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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Cave Management: Cave Nominations and Confidential Information
Document Number: 2018-13245
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
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 with revisions.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Burning Man Event 10-Year Special Recreation Permit, Pershing County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-13244
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
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) Black Rock Field Office, Winnemucca, Nevada intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts of approving a 10-year Special Recreation Permit (SRP) for the Burning Man Event in Pershing County, Nevada. This Notice initiates public scoping period for the EIS. The public scoping process will assist the BLM with determining the issues to be addressed in the EIS, and serves to initiate public consultation, as required under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest for Lands Underlying the Taku River in Alaska
Document Number: 2018-13243
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The State of Alaska 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 Taku River located in southeast Alaska. The State of Alaska asserts that the Taku River was navigable and unreserved at the time of Alaska Statehood in 1959.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2018-13123
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2018-12714
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-13
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. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Public Meeting: Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-12611
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-12
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Farmington District Resource Advisory Council, New Mexico
Document Number: 2018-12610
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-12
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 (BLM) Farmington District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Public Land Order No. 7868; Withdrawal of Public Lands To Protect the Johnny Behind the Rocks Recreation Zone; Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-12381
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order withdraws 4,564.75 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States Mining Laws, subject to valid existing rights, but not from leasing under the mineral or geothermal leasing laws, for a period of 20 years, for the protection of cultural and recreational resources associated with the Johnny Behind the Rocks Recreation Zone.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and a Notice of Segregation for the Proposed Yellow Pine Solar Project, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2018-10961
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-06-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
As requested by Yellow Pine Solar, LLC, and in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the BLM Las Vegas Field Office will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed solar project located approximately 10 miles southeast of Pahrump, Nevada, and approximately 32 miles west of Las Vegas, Nevada. Publication of this Notice initiates the scoping process and opens a 90-day public comment period. Publication of this Notice also serves to segregate the public lands from appropriation under the public land laws, including location and entry under the Mining Law, but not disposal under the Mineral Leasing Act or the Materials Act, subject to valid existing rights. This Notice initiates the public scoping process and the segregation.
Public Land Order No. 7865; Partial Revocation of Turn Point Lighthouse Reservation; Washington
Document Number: 2018-11453
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Order revokes the withdrawal created by two Executive Orders as they affect 70.97 acres located at Turn Point, Stuart Island, San Juan Islands, Washington, reserved for use by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for lighthouse purposes. This Order also transfers administrative jurisdiction over the subject land to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to be managed as part of the San Juan Islands National Monument (Monument).
Notice of Realty Action: Proposed Mesquite, Nevada Airport Lease Renewal/Amendment
Document Number: 2018-11452
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for lease to the City of Mesquite, Nevada, for airport purposes under the Act of May 24, 1928, as amended, a parcel of public land located in Mohave County, Arizona, totaling approximately 6.005 acres. The City of Mesquite has applied for a renewal lease and to amend its lease to bring it into Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety compliance standards.
Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct Sale) and Conveyance of Public Land and Mineral Interests of Public Land in Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona
Document Number: 2018-11451
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a noncompetitive (direct) sale of 3,180.35 acres of public land in Maricopa County, Arizona, and 200.64 acres of public land in Pinal County, Arizona, a total of 3,380.69 acres at no less than the appraised fair market value to the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC). The sale is subject to the provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA). Because disposal of these lands is restricted to Federal, State, local, and tribal governments and agencies, the publication of this notice represents a formal opportunity for any qualified purchasers to express interest in the subject lands. If interest in purchase, at fair market value, is indicated by another qualified party, the BLM will proceed with a modified competitive sale of the lands. If no qualified parties express interest, the BLM will proceed with a noncompetitive sale.
Public Land Order No. 7867: Partial Withdrawal Revocation, Water Power Designation No. 14, Oregon
Document Number: 2018-11338
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Order revokes in part a Secretarial Order dated December 12, 1917, which established Water Power Designation No. 14, insofar as it affects 350 acres of Revested Oregon and California Railroad Grant Lands administered by the United States Forest Service. Subject to valid existing rights, Section 24 of the Federal Power Act, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law, this Order opens the lands to a Federal land exchange.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2018-11337
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
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 Kukulget, Inc., and Sivuqaq, Inc., both Alaska Native corporations, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, as amended (ANCSA).
