Superior National Forest Federal Hardrock Mineral Prospecting Permits Project.
Dec 19, 2008 - This analysis would address federal hardrock mineral exploration in terms of 32 current permit applications, future permit applications, current and future operating plans, and future use and occupancy authorizations (Special Use Permits) on the Superior National Forest (SNF) over the next 20 years.
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    Six Rivers National Forest, California, Lower Trinity and Mad River Travel Management EIS.
    Dec 19, 2008 - The Six Rivers National Forest (Six Rivers NF) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to disclose the impacts associated with the following proposed actions:
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    Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California; Pettijohn LSR Habitat Improvement and Fuels Reduction Project.
    Dec 19, 2008 - The Shasta-Trinity National Forest (STNF) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to document and publicly disclose the environmental effects of implementing a hazardous fuels reduction project on approximately 3200 acres of National Forest System lands.
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    Klamath National Forest, California, Hi-Grouse Project.
    Dec 19, 2008 - The USDA Forest Service is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Hi-Grouse Project to reduce fuel hazard and restore forest health on the Goosenest Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest.
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    Six Rivers National Forest, Mad River Ranger District, Ruth, California, Beaverslide Timber Sale and Fuel Treatment Project.
    Dec 17, 2008 - The Forest Service is proposing the Beaverslide Timber Sale and Fuel Treatment Project to provide timber products to local economies and to reduce hazardous fuels in strategically located high- risk areas around communities in the vicinity of Ruth, California.
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    Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council Off- Highway Vehicle Subcommittee
    Dec 15, 2008 - In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central California Resource Advisory Council Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Subcommittee will meet as indicated below.
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    Red Rock General Plan meeting set for Saturday
    Dec 12, 2008 - The California State Parks Organization is preparing a General Plan revision for Red Rock Canyon State Park and looking for local participation at the first public meeting Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Marriott Sprnghill Suites Maturango Conference Room from 10:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. The hotel is located at 113 E. Sydnor Ave. The General Plan revision will set the comprehensive framework to planfuture of the park over the next 20 years and will for the first time consider all the park's acreage.
  • For more information visit the website at www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=25064.
    Travel Management; Designated Routes and Areas for Motor Vehicle Use
    Dec 9, 2008 - The Forest Service is revising the travel management rule to make it consistent with language proposed in the rule's implementing directives that was published for public notice and comment in the Federal Register and that has been adopted in the final directives.
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    Land Withdrawals; Amendment of Regulations Regarding Emergency Withdrawals
    Dec 5, 2008 - This final rule amends the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) emergency withdrawal regulation to remove language that directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to immediately make an emergency withdrawal upon notification by one of two congressional committees.
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    Mining Claims Under the General Mining Laws
    Dec 4, 2008 - 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.
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    Plumas National Forest; CA; Moonlight and Wheeler Fires Recovery and Restoration Project
    Dec 4, 2008 - A notice of intent to prepare an EIS for the Moonlight Fire Recovery and Restoration Project was published in the Federal Register on Monday, January 7, 2008 (Vol. 73, No.4, pp. 1201- 1202).
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    Attend A Public Scoping Meeting on Proposed Marine Base Expansion, CA
    Dec 1, 2008 - The Marine Corps is studying it's needs to meet the Marine Corps Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) sustained, combined arms, live-fire and maneuver training requirements. The scoping meetings are designed to solicit input from stakeholders, the affected public and agencies regarding issues or interests that should be studied or the reasonable alternatives that should be considered for the study moving forward.
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    Notice of Availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Designation of Energy Corridors on Federal Land in the 11 Western States
    Nov. 28, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of Energy (DOE) as co-lead agencies, and the U.S. Forest Service (FS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Department of Defense (DOD), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) of the Department of the Interior (DOI)
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    Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest; California and Nevada; Bridgeport Ranger District Travel Management
    Nov. 26, 2008 - The Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to disclose the impacts associated with the following proposed actions:
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    Oil Shale Management--General
    Nov. 18, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is finalizing regulations to set out the policies and procedures for the implementation of a commercial leasing program for the management of federally-owned oil shale and any associated minerals located on Federal lands..
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    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct a public scoping meeting on Monday, Nov. 24, 2008
    Nov. 17, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct a public scoping meeting on Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, in El Centro on Stirling Energy Systemsí (SES) application to construct and operate its Solar Two project on public lands near Plaster City in Imperial County. The California Energy Commission will jointly conduct a public informational hearing and public site visit on the proposal the same afternoon.
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    Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting
    Oct 16, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces that the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a meeting on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nationís public lands.
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    Land Management Plan Guidance
    Nov 13, 2008 - The Forest Service is issuing an interim directive revising Forest Service Handbook 1909.12, chapter 10, to guide agency employees in developing, amending, or revising land management plans for units of the National Forest System about the content of land management plans.
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    Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Eastern San Diego County Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
    Nov 12, 2008 - The BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for Eastern San Diego County. The California State Director signed the ROD on October 10, 2008, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
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    Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Proposed Mountain View IV Wind Energy Project
    Nov 7, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), with the City of Palm Springs, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/ EIR) for the proposed Mountain View IV Wind Energy Project and by this notice is announcing the availability of the document.
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    Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the Southern Rockies Lynx Amendment
    Nov 7, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Forest Management Act, (NFMA), the USDA Forest Service announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the Southern Rockies Lynx Amendment and the opening of the administrative appeal period.
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    Clarification for the Appropriate Use of a Criminal or a Civil Citation To Enforce Mineral Regulations
    Nov 6, 2008 - 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.
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    Red Rock State Park Plan Revision Public Meeting, CA
    Nov 6, 2008 - Red Rock State Park will be holding a public meeting regarding their plan revision on Saturday Dec 13, 2008 at 10:30am at the Marriot, Springhill Suites, 113 E Sydnor St, Ridgecrest, CA 93555.
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    Sale and Disposal of National Forest Service System Timber; Timber Sale Contracts; Market-Related Contract Term Additions
    Nov 4, 2008 - The original Market-Related Contract Term Addition (MRCTA) regulation was adopted in 1990 to provide financial relief to timber sale purchasers during cyclic downturns in forest products markets.
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    Update of Linear Right-of-Way Rent Schedule
    Oct 31, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is amending its right-of- way regulations to update the linear right-of-way rent schedule in 43 CFR parts 2800 and 2880.
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    Sale and Disposal of National Forest System Timber; Downpayment and Periodic Payments
    Oct 29, 2008 - The Forest Service is proposing to amend the Downpayment rule and the Periodic payments rule to reflect changes in contracting procedures adopted in the April 2004 and June 2006 timber sale contracts. These changes reflect stewardship contracting authorities, and reflect changes in forest products markets since these rules were adopted in 1991.
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    Impact Statement for Leasing of Geothermal Resources in Eleven Western United States and Alaska, Including Proposed Amendments to Selected Land Use Plans
    Oct 24, 2008 - In accordance with section 202 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations implementing NEPA (40 CFR 1500- 1508), and applicable agency guidance, a Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) has been prepared on the leasing of geothermal resources in 11 Western United States (U.S.) and Alaska. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (FS) are co-lead agencies for the PEIS.
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    Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment for the Proposed Sunrise Powerlink Project
    Oct 22, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), together with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Report/ Environmental Impact Statement (FEIR/EIS) and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment for the Sunrise Powerlink Project proposed by San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E).
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
    Oct 17, 2008 - In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), together with the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission), (hereinafter jointly referred to as the Agencies) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Staff Assessment (EIS/SA), and a Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment, for the Stirling Energy Systems (SES) Solar Two Project (Project), a Stirling engine systems solar dish project in Imperial County, California.
