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Notice of Availability of the Gunnison Sage-Grouse Rangewide
Draft Resource Management Plan Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact
Statement, Colorado and Utah


AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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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
Gunnison Sage-Grouse (GUSG) Rangewide Draft Resource Management Plan
(RMP) Amendment and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the
BLM field offices in southwest Colorado and southeast Utah, 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 of
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 GUSG Rangewide Draft
RMP Amendment/Draft EIS by any of the following methods:
     Website: http://1.usa.gov/1Uusw8C.
     Email: gusg_amend@blm.gov.
     Fax: 303-239-3699.
     Mail: Gunnison Sage-Grouse EIS, BLM Colorado State Office,
2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO 80215.
    Documents pertinent to this proposal may also be viewed at BLM
offices in Colorado and Utah. For a list of the offices and their
addresses, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roger Sayre, Project Manager, via
telephone: 303-239-3709; at the BLM Colorado Southwest District Office
(see address above); or via email: rsayre@blm.gov. You may contact Mr.
Sayre to have your name added to our mailing list. 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, seven 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 GUSG Rangewide Draft
RMP Amendment/Draft EIS to address a range of alternatives focused on
specific conservation measures across the range of the GUSG in
southwest Colorado and southeast Utah. The Draft RMP Amendment/Draft
EIS proposes to amend the current management decisions for resources as
described in the following RMPs:

Read the full notice...
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-08-12/html/2016-19100.htm
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