IDAHO-MONTANA - BLM Releases Sage-Grouse Plan/DEIS for Idaho-Southwestern Montana

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November 13, 2013 3:12 PM

The Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Idaho-Southwestern Montana subregion is now available at http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision..... The publication of the Draft LUPA/DEIS begins a 90-day public comment period that will conclude on January 29, 2014. The preferred method to submit comments is electronica

IDAHO-MONTANA - BLM Releases Sage-Grouse Plan/DEIS for Idaho-Southwestern Montana

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Idaho-Southwestern Montana subregion is now available at http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision.html. The publication of the Draft LUPA/DEIS begins a 90-day public comment period that will conclude on January 29, 2014.

The preferred method to submit comments is electronically, by email to blm_id_swmt_sagegrouse_eis@blm.gov  or on the web at http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision.html.

Comments on paper can be submitted to: BLM-Greater Sage-Grouse EIS,1387 S. Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709.

A series of seven open houses will be held to present information and answer questions on the Draft LUPA/DEIS. Dates and locations of the meetings are listed below. For more information on meeting venues, visit http://www.blm.gov/id/st/en/prog/nepa_register/sage-grouse_rmp_revision.html.

1/6/14 Murphy, ID: Owyhee County Historical Museum, McKeeth Hall Community Center, 17085 Basey St., Murphy, ID 83650
1/7/14 Idaho Falls, ID: Guest House Inn & Suites, Ballroom, 850 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, ID 83402 
1/8/14  Salmon, ID: Salmon Valley Business & Innovation Center, Conference Room, 803 Monroe St. , Salmon, ID 83467 
1/9/14 Dillon, MT: University of Montana-Western, room TBD, 710 S. Atlantic St., Dillon, MT 59725
1/13/14 Pocatello, ID: Clarion Inn, Madeira and Carnelian Rooms, 1399 Bench Road, Pocatello, ID 83201
1/14/14 Twin Falls, ID: Canyon Springs Red Lion Inn, Oak Room, 1357 Blue Lakes Blvd. N., Twin Falls, ID 83301
1/15/14 Boise, ID: Boise Hotel and Conference Center, Conference Center - Peregrine Room, 3300 South Vista Ave., Boise, ID 83705

For more information on the National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy, and the progress in other subregions, visit http://www.blm.gov/sagegrouse.

Thanks for your review of this all too important matter.

Don Amador
Western Representative
BlueRibbon Coalition, Inc.

 

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