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NEPA Documents Completed in FY 2011

(updated February 17, 2012)

CX = Categorical Exclusion

DNA = Documentation of NEPA Adequacy and Land Use Plan Conformance

EA = Environmental Assessment

EIS = Environmental Impact Statement

 

 

 

For more information on these projects, contact the NEPA Coordinator Marnie Medina at
(970) 642-4954 or by e-mail at mmedina@blm.gov.

Gunnison Field Office
650 South 11th Street  
Gunnison, Colorado 81230

*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. 

 

  

NEPA NUMBER

PROJECT NAME

PROJECT LEADER

WSA, ACEC, WSR, WA*

APPLICANT

STATUS

CO-160-2007-020 CX

Rangeland Management:
Henson Creek Allotment #06504 and American Lake Allotment #06509 Base Property Transfer
Hinsdale County

de Valois

American Flats WSA and Red Cloud Peak WSA

Henson Creek and American Lake Allotment Permitee

Initiated 3/22/07

 

Cancelled 3/31/11

CO-160-2007-021 CX

Rangeland Management:
Stevens Creek Common Allotment #06202 Grazing Preference Transfer
Gunnison County

de Valois

West Antelope Creek ACEC

Stevens Creek Common Allotment Permitee

Initiated 3/22/07

 

Cancelled 3/31/11

CO-160-2008-018 CX

Lands/Realty:
Saguache County Water Pipeline ROW Renewal
NMPM, T.47N., R.2E., sec. 33, S½NE¼; sec. 34, SW¼NW¼.
Saguache County

Medina

N/A

Saguache County

Initiated 3/24/08

Completed 8/18/11

CO-160-2008-023 EA

Recreation:
Alpine Triangle Recreation Area Management Plan.
Various – generally the area south and west of Lake City and north along the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River.
Hinsdale and Gunnison Counties

Thode

American Basin, Redcloud Peak, and Slumgullion Earthflow ACEC’s, Redcloud Peak, Handies Peak, and American Flats WSA’s, American Flats Extension to the Uncompahgre WA

BLM

Scoping Conducted 10/3/06 – 11/6/06

 

Initiated Fall 2007

 

EA Public Review Period 5/27/10 – 6/21/10

 

EA Completed 8/12/10

FONSI / Decision Record signed 9/30/10

CO-160-2008-040 EA

Rangeland Management:
Round Corral Spring Allotment #16007 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.49N., R.5W., portions of secs 4, 5, 8, and 9.
Gunnison County

Landing / de Valois

N/A

Round Corral Spring Allotment Permittee

Initiated 9/26/08

 

Cancelled 3/31/11

DOI-BLM-CO-160-2009-0004-EA

Rangeland Management:
Camp Kettle Gulch Allotment #06318 Grazing Permit Issuance
Saguache County

de Valois

N/A

Camp Kettle Gulch Allotment Permittee

Initiated 10/1/08

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision  3/24/11

DOI-BLM-CO-160-2009-0006-EA

Rangeland Management:
Stevens Creek Common Allotment #06202 Grazing Permit Issuance
Gunnison County

de Valois

West Antelope Creek ACEC

Stevens Creek Common Allotment Permittee

Initiated 10/1/08

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 3/30/11

 

Final Decision 5/22/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2009-0015-EA

Rangeland Management:
Cabin Creek Allotment #16301 and Alder Creek Allotment #16302 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, portions of T49-50N, R 1-3E
Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

Cabin Creek and Alder Creek Allotment Permittees

Initiated 1/27/09

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 3/30/11

 

Final Decision 5/27/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2009-0024-DNA

Rangeland Management:

Ohio Creek Allotment #06212 Grazing Permit Renewal

NMPM, T.51N., R.1W., portions of sec. 29.

Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

Allotment Permittee

Initiated 5/12/09

 

Cancelled (see DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0006-EA)

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2009-0025-DNA

Rangeland Management:

Harris E/U Allotment #06217 Grazing Permit Renewal

NMPM, T.51N., R.2W., portions of sec. 11 - 12

Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

Allotment Permittee

Initiated 5/12/09

 

Cancelled (see DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0007-EA)

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2009-0035-EA

Rangeland Management:
Big Willow Allotment #16011 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.47N., R.4W., portions of sec’s 1-3, 10, and 15; T.48N., R.3W., portions of sec’s 29-31; T.48N., R.4W., portions of sec’s 25, 26, and 34-36.
Gunnison County

Schmalz

N/A

Big Willow Allotment Permittee

Initiated 7/15/09

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 7/12/11

Final Decision 9/1/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2009-0036-EA

