Department of the Interior June 21, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, WYW175014, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-14933
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Trident Oil & Gas LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW175014 for land in Niobrara County, Wyoming. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Arturo Mine Project, Elko County, NV
Document Number: 2010-14931
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
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) Tuscarora Field Office, Elko, Nevada intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Arturo Mine Project (Project) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Intent To Establish and Call for Nominations for the New Mexico Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2010-14930
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The BLM is publishing this notice in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) gives notice that the Secretary of the Interior is establishing four resource advisory councils in New Mexico to represent the four BLM districts in the State. This notice is also to solicit public nominations for each of the four New Mexico Resource Advisory Councils (RAC). The RACs provide advice and recommendations on land use planning and management of the public lands within their geographic area.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Elko County, NV
Document Number: 2010-14929
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
A Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act application for lease and/or conveyance of approximately 807.5 acres of public land in Elko County, Nevada, has been filed with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) by the City of Elko (City). The City proposes to use the land for a waste water reclamation facility. The BLM proposes to classify the lands as suitable for lease and/or conveyance, as specified below.
Notice of Realty Action; Direct Sale of Public Lands in Lincoln County, ID
Document Number: 2010-14928
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a parcel of public land totaling 40 acres in Lincoln County, Idaho, to the owner of the surrounding private land for the appraised fair market value of $14,000. The private land surrounding the public land is owned by Alan Woodland.
Notice of Correction to Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Staff Assessment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan for the Calico Solar (Formerly SES Solar One) Project, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2010-14927
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management published a Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Staff Assessment (SA) and Possible Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan for the Calico Solar Project, San Bernardino County, California in the Federal Register on April 19, 2010 (75 FR 20376). Today's Federal Register notice provides information inadvertently omitted on how the public can submit comments.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Lease and Conveyance of Public Land, Boise County, ID
Document Number: 2010-14926
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Basin School District 72 in Boise County, Idaho, has filed an application to purchase 98.06 acres of public land under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended, to be used for school facilities. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined the land and found it suitable to be classified for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended.
Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-14924
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three members to the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board). The Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on the public lands administered by the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of Agriculture, through the Forest Service. The BLM is changing the makeup of the Board by replacing one of the two livestock positions with an additional public interest position.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Texas
Document Number: 2010-14918
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the Class II provisions of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease TXNM 107314 from the lessee, Southern Bay Energy LLC, for lands in Washington County, Texas. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-14915
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the provisions of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Medallion Exploration for competitive oil and gas lease WYW146295 for land in Sheridan County, Wyoming. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases, Texas
Document Number: 2010-14909
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Under the Class II provisions of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases TXNM 107307 and TXNM 107313 from the lessee, Southern Bay Energy, LLC, for lands in Burleson and Washington Counties, Texas. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the leases terminated under the law.
Tampa Bay Refuges, FL
Document Number: 2010-14876
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of our final comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the environmental assessment for Egmont Key, Pinellas, and Passage Key National Wildlife Refuges. These three refuges, known as the Tampa Bay Refuges, are managed as part of the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex. In the final CCP, we describe how we will manage these refuges for the next 15 years.
Pennsylvania Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2010-14869
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
OSM is announcing the receipt of a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania regulatory program (the ``Pennsylvania program'') under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). The proposed amendment (Administrative Record Number PA 837.111) consists of a recent statutory amendment to Pennsylvania's Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act (CRDA), 52 Pennsylvania Statute Section 30.51 et seq. Section 4.1(a) of the CRDA was amended by adding subsection (6) to section 4.1(a), which added another category of sites to the list of ``preferred sites'' currently found in section 4.1.
Pennsylvania Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2010-14868
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
OSM is announcing receipt of a request (Administrative Record No. 844.14) to remove a required amendment to the Pennsylvania regulatory program (the ``Pennsylvania program'') under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA or the Act). Pennsylvania has provided a rationale that it believes supports the position that the required amendment related to specific information (cessation orders) for permit applications should be removed.
Notice of Acceptance of Concurrent Legislative Jurisdiction in Kansas
Document Number: 2010-14836
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given of jurisdictional changes over areas administered by the National Park Service in the State of Kansas. The State of Kansas has ceded concurrent legislative jurisdiction over lands and waters owned, leased or administratively controlled by the National Park Service at the following units in the State of Kansas: