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Notice of Availability of Fire, Fuels and Related Vegetation Management Direction Proposed Plan Amendment and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E8-3784
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Burley and the Shoshone Field Offices of the Twin Falls District and the Pocatello and Upper Snake Field Offices of the Idaho Falls District of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), located in south-central and eastern Idaho, have prepared a proposed land use plan amendment and environmental impact statement to establish management guidance and objectives for vegetation resources as they relate to fire and fuels. This planning process is in conformance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy of 1995, as revised. The Proposed Plan Amendment is Alternative E, developed in response to public comment. Alternative E, which emphasizes protection and restoration of both rangeland and forest resources, is also considered to be the environmentally preferred alternative.
Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: E8-3782
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RACs) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within their geographic areas. The BLM will consider public nominations for 45 days after the publication date of this notice.
Notice of Public Meetings, McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: E8-3775
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) Advisory Council will hold two meetings, scheduled on March 20, 2008 and September 18, 2008. The meetings will begin at 4 p.m. and will be held at the Mesa County Administration Building; 544 Rood Avenue, Grand Junction, CO.
Notice of Intent
Document Number: E8-3677
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Upper Snake Field Office, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Upper Snake Field Office of the Idaho Falls District in eastern Idaho. Publication of this Notice also initiates a public scoping period to extend until 15 days after the last public scoping meeting. The RMP will address management of approximately 1.8 million acres of public land and will replace the following land use plans: Big Desert Management Framework Plan (MFP) (1980), Big Lost MFP (1983), Little Lost-Birch Creek MFP (1985) and the Medicine Lodge RMP (1985).
Proposed Issuance of Recordable Disclaimer of Interest; Umatilla County, Oregon
Document Number: E8-3705
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
An application has been filed by Kent and Celia Heady for a recordable disclaimer of interest involving 0.65 acre of land in Umatilla County, Oregon, to remove a cloud on the title. The United States did not acquire title to the entire subject parcel because the land had been adversely possessed prior to the United States taking title to it. Therefore, the United States of America hereby gives notice of its intention to disclaim and release all interest in the land to the owner of record.
Public Land Order No. 7689; Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated June 28, 1943; Utah
Document Number: E8-3608
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes a Secretarial Order in its entirety, as it affects the remaining 160 acres of lands in Box Elder and Cache Counties, Utah, withdrawn from surface entry and mining on behalf of the Bureau of Reclamation for the Bear River Storage Project. The lands are no longer needed for reclamation purposes and this order will open the lands to surface entry and mining.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: E8-3473
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey of the following described lands were officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon, on February 6, 2008.
Notice of Invitation to Participate in Coal Exploration License, Utah
Document Number: E8-3322
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-22
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 Ark Land Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in its program for the exploration of coal deposits in certain Federal coal deposits owned by the United States of America in the following-described lands in Sevier County, Utah:
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E8-3319
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice of the decision approving lands for conveyance to Bay View Incorporated, pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, was published in the Federal Register on February 11, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 28). The notice contained an error in the land description. The correct description is as follows:
Supplement to Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Pinedale Field Office To List Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern and Specific Associated Resource Use Limitations for Public Lands in Sublette and Lincoln Counties, WY
Document Number: E8-3251
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A notice of availability for the Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Pinedale Field Office planning area in Sublette and Lincoln Counties, Wyoming was published in the Federal Register, volume 72, number 32, on February 16, 2007. This supplements that Notice with information on existing and potential Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs) considered within the Draft RMP and EIS and also provides a 60-day comment period on the proposed ACECs as required by 43 CFR 1610.7-2.
Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: E8-3072
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-20
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 hold a meeting as indicated below.
