RE: Please extend comment period for Black Mesa Project
Dec. 22, 2006
In response to requests from you and
others, the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation
and Enforcement is extending the comment period for
the Black Mesa Project draft environmental impact statement.
The comment period will run for a total of 75 days,
which is 30 days longer than the 45-day comment period
required by the Council on Environmental Quality's regulations
implementing the National Environmental Policy Act.
The extended comment period ends on February 6, 2007.
The Federal Register, newspaper, and radio notices announcing
the extended comment period will be published at the
OSM also has scheduled an additional
public meeting for January 11, 2007, from noon to 4
p.m. at the Leupp Chapter House. OSM will also hold
the originally-scheduled January 9, 2007, 6 p.m. to
9 p.m. meeting at the Chapter House. Federal Register,
newspaper, and radio notices announcing the additional
meeting will be published at the earliest opportunity.