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Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Park County, Colorado: Guffey Gorge/Guffey Gulch
Document Number: 06-2939
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Royal Gorge Field Office is issuing supplementary rules to regulate conduct on specific public lands within Park County, Colorado. The rules apply to the public lands called Guffey Gorge, also known as Guffey Gulch. BLM has determined these rules necessary to protect the area's natural resources and to provide for public health and safe public recreation.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, WY
Document Number: E6-4366
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming, on February 3, 2006.
Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E6-4329
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northwest California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E6-4282
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States, Springfield, Virginia, 30 calender days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Overland Pass Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline in Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas
Document Number: E6-4245
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to section 102 (2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and in response to a Right-of-Way (ROW) application filed by Williams Field Services Company (Williams), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Rawlins Field Office, announces its intention to prepare an EIS and conduct public scoping meetings. Williams proposes to construct an approximately 750-mile long, 20-inch diameter natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline originating at existing facilities in Opal, Wyoming, and ending at existing NGL processing facilities in Conway, Kansas. Of the 750 miles, approximately 78 miles of the pipeline would not be located near existing pipelines.
Oil and Gas Lease Acreage Limitation Exemptions and Reinstatement of Oil and Gas Leases
Document Number: 06-2848
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this final rule to amend its regulations to conform to provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) that changed oil and gas lease acreage limitations and oil and gas lease reinstatement provisions. Section 352 of the EPAct expands the types of lease holdings that are exempt from the lease acreage holding limitations. Section 371 of the EPAct extends the time to file a lease reinstatement petition from 15 months to 24 months.
Notice of Availability (NOA) of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pit 14 Coal Lease-by-Application (LBA) and Federal Coal Notice of Hearing, Wyoming
Document Number: 06-2599
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
NOA of the DEIS for the Pit 14 Coal LBA, a maintenance lease for Federal coal in the decertified Green River-Hamms Fork Coal Production Region, Wyoming and Notice of Public Hearing.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; Nevada
Document Number: 06-2891
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, 60 acres of public land in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. Clark County School District proposes to use the land for development of a high school.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment and Notice of Public Hearing for an Alluvial Valley Floor Coal Lease Exchange in Campbell County, WY
Document Number: 06-2618
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received an application from Powder River Coal Company, Inc., (PRCC) to exchange portions of two Federal coal leases affecting an alluvial valley floor (AVF) designated as significant to farming. The affected leases are located at the Caballo Mine in Campbell County, Wyoming. The AVF lands will be exchanged for new coal leases adjacent to one or more existing coal leases. This tract, which was applied for as an AVF exchange under the provisions of 43 CFR 3436, is called the Gold Mine Draw Exchange (GMDX) Tract. Consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, BLM must prepare an environmental analysis prior to consummating an exchange. BLM is announcing that the Draft Environmental Analysis (EA) is available for public review and that a public hearing will be held to elicit comments from any affected parties concerning the EA or the exchange in general.
Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Group
Document Number: E6-4081
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
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.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW151232
Document Number: E6-4079
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessees: Kay Papulak and Trachyte Oil Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of competitive oil and gas lease WYW151232 in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, October 1, 2002. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees have agreed to the new lease terms for rentals of $10.00 per acre and royalties of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). 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 $10.00 per acre; and The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rates.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Elko and Eureka Counties, NV
Document Number: E6-4076
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer for sale Federally owned parcels of land in Elko and Eureka Counties, Nevada, aggregating approximately 4061.68 acres, more or less. These parcels range in size from 40 acres to 663.34 acres. The sale will be conducted in Elko, Nevada, on July 12, 2006, in accordance with competitive bidding procedures.
Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E6-4049
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-21
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 (BLM) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Temporary Closure of Public Lands During Competitive Special Recreation Permitted Events: Nevada, Carson City Field Office; Closure Number: NV-030-06-002
Document Number: E6-3904
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City Field Office, announces the temporary closure of selected public lands under its administration in Lyon, Storey, Churchill, Carson, Douglas, Mineral, Washoe, and Nye Counties. By agreement with the Ely and Battle Mountain Field Offices the Tonopah Field Station and the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, those lands affected by the Vegas to Reno OHV Race in Lincoln, Nye and Esmeralda Counties are included in this closure. This action is taken to provide for public and participant safety and to protect adjacent natural and cultural resources during the conduct of permitted special recreation events.
Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Lands: Washoe County, NV
Document Number: E6-3903
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1 notice is hereby given that certain public lands will be temporarily closed to all public use located in Washoe County, Nevada. This action is being taken to provide for public safety during the 2006 Pylon Racing Seminar and 2006 Reno National Championship Air Races.
Temporary Emergency Road Closure, Sonoran Desert National Monument, AZ
Document Number: E6-3902
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice is to inform the public that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to temporarily close an un-maintained, dirt- surfaced vehicle route in the Sonoran Desert National Monument to all travel by motor vehicles. The vehicle route affected by this temporary closure traverses public lands in T. 4 S., R. 2 W., sections 26, 27, and 35, and T. 5 S., R. 2 W., sections 2, 11, and 12 (Gila and Salt River Meridian) and is approximately 4.4 miles in length. The following persons, operating within the scope of their official duties, are exempt from the provisions of this closure: Employees of the BLM, Arizona Game and Fish Department, and local and Federal law enforcement and fire protection personnel. Access by additional parties may be allowed, but must be approved in advance in writing by the Sonoran Desert National Monument Manager. Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this closure may be subject to penalties outlined in 43 CFR 8360.0-7.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3828
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-16
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 Chaluka Corporation. The lands are located in T. 81 S., R. 133 W.; T. 82 S., Rgs. 133, 134, 135, and 136 W.; T. 83 S., Rgs. 134, 135, and 136 W.; T. 84 S., Rgs. 136 and 137 W.; and T. 85 S., R. 139 W., Seward Meridian, in the vicinity of Nikolski, Alaska, and contain approximately 14,141 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in The Anchorage Daily News.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E6-3827
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-16
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 King Island Native Corporation. The lands are located in Tps. 6, 7, 8, and 10 S., R. 37 W., Tps. 6, 7, 8, and 9 S., R. 38 W., Tps. 6, 8 and 10 S., R. 39 W., Kateel River Meridian, in the vicinity of King Island, Alaska, and contains 32,324.88 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Nome Nugget.
Notice of Invitation to Participate In Coal Exploration License, Utah
Document Number: 06-2600
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to Section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by Section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR part 3410, all interested qualified parties, as provided in 43 CFR 3472.1, are hereby invited to participate with PacifiCorp on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America immediately west of the Deer Creek Mine state lease (ML-48258) in the Mill Fork West Area, in the following-described lands of Emery County, Utah:
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision, West Mojave Plan, California
Document Number: E6-3758
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) management policies, the BLM announces approval of the West Mojave (WEMO) Plan and Record of Decision (ROD). The approved WEMO Plan/ROD amends the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan by providing management direction for approximately 3.3 million acres of public lands administered by the BLM's California Desert District, located in Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties in southern California. Approval of the WEMO Plan/ROD terminates all interim measures identified in the Consent Decree in Center for Biological Diversity, et al. v. BLM (C-00-0927 WHA (JCS)) with regard to the West Mojave Planning area.
Notice of Invitation To Participate in a Coal Exploration Program
Document Number: E6-3749
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice is an invitation to participate in a Coal Exploration program. Ark Land Company has filed the application for the Muddy Canyon Tract. All qualified parties are invited to participate with Ark Land Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of certain Federal coal deposits in the following described lands in Sevier County, Utah:
Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases NMNM 112261 and NMNM 112262
Document Number: E6-3710
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of Public Law 97-451, Elk Oil Company timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases NMNM 112261and NMNM 112262 for lands in Chaves County, New Mexico, and was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from October 1, 2005, the date of the terminations.
Notice of Realty Action; Noncompetitive Lease of Public Land; Grand County, UT
Document Number: E6-3583
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that 2,808.67 acres of isolated public lands in Grand County, Utah, are suitable for lease pursuant to section 302 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (90 Stat. 2762; 43 U.S.C. 1732) using noncompetitive (direct) lease procedures.
