Land Management Bureau March 3, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3044
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to MTNT, Limited, Successor in Interest to Seseui, Incorporated and Doyon, Limited. The lands are located in T. 22 S., R. 28 E., T. 23 S., R. 28 E., and T. 23 S., R. 29 E., Kateel River Meridian, Alaska, in the vicinity of Telida Alaska, and contain 5,280.36 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Continental Divide-Creston Natural Gas Project, Carbon and Sweetwater Counties, WY
Document Number: E6-3043
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Rawlins Field Office, announces its intent to prepare an EIS on the potential impacts of a proposed natural gas development project consisting primarily of conventional natural gas well development with some coalbed natural gas wells. In April 2005, Devon Energy Corporation (Devon), representing itself and other lease holders, submitted to BLM a proposal to drill and develop up to 1,250 wells from an estimated 1,000 well pads and associated facilities. The Devon proposal was named ``Creston/Blue Gap II Natural Gas Project.'' The BLM published its NOI to prepare an EIS for this project in the Federal Register on September 8, 2005. In November 2005, BP America Production Company (BP), representing itself and other lease holders, submitted a proposal to drill and develop up to 7,700 wells and associated facilities within a portion of the Continental Divide/Wamsutter II (CD/W2) Natural Gas Project area adjacent to the Creston/Blue Gap II EIS (CBC2) project area. Upon reviewing BP's proposal the BLM determined that the CD/W2 proposal and the CBC2 proposal were similar actions within the same geographic area, with similar timing. Based on these factors, the BLM has determined that the best way to analyze these actions and identify their cumulative impacts adequately is to treat them in a single impact statement. The combined proposals, henceforth known as the Continental DivideCreston (CDC) Natural Gas Project, will be considered in one EIS.
Notice of Meetings of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group
Document Number: 06-2028
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
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) will meet in Pinedale, Wyoming, for a business meeting. Group meetings are open to the public.
Application Procedures, Execution and Filing of Forms: Correction of State Office Address for Filings and Recordings, Proper Offices for Recording of Mining Claims
Document Number: 06-1991
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This final rule amends the regulations pertaining to execution and filing of forms in order to reflect that the Montana State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is removing its post office box from the list of State Office addresses and Areas of Jurisdiction included in the Code of Federal Regulations. The public will continue to direct personal, messenger, express mail, direct filing, and other delivery by the United States Postal Services to the same street address as before. This rule will have no impact or cost to the public.