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Please scroll down to the tables below to access the following documents:
  • Record of Decision (ROD) & Approved Resource Management Plan
    • Body
    • Maps
    • Appencides
  • Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS)
    • Body
    • Figures
    • Maps
    • Appendices
  • Additional Air Quality Assessment to Support the Little Snake Draft RMP/EIS
    • Body
    • Appendices
  • Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Resource Management Plan (DEIS)
    • Body
    • Figures
    • Maps
    • Appendices
  • Scoping Report
    • Body
    • Appendices
  • Analysis of the Management Situation (AMS)
    • Body
    • Figures
    • Maps
    • Appendices
  • Background Information
    • Press Releases
    • Preplan
    • Outreach Materials
    • Powerpoint Presentation
    • Links

Record of Decision & Approved Resource Management Plan

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Body

Dear Reader Letter, ROD & Approved RMP

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Maps01 - Reference Map
02 - Land Status
03 - RMPPA Landscapes
04 - High & Medium Priority Sagebrush Habitat
05 - Greater Sage-Grouse Distribution & Use Areas
06 - Wild Horse Distribution & Use Areas
07 - Potential Fossil Yield Classifications
08 - Special Management Area Designations
09 - Visual Resource Management Classifications
10 - Oil & Gas Leasing & Development Restrictions
11 - State Parks & Split Estate Areas
12 - EPCA Analysis
13 - Recommend for Withdrawal from Mineral Location
14 - Mineral Material Restrictions
15 - Nonenergy Leasable Mineral Restrictions
16 - Coal Leasing & Development Restrictions
17 - Special Recreation Management Area Designations
18 - Retention & Disposal Zones
19 - Right-of-Way Restrictions
20 - Wind Energy Potential
21 - Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations
22 - Designated Route System

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Appendices

A - Standards for Public Land Health & Guidelines for
      Livestock Grazing Management
B - Oil & Gas Stipulations/Surface Disturbing Activities
      & Procedures and Criteria for Granting Exception,
      Modification and Waiver
C - Surface Reclamation Performance Standard
D - Special Status Species Conservation Measures
      & Recommendations
E - Cultural Site Use Allocations
F - Criteria for Subsequent Activity Planning
G - Coal Suitability Review
H - Livestock Grazing Management
I - Leasing Reform and Master Leasing Plans

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Proposed Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement

Category
Name
Current as of
File Size (kb) 
Format
Volume 1
Body

Dear Reader Letter/Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 - Purpose and Need
Chapter 2 - Alternatives
Chapter 3 - Affected Environment

07/16/10

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Volume 2
Body Table of Contents
Chapter 4 - Environmental Consequences
Chapter 5 - Consultation and Coordination
Chapter 6 - List of Preparers
Chapter 7 - Acronyms, Glossary and References

07/16/10

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Figures

Figures 1 - 20

07/16/10

1,256

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Maps

1-1 Reference Map
1-2 Land Status

2-1 Surface Disturbance Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-2 Surface Disturbance Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-3 High and Medium Priority Sagebrush Habitat
2-4 Fire Management Units
2-5 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. A)
2-6 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. B)
2-7 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. C)
2-8 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. D)
2-9 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. A)
2-10 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. B)
2-11 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. C)
2-12 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. D)
2-13 Oil & Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-14 Oil & Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-15 Oil & Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-16 Oil & Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-17 State Parks and Split Estate Areas
2-18 Recommend for Withdrawal from Mineral Location (Alt. A)
2-19 Recommend for Withdrawal from Mineral Location (Alt. B)
2-20 Recommend for Withdrawal from Mineral Location (Alt. C)
2-21 Recommend for Withdrawal from Mineral Location (Alt. D)
2-22 Mineral Material Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-23 Mineral Material Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-24 Mineral Material Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-25 Mineral Material Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-26 Nonenergy Leasable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-27 Nonenergy Leasable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-28 Nonenergy Leasable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-29 Nonenergy Leasable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-30 Coal Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-31 Coal Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-32 Coal Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. C)*
2-33 Coal Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-34 Special Recreation Mgmt. Area Designations (Alt. A)
2-35 Special Recreation Mgmt. Area Designations (Alt. B)
2-36 Special Recreation Mgmt. Area Designations (Alt. C)
2-37 Special Recreation Mgmt. Area Designations (Alt. D)
2-38 Backcountry Areas (Alt. C)
2-39 Backcountry Areas (Alt. D)
2-40 Retention and Disposal Zones (Alt. C & D)
2-41 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-42 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-43 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-44 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-45 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. A)
2-46 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. B)
2-47 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. C)
2-48 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. D)

3-1 RMPPA Landscapes
3-2 Landscapes and Allotment Boundaries
3-3 Class I Federal Land Areas
3-4 Prime Farmlands (Moffat County)
3-5 Hydrologic Features
3-6 Watersheds
3-7 Ecological Provinces
3-8 General Vegetation Zones
3-9 Proper Functioning Condition Categories
3-10 Elk Distribution and Use Areas - Summer
3-11 Elk Distribution and Use Areas - Winter
3-12 Elk Data Analysis Units
3-13 Mule Deer Distribution and Use Areas - Summer
3-14 Mule Deer Distribution and Use Areas - Winter
3-15 Mule Deer Data Analysis Units
3-16 Pronghorn Distribution and Use Areas
3-17 Pronghorn Data Analysis Units
3-18 Prairie Dog Towns
3-19 Greater Sage-Grouse Distribution and Use Areas
3-20 Greater Sage-Grouse Northwest Colorado Mgmt. Zones
3-21 Wild Horse Distribution and Use Areas
3-22 Fire Regime Condition Classes
3-23 Prehistoric Sensitivity Sites:  Soils
3-24 Historic Sensitivity Sites:  Soils
3-25 Potential Fossil Yield Classifications
3-26 Wilderness Study Areas
3-27 Citizen's Wilderness Proposal Areas
3-28 Special Management Area Designations
3-29 Wild and Scenic River Segments
3-30 Oil and Gas Leases (August 2008)
3-31 Coal Leases
3-32 Oil and Gas Occurrence Potential
3-33 State Land Board - Severed Minerals
3-34 Existing Oil and Gas Categories
3-35 EPCA Summary Map
3-36 Wind Energy Potential
3-37 Livestock Allotments
3-38 Utility Corridors
3-39 Transportation Routes
3-40 Off-Highway Vehicle Designations
3-41 RS 2477 Assertions
3-42 Designated Route System

4-1 EPCA Analysis (Alt. A)
4-2 EPCA Analysis (Alt. B)
4-3 EPCA Analysis (Alt. C)
4-4 EPCA Analysis (Alt. D)
4-5 Transportation & Access Closures w/ RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. A)
4-6 Transportation & Access Closures w/ RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. B)
4-7 Transportation & Access Closures w/ RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. C)
4-8 Transportation & Access Closures w/ RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. D) 

* - Map number shows as 2-33 but it is actually 2-32

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Appendices

A - Standards for Public Land Health & Guidelines for Livestock Grazing Management
B - Produced Water
C - Coal Suitability Review
D - Wild and Scenic Rivers Evaluation
E - Procedures & Criteria for Granting Exception, Modification, or Waiver
F - Criteria for Subsequent Activity Planning
G - Areas of Critical Environmental Concern Evaluation
H - Oil and Gas Operations
I - Air Quality Technical Support Document
J - Special Status Species Conservation Measures & Recommendations
K - Cultural Site Use Allocations
L - Livestock Grazing Management
M - Adaptive Mgmt. Procedures for Implementation of Alternatives B, C & D
N - Plant and Animal Species List
O - Surface Reclamation Performance Standard
P - Socioeconomic Supporting Materials
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Volume 3

Appendices

Table of Contents
Q - Response to Public Comments on the Draft RMP/EIS
R - Reponse to Substantive Public Comments on the Additional Air Quality Impact Assessment
07/16/10

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Additional Air Quality Assessment

Category
Name
Current as of
File Size (kb) 
Format
Body

Dear Reader Letter
Additional Air Quality Assessment

08/04/08
09/05/08

   41 
 502

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Appendices

A - Air Quality Impact Assessment Protocol
B - Technical Support Document

08/25/08

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Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Resource Management Plan

Category
Name
Current as of
File Size (kb) 
Format

Volume 1

Dear Reader Letter
Abstract
Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1 - Purpose and Need
Chapter 2 - Description of Alternatives
Chapter 3 - Affected Environment
Chapter 4 - Environmental Consequences
Chapter 5 - Consultation and Coordination
Chapter 6 - List of Preparers and Reviewers
Chapter 7 - Acronyms, Glossary, and References

