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Planning Schedule

1) Initiate planning effort / public scoping

  • Publish Notice of Intent, February 29, 2008
  • Public scoping meetings, April through June 2008
  • Scoping period ended, August 15, 2008
  • Publish scoping report, December 2008

2) Inventory and data collection

  • Gather and analyze new data, May 2007 through September 2009
  • Geographic Information Systems data collection and cleanup, October 2007 through August 2009

3) Formulate alternatives

  • Formulate alternatives, January 2009 through May 2011

4) Draft Resource Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement

  • Write Draft RMP/EIS, 2009 - 2011
  • Publish Notice of Availability for Draft RMP/EIS in Federal Register, February 24, 2012
  • Public review of DEIS/RMP, February 24, 2012 through April 11, 2013
  • Publish Supplement to the Draft RMP/EIS, January 11, 2013
  • Analyze and prepare response to public comments, summer and fall 2013

5) Proposed Resource Management Plan / Final Environmental Impact Statement

  • Develop Proposed RMP/Final EIS, fall 2013 and winter 2014
  • Publish Notice of Availability for Proposed RMP/Final EIS, to be determined (TBD); likely summer 2014
  • Initiate Governor consistency review, TBD
  • 30-day protest period, TBD

6) Records of Decision and Approved RMP

  • Issue Records of Decision, TBD