Notice of Rescheduled Annual Tour of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group on September 26th, 2008
In accordance with the Record of Decision for the Pinedale Anticline Environmental Impact Statement (2000) the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Anticline Working Group (PAWG) will conduct its annual tour of the Pinedale Anticline Project Area in Pinedale, Wyoming on Friday, September 26th, 2008. The tour is open to the public and will begin at the BLM Pinedale field office at 8:30 a.m. To take part in the tour, an RSVP is required no later than Friday, September 19th, 2008.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Buffalo Gulch Mining Project, Cottonwood Field Office, Idaho County, ID
The Bureau of Land Management Cottonwood Field Office will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) consistent with the regulations pertaining to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Under the provisions of Section 102(2)(c) of the NEPA, the BLM announces its intentions to prepare an EIS and solicit public comments regarding issues and resource information for this project. The BLM will analyze a proposal from Elk City Mining, LLC (ECM) to advance the Buffalo Gulch Mining Project to full scale production near Elk City, Idaho County, Idaho. This project was originally permitted in 1990 but never went into production. ECM's Plan of Operations includes an open pit mining operation and a cyanide heap leach facility to recover gold from the mined ore on their unpatented mining claims.
Realty Action; Conveyance of Public Lands; Wyoming
The following public lands in Big Horn County have been found suitable for conveyance to Big Horn County for airport purposes under the Act of May 24, 1928, as amended and 49 U.S.C. 47125 (2006).
Public Land Order No. 7697; Transfer of Public Land for the Crescent Junction Uranium Mill Tailings Repository; Utah; Correction
The Bureau of Land Management published a document in the Federal Register on March 31, 2008, transferring public land to the Department of Energy. The document contained some errors in the land description.
National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Oil and Gas Lease Sale 2008
The Bureau of Land Management's Alaska State Office will hold an oil and gas lease sale bid opening for all available tracts in the Northeast Planning Area, tracts straddling the Ikpikpuk River in the Northeast and Northwest planning areas, and tracts in the southern portion of the Northwest Planning Area. With the exception of new tracts in the Northwest Planning Area north of the Colville River, all tracts have been offered previously. Additionally, leased tracts that have been relinquished will be available in this sale.