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Notice of Public Meeting, BLM Alaska Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-08300
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-20
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) Alaska Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
National Call for Nominations for Resource and Monument Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2018-08299
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) that have members whose terms are scheduled to expire. RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment With Associated Environmental Assessment and Notice of Segregation for the Proposed Dry Lake East Designated Leasing Area, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2018-07736
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office (LVFO), intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Dry Lake East Designated Leasing Area (DLA), approximately 10 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, and east of the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone. Through this Notice the BLM is segregating the public lands located within the proposed DLA from appropriation under the public land laws, including the Mining Law, but not the Mineral Leasing or Material Sales Acts, for a period of up to 2 years from the date of publication of this Notice. Publication of this Notice initiates the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW181106, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-07726
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-13
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 WYW181106 from Blue Tip Energy Wyoming Inc. for land in Converse and Natrona Counties, 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. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
2018 Call for Nominations, North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Advisory Panel, Alaska
Document Number: 2018-07625
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to serve on the North Slope Science Initiative's (NSSI) 15-member Science Technical Advisory Panel (Panel). The Panel advises the NSSI Oversight Group on technical issues such as identifying and prioritizing inventory, monitoring, and research needs across the North Slope of Alaska and the adjacent marine environment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Application for Land for Recreation or Public Purposes
Document Number: 2018-07482
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Color-of-Title Application
Document Number: 2018-07481
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Land Management Resource Advisory Council Application
Document Number: 2018-07464
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
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.
Call for Nominations for the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Document Number: 2018-07463
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
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 March 30, 2018. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Desert Land Entry Application
Document Number: 2018-06981
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to renew an information collection.
Notice of Filing of Plat Survey; Eastern States
Document Number: 2018-06980
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of land Management (BLM), Eastern States Office, Washington, DC, 30 days from the date of this publication. The surveys, executed at the request of the Eastern Regional Office of the BIA and the Southeastern States Field Office of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2018-06742
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (FLREA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Utah Resource Advisory Council/Recreation Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-06673
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, 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) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC)/Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180886, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-06384
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, Kenneth K. Farmer (lessee) timely filed with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW180886, situated in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessee paid the required rentals that accrued from the date of termination. BLM did not issue any leases that affect this land prior to receiving the petition. BLM proposes to reinstate this lease.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Alpine Satellite Development Plan for the Proposed Greater Mooses Tooth 2 Development Project, National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska; Notice of Public Meetings and Subsistence Hearings
Document Number: 2018-06380
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arctic District Office, Fairbanks, Alaska, is issuing for public comment the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Alpine Satellite Development Plan for the Proposed Greater Mooses Tooth 2 (GMT2) Development Project, National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). BLM Alaska is also announcing pending public meetings and subsistence- related hearings to receive comments on the GMT2 Draft Supplemental EIS and the project's potential to impact subsistence resources and activities. The EIS will supplement the September 2004 Alpine Satellite Development Plan Final EIS that originally analyzed the GMT2 Project, regarding establishing satellite oil production pads and associated infrastructure within the Alpine field.
