MONTANA STATE OFFICE

Planning/NEPA Status Report (EISs & RMPs)

March 2007

Document 

BLM Contact 

Date of NOI 

Prep Plan Target Date or Status 

DEIS:
Target or
Filing Date
Document No. 

FEIS:
Target or
Filing Date
Document No. 

Record of Decision
(Issue Date or Target) 

AVF Fee Coal Exchange EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

09/18/97 

10/97 

On Hold 

Big Dry RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

10/03/89 

09/11/89 

03/19/93
No. 93-8 

03/17/95
No. 95-5 

04/24/96 

Billings RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

08/18/80 

01/15/82 

04/15/83
No. 83-17 

11/01/83
No. 83-55 

09/28/84
RMP ROD Approved 

Billings Wilderness EIS
Big Horn Tack-On WSA
Twin Coulee WSA
Burnt Timber Canyon WSA
Pryor Mountain WSA 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

08/18/80 

01/15/82 

04/15/83
No. 83-17 

06/88
No. 88-18

Bitter Creek Wilderness EIS 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

03/84
No. 84-17 

10/27/89
No. 89-25 

Bull Mountain Exchange Project EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

05/16/88 

09/15/88 

11/03/89
No. 89-24 

11/09/90
No. 90-32 

02/08/91 

Butte RMP

Tim LaMarr, BFO

(406)533-7600

12/19/03

01/09/03

2007

2008

2008

Calypso Trail Supplement to the Big Dry RMP/EIS 

James Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

10/04/95 

06/07/96
No. 96-28 

05/27/97 

Centennial MFP Amendment
Wilderness
Recommendation EIS 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

01/85 

12/15/84 

03/13/87
Amended
04/03/87
No. 87-7 

05/90
No. 90-13 

Clancy/Unionville Veg. Treatment/Travel Mgmt. Plan Amendment/EIS 

Mike Small, BFO
(406)533-7643 

10/17/97 

11/18/98 
ER #98738 

08/00 

10/31/00

Coalbed Methane Oil & Gas EIS/Amendment

Mary Bloom, MCFO

(406)233-2800

12/19/00

04/23/01

2/15/02

01/17/03

04/30/03

Cooke City Area Mineral Withdrawal 

John Thompson,MSO
(406)896-5030 

05/31/96 

05/96 

03/14/97
No. 97-9 

07/97 

08/12/97 

Coteau Mine EIS

Allen Ollila, NDFO

(701)227-7713

03/06/03

-

04/30/04

No. 04-21

07/05

11/02/05

Dakotas RMP Jim Beaver
MSO
(406) 896-5023
2007 1/23/07 2009 2009 2010

Dillon RMP

Jim Beaver
MSO
(406) 896-5023

08/09/01

04/10/01

04/09/04

04/29/05

02/07/06

Dillon Wilderness FEIS 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

02/20/81 

05/10/82
No. 82-19 

03/27/87
No. 87-10 

Garnet RMP 

Jim Beaver
MSO
(406)896-5023 

02/20/81 

02/28/83 

12/14/84
No. 84-66 

09/30/85
No. 85-41 

01/10/86
RMP ROD Approved 

Garnet Wilderness
Report/EIS
Wales Creek WSA
Hoodoo Mountain WSA
Gallagher Creek
WSA (202)
Quigg West WSA 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

02/20/81 

02/28/83 

12/14/84
No. 84-66 

01/11/91
No. 90-38 

Golden Sunlight EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

10/5/95 

11/21/97
No. 97-38 

4/24/98
No. 98-13 

6/29/98 

Golden Sunlight EIS Supplement

Dave Williams BFO
(406)533-7655

05/07/03

-

12/16/04

2006

2006

Headwaters RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

03/05/80 

02/01/80 

05/06/83
No. 83-18 

11/01/83
No. 83-54 

07/84
RMP ROD Approved 

Headwaters Wilderness
Study Area EIS
Black Sage WSA
Yellowstone River
Island WSA 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

03/05/80 

02/01/80 

05/06/83
No. 83-18 

11/21/86
No. 86-47 

Headwaters RMP -
Designated ONAs
Blind Horse Cr. ONA
Chute Mountain ONA
Deep Cr./Battle Cr. ONA
Ear Mountain ONA 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

