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

Notice of Public Meeting, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 05-14381
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
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, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Extension of Emergency Closure of Public Lands to Recreational Shooting on Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office, CA
Document Number: 05-14315
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The BLM Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office is extending an emergency closure order which closes portions of public lands to recreational shooting in the South Coast Planning Area, in San Diego County, California [69 FR 65448, November 12, 2004]. The extension of the emergency closure is needed to continue providing public safety from the stray and ricocheting bullets produced by recreational shooting in this area.
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification, Sweetwater County, WY
Document Number: 05-14314
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
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 for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, approximately 5 acres of public lands in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The Ten Mile Water and Sewer District proposes to use the land for office and warehouse space for the District.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NDM 89629
Document Number: 05-14313
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), the lessee, NPC, Inc., timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease NDM 89629, Billings County, North Dakota. NPC, Inc. paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, February 1, 2005. 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 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 $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
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the North Steens Ecosystem Restoration Project
Document Number: 05-14312
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, and the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Act of 2000 (Steens Act), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is initiating preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze and undertake the North Steens Ecosystem Restoration Project (North Steens Project).
Notification To Terminate the Benefits of the Royalty Rate Reductions Granted Under the Stripper Well Royalty Reduction Program and Request for Comment
Document Number: 05-14100
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is providing the six-month notification to terminate all royalty rate reductions for stripper well properties under the regulations at 43 CFR 3103.4-2(b)(4). In addition, BLM is requesting comments on the financial conditions under which BLM would reestablish the benefit.