Public Land Order No. 7754; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6818, Nevada
This order extends the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6818 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue protection of the Federal investment of the Bureau of Land Management's Tonopah Administrative Site in Nye County, Nevada, which would otherwise expire on November 28, 2010. DATES: Effective Date: November 29, 2010.
Public Land Order No. 7755; Withdrawal of Public Lands and Reserved Federal Minerals for the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada
This order withdraws approximately 9,460.66 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general land laws, including the mining laws, and 5,570.02 acres of reserved Federal minerals from location under the mining laws, subject to valid existing rights, for a period of 20 years to protect the habitat of 12 endangered species. This order also transfers jurisdiction of the public lands within the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge boundary to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Notice of Intent to Prepare a Resource Management Plan for the Battle Mountain District and Associated Environmental Impact Statement, Nevada
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) Battle Mountain District, Battle Mountain, Nevada, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Battle Mountain District, and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The new Battle Mountain RMP will cover both the Mount Lewis Field Office and the Tonopah Field Office and will replace the existing Shoshone-Eureka and Tonopah RMPs.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for Conveyance of Public Lands in San Juan County, UT
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance to San Juan County, under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, a 2.5 acre parcel of public land in San Juan County, Utah. San Juan County proposes to maintain a multi-purpose municipal building in Mexican Hat, Utah, to include fire and emergency services facilities, office space, equipment yard, weatherization services, and elections office.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Colorado: Saguache, Alamosa, Rio Grande, Conejos, and Costilla Counties
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado is proposing supplementary rules for public land included in the San Luis Resource Area Travel Management Plan (TMP), approved on June 4, 2009. These supplementary rules would apply to the public lands within Saguache, Alamosa, Rio Grande, Conejos, and Costilla Counties, Colorado, within the TMP, and under the management of the San Luis Valley Public Lands Center. The proposed rules implement decisions found in the TMP relating to the use of the lands, conduct of visitors, health and safety of visitors, and protection of visitors and natural resources.
Proposed Information Collection; Assessment of the Business Requirements and Benefits of Enhanced National Elevation Data
We (U.S. Geological Survey) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. The ICR, which is summarized below, describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this ICR. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Receipt of Application for Incidental Take Permit Extension; Availability of Proposed Low-Effect Habitat Conservation Plan; Deltona Family YMCA, Volusia County, FL
We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received an application from the (Applicant) for an extension of incidental take permit (ITP) TE176788-0 for 5 years under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We request public comment on the permit application and plan, as well as on our preliminary determination that the plan qualifies as low-effect under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). To make this determination we used our environmental action statement and low-effect screening form, which are also available for review.
Notice of Stay of Filing of Plat
On Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the Bureau of Land Management, (BLM) published a Notice of Filing of Plats in the Federal Register (75 FR 67766) declaring the intent to file certain plats on Friday, December 3, 2010. The BLM Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public that the proposed filing of the plat and field notes of the dependent resurvey and surveys in Township 9 South, Range 93 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado accepted on August 5, 2010, is hereby postponed in order to extend the period of time for interested parties to communicate with the BLM regarding this proposed filing and to extend the period of time for interested parties to protest this action.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Land Use Plan Amendment and an Environmental Impact Statement for the Pattern Energy Group Ocotillo Express Wind Energy Project, Imperial County, CA
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA); the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) El Centro Field Office and Imperial County, California, intend to prepare a joint Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) along with a proposed amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan (1980, as amended). This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.