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Wynoochee Restoration and Road Management Project #53124

Commenting on This Project

The EA provides additional information about the analysis area the proposed action potential issues considered and environmental consequences of proposed activities. The Preliminary EA is available on the public webpage.

This project is subject to comment pursuant to 36 CFR 218 Subparts A and B. The comment period for this EA will run for 30 days from the date the legal notice is published in the Peninsula Daily News. The published legal notice is the exclusive means for calculating the comment period. Only those who submit timely project-specific written comments during a public comment period are eligible to file an objection. Individuals or representatives of an entity submitting comments must sign the comments or verify identity

Comments may be submitted in writing to the Responsible Official Hood Canal District Ranger Yewah Lau c/o Kim Crider Olympic National Forest Supervisor’s Office 1835 Black Lake Blvd. SW Olympia WA 98512. Comments can be faxed to 360-956-2330. The office business hours for those submitting hand-delivered comments are: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday excluding holidays. If you have any questions regarding the details of this proposal please contact the project lead Kim Crider at 360-956-2376 or kimberly.crider@usda.gov. Comments received including the names and addresses of those who comment will be considered part of the public record on this proposal and will be available for public inspection (40 CFR 1501.7 and 1508.22; Forest Service Handbook 1909.15 Section 21).

The Forest Service values public participation. Communications from the public regarding this project, including commenters' names and contact information, will become part of the public record.

When To Comment

Comments, including anonymous comments, will be accepted at any time. However, comments posted after the close of a designated comment period may not be able to be given full consideration. Anonymous comments and comments submitted after the close of the final designated comment period will not provide the commenter Eligibility to Participate in Administrative Review

Public Comment Disclaimer

National Forests have the option to post comments for public viewing on this web site via a public reading room. If this project has an active reading room, a link to the "Public Comment Reading Room" will appear on the main project page. Reading rooms allow the public to read or download your letter, including any contact information included in your letter.

The agency may withhold letters that contain proprietary information, sensitive cultural or habitat locations, offensive language, or other sensitive information. All letters, including those not posted, will be considered and included as part of the project record.

Submitting Comments

If you wish to submit a comment, please send it to:

Kimberly Crider
Hood Canal Ranger District
1835 Black Lake Blvd SW , Olympica, WA, 98512

Eligibility to Participate in Administrative Review

Comments, or in some cases other expressions of interest, along with respondent's contact information, submitted during the comment period may be necessary to establish a respondent's eligibility to participate in an administrative review for this proposed action. Interested members of the public should review the proposal's information to determine the applicable administrative review process and the eligibility requirements for that process.

  • The date of the legal notice of opportunity to comment on this proposed action is the exclusive means for calculating the comment period.
  • For proposals to be documented with an Environmental Assessment, the legal notice announcing the comment period appears in the Newspaper of Record.
  • For Draft Environmental Impact Statements, the Notice of Availability announcing the comment period appears in the Federal Register.