BOISE – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Boise District, Four Rivers Field Office has prepared the Little Willow Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze the potential effects of offering five parcels in PayetteCounty containing nearly 6,350 acres of federal surveyed minerals for competitive oil and gas leasing in a sale tentatively scheduled to occur in April 2015.
“The EA is available for a 30-day public comment period, beginning December 22, 2014, and we welcome any and all feedback,” Four Rivers Field Manager Tate Fischer said.
The EA, supporting documents and an accompanying unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) are available on the BLM’s ePlanning website at: https://www.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/planAndProjectSite.do?methodName=renderDefaultPlanOrProjectSite&projectId=39064&dctmId=0b0003e8806d22d8
Written comments must be postmarked by January 22, 2015. Comments may be submitted by email at email@example.com or mail at Four Rivers Field Office, Little Willow O/G EA, Attn: Matt McCoy, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, Idaho 83705.
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Prior to issuance of any leases, the Decision Record and FONSIwill be finalized and posted for public review on the ePlanning website noted above. A hard (paper) copy of the documents may be requested by contacting Four Rivers Field Office at (208) 384-3300. For additional information or questions, please contact Four Rivers Assistant Field Manager Matt McCoy at (208) 384-3343.