Land Management Bureau January 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Cancellation of February Resource Advisory Council Meeting in Twin Falls District, ID
Document Number: E6-1185
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice announces the cancellation of the Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 2006, in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Notice of Realty Action
Document Number: E6-1010
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
304 acres of public land, located in Washington County, Utah, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease to the City of Hurricane under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC66903
Document Number: E6-1009
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-26
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 COC66903 for lands in Phillips County, Colorado, was timely filed and was accompanied by all the required rentals accruing from the date of termination.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; New Mexico
Document Number: 06-520
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey described below are scheduled to be officially filed in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico, (30) thirty calendar days from the date of this publication.
Public Land Order No. 7650; Revocation of Public Land Order No. 852; Utah
Document Number: Z5-7485
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Filing of Plats of Survey; Nevada
Document Number: E6-849
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public and interested State and local government officials of the filing of Plats of Survey in Nevada. Effective Dates: Filing is effective at 10 a.m. on the dates indicated below.
Notice of Extension of the Public Comment Period for the Ring of Fire Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E6-774
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces an extension of the public comment period on the Ring of Fire Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS). The original notice issued September 30, 2005, provided for a comment period to end on December 29, 2005. BLM is extending the comment period until January 30, 2006.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coos Bay Resource Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E6-713
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on February 16, 2006, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Ellen Warring Learning Center at the Bureau of Land Management's New River Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The Ellen Warring Learning Center is located at 86342 Croft Lake Lane, Bandon, OR 97411. The purpose of this meeting will be for the election of a Chair person, provide updates on budget and project status, and a field tour. There will be an opportunity for the public to address the Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee at approximately 10:30 a.m.
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Document Number: E6-694
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file the plats of surveys of the lands described below thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; Nevada
Document Number: E6-508
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice of Public Meeting, Alaska Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E6-476
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Montana: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E6-475
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Extension of the Public Comment Period for the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Report for Vegetation Treatments on Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the Western United States, Including Alaska
Document Number: 06-441
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces an extension of the public comment on the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Report for Vegetation Treatments on Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the Western United States, Including Alaska. The draft national programmatic EIS and environmental report on vegetation treatments involves the use of chemical herbicides and other methods on the public lands administered by BLM in 17 western states, including Alaska.
Permits for Recreation on Public Lands
Document Number: 06-402
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-01-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This document corrects the regulatory text of a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of November 22, 2005, regarding permits for recreation on public lands. First, it corrects two prohibited acts provisions to make it clear that persons who fail to pay a permit fee will incur a maximum penalty of $100, as provided in the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (the Act), but that those who fail to obtain a permit will be subject to the higher penalties of the Federal Lands Policy and Management Act and other laws, as provided by the Act. Second, it corrects a penalty provision to be consistent with the correction in the prohibited acts provisions. Also, the document extends the comment period in light of the substantive nature of the corrections.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Comprehensive Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for the Old Spanish National Historic Trail; New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California
Document Number: 06-399
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the National Trails System Act of 1968 (Pub. L. 90-543), as amended, and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the National Park Service (NPS) are initiating preparation of a Comprehensive Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (CMP/EIS) for the Old Spanish National Historic Trail in New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and California.
Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: E6-382
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9 a.m., on the dates specified.
Notice of Public Meeting, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E6-377
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-17
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 Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Cascade Resource Management Plan
Document Number: E6-343
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment to address offering the sale of public lands within Ada, Canyon, Payette, and Valley Counties, Idaho not currently identified for disposal.
Notice of Availability of Coeur d'Alene Field Office, Idaho, Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 06-286
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the Coeur d'Alene Field Office.
Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement for McGregor Range, Otero County, NM
Document Number: 06-285
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMPA/FEIS) for McGregor Range in Otero County, New Mexico. The planning area encompasses approximately 608,000 surface acres of public land withdrawn by the Department of Army and jointly managed by the Las Cruces District Office and Fort Bliss Texas. It is located in south central Otero County in southern New Mexico. The BLM has and will continue to work closely with all interested parties to identify management decisions that are best suited to the needs of the public. Final decisions will supersede those in the previous RMPA for McGregor Range that was completed in 1990, and will provide direction for management of the resources and public uses of the withdrawn public land.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Jonah Infill Drilling Project, Sublette County, WY
Document Number: 06-283
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposal to further develop the Jonah natural gas field through infill drilling in Sublette County, Wyoming.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Chapita Wells-Stagecoach Area Natural Gas Development Project, Uintah County, UT
Document Number: E6-251
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposal to develop natural gas in Uintah County, Utah.
Correction to Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Project
Document Number: E6-158
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
On Monday, December 12, 2005, the Bureau of Land Management published a Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Project in the Federal Register [Vol. 70, No. 237, p. 73482]. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION on alternatives analyzed in detail contained naming errors. The correct information is as follows: The Atlantic Rim DEIS analyzed four alternatives in detail: 1. The Proposed Action Alternative; 2. Alternative A, the No Action Alternative, which means the project as proposed would be rejected by the BLM; 3. Alternative BPhased development; and, 4. Alternative CSpecial protection of sensitive of sensitive resources. ``The agency's preferred alternative is a combination of Alternative B and C.'' These corrected alternative names also correct references to the alternatives for the remainder of the notice.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Wind Energy Development Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) and Associated Land Use Plan Amendments
Document Number: E6-157
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-11
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) procedures, the BLM announces the availability of the ROD to implement a Wind Energy Development Program and amend BLM land use plans. The decision is hereby made to implement a comprehensive Wind Energy Development Program to administer the development of wind energy resources on BLM-administered public lands in 11 western states, excluding Alaska. In addition, this decision amends 52 BLM land use plans in 9 states to adopt the new program. The Assistant Director, Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection and the Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning jointly signed the ROD on December 15, 2005.
Public Land Order No. 7652; Withdrawal of Public Lands, San Juan Archipelago; Washington
Document Number: E6-155
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws 276.41 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years for the Bureau of Land Management to protect the unique natural, scenic, and recreational values and Federal improvements on 11 tracts of land in the San Juan Archipelago.
Public Land Order No. 7651; Withdrawal of Public Land, Hot Lake Natural Area; Washington
Document Number: E6-151
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws 80 acres of public land from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years for the Bureau of Land Management to protect the Hot Lake Natural Area.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-150
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-11
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 from Antelope Coal Company of competitive oil and gas lease WYW141204 for lands in Converse 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 February Resource Advisory Council Meeting To Be Held in Twin Falls District, ID
Document Number: E6-144
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice announces the intent to hold a Resource Advisory Council (RAC) meeting in the Twin Falls District of Idaho on Tuesday, February 7, 2006. The meeting will be held at the Red Lion Canyon Springs Hotel, 1357 Blue Lakes Boulevard, in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Carson City Field Office Consolidated Resource Management Plan
Document Number: E6-88
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This document provides notice that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) amendment to address Lands and Land Tenure Issues, and Recreation and Travel Management. The appropriate state, tribal and local governments will be invited to participate as cooperating agencies.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan for the Jarbidge Field Office, Idaho and Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E6-85
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Jarbidge Field Office, Twin Falls, Idaho intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Jarbidge Field Office and by this notice is announcing public scoping meetings. The RMP will replace the existing 1987 Jarbidge RMP.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-70
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-09
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 COC66204 from John P. Strang for lands in Garfield County, Colorado. 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 Availability of Agua Fria National Monument and Bradshaw-Harquahala Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 06-115
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) planning regulations, Title 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1610.2(f)(3) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Regulations, Title 40 CFR 1502.9(a), the BLM hereby gives notice that the Agua Fria National Monument and Bradshaw-Harquahala Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS) is available for public review and comment. The National Monument encompasses 71,000 acres, and the Bradshaw-Harquahala planning area includes another 895,900 acres of the BLM-administered lands.