USDA Forest Service

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Pacific Northwest Research Station
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Portland, OR 97204

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US Forest Service



Maybeso Experimental Forest Administrative Site

Wastewater Treatment Project


Responsible Official Lesley Kelly, Assistant Station Director for Operations, Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) and draft decision notice and finding of no significant impact (DN/FONSI) for the Maybeso Experimental Forest Administrative Site Wastewater Treatment Project. The draft decision is to implement the proposed action described in the EA. This is construction of a packaged peat moss filtration system to treat sanitary waste water generated by the Maybeso Experimental Forest Administrative Site and adjacent Southeast Island School District Hollis School.

The Maybeso Experimental Forest Administrative Site Wastewater Treatment Project is subject to the objection process pursuant to 36 CFR 218, subparts A and B.

How to file an Objection and Timeframe

Objections will only be accepted from those who have previously submitted specific written comments regarding the proposed project during scoping or other designated opportunity for public comment in accordance with §218.5(a). Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted timely, specific written comments regarding the proposed project unless based on new information arising after the designated comment opportunities.

Objections, including attachments, must be filed via mail, fax, email, hand-delivery, express delivery, or messenger service (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays) to: Paul D. Anderson, Acting Station Director, Pacific Northwest Research Station, 3200 Southwest Jefferson Way, Corvallis, Oregon, 97331; Facsimile: 541-750-7329; email: .

Objections must be submitted within 45 calendar days following the publication of this notice in The Ketchikan Daily News. The publication date in the newspaper of record is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an objection. Those wishing to object should not rely upon dates or timeframe information provided by any other source. The regulations prohibit extending the time to file an objection. 

The objection must contain the minimum content requirements specified in §218.8(d) and incorporation of documents by reference is permitted only as provided in §218.8(b). It is the objector’s responsibility to ensure timely filing of a written objection with the reviewing officer pursuant to §218.9. All objections are available for public inspection during and after the objection process.

At a minimum an objection must include the following (36 CFR 218.8(d)):  1) The objector’s name and address, with a telephone number, if available; 2) a signature or other verification of authorship upon request (a scanned signature for Email may be filed with the objection); 3) when multiple names are listed on an objection, identification of the lead objector (verification of the identity of the lead objector shall be provided upon request); 4) the name of the proposed project, the name and title of the Responsible Official, and the name(s) of the National Forest(s) and/or Ranger District(s) on which the proposed project will be implemented; and 5) a description of those aspects of the proposed project addressed by the objection, including specific issues related to the proposed project if applicable, how the objector believes the environmental analysis or draft decision specifically violates law, regulation, or policy; suggested remedies that would resolve the objection; supporting reasons for the reviewing officer to consider; and 6) a statement that demonstrates connection between prior specific written comments on the particular proposed project or activity and the content of the objection.





US Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station
Last Modified: Wednesday,15August2018 at09:18:06CDT

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