Land & Resources Management

National Appeals Page

  • This site contains information about the Forest Service's Environmental Appeals. An appeal is a request to an agency higher authority for review of an environmental decision. The public's rights and responsibilities for filing an appeal are defined in specific appeal regulations. Usually, all administrative processes must be exhausted before a person can bring a court action (litigation) associated with an environmental decision.

Appeal Responses for the Sierra National Forest

  • An Environmental Appeal is a formal request to an agency higher authority for review of an environmental planning (NEPA) decision. The public's rights to file an appeal are defined in specific appeal regulations. Usually, all administrative processes must be exhausted before a person can bring a court action (litigation) against with a NEPA decision. This usually includes the filing of a formal appeal.

Objection Responses for the Sierra National Forest

  • Recent and historical objection responses are available on this site and are organized by the Administrative Unit issuing the response. Opportunities for submitting objections to land management plan proposals are offered pursuant to 36 CFR 219 (219 rule) and for HFRA fuel reduction projects pursuant to 36 CFR 218 (218 rule)

Objection Responses for the Sierra National Forest prior to 2008

  • The Pacific Southwest Region of the USDA Forest Service's Appeals Archive contains documents identified for inclusion by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552(a)(2)). In the Appeals Archive, you will find administrative appeal decisions and appeal regulations.
 


https://www.fs.usda.gov/land/sierra/landmanagement