Land Management Bureau April 21, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0114
Document Number: 05-7970
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from owners of unpatented claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. BLM uses Forms 3830-2 and 3830-3 to collect this information to record such claims and sites; determine the land status at the time of location; collect annual maintenance and location fees; process waivers of annual fees; process annual affidavits of labor or notices of intent to hold a mining claim or site; process requests for deferments from assessment work; process transfers of interest; and adjudicate such claims and sites. The regulations under 43 CFR 3830-3833, 3840-3843, and 3850-3852 authorize BLM to collect the above information to manage the general mining law activities on public lands.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0121
Document Number: 05-7969
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from applicants to lease and develop solid minerals other than coal and oil shade. BLM uses the information to determine whether an applicant, permittee, or lessee is qualified to hold an interest under the terms of the implementing regulations at 43 CFR part 3500.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0165
Document Number: 05-7968
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from individuals submitting nominations for significant caves under the Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of 1988 and to request confidential cave information. BLM needs the information to determine which caves we will list as significant and decide whether to grant access to confidential cave information.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0029
Document Number: 05-7967
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from those persons who submit a Color-of-Title Application to apply for public lands under a color-of-title claim. BLM uses forms 2540-1, 2540- 2, and 2540-3 for color-of-title transactions on public lands.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0074
Document Number: 05-7966
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information to determine whether a bidder is qualified to hold a lease and to conduct geothermal resource operations under the terms of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 and the Geothermal Steam Act of 1969. BLM uses Forms 3000-2 and 3200-9 to collect this information.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: 05-7965
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease WYW159119 for lands in Weston County, Wyoming. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Recreation and Public Purpose (R&PP) Act Classification; Dona Ana County, NM
Document Number: 05-7964
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This action informs the public that BLM has examined and found suitable approximately 15 acres of public land in Dona Ana County, New Mexico for lease or conveyance to Las Cruces Public Schools under the provision of the R&PP Act, as amended (44 Stat. 741, as amended; 43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.) and Section 212 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA of 1976, as amended).
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: 05-7963
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease WYW153617 for lands in Park County, Wyoming. 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 COC60770
Document Number: 05-7962
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b)(1), a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease COC60770 for lands in Garfield County, Colorado, was timely filed and was accompanied by all the required rentals accruing from the date of termination.
Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NMNM 106897
Document Number: 05-7961
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of section 31(d) of the Mineral Leasing Act, (30 U.S.C. 188(d)), a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NMNM 106897 for lands in Quay County, New Mexico, was timely filed and was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from September 1, 2004, the date of termination.
Public Land Order No. 7633; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Tyro Mill Site Reclamation Project; Arizona
Document Number: 05-7960
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws approximately 90 acres of public land from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 5 years to protect the Tyro Mill Site Reclamation Project while the Bureau of Land Management completes land use planning for the area.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas lease MTM 93052
Document Number: 05-7959
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), the lessee timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease MTM 93052, Pondera County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $155 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective January 1, 2005 subject to: The original terms and conditions of the lease; The increased rental of $10 per acre; The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and The $155 cost of publishing this Notice