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    ACTION: Notice
    Oct 15, 2008 - The Secretary of the Interior proposes to withdraw 550 acres of public land from surface entry and mining for reclamation purposes on behalf of the Bureau of Reclamation. This notice segregates the lands for up to 2 years from surface entry and mining while various studies and analyses are made to support a final decision on the withdrawal application. The lands will remain open to mineral and geothermal leasing and mineral material sales.
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    Kern County New Ordinances - Public Meetings, California
    Oct 10,2008 - The Kern County Planning Department will be hosting a series of community workshops to discuss proposed revisions to the Kern County Zoning Ordinance (title 19, Kern County Ordinance Code).
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    Notice of Intent To Amend the California Desert Conservation Area Plan, California
    October 1, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Needles Field Office intends to prepare an amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan with an associated environmental assessment (EA). This notice initiates the public participation and scoping processes for the CDCA Plan amendment and environmental assessment.
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    Revised Desert Tortoise Recovery Plan
    Sep 25, 2008 - The Fish & Wildlife Service released the revised Desert Tortoise Recovery Plan. Public commets will be accepted until Nov 3, 2008 on the revised plan.
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    29 Palms Marine Base Application for Expansion
    Sep 15,2008 - The U.S. Department of the Navy, in accordance with the Engle Act, has filed an application requesting the Secretary of the Interior to process a proposed legislative withdrawal and reservation of public lands for military training exercises involving the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, San Bernardino County, California.
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    Environmental Impact Statement for the Celatom Mine Expansion Plan of Operations From EP Minerals, LLC
    Sep 15,2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and surface management regulations at 43 CFR part 3809 and 43 CFR part 3715 for operations authorized by the mining laws on public lands, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is initiating preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze potential environmental effects resulting from proposed expansion of an existing diatomite mine.
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    Sale and Disposal of National Forest Service System Timber; Timber Sale Contracts; Market-Related Contract Term Additions
    Sep 3,2008 - The Forest Service proposes amending its regulations to expand the maximum amount of additional time certain contracts may receive when there is a continuous and prolonged drastic reduction in wood product prices for 2\1/2\ years or longer.
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    Notice of Availability of the Price Field Office Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)
    Aug 29, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Price Field Office.
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    Procedures for Disclosure of Information Under the Freedom of Information Act
    Aug 14, 2008 - LSC is proposing a number of revisions to its regulations on procedures for disclosure of information under the Freedom of Information Act to implement changes in that law made by the OPEN Government Act of 2007.
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    Shasta-Trinity National Forest Motorized Travel Management EIS, California
    Aug 8, 2008 - The Shasta-Trinity National Forest (Forest) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to disclose the impacts associated with motorized recreation.
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    Shasta-Trinity National Forest Supp EIS, California
    Aug 8, 2008 - The Shasta-Trinity National Forest will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SETS) for the Pilgrim Vegetation Management Project to present additional information consistent with the court ruling Conservation Congress v. Forest Service, Case No. 07- 0264 (E.D. Cal., May 13, 2008). This action will require modification of the current Project Level Management Indicator Assemblage Report for the Pilgrim Vegetation Management Project dated February 15, 2007.
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    Provide Opportunity To Comment on Changes to the Eastern San Diego County Proposed Resource Management Plan
    July 28, 2008 - The BLM is soliciting comments, electronic or written, on significant changes and clarifications (collectively ``changes'') to the Proposed Plan as set forth in the PRMP for wind energy and VRM. The environmental consequences of the proposed changes and clarification have been analyzed as part of the RMP/EIS process.
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    Oil Shale Management--General; Proposed Rule
    July 23, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing regulations to set out the policies and procedures for the implementation of a commercial leasing program for the management of federally-owned oil shale and any associated minerals located on Federal lands.
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    Law Enforcement Support Activities
    July 17, 2008 - The Forest Service is proposing to revise regulations at 36 CFR part 262, Subparts A and B, regarding removal of obstructions, impoundment of personal property, payment of rewards, and payment for information or evidence in furtherance of an investigation.
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    Impact Report/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Sunrise Powerlink Project
    July 11, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), together with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA, Pub. Res. Code Sec. 21000 et seq.), has prepared a Recirculated Draft EIR/Supplemental Draft EIS (RDEIR/SDEIS) to augment the analysis for the Sunrise Powerlink Project proposed by San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E).
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    Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale
    June 24, 2008 - 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.
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    Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Leasing of Geothermal
    Jun 13, 2008 - Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Leasing of Geothermal Resources in 11 Western States and Alaska and Notice of Public Hearings.

    Jun 19, 2008 Update/Correction: On June 13, 2008 the BLM published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register (73 FR 33802), which inadvertently printed an incorrect list of public meeting dates.

    See the corrected notice.

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    Revision of Land Management Plan, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, Located in California and Nevada
    June 2, 2008 - The USDA, Forest Service is resuming preparation of the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit revised land management plan (hereafter referred to as the Forest Plan), as directed by the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) . Preparation of the revised plan was halted when the 2005 Forest Service planning rule was enjoined. A new planning rule (36 CFR Part 219 was implemented on April 21, 2008, allowing the planning process to be resumed. This notice resumes the plan revision process under the new planning rule
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    Solar Energy Development BLM Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
    May 29, 2008 - Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement To Evaluate Solar Energy Development, Develop and Implement Agency-Specific Programs, Conduct Public Scoping Meetings, Amend Relevant Agency Land Use Plans, and Provide Notice of Proposed Planning Criteria.

    (June 13 update): Additional scoping meetings will be held in California on July 10th and 11th, 2008. Go to Solar EIS Web Site for more information.

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    West Fry Wind Energy EIS, Barstow, CA
    May 23, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Barstow Field Office, Barstow, California, will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the development and operation of a wind energy farm on public lands in the West Fry Mountains northeast of Lucerne Valley, California to meet the requirements of NEPA.
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    Lassen National Forest, Almanor Ranger District, CA,
    May 19, 2008 - The Forest Service proposes to address fuels and firefighter safety, forest health issues, and focus on the specific concerns of wildlife habitat and habitat connectivity by developing a network of defensible fuel profile zones (DFPZ's), establish group selection harvest units, and conduct area thinnings on the Almanor Ranger District in the Lassen National Forest.
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    Modoc National Forest, California, Modoc National Forest Public Wheeled Motorized Travel Management EIS
    May 12, 2008 - The Modoc National Forest (Modoc NF) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Wheeled Motorized Travel Management.
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    Clear Creek Management Plan, CA
    May 1, 2008 - Notice of closure to all forms of entry and public use of approximately 31,000 acres of public lands within the Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA), referred to as the Serpentine Area of Environmental Concern (ACEC) and portions of adjacent BLM-administered lands, located in southern San Benito County and western Fresno County, California.
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    Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Alturas Resource Management Plan
    May 1, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Alturas Resource Management Plan
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    Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Surprise Resource Management Plan
    May 1, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Surprise Resource Management Plan
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    Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Eagle Lake Resource Management Plan
    May 1, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Eagle Lake Resource Management Plan
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    Sunrise Power Link Project
    Apr 18, 2008 - The California Public Utilities Comission (CPUC) will be holding hearings regarding this project on:
  • May 12, 2008, at 1-5pm & 6:30pm-9:30pm at Borrego Springs Resport, De Anza Rm, 1112 Tilting T Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004 (760) 767-5700.
    Granite Mtn Wind Energy Project
    Apr 12, 2008 - A BLM Barstow and County and San Bernardino public meeting regarding the Granite Mtn Wind Energy Project will be held on:
  • Tuesday, April 29, 2008 between 6-8pm at the Granite Hills High School Gym, 22900 Esaws Av, Apple Valley, CA 92307
    Joint Land Use Study-JLUS-R2508
    Apr 10, 2008 - Two public meetings regarding the draft JLUS:
  • Ridgecrest: April 14, 2008, 6:30pm at the City Council Chambers, 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA.
