Ten X Campground Expansion #55626

Commenting on This Project

The Tusayan Ranger District has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and draft Decision Notice (DN) for the proposed remodel and expansion of Ten X Campground. The draft DN details the intended selection of the proposed action and the rationale for selecting that alternative. The final EA FONSI and draft DN are available on-line at https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=55626. CD or hard copy formats of the documents and any additional information needed can be obtained from Victoria Tyler NEPA Planner and (928) 635-5600. The Responsible Official for the project is Debra Mollet Williams and Tusayan District Ranger Kaibab National Forest. 

The Ten X Campground project is an activity implementing a land management plan and not authorized under the HFRA and is subject to the objection process pursuant to 36 CFR 218 subparts A and B. Only those who submitted timely specific written comments during a scoping period or other designated comment period are eligible to object unless new information has arisen following those periods. Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted comments or new information arising after the designated comment opportunities.

Objections including attachments must be submitted in writing and can be emailed in an email message plain text (.txt) rich text (.rtf) portable document format (.pdf) or Word document (.doc) format to mail to: Objections-southwestern-kaibab@fs.fed.us with the subject title of “Ten X Campground Expansion Project”; faxed to (928) 635-5632; or hand delivered Monday – Friday from 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. (excluding holidays) or mailed to Heather Provencio Forest Supervisor 800 South 6th Street Williams AZ 86046.

Objections must be submitted within 45 calendar days following the publication of notice in the Arizona Daily Sun. The publication date in the newspaper of record is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an objection. Those wishing to object should not rely upon dates or timeframe information provided by another other source. The regulations prohibit extending the time to file an objection.

At a minimum an objection must include the following (36 CFR 218.8(d)):

  1. Objector’s name and address with a telephone number if available.
  2. A signature or other verification of identify upon request (a scanned signature for email may be filed with the objection).
  3. When multiple names are listed on an objection identification of the lead objector (verification of the identity of the lead objector must be provided upon request).
  4. The name of the proposed project the name and title of the Responsible Official and the name(s) of the National Forest(s) and/or Ranger District(s) on which the proposed project will be implemented.
  5. A description of those aspects of the proposed project addressed by the objection including specific issues related to the proposed project; if applicable how the objector believes the environmental analysis or draft decision specifically violates law regulation or policy; suggested remedies that would resolve the objection; and supporting reasons for the reviewing officer to consider.
  6. A statement that demonstrates connection between prior specific written comments on the particular proposed project or activity and the content of the objection unless the objection concerns an issue that arose after the designated opportunities for comment.

All objections are available for public inspection during and after the objection process and names and contact information submitted will become part of the public record. Responses to objections will be in writing within 45 calendar days beginning after the last day of the objection period. This period can be extended by the reviewing officer another 30 days if necessary to provide adequate responses to objections or participate in resolution discussions. For any questions or additional information regarding this objection process see 36 CFR Subparts A and B or contact David Vincelette Acting Environmental Coordinator for the Kaibab National Forest at (928) 643-8143 or djvincelette@usda.gov.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is an equal opportunity employer provider and lender.

Submitting Comments

If you wish to submit a comment, please send it to:

Heather Provencio
Tusayan Ranger District
800 South 6th Street , Williams, AZ, 86046
objections-southwestern-kaibab@fs.fed.us