Notice of Availability of the Draft Miles City Resource
Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, MT
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
ACTION: Notice of Availability.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of
1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of
1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a
draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) revision and draft Environmental
Impact Statement (EIS) for the Miles City Field Office and by this
notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The RMP/EIS
revision will replace the Powder River and Big Dry RMPs.
DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive
written comments on the draft RMP/EIS within 90 days following the date
the Environmental Protection Agency publishes the notice of the draft
RMP/EIS in the Federal Register. The BLM will announce future meetings
or hearings and any other public participation activities at least 15
days in advance through public notices, media releases, and/or
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Miles City draft RMP/
EIS by any of the following methods:
Mail: ``MCFO RMP Comments,'' 111 Garryowen Road, Miles
City, MT 59301.
Hand-delivery: Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen
Road, Miles City, Montana.
Whenever possible, please reference the page or section in the
draft RMP/EIS to which the comment applies.
Copies of the Miles City draft RMP/EIS are available in the Miles
City Field Office at the above address or may be viewed at: http://www.blm.gov/mt/st/en/fo/miles_city_field_office/rmp.html
. A limited
number of hard copies are available upon request while supplies last.
Your name and return mailing address must be included in your written
and electronic messages.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Bloom, Project Manager, BLM,
telephone 406-233-2800; address Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen
Road, Miles City, MT; email BLM_MT_MCFO_RMP@blm.gov
. 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.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public land management within the planning
area is currently guided by the Big Dry RMP and the Powder River RMP,
which were completed in 1996 and 1985, respectively.
To read the full notice.... http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-03-08/html/2013-05294.htm