OREGON - Siuslaw NF releases DEIS Oregon Dunes NRA 10c Designated Routes Project

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October 22, 2012 7:52 PM

The Siuslaw National Forest has announced that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the  Oregon Dunes NRA Management Area 10c Designated Routes Project is now available for public review and comments. The DEIS is available on their website at http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=34220. Printed copies of the DEIS will be available for viewing at the Oregon Dunes NRA Office in Reedsport, the Central Coast Ranger District Office in Waldport, the Siuslaw Headquarters in Corvallis and at several public libraries--including but not limited to--

OREGON - Siuslaw NF releases DEIS Oregon Dunes NRA 10c Designated Routes Project

Dear Oregon Dunes Fans & Action Alert Subscribers,

The Siuslaw National Forest has announced that the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the  Oregon Dunes NRA Management Area 10c Designated Routes Project is now available for public review and comments.

The DEIS is available on their website at http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/fs-usda-pop.php/?project=34220. Printed copies of the DEIS will be available for viewing at the Oregon Dunes NRA Office in Reedsport, the Central Coast Ranger District Office in Waldport, the Siuslaw Headquarters in Corvallis and at several public libraries--including but not limited to--Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg, Bend, Grants Pass, Medford, Waldport, Reedsport and Coos Bay.

Soon after the release of the DEIS, the Forest Service will be hosting an open house in Florence to answer questions and receive comments.

Comments received through the U.S. Postal Service must be postmarked no later than the end of the 45-day comment period. All other comments, including e-mail, fax, and personal delivery must be received by COB (4:30 p.m.) at the Siuslaw National Forest office on or before the end of the 45-day comment period. The official 45-day comment period runs from October 26, 2012, through December 10, 2012.

Written comments should be sent to Forest Supervisor, Jerry Ingersoll, c/o Angie Morris, Recreation Planner, Siuslaw National Forest, 855 Highway 101, Reedsport, OR 97467; by fax at (541) 271-6034; or by e-mail at: comments-pacificnorthwest-siuslaw-centralcoast@fs.fed.us.

Written comments shall include your name, address, and (if possible) telephone number; title of the document on which you are commenting; and specific facts or comments, along with supporting reasons that you believe the Responsible Official should consider in reaching a decision.

BRC will be blasting an update and specific comment suggestions as soon as we've had a chance to review to documents. Thanks to everyone who have been involved. As we often say... stay tuned!

As always, please call or email if you have any questions or comments.

Don Amador
Western Representative
BlueRibbon Coalition
925.625.6287


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