NEVADA - BLM Carson City District Announces Intent to Prepare RMP Revision

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March 13, 2012 9:07 PM

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District--Sierra Front and Stillwater Field Offices--are seeking public comments to identify issues and concerns that should be analyzed in the Carson City District Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The BLM is also seeking nominations for Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and information on lands that may possess wilderness characteristics. A Notice of Intent to prepare the RMP and conduct an EIS was published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2012, formally opening a 60-day public scoping period, which will end April

 

NEVADA - BLM Carson City District Announces Intent to Prepare RMP Revision

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District--Sierra Front and Stillwater Field Offices--are seeking public comments to identify issues and concerns that should be analyzed in the Carson City District Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The BLM is also seeking nominations for Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) and information on lands that may possess wilderness characteristics. A Notice of Intent to prepare the RMP and conduct an EIS was published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2012, formally opening a 60-day public scoping period, which will end April 29, 2012.

The planning area is located in portions of 12 counties within two states (Washoe, Storey, Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, Churchill, Mineral, and Nye counties within Nevada, and Sierra, Alpine, Plumas, and Lassen counties within California), and encompasses approximately five million acres of public land.

Public scoping meetings will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., on:

March 13, at the Fallon Convention Center (100 Campus Way) in Fallon, NV
March 14, at the Lyon County Library (20 Nevin Way) in Yerington, NV
March 15, at the Mineral County Library (First & A Street) in Hawthorne, NV.

Additional public scoping meetings will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., on:

March 27, at the Carson Valley Inn (1627 US Hwy 395 N) in Minden, NV
March 29, at the Carson City Library (900 N. Roop Street) in Carson City, NV
March 28, at the Hyatt Place (1790 E. Plumb Lane) in Reno, NV

To submit comments, fill out and print the mail-in (or fax-in) comment form. The comment forms are available at the Carson City District website at: www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/carson_city_field.html.  Comments may be submitted by e-mail to BLM_NV_CCDO_RMP@blm.gov ; delivered to the BLM office at 5665 Morgan Mill Rd, Carson City, NV 89701, Attn: Carson City RMP; or faxed to 775-885-6147, Attn: Carson City RMP.

For more information regarding the public meetings or the proposed project, call Colleen Sievers at 775-885-6000.

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107


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