Interested public means an individual, group, or organization that has:
(i) Submitted a written request to BLM to be provided an opportunity to be involved in the decisionmaking process as to a specific allotment, and
(ii) Followed up that request by submitting written comment as to management of a specific allotment, or otherwise participating in the decisionmaking process as to a specific allotment, if BLM has provided them an opportunity for comment or other participation; or
(2) Submitted written comments to the authorized officer regarding the management of livestock grazing on a specific allotment.
43 CFR § 4100.0-5
Whenever used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions apply: