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

Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Twin Metals Project in the Superior National Forest, Lake and St. Louis Counties, Minnesota
Document Number: 2020-14051
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-30
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 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeastern States District, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of issuing a proposed new preference right lease (MNES 57965) and approving a Mine Plan of Operation in the Superior National Forest in Lake and St. Louis Counties, Minnesota. The approval of a Mine Plan of Operation allows the lessee to access, and once other necessary permits are obtained, to mine federal minerals. The BLM will conduct a public scoping process, including public meetings. During this time, the public will be invited to submit comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Oil and Gas Leasing: National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Document Number: 2020-13894
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
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 Identification of Federal Land in Alaska Available for Allotment Selection Under the Alaska Native Veteran Program of 2019
Document Number: 2020-13861
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the John D. Dingell, Jr., Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019 (Dingell Act), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has identified Federal lands that are available for allotment selection by eligible individuals. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of maps of the lands available for selection by eligible individuals.
Notice of Availability of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska Integrated Activity Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-13733
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
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 Final 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 its publication.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Issuance of a Communications Use Lease in Hinsdale County, CO
Document Number: 2020-13352
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is initiating a competitive bid process for granting a communications-use lease on public land in Hinsdale County, Colorado. The successful bidder will be granted a communications-use lease to construct a new communications facility at the Hill 71 communications site.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2020-13277
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-19
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 National Park Service (NPS), Glacier National Park (GNP), West Glacier, Montana, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Application for Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Notification of Public Meeting, San Francisco Peaks/Mount Elden Recreation Area, Arizona
Document Number: 2020-12914
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is providing notice of an application from the United States Forest Service (USFS) requesting that Public Land Order (PLO) 7467 be extended for an additional 20-year term. PLO 7467 withdrew 74,689 acres of National Forest System lands in the Coconino National Forest, San Francisco Peaks/Mount Elden Recreation Area, Arizona. The PLO withdrew these lands from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws and the United States mining laws, but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws. This notice also gives the public the opportunity to comment on the withdrawal extension application, and announces the date, time, and venue for a virtual public meeting.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement to Consider a Highway Right-of-Way, Draft Amended Habitat Conservation Plan and Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit for the Mojave Desert Tortoise, and Resource Management Plan Amendments, Washington County, UT and Notice of Intent for the Proposed Closure of Certain Federal Lands to Recreational Target Shooting, Washington County, UT
Document Number: 2020-12748
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (OPLMA), and the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), as co-lead agencies, announce the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider a right-of-way (ROW) application submitted by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) (referred to henceforth as the Northern Corridor Project), and potential amendments to the St. George Field Office and Red Cliffs National Conservation Area (NCA) Resource Management Plans (RMPs).
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Competitive Mineral Materials Sale (COC-078119) at Parkdale, Fremont County, CO
Document Number: 2020-12608
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
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 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office, Canon City, Colorado, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed competitive mineral materials sale at Parkdale, Freemont County, Colorado, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Call for Nominations for the Rio Puerco Management Committee, New Mexico
Document Number: 2020-12353
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for members to the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Rio Puerco Management Committee (Committee).
Forest Management Decision Protest Process and Timber Sale Administration
Document Number: 2020-12123
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to revise its regulations for protests of forest management decisions and administration of the timber sale process. This proposed rule would streamline the process for sale of forest products by the BLM. Existing regulatory requirements are poorly defined, repetitive, and burdensome. The proposed rule would improve the BLM's ability to conduct active forest management, while reducing burdens to the public and the administration of BLM lands.