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BLM Alaska Issues Decision on Exploratory Operations near Haines, Alaska

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Glennallen Field Office announced today it has issued the Decision Record (DR) for exploratory work on Constantine Metal Resources Limited’s Palmer Project in Haines, Alaska. Read News Release>

BLM Alaska announces Management Plan for Alaska's Eastern Interior

The BLM announced the availability of the Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Eastern Interior planning area in east-central Alaska. The Eastern Interior plan covers 6.5 million acres of BLM-administered public land and resources, including the White Mountains National Recreation Area, the Steese National Conservation Area, and the Fortymile area. In addition, the plan covers BLM lands in the upper Black River area and along the highway system—areas that, partially due to their remoteness, have never before been included in a BLM land use plan. Read News Release>

Greater Mooses Tooth Unit 2 (GMT2) Public Scoping Comment Period Begins

The BLM published the Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement for the Greater Mooses Tooth 2 Development Project in the Federal Register on 29 July, 2016. This initiated a 30 day public comment period for stakeholders and members of the public to submit comments concerning scoping for the GMT2 SEIS. Scoping is the process by which the BLM identifies relevant issues that warrant analysis in the SEIS. The public comment period ends on August 29, 2016. Comments may be submitted by email, mail, or fax. Learn more at the Greater Mooses Tooth Unit Project Page. 

BLM releases Contaminated Lands Report; Effort Establishes Step towards Cleanup

The BLM delivered a report to Congress today that details the development and current status of the most comprehensive inventory to date of known contaminated sites on lands conveyed to Alaska Native corporations through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). In addition, the report also provides recommendations for fully addressing cleanup of all the conveyed contaminated sites. Read more>


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