SUMMARY: 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 (RMP)/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the John Day
Basin planning area and by this notice is announcing its availability.
DATES: The BLM planning regulations state that any person who meets the
conditions as described in the regulations may protest the BLM's
Proposed RMP/Final EIS. A person who meets the conditions and files a
protest must file the protest within 30 days of the date that the
Environmental Protection Agency publishes its notice in the Federal Register.
ADDRESSES: Copies of the John Day Basin Proposed RMP/Final EIS have
been sent to affected Federal, State, and local government agencies and
to other stakeholders, organizations, agencies and interested parties
on the John Day Basin Resource Management Plan (RMP) mailing list.
Copies of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS are available for public
inspection at the Prineville Field Office during regular business hours
(7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays) at
3050 NE 3rd Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754. Interested persons may
also review the Proposed RMP/Final EIS on the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/prineville/plans/johndayrmp/jdbdocuments.php.
All protests must be in writing and mailed to one of the following
Regular Mail: Director (210), Attn: Brenda Hudgens-Williamsm, P.O.
Box 71383, Washington, DC 20024-1383.
Overnight Mail: Director (210), Attn: Brenda Hudgens-Williams, 20 M
Street SE., Room 2134LM, Washington, DC 20003.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, contact Monte
Kuk, John Day Basin RMP Project Leader, BLM Prineville Field Office,
3050 NE 3rd Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754; telephone (541) 416-6700;
. Persons who use a
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above
individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.To read the full notice and alternatives offered .... http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-04-20/html/2012-9502.htm