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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Arizona Strip Field Office
 
Release Date: 11/27/13
Contacts: Rachel Tueller , 435-688-3303 , rtueller@blm.gov

BLM Arizona Strip Field Office Announces Public Meeting and Review for Travel Management Plan/EA for the Littlefield Sub-region


St. George – The Bureau of Land Management Arizona Strip Field Office will hold a public meeting and public review for a Travel Management Plan/Environmental Assessment (TMP/EA) for the Littlefield Travel Sub-region on December 5, 2013, from 4-6 pm at the Fire Station at 630 North Highway 91 in Beaver Dam, Arizona.

The goals of this TMP are to 1) provide sustainable access for public needs and experiences 2) protect natural and cultural resources and settings 3) promote the safety of public land users and 4) minimize conflicts among the various users.

Maps of the potential route designation for the Littlefield Travel Sub-region by alternative will be available for public review beginning December 2, 2013, by linking to the maps from the following web page: http://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/travel_mgmt/strip_tmp.html  Follow the link titled “Littlefield Subregion” at the bottom, center of the page.

Printed copies of these maps will also be available at the Interagency Information Center located at 345 E. Riverside Drive, St. George, UT and at the public meeting in Beaver Dam on December 5, 2013.

To ensure your comments are considered, interested parties are encouraged to provide comments during the 30-day public comment period which ends on January 2, 2014.

Public comments received will be used to inform and refine the proposed action in the EA, with eventual development of a travel management plan for these areas. Public comments have been accepted throughout the development of this TMP/EA since 2011 and would be most effective if received no later than January 2, 2014.

Detailed comments on potential route designations are encouraged. Please use unique route number(s) with these types of specific comments. To submit comments or to be included on the mailing list and receive further information regarding this project, please send your information to: ASFO TMP/EA Team, Arizona Strip Field Office, 345 East Riverside Drive, St. George, Utah 84790 or submit via email to: Arizona_Strip@blm.gov or by fax to: (435) 688-3258.

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your request or comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask to withhold your name and personal identifying information from public review, there is no guarantee that your information will be withheld. All comments from organizations or businesses will be available for public inspection in their entirety.

For additional information, contact Diana Hawks at (435) 688-3266 or by email at dhawks@blm.gov.

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Arizona Strip Field Office   345 Riverside Drive      St. George, UT 84790  

Last updated: 11-27-2013