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Arctic Field Office NEPA Register for Fiscal Year 2011

Updated November 25, 2011

(NOTE THAT NEPA REGISTERS FOR FY 2010, AND FY 2009 ARE LISTED BELOW)

The Arctic Field Office's NEPA Register is also listed on BLM's ePlanning web page. Links to related NEPA documents (provided as PDF files) may be found in the first column in the table below.

NEPA Document Number

Case File
Number

Applicant

Proposed
Action

Affected
Area

NEPA Review
Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOI-AK-F010-2011-0039-CXFF095902ShellLong Term Coastal Erosion ResearchNW NPR-A coastlineCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0038-EAFF095666U.S. Air ForceClean-up at Wainwright SRRS facilityNear WainwrightCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0037-CXFF095846ADEC LomaxNPR-A Permit AmendmentWainwrightCancelled
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0036-CXFF095708Mountain Monarchs of AlaskaSpecial Recreation PermitPac Paddle Lake AreaCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0035-CXFF095888University of Virginia, HowardNPR-A Permit for researchNear Topagoruk or Chipp RiversCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0034-CXFF092921Crowley Marine Services, IncROW Name ChangeThroughout NPR-ACompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0033-CXFF095707U of Texas Austin, FlaigNPR-A Permit for researchColville River near UmiatCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0032-CXFF095714USGS SimacNPR-A Permit for researchBarrow areaCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0031-CXFF095870BP Exploration Alaska Inc.NPR-A Permit for researchUmiat areaCancelled
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0030-CXFF095706Alaska DNRNPR-A Permit for researchUmiat AreaCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0029-CXFF095713FEX L.P. Inc.NPR-A Permit summer reclamationChipp, Ikpikpuk & Kogru rivers, Teshekpuk LakeCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0028-CXFF095370USGS Ben JonesNPR-A Permit for researchTeshekpuk Lake Area , Umiat & Kuk River AreaCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0027-CXFF095872NSSI - Scott GuyerNPR-A Permit for researchPt. Lay AreaCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0026-CXFF095731Shell Oil Co.NPR-A Permit for researchNW NPRA & Pt Lay AreaCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0025-CXFF095383USFWS Julian FischerNPR-A Permit for researchNE & NW NPRA Near AtqusakCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0024-CXFF095846

Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation

NPR-A Permit/Wetlands SurveyNE & NW NPRACompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0023-CXFF095844U of IllinoisNPR-A PermitNPRA Utukok River D-1 & Lookout Ridge D-5Completed
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0022-CXFF095871Luna Sea Films - WrightNPR-A PermitCooper IslandCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0021-CXFF095699

Friends of Cooper Island - Divoky

NPR-A PermitCooper IslandCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0020-CXFF095561North Slope Science Initiative - GuyerNPR-A PermitBarrow/Pt.Lay AreasCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0019-CXFF095588North Slope Borough -PersonRenew NPR-A Permit: Biological StudiesIkpikpuk Delta and NW Teshekpuk LakeCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0018-CXFF095842Alaska Dept of Fish and Game - FisheriesWildlife research NPR-A PermitKuk River bay and tributary streamsCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0017-CXFF095664Alaska Arctic AdventuresSRP-Guided Hunting TripsEtivluk, Nigu, Colville RiversCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0016-CXFF095695Alaska Dept of Fish and GameWildlife research NPR-A PermitThroughout NPR-A, Umiat, Inigok, Marty's stripCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0015-CXFF095564Sierra ClubSRP- Guided Wildlife TripsIligluruk Creek, South NPR-ACompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0014-CXFF095144Arctic TreksSRP- Guided Wildlife TripsUtukok, Kokolik, Nigu, Etivlik & Colville RiversCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0013-CXFF095671 & FF095712Conoco PhillipsHydrological Studies in NPR-ANortheast NPR-ACompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0012-CXFF095671 & FF095712Conoco PhillipsSummer Studies in NPR-ANortheast NPR-ACompleted
DOI--AK-F010-2011-0011-CXFF095789USGS Alaska Science CenterROW for wildlife researchLonely, Ataqasuk South, Garry Creek, Atqasuk NorthCompleted
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0010-CXFF094254John Walker DBA Arctic Alaska SafarisSpecial Recreation PermitEtivluk RiverCompleted

DOI-AK-F010-2011-0009-EA

FF095789USGS Alaska Science Center Brandt MeixellROW for Wildlife ResearchLonely, Ataqasuk South, Garry Creek, Atqasuk NorthCompleted

DOI-AK-F010-2011-0008-CX

FF093215Dept. of EnergyROWBarrowCompleted

DOI-AK-F010-2011-0007-EA

FF095495US Army Corps of EngineersPlugging and Abandonment/ROWUmiat Well #9Completed
DOI-AK-F010-2011-0006-CXFF093060Wilderness AlaskaSpecial Recreation PermitNigu, Etiviluk, UtukokCompleted

EA  FONSI (pdf)

EA, FONSI (txt)

FF081465 U.S. Air ForceEnvironmental Restoration & DemobilizationPt BarrowCompleted
DOI-BLM-F010-2011-0005-EAFF095760Conoco PhillipsPlugging and Abandonment/ROWPuviaq well siteCompleted
DOI-BLM-F010-2011-0004-DNAFF095666 U.S. Air ForceClean-up at Wainwright SRRS facilityWainwrightCompleted
DOI-BLM-F010-2011-0003-CXFF094663Marsh Creek, LLCROW RenewalNPR-A Wide

Completed

DOI-BLM-F010-2011-0002-CXFF081465U.S. Air ForceROW RenewalBarrow

Completed

DOI-BLM-F010-2011-0001-EAFF095743FEXPlug and abandon and right of wayNW NPR-A

Completed

Arctic Field Office NEPA Register for Fiscal Year 2010

Updated Sept 8, 2010 (with additional links added February 2011)

NEPA Document Number

Case File
Number

Applicant

Proposed
Action

Affected
Area

NEPA Review
Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOI-BLM-F010-2010-0046-CX

FF095739

GCINPR-A Permit (field studies; helicopter recon)Nuiqsut to BarrowCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0045-CXFF095731Shell OilField Recon StudiesCoastal region Pt Franklin to Icy CapeCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0044-EAFF095726Jean Worldwide, Inc.Film PermitHoward Pass, Etivluk RiverCancelled
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0043-EAFF092921CATCONPR-A Right of WayNPR-A wideCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0042-CXFF093060Wilderness AlaskaSpecial Recreation PermitNigu RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0041-CXAA86604Anadarko PetroleumTundra rehabilitationnear Wolf Creek, 30 miles west of UmiatCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0040-CXFF095714USGS, SimacNPR-A PermitCoastal areas, Barrow, NuiqsuitCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0039-CXFF095707University of TexasNPR-A PermitUmiat and Colville RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0038-EAFF095351University of Alaska MuseumNPR-A PermitColville AreaCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0037-EAFF097709Alaska Statewide Guides, Inc.Special Recreation PermitCAMA (Central Arctic Management Area)Completed
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0036-EAFF095708Mountain Monarchs of AlaskaSpecial Recreation PermitPacpaddle Lake/Etivlluk RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0035-CXFF095718USGS DerksonShort term recon for avian researchWest of Teshekpuk LakeCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0034-CXFF095712Conoco PhillipsNPR-A Permit for field monitoring and tasksNE NPR-A; GMT padsCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0033-CXFF095710Ecosystems MBLHistoric Fire researchUmiatCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0032-CXFF081469 FF081490NOAA/USGSWithdrawal RenewalBarrowCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0031-CXFF095370US Geological SurveySite visits and hydrologic researchNE NPR-ACompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0030-CXFF095495US Army Corps of EngineersClean up at Umiat #9 (remove stockpiles from clean up)Near UmiatCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0029-CXFF095383US Fish and Wildlife ServiceWhite-fronted goose bandingTeshepuk Lake and surrounding areasCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0028-CXFF095698US Geological SurveyVegetation and aerial surveysKogru, Lonely, Cape SimpsonCompleted

DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0027-CX

FF095706

Alaska DNR, Division of Geological Services

Geologic evaluations

 Near Umiat

Completed

DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0026-CXFF095699Friends of Cooper Island Ecological Research Cooper IslandCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0025-CXFF095704Allred Ouzel ExpeditionsSpecial Recreation PermitUtukok RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0024-CXFF095695Alaska Department of Fish and GameEcological ResearchNE NPR-ACompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0023-CXFF095385 U.S. Geological SurveyEcological Research NPR-ACompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0022-CXFF095588

North Slope Borough

Ecological ResearchIkpikpuk Delta and Teshepuk LakeCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0021-CXFF095697Western Washington Univ.NPR-A PermitKokolik RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0020-CXFF086926Barrow Utilities and ElectricROW RenewalBarrowCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0019-CXFF095564Sierra ClubSpecial Recreation PermitWestern ArcticCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0018-CXFF095369Wildlife Conservation SocietyResearchIkpikpuk RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0017-EAFF095696Pontecorvo ProductionsFilm PermitWestern Arctic, Utukok RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0016-EAFF095693Wild Horizons LTDFilm PermitIkpikpuk RiverWithdrawn
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0015-CXFF090596Peace of Selby WildernessSpecial Recreation PermitNigu, Etivlik, Colville drainagesCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0014-CXFF095274Too Loo Uk River GuidesSpecial Recreation PermitNPR-ACompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0013-CXFF095144Arctic TreksSpecial Recreation PermitUtukok, Kokuk, Nigu, Etivlik & Colville RiversCompleted
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0012-CXFF095557Coyote AirNPR-A PermitIvotukWithdrawn
DOI-BLM-F020-2010-0011-EAFF094257Arctic WildSpecial Recreation PermitNuka, Kokolik, Utukok RiversCompleted
DOI-BLM-F010-2010-0010-CXFF095671Conoco PhillipsNPR-A PermitPuviaqCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0009-EA

