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Notice of Availability of Sierra Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: E7-11140
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sierra planning area managed by the Folsom Field Office.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Butte Field Office, Montana
Document Number: E7-10887
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), and under the authority of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), a Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/EIS) has been prepared for public lands and resources administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Butte Field Office in Montana.
Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Casper Proposed Resource Management Plan (PRMP) and associated Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Wyoming; and Notice of Supplemental Information on Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) Provided in the Casper Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Associated Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Wyoming
Document Number: E7-10886
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
(1) In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) with its cooperating agencies has prepared a Proposed RMP and Final EIS for the Casper Field Office. The document is available for public review. (2) Pursuant to FLPMA, the BLM also announces the availability of supplemental information regarding proposed ACECs that were considered in the Draft Resource Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS), but only partially described in the original NOA published in the Federal Register (Vol. 71, No. 140) on July 21, 2006. This notice of supplemental information fulfills an administrative procedural requirement and presents no new information that was not already made available to the public during the previous 90-day comment period on the DRMP/DEIS.
Notice of Intent To Prepare Supplemental Air Quality Analysis Information for the Draft Supplement to the Montana Statewide Final Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) and Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans (RMP), Miles City, MT
Document Number: E7-10891
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Miles City Field Office, Montana, announces its intent to prepare supplemental air quality analysis information. On February 2, 2007, the BLM published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register announcing the release of the Draft SEIS for public review and comment. The 90-day comment period closed May 2, 2007. The BLM was notified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of air quality analysis deficiencies in the Draft SEIS. As a result, the BLM is preparing an additional air quality analysis. When the additional air quality analysis has been completed, the BLM will only accept comments from the public on the new information presented.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classifications; Arizona
Document Number: E7-10890
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-06
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 approximately 16 acres of public land in Pima County, Arizona, for lease or conveyance to the Drexel Heights Fire District under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended, and in keeping with section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, as amended. The Fire District proposes to use the land for the expansion of an existing fire station facility, operated by the Drexel Heights Fire District.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-10759
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-05
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 Aspect Energy LLC and G & H Production Company, LLC for competitive oil and gas lease WYW172904 for land in Weston 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.
Notice of Public Hearings Addressing the Use of Helicopter and Motorized Vehicles During the Capture of Wild Horses and Burros; Public Hearings (43 CFR 4740.1)
Document Number: E7-10743
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A public hearing addressing the use of motorized vehicles and helicopters during the capture of wild horses from the Spring Creek Basin Wild Horse Herd Management Area has been scheduled in Dolores, Colorado. A public hearing addressing the use of motorized vehicles and helicopters during the capture of wild horses from the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range has been scheduled in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Notice of Availability of Supplemental Information on Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and Associated Resource Use Limitations for Public Lands for the Draft Rawlins Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (Draft RMP/EIS), Laramie, Albany, Carbon, and Eastern Sweetwater Counties, WY
Document Number: E7-10735
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
On December 17, 2004, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Availability (Vol. 69, No. 242) of the Draft Rawlins Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for public review and comment in the Federal Register. BLM planning regulations at 43 CFR 1610.7-2 require the BLM to notify the public of proposed ACECs in a Federal Register Notice. The proposed ACECs and resource use limitations that are identified in the Draft RMP/EIS were not specifically identified in the original notice. This notice fulfills the regulatory requirements. (Supplemental information can be found in the original Notice of Availability (NOA) published in the Federal Register.)
