Department of the Interior July 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of the West Tavaputs Plateau Natural Gas Full Field Development Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision
Document Number: 2010-18863
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 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) for the West Tavaputs Natural Gas Full Field Development Plan and by this notice is announcing its availability. Concurrently, the BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for this project, located in Carbon, Duchesne, and Uintah Counties, Utah. The Utah State Director signed the ROD on July 2, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM.
Arkansas Valley Conduit (AVC) and Long-Term Excess Capacity Master Contract, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project (Fry-Ark Project) Colorado
Document Number: 2010-18779
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Reclamation Bureau
Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA, the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) proposes to prepare a draft EIS that analyzes effects associated with construction of the AVC, a proposed feature of the Fryingpan-Arkansas (Fry-Ark) Project, and the issuance of an Excess Capacity Master Contract to Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Southeastern). The proposed Federal action is to construct the pipeline to provide treated water to the service area in southeastern Colorado. Towns in the service area need to construct new or improved water treatment systems, supplement their current water supply, and/or purchase other water supplies to replace poor quality water. Some also need more water to meet demands of a growing population. The proposed Federal action associated with the Excess Capacity Master Contract is to issue a long-term contract to Southeastern for storage of non-Fry-Ark Project water in Pueblo Reservoir, a feature of the Fry-Ark Project. The water would be used by several water providers within Southeastern's boundaries.
Notice of Intent To Solicit Nominations, Western Oregon Resource Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2010-18761
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior is requesting 64 nominations for representatives to serve on the Coos Bay, Eugene, Medford, Roseburg, and Salem District Resource Advisory Committees (RACs). The Committees will advise the Secretary, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), on the selection and prioritization of projects funded under Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. Terms will begin on the date of appointment and will expire three years from the date of appointment. The initial call for nominations, published in the Federal Register on April 29, 2010, did not result in a sufficient number of candidates to fill all vacant positions. Nominations received during the earlier Call for Nominations will be considered after this closing date, so applicants do not need to submit a new form.
Notice of Invitation To Participate; Exploration for Coal in Colorado; License Application COC-74235
Document Number: 2010-18757
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
All interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Bowie Resources, LLC, on a pro rata cost-sharing basis, in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Delta County, Colorado.
Issuance of Permits
Document Number: 2010-18754
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species and marine mammals.
Receipt of Applications for Permit
Document Number: 2010-18751
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The Both laws require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.
Filing of Plats of Survey: California
Document Number: 2010-18729
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey of lands described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management California State Office, Sacramento, California, on the next business day following the plat acceptance date.
IDAHO: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2010-18727
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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, effective 9 a.m., on the dates specified.
General Management Plan/Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement, Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, Hyde Park, NY
Document Number: 2010-18705
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332 (2) (C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan (GMP/EIS) for Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, Hyde Park, New York.
Notice of Availability of the Wright Area Coal Final Environmental Impact Statement That Includes Four Federal Coal Lease-by-Applications, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-18641
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Wright Area Coal project that contains four Federal coal Lease-by-Applications (LBAs), and by this notice announces the availability of the Wright Area Coal Final EIS for review.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Environmental Impact Statement for the South Gillette Area Belle Ayr North Coal Lease-by-Application, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-18617
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Belle Ayr North Coal Lease-by-Application (LBA) included in the South Gillette Area Coal Lease Applications Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on Bureau of Land Management Lands in Oregon
Document Number: 2010-18615
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on Bureau of Land Management lands in Oregon and by this notice is announcing its availability. The EIS proposes to increase the number of herbicides currently in use on BLM- managed lands in Oregon and increase the number of objectives for which they can be used.
Fee Rate
Document Number: 2010-18692
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: National Indian Gaming Commission, Department of the Interior
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 25 CFR 514.1(a) (3), that the National Indian Gaming Commission has adopted final annual fee rates of 0.00% for tier 1 and 0.060% (.00060) for tier 2 for calendar year 2010. These rates shall apply to all assessable gross revenues from each gaming operation under the jurisdiction of the Commission. If a tribe has a certificate of self-regulation under 25 CFR part 518, the preliminary fee rate on class II revenues for calendar year 2010 shall be one-half of the annual fee rate, which is 0.030% (.00030).
Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG)
Document Number: 2010-18643
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Reclamation Bureau
The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (AMP) was implemented as a result of the Record of Decision on the Operation of Glen Canyon Dam Final Environmental Impact Statement to comply with consultation requirements of the Grand Canyon Protection Act (Pub. L. 102-575) of 1992. The AMP includes a Federal advisory committee, the Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG), a technical work group (TWG), a Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, and independent review panels. The AMWG makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The TWG is a subcommittee of the AMWG and provides technical advice and recommendations to the AMWG.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: 2010-18638
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Santa Fe, New Mexico, thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2010-18635
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Central Utah Project Completion Act; Notice of Availability, Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA); Realignment of a Portion of the Utah Lake Drainage Basin Water Delivery System
Document Number: 2010-18463
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the Department of the Interior, the Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission, and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, are evaluating the impacts of the proposed project.
Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Santa Cruz County, CA
Document Number: 2010-18459
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announce the availability of a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuge for public review and comment. The CCP/EA, prepared under the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, and in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, describes how the Service will manage the Refuge for the next 15 years. Draft compatibility determinations for several existing and proposed public uses are also available for review and public comment.
Migratory Bird Hunting; Proposed Frameworks for Early-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations; Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2010-18256
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service or we) is proposing to establish the 2010-11 early-season hunting regulations for certain migratory game birds. We annually prescribe frameworks, or outer limits, for dates and times when hunting may occur and the maximum number of birds that may be taken and possessed in early seasons. Early seasons may open as early as September 1, and include seasons in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These frameworks are necessary to allow State selections of specific final seasons and limits and to allow recreational harvest at levels compatible with population status and habitat conditions. This proposed rule also provides the final regulatory alternatives for the 2010-11 duck hunting seasons.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE); Cancellation of Oil and Gas Lease Sale 215 in the Western Planning Area (WPA) on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM)
Document Number: 2010-18516
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior
On May 27, 2010, the President announced the Secretary of the Interior's decision to cancel WPA Sale 215 that was scheduled to occur on August 18, 2010. Cancellation of Sale 215 will allow time to develop and implement measures to improve the safety of oil and gas development in Federal waters, provide greater environmental protection, and substantially reduce the risk of catastrophic events. The Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 215 in the WPA in the GOM was published in Federal Register Vol. 75, No 64, on Monday, April 5, 2010. The findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, (the National Commission was established by Executive Order 13543, dated May 21, 2010, as published in the Federal Register on May 26, 2010 (75 FR 29397)), environmental reviews, science-based analysis, and public input will inform the Secretary's decisions about whether to move forward with other leases sales in the Gulf of Mexico that are currently scheduled for 2011 and 2012.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE); Cancellation of Oil and Gas Lease Sale 220 in the Mid-Atlantic Planning Area on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)
Document Number: 2010-18510
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior
On May 27, 2010, the President announced the Secretary of the Interior's decision to cancel offshore Virginia Lease Sale 220 that was scheduled for 2011. Cancellation of Sale 220 will allow time to develop and implement measures to improve the safety of oil and gas development in Federal waters, provide greater environmental protection, and substantially reduce the risk of catastrophic events. The Call for Information and Interest/Nominations and Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for OCS Oil and Gas Lease Sale 220 was published in Federal Register Vol. 73, No. 220, on Thursday, November 13, 2008. The findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, (the National Commission was established by Executive Order 13543, dated May 21, 2010, as published in the Federal Register on May 26, 2010, (75 FR 29397)), environmental reviews, science-based analysis and public input will inform the Secretary's decisions about whether to move forward with other leases sales in the Mid-Atlantic Planning Area in the future 2012-2017 leasing program.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Imperial Valley Solar, LLC Project, California and the Proposed California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment
Document Number: 2010-18471
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
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 Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Imperial Valley Solar, LLC (IVS) Project and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Public Land Order No. 7747; Partial Revocation, Juniper Butte Range; Idaho
Document Number: 2010-18470
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This order revokes a withdrawal created by a Public Law insofar as it affects a 5-acre parcel of land reserved on behalf of the United States Air Force in Owyhee County, Idaho for the Juniper Butte Range. This order also opens the land to all forms of appropriation under the general land laws, including the mining, mineral, and geothermal leasing laws.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Integrated Activity Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Document Number: 2010-18469
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska, intends to prepare an Integrated Activity Plan (IAP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) planning area. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping period to solicit public input and comments.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Removal of Listed Property
Document Number: 2010-18430
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2010-18429
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2010-18428
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Vendor Outreach Workshop for Small Businesses in the Midwest Region of the United States
Document Number: 2010-18425
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization of the Department of the Interior is hosting a Vendor Outreach Workshop for small businesses in the midwest region of the United States that are interested in doing business with the Department. This outreach workshop will review market contracting opportunities for the attendees. Business owners will be able to share their individual perspectives with Contracting Officers, Program Managers and Small Business Specialists from the Department. Following the workshop, businesses will also participate in a matchmaking event that will allow businesses to talk with Department representatives during roundtable discussions.
Renewal and Revision of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2010-18395
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a 3-year renewal of OMB Control Number 1004-0137 under the Paperwork Reduction Act. This control number includes paperwork requirements in 43 CFR part 3160, which cover onshore oil and gas operations.
Letters of Authorization To Take Marine Mammals
Document Number: 2010-18394
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA), we, the Fish and Wildlife Service, have issued letters of authorization for the nonlethal take of polar bears and Pacific walrus incidental to oil and gas industry exploration, development, and production activities in the Beaufort Sea and the adjacent northern coast of Alaska and incidental to oil and gas industry exploration activities in the Chukchi Sea and the adjacent western coast of Alaska.
Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes
Document Number: 2010-18319
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Bureau
This notice publishes the amended Liquor Ordinance of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (amended Ordinance). The amended Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale, and consumption of liquor within the Tribal lands. The Tribal lands are located in Indian country and this amended Ordinance allows for possession and sale of alcoholic beverages within their boundaries. This amended Ordinance will increase the ability of the Tribal government to control the community's liquor distribution and possession, and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue for the continued operation and strengthening of the Tribal government and the delivery of Tribal services.
Revised Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Boardman to Hemingway 500 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project in Idaho and Oregon and Possible Land Use Plan Amendments
Document Number: 2010-18220
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice is a revision of a September 12, 2008, Notice of Intent [73 FR 52944]. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Vale District Office, Vale, Oregon, and the U.S. Forest Service (FS), Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Baker City, Oregon, intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Boardman to Hemingway (B2H) Project, and by this notice are announcing the re- initiation of the NEPA scoping process to solicit public comments. This notice is in response to substantive changes in the proposed B2H Project route as submitted by Idaho Power Company (IPC) in its amended right-of-way (ROW) application to the BLM and special use application to the FS. The proposed B2H route is about 300 miles long and would cross Federal, State, and private lands in 6 counties in Oregon and Idaho. Approximately 93 miles (31 percent) of the lands the transmission line would cross are administered by Federal agencies, including the BLM, the FS, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Department of Defense.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule to List the Medium Tree-Finch (Camarhynchus pauper
Document Number: 2010-18025
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), determine endangered status for the medium tree-finch (Camarhynchus pauper) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). This species is native to Floreana Island, one of the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. This rule implements the protections of the Act for this species.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Determination on Listing the Black-Breasted Puffleg as Endangered Throughout its Range; Final Rule
Document Number: 2010-18018
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, determine endangered status under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act), as amended, for the black-breasted puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis), a hummingbird native to Ecuador.
