Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA)
07/01/2013 to 09/30/2013
El Yunque National Forest

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R8 - Southern Region, El Yunque National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)
R8 - Southern Region, El Yunque National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)

El Yunque National Forest, Forestwide (excluding Projects occurring in more than one Forest)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Amendment to existing communication site permit- Betteroads
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Carolyn Pabon
787-888-5665
cpabon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Betterroads Asphault Co. will apply to amend permit to acquire facilities under permit to be terminated by Celpage/Optivon at El Yunque Peak
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. El Yunque Peak Electronic Communication Site.
El Yunque NF Historic Trails Preservation
EA
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Guillermo Aponte
787-888-5646
gaponte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair 1000 mts of El Toro Trail. Relocate eroded tread
Web Link:  http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/nepa_project_exp.php?project=30582
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. El Toro National Recreation Trail #34, Rio Grande, Las Piedras, and Canovanas, P.R.
El Yunque National Forest Historic Trails Preservation: El Yunque Mt. Britton, Los Picachos, Tradew
CE
- Recreation management
- Heritage resource management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Guillermo Aponte
787-888-5646
gaponte@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair 10.4 miles of historic trails: repair eroded trail tread, drainage structures, landslide removal, stabilize banks, re-establish historic sections
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. El Yunque trail #15; Espiritu Santo watershed, Rio Grande, PR; Tradewinds trail #35, Rio Blanco Watershed, Naguabo, P.R. Los Picachos trail #17, Espiritu Santo Watershed, Rio GRande, PR Mt. Britton.
FSR12 Palo Hueco Road Repairs/maintenance
CE
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/16/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Manuel Ortiz
787-888-5669
mortiz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair and maintain one mile of FSR12. Work includes clearing roadside, vegetation, cleaning/replacing culverts, installing drainage dips, grading/resurfacing traveled way and signing
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. Project starts at int. of FSR12 wotj PR 186 at km 17.7 in the municipality pf Rio Grande, P.R.
FSR27-Molindero/East Peak Road Repairs/Maintenance
CE
- Road management  In Progress:
Scoping Start 05/25/2011
Est. 215 Comment Period Legal Notice 06/2011 
Expected:08/2011
 
09/2011 Manuel Ortiz
787-888-5669
mortiz@fs.fed.us 
Description: Repair and maintain 4.3 miles of FSR-27. Work includes cleaning roadside vegetation, cleaning/replacing culverts, repairing long drainage structures,stabilize subgrade, subbase and road banks, patching/overlaying asphalt pavement and signing.
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. Project start at int. of FSR-27 with PR 191 at km 12.3 in the municipality of Rio Grande.
Puerto Rico Acueducts and Sewer Authority (PRASA) long term permit
CE
- Watershed management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Carolyn Pabon
787-888-5665
cpabon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Renewal of existing PRASA water permit for ten year term
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. Existing water improvement of PRASA on the El Yunque NF.
Puerto Rico Energy Power Authority (PREPA) generator replacement at common site
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Carolyn Pabon
787-888-5665
cpabon@fs.fed.us 
Description: PREPA will install a new generator at their common site at El Yunque Peak
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. El Yunque Peak Electronic Communication Site.
Removal of contaminated soil from East Peak Electronic Site
CE
- Special use management  In Progress:
215 Comment Period Legal Notice 11/23/2010 
Expected:08/2011
 
11/2011 Carolyn Krupp
787-888-5616
ckrupp@fs.fed.us 
Description: As per expired Navy permit demolition plan and environmental baseline study. Under BRAC process
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. East Peack Electronic Site.
Renewal of PREPA right of way permit
CE
- Special use management  On Hold  N/A  N/A Carolyn Pabon
787-888-5665
cpabon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Ten year permit for electrical power lines ove the El Yunque National Forest
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. El Yunque National Forest.
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El Yunque National Forest, Occurring in more than one District (excluding Forestwide)  

R8 - Southern Region  
Project Name Project Purpose Planning Status Decision Expected Implementation Project Contact
Eco Xcursion Aquatic Inc.
CE
- Recreation management
- Special use management 
On Hold  N/A  N/A Carolyn Pabon
787-888-5665
cpabon@fs.fed.us 
Description: Proposing to conduct O/G day hikes at Big Tree Trail and a night hike program.
Location: UNIT - El Yunque National Forest All Units, Catalina Field Office. STATE - Puerto Rico. COUNTY - Ceiba, Luquillo, Naguabo, Rio Grande. Caribbean National Forest , Recreational areas RD 191.
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