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

Notice of Lease Sale Coyote Creek Mining Company's Coal Lease-by-Application NDM 110277, Mercer County, ND
Document Number: 2020-19105
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that coal resources in lands in Mercer County, North Dakota, will be offered for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-18431
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The Secretary for the Department of the Interior's signature on the ROD constitutes the final decision of the Department, thereby completing the required National Environmental Policy Act process for implementing an oil and gas leasing program within the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Call for Nominations for the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-18403
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for two members to the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council (Council).
Notice of Public Meetings for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council, Oregon
Document Number: 2020-18310
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
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. If public health restrictions remain in place the meeting will be held virtually.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-18300
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
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.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2020-18293
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
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 and subsurface estates in certain lands to Sealaska Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA).
Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for the Warrior Met Coal, Inc. Lease-by-Application ALES-55797, Tuscaloosa County, AL; Notice of Public Hearing, and Request for Comment on Environmental Assessment, Maximum Economic Recovery, and Fair Market Value
Document Number: 2020-18211
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eastern States Office (ESO) announces that an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Warrior Met Coal, Inc. Coal Lease-by-Application (LBA), serial number ALES- 55797, is available for public review and comment. The BLM is also announcing that it will hold a virtual public hearing to receive comments on the LBA, EA, Fair Market Value (FMV), and Maximum Economic Recovery (MER) of the coal resources contained in the proposed LBA lease tract. You can register to attend the virtual public meeting using the link provided below. Once registered, you will receive instructions for participating online or by phone.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Gold Acquisition Corporation, Relief Canyon Mine-Phase II Mine Expansion Amendment, Pershing County, NV
Document Number: 2020-18047
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
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) to analyze the potential impacts of the proposed expansion to the Relief Canyon gold mining operation in Pershing 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.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; North Dakota
Document Number: 2020-18007
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
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, Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: 2020-17953
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
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), Arizona State Office, Phoenix, Arizona. The surveys announced in this notice are necessary for the management of lands administered by the agency indicated.
Virtual Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2020-17926
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-17
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 (BLM) Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Advisory Board) will hold a virtual public meeting due to public health restrictions.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Authorizing Grazing Use
Document Number: 2020-17808
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-17
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 Proposed Supplementary Rules for Selected Public Lands in Gila, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal and Yavapai Counties, AZ
Document Number: 2020-16640
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing supplementary rules on selected public lands administered by the Hassayampa and Lower Sonoran Field Offices. These rules are needed in order to protect public health and safety and to reduce user conflicts within developed recreation areas (or sites), including recreational shooting sports sites. In compliance with the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Dingell Act), notice is hereby given that for public safety, one of the proposed supplementary rules would close public lands within the designated Hazardous Exclusion Area at each recreational shooting sports site to public entry, including entry for hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting activities. These proposed closures are necessary to ensure public safety adjacent to shooting facilities.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Mineral Materials Disposal
Document Number: 2020-17794
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
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 of the Willow Master Development Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-17722
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Willow Master Development Plan, and by this notice is announcing its publication.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment for Borderlands Wind Project in Catron County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2020-17431
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
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 Record of Decision (ROD) to authorize a right-of-way (ROW) and amend the 2010 Socorro Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Borderlands Wind Project (Project) and by this notice, is announcing the availability of the ROD.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2020-17445
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
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 the Bureau of Indian Affairs and BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 137444, New Mexico
Document Number: 2020-17315
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 as amended, Colgate Production LLC., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease NMNM 137444 in Eddy County, New Mexico. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No lease was issued that affect these lands. The Bureau of Land Management proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Use Authorizations; Special Recreation Permits, Other Than on Developed Recreation Sites; Adjustment in Fees
Document Number: 2020-17052
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is adjusting certain Special Recreation Permit (SRP) fees for various recreation activities on BLM-administered public lands and related waters. The BLM is adjusting the minimum fee for commercial, competitive, and organized group activities and events, and assigned sites.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan for the Missoula Field Office, Montana
Document Number: 2020-16926
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
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 Department of the Interior, Montana/ Dakotas Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for BLM public lands and resources managed by the Missoula Field Office, Montana. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Record of Decision and Approved RMP.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan for the Lewistown Field Office, Montana
Document Number: 2020-16925
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
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 Department of the Interior, Montana/ Dakotas Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) and Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Final Environmental Impact Statement for BLM public lands and resources managed by the Lewistown Field Office, and a portion of the Butte Field Office in northern Lewis and Clark County, Montana. By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the ROD and Approved RMP.