The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is extending the comment period on proposed National Environmental Policy Act changes.

The original deadline was set for Aug. 12 and has been extended until Aug. 26.

The proposed rule would simplify the use of national forests and maintenance, at a lower cost.

Comments may be submitted online HERE; by mail to NEPA Services Group, care of Amy Barker, USDA Forest Service, 125 South State St., Ste. 1705, Salt Lake City, UT 84138; or by email at

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