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Forest Planning Process - STEP TWO: Public Involvement

WHAT IT IS: Under NEPA, the agency is required to encourage

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Forest Planning Process - STEP FOUR: Objections

WHAT IT IS: The 2005 Forest Service planning regulations do not provide

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NEPA Explained

Keeping trails and areas depends on access. Keeping that access depends on land management policies and

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NEPA – Categorical Exclusion (CatX)

The term "NEPA" stands for National Environmental Policy Act and assures that federal agencies

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Energy DevelopmentThe public is invited to comment on a proposed plan that would guide the future of all renewable-energy development on more than 22 million acres of the California desert.  The "plan", known as the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, is a joint federal and state effort to identify locations suitable for renewable energy development while conserving areas important for wildlife, wilderness and recreation.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_usfs-logo.jpgPresident Obama signed a proclamation under the Antiquities Act to designate 347,000 acre national monument in the San Gabriel Mountains north of the Los Angles Basin.  The San Gabriel Mountains are a mountain range located in northern Los Angles County and western San Bernardino County, including portions of the Angles and San Bernardino National Forests.

b2ap3_thumbnail_84.jpgThe November elections are closer than you think, and the California vote registration deadline is just around the corner, including yours.

The California voter registration deadline for the upcoming general election is Oct. 20. All mailed applications must be postmarked by this date.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Public meetings will be held throughout the DRECP planning area and surrounding population centers between Oct. 20 and Nov. 13. The meetings are designed to help the public understand the draft DRECP EIR/EIS and to facilitate public comments. Meetings will include a presentation, information stations and an opportunity to submit recorded verbal and written comments.

The draft DRECP is an innovative renewable energy and conservation plan covering more than 22 million acres of land in Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. The draft is the result of collaboration among the BLM, FWS, CEC, CDFW and other stakeholders.

U.S. Forest ServiceVALLEJO, CALIF., AUG 15, 2014:  The U.S. Forest Service today announced that in anticipation of releasing a Notice of Intent (NOI) at the end of this month, it is scheduling public meetings for the following dates and locations: