The one and only public comment period for this project will be in January 2022.
A categorical exclusion (CE) is a class of actions that a Federal agency has determined do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and for which, therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is normally required.
Project information: South Fivemile is being planned in the Barlow Ranger District, includes nearly 3,000 acres of “Insect and Disease” treatments, and is being planned with a very quick timeline. The area varies from oak and Ponderosa pine in the lowest elevations to moist mixed conifer higher up. Here is some more information: