Bureau of Land Management 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2019-26701
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
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), Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the U.S. Forest Service, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Permits for Recreation on Public Lands
Document Number: 2019-26537
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Land Order No. 7890, Extension of Public Land Order No. 7419; Nevada
Document Number: 2019-26335
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) extends the duration of the withdrawal created by PLO No. 7419, issued effective December 9, 1999, for an additional 20-year term. The extension is necessary for the Department of the Air Force (DAF), Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), to continue providing safety buffers from potentially hazardous areas, protect populated areas, and comply with Department of Defense Directive No. 6055.09E regarding ammunition and explosive safety standards on lands adjacent to the Live Ordnance Loading Areas at Nellis AFB, northeast of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. The safety buffer zone includes security patrol roads and a security checkpoint.
Notice of Availability of the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the United States Gypsum Company Mine Expansion/Modernization Project, Imperial County, CA
Document Number: 2019-26288
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing the potential impacts of the United States Gypsum Company (USG) Mine Expansion and Modernization Project (Project), and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement To Consider a Highway Right-of-Way With Associated Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit, and Resource Management Plan Amendments, Washington County, UT
Document Number: 2019-26287
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-05
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, 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, and the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), as co-lead agencies, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider a right-of-way application submitted by the Utah Department of Transportation (referred to henceforth as the Northern Corridor project), potential amendments to the St. George Field Office and Red Cliffs National Conservation Area (NCA) Resource Management Plans (RMPs), and the issuance of an Incidental Take Permit (ITP) to Washington County, Utah, under Section 10(a)(1)(B) of the ESA.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Resource Management Planning; Control Number 1004-0212
Document Number: 2019-26214
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Public Land Order 7888; Partial Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated December 22, 1928; New Mexico
Document Number: 2019-26213
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Order revokes a withdrawal created by a Secretarial Order insofar as it affects 41.24 acres of public land withdrawn for use by the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) in connection with the Carlsbad Project (Avalon Reservoir). The BOR no longer needs the land for project purposes. This Order opens the land to the operation of the public land laws subject to valid existing rights. The land has been and will remain open to mineral leasing and will remain closed to location and entry under the United States mining laws.
Public Land Order No. 7887; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7422, Diamond Fork System, Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project; Utah
Document Number: 2019-26212
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) extends the duration of the withdrawal created by PLO No. 7422 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7422 would otherwise expire on December 20, 2019. This extension is necessary to prevent incompatible uses from affecting the operation of the Diamond Fork System of the Central Utah Project, which supports Utah's use of Colorado River water for irrigation, municipal and industrial needs, hydroelectric power, conservation, and recreation. PLO No. 7422 withdrew approximately 2,795 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws. This Order corrects the acreage withdrawn from 2,795 acres to 2,714.22 acres with no change to the legal land description. The lands have been and will remain open to mineral leasing.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Ten West Link 500 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project and Land Use Plan Amendments to the Yuma Field Office Resource Management Plan and the California Desert Conservation Area Plan; Maricopa and La Paz Counties, Arizona, and Riverside County, California
Document Number: 2019-26211
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
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 Ten West Link 500 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project and approved Resource Management Plan Amendments for the Yuma Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) and the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan. The BLM Arizona and California State Directors signed the ROD on November 21, 2019. This constitutes the final decision of the BLM for the approved land use plan amendments and makes them effective immediately.
Public Land Order No. 7889; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7420; Arizona
Document Number: 2019-26025
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) extends the duration of the withdrawal created by PLO No. 7420 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7420 would otherwise expire on December 3, 2019. This extension is necessary to continue to protect the value of the capital investments, water-oriented developments, and dispersed recreation in the Bureau of Reclamation's (BOR) Lake Roosevelt expansion area. PLO No. 7420 withdrew 9,175 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, for a 20-year period. The lands have been and will remain open to mineral and geothermal leasing.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Amendment to the Resource Management Plan for the Buffalo Field Office, Wyoming
Document Number: 2019-26024
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
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) Buffalo Field Office prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment for the 2015 Buffalo Field Office RMP. This effort was in response to a United States District Court of Montana opinion and order (Western Organization of Resource Councils, et al. v. BLM; 3/26/2018 and 7/31/2018). The Wyoming State Director signed the ROD, which constitutes the final plan amendment decision of the BLM, on November 22, 2019.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Miles City Field Office, Montana
Document Number: 2019-26023
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
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) Montana Miles City Field Office has prepared a Record of Decision and Amendment to the 2015 Miles City Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP). This effort is in response to a United States District Court for the District of Montana opinion and order (Western Organization of Resource Councils, et al. v. BLM; 3/26/2018 and 7/31/2018). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Record of Decision and Approved RMP Amendment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Free Use Application and Permit for Vegetative or Mineral Materials
Document Number: 2019-25956
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2019-25906
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
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. These surveys were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Intent/Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Non-Competitive Direct Sale for the Expansion of the San Jose Cemetery, Luis Lopez, Socorro County, NM
Document Number: 2019-25649
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering to sell a parcel of public land containing 2.72 acres through a non-competitive (direct) sale for the expansion of an existing cemetery at not less than the appraised fair market value of $7,400 to the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe San Miguel Parish. The sale is subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations. In accordance to Section 203 of FLPMA disposal criteria for sales, a resource management plan (RMP) amendment is required establishing the disposal criteria using the Section 202 FLPMA planning process.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW173493, Wyoming
Document Number: 2019-25648
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-26
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 WYW173493 from Thunder Basin Resources, LLC, for land in Niobrara 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.
