& additional public comment opportunity to AK Roadless Advisory Committee at public meetings scheduled for Ketchikan and Sitka. To comment directly to the USFS see: USFS AK Roadless Rule home page USFS NEPA Documents USFS Comment page In addition, written comments can be submitted via hard-copy mail to: Alaska Roadless Rule USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Ecosystem Planning and Budget Staff P.O. Box 21628 Juneau, Alaska 99802-1628 Sign up for USFS email updates on the AK Roadless NEPA process at https://public.govdelivery.
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Also, there will be opportunity to comment to the state's AK Roadless Rule Advisory Committee at meetings scheduled on October 24 - 26 at the Landing Hotel in Ketchikan and November 6 - 8 in Sitka, location tbd.
We expect meeting info to be posted soon at the AK Roadless Rule Advisory Committee’s website - www.merid.org/AKroadless .
Category Archives: Salmon Habitat
UFA Salmon Habitat Information Program (SHIP) Here are two recent announcements regarding the USFS Alaska Roadless Rule. See below for opportunity to serve on the Governor's advisory committee, attend USFS briefing meetings coming soon throughout Southeast and Anchorage, and provide comments directly to USFS....
Pebble Update: LAST WEEK to comment on Pebble Mine EIS Scoping ...deadline is Friday June 29 How will the Pebble mine affect you - if all goes as planned or if it does not? The Army Corps needs to know. Please take a moment to invest in the future of Bristol Bay by commenting on the Pebble Mine Environmental Impact Statement Scoping - before the deadline next Friday, June 29. Public comments received in the EIS scoping guide the Army Corps of Engineers in what issues should be addressed in the federal NEPA process for the Pebble Mine. The proposed mine site includes:
- The mine project site - 4000 acres will be forever altered
- Acid waste and less hazardous waste storage
- Road and pipeline to Lake Iliamna,
- Barge terminals and all year icebreaking and barging at Lake Iliamna,
- Road and gasline to a shipping terminal in lower...