Non-Competitive Sale of Public Lands, OR 62305
Document Number: E6-3582
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A 40.24 acre parcel in Lake County, Oregon is being considered for direct (non-competitive) sale to Mr. Alan Withers. Mr. Withers, the adjoining landowner, has used the subject parcel for hay storage and livestock feedlot purposes, authorized under a range improvement permit, since 1989. No significant resource values will be affected by this disposal. The parcel proposed for sale is identified as suitable for disposal in the Lakeview Resource Management Plan and Record of Decision, dated November 2003.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement, Jonah Infill Drilling Project, Sublette County, WY
Document Number: 06-2433
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the ROD for the Jonah Infill Drilling Project, Sublette County, Wyoming.
Public Land Order No. 7657; Partial Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated December 15, 1906, and Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated July 27, 1907; Utah
Document Number: E6-3526
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes two Secretarial Orders insofar as they affect approximately 560 acres of National Forest System lands withdrawn for the protection of two Forest Service ranger stations.
Public Land Order No. 7656; Revocation of Public Land Order No. 3620; New Mexico
Document Number: E6-3525
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes, in its entirety, a public land order which withdrew 120 acres of public land and reserved it for use by the Forest Service as an administrative site. The land was never used for the intended purpose and the withdrawal is no longer needed.
Notice of Public Meeting: Northeast California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E6-3477
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeast California Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Correction to Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Lands in Clark County, NV, N-79693
Document Number: 06-2392
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice amends the Notice of Realty Action for Direct Sale of Public Lands in Clark County, Nevada, published in 70 FR 77184- 77186. Under the section entitled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, the following correction is made. The Land Proposed for Sale is changed from:
Notice of Public Meeting, Coos Bay Resource Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E6-3428
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The BLM Coos Bay District RAC is scheduled to meet on March 13, 2006 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the BLM Coos Bay District Office. The BLM Office is located at 1300 Airport Lane in North Bend, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting will be for the RAC review previous fiscal years' accomplishments and budget expenditures. The election of the BLM Coos Bay District RAC Chair and Vice-chair will also occur at this meeting. There will be an opportunity for the public to address the BLM Coos Bay District RAC at approximately 10:30 a.m.
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.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-3142
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-07
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 Nance Petroleum Corporation of noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW127411 for lands in Campbell 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.
Call for Public Nominations of Inholding Properties for Potential Purchase by the Federal Government in the State of California
Document Number: E6-3141
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-07
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 State of California for possible acquisition by the Federal agencies identified below.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW144810
Document Number: E6-3140
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessees: Carpenter and Sons, Inc.; Goolsby and Associates, LLC; North Finn, LLC; Tika Energy Inc.; and American Oil and Gas, Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW144810 in Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, April 1, 2002. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees have agreed to the new lease terms for rentals of $5.00 per acre and royalties of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). 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 $5.00 per acre; and The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW144811
Document Number: E6-3139
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessees: Carpenter and Sons, Inc.; Goolsby and Associates, LLC; North Finn, LLC; Tika Energy Inc.; and American Oil and Gas, Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW144811 in Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, April 1, 2002. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees have agreed to the new lease terms for rentals of $5.00 per acre and royalties of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). 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 $5.00 per acre; and The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW144809
Document Number: E6-3138
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of 371(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the lessees: Carpenter and Sons, Inc.; Goolsby and Associates, LLC; North Finn, LLC; Tika Energy Inc., and American Oil and Gas, Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of noncompetitive oil and gas lease WYW144809 in Johnson County, Wyoming. The lessees paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination, April 1, 2002. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessees have agreed to the new lease terms for rentals of $5.00 per acre and royalties of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates. The lessees have paid the required $500 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessees have met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Section 31(e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188(e)). 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 $5.00 per acre; and The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing noncompetitive royalty rates.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0194
Document Number: 06-2069
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information to ensure operators and mining claimants meet their responsibilities while conducting exploration, mining, and reclamation work on public lands. BLM uses Forms 3809-1, 3809-2, 3809-4, 3809-4a, and 3809-5 to collect financial guarantee bond information for surface management activities. The nonform information under 43 CFR subpart 3809 authorizes operators and mining claimants to perform surface management activities under the General Mining Law.