Photograph of Colorado Mountain Range
Mesa Autumn Wild Horses oil_rig_OG Boaters Photograph of Ruin
BLM>Colorado>Information>NEPA>Grand Junction Field Office
Print Page
Grand Junction Field Office NEPA Register


(Updated 10/2/14)
If you have questions or comments regarding a project, please contact the Project Lead (below)
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment -- including your personal identifying information -- may b made publicly available at any time. while you can ask us in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Completed NEPA Documents

To view final document, click on link under "Status" below

NEPA NumberProject NameProject LeaderApplicant/               Document preparerLocationStatus

Realty: WEPIIErin Jones      970-244-3008Enterprise/BLMDouglas Pass, CODecision Signed
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2013-0031-EARange: Chevron Permit Renewal EA

Jacob Martin

 BLM De Beque, CODecsions Signed 11/7/13
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0006-DNAMinerals: Black Hills Exploratory Proposal - Amended COAs (pads HDU 9-41, HDU 9-11)Julia Christiansen 970-244-3093Black Hills De Beque, COConclusion Signed 11/26/13
DOI-BLM-CO-160-2013-0001-EAWildlife: Rangewide Bighorn Sheep StudyNikki Grant-Hoffman          970-244-3020; Heidi Plank     970-244-3012Colorado Parks and Wildlife and BLMDENCA, GJFO, and MCNCA

Decision Signed 12/6/13

DOI-BLM-CO-130-2013-0027-EAWildlife: Wildlife Water Catchments Heidi Plank     970-244-3012Colorado Parks and Wildlife and BLMGJFO, MCNCADecision Signed 2/6/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0016-DNAFuels: Glade Park Fuels Treatment

Jeff Phillips

BLMGlade Park, COConclusion Signed 3/13/14
DOI-BLM-CO-134-2013-0006-CXRecreation: Teacher TrailShane Dittlinger    970-244-3040BLMMCNCADecision Signed 4/1/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0021-DNARealty: HDU Gas Gathering Pipeline ROWOneita Potter 970-244-3036Red Rock Gathering Co./ BLMDry Fork RoadConclusion Signed 5/27/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0017-DNARealty: HDU Water Pipeline ROWOneita Potter 970-244-3036Black Hills Plateau Production/EdgeDry Fork RoadConclusion Signed 5/27/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0009-DNARiparian: Indian Creek RestorationChristina Stark            970-244-3027BLM6th PM, T13S, R98W; Ute PM, T3S, R2E.Conclusion Signed 5/30/14
DOI-BLM-CO-CON-2014-0001-CXRecreation: Grand Mesa Jeep Club Rock JunctionAlex Reeves 970-244-3053Grand Mesa Jeep Club/BLMGJFO, WFO, UFO, MOABDecision Signed 6/2/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2012-0034-EARealty: SBA-Sunlight Road/Clay ROWsChristina Stark 970-244-3027SBA Comm. & Donald Clay/ BLMUte PM,  T2S, R1W, sec.6Decision Signed 6/6/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2012-0003-EAMinerals: Whitewater Unit Master Development PlanJulia Christiansen  970-244-3093/ Edge Environmental 303-988-8844Fram Americas Operating, LLC/ Edge EnvironmentalWhitewater/ Grand Mesa Slopes Colorado

Decision Signed 6/13/14

DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0025-DNARealty: New Cingular Wireless PCS Road ROWOneita Potter 970-244-3036New Cingular Wireless PCS/ BLM De Beque, COConclusion Signed 6/17/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0012-CXRecreation: Epic Rides GJ Off-Road Mt Bike Race Aug 29,30,31 2014 Chris Pipkin    970-244-3024 Epic Rides/BLM Bangs Canyon Decision Signed 7/3/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0015-EAFuels: Whitewater Creek Hazardous Fuels Reduction Jeff Phillips     970-244-3040 BLM 8 miles east of Whitewater. 1.5 miles north of Lands End Rd.Decision Signed 7/14/14
DOI-CO-130-2014-0002-EAO&G: APD for OXY well Shell 797-HN1 on existing pad/road    Julia Christiansen
OXY/BLM6th PM, T7S R97W, sec 9, Tract 94, NENW                   9 mi N of De Beque ColoDecision Signed 7/3/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0029-CXO&G: 15 Federal Wells on Existing Private PadJulia Christiansen        970-244-3093Piceance Energy/BLM6th PM, T9S, R93W, sec 25Decision Signed 7/10/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2013-0030-EALands: De Beque Pipeline Project (Produced Water Pipeline/NG pipeline/fresh water pipeline)Wayne Werkmeister
Black Hills/ Red Rock Gathering/ Blue Stone - CRVFODe Beque, CO

Environmental Assessment
Decision Signed 7/28/14

Range: Permit Renewal for TippingJim Dollerschell 970-244-3016Ronald Tipping/BLMGlade Park, COEA/FONSI/Proposed Decision 7/29/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0026-DNARange: Collier Allot Permit RenewalScott Clarke   970-244-3017Gunderson Ranch/BLMCollbran, CO

Conclusion Signed 8/8/14

Proposed Decision

DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0027-DNARange: Hittle Allot Permit RenewalScott Clarke 970-244-3017Towns/BLM Collbran, CO

Conclusion Signed 8/8/14

Proposed Decision

DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0023-EARange: Lyons/Anderson Allot Permit RenewalScott Clarke   970-244-3017Long/BLMDe Beque, COEA/FONSI/Proposed Decision 8/14/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0031-EARange: Permit Renewal for Dean PowellJacob Martin 970-244-3081Powell/BLMDe Beque, CO

Environmental Assessment
Decision Signed 9/19/14

DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0032-DNAWild Horse:  Wild Horse IntroductionJim Dollerschell 970-244-3016BLMDe Beque, COConclusion Signed 9/23/14
DOI-BLM-CO-130-2014-0022-CXRecreation: CMU Mountain Bike RaceAlex Reeves 970-244-3053CMU/BLMLunch LoopsDecision Signed 9/24/14
DOI-BLM-CO-134-2014-0002-EARange:  28 Hole Allotment Permit RenewalJim Dollerschell 970-244-3016Gore/BLMGlade Park

Environmental Assessment

Proposed Decision Signed 9/30/14

Under Staff Review

NEPA NumberProject NameProject LeaderApplicant/               Document preparerLocationStatus
CO-130-2012-0014-EARecreation: Bangs Motorized Trail Development (Area 5)Chris Pipkin     970-244-3024Responsible Recreation Foundation/BLMBangs CanyonAddressing public comments on draft EA
CO-130-2012-0010-EAO&G: Horseshoe Cyn buried water/gas pipelines from well HSC #1 to existing pipelines on private landJulia Christiansen     970-244-3093      Black Hills Exploration & Production/ EdgeT9S R97W, Secs 21, 28, 29; Horse Cyn Rd to Horseshoe Canyon UnitDocument review/preparation
CON-2012-0004-EISRealty: TransWest Express Transmission LineErin Jones      970-244-3008Rocky Mountain Power/AECOMI-70Document review/preparation
CO-130-2013-0020-EARealty: Airport Conveyance and RMP AmendmentRobin Lacy
970-244 3028  Christina Stark   970-244-3027
Grand Junction Regional Airport / FAA / Mead & Hunt Inc.Ute PM,      T1N R1E secs 19, 30;  T1N R1W secs 23, 24.Document review/preparation
BLM/CO/PL-12/004RMP:  GJFO Draft RMP/EISChristina Stark                  970-244-3027BLMGJFODeveloping Proposed RMP
CO-134-2013-0005-EARecreation: MCNCA Programmatic SRP EAShane Dittlinger       970-244-3029BLM Permitees/BLMMCNCADocument Review
CO-130-2013-0016-EARealty:           Grand Valley Power Distribution Line

Wayne Werkmeister 970-244-3037

Grand Valley Power/BLMBaxter Pass/4 RoadDocument Review
CO-130-2013-0042-EARecreation: Tabeguache Trail - Hwy 141 connector trailChris Pipkin 970-244-3024BLM1.4 miles southwest of Whitewater on Hwy 141Document Review
CO-130-2013-0041-EARecreation: North Desert Shooting Range FenceChris Pipkin 970-244-3024BLM27 1/4 RoadDocument Review
CO-130-2013-0040-CXMinerals: CDOT Burnt Shale Pit ExpansionScott Gerwe 970-210-6807CDOT/BLMNorth of Loma on highway 139Document Review
CO-130-2014-0028-DNARange: Combined Glade Park Allotment Permit RenewalJacob Martin 970-244-3081BLMGlade ParkDocument Review
CO-130-2013-005-EISMinerals: Book Cliffs Lease By ApplicationJennifer Maiolo 970-826-5002CAM-Colorado, LLC/Edge EnvironmentalBook CliffsDocument Preparation

Internal Scoping and/or Pending Additional Project Information

NEPA Number Project Name Project Leader Applicant/                Document preparer Location Status
CO-130-2012-0005-EA O&G : Genesis: The Breaks 5 Wells Wayne Werkmeister   970-244-3037
Genesis Gas and Oil  /BioLogic Mesa, CO Internal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2012-052-EA Realty Mesa Life Road ROW Oneita Potter 970-244-3036Mesa Life LLC - Gary Widner Mesa, CO Internal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-134-2013-001-DNA MCNCA: Horsethief Bottom Tamarisk Removal Nikki Grant-Hoffman 244 3020; Troy Schnurr 244 3032 MCNCA Horsethief Bottom Internal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2013-010-EA Realty:  Hawxhurst Ranch, O&G Access Road and Associated Pipelines Wayne Werkmeister   970-244-3037Piceance Energy, LLC Collbran/Buzzard Creek area Internal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2013-0029-EA Realty: Alanco Energy Services Road and Power ROW Wayne Werkmeister  970-244-3037 Alanco Energy Service, Inc. GJFO Internal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2013-0035-CX-390(3) O&G :  2 Book Cliff wells, on 2 existing pads to be expandedJulia Christiansen      970-244-3093Endeavour Corp.T8S R101W, Sec 13, SESW           T8S R100W, Sec 31, NWNEInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0005-CX Paleo : DJ Dino DigScott Gerwe 970-244-3077Dinosaour Journey/ FosterNear Hunter CanyonOn Hold per Applicant's Request
CO-130-2014-0004-EA O&G : APD for Encana well CRU DHS7B-2-P26-799

Julia Christiansen

Encana6th PM, T7S R99W, Sec 26,  SESE; Cow Ridge, NW De Beque, COInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0011-CXRecreation: Three Sisters - BLM trail connectionsChris Pipkin 970-244-3024COPMOBA-Mesa Land Trust/BLMBangs Canyon SRMAInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0003-EA O&G : APD for Encana well 5-16H PM29SE

Julia Christiansen

Encana6th PM, T9S, R96W, sec. 29,  SESE; 6 miles N of Mesa, COInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0002-EA O&G : APD for OXY well Shell 797-HN1 on exiting pad/road

Julia Christiansen

OXY6th PM, T7S, R97W, sec. 9, Tract 97, NENW     9 miles N of De Beque, COInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
New multi-well pad, 4 horiz wells
Julia Christiansen
Endeavour Corp/ BLMCoal Gulch/Edge Loop Rd;        SENE S23, T8S, R101W, 6th PMInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0018-EARealty: Clifton Water Pipeline Replacement and UpgradeRobin Lacy 970-244-3028Clifton Water DistrictWhitewater, CO 32 Road & HWY 50 IntersectionInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0020-EAO&G: New well and pad, Fed. 5-D-11-7-98Julia Christiansen
Dejour Energy6th PM, T7S, R98W, sec. 11; De Beque/Roan CreekInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0024-EALands: NPS Land TransferRobin Lacy     244-3028NPS / ContractorAdjacent to Colorado National MonumentInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0033-CXRealty: TrueSight Media Film Permit, Bighorn Sheep HuntRobin Lacy 970-244-3028TrueSignt Media/BLMBangs Canyon SRMAInternal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-130-2014-0035-CXRealty: Three Eagles Way Access RoadOneita Potter  970-244-3036Multiple/BLMThree Eagles Way (16 Rd)Internal Scoping/Document Preparation
CO-134-2014-0004-DNARecreation: Dog Island Camp Site RelocationShane Dittlinger 970-244-3029BLMMCNCA/Colorado RiverInternal Scoping/Document Preparation