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The Responsible Official will also document the decision and reasons for the decision in a new record of decision consistent with the scope of the supplement. This decision will be subject to Forest Service appeal regulations (36 CFR part 215). Wallowa-Whitman National Forest; Oregon; Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplement to the 2010 Final Environmental Impact Statement for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Invasive Plants Treatment Forest Service, USDA. Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement. AGENCY: ACTION: The USDA Forest Service will prepare a Supplement to the WallowaWhitman National Forest Invasive Plants Treatment Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address deficiencies identified by Judge Simon, United States District Court, District of Oregon, in League of Wilderness Defenders/Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project v. United States Forest Service & Connaughton (Case 3:10–cv–01397–SI). Specifically, the court found the March 2010 Final EIS to be deficient regarding analysis of cumulative impacts of the proposed action. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dea Nelson, Environmental Coordinator, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, P.O. Box 907, Baker City, OR 97814; or, 541– 523–1316; or, dnelson09@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In March 2010, the Final EIS for the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Invasive Plants Treatment was completed. A Record of Decision was signed on April 2, 2010. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2013 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Wallowa-Whitman National Forest; Oregon; Notice of Intent To 
Prepare a Supplement to the 2010 Final Environmental Impact Statement 
for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Invasive Plants Treatment

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact 
statement.

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SUMMARY: The USDA Forest Service will prepare a Supplement to the 
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Invasive Plants Treatment Final 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to address deficiencies identified 
by Judge Simon, United States District Court, District of Oregon, in 
League of Wilderness Defenders/Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project v. 
United States Forest Service & Connaughton (Case 3:10-cv-01397-SI). 
Specifically, the court found the March 2010 Final EIS to be deficient 
regarding analysis of cumulative impacts of the proposed action.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dea Nelson, Environmental Coordinator, 
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, P.O. Box 907, Baker City, OR 97814; 
or, 541-523-1316; or, dnelson09@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    In March 2010, the Final EIS for the Wallowa-Whitman National 
Forest Invasive Plants Treatment was completed. A Record of Decision 
was signed on April 2, 2010. These documents, which include 
descriptions of the purpose and need for the project and the proposed 
action, can be found at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/wallowa-whitman/landmanagement/planning/?cid=stelprdb5192845. The supplemental EIS will 
provide additional information and analysis regarding cumulative 
impacts. A draft supplemental EIS is estimated to be available in 
August 2013, and the final in January 2014.

Responsible Official

    Wallowa-Whitman Forest Supervisor.

Nature of Decision To Be Made

    The Responsible Official will decide whether or not to incorporate 
the supplemental analysis into the FEIS. The Responsible Official will 
also document the decision and reasons for the decision in a new record 
of decision consistent with the scope of the supplement. This decision 
will be subject to Forest Service appeal regulations (36 CFR part 215).

Scoping Process

    Scoping is not required for supplements to environmental impact 
statements (40 CFR 1502.9(c)(4)). Scoping was conducted for the 
original EIS. The supplement will be subject to notice and comment. A 
draft supplemental EIS will be published and made available for review 
and comment for 45 days, following direction at 36 CFR part 215.

    Dated: January 23, 2013.
John Laurence,
Forest Supervisor.
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