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Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Blythe Solar Power Project and Associated Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Resource Management Plan, Riverside County, California
Document Number: 2010-27285
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan (the applicable Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the project site and the surrounding areas) located in the California Desert District. The Secretary of the Interior signed the ROD on October 22, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the Department.
Notice of Public Meeting, National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-27155
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-27
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 (NHOTIC) Advisory Board will meet as indicated below:
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting for the Peony, Pole Pick, and Frank Burge Seed Orchards; Washington
Document Number: 2010-27052
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
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. 6952 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 6952 withdrew approximately 110 acres of National Forest System land from location and entry under the United States mining laws in order to protect the integrity and functionality of the seed orchards, along with the investment of Federal funds at the Peony, Pole Pick, and Frank Burge Seed Orchards. The withdrawal created by PLO No. 6952 will expire on November 11, 2012, unless extended. This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2010-27050
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
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 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 191.31 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2010-27048
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
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 will issue an appealable decision to Bristol Bay Native Corporation. The decision will approve the conveyance of the surface and subsurface estates for certain lands pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are located southwesterly of Manokotak, Alaska, aggregating 31.96 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News.
Notice of Application for a Recordable Disclaimer of Interest; NM
Document Number: 2010-27047
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Mr. Carlos Ortega, Jr., has filed an application with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a Disclaimer of Interest from the United States pursuant to Section 315 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and the regulations contained in 43 CFR subpart 1864 for the surface estate of land lying along the right bank of the Rio Caliente river in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. This Notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the Disclaimer of Interest application.
Notice of Realty Action: Segregation To Consider Proposed Sale of Public Lands in Blaine County, ID
Document Number: 2010-27041
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Shoshone Field Office, proposes to sell a parcel of public land totaling approximately 3.4 acres in Blaine County, Idaho, to the Point of Rocks Ranch, LLC under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), at no less than the appraised fair market value.
Notice of Closure to Motorized Vehicle Travel on Public Lands in the Big Pole Fire Area in Tooele County, UT
Document Number: 2010-27030
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that a temporary closure to motorized vehicle travel was implemented as of May 17, 2010. This closure affects 27,100 acres of public land administered by the Salt Lake Field Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), within the Big Pole Fire area in Tooele County, Utah.
Notice Reopening the Call for Nominations for the New Mexico Resource Advisory Councils
Document Number: 2010-27029
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The purpose of this notice is to reopen the nomination period for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) New Mexico Resource Advisory Councils (RAC). The RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within their geographic areas.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Calico Solar Project and Associated Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Resource Management Plan-Amendment, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2010-27027
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for a right-of-way (ROW) lease/grant to Calico Solar Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) for the Calico Solar Project (formerly SES Solar One) and an associated Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Resource Management Plan (CDCA Plan). The Calico Solar Project is located in San Bernardino County, California. The Secretary of the Interior signed the ROD on October 20, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the Department. The ROD and the Approved Plan Amendment are effective immediately.
Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey
Document Number: 2010-26590
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-21
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.
Notice of Utah's Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Subcommittee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-26365
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-20
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, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Silver State Solar Project Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2010-26264
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Silver State Solar Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Department of the Interior Secretary signed the ROD on October 12, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the Department.
Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Solar Millennium, Amargosa Farm Road Solar Power Project, Nye County, NV
Document Number: 2010-25859
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance 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) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Amargosa Farm Road Solar Power Project, Nye County, Nevada, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Project and Approved Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2010-25858
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Plan Amendment (PA) to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan for the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS) Project located in San Bernardino County, California. The Secretary of the Interior signed the ROD on October 7, 2010 which constitutes the final decision of the Department. The ROD/Approved PA are effective immediately.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Chevron Energy Solutions Lucerne Valley Solar Project, California and the Approved Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan
Document Number: 2010-25724
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Plan Amendment (PA) to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan for the Chevron Energy Solutions (CES) Lucerne Valley Solar Project located in San Bernardino County, California. The Secretary of the Interior approved the ROD on October 5, 2010 which constitutes the final decision of the Department.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Imperial Valley Solar Project and Associated Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Resource Management Plan-Amendment, Imperial County, California
Document Number: 2010-25723
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan (the applicable Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the project site and the surrounding areas) located in the California Desert District. The Secretary of the Interior approved the ROD on October 5, 2010, which constitutes the final decision of the Department and makes the Approved Amendment to the CDCA Plan effective immediately.
