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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

Public Comments

On April 24, 2015, the BLM announced the release of the Draft RMP/EIS. At that time, the BLM announced that the comment period would be open for 90 days, until July 23, 2015. The BLM has extended the comment period for the Draft Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement until August 21, 2015. Before including address, phone number, email-address, or any other personal identifying information in your comments, be advised that your entire comment, including personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While individuals may request that the BLM withhold personal identifying information from public view, the BLM cannot guarantee it will be able to do so. If you wish us to withhold your personal information you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses available for public disclosure in their entirety. There are several different ways for to you to comment on the Draft RMP/EIS, including:

Mail: You can submit comments by mail to:

RMPs for Western Oregon
Bureau of Land Management
P.O. Box 2965
Portland, Oregon 97208

Electronic mail (email):
blm_or_rmpwo_comments@blm.gov

RMP Interactive Map

You can use the RMP Interactive Map tool to submit spatially referenced comments about places that are important to you. This new RMP Interactive Map tool will allow you to look at the Draft RMP/EIS data; find an area of interest; and make a comment about the Draft RMP/EIS.

Before including address, phone number, email-address, or any other personal identifying information in your comments, be advised that your entire comment, including personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While individuals may request that the BLM withhold personal identifying information from public view, the BLM cannot guarantee it will be able to do so. If you wish us to withhold your personal information you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses available for public disclosure in their entirety.

Throughout the planning project, you may send your thoughts on this RMPs for Western Oregon planning effort via email to: BLM_OR_RMPs_WesternOregon@blm.gov.

In addition to always being able to send your thoughts and input through the email address above, there will be formal public comment periods related to specific stages of the plan revision process. These public comment periods are opportunities to provide the planning team with direct, formal feedback on components of the plan as well as on the effort's overall direction.

When a formal public comment period is open, you will be able to submit comments electronically, via email or a form on our website, or by mail during a specified amount of time. Once the public comment period closes the comments will be consolidated, summarized and included as part of the record.