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Vernal NEPA Documents

Final EIS Availability

The Monument Butte Final Environmental Impact Statement final waiting period is being held from June 24, 2016 through August 8, 2016.  You can download the document from either of the following two websites:  https://www.blm.gov/ut/enbb/index.php or http://go.usa.gov/xqjTJ.


Draft Documents Open For Public Comment   

Vernal BLM is now using the E-Planning NEPA Register for all Fiscal Year 2014 and newer NEPA document scoping and comment periods. Please check that site for comment periods by clicking on the link above, selecting the search criteria "Utah" and "UT-Vernal FO", and checking the "open comment periods" box.

 


   Draft Documents Closed For Public Comment 

 
- Final Decision Pending - 

Please note that when the documents in this section of this page are finalized, the decision and final document will be placed on the Environmental Notification Bulletin Board and this webpage.

 

Gate Canyon EA Environmental Assessment
Gate Canyon EA Engineered Drawings
Gate Canyon EA Mitigation Plan

Foundation Three Wells Environmental Assessment

Asphalt Ridge Tar Sands Leasing EA

Uintah County Class D Road - 1710 Rector Ridge Environmental Assessment
EA DOI-BLM-UT-G010-2010-0244.

Note: BLM is not at this time actively pursuing completion of the Rector Ridge Road EA due to road damage caused by the 2012 Wolf Den Fire. When the BLM resumes processing of that county road application, the project will be posted on the E-Planning NEPA Register with a new NEPA number.


Final Environmental Assessments and Decision Records

Wild Horse Bench Environmental Assessment
Final EA, FONSI, and Decision Record - January 2015

Gasco 16 Well Environmental Assessment
Final EA, FONSI, and Decision Record - July 2014

Gasco Salt Water Disposal Well EA
Final EA, FONSI, and Decision Record - July 2013

Two Horse Butte EA
Final EA, FONSI, and Decision Record - July 2013

Argyle Ridge, Lears Canyon, Water Canyon #1 10 Year Grazing Permit Renewal
Final EA, FONSI, and Proposed Decision Record-June 2013

EOG's Liquid Gathering Project Environmental Assessment
Final EA, FONSI, and Decision Record-April 2013

Sheep Wash Federal Well Environmental Assessment
Final EA, FONSI, and Decision Record-March 2013

Riverbend Environmental Assessment
Final EA,_FONSI, and_Decision Record-January 2013
Appendices

North Alger Project
Final EA,_FONSI, and Decision Record-January 2013


 Final Environmental Impact Statements and Records of Decision


GASCO Energy Inc. Field Development Record of Decision:

Record of Decision - signed June 18, 2012 
ROD Attachment 1: Selected Alternative Map and Approved Development Plan 
ROD Attachment 2: Data Collection and Reporting Requirements and Conditions of Approval
ROD Attachment 3: Programmatic Agreement
ROD Attachment 4: Long-term Monitoring Plan for Water Resources
ROD Attachment 5: Final Biological Opinion for the Gasco EIS/Biological Assessment
ROD Attachment 6: Utah State Historic Preservation Officer and Government to Government Consultation Letters

GASCO Final Environmental Impact Statement:

Dear Reader Letter
Abstract
Table of Contents
Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction and Background
Chapter 2: Proposed Action and Alternatives
Chapter 3: Affected Environment
Chapter 4: Environmental Consequences (~4MB)
Chapter 5: Consultation and Coordination

References
Abbreviations and Glossary
Index
Project Area Maps (~11Mb) 
Errata

Appendix A: Interdisciplinary Team Checklist

Appendix B: Threatened and Endangered Plant Conservation Measures
Appendix C: Visual Analysis
Appendix D: Special Status Species Analysis
Appendix E: Soils Characteristics
Appendix F: Determination on Special Status Species
Appendix G: Surface Reclamation and Monitoring Plan
Appendix H: Near-Field Air Quality Technical Support Document
Appendix I: Far-Field Air Quality Technical Support Document (~3 MB)
Appendix J: Ozone Impact Assessment  
Appendix K: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (~5 MB)
Appendix L: Evaporation Pond Near-field Air Quality
Appendix M: Transportation Plan
Appendix N: Sample Spill Response Plan
Appendix O: Water Quality Monitoring Plan
Appendix P: Public Comment and Response
Appendix Q: Cultural Programmatic Agreement  
Appendix R: Ambient Air Quality Analysis (Alternative F)
Appendix S:Biological Opinion  

Gasco Final Environmental Impact Statement - Entire Document - (Note:  large file ~ 40 MB)


Greater Natural Buttes Record of Decision:

Record of Decision - signed May 8, 2012 
Appendix A:  Selected Alternative Map   
Appendix B:  Data Collection and Reporting Requirements and Conditions of Approval
Appendix C:  Long-term Monitoring Plan for Water Resources
Appendix D:  Final Biological Opinion
Appendix E:  Utah State Historic Preservation Officer and Government to Government Consultation Letters

Greater Natural Buttes Final Environmental Impact Statement:  

Cover Page  
Chapter 1  
Chapter 2  
Chapter 3  
Chapter 4  
Chapters 5-9  

Appendices A-F
Appendix G
Appendices H-Q