Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Wyoming
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to the City of Rock Springs under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended, 7.8 acres of public land in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The City of Rock Springs proposes to use the land for a Senior Citizens Center.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Bering Straits Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Mary's Igloo, Alaska, and are located in:
Oil and Gas Leasing; National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), proposes to amend its regulations at 43 CFR part 3130 pertaining to oil and gas resources in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A). The proposed rule would make oil and gas administrative procedures in NPR-A consistent with Section 347 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The proposed rule would amend the administrative procedures for the efficient transfer, consolidation, segregation, suspension, and unitization of Federal leases in the NPR-A. The rule would also make changes to 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 would make the NPR-A regulation on additional bonding consistent with the regulations that apply outside of the NPR-A.