  • Rosamond: April 15, 2008, 6:30pm at the Hummel Community Bldg, 2500 20th Street West, Rosamond, CA 93560.
    Copies of the document can be found at Draft JLUS
    Barren Ridge-Angeles Transmission EIS
    Apr 7, 2008 - The BLM and the FS will prepare a joint EIS for the Barren Ridge Transmission Project.
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    Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area in Imperial County, CA
    Mar 18, 2008 - Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area in Imperial County, CA.
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    US Gypsum EIS/EIR
    Mar 14, 2008 - Notice of Availability of U.S. Gypsum Company Expansion/ Modernization Project Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement, California.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California; Algoma Vegetation and Road Management Project
    Feb 25, 2008 - The Shasta-Trinity National Forest proposes to thin stands and remove accumulations of down wood (fuels) on approximately 5,300 acres of National Forest System lands. Trees in the project area would be thinned by removing a portion of the trees from overcrowded forest stands. Trees to be removed will generally be smaller in size than trees that will be retained. In some stands, trees to be removed would be those infected with disease or insects. Young tree seedings would be planted in any openings created in these areas.
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    Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Sierra Resource Management Plan
    Feb 14, 2008 - The California State Director has signed the ROD, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the RMP effective immediately.
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    Notice of public tour. Meeting of the Central California Resource Advisory Council
    Feb , 2008 - The public tour will be held Saturday, March 15, 2008, at the Clear Creek Management Area, which comprises 63,000 acres of BLM public lands in southern San Benito and western Fresno counties, California. Members of the public are welcome to attend the tour, but must provide their own transportation and lunch. Those who wish to attend the tour should meet at the Oak Flat Campground, located on Clear Creek Road off Coalinga-Los Gatos Road, at 10 a.m. The tour should conclude at about 4 p.m. The event may be postponed to a later date if there is inclement weather. To confirm the tour will take place as planned, call the BLM Hollister Field Office at (831) 630-5000.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement, Giant Sequoia National Monument Management Plan EIS
    Feb 05, 2008 - The Department of Agriculture, Forest Service is preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) to establish management direction for the land and resources within the Giant Sequoia National Monument (GSNM) created by Presidential Proclamation on april 15, 2000.
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    Notice of Public Meeting: Northwest California Resource Advisory Council
    Feb 04, 2008 - The meeting will be held Thursday and Friday, March 6, and 7, 2008, at the BLM Arcata Field Office, 1695 Heindon Rd., Arcata, CA.
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    Notice of Availability of Truckhaven Geothermal Leasing Area Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
    Feb 01, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Truckhaven Geothermal Leasing Area Final Environmental Impact Statement, California
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. Klamath National Forest, CA; Thom-Seider Vegetation Management and Fuel Reduction Project
    Feb 01, 2008 - Land managers propose the Thom-Seider Vegetation Management and Fuel Reduction Project to reduce fuel hazard and restore forest health on Klamath National Forest System lands. Comments postmarked or received by March 7, 2008 are assured of being considered in the environmental analysis.
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    Notice of intent to prepare a joint EIS/EIR Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, California
    Jan 16, 2008 - Completion of the joint Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIS/DEIR) is expected in April 2008 and the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIS/FEIR) is expected in August 2008.
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    Information Collection; Perceptions of Risk, Trust, Responsibility, and Management Preferences Among Fire-Prone Communities in the Western United States
    Jan 14, 2008 - Comments must be received in writing on or before March 14, 2008 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable.
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    Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact; Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) and Draft Land Use Plan Amendments/for the Proposed Sunrise Powerlink Project
    Jan 11, 2008 - To assure that they will be considered, the BLM/CPUC must receive written comments on the Draft EIS/EIR within 90 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes their Notice of Availability in the Federal Register.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. Plumas National Forest; California; Moonlight Fire Recovery and Restoration Project
    Jan 07, 2008 - The USDA, Forest Service, Plumas National Forest will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to harvest fire- killed trees on approximately 14,000 acres in the Moonlight Fire area. The Moonlight Fire burned about 65,000 acres in September 2007 on the Plumas National Forest. The draft environmental impact statement is expected in June 2008 and the final environmental impact statement is expected in September 2008.
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    The Pacific Southwest Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (Recreation RAC) will hold a meeting in Monrovia, California.
    Jan 03, 2008 - The purpose of this meeting is to conduct a field trip to view fee sites on the Angeles National Forest and to make recommendations for fee proposals on lands managed by the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management in California. The meeting will be held January 14, 2008 from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. and January 15, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. Plumas National Forest, CA, Plumas National Forest Public Wheeled Motorized Travel Management EIS
    Jan 03, 2008 - The comment period on the proposed action will extend 60 days from the date the Notice of Intent is published in the Federal Register.Completion of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) is expected in September 2008 and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) is expected in December 2008.
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  • FS-Management of National Forest System Surface Resources With Privately Held Mineral Estates
    Dec 29, 2008 -The Forest Service is preparing to promulgate regulations to provide clarity and direction on the management of National Forest System surface resources when the mineral estate is privately held.
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    Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the White Pine Energy Station Final Environmental Impact Statement, Nevada.
    Dec 22, 2008 -The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) to authorize granting rights-of-way (ROWs) for the construction of the White Pine Energy Station and eventual disposal of the site, and for the construction and maintenance of ancillary facilities.
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    Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a Proposed Liquid Petroleum Products Pipeline from Woods Cross, UT, to Northeast Las Vegas, NV, and Draft Amendment of the Pony Express Resource Management Plan.
    Dec 19, 2008 -In accordance with Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations implementing the NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), and applicable agency guidance, a Draft Environmental Impact Statement
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    Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Graymont Western U.S., Inc. Proposed Mine Expansion, Broadwater County, MT.
    Dec 19, 2008 - Graymont Western U.S., Inc. submitted a Plan of Operations on February 22, 2006, to expand their Limestone Hills quarry operation on unpatented mining claims on public lands west of Townsend, Montana.
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    Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Bald Mountain Mine North Operations Area Project in White Pine County, Nevada.
    Dec 19, 2008 - In accordance with section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and 43 CFR 3809, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Nevada has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement
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    Proposed Wind Energy Project, Searchlight, NV
    Dec 16, 2008 - In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq., the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Las Vegas Field Office will prepare an EIS for a wind energy project located on public lands in Clark County, Nevada.
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    Proposed Forest Plan Amendment for the Palomar Gasline Transmission Project; Mt. Hood National Forest; Oregon
    Dec 16, 2008 - On November 24, 2008 the USDA Forest Service, Mt. Hood National Forest published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register (73 FR 70956) to prepare a forest plan amendment for the proposed Palomar Gasline Transmission Project (PGT).
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    Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests; Arizona; Revised Land and Resource Management Plan
    Dec 16, 2008 - The Forest Service is revising the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests' Land and Resource Management Plan (hereafter referred to as the forest plan).
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    Escalante Ranger District, Dixie National Forest; UT; Pockets Resource Management Forest Service, USDA
    Dec 15, 2008 - The USDA Forest Service announces its intent to prepare a supplement to the Pockets Resource Management Project (PRMP) Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS).
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    Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Wisconsin, Northwest Sands Project
    Dec 15, 2008 - The Washburn Ranger District intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to disclose the environmental consequences of proposed pine barren restoration project.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the Mimbres Resource Management Plan (RMPA)
    Dec 12, 2008 - The BLM Las Cruces District Office, New Mexico, intends to prepare an RMPA with an associated EA to analyze the possible disposal by either exchange or sale, of BLM-administered public lands in Grant County in southwestern New Mexico.
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    Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Baker County, OR; Snow Basin Vegetation Management Project
    Dec 12, 2008 -The USDA Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to disclose environmental effects on a proposed action to manage fuels and vegetation and produce forest products in the Little Eagle Creek, and Eagle Creek Paddy subwatersheds.
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    Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Resource Management Plan, Idaho
    Dec 8, 2008 -The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area (NCA) Resource Management Plan (RMP) located in Southwestern Idaho.
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    Intermountain Region, Boise, Payette, and Sawtooth National Forests; ID; Amendment to the 2003 Land and Resource Management Plans
    Dec 6, 2008 -On September 14, 2007, the Forest Service published an NOI to prepare an EIS to disclose the environmental effects of proposed nonsignificant amendments to the three Southwest Idaho Ecogroup (SWIE) 2003 Land and Resource Management Plans (Forest Plans).
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    Notice of Availability of the Socorro Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement.
    Dec 5, 2008 -In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Socorro Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Socorro Field Office in New Mexico.
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    Clearwater National Forest; Idaho; Upper Lochsa Land Exchange EIS
    Dec 4, 2008 - In April 2006 the Forest Service received a proposal from Western Pacific Timber LLC (WPT) in which a major exchange of land was proposed.
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    Notice of Availability of Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments/Record of Decision (ROD) for Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources
    Nov 28, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Approved Resource Management Plan Amendments/ Record of Decision for Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources to Address Land Use Allocations in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming (PRMP Amendments) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (FPEIS).
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the New Comstock Wind Energy Project, Nevada
    Nov 26, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carson City District Office intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Great Basin Wind New Comstock Wind Energy Project proposal in Carson City, Lyon, Storey, and Washoe counties.
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    Black Hills National Forest, Bearlodge Ranger District, Sundance, WY--Rattlesnake Forest Management Project
    Nov 25, 2008 - This notice of intent revises the previously published notice of intent for the Rattlesnake Project (73 FR 65284, Nov. 3, 2008).
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    Proposed Forest Plan Amendment for the Palomar Gasline Transmission Project; Mt. Hood National Forest; OR.
    Nov 24, 2008 - The USDA Forest Service, Mt. Hood National Forest is proposing to prepare a forest plan amendment for the proposed Palomar Gasline Transmission Project (PGT).
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    Payette National Forest, Idaho, Golden Hand 1 and 2 Lode Mining Claims Plan of Operations.
    Nov 21, 2008 - The USDA Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Plan of Operations (POO) for the Golden Hand 1 and 2 lode mining claims in the Frank Church--River of No Return (FC-RONR) Wilderness on the Krassel Ranger District, Payette National Forest.
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    Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
    Nov 19, 2008 - In accordance with section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and 43 CFR Part 3809, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Elko Field Office has prepared with the assistance of a third party contractor, a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Newmont Mining Corporation's proposed Emigrant Project Plan of Operations.
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    Notice of correction.
    Nov 19, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Availability in the Federal Register [73 FR 60321] on October 10, 2008, that had incorrect information in the DATES section.
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    Kemmerer Grazing and Rangeland Vegetation Management Project
    Nov 17, 2008 - The Bridger-Teton National Forest will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to analyze the effects of continued authorization of grazing on 15 sheep allotments on the Kemmerer Ranger District in southwest Wyoming.
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    Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Bay Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS)
    Nov 14, 2008 - The BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) and Approved RMP for the Bay planning area, located in southwest Alaska.
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    Notice of Intent To Revise a Resource Management Plan for the Buffalo Field Office, Wyoming
    Nov 14, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Field Office, Buffalo, Wyoming, intends to revise a Resource Management Plan (RMP) and prepare an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Buffalo Field Office and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process and soliciting input on the identification of issues, proposed planning criteria, and calling for resource information.
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    Black Hills National Forest, Mystic Ranger District, SD, Slate Castle Project Area
    Nov 13, 2008 - The Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement on a proposal to use multiple vegetation treatments focused on reducing the threat to ecosystem components including forest resources from an existing insect and disease epidemic (mountain pine beetle), creating a landscape condition more adapted to fire and that reduces potential for high severity wildfire near at-risk communities and in the wildland-urban interface.
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    Genesis, Inc. Exploration Drilling Project Kootenai National Forest, Lincoln County, MT.
    Nov 12, 2008 - Genesis, Inc. submitted a revised Plan of Operations for exploration drilling near Troy, Montana.
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    Notice of Availability of the Final Supplement to the Montana Statewide Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement.
    Nov 7, 2008 - By Order of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, dated April 5, 2005, and pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Supplement to the Montana Statewide Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Amendment (Proposed SEIS/Amendment) of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans (RMPs).
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    Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement.
    Nov 7, 2008 - This is an amended notice for Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) No. 20080416, Final EIS, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon (OR), Western Oregon BLM Districts of Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos Bay, and Medford Districts, and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District, Revision of the Resource Management Plans (RMP), Implementation, OR, which originally published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2008 [73 FR 61905].
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    Black Hills National Forest, Bearlodge Ranger District, Sundance, WY--Rattlesnake Forest Management Project
    Nov 3, 2008 - The Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal to implement multiple resource management actions in the Rattlesnake Project Area to implement the amended Black Hills National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan.
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    Notice of Availability of Draft John Day Basin Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Oregon
    Oct 31, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft Resource Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for the John Day Basin planning area and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
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    Superior National Forest, LaCroix and Kawishiwi Ranger Districts; Minnesota; Echo Trail Area Forest Management Project
    Oct 28, 2008 - The Superior National Forest will prepare a supplement to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Echo Trail Area Forest Management Project. The supplement will address water quality and watershed health conditions potentially affected by the project.
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    Notice of adjustment for resuming the land management plan revision process.
    Oct 24, 2008 - The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture is resuming preparation of the National Forests in Mississippi revised land management plan as directed by the National Forest Management Act (NFMA). Preparation of the revised plan was halted when the 2005 Forest Service planning rule was enjoined. A new planning rule (36 CFR Part 219) took effect on April 21, 2008, allowing the planning process to be resumed. This notice marks the resumption of the National Forests in Mississippi plan revision process under the new planning rule.
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    Camping at the Sand Spring and Dry Lake Bed Sites Managed by the Kanab Field Office, Kane County, UT
    Oct 22, 2008The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing supplementary rules for motorized camping at two undeveloped sites within the Moquith Mountain Wilderness Study Area (WSA). The proposed supplementary rules would help protect public health, and maintain Wilderness Study Area values and public land recreation opportunities in the area.
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    Ochoco National Forest, Deschutes National Forest; Invasive Plant Treatment Project
    Oct 21, 2008 - The USDA Forest Service will prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SETS) to document and disclose the potential environmental effects of proposed invasive plant treatment activities on the Deschutes National Forest, Ochoco National Forest and the Crooked River National Grassland. An FEIS was made available in January 2008. A Record of Decision was signed in January 2008 and subsequently withdrawn. This project evaluates site-specific treatments of invasive plants; including manual, mechanical, cultural, biological and herbicide treatment methods as well as the use of prescribed fire.
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    ACTION: Notice of Availability.
    Oct 17, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared six Resource Management Plans with a single associated Final Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/ FEIS) for the Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos Bay, and Medford Districts and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District in western Oregon.
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    ACTION: Proposed Supplementary Rules.
    Oct 17, 2008 - Notice is hereby given that the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management (BLM) intends to prepare (1) a Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Cody Field Office and (2) a RMP for the Worland Field Office. These two actions will require a single Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). These two RMPs and the associated EIS will be called the Bighorn Basin Resource Management Plan Revision Project. The resulting RMPs will replace the Washakie and Grass Creek RMPs, in Worland, and the Cody RMP. The BLM is also soliciting resource information for coal and other resources for the planning area.
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    ACTION: Proposed Supplementary Rules.
    Oct 16, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing new supplementary rules for the Hot Well Dunes (HWD) Recreation Area, public lands managed by the Gila District and Safford Field Office in Graham County, Arizona. The rules relate to the health and safety of public land users and protection of natural resources. These supplementary rules will be enforced by BLM law enforcement rangers within the HWD Recreation Area.
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    ACTION: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement; Corrected.
    Oct 16, 2008 - The Santa Rosa Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to authorize continued livestock grazing on National Forest System (NFS) lands within the boundaries administered by the Santa Rosa Ranger District. The Project Area is located in Humboldt County, Nevada.
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    ACTION: Final rule and record of decision.
    Oct 15, 2008 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA or Department) is adopting a state-specific, final rule establishing management direction for designated roadless areas in the State of Idaho. The final rule designates 250 Idaho Roadless Areas (IRAs) and establishes five management themes that provide prohibitions with exceptions or conditioned permissions governing road construction, timber cutting, and discretionary mineral development.
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    ACTION: Notice of availability
    Oct 15, 2008 - Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, a Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) has been prepared by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Ely Field Office for the White Pine Energy Station (WPES) and is now available. This document evaluates the environmental effects of constructing a coal-fired electric power generating plant (up to 1,600- megawatts) and associated features on public lands in White Pine County, Nevada.
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    ACTION: Notice of intent.
    Oct 15, 2008 - Notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Grand Junction Field Office (GJFO), Colorado, is initiating a planning effort to prepare the Grand Junction RMP and associated EIS. The RMP will replace the existing 1987 Resource Management Plan.
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    ACTION: Second revised notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.
    Oct 15, 2008 - This project would revise Rangeland Allotment Management Plans (RAMP) for all allotments within the McKelvie Geographic Area on the McKelvie National Forest and analyze continuation of grazing within the constraints of the Revised Nebraska Land and Resource Management Plan (NLRMP). A Notice of Intent (NOI) for this project was published May 15, 2006 (71 No. 93 FR 27986). More than six months have elapsed since the projected draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) date in that original NOI. This revised NOI is being issued to update the project schedule.
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    ACTION: Notice of availability.
    October 10 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared an Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment to Support the Draft Resource Management Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS) for the Little Snake Field Office and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
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    ACTION: Notice of availability
    October 10 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared Draft Monument Management Plan Amendment and Draft Rangeland Health Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) (hereafter referred to as the `Draft Rangeland Health Amendment') and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
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    ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.
    October 10 - The project analyzes salvage harvesting of spruce beetle killed and infested trees on timber production areas in the Rio de los Pinos watershed. This project will provide an opportunity to improve and relocate the Los Pinos Trailhead (Trail 736). This area was analyzed under the County Line Vegetation Management Project in June 2005, however changing forest conditions have warranted further analysis. An EA was initiated in 2007, and comments received during scoping and controversy surrounding similar projects on the Rio Grande National Forest indicate that an environmental impact statement (EIS) should be prepared.
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    ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement.
    Oct 8, 2008 - The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Forest Service intends to prepare an environmental impact statement for amending the Dakota Prairie Grasslands Land and Resource Management Plan (DPG Plan) pursuant to 16 U.S.C. 1604(f)(5) and 36 CFR 219.12. This includes approving certain site specific projects associated with the same lands.
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    Notice of Invitation--Coal Exploration License Application MTM 98618
    Sep 26, 2008 - Members of the public are hereby invited to participate with Western Energy Company in a program for the exploration of coal deposits owned by the United States of America in lands located in Rosebud County, Montana, encompassing 921.06 acres.
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    Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed ``M'' Pit Mine Expansion at the Montana Tunnels Mine, Jefferson County, MT
    Sep 26, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) has been prepared for the Montana Tunnels Mine ``M'' Pit Mine Expansion. The mine permit is administered by the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) Butte Field Office and the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. Operations on public lands in the permit area are on mining claims located in accordance with the General Mining Law of 1872, as amended (30 U.S.C. 22 et seq.).
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    Notice of Availability: Record of Decision for the Ely Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Nevada
    Sep 26, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the Ely RMP planning area located in east-central Nevada in Lincoln, White Pine and a portion of Nye counties. The Nevada State Director signed the ROD on August 20, 2008, which constitutes the final decision of the BLM and makes the Approved RMP effective immediately.
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    Notice of Availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Butte Field Office, Montana
    Sep 26, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/Final EIS) for the Butte Field Office, Montana.
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    Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Blackhawk to Heybourne Transmission Line Project, Nevada
    Sep 24,2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carson City District Office, Carson City, Nevada, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Sierra Pacific Power Company's Blackhawk to Heybourne Transmission Line Project which will run through Storey, Lyon, Carson City and Douglas counties.
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    Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Wisconsin, Grub Hoe Vegetation and Transportation Management Project
    Sep 24,2008 - The Eagle River-Florence Ranger District intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to disclose the environmental consequences of proposed vegetation and transportation management activities.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
    Sep 23,2008 - The Forest Service will prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) to evaluate the environmental impacts of authorizing Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture (LMJV) to access 287.5 acres of private property surrounded by National Forest System land.
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    Revised Land and Resource Management Plan: Kiowa, Rita Blanca, Black Kettle, and McClellan Creek National Grasslands; Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico
    Sep 19,2008 - The Forest Service is revising the Land and Resource Management Plan (hereafter referred to as Grasslands Plan) for the Kiowa, Rita Blanca, Black Kettle, and McClellan Creek National Grasslands. This notice describes the documents available for review and how to obtain them.
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    Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Project
    Sep 17,2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Project located in Sublette County, Wyoming.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Boardman-Hemingway 500 kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project
    Sep 12, 2008 - Pursuant to section 102 (2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and in response to right-of-way (ROW) applications filed by Idaho Power Company, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Vale District Office, and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Wallowa-Whitman National Forest announce their intent to prepare an EIS and conduct public scoping meetings.
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    Notice of Extension of the East Lynn Lake Coal Lease Draft Land Use Analysis and Draft Environmental Impact Statement
    Sep 9, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing an extension of the comment period on the East Lynn Lake Coal Lease Draft Land Use Analysis and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DLUA/DEIS)
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    Dry Fork Vegetative Restoration Project, Lewis and Clark National Forest, Cascade and Judith Basin Counties, MT
    Sep 9, 2008 - The USDA Forest Service is withdrawing the Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Dry Fork
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    Notice of Availability of Monticello Field Office Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)
    Sep 5, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Monticello Field Office.
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    Notice of Availability of Proposed Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resource Management Plan Amendments
    Sep 5, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared the Proposed Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resource Management Plan Amendments to Address Land Use Allocations in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming (PRMP Amendments) and
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    Sioux Ranger District Travel Management Plan, Custer National Forest; Carter County, MT and Harding County, SD
    Sep 5, 2008 - The Forest Service intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to disclose the effects of designating National Forest System roads, trails, and areas available for public motorized use on the Sioux Ranger District (District), Custer National Forest.
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    Ashland Ranger District Travel Management Planning, Custer National Forest; Powder River and Rosebud Counties, MT
    Sep 5, 2008 - The Forest Service plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to disclose the effects of designating National Forest System roads, trails, and areas available for public motorized use on the Ashland Ranger District (District), Custer National Forest.
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    Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Kobuk- Seward Peninsula Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS)
    Sep 4, 2008 - The BLM announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) and Approved RMP for the Kobuk-Seward Peninsula planning area, located in northwest Alaska.
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    Notice of Availability of the Alabama and Mississippi Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
    Aug 29, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for Alabama and Mississippi.
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    Cibola National Forest; New Mexico; McKinley County Easement for Forest Roads 191 and 191D
    Aug 29, 2008 - The Department of Agriculture, Forest Service has initiated the process to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a road easement issuance to McKinley County for Forest Roads (FRs) 191 and 191D.
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    Notice of Availability of Vernal Field Office Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS)
    Aug 22, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Vernal Field Office.
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    Notice of Availability of the Pinedale Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, Wyoming
    Aug 22, 2008 - In accordance with of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its cooperating agencies, have prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Pinedale Field Office.
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    Notice of Availability of Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Betze Pit Expansion Project, Nevada
    Aug 22, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko District Office has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) to expand the Betze Pit at an open pit gold mine in Nevada; and by this Notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
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    Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Cascade- Siskiyou National Monument Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
    Aug 21, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) policies, the BLM announces the availability of the ROD for the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Resource Management Plan (RMP) located in Jackson County in southwestern Oregon.
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    Environmental Impact Statement for the Mountain States Transmission Intertie Project in Montana and Idaho
    Aug 20, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) gives notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address potential effects of a proposed project by NorthWestern Energy to build and operate a new 500 kV electric transmission line requiring a special use permit, right-of-way grant, and/or temporary use permit for construction, operation, and maintenance of a 500kV electric transmission line and associated substation, including new access roads.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Buffalo Gulch Mining Project, Cottonwood Field Office, Idaho County, ID
    Aug 15, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management Cottonwood Field Office will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) consistent with the regulations pertaining to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
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    Cibola National Forest, Mount Taylor Ranger District, NM, Designation of the Proposed Rinconada Communication Site
    Aug 14, 2008 - The Cibola National Forest will prepare an environmental impact statement to assess the designation and development of the proposed Rinconada Communication Site on the Mt. Taylor Ranger District.
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    Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests; Arizona; Heber Wild Horse Territory Plan
    Aug 13, 2008 - The Forest Service will prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to evaluate the environmental impacts of developing and implementing a Territory Plan for the Heber Wild Horse Territory.
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    Agua Fria National Monument and Bradshaw-Harquahala Planning Area, AZ
    Aug 8, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared Proposed Resource Management Plans and a Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMPs/FEIS) for the Agua Fria National Monument and Bradshaw-Harquahala Planning Area.
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    Notice of Availability of the Proposed Cottonwood Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement; Idaho
    Aug 8, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/ Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Cottonwood Field Office, Idaho.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Beaver Creek Coal Bed Natural Gas Development Project, Wyoming
    Jul 29, 2008 - Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed coal bed natural gas (CBNG) development approximately 9 miles southeast of Riverton, Wyoming. The proposed development project is known as the Beaver Creek Coal Bed Natural Gas Development Project (Project), located in Fremont County, Wyoming.
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    Notice of Intent To Announce a Proposed Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project
    Jul 25, 2008 - Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, an EIS will be prepared by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Rawlins Field Office, Wyoming, for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project in Carbon County, Wyoming.
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    Genesis Inc. 2009 Exploration Drilling Project; Kootenai National Forest, Lincoln County, MT
    Jul 25, 2008 - The Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Kootenai National Forest will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to document the analysis and disclose the environmental impacts of the proposed action to conduct a helicopter-assisted exploration drilling project near Troy, Montana. Genesis, Inc. submitted a
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    Special Areas; Roadless Area Conservation; Applicability to the National Forests in Colorado
    Jul 25, 2008 -The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is proposing to establish a State-specific rule to provide management direction for conserving Colorado roadless areas.
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    Open House To Provide Information on the Proposed Rule for the Management of Roadless Areas in the State of Colorado
    Jul 22, 2008 -There will be an open house in Washington, DC to discuss the proposed rule for the management of roadless areas on National Forest System lands in the State of Colorado.
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    Notice of Availability of the Kanab Field Office Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
    Jul 18, 2008 -In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (PRMP/FEIS) for the Kanab Field Office.
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    Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico, Motorized Travel Management Plan
    Jul 17, 2008 -The Santa Fe National Forest (Forest) will prepare an environmental impact statement to designate a system of roads, trails, and areas open to motorized travel by class of vehicle and time of year, in accordance with the Agency's 2005 Travel Management Rule. As part of the proposal, the Forest will also address the use of motor vehicles for dispersed camping and big game retrieval.
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    Kalispell Line Valve 5 to 6 Loop Natural Gas Pipeline Project, Flathead National Forest, Flathead County, MT
    Jul 16, 2008 -The Forest Service will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposal by NorthWestern Energy (NWE) to construct and operate a loop natural gas pipeline on the Hungry Horse Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest. The new loop pipeline would be installed underground and generally parallel Highway 2 and an existing natural gas transmission line currently authorized to NWE under a Forest Service special use permit (SUP).
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    Notice of Intent To Amend the Kingman Resource Area, Resource Management Plan and Associated Environmental Assessment
    Jul 15, 2008 -The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Kingman Field Office, Kingman, Arizona, intends to amend the Kingman Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) and by this notice is announcing the start of the public scoping period. The Kingman RMP, approved March 1995, requires amendment in order to designate a Transportation Corridor in response to an Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) proposal to realign State Route 95 (SR-95).
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    Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed China Mountain Wind Project
    Jul 14, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Jarbidge Field Office, Twin Falls District, Idaho, is extending the scoping period for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed China Mountain Wind Project, located in the Jarbidge Foothills, southwest of Rogerson, Idaho, and west of Jackpot, Nevada.
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    RMP Amedment in Prineville District Deschutes Resource Area, OR
    Jul 3, 2008 - Notice of Intent To Prepare a Resource Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Assessment for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Prineville District Deschutes Resource Area, and a Proposed Classification of Lands as Suitable for Disposal.
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    Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach
    Jul 2, 2008 - Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are extending the expected publication dates for the draft and final supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Gypsy Moth Management in the United States: A Cooperative Approach.
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    Impact Statement for the Pinedale Anticline Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Project, Sublette County, WY
    Jun 27, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) that analyzes additional oil and gas development in the Pinedale Anticline Project Area (PAPA).
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    Proposed Rules for Oil & Gas, etc...
    Jun 24, 2008 - 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
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
    Jun 23, 2008 - In accordance with Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the BLM in Oregon is beginning preparation of a programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the use of 18 nationally approved herbicides to control noxious weeds; to treat invasive plants and other weeds in administrative sites, recreation sites, and rights-of-way; to treat forest pests and diseases; and to meet non-commodity landscape health objectives across nine BLM Districts in Oregon.
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    Notice of Intent To Amend the Three Rivers Resource Management Plan and Conduct Public Scoping, OR
    Jun 17, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District in Burns, Oregon, intends to amend the Three Rivers Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA).
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    Regulatory Flexibility Act Assessment--Locatable Minerals Operations
    Jun 17, 2008 - The Forest Service published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to revise the regulations for locatable minerals operations conducted on National Forest System lands. The proposed rule considered impacts to small entities under Executive Order 13272 and the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (SBREFA).
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    Land Use Analysis and Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Notice of Hearing, Wayne County, West Virginia
    Jun 16, 2008 - In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and its cooperating agencies have prepared a Draft Land Use Analysis and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DLUA/DEIS) to analyze the potential impacts of two Federal Coal Lease By Applications (LBAs), WVES-50556 and WVES-50560, totaling 13,089.55 acres at the
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    Goose Creek Watershed Livestock Grazing Analysis on the Tongue Ranger District, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan and Johnson Counties, WY
    Jun 12, 2008 - IThe USDA, Forest Service, will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to update range management planning on seven (7) cattle and horse allotments in the Goose Creek area, which will result in development of new allotment management plans (AMPs).
