96150 | 01/24/2020 | Ad id: 7-0000542366-01

OPPORTUNITY TO OBJECT SR-28 Shared Use Path, Parking, Safety and Environmental Improvements Project The USDA Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU), is inviting the public to submit objection comments on the draft Decision Notice / Finding of No Significant Impact (DN/FONSI) for this project. The project would: improve highway safety, infrastructure, summer recreation access, and scenic quality along the State Route 28 (SR 28) corridor between Spooner Junction and Sand Harbor; improve water quality and air quality in Lake Tahoe; and, increase non-motorized access to the corridor. It would also provide approximately 4.6 miles of shared-use pathway, connecting pedestrian trails, additional parking spaces, additional emergency pull-outs, vista points, stormwater capture and infiltration, a new effluent pipeline and fiberoptic cable, and an aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspection station. The project is found at https://go.usa.gov/xmgxT (if link does not work, please copy and paste into your browser). Scroll down to "Under Analysis" and click on "SR 28 Corridor Plan" for the project webpage. To Review the DN / FONSI and Environmental Assessment: On the project webpage under Project Documents, click on the "Objection" tab. To Object: On the project webpage and under the righthand column heading "Get Connected", click on "Comment / Object on Project". Objections must be submitted or posted by 11:59 p.m. on 3/9/20 (PST). Objections will only be accepted from those who submitted project-specific written comments during scoping or other designated comment periods. Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted comments, unless based on new information arising after the designated comment periods. At a minimum, objections MUST include: 1) name, address, and telephone; 2) signature or other verification of authorship (scanned signature in an email); 3) when multiple names are listed, identification of the lead objector; 4) project name, to Jeff Marsolais (Forest Supervisor) and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit; 5) how the environmental analysis or draft decision specifically violates law, regulation, or policy, and suggested remedies to resolve your objections; and, 6) description of the connection between your objections and your prior comments. Please see 36 CFR 218.8 and 218.9 for complete requirements of timely submissions. Postal objections MUST be sent to: Nevia Brown, Objections Reviewing Officer; Attn: SR-28 Shared Use Path Project LTBMU; USDA Forest Service; 1323 Club Drive, Vallejo, CA 94592. Hand deliver objections to the address above from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, exclusive of Federal holidays. Contact information of objectors will be part of the public record, subject to the Freedom of Information Act. Publication: January 24, 2020 Ad #0000542366