mines

[xt_go_advt_1]
TitleActionFR DocPublishedAgencyAgency NameExcerptsAbstractHTMLPDF
TitleActionFR DocPublishedAgencyAgency NameExcerptsAbstractHTMLPDF
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2017Rule2017-0061401/18/2017DEPARTMENT OF LABORLabor DepartmentThe U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of … The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost- of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2017 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties, effective January 13, 2017.department-of-labor-federal-civil-penalties-inflation-adjustment-act-annual-adjustments-for-2017FR-Doc-2017-00614
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Catch-Up AdjustmentsRule2016-1537807/01/2016DEPARTMENT OF LABORLabor DepartmentThe U.S. Department of Labor is issuing this interim final rule to adjust the amounts of civil penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Fede … The U.S. Department of Labor is issuing this interim final rule to adjust the amounts of civil penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act) requires agencies to adjust the levels of civil monetary penalties with an initial catch-up adjustment, followed by annual adjustments for inflation. The Department is required to calculate the catch-up and subsequent annual adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers. The Department must publish the interim final rule by July 1, 2016, and the new penalty levels are effective no later than August 1, 2016.department-of-labor-federal-civil-penalties-inflation-adjustment-act-catch-up-adjustmentsFR-Doc-2016-15378
Civil Penalties Inflation AdjustmentsRule2016-1553406/30/2016DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Indian Affairs regulations with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of M … This rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Indian Affairs regulations with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.civil-penalties-inflation-adjustmentsFR-Doc-2016-15534
Clarification of Appeal ProceduresRule2014-2430510/16/2014DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) and Office of Hearing and Appeals (OHA) are amending and clarifying regulations concerning certain aspects of appeals of ONRR correspondence and clarifying the final administrative nature … The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) and Office of Hearing and Appeals (OHA) are amending and clarifying regulations concerning certain aspects of appeals of ONRR correspondence and clarifying the final administrative nature of ONRR orders that are not paid or appealed.clarification-of-appeal-proceduresFR-Doc-2014-24305
Required Fees for Mining Claims or SitesRule2014-1525906/30/2014DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this final rule to make statutorily authorized adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments reflect chan … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this final rule to make statutorily authorized adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.required-fees-for-mining-claims-or-sitesFR-Doc-2014-15259
Lease Modifications, Lease and Logical Mining Unit Diligence, Advance Royalty, Royalty Rates, and BondsProposed Rule2013-1919808/12/2013DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend its regulations pertaining to the administration of Federal coal leases and logical mining units (LMUs). The proposed rule would implement Title IV, Subtitle D of the Energy … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend its regulations pertaining to the administration of Federal coal leases and logical mining units (LMUs). The proposed rule would implement Title IV, Subtitle D of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; clarify that a royalty rate of 12\\1/2\\ percent will be assessed on all Federal coal except coal that is mined from underground mines; withdraw the Logical Mining Unit Application and Processing Guidelines (LMU Guidelines); promulgate portions of the LMU Guidelines as regulations; establish new processing fees; and make technical and editorial corrections to the regulations.lease-modifications-lease-and-logical-mining-unit-diligence-advance-royalty-royalty-rates-and-bondsFR-Doc-2013-19198
Clarification of Appeal ProceduresProposed Rule2013-1753507/22/2013DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) and Office of Hearing and Appeals (OHA) are proposing to amend and clarify regulations concerning certain aspects of appeals of ONRR correspondence and to clarify the final administra … The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) and Office of Hearing and Appeals (OHA) are proposing to amend and clarify regulations concerning certain aspects of appeals of ONRR correspondence and to clarify the final administrative nature of ONRR orders that are not paid or appealed.clarification-of-appeal-proceduresFR-Doc-2013-17535
Postdecisional Administrative Review Process for Occupancy or Use of National Forest System Lands and ResourcesRule2013-1326006/05/2013DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAgriculture DepartmentThe United States Department of Agriculture (Department) is issuing this final rule to update, rename, and relocate the administrative appeal regulations governing occupancy or use of National Forest System (NFS) lands and resources. … The United States Department of Agriculture (Department) is issuing this final rule to update, rename, and relocate the administrative appeal regulations governing occupancy or use of National Forest System (NFS) lands and resources. The appeal process for decisions related to occupancy or use of NFS lands and resources has remained substantially unchanged since 1989. This final rule simplifies the appeal process, shortens the appeal period, and reduces the cost of appeal while still providing a fair and deliberate procedure by which eligible individuals and entities may obtain administrative review of certain types of Forest Service (Agency) decisions affecting their occupancy or use of NFS lands and resources. The final rule also moves the provision entitled ``Mediation of Term Grazing Permit Disputes'' to a more appropriate location in the range management regulations. Finally, conforming technical revisions to other parts of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) affected by this final rule are being made.postdecisional-administrative-review-process-for-occupancy-or-use-of-national-forest-system-landsFR-Doc-2013-13260
Administration of Mining Claims and SitesRule2012-1835207/27/2012DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this rule to amend regulations on locating, recording, and maintaining mining claims or sites. In this rule, the BLM amends its regulations to respond to a recent law that changes the way … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this rule to amend regulations on locating, recording, and maintaining mining claims or sites. In this rule, the BLM amends its regulations to respond to a recent law that changes the way the maintenance fee is calculated for unpatented placer mining claims. The law specifies that the holder of an unpatented placer mining claim must pay the initial and annual maintenance fee for each 20 acres or portion thereof contained in the claim; and reiterates that an initial maintenance fee payment is due at the time of recording the claim with the BLM and that the annual maintenance fee is due on or before September 1 of each year.administration-of-mining-claims-and-sitesFR-Doc-2012-18352
Appeal of Decisions Relating to Occupancy or Use of National Forest System Lands and ResourcesProposed Rule2011-2436610/11/2011DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAgriculture DepartmentThe Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is proposing to update, rename, and relocate the administrative appeal regulations governing occupancy or use of National Forest System (NFS) lands and resources. The … The Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is proposing to update, rename, and relocate the administrative appeal regulations governing occupancy or use of National Forest System (NFS) lands and resources. The appeal process for decisions related to occupancy or use of NFS lands and resources has remained substantially unchanged since 1989. The proposed rule simplifies the appeal process, shortens the appeal period, and reduces the cost of appeal while still providing a fair and deliberate procedure by which eligible individuals and entities may obtain administrative review of certain types of Forest Service decisions affecting their occupancy or use of NFS lands or resources. The proposed rule also relocates the provision entitled ``Mediation of Term Grazing Permit Disputes'' to a more appropriate location in the range management regulations. Finally, conforming technical revisions to other parts of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) affected by this proposed rule are being made.appeal-of-decisions-relating-to-occupancy-or-use-of-national-forest-system-lands-and-resourcesFR-Doc-2011-24366
Required Fees for Mining Claims or SitesRuleE9-1524806/29/2009DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is promulgating this final rule to make statutorily authorized adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments ref … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is promulgating this final rule to make statutorily authorized adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2009/06/29/E9-15248/required-fees-for-mining-claims-or-sitesFR-Doc-E9-15248
Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil ShaleRuleE9-3401/07/2009DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its regulations in 43 CFR part 3500 for leasing of solid minerals other than coal and oil shale to distinguish fringe acreage lease requirements from lease modification requiremen … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its regulations in 43 CFR part 3500 for leasing of solid minerals other than coal and oil shale to distinguish fringe acreage lease requirements from lease modification requirements, and to describe acceptable justifications for a lease modification. The final rule also identifies changes in the associated procedural requirements and updates the filing fees. The final changes are based on statutory authorities, which authorize the BLM to issue regulations for leasing of minerals and to charge for administrative processing costs, and on policy guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) requiring the BLM to charge these fees.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2009/01/07/E9-34/leasing-of-solid-minerals-other-than-coal-and-oil-shaleFR-Doc-E9-34
Mining Claims Under the General Mining LawsRuleE8-2874112/04/2008DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this interim final rule to amend the BLM's regulations for Mining Claims under the General Mining Laws. The rule responds to a Federal district court decision that required the BLM to e … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this interim final rule to amend the BLM's regulations for Mining Claims under the General Mining Laws. The rule responds to a Federal district court decision that required the BLM to evaluate whether the regulations comply with Congress's policy goal for the United States to receive fair market value for the use of the public lands and their resources. The interim final rule makes it clear that, other than processing fees, location fees, and maintenance fees provided for in 43 CFR parts 3800 and 3830, the BLM does not require any other fees for surface use of the public lands for mining purposes.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/12/04/E8-28741/mining-claims-under-the-general-mining-lawsFR-Doc-E8-28741
Clarification for the Appropriate Use of a Criminal or a Civil Citation To Enforce Mineral RegulationsRuleE8-2644811/06/2008DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAgriculture DepartmentThis final rule amends certain Forest Service regulations to allow, if necessary, for a criminal citation to be issued for unauthorized mineral operations on National Forest System (NFS) lands.This final rule amends certain Forest Service regulations to allow, if necessary, for a criminal citation to be issued for unauthorized mineral operations on National Forest System (NFS) lands.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/11/06/E8-26448/clarification-for-the-appropriate-use-of-a-criminal-or-a-civil-citation-to-enforce-mineralFR-Doc-E8-26448
