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

Notice of Public Meeting, Utah Resource Advisory Council, Utah
Document Number: 2020-08781
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-24
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 Availability of the Record of Decision for the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area Project, Inyo County, California, and Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan
Document Number: 2020-08659
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-24
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) to amend the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan for the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area (HGLA) Project, and by this notice is announcing its availability. The decision amends the CDCA Plan to allow for geothermal leasing within approximately 22,800 acres, authorizes three geothermal lease applications for 4,460 acres of public lands within the HGLA, and modifies the management of four Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs) to allow for surface occupancy of geothermal development. Part of this decision is subject to appeal under Departmental regulations.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-08663
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
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.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC77272, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-08572
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As authorized in 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 COC77272 from Caerus Washco, LLC, for lands in Weld County, Colorado. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated. No leases affecting these lands were issued prior to receiving the petition. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC-77358, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-08569
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As authorized in 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 COC-77358 from Okreek Oil and Gas, LLC, for lands in Weld County, Colorado. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated. No leases affecting these lands were issued prior to receiving the petition. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Call for Nominations for the Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-08463
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for five members to the Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (BENM-MAC). The BENM-MAC provides information and advice regarding development of the management plan and, as appropriate, management of the Monument. The Monticello Field Office will accept public nominations for 30 days from the date this Notice is posted. Committee duties and responsibilities are solely advisory in nature.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal Extension; Notice of Application for Withdrawal Addition; Notice of Segregation; and, Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Barry M. Goldwater Range, Arizona
Document Number: 2020-08298
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Department of the Air Force (USAF) and the United States Department of the Navy (USN) have filed applications to extend and expand existing Federal-land withdrawals in Maricopa, Pima, and Yuma counties, Arizona. They have requested an extension of the existing 1,743,426.42-acre withdrawal, along with the withdrawal of an additional 2,366 acres of public lands at Gila Bend airfield from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights for an indefinite period. The decision about these applications will be made by Congress.
Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Resource Management Plan Amendments for 9 BLM-Wyoming Resource Management Plans
Document Number: 2020-08117
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-17
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 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment for the proposed Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative (WPCI) within the BLM Cody, Worland, Buffalo, Casper, Lander, Pinedale, Kemmerer, Rawlins and Rock Springs field offices.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Browns Canyon National Monument, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-07744
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-17
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, and the National Forest Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office (RGFO), Ca[ntilde]on City, Colorado, and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Pike-San Isabel National Forests and Comanche-Cimarron National Grasslands (PSICC), Pueblo, Colorado, have prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Forest Plan (FP) amendment, supported by an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), for the Browns Canyon National Monument, and by this notice are announcing its availability.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2020-07687
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-13
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 Ahtna, Incorporated, the Bering Straits Native Corporation, Kootznoowoo, Incorporated and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment for the Borderlands Wind Project in Catron County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2020-07533
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Borderlands Wind Project (Project) and proposed Socorro Field Office Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) for the BLM Socorro Field Office, and by this Notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Uncompahgre Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-07316
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
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 Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Uncompahgre Field Office located in southwestern Colorado, in Montrose, Delta, Gunnison, Ouray, San Miguel and Mesa counties. The Colorado State Director signed the ROD on April 2, 2020. The ROD makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
Increasing Recreational Opportunities Through the Use of Electric Bikes
Document Number: 2020-07099
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to amend its off- road vehicle regulations to add a definition for electric bikes (e- bikes) and, where certain criteria are met and an authorized officer expressly determines through a formal decision that e-bikes should be treated the same as non-motorized bicycles, expressly exempt those e- bikes from the definition of off-road vehicles. This proposed change would facilitate increased recreational opportunities for all Americans, especially those with physical limitations, and would encourage the enjoyment of lands and waters managed by the BLM.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil and Gas Leasing: National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Document Number: 2020-07510
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
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 Availability for the Tri-State Fuel Breaks Project Final Environmental Impact Statement, Idaho and Oregon
Document Number: 2020-06949
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
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) Boise District Office, Boise, Idaho, and the BLM Vale District Office, Vale, Oregon, have prepared the Tri-state Fuel Breaks Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOI-BLM-ID-B000-2015-0001-EIS) (Final EIS) and, by this notice, are announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Fuels Reduction and Rangeland Restoration in the Great Basin; California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
Document Number: 2020-06890
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-03
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 Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Fuels Reduction and Rangeland Restoration in the Great Basin and by this notice is announcing for the opening of the comment period. The BLM will hold public meetings throughout the project area to share information with the public and answer questions.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Fuel Breaks in the Great Basin; California, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Washington
Document Number: 2020-06898
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
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) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Fuel Breaks in the Great Basin.