FF095666OSC & Jacobs EngineeringNPR-A PermitWainwright Short Range Radar StationCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0008-CX

FF092474US Army Corps of EngineersRight of Way renewalIvotuk airstrip and overland Ivotuk to BarrowCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0007-EA

FF093215Dept. of EnergyRight of Way ammendmentBarrowCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0006-EA

FF05664Alaska Arctic AdventuresRecreation planNE and NW NPR-ACompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0005-EA

FF094383Cruz Co.Renewal of oil and gas transportation plan

Linear routes in NE and NW NPR-A

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0004-DNA

FF095270RenaissanceAPD/ROW ExtensionNear UmiatCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0003-EA

FF093850

CH2MHill Polar ServicesRenew permit for weather monitoring at IvotukIvotukCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0002-EA

FF095634

ConocoPhillips

Seismic Authorization Request

Alpine AreaCompleted

DOI-BLM-LLAK010-2010-0001-EA

FF095631BLM Arctic Field Office for Marsh Creek

Right of Way

Drew Point

Completed

Arctic Field Office NEPA Register for Fiscal Year 2009

Updated November 23, 2009

NEPA Document Number

Case File
Number

Applicant

Proposed
Action

Affected
Area

NEPA Review
Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOI-BLM-AK-F012-2009-0041-CX

FF095370 (2984.01)

US Geological Survey

Hyrdologic studies in NPR-A

Northeast NPR-A, Colville River west of Umiat

Completed

DOI-BLM-AK-F012-2009-0040-CX

FF09588 (2984.01)

Brian Person, Dept. of Wildlife Management, North Slope Borrough

Arctic fox, lesser snow goose, and vegetation research

Many locations in Northeast and Northwest NPR-A

Completed

DOI-BLM-AK-F012-2009-0039-CX

FF095587 (2984.01)

Shiklomanov Nikolay I with George Washington University

Small scale reconnaisance field work with hand tools

Ivotuk

S 19, T11, R16 W Umiat

Completed

DOI-BLM-AK-F012-2009-0038-CX 

FF094462 (2897.07)

Abby Powell, Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Avian research, including aircraft landings.

Northeast NPR-A

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0037-CX

FF095585 (2984.01)

Patrick Druckenmiller, UAF

Field reconnaissance for paleontological work in NPR-A

Between Umiat and Ocean Point

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0036-EA 

N/A

US Army Corps of Engineers

Clean-up of debris, and petroleum contaminated soil

Umiat Lake

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0035-CX

FF095XX (2984.01)

Alaska Science Center US Geological Survey

Bar-tailed Godwit breeding research

North of Umiat between Kogosukruk and Colville rivers.

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0034-EA

FF095573

AK Dept. of Transportation

Surveys and studies, to find road route from Galbraith Lake to Umiat

between Galbraith Lake and Umiat

Now part of Central Yukon Planning

In progress

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0033-CX

FF095576 (2984.01)

Alaska Science Center US Geological Survey

Scientific data collection and floatplane access in NPR-A

Southwest of Teshekpuk Lake

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0032-CX

FF09556 (2984.01)

Dr. Mary Beth Leigh UAF

Perform Summer Lake Studies at Qalluuraq Lake

Qalluuraq Lake, near Atqasuk

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0031-DNA

FF095392

BLM and US Geological Survey

Coalbed methane drilling

Northwest NPR-A

Wainwright Village

 

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0030-CX

FF095564 (2930.00) 

Sierra Club

Special Recreation Permit - Guided Backpacking

Northeast NPR-A

10 S 42 W Umiat Meridian

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0029-EA

FF095518

North Slope Borough

ROW for road project Uivaqsaagiaq Road

Barrow, AK

T 23 N. R 18 W., Sect. 22 and 26

In Progress

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0028-CX 

FF095158 (2984.01)

ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

Summer biological and environmental studies

NE NPR-A

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0027-CX

Pending

Alaska Discover Inc

Special Recreation Permit

Colville River & Teshepuk Lake

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0026-CX

FF095557

Coyote Air

Fuel cache

Ivotuk

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0025-CX

FF095370

USGS Alaska Science Center

Water studies

Teshepuk Lake Area

Completed

DOI-BLM-LLAK01200-2009-0024-CX 

FF095271University of Colorado, Cameron WobusCoastal erosion studyU 13n 10W et al.Cancelled
FF095560
 UAF, Trevor Haynes
Fish studies
60 lakes in Northeast and Northwest NPR-A
Completed
FF095561
 NSSI
Land cover and hydrology studies
15 lakes in Northeast NPR-A
Completed
 FF095389
 UAF, Emily Weiser
Glaucous Gull diet study
Northwest NPR-A, near Barrow, Cape Simpson, and Admiralty Bay 
U 16N 10W et al.
Completed
FF095385 (2984.01)
USGS Alaska Science Center
Yellow Billed Loon research
West of Teshekpuk Lake
Completed
FF095144
Arctic Treks
Special Recreation Permit
Utukok, Kokolik and Colville Rivers
Completed
FF095532
Pontecorvo Productions LLC
NPR-A permitUtokok RiverCompleted
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0017-EA
FF095533
FF094257
MacGillvray/Arctic WildFilm Permit/Special Recreation Permit for wildlife filmingNPR-A Kokolik River and Utokok River Segments; Dalton Highway SegmentsCompleted
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0016-CXFF095556 (2984.01)UAF - LeighHydrology WorkT12N R 22W, Sections 2, 11, 12, 13 & 24Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0015-CXFF095495 (2884.01)US Army Corps of EngineersROW renewal
Northeast NPR-A
1S 1W Umiat sections 5 & 6
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0014-EA
F-95472
Ogloonic DevelopmentROW for infrastructure use at DEW-Line Station at Wainright
Northwest NPR-A
Sec. 26-28 & 33-35, T. 15 N., R. 31 W; Sec. 3-4, T. 14 N., R. 31 W
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-00013-EA
FF081467, FF081468
US Air ForceRight of Way and clean up at Wainwright and Lonely Dew-Line sites
Northwest NPR-A
Former DEW-Line stations at Lonely and Wainright
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-00012-EA (pdf 404 kb)
 FF095509 (2884.01)
US Army Corps of EngineersRemove contaminated soil and debris at Kogru
Northeast NPR-A
T 1S,  R 1W, Sec. 5, Umiat
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-00011-CXFF095527 (2884.01)US Army Corps of Engineers
Conduct studies to determine contaminants for removal at Umiat Lake
Umiat LakeCompleted
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-00010-DNAFF095495US Army Corps of EngineersRemove contaminated soil at Umiat Well #9
Northeast NPR-A
T 1S,  R 1W, Sec. 5, Umiat
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0009-EA (pdf 367 kb)FF095503 (2884.01)Marsh CreekWell plug and abandonment Atigaru Test #1
Northeast NPR-A
T 14N, R 2E, Sec. 19, Umiat
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0008-CXFF095493  (2984.01)Olgoonic DevelopmentGravel Exploration
Northwest NPR-A
T 13N, R 31W, Sec. 1; T 13 N, R 32W, Sec 1; T 14N, R 31W, Sec. 1; T 14N, R 32W, Sec 1
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0007-CXFF095494  (2920.09)Clock Tower Productions Discovery ChannelFilm Permit - filming CATCO crew at work on the slope
Northwest NPR-A
2P area to Barrow
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0006-DNA
AA086604, AA086615, AA086616, AA086617, & FF095310
Anadarko
Deviation request to allow use of construction equipment.
Northeast NPR-A
T 9N, R 1E, Umiat et al.
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0005-EAFF095089 (3152.00)PGS OnshoreSeismic exploration
Northeast NPR-A
T 1N, R 10W, Umiat et al.
Project cancelled
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0004-EA (pdf 1 MB) AA081785, AA081799, (3132.00)FF092931(2884.01)ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.Winter oil and gas exploration and right-of-way
Northeast NPR-A
T 9N, R 1E, Umiat et al.
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0003-EAFF953999Olgoonic DevelopmentMineral material sale
Northwest NPR-A
T 14N, R 32W, Sec. 10; T 15N, R 31W, Secs. 31-32; T 14N, R 31W, Secs. 3-4, Umiat
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0002-CXFF095473Olgoonic DevelopmentBathymetric survey
Northwest NPR-A
T 14N, R 31 & 32W; T 15N, R 31 & 32W, Umiat 
Completed
DOI-BLM-LLAKF01000-2009-0001-EA (pdf 706 kb)AA086604,
FF095158
(2884.01)
AnadarkoExploration well and ROW
Northeast NPR-A
T 1S, R 6W, et al., Umiat
Completed

For further information, contact the Arctic Field Office at 907-474-2200 or 1-800-437-7021.


 
Last updated: 11-25-2011