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New Language 'Coordination' U.S. Forest Service
sent to KBC by Siskiyou Supervisor Marcia Armstrong.
Section 219.7 Coordination with other planning efforts. (a) states that "The responsible line officer shall coordinate regional and forest planning with the equivalent and related planning efforts of other Federal agencies, State and local governments, and Indian tribes." (c) states that "The responsible line officer shall review the planning and land use policies of other Federal agencies, State and local governments and Indian tribes. The results of this review shall be displayed in the environmental impact statement for the plan..The review shall include -
(1) Consideration of the
objectives of other Federal, State and local governments, and
Indian tribes, as expressed in their plans and policies; (2) An
assessment of the interrelated impacts of these plans and
policies; (3) A determination of how each Forest Service plan
should deal with the impacts identified; and, (4) Where
conflicts with Forest Service planning are identified,
consideration of alternatives for their resolution."
(2) For plan development or revision, the responsible official shall review the planning and land use policies of federally recognized Indian Tribes (43 U.S.C. 1712(b)), Alaska Native Corporations, other Federal agencies, and State and local governments, where relevant to the plan area. The results of this review shall be displayed in the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the plan (40 CFR 1502.16(c), 1506.2). The review shall include consideration of:
(i) The objectives of federally recognized Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Corporations, other Federal agencies, and State and local governments, as expressed in their plans and policies;
(ii) The compatibility and interrelated impacts of these plans and policies;
(iii) Opportunities for the plan to address the impacts identified or contribute to joint objectives; and
(iv) Opportunities to resolve or reduce conflicts, within the context of developing the planís desired conditions or objectives.
(3) Nothing in this section should be read to indicate that the responsible official will seek to direct or control management of lands outside of the plan area, nor will the responsible official conform management to meet non-Forest Service objectives or policies
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