BLM Publishes Notice of Availability of Information for the Sierra, CA Proposed Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
The BLM has published a Notice of Availability of information for the proposed Sierra, CA, Resource Management Plan (RMP)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that encompasses 15 California counties.† The counties involved are:† Yuba, Sutter, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Sacramento, Stanislaus, and Merced.† Recreation and motorized vehicle route designations are listed among the primary issues under consideration in the proposed RMP/EIS.† The plan includes two wild and scenic river suitability recommendations, and eight new Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECís).† Limitations on land use within these proposed areas would vary depending on the resources found therein.†
Protests may only raise issues that were submitted during the planning process, and will be accepted until July 8, 2007.† An exception has been made for protests regarding the proposed ACEC along the North Fork Cosumnes River, for which protests will be accepted until August 7, 2007.† All protests must be made in writing and submitted via mail to:
Attention: Brenda Williams
P.O. Box 66538
Washington, DC 20035
To view the original Notice of Availability as published on the Federal Register, Click Here.
To view the RMP/EIS, click here
to visit the BLM Folsom Field Office website.