Comment Period For Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Designated Routes Project Extended

December 2012 Powersport News

Siuslaw National Forest supervisor Jeremiah Ingersoll announced he is extending the public comment period an additional 45 days following a request from the Board of Commissioners for Coos, Douglas and Lane counties. The comment period will now end on Jan. 24, 2013.

The comment period is in regards to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area Designated Routes Project. The DEIS is available at If you need a copy of the DEIS in another format, let the forest know and it will provide it.

Printed copies of the DEIS will be available for viewing at the Oregon Dunes NRA Office in Reedsport, OR, the Central Coast Ranger District Office in Waldport, the Siuslaw Headquarters in Corvallis and at several public libraries including but not limited to Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg, Bend, Grants Pass, Medford, Waldport, Reedsport and Coos Bay.

On October 26, 2012 the Federal Register published the notice of availability of the DEIS. The opportunity to comment has been extended to Jan. 24, 2013. The decision that will be made for this project is subject to appeal pursuant to Forest Service regulations at 36 CFR 215.

Written comments should be sent to Forest Supervisor, Jerry Ingersoll, c/o Angie Morris, Recreation Planner, Siuslaw National Forest, 855 Highway 101, Reedsport, OR 97467; or by fax at (541) 271-6034; or by e-mail at:

Written comments shall include your name, address, and (if possible) telephone number; title of the document on which you are commenting; and specific facts or comments along with supporting reasons that you believe the Responsible Official should consider in reaching a decision. 

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