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

Notice of Availability of a Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Converse County Oil and Gas Project, Converse County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-16563
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-31
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 Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of the project proposal and the amendment for the Casper RMP to allow relief from timing stipulations for non-eagle raptors within the Converse County Oil and Gas Project Area (CCPA) in Converse County, Wyoming. This notice announces a 30-day protest period pursuant to 43 CFR 1610.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-16560
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-31
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 BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-16448
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-29
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) Humboldt River Field Office, Winnemucca, Nevada, as the lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of approving the Lithium Nevada Corp. (LNC), Thacker Pass Project Proposed Plans of Operations and Reclamation Plan Permit Applications (Project) in Humboldt County, Nevada. In accordance with the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act), the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is a cooperating agency with the BLM on the development of this Draft EIS to analyze the potential impacts of approving LNC's request for an incidental take permit for golden eagles. The FWS will evaluate LNC's Eagle Conservation Plan (ECP), which describes their request for incidental take of eagles and a 5- year incidental take permit for golden eagles under the Eagle Act. This notice announces the beginning of the public comment period to solicit public comments on the Draft EIS.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-16339
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-28
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 Availability of the Record of Decision for the Alaska LNG Project
Document Number: 2020-16316
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of its Record of Decision (ROD) for the Alaska LNG project, approving the subsequent grant of right-of-way for a natural gas pipeline and sale of mineral materials on BLM-administered lands in Alaska. The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Exercising the authority of the Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, signed the ROD on July 10, 2020, which constitutes the Department of the Interior's final decision and makes the ROD effective immediately.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-16289
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-28
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 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Project.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the North Dakota Field Office, North Dakota
Document Number: 2020-16276
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) North Dakota Field Office intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for BLM public lands and resources managed by the North Dakota Field Office in North Dakota. Through this notice public scoping is being announced to solicit public comments and assist with identification and development of planning issues. The RMP will replace the existing North Dakota RMP, dated April 1988, as amended.
Notice of Availability of the Records of Decision for the Browns Canyon National Monument Resource Management Plan, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-16151
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have prepared separate Records of Decision (ROD) for the joint Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Browns Canyon National Monument (BCNM) located in Chaffee County, Colorado.
Notice of Public Meeting for the San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-16056
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-24
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) San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC) will meet as indicated below.
Public Land Order No. 7893; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7422, Diamond Fork System, Bonneville Unit of the Central Utah Project; Utah; Correction
Document Number: 2020-15937
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management published a document in the Federal Register on December 4, 2019, concerning a Public Land Order (PLO) that extended the duration of the withdrawal created by an earlier PLO for an additional 20-year term. The document's subject heading incorrectly stated the new PLO number.
Public Land Order No. 7897; El Paso Project 8: Modification, Hidalgo County, NM
Document Number: 2020-15898
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) withdraws, subject to valid existing rights, 12.74 acres of Federal lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, mineral leasing laws, and geothermal leasing laws, for a period ending September 18, 2022, for use by the Department of the Army for border security purposes. This withdrawal also transfers administrative jurisdiction of the lands to the Department of the Army.
Public Land Order No. 7896; Yuma Project 3: Modification, Yuma County, AZ
Document Number: 2020-15893
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Public Land Order (PLO) withdraws, subject to valid existing rights, approximately 53 acres of Federal lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, mineral leasing laws, and geothermal leasing laws, for a period ending September 18, 2022, for use by the Department of the Army for border security purposes. This withdrawal also transfers administrative jurisdiction of the lands to the Department of the Army.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2020-15881
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-22
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), Oregon State Office, Portland, Oregon, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2020-15767
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-22
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. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Public Meetings, Western Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-15567
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-20
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), Western Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed CERCLA Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs for the Anaconda Copper Mine Site, Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-15471
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended (CERCLA), notice is hereby given that the United States Department of the Interior (DOI) has entered into a proposed settlement, embodied in a CERCLA Settlement Agreement for Recovery of Past Response Costs for the Anaconda Copper Mine Site, Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada (Settlement Agreement), with Atlantic Richfield Company (ARC). Under the proposed settlement, ARC agrees to pay DOI compromised past costs incurred by DOI at the Anaconda Copper Mine Site.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and To Initiate the Public Scoping Process for the Proposed Pine Valley Water Supply Project, Beaver and Iron County, UT
Document Number: 2020-15300
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-15
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), intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider a right-of- way (ROW) application submitted by the Central Iron County Water Conservancy District (CICWCD), referred to as the Pine Valley Water Supply (PVWS) Project.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Gibellini Project, Eureka County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-15174
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-14
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) Mount Lewis Field Office, Battle Mountain, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of approving the proposed Nevada Vanadium Company, Gibellini Project, in Eureka County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues and alternatives; it also serves to initiate public consultation, as required, under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2020-14976
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-13
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.
Alaska Native Vietnam-Era Veterans Allotments
Document Number: 2020-13808
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to issue regulations to enable certain Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans to apply for land allotments under Section 1119 of the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of March 12, 2019 (Dingell Act). The Dingell Act requires the BLM to issue regulations to implement the Act's land allotment provisions. This proposed rule would enable certain Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans who, because of their military service, were not able to apply for an allotment during the late 1960s and early 1970s to do so now.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2020-14243
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-02
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. The surveys, which were executed at the request of Ahtna, Incorporated, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Public Land Order No. 7895; San Diego Project 4 Modification, San Diego County, CA
Document Number: 2020-14205
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Order withdraws, subject to valid existing rights, approximately 37 acres of Federal lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, mineral leasing laws, and geothermal leasing laws, for a period ending September 18, 2022, for use by the Department of the Army for border security purposes. This withdrawal also transfers administrative jurisdiction of the lands to the Department of the Army.