Rangeland Management:
Little Willow Allotment #16034 Grazing Permit Issuance

NMPM, T.47N., R.3W., portions of sec’s 5- 8 and 17;
T.47N., R.4W., portions of sec. 1; T.48N., R.3W., portions of sec’s 31-32; T.48N., R.4W., portions of sec. 36.
Gunnison County

Schmalz

N/A

Little Willow Allotment Permittee

Initiated

7/15/09

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 7/12/11

Final Decision 9/1/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0008-EA

Rangeland Management:
Hells Canyon Allotment #06131 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.45N., R.4W., portion of sec.1; T.46N., R.4W., portion of sec. 36; T.45N., R.3W., portion of sec. 6; T.46N., R.3W., portion of sec. 31.
Gunnison County

Schmalz

N/A

Hells Canyon Allotment Permittee

Initiated 2/5/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 7/12/11

Final Decision 9/1/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0009-EA

Rangeland Management:
Red Ridge Allotment #06120 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.46N., R.3W., portions of secs 7, 8, 9, 18, and 19.
Gunnison County

Schmalz

N/A

Red Ridge Allotment Permittee

Initiated 2/5/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 7/12/11

Final Decision 9/1/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0010-EA

Rangeland Management:
Willow Creek Allotment #16033 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.46N, R.4W, portions of secs 25, 33, and 36; T.47N., R.4W., portions of secs 2, 3, 4, 9, and 10; T.46N., R.3W., portions of secs 30 and 36.
Gunnison County

Schmalz

N/A

Willow Creek Allotment Permittee

Initiated 2/5/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 7/12/11

Final Decision 9/1/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0013-EA

Rangeland Management:
Huntsman Mesa Allotment #16106
NMPM, T.47N., R.2W., portion of sec. 11, sec. 12, NE¼, sec. 13; T.47N., R1½W., sec. 13, N½; T.47N., R.1W., portions of sec. 12, sec. 13, NW¼, S½SW¼.
Gunnison County

Landing / Schmalz

N/A

Huntsman Mesa Allotment permittee

Initiated 2/22/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/24/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0016-EA

Rangeland Management:

Pine Mesa Allotment #16028 Grazing Permit Renewal
NMPM T48N R.4W. portions of Sec 4 and 5

de Valois

N/A

Pine Mesa Allotment permittee

Initiated 3/2/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/25/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0017-EA

Rangeland Management:
East Middle Fork Allotment
#16030 Grazing Permit Renewal
NMPM, T.47N., R.5W., NE¼NW¼ and portion of NE¼
Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

East Middle Fork Allotment Permittee

Initiated 3/2/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/25/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0018-EA

Rangeland Management:
Fitzpatrick Mesa Allotment #16004 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.48N., R.5W., portions of secs 13 and 14.
Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

Fitzpatrick Mesa Allotment Permittee

Initiated 3/3/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/26/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0019-EA

Rangeland Management:
Round Corral Creek Allotment #16003 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.49N., R.5W., portions of secs 11-14.
Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

Round Corral Creek Allotment Permittee

Initiated 3/3/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/26/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0020-EA

Rangeland Management:
Johnson Park Allotment #06054 Grazing Permit Issuance
NMPM, T.46N., R.6W., sec 1, portion of NW¼, NE¼ and SE¼, sec.12, portion of NE¼, SW¼; T.46N., R.5W., sec. 5, E½NW¼, W½NE¼, portion of NE¼, portion of SE¼, W½SW¼; T.46N., R.5W., sec. 32, W½SW¼.
Gunnison County

de Valois

N/A

Johnson Park Allotment Permittee

Initiated 3/3/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/26/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0021-EA

Rangeland Management:
Washboard Rock Allotment
#16013
NMPM T47N R6W, Portions of sec 22
Montrose County

Landing / de Valois

N/A

Washboard Rock Allotment permittee

Initiated 3/3/10

 

EA / FONSI Completed and Proposed Decision Issued 1/31/11

 

Final Decision 3/26/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0027-CX

Rangeland Management:
Camp Kettle Gulch Allotment grazing permit transfer

de Valois

N/A

Bar IV Ranches

Initiated 6/11/10

 

Cancelled 3/31/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2010-0030-EA

Geothermal:
Geothermal Lease Nomination, Gunnison County
NMPM,T.48N., R.3E., sec. 1, lots 5-10; T.49N., R.3E., sec. 25, E½NE¼, SE¼; T.48N., R.4E., sec. 5, lots 5-18; sec. 6, lots 8-23; sec. 7, N½NE¼, NE¼NW¼; sec. 8, NW¼NE¼, N½NW¼; sec. 20, N½N½, SW¼NE¼, S½NW¼, N½SW¼, NW¼SE¼; sec. 29, lots 1-4, S½N½, S½; sec. 30, lots 5-11, E½SW¼, SE¼; sec. 31, lots 5-11, NE¼, E½NW¼, NE¼SW¼, N½SE¼; sec. 32, lots 1-4, N½, N½S½.
Gunnison County

Medina

N/A

BLM

Public Information Meeting: 3/11/10

 

Scoping Open: 5/25/10 – 6/24/10

 

Initiated  6/14/10

 

Public Info Meeting: 9/2/10

 

EA Public Review Period 11/4/10 - 12/4/10

 

EA Completed 2/28/11

 

FONSI and Decision Record signed 3/24/11


Final Decision Record for RMP Amendment signed 8/11/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0002-CX

Lands:
Commnet Communications Use Lease Amendment
NMPM, T.50N., R.1W., sec. 26, NW¼SW¼.
Gunnison County

Medina

N/A

Commnet Four Corners, LLC

Initiated 11/12/10

 

Completed 11/19/10

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0003-DNA

Recreation:
McCabe Lane Parking Expansion
Gunnison County

Murphy

N/A

BLM

Initiated 11/15/2010

 

Completed 11/16/10

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0008-DNA

Recreation:
Alonzo’s to The Luge and Behind the Rocks Trail Obliteration
Gunnison County

Murphy

N/A

BLM

Initiated 4/25/11

 

Completed 4/26/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0009-CX

Lands:
Gunnison County Electric Association Electric Line ROW
NMPM, T.48N., R.2E., sec. 33, lots 6-7.
Saguache County

Medina

N/A

Gunnison County Electric Association, Inc.

Initiated 4/25/11

 

Completed 6/13/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0010-CX

Minerals:
Mineral Material Free Use Permit Issuance
NMPM, T. 50 N., R. 1 E., sec. 29, NWSESESW
Gunnison County

Lazorchak

N/A

BLM Gunnison Field Office

Initiated 5/17/11

 

Completed 5/19/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0011-DNA

Forestry/Fuels:
Indian Creek Forest Restoration - Migratory Bird Provisions
Portions of: T.45N, R.2W; T.45N, R.3W; T.46N, R.2W; T.46N, R.3W; T.47N, R.2W, and T.47N, R.3W (NMPM)
Saguache County

Brown

N/A

BLM Gunnison Field Office

Initiated 5/23/11

 

Completed 6/30/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0012-DNA

Forestry/Fuels:
Blue Mesa Fuels and Timber Management - Migratory Bird Provisions
NMPM, Portions of: T.47N., R.4W., sec’s 24, 25 and 36; T.47N., R.3W., sec’s 8, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 29, 30 and 31
Gunnison County

Brown

N/A

BLM Gunnison Field Office

Initiated 5/23/11

 

Completed 6/30/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0013-CX

Wildlife:
Woods Gulch Brush Cutting
NMPM, Portion of: T.49N., R.3E., sec. 17
Gunnison County

Long

N/A

BLM Gunnison Field Office

Initiated 6/6/11

 

Completed 6/9/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0015-CX

Lands:
Spehar Access Road Right-of-Way
NMPM, T.46N., R.1W., portions of sec. 30-31; T.46N, R.1½W., portions of secs 11, 13, 14, 23-25, 36; T.46N., R.2W., portions of secs 11-14.
Gunnison County

Medina

N/A

Susan Spehar

Initiated 6/28/11

 

Completed 9/25/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0016-CX

Lands:
Tri-State ROW Modifications to Terms and Conditions for Vegetation Management
NMPM, T.48N., R.4W., portions of secs. 4, 5, 25, 36; T.48N., R.3W., portions of sec. 31; T.47N., R.3W., portions of secs. 18, 19; T.47N., R.4W., portions of secs. 24-25; T.46N., R.4W., portions of secs. 1, 12, 13, 24; T.46N., R.3W., portions of sec. 6; T.45N., R.4W., portions of sec. 26; T.44N., R.4W., portions of secs. 1, 12-14, 23, 26, 27, 34.
Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties

Brown / Medina

N/A

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Assoc, Inc.

Initiated

8/5/11

 

Completed 8/12/11

DOI-BLM-CO-S060-2011-0019-CX

Recreation:
Slate River Bank Stabilization
6th PM, T.13S., R.87W., sec. 20
Gunnison County

Breibart

N/A

BLM

Initiated 9/1/11

 

Completed 9/23/11

 

 

 

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