West Mojave Plan EIS Meetings


Mar 12, 2001
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For Release: June 11, 2002
Contact: Doran Sanchez (909) 697-5220; E-MAIL: dasanche@ca.blm.gov

BLM Invites Public to Attend West Mojave Plan "Scoping" Meetings

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has scheduled seven public meetings to discuss the scope of the environmental impact statement (EIS) it is preparing for the proposed West Mojave Habitat Conservation Plan. At these "scoping" meetings, the public will be asked to help BLM identify the issues and concerns which should be analyzed by the EIS, and ensure that an adequate range of alternatives is addressed.

The meetings will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the following dates and locations:

Wednesday, June 26
City of Palmdale
City Council Chamber
38300 Sierra Hwy., Suite B
Palmdale, CA 93550

Thursday, June 27
San Bernardino County Museum
Fisk Auditorium
2024 Orange Tree Lane
San Bernardino, CA

Friday, June 28
Green Tree Inn, Best Western
Club Room
14173 Green Tree Blvd.
Victorville, CA 92392

Monday, July 1
Kerr McGee Center
100 W. California
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Tuesday, July 2
Statham Hall Eaton
138 N. Jackson Street
Lone Pine, CA

Tuesday, July 9
Canyon Natural Area
1750 N. Altadena Drive
Pasadena, CA 91107

Wednesday, July 10
Yucca Valley Community Center
57090 Twentynine Palms Hwy.
Yucca Valley, CA 92284

Upon completion of the EIS and decision processes, in addition to any decisions or approvals necessary for other participating agencies, BLM will issue a Record of Decision that will amend the 1980 California Desert Conservation Area Plan.

Written comments will be accepted through July 19, 2002. Comments should be mailed to William Haigh, Project Manager, West Mojave Interagency Planning Team, 6221 Box Springs Blvd, Riverside, CA 92507. For more information contact the BLM at (909) 697-5294.

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