Oil and Gas Leasing; Geothermal Resources Leasing; Coal Management; Management of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal; Mineral Materials Disposal; and Mining Claims Under the General Mining LawsRuleE8-1421506/24/2008DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis document contains a correction to the final regulations in 43 CFR parts 3000, 3100, 3150, 3200, 3500, 3580, 3600, 3730, 3810, 3830 Oil and Gas Leasing: Geothermal Resources Leasing; Coal Management; Management of Solid Minera … This document contains a correction to the final regulations in 43 CFR parts 3000, 3100, 3150, 3200, 3500, 3580, 3600, 3730, 3810, 3830 Oil and Gas Leasing: Geothermal Resources Leasing; Coal Management; Management of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal; Mineral Materials Disposal; and Mining Claims Under the General Mining Laws, which were published in the Federal Register (70 FR 58853--58880) of October 7, 2005.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/06/24/E8-14215/oil-and-gas-leasing-geothermal-resources-leasing-coal-management-management-of-solid-minerals-otherFR-Doc-E8-14215
Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil ShaleProposed RuleE8-1421406/24/2008DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend its regulations in 43 CFR part 3500 for leasing of solid minerals other than coal and oil shale to distinguish fringe acreage lease requirements from lease modification r … The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to amend its regulations in 43 CFR part 3500 for leasing of solid minerals other than coal and oil shale to distinguish fringe acreage lease requirements from lease modification requirements, and to describe acceptable justifications for a lease modification. The proposed rule would also identify changes in the associated procedural requirements and update the filing fees. The proposed changes are based on statutory authorities, which authorize the BLM to issue regulations for leasing of minerals and to charge for administrative processing costs, and on policy guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) requiring the BLM to charge these fees.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/06/24/E8-14214/leasing-of-solid-minerals-other-than-coal-and-oil-shaleFR-Doc-E8-14214
Locatable Minerals OperationsProposed RuleE8-574603/25/2008DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAgriculture DepartmentThis proposed rule would revise the regulations for locatable minerals operations conducted on National Forest System lands. The revised rule would apply to prospecting, exploration, development, mining and processing operations, and r … This proposed rule would revise the regulations for locatable minerals operations conducted on National Forest System lands. The revised rule would apply to prospecting, exploration, development, mining and processing operations, and reclamation under the Mining Law of May 10, 1872, as amended. The Forest Service invites written comments on this proposed rule.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2008/03/25/E8-5746/locatable-minerals-operationsFR-Doc-E8-5746
Minerals Management: Adjustment of Cost Recovery FeesRuleE7-1737509/05/2007DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThis final rule amends the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mineral resources regulations to update some fees that cover the BLM's cost of processing certain documents relating to its mineral programs and some filing fees for mineral … This final rule amends the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mineral resources regulations to update some fees that cover the BLM's cost of processing certain documents relating to its mineral programs and some filing fees for mineral-related documents. These updates include fees for actions such as lease applications, name changes, corporate mergers, lease consolidations, and lease reinstatements. The fee changes are the BLM's continued response to recommendations made by the Department of the Interior's Office of Inspector General in a 1988 report. This report was part of a 1980s Presidential initiative, which called for all Federal agencies to charge appropriate user fees for agency services, consistent with the law. This final rule also makes some editorial corrections to the rule.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2007/09/05/E7-17375/minerals-management-adjustment-of-cost-recovery-feesFR-Doc-E7-17375
Amend Certain Paragraphs in 36 CFR 261.2 and 261.10 To Clarify Issuing a Criminal Citation for Unauthorized Occupancy and Use of National Forest System Lands and Facilities by Mineral OperatorsProposed RuleE7-870605/10/2007DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAgriculture DepartmentThis proposed rule would allow, if necessary, a criminal citation to be issued for unauthorized mineral operations on National Forest System lands. The Forest Service invites written comments on this proposed rule.This proposed rule would allow, if necessary, a criminal citation to be issued for unauthorized mineral operations on National Forest System lands. The Forest Service invites written comments on this proposed rule.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2007/05/10/E7-8706/amend-certain-paragraphs-in-36-cfr-2612-and-26110-to-clarify-issuing-a-criminal-citation-forFR-Doc-E7-8706
Interior Board of Land Appeals ProceduresProposed RuleE7-377403/08/2007DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORInterior DepartmentThe Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) is proposing to amend several existing procedural regulations governing appeals to the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) and to adopt new regulations governing consolidation, extensions of … The Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) is proposing to amend several existing procedural regulations governing appeals to the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) and to adopt new regulations governing consolidation, extensions of time, intervention, and motions.https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2007/03/08/E7-3774/interior-board-of-land-appeals-proceduresFR-Doc-E7-3774
[xt_go_advt_2]
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *