This decision is subject to administrative appeal pursuant to 36 CFR Part 215. Individuals or organizations who submitted comments during the DEIS or SDEIS comment period specified at 36 CFR 215.6 may appeal this decision. Interest expressed or comments provided on this project prior to or after the close of these formal comment periods do not have standing for appeal purposes. The notice of appeal must meet the appeal content requirements at 36 CFR 215.14. Names and addresses of appellants will become part of the public record.
The Appeal Deciding Officer is the Regional Forester, Intermountain Region. Appeals filed by regular mail or express delivery must be sent to: Appeal Deciding Officer; Intermountain Regional Office; 324 25th Street; Ogden, UT 84401. Incorporation of documents by reference is not allowed.
Appeals may also be hand-delivered to the above address between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Appeals may also be submitted via fax at 801-625-5277.
Electronic appeals must be submitted in a rich text format (.rtf) or Microsoft Word (.doc) format as an e-mail message to: email@example.com. E-mailed appeals must include the project name in the subject line. In cases where no identifiable name is attached to an electronic message, a verification of identity will be required. A scanned signature is one way to provide verification.
Appeals, including attachments, must be filed within 45 days from the publication date of a notice in the Idaho Statesman, the newspaper of record, Boise, Idaho. Attachments received after the 45-day appeal period will not be considered. The publication date in the Idaho Statesman, newspaper of record, is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an appeal. Those wishing to appeal this decision should not rely upon dates or timeframe information provided by any other source.
If no appeals are filed within the 45-day time period, implementation of the decision may occur on, but not before, 5 business days from the close of the appeal filing period. When appeals are filed, implementation may occur on, but not before, the 15th business day following the date of the last appeal disposition.
Additional information about the FEIS or ROD may be obtained by contacting Randall Hayman, Forest Planner, at 208-373-4157.
Boise National Forest
1249 South Vinnell Way, Suite 200
Boise, ID 83709