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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
 
Release Date: 03/01/12
Contacts: David Boyd, Public Affairs Specialist, 970-876-9008    

Parcel near Collbran being considered for Aug. oil and gas lease sale (03-01-12)


GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- The Bureau of Land Management Grand Junction Field Office has released a preliminary Environmental Assessment that analyzes whether to offer one parcel near Collbran, Colo., in the Aug. 9, 2012, oil and gas lease sale.

This 921-acre parcel contains federal minerals underlying private land surface.

The EA is available for public review and comment at http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/gjfo.html
Please submit comments to BLM_CO_GJ_Public_Comments@blm.gov  or 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506. Comments will be most effective if they are specific to the proposal or analysis. They will be most helpful if received by March 30, 2012. 

For additional information, contact Collin Ewing, (970) 244-3000.
Additional lease sale information can be obtained online at: www.blm.gov/co/st/en/BLM_Programs/oilandgas/leasing.html, or one of the bureau’s field offices, or the BLM Colorado State Office Public Room, 2850 Youngfield St., Lakewood, CO.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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  2815 H Road      Grand Junction, CO 81506  

Last updated: 03-01-2012