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2018-11148
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-24
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 U.S. Coast Guard, 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 COC77678, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-10968
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
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 COC77678 from Contex Energy Company, LLC for land in Archuleta and La Plata counties, Colorado. The lessee filed the petition on time, along with all rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No leases were issued that affect these lands prior to receiving the petition. The BLM proposes to reinstate this lease.
Notice of Proposed Class II Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease UTU89234, Utah
Document Number: 2018-10967
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Title IV of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act, EnerVest Energy Institutional Fund XII-A LP, XXI-WIB, XXI-WIC, timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease UTU89234 for lands in Carbon County, Utah, and it was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from February 1, 2016, the date of termination. The BLM proposes to reinstate the lease.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW177140, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-10966
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
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 WYW177140 from JK Minerals Inc. 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW184370, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-10965
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
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 WYW184370 from Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180627, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-10963
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
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 WYW180627 from Kirkwood Oil & Gas LLC 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180625, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-10962
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
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 WYW180625 from Kirkwood Oil & Gas LLC 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 Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in Gilpin County, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-10960
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing a non- competitive (direct) sale of four parcels of public land totaling 6.72 acres in Gilpin County, Colorado, to the City of Black Hawk (Black Hawk) under Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, (FLPMA), and BLM land sale regulations, 43 CFR 2711. The combined appraised fair market value of the four parcels is $47,000. This property valuation is approved by the Office of Valuation Services and is in conformance with the Uniform Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions (Yellowbook) and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
Notice of Availability of the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan for the Palen Solar Project, California
Document Number: 2018-10574
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
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 Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan for the Palen Solar Project, and by this notice is announcing its availability. This document is also an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by Riverside County under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Enefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project, Uintah County, Utah
Document Number: 2018-10573
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
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 final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Enefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project (Utility Corridor Project) and is announcing a 45-day wait period before making any final decisions.
Filing of Plats of Survey, Nebraska and Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-10307
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-15
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 Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-10210
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-14
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 BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Blue Valley Land Exchange, Grand and Summit Counties, Colorado
Document Number: 2018-10061
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-11
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 Blue Valley Land Exchange and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Idaho
Document Number: 2018-10013
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The plat of survey of the following described lands is scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, in 30 days from the date of this publication.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Availability of an Associated Environmental Assessment, and Notification of Public Meeting; Nevada
Document Number: 2018-09670
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Secretary of the Interior proposes to withdraw approximately 769,724 acres of Federal land in Churchill, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, and Pershing Counties, Nevada, for up to 4 years from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights. The petition/application also requests withdrawal of 68,804 acres of Federal land in the Dixie Valley Training Area from the mineral leasing laws (not currently withdrawn from these laws under Section 3016 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2000 (NDAA 2000), subject to valid existing rights. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the BLM Carson City District Stillwater Field Office, Carson City, Nevada, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) associated with the proposed withdrawal for Land Management Evaluation (LME) purposes, and by this Notice is announcing the EA's availability.
Notice of Amended Application for Withdrawal Expansion and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Nevada
Document Number: 2018-09665
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the Engle Act of 1958 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, (FLPMA), the Department of the Navy (DON) has amended its 2016 Engle Act application for withdrawal to add 92,482.45 acres of public lands and 1,001 acres of non-federally owned lands to its original application for the withdrawal and reservation by Congress of 678,670.69 acres of public lands. These lands are located near Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nevada, for the Fallon Range Training Complex (FRTC).
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW180624, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-09528
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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 WYW180624 from Kirkwood Oil & Gas LLC 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW175931, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-09527
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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 WYW175931 from Samson Resources Company 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 Availability of the Utah Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation
Document Number: 2018-09526
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Utah Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Utah Greater Sage- Grouse (GRSG) Planning Area and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Utah is soliciting comments on the entire Draft EIS, as well as the specific planning issues mentioned in this NOA, and the cumulative effects analysis.
Notice of Availability of the Oregon Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation
Document Number: 2018-09525
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Oregon Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) Conservation for the Oregon Greater Sage-Grouse Sub-Region and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Oregon is soliciting comments on the entire Draft EIS, as well as the specific planning issues mentioned in this NOA, and the cumulative effects analysis.
Notice of Availability of the Wyoming Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation
Document Number: 2018-09524
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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 the Wyoming Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Wyoming Greater Sage- Grouse (GRSG), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Wyoming is soliciting comments on the entire Draft EIS, as well as the specific planning issues mentioned in this NOA, and the cumulative effects analysis.
