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Final environmental impact statement: proposed Federal coal leasing program

United States. Bureau of Land Management

Final environmental impact statement: proposed Federal coal leasing program

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Published by The Bureau in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal leases,
  • Environmental impact statements,
  • Public lands

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProposed Federal coal leasing program
    Statement U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
    The Physical Object
    Pagination409 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25498259M

    Start studying NR Quiz Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Environmental Impact Statement Environmental Assessment Any proposed project involving the federal government that potentially significantly affects the environment.   For example, the Trump administration, shortly after it took office, cancelled a comprehensive environmental review of the federal coal-leasing program—including the program's impact on climate.   The Obama administration is moving forward with its overhaul of the federal coal program.. Yesterday, the US Department of the Interior issued a Notice of Intent to conduct a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS), which begins a formal review of the program. “As we undertake this review, we look forward to hearing from the public on a wide range of issues, . United States Department of Commerce filed on May 5th,


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Bureau of Land : Full text of "Final environmental impact statement: proposed Federal coal leasing program" See other formats. Get this from a library. Final environmental impact statement, proposed Federal coal leasing program.

[United States. Bureau of Land Management.]. The Final EIS will be available for a day review period following the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register.

The BLM will not issue a final decision on the proposal for a minimum of 30 days from the date that the EPA publishes its notice in the Federal Register.

As a cooperating agency with responsibility for the Federal Lands Program and the preparation of mining plan decision documents for review by the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management (ASLM), OSMRE provided subject matter expertise to the USFS during the environmental review process.

The construction and operation of these facilities are considered connected actions in this Final EIS. The Final EIS evaluates potential impacts of the proposed facilities on air quality, geology, water resources, flood- plains, wetlands, ecological resources, land use, aesthetics, social and economic resources, waste management, noise, and human health and safety.

In accordance with Section of the National Environmental Policy Act of (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) regulations implementing NEPA, and other applicable authorities, OSMRE has conducted an independent review and evaluation of the BLM's FEIS for the Alton Coal Tract Lease by Application at the Coal Hollow Mine dated July I.

THE FINAL EIS FAILS TO DISCLOSE THE DIRECT, INDIRECT AND/OR CUMULATIVE IMPACTS OF MINING ON PRIVATE AND ADJACENT FEDERAL LAND THAT CANNOT OCCUR WITHOUT THE LEASE MODIFICATIONS. An EIS must analyze the direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of a proposed action. Colo. Envtl. Coal.

SUMMARY: We, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), announce the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Stream Protection Rule developed pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

environmental impact statement for the proposed Styx Coal Project. On 27 JanuaryEHP issued a Notice of decision regarding preparation of a voluntary environmental impact statement granting approval of the preparation of a voluntary EIS for the proposed Styx Coal Project, now renamed the Central Queensland Coal Project.

Chapter 2: Proposed Action and Alternatives Summary: Discussion of the proposed action considered in the Final Programmatic EIS, alternatives analyzed, and comparison of the alternatives. Alternatives discussed in detail include: the proposed action (i.e., the establishment of the Alternative Energy and Alternate Use Program on the OCS through.

The purpose of the program review was to study the environmental impact of the Department's entire range of coal-related activities and to develop a planning system to guide the national leasing program. The impact statement, known as the "Coal Programmatic EIS," went through several drafts before issuing in final form on Septem Richfield Field Office Planning Area - Proposed Resource Management and Final Environmental Impact Statement, United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.

InSignal Peak filed an application with the BLM to lease approximately 2, acres of federal coal at the Mine. AR In response to Signal Peak's application, in the BLM prepared an EA (the "Coal Lease EA") pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA").

"The. pending requests to lease coal or reduce royalties, and facilitating the capture of waste mine methane.

These actions build on existing efforts to modernize the federal coal program, including the Office of Natural Resources Revenue’s work to finalize a proposed rule to ensure that the valuation process for. The Secretary shall commence Federal coal leasing activities consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.

Sec. Review of Regulations Related to. Full text of "Lease by application: a guide to leasing Federal coal in the East" See other formats r -^jUJfT., BL. M LIBRARY II II III Mil I Lease by Application A Guide to Leasing Federal Coal in the East •: 19 5 1.C58 I L 1 \=^ U S. DEPARTMENT Of THE INTERIOR BUREAU O* LAND MANAGEMENT January 9r.

Proposed a new rule allowing the federal government to issue permits for coal ash waste in Indian Country and some states without review if the disposal site is in compliance with federal. OSMRE and MT DEQ have prepared a ROD based on the analysis in the Final EIS for proposed surface mining operations in Federal Coal Lease M at the Rosebud Mine.

An electronic version of the ROD can be found in the Document Library. Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Wright Area Coal Lease Applications, JulyI have determined that the referenced EIS adequately addresses the impacts of the proposed mining plan modification, and hereby adopt the entire EIS.

