Part 5001 Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Interstate Commerce Commission

Terms Used In CFR > Title 5 > Chapter XL

  • Acquired lands: means lands which the United States obtained through purchase, gift, or condemnation, including mineral estates associated with lands previously disposed of under the public land laws, including the mining laws. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Act: means the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended and supplemented (30 U. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Administrator: The Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 37 CFR 1.71
  • Applicant: Any person who requests service under this part. See 37 CFR 1.71
  • Authorized officer: means any employee of the Bureau of Land Management who has been delegated the authority to perform the duties described in this subpart. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • BLM: means the Bureau of Land Management and includes the individual employed by the Bureau of Land Management authorized to perform the duties set forth in this part and parts 3910 through 3930. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Definitions: As used in this part, the term:

    (1) Application carries the meaning of that term as defined in 12 CFR 1002. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5

  • Department: means the Department of the Interior. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Department: The United States Department of Agriculture. See 37 CFR 1.71
  • Diligent development: means achieving or completing the prescribed milestones listed in §3930. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Entity: means a person, association, or corporation, or any subsidiary, affiliate, corporation, or association controlled by or under common control with such person, association, or corporation. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Exploration: means drilling, excavating, and geological, geophysical or geochemical surveying operations designed to obtain detailed data on the physical and chemical characteristics of Federal oil shale and its environment including:

    (1) The strata below the Federal oil shale. See 43 CFR 3900.2

  • Exploration license: means a license issued by the BLM that allows the licensee to explore unleased oil shale deposits to obtain geologic, environmental, and other pertinent data concerning the deposits. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Exploration plan: means a plan prepared in sufficient detail to show the:

    (1) Location and type of exploration to be conducted. See 43 CFR 3900.2

  • Federal lands: means any lands or interests in lands, including oil shale interests underlying non-Federal surface, owned by the United States, without reference to how the lands were acquired or what Federal agency administers the lands. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Guidelines: (1) Compliance with the Fair Housing Act is achieved when each loan applicant's creditworthiness is evaluated on an individual basis, without presuming that the applicant has certain characteristics of a group. See 43 CFR 2200.0-5
  • Infrastructure: means all support structures necessary for the production or development of shale oil, including, but not limited to:

    (1) Offices. See 43 CFR 3900.2

  • Inspector: Any officer or employee of the Department of cooperating agency authorized to perform any duties at any plant furnished service under this part. See 37 CFR 1.71
  • insured depository institution: refers to any bank or savings association whose deposits are insured by the FDIC. See 42 CFR 493.1365
  • Lease: means a Federal lease issued under the mineral leasing laws, which grants the exclusive right to explore for and extract a designated mineral. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Lease bond: means the bond or equivalent security given to the Department to assure performance of all obligations associated with all lease terms and conditions. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Mineral laws: means those laws applicable to the mineral resources administered by the Bureau of Land Management. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • MMS: means the Minerals Management Service. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Oil shale: means a fine-grained sedimentary rock containing:

    (1) Organic matter which was derived chiefly from aquatic organisms or waxy spores or pollen grains, which is only slightly soluble in ordinary petroleum solvents, and of which a large proportion is distillable into synthetic petroleum. See 43 CFR 3900.2

  • Opening: means the restoration of a specified area of public lands to operation of the public land laws, including the mining laws, and, if appropriate, the mineral leasing laws, the material disposal laws and the Geothermal Steam Act, subject to valid existing rights and the terms and provisions of existing withdrawals, reservations, classifications, and management decisions. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Opening order: means an order issued by the Secretary or the authorized officer and published in the 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • person: refers to an individual, corporation, partnership, or other entity with a legally independent existence. See 42 CFR 493.1365
  • Person: Any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint stock company, or other form of organization. See 37 CFR 1.71
  • Proper BLM office: means the Bureau of Land Management office having jurisdiction over the lands under application or covered by a lease or exploration license and subject to the regulations in this part and in parts 3910 through 3930 of this chapter (see subpart 1821 of part 1820 of this chapter for a list of BLM state offices). See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Public land laws: means that body of laws dealing with the administration, use and disposition of the public lands, but does not include the mineral laws. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Public lands: means lands, i. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • public lands: means any lands or interest in lands owned by the United States within the several States and administered by the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management, without regard to how the United States acquired ownership, except: (1) Lands located on the Outer Continental Shelf. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Reclamation: means the measures undertaken to bring about the necessary reconditioning of lands or waters affected by exploration, mining, in situ operations, onsite processing operations or waste disposal in a manner which will meet the requirements imposed by the BLM under applicable law. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Reclamation bond: means the bond or equivalent security given to the BLM to assure performance of all obligations relating to reclamation of disturbed areas under an exploration license or lease. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Revocation: means the cancellation of a Public Land Order, but does not restore public lands to operation of the public land laws. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Interior or a secretarial officer subordinate to the Secretary who has been appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, and to whom has been delegated the authority of the Secretary to perform the duties described in this part as being performed by the Secretary. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Segregation: means the removal for a limited period, subject to valid existing rights, of a specified area of the public lands from the operation of some or all of the public land laws, including the mineral laws, pursuant to the exercise by the Secretary of regulatory authority for the orderly administration of the public lands. See 43 CFR 2091.0-5
  • Shale oil: means synthetic petroleum derived from the destructive distillation of oil shale. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • State Director: means an employee of the Bureau of Land Management designated as the chief administrative officer of one of the BLM's 12 administrative areas administered by a state office. See 43 CFR 3900.2
  • Surface management agency: means the Federal agency with jurisdiction over the surface of federally-owned lands containing oil shale deposits. See 43 CFR 3900.2