Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Revision of the Resource Management Plans of the Western Oregon Bureau of Land Management Districts of Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos Bay, and Medford, and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District; Amendment, 66253 [E8-26672]

Download as PDF 66253 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 217 / Friday, November 7, 2008 / Notices 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. John Kalish, Field Manager, Palm Springs-South Coast Field Office. [FR Doc. E8–26476 Filed 11–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR 930.0000.L6350.0000.DQ0000; HAG– 09–0022] Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Revision of the Resource Management Plans of the Western Oregon Bureau of Land Management Districts of Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos Bay, and Medford, and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District; Amendment Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Amended Notice. ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is an amended notice for Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) No. 20080416, Final EIS, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon (OR), Western Oregon BLM Districts of Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos Bay, and Medford Districts, and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the Lakeview District, Revision of the Resource Management Plans (RMP), Implementation, OR, which originally published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2008 [73 FR 61905]. This amended notice reflects a decision by the BLM to offer a protest period on the proposed revision of the Western Oregon RMPs. Any person who participated in the planning process and has an interest which is or may be adversely affected by the approval of the proposed RMPs may protest such approval. A protest period is not a comment period. A valid protest addresses only those issues which were submitted for the record during the planning process and contains a concise statement explaining why the decision to adopt the proposed plan would violate an applicable statute, regulation or BLM policy. DATES: The protest shall be filed (postmarked or delivered) by December 8, 2008. E-mailed and faxed protests will not be accepted as valid protests VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 Nov 06, 2008 Jkt 217001 unless the protesting party also provides the original letter by either regular mail (USPS) or overnight delivery service postmarked by the close of the protest period. Under these conditions, the BLM will consider the e-mailed or faxed protest as an advance copy and will afford it full consideration. If you wish to provide the BLM with such advance notification, please direct faxed protests to the attention of Brenda HudgensWilliams—BLM protest coordinator at 202–208–5010, and e-mailed protests to: Brenda_Hudgens-Williams@blm.gov. ADDRESSES: You may send your protest to one of the following addresses: • USPS Delivery Service: Director (210), Attention: Brenda HudgensWilliams—Western Oregon Plans Revisions, P.O. Box 66538, Washington, DC 20035 • Overnight Delivery Service (not USPS): Director (210), Attention: Brenda Hudgens-Williams—Western Oregon Plans Revisions, 1620 L Street NW., Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20036 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The protest shall be in writing and shall be filed with the Director. The protest shall contain: • The name, mailing address, telephone number and interest of the person filing the protest; • A statement of the issue or issues being protested; • A statement of the part or parts of the plan or amendment being protested; • A copy of all documents addressing the issue or issues that were submitted during the planning process by the protesting party or an indication of the date the issue or issues were discussed or provided for the record; and • A concise statement explaining why the decision to adopt the proposed plan would violate an applicable statute, regulation or BLM policy. Concerns that have not been raised previously in the planning process, concerns that are not germane to the planning process, and/or statements that merely reflect disagreement, express opinions, or make demands or allegations without the support of a concise statement on why a decision to adopt the proposed plan is in error will not be further analyzed and will be considered invalid protests. • The Director shall promptly render a decision on all valid protests and will send his written decision to the protesting party by certified mail, return receipt requested. • The decision of the Director shall be the final decision of the Department of the Interior. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jerry Hubbard, Public Affairs Specialist, PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office, 333 S.W. 3rd Ave., Portland, Oregon 97208, Telephone (503) 808–6115. Dated: November 3, 2008. Edward W. Shepard, State Director, Oregon/Washington. [FR Doc. E8–26672 Filed 11–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–020–1310–DT 050E] Notice of Availability of the Final Supplement to the Montana Statewide Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Amendment of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans (RMPs) Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: By Order of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, dated April 5, 2005, and pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Final Supplement to the Montana Statewide Oil and Gas Environmental Impact Statement and Proposed Amendment (Proposed SEIS/ Amendment) of the Powder River and Billings Resource Management Plans (RMPs). Copies of the Proposed SEIS/Amendment have been sent to affected federal, state, and local government agencies; to tribal governments; and to interested parties. Copies of the Proposed SEIS/ Amendment are available for public inspection at the BLM Miles City Field Office, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, Montana; and at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana. You may also view the Proposed SEIS/Amendment on the Internet at http://www.blm.gov/eis/mt/ milescity_seis/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Bloom, Project Manager, by telephone at (406) 233–2852; by mail at 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301; or by e-mail at Mary_Bloom@blm.gov. ADDRESSES: The Powder River and Billings RMP areas comprise approximately 1.5 million acres of BLM-managed surface and 5 million acres of BLM-managed mineral SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLOR 930.0000.L6350.0000.DQ0000; HAG-09-0022]


Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact 
Statement for the Revision of the Resource Management Plans of the 
Western Oregon Bureau of Land Management Districts of Salem, Eugene, 
Roseburg, Coos Bay, and Medford, and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of 
the Lakeview District; Amendment

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Amended Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is an amended notice for Environmental Impact Statement 
(EIS) No. 20080416, Final EIS, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon 
(OR), Western Oregon BLM Districts of Salem, Eugene, Roseburg, Coos 
Bay, and Medford Districts, and the Klamath Falls Resource Area of the 
Lakeview District, Revision of the Resource Management Plans (RMP), 
Implementation, OR, which originally published in the Federal Register 
on October 17, 2008 [73 FR 61905]. This amended notice reflects a 
decision by the BLM to offer a protest period on the proposed revision 
of the Western Oregon RMPs. Any person who participated in the planning 
process and has an interest which is or may be adversely affected by 
the approval of the proposed RMPs may protest such approval. A protest 
period is not a comment period. A valid protest addresses only those 
issues which were submitted for the record during the planning process 
and contains a concise statement explaining why the decision to adopt 
the proposed plan would violate an applicable statute, regulation or 
BLM policy.

DATES: The protest shall be filed (postmarked or delivered) by December 
8, 2008. E-mailed and faxed protests will not be accepted as valid 
protests unless the protesting party also provides the original letter 
by either regular mail (USPS) or overnight delivery service postmarked 
by the close of the protest period. Under these conditions, the BLM 
will consider the e-mailed or faxed protest as an advance copy and will 
afford it full consideration. If you wish to provide the BLM with such 
advance notification, please direct faxed protests to the attention of 
Brenda Hudgens-Williams--BLM protest coordinator at 202-208-5010, and 
e-mailed protests to: Brenda_Hudgens-Williams@blm.gov.

ADDRESSES: You may send your protest to one of the following addresses:
     USPS Delivery Service: Director (210), Attention: Brenda 
Hudgens-Williams--Western Oregon Plans Revisions, P.O. Box 66538, 
Washington, DC 20035
     Overnight Delivery Service (not USPS): Director (210), 
Attention: Brenda Hudgens-Williams--Western Oregon Plans Revisions, 
1620 L Street NW., Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20036

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The protest shall be in writing and shall be 
filed with the Director. The protest shall contain:
     The name, mailing address, telephone number and interest 
of the person filing the protest;
     A statement of the issue or issues being protested;
     A statement of the part or parts of the plan or amendment 
being protested;
     A copy of all documents addressing the issue or issues 
that were submitted during the planning process by the protesting party 
or an indication of the date the issue or issues were discussed or 
provided for the record; and
     A concise statement explaining why the decision to adopt 
the proposed plan would violate an applicable statute, regulation or 
BLM policy.
    Concerns that have not been raised previously in the planning 
process, concerns that are not germane to the planning process, and/or 
statements that merely reflect disagreement, express opinions, or make 
demands or allegations without the support of a concise statement on 
why a decision to adopt the proposed plan is in error will not be 
further analyzed and will be considered invalid protests.
     The Director shall promptly render a decision on all valid 
protests and will send his written decision to the protesting party by 
certified mail, return receipt requested.
     The decision of the Director shall be the final decision 
of the Department of the Interior.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Jerry Hubbard, Public Affairs 
Specialist, Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Office, 333 S.W. 
3rd Ave., Portland, Oregon 97208, Telephone (503) 808-6115.

    Dated: November 3, 2008.
Edward W. Shepard,
State Director, Oregon/Washington.
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