Notice Extending Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Walker Ridge Wind Project, Lake and Colusa Counties, CA
Document Number: 2010-25360
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the extension of the scoping period for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Walker Ridge Wind Project, Lake and Colusa Counties, California. The BLM published a Notice of Intent to prepare the EIS in the Federal Register on August 13, 2010 [75 FR 49517], and in that notice provided for a scoping period to end on September 13, 2010. The BLM now extends the scoping period through October 13, 2010.
Notice of Intent To Collect Fees on Public Land in Fremont County, Idaho, Upper Snake Field Office Under the Federal Lands Enhancement Act
Document Number: 2010-25359
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Upper Snake Field Office will begin collecting fees for the day use area and a fee for use of the Recreational Vehicle dump station at Egin Lakes Access Recreation Site (Egin). The day use fee will be $5 per day for the use of the area, and $10 per use of the recreational vehicle dump station. A $60 season pass will be available. The site is located in Fremont County, Idaho.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW159733, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-25356
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Sun Cal Energy Inc. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW159733 for land in Sublette 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 Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Councils, Nevada
Document Number: 2010-25275
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-07
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 (FACA), the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada will hold a joint meeting of its three Resource Advisory Councils (RACs), the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin RAC, the Northeastern Great Basin RAC, and the Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC in Sparks, Nevada. The meeting is open to the public and a public comment period will be available.
Notice of Public Meeting; Proposed Alluvial Valley Floor Coal Exchange Public Interest Factors; Montana
Document Number: 2010-25060
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hereby notifies the public that it will hold a public meeting to consider a proposal to exchange Federal coal deposits for Alluvial Valley Floor (AVF) fee coal pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976, as amended, and the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) of 1977. This exchange (serial number MTM-99236) has been proposed by Jay Nance, Brett A. Boedecker, as personal representative for Susanne N. Boedecker, Joseph P. Hayes, Patricia Hayes Rodolph, and the Brown Cattle Company Shareholders Coal Trust, collectively referred to as Nance-Brown.
Promotion of Development, Reduction of Royalty Rates for Stripper Well and Heavy Oil Properties
Document Number: 2010-25154
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-10-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is removing portions of two regulations in order to characterize accurately the current status of two programs that have been terminated. In the past, the programs reduced royalty rates for stripper well properties and for heavy oil properties, so that Federal lessees would have incentives to keep economically marginal oil wells in production. This rule provides for record retention and correction of errors in calculation of royalties requirements that enable the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) to continue to verify that royalties associated with past production were correctly paid.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on Bureau of Land Management Lands in Oregon Final Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2010-24641
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-01
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), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Record of Decision (ROD) for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on Bureau of Land Management Lands in Oregon and by this notice is announcing its availability. The ROD selects a slightly modified version of Alternative 4 as described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on Bureau of Land Management Lands in Oregon, notice of which was published in the Federal Register on July 30, 2010 (75 FR 44981). The selected alternative increases the number of herbicides available for use on BLM-managed lands in Oregon and increases the number of objectives for which they can be used. The herbicides and uses permitted by the selected alternative fall entirely within those approved for use in 17 western states by the BLM in its September 2007 ROD for the Final Programmatic EIS for Vegetation Treatments Using Herbicides on BLM lands in 17 Western States. The Oregon decision incorporates the standard operating procedures and mitigation measures adopted by the BLM's 2007 17 western states decision and adds additional mitigation and monitoring requirements specific to Oregon.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Gasco Uinta Basin Natural Gas Development Project, Duchesne and Uintah Counties, UT
Document Number: 2010-24582
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) and associated regulations, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates, analyzes, and discloses to the public direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of a proposal to develop natural gas in Uintah and Duchesne Counties, Utah. This notice announces a 45-day public comment period to meet the requirements of the NEPA and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the West Butte Wind Power Right-of-Way, Crook and Deschutes Counties, OR
Document Number: 2010-24557
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Deschutes Resource Area, Prineville, Oregon, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the West Butte Wind Power Right-of-Way and by this Notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Lands in Santa Fe County, NM
Document Number: 2010-24600
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that 2.96 acres located in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, is suitable for direct sale to Edward Black pursuant to the Act of December 22, 1928, as amended, and an Interior Board of Land Appeals Settlement Agreement for the amount of $10,000. The sale is to resolve a class 1 Color-of-Title claim and will not be offered for sale until 60 days after the publication of this Notice. This parcel is identified for disposal in the BLM Taos Resource Management Plan, dated October 1988, as amended.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease WYW146099, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-24574
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from U.S. Ore Corp. for the renewal of oil and gas lease WYW146099 for land in Fremont 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 Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho
Document Number: 2010-24481
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act of 2004 (FLREA), the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) subcommittee for the Jarbidge Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease COC69113
Document Number: 2010-24287
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
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), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease COC69113 from MAB Resources LLC, for lands in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law.
