Land Management Bureau March 8, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Direct Sale of Public Land, Mud Springs, Hidalgo County, NM
Document Number: E6-3249
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell directly to Hollis and Dorothy Vaughn a parcel of public land in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, pursuant to sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at not less than the appraised market value.
Disclaimer of Interest in Lands, Idaho
Document Number: E6-3248
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
An application has been filed by Peter W. Ware, Jr., Attorney at Law on behalf of Roy and Donna Johnson and Willowbrook Development Partners II, LLC, for a recordable disclaimer of interest from the United States.
Notice of Emergency Closure of Public Lands in Tuolumne County, CA
Document Number: E6-3246
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that approximately 80 acres of public lands have been temporarily closed to all public uses that could result in death or injury to nearby residents or private property damage through the use of firearms, ignition of a wildfire, and/or damaging or destroying vegetation and associated wildlife habitat. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to the use of firearms for target shooting or hunting, the operation of motorized vehicles or other internal combustion engines in any capacity, camping, or ignition of any open fires. This closure is made under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1 Closure and Restriction Orders. The closed area is in the vicinity of Lake Don Pedro in Tuolumne County, and is within T2S, R15E, Section 31, NE \1/4\, NE \1/4\, and Section 32, NW \1/4\, NW \1/4\, Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian. All entry will be selectively restricted during this emergency closure to protect persons, property, public lands, and natural resources. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to this area, and a fence will be constructed to exclude vehicle entry.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3245
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 NIMA Corporation. The lands are located in T. 1 N., R. 81 W., Seward Meridian, in the vicinity of Dall Lake, Alaska, and contain approximately 12,155 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3243
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 Dineega Corporation. The lands are located in T. 7 S., R.16 E.; T. 10 S., R. 17 E.; T. 11 S., R. 17 E.; and T. 8 S., R.18 E., Kateel River Meridian, in the vicinity of Ruby, Alaska, and aggregate 6,929.66 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3241
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 Tanadgusix Corporation. The lands are located in T. 52 S., R. 74 W., Seward Meridian, in the vicinity of St. Paul, Alaska, and contain 7,673.64 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Dutch Harbor Fisherman.
Alaska Native Claims Selections
Document Number: E6-3240
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 Pilot Point Native Corporation. The lands are located in T. 32 S., R. 49 W.; T. 29 S., R. 50 W.; T. 29 S., R. 51 W.; and T. 32 S., R. 52 W., Seward Meridian, in the vicinity of Pilot Point, Alaska, and contain 9,502.05 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Bristol Bay Times.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3239
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 two appealable decisions approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Calista Corporation. The lands are located in Tps. 14 and 15 S., R. 75 W., Seward Meridian, in the vicinity of Platinum Alaska, and Tps. 11 and 12 N., Rs. 59 and 60 W., Seward Meridian, in the vicinity of Nyac, Alaska, aggregating approximately 14,244 acres. Notice of the decisions will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3238
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 Doyon, Limited. The lands are located in T. 14 N., R 8 W., and T. 13 N., R. 9 W., Fairbanks Meridian, in the vicinity of Stevens Village, Alaska, and aggregating 29,970.39 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
Emergency Closure of Public Lands and BLM-Administered Roads; Klamath County, OR
Document Number: E6-3237
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that certain public lands and access roads thereon in Klamath County, Oregon, are closed to all entry or use by all members of the public. The closure is made under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1. The public lands affected by this emergency closure are specifically identified as follows:
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-3236
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
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 COC56695 from Encana Oil and Gas (USA) Inc., for lands in San Miguel 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.
Enhanced Oil and Natural Gas Production Through Carbon Dioxide Injection
Document Number: 06-2170
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) request comments and suggestions to assist in preparing a proposed rule governing carbon dioxide injection for increased production and recovery of oil and natural gas. The rule would provide for royalty relief incentives to promote the capture, transportation, and injection of produced carbon dioxide (CO2), natural CO2, and other appropriate gases or other matter for injection/sequestration into oil and gas fields, to promote oil and natural gas production from the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and onshore Federal leases. We encourage members of the public to provide comments and suggestions to help clarify and define the requirements for enhanced oil and natural gas recovery production incentives as described in the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Gas Hydrate Production Incentives
Document Number: 06-2169
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) request comments and suggestions to assist in the preparation of proposed regulations governing Gas Hydrate Production Incentives. The rule would provide incentives to promote natural gas production from the natural gas hydrate resources on Federal lands in Alaska and in Federal waters on the Outer Continental Shelf. We encourage the public to provide comments and suggestions to help clarify and define the requirements for Gas Hydrate Production Incentives as described in the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 06-2163
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces that the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a meeting on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nation's public lands.