Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project

Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project EIS Schedule

Scoping

Public scoping for the Clark, Lincoln, and White Pine Counties Groundwater Development Project occurred April 8-August 1, 2005 and July 19-October 18, 2006.  The Final Summary Scoping Report was prepared and made available to the public in January 2007 and was updated in February 2007.

Draft EIS

The Bureau of Land Management began preliminary work on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in 2004.  Results from public scoping allowed the BLM to refine the issues and determine the next steps.  These steps include identifying the issues to be analyzed in the EIS, addressing data gaps, collecting data, formulating alternatives, and preparing the analysis.  The Draft EIS was made available for public review on June 10, 2011. Public meeting dates and locations are shown below:

City, StateDateLocationTime
Pioche, NVAugust 2, 2011

Pioche Elementary School, 651 Airport Rd, Pioche NV 89043

5pm
Baker, NVAugust 3, 2011Baker Hall at the Baker Elementary School, 120 Main St, Baker NV 893115pm
Delta, UTAugust 4, 2011Delta High School Gym, 50 W 300 N, Delta, UT 846245pm
Ely, NVAugust 9, 2011White Pine High School Gym, 1800 Bobcat Dr, Ely, NV 893015pm
Elko, NVAugust 10, 2011Red Lion Hotel and Casino, 2065 Idaho St, Elko, NV 898015pm
Salt Lake City, UTAugust 11, 2011Hampton Inn & Suites, 307 North Admiral Byrd Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 841164pm
Las Vegas, NVAugust 15, 2011Henderson Convention Center, 200 S Water Street, Henderson, NV 890154pm
Alamo, NVAugust 16, 2011Lincoln County Alamo Annex Meeting Room, 121 Joshua Tree Street, Alamo, NV 890015pm
Reno, NVAugust 18, 2011Sparks High School Large Gym, 820 15th Street, Sparks, NV 894313pm

Final EIS

The Final EIS was made available to the public on August 3, 2012.  The Bureau of Land Management, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, published the Notice of Availability for the Final EIS in the Federal Register and local media. The Final EIS is available at libraries, BLM Offices, and on this website. 

Record of Decision

The Record of Decision was published in the Federal Register on December 28, 2012.