§ 218.23 Proposed projects and activities not subject to legal notice and opportunity to comment.
The legal notice and opportunity to comment procedures of this subpart do not apply to:
(a) Any project or activity categorically excluded from documentation in an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement.
(b) Proposed land management plans, plan revisions, and plan amendments that are subject to the objection process set out in 36 CFR part 219, subpart B;
(c) Proposed plan amendments associated with a project or activity where the amendment applies not just to the particular project or activity but to all future projects and activities (see 36 CFR 219.59(b));
(d) Proposed projects and activities not subject to the provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act and the implementing regulations at 40 CFR parts 1500 through 1508 and 36 CFR part 220;
(e) Determinations by the responsible official, after consideration of new information or changed circumstances, that a correction, supplement, or revision of the EA or EIS is not required;
(f) Rules promulgated in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 551 et seq.) or policies and procedures issued in the Forest Service Manual and Handbooks (36 CFR part 216); and
(g) Proposed hazardous fuel reduction projects authorized under the Healthy Forests Restoration Act.