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-10613
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-01
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 the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Shaktoolik, Alaska, named Reindeer Cove and are located in:
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-10608
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-01
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 Anadarko Petroleum Corp., El Paso E&P Company, LP, Maar County Line LP, Michiwest Energy Inc., Muskegon Development Co., North Finn LLC, Strickler County Line LP, William J. Strickler, Watson Street LP, and Walter Wood for competitive oil and gas lease WYW161144 for land in Johnson 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.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-10596
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-01
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 the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Shaktoolik, Alaska, named Christmas Mountain, and are located in:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-10314
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-30
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 The Port Graham Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Port Graham, Alaska, and are located in:
Montana: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E7-10240
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
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 Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register>.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-10222
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
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 Gana-a'Yoo, Limited, Successor in Interest to Notaaghleedin, Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Galena, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Seasonal Closure of Public Lands, San Juan County, CO
Document Number: E7-10166
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The San Juan Public Lands Center, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is giving notice that public lands near the Silverton Ski Area as described below, will be seasonally closed to all entry, from November 1 through the end of the seasonal ski area operation, but not later than June 15 of each year. This closure is necessary to protect skiers within the ski area boundaries and the general public during periods of avalanche control work as authorized under BLM permit/lease. The lands affected by this closure are described as a portion of those federal lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management within sections 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 of protracted Township 42 N., R.7 W., New Mexico Principal Meridian. These lands are further described as: beginning at a point 0.5 mile north of Cascade Gulch and extending northeasterly along the east side of Colorado State highway 110A to the junction of San Juan County 52, thence southeasterly along the Middle Fork of Cement Creek to the divide between the Middle Fork Cement Creek and the South Fork of the Animas River, thence south along the ridge line forming the Colorado Basin to Storm Peak, thence west along a descending ridge line to the tree line between Grassy Gulch and Cascade Gulch, thence, northwest to the point of the beginning. The BLM will post closure signs in this area. You may obtain maps of the closure area and information from the San Juan Public Lands Center in Durango, CO. Discussion of the Rule: Under the authority of 43 CFR 9268.3(d)(1)(I) and 43 CFR 8364.1(a), the BLM will enforce the following rule on public lands within the closed area as described above: You must not enter the closed area between November 1st through the end of the seasonal ski area operation, or June 15 of each year whichever is the last date of seasonal operation. Exemptions: Persons who are exempt from these rules include any Federal, State, or local officer or employee in the scope of their duties; Members of any organized rescue or fire-fighting force in performance of an official duty; and any person authorized in writing by the Bureau of Land Management. Penalties: The authorities for this closure are section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1733(a), 43 CFR 9268.3(a)(4) and 43 CFR 8360.0-7. Any person who violates this closure may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined no more than $1,000 or imprisoned for no more than 12 months, or both. Such violations may also be subject to the enhanced fines provided for by 18 U.S.C. 3571.
Notice of Intent To Amend the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan To Relocate a Utility Corridor; Nevada
Document Number: E7-10163
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to amend the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP) to allow for the relocation of a section of a BLM utility corridor, and to prepare an environmental assessment (EA), pursuant to Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) to analyze the effects of that action. The BLM proposes to relocate an 11.4-mile length of the half-mile wide BLM Utility Corridor that currently extends across the southern portion of Indian Springs in Clark County, NV. The Corridor as designated overlaps private lands. The amendment would relocate the Corridor further south behind Grandpa Mountain to avoid the private lands.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the January 2007 Amendment to the Plan of Operations for the Barrick Goldstrike Mine (Also Known as the Betze Project), Nevada
Document Number: E7-10162
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and 43 CFR part 3809, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko Field Office will be preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to analyze the environmental effects of the proposed amendment to the Plan of Operations for the Goldstrike Mine also known as the Betze Project, 25 miles north of Carlin, Nevada. The original EIS was completed in 1991. The Goldstrike Mine has continued in operation since that date.
Notice of Public Meeting, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 07-2650
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
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, New Mexico Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Public Meetings-John Day/Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC)
Document Number: E7-10135
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
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 Department of the Interior, BLM John Day Snake RAC will meet as indicated below: The John Day/Snake RAC is scheduled to meet on June 27, 2007, at the Walla Walla Suites at 7 E. Oak Street in Walla Walla, WA 99362. The meeting time will be from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A public comment period will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 1:15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time).The meeting may include such topics as off-highway vehicle and travel management, noxious weeds, planning, Sage grouse, and other matters as may reasonably come before the council. Meeting Procedures: The meeting is open to the public. The public may present written comments to the RAC. Depending on the number of persons wishing to provide oral comments and agenda topics to be covered, the time to do so may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance such as sign language interpretation, tour transportation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM representative indicated below. For a copy of the information to be distributed to the RAC members, please submit a written request to the BLM Prineville District Office 10 days prior to the meeting.
Meeting of the California Desert Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-10088
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92-463 and 94-579, that the California Desert District Advisory Council to the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, June 22, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and meet in formal session on Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Mission Inn, 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501. The Council and interested members of the public will depart for the field tour at 8 a.m. from the lobby of the Mission Inn. The public is welcome to participate in the tour but should plan on providing their own transportation, lunch, and beverage. Agenda topics for the formal session on Saturday will include updates by Council members and reports from the BLM District Manager and five field office managers. Additional agenda topics are being developed. Once finalized, the field tour and meeting agendas will be published in a news release prior to the meeting and posted on the BLM California state Web site at http://www.blm.gov/ca/news/rac.html.
Notice of Intent To Prepare Supplemental Draft Resource Management Plans and Environmental Impact Statements for the Vernal and Price Field Offices, Utah
Document Number: E7-10032
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Vernal and Price Field Offices, Utah, are preparing Supplemental Draft Resource Management Plans/Environmental Impact Statements (Draft RMP/EIS) to include additional information and analyses of wilderness characteristics on lands outside existing Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs). This information and analysis includes multiple areas in both the Vernal and Price Field Office planning areas.
