Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Meeting
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) Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council (EWRAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Supplementary Rules for Public Lands in Routt County, CO: Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Little Snake Field Office is proposing supplementary rules to regulate conduct on specific public lands within Routt County, Colorado. The rules apply to the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA), also known as Emerald Mountain. The BLM has determined these rules are necessary to protect Emerald Mountain's natural resources and to provide for public health and safe public recreation.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to The Aleut Corporation. The decision will approve the conveyance of only the surface estate for certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are located on the Rat Islands, west of Adak, Alaska, aggregating 280.33 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; South Dakota
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting that the Secretary of the Interior withdraw 2,387.22 acres of National Forest System land from mining in order to protect the unique cave resources in the area adjacent to Jewel Cave National Monument. The land has been and will remain open to such other forms of disposition as may by law be made of National Forest System land and to mineral leasing. This notice also gives the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Oregon
The United States Forest Service (USFS) has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6870 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 6870 withdrew approximately 1,400 acres of National Forest System land from mining in order to protect scientific and ecological values at the Steamboat Mountain Research Natural Area. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6870 will expire on August 27, 2011, unless extended. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Final Supplementary Rules for Public Land in Oregon and Washington
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Oregon State Office is proposing Final Supplementary Rules for the BLM lands within the States of Oregon and Washington. These Final Supplementary Rules revise existing supplementary rules. These revisions are necessary in order to protect public land natural resources and provide for the public's health and safety. They 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 among the BLM and other natural resource agencies.
Notice of Realty Action: Application for Recordable Disclaimer of Interest; Oregon
The Port of Cascade Locks has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requesting a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest from the United States for the property the Port has acquired from Hood River County, Oregon. The nature of the cloud on the title the applicant wishes to resolve is a recorded Disclaimer issued by the Department of the Interior General Land Office for the subject land in 1920. Issuance of this recordable disclaimer of interest would remove a cloud on the title to the land.