The Forest Service prepared this environmental assessment (EA) to determine whether amending the forest plan and implementing the contents of the Apache Leap SMA management plan may significantly affect the quality of the human environment and thereby require the preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS). By preparing this EA, they are fulfilling agency policy and direction to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act. For more details on the proposed action, see the “Proposed Action and Alternatives” section of this document.
Objection Period Begins Following Management Plan Draft Decision
The Forest Service has completed an Environmental Assessment and issued a Draft Decision Notice for the adoption of a management plan for the Apache Leap Special Management Area. Related documents on this Web site provide additional information.
News Release Outlines Objection Procedures
Who can file an objection to the Forest Service’s draft decision for the management plan? Where do submissions go?
See this news release.