Meeks Bay Restoration #52971

Commenting on This Project

Opportunity to Object

As the Responsible Official, Forest Supervisor, Erick Walker has prepared a draft Record of Decision (ROD) for the Meeks Bay Restoration Project, selecting Alternative 4 (the Preferred Alternative) from the four action alternatives analyzed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

How to Object

Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted, timely, specific written comments regarding the proposed project unless based on new information arising after the designated comment opportunities. Objections on the project must include the following information (36 CFR 218.8(d)):

(1) objector’s name and address, with a telephone number, if available;
(2) objector’s signature or other verification of authorship;
(3) identification of a single lead objector when applicable;
(4) project name, Responsible Official name and title (Erick Walker, Forest Supervisor, LTBMU), and name of affected National Forest(s) and/or Ranger District(s) (Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit);
(5) description of those aspects of the project being objected to, including specific issues related to the proposed project;
(6) specific reasons for, and suggested remedies to resolve, the objection; and
(7) description of the connection between the objection and the objector’s prior comments, unless the objection concerns an issue that arose after the designated opportunities for comment.
Documents incorporated by reference must adhere to 36 CFR 218.8(b).

This draft decision is subject to the objection regulations at 36 CFR 218, Subparts A and B. Individuals or entities who have submitted timely, specific written comments about the proposed project during any designated opportunity for public comment are eligible to file an objection on the Project (36 CFR 218.5(a)). Objections to the decision must be submitted within 45 days following the publication of the legal notice in the Tahoe Daily Tribune. The date of the published legal notice is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an objection. Those wishing to object should not rely upon dates or timeframes provided by any other source. It is the objector’s responsibility to ensure evidence of timely filing of a written objection with the reviewing officer (36 CFR 218.9).

The Regional Forester is the reviewing officer for objections for this Project: Jennifer Eberlien, Regional Forester, USDA Forest Service. Objections may be submitted online through this comment portal.  Attachments in the electronic submissions must be in common formats (.doc, .pdf, .rtf, .txt). If you have difficulties submitting this form, objections may be submitted by postal mail to: USDA Forest Service, Regional Forester, 1323 Club Drive, Vallejo, CA 94592, Attn: Meeks Bay Restoration Project.

For additional information, contact: Ashley Sibr, LTBMU Environmental Coordinator, 530-543-2615


If you have a question about this project, please send it to:

Ashley Sibr

Lake Tahoe Basin Mgt Unit
35 College Drive , South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150