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E8-2945
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 Devon Energy Production Company, L.P. and Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP for competitive oil and gas lease WYW174845 for land in Converse 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: E8-2943
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 Contex Energy Company for competitive oil and gas lease WYW164747 for land in Washakie 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: E8-2942
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 Contex Energy Company for competitive oil and gas lease WYW164744 for land in Washakie 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: E8-2941
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
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 Devon Energy Production Company, L.P. and Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Onshore LP for competitive oil and gas lease WYW148913 for land in Converse 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 Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases OKNM 116599, OKNM 116600,OKNM 116604, OKNM 116605, OKNM 116606, OKNM 116607, OKNM 116609
Document Number: E8-2846
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the Class II provisions of Title IV, Public Law 97-541, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a Petition for Reinstatement of Oil and Gas Leases OKNM 116599, OKNM 116600, OKNM 116604, OKNM 116605, OKNM 116606, OKNM 116607 and OKNM 116609 from the lessee, Upland Exploration, Inc., for lands in Le Flore County, Oklahoma. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the leases terminated under the law.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Sierra Resource Management Plan
Document Number: E8-2768
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations and policies, the BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Sierra (California) Resource Management Plan (RMP) for public lands administered by the Folsom Field Office. The California State Director has signed the ROD, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the RMP effective immediately.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; SDM 96171
Document Number: E8-2802
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), BTA Oil Producers, LLC timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease SDM 96171, Harding County, South 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 rentals and royalties 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; The increased royalty of 16\2/3\ percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and The $163 cost of publishing this Notice.
Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-2791
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
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) Central California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will hold a public tour as indicated below.
Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, Wyoming
Document Number: E8-2043
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that certain coal resources in the North Maysdorf Coal Tract described below in Campbell County, Wyoming, will be reoffered for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq.).
Notice of Utah's Recreation Resource Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E8-2546
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-13
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's (BLM) Utah Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (RRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Phoenix Copper Leach Project, Lander County, NV
Document Number: E8-2539
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 40 CFR 1500-1508, and 43 CFR 3809, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Battle Mountain Field Office will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Phoenix Copper Leach Project located in Lander County, Nevada. The proposal includes expansion of the existing project boundary, construction and operation of a copper beneficiation facility, and development of new leaching facilities at the Phoenix Mine. This notice initiates the public scoping process and announces a public meeting.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E8-2504
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-11
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 Bay View Incorporated. The lands are in the vicinity of Ivanof Bay, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed “M” Pit Mine Expansion at Montana Tunnels Mine, Jefferson County, Montana
Document Number: E8-2242
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
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.), a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been prepared for the Montana Tunnels Mine ``M'' Pit Mine Expansion administered by the Bureau of Land Management's Butte Field Office (BLM) and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Operations on public lands are on mining claims located in accordance with the General Mining Law of 1872, as amended (30 U.S.C. 22 et seq.). The public is invited to review and comment on the range and adequacy of the draft alternatives and associated environmental effects. For comments to be most helpful, they should relate to specific concerns or conflicts that are within the legal responsibilities of the BLM and DEQ. The DEIS addresses alternatives associated with Montana Tunnels Mine ``M'' Pit Mine Expansion.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project, Nevada
Document Number: E8-2231
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
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.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that analyzes a proposed right-of-way for groundwater and conveyance facilities in Lincoln County. This notice initiates the public review process on the FEIS.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 08-550
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
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 (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on March 6, 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the 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 December 6, 2007, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director's update on statewide issues; presentations on BLM Route Evaluation and Designation Process; Healthy Lands Initiative; and the National Landscape Conservation System; Discussion on the 2008 RAC Annual Work Plan; 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 March 6, 2007, for any interested persons who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been designated the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Services (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on March 6 will include review and discussion of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, REA Work Group meeting schedule and future BLM/FS recreation fee proposals. In addition, the following FS fee proposal will be discussed: (1) Kentucky Camp Headquarters Building (Coronado National Forest)The Forest Service is considering a change in permit fees for rental of historic structures at Kentucky Camp. The current fee is $75/ night to rent the small restored cabin, which accommodates up to 5 people. The proposed fee increase of $200 will include 2-nights' rental of the cabin and 1-day-use rental of the restored Headquarters building, accommodating up to 50 people. The proposed fees are in line with those charged by the nearest private enterprise offering similar facilities. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future RAC meetings and locations.
