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KFO & CRVFO RMP Revision General Schedule

General Project Schedule



Process Milestones

Public Participation Components

Winter 2006/2007

Notice of Intent (NOI)

Publication of the Notice of Intent formally initiates the revision process and begins the scoping process.

Spring/Summer 2007


Public meetings and Cooperating Agency Meetings are held throughout the planning areas.

Spring/Fall 2007

Additional Scoping for the Travel Management Planning Process

Working groups and Cooperating Agency meetings are held throughout the planning areas along with public workshops.

Fall 2007/Spring 2008

Alternatives, Chapter 2 Formulation

Resource Advisory Council Subgroup is formed and meets routinely to help develop alternatives.

Spring/Summer 2008

Travel Management Meetings, Planning, and Integration of Travel Mgt into Alternatives

Public meetings, route identification; Cooperating Agency & RAC Subgroup meetings continue.

Fall 2008/Winter 2009

Draft Alternatives - Chapter 2, preparation of Existing Conditions - Chapter 3 & Environmental - Chapter 4

Cooperating Agency & RAC Subgroup meetings to review Alternatives - Chapter 2

Spring/Summer 2009

Review of Chapters 3 & initial draft of Chapter 4.  Required air quality modeling for GSFO results in delay.  KFO conducts RMP consultation meetings with Northern Arapaho and Shoshone Tribal Councils.

Cooperating Agency meetings put on hold until revised Chapter 4 is completed.  Resource Advisory Council decides to continue to involve KFO RAC Subgroup throughout remainder of RMP process.

Fall 2009/Spring 2010

 Chapter 4 is received and reviewed.  Revised Chapter 4 is prepared.

Cooperating Agency and RAC Subgroup meetings are scheduled to present and discuss preliminary draft RMP

Spring/Summer 2010

 Preliminary Draft RMP undergoes internal review, comments, and revisions.

Cooperating Agency and RAC Subgroups meet with BLM, review and comment on Preliminary Drafts.  BLM makes applicable changes.

Late Summer 2010/Fall & Winter 2010/2011

 BLM internal reviews of Preliminary Draft RMP and edits. Plans are split into 2 separate plans.

Each field office continues to add interested parties to mailing lists, and splits plans to facilitate more localized focus and public reviews.

Fall 2011

Notice of Availability (NOA) of Draft RMP/EIS and 90-day Public Comment Period for each separate plan.

Each field office schedules and conducts Cooperating Agency, RAC Subgroup and Tribal meetings to present and discuss respective drafts.  Within 15 days of publishing of Notice of Availability in the Federal Register, public meeting notices are posted in local media.  Public meetings are held throughout both field office planning areas, to discuss and seek comments on the respective drafts.

Fall 2011

Public Comment Review followed by Preparation of separate Draft Proposed RMP’s/Final EIS’s (Draft Proposed Plans).

Cooperating Agency and Resource Advisory Council Subgroup meetings are conducted to discuss separate Draft Proposed RMP’s and any necessary edits are made.

Winter/Spring 2012

BLM internal reviews of Draft Proposed RMP’s and edits.  Proposed RMP/Final EIS is prepared for each field office.

 A Governor’s 60-day Consistency Review is conducted for each Proposed Plan, and the Proposed Plans are presented to the tribes.  Comments are addressed.

Spring 2014

Publishing of Notice of Availability (NOA) for each Proposed RMP/Final EIS in the Federal Register. Separate plans are distributed to the public, marking the beginning of a 30-day protest period.

 The public has an opportunity to review and protest either Proposed RMP/Final EIS during a 30-day Protest Period.

Summer 2014

Protest Resolution by the BLM.


Fall 2014

Seperate RODs issued by the BLM.