Land Management Bureau May 18, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Group
Document Number: E6-7592
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-18
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, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI) Science Technical Group (STG) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action; Non-Competitive Sale in the Las Vegas Valley
Document Number: E6-7544
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 1.556 acre triangular parcel of public land in the northwest portion of the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, to the owner of lands adjoining two sides of the parcel. The third side is bounded by a street right-of-way. The adjoining private owner has requested that the parcel be sold to him by direct sale at not less than the appraised market value of the land.
Notice of Availability of the Alamosa River Watershed Restoration Master Plan and Environmental Assessment
Document Number: E6-7529
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice advises the public and other agencies of the availability of the Alamosa River Watershed Restoration Master Plan and Environmental Assessment (``Plan'') prepared under the direction of Federal and state natural resource trustees, pursuant to subpart G of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (40 CFR 300.600 and 300.610) and Executive Order 12580. The Department of the Interior (represented by the Bureau of Land Management and the Fish and Wildlife Service), Department of Agriculture (represented by the Forest Service), and the State of Colorado (represented by the Departments of Law, Natural Resources, and Public Health and the Environment) are Trustees for natural resources considered in this Plan. The Alamosa River is located in the San Luis Valley of south- central Colorado. The Plan describes the Alamosa River environment and the impacts to watershed resources and land uses, and briefly describes proposed restoration projects.
Call for Public Nominations of Inholding Properties for Potential Purchase by the Federal Government in the States of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E6-7523
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act of 2000 (43 U.S.C. 2303) (FLTFA), this notice provides the public the opportunity to nominate inholding properties within the States of Oregon and Washington for possible acquisition by the Federal agencies identified below.
Leasing in Special Tar Sand Areas
Document Number: 06-4625
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM or ``we'') is issuing final regulations for the leasing of hydrocarbons, except coal, gilsonite and oil shale, in special tar sand areas. In this rule, BLM implements provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. This final rule also makes technical corrections to the interim final regulations BLM issued in October 2005.