Cumo Exploration Project (previously listed as Cumo 2007 Project)

The Draft DN/FONSI and 2015 updated SEA which responds to comments received in 2013 when the SEA was released for 30 day notice and comment, have been completed. The legal notice initiating the Objection filing period was published on April 9, 2015 in the Idaho Statesman, the paper of record. Individuals and organizations eligible to object per 36 CFR 218 Subparts A and B, should file their objection within 45 days of publication of the legal notice. BACKGROUND: On February 11, 2011 the Decision Notice & FONSI was signed for the CuMo Project. On July 27, 2011 a lawsuit was filed. On August 29, 2012 the US District Court for the District of Idaho issued its Decision which found in favor of the Forest Service on all points except their finding of no significant impact to groundwater, remanding this matter back to the Forest Service to undertake further groundwater analysis.

Location Summary

Three miles northeast of Grimes Pass in Boise County Idaho.

District: Idaho City Ranger District

Project Documents

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