Bureau of Land Management January 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Wild Horse Management in the Bureau of Land Management Rock Springs and Rawlins Field Offices, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-01979
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Wild Horse Management within the BLM Wyoming Rock Springs and Rawlins field offices. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the opening of a 90-day public comment period.
Filing of Plats of Survey; Alaska
Document Number: 2020-01870
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
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 Bureau of Indian Affairs and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW131627, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-01844
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
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 WYW131627 from Osborn Heirs Company LTD, Four-Ten Exploration, Gerald Peters, and G H Exploration Inc., for land in Campbell 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.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180623, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-01843
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
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 WYW180623 from Bondero, LLC and Wave Petroleum, 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.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW183610, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-01842
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
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 WYW183610 from EOG Resources, Inc. 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.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the United States Gypsum Company Mine Expansion/Modernization Project, Imperial County, CA
Document Number: 2020-01669
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) to approve a Mining Plan of Operations and authorize Rights-of-Way (ROW) for the United States Gypsum Company Mine Expansion/Modernization Project, and by this Notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Keystone XL Pipeline, Montana
Document Number: 2020-01545
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-29
Agency: 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) has prepared a Record of Decision. This Record of Decision is for a right- of-way for the portions of the Keystone XL Pipeline project that cross BLM and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) lands in Montana. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Record of Decision.
Notice of Public Meetings for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council Planning Subcommittee
Document Number: 2020-01543
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-29
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), John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Planning Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Grazing Management: Range Improvement Agreements and Permits
Document Number: 2020-01451
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Measurement of Gas
Document Number: 2020-01450
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
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.
Call for Nominations for the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-01441
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is publishing this notice in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act. The BLM gives notice that the Secretary of the Interior is establishing the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area (Recreation Area) Advisory Council (Council) and seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as Council members.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Measurement of Oil
Document Number: 2020-01440
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Surface Management Activities Under the General Mining Law
Document Number: 2020-01439
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Competitive Processes, Terms, and Conditions for Leasing Public Lands for Solar and Wind Energy Development
Document Number: 2020-01438
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2020-01332
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the official filing of the survey plat listed below. The survey, which was executed at the request of the U.S. Forest Service, is necessary for the management of these lands. The plat is available for viewing in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Notice of Subcommittee Meeting for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council, Oregon
Document Number: 2020-01291
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
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's (BLM) Steens Mountain Advisory Council (SMAC) Recreation and Visitor Use Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meetings for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-01289
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
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's (BLM), John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area, California, and the Proposed Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan
Document Number: 2020-01178
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-24
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 Final Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area (HGLA), Inyo County, California, and by this notice is announcing its availability. The proposed action is to amend the CDCA Plan to allow for geothermal leasing within approximately 22,805 acres. The proposed action also responds to three geothermal lease applications for 4,460 acres of public lands within the HGLA.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Land Use Application and Permit
Document Number: 2020-01098
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-23
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; NV
Document Number: 2020-01003
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
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 Public Meeting, Utah Resource Advisory Council, Utah
Document Number: 2020-00969
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting: Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-00968
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
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) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting in Winnemucca, Nevada. The meeting is open to the public.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2020-00901
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described land are 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 surveys announced in this notice are necessary for the management of lands administered by the agency indicated.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-00852
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
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 Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Resource Management Plan Amendment, for the Lithium Nevada Corp., Thacker Pass Project Proposed Plan of Operations and Reclamation Plan Permit Application, Humboldt County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-00851
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Humboldt River Field Office, Winnemucca, Nevada intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and Land Use Plan Amendment to the current Resource Management Plan (RMP), to analyze the potential impacts of approving the Lithium Nevada Corp. (LNC), Thacker Pass Project Proposed Plan of Operations and Reclamation Plan Permit Application (Project) in Humboldt County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues to be considered in the EIS, and serves to initiate public consultation, as required under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
Notice of Realty Action: Segregation of Public Land for Proposed Sale in Rio Blanco and Garfield Counties, CO
Document Number: 2020-00850
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to segregate six parcels of public land, totaling 400 acres, from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws. During the segregation period, the BLM will evaluate the parcels to determine if they are suitable to offer for sale.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Revision of Grazing Regulations for Public Lands
Document Number: 2020-00849
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
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's (BLM) Resources and Planning Directorate, located in Washington, DC, by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. Scoping is the process by which the BLM solicits input on the issues, impacts, and potential alternatives and the extent to which those issues and impacts will be analyzed in the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Oil and Gas Facility Site Security
Document Number: 2020-00612
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-16
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 Availability of the Record of Decision for the Desert Quartzite Solar Photovoltaic Project, Riverside County, CA
Document Number: 2020-00611
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-16
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 a Record of Decision (ROD) to Authorize a Right-of-Way (ROW) and amend the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan for the Desert Quartzite Solar Photovoltaic Project, and by this Notice is announcing its availability. This decision is subject to appeal under Departmental regulations.
Tribal and Alaska Native Biomass Demonstration Projects; Eligibility Criteria
Document Number: 2020-00529
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is establishing eligibility and selection criteria for Tribal Biomass Demonstration Project and Alaska Native Biomass Demonstration Project proposals submitted for BLM-managed lands, as authorized by the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017.
Notice of Public Meeting, Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee, Utah
Document Number: 2020-00432
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, as amended, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (BENM MAC) will meet as indicated below.
National Call for Nominations for Site-Specific Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2020-00241
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for three Bureau of Land Management (BLM) citizens' advisory councils affiliated with specific sites on the BLM's National Conservation Lands. The three advisory councils provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on the development and implementation of management plans in accordance with the statutes under which the sites were established.
FY2020 National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2020-00238
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for 27 of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) statewide and regional Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) located in the West that have vacant positions and/or members whose terms are scheduled to expire. These RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2020-00108
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey for the lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management, Butte Field Office, Butte Montana, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Coal Management; Control Number 1004-0073
Document Number: 2019-28485
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-06
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 Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Domestic Sheep Grazing Permit Renewals, Gunnison Field Office, Colorado
Document Number: 2019-28397
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-03
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Domestic Sheep Grazing Permit Renewals in the Gunnison Field Office and by this notice is announcing its availability.