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Notice of Public Meeting, Dakotas Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E6-14027
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-24
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), Dakotas Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council (Colorado)
Document Number: E6-13978
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-23
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) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho
Document Number: E6-13959
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-23
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) Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License Application, Colorado
Document Number: E6-13928
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to section 2(b) the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 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 Title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, (CFR), Subpart 3410, all interested qualified parties, as provided in 43 CFR 3472.1 are hereby invited to participate with Ark Land Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following described lands in Garfield County, Colorado.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; WY
Document Number: E6-13927
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act three parcels of public lands located near Cora, Pinedale and Marbleton, all located in Sublette County, Wyoming. Sublette County intends to use the lands for the existing snowmobile track, a public golf course, and to expand the County road maintenance facilities.
National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006
Document Number: E6-13925
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
National Petroleum ReserveAlaska; Notice of Sale and Notice of Availability of the Detailed Statement of Sale for Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2006. The Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, will hold an oil and gas lease sale bid opening for the Northeast and Northwest Planning Areas of the National Petroleum ReserveAlaska. Tracts offered for competitive bid in the Northeast Planning Area cover land not previously offered for sale, as identified in the January 11, 2006, Record of Decision on the Amended Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement; land previously offered in Sale Numbers 991 (1999) and 2002, but for which no bid was received; and land from leases issued after the 2002 Sale that have been relinquished by lessees. All the tracts in the Northwest Planning Area cover land offered in the 2004 Sale but that did not receive any bid.
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E6-13830
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-22
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) Canyons of the Ancients National Monument (Monument) Advisory Committee (Committee), will meet as directed below.
Notice of Public Meeting: Northeast California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E6-13817
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-22
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.
Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License Application, Wyoming
Document Number: E6-13633
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-18
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 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 3410, all interested qualified parties, as provided in 43 CFR 3472.1, are hereby invited to participate with Jacobs Ranch Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following-described lands in Campbell County, Wyoming:
Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, North Dakota
Document Number: E6-13608
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the United States Department of Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Montana State Office, will offer coal reserves in the lands described below in Oliver County, North Dakota, hereinafter described as Federal coal lease application (LBA) NDM 95104 for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions for competitive lease sales in 43 CFR 22.2(a), and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended and supplemented (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq.).
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; NM
Document Number: 06-6972
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-17
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.
Filing of Plat of Survey, Maine; Correction
Document Number: E6-13337
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management published a notice in the Federal Register concerning the filing of a plat of survey. The notice contained an incorrect filing time period.
Implementation of the Geothermal Sections of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; Public Meeting
Document Number: 06-6888
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A public meeting is being held by the Bureau of Land Management and the Minerals Management Service to receive comments from the public and industry related to the two sets of draft rules that were written in response to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which mandated comprehensive changes to leasing and royalty policies to encourage geothermal energy use without imposing additional administrative burdens on industry or governmental agencies.
Information Collection Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 06-6899
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 06-6890
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice announces a meeting of the Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The business meeting will be held on September 6, 2006, in St. George, Utah, at the Arizona Strip District Office located at 245 East Riverside Drive. It will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. The agenda items to be covered include: Review of the March 2 and June 8, 2006, Meeting Minutes; BLM State Director's Update on Statewide Issues; Presentations BLM's Vermilion Cliffs National MonumentCoyote Buttes North; and growing interest in uranium mining on the Arizona Strip; Updates on the Recreation Resource Advisory Committee, and Arizona Land Use Planning; RAC Questions on written reports from BLM Field Managers; Field Office Rangeland Resource Team Proposals; Reports by the Standards and Guidelines, Recreation, Off-Highway Vehicle Use, Public Relations, Land Use Planning and Tenure, and Wild Horse and Burro Working Groups; Reports from RAC members; and discussion of future meetings. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on September 6, 2006, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council.
Information Collection Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 06-6886
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Information Collection Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 06-6885
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice of Supplementary Rules for Public Land in South Dakota
Document Number: E6-12927
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) South Dakota Field Office is publishing supplementary rules for public lands in the Fort Meade Recreation Area in the state of South Dakota. The rules are needed in order to protect the area's natural resources and provide for public health and safety. The rules are based on existing regulations and address use, camping and occupancy, vehicles and off-road vehicles, conduct, firearms and permits. The supplementary rules promote consistency between BLM and other natural resource agencies including the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department.
Northern San Juan Basin Coal Bed Methane Development Project, CO
Document Number: E6-12610
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 and other regulatory requirements, the Joint Lead Agencies announce the availability of the Northern San Juan Basin Coal Bed Methane Development Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for coal bed natural gas development in the northern portion of the San Juan Basin, in La Plata and Archuleta Counties, Colorado. The Joint Lead Agencies have prepared the FEIS to provide agency decision makers and the public with comprehensive environmental impact information on which to base coal bed natural gas project development decisions.
Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Project
Document Number: E6-12952
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Development Project FEIS. The FEIS analyzes the environmental consequences of a proposed natural gas development and production operations on the 270,080 acres Atlantic Rim project area. The area is located within the administrative jurisdiction of the BLM Rawlins Field Office, and runs in an arc between Rawlins and Baggs in Townships 12-20 North, Ranges 89-93 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Carbon County, Wyoming.
Conveyance of Mineral Interests in California
Document Number: E6-12933
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management has received an application has been filed for the conveyance of the Federally owned mineral interest in the tract of land described below in this notice. Publication of this notice temporarily segregates the mineral interests in the public lands covered by the application from appropriation under the mining and mineral leasing laws while the application is being processed.
Emergency Closure and Segregation of Federal Lands in Amador, Placer, Nevada and Tuolumne Counties, CA
Document Number: E6-12932
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that all BLM-administered public lands at the Pond, Poore, Gold Run, Poison Lake, Davis and Longfellow abandoned mine land (AML) sites located in Amador, Placer, Nevada and Tuolumne Counties, California are closed to all forms of entry by the public, including mineral entry under the 1872 Mining Law. This closure is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with these sites and to enable the remediation of the sites pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). Sampling of water and sediment at these sites indicates substantial amounts of mercury and/or arsenic are present in sluice tunnel floor sediments and in mill tailings. Shafts and tunnel inlets/outlets are also present at these sites. These conditions represent significant health and physical safety hazards to the public. The closure and segregation of these lands from all forms of land and mineral entry is also needed to prevent the location of any new mining claims on these lands pending completion of necessary removal and remediation actions. This closure will remain in effect until the Folsom Field Manager determines it is no longer needed. This closure does not apply to authorized employees and contractors.
Arizona: Temporary Off-Highway Vehicle Restriction, Bureau of Land Management, Yuma Field Office
Document Number: E6-12931
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-09
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 restrict all forms of motorized travel within 122.02 acres of public land. The public lands affected by this temporary restriction are located in lots 1, 18, and 19, SE\1/4\SW\1/4\, and Tract 38, section 6, Township 11 South, Range 22 East, San Bernardino Meridian, Imperial County, California. Employees of the BLM and any other local, state, and Federal wildlife management, law enforcement, and fire protection personnel, while operating within the scope of their official duties, are exempt from this restriction. Access by additional parties may be allowed, but must be approved in advance in writing by the BLM Yuma Field Manager. The BLM has issued this restriction by the authority provided in 43 Code of Federal Regulations 8341.2(a), 8364.1, and 9268.3, promulgated pursuant to the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, as amended (90 Stat. 2763; 43 United States Code 1732). The BLM is implementing this restriction to minimize damage to soil, watershed, vegetation, and cultural resources of the public lands. Violations of this restriction are punishable by a fine not to exceed $100,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months as authorized by Title 18, United States Code, Sections 3571 and 3581.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification and Conveyance; Vilas County, WI
Document Number: 06-6782
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), 63.67 acres in Vilas County, Wisconsin. The Vilas County Forestry, Recreation and Land Department has filed an application and plans proposing to use the land for recreational purposes.
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E6-12830
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-08
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), Eastern Montana Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; California
Document Number: E6-12795
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), approximately 2.5 acres of public land in Inyo County, California. The Southern Inyo County Fire Protection District proposes to use the land for a fire station and related facilities to include a water well with storage tanks, a helipad, two shade structures, two storage buildings, and a septic system enclosed within a chain link fence, as specified in the County's development plan (henceforth, fire station).
Notice of Seasonal Closure of Public Lands
Document Number: E6-12640
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) subpart 8364, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hollister Field Office will seasonally restrict public access to certain BLM-administered public lands during the period of June 1, 2006 through October 15, 2006. This seasonal closure is needed to ensure visitor safety and protect public land users from potential health risks associated with naturally occurring asbestos found within the closure area. This seasonal closure affects public lands located within the 30,000-acre Serpentine Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) situated within the Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA). Public access within this area will only be allowed on county roads and the following route segments: R011 to Wright Mountain Gate, R016, T153 from the junction of R011 to San Carlos peak, and R02 to the junction of T107. Limited non-motorized use will be allowed adjacent to the routes identified above, or by written authorization from the Hollister Field Manager. Personnel of the BLM, California Department of Fish and Game, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and law enforcement, fire, and emergency personnel are exempt from this closure only when performing official duties. Operators of communication facilities may perform maintenance activities; livestock operators may perform permitted activities, and private in-holders may access their private property, as approved.
