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History of BSWI Planning Issues

The April 2013 Preparation Plan for the BSWI RMP identified preliminary issues on page 6. This document is available on the "Documents and Reports" link at the left. These issues were refined during the Public Scoping Period and the public offered more.

The May 2014 Scoping Summary and Report identified 27 issue categories, all covered under the Issue Summary section of the report. This document is available on the "Documents and Reports" link at the left. These issues informed the Preliminary Alternative Concepts Shared during the Preliminary Alternatives Public Outreach Period.

The August 2015 Preliminary Alternatives Public Comment Summary Report identified 33 issue categories, all covered under the Issue Summary section of the report. This document is available on the "Documents and Reports" link at the left. These issues will inform development of the BSWI Draft RMP / Draft EIS.  

 
 
 
 
9 Most Frequent Issue Categories, of 33 total identified categories, from the 8/2015 Preliminary Alternatives Summary Report:
Travel Management (118 comments)
Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (90 comments)
Forestry (70 comments)
Minerals and Mining (65 comments)
Fish and Aquatic Resources (60 comments)
BLM Land Ownership, Management, and Use (59 comments)
Wildlife (58 comments)
Subsistence (58 comments)
Wild and Scenic Rivers (49 comments)