Evolution of Range of Alternatives Considered in Detail in DEIS, after Publication of the Alternatives Evaluation Report (Nov 2017)
The alternatives development process was last documented for the public in a Draft Final Alternatives Evaluation Report in November 2017. The purpose of this process memorandum is to document key process steps occurring since November 2017 that have resulted in a revised range of alternatives to be considered for detailed analysis in the DEIS.
Garrett, C. 2018c. Evolution of Range of Alternatives Considered in Detail in DEIS, after Publication of the Alternatives Evaluation Report (Nov 2017). Process memorandum to file. Phoenix, Arizona: SWCA Environmental Consultants. October 4.
Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions
The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmatic Agreement Info
To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.
To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.