Locatable Mining Rule - 36 CFR 228, subpart A.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposes revisions to its regulations at 36 CFR 228, Subpart A governing locatable minerals operations on National Forest System lands.A draft EIS & proposed rule should be available for review/comment in late 2020

Location Summary

These regulations apply to all NFS lands open to mineral entry under the US mining laws. More Information is available at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/science-technology/geology/minerals/locatable-minerals/current-revisions

District: All Districts-level Units

Project Milestones

NOI in Federal Register09/13/2018
DEIS NOA in Federal Register03/01/2021 (Estimated)
FEIS NOA in Federal Register11/01/2021 (Estimated)
Objection Period StartN/A
Decision12/01/2021 (Estimated)
Implementation12/01/2021 (Estimated)

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