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Gunnison Field Office
Current Actions: March 30, 2016
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The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requires the BLM to consider significant environmental impacts prior to approval of actions on public lands. When an activity or action is proposed within the Gunnison Field Office, BLM staff conduct an interdisciplinary review of the potential environmental impacts in order to make more informed decisions and identify measures to protect, restore, and enhance the environment.
NO PRIVACY GUARANTEE FOR NEPA COMMENTS
Before submitting written comments regarding a NEPA action, be advised that your entire comment—including personally identifiable information (such as your address, phone number, and e-mail address)—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can request that your personally identifiable information be withheld from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
This register is updated on or near the first of each month and as needed.
For more information on these projects, contact GFO NEPA Coordinator Marnie Medina
at (970) 642-4954 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gunnison Field Office
210 W Spencer St., Suite A
Gunnison, Colorado 81230
All Field Office NEPA registers contain current EIS and EA actions. However, certain registers do not include CXs and DNAs. Inquiries about these documents can be obtained by contacting the NEPA Coordinator, or by visiting the GFO public room.
CX = Categorical Exclusion
DNA = Documentation of NEPA Adequacy and Land Use Plan Conformance
EA = Environmental Assessment
EIS = Environmental Impact Statement
National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 Compliance
Most projects also require compliance with Section 106 of the NHPA. This register serves as scoping for both NEPA and NHPA involvement.
*The listing of WSA (Wilderness Study Area), ACEC (Area of Critical Environmental Concern), WSR (Wild and Scenic River ), or WA (Wilderness Area) in this column indicates that the proposed action is within that special designation area.
WSA, ACEC, WSR, WA*
New Territory ROW Renewal and Public Land Sale
NMPM, T.43N., R.4W., sec. 9, lots 22, 25; and 27, sec. 10, lots 34 and 39.
|New Territory Investments, Ltd.||Initiated 10/6/11|
W Mountain ROW Renewals
NMPM, T.49N., R.1E., sec. 18, lots 1-3, SE¼NW¼; T.49N., R.1W., sec. 13, N½N½.
|City of Gunnison, QWest Corporation||Initiated 11/17/11|
Signal Peak Recreation Area Management Plan
NMPM,T.50N., R.1E., parts of secs 1-4, 9-16, 19-30 and 32-36; T.50N., R.1E., parts of secs 1-3 and 12; T.50N., R.2E., parts of secs 17-19 and 30.
Domestic Sheep Permit Renewals and RMP Amendment
Hinsdale, Gunnison, Montrose, Ouray, and San Juan Counties
Powderhorn and Uncompahgre Wilderness Areas; American Flats, Red Cloud Peak, and Handies Peak WSA's; Red Cloud Peak and American Basin ACEC's
|Allotment Permittees and BLM|
NOI Published 2/13/15
Public Scoping 3/16 - 5/22/15
Maurer Access Road ROW
NMPM, T.47N., R.5W., sec. 15, SW¼NW¼, W½SW¼; sec. 22, NW¼, N½SW¼.
|Wayne Maurer||Initiated 2/13/14|
Los Ocho Allotment #06043 Grazing Permit Renewal
Proposed Decision 10/2/14
Gunnison Spruce Beetle Response
NMPM, portions of T.45-47N., R.3-6W.
Gunnison and Montrose Counties
Powderhorn Wilderness and Powderhorn WSA
Scoping 12/22/14 - 1/30/15
Project Map 1
Project Map 2
Project Map 3
Project Map 4
EA Review 6/12 - 7/13/15
Regional Context Map
High Mesa Map
Blue Mesa Map
Indian Creek Map
Lynx Analysis Units Map
Final Environmental Assessment
USFWS Biological Opinion
Walden Cabin Parcel Sale and Access Road ROW
NMPM T. 45 N., R. 2 E., sec. 24, Tract 37
NRCS and Wells Access Road ROWs
NMPM, T. 48 N., R. 1 E., portion of sec. 4, T. 49 N., R. 1 E., portions of secs 14-16, 20-21, 27-27, 33.
|Michael Wells and USDA NRCS|
Cochran Access Road ROW Amendment
NMPM, T. 47 N., R. 2 W., portions of secs 4-5.
Tomichi Dome, Mill Hill, Needle Creek Allotments Permit Renewal
NMPM, portions of T. 48-49 N., R. 3-4 E.
Gunnison and Saguache Counties
|Allotment Permittees||Initiated 12/17/15|
GCEA-Flat Top Buried Electric Line ROW
NMPM, T. 49 N. R. 2 E., portions of secs 29 and 32.
|Gunnison County Electric Assoc., Inc.||Initiated 2/1/16|
(reassigned from 2012-0024-EA)
Lake City Ski Hill R & PP Conveyance
NMPM, R. 43 N., R. 4 W., sec. 4, lots 40, 42, 45, and 46.
|Town of Lake City|
Public Scoping 8/1/12 -9/21/12
|DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2016-0006-EA (reassigned from 2014-0006-EA)||Rangeland Management:|
South Parlin Flats Allotment #06317 Grazing Permit Renewal
|Allotment Permittees and BLM||Initiated 4/5/16|
NRCS - Cochran Access Road ROW
NMPM, T. 47 N., R. 2 W., portions of sec. 4.
|USDA NRCS||Initiated 3/30/16|
BLM Gunnison Field Office
210 West Spencer Ave, Suite A
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone (970) 642-4940
Fax (970) 642-4990
Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Elijah Waters, Field Manager