Department of the Interior February 10, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004-0025
Document Number: 2016-02667
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to continue the collection of information regarding applications for fee title to Federal Lands embraced in hardrock mineral claims. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved this information collection activity, and assigned it control number 1004- 0025.
Notice of Realty Action: Classification for Lease and Subsequent Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Land for an Elementary School, Socorro County, New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-02666
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 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 60 acres of public land in San Antonio, Socorro County, New Mexico. The City of Socorro Consolidated School District proposes to use the land for a kindergarten through fifth grade elementary school.
Notice of Realty Action; Segregation of Public Land Located in Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2016-02664
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
This notice serves to segregate the public lands located in Clark County, Nevada, for 2 years from appropriation pursuant to the public land laws, including location pursuant to the General Mining Law of 1872, subject to valid existing rights. This segregation does not apply to oil and gas leases under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 or sales of materials such as sand and gravel under the Mineral Materials Act of 1947. The purpose of such segregation is to promote the orderly administration of the public lands, to facilitate the development of valuable renewable energy resources, and to avoid conflicts between renewable energy generation and mining claims.
Outer Continental Shelf, Alaska Region, Beaufort Sea Planning Area, Liberty Development and Production Plan, Extension of Public Scoping Comment Period, MMAA10400
Document Number: 2016-02654
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
On September 25, 2015, BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Liberty Development and Production Plan (DPP) in the Beaufort Sea Planning Area (80 FR 57873). In response to the scoping meetings held in November 2015, BOEM extended the original comment period by 60 days to January 26, 2016. On January 20, 2016, BOEM received a 60 day extension request from the operator. BOEM has granted this extension to support the intent of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), to collect information to define the scope of issues to be addressed in depth in the analyses that will be included in the EIS, and to provide an additional opportunity for interested and affected parties to comment. BOEM is extending the scoping comment period for an additional 62 days to March 28, 2016.
U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Group (USEITI MSG) Advisory Committee Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-02641
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary
This notice announces the next three meetings of the United States Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI) Multi- Stakeholder Group (MSG) Advisory Committee.