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (we or OSM), as lead Federal agency, announces the availability of the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Black Mesa Project. The proposed project consists of Peabody Western Coal Company's.

Geothermal EnergyReplenished by heat sources deep in the Earth, geothermal energy is a renewable resource that generates electricity with minimal carbon emissions.

It is an abundant resource, especially in the West, where the BLM has authority to manage geothermal leasing on approximately million acres of public lands (including million acres of U.S.

Forest Service. Get this from a library. Proposed mining and reclamation plan, Rojo Caballos Mine, Campbell County, Wyoming: federal coal lease W, final environmental impact statement.

[United States. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Grijalva and Lowenthal sent a separate letter to Bernhardt today urging him to direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to withdraw its recently issued environmental assessment (EA) of the impacts of reopening the federal coal leasing program.

The authors call on BLM to issue an environmental impact statement (EIS), a more sophisticated review with greater detail and analytical rigor, that includes ending the issuance of new leases.

A final environmental impact statement is required under the National Environmental Policy Act of before the Interior Department can resume the issuance of coal leases to private mining interests in the West.

Some 16 billion tons of federally owned western coal has already been leased. Coal leasing. The Obama administration's moratorium on new federal coal leasing was another immediate casualty of the "energy independence" order. Zinke issued an order lifting the leasing freeze a day after the president's directive.

The revival of the coal leasing program hasn't yielded any major results so. Alton Coal Tract LBA Final EIS Executive Summary ES-1 ES.1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ES Background In Novembera lease by application (LBA) was filed by Alton Coal Development, LLC (ACD) to mine federal coal, using primarily surface-mining methods, near the town of Alton, Utah (Case Number UTU ).

Caballo Mine, Federal Coal Lease WYW, Mining Plan Modification Environmental Assessment (hereafter, the EA) details the environmental effects of this Project, beginning in through the LOM for the area. The EA is tiered off and incorporates by reference the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the South Gillette Area Coal Lease.

Here, BLM argues that comparing the demand for coal under its proposed alternative and the no action alternative is within its area of expertise because 43 C.F.R. (a)(1) requires it to hold a public hearing “on the environmental assessment or environmental impact statement, the proposed sale and the fair market value and maximum.

Secretary Sally Jewell announced today that the Interior Department will launch a comprehensive review to identify and evaluate potential reforms to the federal coal program in order to ensure that it is properly structured to provide a fair return to taxpayers and reflect its impacts on the environment, while continuing to help meet our energy needs.

On page the figure years is given as the length of time mining will continue on the proposed lease area. The correct figure is years. FINAL LEASING RECOMMENDATION It is recommended that the acre tract of federal coal in W^NE^j, Sect TN, R94W, 5th P.M.

be offered for lease under competitive bidding. United States Department of the Interior OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING. Reclamation and Enforcement Western Region Office.

Broadway, Suite Denver, CO Ma RE: Notice of Intent to Initiate Public Scoping and Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Mine Federal Coal Lease NM, Deep Lease. A mining office press release states the proposed action in the final environmental impact statement would add 10 to 14 years to the life of the mine.

It states the mine supports jobs in the. Federal Coal Management Program. Initially, the Department commenced notice and comment rule making on “the procedures that the Secretary of the Interior will use to carry out his authority to manage Federal coal.” Proposed Rulemaking, Coal Mgmt., 44 Fed.

Reg. 16, 16, (Ma ). The proposed Lease the Federal Coal Program. Pursuant to Section 5(a)(ii) of the Order, on Janusupplemental draft environmental impact statement issued in June, Interior, Final EIS: Proposed Federal Coal Leasing Program §(c)(1)(ii) (requiring “supplements” to “final environmental impact statements if [t]here are significant new circumstances or information relevant to environmental concerns and bearing on the proposed action.

About 40% of all coal mined in the United States is extracted from lands owned by the federal government, under leases managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). Burning that coal accounts for 13% of U.S.

energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ([ 1 ][1]). With the largest and lowest-cost reserves in the United States, federal coal alone—estimated at nearly 10% of the Cited by: 3. United States.

Minerals Management Service: Final environmental impact statement proposed outer continental shelf oil and gas lease sale offshore central California. (Los Angeles: Minerals Management Service, ) (page images at HathiTrust) United States. The department published yesterday a ‐page final statement on the impact its coal ‐ leasing program would have upon the environment.

It was the first step in clearing the way for the. The statement, which seeks to justify extensive leasing of more coal fields, has been severely criticize by environmental groups that, contend. A year ago today, President Trump delivered a crushing blow to his predecessor's environmental legacy, signing an "energy independence" executive order aimed at boosting domestic fossil fuels.

The.A) a list of environmental impact statements that were developed by NEPA B) a list of dangerous pollutants commonly found in U.S.

airspace C) list of hazardous waste sites in the U.S. eligible for long-term remedial action financed under the federal Superfund program. The intent of the lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, is to require the BLM to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement for the federal coal leasing Author: Steve Wilhelm.