1st Environmental Impact Statement (2011-2015)

Planning documents for the 1st 4FRI Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) are organized by year in reverse chronological order.

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2015 Documents:

Final Record of Decision 

The Final ROD for the 1st 4FRI EIS was signed April 17, 2015 by Kaibab National Forest Supervisor Mike Williams and Coconino National Forest Supervisor Earl Stewart.

  • Cover Letter, 81.8 KB 
  • Record of Decision, (includes Appendix 1, Table of Objection Resolutions), 1.86 MB, 74 pages
  • Web Map (ArcGIS online). This map can be zoomed and various layers can be toggled from the tabs on the left of the window. 

Final Environmental Impact Statement

FEIS Appendices

Specialist Reports

Response Letters and Objections

The Forest Service received nine objections to the 1st FEIS and Draft Record of Decision. In late March and early April 2015, Regional Forester Cal Joyner and the Forest Supervisors met with objectors to explore opportunities to resolve their objections. Meetings were held in person, via teleconference, and by video conference. Members of the 4FRI Stakeholders Group, the 4FRI Interdisciplinary Team, the general public, and other Forest Service resource specialists and staff also attended the meetings. Several follow-up conference calls were held to continue discussions around resolution of the issues.  

On April 10, 2015, Regional Forester Cal Joyner sent the following response letters to objectors, marking the end of the Objection Process:

Objections Received on 1st FEIS and DROD

Objection Process Information

2014 Documents:

Planning Documents Archive

2013 Documents:

Planning Documents Archive

2012 Documents:

Planning Documents Archive

2011 Documents:

Planning Documents Archive