Land Management Bureau September 23, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona
Document Number: E8-22291
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey of the described lands were officially filed in the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix, Arizona, on dates indicated.
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: E8-22255
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This final rule amends the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mineral resources regulations to update some fees that cover the BLM's cost of processing certain documents relating to its mineral programs and some filing fees for mineral-related documents. These updates include fees for actions such as lease applications, name changes, corporate mergers, and lease consolidations.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0004
Document Number: E8-22250
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
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 from those persons who submit Form 2520-1 to apply for a desert-land entry to reclaim, irrigate, and cultivate arid and semiarid public lands in the Western United States. The BLM uses this information to determine if the applicant is eligible to make a desert-land entry under the appropriate land entry laws.
Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Approval Number 1004-0153
Document Number: E8-22244
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
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) is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from persons who seek to acquire the Federally-owned (reserved) mineral interests underlying their surface estate. BLM collects this information to verify that the applicant is the surface owner that overlies the Federally- owned mineral rights and that statutory requirements for their conveyance are met. The regulations under 43 CFR Part 2720 authorize BLM to collect information (no specific form is required) to convey Federally-owned mineral interests to surface owners if certain conditions are met.
Public Land Order No. 7716; Withdrawal of Federal Lands and Transfer of Jurisdiction; California
Document Number: E8-22241
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws approximately 472 acres of lands from surface entry and mining, and transfers jurisdiction of the lands to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be managed as part of the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge. The lands will remain open to mineral and geothermal leasing, and mineral material sales.
Notice of Realty Action; Airport Lease, Sitka, Alaska
Document Number: E8-22238
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
The State of Alaska, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (proponent) submitted an application for a 20 year lease for 222 acres to continue and maintain safe operations at the Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport in Sitka, AK pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 211; 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. and regulations at 43 CFR part 2911.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: E8-22191
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
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.