[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 250 (Friday, December 30, 1994)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 94-31924]

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[Federal Register: December 30, 1994]


[WO-220-95-1020-00-24-1A; FES 94-45]


Final Environmental Impact Statement for Rangeland Reform '94

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement.


SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 102(2)(c) of the National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Department of the Interior, 
Bureau of Land Management, with the cooperation of the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, Forest Service, has prepared a final environmental 
impact statement (EIS) for Rangeland Reform '94. The Bureau of Land 
Management and the Forest Service are proposing to revise the 
regulations pertaining to Federal rangeland management. By this notice, 
the public is informed that the final EIS is available and that 
interested individuals may obtain copies by request.

DATES: A record of decision will not be issued before 30 days from 
publication in the Federal Register of the Environmental Protection 
Agency's notice of filing (published elsewhere in today's Federal 

ADDRESSES: Copies of the EIS may be obtained from Bureau of Land 
Management Resource Area offices and Forest Service Forest Offices 
throughout the western states. Copies may also be obtained by writing 
to: Rangeland Reform '94 FEIS, P.O. Box 66300, Washington, DC, 20035-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Write to the above addresses or call 
Mike Ferguson, Bureau of Land Management, (202) 208-4201, or Jerry 
McCormick, Forest Service, (202) 205-1457.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final EIS analyzing the Department of 
the Interior's and the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service's 
proposals for administering livestock grazing of Federal lands managed 
by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service has been 
completed and is available to the public. The final EIS is a national-
level, programmatic analysis of the ecological, economic, and social 
impacts that would result from five management alternatives and seven 
grazing fee options. The EIS was prepared by the Department of the 
Interior, Bureau of Land Management with the cooperation of the 
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.
    Much of the material presented in the draft EIS, which was made 
available for public review and comment on May 13, 1994 (59 FR 25118), 
is incorporated by reference in the final EIS. Readers will find it 
helpful to consider the draft and final documents together.

    Dated: December 22, 1994.
Willie R. Taylor,
Acting Director, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 94-31924 Filed 12-29-94; 8:45 am]