The commenting period for the Jackson Mountains Wild Horse Gather Preliminary Environmental Assessment occurred between April 17, 2012 through May 18, 2012. A summary of comments
received is attached to the Decision Record.
Within 30 days of receipt of this wild horse decision, you have the right to appeal to the Interior Board of Land Appeals, Office of the Secretary, in accordance with regulations at 43 CFR 4.4. If an appeal is taken, you must follow the procedures outlined in the "Information on Taking Appeals to the Board of Land Appeals" (Form 1842-1) attached to the Decision Record (see Documents link at left). Please also provide this office with a copy of your Statement of Reasons. An appeal should be in writing and specify the reasons, clearly and concisely, as to why you think the decision is in error.
In addition, within 30 days of receipt of this decision you have a right to file a petition for a stay (suspension) of the decision together with your appeal in accordance with the regulations at 43 CFR 4.21. The petition must be served upon the same parties identified in items 2, 3, and 4 of the "Information on Taking Appeals to the Board of Land Appeals" (Form 1842-1) . The appellant has the burden of proof to demonstrate that a stay should be granted.
A petition for a stay of decision pending appeal shall show sufficient justification based on the following standards:
The relative harm to the parties if the stay is granted or denied;
The likelihood of the appellant’s success of the merits;
The likelihood of immediate and irreparable harm if the stay is not granted; and
Whether the public interest favors granting the stay.
At the conclusion of any document that a party must serve, the party or its representative must sign a written statement certifying that service has been or will be made in accordance with the applicable rules and specifying the date and manner of such service (43 CFR 4.401 (c) (2)).