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Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting, Wyoming; Correction
Document Number: 2011-15153
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This action corrects one of the counties referenced in the Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting, published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 (76 FR 23333). The counties reference is hereby corrected to read ``Albany and Carbon counties,'' as referenced in PLO No. 6886 (56 FR 50661 (1991)).
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Proposed Blackfoot Bridge Mine, Caribou County, ID
Document Number: 2011-15241
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the proposed Blackfoot Bridge Mine.
Notice of Public Meeting, Boise District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2011-15048
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
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, Wyoming
Document Number: 2011-14987
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that certain coal resources in the Caballo West Coal Tract described below in Campbell County, Wyoming, will be offered for competitive lease by sealed bid in accordance with the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended.
Renewal of Approved Information Collection
Document Number: 2011-14984
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a 3-year renewal of OMB Control Number 1004-0041 under the Paperwork Reduction Act. This control number covers paperwork requirements approval to continue the collection of information from applicants for grazing permits and leases, and from holders of grazing permits and leases.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; AZ
Document Number: 2011-14635
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The plat of survey as described below is scheduled to be officially filed in the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Phoenix, Arizona, thirty (30) days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2011-14497
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
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 the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to The Kuskokwim Corporation. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to The Kuskokwim Corporation, Successor in Interest to Sleetmute Limited. The lands are in the vicinity of Sleetmute, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Gila Lower Box Area of Critical Environmental Concern, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico and Possible Land Use Plan Amendment
Document Number: 2011-14496
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Cruces District Office, Las Cruces, New Mexico, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) and a possible amendment to the 1993 Mimbres Resource Management Plan (RMP), and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues and planning criteria.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; Nevada
Document Number: 2011-14494
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Makoil Inc., for competitive oil and gas lease NVN-77187 on land in Nye County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by rental due since the lease terminated under the law. No valid leases have been issued affecting the lands.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment/Environmental Assessment for the Farmington Field Office Visual Resources
Document Number: 2011-14491
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office (Field Office), Farmington, New Mexico, intends to amend the 2003 Farmington Resource Management Plan (RMP) and prepare an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) to address the Visual Resource Management (VRM) in the planning area. By this Notice, the Field Office is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Availability of a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Natural Buttes Area Gas Development Project, Uintah County, UT
Document Number: 2011-14405
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public additional air quality impacts of the Greater Natural Buttes proposal to develop natural gas in Uintah County, Utah. All other environmental impacts are incorporated by reference to the Draft EIS. This notice announces a 45- day public comment period to meet the requirements of the NEPA.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Environmental Impact Statement and the South Gillette Area West Coal Creek Coal Lease-by-Application, Wyoming
Document Number: 2011-14238
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the West Coal Creek Coal Lease-by- Application (LBA) included in the South Gillette Area Coal Lease Applications Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Including a Draft Programmatic Agreement, for the Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project, NV
Document Number: 2011-14149
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, and the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and a Draft Programmatic Agreement (PA), which is included as an Appendix to the EIS, for the Southern Nevada Water Authority's (SNWA) Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project (SNWA Project), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
Notice of Intent To Collect Fees on Public Land in the San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area, in Eastern Fresno and Madera Counties, CA
Document Number: 2011-14088
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Bakersfield Field Office proposes to begin collecting fees in fiscal year 2011 at the San Joaquin River Gorge (SJRG) Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) in eastern Fresno and Madera Counties, California, and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The fee proposal results from analysis and planning direction provided by the SJRG Business Plan, which outlines operational goals of the area and the purpose of the fee program.
Final Supplementary Rules for the Upper Snake Field Office, Idaho
Document Number: 2011-14198
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing supplementary rules for all BLM-managed public lands within the approximate 119 miles of river corridor addressed in the Snake River Activity/Operations Plan Revision Environmental Assessment (hereafter referred to as the Snake River Plan), which was developed jointly by the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and approved July 8, 2008. The Decision Record for the Snake River Plan identifies implementation level decisions which describe an array of management actions designed to conserve natural and cultural resources on lands managed by the BLM and the USFS while providing for recreational opportunities in the area. These supplementary rules will help enforce the decisions in the Snake River Plan and will be enforced on lands managed by the BLM.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; California
Document Number: 2011-14168
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management proposes to withdraw approximately 22,562 acres of public lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the public land laws, including the United States mining laws, and the operation of the mineral leasing laws, and approximately 1,782 acres of Federal mineral estate from location and entry under the United States mining laws, including the operation of the mineral leasing laws, for a period of 20 years, on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), to protect and preserve geothermal, solar, and wind energy study areas for future renewable energy development. This notice temporarily segregates the public lands and subsurface mineral estates for up to 2 years while various studies and analyses are made to support a final decision on the withdrawal application. The lands will remain open to the geothermal leasing laws and the Materials Act of 1947.
Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands Managed by the California Desert District
Document Number: 2011-14165
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Decision Record for the California Desert District (CDD) Supplementary Rules for Recreation Environmental Assessment, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), CDD office and the five field offices within the CDD, are issuing Final Supplementary Rules for public lands administered by the BLM. Upon publication, these Final Supplementary Rules will supersede the Interim Final Supplementary Rules that the BLM published on June 25, 2010. These Final Supplementary Rules are necessary to enhance the safety of visitors, protect natural resources, improve recreation experiences and opportunities, and protect public health. These rules do not impose or implement any land use limitations or restrictions other than those included within the CDD Supplementary Rules for Recreation Environmental Assessment Decision Record.
Notice of Reopening the Call for Nominations for Certain Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2011-14155
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for certain Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Colorado
Document Number: 2011-14151
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposing to extend the Fort Carson-Pi[ntilde]on Canyon Military Lands Withdrawal created by Subtitle A of Public Law 104-201 of September 23, 1996 (110 Stat 2807), for an additional 15 years. A withdrawal extension would continue to protect the following lands and minerals and reserve them for use by the Secretary of the Army Fort Carson Military Reservation which includes 3,133 acres of public lands and 11,415 acres of federally owned minerals; and Pi[ntilde]on Canyon Maneuver Site which includes 2,517 acres of public lands and approximately 130,139 acres of federally owned minerals. The withdrawal extension would protect the surface and mineral estates from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws including mining and mineral laws, geothermal leasing laws and mineral materials disposal laws. The withdrawal created by Public Law 104-201 will expire on September 22, 2011, unless extended. This notice gives the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed action to extend the withdrawal and gives notice of the opportunity for a public meeting.
Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification; and Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Kingman Resource Management Plan; Arizona
Document Number: 2011-14087
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined for classification approximately 1.31 acres of public land located in Mohave County, Arizona, and has found the surface of the land suitable for lease to the Pinion Pine Fire District under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, to be used as a fire station. In order to implement the classification decision, the BLM intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the proposed amendment to the BLM Kingman Resource Management Plan (RMP) by identifying the subject land as available for conveyance under the R&PP Act, and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues.
Notice of Intent to prepare a Resource Management Plan for the West Eugene Wetlands Planning Area in the State of Oregon and Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2011-14086
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eugene District Office, Eugene, Oregon, intends to prepare a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the West Eugene Wetlands Planning Area and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The West Eugene Wetlands Planning Area comprises approximately 1,340 acres of acquired lands that do not have an existing RMP.
Eastern States; Filing of Plats of Survey
Document Number: 2011-14067
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
On Thursday, September 9, 2010, there was published in the Federal Register, Volume 75, Number 174, on page 54910 a notice entitled ``Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey''. Said notice referenced the stay of the plat of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the South and West boundaries, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of Sections 28-33, and the survey of a tract of land in Section 31 and adjusted record meanders in Sections 31 and 32, in Township 114 North, Range 15 West, of the Fifth Principal Meridian, in the State of Minnesota. This survey was accepted June 22, 2010. The protest against the survey was dismissed on April 6, 2011 and the plat of survey accepted June 22, 2010, was officially filed in Eastern States Office, Springfield, Virginia, at 7:30 a.m., on May 23, 2011. Copies of the plat will be made available upon request and prepayment of the reproduction fee of $7.50 per copy.
Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2011-13775
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold two public meetings in connection with a proposed withdrawal published April 21, 2011, in the Federal Register [77 FR 22414]. The first meeting will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130. A second meeting will be held Thursday, July 7, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Ambassador Hotel Victorville, 15494 Palmdale Road, Victorville, California 92392. The public will have an opportunity to provide oral and written comments at these meetings.
Notice of Public Meeting; Wyoming Resource Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-13764
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Interim Final Supplementary Rules for Public Lands Managed by the Ukiah Field Office in Lake, Sonoma, Mendocino, Glenn, Colusa, Napa, Marin, Yolo, and Solano Counties, CA
Document Number: 2011-13728
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Ukiah Field Office Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Ukiah Field Office, is issuing interim final supplementary rules and requesting comments. These interim final supplementary rules will apply to public lands within the Ukiah Field Office's jurisdiction. The BLM has determined that these interim final supplementary rules are necessary to enhance visitor safety, protect natural resources, improve recreation opportunities, and protect public health. These rules only implement land use limitations and restrictions that were analyzed in the Ukiah RMP.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease; NV
Document Number: 2011-13725
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2-3(a) and (b), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Bright Sky Energy & Minerals, Inc., for noncompetitive oil and gas lease NVN-086605 on land in Nye County, Nevada. The petition was timely filed and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the lease terminated under the law. No valid lease has been issued affecting the lands.
Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification and Conveyance of Public Lands in Garfield County, CO
Document Number: 2011-13722
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Colorado River Valley Field Office, examined approximately 62.5 acres of public land in Garfield County, Colorado, and found the land suitable for classification for conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act (R&PP). The City of Glenwood Springs proposes to use the land to expand its existing South Canyon Landfill.
Public Land Order No. 7768; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6861; Montana
Document Number: 2011-13720
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6861 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue protection of Rattler Gulch Limestone Cliffs Area of Critical Environmental Concern for its educational and scientific values.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Domestic Sheep Grazing Allotments for Term Grazing Permit Renewals in the Southern San Luis Valley, CO
Document Number: 2011-13718
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), La Jara Field Office, La Jara, Colorado, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) related to the potential renewal of domestic sheep grazing permits on 12 allotments and 1 cattle grazing allotment in the southern San Luis Valley. This notice initiates the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues relevant to the EIS.
Notice of Invitation-Coal Exploration License Application MTM 101688
Document Number: 2011-13715
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Members of the public are hereby invited to participate with the Spring Creek Coal Company on a pro rata cost sharing basis in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Big Horn County, Montana, encompassing 4,071.45 acres.
Notice of Arizona Recreation Resource Advisory Council Workgroup Meeting
Document Number: 2011-13538
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) Work Group will meet in Sedona, Arizona, as indicated below.
Notice of Invitation To Participate; Coal Exploration License Application WYW180006, WY
Document Number: 2011-13471
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Pursuant to the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, and to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulations, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Peabody Caballo Mining, LLC, on a pro rata cost- sharing basis, in its program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States in Campbell County, Wyoming.
Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Lake County, CA
Document Number: 2011-13299
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ukiah Field Office proposes to sell an 80-acre parcel of public land in Lake County, California. The sale will be conducted as a competitive bid auction in which interested bidders must submit written sealed bids equal to, or greater than, the appraised fair market value of the land.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2011-456
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-12
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 office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2011-452
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-12
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 office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Public Land Order No. 7757; Withdrawal of National Forest System Land for the Big Ice Cave; Montana
Document Number: 2011-319
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order withdraws 170 acres of National Forest System land from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years on behalf of the United States Forest Service to protect the Big Ice Cave, its subterranean water supply, and Federal improvements. The land has been and will remain open to such forms of disposition as may by law be made of National Forest System land and to mineral leasing.
Public Land Order No. 7758; Revocation of Secretarial Order Dated March 7, 1932; Wyoming
Document Number: 2011-318
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-11
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 27,825 acres of National Forest System lands withdrawn for the Bureau of Reclamation's Willow and Fremont Lakes Reservoir Sites, Sublette Project. The lands are no longer needed for reclamation purposes.
Public Land Order No. 7756; Revocation of a Secretarial Order Dated October 8, 1947; Alaska
Document Number: 2011-317
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes a Secretarial Order in its entirety as it affects approximately 266 acres of public land withdrawn on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration for Air Navigation Site No. 237 on Shuyak Island, Alaska. The land is no longer needed for air navigation purposes. The land is within the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.
State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2010-33339
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-05
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 February 3, 2011, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Agenda items include: BLM State Director's update on statewide programs and issues; presentation on water; updates on the Renewable Energy Strategy, Restoration Design Energy Project Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and Northern Arizona Proposed Mineral Withdrawal Draft EIS; RAC questions on BLM District Managers' Reports; and reports by the RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on February 3, 2011, for any interested members of the public who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been designated as the Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC), and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The RRAC will not review any recreation fee proposals at this meeting.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Iberdrola Renewable/Pacific Wind Development Tule Wind Project and San Diego Gas and Electric's East County Substation Project, San Diego County, CA
Document Number: 2010-33181
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) as a joint environmental analysis document for the Iberdrola Renewable/Pacific Wind Development Tule Wind Project (Tule Project) and the San Diego Gas and Electric's (SDG&E) East County Substation Project (ECO Project) and by this notice are announcing the opening of the comment period on the Draft EIS/EIR.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the TransWest Express 600 kV Direct Current Transmission Project in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Nevada (DOE/EIS-0450), and Notice of Potential for Land Use Plan Amendments
Document Number: 2010-33180
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-04
Agency: Department of Energy, Western Area Power Administration, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing the impacts of a right-of-way (ROW) application for the TransWest Express 600-kilovolt (kV) Direct Current Transmission Project (Project) and potential land use plan amendments. The Western Area Power Administration (Western) is a joint lead agency with the BLM for the EIS preparation. Western is a power-marketing agency within the Department of Energy (DOE) and is proposing to jointly own the Project with TransWest Express, LLC. TransWest Express, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Corporation. The EIS will be prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA).