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Reference Documents

Because of the size of this document, it has been broken down into five sections.  For hard copies of the Environmental Assessment please call Mary O'Brien at 202-205-1318.

Interim Rule Environmental Assessment

Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5
  • Executive Summary and Finding of No Significant Impact
  • Purpose of and Need for Action
  • Purpose of Action
  • Need for Action
  • Proposed Action
  • Policies Beyond the Scope of the Proposed Action
  • Scoping
  • Significant Issues
  • Alternatives
  • Alternative 1 - Current management
  • Alternative 2 - RARE II with exemptions
  • Alternative 3 - Proposed action
  • Alternative 4 - Broadest safeguards
  • Alternative 5 - RARE II without exemptions
  • Alternative 6 - Preferred alternative
  • Alternatives Eliminated
  • Environmental Consequences
  • Assumptions
  • Road Miles Suspended
  • Access and Public Safety
  • Fire, Insects, and Disease
  • Forest Management (Timber)
  • Land Uses (non-recreational)
  • Law Enforcement
  • Minerals
  • Noxious Weeds and Nonnative Invasive Plants
  • Recreation, Heritage, and Wilderness Resources
  • Watershed and Air
  • Wildlife, Fish, and Threatened, Endangered, and Sensitive Species
  • Economic and Social
  • Cumulative Effects
  • Consultation
  • Literature Cited
  • Appendix A - Glossary
  • Appendix B - Related Initiatives
  • Appendix C - Suspension Clarification
  • Appendix D - Effect of Proposed Interim Suspension on Estimated Timber
  • Sales in Unroaded areas
  • Appendix E - National Summary of Permanent and Temporary Road Construction and
  • Reconstruction Suspensions Compared to Current Estimated Program on Unroaded
  • Areas of NFS Lands
  • Appendix F - Regional Summary of Permanent and Temporary Road Construction, and Reconstruction Suspensions Compared to Current Estimated Program on All NFS Lands
  • Appendix G - Regional Summary of Permanent and Temporary Road Construction and Reconstruction
  • Suspensions Compared to Current Estimated Program on Unroaded Areas of NFS Lands
  • Appendix H - Benefit - Cost Analysis Executive Summary
  • Appendix I - Alphabetical List of Preparers
  • Acknowledgments
 
 

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