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

Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-06670
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-31
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 and the United States Forest Service are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW59809, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-06565
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
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 noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW59809 from Devon Energy Production Co. LP et al. 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 Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Final Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-06428
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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), Central Yukon Field Office, Fairbanks, Alaska, is issuing the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Project.
Notice of Closure, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Document Number: 2020-06399
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
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 to the public for fifteen days each year, to allow for Pueblo de Cochiti cultural observances and routine BLM maintenance.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona, and Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2020-06363
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
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 of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lower Sonoran Field Office, Phoenix, Arizona, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Sonoran Desert National Monument (SDNM) to address a court order related to livestock grazing on the SDNM. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments to identify issues to be addressed in the RMP Amendment/EA.
Notice of Availability of the Supplement to the Willow Master Development Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-06262
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
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 Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Willow Master Development Plan (MDP), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The BLM is also announcing that it will hold public meetings and a subsistence-related hearing to receive comments on the Supplement to the Draft EIS and the proposed project's potential to impact subsistence resources and activities.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Land Use Application and Permit
Document Number: 2020-06137
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
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: 2020-06062
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
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 To Temporarily Close Selected Public Lands in Maricopa and Pinal Counties, AZ
Document Number: 2020-05956
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to temporarily close public lands to public entry for all uses for up to 180 days on certain public lands administered by the Hassayampa and Lower Sonoran Field Offices, during the construction of four recreational shooting sports sites. Additionally, temporary closures of these sites, as well as one additional recreational shooting sports site, are proposed for a few days on a periodic basis for public safety, maintenance, administration, or compliance with applicable laws.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2020-05955
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby provides constructive notice that it will issue an appealable decision approving conveyance of the surface estate in certain lands to Kootznoowoo Incorporated (Kootznoowoo), for the Native village of Angoon, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA) and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA). As provided by ANILCA, the BLM will convey the subsurface estate in a portion of the same lands to Sealaska Corporation when the BLM conveys the surface estate to Kootznoowoo.
Notice of Availability for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Yellow Pine Solar Project in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2020-05745
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
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 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Yellow Pine Solar Project and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Termination of the Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project for EOG Resources, Inc.'s Federal and Tribal Well Development Project, Uintah County, Utah
Document Number: 2020-05321
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), on September 9, 2009, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vernal Field Office issued a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project in Uintah County, Utah. The Notice of Intent announced the beginning of the scoping process for solicitation of input on the identification of issues and evaluation of the effects of the proposed development by EOG Resources, Inc. On March 9, 2018, the BLM issued a Notice of Availability of the draft EIS for Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project in Uintah County, Utah. On June 18, 2018, EOG Resources, Inc. withdrew their proposed action. In order to close out the record, the BLM responded to all comments on the Draft EIS and the solicitors completed their final review on November 26, 2019. The BLM is terminating the EIS process and issuing this Notice of Termination.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW183049, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-05056
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
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 WYW183049 from BP America Production Company for land in Sweetwater 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW185481, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-05055
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
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 WYW185481 from Allen & Kirmse Limited for land in Sweetwater 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW185480, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-05054
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
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 WYW185480 from BP America Production Company for land in Sweetwater 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 Filing of Plats of Survey; New Mexico; and Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-04952
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed 30 days after the date of this publication in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), New Mexico Office, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The surveys announced in this notice are necessary for the management of lands administered by the agency indicated.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2020-04882
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
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 Bering Straits Native Corporation, Kootznoowoo, Incorporated, and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Application COC-78825, Dunn Ranch Tract, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-04847
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that the coal resources in the lands described below in La Plata County, Colorado, will be offered for competitive sale by sealed bid, in accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended.
Public Land Order No. 7892; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7434; Withdrawal of Public Land for Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep Winter Range, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-04637
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7434, which would otherwise expire on March 23, 2020, for an additional 20-year period. PLO No. 7434 withdrew 1,430.92 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws. The purpose of this withdrawal extension is to protect the Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep Winter Range and capital investments in the area for an additional 20-year term.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; South Dakota
Document Number: 2020-04314
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-03
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 Reclamation, Rapid City Field Office, Rapid City, South Dakota, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-04237
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-02
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 and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.