Notice of Realty Action; Modified Competitive Sale of Public Land, Custer County, ID
Document Number: E7-9939
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and determined that one parcel of public land approximately 103.88 acres, located in Custer County, Idaho is suitable for disposal by modified competitive sale to all qualified members of the public, pursuant to Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E7-9938
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-23
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 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Colorado
Document Number: E7-9933
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior proposes to withdraw on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 4,138 acres of public lands for a period of 20 years to protect scenic, recreation, water quality, and wildlife habitat values in Routt County, Colorado. This notice temporarily segregates the lands for up to 2 years from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the mining laws, and the mineral and geothermal leasing laws while the 20- year withdrawal application is being processed.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Wyoming
Document Number: E7-9844
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-22
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 to the City of Rock Springs under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended, 7.8 acres of public land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The City of Rock Springs proposes to use the land for a Senior Citizens Center.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-9790
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-22
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 the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Mary's Igloo, Alaska, and are located in:
Oil and Gas Leasing; National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Document Number: E7-9696
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), proposes to amend its regulations at 43 CFR part 3130 pertaining to oil and gas resources in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A). The proposed rule would make oil and gas administrative procedures in NPR-A consistent with Section 347 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The proposed rule would amend the administrative procedures for the efficient transfer, consolidation, segregation, suspension, and unitization of Federal leases in the NPR-A. The rule would also make changes to the way the BLM processes lease renewals, lease extensions, lease expirations, lease agreements, exploration incentives, lease consolidations, and termination of administration for conveyed lands in the NPR-A. Finally, the rule would make the NPR-A regulation on additional bonding consistent with the regulations that apply outside of the NPR-A.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement, Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field Development Project, Carbon County, WY
Document Number: E7-9685
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
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 Atlantic Rim Natural Gas Field Development Project, Carbon County, Wyoming.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: E7-9653
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-21
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 survey of the lands described below thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-9637
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
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 Dominion Exploration & Production, Inc. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW129550 for land in Johnson 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.
WYOMING: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-9598
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
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 Kennedy Oil for competitive oil and gas lease WYW138450 for land in Johnson 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.
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting; Call for Nominations
Document Number: E7-9587
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management is publishing this notice under section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and BLM regulations found at 43 CFR Subpart 1784. The notice requests the public to submit nominations for membership on the Canyons of the Ancients Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee is necessary to advise the Secretary and BLM on resource management issues associated with Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.
Public Land Order No. 7675; Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction, Petrified Forest National Park Expansion; Arizona
Document Number: E7-9586
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order transfers administrative jurisdiction over 15,228.05 acres of public lands from the Bureau of Land Management to the National Park Service for the expansion of the Petrified Forest National Park.
Notice of Temporary Off-Highway Vehicle Restriction
Document Number: E7-9583
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subpart 8364.1, Sec. 8341.2 and Sec. 9268.3, notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Salmon Field Office will temporarily restrict motorized access on approximately 50 acres of public lands within an area known as ``Tower Bottoms.''
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement on a Plan of Operations for the Graymont Western U.S. proposed expansion of the Indian Creek Limestone Mine and To Initiate the Public Scoping Period, in Montana
Document Number: E7-9576
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and 43 CFR part 3809, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Butte Field Office will be directing the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by a third-party contractor on the potential impacts of a proposed Plan of Operations for a proposed expansion of limestone mining operations by Graymont Western U.S., Inc.
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; New Mexico
Document Number: E7-9528
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that land located in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to Santa Fe County under authority of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP), as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The county plans to use the land for an organized, county recreation area.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP) Classification; Wyoming
Document Number: E7-9527
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-17
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 R&PP Act, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), the following parcel of public lands located in the Bridger Valley area, in Uinta County, Wyoming. The land has been leased under the R&PP Act to Uinta County for use as a sanitary landfill since 1977. The lands are described as follows:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-9400
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
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 Deloycheet, Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of Holy Cross, Alaska, and are located in:
New Mexico Resource Advisory Council, Notice of Call for Nominations
Document Number: E7-9385
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for vacant positions on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The RAC provides advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within New Mexico. Public nominations will be considered until June 18, 2007.
Notice of Public Meeting of the Federal/State Joint Pipeline Office Executive Council
Document Number: E7-9284
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Register requirements to announce meetings the Federal/State Joint Pipeline Office will meet as indicated below.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 07-2316
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-10
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, Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on June 8, 2007, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review of the March 8, 2007, Meeting Minutes for RAC and RRAC business; BLM State Director's Update on Statewide Issues; Presentations on Proposed Tri-State Shooting Range and Arizona Water Rights; RAC Questions on BLM Field Managers Rangeland Resource Team Proposals; and, Reports by RAC Working Groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on June 8, 2007, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been designated the Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC), and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on June 8, will include discussion and review of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, updated 4th Quarter Schedule of Fiscal Year 2007 BLM and FS recreation fee proposals, and two FS fee proposals in Arizona: (1) Alto Pit OHV Use Area (Prescott National Forest): Ten minutes from downtown Prescott, and 2 hours from Phoenix and Flagstaff, this fee proposal would add a campground fee at a rate of $10 per night per campsite for single sites and $20 per night for a double site. Improvements include 10 single family sites and one double family site, three toilets, picnic tables, fire rings, loading and unloading area, 9 miles of internal designated trail system, additional external connection trails, 20 acres of designated cross county area, children's OHV play area, and year-round on site host. (2) Haigler Canyon Campground and Day Use Area (Tonto National Forest): Proposed $6 per vehicle fee for overnight camping and day-use at Haigler Canyon Recreation Site near Young, Arizona. Major improvements will increase facilities and services available to the public. Fee revenues will be used for the continued operation and maintenance. A quality, water-based recreational experience will be provided for day-users, campers, hikers, and anglers. The site will include developed campsites and day-use areas plus space for campground hosts. Fourteen campsites will be provided with a picnic table, fire ring with cooking surface, and a tent pad. Campsites will offer hardened sites for tent trailers and tents. Walk-in campsites will be part of developed campsites. Day-use facilities will provide parking for 10-15 vehicles, picnic tables, and barbecue grills. Following the FS and BLM proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting to public comments on the fee proposals. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will reconvene to provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposals and discuss future RAC meetings and locations.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Nebraska
Document Number: E7-8779
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is scheduled to file the plat of survey of the lands described below thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Meeting Notice for the Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-8778
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The next Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC) meeting is set for 8 a.m., Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11, at the Holiday Inn Ontario, 1249 Tapadara Avenue. Agenda items for the 2-day session include updates on transportation planning efforts for Oregon and Washington Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service administered lands; information sharing regarding the Energy Policy Act and energy development projects on public lands in southeast Oregon; and a discussion on juniper management and review of a locally produced video regarding managing juniper in eastern Oregon. Council members will also hear updates from the Designated Federal Officials, give liaison and subgroup reports, develop agenda items for the August meeting, and spend Friday touring the Leslie Gulch area. Any 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 period at 1 p.m. Those who verbally address the SEORAC during the public comment period 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 Tara Martinak at the Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738, prior to the start of the meeting. If you send information or general correspondence to anyone at the Burns District Office and would like a copy given to the SEORAC, please write ``COPY TO SEORAC'' on the envelope and enclosed document(s). The SEORAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in southeast Oregon.
Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E7-8754
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 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.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0041
Document Number: 07-2253
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
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) plans to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from permittees and lessees on the actual grazing use by their livestock. The BLM requires permittees and lessees to submit the required information on Forms 4130-1 4130-1a, 4130-1b, 4130-3a, 4130-4, and 4130-5 and, nonform information under 43 CFR subparts 4110 and 4130 for grazing use management.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E7-8660
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-07
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, Ltd., Successor in Interest to Chamai, Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of McGrath, Alaska, and are located in:
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E7-8616
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
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 Loco for competitive oil and gas lease WYW137666 for land in Natrona 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.
Notice of Public Meeting, Recreation Subcommittee of the Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho
Document Number: E7-8592
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
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) subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action; Competitive Sale of Public Land; Humboldt and Pershing Counties, NV
Document Number: E7-8502
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Three parcels of land, one 1,909.58 acres (Parcel N-66278) and one 1,160 acres (Parcel N-77446) located in northeast Humboldt County, Nevada, and one parcel of land, equaling 798.04 acres (Parcel N-66128) located in southeast Pershing County, Nevada, totaling 3,867.62 acres of Federal public land, have been examined and found suitable for disposal utilizing competitive sale procedures. The authority for the sale is sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1701, 1713 and 1719).
Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease TXNM 115039
Document Number: E7-8488
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the provisions of 43 CFR 3108.2-3(b)(2), Energy Equities, Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease TXNM 115039 for lands in Shelby County, Texas, and was accompanied by all required rentals and royalties accruing from December 1, 2006, the date of termination.