Carbondale, Colo. –
Nov. 22, 2016 –The Aspen-Sopris Ranger District will host another informational
meeting about the proposed Upper Fryingpan Vegetation Management project on
Nov. 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Basalt Town Hall, 101 Midland Ave.
Basalt, CO 81621.
The public is invited
to attend the meeting for information on the project and to ask questions and
submit written comments. Comments may be submitted at the meeting,
electronically or via the mail within the comment time period. Comments will
help the Forest Service complete an environmental assessment. The assessment
will be used to determine whether to prepare an environmental impact statement
or a finding of no significant impact. Public scoping for this project began
Oct. 6, 2016 and ends Dec. 5, 2016.
For more information
on this project visit the project website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=50171.
How to Comment:
In accordance with
Forest Plan standards, specific written comments on the proposed project will
be accepted for 60 calendar days following publication of the notice in the
Aspen Times Weekly. The publication date in the newspaper of record is the
exclusive means for calculating the comment period. The regulations prohibit
extending the length of the comment period.
Written comments must
be submitted via mail, fax, electronically or in person (Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays) to: Karen Schroyer c/o Brett Crary,
Forester/Silviculturist, P.O. Box 309, Carbondale, CO 81623-0309, FAX: (970)
963-1012. Electronic comments including attachments can be submitted to https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public/CommentInput?Project=50171.
should include: 1) name, address, telephone number, organization represented,
if any; 2) title of project for which the comment is being submitted; and 3)
specific facts and supporting reasons for the Responsible Official to consider.
It is the responsibility of persons providing comments to submit them by the
close of the comment period. Only those who submit timely and specific written
comments will have eligibility to file an objection under §218.8. Individuals
and organizations wishing to be eligible to object must meet the information
requirements in §218.25(a)(3). Names and contact information submitted with
comments will become part of the public record. The legal notice also serves to
notify and invite public comment on the proposal as stipulated in 36 CFR 800.3
of the National Historic Preservation Act.
regarding this action can be obtained from: Brett Crary, (970) 328-5899,email@example.com .