Notice of Availability of the Colorado Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation
Document Number: 2018-09523
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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 Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Colorado Greater-Sage-Grouse (GRSG) Conservation and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Colorado is soliciting comments on the entire Draft EIS, as well as the specific planning issues mentioned in this NOA, and the cumulative effects analysis.
Notice of Availability of the Idaho Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation
Document Number: 2018-09522
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Idaho Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Idaho Greater Sage- Grouse (GRSG) Planning Area, and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Idaho is soliciting comments on the entire Draft EIS, as well as the specific planning issues mentioned in this NOA, and the cumulative effects analysis.
Notice of Availability of the Nevada and Northeastern California Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation
Document Number: 2018-09520
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
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 the Nevada and Northeastern California Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Nevada and Northeastern California Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) Planning Area and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. BLM Nevada is soliciting comments on the entire Draft EIS, as well as the specific planning issues mentioned in this NOA, the cumulative effects analysis, and Priority Habitat Management Area decisions.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Hult Reservoir and Dam Safety Environmental Impact Statement in Lane County, Oregon
Document Number: 2018-09185
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Siuslaw Field Office, Northwest Oregon District, intends to prepare the Hult Reservoir and Dam Safety Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Through this Notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Public Land Order No. 7866; Partial Withdrawal Revocation, Power Site Classification Nos. 56 and 351; Colorado
Document Number: 2018-09184
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This Order partially revokes a withdrawal created by Secretarial Orders dated June 30, 1923 and March 14, 1944, which established Power Site Classification Nos. 56 and 351, insofar as they affect 49.18 acres of National Forest System lands. This Order opens the lands to such uses as may be made of National Forest System lands subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law.
Notice of Application for Withdrawal in Nye County, Nevada
Document Number: 2018-09180
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The United States Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management (DOE) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), requesting that the Secretary of the Interior withdraw 361 acres of public lands to assist the DOE to carry out its responsibilities regarding public health, safety, and national security in connection with a past underground nuclear detonation in Hot Creek Valley, Nye County, Nevada. Publication of this Notice temporarily segregates the lands, subject to valid existing rights, for up to two years from all forms of appropriation or other disposition under the public land laws, including the mining laws and the mineral-leasing laws. The two-year segregation will provide the BLM and the DOE sufficient time to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) which will analyze the environmental effects of the requested withdrawal and any alternatives in order for the BLM to make a recommendation to the Secretary of Interior on the requested withdrawal.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Alaska
Document Number: 2018-09017
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-30
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 BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep Winter Range, Wyoming
Document Number: 2018-08812
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Assistant SecretaryLand and Minerals Management has approved a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) petition/application to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7434 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 7434 withdrew 1,430.92 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws to protect the Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep Winter Range and capital investments in Fremont County, Wyoming. This Notice advises the public of an opportunity to comment on the application for the proposed withdrawal extension and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Availability of Decision Record for the Gateway West Transmission Line Project and Approved Land Use Plan Amendments, Segments 8 and 9, Idaho; IDI-35849-01
Document Number: 2018-08808
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Decision Record (DR) for the Gateway West Transmission Line Project (Project) and Approved Land Use Plan Amendments for Segments 8 and 9. The Assistant SecretaryLand and Minerals Management (ASLM) signed the DR on March 30, 2018, which constitutes the final decision of the Department of the Interior and is not subject to appeal under Departmental regulations. Any challenge to this decision, including the BLM Authorized Officer's issuance of the right- of-way (ROW) as directed by this decision, must be brought in Federal district court within the timeframe allowed under Title 41 of the FAST Act (FAST-41).
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program, Alaska; Correction
Document Number: 2018-08806
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a document in the Federal Register on April 20, 2018, concerning a request for scoping comments on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to implement an oil and gas leasing program in Alaska within the area defined as the ``Coastal Plain.'' The document omitted a website address for the public to submit comments. This notice corrects the omission to include the website address.
Filing of Plats of Survey; NV
Document Number: 2018-08755
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-26
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Oil and Gas, or Geothermal Resources; Transfers and Assignments
Document Number: 2018-08534
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-24
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; Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing and Drainage Protection
Document Number: 2018-08533
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-24
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 Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program, Alaska
Document Number: 2018-08302
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
In accordance with Section 20001 of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Tax Act), and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, (NEPA) as amended, and in a manner similar to the administration of lease sales under the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska, intends to prepare a Leasing Environmental Impact Statement (Leasing EIS) to implement an oil and gas leasing program within the area defined as the ``Coastal Plain.''
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.