These former WSAs were all designated
Outstanding Natural Areas via the
Headwaters RMP (ROD 7/84) 

Humbug Spires
Wilderness EIS 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

11/20/79 

04/25/80
No. 80-26 

06/01/84
No. 84-16 

Under Review 

Judith, Valley, Phillips RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

09/30/88 

09/30/88 

07/12/91
No. 91-717 

12/04/92
No. 92-30 

09/19/94 

Judith, Valley, Phillips Oil&Gas Supplemental EIS 

Jerry Majerus, LFO
(406)538-7461 

08/09/96 

10/28/96 

05/08/98
No. 98-21 

Terminated

Will be covered in  Malta RMP

Terminated

Will be covered in Malta RMP

Malta RMP

Clair Trent
MaFO
(406)654-5100

9/6/06

5/22/06

2008

2009

2009

Miles City Oil&Gas
Planning Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

09/30/88 

09/30/88 

01/06/92
No. 92-2 

12/92
No. 92-31 

02/02/94 

Miles City Oil&Gas
Planning Amendment 
Supplement

Mary Bloom MCFO
(406)233-2852 

08/05/05 

09/19/05 

2/2/07

2008

2008

Miles City RMP

Mary Bloom, MCFO
(406)233-2852

2004

11/04/03

2007

2008

2008

Missouri Breaks
Wilderness FEIS 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

05/31/82
No. 82-23 

12/11/87
No. 87-69 

Montana/Dakota 
Off Highway Vehicle 
Plan Amendment/EIS
Planning Amendment 

Jerry Majerus, LFO
(406)538-7461 

01/22/99 

07/99 

10/99 

11/26/99

No. 99-47 

01/12/01

06/18/03

North Dakota Grazing EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

02/02/84
No. 84-5 

10/84
No. 84-29 

03/05/85
ROD Approved 

North Dakota RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

12/19/84 

04/01/85 

01/02/87
No. 86-49 

07/17/87
No. 87-28 

04/22/88
RMP ROD Approved 

Powder River RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

06/19/80 

04/13/83 

02/12/84
No. 84-6 

12/14/84
No. 84-45 

03/15/85
RMP ROD Approved 

Powder River Wilderness
Study Report/EIS
Buffalo Cr. WSA
Zook Cr. WSA 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

06/19/80 

04/13/83 

02/12/84
No. 84-6 

11/03/89
No. 89-26 

Powder River I
Supplemental EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

03/03/87 

04/30/87 

07/28/89
No. 89-15 

07/13/90
No. 90-20 

SID 

Royal East Joint Venture Exploration Project EIS 

Don Judice,

Great Falls
(406)791-7700 

07/24/92 

2/19/93 

On hold

Ruby A. Federal No. 1-9
Expl. O&G Well EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

05/26/89
No. 89-12 

02/22/90
No. 90-08 

02/22/90 

Sleeping Giant
Wilderness EIS 

Cindy Staszak, MSO
(406)896-5039 

04/08/88 

06/30/88 

02/09/90
No. 90-3 

Pending OEA Approval 

South Dakota RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

06/04/82 

05/01/83 

04/26/85
No. 85-23 

11/22/85
No. 85-47 

04/14/86
RMP ROD Approved 

Standards for Rangeland Health and Guidelines for Livestock Grazing EIS

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

-

-

10/96 Supplement 02/97

05/97

08/07/97

Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument RMP

Jerry Majerus, LFO

(406)538-7461

04/24/02

02/11/02

10/28/04

2007

2008

West HiLine RMP 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

12/06/83 

08/30/85 

06/05/87
No. 87-16 

07/01/88
No. 88-15 

09/30/88
ROD Approved on 1/29/92, for those portions protested. 

