UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
http://www.blm.gov
September 2, 2010
 
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EMS TRANSMISSION 09/09/2010
Information Bulletin No. 2010-111
 
To:                  All WO and Field Officials
 
From:              Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning
 
Subject:          Web Guide for BLM’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Handbook and
Additional Land Use Planning Resources
 
The Washington Office Division of Decision Support, Planning and NEPA (WO-210) is pleased to announce the completion of the NEPA Web Guide, an interactive companion to the BLM’s NEPA Handbook (H-1790-1). The guide includes links to official guidance and examples for use in complying with the NEPA, and helpful ideas, tools, and techniques for making the NEPA process more efficient and effective and clear. The NEPA Web Guide can be accessed at: http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/content/wo/en/prog/planning/news/webguide.html.
 
The Division of Decision Support, Planning and NEPA has also developed a new Land Use Planning Policy and Guidance web page that includes pertinent planning Instruction Memorandums and Instruction Bulletins back to 2000, and materials from the 2009 Planning Conference and 2010 Planning Workshop . These additional resources can be accessed through the BLM Planning web page at:  http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/planning.html.
 
We hope that you will find these new resources both informative and useful; as always, we welcome your comments and additions to any of these resources. For further information, please contact Shannon Stewart, BLM Senior NEPA Specialist at shannon_stewart@blm.gov or Jenna Sloan, Management Analyst at jenna_sloan@blm.gov or (202) 912-7218. 
 
 
Signed by:                                                       Authenticated by:
Edwin L. Roberson                                          Robert M. Williams
Assistant Director                                           Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Renewable Resources and Planning