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and/or Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands for a Park in the Northwest Portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-06287
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office, has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 2.98 acres of public land in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada. The City of Las Vegas proposes to use the land for a community 2.98-acre park that will help meet future expanding recreation needs in the northwestern part of the Las Vegas Valley.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases; OKNM127909, OKNM127910, OKNM127911, OKNM127912, OKNM127913, OKNM127917, and OKNM127920, Oklahoma
Document Number: 2018-06285
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, Red Fork (USA) Investments, Inc., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas leases OKNM 127909, OKNM 127910, OKNM 127911, OKNM 127912, OKNM 127913, and OKNM 127920, in Payne County, Oklahoma, and OKNM 127917, in Noble County, Oklahoma. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No new leases were issued that affect these lands. The Bureau of Land Management proposes to reinstate these leases.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey: Montana
Document Number: 2018-06274
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plat of survey for the land described in this notice is scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The survey, which was executed at the request of the BLM, is necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-06093
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-27
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 Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Riley Ridge to Natrona Project, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-05858
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (MLA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rock Springs Field Office has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Riley Ridge to Natrona Project (RRNP or Project) and by this Notice announces the beginning of public review to solicit public comments.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for the Conveyance of Public Land in Washington County, Utah
Document Number: 2018-05546
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance to Washington County Special Services District (County) under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended, 55 acres of public land located in Washington County, Utah. The County proposes to expand its existing landfill.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Washington County, UT
Document Number: 2018-05544
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to the City of Santa Clara, Utah, under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 52.15 acres of public land located in Washington County, Utah. The City of Santa Clara proposes to develop the land for a park.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW184371, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-05383
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
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 from Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW184371 for land in Converse 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. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Closure, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Document Number: 2018-05382
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Notice is hereby given that under the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Kasha- Katuwe Tent Rocks Resource Management Plan (RMP), Presidential Proclamation 7394, and other authorities, the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (Monument) will be temporarily closed to the public on twelve days each year, to allow for Pueblo de Cochiti cultural observances.
Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Land in Lander County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-05381
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Battle Mountain District Office will temporarily close and restrict uses of certain public land surrounding and including the Mill Creek Recreational Campground (Campground) in Lander County, Nevada, to all public use to provide for public safety during restoration and rehabilitation activities occurring at the site.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the West Mojave Route Network Project and Draft Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan in the West Mojave Planning Area, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, CA
Document Number: 2018-05272
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
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 Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA) and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) for the West Mojave Route Network Project (WMRNP) within the West Mojave (WEMO) Planning Area of the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the 90-day public comment period.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and a Possible Land Use Plan Amendment for the Proposed Crescent Peak Wind Project, West of Searchlight in Clark County, Nevada; and a Notice of Public Lands Segregation
Document Number: 2018-05273
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As requested by Crescent Peak Renewables, LLC, and in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which may include a Plan Amendment to the 1998 Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) or subsequent RMP, for a proposed wind energy project located on public lands 10 miles west of Searchlight in Clark County, Nevada. Publication of this Notice initiates the scoping process and opens a 90-day public comment period. The BLM is considering a Plan Amendment to change the Visual Resource Management classification of the project area. Through a separate ongoing process, the 1998 Las Vegas RMP is being revised. If the BLM issues a Record of Decision (ROD) before the RMP revision is completed, and a change to the plan is determined to be necessary, then the ROD would amend the 1998 RMP. If the ROD comes after RMP revision is completed, and a change to the plan is necessary, then the ROD would amend the revised RMP. Publication of this Notice serves to segregate the public lands from appropriation under the public land laws, including location under the Mining Law, but not the Mineral Leasing Act or the Materials Act, subject to valid existing rights. This Notice initiates the public scoping process and the segregation.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-05048
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-13
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) Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council (EWRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2018-05046
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-13
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) Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Advisory Board) will meet as indicated below.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control Number 1004-0179 Agency Information Collection Activities; Helium Contracts
Document Number: 2018-05044
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-13
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 request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to renew control number 1004-0179, ``Helium Contracts.''
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Joint Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report and Possible Land Use Plan Amendment for the Proposed RE Crimson Solar Project, Riverside County, CA
Document Number: 2018-04691
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, Palm Springs, CA, intends to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR), including a potential amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan, and by this Notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project, Uintah County, Utah
Document Number: 2018-03771
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
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 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Filing of Plat Survey; Eastern States
Document Number: 2018-04653
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, there was published in the Federal Register, Volume 83, Number 10, on page 2185 a notice entitled ``Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey''. In said notice was a plat depicting the dependent resurvey of a portion of the north boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines, the east and west center line of section 2; and the survey of subdivision of section 2, the division of accretion in section 2, a portion of the present day meanders of section 2, and an informational traverse of the adjusted 1852 connecting traverse line, of Township 48 North, Range 3 West, of the Fourth Principal Meridian, in the State of Wisconsin. These were accepted December 6, 2017. The official filing of the plat is hereby stayed, pending consideration of all protests.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Miles City Field Office 2015 Resource Management Plan and To Prepare an Associated Environmental Assessment, Montana
Document Number: 2018-04483
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
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 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Miles City Field Office (MCFO), Miles City, Montana, intends to prepare an amendment to the MCFO Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the sale of the reversionary interest held by the United States (U.S.) in 11.83 acres of land previously conveyed out of Federal ownership, and by this Notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2018-04474
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
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 Calista Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, as amended (ANCSA).