Notice of Continuation of Temporary Closure of Castle Rocks State Park and Castle Rocks Inter-Agency Recreation Area Near Almo, ID
Document Number: E6-12636
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management announces the continuation of temporary closure of certain public lands in Cassia County. This closure prohibits bolting and placement of fixed anchors to rocks, and overnight camping. This is to allow further time for analysis of a fixed anchor management plan.
Request for Public Nomination of Qualified Properties for Potential Purchase by the Federal Government in the State of Colorado
Document Number: E6-12611
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-04
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 lands within the State of Colorado for possible acquisition by the Federal Government acting through the federal agencies identified below. Such lands must be (1) inholdings within a federally designated area or (2) lands that are adjacent to federally designated areas and contain exceptional resources.
Modification of Closure of Selected Public Lands in Pima County, AZ
Document Number: E6-12609
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order restricts all public use on a year-round basis on approximately 289 acres of public lands in the Saginaw Hill area administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Tucson Field Office, Arizona. Existing management designations established in the Phoenix Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, dated September 1989, remain unchanged. This order modifies the restriction order published in the Federal Register, Vol. 70, No. 68, Monday, April 11, 2005, page 18420. This order is issued under the authority of 43 CFR 8364.1 and affects the following public lands:
Correction to Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
Document Number: E6-12606
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Federal Register Notice has an incorrect date for nominations to be submitted to the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. The corrected notice extends the date to September 5, 2006. The nominations should be submitted to the National Wild Horse and Burro Program, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 12000, Reno, Nevada 89520-0006, Attn: Ramona DeLorme: fax (775) 861-6711.
Call for Nominations for Utah's Resource Advisory Council Vacancy
Document Number: E6-12559
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1730) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Section 309 of FLPMA authorizes the Secretary to establish 10 to 15 member citizen-based advisory councils, whose operation shall be consistent with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by FACA, Resource Advisory Council (RAC) membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The BLM regulations governing RACs are found at 43 CFR part 1784. The BLM Utah State Office is hosting a call for nominations for a Transportation/Rights-of-Way position on the Utah RAC. Upon appointment, the individual selected to this position will fill the seat until September 20, 2008, the remainder of this position's term.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases MTM 93186 and MTM 93187
Document Number: E6-12557
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Coastal Petroleum Company timely filed petitions for reinstatement of oil and gas leases MTM 93186 and MTM 93187, Valley County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $5 per acre and 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of each lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the leases per Sec. 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the leases, effective the date of termination subject to: The original terms and conditions of the leases; The increased rental of $5 per acre for each lease; The increased royalty of 16 \2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate for each lease; and The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U. S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: E6-12550
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
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) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meetings, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council Meeting and Challis OHV Subgroup Meeting
Document Number: E6-12538
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
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) Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Group 29, Maine; Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E6-12097
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This is to give public notice of a survey plat filing for the State of Maine as requested by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease NDM 94462
Document Number: 06-6663
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease. NDM 94462, Mountrail County, North Dakota. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rental and royalty of $10 per acre and 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). 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 per acre for the lease; The increased royalty 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentage above the existing competitive royalty rate for the lease; and The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
Notice of Invitation for Coal Exploration License Application, Colorado
Document Number: E6-12440
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of February 25, 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 Title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, Subpart 3410, all interested qualified parties, as provided in 43 CFR 3472.1 are hereby invited to participate with Bowie Resources, LLC, on a pro rata sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America containing the following described lands in Delta County, Colorado.
Notice of Federal Competitive Coal Lease Sale, CO
Document Number: E6-12438
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado State Office, will offer certain coal resources in the Wadge seam in Routt County, Colorado, hereinafter described as Federal coal lease application (LBA) COC 67514 for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions for competitive lease sales in 43 CFR 3422.2(a), and the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended and supplemented (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq.).
