Notice of Availability of the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment To Support the Little Snake Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS), Moffat and Routt Counties, CO, 60321 [E8-23952]

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E8–23958 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–100–1610–DP] Notice of Availability of the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment To Support the Little Snake Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/ EIS), Moffat and Routt Counties, CO Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared an Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment to Support the Draft Resource Management Plan Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS) for the Little Snake Field Office and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. DATES: To assure that they will be considered, BLM must receive written comments on the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment within 45 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes their Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register. Additional announcements are being made through local media by news releases and VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:11 Oct 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 information will be posted on the Little Snake RMP Web site: http:// www.co.blm.gov/lsra/rmp. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: colsrmp@blm.gov. • Fax: (970) 826–5002. • Mail: Jeremy Casterson,BLM—Little Snake Field Office,455 Emerson St.,Craig, CO 81625. Copies of the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment are available at the Little Snake Field Office at the above address. Copies will also be posted on the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/co/ st/en/fo/lsfo/plans/rmp_revision/ rmp_docs.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeremy Casterson, Planning and Environmental Coordinator, BLM— Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson St., Craig, CO 81625. Phone: (970) 826– 5071. E-mail: Jeremy_Casterson@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The planning area is located in Northwest Colorado in Moffat, Routt, and Rio Blanco Counties. The plan will provide a framework to guide subsequent management decisions on approximately 1.3 million acres of BLMadministered public lands and 1.1 million acres of subsurface mineral estate administered by the BLM. The Little Snake Field Office is currently being managing under its 1989 RMP, which has been amended for Oil and Gas Leasing (1991), Black-Footed Ferret Reintroduction (1996) and Land Health Standards (1997). On May 16, 2007, the public comment period on the Little Snake DRMP/DEIS ended. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 198 (Friday, October 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 60321]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-23952]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-100-1610-DP]


Notice of Availability of the Additional Air Quality Impact 
Assessment To Support the Little Snake Draft Resource Management Plan 
and Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS), Moffat and Routt 
Counties, CO

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 
1969 (NEPA, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM) has prepared an Additional Air Quality Impact 
Assessment to Support the Draft Resource Management Plan Draft 
Environmental Impact Statement (DRMP/DEIS) for the Little Snake Field 
Office and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment 
period.

DATES: To assure that they will be considered, BLM must receive written 
comments on the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment within 45 days 
following the date the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes 
their Notice of Availability (NOA) in the Federal Register. Additional 
announcements are being made through local media by news releases and 
information will be posted on the Little Snake RMP Web site: http://
www.co.blm.gov/lsra/rmp.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: colsrmp@blm.gov.
     Fax: (970) 826-5002.
     Mail: Jeremy Casterson,BLM--Little Snake Field Office,455 
Emerson St.,Craig, CO 81625.
    Copies of the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment are 
available at the Little Snake Field Office at the above address. Copies 
will also be posted on the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/
lsfo/plans/rmp_revision/rmp_docs.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeremy Casterson, Planning and 
Environmental Coordinator, BLM--Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson 
St., Craig, CO 81625. Phone: (970) 826-5071. E-mail: Jeremy_
Casterson@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The planning area is located in Northwest 
Colorado in Moffat, Routt, and Rio Blanco Counties. The plan will 
provide a framework to guide subsequent management decisions on 
approximately 1.3 million acres of BLM-administered public lands and 
1.1 million acres of subsurface mineral estate administered by the BLM. 
The Little Snake Field Office is currently being managing under its 
1989 RMP, which has been amended for Oil and Gas Leasing (1991), Black-
Footed Ferret Reintroduction (1996) and Land Health Standards (1997).
    On May 16, 2007, the public comment period on the Little Snake 
DRMP/DEIS ended. During the public comment period, the EPA, in 
consultation with BLM, identified areas where additional air quality 
information would improve the existing analysis in the DEIS.
    As a result, the BLM has prepared an additional air quality 
analysis to inform the public and allow public comment on the data and 
conclusions. BLM will only accept comments from the public pertaining 
to the new air quality information. Comments that are substantive and 
in relation to the material contained in the Additional Air Quality 
Impact Assessment will be responded to in the Final EIS if received 
within the 45 days after the NOA is published in the Federal Register.
    Please note that public comments and information submitted 
regarding the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment, including 
names, street addresses, and e-mail addresses of the respondents, will 
be available for public review and disclosure at the above address 
during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through 
Friday, except holidays.
    Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Sally Wisely,
State Director, Colorado.
 [FR Doc. E8-23952 Filed 10-9-08; 8:45 am]
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