Bureau of Land Management July 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2016-18025
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
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 Availability of the Eastern Interior Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2016-17963
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Eastern Interior Planning Area in Alaska, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the plan's availability.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Alpine Satellite Development Plan for the Proposed Greater Mooses Tooth 2 Development Project, Alaska
Document Number: 2016-17962
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance 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 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980, as amended (ANILCA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arctic Field Office, Fairbanks, Alaska, intends to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed continuing development of petroleum resources in the Greater Mooses Tooth (GMT) Unit. The development would occur at the proposed Greater Mooses Tooth Two (GMT2) drilling and production pad located within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A), a 22.8 million-acre area of BLM-managed land located 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The GMT2 development would be connected by road and pipeline to the approved Greater Mooses Tooth One (GMT1) development. The Supplemental EIS is being prepared for the purpose of supplementing the Alpine Satellite Development Plan (ASDP) Final EIS, dated September 2004, regarding the establishment of satellite oil production pads and associated infrastructure within the Alpine field.
Notice of Public Meeting, Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-17953
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-17747
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
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, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Onshore Oil and Gas Order Number 1, Approval of Operations
Document Number: 2016-17400
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend its existing Onshore Oil and Gas Order Number 1 (Onshore Order 1) to require the electronic filing (or e-filing) of all Applications for Permit to Drill (APD) and Notices of Staking (NOS). Currently, Onshore Order 1 states that an ``operator must file an APD or any other required documents in the BLM Field Office having jurisdiction over the lands described in the application,'' but allows for e-filing of such documents in the alternative. This proposal would change that structure to make e-filing the required method of submission, subject to limited exceptions. The BLM is making this change to improve the efficiency and transparency of the APD and NOS processes.
Notice of Public Meeting, Dakotas Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2016-17869
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-28
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 Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-17868
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-28
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.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0194
Document Number: 2016-17756
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
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 a collection of information that assists the BLM in managing operations authorized by the mining laws, in preventing unnecessary or undue degradation of public lands, and in obtaining financial guarantees for the reclamation of public lands. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004-0194.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of 16 Parcels of Public Land in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2016-17753
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer 16 parcels of public land totaling 182.93 acres in the Las Vegas Valley by competitive sale, at not less than the appraised fair market values (FMV). The BLM is proposing to offer the parcels for sale pursuant to the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), as amended. The sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and BLM land sale regulations.
Notice of Resource Advisory Council Meetings for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-17746
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
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) Dominguez- Escalante National Conservation Area (NCA) Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Moab Master Leasing Plan and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendments/Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Moab and Monticello Field Offices, UT
Document Number: 2016-17592
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: 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) has prepared the Moab Master Leasing Plan (MLP) and Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendments/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Moab and Monticello Field Offices in the Canyon Country District, Utah. The MLP/Proposed RMP Amendments/Final EIS (MLP/FEIS) proposes amending the RMPs for the Moab and Monticello Field Offices and by this notice the BLM is announcing its availability.
Notice of Meetings, Northwest Resource Advisory Council White River Field Office Travel Management Subgroup
Document Number: 2016-17267
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
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) Northwest Resource Advisory Council's (RAC) White River Field Office (WRFO) Travel Management Subgroup will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meetings, Southwest Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-17265
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
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) is scheduled to meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW160587, Wyoming
Document Number: 2016-17023
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Anadarko E&P Onshore, LLC and WPX Energy Rocky Mountain, LLC have filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW160587, which is located in Campbell County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and consistent with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. The lessee has paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases that affect these lands were issued before the petition was filed.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW178491, Wyoming
Document Number: 2016-17021
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Hilcorp Energy I, L.P. has filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW178491, which is located in Crook County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and consistent with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. The lessee has paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases that affect these lands were issued before the petition was filed.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0132
Document Number: 2016-17020
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-19
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 from those who wish to participate in the exploration, development, production, and utilization of geothermal resources on BLM-managed public lands, and on lands managed by other Federal agencies. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0132 to this information collection.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2016-16876
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-18
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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NDM 98943, North Dakota
Document Number: 2016-16777
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Linn Energy Holdings LLC, MBI Oil and Gas LLC, Montana Oil Properties Inc., Slawson Exploration Company Inc. and Stewart Geological Inc. have timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease NDM 98943, which is located in Mountrail County, North Dakota. The petition was filed on time and consistent with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920. The lessee has paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands.
Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-16746
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-15
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.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0168
Document Number: 2016-16564
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public comments on, and plans to request approval to continue, the collection of information from private landowners in western Oregon who are authorized to transport timber over roads controlled by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0168 to this information collection.
Public Land Order No. 7854; Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated October 13, 1908; Montana
Document Number: 2016-16562
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order revokes the withdrawal created by a Secretarial Order insofar as it affects the remaining 100 acres of land in the Gallatin National Forest reserved for use by the United States Forest Service for the Mill Ranger Station. The Forest Service determined the land is no longer needed for administrative site purposes and the revocation is needed to accommodate a pending land exchange.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal for Simpson Springs Recreation Management Area and Historic Site and Opportunity for a Public Meeting; Utah
Document Number: 2016-16560
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management proposes to withdraw, subject to valid existing rights, 747.10 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location and entry under the public land laws, including the United States mining laws, the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, and disposal under the Materials Act of 1947, for a period of 20 years. The proposed withdrawal is needed to protect the unique recreational, historical, and visual resources, and the Federal financial investment at the Simpson Springs Recreation Management Area (SSRMA) and Historic Site in Tooele County, Utah. This notice temporarily segregates the land for up to 2 years from settlement, sale, location and entry under the public land laws, including the United States mining laws, the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, and disposal under the Material Act of 1947, while the application is processed. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on or request a public meeting in connection with the proposed withdrawal.
Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16433
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will host a meeting.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Bull Mountain Unit Master Development Plan, Gunnison County, CO
Document Number: 2016-16090
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (MLA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Bull Mountain Unit Master Development Plan (MDP) and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2016-16081
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
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: Resource Advisory Council (RAC) to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: 2016-16080
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
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 Public Meetings: Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-15961
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
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 two meetings in Nevada in fiscal year 2016 and one at the beginning of fiscal year 2017. The meetings are open to the public. July 22, California Trail Interpretive Center, 1 Trail Center Way, Elko, Nevada 89801, Nevada; Aug. 11-12, BLM Battle Mountain District Office, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, NV 89820, Nevada; and Oct. 6-7, 702 N. Industrial Way, HC 33, Box 33500, Ely, NV 89301, 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.
Final Supplementary Rules for the Cove Recreation Site, Owyhee County, Idaho
Document Number: 2016-15833
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing supplementary rules for public use of the campground and day use areas at Cove Recreation Site, located along C.J. Strike Reservoir in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area (NCA) in Owyhee County, Idaho. These final supplementary rules are compatible and consistent with the September 2008 Record of Decision (ROD) for the NCA's resource management plan (RMP).
Notice of Crude Helium Auction and Sale for Fiscal Year 2017 Delivery
Document Number: 2016-15754
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico State Office, is issuing this Notice to conduct an auction and sale from the Federal Helium Program, administered by the BLM New Mexico Amarillo Field Office. The Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 (HSA) (Pub. L. 113-40) requires the BLM to conduct an annual auction and sale of crude helium. Accordingly, the BLM will use the auction and sale process established in 79 FR 42808, dated July 23, 2014, and further refined in 80 FR 51304, dated August 24, 2015.
Notice of Temporary Closure and Temporary Restrictions of Specific Uses on Public Lands for the Burning Man Event (Permitted Event), Pershing County, NV
Document Number: 2016-15681
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that under the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District, Black Rock Field Office, will implement a temporary closure and temporary restrictions to protect public safety and resources on public lands within and adjacent to the Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert playa.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Roan Plateau Planning Area, Colorado
Document Number: 2016-15527
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) 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) Amendment and Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Roan Plateau planning area and by this notice announces its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, Colorado
Document Number: 2016-15526
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
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)/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area (D-E NCA) located in Mesa, Delta and Montrose counties in Colorado and by this notice is announcing its availability.