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

Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Big Piney-Marbleton Airport Board, Miley Memorial Field Airport Conveyance
Document Number: 2020-26324
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined certain public lands in Sublette County, Wyoming totaling 7.50 acres, and found them suitable for conveyance to the Big Piney-Marbleton Airport Board (Patentee) under the provisions of Sec. 516 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982. The conveyance would support improvements to the Miley Memorial Field Airport near the towns of Big Piney and Marbleton, Wyoming.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Authorizing Grazing Use
Document Number: 2020-26302
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-30
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 Realty Action: Non-Competitive Direct Sale of the Reversionary Interest and Mineral Interest in a Recreation and Public Purpose Act Patent, in Pershing County, Nevada
Document Number: 2020-26153
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to dispose of the reversionary interest held by the United States in a 10-acre parcel of public land in Pershing County, Nevada, pursuant to Section 203 and Section 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, through a non-competitive direct sale to Pershing County. The BLM has found the reversionary interest and conveyance of the mineral interest suitable for disposal under the authority of Section 203 and Section 209 of FLPMA.
Notice of Availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Fuels Reduction and Rangeland Restoration in the Great Basin; Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Utah
Document Number: 2020-26146
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-27
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 Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Fuels Reduction and Rangeland Restoration in the Great Basin and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Alaska Native Vietnam-Era Veterans Allotments
Document Number: 2020-24954
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing final 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 action will enable certain Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans to apply for an allotment who, because of their military service, were not able to do so during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Notice of Intent To Amend the 2007 East Alaska Resource Management Plan and Prepare the Associated Environmental Assessment
Document Number: 2020-25958
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended; the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended; the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA), as amended; and the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act of 2019 (Dingell Act), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Glennallen Field Office, Glennallen, Alaska, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Amendment to the 2007 East Alaska Resource Management Plan (RMP) to analyze which lands could be made available for one or more land exchanges, as directed in the Dingell Act.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2020-25839
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
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, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Bureau of Land Management, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Oil Shale Management
Document Number: 2020-25672
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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 Final Wyoming Sage Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25650
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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) Wyoming State Office has prepared a final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the management of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Utah Sage Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25649
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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) Utah State Office has prepared a final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the management of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Nevada and Northeastern California Sage Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25648
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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) Nevada and California State Offices have jointly prepared a final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the management of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Idaho Sage Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25647
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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) Idaho State Office has prepared a final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the management of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Colorado Sage Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25646
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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) Colorado State Office has prepared a final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the management of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Final Oregon Sage Grouse Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2020-25645
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
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) Oregon State Office has prepared a final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the management of Greater Sage-Grouse habitat, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Meeting for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council's Public Lands Access Subcommittee, Oregon
Document Number: 2020-25366
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-18
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) Steens Mountain Advisory Council's (SMAC) Public Lands Access Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Call for Nominations and Comments for the Coastal Plain Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale
Document Number: 2020-25316
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office is issuing a call for nominations and comments on the lease tracts considered for the upcoming Coastal Plain (CP) Oil and Gas Lease Sale.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Mineral Materials Disposal
Document Number: 2020-25220
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-16
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement To Consider a Highway Right-of-Way, Amended Habitat Conservation Plan and Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit for the Mojave Desert Tortoise, and Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendments, Washington County, UT
Document Number: 2020-24999
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-13
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 United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), as co-lead agencies, announce the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to consider a right- of-way (ROW) application (referred to henceforth as the Northern Corridor) submitted by the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and Proposed Amendments to the St. George Field Office and Red Cliffs National Conservation Area (NCA) Resource Management Plans (RMPs).
Second Call for Nominations for the Rio Puerco Management Committee, New Mexico
Document Number: 2020-24757
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request a second call for public nominations for members to the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Rio Puerco Management Committee (Committee).
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2020-24607
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-05
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 Filing of Plats of Survey; Colorado
Document Number: 2020-24606
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the official filing of the amended protraction diagram listed below. The diagram, which was executed at the request of the U.S. Forest Service and the BLM, is necessary for the management of these lands. The plat is available for viewing in the BLM Colorado State Office.
Notice of Intent/Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Non-Competitive Direct Sale of Public Land in Johnson County, Wyoming
Document Number: 2020-24389
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to amend the September 22, 2015, Buffalo Resource Management Plan (RMP) and prepare an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to identify and allow the non-competitive (direct) sale of 1.13 acres of public lands in Johnson County, Wyoming, to William D. and Bonnie S. Ross. The purpose of the sale would be to resolve an inadvertent unauthorized use of public lands. The sale would be for no less than the appraised fair market value of $555. The sale is subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, and the BLM land conveyance regulations. Section 203 of FLPMA requires the parcel to meet disposal criteria for sales in Section 202 of FLPMA, and specifically requires the BLM to identify parcels for disposal within the RMP or amend the RMP to establish the disposal criteria in order to dispose of the parcel.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2020-24313
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-03
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: Idaho
Document Number: 2020-24264
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, on the dates specified.
Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2020-24233
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-02
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) will hold a virtual public meeting of the Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC).
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Proposed Willow Master Development Plan Project, Alaska
Document Number: 2020-24232
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-02
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 Willow Master Development Plan (MDP) Project. The ROD includes a deferral on a decision for drill sites 4 and 5 and associated gravel roads and pipelines, at the request of the project proponent. The ROD constitutes the final decision of the BLM on the remainder of the project and completes the required National Environmental Policy Act process for subsequent issuance of appropriate BLM rights-of-way grant, permits to drill, and other authorizations necessary for initial development of the Willow MDP Project.
Increasing Recreational Opportunities Through the Use of Electric Bikes
Document Number: 2020-22239
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its off-road vehicle (ORV) 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 ORV. The regulatory change effectuated by this rule has the potential to facilitate increased recreational opportunities for all Americans, especially those with physical limitations, and could encourage additional enjoyment of lands and waters managed by the BLM.