Notice of Availability of the Nevada and Northeastern California
Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Draft
Environmental Impact Statement
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) and U.S.
Forest Service (USFS) have prepared a Nevada and Northeastern
California Sub-region Greater Sage-Grouse Draft Land Use Plan (LUP)
Amendments and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and by this
notice is announcing the opening of the comment period.
DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM and USFS
must receive written comments on the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS
within 90 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency
publishes its notice of the Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS in the
Federal Register. The BLM and USFS will announce future workshops and
any other public participation activities at least 15 days in advance
through public notices, media releases, and/or mailings.
ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments related to the Nevada and
Northeastern California Sub-region Greater Sage-Grouse Draft LUP
Amendments/Draft EIS by any of the following methods:
Web site: http://on.doi.gov/14ZD3Rb
Mail: BLM--Greater Sage Grouse EIS, Attn: Joe Tague, 1340
Financial Blvd. Reno, NV 89502.
Copies of the Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-region Greater
Sage-Grouse Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS are available on the Web at: http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/prog/wildlife/greater_sage-grouse.html.
Copies are also available at BLM and USFS offices throughout the
subregion. For a list of these offices, please see SUPPLEMENTARY
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Tague, Project Manager, telephone
861-6712; email email@example.com
. 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 Nevada and Northeastern California Sub-
region Greater Sage-Grouse Draft LUP Amendments and Draft EIS addresses
a range of alternatives focused on specific conservation measures
across the range of the Greater Sage-Grouse (GRSG) in the sub-region.
This Draft LUP Amendments/Draft EIS is one of 15 separate planning
efforts that are being undertaken as part of the BLM's and USFS's
National Greater Sage-Grouse Planning Strategy. The Draft LUP
Amendments/Draft EIS proposes to amend the following Resource
Management Plans (RMP)/Land Resource Management Plans (LRMP):
To read the full notice... http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-11-01/html/2013-26261.htm