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BLM Resource Advisory Council to Meet in Carson City on March 30-31

By ThisIsReno

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City and Winnemucca Districts, announce that in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), a meeting of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management-Nevada (BLM) Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at the BLM-Carson City District Office (CCDO), 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, Nev., starting at 9:00 a.m. A RAC field trip will be held (weather-permitting) on Wednesday, March 31, departing the CCDO at 8:00 a.m. for stops at various public land sites in Carson City, Storey and Washoe Counties.

Members of the public are invited to participate both days, but they will need to provide their own transportation and lunch on the field trip on Wednesday, March 31.

Topics of RAC discussion will include: District Manager’s reports on current program of work, Draft Winnemucca RMP/EIS, Ruby Pipeline, status of possible Sage Grouse listing with USFWS, an update on the BLM-Nevada Wild Horse & Burro Program, ARRA stimulus projects implementation, SNPLMA Round 11 forum & review of nominations, proposed New Comstock Wind Energy Project/EIS area, Washoe County Illegal Dumping Task Force, and additional topics the council may raise during the meeting.

The public may present general written and/or oral comments to the RAC in Carson City at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. A detailed agenda will be posted no later than March 16 at http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/res/resource_advisory/sierra_front-northwestern.html

Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, or those wishing a hard copy of the agenda, should contact Mark Struble ([email protected]), BLM-Carson City District Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV 89701, telephone (775) 885-6107, no later than March 14, 2010.