Elko District Office/NEPA
   
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 is a basic charter for the protection of the environment. All proposed actions affecting public lands or resources must be reviewed for NEPA compliance. NEPA procedures ensure that environmental information is available to public officials and citizens before decisions are made and before actions are taken. Links are provided at the right to view various levels of NEPA, BLM Guidelines, and for general information about the NEPA Process. 
    

Many documents throughout BLM published after October 1, 2011 are available on the
National ePlanning website.

  

Go to ePlanning

    
Some of the documents are large and may take several minutes to load. Please be patient. (Downloadable files contained on this page require an Adobe Reader. If you don't have an Adobe 
Reader and would like to obtain a free copy from Adobe, click on the right.)
  Download Adobe Reader
Links:
Elko District Home Page

BLM Nevada Homepage

National BLM NEPA Guidelines
BLM NEPA Webguide

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 

Recent FONSI's and/or Decisions

ResourceProject Name

Signed

Grazing

District - Management and Mitigation for Drought Impact Rangelands FINAL Revised Environmental Assessment

FONSI signed July 17, 2014
Oil and GasTuscarora - Huntington Valley Oil and Gas Exporation EAJuly 16, 2014
Oil and GasWells - Marys River Oil and Gas Exploration EAJune 9, 2014


Projects currently available for public review and/or comment

ResourceProject Name

Review Period Closes

Oil and GasCedar Ridge 1 Oil & Gas ExplorationSept. 5, 2014
GrazingWells - Barton Allotment Permit Renewal Environmental Assessment

July 30, 2014

Mineral DevelopmentWells - Long Canyon Mine Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement

May 5, 2014

 

 

Click here for Information for filing an appeal and petition for stay of decision.

 

 


Active projects

Resource

Project Name

 Status Comment

Status Updated

Oil & GasDistrict - 2014 Oil & Gas Lease Sale Comments being reviewedJuly 1, 2014

Habitat Restoration

Wells - Goshute WSA Water Improvements EA

 EA in final review/revision process

July 1, 2014

WH&B

Wells - Northeast Nevada Wild Horse Eco-Sanctuary NOI

 Project on Hold-Awaiting Direction

July 1, 2014


Review Resource Information and Completed NEPA Products 
Geothermal Plant in NevadaHabitat Improvement Project Along Maggie CreekLivestock grazing on Nevada AllotmentLands & RealtyMining Facility in NevadaRecreating in NevadaWild Horse at Triple B Gather
Energy/Geothermal
Fuels Management/
 Reduction, Vegetation
 Treatment, Habitat
Restoration
Grazing
Lands and Realty
Mineral Development
Oil and Gas

Recreation and Other

Miscellaneous

Projects

Wild Horse and Burro

Questions or comments for this webpage can be sent to: Vanne@blm.gov.