Public Land Order No. 7751; Revocation of the Withdrawal Established by Executive Order Dated January 19, 1861; Michigan
Document Number: 2010-24286
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order revokes in its entirety the withdrawal established by an Executive Order as to 569.45 acres of public land withdrawn from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws and reserved for use by the United States Coast Guard for lighthouse purposes. The reservation is no longer needed. This order opens the land to the operation of the public land laws, subject to valid existing rights and other segregations of record.
Public Land Order No. 7750; Partial Revocation of Secretarial Order dated January 20, 1910; Oregon
Document Number: 2010-24285
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order partially revokes a Secretarial Order dated January 20, 1910, insofar as it affects approximately 9,001.84 acres of public land withdrawn for use by the Bureau of Reclamation for reclamation purposes. The land is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was withdrawn.
Public Land Order No. 7752; Partial Revocation of a Light Station Reservation; Washington
Document Number: 2010-24284
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order partially revokes the withdrawal created by an Executive Order insofar as it affects approximately 37.32 acres of public land reserved for use by the United States Coast Guard for lighthouse purposes.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Montana
Document Number: 2010-24281
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management proposes to withdraw, on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), approximately 18,760 acres of public land located in Broadwater County, Montana, from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws, but not the mineral leasing laws for a period of 5 years to protect the Limestone Hills Training Area pending the processing of an application for withdrawal of those lands for military purposes under the Engle Act.
Filing of Plats of Survey: Oregon/Washington
Document Number: 2010-23747
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
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 on Public Land, Idaho
Document Number: 2010-23719
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Idaho State Office is proposing supplementary rules relating to the illegal use of alcohol and drugs on public lands in Idaho. The BLM is also proposing to prohibit the possession of an open alcoholic beverage container by operators or passengers in or on either a vehicle or off-highway vehicle, on public land in Idaho administered by the BLM. These supplementary rules are necessary to protect natural resources and the health and safety of public land users. These supplementary rules will allow BLM Law Enforcement personnel to continue enforcing existing public land regulations pertaining to alcohol and drug use in a manner consistent with current State of Idaho Statutes.
Notice of Temporary Closure of Public Lands in Fergus County, MT
Document Number: 2010-23467
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given that a temporary closure of public land to motorized vehicles, hiking, or other recreational uses is in effect on 660 acres of public lands administered by the Lewistown Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, within the Limekiln Canyon/Ruby Gulch area. This notice also applies to a BLM-held easement over 80 acres of private land.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: 2010-23466
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
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 approving the conveyance of surface estate for certain lands to Eklutna, Inc., pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Cook Inlet Region, Inc. when the surface estate is conveyed to Eklutna, Inc. The lands are in the vicinity of Birchwood, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-23465
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Under the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from EOG Resources, Inc. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW174006 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 Supplementary Rule To Require the Use of Certified Noxious-Weed-Free Forage and Straw on Bureau of Land Management Lands in the State of Idaho
Document Number: 2010-23462
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Idaho is proposing a supplementary rule that would require anyone bringing or anyone feeding or storing forage or straw on BLM-administered land when using BLM public lands in Idaho to use certified noxious-weed-free forage and straw. Restoration, rehabilitation, and stabilization projects also will be required to use weed-free straw bales and mulch for project work. This action is a cooperative effort between the BLM, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), and the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), and supports Idaho State noxious weed laws.
Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana
Document Number: 2010-23379
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-20
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, on October 20, 2010.
Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, Silver State Solar Project, Clark County, NV
Document Number: 2010-23334
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance 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) has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Silver State Solar Project, Clark County, Nevada, and by this notice is announcing its availability.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Buffalo Resource Management Plan Amendment for the Fortification Creek Planning Area and Environmental Assessment, Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-23330
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance 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) has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Assessment (RMPA/EA) for the Buffalo Field Office (BFO) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The RMPA/EA will amend the 1985 Buffalo Resource Management Plan. The BLM also announces the availability of information regarding a proposed Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) considered in the Draft RMPA/EA.
Public Land Order No. 7748; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6797; Wyoming
Document Number: 2010-23328
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6797 for an additional 20-year period. This extension is necessary to continue the protection of the Whiskey Mountain Bighorn Sheep Winter Range in Fremont County.
Public Land Order No. 7749; Extension of Public Land Order Nos. 6801 and 6812; Arizona
Document Number: 2010-23326
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
This order extends the duration of two withdrawals created by Public Land Order Nos. 6801 and 6812 for an additional 20-year period. The extensions are necessary to continue to protect valuable facilities and improvements associated with the Smithsonian Institution's Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory and Base Camp site.
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery Fees
Document Number: 2010-22885
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-14
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 renewals and mineral patent adjudications. This rule also moves the oil shale cost recovery fee amounts from the rule text to the general cost recovery fee table so that mineral cost recovery fees can be found in one location.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal and Opportunity for Public Meeting; California
Document Number: 2010-22817
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-14
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, on behalf of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), approximately 507 acres of reserved Federal minerals from the United States mining laws including the mineral and geothermal leasing and mineral materials laws, and 332,421 acres of Federal lands from settlement, sale, location, and entry under the public land laws, including the United States mining laws, and the mineral and geothermal and mineral materials laws for a period of 5 years. The withdrawal would protect the lands and preserve the status quo of the lands and mineral estate included in the proposed training land acquisition/ airspace establishment project of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), Twenty-nine Palms, California, pending the processing of an application for withdrawal for military purposes under the Engle Act. The application also includes 43,315 acres of non-Federal lands located within the proposed boundaries of the proposed withdrawal areas, and in the event that they return to Federal ownership in the future, the lands would be subject to the terms and conditions described below. The Federal and non-Federal lands are located in San Bernardino County.
Notice of Proposed Withdrawal Extension and Opportunity for Public Meeting; Montana
Document Number: 2010-22740
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management proposes to extend the duration of Public Land Order (PLO) No. 6861 for an additional 20-year term. PLO No. 6861 withdrew 20 acres of public land from settlement, sale, location, or entry under the general land laws, including the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2), to protect the educational and scientific values of the Rattler Gulch Limestone Cliffs Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC). This notice also gives an opportunity to comment on the proposed action and to request a public meeting.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Assessment To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the San Luis Resource Area for Geothermal Leasing in Colorado's San Luis Valley
Document Number: 2010-22737
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
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) San Luis Valley Public Lands Center, Monte Vista, Colorado, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. The EA will analyze the BLM proposal to amend the San Luis Resource Area (SLRA) Resource Management Plan (RMP) of September 1991, to allocate lands as closed and open to consideration for geothermal leasing and under what conditions.
Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council
Document Number: 2010-22678
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92-463 and 94-579, that the California Desert District Advisory Council to the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, October 1, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will meet in formal session on Saturday, October 2, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the BLM Needles Field Office, 1303 S Highway 95, Needles, CA 92363. Agenda topics will include updates by Council members and reports from the BLM District Manager and five field office managers. Final agenda items, including details of the field tour, will be posted on the BLM California state Web site at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/info/ rac/dac.html.