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Project: Baker Habitat Restoration and Fuel Reduction Project

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Baker City
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-V050-2013-014-EA  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 6/26/2013
Summary: On February 15, 2013, a Notice of Internet Availability for the EA, Appendices and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) were sent to 118 individuals, groups and agencies that had expressed an interest in the project. Also, a legal notice requesting public comment to the EA and FONSI appeared in the Baker City Herald newspaper of Baker City. The EA and FONSI were released for public comment from March 6, 2013 to April 5, 2013. As a result of this scoping, one letter was received. Some of the concerns raised in the letter were addressed with additional material in the EA. Other concerns and issues raised are addressed in an attachment with the Decision Record, as well as the BLM responses. A complete list of the response to comments received can be found in Addendum 1 to the Decision Record. As a result of the comments, some clarification and additional supporting information was added to the EA.
Public Review Start Date : 6/26/2013
Public Review End Date : 7/29/2013
Contact: Baker Field Office
Contact Phone: 541-523-1256
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-V050-2013-014-EA  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 6/26/2013
Summary: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Baker Habitat Restoration and Fuels Project
Contact: Baker Field Office
Contact Phone: 541-523-1256
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-V050-2013-014-EA  Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 6/26/2013
Summary: Decision Record (DR and EA Comment Responses for the Baker Habitat Restoration and Fuels Project
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 6/26/2013
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 7/29/2013
Contact: Baker Field Office
Contact Phone: 541-523-1256
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels
NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-V050-2013-014  Environmental Assessment / FONSI
Document Publish Date: 2/15/2013
Summary: The Vale District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to implement a multi-year, phased fuels management and habitat restoration project in the Baker Resource Area. The Baker Habitat Restoration Project Area encompasses approximately 45,000 acres of BLM lands and 1700 acres of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife lands. It is composed of six discrete units (Auburn, Hereford, Pine Creek, Burnt River Canyon, Shirttail, and Durkee)that are situated approximately 7 to 25 air miles southwest to southeast of Baker City, Oregon. If you wish to comment on this document, please submit them in writing before close of business on April 5, 2013.
Public Review Start Date : 2/15/2013
Public Review End Date : 4/05/2013
Contact: Baker Field Office
Contact Phone: 541-523-1256
Program Areas: Fire/Fuels