[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 12, 1999)]
[Page 1793]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-612]



Forest Service

Cascade Point Access Road EIS (R10-MB-368) Record of Decision, 
USDA Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Juneau Ranger District

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The USDA Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Juneau 
Ranger District, has re-issued the Record of Decision for the Cascade 
Point Access Road Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Based on 
the analysis in the Final Environmental Impact Statement, John Sherrod, 
Acting Chatham Area Assistant Forest Supervisor, selected Alternative 
B--the Proposed Action, which authorizes issuance of a road easement to 
Goldbelt, Inc., with the following modifications:
    1. Signs will be posted along the access road delineating National 
Forest System land from private land.
    2. The access road will be open to public vehicular traffic upon 
completion of certain facilities at Cascade Point and when development 
activities do not create hazards to public safety.
    3. A parking turnout will be constructed adjacent to the road on 
National Forest System land where public land extends to the beach.
    4. A qualified archaologist will be on-site during ground 
disturbing activities associated with construction to actively monitor 
for cultural resources.
    The previous Record of Decision was signed on March 10, 1998 and 
subsequently withdrawn on July 13, 1998 pending review of documentation 
supporting the decision.

DATES: Implementation of decisions subject to appeal pursuant to 36 CFR 
part 215, may occur on, but not before, five (5) business days from the 
close of the appeal filing period. The appeal filing period for this 
decision closes 45 days after publication of legal notice of the 
decision in the Juneau Empire newspaper published in Juneau, Alaska. 
The legal notice is expected to be published in the Juneau Empire on 
January 8, 1999.

ADDRESS: This decision is subject to administrative review (appeal) 
pursuant to 36 CFR Part 215. A written notice of appeal must be filed 
with the Appeal Deciding Officer: James Caplan, Acting Regional 
Forester, Regional Office, P.O. Box 21628, Juneau, AK 99802.
    For further information or a copy of the Cascade Point Access Road 
Record of Decision or Final Environmental Impact Statement contact: 
Jennette de Leeuw, USDA Forest Service, Juneau Ranger District, 8465 
Old Dairy Road, Juneau, AK 99801, (907) 790-7445; email jdeleeuw/

    Dated: December 29, 1998.
John C. Sherrod,
Acting Assistant Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. 99-612 Filed 1-11-99; 8:45 am]