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San Luis Valley Field Office NEPA Register, August 7, 2014

This register is updated the first week of every month.   

CX = Categorical Exclusion
DN = Documentation of NEPA Adequacy and Land Use Plan Conformance
EA = Environmental Assessment
EIS = Environmental Impact Statement

Register includes BLM NEPA actions from the San Luis Valley Field Office in Saguache, MonteVista and La Jara.

San Luis Valley Field Office
46525 Highway 114
Saguache, CO 81149

Any highlighted actions are available for viewing and downloading.

All Field Office NEPA registers contain current EIS and EA actions as well as CXs and DNAs. . Inquiries about these documents can be obtained by contacting the Front Range District Office NEPA Coordinator,  Martin Weimer at 719-269-8572.

Most projects also require compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).  The register serves as scoping for both NEPA and NHPA public involvement.

*Special designations include the following abbreviations: WSA (Wilderness Study Area), ACEC (Area of Critical Environmental Concern), WSR (Wild and Scenic River ), or WA (Wilderness Area).  Indicates that the proposed action is within that special designation area.

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NEPA
NUMBER
PROJECT NAME/COUNTY/LEGAL DESCRIPTIONPROJECT LEADAPPLICANTSTATUS
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-007 EAAlamosa Water Rights ACQ
Alamosa County
L. ArchuletaBLM

Initiated
12/29/09

Approved
01/07/14

DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-009 EA

South San Luis Lake Water Management Project
Alamosa County
Jill LuceroBLM 
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-010 EAGreenie Mtn. Fuels
Rio Grande
Paul MinowBLM 
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-013 CXSoda Springs Abandoned Mine ClosureNick SandovalBLMInitiated
05/20/10
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-014 EAGeothermal Amendment to PEIS For SLVPLCJoe VieiraBLM 
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-016 CXHome Lake Restoration Free UseNick SandovalHHPRFInitiated
08/04/10
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2010-017 DNCDOW Access to Conservation EasementLeon MontoyaCDOWInitiated
08/16/10
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-001 EALa Jara Domestic Sheep TPRMak Swinney Initiated
11/04/10
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-002 DNValley View Hot Springs
Saguache County
Mark SwinneyFreesInitiated
11/04/10
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-006 EA

Rio Grande Allotment Fuels Management
Rio Grande County

Melissa Shawcroft
Paul Minow
BLMInitiated
12/18/10
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-008 EASkogland Gravel PitNick SandovalBLMInitiated
03/02/11
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-009 EABaxter Peak FuelsPaul MinowBLMInitiated
02/01/11
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-012 EAEightmile Allotment TPRMelissa ShawcroftTyler HufakerInitiated
11/01/11
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-013 EALittle Magotes Allotment TPR
Conejos County
Melissa ShawcroftSalazar/ValdezInitiated
11/01/11
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-014 EALos Magotes Allotment TPR
Conejos
Melissa Shawcroft2J RanchesInitiated
11/01/11
DOI-BLM-CO-140-2011-015 EAVerizon Wireless fiber optic line installationLeon MontoyaVerizon WirelessInitiated
09/01/11
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2012-001 EABlanca Wetlands ACEC Enlargement and Grazing Plan (Plan Ammendment) 
Alamosa County
Jill LuceroBLMInitiated
08/18/10
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2012-002 EA

Modification to terms and conditions on various permits/allotments in the Saguache Field Office 
Saguace County 

Mark SwinneyGary Boyce, Roy Oliver, Gary and Alice Hill , Mike Spearman Initiated
05/15/10
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2012-005 EA

Term Permit Renewal for Alamosa allotment 
Conejos County
T35N R7E Sec. 2, 11 & 14, T36N R7E Sec.2

Melissa ShawcroftAK Lone Pine RanchesInitiated
02/17/12
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2012-006 EALivestock Trailing and Crossing
Saguache, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Conejos Counties
Melissa Garcia BLMApproved
02/10/14
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2012-012 EAApplication for Permit to Drill
Rio Grande County
Nicolas SandovalDan A. Hughes Co.Initiated
04/23/12
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2012-018 CXElarton Sign
Saguache County
T46N R9E Sec. 2
Jeff BrownEldon E. Elarton

Initiated
08/22/12

 

2013

   
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-001 EATaylor Canyon/Rabbit Canyon permit modification
Saguache County
Mark SwinneyFlying X Cattle Co.Initiated
01/13/13
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-002 EA

TNC TPR for Dry Lakes, Lakes, and Blanca WHMA

Alamosa County

Mark SwinneyThe Nature ConsevancyInitiated
01/28/13
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-003 CX

Hillan ROW Grant assignment
Conejos County
T35N R7E Sec. 6; T36N R7E Sec. 31

Leon MontoyaTerry Hillan

Initiated
1/30/13

Approved
03/12/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-004 DN

SLVFO Travel Management Plan Maintenance
Saguache, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Conejos Counties

Sean NoonanBLM

Initiated
02/01/13

Approved
04/22/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-005 CXCDOT Storm Water Diversion Channel
Alamosa County
Eduardo DuranCDOT

Initiated
04/06/13

Approved
07/17/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-0006 EAXcel Energy, Power Lines Improvement Project
Saguache, Alamosa, Chaffee, Counties
Leon MontoyaXcel EnergyInitiated
04/23/13
DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-007 EAHigh-Noonish, LLC Filming Permit
Conejos County
Leon MontoyaHigh-Noonish, LLC

Initiated
05/06/13

Approved
06/04/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-008 DNGrazing Authorization Transfer & Renewal on Cottonwood #14116, Kelly Creek #24513, Kerber Creek #24514, Findley Gulch #24536, South Kerber Creek #24516, Tuttle Creek #24542, Silver Creek F.R. #14520, Steel Canyon #14522 and Valley View Hot Springs #24527 Allotments
Saguache County
Jeff Williamssee document

Initiated

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-009 CXJeff White ROW Grant renewal
Saguache County
Leon MontoyaJeff White

Initiated
07/31/13

Approved
09/24/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-010-DNTPR for the San Luis allotment
Conejos County
Melissa Shawcroft Brandon Thomas

Initiated
07/15/13

Approved
09/23/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-011-CX

Notice of Competitive Auction for Solar Energy Development on Public Lands in the State of Colorado
Saguache and Conejos Counties

Nancy KeohaneBLM

Initiated
07/15/13

Approved
08/16/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-012-CXVerizon Communication Site Improvements
Rio Grande County
T39N R7E Sec. 18
Leon MontoyaVerizon Wireless

Initiated
08/26/13

Approved
09/25/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-013-CXRobert Boeve’s – Access Road
Alamosa County
T27S R73W Sec. 22
Leon MontoyaRobert Boeve

Initiated
08/29/13

Approved
10/29/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-014-CX

Atkinson – Guided Big Game Hunting Permit Renewal
Saguache County

Heather SalazWes Atkinson

Initiated
09/12/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-015-CXPalmer – Guided Big Game Hunting Permit – Existing
Saguache County
Heather SalazBrian Palmer

Initiated
09/12/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-016-CXConrad – Guided Big Game Hunting Permit - Existing
Saguache County
Heather SalazConrad Wygant

Initiated
09/12/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-017-CXGuided Mtn. Lion Hunting Permits – New & ExistingHeather SalazDick Ray, Kevin Meland, James Zeldenthuis

Initiated
09/12/13

DOI-BLM-CO-300-2013-018-DN

TPR for renewal of base property lease agreement on the Triangle allotment
Conejos County

Melissa ShawcroftLouis Schmidt

Initiated
08/19/13

Approved
10/28/13

 

2014

   
DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-001 CX  Bureau of Reclamation ROW Grants renewal for access road and conveyance channel
Alamosa County
 Leon MontoyaBureau of ReclamationInitiated
08/19/13
DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-002 EA Term Permit Renewal for South Hills, Llano and San Antonio allotments
Conejos County
Melissa ShawcroftDennis MoellerInitiated
08/19/13
DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-003 CXBuddhist Foundation ROW
Saguache County
T45N, R8E, Sec. 25,26,36
Leon MontoyaDennis Moeller

Initiated
12/05/13

Approved
01/21/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-004 EAProgrammatic EA for Commercial O/G – Hunting
All Counties SLVFO
Heather SalazPermmitted hunting outfitters

Initiated
12/19/13

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-005-EATerm Permit Renewal for Poso and Los Mogotes allotments
Conejos County
Melissa Shawcroft2J Ranches 9tony Martinez)

Initiated
12/19/13

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-006-EABaxter Communications Site Project 
Rio Grande County
T40N R3E Sec. 28
Leon MontoyaViaero Wireless02/03/2014
DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-007-CXRock Climbing – Penitente Canyon SRMA
Saguache County
T42N R6E Sec. 27, 28, 29, 34, 35;  T41N R6E Sec. 2, 3, 10, 11
Heather SalazTEENs, Inc., Holly Barrass

Initiated
02/19/14

Approved
05/23/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-008-CXRock Climbing & Mtn. Biking – Penitente Canyon SRMA
Saguace County
T42N R6E Sec. 27, 28, 29, 34, 35;  T41N R6E Sec. 2, 3, 10, 11
Heather SalazRocky Mountain Outdoor Center – Salida, Brandon Slate

Initiated
02/03/14

Approved
05/23/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-009-CXRock Climbing & Mtn. Biking- Penitente Canyon SRMA and Poncha Loop Recreation Area
Saguache County
Heather SalazBoy Scouts of America

Initiated
02/19/14

Approved
05/23/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-010-CXCollege-level Geology Field Course – Sheep Creek and Saguache Creek Areas
Saguache County
Heather SalazColorado School of Mines – Richard Wendlandt

Initiated
02/19/14

Approved
06/03/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-011-CXMountain Pine Beetle Suppression Project – Zapata Subdivision vicinity
Alamosa County
T28S R73W Sec. 6
Paul MinowBLM

Initiated
02/28/14

Approved
03/16/14

DOI-BLM-CO-FO3-2014-012-CXPermit Transfer for Bishop Rock and Turquoise Gulch Allotments
Rio Grande and Saguache Counties
Jeff Williams 

Initiated
04/24/14

Approved
06/03/14

DOI-BLM-CO-FO3-2014-013-DNSLVFO Travel Management Plan Maintenance
Saguache, Alamosa, Rio Grande and Conejos Counties
Clayton DeweyBLMInitiated
04/26/14
DOI-BLM-CO-FO3-2014-014-DN

Buffalo Pass Prescribed fire
Saguache County
T45N R4E Sec. 12, 13, 24

Paul MinowBLM

Initiated
04/30/14

Approved
05/19/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-015 CX

Kit Carson Wagon Train - SRP
Rio Grande County

Heather SalazKit Carson Wagon Train – Alice Lenich

Initiated
05/15/14

Approved
07/10/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-016 CXLone Tree Sawmill Riparian Improvment
Saguache
Alyssa Radcliffe  
DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-017 CXZapata Subdivision Escape Routes
T27S R73W Sec. 32;  T28S R73W Sec. 6
Alamosa
Leon MontoyaZapata Subdivision

Initiated
05/22/14

Approved
07/10/14

DOI-BLM-CO-FO3-2014-018 CXReburial of Native American Remains
Conejos County
T34N R7E

Brian

Fredricks
BLM

Initiated
06/25/14

DOI-BLM-CO-F03-2014-019 DNRio Grande Riparian Exclosures
Conejos County
Eduardo DuranBLM

Initiated
07/09/14