Documents Cited - Land Exchange

Documents cited in the Land Exchange Proposal
Tertiary Extension and Fault-Block Rotation in the Transition Zone, Cedar Mountains Area, Arizona

Brand, P.K., and Stump, E. 2005. Tertiary Extension and Fault-Block Rotation in the Transition Zone, Cedar Mountains Area, Arizona v. 1.1: Arizona Geological...

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Biotic Communities – Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico

Brown, D. E., and C. Lowe. 1980. Biotic Communities – Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico [Map]. General Technical Report RM-78, Rocky Mountain...

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Biotic Communities of the American Southwest: United States and Mexico

Brown, D.E. (ed). 1994. Biotic Communities of the American Southwest: United States and Mexico. Desert Plants 4(1-4):1-342. University of Utah Press. Salt Lake...

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Biotic Communities of the American Southwest - United States and Mexico

Brown, D.E. (ed). 1982. Biotic Communities of the American Southwest - United States and Mexico. Special Issue. University of Utah Press. Salt Lake City.

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A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Magma Railroad Right-of-Way Pinal County, Arizona

Buckles, Avi, Christine Jerla, and Christopher Dore. 2012. A Cultural Resources Inventory of the Magma Railroad Right-of-Way Pinal County, Arizona. Cultural...

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Geometry, Structure, and Concealed Lithology of the San Rafael Basin, Southeastern Arizona

Bultman, Mark W. 1999. Geometry, Structure, and Concealed Lithology of the San Rafael Basin, Southeastern Arizona. USGS Open-File Report 99-399....

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Visual Resource Contrast Rating

Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 1986. BLM Manual 8400, Chapter 8431 Visual Resource Contrast Rating. Rel. 8-30. Updated Jan 17, 1986. Washington, D.C.

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Mineral Reports - Preparation and Review

Bureau of Land Management. 1994. BLM Manual MS-3060 Mineral Reports - Preparation and Review. Rel. 3-284. Updated April 7, 1994. Washington, D.C.

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Bureau of Land Management Exchange Handbook

Bureau of Land Management. 2005. Bureau of Land Management Land Exchange Handbook, H 2200-1 (Public). Updated December 16, 2005. Washington D.C.

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Land and Mineral Legacy Rehost 2000 System—LR2000

Bureau of Land Management. 2015a. Land and Mineral Legacy Rehost 2000 System—LR2000. Online data retrieved at...

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Rangeland Administration System

Bureau of Land Management. 2015b. Rangeland Administration System. Online data retrieved at http://www.blm.gov...

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EIS Status Update - March 2019

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Information on the forthcoming Draft EIS is now available under the ‘EIS Info’ tab. To view the update, click here.

EIS Timeline - Feb 2019

  1. Proponent submits revised Plan of Operations [Sep 2014]
  2. Federal Register Notice of Intent to prepare EIS [Mar 2016]
  3. Public scoping period and scoping meetings
    [5 meetings between Mar-Jun 2016; comment period extended from 60 days to 120 days, closed Jul 18, 2016 ]
  4. Compile and review existing data
  5. Prepare project description and identify project alternatives
  6. Publish Alternatives Evaluation Report [Sep 2017]
  7. We Are Here
    Validate Baseline Information; analyze environmental effects
  8. Prepare Draft EIS
  9. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Draft EIS
  10. 90-day public review and comment period, with public meetings
  11. Respond to public comments and prepare Final EIS
  12. Federal Register Notice of Availability of Final EIS and Draft ROD
  13. 45-day Public Objection Period
  14. Resolve objections to Final EIS and draft ROD
  15. Issue Final Record of Decision

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