West HiLine Sweetgrass
Hills Amendment/EIS 

Don Judice
Great Falls
(406)791-7700 

08/26/93 

10/93 

02/17/95
No. 95-8 

05/31/96
No. 96-27 

1/30/97

Western Energy Co. Coal Lease Application EIS 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

02/19/93 

04/21/93 

02/18/94
No. 94-5 

10/07/94
No. 94-32 

05/15/95 

Zortman Mine Expansion EIS 

Area Manager, MaFO

(406)654-1240 

11/30/92 

08/95
No. 95-39 

04/05/96
No. 96-15 

10/25/96 

MONTANA STATE OFFICE

Planning/NEPA Quarterly Status Report (EA-Level Amendments)

March 2007

Document
BLM Contact 
Date of NOI 
Draft Amendment EA 
Final Amendment
EA and FONSI 
Decision Record 

Big Horn Sheep
North Dakota RMP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

11/08/90 

07/19/91 

Canada Lynx Garnet RMP EA/Amendment

George Hirschenberger, MiFO

(406)329-3908

06/04/03

-

11/02/04

11/02/04

Carpenter Creek MFP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

06/10/85 

09/09/86 

Coal Lease North Dakota RMP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

08/01/90 

10/11/90 

Crow Boundary Settlement Act Land Exchange Project Phase Three JVP Amendment

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

12/09/99 

11/02/00

Ervin Ridge Wild Horse Area
South Bearpaw MFP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

03/01/85 

05/29/85 

Fort Meade Management 
Plan/Amendment 

Dennis Buecher, SDFO
(605)892-2526 

04/03/92 

09/26/96 

09/26/96 

Four Dances/Sundance Billings RMP ACEC Amendment

John Thompson, MSO

(406)896-5030

06/11/99

04/01

08/01

05/03/02

Garnet Acquired Lands RMP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

02/08/91 

11/93 

02/02/94 

02/02/94 

Headwaters Elkhorn Mountains
Travel Plan RMP Amendment 

Brad Rixford, BFO
(406)494-5059 

06/07/93 

01/95 

06/95 

08/95 

JVP CAT CK EA/Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

12/27/96 

08/19/97 

JVP ACEC EA/Amendment (Mountain Plover/Buttercreek) 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

04/17/98 

11/99 

01/01 

08/08/03

JVP Two Crow Land Exchange EA/Amendment 

Loretta Park, LFO
(406)538-7461 

05/19/99 

10/06/99 

Lands UL Bend MFP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

05/07/91 

10/04/91 

Lands West HiLine RMP
Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

02/12/91 

06/04/91 

Loma/Viny Ridge West HiLine RMP Amendment

Jim Beaver, MSO (406)896-5023

07/10/01

-

-

05/15/02

Lonesome Lake West HiLine RMP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

09/01/94 

11/26/94 

04/96 

07/18/97 

Makoshika State Park Oil & Gas Area of Management Concern EA/Amendment

Mary Bloom, MCFO
(406)232-7001

06/02/98

11/12/98

-

08/03/99

Miles City ACEC RMP
Amendment/EA 

Mary Bloom, MCFO
(406)232-7001

04/06/95 

9/28/98 

3/10/99 

Montana/Dakotas Fire Management Plan EA/Amendment

John Thompson, MSO

(406)896-5030

09/88

08/10/01

-

09/26/03

N. Moccasin Mtns. JVP Land Exchange Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

11/25/94 

03/09/95 

03/09/95 

ONA Headwaters RMP
Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

?/?/86 

12/24/86 

Pompeys Pillar ACEC
Billings RMP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

04/06/95 

3/21/96 

7/29/96 

09/01/96 

Pompeys Pillar Interpretive Center EA/Amendment 

Sandy Brooks,

BiFO
(406)896-5241 

11/26/99 

06/01

06/04/01 

07/05/02

Pryor Mtn. Wild Horse
Billings RMP Amendment 

Sandy Brooks,

BiFO
(406)896-5241 

09/27/91 

07/29/92 

Spring Creek Coal 
Powder River RMP Amendment 

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

07/26/91 

01/31/92 

Spring Creek Coal Powder River RMP EA/Amendment

Dan Benoit, MCFO (406)233-3646

11/18/99

-

12/16/04

12/16/04

Surenough Land Exchange JVP EA/Amendment

Loretta Park, LFO (406)538-7461

06/18/02

-

-

10/18/04

West HiLine Land Exchange
RMP Amendment, Pugsley 

Don Judice,
Great Falls
(406)791-7700 

05/20/93 

10/31/95 

10/31/95 

West HiLine RMP Amendment,
Toole County, Montana 

Don Judice,
Great Falls
(406)791-770063 

04/15/93 

11/08/93 

11/08/93 

Whitetail/Pipestone Travel Plan RMP EA/Amendment

Jim Beaver, MSO
(406)896-5023 

11/15/01

-

-

08/14/02