. The document also serves as the BLM's decision to adopt the U.S. Forest Service oil and gas leasing decisions for Federal mineral estate administered by the San Juan National Forest in Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mineral, Montezuma, Rio Grande and San Juan counties. The Colorado State Director signed the ROD on February 27, 2015, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-03981
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-26
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 DaySnake 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: 2015-03579
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-23
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, 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.