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

Coal Lease Exploration License, WY
Document Number: 05-7037
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.A. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted at 43 CFR 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Powder River Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following described lands in Campbell County, WY.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Initiate the Public Scoping Process
Document Number: 05-7104
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Ely Field Office, will be directing the preparation of an EIS and conducting public scoping meetings for the proposed Clark, Lincoln and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0025
Document Number: 05-7069
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
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 all owners of unpatented mining claims or mill sites who desire to apply for a mineral patent to their mining claim or mill site. The BLM uses the information to determine the right to a mineral patent and to secure a settlement of all disputes concerning the property in order to issue the patent to the rightful owner.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0012
Document Number: 05-7068
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
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 States and local government agencies and from qualified nonprofit corporations and associations who submit an Application for Land for Recreation or Public Purposes (Form No. 2740-1) to obtain public lands and benefits for recreational and public purposes. The BLM uses the information to determine if an applicant meets the requirements of the Recreation and Public Purpose Act of June 14, 1926.
Notice of May Resource Advisory Council Meeting to be Held in Twin Falls District, ID
Document Number: 05-7011
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice announces the intent to hold a Bureau of Land Management Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting in the Twin Falls District of Idaho on Tuesday, May 17, 2005. The meeting will be held in the Oak Room at the Red Lion Canyon Springs Hotel, 1357 Blue Lakes Boulevard, in Twin Falls, Idaho at 8 a.m.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification for Conveyance; Door County, WI
Document Number: 05-6982
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Public land near the community of Baileys Harbor, in Door County, Wisconsin, has been examined by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and found suitable for classification for conveyance to Door County under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act of 1926, as amended (R&PP Act). The County proposes to acquire and manage the realty as an historic site.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: 05-6980
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
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 WYW155759 for lands in Sheridan 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
Document Number: 05-6979
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
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 WYW153236 for lands in Sweetwater 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.
Conservation Helium Sale
Document Number: 05-6978
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this action is to continue implementation of the terms of the Helium Privatization Act (HPA) of 1996 dealing with the disposal of the Conservation Helium Reserve. The HPA requires the Department of the Interior to offer for sale, beginning no later than 2005, a portion of the Conservation Helium stored underground at the Cliffside Field, north of Amarillo, Texas. The Department of the Interior, in consultation with the private helium industry, has determined that private companies, with refining capacity along the crude helium pipeline, will need a supply of helium in excess of that available from their own storage accounts and that available from crude helium extractors in the region. Given the current market, Conservation Helium sold in this sale will cause minimal market disruption.
Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for Potential Reroute of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail in Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico
Document Number: 05-6977
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The BLM Las Cruces Field Office is initiating the preparation of an RMPA which will include an EA for potential rerouting of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail in Hidalgo and Grant Counties in southwestern New Mexico. The RMPA will allow for selection of an alternate route for the Trail that will consider reducing mileage of the trail and reducing agency costs and timeframes associated with development of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. The public is invited to participate in the scoping process to identify issues and planning criteria to be considered in the development of the RMPA/EA. The BLM will maintain a mailing list of parties and persons interested in being kept informed about the RMPA/EA.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NDM 75388
Document Number: 05-6976
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), the lessee timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas Lease NDM 75388, Billings County, North Dakota. 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 $5 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 Sec. 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the Lease, effective the date of termination subject to: The original terms and conditions of the Lease; The increased rental of $5 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.
Public Land Order No. 7629; Withdrawal of Public Land for the Hillside Mine Reclamation Project; Arizona
Document Number: 05-6975
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws 352.55 acres of public land from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 5 years to protect the Hillside Mine Reclamation Project while the Bureau of Land Management completes land use planning for the area.
Notice of Meeting of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group's Transportation Task Group
Document Number: 05-6851
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (1976) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (1972), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) Transportation Task Group (subcommittee) will meet in Pinedale, Wyoming, for a business meeting. Task Group meetings are open to the public.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0034
Document Number: 05-6753
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-06
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 certain information from those persons who wish to transfer interest in oil and gas or geothermal leases by assignment of record title or transfer operating rights (sublease) in oil and gas or geothermal leases under the terms of the mineral leasing laws. BLM uses Form 3000-3, Assignment of Record Title Interest In A Lease for Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources, and Form 3000-3a, Transfer of Operating Rights (Sublease) In A Lease for Oil and Gas or Geothermal Resources, to collect this information. This information allows the BLM to transfer interest in oil and gas or geothermal leases by assignment of record title or transfer operating rights (sublease) in oil and gas or geothermal leases under the regulations at 43 CFR 3106, 3135, and 3216.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0004
Document Number: 05-6752
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-06
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 Form 2520-1 to apply for a desert-land entry to reclaim, irrigate, and cultivate arid and semiarid public lands in the Western United States. The BLM uses this information to determine if the applicant is eligible to make a desert-land entry under the appropriate land entry laws.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC63406
Document Number: 05-6691
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-05
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 COC63406 for lands in Delta County, Colorado, was timely filed and was accompanied by all the required rentals accruing from the date of termination.
Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 05-6677
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) will hold a meeting for all members from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time (P.T.), Thursday, May 5, 2005 at the Lakeview Interagency Office, Conference Room, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, Oregon 97630. Friday May 6, 2005 there will be a field tour of the Perlite Mine, Juniper restoration projects, streamside ecological site inventory demonstration around the Paisley, Oregon area. Members of the public may attend the meeting and field tour in person. An optional tour to the Beaty Butte area may be conducted on Saturday May 7, 2005. The meeting topics that may be discussed by the Council include a discussion of issues within Southeast Oregon related to: Approval of past minutes, Introduction of the new District Manager, update of the Oregon Sage-grouse Plan. Owyhee River below the dam RMP update, North Lake Recreation Plan update, Wild Horse and Burro update, statewide overview of energy issues, report on implementation of Healthy Forest Plan, liaison reports and Federal Official reports. Reports from the subcommittees, brief overview of local BLM and FS funding for this year and next year and other issues that may come before the Council. Information to be distributed to the Council members is requested in written format 10 days prior to the Council meeting. Public comment is scheduled for 11:45 a.m. (P.T.) on Thursday May 5, 2005.
Notice of Availability for the Proposed West Mojave Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 05-6399
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management policies, the BLM announces the availability of the Proposed West Mojave Plan (WMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). This planning activity encompasses approximately 3.3 million acres of public lands administered by the BLM's California Desert District, located in Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties in southern California. The Proposed WMP is being prepared in collaboration with State and local governments. This collaborative process is taking into account local, regional and national needs and concerns. The conservation strategy to be implemented on public lands includes measures that would be compatible with the development of a habitat conservation plan on 3.0 million acres of private and local government lands within the planning area.