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

Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; New Mexico; Oklahoma
Document Number: 2020-21538
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-29
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), 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.
Notice of Mailing/Street Address Change for the BLM-Coeur d'Alene District Office, Field Office, and District Warehouse
Document Number: 2020-21503
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice announces changes to the mailing and street address for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d'Alene District Office, the Coeur d'Alene Field Office, and the BLM Coeur d'Alene District Warehouse.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification and Conveyance, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-21145
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification to convey 227.5 acres of public land to Park County under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. As a political subdivision of the State of Wyoming, Park County is a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. Park County has not applied for more than 6,400-acres for recreation uses in a year, nor for more than 640 acres for each of the programs involving public resources other than recreation, as required by the R&PP Act.
Filing of Plats of Survey; Nevada
Document Number: 2020-21140
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2020-21077
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-24
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 Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Rocky Mountain Region, Pablo, Montana, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Call for Nominations for the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Document Number: 2020-20515
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three positions on the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board) that will become vacant on October 16, 2020. The Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands administered by the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Department of Agriculture, through the U.S. Forest Service.
Notice of Public Meeting, Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee, Utah
Document Number: 2020-20407
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, as amended, 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) Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (BENM MAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of the Environmental Assessment for Williams Draw Coal Tract Lease-by-Application UTU-80043, Emery County, Utah, and Notice of Online Public Hearing and Request for Comments on the Environmental Assessment, Fair Market Value, and Maximum Economic Recovery AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior
Document Number: 2020-20033
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah State Office announces the availability of the Williams Draw Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Lease-By-Application (LBA) UTU-80043 for public review and comment. The BLM is also announcing an online public hearing to receive comments on the EA, Fair Market Value (FMV), and Maximum Economic Recovery (MER) of the coal resources contained in the proposed lease tract.
Notice of Realty Action: Segregation of Public Land for Proposed Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale in Moffat County, CO
Document Number: 2020-20114
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a non- competitive (direct) sale of 2.13 acres of public land in Moffat County to the Moffat County Board of County Commissioners to resolve an inadvertent, unauthorized use of public lands. The sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLMPA), as amended, and BLM land sale regulations. The sale will be for no less than the appraised fair market value (FMV).
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2020-20080
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-11
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 Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification and Segregation for Intake Campground, Dawson County, MT
Document Number: 2020-20007
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined certain public lands in Dawson County, Montana, and has found them suitable for classification for conveyance to Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MT FWP) under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, and Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act dated June 8, 1934. The lands consist of 6.41 acres. MT FWP proposes to continue to manage the land for public use and access as the Intake Campground and Fishing Access Site.
Oil and Gas Site Security, Oil Measurement, and Gas Measurement Regulations
Document Number: 2020-16393
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-09-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On November 17, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register three final rules dealing with onshore oil and gas measurement and site security. In accordance with Executive Order 13783, Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth (March 28, 2017), and Secretary's Order No. 3349, American Energy Independence, (March 29, 2017), the BLM reviewed the affected regulations to determine if certain provisions may have added regulatory burdens that unnecessarily encumber energy production, constrain economic growth, and prevent job creation. As a result of this review, and in light of implementation issues that have arisen, the BLM is now proposing to modify certain provisions to reduce unnecessary and burdensome regulatory requirements.
Notice of Availability, Notice of a Public Hearing, and Request for Comment on Environmental Assessment, Maximum Economic Recovery, and Fair Market Value for BNI Coal LTD's Lease-by-Application NDM-105513, Oliver County, ND
Document Number: 2020-19800
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), North Dakota Field Office (NDFO) is publishing this notice to announce that an Environmental Assessment (EA) for BNI Coal Ltd.'s (BNI) Federal Coal Lease-by- Application (LBA), serial number NDM-105513, is available for public review and comment. The BLM is also announcing that it will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the EA, Fair Market Value (FMV), and Maximum Economic Recovery (MER) of the coal resources contained in the proposed BNI LBA lease tracts.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2020-19781
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
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 Council Native Corporation, for the Native village of Council, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA). As provided by ANCSA, the BLM will convey the subsurface estate in the same lands to Bering Straits Native Corporation when the BLM conveys the surface estate to Council Native Corporation.
Notice of Temporary Closure and Restrictions of Selected Public Lands in Mohave County, AZ
Document Number: 2020-19765
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that temporary closures and restrictions of activities will be in effect on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Lake Havasu Field Office, to minimize the risk of potential collisions with spectators and racers during the permitted operation of the 2020 Mad Media UTV World Championship desert races.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases WYW-178369, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-19758
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
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 WYW-178369 from WPX Energy RM 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 Availability for the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Yellow Pine Solar Project in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2020-19541
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-04
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 Yellow Pine Solar Project and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Filing of Plats of Survey; Nevada
Document Number: 2020-19344
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada.
Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-19412
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-02
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.