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    East Deer Lodge Valley Landscape Restoration Management Environmental Impact Statement, Deer Lodge County, MT
    Jun 10, 2008 - The Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a integrated restoration proposal to restore terrestrial and aquatic conditions by improving the health, vigor and resilience of forest stands of infected, dead and high risk trees; restoration and maintenance of grass and shrub communities through prescribed burning; the restoration of aspen age classes and diversity; improving recreation opportunities and grazing; capturing the economic value of the dead and dying mountain pine beetle infested and high risk trees; understory thinning, followed with prescribed burning, on small understory conifer trees; enhancing water quality and quantity and maintaining and restoring conditions for native fish populations.
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    Temporary Closure of Public Lands in Washoe County, NV
    Jun 9, 2008 - Pursuant to 43 CFR 8364.1 certain public lands near Stead, Nevada, will be temporarily closed to all public use. This action is being taken to provide for public safety during the Reno Air Racing Association Pylon Racing Seminar and the Reno National Championship Air Races.
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    BLM Wyoming Gas EIS
    Jun 5, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lander Field Office announces its intent to prepare an EIS for a proposed conventional natural gas field development near Lysite, Wyoming. The proposed development project is known as the Gun Barrel/Madden and Iron Horse (GMI) Natural Gas Development Project and is located in Fremont and Natrona Counties, Wyoming.
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    Forest Travel Management Plan and Off-highway Vehicle Designation
    May 30, 2008 - On August 3, 2007 (72 FR 43223), the USDA, Forest Service published in the Federal Register a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement to designate a portion of the National Forest roads, trails, and areas open to public motor vehicle use on the Salmon-Challis National Forest (SCNF), and assign the type of use(s) and season of use allowed on each road and trail or portion thereof.
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    Solar Energy Development BLM Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
    May 29, 2008 - Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement To Evaluate Solar Energy Development, Develop and Implement Agency-Specific Programs, Conduct Public Scoping Meetings, Amend Relevant Agency Land Use Plans, and Provide Notice of Proposed Planning Criteria.
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    Lincoln County Land Act Groundwater Development, NV
    May 23, 2008 - Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Lincoln County Land Act Groundwater Development and Utility Right-of-Way Project
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    Motor Vehicle Travel Closure and Restrictions on Public Lands in Beaver County, UT.
    May 22, 2008 - Notice of Motor Vehicle Travel Closure and Restrictions on Public Lands in Beaver County, UT.
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    Caribou-Targhee National Forest, ID; Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, ID
    May 21, 2008 - The Caribou-Targhee National Forest is proposing to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to the Targhee Revised Forest Plan (FEIS).
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    Environmental Impact Statement for Implementing the Travel Management Rule, OR
    May 16, 2008 - The U.S. Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposed action to implement 36 CFR parts 212, 251, 261, and 295; Travel Management: Designated Routes and Areas for Motor Vehicle Use; Final Rule (Travel Management Rule).
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    Gateway West 230/500 kV Transmission Line Project, ID
    May 16, 2008 - Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement, for the Gateway West 230/500 kV Transmission Line Project in Idaho and Wyoming and Possible Land Use Plan Amendments.
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    Information Notice of Planning Criteria for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Leasing of Geothermal Resources
    May 16, 2008 - Information Notice of Planning Criteria for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Leasing of Geothermal Resources. Comments due June 16, 2008.
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    Dakota Prairie Grasslands, Medora Ranger District; North Dakota; North Billings County Range Allotment Management Plan Revisions
    May 15, 2008 - Dakota Prairie Grasslands, Medora Ranger District; North Dakota; North Billings County Range Allotment Management Plan Revisions.
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    Forest Plan Amendments for Motorized Access Management within the Selkirk and Cabinet-Yaak Grizzly Bear Recovery Zones, ID/MT/WA
    May 13, 2008 - Idaho Panhandle/Kootenai/Lolo National Forests; Lincoln and Sanders Counties, MT; Boundary and Bonner Counties, ID; and Pend Oreille County, WA.
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    Pompeys Pillar National Monument, MT
    May 15, 2008 - Notice of Intent To Prepare Two Resource Management Plans and Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Billings Field Office and Pompeys Pillar National Monument, Located in South Central Montana.
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    Four Records of Decisions- NPS/BLM
    May 9, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Four Records of Decision and Three Approved Resource Management Plans for the Arizona Strip Field Office, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, and Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument (BLM Portion), and Approved General Management Plan for Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument (NPS Portion), Arizona
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    San Juan National Forest; Columbine Ranger District; Colorado; Hermosa Land Exchange Analysis
    May 8, 2008 - he San Juan National Forest is studying a proposal for a land exchange whereby Tamarron Properties Associates would offer 330 acres of non-Federal lands to the U.S. Forest Service in exchange for 265 acres of National Forest System lands and an easement for a new road. Any exchange would require by law that the appraised value of the properties be equal.
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    China Mountain Wind Project, NV
    Apr 21, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Jarbidge Field Office, Twin Falls District, Idaho, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed China Mountain Wind Project, located on 30,700 acres of public, state, and private lands in the Jarbidge Foothills, southwest of the town of Rogerson in Twin Falls County, Idaho, and west of the town of Jackpot in Elko County, Nevada.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an EIS, Fall River and Pine Ridge Ranger Districts, Nebraska National Forest
    Feb 22, 2008 - Rangeland Allotment Management Planning on the Fall River West and Oglala Geographic Areas, Fall River and Pine Ridge Ranger Districts, Nebraska National Forest.
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    Supplement to Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft RMP & Draft EIS for the Pinedale Field Office in Sublette and Lincoln Counties, WY
    Feb 21, 2008 - Supplement to Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Pinedale Field Office To List Proposed Areas of Critical Environmental Concern and Specific Associated Resource Use Limitations for Public Lands in Sublette and Lincoln Counties, WY
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    Dixie National Forest, UT; Tropic to Hatch 138kV Transmission Line Project
    Feb 21, 2008 - The Forest Supervisor of the Dixie National Forest gives notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to address potential effects of a proposed project by Garkane Energy Cooperative (Garkane) to construct, operate and maintain a 138 kilovolt (kV) electric transmission line requiring a Special Use Authorization, Grant of Right-of-Way, and/or Special Use Permit for a Right-of-Way.
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    The Forest Service is issuing a new directive....
    Feb 13, 2008 - The Forest Service is issuing a new directive.... to Forest Service Manual (FSM) 2070 for native plant materials, which provides direction for the use, growth, development, and storage of native plant materials.This directive is effective February 13, 2008.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Phoenix Copper Leach Project, Lander County, NV
    Feb 12, 2008 - Written comments on the scope of the SEIS will be accepted until March 13, 2008. A scoping meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at the Battle Mountain Field Office from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and To Conduct Public Scoping on the Greens Hollow Coal Lease Tract
    Feb 12, 2008 - Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) and to initiate public scoping for the Greens Hollow Coal Lease Tract Lease by Application (LBA) filed by Ark Land Company, a subsidiary of Arch Coal, Inc. in Sanpete and Sevier Counties, Utah.
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    Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Buckman Water Diversion Project Environmental Impact Statement
    Feb 11, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for the Buckman Water Diversion Project Environmental Impact Statement
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    Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project, Nevada
    Feb 08, 2008 - The Kane Springs Valley Groundwater Development Project FEIS will be available for review and comment for 30 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes their Notice of Availability in the Federal Register.
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    Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed ``M'' Pit Mine Expansion at Montana Tunnels Mine, Jefferson County, Montana
    Feb 08, 2008 - We will accept written comments on the Draft EIS for 60 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register.
