Notice of Availability of the Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-
Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental
Impact Statement for the Northwest Colorado District
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
ACTION: Notice of Availability.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of
1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act
of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a
Northwest Colorado Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Resource Management Plan
(RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the
Northwest Colorado District (NWD) and by this notice is announcing the
opening of the comment period.
DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive
written comments on the Draft RMP Amendment/Draft EIS within 90 days
following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes notice
of the Draft RMP Amendment/Draft 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 mailings.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Northwest Colorado
Greater Sage-Grouse Draft RMP Amendment/Draft EIS by any of the
Web site: https://www.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/lup/lup_register.do
Mail: BLM--Greater Sage Grouse EIS, 2815 H Road, Grand
Junction, CO 81506.
Copies of the NWD Greater Sage-Grouse Draft RMP Amendment/Draft EIS
are available at the NWD Office at the above address or on the Web site
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Jones, NWD NEPA Coordinator,
telephone 970-244-3008; see address above; email firstname.lastname@example.org
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: The BLM prepared the Northwest Colorado
Greater Sage-Grouse Draft RMP Amendment and Draft EIS to address a
range of alternatives focused on specific conservation measures across
the Northwest Colorado range of the Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG). This
Draft RMP Amendment/Draft EIS is one of 15 separate planning efforts
that are being undertaken as part of the BLM's and U.S. Forest
Service's National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy. The Draft RMP
Amendment/Draft EIS proposes to amend the RMPs for the Colorado River
Valley, Grand Junction, Kremmling, Little Snake, and White River field
offices, as well as the Land and Resource Management Plan (LRMP) for
the Routt National Forest.For the full notice..... http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-08-16/html/2013-19837.htm