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NEPA: Four Key Entry Points to Public Participation in Oil & Gas Development
Stage One: Public Participation in Forest Plans
Comment on Availability of Specific Lands       
Comment on Management Directives   
Stage Two: Lease Sales 
Stage Three: Project-Level or Full Field Development NEPA Analysis       
Stage Four: Applications for Permits to Drill (APDs)
More on APD
Issues to Raise 
Soils 
Water  
Hazardous Waste
Plants and Wildlife
Archaeological and Historical Sites       
Visual Quality    
Air Quality          
Special Concerns With Fracking
Protests
Protesting the Resource Management Plan (RMP) or Land & Resource Management Plan (LRMP)
Protesting Lease Offerings         
Protesting Project Approvals or APDs
Further Appeals
Lawsuits