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On January 2, 2015 the BLM issued a Federal Register Notice of Availability of Additional Information regarding Areas of Critical Environmental Concern in the Eastern Interior Planning Area. Based on public comments received on the Draft RMP, the BLM is considering the addition of a Mosquito Flats ACEC and boundary changes to the proposed Fortymile ACEC. There will be a 60-day public review and comment period on the proposed ACECs, which will close on March 3, 2015. To view a summary report that includes the Federal Register Notice of Availability of Additional Information, see the Eastern Interior Documents & Reports page.

You may submit comments related to the ACECs by any of the following methods:
• Email:  easterninterior@blm.gov
• Fax:  907-474-2282
• Mail: Eastern Interior Field Office
            Attention—Eastern Interior RMP, Bureau of Land Management
            1150 University Avenue
            Fairbanks, Alaska  99709

 
 
 

The Eastern Interior Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) will provide future direction for 6.7 million acres of public land including the White Mountains National Recreation Area, the Steese National Conservation Area, and the Fortymile area. In addition, it will cover BLM lands not currently included in an existing land use plan: the upper Black River area and scattered parcels along the highway system. The Draft RMP/EIS is available on the Documents & Reports Page. The Wilderness Characteristics Inventory and Executive Summaries of the RMP/EIS for each subunit are also available on the Documents & Reports Page.

When completed and approved, the Eastern Interior RMP will replace three existing BLM land use plans: the White Mountains National Recreation Area RMP (1986), the Steese National Conservation Area RMP (1986), and the Fortymile Management Framework Plan (1980). These and other documents relevant to the Eastern Interior RMP may be found on the Documents & Reports Page. 


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