Notice of Correction to Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Jack Morrow Hills Coordinated Activity Plan and Green River Resource Management Plan Amendment, Wyoming
Document Number: E6-12423
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) inadvertently published an incorrect version of this notice in the Federal Register on July 20, 2006 [71 FR 41234]. The BLM is republishing the revised version of this notice. In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Jack Morrow Hills Coordinated Activity Plan (JMH CAP) and Green River Resource Management Plan (GRRMP) Amendment. The ROD documents the BLM's decision to approve a land use plan amendment that addresses approximately 574,800 acres of public land located in Sweetwater, Sublette, and Fremont counties in southwestern Wyoming. The JMH CAP/ GRRMP Amendment contains land use plan decisions that supersede previous land use planning decisions made in the GRRMP and completes decisions deferred in the GRRMP. The JMH CAP/ROD went into effect on the date the Wyoming State Director signed the ROD.
Notice of Realty Action: Modified Competitive Sale of Public Land in Langlade County, WI
Document Number: E6-12422
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 1.18 acre parcel of land located in Langlade County, Wisconsin at not less than the appraised fair market value (FMV). The Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States (BLM-ES), Milwaukee Field Manager has determined the parcel will be offered for sale only to the current adjoining landowners under modified competitive sale procedures because the parcel has no legal access via a public road and is surrounded by private lands.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Nebraska
Document Number: E6-12135
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-28
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 Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Southern California Edison Devers-Palo Verde No. 2 Transmission Line Project, California
Document Number: E6-12112
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended (Pub. L. 91-190, 42 U.S.C. 4321-4347), and 40 CFR parts 1500-1508, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), together with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), hereby gives notice that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Southern California Edison Company (SCE) Devers-Palo Verde No. 2 Transmission Line Project is available for public review and comment. The BLM is the lead Federal agency for the preparation of this EIS in compliance with the requirements of NEPA. The CPUC is the lead State of California agency for the preparation of this EIR in compliance with the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This notice serves as an invitation for the public and other cooperating agencies to provide comments on the scope and content of the Draft EIS/EIR.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-12089
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-28
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 COC68455 from Western Energy Resources Inc. for lands in Gunnison 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-12088
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-28
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 COC68483 from Western Energy Resources Inc. for lands in Gunnison 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E6-12087
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-28
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 COC64777 from Vessels Coal Gas Inc for lands in Delta 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 Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E6-12019
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-27
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 Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.
Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E6-12017
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) will hold a meeting Monday, August 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Ontario, 1249 Tapadera Avenue, Ontario, Oregon 97914. A field trip to the Bully Creek area of the Vale District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for SEORAC members will follow on Tuesday, August 8. Agenda items for Monday's session include liaison reports from SEORAC members; updates from Designated Federal Officials; follow-up information sharing on the Grazing Administration Rule, the Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RAC), and Statewide transportation planning and a joint sub-committee with the John Day/Snake RAC; review of SEORAC jurisdictional boundaries and district-by-district planning efforts through fiscal year 2007; and discussion on the Malheur National Forest Plan, energy issues, the monitoring pilot project, and possible RAC involvement. Other matters that may reasonably come before the SEORAC may also be addressed. The public is welcome to attend all portions of the meeting and may contribute during the public comment session at 11 a.m. Those who verbally address the SEORAC during public comment are asked to also provide a written statement of their comments or presentation. Unless otherwise approved by the SEORAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes, and each speaker may address the SEORAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. If you have information you would like distributed to SEORAC members, please send it to Sally Nelson at the Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, prior to the start of the meeting.
Cancellation of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group Meeting
Document Number: E6-12014
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The August 1, 2006 PAWG meeting has been cancelled. Another PAWG meeting will be announced when new PAWG members have been appointed.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Red Cliff Coal Mine, Railroad Spur Line, and Other Associated Surface Facilities in Garfield County and Mesa County, CO
Document Number: E6-12010
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-27
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 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Grand Junction Field Office located in Grand Junction, CO, will be directing the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Proposed Red Cliff Coal Mine near Loma, Colorado, including Right-of-Way and Land Use Applications for facilities on Federal Lands, submitted by CAM-Colorado, LLC (CAM). The EIS will analyze the development of surface facilities for coal mining associated with CAM's proposed underground Red Cliff Mine, including roads, a water pipeline, coal stockpile and waste disposal areas, a coal preparation plant, the mine portal, other administrative and operations facilities, and a railroad spur line that would connect to the existing Union Pacific Railroad line near Mack, Colorado. Cooperating agencies include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Office of Surface Mining, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Mesa County, and Garfield County. The BLM invites the public to participate in the NEPA process.