Bureau of Land Management 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of the Crimson Solar Final Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment, Riverside County, CA
Document Number: 2021-03833
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-24
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) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan for the Crimson Solar Project, Riverside County, California, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Extension of the Opening Order in Public Land Order No. 7899, Alaska
Document Number: 2021-03384
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
For orderly management of the public lands subject to Public Land Order (PLO) 7899, published on Jan. 19, 2021, the lands described therein shall not be opened until a date 60 days after the publication of this Amended Opening Order.
Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 119276, New Mexico
Document Number: 2021-01256
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, EOG Y Resources Inc., et al., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease NMNM 119276 in Lea County, New Mexico. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No lease was issued that affects these lands. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to reinstate the lease.
Initial Classification for State In Lieu Selection and Notice of Termination of Proposed Classification, Montana
Document Number: 2021-01117
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (State) has filed a petition for classification and application to obtain public land and mineral estate in lieu of lands to which the State was entitled but did not receive under its Statehood Act. This classification, made under Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act of June 8, 1934, satisfies in full the obligation to the State. This notice also terminates the classification of lands included in the State's application that are not needed to fulfill the obligation.
Public Land Order No. 7899; Partial Revocation of Public Land Orders No. 5169, 5170, 5171, 5173, 5179, 5180, 5184, 5186, 5187, 5188, 5353, Alaska
Document Number: 2021-01111
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order partially revokes 11 Public Land Orders (PLO) insofar as they affect approximately 9,727,730.01 acres of public lands reserved for study and classification, as appropriate, by the Department of the Interior and supersedes PLO Nos. 6477 and 6559. The purposes for which these lands were withdrawn no longer exist as described in the analysis and decisions made through the Kobuk-Seward Peninsula Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan of 2008 (Kobuk-Seward Pen RMP).
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Gold Acquisition Corporation Relief Canyon Gold Mine Phase II Mine Expansion Amendment, Pershing County, Nevada
Document Number: 2021-00962
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
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 has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of approving the proposed expansion to the Relief Canyon gold mining operation in Pershing County, Nevada. This notice announces the beginning of the public comment period to solicit public comments on the Draft EIS.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Greater Sage-Grouse Management, Wyoming
Document Number: 2021-00666
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 management of Greater Sage- Grouse habitat in Wyoming. The BLM has determined that its decade-long planning and NEPA processes have sufficiently addressed Greater Sage- Grouse habitat conservation and no new land use planning process to consider additional alternatives or new information is warranted. This determination is not a new planning decision. Instead, it is a determination not to amend the applicable land use plans. Thus, it is not subject to appeal or protest. The BLM's decision remains as identified in the 2019 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in Wyoming.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Greater Sage-Grouse Management, Utah
Document Number: 2021-00665
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 management of Greater Sage- Grouse habitat in Utah. The BLM has determined that its decade-long planning and NEPA processes have sufficiently addressed Greater Sage- Grouse habitat conservation and no new land use planning process to consider additional alternatives or new information is warranted. This determination is not a new planning decision. Instead, it is a determination not to amend the applicable land use plans. Thus, it is not subject to appeal or protest. The BLM's decision remains as identified in the 2019 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in Utah.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Greater Sage-Grouse Management, Oregon
Document Number: 2021-00664
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 management of Greater Sage- Grouse habitat in Oregon. The BLM has determined that its decade-long planning and NEPA processes have sufficiently addressed Greater Sage- Grouse habitat conservation and no new land use planning process to consider additional alternatives or new information is warranted. This determination is not a new planning decision. Instead, it is a determination not to amend the applicable land use plans. Thus, it is not subject to appeal or protest. The BLM's decision remains as identified in the 2019 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in Oregon.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Greater Sage-Grouse Management, Nevada and Northeastern California
Document Number: 2021-00663
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 management of Greater Sage- Grouse habitat in Nevada and Northeastern California. The BLM has determined that its decade-long planning and NEPA processes have sufficiently addressed Greater Sage-Grouse habitat conservation and no new land use planning process to consider additional alternatives or new information is warranted. This determination is not a new planning decision. Instead, it is a determination not to amend the applicable land use plans. Thus, it is not subject to appeal or protest. The BLM's decision remains as identified in the 2019 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation in Nevada and Northeastern California.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Greater Sage-Grouse Management, Idaho
Document Number: 2021-00662
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 management of Greater Sage- Grouse habitat in Idaho. The BLM has determined that its decade-long planning and NEPA processes have sufficiently addressed Greater Sage- Grouse habitat conservation and no new land use planning process to consider additional alternatives or new information is warranted. This determination is not a new planning decision. Instead, it is a determination not to amend the applicable land use plans. Thus, it is not subject to appeal or protest. The BLM's decision remains as identified in the 2019 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in Idaho.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Greater Sage-Grouse Management, Colorado
Document Number: 2021-00661
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 management of Greater Sage- Grouse habitat in Colorado. The BLM has determined that its decade-long planning and NEPA processes have sufficiently addressed Greater Sage- Grouse habitat conservation and no new land use planning process to consider additional alternatives or new information is warranted. This determination is not a new planning decision. Instead, it is a determination not to amend the applicable land use plans. Thus, it is not subject to appeal or protest. The BLM's decision remains as identified in the 2019 Approved Resource Management Plan Amendment for Greater Sage-Grouse conservation in Colorado.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Desert Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: 2021-00579
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-14
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 Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA) and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), for an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan and the Bakersfield and Bishop Resource Management Plans (RMPs). The Desert Plan Amendment Draft LUPA/EIS includes consideration of changes to the management or modification to the boundaries of 129 Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the availability of the Draft LUPA/ EIS. In order to comply with Federal regulations, the BLM is also announcing a comment period on proposed changes to the ACECs within the planning area.
Notice of Public Meetings of the Idaho Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2021-00437
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-12
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) Idaho Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.