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

Notice of Amended Proposed Withdrawal and Notice of Public Meetings; Oregon
Document Number: 2016-23797
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management has approved an amendment to a previously filed application to withdraw public domain and Revested Oregon California Railroad lands (O&C) managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Forest System (NFS) lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) while Congress considers legislation to permanently withdraw those lands. Such legislation is currently pending in the 114th Congress as S. 346 and H.R. 682 and identified as the ``Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act of 2015.'' This Notice amends the prior proposal notice of which was published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2015, to increase the proposed withdrawal term from 5 years to 20 years, and to add that the withdrawal is also being proposed at the request of the BLM and the Forest Service, to protect the Southwestern Oregon watershed from possible adverse effects of mineral development. This notice gives the public an opportunity to comment on the amended application and announces the dates, times, and locations of public meetings.
Postponement of Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2016-23640
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The October 2016 Utah Resource Advisory Council meeting has been postponed.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement, Idaho
Document Number: 2016-23566
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-30
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 Draft Monument Management Plan (MMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve (Monument) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-23579
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-29
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 Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-23524
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-29
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.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-23344
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-28
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) California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting Tri-State Fuel Break Joint Subcommittee of the Boise and Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Councils to the Boise and Vale Districts
Document Number: 2016-23079
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
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) Tri-State Fuel Break Project Joint Subcommittee of the Boise District and Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Councils (RACs) will hold a meeting on October 5, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Boise District Office located at 3948 S. Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, will begin at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn by 3:00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend. A public comment period will be held.
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: 2016-22841
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This final rule updates the fees set forth in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mineral resources regulations for the processing of certain minerals program-related actions. It also adjusts certain filing fees for minerals-related documents. These updated fees include those for actions such as lease renewals and mineral patent adjudications.
Notice of Public Meeting; Western Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-22840
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-23
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 Public Meetings, BLM Alaska Resource Advisory Council and Associated Subcommittee
Document Number: 2016-22836
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-22
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) and associated placer mining subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0009
Document Number: 2016-22806
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-22
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 individuals, private entities, and State or local governments seeking leases, permits, and easements for the use, occupancy, or development of public lands administered by the BLM. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0009 to this information collection.
Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative-Science Technical Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2016-22701
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-21
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, the U.S. Department of the Interior, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI)Science Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) will meet as indicated below.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0042
Document Number: 2016-22612
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
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 adopt and obtain title to wild horses and burros. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has assigned control number 1004-0042 to this information collection.
Notice of Public Meeting, Pecos District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-22509
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
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 (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action: Application for Conveyance of Federally Owned Mineral Interests in Escambia County, FL
Document Number: 2016-22415
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is processing an application under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976 (FLPMA) to convey the undivided mineral interest owned by the United States in 70 acres located in Escambia County, Florida, to the surface owner, Airway Development, LLC. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the federally owned mineral interests in the land covered by the application from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, for up to 2 years while the BLM processes the application.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2016-22295
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
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 for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-22292
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
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:
Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-22180
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-15
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) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Utah Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2016-22179
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-14
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 Public Meeting for the Southwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-21823
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-12
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 Southwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Northwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-21821
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-12
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) Northwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Travel Management Limitations on Public Lands in Fremont County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2016-21777
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing supplementary rules for public lands included in the Lander Approved Resource Management Plan and Record of Decision (Lander RMP) dated June 26, 2014. The proposed rules would implement decisions found in the Lander RMP relating to the use of motorized and non-motorized vehicles.
Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Rasmussen Valley Phosphate Mine, Caribou County, Idaho
Document Number: 2016-21772
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-09
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 (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 Rasmussen Valley Phosphate Mine, and by this Notice are announcing the opening of the review and availability of the document. A Draft USFS Record of Decision (ROD) is also available for review and objection as described in the Summary section.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on Bureau of Land Management Lands in 17 Western States
Document Number: 2016-21446
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby gives notice that the Record of Decision is available for the Final National Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) on vegetation treatments involving the use of aminopyralid, fluroxypyr, and rimsulfuron herbicides on public lands administered by the BLM in 17 western states, including Alaska.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2016-21414
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-07
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), and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (FLREA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-21407
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-07
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.
Notice of Mailing/Street Address Change for the BLM-Cottonwood Field Office
Document Number: 2016-21341
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The mailing/street address for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Cottonwood Field Office will be changing from 1 Butte Drive, Cottonwood, Idaho 83522 to 2 Butte Drive, Cottonwood, Idaho 83522.
Notice of Individual Special Recreation Permit Requirement in the King Range National Conservation Area, California
Document Number: 2016-21340
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) provides notice of a new Individual Special Recreation Permit (ISRP) requirement for overnight use in the King Range Wilderness and Backcountry Management Zone (King Range Wilderness). The ISRP will limit the number of persons entering the King Range Wilderness for overnight use to 60 persons/day during the peak season (May 15-September 15), and 30 persons/day during the non-peak season (September 16-May 14). This action will limit overnight use of the King Range Wilderness for the first time. Day use entries will not be limited. The ISRP program will be administered through an electronic reservation system. The ISRP requirement results from analysis and planning direction provided by the 2012 King Range Wilderness and Rocks and Islands Wilderness Areas Management Plan (WMP), and the 2005 King Range National Conservation Area Resource Management Plan (RMP) both of which outline operational goals of the area and the purpose of a wilderness permit program.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension; Notice of Application for Withdrawal Expansion; and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Department of the Air Force, Nevada Test and Training Range, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-21214
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Department of the Air Force (DAF) has filed an application with the Department of the Interior to extend the current withdrawal of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights, for military use of the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR), in Clark, Lincoln, and Nye Counties, Nevada. The DAF has also requested the withdrawal of approximately 301,507 additional acres of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights. This notice temporarily segregates these lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, for 2 years; gives the public an opportunity to comment on the extension and withdrawal applications; and announces the date, time, and location of public meetings.
Notice of Application for withdrawal extension; Notice of Application for Withdrawal Expansion; and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Naval Air Station, Fallon, Nevada
Document Number: 2016-21213
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Department of the Navy (DON) has filed an application to extend the current withdrawal of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights, for military use of the Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Fallon Range Training Complex (FRTC) in Churchill County, Nevada (withdrawal extension). The DON has also requested the withdrawal of approximately 604,789 additional acres of public lands from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights (withdrawal expansion). This notice temporarily segregates the 604,789 acres from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, for 2 years; gives the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed withdrawal extension and withdrawal expansion; and announces the date, time, and location of public meetings on both the extension and the expansion.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plans for the Beaver Dam Wash and Red Cliffs National Conservation Areas; Proposed Amendment to the St. George Field Office Resource Management Plan; and Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement, Utah
Document Number: 2016-21185
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
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 Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 (OPLMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared proposed resource management plans (RMPs) for the Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area and the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and a proposed amendment to the St. George Field Office RMP (Proposed Amendment). The three planning efforts were initiated concurrently and are supported by a single environmental impact statement (EIS), and by this notice, the BLM is announcing their availability.
Proposed Supplementary Rules for the Zortman Ranger Station and Buffington Day Use Area on Public Land in Phillips County Near Zortman, MT
Document Number: 2016-21178
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Malta Field Office is proposing additional supplementary rules for the Zortman Ranger Station, a historic U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station now administered by the BLM in Zortman, Montana, and Buffington Day Use Area at the Camp Creek Recreation Area. The supplementary rules are necessary to maintain the public health and safety and to protect the environment of the recreation areas. They will help reduce erosion, reduce fire hazards, provide for public safety, prevent damage to natural resources, reduce user conflicts, and increase visitor satisfaction.
Notice of Public Meetings for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-20819
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-02
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 Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Second Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council, State Agency Category
Document Number: 2016-21102
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request a second call for nominations for one open position on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) because we did not receive a sufficient number of applications from the first call for nominations. The vacant position is in category three, employees of a State agency responsible for the management of natural resources. The RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas. The BLM will accept public nominations for 30 days after the publication of this notice.