Cumo Exploration Project (previously listed as Cumo 2007 Project)
The CuMo Exploration Supplemental Decision Notice/FONSI was signed on 9/30/2015. This project is located approximately 14 miles north of Idaho City in Boise County, Idaho and encompasses approximately 2,885 acres of land located within the Boise NF. Alternative B was selected for implementation, which allows construction of up to 10.2 miles of temporary roads, up to 137 drill pads and 259 drill holes. The Supplemental EA (SEA) informing this decision includes analysis updates to address the 2012 Decision and Order from the US District Court for the District of Idaho concerning groundwater analysis. The SEA analysis was also updated to address new information since the 2011 decision and clarified other points in the analysis per public comments.
Three miles northeast of Grimes Pass in Boise County Idaho.
2013 - 36 CFR 218 - Excerpt - Providing Specific Written Comment (PDF 96kb) Excerpts from 36 CFR 218 concerning how to provide specific writtencomment on a proposed project or activity to be documented in an environmental assessment (EA), such as the CuMo Exploration Project EA. For a more detailed discussion, please refer to the document containing the complete 36 CFR 218.
2010 EA Commenters Alphabetically by Last Name (PDF 74kb) This is a list of those who commented on the July 2010 Cumo Exploration EA, alphabetized by last name and correleted with the number assigned to their comment document. The documents are included below, and range from number 278-1183. Numbers are not sequential, because of the order in which each was entered into the indexing system.
2010 EA Commenters by Document No (PDF 71kb) This is a list of those who commented on the July 2010 Cumo Exploration EA, organized by the number of the comment document and correlated with the author's last name. The documents are included below, and range from number 278-1183. Numbers are not sequential, because of the order in which each was entered into the indexing system.