01/19/07

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Volume 2

Figures

01/19/07

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Maps

1-1 Reference Map
1-2 Land Status 

2-1 Surface Disturbance Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-2 Surface Disturbance Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-2a Surface Use Limitation in Vermillion Basin (Alt. C)
2-3 Surface Disturbance Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-4 Critical Sagebrush Habitat
2-5 Fire Management Units
2-6 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. A)
2-7 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. B)
2-8 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. C)
2-9 Special Management Area Designations (Alt. D)
2-10 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. A)
2-11 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. B)
2-12 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. C)
2-13 Visual Resource Management Classifications (Alt. D)
2-14 Oil and Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-15 Oil and Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-16 Oil and Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-17 Oil and Gas Leasing and Development Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-18 State Parks and Split Estate Areas
2-19 Locatable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-20 Locatable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-21 Locatable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-22 Locatable Mineral Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-23 Common Variety Minerals Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-24 Common Variety Minerals Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-25 Common Variety Minerals Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-26 Common Variety Minerals Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-27 Other Minerals Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-28 Other Minerals Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-29 Other Minerals Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-30 Other Minerals Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-31 Coal Leasing Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-32 Coal Leasing Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-33 Coal Leasing Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-34 Coal Leasing Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-35 Special Recreation Management Area Designations (Alt. A)
2-36 Special Recreation Management Area Designations (Alt. C)
2-37 Special Recreation Management Area Designations (Alt. D)
2-38 Backcountry Areas (Alt. C)
2-39 Backcountry Areas (Alt. D)
2-40 Retention and Disposal Zones (Alt. C & D)
2-41 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. A)
2-42 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. B)
2-43 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. C)
2-44 Right-of-Way Restrictions (Alt. D)
2-45 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. A)
2-46 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. B)
2-47 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. C)
2-48 Off-Highway Vehicle Use Designations (Alt. D) 

3-1 Resource Management Plan Planning Area Landscapes
3-2 Landscapes and Allotment Boundaries
3-3 Class I Federal Land Areas
3-4 Prime Farmlands (Moffat County)
3-5 Hydrologic Features
3-6 Watersheds (Fourth Order)
3-7 Ecological Provinces
3-8 General Vegetation Zones
3-9 Proper Functioning Condition Categories
3-10 Elk Distribution and Use Areas - Summer
3-11 Elk Distribution and Use Areas - Winter
3-12 Elk Data Analysis Units
3-13 Mule Deer Distribution and Use Areas - Summer
3-14 Mule Deer Distribution and Use Area - Winter
3-15 Mule Deer Data Analysis Units
3-16 Pronghorn Distribution and Use Areas
3-17 Pronghorn Data Analysis Units
3-18 Prairie Dog Towns
3-19 Greater Sage-Grouse Distribution and Use Areas
3-20 Greater Sage-Grouse Northwest Colorado Management Zones
3-21 Wild Horse Distribution and Use Areas
3-22 Fire Class Regimes
3-23 Prehistoric Sensitivity Sites:  Soils
3-24 Historic Sensitivity Sites:  Soils
3-25 Paleontology Resources Occurrence Potential
3-26 Wilderness Study Areas
3-27 Citizen's Wilderness Proposal Areas
3-28 Special Management Area Designations
3-29 Wild and Scenic River Segments
3-30 Oil and Gas Leases (February 2004)
3-31 Coal Leases
3-32 Oil and Gas Occurrence Potential
3-33 State Land Board - Severed Minerals
3-34 Existing Oil and Gas Categories
3-35 EPCA (Energy Policy & Conservation Act) Summary
3-36 Wind Energy Potential
3-37 Livestock Allotments
3-38 Utility Corridors
3-39 Transportation Routes
3-40 OHV Designations
3-41 RS 2477 Assertions 

4-1 EPCA Analysis (Alt. A)
4-2 EPCA Analysis (Alt. B)
4-3 EPCA Analysis (Alt. C)
4-4 EPCA Analysis (Alt. D)
4-5 Transportation and Access Closures with RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. A)
4-6 Transportation and Access Closures with RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. B)
4-7 Transportation and Access Closures with RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. C)
4-8 Transportation and Access Closures with RS 2477 Assertions (Alt. D)

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Appendices

A - Standards for Public Land Health and Guidelines for Livestock Grazing Management
B - Produced Water
C - Coal Suitability Review
D - Wild and Scenic Rivers Evaluation
E - Procedures and Criteria for Granting Exception, Modification, or Waiver
F - Criteria for Subsequent Activity Planning
G - Areas of Critical Environmental Concern Evaluation
H - Oil and gas Operations
I - Air Quality Technical Support Document
J - Special Status Species Conservation Measures and Recommendations
K - Cultural Site Use Allocations
L - Livestock Grazing Management
M - The Adaptive Management Process for Implementation of Alternatives B, C, and D
N - Plant and Animal Species List
O - Surface Reclamation Performance Standard
P - Socioeconomic Supporting Materials

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  Scoping Report

Category
Name
Current as of
File Size (kb) 
Format

Body

Scoping Report (Final) 04/13/05

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Appendix A Notice of Intent 01/27/05

62

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Appendix B NOI Press Release 11/23/04117Adobe .pdf
Appendix D Newsletter 01/26/05

1,476

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Appendix E Press Release 12/21/04

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Appendix F

Planning Criteria Handout
RMP Comment Form
RMP Process Diagram
RMP Process Handout
Schedule Graphic 

Cultural Questions Handout
Energy-Minerals Questions Handout
Lands-Realty Questions Handout
Range Facts Handout
Special Management Area Questions Handout
Travel-Recreation Questions Handout
Wildlife Questions Handout

01/16/05
 

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Appendix G

Reference Map Handout 

Watersheds, Allotments & Herd Management Areas Map
Oil/Gas & Coal Leases Map
Elk Summer Use & Distribution Areas Map
Elk Winter Use & Distribution Areas Map
Greater Sage-Grouse & White Tailed Prairie Dog Use & Distribution Areas Map
Special Management Designations Map
Transportation Routes OHV Designations Map
Utility Corridors Map

12/17/04

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Appendix H Sign-In Sheets 02/21/05

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Analysis of the Management Situation (AMS)

Category

Name

Current as of File Size (kb)  Format

Body

AMS Cover
AMS

04/28/05
 

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Figures

3-1 through 3-7 Air Quality
3-8 Colorado Plateaus Aquifers
3-9 Colorado River Basin
3-10 Elk Population Trends
3-11 Mule Deer Population Trends
3-12 Pronghorn Population Trends
3-13 Main Tectonic and Geographic Features
3-14 Geologic Stratigraphic Columnar Section
3-15 Geologic Provinces
3-16 Coalbed Methane Producing Fields
3-17 Coal Fields

04/14/05
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Maps

01 Reference
02 Land Status
03 Management Units
04 Landscapes
05 Landscape & Allotment Boundaries
06 Class I Federal Land Areas
07 Hydrologic Features
08 Watersheds
09 Ecological Provinces
10 General Vegetation Zones
11 Proper Functioning Condition (PFC)
12 Elk Distribution & Use Areas - Summer
13 Elk Distribution & Use Areas - Winter
14 Mule Deer Distribution & Use Areas - Summer
15 Mule Deer Distribution & Use Areas - Winter
16 Pronghorn Distribution & Use Areas
17 Prairie Dog Towns
18 Greater Sage-Grouse Distribution & Use Areas
19 Greater Sage-Grouse Northwest Colorado Management Zones
20 Wild Horse Distribution & Use Areas
21 Paleontology Resources Occurrence Potential
22 Wilderness Study Areas
23 Citizens Wilderness Proposal Areas
24 Special Management Designations
25 Oil & Gas Leases
26 Coal Leases
27 Wind Energy Potential
28 Livestock Allotments
29 Utility Corridors
30 Transportation Routes
31 OHV Designations

04/12/05

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Appendices

AMS Appendices 04/28/05

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Background Information

Category
Name
Current as of
File Size (kb) 
Format
Press Releases

October 17, 2011
November 19, 2008
October 10, 2008
February 9, 2007
August 2, 2006
December 21, 2004
November 23, 2004

10/17/11
11/19/08
10/10/08
02/09/07
08/02/06
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Preplan Preplan

08/30/04

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Outreach Information and Fact Sheets

Public Involvement Summary
RMP Revision Comments FAQs
RMP Overview
Alternative Summary
Adaptive Management
Oil and Gas Overview
Special Management Areas
Travel Management
Wildlife Protections

02/09/07

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Powerpoint Presentation Draft RMP Public Presentation 02/21/07

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Links

Summaries of Economic Impacts prepared by Colorado State University


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