Land Management Bureau September 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Filing of Plat of Survey-Montana
Document Number: E9-23430
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-29
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, thirty (30) days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Notice of Final Supplementary Rules on Public Lands Managed by the Lake Havasu Field Office, Arizona and California
Document Number: E9-23247
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office is issuing revised supplementary rules to implement decisions of the Lake Havasu Field Office Resource Management Plan (2007), to protect valuable and fragile natural and cultural resources, and to provide for public safety and enjoyment.
Cadastral Survey: Notice of Availability of the Next Edition of the Manual of Surveying Instructions
Document Number: E9-23216
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This notice announces the availability of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) 2009 edition of the Manual of Surveying Instructions (Manual) to support implementation of the policy, responsibility, coordination, and procedures the BLM uses to conduct official surveys of Federal lands and ownership interests delineated on the ground and described in the official records of the United States.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, Wyoming
Document Number: E9-23030
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming, on the dates indicated.
Public Land Order No. 7736; Partial Revocation of the Bureau of Reclamation Order Dated February 19, 1952; California
Document Number: E9-22846
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes a Bureau of Reclamation Order insofar as it affects 20 acres of National Forest System land withdrawn for reclamation purposes. This order also opens the land to exchange.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: E9-22660
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plats of survey of the following described lands are scheduled to be officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington State Office, Portland, Oregon 30 days from the date of this publication.
Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Land in Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-22608
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oregon State Office is proposing supplementary rules for public lands within the States of Oregon and Washington. These supplementary rules revise existing supplementary rules and will apply to all BLM-managed lands within the States of Oregon and Washington. These revisions are necessary in order to protect public land natural resources and provide for the public's health and safety, provide needed guidance in the areas of special forest products and recreation, allow for the assessment of penalties that are commensurate with the magnitude of prohibited acts, and promote consistency between the BLM and other natural resource agencies.
Notice of Correction to Notice of Application for Recordable Disclaimer of Interest in Lands, Bingham County, ID
Document Number: E9-22443
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This Notice corrects a Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest from Randy Lynne Jackson, personal representative of the estate of Donald F. Jackson, deceased. The BLM published the original notice on Monday, December 22, 2008 [73 FR 78388]. The original notice included a metes and bounds legal description which contained several errors.
Notice of Reopening of Public Comment Period To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Solar Millennium, LLC, Amargosa Farm Road Solar Energy Project, Nye County, Nevada
Document Number: E9-22441
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reopening the public comment period to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Proposed Solar Millennium, LLC, Amargosa Farm Road Solar Energy Project. A notice published in the Federal Register on Monday, July 13, 2009 [74 FR 33458] provided for a public comment period ending on August 12, 2009.
Notice of Reopening of Public Comment Period To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Silver State North and Silver State South Solar Projects, Primm, NV
Document Number: E9-22434
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is reopening the public comment period to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Proposed NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Silver State North Solar Project and Silver State South Solar Project, to be located in Clark County, Nevada. A notice published in the Federal Register on June 30, 2009 [74 FR 31306] provided for a public comment period ending on July 30, 2009.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-22168
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-15
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 estate in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., Successor in Interest to Koovukmeut, Inc. and Isingnakmeut, Inc. The lands are in the vicinity of Kobuk and Shungnak, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Online Auction of Public Lands in Clark County, NV
Document Number: E9-21929
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), Public Law 105-263, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer 14 parcels of public land totaling approximately 35 acres in the Las Vegas Valley by competitive online auction at not less than the fair market value (FMV). The online sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719, respectively, and BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations at 43 CFR 2710 and 2720.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Leasing of National System of Public Lands for Geothermal Resource Development in the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area Located in Inyo County, CA and To Amend the California Desert Conservation Area Plan of 1980
Document Number: E9-21928
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1976 (NEPA), as amended, and section 202 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ridgecrest Field Office intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the proposed leasing of approximately 22,060 acres of BLM-managed public lands for geothermal exploration, development, and utilization in the Haiwee Geothermal Leasing Area located in Inyo County, California. The leasing of public lands for geothermal resources will require an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan of 1980. Comments are being solicited to help identify significant issues or concerns related to the proposed action, determine the scope of issues, and identify and refine alternatives to the proposed action. The BLM will also use and coordinate the NEPA commenting process to satisfy the requirements for public involvement in section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Alaska
Document Number: E9-21927
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6965 for an additional 20-year period. This order withdrew approximately 685 acres of National Forest System land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2006)), to protect a research natural area. This notice gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Austin Administrative Site: Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Lander County, NV
Document Number: E9-21926
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Secretary of the Interior proposes to extend a withdrawal established by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6760 for an additional 20 years. PLO No. 6760 withdrew 30 acres of National Forest System land from location under the mining laws to protect the Austin Administrative Site in Lander County, Nevada. The lands will remain open to the mineral leasing laws. This notice gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Salt Wells Energy Projects, Churchill County, NE
Document Number: E9-21925
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Stillwater Field Office, Carson City, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Salt Wells Energy Projects proposed by Sierra Pacific Power Company (Sierra), Ormat Technologies, Inc. (Ormat), and Vulcan Power Company (Vulcan) that are located in Churchill County, Nevada. Three separate projects are proposed that could result in seven 30-60 megawatt (MW) geothermal power plants with 47 associated wells, pipelines and other facilities near Fallon, Nevada, and a 22-mile, fifty-foot-wide Right-of-Way (ROW) for a new transmission line with substations to support the existing and new Fallon geothermal power plants. The study area encompassed by the three projects together covers approximately 537 total acres. This notice announces the beginning of the scoping process and solicits input on the identification of issues.
Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
Document Number: E9-21739
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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.
Notice of Competitive Coal Lease Sale, North Dakota
Document Number: E9-21663
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the coal reserves in the lands described below in Oliver County, North Dakota, will be offered for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E9-21662
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 conveyance of surface and subsurface estates for certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Ahtna, Incorporated for 773.78 acres located southwesterly of the Native village of Tazlina, Alaska. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project, Uintah County, UT
Document Number: E9-21661
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Vernal Field Office, Vernal, Utah, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Greater Chapita Wells Natural Gas Infill Project, and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process and soliciting input on the identification of issues.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Colorado: Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area (GGNCA) and Adjacent Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management Uncompahgre Field Office, Montrose and Delta Counties, CO
Document Number: E9-21659
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado is proposing supplementary rules for the GGNCA and adjacent public lands included in the 2004 GGNCA Resource Management Plan (RMP) and managed by the GGNCA and Uncompahgre Field Offices in Montrose and Delta Counties, Colorado. The rules implement decisions found in the RMP and relate to the use of the lands, conduct, health and safety of public land users, and
Notice of Public Meeting, National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board
Document Number: E9-21375
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey, New Mexico
Document Number: E9-21144
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-02
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 (BLM), Santa Fe, New Mexico, 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.