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2018-04317
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-02
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/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Onshore Oil and Gas Geophysical Exploration
Document Number: 2018-04218
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-02
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 with revisions.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-03642
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-22
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.
Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation; Rescission or Revision of Certain Requirements
Document Number: 2018-03144
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-02-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On November 18, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register a final rule entitled, ``Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation'' (``2016 final rule''). After reconsidering the cost, complexity, and other implications of the 2016 final rule, the BLM is now proposing to revise the 2016 final rule in a manner that reduces unnecessary compliance burdens, is consistent with the BLM's existing statutory authorities, and re-establishes long-standing requirements that the 2016 final rule replaced. In addition to requesting public comment on the proposed rule generally, the BLM is also requesting comment on ways that the BLM can reduce the waste of gas by incentivizing the capture, reinjection, or beneficial use of the gas.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2018-02913
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
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 Calista Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, as amended (ANCSA). Ownership of the subsurface estate will be retained by the United States.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2018-02912
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
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 Calista Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, as amended (ANCSA).
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2018-02911
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-13
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 Calista Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, as amended (ANCSA). Ownership of the subsurface estate will be retained by the United States.
Notice of Public Meeting for the Northwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-02680
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Northwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest for Lands Underlying the Kanektok River System Including Pegati and Kagati Lakes, Alaska
Document Number: 2018-02679
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The State of Alaska (State) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest (RDI) from the United States in those lands underlying the Kanektok River System, including Pegati and Kagati Lakes, a major drainage into Kuskokwim Bay in southwestern Alaska. The State asserts that the Kanektok River System, including Pegati and Kagati Lakes, was navigable and unreserved at the time of Alaska Statehood in 1959.
Filing of Plats of Survey; NV
Document Number: 2018-02469
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-07
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.
Cancellation of Withdrawal Application and Withdrawal Proposal and Termination of Environmental Impact Statement for California Desert Conservation Area Withdrawal, California
Document Number: 2018-02422
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has canceled its withdrawal application and the withdrawal proposal relating to 1,337,904 acres of public lands within designated California Desert National Conservation Lands. The BLM has determined that the lands are no longer needed in connection with the proposed withdrawal. This notice terminates the temporary segregation from location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, the provision of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law, as described further below. The BLM has also terminated the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement evaluating this application and proposal.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM111949, New Mexico
Document Number: 2018-02349
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, Cimarex Energy Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease NMNM 11949, Eddy County, New Mexico. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from July 1, 2014, the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The Bureau of Land Management proposes to reinstate this lease.
Notice of Intent To Amend the California Desert Conservation Area, Bakersfield, and Bishop Resource Management Plans and Prepare Associated Environmental Impact Statements or Environmental Assessments
Document Number: 2018-02098
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
On September 14, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Land Use Plan Amendment (DRECP), which amended the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan, Bishop Resource Management Plan (RMP), and the Bakersfield RMP in the Mojave and Colorado/Sonoran Desert regions of southern California. On March 28, 2017, the President issued Executive Order 13783, ``Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth,'' which directs all Federal agencies to review all actions that could ``potentially burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources.'' To facilitate the BLM's review of the DRECP, including potential burdens on domestic renewable energy production in California, the BLM, by this notice, is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey: Montana
Document Number: 2018-02022
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of surveys 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 BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Proposed Class II Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease UTU77328, Utah
Document Number: 2018-01944
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Section 31 of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, Berry Petroleum Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU77328 for lands in Duchesne County, Utah, along with all required rentals and royalties accruing from July 1, 2014, the date of termination. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.