Notices & Rules

The Federal Register is the official daily publication for notices, proposed rules and final rules of Federal agencies. The BLM uses the Federal Register to announce and explain our plans to solve problems and accomplish goals, and to give the public an opportunity to comment on the actions we propose. We encourage citizens to make their voices heard on the issues that are important to them.
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BLM files plats of survey for public lands in Alaska

BLM surveyed lands in Copper River Meridian, Fairbanks Meridian, and Seward Meridian, Alaska.


BLM proposes extending withdrawal of public land for Chief Joseph Dam project

The United States Department of the Army Corps of Engineers filed an application to extend the land withdrawal for 20 years. Interested parties may submit comments until May 15.

National Office

BLM seeks input on information collection about wild horses and burros

As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, BLM invites the public and other federal agencies to comment on a proposed information collection request regarding wild


San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee seeking new members

The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking individuals to join the new San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee.


BLM processes application for conveyance of federal minerals

BLM will consider an application to transfer federally owned minerals on 640 acres in Lake County, Oregon, to the surface land owners.


BLM files plats of survey for public lands

BLM is accepting protests on several plats of survey for public lands on the Sixth Principal Meridian in Colorado.


BLM sets aside public lands to analyze construction of solar energy facility

Effective Feb. 2, 2024, BLM sets aside 5,620 acres of public lands in Nevada from appropriation under public land laws for two years to allow for analysis of the proposed Libra Solar Project.

New Mexico, Socorro FO

Public Land Order No. 7935; Extension of Public Land Order No. 7593 for Davenport Electronic Site; New Mexico

SUMMARY: This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order (PLO) No. 7593 for an additional 20-year period.


Proposed new rule addresses balance of recreation and conservation on public lands

BLM is proposing new supplementary rules for public lands within the Colorado River Valley, Grand Junction, and Kremmling field offices and the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area.

New Mexico

Notice of Filing of Plat of Survey; New Mexico

The plat of survey of the following described lands is scheduled to be officially filed 30 days after the date of this publication in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), New Mexico State Office, S