Montana Regulatory Program
Document Number: 2010-18231
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Office
We are announcing receipt of revisions pertaining to a previously proposed statutory amendment to the Montana regulatory program (hereinafter, the ``Montana program'') under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (``SMCRA'' or ``the Act''). Montana revised its original amendment proposal to remain consistent with SMCRA and Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (``OSM'') policy. The revised amendment pertains to exempting certain small water treatment and other facilities areas from the 10-year revegetation responsibility period. Montana intends to revise its program to be consistent with OSM's interpretation of SMCRA, clarify ambiguities, and to improve operational efficiency.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases, Nevada
Document Number: 2010-18218
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Heyser Gas Field, Inc., for competitive oil and gas leases NVN-83789, NVN-83790, NVN-85288, NVN-85299, NVN-85303, NVN- 85318, NVN-85324, NVN-85325, NVN-85328, NVN-85332, NVN-85409, NVN- 85410, NVN-85411, NVN-85416, NVN-85423, NVN-85424, NVN-85440, NVN- 85446, and NVN-85518 for land in White Pine County, Nevada. 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 Mohave County Wind Farm Project, Mohave County, AZ
Document Number: 2010-18217
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kingman Field Office, Kingman, Arizona, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and, by this notice, is announcing the beginning of a second scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The original Notice of Intent (NOI) was published in the Federal Register on November 20, 2009 (74 FR 60289). This new notice reflects significant changes to the project area.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease MTM 97827, Montana
Document Number: 2010-18215
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As provided for under the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, Longshot Oil LLC timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease MTM 97827, Carbon County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases, Arkansas
Document Number: 2010-18213
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, the Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases ARES 54051, ARES 54053, ARES 54055, ARES 54058, and ARES 54063 from Pergamos, L.P. for lands in Pope and Johnson counties, Arkansas. 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 Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2010-18064
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Colorado: Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management, Royal Gorge Field Office, Arkansas River Travel Management Area in Chaffee, Custer, and Fremont Counties, CO
Document Number: 2010-18051
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado is proposing supplementary rules for public lands included in the Arkansas River Travel Management Area in Chaffee, Custer, and Fremont Counties, Colorado. These rules would implement several decisions from the Arkansas River Travel Management Plan (TMP), approved May 21, 2008. The
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Lake County, CO
Document Number: 2010-18049
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to classify approximately 26.99 acres of public land for lease and eventual conveyance under the authority of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, to the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, a not-for-profit organization. The 10th Mountain Division Hut Association intends to use the lands to site a small warehouse, administrative offices, and two units of employee housing.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for Conveyance of Public Lands in Blaine County, ID
Document Number: 2010-18047
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), approximately 242.72 acres of public land in Blaine County, Idaho. Blaine County, by and through the Blaine County Board of County Commissioners, has applied to acquire the land for expansion of the existing Ohio Gulch transfer station and also for recreational use.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2010-18046
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision approving the conveyance of surface estate for certain lands to Aleknagik Natives Limited, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bristol Bay Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Aleknagik Natives Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Aleknagik, Alaska, and are located in:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2010-18044
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision approving the conveyance of surface estate for certain lands to Beaver Kwit'chin Corporation, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Doyon, Limited when the surface estate is conveyed to Beaver Kwit'chin Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Beaver, Alaska, and are located in:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (1 Form)
Document Number: 2010-18016
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for the extension of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the USGS Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). This collection consists of one form and this notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Flight 93 National Memorial Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2010-18011
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the August 7, 2010, meeting of the Flight 93 Advisory Commission.
Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions
Document Number: 2010-17933
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Reclamation Bureau
Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and were pending through December 31, 2009, and contract actions that have been completed or discontinued since the last publication of this notice on November 6, 2009. From the date of this publication, future notices during this calendar year will be limited to new, modified, discontinued, or completed contract actions. This annual notice should be used as a point of reference to identify changes in future notices. This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action.