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    Revised notice; intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. The original notice was published in the Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 228, November 28, 2007/Notices, pages 67268-67270. A revised notice was published in the Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 243, December 19, 2007/Notices, pages 71874-71876.
    Feb 04, 2008 - On November 28, 2007, the USDA Forest Service announced its intent to prepare a travel planning environmental impact statement (EIS). The proposed action would designate a site-specific transportation system and prohibit indiscriminate cross-country traffic. The EIS will analyze the effects of the proposed action and alternatives. A Revised Notice was published to extend the due date for scoping comments to January 11, 2008. This Revised Notice is being published because the due date for scoping comments has been extended to February 29, 2008.
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    Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to analyze and disclose new information relative to oil and gas leasing of 44,720 acres on the Big Piney Ranger District.
    Feb 04, 2008 - Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to analyze and disclose new information relative to oil and gas leasing of 44,720 acres on the Big Piney Ranger District.
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    Notice of Availability of Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Montana
    Feb 01, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, Montana
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    Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the West Tavaputs Plateau Natural Gas Full Field Development Plan, Carbon and Duchesne Counties, Utah
    Feb 01, 2008 - The 90-day public review and comment period of the DEIS will commence on the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its notice of availability in the Federal Register. Comments must be submitted to the Price Field Office during this period to assure their consideration.
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    Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. Superior National Forest, LaCroix Ranger District, MN; Border Project Environmental Impact Statement
    Jan 28, 2008 - The proposed activities would manage forest vegetation composition, structure, and spatial patterns.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. Resurrection Creek Restoration Phase II Project Environmental Impact Statement
    Jan 28, 2008 - The Chugach National Forest, Seward Ranger District will prepare an environmental impact statement for the implementation of a stream and riparian restoration project along a two-mile segment of Resurrection Creek within active mining claims.
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    Announcement of meeting. Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board
    Jan 25, 2008 - The Advisory Board will meet Monday February 25, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., local time. This will be a one day meeting.
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    Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement to the West Bear Vegetation Management Project.Wasatch-Cache National Forest, UT; West Bear Landscape Management Project
    Jan 24, 2008 - Scoping will not be conducted in accordance with 40 CFR 1502.9(c)(4). The draft supplemental environmental impact statement is expected in February 2008 and the final supplemental environmental impact statement and a new Record of Decision are expected in April 2008.
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    Notice of Availability of Final Agreement. Bull Run Watershed Management Unit Agreement, Multnomah County, OR
    Jan 23, 2008 - This Agreement will guide and be applicable to all occupancy, use, and management of the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit by the City and the Forest.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. White River National Forest; Summit County, CO; Breckenridge Ski Resort--Peak 6 Terrain Development Proposal
    Jan 18, 2008 - Comments concerning the scope of the analysis must be received by February 17, 2008. The draft environmental impact statement is expected in November 2008 and the final environmental impact statement is expected in January 2009.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. San Juan National Forest; Columbine Ranger District; Colorado; Hermosa Landscape Grazing Analysis
    Jan 17, 2008 - The San Juan National Forest proposes to continue to authorize livestock grazing on all or portions of the Missionary Ridge-Lakes Landscape in a manner that moves resource conditions toward desired on- the-ground conditions and is consistent with Forest Plan standards and guidelines.
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    Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. Spruce Gulch Bark Beetle and Fuels Reduction Project
    Jan 17, 2008 - Mountain pine beetles (Dendroctonus ponderosae) are at epidemic levels in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming and are causing significant mortality of lodgepole pine trees. In response to this situation, a Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic Declaration was issued by the Rocky Mountain Regional Office on June 25, 2007.
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    Notice of Intent To Revise a Resource Management Plan and the Associated Environmental Impact Statement for the Baker Resource Area of the Vale District
    Jan 15, 2008 - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Field Office, Baker City, Oregon intends to revise a Resource Management Plan (RMP) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Baker Resource Area of the Vale District and by this notice is announcing public scoping meetings. The RMP will revise the existing Baker Resource Management Plan of 1989.
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    Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council
    Jan 15, 2008 - The meeting will be held February 5 & 6, 2008, at the Yogo Inn Conference Room, 211 E. Main Street, in Lewistown, Montana.
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    Notice of Intent to Prepare an Amendment to the Mimbres Resource Management Plan (RMPA), and Associated Environmental Assessment (EA), Las Cruces District, New Mexico
    Jan 14, 2008 - The BLM Las Cruces District Office, New Mexico, intends to prepare an amendment to the Mimbres RMPA and associated EA to analyze the possible disposal, by either exchange or sale, of up to 6,002 acres of BLM-administered public land in Dona Ana County in southwestern New Mexico.
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    Notice of Emergency Closure of Certain Public Lands to Motorized Vehicles in Twin Falls and Owyhee Counties, ID and Elko County, NV, Under Murphy Complex Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation Plan
    Jan 11, 2008 - This closure is effective upon publication in the Federal Register, and will remain in effect for two years from January 11, 2008. It may be lifted sooner if BLM determines that revegetation and stabilization efforts have resulted in successful re-growth of desired vegetation
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    Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Westside Irrigation District Land Conveyance Project, Big Horn and Washakie Counties, WY
    Jan 11, 2008 - Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Westside Irrigation District Land Conveyance Project, Big Horn and Washakie Counties, WY
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    Notice Public Meetings: Sierra Front Northwestern Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
    Jan 11, 2008 - Notice Public Meetings: Sierra Front Northwestern Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada
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    Notice; Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement.Nebraska Travel Management Rule Implementation Project; Nebraska National Forest, Nebraska and South Dakota
    Jan 11, 2008 - The Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to document the analysis and disclose the environmental impacts of proposed land management activities, and corresponding alternatives, within the Nebraska Travel Management Project area. The Nebraska Travel Management Rule Implementation project area is located primarily on National Forest System lands, administered by the Nebraska National Forest in northwestern Nebraska and southwestern South Dakota.
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    Notice of Meeting. Oregon Coast Provincial Advisory Committee
    Jan 10, 2008 - The meeting will be held January 17, 2008, beginning at 9 a.m.
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    Notice of Public Meetings for the Steens Mountain Advisory Council
    Jan 09, 2008 - The Steens Mountain Advisory Council will meet at the Bureau of Land Management Burns District Office, 28910 Highway 20 West, Hines, Oregon, 97738, on January 31 and February 1, 2008; March 13 and 14, 2008; and December 4 and 5, 2008.
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    Notice of Public Meeting, Western Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting
    Jan 08, 2008 - The next regular meeting of the Western Montana RAC will be held February 28, 2008 at the Butte Field Office, 106 N. Parkmont, Butte, Montana, beginning at 9 a.m. The public comment period for the meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is expected to adjourn at approximately 3 p.m.
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    Notice of Public Meeting, Northwest Colorado Resource Advisory Council Subcommittees for the Kremmling Resource Management Plan Revision
    Jan 08, 2008 - January 17 and 29, 2008; from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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    Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement. Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR; Westside Rangeland Analysis
    Jan 08, 2008 - The USDA, Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement to authorize livestock grazing within the Westside Rangeland Analysis Area on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District of the Wallowa- Whitman National Forest. Written comments concerning the proposed action should be received by February 11, 2008.
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    Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comment.
    Jan 07, 2008 - Special Areas; Roadless Area Conservation; Applicability to the National Forests in Idaho
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    Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Deadman Bench Region, Uintah County, UT
    Jan 04, 2008 - The 30-day public availability period will begin on the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes its Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register.
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    Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Chapita Wells--Stagecoach Area (CWSA), Uintah County, UT
    Jan 04, 2008 - The 30-day public availability period will begin on the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes its Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register.
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    Notice of Availability of the Rawlins Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, Wyoming
    Jan 04, 2008 - Notice of Availability of the Rawlins Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, Wyoming
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