Notice of Availability of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Integrated Activity Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2019-25513
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 (NPRPA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, has prepared the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Integrated Activity Plan (IAP) for the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the public comment period. The BLM is also announcing that it will hold public meetings on the Draft EIS and subsistence-related hearings to receive comments on the Draft EIS and the potential to impact subsistence resources and activities.
Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Land in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2019-25512
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Las Vegas Field Office announces the temporary closures of certain public lands under its administration. The Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) race area in Laughlin, Nevada, is used by OHV recreationists, and the temporary closures are needed to limit their access to the race area and to minimize the risk of potential collisions with spectators and racers. The closures will occur during two events: The 2019 Rage at the River and the 2020 Laughlin Desert Classic Off-Highway Vehicle Races.
Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2019-25509
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
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) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Town of Colorado City, Arizona, Airport Conveyance
Document Number: 2019-25508
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for conveyance to the Town of Colorado City, Arizona (Patentee), for airport purposes, parcels of public land located in Mohave County, Arizona, totaling 141.38 acres. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), on behalf of the Town of Colorado City, requested the conveyance of public lands to the Town of Colorado City for airport expansion to bring the Colorado City Municipal Airport into compliance with FAA safety and design standards.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Brothers La Pine Resource Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment To Address Unauthorized Occupancy, Crook County, OR
Document Number: 2019-25466
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
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) Prineville District Office in Prineville, Oregon, is proposing to amend the 1989 Brothers La Pine Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated environmental assessment (EA) and by this Notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments on issues and planning criteria. The amendment would change the land tenure classification on 17.5 acres from zone 1 (Z-1, retention) to zone 3 (Z-3, suitable for disposal).
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Whitewater River Groundwater Replenishment Facility, Riverside County, CA
Document Number: 2019-25465
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
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) Palm Springs- South Coast Field Office, Palm Springs, California, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Whitewater River Groundwater Replenishment Facility. The applicant, the Coachella Valley Water District, has requested a right-of-way (ROW) authorization to operate and maintain a groundwater replenishment facility on approximately 690 acres of public lands managed by the BLM. All the facilities are existing; no new construction is proposed. The project site is located within the California Desert Conservation Area. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Filing of Plats of Survey; NV
Document Number: 2019-25438
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Notice of Availability of the San Juan Islands National Monument Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2019-25177
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-22
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) has prepared the San Juan Islands National Monument Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this notice is announcing its availability and the opening of a 30-day protest period concerning the Proposed RMP. In accordance with the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019, this notice also announces the opening of a 60-day public comment period regarding the proposed closure of the Monument (which encompasses scattered parcels totaling approximately 1,000 acres) to recreational target shooting (referred to as ``discharge of firearms'' in the RMP).
Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Lands in Maricopa County, AZ
Document Number: 2019-25329
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that a temporary closure will be in effect on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hassayampa Field Office, during the Vulture Mine Off-Road Challenge officially permitted off-highway vehicle (OHV) race event.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Surveys; Eastern States
Document Number: 2019-25190
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of surveys of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Eastern States Office, Washington, DC, 30 days from the date of this publication. The surveys, executed at the request of the identified agencies, are required for the management of these lands.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2019-25180
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-21
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 (Council) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and/or Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands (N-96474) for an Elementary School in the Southwest Portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2019-25178
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-20
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 conveyance 10 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada, under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PPA), as amended; Sec. 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act; and Executive Order No. 6910. The Clark County School District proposes to use the land to build an elementary school to meet the future needs of the local community.
Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2019-25173
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plat of survey of the following described land is scheduled to be officially filed 30 days after the date of this publication in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona State Office, Phoenix, Arizona. The survey announced in this notice is necessary for the management of lands administered by the agency indicated.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2019-25172
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-20
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), California State Office, Sacramento, California, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U. S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Recordation of Location Notices and Mining Claims; Payment of Fees
Document Number: 2019-24909
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Public Meetings, Southwest Resource Advisory Council, Colorado
Document Number: 2019-24908
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-18
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 of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Southwest Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Geothermal Resource Leasing and Permitting, and Geothermal Resources Unit Agreements; Control Number 1004-0132
Document Number: 2019-24907
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions.
Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey; Eastern States
Document Number: 2019-24861
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On Monday, August 26, 2019, there was published in the Federal Register, Volume 84, Number 165, on page 44632 a notice entitled ``Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey''. In said notice was a plat depicting the dependent resurvey and corrective dependent resurvey of portions of the boundaries of the ``Public Settlement Lands'' recited in the Act of August 18, 1987, (Pub. L. 100-95) held in trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, in the Town of Aquinnah, Dukes County, in the State of Massachusetts. This plat was accepted April 26, 2019. The official filing of the plat is hereby stayed, pending consideration of all protests.
Notice of Intent To Prepare Resource Management Plan Amendments for 9 BLM-Wyoming Resource Management Plans and an Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2019-24752
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze potential Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendments for BLM Wyoming's Cody, Worland, Buffalo, Casper, Lander, Pinedale, Kemmerer, Rawlins and Rock Springs field offices. The proposed amendments would designate pipeline corridors as part of the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative (WPCI) proposed by the State of Wyoming. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2019-24754
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-14
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. These surveys 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 the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council Planning Subcommittee Meeting Schedule
Document Number: 2019-24449
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-08
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) the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Planning Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Application for Recordable Disclaimer of Interest in Public Highway Rights-of-Way; Manganese Road in Washington County, UT
Document Number: 2019-24448
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On May 9, 2019, the State of Utah and Washington County (Applicants) filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest (RDI) from the United States in a public highway right-of-way identified by BLM Serial Number UTU-94260 for Manganese Road in Washington County, Utah. An RDI, if issued, would disclaim the United States' interest in this public highway right-of-way. This Notice is to notify the public of the pending application and the Applicants' grounds supporting it. Specific details of the application are provided in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Dairy Syncline Mine and Reclamation Plan, Caribou County, Idaho
Document Number: 2019-24218
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-08
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), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Idaho Falls District, 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 Dairy Syncline Mine Project (Project) and by this notice are announcing its availability. This notice also announces the availability of the associated Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment for the 2012 BLM Pocatello Resource Management Plan, in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification, Nevada
Document Number: 2019-24221
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined certain public lands in Pershing County, Nevada, and has found them suitable for classification for conveyance to Pershing County under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended, Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, and Executive Order No. 6910. The lands consist of 10 acres, must conform to the official plat of survey, and are legally described below. Pershing County proposes to continue use of the land as a cemetery, and to maintain, preserve, and improve the cemetery.
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: 2019-24116
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-11-06
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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases NMNM 126064, NMNM 130871, NMNM 130872, NMNM 130873, NMNM 121491, NMNM 119270, NMNM 116002, NMNM 010192, New Mexico
Document Number: 2019-24117
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 as amended, COG Operating LLC., Keohane, Inc., CD Ray, Marathon Oil Permian LLC., JTD Resources LLC, and Chevron USA Inc., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases NMNM 119270, NMNM 010192, NMNM 116002 in Eddy County, New Mexico, and NMNM 126064, NMNM 130871, NMNM 130872, NMNM 130873, NMNM 121491 in Lea County, New Mexico. The lessees paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The Bureau of Land Management proposes to reinstate these leases.
Notice of Temporary Closure on Public Lands in Riverside County, CA
Document Number: 2019-24114
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office will temporarily close and restrict uses of certain public land surrounding the Bradshaw Trail in Riverside County, California, to all public use to provide for public safety at the site. Notice is hereby given that identified public lands administered by the Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, BLM, are temporarily closed to all public entry.
Notice of 2019 National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale and Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale
Document Number: 2019-24113
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office will hold an oil and gas lease sale bid opening for 350 tracts in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A).
Notice of Temporary Closure, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Document Number: 2019-24112
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-05
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 Kasha- Katuwe Tent Rocks Resource Management Plan (RMP), Presidential Proclamation 7394, and other authorities, the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (Monument) will be temporarily closed November 12-15, 2019, for facility improvement installation.
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Ray Land Exchange Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Proposed Plan Amendment, Arizona
Document Number: 2019-24056
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Gila District, announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Plan Amendment for the Ray Land Exchange located in Pinal and Gila counties in southeastern Arizona.
Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Land in Big Horn County, WY (Rageth, 60.96 Acres)
Document Number: 2019-23954
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes a non-competitive (direct) sale of 60.96 acres of public lands in Big Horn County, Wyoming, to Brent and Sherri Rageth for the purpose of resolving an inadvertent unauthorized use. The sale will be subject to applicable provisions of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and BLM regulations. The appraised Fair Market Value (FMV) for the sale parcels is $21,500.
Notice of Availability of the Bakersfield Field Office Hydraulic Fracturing Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: 2019-23827
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-01
Agency: 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) has prepared a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on new oil and gas leases within the Bakersfield Field Office planning area, and by this notice the BLM is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Crimson Solar Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report and Draft Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan
Document Number: 2019-23825
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-01
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 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and draft Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan (CDCA) for the Crimson Solar Project (Project), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the 90-day public comment period.
Notice of Availability of the Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas Final Joint Environmental Impact Statement, Bureau of Land Management Proposed Resource Management Plan and Bureau of Indian Affairs Proposed Integrated Resource Management Plan
Document Number: 2019-23823
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) have prepared a Final Joint Environmental Impact Statement (FJEIS) for the BLM Proposed Resource Management Plan (P- RMP), the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Proposed Integrated Resource Management Plan (P-IRMP) for the BLM Oklahoma Field Office, the BIA Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office, and the BIA Southern Plains Regional Office, and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the protest period.