Land Management Bureau January 11, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice Public Meetings: Sierra Front Northwestern Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
Document Number: E8-346
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-11
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) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Alaska Native Claims Selection
Document Number: E8-328
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-11
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 lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Gwitchyaazhee Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Fort Yukon, Alaska, and are located in:
Notice of Emergency Closure of Certain Public Lands to Motorized Vehicles in Twin Falls and Owyhee Counties, ID and Elko County, NV, Under Murphy Complex Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation Plan
Document Number: E8-306
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Jarbidge Field Office is implementing an emergency closure in order to protect cultural and natural resources and stabilization treatments as recommended in the Department of the Interior's Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation Plan for the Murphy Complex Fire. The closure allows motorized vehicle traffic (e.g. All-Terrain Vehicles, pickups, motorcycles, sport utility vehicles, etc.) on established roads within the fire perimeter, legal boundaries and transportation routes (please refer to supplementary information for description of closure area). The purpose of the closure is to restrict off-road vehicle use while providing continued public access to and through the area. Vehicles traveling cross-country in a burned area may damage reemerging plants, increase erosion and spread noxious weeds. Closure signs will be posted at main entry points to this area. Maps of the closure area may be obtained at the address listed below.
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact; Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) and Draft Land Use Plan Amendments/for the Proposed Sunrise Powerlink Project
Document Number: E8-280
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-11
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Land Management Bureau
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), together with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), has prepared a Draft EIS/EIR (which includes draft land use plan amendments) for the proposed Sunrise Powerlink Project proposed by San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The BLM is the lead Federal agency for the preparation of this EIS in compliance with the requirements of NEPA. The CPUC is the lead agency for the State of California for the preparation of this EIR in compliance with the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Westside Irrigation District Land Conveyance Project, Big Horn and Washakie Counties, WY
Document Number: E8-279
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-11
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, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Westside Irrigation District Land Conveyance Project DEIS for public review and comment. The DEIS analyzes the consequences of a legislated conveyance of all right, title and interest, excluding mineral interest, of a parcel of land administered by the BLM to the Westside Irrigation District, Worland, Wyoming.