Bureau of Land Management July 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Montana
Document Number: 2018-16229
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined certain public lands in Teton County, Montana, and found them suitable for classification for conveyance to the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MT FWP) under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, and the Taylor Grazing Act.
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and/or Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands (N-95402) for a School in the Southwest Portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2018-16228
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office, has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended, approximately 15 acres of public land in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada. The Clark County School District proposes to use the land for an elementary school that will help meet future educational needs in the southwestern part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan and Prepare an Environmental Assessment; Notice of Segregation and Notice of Realty Action; Classification and Proposed Modified Competitive Sales of Public Land in Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-16226
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), as amended, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Pahrump Field Office proposes to amend the 1998 Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) and prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) to identify approximately 621 acres of public land for sale. The EA will also evaluate the proposed sale of these acres through two modified competitive sealed bid sales of public land for not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV). Publication of this notice in the Federal Register segregates the subject lands from all appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, and from the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws, except the sales provisions of FLPMA.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2018-16095
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the U.S. Coast Guard, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Availability for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Gold Rock Mine Project, White Pine County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-16093
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-27
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bristlecone Field Office, Ely, Nevada, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Gold Rock Mine Project (Project), White Pine County, Nevada, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-15585
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-20
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's (BLM), Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Public Meeting, BLM Alaska Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-15447
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
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) Alaska Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-15446
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
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) John Day Snake Resource Advisory Council (JDSRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Invitation to Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW186226, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-15444
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Black Butte Coal Company on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
Call for Nominations and Comments for the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska 2018 Oil and Gas Lease Sale
Document Number: 2018-15442
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office is issuing a call for nominations and comments on all available tracts for leasing for the upcoming National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) 2018 Oil and Gas Lease Sale.
Public Land Order No. 7870; Extension of Public Land Order No. 5645, as Extended by Public Land Order No. 7336; Alaska
Document Number: 2018-15335
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) extends the duration of the withdrawal of public land created by two prior PLOs (PLO No. 5645, as extended by PLO No. 7336), for an additional 20-year term. Approval of this PLO would allow the continued operation of the United States (U.S.) and Canadian Joint Use Port of Entry, Poker Creek Border Station. Without an extension, the current PLO will expire on July 18, 2018. If the withdrawal expires, the selection by the State of Alaska would immediately become effective and the land would be eligible for transfer out of Federal ownership. PLO No. 5645 withdrew approximately ten acres of public land from settlement, sale, location or entry under the general land laws, including U.S. mining laws, and reserved them for the maintenance of the Poker Creek Border Station in Alaska. PLO No. 7336 extended PLO No. 5645 for an additional 20-year term and transferred administrative jurisdiction from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to the General Services Administration.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2018-15098
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described lands were officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona State Office, Phoenix, Arizona, on the dates indicated. Surveys announced in this notice are necessary for the management of lands administered by the agencies indicated.
Notice of Realty Action; Proposed Direct Sale of Public Land, Utah
Document Number: 2018-15065
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering the direct sale (without competition) of 200 acres of public land in Emery County, Utah, at not less than the appraised fair market value to PacifiCorp.
Notice of Realty Action; Proposed Modified Competitive Sale of Public Land, Utah
Document Number: 2018-15063
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering the modified competitive sale of 160 acres of public land in Emery County, Utah, at not less than the appraised fair market value to the adjacent landowners Hunter Prep Plant LLC, Ross Huntington, and Clinton Price.
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and/or Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands for a Park in the Northwest Portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-15062
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office, has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance to the City of Las Vegas, approximately 10 acres of public land in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada, under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, and the Taylor Grazing Act. The City of Las Vegas proposes to use the 10 acres of land for a community park that will help meet future expanding needs in the northwestern part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Notice of Realty Action; Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Park County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-15061
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes a non-competitive (direct) sale of 1.31 acres of public land in Park County, Wyoming, to the Jeanne S. Moeller Trust pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, to resolve an unauthorized use of public lands. The sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of Section 203 of FLPMA, and BLM regulations. The appraised fair market value for the sale parcel is $1,250.
Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Garfield County, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-15060
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a non- competitive (direct) sale of 0.16 acres of public land in Garfield County, Colorado, to Ida Hoaglund, to resolve an inadvertent unauthorized use and occupancy of public land.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and Land Use Plan Amendment, and a Notice of Segregation for the Proposed Gemini Solar Project in Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-15020
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As requested by Solar Partners XI, LLC, and in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Vegas Field Office intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and land use plan amendment to the 1998 Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the proposed Gemini Solar Project in Clark County, Nevada. Publication of this Notice initiates the scoping process and opens a 45-day public comment period. Publication of this Notice also segregates the public lands from appropriation under the public land laws, including location under the Mining Law, but not the mineral leasing laws or the Materials Act, subject to valid existing rights.
Notice of Termination of the San Rafael Swell Master Leasing Plan, Utah
Document Number: 2018-15016
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The preparation of an Environmental Assessment associated with the San Rafael Swell Master Leasing Plan Amendment is no longer required, and the process is hereby terminated. Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced its intent to prepare an EA. The Notice of Intent (NOI) was published in the Federal Register on May 18, 2016. The Plan Amendment would have considered modifying oil and gas leasing decisions on approximately 525,000 acres in portion of the Price and Richfield Field Offices in Emery and Wayne Counties, Utah.
Notice of Availability for the Alton Coal Tract Coal Lease by Application Final Environmental Impact Statement, Utah
Document Number: 2018-14917
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 as amended (MLA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Alton Coal Tract Lease by Application (LBA), case number UTU- 081895.
Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14808
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file plats of survey 30 calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, Bureau of Reclamation, and the U. S. Forest Service, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW174754, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14733
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW174754 from Hot Springs Resources Ltd for land in Natrona County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW178259, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14732
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW178259 from RKI Exploration and Production LLC, Chesapeake Exploration LLC, and OOGC America Inc. for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessees filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW176517, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14731
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW176517 from Chesapeake Exploration LLC., Khody Land & Minerals Company and OOGC America Inc. for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessees filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW178348, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14727
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW178348 from Wold Energy Partners LLC, Samson Resources Company, and GasCo LP for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessees filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180628, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14726
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW180628 from Kirkwood Oil & Gas LLC for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW096788, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14725
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW096788 from Bearcat Energy LLC (Colorado), Elly B Beard 2007 Trust and Leeman Minerals LLC for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessees filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW087880, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14724
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW087880 from Samson Resources Company for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW087867, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-14723
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As provided for under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW087867 from Charger Resources LLC, EOG Resources Inc., G F Collins JR Trust, L W Moncrief Trust, Michael J Moncrief Grantor Trust, Mindyanne E Moncrief Trust, Moncrief C B, Moncrief Oil & gas Master LLC, Monty Brennan Moncrief Trust, Muirfield Resources Company, R B C Exploration Company, Richard J Moncrief 1988 Trust, RWM 1988 Trust, Ryder Stilwell Oil, T O Moncrief Trust, and W A Moncrief III Trust for land in Converse County, Wyoming. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases affecting this land were issued before the petition was filed. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of 20 Parcels of Public Land in Clark County, NV; Termination of Recreation and Public Purposes Classification
Document Number: 2018-14673
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer 20 parcels of public land totaling 87.5 acres in the Las Vegas Valley (Valley) by competitive sale, at not less than the appraised Fair Market Values (FMV) 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. The BLM is also terminating portions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Classification and Segregation of three parcels of land in Clark County.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2018-14510
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-06
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 (BLM), Oregon State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2018-14505
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Colorado River Valley Field Office, Colorado, and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2018-14442
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-06
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) Colorado River Valley Field Office (CRVFO), Silt, Colorado, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to develop the Sutey Ranch and Haines Management Plan and by this Notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Temporary Closure and Temporary Restrictions of Specific Uses on Public Lands for the 2018 Burning Man Event (Permitted Event), Pershing County, NV
Document Number: 2018-14177
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
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.