Ontario Millsite TCRA Administrative Record

Ontario Mill Site
Rooks Creek Tributary, Warm Springs River
Sawtooth National Forest
Blaine County, Idaho

The Forest Service announces the availability of the Administrative Record for the selection of a time-critical removal action at the Ontario Mill Site, Blaine County, Idaho.  The Administrative Record for this response action is located at Ketchum Ranger District, 206 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353 and is available for public inspection during regular business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding 12:00-1:00 PM).  The information is also available on the Sawtooth National Forest website (http://www.fs.usda.gov/land/sawtooth/ landmanagment).

The Administrative Record includes documents which form the basis for the decision to implement the removal response action.  Documents include the site evaluation information relevant to the remediation of mine wastes located immediately adjacent to Rooks Creek.   

Publication of this notice begins the 30-day public comment period.  The Forest Service will accept written comments for 30 calendar days from the date of this notice.  Comments received in response to this solicitation, including names and addresses of those who comment, will be considered part of the public record for this action and will be available for inspection.  The Forest Service will prepare a written response to significant comments and place it in the Administrative Record file.  

Contact person for this action is Dean Morgan, Forest Service On-Scene Coordinator (OSC), Challis, ID.

Address all comments on this project to:

    Salmon-Challis National Forest    
    Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District
    Attn:  Dean Morgan
    HC 63, Box 1669, Hwy 93
    Challis, ID  83226



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