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Southern Road Improvements Project Environmental Assessment
This environmental assessment (EA) evaluates impacts to public land in Doña Ana and Sierra Counties for proposed road improvements on a 23.6-mile section of currently unpaved county roads. The counties, in partnership with the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA), have proposed to pave Southern Road by utilizing State funds administered by the NMSA. The comment period on the project runs through February 25, 2016. Instructions for submitting comments are outlined in the Dear Reader Letter below. For information on the EA, please contact Realty Specialist Anthony Hom at 575-525-4331.
Comment Period Extended for Draft EIS on Copper Flat Copper Mine Project
BLM Releases Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan for the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument in Southern New Mexico
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Cruces District Office has released the Copper Flat Copper Mine Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for review and comment.
Dripping Springs Road and Baylor Canyon Road Improvement Project-- UPDATE
On November 17, 2015, the project construction contract will be advertised for contractor bids. Construction is anticipated to begin in early January 2016. For more information, please contact Frances Martinez at 575-525-4385.
BLM Releases Proposed Resource Management Plan for the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument in Southern New Mexico
Temporary Closure of Public Land to Recreational Target Shooting Near the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument in Dona Ana County
Interim Management Policies and Procedures with Regard to the Management of Those Caves Having Significant Bat Roosts through the Issuance of Special Recreation Permits