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BLM Seeks Comment on Reduction of Hazardous Fuels near Price


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    BLM Seeks Comment on Reduction of 
Hazardous Fuels near Price

	Price, Utah-The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah, Canyon Country
Fire Zone and Price Field Office are seeking  comments on an
environmental assessment (EA) analyzing the potential impacts of
hazardous fuels reduction on 62,250 acres of public land east of
Sunnyside, Utah, in the Range Creek area.

	The proposed Range Creek fuels reduction and vegetation restoration
project would thin pinyon-juniper stands, decadent sagebrush and treat
invasive cheatgrass using a variety of treatments, including:
mechanical shredding, hand thinning and piling, prescribed burning,
herbicides, and biological control (grazing).  Additionally,
re-seeding in some areas would support ecosystem health and improve
wildlife habitat.  Reducing hazardous fuels will lessen the potential
for high intensity wild fires in the Range Creek area. 

	An electronic copy of the EA can be found on the Environmental
Notification Bulletin Board (ENBB) at: 
https://www.blm.gov/ut/enbb/index.php; search for project name "Range
Creek."

	Written comments will be accepted by letter or email until July 26,
2014.  Please note that the most useful comments are those that
identify issues relevant to the proposed action or contain new
technical or scientific information.  Comments which contain only
opinions or preferences will not receive a formal response but may be
considered in the BLM decision-making process.  Please reference
"Range Creek Fuels Project" when submitting comments.
 
Written comments should be mailed or emailed to:

Mail
Bureau of Land Management
Canyon Country District Office
Attention:  Fuels
82 E. Dogwood
Moab, UT 84532
 
Email
blm_ut_mb_comments@blm.gov

	Before including an address, phone number, email address, or other
personal identifying information in any comments, be aware that the
entire comment-including personal identifying information-may be made
publicly available at any time.  Requests to withhold personal
identifying information from public review can be submitted, but the
BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so.  

	For additional project-specific information, please call Joshua
Relph, BLM-Utah Canyon Country Fire Zone Fuels Environmental Planner,
at (435)259-2195 or Brian Keating, BLM-Utah Canyon Country Fire Zone
Fuels Program Manager, at (435)259-2194.  Persons who use a
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message
or question for the above individuals.  The FIRS is available 24 hours
a day, seven days a week.  Replies are provided during normal business
hours.
Published in the Emery County Progress July 1, 2014.
    
    

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