Temporary Road Closure of BLM-Administered Road; Rio Blanco County, CO
Document Number: E8-2255
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that a certain access road in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, is 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 road affected by this closure is specifically identified as follows:
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Land Administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Colorado, Relating to Camping and Occupancy of Public Lands
Document Number: E8-2137
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing these supplementary rules for public lands within the State of Colorado, relating to camping. These rules extend the time period and distance the camping public must move once the current 14-day stay limit is reached. These supplementary rules are needed to protect natural resources and provide for public health and safety. They are based upon existing regulations that address camping and residency, and update existing supplementary rules specific to camping stay limits. These supplementary rules further promote consistency between the BLM and similar rules of other natural resource agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service.
Privacy Act of 1974; as Amended; Creation of a New System of Records
Document Number: E8-2136
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a), notice is hereby given that the Department of the Interior proposes to establish a new system of records, INTERIOR, BLM-40, to be maintained by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The Department of the Interior is establishing a new system of records to manage the consolidated database of qualifications of Federal, State, local, contractor, volunteer, and special group wildland firefighters. This system will provide a single consolidated database for access to determine if personnel are qualified for specific positions on incident response teams. The typical incident for which the information would be used is on wildland fire support. However, other types of incidents do occur in which qualified personnel are needed and requested by other Federal Agencies, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and by states for emergency situations such as hurricanes, floods, and human-caused disasters. The creation and the maintenance of this system are authorized in accordance with provisions of 43 U.S.C. 1811e, 42 U.S.C. 1856a, 15 U.S.C. 2201, 5 U.S.C. 4118, 5 U.S.C. 3101, 16 U.S.C. 551C, 43 U.S.C. 1457, EO 10561, 620 DM 1.
Notice of Realty Action: Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands in Clark County, Nevada
Document Number: E8-2132
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act request for lease and subsequent conveyance of approximately 55 acres of public land in the City of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. The City of Las Vegas proposes to use the land for a public park.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease TXNM 106959
Document Number: E8-2130
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the Class II provisions of Title IV, Public Law 97-451, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a Petition for Reinstatement of Oil and Gas Lease TXNM 106959 from the lessee, Sun- West Oil and Gas Inc., for lands in Trinity County, Texas. 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 TXNM 106958
Document Number: E8-2129
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the Class II provisions of Title IV, Public Law 97-451, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a Petition for Reinstatement of Oil and Gas Lease TXNM 106958 from the lessee, Sun- West Oil and Gas Inc., for lands in Trinity County, Texas. 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 Realty Action; Proposed Direct Sale of Public Land, Idaho
Document Number: 08-485
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
A parcel of public land totaling 5.07 acres in Shoshone County, Idaho, is being considered for direct sale to Sunshine Precious Metals Inc. under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair market value.
Notice of Coal Lease Application-NDM 97633-BNI Coal Limited
Document Number: E8-2083
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This is Notice of BNI Coal Limited Coal Lease Application NDM 97633 for certain coal resources within the Center Mine. The land included in Coal Lease Application NDM 97633 is located in Oliver County, North Dakota, and is described as follows:
Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease
Document Number: E8-2045
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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 El Camino Resources, Inc. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW163874 for land in Niobrara 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 Invitation for Coal Exploration License Application, Bowie Resources, LLC. COC-072168; Colorado
Document Number: E8-2032
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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, Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Bowie Resources, LLC, on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of unleased coal deposits owned by the United States of America in Delta County, Colorado:
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; New Mexico
Document Number: 08-484
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
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.
Oil and Gas Leasing; National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
Document Number: E8-1647
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its regulations at 43 CFR part 3130 pertaining to oil and gas resources in the National Petroleum ReserveAlaska (NPR-A). The rule makes oil and gas administrative procedures in NPR-A consistent with Section 347 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The rule amends the administrative procedures for the efficient transfer, consolidation, segregation, suspension, and unitization of Federal leases in the NPR-A. The rule also changes 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 makes the NPR-A regulation on additional bonding consistent with the regulations that apply outside of the NPR-A.
Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 08-476
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-04
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.
Notice of Availability of Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Montana
Document Number: E8-1790
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-01
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 (PRMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.
Notice of Availability of Truckhaven Geothermal Leasing Area Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
Document Number: E8-1763
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-01
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 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Truckhaven Geothermal Leasing Area, Imperial County, managed by the El Centro Field Office.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the West Tavaputs Plateau Natural Gas Full Field Development Plan, Carbon and Duchesne Counties, Utah
Document Number: E8-1760
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the West Tavaputs Plateau Natural Gas Full Field Development Plan prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The DEIS evaluates the impacts of development of natural gas resources on approximately 137,700 acres of public, state, and private lands on the West Tavaputs Plateau in Carbon and Duchesne Counties, Utah. This NEPA analysis will provide a basis for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to amend the applicable land use plan per 43 CFR 1610 if necessary.
Public Land Order No. 7688; Withdrawal of Public Lands for the Protection of Yermo xanthocephalus Plant Habitat; Wyoming
Document Number: E8-1639
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws 360 acres of public land from surface entry and mining for a period of 20 years to protect Yermo xanthocephalus (Desert yellowhead) plant habitat.
Notice of Realty Action: Termination of Classification
Document Number: E8-1606
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice terminates in part the existing classification for 102.91 acres of public land that was classified as suitable for lease and conveyance under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The termination will allow the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to offer a 6.5-acre parcel for sale under Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1701 and 1713), as amended. Termination of the classification in part is consistent with BLM policies and the BLM Colorado Northeast Resource Management Plan, dated September 16, 1986, and has been reviewed with local officials.
Notice to the Public of Emergency Closure of Public Lands, Douglas County, NV
Document Number: E8-1571
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Certain public lands located in the Pine Nut Mountain range of Douglas County, Nevada, will be temporarily closed to motorized vehicles. An emergency closure is necessary to prevent further adverse effects to paleontological resources in the Ruhenstroth paleontological area where resource damage is occurring. The potential for additional adverse effects as a result of unrestricted off-highway vehicle use within the area is substantial and significant. Major roads in the area will remain open.
Notice of Realty Action: Direct (Non-Competitive) Sale of Public Lands, Nye County, NV
Document Number: E8-1568
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
One parcel of public land (N-76426) located in Beatty, Nevada, and totaling 0.46 acres, has been examined and found suitable for disposal utilizing direct sale procedures. The authority for the sale is under Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719.
Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council: Meeting
Document Number: E8-1566
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice of Order Closing Public Lands to Motorized Use, Gunnison and Saguache Counties, CO
Document Number: E8-1551
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
To protect fragile, wintering mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, and elk herds, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is closing to motorized use this winter, certain public lands in the Gunnison Basin. This action is in coordination with the Colorado Division of Wildlife's emergency winter feeding program for big game herds in the Gunnison Basin. The BLM and CDOW have cooperatively identified winter feeding areas and procedures, as well as area closures in conjunction with the feeding program. Extreme snow depths, combined with extreme cold temperatures, have prompted the closure and emergency feeding decisions.
Extension of Approved Information Collection Submitted to the Office of Management and Budget Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, OMB Control Number 1004-0196
Document Number: E8-1469
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted the proposed collection of information listed below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). On September 18, 2007, the BLM published a notice in the Federal Register (72 FR 53261) requesting comments on the collection. The comment period closed on November 19, 2007. The BLM received no comments. You may obtain copies of the proposed collection of information and related explanatory material by contacting the BLM Information Collection Clearance Officer at the telephone number listed below.
Extension of Approval Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0169
Document Number: E8-1292
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-25
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 mining claimants concerning use and occupancy of mining claims on public lands. The nonform information under 43 CFR subpart 3715 authorizes the BLM to manage the use and occupancy of public lands for developing the mineral deposits by mining claimants.